CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ


Important Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 19-25 April, 2021

1) Which Indian leader's birthday is celebrated on April 14th in India?

Ans:-Bhim Rao Ambedkar 

2) Which municipal corporation in India is the first to issue a green municipal bond?

Ans:- Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation

3) Who won the AICTE Lilavati Awards in the "Legal Awareness" subtheme for the year 2020?

Ans:- Radiant Seetha from Thiagarajar Polytechnic College

4) Poonam Gupta has been elected the National Council of Applied Economic Research's new Director-General for the first time (NCAER). In May 2021, she will succeed whom?

Ans:- Shekhar Shah

5) How many AICTE Lilavati Awards 2020 have been given to institutions?

Ans:- 6

6) On which date is World Chagas Disease Day commemorated each year?

Ans:- 14 April

7) On which day is World Art Day commemorated each year?

Ans:- 15 April

8) Who has been appointed the current Director-General of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), a policy think tank?

Ans:- Poonam Gupta

9) Who has been appointed Senior Director and Head of People Organization at Pegasystems in India?

Ans:- Smriti Mathuras

10) The National Institute of Health and Nutritional Research (NITI Aayog) has launched a national data repository on health and nutrition. What is the repository's official name?

Ans:- Poshan Gyan

11) The first floating LNG storage and regasification device in India will be built in which states?

Asn:- Maharashtra

12) Which Indian municipality (GMC) was the first to issue a green municipal bond?

Ans:- Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation

13) Which field did Dr. Yogesh Praveen work in before he died?

Ans:- Historian

14) Who was the first bi-annual Indian Air Force Commanders' Conference, IAF Commanders' Conference 2021, inaugurated by?

Ans:- Rajnath Singh

15) What was Balbir Singh Junior's sports career before he died recently at the age of 88?

Ans:- Hockey

16) Who was named the ICC Men's Player of the Month for the month of March 2021?

Ans:- Bhuvneshwar Kumar

17) The Government of India has launched which  missions to raise nutrition awareness?

Ans:- Aahaar Kranti

18) Name the mobile app developed by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India for community mental-health well-being of people on scalable, stable, and digital platforms.

Ans:- MANAS

19)  Every year, on which day is International Turban Day observed?

Ans:- 13 April

20) On what date is World Voice Day (WVD) commemorated each year?

Ans:- April 16

21) Which Indian financial institution has announced that the Regulations Review Authority (RRA 2.0) will be established on May 1, 2021, for a one-year period?

Ans:- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

22) Which of the states below has enacted a weekend curfew?

Ans:- Delhi

23) Who among the following will lead the National Anti-Doping Agency as Director-General?

Ans:- Siddharth Singh Longjam

24) Which Russian vaccine has been approved for emergency use in India?

Ans:- Sputnik V

25) On which day is World Art Day commemorated each year?

Ans:- 15 April

26) On April 14th, Joseph Jouthe resigned as Prime Minister of which country?

Ans:- Haiti

27) Who will lead the RRA 2.0 (Regulations Review Authority)?

Ans:- M Rajeshwar Rao

28) What is the 2021 World Voice Day (WVD) theme?

Ans:- ONE WORLD, MANY VOICES

29) What will be the theme of the "Raisina Dialogue" in 2021?

Ans:- ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control

30) Which district in Jammu and Kashmir has received national recognition for successfully implementing the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in the years 2020-21?

Ans:- Udhampur

31) Which organization's former president, Ranjit Sinha, died at the age of 68?

Ans:- Central Bureau of Investigation

32) How many years has IRDAI announced the expansion of its sandbox regulations?

Ans:- 2 years

33) On which day is Himachal Day observed?

Ans:- 15 April

34) Which organisation has launched the Rs. 10,000-crore 'Special Refinance Facility-2021' (SRF-2021) to provide housing finance companies (HFCs) with short-term refinancing?

Ans:- NHB

35) Which cricketer has been named as Elista's brand ambassador?

Ans:- Suresh Raina

36) Who inaugurated three path-breaking initiatives for the National Internet Exchange of India, NIXI?

Ans:- Ajay Prakash Sawhney

37) Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao, who received the Padma Shri award and died recently, was known for his work in which branch of medicine?

Ans:- Radiology

38) What will the theme be for World Hemophilia Day in 2021?

Ans:- Adapting to Change: Sustaining care in a new world

39) Which Indian country's embassy and the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) signed an agreement to work together to promote innovation and entrepreneurship?

Ans:- Denmark

40) How many astronauts will be on NASA's upcoming SpaceX Crew-2 mission?

Ans:- 4

41) In which state did the central government approve the Rs 110 crore ROPAX Jetty Project on the Dhamra River?

42) Ahmed Hussain Lala, who died at the age of 89, was a well-known player in which field?

Ans:- Football

Ans:- Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures

43) Which bank has partnered with Mastercard to launch the 'Pay by Bank App'?

Ans:- RBL Bank

44) Which corporation has been awarded a contract by NASA for its Artemis programme to design the first commercial lander that will be used to send the next two US astronauts to the moon by 2024?

Ans:- SpaceX

45) In the 2021 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which player has been called the ODI cricketers of the decade 2010-2019?

Ans:- Virat Kohli

46) When is the International Monuments and Sites Day celebrated?

Ans:- 18 April

47) In May 2021, the memoir titled "Believe - What Life and Cricket Taught Me" will be published. What Indian cricket player's life is it based on?

Ans:- Suresh Raina

48) Which university invented the DuroKea Series, the world's first affordable and long-lasting hygiene products?

Ans:- IIT Hyderabad

49) In Odisha, where will the ROPAX jetty project be built?

Ans:- Dhamra

50) What is the date of the International Day of Street Children?

Ans:- April 12

51) Who has been appointed as the Department of Economic Affairs' new Secretary?

Ans:- Ajay Seth

52) What is India's rank in terms of Internet inclusion and gender disparity in accessing the World Wide Web, according to a Facebook Economist Intelligence Unit study?

Ans:- 49th

53) How many grants did India provide to Nepal for the construction of a new secondary school in the Udaipur district?

Ans: 42.95 million

54) Which Padma Shree awardee and Tamil film actor died recently?

Ans:- Vivek

55) Which company has partnered with the government's e-governance service arm CSC to instal solar-powered microgrids and water pumps throughout rural areas of the country?

Ans:- Tata Power

56) L&T Infotech has a new CFO.

Ans:- Anil Rander

57)  Who has announced that the IAF will receive the first batch of Light Bullet Proof Vehicles?

Ans:- Ashok Leyland

58) Which bank announced to exit operations from India and 12 other countries?

Ans:- Citi Bank

59) Which space agency will send astronauts into space on its SpaceX Crew-2 mission?

Ans:- NASA

60) Hermes 75, India's first high-speed commercial delivery electric scooter, was released by?

Ans: - Kabira Mobility

61) India has won how many medals in the Women's Asian Wrestling Championship 2021?

Ans:- 7

62)  At the Moscow International Film Festival 2021, the Puglya film won the award for best foreign-language feature. What language is the film based on?

Ans:- Marathi

 



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