Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 26 April to 2 May 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Boost up your general knowledge with this weekly current affairs quiz. This GK quiz includes questions related to events that occurred this week. Give this current affairs quiz a try and share your score with us in the comments below.

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.

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