CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   3


Explanation : The three Indian peacekeepers, who laid down their lives while serving in UN peacekeeping missions in 2020 has been chosen to be awarded the prestigious UN medal posthumously for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty.

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Published On : 2021-05-31

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Samant Kumar Goel


Explanation : The government extended the tenure of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) Chief Samant Kumar Goel, by one-year.

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Published On : 2021-05-31

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Paytm


Explanation : The Digital payments giant Paytm is planning to come out with an initial public offer worth USD 3 billion later this year.

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Published On : 2021-05-31

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   90%


Explanation : Dependent family members of such persons will be entitled to get the benefit of pension equivalent to 90% of average daily wage drawn by the worker as per the existing norms.

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Published On : 2021-05-31

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   YUVA


Explanation : The Department of Higher Education under Ministry of Education, has launched a new initiative called 'YUVA- Prime Minister's Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors'.

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Published On : 2021-05-31

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation


Explanation : The Indian Broadcasting Foundation, the apex body of broadcasters in India, is being renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation.

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Published On : 2021-05-31

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Jagjit Pavadia


Explanation : Jagjit Pavadia, the former Narcotics Commissioner of India, has been elected as the President of the International Narcotics Control Board.

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Published On : 2021-05-30

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   ICICI Bank


Explanation : The Private sector lender ICICI Bank has launched a unique facility, which allows linking a UPI ID with its digital wallet, 'Pockets'.

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Published On : 2021-05-30

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Amnesty International


Explanation : The Amnesty International Day is observed every year on May 28, because it was on this day in 1961 that this non-governmental organization was founded in London.

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Published On : 2021-05-30

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Aashritha V Olety


Explanation : Another first for women in the Indian military Aashritha V Olety an officer of the IAF has become the first woman flight test engineer in the country.

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Published On : 2021-05-30