In this article, we will discuss all the important Current Affairs MCQ of 26 May with full explanations. Where we will discuss the daily current affairs quiz’s questions and answers. So read all the important 26 May MCQs carefully.
Current Affairs Quiz / 26 May MCQ Current Affairs
26 May Current Affairs MCQ – Questions
1. Mahagram ties up with which bank to enhance the digital payments ecosystem?
(c)Kotak Mahindra Bank
2. Which bank has partnered with Retail to launch a new range of co-branded credit cards?
3. Veteran Communist leader and three-time Member of Parliament Shivaji Patnaik passed away at the age of ____.
4. Who has become the first player to hit 700 fours in the history of the IPL?
5. UN is observing “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories” from ________.
(a)23rd to 29th May
(b)25th to 31st May
(c)22nd to 28th May
(d)24th to 30th May
6. According to WEF’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2021, what is the rank of India?
7. Which company has become the first E&P company in India to trade domestic gas on Indian Gas Exchange?
8. Which bank has announced the launch of Real-Time Xpress Credit on its internet banking platform?
9. Foreign Investment Facilitation Portal completes how many years since the abolition of FIPB?
10. Which country hosted the BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting in 2022?
11. What is the theme of the ‘Swachh Survekshan – SS-2023’?
(b)Disposal of Faecal Sludge
(c)Waste to Wealth
(d)None of the above
12. ILO releases ____ edition of ILO monitor on World of Work.
13. Who has been awarded the Sangita Kalanidhi award for the year 2021 by Music Academy?
(b)G J R Krishnan
(d)None of the above
14. Tata Power has partnered with which company to build an EV charging network across India?
15. Which state/ UT has undertaken a unique initiative of using robots for extinguishing fires?
26 May MCQs – Answers
Mahagram, a rural financial technology (FinTech) company that connects neighbourhood merchants to banking services, has teamed up with IndusInd Bank to improve India’s digital payments ecosystem. In the current fiscal year (2022–23), the partnership intends to enrol 15 million (1.5 crores), small merchants, in the UPI Quick Response.
HDFC Bank and Retailio have launched a range of co-branded credit cards targeted at chemists and pharmacies. Private sector lender HDFC Bank and B2B pharma marketplace Retailio has launched a new range of co-branded credit cards. The credit cards will be available to over 1 lakh customers of Retailio from their existing merchant base and as well as new customers.
Veteran Communist leader and three-time Member of Parliament, Shivaji Patnaik passed away at the age of 93. Shivaji Patnaik is lauded as the founder of CPI (Marxist) in Odisha. He was born on August 10, 1930, the veteran leader had joined the State student’s movement at the age of 17 when he was studying in Ravenshaw College.
Punjab Kings opening batter Shikhar Dhawan has become the first player to hit 700 fours in the history of the IPL. Dhawan reached this feat during the last league stage match of IPL 2022, between PBKS and Sunrisers Hyderabad, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The batter has now a total of 701 IPL fours to his name. He is followed by David Warner and Virat Kohli, with 577 and 576 fours, respectively.
United Nations is observing “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories” from May 25 to 31. On December 06, 1999, the UN General Assembly called for the annual observance of the Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories.
The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) ranked India 54th position (down from 46th in 2019) with a score of 4.1 in its Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021, but still India remains top performer in South Asia. Japan has topped (1) the global chart and the bottom position (117) is occupied by the country Chad.
“ONGC has become the first exploration and production (E&P) company in India to trade domestic gas on Indian Gas Exchange. The first online trade was made on May 23, 2022 by ONGC Director (Onshore) & In-charge Marketing Anurag Sharma on India’s first automated national level Gas Exchange.
The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has introduced Real-Time Xpress Credit (RTXC) on YONO. Xpress Credit is the bank’s personal loan product for salaried customers, which will be available digitally. SBI stated that eligible customers will now be able to get personal loans up to ₹ 35 lakh via YONO, without any paperwork.
The Foreign Investment Facilitation Portal (FIF Portal), under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has turned five years since its inception by abolishing the erstwhile Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) on 24th May 2017.
Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs attended the 7th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting via video conference, which was hosted by the People’s Republic of China and attended by all BRICS Member Nations.
Union Government has launched the 8th Edition of Swachh Survekshan – SS-2023 under Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0. Swachh Survekshan- 2023 has been designed with the theme of ‘Waste to Wealth’ as its driving philosophy. The survey would also give priority to the principle of 3Rs- Reduce, Recycle and Reuse. In SS-2023, the evaluation will be conducted in four phases, instead of three phases in earlier editions.
ILO releases 9th edition of ILO monitor on World of Work. According to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) titled “ILO Monitor on The World of Work—Ninth Edition”, several worldwide crises are threatening global labour market recovery, with increasing inequalities within and between countries.
Renowned vocalist and guru, Neyveli R Santanagopalan, eminent mridangam artist and guru, ‘Tiruvarur’ Bhakthavathsalam, and Lalgudi violin duo, G J R Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi were named for the prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi awards of the Music Academy for 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Tata Power Company rose 2.29% to Rs 231.85 after the company announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) to build a EV charging network across India. Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC).
The Delhi Government has undertaken a unique initiative of using robots for extinguishing fires in the city. Initially, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government inducted two robots into Delhi’s firefighting fleet that will be able to douse fires in narrow streets, warehouses, basements, stairs, forests and enter places like oil and chemical tankers and factories.
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