Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09 and 10 May 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09 and 10 May 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09 and 10 May 2021: Based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 09 & 10 May 2021 we have framed important current affairs questions for banking and competitive exams. These current affairs quiz questions will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs Quiz 09 & 10 May 2021. 

  1. What amount of finance contract has been signed between India and European Investment Bank for the Pune Metro Rail Project during the India-EU Leaders’ Meeting?
    A) Euro 170 million
    B) Euro 100 million
    C) Euro 150 million
    D) Euro 75 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the India-EU Leaders’ Meeting, held in a hybrid format, on May 08, 2021. A finance contract of Euro 150 million was also signed for the Pune Metro Rail Project by the Indian Ministry of Finance and European Investment Bank
  2. Which of these days is observed as the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)?
    A) Second Saturday of May
    B) Second Sunday of May
    C) Second Monday of May
    D) Second Friday of May
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is officially celebrated twice in a year since it started in 2006. Firstly it is held on Second Saturday of May and again on Second Saturday of October. In 2021, the WMBBD falls on May 08, 2021 and October 09, 2021.
  3. The 2021 Spanish Grand Prix was held on May 09, 2021. Who has won the game?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Charles Leclerc
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain) won the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix , held on 09 May 2021.This win is the fifth successive Spanish Grand Prix title of Lewis Hamilton and the third win of this season.
  4. Name the female player who has been felicitated with the “Sportswoman of the Year” at the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards
    A) Simona Halep
    B) Anna Van Hooft
    C) Ashleigh Barty
    D) Naomi Osaka
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World number two tennis player Naomi Osaka of Japan has been named “Sportswoman of the Year” at the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards.
  5. Maharaj Krishan Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh, who have passed away recently, were both Indian players related to which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Cricket
    C) Weightlifting
    D) Boxing
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Two of the most revered hockey stars of India, Maharaj Krishan Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh, have passed away, after battling Covid-19.
  6. Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Assam to replace Sarbananda Sonowal?
    A) Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
    B) Himanta Biswa Sarma 
    C) Atul Bora
    D) Kailash Nath Sarma
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Himanta Biswa Sarma has been named as the new Chief Minister of Assam on May 08, 2021.He will replace incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal. Sarma will take the charge of the office with effect from May 10, 2021.
  7. Which player has clinched the 2021 Madrid Open women’s single title?
    A) Simona Halep
    B) Mari Osaka
    C) Ashleigh Barty 
    D) Aryna Sabalenka
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In tennis, the world number seven, Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, defeated world number one Ashleigh Barty of Australia to win the 2021 Madrid Open women’s single title on May 08, 2021.
  8. The book titled “Elephant In The Womb” is a debut book by which Indian celebrity?
    A) Shilpa Shetty
    B) Kalki Koechlin
    C) Twinkle Khanna
    D) Anushka Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin is making her debut as an author, with her first book titled “Elephant In The Womb”.
  9. RBI has excluded Lakshmi Vilas Bank from the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, following the merger of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank with________________
    A) DBS Bank India Ltd 
    B) HSBC Bank
    C) United Overseas Bank
    D) Citibank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has excluded Lakshmi Vilas Bank from the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 with effect from November 27, 2020. The move was taken after the crisis-ridden Lakshmi Vilas Bank was merged with DBS Bank India Ltd (DBIL) on 27 November 2020.
  10. Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra, who has passed away recently, was a __________ by profession
    A) Astronomer
    B) Agricultural Scientist
    C) Sculptor
    D) Journalist
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent sculptor, architect, and Rajya Sabha member Raghunath Mohapatra has passed away while undergoing treatment for COVID-19.  He was 78.
  11. What is the theme of the 2021 World Migratory Bird Day?
    A) Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!
    B) Birds Connect Our World
    C) Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution’! 
    D) Unifying Our Voices for Bird Conservation
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The theme for 2021 WMBD is “Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!” 
  12. Which player has been honored with the 2021 “Laureus Sportsman of the Year” Award?
    A) Cristiano Ronaldo
    B) Alexander Zverev
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Rafael Nadal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World number two Rafael Nadal of Spain won the 2021 “Laureus Sportsman of the Year” title. This is the second title for Nadal, who also claimed the prestigious award in 2011.

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