Current Affairs Quiz: April 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Who launched the MyNEP platform of NCTE portal?
    A) Ramesh Pokriyal Nishank
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Mansukh Mandviya
    D) Smriti Irani
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the “MyNEP2020” Platform of National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Web Portal which will be operational from April 1 to May 15, 2021.
  2. Which railway zone has become India’s first electrified railway zone in the country?
    A) Northern Zome
    B) West Central Zone
    C) South Central Zone
    D) East Central Zone
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways has announced that the West Central Railway zone has become the first fully electrified railway zone in the country.
  3. Who will head the expert committee formed for factories and dock works by the Ministry of Labour and Employment?
    A) DK Shami
    B) PLN Murthy
    C) Samideer Sharma
    D) RK Elangovan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The labour ministry has set up expert committees to review the standards under the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions (OSH&WC) Code, 2020.
  4. Recently,Sergey Lavrov arrived in New Delhi.He is foreign minister of which nation?
    A) Russia
    B) Myanmar
    C) Australia
    D) NewZealand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey V Lavrov, who is arrived in India for a two-day visit, will meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
  5. Which state has launched a unique gift scheme to promote Covid vaccination?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Madhva Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh government has launched a unique gift scheme to promote covid vaccinationin the state.
  6. Which organisation launched “Sankalp se Sidhi-Village Connect Drive” ?
    A) AICL
    B) IFFCO
    C) TRIFED
    D) NABARD
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs has launched “Sankalp se Siddhi” – Village and Digital Connect Drive.
  7. How much amount had been sanctioned for Stand Up India Scheme for 5 years by the Central Government?
    A) ₹ 23466 cr
    B) ₹ 24367 cr
    C) ₹ 34576 cr
    D) ₹ 25586 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government has sanctioned more than 25 thousand 586 crore rupees to over 1 lakh 14 thousand 322 accounts under Stand-Up India Scheme in five years.
  8. Which country chaired the meeting of 17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting?
    A) SriLanka
    B) India
    C) Thailand
    D) South Africa
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The External Affairs Minister of India, Dr S Jaishankar participated in the 17th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Ministerial Meeting.
  9. How much amount has been contributed by India for gender equality and women empowerment to United Nations?
    A) $ 300000
    B) $ 450000
    C) $ 400000
    D) $ 600000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has contributed $3,00,000 to the United Nations agency for gender equality and women empowerment, a contribution lauded by the UN entity.
  10. Which organisation announced to set up its wholly owned subsidiary Bharat Bill Pay Limited?
    A) NPCI
    B) RBI
    C) NABARD
    D) IRDA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced the formation of its wholly-owned subsidiary firm – NPCI Bharat BillPay Ltd. (NBBL).
  11. Which state accounted for the highest collection of Rs 90000 cr from small savings schemes like PPF and NSC?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) WestBengal
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    West Bengal, which is the midst of a high-pitched assembly election, accounts for the highest collection of about Rs 90,000 crore from small savings schemes such as NSC and PPF among the states and union territories, which is about 15 per cent of the total corpus.
  12. How many digit HSN code will be mandatory in invoices for biz of turnover of more than ₹ 5 crore?
    A) 5
    B) 4
    C) 6
    D) 2
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Businesses with turnover of more than ₹5 crore will have to furnish six-digit HSN or tariff code on the invoices issued for supplies of taxable goods and services from April 1, the Finance Ministry said.
  13. As per diplomats,India ,UAE and Israel trilateral trade to be reached to how much amount by 2030?
    A) USD 200 billion
    B) USD 75 billion
    C) USD 90 billion
    D) USD 110 billion
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The trilateral trade between India, Israel and the UAE can propel to a high of USD 110 billion by 2030 by tapping into their mutual strengths, top diplomats and members of the business community have said.
  14. Who won the men’s singles title of Miami Open 2021?
    A) David Malan
    B) Mark Rose
    C) Hubert Huckacz
    D) Jannik Sinner
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Tennis, 26th seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland won the biggest title of his career beating 19-year-old Jannik Sinner of Italy in the Miami Open final.
  15. How many medals were won by India at 3rd Shekih Hamadan bin Al Moktoum Dubai ParaBadminton International Championship 2021?
    A) 18
    B) 20
    C) 22
    D) 25
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Badminton, defending world champion Pramod Bhagat clinch two gold medals as Indiafinished their campaign in the 3rd Sheikh Hamdan bin Al Maktoum Dubai Para-Badminton International 2021 in Dubai
  16. Who has taken over as head of BCCI anti corruption unit?
    A) Shabbir Hussein
    B) Shekih Rehman
    C) Ajith Singh
    D) Ramesh Mody
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Gujarat DGP Shabir Hussein Shekhadam Khandwawala has taken over from Ajit Singhas the head of the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit.
  17. Recently,which RBI governor retired from his post in 2021?
    A) Mahesh Sharma
    B) Viral Acharya
    C) LV Prabhakar
    D) BP Kanugo
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Against expectations of getting a second extension, the senior-most deputy governor BP Kanungo retired from the Reserve Bank on completion of his one-year extension.
  18. Recently Suhas Kulkarni passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Sports
    B) Writer
    C) Politics
    D) Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Well-known former international table tennis player Suhas Kulkarni died in neighbouring Thane. He was 68.
  19. Recently MLA Wankener Digvijaysinh Zala passedaway.He belongs from which state?
    A) UP
    B) Gujarat
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Kerala
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Union Environment Minister and MLA from Gujarat’s Wankaner Digvijaysinh Zalapassed away at the age of 88.
  20. Recently Shashikala passed away.She belongs to which field?
    A) Sports
    B) Actress
    C) Author
    D) Activist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran actress Shashikala passed away at her residence in Mumbai. She was 88 years old.
  21. Who is the author of book “ Agriculture in India-Contemporary Challenges”?
    A) Arjun Singh
    B) Mohan Kanda
    C) Saraswati Basu
    D) MN Draupadi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu hss released the book titled ‘Agriculture in India: Contemporary Challenges – in the Context of Doubling Farmers Income’ by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Mohan Kanda.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of TRIFED?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Russia?
    A) Yen
    B) Dollar
    C) Ruble
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of National Payments Corporation of IndiA?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. What is the capital of Israel?
    A) Baghdad
    B) Maputo
    C) Seychelles
    D) Jerusalem
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. Where is the HQ of BCCI?
    A) Pune
    B) Lucknow
    C) Kolkata
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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