What is the theme of the International Workers’ Day 2021?

A. Workers Important for Growing Economy
B. Workers and  Labor Important during Pandemic
C. Maintaining Safety and Security at the Workplace
D. None of these

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Maintaining Safety and Security at the Workplace

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Every year, a new theme is set for International Labor Day, but for 2021 there has been no new theme. So, we have to continue with the 2020 theme which was “maintaining safety and security at the workplace”.

What is the theme of the World Press Freedom Day 2021?

A. During Pandemic, Press Matters
B. Protect Press Freedom
C. Information as a Public Good
D. None of these

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Information as a Public Good

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“The theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day, “Information as a Public Good”, underlines the indisputable importance of verified and reliable information. It calls  attention to the essential role of free and professional journalists in producing and disseminating this information, by tackling misinformation and other harmful content.”

World Press Freedom Day is observed on:

A. May 01
B. May 02
C. May 03
D. May 04

Answer

Correct Answer: C. May 03

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3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics. Just as importantly, World Press Freedom Day is a day of support for media which are targets for the restraint, or abolition, of press freedom. It is also a day of remembrance for those journalists who lost their lives in the pursuit of a story.

What is the name of the world’s first Artificial Intelligence ship?

A. Sunflower 40
B. Earth 2030
C. Mayflower 400
D. Seafarer 66

Answer

C. Mayflower 400

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  • t is 15 metres long and weighs nine tonnes. It is basically a trimaran.
  • It navigates with complete autonomy.
  • The ship is to study marine pollution and analyze plastics in the water. The voyage is important because more than 80% of the underwater world remains unexplored.
  • It has been taught how to avoid collisions. Thus, the ship can correct itself. It has been trained with hundred hours of audio data. The training will help the ship to detect the presence of marine animals and thereby provide information about the population distribution of these animals in the ocean.
  • Sophisticated cameras and radars will act as the eyes and ears of the ship. There are six cameras on the ship.
  • Till now, the ship is capable of handling waves that are fifty meters high.
  • The team is to monitor the ship twenty-four hours from England.
  • It is capable of self-activating a hydrophone that can listen to whales.
  • The ship is covered with solar panels.
  • The data gathered by the ship is to be available for free.

After the launch, Mayflower will become the first unmanned vehicle to cross the Atlantic Ocean.