Current Affairs Quiz: April 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which country registered world’s first Covid vaccine Carnivac for animals?
    A) Russia
    B) India
    C) USA
    D) Canada
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s first animal vaccine against the novel coronavirus has been registered in Russia, the country’s agriculture safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor.
  2. How much amount of loan was approved by World Bank and AIIB for canal based water drinking projects in Punjab?
    A) USD 500 million
    B) USD 450 million
    C) USD 400 million
    D) USD 300 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) have approved the loan for USD 300 million (about Rs 2,190 crore) canal-based drinking water projects in Punjab.
  3. How much amount of loan was approved by World bank to boost health services in Mizoram?
    A) USD 50 million
    B) USD 40 million
    C) USD 45 million
    D) USD 32 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a USD 32 million project to improve management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram.
  4. Which organisation tightened supervision norms for payment companies amid rising cyber security breaches?
    A) SIDBI
    B) IRDA
    C) RBI
    D) NPCI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    As instances of cyber-security breaches at Indian tech startups over the last few months is on the rise, the Reserve Bank of India has tightened its supervision norms over payment companies storing customer data.
  5. Which payment aggregator signed a partnership with JP Morgan to offer online solution to bank’s corporate clients in IndiA?
    A) Billdesk
    B) Instamojo
    C) Mobikwik
    D) Paytm
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Payments aggregator BillDesk announced a partnership with global financial institution J.P. Morgan to offer online payments solutions to the bank’s corporate clients in India.
  6. Which became the first company to cross billion transaction mark on UPI?
    A) Paytm
    B) PhonePe
    C) Google Pay
    D) Amazon Pay
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Digital payments major, PhonePe said it has crossed a billion transactions on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) infrastructure in March, making it the first player in the country to reach this milestone.
  7. How much amount was cleared by RBI towards Cash Credit Limit for wheat procurement in Punjab?
    A) ₹ 21658 cr
    B) ₹ 22355 cr
    C) ₹ 21456 cr
    D) ₹ 22565 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cleared a sum of Rs 21,658.73 crore towards Cash Credit Limit (CCL) up to end April-2021 for the procurement of wheat in Punjab during the ensuing rabi marketing season.
  8. In which city,Singapore Exchange Limited will be establishing its offshore unit?
    A) Gandhinagar
    B) Surat
    C) Vadodara
    D) Ahmedabad
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) will be establishing its offshore office at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT-City) in Gandhinagar.
  9. Recently World Trade Organisation has revised its growth for global merchandise trade volume in 2021 at what percent?
    A) 7.5%
    B) 8%
    C) 8.5%
    D) 6.0%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Painting an optimistic picture for exporters, the World Trade Organisation has revised upwards its prediction for global merchandise trade volume growth in 2021 to 8 per centcompared to the 7.2 per cent growth forecast in October 2020.
  10. India’s federal fiscal deficit for April -February hit what percent of revised full year target budget?
    A) 76%
    B) 75%
    C) 74%
    D) 72%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s federal fiscal deficit in the 11 months to the end of February stood at ₹14.01 trillion($191.61 billion), or 76% of the revised budgeted target for the whole fiscal year, government data showed.
  11. As per report,gross NPAs of banks May rise to what percent by March end?
    A) 9.6-9.7%
    B) 9.8-9.9%
    C) 7.0-7.5%
    D) 7.6–7.9%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    As the impact of various relief measures, including a moratorium on loan repayment and asset classification standstill wanes off, gross non-performing assets of banks may likely rise to 9.6-9.7 per cent by March 31, 2021, says a report.
  12. Which country has been leading the list of investor countries to invest in India with 29.09% of the total FDI Equity inflows during January, 2021?
    A) Japan
    B) Singapore
    C) UAE
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India attracted total foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of $72.12 billion in April-January, 2021, the highest ever for the first ten months of a financial year, the government said.
  13. Who was appointed as new director general of National Council of Applied Economic Research?
    A) Anish Khare
    B) Poonam Gupta
    C) Malvika Bansod
    D) Pratyush Shukla
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has appointed Poonam Gupta as its new director general, effective from July 1.
  14. Who has been appointed as 48th Chief Justice of India?
    A) RN Niranjan
    B) KL Sharma
    C) SA Bobde
    D) NV Ramana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Justice N V Ramana as the 48th Chief Justice of India, accepting the recommendation made by the outgoing CJI SA Bobde. Justice Ramanawill have a term till August 26th next year.
  15. Recently Pham Minh Chinh was appointed as next Prime Mimister of which country?
    A) SEYCHELLES
    B) Vietnam
    C) Thailand
    D) SIngapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vietnam’s National Assembly confirmed Pham Minh Chinh, a career security official, as the southeast Asian country’s next Prime Minister at an official ceremony.
  16. Who has won 2020 ACM AM Turing Award?
    A) Alfred Vaino Aho
    B) Jeffrey David Ullman
    C) Robert Discosta
    D) Both a and b
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    ACM , the Association for Computing Machinery, has named Alfred Vaino Aho and Jeffrey David Ullman the recipients of the 2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental algorithms and theory underlying programming language implementation.
  17. Which organisation flagged off Akashmissiles for delivery to Indian Army?
    A) Bharat Dynamic Limited
    B) DRDo
    C) ISRO
    D) SPACEX
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) manufactured Akash Missiles were flagged off by Lt Gen A P Singh, AVSM, Director General and Senior Colonel Commandant, Army Air Defence for delivery to the Indian Army.
  18. Recently which institution developed touch sensitive watch for the visually impaired persons?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IISc Bengaluru
    C) IITMadras
    D) IIT Bombay
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    professor and a research associate at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, (IIT-K)have developed a novel touch-sensitive watch for the use of visually impaired people to sense time accurately.
  19. Recently Bhagwati Singh passed away.She was related to the which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Author
    C) Sports
    D) Actress
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Founder member of the Samajwadi Party and former UP minister Bhagwati Singh died. He was 89.
  20. Recently Physicist Isamu Akasaki passed away.He belongs to which nation?
    A) China
    B) Japan
    C) Vietnam
    D) Thailand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Japanese Physicist Isamu Akasaki, a co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, has passed away following pneumonia. He was 92.
  21. Who is the author of book “Wisdom for Start-ups from Grownups: Discovering Corporate Ayurveda”?
    A) R Narayanan
    B) R Gopalakrishnan
    C) LV Sinha
    D) Both a and b
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Wisdom for Start-ups from Grownups: Discovering Corporate Ayurveda” by R. Gopalakrishnan and R. Narayanan, has been released recently.
  22. Who is the author of book “Cinema Through Rasa”?
    A) Prachand Praveer
    B) Sharbina Basu
    C) Praveen Sinh
    D) Raja Gopal Chari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book “Cinema Through Rasa” by Prachand Praveer discusses the important works of the world cinema in the light of Rasa Siddhānta of the Indian classical aesthetics.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Washington
    B) NewYork
    C) London
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of PhonePe?
    A) Noida
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?
    A) Amsterdam
    B) Rome
    C) Beijing
    D) Shanghai
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Where is the HQ of World Trade organisation?
    A) Geneva
    B) Rome
    C) Bangkok
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. What is the currency of Vietnam?
    A) Peso
    B) Yen
    C) Dong
    D) Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

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