Current Affairs Quiz for SSC, UPSC Competitive Exams 1 April 2021

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Current Affairs Quiz CA Question Quiz 12 April 2021

Current Affairs Quiz for SSC, UPSC Competitive Exams 1 April 2021

1 April 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of govtjobsinfo aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals and West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 among others.

1. Who has been honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
a) Irfan Khan
b) Rishi Kapoor
c) Rajnikanth
d) Salman Khan

2. Which nation’s special presidential envoy for climate will be visiting India next week?
a) US
b) Russia
c) France
d) Canada

3. Which nation has registered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals?
a) US
b) Russia
c) China
d) UK

4. The Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for processing auto-debit payments till when?
a) June 30th
b) July 31st
c) August 31st
d) September 30th

5. How many Assembly Constituencies went to polls in West Bengal under the second phase of voting
a) 36
b) 30
c) 25
d) 39

6. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting the Assembly Elections from which assembly constituency?
a) Nandigram
b) Chandipur
c) Bankura
d) Kharagpur Sadar

7. India has jointly set up a friendship park with which nation?
a) Sri Lanka
b) Vietnam
c) Republic of Korea
d) Malaysia

8. First-of-its-kind cruise service has been launched between Surat and which city?
a) Mumbai
b) Diu
c) Silvassa
d) Kutch

Answers

1. (c) Rajnikanth
Legendary Indian actor Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. This was informed by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on April 1, 2021.

2. (a) US
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, will be visiting India as a part of his first Asia tour next week from April 1-9. He will be holding consultations on increasing climate ambition ahead of US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate. This will be John Kerry’s first trip to Asia since taking office early this year.

3. (b) Russia
Russia has registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals. The vaccine-Carnivak-Cov- has been developed by Rosselkhoznadzor’s Federal Center for Animal Health. The clinical trials of the vaccine had begun in October 2020 and it involved cats, dogs, minks, foxes, Arctic foxes and other animals.

4. (d) September 30th
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on March 31, 2021, extended the timeline for processing recurring online transactions by six months to September 30, 2021. The RBI had issued a framework for processing of e-mandates on recurring online transactions in August 2019.

5. (b) 30
A total of 30 assembly constituencies went to polls under the second phase of voting in West Bengal on April 1, 2021. The Assembly constituencies fall in Bankura, Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur and South 24 Parganas districts.

6. (a) Nandigram
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in the fray under this phase from the Nandigram constituency. The Chief Minister’s constituency is expected to witness the high-profile contest between Mamata Banerjee and her former ministerial colleague Suvendu Adhikari, who had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in December 2020.

7. (c) Republic of Korea 
India’s First Indo-Korean Friendship Park was jointly inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of National Defence, Republic of Korea Suh Wook at Delhi Cantonment on March 26, 2021.

8. (b) Diu
The Union Minister of State for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya on March 31, 2021, flagged off the first-of-its-kind cruise service from Hazira Port of Surat to Diu via video conferencing. The one-side voyage time is expected to be around 13 to 14 hours.

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