Daily Current Affairs Quiz on 21st May 2021 for Competitive Exams
GS Team published here 21 May 2021 Current Affairs Quiz. These will be helpful for the upcoming SSC, UPSC, Bank, Railway, Clerk, PO exams. These current affairs make daily analysis and related india, World, Technology, and all govt news.
21st May 2021- GK Quiz for SSC and Bank Exams
Which of the following days was observed on 21 May 2021 in India?
- National Anti-Terrorism Day
- National Hindi Day
- National Polio Day
- Yoga Day
Answer : National Anti-Terrorism Day – National Anti-Terrorism Day was officially announced on 21 May 1991 after the assassination of the seventh Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi.
Which former Chief Minister of Rajasthan and the senior Congress leader who was the Governor of Bihar-Haryana passed away recently?
- Ashok Gehlot
- Govind Singh Dotsara
- Jagannath Pahadia
- none of these
Answer : Jagannath Pahadia – Senior Congress leader Jagannath Pahadia, former Rajasthan Chief Minister and Governor of Bihar-Haryana, died at the age of 89.
Recently C.K. Kumaravel has resigned from Kamal Haasan’s party. What is the name of his party?
- Aam Aadmi Party
- Asom Gana Parishad
- Biju Janata Dal
- Makkal Nidhi Mayyam
Answer : Makkal Nidhi Mayyam (MNM) – Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan’s party Makkal Nidhi Mayyam (MNM), noted businessman C.K. Kumaravel has resigned from the party.
How many sites in the country have been included in the list of potential in the list of nine sites, the ASI proposed by the Union Ministry of Culture, for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list?
Answer : Six – This list includes Maratha Military Architecture of Maharashtra, Gangaghat Riverfront of Varanasi, Higher Bankal, Megalithic Site, two sites of Madhya Pradesh including Bhedaghat-Lamhetaghat and Satpura Tiger Reserve in Narmada Valley. At the same time, temples of Kanchipuram have been included in the possible list this year.
Pinarayi Vijayan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time in May 2021 of Kerala. He is the veteran leader of which party?
- Indian National Lok Dal
- Communist Party of Marxist
- Jananayak Janata Party
- Lok Janshakti Party
Answer : Senior CPI-M leader Pinarayi Vijayan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time on Thursday. He was sworn in by Governor Arif Mohammad Khan.
With which two technologies has the e-way bill system taken by commercial vehicles been combined?
- Fastag and RFID
- none of these
Answer : Fastag and RFID – Goods and Services Tax (GST) officials will now also get real-time information on the movement of commercial vehicles plying on national highways. The e-way bill system used by commercial vehicles has now been integrated with Fastag and RFID.
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Which former French President’s unsuccessful attempt to win re-election in 2012 was illegally funded by a scandal that put his Conservative Party in jeopardy?
- Giulia Sarkozy
- Nicholas Sarkozy
- Charla Bruni
- Immanuel Macron
Answer : Nicholas Sarkozy – Nicholas Sarkozy spent nearly twice the maximum amount of EUR 2.25 million on his campaign in the presidential race. He was defeated by François Hollande of the Socialist Party. He has denied the allegations leveled against him.
A giant piece of ice broke from Antarctica and fell into the Weddell Sea. What was the name of this iceberg called by scientists?
Answer : A-76 – European Space Agency has reported that this iceberg has broken into Antarctica’s icy rock ‘Ron’ and has fallen into the Weddell Sea and is swimming there. It is believed to be the largest of all the icebergs floating in the world at this time. Scientists have named it A-76.
How many thousands of spectators will be present in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship (WTC) final?
- one thousand
- eight thousand
- four thousand
- eleven thousand
Answer : Four thousand – Four thousand spectators will be present in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship (WTC) final.
In which country will the Indian women’s team play the pink ball test?
Answer : Australia – The Indian women’s cricket team will play the Pink Bol Test on the upcoming Australian duo.