CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   12


Explanation : The Ministry of Jal Shakti has selected 12 tourist places that will be transformed into 'Swachh Tourist Destinations.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Indian Railways


Explanation : The Indian Railways has decided to reactivate the facility of 'UTS ON MOBILE App', which allows passengers to book unreserved train tickets through app.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Bhagwan Lal Sahni


Explanation :

The Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is Bhagwan Lal Sahni. He was seen in the news as he said that the commission is in favour of roughly four categories of OBCs as being suggested by the Justice Rohini Commission.
The Justice Rohini Commission has been studying sub-categorisation of OBCs. The Committee is expected to submit its report to the Central Government in July, this year.

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   State Bank of Sikkim


Explanation :

State Bank of Sikkim was established in 1968, five years before Sikkim acceded to the Indian Union. The state-owned bank provides treasury operations for the state government of Sikkim.
Recently, the Reserve Bank of India has brought the State Bank of Sikkim under its regulatory purview. Though the bank will be regulated on par with other banks, the bank’s ownership structure will not change.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Anjali Bhardwaj


Explanation : Anjali Bhardwaj has been selected for the International Anti Corruption Champions Award.

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Nitin Gadkari


Explanation : The Union Minister for MSME & Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated 50 artisan-based SFURTI clusters, spread over 18 states.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Gulmarg


Explanation : The second edition of Khelo India-Winter Games has been organized at the world famous ski-resort Gulmarg in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution


Explanation : The Centre has decided to integrate the Common Service Centres (CSC) with the E-Daakhil portal for Consumer grievance redressal launched by National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC), Department of Consumer Affairs.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Shantanu Mitra


Explanation : The non-banking financial company, "Fullerton India Credit Company (Fullerton India)" has appointed Shantanu Mitra as its new CEO and MD.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Papua New Guinea


Explanation : Michael Somare, the first prime minister of Papua New Guinea has passed away. He was 84.

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Published On : 2021-02-28