CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
24
B)
48
C)
63
D)
87

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 87

Note : The India is placed at the 87th position among 115 countries in the 2021 Energy Transition Index (ETI).

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Published On : April 24, 2021
A)
Neera Tanden
B)
Vanita Gupta
C)
Vivek Murthy
D)
Merrick Garland

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Vanita Gupta

Note : The United States Senate confirmed Vanita Gupta to serve as the Associate Attorney General of the United States.

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Published On : April 24, 2021
A)
Climate Change
B)
Food Standards
C)
Artificial Intelligence
D)
Defence Procurement

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Food Standards

Note :

The CODEX ALIMENTARIUS international food standards and guidelines contribute to the safety and quality of international food trade. Founded in 1963, the standards are provided by risk assessment bodies or consultations organized by FAO and WHO.
Recently, the fifth session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH) established under Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) was inaugurated virtually. IT is take place from April 20 to April 29 virtually with over 300 participants.

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Published On : April 24, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
Nepal
C)
Indonesia
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indonesia

Note :

The Indian Navy has recently joined the rescue operation for an Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala-402 and its 53-member crew that went missing.
After its 44-year-old submarine went missing while conducting a torpedo drill north of the island of Bali, Indonesia had sought assistance from India. Indian Navy’s Deep-Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSVR) left from Visakhapatnam as a part of the rescue operation.

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Published On : April 24, 2021
A)
UNEP
B)
FAO
C)
ADB
D)
RBI

Correct Answer : Option (A) - UNEP

Note :

The Net-Zero Banking Alliance is convened by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative.
43 banks from 23 countries formed the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), which joined GFANZ. The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) was chaired by the UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance.

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Published On : April 24, 2021
A)
SpaceX
B)
JAXA
C)
ISRO
D)
NASA

Correct Answer : Option (D) - NASA

Note :

The NASA has recently released the image of interacting galaxies Arp 273, in the shape of a ‘Cosmic Rose’.
The image has been shared on the official Instagram handle of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. In the image, a group of spiral galaxies create a shape resembling a rose. This structure made of galaxies lies in the Andromeda constellation, at about 300 million light-years away.

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Published On : April 23, 2021
A)
UAE
B)
USA
C)
Japan
D)
Israel

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Israel

Note :

‘Nimbus’ is a flagship cloud service project of Israel, which aims to provide a solution for cloud services to the government, the defence system, and other sectors.
Recently, Israel’s government chose Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for the USD 1-billion project to provide cloud services for the country’s public sector and military. Amazon and Google beat Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM in the tender for the four-phase “Nimbus” project.

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Published On : April 23, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Uttrakhand
C)
Himachal Pradesh
D)
Jammu & Kashmir

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttrakhand

Note : The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has established a 'Water Sports and Adventure Institute (WSAI)' near Tehri Dam Reservoir in Uttrakhand.

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Published On : April 23, 2021
A)
7.3%
B)
8.9%
C)
10.2%
D)
11.5%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10.2%

Note : The Care Ratings has revised downwards the GDP growth forecast of India to 10.2 percent in 2021-22 (FY22).

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Published On : April 23, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Kerala
C)
Gujarat
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Goa

Note : The Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 323, the first unit of the indigenously built ALH (Advanced Light Helicopter) Mk III aircraft, was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik on Monday at INS Hansa in Goa.

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Published On : April 23, 2021