16-May-2021, Current Affairs in English
Question-1: Recently, which country’s fast bowler Harry Gurney has announced his retirement?
England fast bowler Harry Gurney has announced his retirement.
Question-2 Recently, which country’s tennis player Roman Khasanova has been banned for 10 years?
Kazakhstan has imposed a 10-year ban on tennis player Roman Khasanova.
Question-3 Recently who has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian women’s cricket team?
Answer- Ramesh Powar
Recently, Ramesh Powar has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian women’s cricket team.
Question-4 Which Indian-origin expert has recently been awarded by 2021 World Food Prize?
Answer- Dr Shakuntala Hark Singh Thilstad
Indian-origin global nutritionist, Dr. Shakuntala Harak Singh Thilsted has received the “World Food Award” for the year 2021. She developed a holistic and nutrition-sensitive approach to seafood and food systems and has received an award for her research.
Question-5 Who has chaired the meeting of the first BRICS Employment Working Group held recently?
Answer- Apurva Chandra
Mr. Apoorva Chandra has recently held the first BRICS Employment Working Group meeting.
Question-6 Recently who has been appointed as the new CEO of Bata India?
Answer: Gunjan Shah
Gunjan Shah has recently been appointed as the new CEO of Bata India.
Question-7 Recently who became the first state to join the global COVAX alliance?
Recently Punjab has become the first state to join the global COVAX alliance.
Question-8 Recently, Samsung Electronics has provided 60 oxygen concentrators from which state?
Answer – Uttar Pradesh
Recently Samsung Electronics has provided 60 oxygen concentrators from the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Question-9 Recently, the chairman of the Times Group died, what is his name?
Answer: Indu Jain
Recently, Indu Jain, the chairperson of ‘Times Group’, has passed away.
Question-10 Who has recently written a book called ‘All Time Favorites for Children’?
Answer – Ruskin Bond
Recently, Ruskin Bond has written a book titled ‘All Time Favorites for Children’.
Question-11 Recently ‘PC George’ has passed away, who was he?
Recently ‘PC George‘ has passed away, he was an actor.
Question-12 Recently, who has topped the list of 50 greatest leaders in the world for 2021 released by Fortune magazine?
Answer: Jasinda Ardon
Jacinda Ardern has recently topped the list of 50 Greatest World Leaders for 2021 released by Fortune magazine.
Question-13 Recently, who has announced the purchase of Israel-based startup GKit?
Walmart recently announced the purchase of Israel-based startup GKit.
Question-14 Recently which payment bank has launched digital platform ‘Digigold’?
Answer: Airtel Payment Bank
Recently Airtel Payments Bank has launched digital platform ‘DigiGold’.