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 Q .
Which organization has signed a pact with the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce to jointly promote 'Atma Nirbhar Bharat'?
A)
TRAI
B)
TEMA
C)
NASSCOM
D)
NITI AAYOG

Correct Answer : Option (B) - TEMA

Note : Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India has signed a pact with Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce to jointly promote 'AtmaNirbhar Bharat'.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
Which player has clinched the 2021 Madrid Open women's singles title?
A)
Mari Osaka
B)
Simona Halep
C)
Ashleigh Barty
D)
Aryna Sabalenka

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Aryna Sabalenka

Note : The world number seven Aryna Sabalenka has defeated the world number one Ashleigh Barty to win the 2021 Madrid Open women's single title

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
Which company has unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip announced with 2 nanometer nanosheet technology?
A)
IBM
B)
TCS
C)
HCL
D)
Wipro

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IBM

Note : The IBM unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip announced with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technologies.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
The CIBA has developed the country's first vaccine for deadly viral nervous necrosis disease. The institute is based in which city?
A)
Kolkata
B)
Lucknow
C)
Chennai
D)
NewDelhi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chennai

Note : The Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture has developed the country's first vaccine for deadly viral nervous necrosis disease which is currently affecting several species of fish.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
The RBI has excluded Lakshmi Vilas Bank from the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. The Lakshmi Vilas Bank was merged with which bank?
A)
Citibank
B)
HSBC Bank
C)
DBS Bank India Ltd
D)
United Overseas Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - DBS Bank India Ltd

Note : The RBI has excluded Lakshmi Vilas Bank from the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. The move was taken after the crisis-ridden Lakshmi Vilas Bank was merged with DBS Bank India Ltd.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
Which country has successfully invented the single-dose vaccine for the Covid-19 virus?
A)
China
B)
Japan
C)
America
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia

Note : The Russia has successfully invented the single-dose vaccine for the Covid-19 virus, known as Sputnik Lite.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
Which country has classified the Indian COVID variant as Variant of Concern (VOC)?
A)
UK
B)
China
C)
Russia
D)
Australia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - UK

Note :

Health authorities in England has elevated one subtype of the Indian variant from under investigation category to a Variant of Concern (VOC).
This step has been taken following a rise in the number of cases in the UK and evidence of community transmission. The original India variant officially known as B.1.617 was first detected in October, and the variant B.1.617.2 is found to have more transmission capacity.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
RBI is set to conduct a special long-term repo operation (SLTRO) of Rs 10,000 crore for which type of banks?
A)
Payment Banks
B)
Small Finance Banks
C)
Cooperative Banks
D)
Regional Rural Banks

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Small Finance Banks

Note :

The Reserve Bank is to conduct the first auction for special long-term repo operations (SLTRO) of Rs 10,000 crore for Small Finance Banks (SFBs), at the repo rate, one auction each month.
This will provide fresh lending of up to Rs 10 lakh per borrower and will support small business units, micro and small industries, and other unorganised sector entities. The facility will be available till October 31, 2021.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
Who is the head of the technical group on social stock exchanges (SSEs), set up by SEBI?
A)
Harsh Bhanwala
B)
Usha Thorat
C)
S Janakiraman
D)
Injeti Srinivas

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Harsh Bhanwala

Note :

A technical group on social stock exchanges (SSEs) was constituted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), under the chairmanship of Harsh Bhanwala, former chairman of NABARD in the month of September.
Recently, the group has recommended that political and religious organisations, professional/trade organisations and infrastructure and housing companies (except affordable housing) should not be allowed to raise funds through SSEs.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
 Q .
As per the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, how many Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants will be installed in various states?
A)
532
B)
565
C)
581
D)
605

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 581

Note : Around 581 Pressure Swing Adsorption medical oxygen plants will be installed in various states and NHAI will be the nodal agency for executing civil and electrical work for these facilities.

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Published On : May 10, 2021