Current Affairs Quiz: April 15, 2021

Current Affairs 15 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. In which state,India’s first floating storage and regasification unit has arrived?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) has arrived at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra. The FSRU Höegh Giant, which sailed from Keppel Shipyard, Singapore, was berthed at Jaigarh terminal in Maharashtra.
  2. Recently PM Narendra Modi inaugurated which edition of Raisina Dialogue?
    A) 4th
    B) 3rd
    C) 6th
    D) 5th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 6th edition of the Raisina Dialogue. President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame and Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen were also join the Inaugural Session as chief guests.
  3. The Union Agricultural Ministry signed MoU with which company for a pilot project in 100 villages of 6 states to raise farmers income?
    A) Google
    B) Wipro
    C) Accenture
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture Ministry has signed an MoU with Microsoft for a pilot project in 100 villages of six states.
  4. Recently which mission was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan to spread awareness about nutrition?
    A) Aahar Kranti
    B) Uttam Aahar
    C) Good Diet
    D) UttamVichar aurAahar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government has launched Aahaar Kranti, a mission dedicated to spread awareness about nutrition. Aahaar Kranti has been launched with the motto of Uttam Aahaar- Uttam Vichaar or Good Diet-Good Cognition.
  5. Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog signed agreement with which company for jointly work towards providing a digitally rich ecosystem of innovation among young minds?
    A) Dassault Systems
    B) Microsoft
    C) Bayer
    D) Tesla
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog signed an agreement with Dassault Systemes Foundation to jointly work towards providing a digitally rich ecosystem of Innovation among aspiring young minds across the country.
  6. Which cricketer has dethroned Virat Kohli as world no 1 batsman in ICC Men’s ODI Rankings?
    A) Kane Wiilamson
    B) Babar Azam
    C) Faf du Plessis
    D) Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rankings for ODI batsmen, Pakistan Captain Babar Azam has climbed to the No.1 spot. Azam replaced his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli, who was occupying the top position for nearly three and a half years.
  7. Who has been appointed as new director general of National Anti Doping Agency?
    A) Vikas Sharma
    B) Vineet Chaturvedi
    C) Navin Agarwal
    D) Siddharth Singh Longjam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IAS officer Siddharth Singh Longjam will take over as the National Anti-Doping Agency’s Director General, succeeding Navin Agarwal who listed the creation of Athletes Biological Passport (ABP) for around 60 elite Indian sportspersons as one of the highlights of his tenure.
  8. Which city will host 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards 2021?
    A) Seville
    B) Victoria
    C) Maputo
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Spanish city of Seville will host the 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards on May 6 in a virtual ceremony owing to the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
  9. Who has been named as ICC men’s player of the month for March 2021?
    A) Bhuvneshwar Kumar
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) Babar Azam
    D) Kane Williamson
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who scalped 10 wickets in the the white-ball matches against England, has been named the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2021.
  10. Which cricketer has been awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee medal for the fourth time in six years?
    A) Steve Smith
    B) Kane Williamson
    C) Faf du plessus
    D) Ben Stokes
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee medal for the fourth time in six years, while women’s allrounder Amelia Kerr and rising star Devon Conway also claimed top honours at the New Zealand Cricket Awards for the 2020-21 season
  11. Which application was launched by Principal Scientific Adviser to government K Vijay Raghavan to promote well-being across age groups?
    A) UTTAM
    B) SIRI
    C) YUVA
    D) MANAS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, Prof. K Vijay Raghavan has launched the MANAS App to promote wellbeing across age groups.
  12. Which platform was launched by Union Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal to connect aqua farmers and buyers?
    A) e SANTA
    B) e KISAN
    C) e AQUA
    D) e MANDI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal inaugurated e-SANTA. e-SANTA is an electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and buyers.
  13. Recently which national digital depository on health and nutrition was launched by NITI Aayog in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation?
    A) Poshan Gyan
    B) Gyan Utsav
    C) Poshan Suraksha
    D) Seva Aur Suraksha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University launched Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition.
  14. Recently in which country,a lost golden city -3000 years old was found?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) India
    C) Vietnam
    D) Egypt
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    3000-year-old “lost golden city” from the era of 18th-dynasty king Amenhotep III, who ruled ancient Egypt from 1391 to 1353 B.C., was found in the southern province of Luxor, near some of the country’s best-known monuments.
  15. Recently Balbir Singh Junior passed away.He belongs to which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Kabaddi
    C) Football
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Balbir Singh Junior, a member of the silver medal-winning 1958 Asian Games Indian hockey team passed away. He was 88.
  16. Recently founder member of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and senior BJP leader passed away.Name him?
    A) Samadhan Mahadev
    B) Mahesh Jeena
    C) Simon Marandi
    D) Rakesh Sen
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Simon Marandi, founder member of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Senior BJP leader died at Netaji Hospital in Kolkata due to cardiac problems.
  17. Which day is observed as Ambedkar Jayanti?
    A) April 14
    B) April 13
    C) April 15
    D) April 16
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ambedkar Jayanti is observed as Equality Day in India on 14th April every year.
  18. Which day is observed as International Turban Day?
    A) April 15
    B) April 14
    C) April 12
    D) April 13
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Turban Day is celebrated every year on April 13 to bring awareness of the strict requirement on Sikhs to put the turban as a mandatory part of their religion.
  19. When is World Chagas Disease Day observed?
    A) April 10
    B) April 11
    C) April 14
    D) April 17
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Chagas Disease Day is celebrated on April 14 to raise awareness around chagas disease.
  20. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre completed how many years on April 13,2021?
    A) 100
    B) 102
    C) 104
    D) 105
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, in which several hundreds of people were killed on this day in 1919 as a result of indiscriminate firing by the colonial forces, completed 102 years on April 13,2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Denmark?
    A) Copenhagen
    B) Stagen
    C) Aarhus
    D) Vienna
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the constituency of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan?
    A) Pune
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A) London
    B) Abu Dhabi
    C) Rome
    D) Dubai
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Where is the HQ of national Anti Doping Agency?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Pune
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. What is the currency of Spain?
    A) Krone
    B) Dollar
    C) Peso
    D) Euro
    View Answer
    Option D

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