Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 24 to 30 May 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Test your general knowledge with this short weekly current affairs quiz. As GK is an important part of competitive exams, we have compiled all the important question in the form of a quiz. Give it a try…

Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: The Namibia Genocide has been officially recognised by which country and hasoffered a financial support?

Question 2: Which country holds rank one on the list of Investor Countries to India in 2020-21?

Question 3: The full moon day in the month of May called ‘Vesak ‘ is a sacred day for which religion?

Question 4: Tsang Yin-hung, who became the world’s fastest woman to scale the Mount Everest, belongs to which country?

Question 5: ECMO used in the treatment of Covid-19 is abbreviated as?

Question 6: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed every year on?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: It’s for the first time in the history that Germany has admitted that it committed genocide in today’s Namibia during its colonial rule over a century ago. It was between 1904 and 1908, when German colonial settlers mass from Herero and Nama tribes to control their rebel against the colonial rule. Today Germany has recognized it and has promised financial support of more than a billion euros for helping the community projects in Namibia.

Answer 2:  The recent data released by India’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow ranks Singapore at the top with 29%, followed by the US with 23% and Mauritius with 9%.

Answer 3: Vesak is a day of full Moon in the month of May, which is a sacred day for Buddhists across the globe. On the day of Vesak in 623 B.C., Buddha was born and on the same day after years Buddha attained enlightenment.

Answer 4: The 44-year mountaineer Tsang Yin-hung who now holds the world’s fastest ascent of Everest by a woman is from Hong-Kong.
She scaled the summit in a record time of 25 hours and 50 minutes.

Answer 5: ECMO being used in the treatment of Covid-19 stands for Extracorporeal membrane oxygen. This treament has been used bu doctors for critically-ill patients. This is used when oxygen support fails aand no response is received from interventions like mechanical ventilation. ECMO, basically acts as artificial heart and artificial lungs outside the body.

Answer 6: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed every year on May 21. It was in the year 2001, when UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and soon in December 2002, May 21 was declared as the the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by the UN General Assembly.

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