CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Juno
B)
Vesta
C)
Ceres
D)
Bennu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bennu

Note : The NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has began its historic 2-year mission back to the Earth after collecting samples from asteroid Bennu.

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Published On : May 12, 2021
A)
CDIR
B)
DGCI
C)
ISRO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (D) - DRDO

Note : An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-DG has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences a lab of DRDO in collaboration with Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad.

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Published On : May 12, 2021
A)
UK
B)
USA
C)
India
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (B) - USA

Note : The United States Food and Drug Administration has gave the emergency use approval to Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for the children in the 12-15 age group.

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Published On : May 12, 2021
A)
NASA
B)
ISRO
C)
SpaceX
D)
Roscosmos

Correct Answer : Option (C) - SpaceX

Note : Elon Musk-owned SpaceX is set to launch the "DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon", the first-ever commercial lunar payload, paid entirely in the cryptocurrency Dogecoin.

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Published On : May 12, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Jharkhand
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Odisha

Note : The Odisha government has decided to import vaccines for covid-19. A proposal to this effect was approved by the state cabinet in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

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Published On : May 12, 2021
A)
Dominic Thiem
B)
Novak Djokovic
C)
Alexander Zverev
D)
Stefanos Tsitsipas

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Alexander Zverev

Note : The German player Alexander Zverev defeated Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final to win the 2021 Madrid Open Men's Singles tennis title.

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Published On : May 12, 2021
A)
TRAI
B)
TEMA
C)
NASSCOM
D)
NITI AAYOG

Correct Answer : Option (B) - TEMA

Note : Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India has signed a pact with Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce to jointly promote 'AtmaNirbhar Bharat'.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
A)
Mari Osaka
B)
Simona Halep
C)
Ashleigh Barty
D)
Aryna Sabalenka

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Aryna Sabalenka

Note : The world number seven Aryna Sabalenka has defeated the world number one Ashleigh Barty to win the 2021 Madrid Open women's single title

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Published On : May 11, 2021
A)
IBM
B)
TCS
C)
HCL
D)
Wipro

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IBM

Note : The IBM unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip announced with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technologies.

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Published On : May 11, 2021
A)
Kolkata
B)
Lucknow
C)
Chennai
D)
NewDelhi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chennai

Note : The Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture has developed the country's first vaccine for deadly viral nervous necrosis disease which is currently affecting several species of fish.

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Published On : May 11, 2021