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Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 1

Who has received the “World Food Award” of the year 2021? 

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Indian-origin global nutritionist, Dr Shakuntala Hark Singh Thilstad has received the “World Food Award” of the year 2021. She developed a holistic and nutritionally sensitive approach to seafood and food systems and has received an award for his research.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 2

Which state police has come up with “COVID-19 Hospital Transport Service” (COV-HOTS)for free transportation of needy infected patients from their homes to hospitals? 

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The Haryana Police has come up with “COVID-19 Hospital Transport Service” (COV-HOTS)for free transportation of needy infected patients from their homes to hospitals or nursing homes and back. The service is free and exclusively meant for COVID patients.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 3

Which organisation has approved registration to PTC, BSE and ICICI Bank-led Pranurja Solution Ltd to start the country’s third power exchange? 

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Power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved registration to PTC, BSE and ICICI Bank-led Pranurja Solution Ltd to start the country’s third power exchange.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 4

What is the theme of this year’s World Red Cross Day 2021? 

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World Red Cross Day is also known as Red Crescent Day is celebrated on May 8 every year. This date marks the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, who is the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 5

Recently RBI constituted committee to assist the second Regulatory Review Authority (RRA 2.0) to streamline regulations and reduce the compliance burden of regulated entities.Who will head the committee? 

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The Reserve Bank said an advisory group has been constituted to assist the second Regulatory Review Authority (RRA 2.0) which was constituted by the central bank earlier this month to streamline regulations and reduce the compliance burden of regulated entities.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 6

Recently Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the finance contract for second tranche of how much amount for Pune Metro Rail Project?

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The Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the finance contract for second tranche of 150 million Euro for Pune Metro Rail project through a virtual signing ceremony.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 7

Which country inaugurated Small hydro power plant at Chandannath Municipality in Jumla district with Indian assistance? 

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The newly rehabilitated small hydro power plant at Chandannath Municipality in Nepal’s Jumla district was virtually inaugurated, said the Indian embassy in Kathmandu.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 8

As per Food and Agricultural Organisation data,world food price index climbed by how much points versus March ? 

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World food prices increased for an 11th consecutive month in April, hitting their highest level since May 2014, with sugar leading a rise in all the main indices, the United Nations food agency said.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 9

In May 2021, Miyon ka Bara railway station was renamed to Mahesh Nagar railway station. Where is it located? 

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The name of Miyon ka Bara railway station in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur has been changed to Mahesh Nagar after getting an approval from various departments, a senior government official said.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 10

Which bank has entered into a strategic tie-up with UAE-based Mashreq Bank to facilitate money transfers from the UAE? 

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Federal Bank said it has entered into a strategic tie-up with UAE-based Mashreq Bank to facilitate money transfers from the UAE.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 11

Recently which bank launched DigiGold, a digital platform for its customers to make investments in gold? 

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Airtel Payments Bank launched DigiGold, a digital platform for its customers to make investments in gold.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 12

Who has been appointed as new CMD of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited? 

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The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), the government’s head-hunter, has picked Arun Kumar Singh as the chairman and managing director of state-run oil refining and marketing firm Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL).

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 13

Who has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research? 

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Sankar Ghosh, an award-winning Indian-origin immunologist, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 14

Who has become the first person from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award? 

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Dr. Tahera Qutbuddin has become the first person from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award. The Mumbai-born professor won the honour for her book ‘Arabic Oration: Art and Function’, which was published by Brill Academic Publishers of Leiden in 2019.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 15

Which company has introduced an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA), allowing Indian merchants to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by banks?

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Digital payments provider PayPal has introduced an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA), allowing Indian merchants to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by banks.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 16

Who has been conferred with the prestigious Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021 by the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ)? 

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In a first for an Indian jurist, Justice Gita Mittal, former Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, has been conferred with the prestigious Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021 by the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ).

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 17

Recently Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted authorisation to which company to operate as a prepaid payment instruments (PPI) company? 

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted authorisation to Eroute Technologies to operate as a prepaid payment instruments (PPI) company. The RBI issued authorisation to Eroute Technologies Pvt Ltd with perpetual validity to commence issuance and operations of semi-closed pre-paid instruments in the country.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 18

Who won the Best Actor award for his performance in the short film Happy Birthdayat the New York City International Film Festival? 

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Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award for his performance in the short film Happy Birthdayat the New York City International Film Festival.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 19

Which company has been conferred with “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for RE this year by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)?

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Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd,IREDA has been conferred with “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for RE this year by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 20

Which organisation has launched a hub known as Asia Pacific Tax Hub to create an open and inclusive platform to promote strategic policy dialogue? 

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a hub to create an open and inclusive platform to promote strategic policy dialogue, improve knowledge sharing and strengthen coordination on tax policy and administration among ADB members and development partners.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 21

Who was appointed as CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company? 

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Padmakumar M Nair of State Bank of India (SBI) will be the chief executive of National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL), a proposed entity for taking over bad loans of lenders, predominantly public sector banks.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 22

As per Knight Frank, in its ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021’ report,what is NewDelhi rank among global cities in terms of prime residential properties? 

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New Delhi’s rank declined to 32nd among global cities in terms of prime residential properties.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 23

As per Finance Ministry,how much amount of revenue deficit grant was released to 17 states for the year 2021-22? 

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The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance released the second monthly installment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs 9,871 crore for the year 2021-22 to 17 States.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 24

Geojit Financial Services has entered into an agreement with which bank to provide a three-in-one account to the latter’s customers? 

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Geojit Financial Services has entered into an agreement with Punjab National Bank to provide a three-in-one account to the latter’s customers.

Test: May 2021 Weekly Current Affair - 2 - Question 25

Recently Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI and institute of which other country to strengthen the Accounting profession? 

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The Union Cabinet has approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI and Qatar Financial Centre Authority, QFCA.

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