Current Affairs Quiz: April 25, 2021

Current Affairs 25 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. The Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 was held in which country?
    A) China
    B) Thailand
    C) Indonesia
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 was held in Boao, south China’s Hainan Province.
  2. Recently RBI restricted which card companies from on boarding new domestic customers from May 1 for violating data storage norms?
    A) American Express and Diners Club
    B) MasterCard and Diners Club
    C) Diners Club
    D) Visa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has restricted American Express Banking Corp and Diners Club International Ltd from onboarding new domestic customers onto their card networks from May 1 for violating data storage norms.
  3. As per India Rating and Research, cost of vaccinating all citizens above the age of 18 years against Covid-19 will amount to how much?
    A) ₹69644 cr
    B) ₹51786 cr
    C) ₹65567 cr
    D) ₹67193 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) stated that the cost of vaccinating all citizens above the age of 18 years against Covid-19 will amount to Rs. 67,193 crores. It is to be noted that of total Rs. 67,193 crores, states together will incur Rs.46,323 crores.
  4. As per agricultural ministry,farms exports up by how much percent in April-Feb FY 21?
    A) 16.88%
    B) 17.05%
    C) 15.60%
    D) 14.50%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India exported agricultural commodities worth Rs 2.74 lakh crore till February of the 2020-21 fiscal, up by 16.88 per cent from Rs 2.31 lakh crore in the year-ago period, notwithstanding the pandemic, the agriculture ministry said.
  5. As per data,the essential agri commodities exports rised up by how much percent in April May FY21?
    A) 18.90%
    B) 16.76%
    C) 17.85%
    D) 18.49%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Despite the Covid-19 situation world over, the country’s export of essential agricultural commodities for the April 2020-February 2021 period has increased by 18.49% to ₹2.74 lakh crore as compared with ₹2.31 lakh crore in the same period last year.
  6. How much percent of recovery in GDP in March ending FY 22 was projected by Fitch?
    A) 12.8%
    B) 13.0%
    C) 11.5%
    D) 10.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings said the resurgence of COVID-19 infections may delay India’s economic recovery, but won’t derail it, as it kept the sovereign rating unchanged at ‘BBB-‘ with a negative outlook.
  7. In which country,the World Youth Boxing Championship 2021 was held?
    A) Thailand
    B) Poland
    C) Vietnam
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the World Youth Boxing championships, Indian women boxers put up sensational performances as they created history with seven gold medals in Kielce, Poland.
  8. Tennager Arjun KalyAn became India’s 68thChess Grandmaster.He hails from which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu teenager Arjun Kalyan became India’s 68th Chess Grandmaster when he crossed the 2500 ELO mark after beating Dragan Kosic in the fifth round of GM Round Robin “Rujna Zore-3” in Serbia.
  9. Who has been appointed as first women chairperson of NASSCOM?
    A) Radhika Singh
    B) Sharbina Basu
    C) Nishi Chaturvedi
    D) Rekha M Menon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) announced the appointment of Rekha M Menon, Chairperson and Senior Managing Director at Accenture in India as its Chairperson for 2021-22.
  10. Who has been awarded the prestigious ‘Nelson Mandela World Humanitarian Award 2021’ by the Diplomatic Mission Global Peace?
    A) Radhika M Nair
    B) Rumana Sinha Sehgal
    C) Shobhita Negi
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Software-engineer turned social entrepreneur, Rumana Sinha Sehgal has been awarded the prestigious ‘Nelson Mandela World Humanitarian Award 2021’ by the Diplomatic Mission Global Peace.
  11. NASA’s Perseverance rover on which planet has made oxygen from the planet’s carbon dioxide atmosphere?
    A) Jupiter
    B) Mars
    C) Venus
    D) Saturn
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars has made oxygen from the planet’s carbon dioxide atmosphere. It is the second successful technology demonstration on the mission, which flew a mini-helicopter.
  12. Recently Idriss Deby Itno passed away.He was former president of which country?
    A) SingApore
    B) Thailand
    C) Seychelles
    D) Chad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The President of the Republic of Chad, Idriss Deby Itno, has passed away, following a confrontation with rebels after which he suffered wounds on the battlefield.
  13. Recently Lalit Behl passed away.He was related to the which field?
    A) Social Activist
    B) Sports
    C) Author
    D) Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor-filmmaker Lalit Behl, known for featuring in acclaimed films like ‘Titli’ and ‘Mukti Bhawan’, passed away due to COVID-19 related complications.He was 71.
  14. Recently Shravan Rathod passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Sports
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Music Composer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Music composer Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan fame died of Covid-19 related complications at the age of 66.
  15. Recently which popular Gujarati and Hindi film actor passed away due to cardiac arrest?
    A) Joseph Vijay
    B) Ajith Kumar
    C) Anil Gupta
    D) Amit Mistry
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Popular Gujarati and Hindi film actor Amit Mistry passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was 47.
  16. Who is the author of book “Climate Chamge Explanied-For one and all”?
    A) OV Vijayan
    B) Haresh S
    C) Aakash Ranison
    D) Subhash Chandan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Aakash Ranison, climate activist and blogger, has released a book called Climate Change Explained – For One And All.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Book andCopyright Day 2021?
    A) To share a story
    B) Unique ability to entertain
    C) Celebrating literature
    D) Read and Explore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated every year on April 23 to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.
  18. When is National Panchayati Raj Day observed?
    A) April 21
    B) April 23
    C) April 22
    D) April 24
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated on April 24 every year in India.
  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Veterinary Day 2021?
    A) The veterinarian Response to Covid 19 crisis
    B) Environmental protection for improving animal and human health
    C) Value of Vaccination
    D) The role of veterinary professional
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Veterinary Day is widely observed annually on the last Saturday of April, every year across the world. This year, it falls on April 24.
  20. When is International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed?
    A) April 24
    B) April 22
    C) April 25
    D) April 23
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed every year on 24 April.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Fitch Ratings?
    A) NewYork
    B) London
    C) Rome
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of India Ratings?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Accenture?
    A) Washington
    B) Dublin
    C) Amsterdam
    D) London
    View Answer
    Option B

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