Current Affairs Quiz: March 04, 2021

Current Affairs 4 March 2021 Quiz

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  1. When was 45th Civil Accounts Day celebrated?
    A) March 4
    B) March 3
    C) March 2
    D) March 1
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 45th Civil Accounts Day was celebrated in New Delhi on March 1. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was the Chief Guest of the event.
  2. When did Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) celebrated its 9th Foundation Day?
    A) March 3
    B) March 1
    C) March 5
    D) March 6
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) celebrated its 9th Foundation Day on 01 March 2021 at its Headquarter in New Delhi.
  3. What is the theme of World Hearing Day 2021?
    A) Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment
    B) Don’t let hearing loss limit you. Hearing for life
    C) Hearing Care for All: Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate
    D) Check your hearing
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    World Hearing Day is observed on March 3 each year to raise awareness of how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and to promote ear and hearing care across the world.
    The theme for this year is ‘Hearing Care for All: Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate’.
  4. What is the theme of World Wildlife Day 2021?
    A) Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet
    B) Listen to the young voices
    C) Sustaining all life on Earth
    D) Life below Water: for People and Planet
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) celebrated World Wildlife Day on March 3 every year to raise awareness about global wildlife and plants.
    The theme of World Wildlife Day 2021 is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet”.
  5. Who is the author of the book titled ‘The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer’?
    A) Smiriti Das
    B) Shreya Kulkarni
    C) Shrabani Basu
    D) Sarat Chandra
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The book titled ‘The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer: Arthur Conan Doyle, George Edalji and the case of the foreigner in the English village’ authored by Shrabani Basu is set to release in the UK next week and in India on March 10.
  6. Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Filmmaker
    B) Politician
    C) Choreographer
    D) Author
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    BJP MP from Khandwa, Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan passed away in Medanta Hospital, Delhi-NCR. He was 69.
  7. Who is appointed as the CEO of Sansad TV channel which is formed by merging the Lok Sabha TV and the Rajya Sabha TV channels?
    A) Somesh Chaterjee
    B) Harshul Rane
    C) Anurag Malik
    D) Ravi Capoor
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Lok Sabha TV and the Rajya Sabha TV channels have been officially merged into one single entity called Sansad TV.
    Retired Indian Administrative Service officer Ravi Capoor was appointed the chief executive officer of the channel for one year on March 1.
  8. Who took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command?
    A) Ajendra Bahadur Singh
    B) Atul Kumar Jain
    C) Birendra Singh Shekhawat
    D) Kirat Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command from Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain at an impressive ceremonial parade held at the Naval Base in Visakhapatnam.
  9. Who among the following grabbed the top position at the ICC Rankings for batters in the ODI format?
    A) Ellyse Perry
    B) Tammy Beaumont
    C) Megan Schutt
    D) Jess Jonassen
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian opener Smriti Mandhana slipped two places to sixth among batters but Jhulan Goswami retained her fifth spot among bowlers in the latest ICC women’s ODI Players’ rankings.
    Jess Jonassen of Australia continued to top the bowling chart with 804 points, followed by compatriot Megan Schutt (735).
    On the other hand, England opener Tammy Beaumont has jumped five places to grab the top position at the ICC Rankings for batters in the ODI format.
    Among the all-rounders, Deepti Sharma retained her fourth spot in the list headed by Ellyse Perry of Australia.
  10. Payments and banking technology company, Cashfree partnered with which company to enable international payments for merchants on its portal?
    A) American Express
    B) Stripe
    C) Shopify
    D) Paypal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Homegrown payments and banking technology company, Cashfree announced its partnership with PayPal to enable international payments for merchants.
  11. Telangana Grameena Bank and which other grameen bank have become the first among RRBs in the country to launch video-KYC facility?
    A) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
    B) Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
    C) Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank
    D) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Telangana Grameena Bank (TGB) and Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) have become the first among RRBs in the country who have launched digital savings account opening facility through Video-Know Your Customer (KYC).
  12. In partnership with which bank in India, the World Bank has planned to introduce a $100-million credit guarantee scheme to boost India’s rooftop solar programme?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Bank plans to introduce a $100-million credit guarantee scheme to boost India’s rooftop solar programme, which has not gained enough traction.
    The World Bank scheme, along with State Bank of India (SBI) and the MSME ministry to accelerate adoption of rooftop solar units, will help MSMEs access credit of around $1 billion.
  13. According to a new report by World Health Organization (WHO), one in every four individuals across the world will experience mild-to-profound hearing loss by which year?
    A) 2060
    B) 2050
    C) 2030
    D) 2040
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    One in every four individuals, or around 2.5 billion people, across the world will experience mild-to-profound hearing loss by 2050, said World Health Organization (WHO) in a new report.
  14. India described which country as “Priority One” partner in the defence sphere?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) UAE
    C) Russia
    D) Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India described Sri Lanka as “Priority One” partner in the defence sphere and said the participation of its military aircraft in the 70th anniversary celebration of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) is indicative of the growing cooperation, camaraderie and friendship between the two militaries.
  15. Where did the Exercise Desert Flag took place in which Indian Air Force (IAF) participated for the first time?
    A) UAE
    B) Russia
    C) France
    D) Australia
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate for the first time in Exercise Desert Flag which is beginning in Al-Dhafra airbase in UAE.
  16. Where was the seven-day International Yoga Festival inaugurated?
    A) Haridwar
    B) Nashik
    C) Uttarkashi
    D) Rishikesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The seven-day International Yoga Festival was inaugurated by Agriculture Minister Subodh Uniyal, head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) Narendra Giri and Patanjali Yogpeeth chairman Acharya Balakrishna in Rishikesh.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Cashfree situated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Chennai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

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