Current Affairs Quiz GK Quiz for Competitive Exams SSC UPSC:
31 March 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 FY22 GDP growth prediction, Rafale Fighter Jets, and further studies on the origin of COVID-19 among others.
1. World Bank has raised India’s FY22 GDP growth prediction to how much?
2. When did the Supreme Court-appointed committee submit its report on farm laws?
a) March 31st
b) March 19th
c) March 21st
d) March 29th
3. Which party’s leader has tested positive for COVID-19?
d) Shiv Sena
4. How many Rafale Fighter Jets are reaching India on March 31st?
5. When will Peru Presidential Elections be held?
a) April 11th
b) April 20th
c) April 30th
d) May 2nd
6. Which state has become the 15th one in the United States to allow recreational use of marijuana?
d) New York
7. Which organization has called for further studies on the origin of COVID-19?
8. Which state has made a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report mandatory from 12 states including Maharashtra?
c) Himachal Pradesh
1. (b) 10.1
The World Bank has raised India’s Fiscal Year 2021-22 GDP growth prediction to 10.1 percent from 5.4 percent projected in January. This is a result of a strong rebound in private consumption and investment growth.
2. (b) March 19th
The Supreme Court-appointed committee submitted its report on farm laws in a sealed cover on March 19, 2021. The three-member committee was formed by the top court on January 11, 2021, when it placed the three farm laws on hold.
3. (c) JDS
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda informed on March 31, 2021, that he and his wife had tested positive for COVID-19 and were self-isolating. HD Deve Gowda is the leader of the Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) party in Karnataka.
4. (b) Three
Three Rafale combat aircraft are expected to reach Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat from France in the evening on March 31, 2021. The fighter jets will be flown over directly from France with the support of mid-air refueling provided by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force’s Airbus 330 multi-role transport tankers over the Gulf of Oman.
5. (a) April 11th
The Presidential Elections are scheduled to take place in Peru on April 11, 2021. Strict social distancing rules have been put in place to protect the voters amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
6. (d) New York
The New York lawmakers have passed a bill to legalize the use of marijuana by adults. This will make New York the 15th state in the United States to allow recreational use of the drug.
7. (a) WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report on global tracing of COVID-19 origins, in which it called for further studies on the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that data was withheld from WHO investigators who had gone to China to research the origins of the virus.
8. (d) Uttarakhand
The Uttarakhand government on March 30, 2021, made a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report mandatory for those arriving from 12 states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh from April 1.