Current Affairs Quiz: April 26, 2021

Current Affairs 26 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Who launched the distribution of e-property cards under the SWAMITVA scheme through video conferencing?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Smriti Irani
    C) Amit Shah
    D) DR HarshVardhan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the distribution of e-property cards under the SWAMITVA scheme through video conferencing.
  2. The exercise “VARUNA” is scheduled to held between India and which other country?
    A) USA
    B) France
    C) UAE
    D) UK
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 19th edition of the Indian and French Navy bilateral exercise VARUNA-2021 is scheduled to be conducted in the Arabian Sea begin .
  3. Which company has collaborated with Google Pay (GPay) and VISA to enable secured tokenisation on its credit cards?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) DBS
    C) HSBC
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    HSBC India announced that it has collaborated with Google Pay (GPay) and VISA to enable secured tokenisation on its credit cards.
  4. Recently Govt extended deadline for making payment under Vivad Se Vishwas scheme till which date?
    A) August 30th
    B) May 1st
    C) April 30th
    D) June 30th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government has extended certain timelines in order to give respite to taxpayers in difficult COVID times. It has extended deadline for making payment under tax dispute resolution scheme Vivad Se Vishwas by two months till 30th of June.
  5. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) relaxed the dividend payout norms of commercial banks and allowed them to pay up to what percent of what they paid before Covid from the profits for the fiscal ended March 31, 2021?
    A) 50%
    B) 65%
    C) 75%
    D) 80%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) relaxed the dividend payout norms of commercial banks and allowed them to pay up to 50 per cent of what they paid before Covid from the profits for the fiscal ended March 31, 2021.
  6. As per recent report,Indian General Insurance industry reported what percent growth in FY21?
    A) 4%
    B) 5%
    C) 6%
    D) 6.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Healthcare and fire protection helped the Indian general insurance industry report a tepid 5% growth for the last fiscal even as the dominant motor and crop insurance segment shrank due to lockdowns.
  7. RBI extended Ways and Means Advances limit of how much amount for states and UTs till September 30,2021?
    A) ₹50960 cr
    B) ₹51560 cr
    C) ₹52555 cr
    D) ₹54450 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The RBI said the existing interim Ways and Means Advances (WMA) limit of Rs 51,560 crore for all states and Union Territories will continue up to September 30, 2021, as the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is still prevalent.
  8. The State Bank of India (SBI) Research has revised India’s FY22 growth to what percent?
    A) 8.5%
    B) 9.5%
    C) 10.0%
    D) 10.4%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The State Bank of India (SBI) Research has revised India’s FY22 growth to 10.4% from 11% projected earlier in view of the increasing COVID-19 related curbs across states.
  9. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised India’s real GDP growth forecast to what percent for 2021-22?
    A) 10.1%
    B) 10.5%
    C) 11.0%
    D) 9.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised India’s real GDP growth forecast downwards for 2021-22 to 10.1 per cent from 10.4 per cent, citing the second wave of Covid-19 infections and slower pace of vaccination.
  10. Recently which sitting Supreme Court Judge passed away in Gurugram?
    A) Haresh Salve
    B) NV Rammanna
    C) S Bobde
    D) Mohan M Shantanagoudar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sitting Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar passed away at a private hospital in Gurugram at the age of 62.
  11. When is World Day for Animals in Laboratories observed?
    A) April 20
    B) April 26
    C) April 25
    D) April 24
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Day For Animals In Laboratories is observed every year on 24 April. The “World Week for Animals In Laboratories” (Lab Animal Week) is celebrated from April 20 to 26.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of France?
    A) Paris
    B) Amsterdam
    C) London
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of HSBC Limited?
    A) NewYork
    B) London
    C) Rome
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is HQ of IRDAI?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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