Current Affairs Quiz: 3 May 2021


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3 May 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as new West Bengal Chief Minister, state of emergency, PM Modi-UK PM Boris Johnson and World Press Freedom Day among others. 

1. Which bank has allocated Rs 71 crores to support initiatives that will help India battle COVID-19 pandemic?
a) PNB
b) Canara 
c) SBI 
d) Axis

2. When will Mamata Banerjee take oath as West Bengal Chief Minister?
a) May 10th
b) MAY 7th
c) May 5th
d) May 4th

3. The President of which African nation has declared a state of emergency?
a) Ghana
b) Zambia
c) DRC
d) Niger

4. When is Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to hold virtual summit with UK PM Boris Johnson?
a) May 4th 
b) May 5th
c) May 6th
d) May 7th

5. When is the World Press Freedom Day observed?
a) April 30th
b) May 1st
c) May 2nd
d) May 3rd

6. Which nation is hosting G7 Foreign Minister’s Meeting?
a) India
b) France
c) UK
d) Canada

7. Which bloc has created history by forming a second consecutive government in Kerala?
a) LDF
b) UDF
c) NDA
d) TMC

Answers 

1. (c) SBI 
The State Bank of India has allocated Rs 71 crores to support various initiatives that will help India battle the deadly second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The public sector bank has allocated Rs 30 crores to set up healthcare facilities such as 1000-bedded makeshift hospitals, 1000- bedded isolation facilities and 250 bed ICU facilities in some of the worst-hit states.

2. (c) May 5th
Mamata Banerjee will take oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time on May 5, 2021. This was informed by senior Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee during a press briefing.

3. (c) DRC
The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi, has declared a state of emergency over the increasing violence in the eastern provinces in North Kivu and Ituri.

4. (a) May 4th
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on May 4, 2021. The summit aims to provide an important opportunity to elevate multi-faceted strategic ties and enhance cooperation on regional and global issues of mutual interest, as per the latest release of the External Affairs Ministry.

5. (d) May 3rd
The World Press Freedom Day is observed on May 3rd every year. The day is dedicated towards celebrating the fourth pillar of democracy – the press and commemorates the field of journalism and the struggle faced by journalists who have risked their lives to seek and bring true stories to the world.

6. (c) UK
India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is going to visit London, UK from May 03 to May 06, 2021, to participate in the G7 Foreign and Development Minister’s Meeting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7. (a) LDF
LDF set to come to power for a second consecutive term in the state creating history. The LDF has maintained a lead in 98 seats out of 140 which is 7 seats more than 2016 while the UDF has been reduced to 41 seats, Find the complete list of candidates winning the elections in 2021.



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