17-May-2021, Current Affairs in English
Question-1 Who has won the title of Miss Universe 2020?
Answer: Andrea Meja (Mexico)
Andrea Meza (Mexico) won the Miss Universe title of 2020. Let us tell you, Julia Gama of Brazil was the first runner-up in the Miss Universe 2020 competition.
Question-2 World Telecom Day is celebrated on the day
Answer: 17 May
World Telecommunication Day is celebrated on 17 May. This day was known as World Telecommunication Day to commemorate the founding of the International Telecommunication Union on 17 May 1865.
Question-3 Which tennis player who has won the Italian Open Tennis tournament for the 10th time by defeating the defending champion Novak Djokovic ?
Answer: Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal won the Italian Open tennis tournament for the 10th time by defeating Novak Djokovic for the 10th time.
Question-4 Which state government has announced to bear the expenses of the education of the destitute children and care of the elderly?
The Delhi government has announced to bear the cost of education of the destitute children and the care of the elderly due to the havoc of Corona.
Question-5 What is the name of the anti-Kovid-19 drug developed by DRDO?
The anti-Kovid-19 drug developed by DRDO is named 2-DG.
Question-6 The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the creation of a new award to honor players who advance in the fight for social justice.
Answer: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has introduced a new award, the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award, to honor players who have led the fight for social justice.
Question-7 Which government has launched ‘Ayush Ghar-Dwar’ program to keep home isolated Covid-19 positive patients healthy by practicing yoga?
Answer: Government of Himachal
Himachal Pradesh government has launched the ‘AYUSH Ghar-Dwar’ program to keep home isolated Covid-19 positive patients healthy by practicing yoga.
Question-8 Who has released a book titled Sikkim: A History of Integrity and Alliance?
Answer: Preet Mohan Singh Malik
The book Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and Alliance has been released by Preet Mohan Singh Malik.
Question-9 On what date is World Hypertension Day celebrated?
Answer: 17th May
World Hypertension Day is observed on 17th May to promote public awareness about rising hypertension around the world and to encourage citizens of all countries to stop and control this silent killer.
Question-10 What is the name of the latest cyclone released by the Indian Meteorological Department that will hit the coast of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa?
The name of the latest cyclone released by the Indian Meteorological Department is Taukate, which will reach the coast of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Goa.