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Current Affairs Quiz Questions
Question 1: When is Maharashtra Day celebrated?
Question 2: Which world day is observed on May 1?
Question 3: Which country has released the first batch of world’s first animal vaccine against the novel coronavirus?
Question 4: The proposal for imports of sugar and cotton from India has been rejected by which country?
Question 5: When is the Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated?
Question 6: Which country has become the first to allow driverless cars on road?
Question 7: Who has been appointed as the Finance Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?
Current Affairs Quiz Question Answers
Answer 1: Maharashtra Day is celebrated on May 1 every year. The day commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra which was formed on May 1, 1960.
Answer 2: May Day also called Labour Day or International Workers’ Day. May 1 was chosen to commemorate the Haymarket affair which occurred in Chicago on May 4, 1886.
Answer 3: Russia recently produced the first batch of Carnivac-Cov, COVID-19 vaccines for animals.
Answer 4: The Imran Khan Cabinet deferred the decision of the Economic Coordination Committee to allow import of sugar, cotton and cotton yarn from India.
Answer 5: The Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on April 30 every month. The day is observed to achieve twin missions; to give good health to the poor and give insurance benefits to them.
Answer 6: The United Kingdom has become the first country to announce regulation to allow use of self-driving vehicles on roads at low speeds. The Government of UK has also forecasts that approx. 40% of nation’s cars will have self-driving capabilities by the year 2035.
Answer 7: The Expenditure Secretary T V Somanathan, a 1987 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, is designated as the Finance Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.