19-May-2021, Current Affairs in English
Question-1: Former Indian fast bowler who has passed away recently due to Corona infection-
Answer: Rajendra Singh Jadeja
Rajendra Singh Jadeja, former India fast bowler has passed away recently due to corona infection.
Question-2: Which country has Iran exited from the Farzad-B gas project recently?
Iran has recently pulled India out of the Farzad-B gas project. This gas-field was discovered by the Indian company ONGC Videsh Limited. Iran handed over the work to develop this gas field to a local company on Monday.
Question-3: Which state government has announced a compensation of Rs. 50,000 for every family lost to a member from Kovid-19 in the capital?
Answer: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced compensation. 50,000 days will be given for every family of loss caused to one member due to Kovid-19 in the capital.
Question-4: World AIDS Vaccine Day is celebrated on
Answer: 18 May
World AIDS Vaccination Day was observed on 18 May, this HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is celebrated to spread awareness about AIDS vaccination among the people.
Question-5: Chaman Lal Gupta Former defense minister and senior leader who died in Jammu on May 18, 2021, after prolonged illness belongs to which party?
Chaman Lal Gupta, former Defense Minister, and senior BJP leader passed away on May 18, 2021 in Jammu after a prolonged illness.
Question-6 According to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, between 2009-10 and 2020-21, the total number of elephants killed due to the grip of trains across India.
According to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, between 2009-10 and 2020-21, a total of 186 elephants have died after being hit by trains across India. In which the highest number (62) of elephants have died on railway tracks in Assam.
Question-7 Which state government launched the 'Corona Mukta Pind' campaign in India?
The Punjab State Government has launched the 'Corona Mukt Pind' campaign. Under this campaign, a special development grant of Rs 10 lakh will be given to all those villages who have achieved the achievement of 100% vaccination.
Question-8 Which 42 million years old extinct fish has recently been caught from the Indian Ocean, Madagascar?
Answer: Coelacanth fish
Recently, 42 million years old extinct coelacanth fish has been caught from the Indian Ocean, Madagascar.
Question-9 Where did Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) in partnership with NABARD set up the country’s first Agricultural Export Facilitation Center?
Maharashtra Agro-Industry Industries and Industries (MCCIA) in partnership with NABARD has set up the country’s first agri-center Suvidha Sansthan in Pune.
Question-10 Which isotope of iron older than the solar system was discovered by the scientists of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization in the depths of the Pacific Ocean?
Scientists from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization have discovered an iron-60 isotope of iron older than the solar system in the depths of the Pacific Ocean.