Current Affairs Quiz: March 14, 2021

Current Affairs 14 March 2021 Quiz

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  1. Under which country the first Meeting of the BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) was held?
    A) South Africa
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Brazil
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The first Meeting of the BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) was held under India’s Chairship.
    The theme of BRICS this year is -“BRICS at 15: Intra BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation, and Consensus”.
  2. INS Jalashwa reached the port of which country with an Indian Naval training team on-board?
    A) Madagascar
    B) Indonesia
    C) Seychelles
    D) Maldives
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    INS Jalashwa reached the port of Antsiranana, Madagascar with an Indian Naval training team on-board. The Indian Naval training team will be deployed in Madagascar for capacity building and training of the Malagasy Special Forces for two weeks.
  3. Which airport has India’s first dedicated Express Cargo Terminal exclusively for export and import of international couriers?
    A) Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
    C) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
    D) Kempegowda International Airport
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru has India’s first dedicated Express Cargo Terminal exclusively for export and import of international couriers.
  4. India got which spot in the latest ICC men’s T20 International team rankings topped by England?
    A) 2nd
    B) 3rd
    C) 4th
    D) 5th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India climbed to the second spot in the latest ICC men’s T20 International team rankings ahead of a five-match series against top-placed England beginning on March 12.
  5. Who has become the first Indian woman cricketer and only the second overall to score 10000 international runs?
    A) Smriti Mandhana
    B) Harmanpreet Kaur
    C) Mithali Raj
    D) Jhulan Goswami
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Captain of the India women’s team, Mithali Raj became the first woman cricketer from the country and only the second overall to score 10000 international runs.
  6. Who is appointed as the new Chief Statistician of India (CSI) by the Government of India?
    A) MD Patra
    B) G P Samanta
    C) Kshatrapati Shivaji
    D) R. S. Ratho
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian government appointed Dr G P Samanta as the new Chief Statistician of India (CSI). Samanta will replace 1986-batch IAS officer Dr Kshatrapati Shivaji who was holding additional charge of the post since September 2020.
  7. Suchitra Durai who received the prestigious King Bhumibol World Soil Day – 2020 Award of Food and Agriculture Organization on the behalf of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research is the ambassador of India to which country?
    A) Uzbekistan
    B) Indonesia
    C) Sweden
    D) Thailand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Ambassador of India to Thailand Suchitra Durai received the prestigious King Bhumibol World Soil Day – 2020 Award of Food and Agriculture Organization on the behalf of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  8. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution launched which mobile app for the benefit of those ration card holders who move to new places in search of livelihood?
    A) Mera Ration Card
    B) Mera Ration
    C) Ration Card Sabki Pehchaan
    D) Ration Sabka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution launched Mera Ration Mobile App for the benefit of those ration card holders who move to new places in search of livelihood.
  9. Name the world’s most powerful supercomputer which is now fully developed in Japan, and the machine is available for research use?
    A) Roadrunner
    B) Sunway TaihuLight
    C) Titan
    D) Fugaku
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The world’s most powerful supercomputer Fugaku is now fully developed in Japan, and the machine is available for research use.
  10. Hamed Bakayoko, prime minister of which country passed away?
    A) Ivory Coast
    B) Burkina Faso
    C) Cameroon
    D) Senegal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, Hamed Bakayoko, passed away in a hospital in Germany.
  11. When is National Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Day observed?
    A) March 9
    B) March 11
    C) March 10
    D) March 13
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Day observed on March 10. The aim of the day is to raise awareness about the link between maternal health and diabetes nationwide, and inviting pregnant women to hospitals and clinics for free screening.
  12. What is the theme of World Kidney Day 2021?
    A) Kidney Disease & Obesity
    B) Kidneys and Women’s Health
    C) Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere
    D) Living Well with Kidney Disease
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Kidney Day (WKD) is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March. This year World Kidney Day fall on March 11. This year theme is ‘Living Well with Kidney Disease’. This year’s theme aims to focus on the measures that can be taken to live a fulfilling life with kidney disease.

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