Current Affairs Quiz: April 12, 2021

Current Affairs 12 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. India with which other country has announced launch of strategic partnership in water sector?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Switzerland
    D) Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and the Netherlands have announced the launch of the strategic partnership in water sector to further intensify ongoing cooperation and better coherence in the area. Joint Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry Sandeep Chakravorty informed about this while addressing the media in New Delhi after the India – Netherlands Virtual Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte.
  2. Recently which organisation launched first of its kind online dispute resolution handbook in India?
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) Sidbi
    C) NASSCOM
    D) RBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog launched the first-of-its kind Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) handbook in India.ODR is the resolution of disputes outside courts, particularly of small and medium-value cases, using digital technology and techniques of alternate dispute resolution such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.
  3. Which state has planned to provide 100 percent water tap connections to all households before March 2022?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Sikkim
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sikkim has planned to provide 100 per cent tap water connections to all households before March next year under Jal Jeevan Mission. The State has about one lakh five thousand households, out of which 81 thousand households have tap water connections. It has provided about ten thousand 300 tap water connections in 2020-21.
  4. Recently India gifted Rs 100 crore patrol vessel PR Zorester to which country?
    A) Vietnam
    B) Bhutan
    C) Seychelles
    D) Maldives
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India formally handed over Rs 100 crore patrol vessel “PS Zoroaster” to Seychelles during the virtual summit between Indian PM Narendra Modi and Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan. The PS Zoroaster is the fourth made-in-India patrol boat developed for Seychelles since 2005. The other vessels gifted by India include PS Topaz (2005), PS Constant (2014), Patrol Boat Hermes (2016).
  5. Which application was launched at ICCR Foundation Day held in Beijing?
    A) Little Guru
    B) Little Angel
    C) Be Young
    D) Small Wonder
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) celebrated its 71st Foundation Day on 10th April. On the occasion, the ICCR has unveiled ‘Little Guru’ app, world’s first Gamified Sanskrit learning App which was jointly launched in Beijing by Ambassador Vikram Misri and renowned Chinese scholar on Sanskrit and India studies, Professor Wang Bangwei.
  6. Which mutual fund company has become the first mutual fund house to cross Rs 5 lakh crore AUM Mark?
    A) SBI MF
    B) Mirrae Asset
    C) Aditya Birla MF
    D) Nippon MF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd has become the first mutual fund house in India to cross theRs5 lakh crore average assets under management (AAUM) mark. In the last one year, SBI MF’s average AUM has grown to ₹5.04 lakh crore from ₹3.73 lakh crore, recording a growth of 35 % during the financial year 2020-21.
  7. Which Indian business tycoon was awarded with Abu Dhabi top civilian award for the noble and charitable works to the society?
    A) Yusuffali
    B) LC goyal
    C) Mukesh Ambani
    D) Shahid Khan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has honoured Indian-origin businessman Yusuffali MA and 11 other individuals with Abu Dhabi’s top civilian award for their noble and charitable contributions to the community. Yusuffali, 65, the Chairman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi-based LuLu Group which operates hypermarkets and retail companies in many countries, was honoured by the Crown Prince.
  8. Recently Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju inaugurated Khelo India State Centre of Excellence for Rowing in which city?
    A) Srinagar
    B) Jammu
    C) Leh
    D) Ranchi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) for rowing at the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council Water Sports Academy in Srinagar.
  9. Recently Satish Kaul Passed away.He was related to the which field?
    A) Sports
    B) Actor
    C) Journalist
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul, who featured in several Hindi films and shows including Mahabharat, passed away due to COVID-19 related complications. He was 74.
  10. What is the theme of this year’s World Homeopathy Day 2021?
    A) Homeopathy-Roadmap for integrative medicine
    B) Homeopathy in public health
    C) Enhancing the scope of Homeopathy
    D) Pregnancy and homeopathy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Homeopathy Day is celebrated on April 10. The day is observed to mark the importance of homoeopathy and its contribution to the world of medicine. The date is the birth anniversary of Dr Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, who was a German physician and the founder of homoeopathy.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. what is the capital of Netherlands?
    A) Amsterdam
    B) Kiev
    C) Washington
    D) London
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Seychelles?
    A) Maputo
    B) Victoria
    C) Port Louis
    D) Nairobi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of SBI MF?
    A) Lucknow
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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