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May Month Agriculture Current Affairs 2021

May Month Agriculture Current Affairs 2021

May Month Agriculture Current Affairs 2021

Q.1 Asia’s 1st Woman who get the Wild Innovator Award?

वाइल्ड इनोवेटर अवार्ड पाने वाली एशिया की पहली महिला?

  • Achanta Kamal
  • KrithiKaranth
  • Chandani Mehra
  • Anish Khare

Answer: Option B

Solution:

Dr.Krithi K Karanth, the Chief Conservation Scientist at Bengaluru-based Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS), has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 ‘WILD Innovator Award’.

 

Q.2 The government has targeted how many million tonnes of mustard production by 2025-26?

सरकार ने 2025-26 तक कितने मिलियन टन सरसों उत्पादन का लक्ष्य रखा है?

  • 20
  • 17
  • 18
  • 15

Answer: Option B

Solution:

The Government plans to bring around nine million hectares of land under mustard cultivation and raise the production to around 17 million tonnes (mt) by 2025-26

 

Q.3 India needs how much money to fight climate change, As per the report?

रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, भारत को जलवायु परिवर्तन से लड़ने के लिए कितने पैसे की जरूरत है?

  • 150 billion
  • 250 billion
  • 400 billion
  • 350 billion

Answer: Option C

Solution:

The country needs over USD 400 billion in capital investment which could save over 100 GW of energy and 1.1 billion tonne of greenhouse gasses between 2015 and 2030.

 

Q.4 When is “World Tuna Day” observed globally?

विश्व स्तर पर “विश्व टूना दिवस” कब मनाया जाता है?

  • May 2
  • First Saturday of May
  • May 1
  • First Sunday of May

Answer: Option A

Solution:

The World Tuna Day is observed on May 2 every year.

 

Q.5 India’s 1st electric tractor has been testedIn which state?

भारत के पहले इलेक्ट्रिक ट्रैक्टर का परीक्षण किस राज्य में किया गया है?

  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Goa
  • Punjab

Answer: Option A

Solution:

The first-ever electric tractor in the country has been tested at the Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute in Budni, Madhya Pradesh.

 

Q.6 Director of the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR) who has been appointed as?

भारतीय चावल अनुसंधान संस्थान (IIRR) के निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

  1. Anurag Kumar
  2. Vikas Singroul
  3. Govindan Rangarajan
  4. Raman Meenakshi Sundaram

Answer: Option D

Solution:

Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

 

Q.7 How much amount of financial support was given by the NABARD to West Bengal for the development of agriculture and allied sectors?

नाबार्ड द्वारा पश्चिम बंगाल को कृषि और संबद्ध क्षेत्रों के विकास के लिए कितनी राशि की वित्तीय सहायता दी गई?

  1. 9235 cr
  2. 9162 cr
  3. 9355 cr
  4. 9547 cr

Answer: Option B

Solution:

The NABARD has given financial support of Rs 9,162 crore to the state during the last financial year for the development of agriculture and allied sectors amid Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Q.8 2021 “World Food Prize” has won by?

2021 “विश्व खाद्य पुरस्कार” किसके द्वारा जीता गया है?

  1. Akinwumi Adesina
  2. Fazle Hasan Abed
  3. Shakuntala HaraksinghThilsted
  4. Rattan Lal

Answer: Option C

Solution:

The Indian-origin Shakuntala HaraksinghThilsted has been named as the winner of 2021 World Food Prize.

 

Q.9 How much amount has been allocated for the year 2021-22 for ‘Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture’?

वर्ष 2021-22 के लिए ‘बागवानी के एकीकृत विकास मिशन’ के लिए कितनी राशि आवंटित की गई है?

  • 2350 cr
  • 2150 cr
  • 2500 cr
  • 2250 cr

Answer: Option D

Solution:

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has provided an enhanced allocation of Rs. 2250 Crore for the year 2021-22 for ‘Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture’, a centrally sponsored scheme.

 

Q.10 Which state has launched the “MOMA Market mobile app” for Vegetable Delivery?

सब्जी वितरण के लिए किस राज्य ने “मोमा मार्केट मोबाइल ऐप” लॉन्च किया है?

  • Meghalaya
  • Manipur
  • Tripura
  • Nagaland

Answer: Option B

Solution:

The Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh has launched MOMA Market mobile application for home delivery of fresh vegetables.

 

Q.11 How much amount was given by the “NABARD” from its “Rural Infrastructure Development Fund” for Assam in FY21?

वित्त वर्ष 2011 में असम के लिए अपने “ग्रामीण बुनियादी ढांचा विकास कोष” से “नाबार्ड” द्वारा कितनी राशि दी गई थी?

  • 1236 cr
  • 1500 cr
  • 1323 cr
  • 1250 cr

Answer: Option A

Solution:

The NABARD has provided an all-time high amount of Rs 1,236 crore from its RIDF during the financial year 2020-21 with Rural Connectivity Projects as the focus area in the state of Assam.

 

Q.12 The “World Bee Day” is observed on which day of the year?

“विश्व मधुमक्खी दिवस” वर्ष के किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

  • 18 May
  • 19 May
  • 20 May
  • 17 May

Answer: Option C

Solution:

The World Bee Day is celebrated every year on May 20 to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators for the ecosystem.

 

Q.13 What is the theme of “World Bee Day” 2021?

“विश्व मधुमक्खी दिवस” 2021 का विषय क्या है?

  • No Bee, No Honey
  • Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees
  • Just Bee Yourself
  • Save the Bees

Answer: Option B

Solution:

The theme of World Bee Day 2021 is “Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees”.

 

Q.14 Which bank has launched the digital LPS for MSME and Agri Products?

किस बैंक ने MSME और कृषि उत्पादों के लिए डिजिटल एलपीएस लॉन्च किया है?

  • BOI
  • YES Bank
  • SBI
  • IDBI Bank

Answer: Option D

Solution:

The IDBI Bank has announced the launch of its fully digitized loan processing system, offering over 50 products to MSME and agriculture sector.

 

Q.15 What is the theme of “World Metrology Day” 2021?

“विश्व मेट्रोलॉजी दिवस” 2021 का विषय क्या है?

  • The International System of Units – Fundamentally better
  • Weather-ready, climate-smart
  • Measurements for global trade
  • Measurement for Health

Answer: Option D

Solution:

The theme for World Metrology Day 2021 is Measurement for Health.

 

Q.16 What is the theme of the “World Biodiversity Day” 2021?

“विश्व जैव विविधता दिवस” 2021 का विषय क्या है?

  • Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health
  • Our solutions are in nature
  • Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity
  • We’re part of the solution

Answer: Option D

Solution:

The theme of 2021 World Biodiversity Day is “We’re part of the solution”.

 

Q.17 Which day of the year is celebrated as the “International Day for Biological Diversity”?

वर्ष के किस दिन को “अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जैव विविधता दिवस” के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

  • 19 May
  • 21 May
  • 20 May
  • 22 May

Answer: Option D

Solution:

The International Day for Biological Diversity is held on May 22 every year.

 

Q.18 Who among these are the noted environmentalist and the leader of the Chipko Movement who has passed away?

इनमें से कौन प्रसिद्ध पर्यावरणविद् और चिपको आंदोलन के नेता हैं जिनका निधन हो गया है?

  • Chandi Prasad Bhatt
  • Mohan Dharia
  • Mike Pandey
  • Sunderlal Bahuguna

Answer: Option D

Solution:

The Noted environmentalist and Gandhian activist Sunderlal Bahuguna who was the leader of the Chipko Movement, has passed away.

 

Q.19 Yuan Longping, a great hybrid rice scientist, passed away. Did he belong to which nation?

एक महान संकर चावल वैज्ञानिक युआन लॉन्गपिंग का निधन हो गया। क्या वह किस राष्ट्र के थे?

  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Malaysia

Answer: Option A

Solution:

Yuan Longping, a Chinese agriculture scientist passed away due to organ failure at a hospital in Changsha at 90.

 

Q.20 Which state govt announced the launch of the “Ankur scheme” under which citizens will be awarded for planting trees during the monsoon?

किस राज्य सरकार ने “अंकुर योजना” शुरू करने की घोषणा की जिसके तहत नागरिकों को मानसून के दौरान पेड़ लगाने के लिए सम्मानित किया जाएगा?

  • Bihar
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Haryana

Answer: Option B

Solution:

The Madhya Pradesh government announced the launch of Ankur, a scheme under which citizens will be awarded for planting trees during monsoon.

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