Current Affairs May 2021

Current Affairs May 2021 covers all highlights of national, international, business, and economic issues to help the job seeker in Bangladesh preparing for BCS, Bank, other govt and private jobs.

National

  1. Bangladesh Approves ADP for 2021-22 fiscal year-
    • 2.25 trillion (14% increase)
  2. Who is the present president of Bangla Academy?
    • Dr. Rafiqul Islam
  3. What is the position of Bangladesh in getting remittance in 2021?
    • As per KNOMAD’s report, Bangladesh is the 7th most remittance-receiving country in 2021.
  4. As of 60th Bank, Bengal Commercial Bank has started its journey on-
    • March 10, 2021
  5. The first secure and fast browser in the whole of Bengali is-
    • Duronto
  6. The first metro rail in Bangladesh started on-
    • May 11, 2021 (Train line: MRT Line-6, Distance: 20.10 km)
  7. What is the present per capita income of Bangladesh?
    • 2,227 U.S. Dollars
  8. Commissioner of ‘Global Commission of Biodiversity-2030’ is
    • Dr. Abul Kalam Azad
  9. The only cricketer in Bangladesh with three ‘Double Century’ in the test is –
    • Mushfiqur Rahim
  10. Creative Conservation Alliance is an organization of –
    • Bangladesh
  11. Total garment export from Bangladesh in 2019 is –
    • $2750 crore
  12. Recent 4 Marine Academy has been established in –
    • Pabna, Barishal, Sylhet and Rangpur
  13. As per ‘World Economic League Table 2020’, Bangladesh will be –
    • 25th largest economic country
  14. ‘Olpo Kothar Olpo Gaan’ is written by-
    • Gazi Majharul Anwar
  15. The first conference of One Health Global Group on Antimicrobial Resistance has been held on-
    • May 4, 2021
  16. Foreign Currency Reserve of Bangladesh Bank has exceeded $45 billion first on-
    • May 3, 2021

International

  1. Recently which cyclone has hit the Indian Ocean?
    • Cyclone Tauktae (17th May 2021; named by Maldives)
  2. Which country does aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero and has declared ‘Climate Emergency’?
    • Japan
  3. When did Maldives rejoin the Commonwealth?
    • February 01, 2020 (present member 54 countries)
  4. Which country has launched a “virus passport” for the first time in the world?
    • China (March 8, 2021)
  5. What is China’s population in 2021?
    • As per census 2021, China’s population is 141 crore
  6. Who has climbed Everest most times –
    • Kami Rita Sherpa (25 times)
  7. Debris from the Chinese Rocket landed in –
    • the Indian Ocean near the Maldives (May 9, 2021)
  8. The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) will take place in-
    • Geneva, Switzerland (30th Nov – 3rd Dec 2021)
  9. ‘Lag BaOmer Day’ relates to –
    • Israel
  10. The deadline for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) is –
    • 2033
  11. Recent children’s book written by Meghan Markle is-
    • The Bench
  12. 16th G-20 Conference will be held in-
    • Rome, Italy (October 30-31, 2021)

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