CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   UK and Northern Ireland


Explanation :

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of an agreement between India and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, for sharing information and preventing Customs offences. The proposed agreement is expected to facilitate trade and ensure faster customs clearance between the three countries.

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Published On : 2021-04-30

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Asian Development Bank


Explanation :

The Asian Development Bank has recently released a report titled Developing Asia’s Economic Outlook.
As per the report, Asia’s economy shrank by 0.2% in 2020. Although recovery has commenced in Asia, the recovery is registered at different speeds. Also, average inflation in the region is forecast to fall from 2.8% in 2020 to 2.3% in 2021.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Saudi Arabia


Explanation :

Yanbu is a port city on the Red Sea coast of western part of the Saudi Arabia. Recently, a remotely piloted boat packed with explosives has been found by the kingdom near the port of Yanbu in the Red Sea.
Saudi Arabia claimed to have intercepted and destroyed the attack boat, which caused a blast. Ther have been a series of attacks on shipping in the Mideast region amid a shadow war and negotiations between Iran and Israel.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Lieutenant Governor of Delhi


Explanation :

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021 has come into force in the national capital.
According to the amended legislation, the “government” in Delhi means the ” Lieutenant Governor “. The elected representatives of the UT will have to seek the opinion of the Lieutenant Governor before taking any executive decision.

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   China


Explanation : The Chinese government has launched a robot prototype named as 'NEO-01', in the Earth's low orbit on its Long March 6 rocket.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Arun Raste


Explanation : Arun Raste has been appointed as the new Managing Director and CEO of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX).

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Finland


Explanation : The Finland has topped the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2021.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   BYJU's


Explanation : Two Indian firms, the Reliance's Jio Platforms and e-learning startup Byju's have been featured in Time Magazine's 2021 list of 100 most influential companies.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Air-to-Air Missile


Explanation : The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test fired the 5th generation Python-5 Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) from Tejas aircraft, at Goa.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   BEML Limited


Explanation : Amit Banerjee has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of BEML Limited, a Miniratna Defence PSU under the Ministry of Defence.

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Published On : 2021-04-30