Current Affairs Quiz: April 30, 2021

Current Affairs 30 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently a community service centre has been set up to bring all data on board India’s first dedicated solar space mission to a single web-based interface.Name it?
    A) Lunar L2
    B) Gaganyaan G1
    C) Pariksha S1
    D) Aditya L1
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A community service centre has been set up to bring all data on board India’s first dedicated solar space mission to a single web-based interface.The service centre is called Aditya-L1 Support Cell.
  2. Which state to appoint oxygen nurses to curb wastage of oxygen at hospitals?
    A) Telangana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Health Minister Dr. Rajesh Tope has said that the state needs to appoint oxygen Nurses to curb wastage of oxygen and to maintain data of oxygen storage at hospitals.
  3. Recently the cabinet approved signing and ratification of Agreement between India and which other country on Customs Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters?
    A) USA
    B) France
    C) UK
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the signing and ratification of an Agreement between India and the United Kingdom on Customs Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters.
  4. Which state has started a unique ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ initiative to ensure incessant supply of Medical Oxygen to both Government & Private Hospitals?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnal District Administration in Haryana has started a unique ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ initiative to ensure incessant supply of Medical Oxygen to both Government & Private Hospitals.
  5. What is the rank of India in Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2021?
    A) 51st
    B) 48th
    C) 49th
    D) 52nd
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has been ranked 49th in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI), which classifies 104 countries in terms of government capabilities and outcomes.
  6. According to the latest military expenditure database published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute,which country is the world’s largest military spender?
    A) Uk
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India was the third largest military spender in the world in 2020, behind only the US and China.
  7. Recently the central government has left GPF and other non-government PF interest rate unchanged at what percent?
    A) 7.1%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.8%
    D) 7.9%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government has left GPF and other non-government PF interest rate unchanged at 7.1 percent.
  8. IHS Markit has projected the GDP growth rate of the Indian economy to grow at what percent for FY 2021-22?
    A) 9.0%
    B) 9.5%
    C) 9.8%
    D) 9.6%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    London-based financial services company IHS Markit has projected the GDP growth rate of the Indian economy to grow at 9.6 per cent in FY22 (2021-22).
  9. Who was appointed as Chhattisgarh High Court judge recently?
    A) Mohan Kanda
    B) Vikash Sharma
    C) Vimla Singh Kapoor
    D) Amit Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The President has appointed Justice Vimla Singh Kapoor, Additional Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court, to be a Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court.
  10. Who has been designated as the new Finance Secretary of India?
    A) TV Somanathan
    B) R Narayana
    C) Abhinav Banerjee
    D) Somnath Chatterjee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IAS Officer T V Somanathan who is serving as Secretary, Department of Expenditure in the Finance Ministry has been designated as the Finance Secretary.
  11. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of BEML Limited, a Miniratna Defence PSU under the Ministry of Defence?
    A) Amit Banerjee
    B) Vikas Malhotra
    C) Mv Rajshekhar
    D) Anil Kumar Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amit Banerjee has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of BEML Limited, a Miniratna Defence PSU under the Ministry of Defence.
  12. Who won the Mana Telugu Tejam National Legendary Award in Legal Service?
    A) Vajrala VL Narasimha Rao
    B) Akruti Chaturvedi
    C) Vajubhai Vala
    D) Dinesh Dixit
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    As part of former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao’s centenary celebrations, Mana Telugu Tejam National Awards were presented to people from various fields at the Birla Auditorium in Hyderabad.
  13. Which country launched robot prototype Neo 1 capable of catching space debris with net?
    A) China
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chinese space mining start-up launched into low Earth orbit a robot prototype that can scoop up debris left behind by other spacecraft with a big net.
  14. Recently Manoj Das passed away,He was related to the which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Sports
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Manoj Das, a prolific Indian author who wrote in Odia and English language passed away at the age of 87 due to age-related ailments.
  15. Recently which senior officer of the Indian Information Service passed away due to Covid?
    A) Vipin Singh
    B) Sanjay Srivastava
    C) Sameer Srivastava
    D) Priyank Tiwari
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    senior officer of the Indian Information Service Sanjay Kumar Srivastava passed away following COVID-19 infection. He was 56
  16. Recently freedom fighter Ashatai Pathre passed away.She hailed from which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Telangana
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ashatai Pathre, a freedom fighter from Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra passed away. She was one hundred years old.
  17. Recently which famous Gujarati poet and folk singer passed away also known as Kavi Dad?
    A) Sonu Shivdad
    B) Aditya Gadhvi
    C) Parthiv Gohildad
    D) Dadudan Pratapdan Gadhvi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Gujarati poet and folk singer Dadudan Pratapdan Gadhvi has passed away.He was 80 years old.Gadhvi was also known as Kavi Dad.
  18. Who is the author of book “Whereabouts”?
    A) Jhumpa Lahiri
    B) Amitav Ghosh
    C) Sri Hari Narayan
    D) Manoj Das
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned American author Jhumpa Lahiri has launched her new novel titled “Whereabouts”.
  19. When is International Dance Day observed?
    A) May 1
    B) April 30
    C) April 28
    D) April 29
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    April 29 is celebrated as International Dance Day to raise awareness about the benefits of dance.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021?
    A) OHS Vulnerability of Young Workers
    B) Anticipate, prepare and respond to crises and invest now in resilient OHS systems
    C) Safety and Health and Future of Work
    D) Stop the pandemic-Save the Lives
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed on April 28 annually. The day has been observed worldwide since 2003.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bharat Earth Movers Limited?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of UK?
    A) Yen
    B) Pound Sterling
    C) Dollar
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of BharatHeavy Electricals Limited?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

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