Current Affairs Quiz: 4 May 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as new RBI Deputy Governor, Shangri-La Dialogue, relief fund for taxi/ auto drivers among others. 

Created On: May 4, 2021 18:17 ISTModified On: May 4, 2021 18:17 IST

4 May 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as new RBI Deputy Governor, Shangri-La Dialogue, relief fund for taxi/ auto drivers among others. 

1. Former Union Minister and Governor Jagmohan passed away on May 3, 2021. He had served as the Governor of which state for two terms?
a) J&K
b) Delhi
c) Goa
d) None of the Above

2. Who has been appointed as the deputy governor of RBI?
a) TN Rao
b) T Rabi Sankar
c) Venugopal Menon 
d) Shashi Iyer

3. Delhi government has pledged to provide how much amount to every taxi/ auto driver in the state for two months?
a) RS 2000
b) Rs 3000
c) Rs 5000
d) Rs 8000

4. The Indian Air Force has planned to set up a 100-bed COVID-19 care facility in which city?
a) Pune
b) Bengaluru
c) Delhi 
d) Bhopal

5. The US FDA is likely to authorise which vaccine for young adults aged above 12 years?
a) Pfizer
b) Moderna
c) J&J
d) AstraZeneca

6. Which nation will host Shangri-La Dialogue in June 2021?
a) Malaysia
b) China
c) Singapore
d) Switzerland 

7. Which nation's cricket team has become the top-ranked ODI team in the world?
a) India
b) Australia
c) New Zealand
d) None of the Above

8. The US has approved a massive solar energy project in which of its states?
a) Texas
b) Florida
c) Nevada
d) California 

Answers

1. (a) J&K 
Veteran political leader Jagmohan passed away on May 3, 2021 after battling a brief period of illness. He had served as the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir and Goa, and Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. He had served as the Governor of J&K two times, the first term from 1984 and second time from January to May 1990. 

2. (b) T Rabi Sankar
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on May 1, 2021 approved the appointment of T Rabi Sankar as the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He will be succeeding BP Kanungo, who retired from the post on April 2nd after receiving one-year extension in his position.  

3. (c) Rs 5000
The Delhi state government announced on May 4, 2021, that it will provide free ration to all the ration cardholders in the state for the next two months and Rs5000 each to all the taxi and autorickshaw drives in the state.

4. (b) Bengaluru
The Indian Air Force announced on May 4, 2021 that it will establish a 100-bed COVID care treatment facility at its Air Force Station in Bengaluru. The IAF informed that 20 beds would be ready by May 6 with oxygen concentrators. The remaining 80 beds will be operational by May 20, 2021.

5. (a) Pfizer
The United States Food and Drug Administration is likely to authorize the use of the COVID-19 vaccine of Pfizer for young adults of age 12 and older by the next week. The government aims at setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year.

6. (c) Singapore 
The Shangri-La Dialogue Asian security summit will be held in Singapore from June 4-5, 2021. The annual meeting was cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event will see participation from top military officials, diplomats and weapon makers from across the globe. 

7. (c) New Zealand
New Zealand has replaced reigning world champions England and become the top-ranked side in the One-day International rankings. New Zealand gained three ranking points after beating Bangladesh 3-0 in their ODI series. The team moved up two slots in the ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings with an aggregate of 121.

8. (d) California
The US government recently approved a major solar energy project in the California desert, which will be capable of providing power to almost 90,000 homes. The 550 million dollar Crimson Solar Project will be set up 2,000 acres of federal land west of Blythe, California. The project will include a battery storage system. 

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