Current Affairs Quiz: March 29, 2021

Current Affairs 29 March 2021 Quiz

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  1. When is World Theatre Day celebrated annually?
    A) March 27
    B) March 26
    C) March 24
    D) March 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    World Theatre Day is celebrated annually on March 27th by ITI centers and the international theatre community.
  2. When was Earth Hour 2021 celebrated?
    A) March 27
    B) March 26
    C) March 24
    D) March 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Earth Hour, an initiate of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is observed annually on the last Saturday of the month of March. This year, the event will be commemorated on March 27.
  3. Laxmipriya Mohapatra who passed away was related to which of the following?
    A) Mathematics
    B) Politics
    C) Singing
    D) Dance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Noted Odissi dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra, the wife of legendary classical dancer Kelucharan Mohapatra, has died due to old age-related ailments. She was 86.
  4. Anil Dharker who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Director
    B) Journalist
    C) Politician
    D) Singer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Noted journalist and author Anil Dharker passed away in Mumbai. He was 74.
  5. Cochin Shipyard Ltd. delivered MV ‘Sindhu’ A 500 pax passengers cum 150 MT Cargo Vessel built indigenously for which state/UT?
    A) Goa
    B) Kerala
    C) Andaman and Nicobar
    D) Puducherry
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Cochin Shipyard Ltd. delivered MV ‘Sindhu’ A 500 pax passengers cum 150 MT Cargo Vessel built indigenously for Andaman and Nicobar.
  6. Which country test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-1A’ with a range of 900 kilometres?
    A) Iran
    B) Kuwait
    C) Iraq
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Pakistan successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-1A’ with a range of 900 kilometres.
  7. Which country celebrated 50 years of its Independence and National Day on 26 March, 2021?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Nepal
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh celebrates 50 years of its Independence and National Day on 26 March, coinciding with the grand celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
  8. Where did Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the ‘Chhatrasal Convention Centre’?
    A) Hampi
    B) Konark
    C) Khajuraho
    D) Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the ‘Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho.
  9. Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched which initiative in pursuit of TB Mukt Bharat?
    A) Children TB Initiative
    B) Tribal TB Initiative
    C) Women TB Initiative
    D) Minority TB Initiative
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched ‘Tribal TB Initiative’ in pursuit of TB Mukt Bharat. Speaking on the occasion, he said that government accords top priority to ensuring Universal Access to free treatment and care for TB across the country.
  10. Maithri Aquatech has set up the world’s first mobile water-from-air kiosk and ‘Water Knowledge Centre’ in which city?
    A) Coimbatore
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Visakhapatnam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Hyderabad-based startup, Maithri Aquatech said it has set up the world’s first mobile water-from-air kiosk and ‘Water Knowledge Centre’ in the smart city of Visakhapatnam.

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