Current Affairs Quiz: April 22, 2021

Current Affairs 22 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Who was appointed as new chairperson of FICCI Ladies Organisation?
    A) Simran Kushwaha
    B) Kamalpreet Kaur
    C) Manisha Kaul
    D) Uma Chigurupati
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uma Chigurupati, businesswoman, marathoner is the new Chairperson of the FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) Hyderabad Chapter.
  2. Recently Bachi Singh Rawat passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A) Politics
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Union minister and senior BJP leader Bachi Singh Rawat died at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences. He was 71.
  3. Recently Baboolal Goverdhan Joshi passed away.He was the statistision of which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Football
    C) Kabaddi
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned hockey statistician and historian Baboolal Goverdhan Joshi died owing to COVID-19
  4. Recently Kishore Nandlaskar passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Sports
    C) Author
    D) Actor
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Popular Marathi and Hindi film actor Kishore Nandlaskar passed away after battling a week Maharashtra due to coronavirus complications. The 81-year-old veteran actor has starred in several Marathi and Bollywood films.
  5. Recently Former Vice President Walter Mondale passed away.He was the former Vice President of which nation?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) NewZealand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died. He was 93 years old.
  6. Recently which former RBI governor passed away in Hyderabad due to Covid 19?
    A) Rakaesh Sharma
    B) C Ramgarajan
    C) Viral Achrya
    D) M Narasimham
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor M Narasimham passed away in Hyderabad after battling Covid-19.He was 94.
  7. Who is the author of book “The cUrsed Inheritance “?
    A) Sutapa Basu
    B) Amitav Ghosh
    C) Chitra Banerjee
    D) Shabdita Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sutapa Basu, a TOI Write India winner and AutHer Award for Best Fiction 2020 winner, released her seventh book ‘The Cursed Inheritance’.
  8. Who is the author of book “Wanderers, Kings, Merchants: The Story of India through its Languages”?
    A) Vikram Seth
    B) Ashvin Sanghi
    C) Mohan Kanda
    D) Peggy Mohan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Wanderers, Kings, Merchants: The Story of India through its Languages”, published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI), is written by noted linguist Peggy Mohan.
  9. How many total medals were clinched by India at 2021 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships?
    A) 11
    B) 14
    C) 12
    D) 15
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 2021 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. India received 14 medals to stand in the 1/3 spot on the medal table.
  10. Recently Indian Army chief General MM Naravane attended the Army Chiefs’ Conclave in which city?
    A) Dhaka
    B) Thiruvananthapuram
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Thimphu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Army chief General MM Naravane attended the Army Chiefs’ Conclave held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on the sidelines of a multinational military exercise.
  11. Which Insurance company has partnered with Gramcover , to collectively enhance rural insurance penetration?
    A) OICL
    B) NICL
    C) NIACL
    D) AICL
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited has partnered with Gramcover , to collectively enhance rural insurance penetration.
  12. Which country launched IR 6 advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges to Mark day of nuclear technology?
    A) Iran
    B) Israel
    C) Pakistan
    D) North Korea
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Iran’s commitment to nuclear non-proliferation while overseeing the launch of advanced centrifuges at the underground Natanz nuclear plant to mark National Nuclear Technology Day.
  13. Which country to host World Boxing Council Championships 2021?
    A) Pakistan
    B) India
    C) Myanmar
    D) China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In what is being billed as a game changer for professional boxing in the country, the World Boxing Council (WBC) has endorsed the Indian Championship fight between Chandni Mehra and Suman Kumari on May 1 in Jalandhar.
  14. Recently the central government extended insurance scheme for healthcare workers under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package for how many years?
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Central government has extended the insurance scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package for health workers for a period of one year.
  15. The Cabinet approved a fresh Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and of which country to boost mutually relations?
    A) Australia and NewZealand
    B) UK and UsA
    C) USA and France
    D) NewZealand and France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet approved a fresh Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, (CA ANZ).
  16. The Cabinet gave ex post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding MoU between the Director General of Trade Remedies, India and trade and tariff commission of which country on establishing a framework solution?
    A) Maldives
    B) Myanmar
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Pakistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet gave ex post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding MoU between the Director General of Trade Remedies, India and the Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission on the establishment of a framework of cooperation in the area of trade remedial measures signed at Dhaka.
  17. Which section of the Competition Act, 2002 permits CCI to enter into any Memorandum or arrangement with any agency of any foreign country for the purpose of discharging its duties or performing its functions under the Act?

    A) Section 18
    B) Section 19
    C) Section 21
    D) Section 26

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cabinet approved the MoU between Competition Commission of India (CCI) and Administrative Council for Economic Defense of Brazil, (CADE).
  18. India Pharma exports grew by how much percent during the last financial year in comparison to the 2020 fiscal year?
    A) 18%
    B) 19%
    C) 20%
    D) 21%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s pharma exports jumped over 18 percent to 24.4 billion dollars during the last financial year in comparison to the 2020 fiscal year.
  19. Which state government announced “Health Safety Week” beginning from April 22 to 29 to break chain of growing COVID-19 infection rate?

    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Jharkhand, the State Government has announced to follow a “Health Safety Week” beginning from April 22 to 29, to break the chain of growing COVID-19 infection rate in the State. People have been advised to stay home and do not move without unnecessary work.
  20. Who won the men’s Monte CarloMasters Title 2021?
    A) Tedros Adanham
    B) Androz Rouzlay
    C) Andrew Rublev
    D) Stefnos Tsitsipas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Stefanos Tsitsipas won the Monte Carlo Masters without dropping a set, beating Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-3 for his first title this year and sixth overall.
  21. What is India’s rank in 2021 World Press Freedom Index Report by Reporters Without Borders?
    A) 142nd
    B) 150th
    C) 145th
    D) 143rd
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been listed under countries considered “bad” for journalism and is among the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, according to Reporters Without Borders, which published its 2021 World Press Freedom Index.
  22. What will be India’s GDP in 2021-22 as predicted by ICRA?
    A) 12.5%
    B) 10.5%
    C) 10.0%
    D) 9.5%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Domestic rating agency Icra cut its 2021-22 growth estimate by 0.5 per cent on the upper end, as a newer spate of lockdowns and restrictions get imposed in pockets to arrest the rising COVID-19 cases.
  23. Recently Union Cabinet cleared Bangalore Metro Rail’s ambitious Silk Board to international airport line project worth how much amount?
    A) ₹15687 cr
    B) ₹15455 cr
    C) ₹14646 cr
    D) ₹14788 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet cleared Bangalore Metro Rail’s ambitious Silk Board to international airport line project, which is estimated to cost about Rs 14,788 crore.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Federtion of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Agricultural Insurance Company of India limited?
    A) Pune
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Iran?
    A) Krone
    B) Peso
    C) Dirham
    D) Rial
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. When was Competition Commission of India founded?
    A) 2001
    B) 2003
    C) 2004
    D) 2005
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. Where is the HQ of ICRA Limited?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Pune
    C) Kolkata
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A

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