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Question No (1) ‘French Moro Grand Prix 2021’ won by whom?
Answer: Jack Miller.

Question No (2) Mohali International Stadium has been renamed. The stadium will now be known as ___?
Answer: Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium.

Question No (3) ‘2021 Princess of Asturias Award’ given to whom by Spain?
Answer: Amartya Kumar Sen.

Question No (4) ‘World Digestive Health Day’ observed on which date in 2021?
Answer: May 29.

Question No (5) ‘YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors’ launched by whom in India?
Answer: Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education on May 29, 2021.

Question No (6) China’s ‘Haiyang-2D satellite’ launched by which rocket?
Answer: Long March-4B rocket.

Question No (7) “We’re part of the solution” is the theme of which day?
Answer: ‘2021 World Biodiversity’.

Question No (8) Kenyan President ‘Uhuru Kenyatta’ has appointed whom as Kenya first woman chief justice?
Answer: Martha Koome.

Question No (9) “Women’s rights are human rights! End fistula now!” is the theme of which day in 2021?
Answer: 2021 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula.

Question No (10) Which is 3rd country globally to cross the 3 lakh Covid deaths on record?
Answer: India (after United States and Brazil).


Question No (11) A supervised home care initiative ‘Sanjeevani Pariyojana’ launched in which state?
Answer: Haryana.

Question No (12) 43rd GST Council meeting take place on which date in India?
Answer: May 28, 2021.

Question No (13) ‘6th UN Global Road Safety Week’ organized between?
Answer: 17 to 23 May 2021.

Question No (14) ‘The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine’ is the theme of which day?
Answer: International Museum Day 2021.

Question No (15) Indian Railways has completed the Wi-Fi based internet facility in how many stations accross the country?
Answer: 6,000.

Question No (16) ‘Asia Pacific Tax Hub’ launched by which bank?
Answer: Asian Development Bank.

Question No (17) What is the theme of the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial 2021?
Answer: Knowledge for a sustainable Arctic.

Question No (18) ‘International Day of Families’ observed on which date?
Answer: May 15, 2021.

Question No (19) My Village – Corona Free Village – campaign launched in which state of India?
Answer: Gujarat.

Question No (20) As per the National Bureau of Statistics, China population has crossed ___ mark?
Answer: 1.4 billion.


Question No (21) ‘National Technology Day’ 2021 observed on which date?
Answer: May 11.

Question No (22) Who became ‘ICC Men’s Player of the Month for April 2021’?
Answer: Babar Azam (Pakistan captain).

Question No (23) “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” is set to launch by which company?
Answer: SpaceX.

Question No (24) Which is worlds 1st Artificial Intelligence Ship?
Answer: Mayflower 400.

Question No (25) World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge inaugurated at where on 02 May 2021?
Answer: Northern Portugal.

Question No (26) On which date the ‘World Athletics Day 2021’ observed?
Answer: 05 May 2021.

Question No (27) Internet Explorer 11 desktop browser is to be retired from which date?
Answer: June 15, 2022, for certain versions of Windows 10 operation system.

Question No (28) FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 will be host in which country?
Answer: India.

Question No (29) Book titled “India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present” authored by whom?
Answer: Indian diplomat Shivshankar Menon.

Question No (30) Name the former DGP of Maharashtra who has been appointed as the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
Answer: Subodh Kumar Jaiswal.


Question No (31) ‘World’s largest iceberg A-76’ has been broken from which Ice Shelf in Antarctica?
Answer: Ronne Ice Shelf.

Question No (32) Who is the current President of Nepal?
Answer: Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Question No (33) Who is the winner of ‘2021 World Food Prize’?
Answer: Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted.

Question No (34) Under the eighth installment of PM-KISAN, Indian Government transferred how much to the bank accounts of 10 crore farmers across the country?
Answer: Rs 19,000 crores.

Question No (35) Name the Indian businessman achieved 10th rank in the Fortune’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ 2021?
Answer: ‘Serum Institute of India’ CEO ‘Adar Poonawalla.

Question No (36) What is the GDP growth rate estimate for India in 2021-22 as per Fitch Solution?
Answer: 9.5 percent.

Question No (37) ‘Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community’ is the theme of which day?
Answer: World Thalassemia Day 2021.

Question No (38) First-ever India-France-Australia Trilateral Foreign Ministerial Dialogue held at where?
Answer: London, UK.

Question No (39) COVID-19 Helpline ‘Mukhyamantri Sewa Sanklap Helpline 1100’ launched in which state of India?
Answer: Himachal Pradesh.

Question No (40) ‘Sputnik Lite’ is the single-dose vaccine for the Covid-19 virus. This vaccine invented in which country?
Answer: Russia.


Question No (41) ‘Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!’ is the theme of which day in 2021?
Answer: 2021 World Migratory Bird Day.

Question No (42) ‘2021 Madrid Open women’s singles title’ won by whom?
Answer: Aryna Sabalenka.

Question No (43) ‘Himanta Biswa Sarma’ sworn in as the new Chief Minister of which state in India?
Answer: Assam.

Question No (44) Reserve Bank of India has appointed __ as the Executive Director?
Answer: Jose J Kattoor.

Question No (45) ‘International Day of Living Together in Peace 2021’ observed on which date?
Answer: May 16th.

Question No (46) Name the person became first from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award?
Answer: Tahera Qutbuddin.

Question No (47) Which company to raise monthly vaccine production of Covishield to 10 crore doses by August 2021?
Answer: Serum Institute of India.

Question No (48) ‘Arun Kumar Singh’ has been appointed as the new CMD of which Petroleum company in India?
Answer: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.

Question No (49) ‘2021 World Bee Day’ observed on which date?
Answer: May 20.

Question No (50) ‘Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees’ is the theme of which day in 2021?
Answer: World Bee Day.


Question No (51) Jupitice Justice Technologies has developed the world’s first private digital court under which system?
Answer: Private Justice System.

Question No (52) International Tea Day is observed annually on which date by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization?
Answer: May 21.

Question No (53) 45 days ‘Mission Bharat O2’ launched by which institute?
Answer: IIT Kanpur.

Question No (54) “Ayurvedic Doctors on Call” service launched by which state in India?
Answer: Gujarat.

Question No (55) ‘Sing, Fly, Soar-Like a Bird’ is the theme of which day?
Answer: World Migratory Bird Day 2021.

Question No (56) ‘Rupsi Airport’ started operation in which state of India?
Answer: Assam.

Question No (57) ‘Streets for Life #Love30’ is the theme of which day in 2021?
Answer: UN Global Road Safety Week 2021.

Question No (58) Title ‘Betfred British Masters Title 2021’ won by which player?
Answer: Richard Bland.

Question No (59) 2021 “International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia” observed on which date?
Answer: May 17th.

Question No (60) ‘Penpa Tsering’ has been elected as President of which Administration?
Answer: Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).


Question No (61) Nursing pioneer ‘Florence Nightingale’ was born on which date?
Answer: May 12, 1820.

Question No (62) ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – A vision for future healthcare’ is the theme of which day?
Answer: 2021 International Nurses Day.

Question No (63) ‘Ujjwala Singhania’ has been sworn in National President of FICCI Ladies Organization for term?
Answer: 2021-22.

Question No (64) Which organization has developed the COVID Drug 2-DG?
Answer: Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO).

Question No (65) Which country landed its first Mars Rover ‘Zhurong’ on the red planet ‘Mars’?
Answer: China.

Question No (66) When the ‘International Day of Light’ (IDL) is observed annually?
Answer: May 16th.

Question No (67) “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer” is the theme of which day in 2021?
Answer: World Hypertension Day 2021.

Question No (68) Coronavirus variant found in India as a global “variant of concern” is classified by which organisation?
Answer: World Health Organization (WHO).

Question No (69) Malerkotla became the 23rd district of which state in India?
Answer: Punjab.

Question No (70) On which date of each year the ‘National Dengue Day’ is observed?
Answer: May 16th.


Question No (71) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to setup 500 medical oxygen-generating plants across the India within 3 months under which fund?
Answer: PM CARES Fund.

Question No (72) Portuguese Grand Prix 2021 won by Lewis Hamilton. What was the Circuit length in this event?
Answer: 4.653 km or 2.891 mi.

Question No (73) ‘Information as a Public Good’ is the theme of which day?
Answer: 2021 World Press Freedom Day.

Question No (74) Scientists have discovered smallest-known black hole in the Milky Way Galaxy and the closest to our solar system. What is the nickname of this black hole?
Answer: The Unicorn.

Question No (75) ‘Information as a Public Good’ is the theme of which day in 2021?
Answer: World Press Freedom Day 2021.

Question No (76) American Astronaut, Michael Collins who flew the Apollo 11 command module Columbia in 1969 has been died on which date?
Answer: 28 April 2021.

Question No (77) To take the responsibility of family members of health workers who have passed away while on Corona duty, which scheme launched by Madhya Pradesh state government?
Answer: Corona Warriors Scheme.

Question No (78) Sitar maestro Pandit Debu Chaudhuri has passed away at the age of 85 due to which disease?
Answer: COVID-19 complications.

Question No (79) Indian Naval ships launched which operation for shipment of liquid medical oxygen-filled cryogenic containers and associated medical equipment from various countries?
Answer: Operation ‘Samudra Setu II.

Question No (80) Which is fifth vaccine received emergency use validation from World Health Organization?
Answer: Moderna vaccine (mRNA 1273).


Question No (81) Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021 won by which political party?
Answer: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

Question No (82) Towards the fight against COVID-19, State Bank of India allocated how much amount?
Answer: Rs 71 crore.

Question No (83) Senior IAS officer Tripurari Sharan has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of which Indian state?
Answer: Bihar.

Question No (84) Which Indian state reiterated its commitment to achieve ‘Har Ghar Jal’ target by July, 2022?
Answer: Himachal Pradesh.

Question No (85) Stratoluanch Roc’ successfully completed test flight for a second time. This plane belongs to which country?
Answer: United States.

Question No (86) ‘Auro Scholarship Programme’ of Sri Aurobindo Society launched in which state for all there students?
Answer: Tripura.

Question No (87) Who sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?
Answer: M.K. Stalin (DMK president).

Question No (88) Which insurance company emerged as the world’s most valuable insurance brand?
Answer: ‘Ping An Insurance’ in the Brand Finance Insurance 100 report 2021.

Question No (89) ‘International Workers’ Day 2021′ observed on which date?
Answer: May 1st, 2021.

Question No (90) To target over 2 crore retail merchants, digital platform ‘Merchant Stack’ launched by which bank?
Answer: ICICI Bank.


Question No (91) ‘Vaishali S Hiwase’ appointed as the 1st Women Officer Commanding in which organisation?
Answer: Border Roads Organisation.

Question No (92) ‘World Tuna Day – 2021’ observed on which date?
Answer: May 2nd, 2021.

Question No (93) Which is first country to announce regulation of the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds on motorways?
Answer: United Kingdom.

Question No (94) ‘Purpose of dance’ is the theme of which International day in 2021?
Answer: International Dance Day 2021.

Question No (95) During January-March 2021 which city has topped the ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021’?
Answer: Shenzhen, China.

Question No (96) Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company Limited (KLI)?
Answer: Mahesh Balasubramanian.

Question No (97) ‘International Day of the Midwife’ celebrated on which date?
Answer: May 5, 2021.

Question No (98) Coal Miners Day is celebrated on which date every year?
Answer: May 4.

Question No (99) 2021 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize won by whom?
Answer: Maria Ressa.

Question No (100) ‘Divya Swasari Coronil Kit’ belongs to which ayurvedic company in world?
Answer
: Patanjali Ayurved.


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