Current Affairs Quiz: April 4, 2021

Current Affairs 4 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently with which country India signed a free trade agreement which will come into effect from April 1,2021?
    A) Mauritius
    B) SriLanka
    C) Thailand
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Several Indian products will enjoy the benefit of greater market access at concessional duties in Mauritius as the free trade agreement signed between the two countries will come into effect from April 1,2021.
  2. Who laid the foundation stone of Balasaheb Thackeray National Memorial in Dadar?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Uddhav Thackeray
    C) Sanjay Raut
    D) Sonia Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray laid the foundation stone for Balasaheb Thackeray National Memorial at Shivaji Park in suburban Dadar.
  3. Recently how much amount of highway projects was approved by the central government for 7 states?
    A) ₹ 4564 cr
    B) ₹ 5600 cr
    C) ₹ 5678 cr
    D) ₹ 6176 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government approved highway projects worth more than Rs 6,176 crore.
  4. How much kilometres of route has been achieved by Indian railways in electrification of routes during 2020-21?
    A) 6000
    B) 5000
    C) 5500
    D) 4500
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    With over 6000 route km, Railways log highest ever figures in Electrification of routes
    Indian Railways has logged highest ever electrification of sections covering over six thousand route kilometer in a single year during 2020-21.
  5. The central government soon to roll out unique land parcel identification number in the country.It will consist of how many digits?
    A) 14
    B) 15
    C) 11
    D) 13
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre will soon roll out a Unique Land Parcel Identification Number system in the country allotting distinct IDs for each land parcel.
  6. Which bank has tied up with PhonePe for issuance of Fastag?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) ICIC Bank
    C) IDBI bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank and digital payment wallet PhonePe have partnered for issuance of FASTag, which facilitates electronic payment of fee at toll plazas.
  7. How much amount will be invested by MasterCard in Airtel Africa Mobile Business?
    A) USD 200 million
    B) USD 150 million
    C) USD 120 million
    D) USD 100 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Airtel Africa announced that Mastercard would invest USD 100 million (about ₹733 crore) in its wholly-owned subsidiary Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV).
  8. Recently the government extended the existing foreign trade policy till which month due to Covid 19?
    A) December 31
    B) October 30
    C) November 30
    D) September 30
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government extended the existing foreign trade policy (FTP) for six more months up to September 30 this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  9. As per Japanese firm Noumura,India’s growth in current fiscal could weaken to how much percent from previously forecasted 13.5% due to second wave of Covid 19?
    A) 12.2%
    B) 12.5%
    C) 10.8%
    D) 11.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s growth in the current fiscal could weaken to 12.2% from the previously forecast 13.5%if the second wave of Covid-19 infections worsen, according to Japanese brokerage Nomura.
  10. How much amount of interim dividend was paid by Power Finance Corporation to the central government?
    A) ₹ 1182 cr
    B) ₹ 2500 cr
    C) ₹ 1345 cr
    D) ₹ 1267 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Power Finance Corporation, a Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprise under Ministry of Power and India’s leading NBFC for the Power Sector has paid an interim dividend of Rs 1182.63 crore to Government of India for the financial year 2020-21 on March 31st, 2021 on 1,47,82,91,778 number of equity shares (56%) held by the government.
  11. As per RBI,exports of foreign subsidiaries accounted for how much percent of total sales in FY 20?
    A) 32.6%
    B) 33.5%
    C) 32.0%
    D) 34.2%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Exports of foreign subsidiaries in India accounted for 32.6 per cent of their total sales in 2019-20, according to RBI.
  12. The central board of Indirect Taxes and Customs extended basic customs duty and integrated goods and service tax exemptions for export oriented units till which date?
    A) March 1,2022
    B) April 1,2022
    C) December 31,2021
    D) March 31,2022
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) extended the basic customs duty and integrated goods and service tax exemptions for export oriented units, by a year till March 31, 2022.
  13. Which bank to sell its Uk Subsidiary to Open Payd Holdings?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Axis Bank has informed the stock exchanges that it has agreed to sell its UK subsidiary to OpenPayd Holdings.
  14. The 2023 Men’s Boxing World Championship to be held in which city?
    A) Beijing
    B) Kathmandu
    C) Tashkent
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2023 men’s boxing World Championships will be held in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) announced.
  15. Who was recently appointed as additional director in Britannia?
    A) Urjit Patel
    B) Raghuram Rajan
    C) Manish Singh
    D) Manmohan Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Board of Britannia Industries has appointed former Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel as the company’s Additional Director in the category of Non-Executive and Independent Director.
  16. Who took additional charge as CMD of ONGC?
    A) LV Prabhakar
    B) Dheeraj Sen
    C) Nitin Raulkar
    D) Subhash Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)’s Director (Finance) Subhash Kumar assumed additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) upon the retirement of incumbent Shashi Shanker.
  17. Who has been conferred with Kalinga Ratna Award for year 2021?
    A) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
    B) Anandiben Patel
    C) Mrityunjay Mohapatra
    D) Biswa Bhutan Harichandan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been conferred the ‘Kalinga Ratna’ award for the year 2021.
  18. In which state ,India’s biggest floating solar power plant is being set up?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s biggest floating solar power plant with a capacity of 100 MW will be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana.
  19. Recently,Amboli in which state was declared as Biodiversity Heritage Site?
    A) Bihar
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government declared an area at Amboli in Western ghats in Sindhudurg district, where a rare freshwater fish species was discovered, as a biodiversity heritage site.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s World Autism Awareness Day 2021?
    A) Inclusion in the Workplace-Challenges in post pandemic world
    B) Assitive Technologies,Active Participation
    C) Sustainable Development
    D) Empowering Women with Autism
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2, every year to makes people understand and accept people with autism, foster worldwide support, and inspire people. It is a day that spread kindness and autism awareness.This year, the theme is ‘Inclusion in the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic World’.

  21. What is the theme of this year’s International Children Book Day 2021?
    A) Live theMomemt
    B) Music and Dance
    C) Flying Colors
    D) The Music of Words
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Children’s Book Day (ICBD)an annual celebration of the birthday of Danish author and poet, Hans Christian Andersen every 2nd day of April to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books.The theme of International Children’s Book Day 2021 is “The Music of Words.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Mauritius?
    A) Port Louis
    B) Ankola
    C) Maputo
    D) Ottawa
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the tagline of ICICI Bank?
    A) India International Bank
    B) Hum hai na,Khayal Aapka
    C) Badhri ka Naam Zindagi
    D) Aao Sochein Bada
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. Where is the HQ of Power Finance Corporation?
    A) Gurgaon
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  5. Where is the HQ ofAxis Bank ?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

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