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 Q .
The All India Chess Federation launched an initiative to help the chess community affected by the pandemic. What is it called?
A)
Checkmate Initiative
B)
Closed Game Initiative
C)
Capture the fight Initiative
D)
Checkmate Covid Initiative

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Checkmate Covid Initiative

Note : The all India Chess Federation launched the 'Checkmate Covid Initiative' to help the chess community affected by the pandemic.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
 Q .
Which pharmaceuticals company has decided to expand its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million?
A)
Serum Institute of India
B)
Astra Zeneca Pharma India
C)
Franco India Pharmaceuticals
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Serum Institute of India

Note : The Serum Institute of India is expanding its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
 Q .
What is the theme of 2021 World Thalassemia Day?
A)
The dawning of a new era for thalassaemia
B)
Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community
C)
Thalassaemia past, present and future: Documenting progress and patients' needs worldwide
D)
Universal access to quality thalassaemia healthcare services: Building bridges with and for patients.

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community

Note : The theme for 2021 World Thalassemia Day is "Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community".

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Published On : May 9, 2021
 Q .
Who has been conferred with the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021?
A)
Justice Gyan Sudha Misra
B)
Justice Manjula Chellar
C)
Justice Sujata Manohar
D)
Justice Gita Mittal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Justice Gita Mittal

Note : The Former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal has been declared as one of the two recipients of the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
 Q .
The 'Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021' report is published by which entity?
A)
REITs
B)
KPMG Global
C)
Knight Frank
D)
Cushman and Wakefield

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Knight Frank

Note : The Bengaluru has slipped four positions to rank 40th among 46 global cities in the 'Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021' report, released by real estate consultant Knight Frank.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
 Q .
Who will be honored with the Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards?
A)
Pink
B)
Lady Gaga
C)
Taylor Swift
D)
Jennifer Lopez

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pink

Note : Singer Pink will be honored with the Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs).

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Published On : May 8, 2021
 Q .
Which company has partnered with a not-for-profit organisation, SEEDS to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres?
A)
Amazon
B)
PepsiCo
C)
Apple Inc
D)
Samsung

Correct Answer : Option (B) - PepsiCo

Note : PepsiCo Foundation has partnered with not-for-profit organisation, Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
 Q .
Five of India's top Oil and Gas PSUs have inked MOUs for Construction and Redevelopment of which pilgrimage site as a Spiritual Smart hill Town?
A)
Badrinath
B)
Dwaraka
C)
Rameswaram
D)
Puri

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Badrinath

Note : The IndianOil, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC and GAIL, have inked a MOUs with the Shri Badrinath Utthan Charitable Trust for Construction and Redevelopment of Shri Badrinath Dham in Uttarakhand as a Spiritual Smart hill Town.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as Director of the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR)?
A)
Vikas Singroul
B)
Anurag Kumar
C)
Govindan Rangarajan
D)
Raman Meenakshi Sundaram

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Raman Meenakshi Sundaram

Note : Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
 Q .
Which city has topped the 'Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021' for registering the most strong growth in prime residential prices during January-March 2021?
A)
Toronto
B)
Moscow
C)
Shenzhen
D)
Vancouver

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Shenzhen

Note : Three Chinese cities, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Guangzhou lead the index in Q1 of 2021, with Shenzhen registering the strongest growth of 18.9% in the price.

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Published On : May 8, 2021