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A)
15 May
B)
16 May
C)
17 May
D)
18 May

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 17 May

Note : World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is celebrated every year on 17 May. The purpose is to help raise awareness of the possibilities the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies.

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Published On : May 18, 2021
A)
International Engineering Day
B)
International Physics Day
C)
International Light Day
D)
International Laser Day

Correct Answer : Option (C) - International Light Day

Note :

The International Day of Light is celebrated on 16 May each year, the anniversary of the first successful operation of the laser in 1960 by physicist and engineer, Theodore Maiman.
The message of the International Day of Light 2021 is “Trust Science”. The Day is a global initiative to provide a platform for the appreciation of light and the role it plays in diverse fields.

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Published On : May 18, 2021
A)
Weinan
B)
Zhurong
C)
Tianshan
D)
Changchun

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Zhurong

Note : The China successfully achieved the feat of landing its first Mars Rover 'Zhurong' on the red planet has becoming the only second nation to do so.

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Published On : May 17, 2021
A)
Gunjan Shah
B)
Sandeep Kataria
C)
Ashwani Windlass
D)
Rajeev Gopalakrishnan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gunjan Shah

Note : The footwear company Bata India has appointed Gunjan Shah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Published On : May 17, 2021
A)
Louis Theroux
B)
Steve Backshall
C)
Trevor McDonald
D)
David Attenborough

Correct Answer : Option (D) - David Attenborough

Note : Sir David Attenborough has been named as the "People's Advocate" of the UN Climate Change Conference which is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, under the Chairmanship of United Kingdom.

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Published On : May 17, 2021
A)
Barry Bishop
B)
Wang Fouzou
C)
Lingma Sherpa
D)
Mingma Tenji Sherpa

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mingma Tenji Sherpa

Note : Mingma Tenji Sherpa, a 43-year-old Nepali mountain guide has created a world record by scaling Mount Everest twice in the shortest span of time within a season.

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Published On : May 17, 2021
A)
Ambud
B)
Murasu
C)
Tauktae
D)
Amphan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tauktae

Note : The regional meteorological department in Mumbai said that Cyclone Tauktae is likely to hit the Konkan coast in Maharashtra and Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar.

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Published On : May 17, 2021
A)
Ramoji Group
B)
Times Group
C)
Indian Express
D)
Jagran Prakashan Ltd.

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Times Group

Note : Pioneering philanthropist and Times Group Chairperson, Indu Jain has passed away due to C-19-related complications. The prominent Indian media personality, Indu Jain was the chairperson of India’s largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., which is popularly known as the Times Group, which owns the Times of India and other large newspapers.

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Published On : May 16, 2021
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Adar Poonawalla
C)
Randeep Guleria
D)
Mukesh Ambani

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Adar Poonawalla

Note : From India, Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India is the only Indian among the top 10 names.

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Published On : May 16, 2021
A)
Gital Mittal
B)
Rohit Gupta
C)
Naziya Alvi Rahman
D)
Manisha Kapoor

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manisha Kapoor

Note : Manisha Kapoor, the General Secretary, of Advertising Standards Council of India has been appointed to the executive committee of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation.

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Published On : May 16, 2021