Current Affairs Quiz: April 11, 2021

Current Affairs 11 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which country hosted the BRICS Finance Ministers Meeting 2021?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) China
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised the key role the BRICS group was playing in responding to the current global crisis through policy support and by enhancing international policy coordination.
  2. Recently how many highway projects have been approved in Uttarakhand worth ₹ 1210 cr?
    A) 22
    B) 23
    C) 28
    D) 25
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre has approved 28 highway projects worth Rs 1,210.17 crore in Uttarakhand, union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
  3. How much amount was contributed by India to UN Trust Fund for counter terrorism?
    A) $200000
    B) $350000
    C) $400000
    D) $500000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has contributed an additional $500,000 to the United Nations Trust Fund for Counter-Terrorism, taking the country’s donation to the UN office set up to combat terrorism to over $1 million.
  4. Recently RBI extended which facilities to non bank payment system operators?
    A) NEFT
    B) RTGS
    C) IMPS
    D) Both a and b
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) facilities to non-bank payment system operators.
  5. Recently RBI enhanced temporary liquidity limit for states and UTs by how much percent?
    A) 44%
    B) 46%
    C) 39%
    D) 29%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Financial institution of India has enhanced the momentary liquidity restrict for states and union territories by about 46% to assist them tide over their money movement mismatches.
  6. Which payments bank launched Rewards123 Savings account facility?
    A) Airtel Payments Bank
    B) Fino Payments Bank
    C) Paytm Payment Bank
    D) Idea Payment Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank announced its new savings account ”Rewards123” that offers benefits and value to customers when they transact digitally using the bank account.
  7. As per data,India’s fuel consumption contracted by how much percent in FY21?
    A) 8.9%
    B) 6.5%
    C) 8.8%
    D) 9.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s fuel demand contracted by a massive 9.1 per cent in the financial year ended March 31, the first in more than two decades, as a stringent lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the pandemic pummelled economic activity, government data showed.
  8. The net direct tax collection for the fiscal ended March 31 stood up at how much amount?
    A) ₹11.5 lakh cr
    B) ₹10.0 lakh cr
    C) ₹9.50 lakh cr
    D) ₹9.45 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The net direct tax collection for the fiscal ended March 31 stood at Rs 9.45 lakh crore, an increase of 5 per cent over the revised estimates in the Union Budget.
  9. Recently Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou was appointed as new PM of which country?
    A) Guatemala
    B) Vietnam
    C) Kenya
    D) Niger
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Newly elected President for Niger Mohamed Bazoum appointed former minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou as the country’s Prime Minister.
  10. Who was appointed as new brand ambassador of Vivo?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) MS Dhoni
    C) Prithvi Shaw
    D) Ravindra Jadeja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chinese smartphone brand Vivo announced that it has onboarded Virat Kohli as the company’s brand ambassador.
  11. Who was awarded the Devishankar Awasthi award 2020?
    A) Ashutosh Bhardwaj
    B) Rituraj Singh
    C) Shrabani Basu
    D) Deepak Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The famous Devishankar Awasthi Award has been awarded to the prolific Hindi prose, journalist, and critic Ashutosh Bhardwaj.
  12. Recently which Indian wrestler was inducted into WWE Hall of Fame 2021?
    A) The Great Khali
    B) Jinder Mahal
    C) Jeet Rana
    D) Mahabali Shera
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Great Khali has been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2021.
  13. In which state,are the two mobile applications “Hamari Sadak” and “Tameer Taraqqi” launched to strengthen e governance?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) TamilNadu
    C) WestBengal
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Strengthening the e-Governance structure and bringing transparency in the system, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched two mobile applications — ‘Hamari Sadak’ and ‘Tameer Taraqqi’ which will allow residents to register and track their grievancesand enable effective supervision of development projects through data updated by field staff.
  14. Recently Union Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank launched world first micro sensor based explosive trace detector.Name it?
    A) Nanochip
    B) NanoSniffer
    C) SuperSniffer
    D) Anaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched NanoSniffer, the world’s first Microsensor-based Explosive Trace Detector (ETD).
  15. Recently CRPF celebrated April 9 as which CRPF Valour Day?
    A) 56th
    B) 54th
    C) 52nd
    D) 57th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Valour Day (Shaurya Diwas) is observed on 9 April every year, as a tribute to the brave men of the Force. 2021 marks the 56th CRPF Valour Day.
  16. When is International Day of Drug Checking observed?
    A) March 31
    B) April 8
    C) March 30
    D) April 9
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, the International Day of Drug Checking takes place on March 31.
  17. When is International Day of Sport for Development and Peace observed?
    A) April 8
    B) April 7
    C) April 5
    D) April 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    April 6 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which recognizes the power of sport in promoting peace and erasing cultural barriers worldwide.
  18. When is International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide observed?
    A) April 10
    B) April 5
    C) April 6
    D) April 7
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda observed globally on 7 April every year.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Airtel Payment Bank?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Niger?
    A) Euro
    B) CFA Franc
    C) Peso
    D) Dollar
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Vivo Communications?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) USA
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option A

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