Current Affairs Quiz: April 5, 2021

Current Affairs 5 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Ayush Ministry in collaboration with Vinoba Seva Pratishan successful organized a 3 day Ayurveda Parav in which city?
    A) Bhubaneswar
    B) Patna
    C) Lucknow
    D) Dehradun
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a bid to promote Ayurveda as the mainstream treatment for the prevalent lifestyle related diseases, Vinoba Seva Pratisthan (VSP), in collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH, has successfully organized a 3-days “Ayurveda Parav in Bhubaneswar.
  2. Who flagged off the cruise service from Hazira Port of Surat to Diu?
    A) Smiriti Irani
    B) Mansukh Mandviya
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Venkaiah Naidu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C) Mansukh Mandaviya flagged off the Cruise service from Hazira Port of Surat to Diu via video conferencing.
  3. The RBI has fixed the Ways And Means Advances Limits to how much amount for April to September 2021?
    A) ₹ 1.20 lakh cr
    B) ₹ 2 lakh cr
    C) ₹ 2.20 lakh cr
    D) ₹ 1.50 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in consultation with the Government, has decided that the limits for Ways and Means Advances (WMA) for the first half of the financial year 2021-22 (April 2021 to September 2021) will be ₹1.20 lakh crore.
  4. Recently Paytm Money opened its development and technology centre in which city?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Noida
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Digital financial services platform Paytm, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money has launched its technology development and innovation centre in Pune.
  5. Which programme was launched by NITI Aayog to promote and support deep science based startup’s?
    A) AIM PRIME
    B) AIM SCIENCE
    C) AIM HIGH
    D) AIM MASTER
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a major push towards deep technology and driving the country to become a digitally transformed nation, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog has launched AIM-PRIME(programme for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship), a programme to promote and support science-based deep-tech startups & ventures across India.
  6. The central government has decided to retain what percent of inflation target for 2021-2026?
    A) 2.5%
    B) 3%
    C) 2%
    D) 4%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has decided to retain the inflation target of 4%, with a tolerance band of +/- 2 percentage points for the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India for the coming five years.
  7. Who won the gold medal at South Asian Wushu Championship?
    A) Aniyan Midhun
    B) Narender Grewal
    C) Poonam Khatri
    D) Pooja Kadian
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Aniyan Midhun of Nattika won the gold at the South Asian Wushu Championship that concluded in Nepal. The 28-year-old youth represented the country in the 70-kg category in the championship.
  8. Whoch countries will be hosting the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup?
    A) NewZealand and WestIndies
    B) USA and UK
    C) Australia and USA
    D) NewZealand and Australia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eden Park in Auckland in New Zealand has been selected by FIFA to stage the opening match of the tournament on July 10, with Stadium Australia in Sydney chosen to host the final on August 20.
  9. Who has been appointed as chairman of Capacity Building Commission also known as Mission Karmayogi?
    A) Adil Zainulbhai
    B) Praveen Pardeshi
    C) Taraknath Banerjee
    D) Shivam Dubey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government approved a commission under National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB), also known as ‘Mission Karmayogi’, to train civil servants at all levels. The Commission will comprise of a Chairperson and two Members.
  10. Recently Eduard Heger was sworn in as new PM of which nation?
    A) Slovakia
    B) Madagascar
    C) NewZealand
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Slovakia’s president swore in a new coalition government to end a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.
  11. Whose term was recently extended by 6 months by RBI as CMD of Jammu and Kashmir Bank?
    A) Mahesh Sharma
    B) Dinesh Khara
    C) LV Prabhakar
    D) RK Chibber
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India has extended the term of present Chairman and Managing DirectorJ&K Bank R K Chibber by six months.
  12. Who as appointed as brand ambassador of Digit Insurance?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) MS Dhoni
    C) Rishabh Pant
    D) Cheteshwar Pujara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Digit Insurance has roped in cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. Kohli has also invested in Digit Insurance in the past.
  13. Who is the author of book “Suparipalama”?
    A) Akanksha Sharma
    B) Anurag Sen
    C) Sharbina Basu
    D) Shailendra Joshi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has released a book ‘Suparipalana’ by retired civil servant Dr Shailendra Joshi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. What is the capital of Madagascar?
    A) Maputo
    B) Antananarivo
    C) Nosybe
    D) Kiev
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. What is the currency of Slovakia?
    A) Peso
    B) Koruna
    C) Dollar
    D) Yen
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. Where is the HQ of Digit Insurance?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

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