Current Affairs Quiz [Weekly] & GK For UPSC/Govt Exams 2021

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Current Affairs Quiz [Weekly] & GK For UPSC/Govt Exams 2020-21

25 March 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of govtjobsinfo.net aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Bharat Bandh, Gram Ujala scheme and Challenge-1 satellite among others.

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be going for a two-visit to which nation on March 26th?
a) Bangladesh
b) Nepal
c) Sri Lanka
d) Maldives

2. The Competition Commission of India has ordered an investigation into which messaging app’s updated privacy policy?
a) WhatsApp
b) Hike
c) Instagram
d) Snapchat

3. When will Bharat Bandh be observed?
a) March 26th
b) March 27th
c) March 28th
d) March 29th

4. The Gram Ujala scheme was launched in which state on March 24th?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Jharkhand
d) Bihar

5. Which nation launched 38 foreign satellites in a historic mission on March 22nd?
a) France
b) India
c) Japan
d) Russia

6. Which nation indigenously developed its first satellite-Challenge-1?
a) Turkey
b) Israel
c) Tunisia
d) Armenia

7. NASA Curiosity rover shared a video of Earth-like clouds passing over which planet?
a) Saturn
b) Jupiter
c) Mars
d) Venus

Answers

1. (a) Bangladesh
PM Modi will be visiting the neighbouring country Bangladesh for two days on March 26, 2021, at the invitation of Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. The two-day visit to Dhaka is in connection with the commemoration of three highly significant events including Mujib Borsho, the birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

2. (a) WhatsApp
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered its investigation arm, director general (DG) to conduct a detailed investigation into WhatsApp’s newly updated privacy policy and terms of service and submit a report within 60 days.

3. (a) March 26th 
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, a coalition of farmers’ unions, has called for Bharat Bandh on March 26, 2021. The coalition has appealed to people to make the countrywide strike a success.

4. (a) Uttar Pradesh
The Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh on March 24, 2021, launched the Gram Ujala scheme in the Lok Sabha constituency of PM Modi, Varanasi. Under the scheme, the government offers the world’s cheapest LED bulbs in rural areas at Rs. 10.

5. (d) Russia
In a historic mission, Russia launched 38 foreign satellites on March 22, 2021 aboard the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The satellites belonged to 18 different countries including South Korea, Japan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Italy, and Brazil.

6. (c) Tunisia
Russia launched 38 foreign satellites on March 22, 2021, aboard the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Challenge-1 satellite was also among the 38 satellites. The satellite is the first one to be made completely in Tunisia.

7. (c) Mars
NASA’s Curiosity rover has shared stunning video footage of Earth-like clouds passing over Mars. The video was shot by the navigation cameras attached to the top of the car-sized rover, which landed on the Red Planet in August 2012.

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