Current Affairs 27th May 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 27th May 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Vesak Day, SBI research, NPCI, Mohali international hockey stadium, 74th World Health Assembly, Mossad.
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 27th May 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Vesak Day, SBI research, NPCI, Mohali international hockey stadium, 74th World Health Assembly, Mossad.
Q1. Recently, David Barnea has appointed as the head of Mossad. Which of the following nation’s spy agency is Mossad?
Q2. Who among the following has clinched the Geneva Open 2021?
(a) Casper Ruud
(b) Denis Shapovalov
(c) Diego Schwartzman
(d) Reilly Opelka
(e) Rafael Nadal
Q3. Collinet Makosso has recently been appointed as the Prime Minister of ______________.
(e) Republic of Congo
Q4. Lee Evans, the record-setting U.S. Olympic sprinter, died at 74. He was a renowned ______________.
(e) Basketball player
Q5. Who among the following has chaired the 74th World Health Assembly?
(a) Shripad Yesso Naik
(b) Harsh Vardhan
(c) KK Shailaja
(d) Ashwini Kumar Choubey
(e) Tedros Adhanom
Q6. Which country, India has signed a 3-year program for Cooperation in Agriculture?
(d) Saudi Arabia
Q7. Foreign direct investment into India has grew 19% to _________________ in 2020-21.
(a) $25.36 billion
(b) $34.44 billion
(c) $59.64 billion
(d) $82.22 billion
(e) $91.34 billion
Q8. Barclays has projected India’s GDP growth at __________________ in FY22.
Q9. Who has been appointed Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
(a) Subodh Jaiswal
(b) KR Chandra
(c) VS Kaumudi
(d) Shivdeep Waman Lanbe
(e) Vinod Kumar Chaubey
Q10. Which of the following company has bagged the Gold Stevie Award 2021?
(a) Bharat Biotech
(d) Hindustan Ltd
(e) None of the above
Q11. Vesak, the Day of Full Moon is the most sacred day to Buddhists all over the world. Vesak Day 2021 is observed globally on ________.
(a) 23 May
(b) 24 May
(c) 27 May
(d) 25 May
(e) 26 May
Q12. What is the new name of Mohali International Hockey Stadium?
(a) Major Dhyan Chand International Hockey Stadium
(b) Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium
(c) Mahindra Hockey International Hockey Stadium
(d) Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Hockey Stadium
(e) Surjit Hockey International Hockey Stadium
Q13. NPCI partners _________ to help merchants accept contactless payments in Indian Shops.
(c) Apple Pay
(e) Bit Pay
Q14. According to SBI research, what is India’s economy may have contracted in FY21?
Q15. Cabinet approves opening of a new Consulate General of India in Addu City ___________.
Sol. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed David Barnea as the new head of the country’s spy agency, the Mossad.
Sol. Casper Ruud won the ATP Geneva Open final with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 victory over Denis Shapovalov. Victory in Geneva means the Norwegian world number 21 is going to be among the top 16 seeds in Paris.
Sol. The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso has appointed Anatole Collinet Makosso as the country’s Prime Minister.
Sol. Lee Evans, the record-setting U.S. Olympic sprinter, died at 74. Lee Evans, the record-setting sprinter who wore a black beret in a sign of protest at the 1968 Olympics then went onto a life of humanitarian work in support of social justice.
Sol. Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chairman of WHO Executive Board, Dr Harsh Vardhan, chaired 74th World Health Assembly in virtual mode on March 24, 2021.
Sol. India and Israel have inked a three-year joint work programme which will continue till 2023. Joint work programme was initiated with the aim of enhancing cooperation in agriculture.
Sol. Foreign direct investments (FDI) into the country grew 19 per cent to USD 59.64 billion during 2020-21 on account of measures taken by the government on the fronts of policy reforms, investment facilitation and ease of doing business.
Sol. Barclays has pegged India’s economic growth for fiscal 2021-22 (FY22) – as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) – at 7.7 per cent in the bear-case scenario, if the country is hit by the third wave of the Covid pandemic going ahead.
Sol. IPS officer, Subodh Jaiswal has been appointed Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He was the most senior officer among the three shortlisted for the post of CBI Director.
Sol. SpiceHealth, a healthcare company founded by the promoters of SpiceJet, has won the Gold Award at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for ‘Most Valuable Medical Innovation’ under coronavirus disease (Covid-19) response category.
Sol. Vesak, the Day of Full Moon is the most sacred day to the Buddhists all over the world. Vesak Day 2021 is observed globally on 26 May.
Sol. The Punjab Government finally announced to rename the Mohali International Hockey Stadium, after triple Olympian and Padma Shri Balbir Singh Sr. The stadium will now be known as Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium.
Sol. The National Payments Corp. of India (NPCI) has partnered with Turkey’s global payment solutions company PayCore as one of the certified partners for RuPay SoftPOS to drive cashless payments across the country.
Sol. India’s GDP is likely to have grown at 1.3% in the fourth quarter of 2020-21 and may have contracted by about 7.3% for the full financial year, according to an SBI research report ‘Ecowrap’.
Sol. Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the opening of a new Consulate General of India in Addu City, the Maldives in 2021.
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