Current Affairs Quiz: 7 May 2021
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as India-European Council meeting, free COVID-19 treatment scheme, Ayurvedic telemedicine facility and Sputnik Light vaccine dose among others.
7 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 India-European Council meeting, free COVID-19 treatment scheme, Ayurvedic telemedicine facility and Sputnik Light vaccine dose among others.
1. When is PM Narendra Modi scheduled to participate in the European Council meeting?
a) May 8th
b) May 9th
c) May 10th
d) May 11th
2. N Rangasamy took oath as the Chief Minister of which state/ UT on May 7th?
b) Tamil Nadu
d) None of the Above
3. Which state has announced a free treatment scheme for poor COVID-19 patients?
a) Uttar Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
4. Which state has launched an Ayurvedic telemedicine facility for COVID-19 patients?
c) Uttar Pradesh
5. Which state has suspended the 3rd phase of Covid-19 vaccination?
6. Delhi has made 14-day institutional quarantine mandatory for people coming from which two states?
a) Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
b) Kerala, TN
c) West Bengal, Jharkhand
d) Haryana, Punjab
7. Which nation has passed a law to screen foreign investments for security risks?
8. A single dose of which vaccine's component demonstrates 79.4 percent efficacy against COVID-19 strains?
b) Sputnik Light
1. (a) May 8th
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating in the European Council meeting on May 8, 2021. He will be attending the meeting at the invitation of the European Council President, Charles Michel as a special invitee.
2. (c) Puducherry
All India NR Congress (AINRC) leader N Rangasamy took oath as the Chief Minister of Puducherry at Raj Nivas for the fourth time on May 7, 2021.
3. (c) Madhya Pradesh
The Government of Madhya Pradesh has launched a new scheme under which free treatment will be provided to the patients of Coronavirus in the state. The scheme by the state government will benefit the poor and even the middle class, who will be able to get free COVID treatment at contracted private hospitals.
4. (b) Haryana
The Haryana Government has launched an Ayurvedic telemedicine facility for COVID-19 patients. This was announced by Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij who said that now any patient can consult the Ayurvedic Doctors on phone by dialing 1075. The facility has been launched after verifying the response of Ayurvedic medicines used on Corona patients.
5. (c) Chhattisgarh
The Chhattisgarh government has suspended the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive for people aged between 18 and 44 years. The decision came after the state high court’s order to modify the plan that prioritised inoculation of the economically weaker sections of society.
6. (a) Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
The Delhi government has made 14-day institutional quarantine mandatory for all those arriving in the national capital from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. This comes as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the county. The order came after reports of a more virulent variant of the virus found in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, which reportedly has a shorter incubation period and a higher transmission rate.
7. (b) Denmark
The Business Ministry of Denmark announced on May 5, 2021, that the lawmakers of the country have passed legislation for allowing the screening of future foreign investments in order to ensure that they don’t pose a threat to national security.
8. (b) Sputnik Light
Russian developers of the Sputnik V vaccine informed on May 6, 2021 that a single dose of Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 percent efficacy against COVID-19. They added that it is also effective against all new strains of COVID-19.