daily Monthly Current Affairs Gk Quiz For Competitive Exams
23 March 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as the 67th National Film Awards, India’s vaccination drive and revision of Covishield dosage among others.
1. Which film won the Best National Film Award 2019?
a) Dil Bechara
d) Marakkar: Arabikkadilinte Simham
2. Which movie won the Best Hindi Film award at the 67th National Film Awards?
b) Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
3. Who won the Best Actress award at the National Film Awards 2019?
a) Deepika Padukone
b) Alia Bhatt
c) Kangana Ranaut
d) Priyanka Chopra
4. When will India begin vaccinating everyone above 45 years?
a) April 1st
b) April 15th
c) April 30th
d) May 1st
5. Which state’s cabinet has approved the opening of 100 schools with specialised excellence education?
b) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh
6. Which nation’s Defence Minister will visit India later this week?
b) South Korea
c) New Zealand
7. What is the new legal drinking age in Delhi?
a) 21 years
b) 23 years
c) 25 years
d) 20 years
8. The centre has asked states to increase the gap between 2 doses of Covishield to up to how many weeks?
a) 12 weeks
b) 8 weeks
c) 6 weeks
d) 9 weeks
1. (d) Marakkar: Arabikkadilinte Simham
The 67th National Film Awards were announced on March 22, 2021. Malayalam film ‘Marakkar: Arabikkadilinte Simham’ directed by Priyadarshan won the national award for Best Feature Film Award.
2. (a) Chhichhore
Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichhore won the Best Hindi film award at the 67th National Film Awards. Asuran won the best Tamil film award and Jersey won the best Telugu film award.
3. (c) Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut won the Best Actress award at the National Film Awards 2019 for her movies Manikarnika -The Queen of Jhansi and Panga, while Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush won the Best Actor award jointly for their films ‘Bhonsle’ and ‘Asuran’ respectively.
4. (a) April 1st
The Indian government informed on March 13, 2021, that all those above 45 years can get vaccinated against Covid-19 starting from April 1st. Till now, only those above 65 years and those above 45 years with comorbidities were eligible for vaccination.
5. (c) Delhi
The Delhi Cabinet on March 22, 2021, approved the setting up of 100 schools that would mainly focus on providing specialised excellence education such as in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Performing and Visual Arts and Humanities.
6. (b) South Korea
South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook is scheduled to visit India this week to hold high-level talks with Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Suh Wook is expected to visit India from March 25-27 to hold talks with Indian Defence Minister regarding joint collaboration on military technologies.
7. (a) 21 years
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on March 22, 2021, that the state government has decided to lower the legal age to consume alcohol in the national capital to 21 years. Previously, the legal drinking age in the national capital was 25 years.
8. (b) 8 weeks
The central government has asked the state and UT governments to increase the gap between two doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covishield vaccine from 28 days to six-eight weeks for better results. The revision of the dosage gap applies only to Covishield, which is being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India and not to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.