Current Affairs Quiz: April 27, 2021

Current Affairs 27 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state/UT has released first-of-its-kind draft cycling policy that views cycling as a major alternate mode of transport for short distances?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chandigarh state government has released first-of-its-kind draft cycling policy that views cycling as a major alternate mode of transport for short distances.
  2. Which country will join the United States, Canada, Norway, and Qatar in forming ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ for oil and gas producer?
    A) Israel
    B) Iran
    C) UAE
    D) Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia will join the United States, Canada, Norway, and Qatar in forming ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ for oil and gas producers to discuss how they can support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
  3. Which platform has launched a new video-based wealth community called Wealth Community?
    A) Paytm
    B) PayPal
    C) Payzapp
    D) Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Home-grown digital financial services platform Paytm has launched a new video-based wealth community called the Paytm Wealth Community.
  4. BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL) have come together with which company to offer an easy, frictionless payment solution for cardholders with the launch of ConQR – on Card solution?
    A) Visa
    B) MasterCard
    C) Rupay
    D) American Express
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mastercard and BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL) have come together to offer an easy, frictionless payment solution for cardholders with the launch of ConQR – a Mastercard QR on Card solution.
  5. Which bank has signed an agreement with The Chennai Angles for financing start-ups under its loan programme, ‘IND Spring Board?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Indian Bank
    D) Indian Overseas Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank has signed an agreement with The Chennai Angles for financing start-ups under its loan programme, ‘IND Spring Board.
  6. Recently RBI cancelled the license of Bhagyodaya Friends Urban Co-operative Bank Limited.It is based in which state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has cancelled the licence of Maharashtra-basedBhagyodaya Friends Urban Co-operative Bank Limited due to inadequate capital.
  7. Recently India has tied with which country to promote tech startup’s?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) Thailand
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) of IIT-Kanpur have come together to provide a gateway of opportunities to tech-based start-ups to usher a circular economy and an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  8. Which institute have signed a MoU to set up an Accelerator Centre for Research & Development With Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IIT Kharagpur
    C) IIT Jammu
    D) IIM Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IIT Kharagpur and the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) have signed a MoU to set up an Accelerator Centre for Research & Development at the Institute.
  9. Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das won two individual gold medals as India capped their best ever show in a World Cup.They are associated with which sports?
    A) Shooting
    B) Achery
    C) Kabaddi
    D) Discus Thrower
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Newly-wed archery couple Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das led the show with two individual gold medals as India capped their best ever show in a World Cup, claiming three golds and one bronze in the tournament’s first stage.
  10. Recently India’s women recurve team won the gold medal at Archery World Cup Stage 1.Who was leading the team?
    A) Komolika Bari
    B) Ankita Bhakat
    C) Vinesh Phogat
    D) Deepika Kumari
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian women’s recurve team held its nerve to pip Mexico 5-4 (27-26) in an intriguing final to grab a gold medal in the Archery World Cup Stage 1.
  11. The fourth edition of ‘Khelo India Youth Games-2021’ will be held in Which city/state?
    A) Haryana and Delhi
    B) UP and Haryana
    C) Mp and Bihar
    D) Telangana and Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The fourth edition of ‘Khelo India Youth Games-2021’ will be held in Panchkula, Ambala, Shahabad, Delhi and Chandigarh from November 21 to December 5, in which various sports activities under-18 category would be organised.
  12. Which film won the best picture title award at 93rd Academy Awards?
    A) Nomadlamd
    B) Another Round
    C) My Octopus
    D) Two distant strangers
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Academy has paid tribute to Indian actor Irrfan Khan and Indian Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya. The two featured in the Academy’s In Memorium segment during Oscar awards ceremony.
  13. Which country will launch a data relay satellite that will help maintain contact with the Gagangyaan mission?
    A) USA
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch a data relay satellite that will help maintain contact with the Gagangyaan mission throughout after the launch.
  14. Recently Rajan Mishra passed away,He was related to the which field?
    A) Sports
    B) Social Activist
    C) Author
    D) Singer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Classical singer Rajan Mishra, a Padma Bhushan awardee, died of complications caused by COVID-19 at a hospital. He was 70.
  15. Recently which famous nuclear scientist passed away who played noteworthy role in 1998 nuclear tests at Pokhran?
    A) LV Prabhakar
    B) VN Narayana
    C) R Krishnamurthy
    D) K Santhanam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam, who played noteworthy role in 1998 nuclear tests at Pokhran, has passed away.
  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Intellectual Property Day 2021?
    A) IP and SMEs-Taking your ideas to market
    B) Innovate for a green future
    C) Reach for Gold-IP and Sports
    D) Powering change-Women in innovation
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April. It aims to increase people’s awareness and understanding of intellectual property (IP).
  17. What is theme of this year World Malaria Day 2021?
    A) Stop and prevent malaria
    B) Ready to beat Malaria
    C) Reaching the zero malaria target
    D) Zero Malaria starts with me
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Malaria Day (WMD) is observed on April 25 every year. The day aimed at taking urgent action in the control of the deadly disease.
  18. When is International Delegate Day observed?
    A) April 26
    B) April 24
    C) April 22
    D) April 25
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Delegate’s Day observed globally on 25 April every year. This day also marks the anniversary of the first day of the San Francisco Conference which is also known as the United Nations Conference on International Organization.
  19. When is International Chernobyl Disaster Rememberance Day observed?
    A) April 28
    B) April 27
    C) April 26
    D) April 25
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is observed every year on April 26 to raise awareness of the consequences of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the risks of nuclear energy in general.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?
    A) Riyal
    B) Yen
    C) Krone
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Paytm?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Pune
    C) Noida
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of MasterCard?
    A) NewYork
    B) London
    C) Washington
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Where is the HQ of Indian bank?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A) Chennai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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