Reading daily news is a very important part of the aspirants who are preparing for the Government exam. Because now all the government-based competitive exams have a section on current affairs. Current Affairs means recent, daily life, day-to-day events, which are important nationally or internationally. Reading daily current affairs will help you in gaining more knowledge and you can know the news happening around you. Many candidates will not realize the importance of current affairs while preparing for all competitive exams.
The TIER I SSC CGL General Awareness comprises 50 questions for 50 marks covering the general awareness topic which include some static questions and current affairs questions. This section helps you score more marks and can increase your overall score. If you want to get a government job that has huge respect and a huge pay scale, then you have to read current affairs on daily basis and clear the competitive exams to get a job.
It’s time to pull up your socks and burn the midnight oil by practicing the SSC Current Affairs quiz daily.
Q1. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) recently signed an MoU with__________________for Supporting MT30 Marine Engine Business.
(c) General Motors
Q2. Who is the present Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?
(a) Y S Jaganmohan Reddy
(b) K. Chandrashekar Rao
(c) MK Stalin
(d) BS Yediyurappa
(e) Pinarayi Vijayan
Q3. Recently, which of the following pharmaceuticals company has decided to expand its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million?
(a) Astra Zeneca Pharma India
(b) Serum Institute of India
(c) Franco India Pharmaceuticals
(d) Solvay Pharma India
(e) None of the above
Q4. Who has been recently conferred with the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021?
(a) Justice Manjula Chellar
(b) Justice Gyan Sudha Misra
(c) Justice Sujata Manohar
(d) Justice Ruma Pal
(e) Justice Gita Mittal
Q5. Who is the author of Children’s Book ‘The Bench’?
(a) Roald Dahl
(b) Ruskin Bond
(c) JK Rowling
(d) Meghan Markle
(e) George Orwell
Q6. Name the Rashtriya Lok Dal chief and former Union minister who passed away recently.
(a) V Kalyanam
(b) Ajit Singh
(c) Manas Bihari Verma
(d) Bikramjeet Kanwarpal
(e) Devabrata Chaudhuri
Q7. On 7 May 2021 BRO celebrated its ________ Raising Day (foundation day).
Q8. The World Athletics Day-2021 is observed on the _______.
(a) 1 May
(b) 2 May
(c) 3 May
(d) 4 May
(e) 5 May
Q9. Which of the following bank selected as a digital payments partner by the National Agriculture Market (eNAM)?
(a) Yes Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) IDBI Bank
Q10. What is the estimated GDP growth rate of India as per Fitch Solution for the financial year 2021-22?
(a) 5.5 per cent
(b) 6.5 per cent
(c) 7.5 per cent
(d) 8.5 per cent
(e) 9.5 per cent
Q11. Where is the first-ever India-France-Australia Trilateral Foreign Ministerial Dialogue was held?
(a) New York
Q12. Abhilasha Patil passed away due to Covid-19 recently. She was a/an ___________.
(b) Film Editor
(c) Action Director
Q13. The top Oil and Gas PSUs of India, have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for construction and redevelopment of __________.
(a) Kedarnath Dham
(b) Badrinath Dham
(c) Gangotri Dham
(d) Yamunotri Dham
(e) Kainchi Dham
Q14. Who has been appointed as the director of the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR)?
(a) Trimurthi Rajan
(b) Rohit Verma
(c) RM Sundaram
(d) Ishwar Sodhi
(e) Santlal Arora
Q15. All India Chess Federation launched an initiative to help the chess community affected by the pandemic. What is it called?
(a) Checkmate Initiative
(b) Capture the fight Initiative
(c) Closed Game Initiative
(d) Checkmate Covid Initiative
(e) Counterattack Initiative
Sol. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Rolls-Royce have signed an MoU to establish packaging, installation, marketing, and services support for Rolls-Royce MT30 marine engines in India.
Sol. Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit has appointed Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
Sol. Serum Institute of India (SII) is expanding its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million.
Sol. Former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, has been declared as one of the two recipients (other recipient- Margarita Luna Ramos from Mexico)of the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021.
Sol. The Bench, Meghan Markle’s first children’s book ‘The Bench’ that’s set for publication on June 8, was inspired by “the special bond” husband Prince Harry and son Archie.
Sol. Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) founder and leader Ajit Singh has passed away battling COVID-19.
Sol. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was formed on 7 May 1960, with the primary goal of securing India’s borders and developing infrastructure in remote areas of India’s north and northeastern states. On 7 May 2021 BRO celebrated its 61st Raising Day (foundation day).
Sol. The World Athletics Day-2021 is observed on the 5 May. The date is subject to adjustment, the date of World Athletics Day is decided by the IAAF, however, the month stays the same as May.
Sol. Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL) announced it has been selected as a digital payments partner by the National Agriculture Market (eNAM), a pan-India electronic trading portal for farm produce.
Sol. Fitch Solution has estimated the GDP of the Indian economy to grow 9.5 per cent in 2021-22 (April 2021 to March 2022).
Sol. The first-ever India-France-Australia Trilateral Foreign Ministerial Dialogue was held in London, UK, on the sidelines of the G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.
Sol. Actress Abhilasha Patil, who featured in films like ‘Good Newwz’, ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ and ‘Chhichhore’, passed away due to Covid-19 complications.
Sol. The top Oil and Gas PSUs of India, including IndianOil, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC and GAIL, have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) with the Shri Badrinath Utthan Charitable Trust, for Construction and Redevelopment of Shri Badrinath Dham in Uttarakhand as a Spiritual Smart hill Town.
Sol. Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Sol. All India Chess Federation launched the ‘Checkmate Covid Initiative’ to help the chess community affected by the pandemic.
In the last month i.e. in May daily we will provide you with a test of the previous years’ question papers, this will increase your confidence of solving the real exam and will make you familiar with the real-time exam.
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