Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dr Patrick Amoth
Note : Dr Patrick Amoth, the acting Director-General for Health, Ministry of Health of Kenya has been appointed as the Chairman of World Health Organization Executive Board.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Adar Poonawalla
Note : The Magma Fincorp has appointed Adar Poonawalla as its chairman as part of a management overhaul.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narendra Singh Tomar
Note : The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched the Horticulture CDP to ensure holistic growth of horticulture.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - SINOVAC
Note : The World Health Organisation gave its approval to the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine SINOVAC for emergency use. This is 8th vaccine to receive the Emergency Use Listing from WHO.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jordan Clarkson
Note : NEW YORK, May 24, 2021 – Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson has won the 2020-21 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award for his contributions in a reserve role, the NBA announced today. This is the first Sixth Man honor for Clarkson, who becomes the first player to win the annual award with the Jazz.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - CBDT
Note : Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra a member of Central Board of Direct Taxes has been given the additional charge as the Chairman of CBDT for a period of three months.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - RDSO
Note : The Research Design and Standards Organization, which sets standards for the Indian Railway Sector has become the first standards body in the country to join 'One Nation, One Standard' scheme of the central government.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vietnam
Note : The Vietnamese authorities have discovered a very dangerous variant of COVID-19 that has combined mutations first found in India and the UK and is spreading very quickly by air.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 10%
Note : The Maharashtra government has decided to give 10 percent reservation to students and candidates belonging to the Economically Weaker category.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 7.9%
Note : The SBI economist in its research report has sharply cut the GDP growth estimates for Indian economy to 7.9 percent in FY22.