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A)
UK
B)
Chile
C)
USA
D)
Canada

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Chile

Note :

In the South American country of Chile, has witnessed the spread of a killer algae which has claimed the lives of more than 4,200 tonnes of salmon. The algal bloom has led to decreased water availability in waters that led to suffocating the salmon.
This is considered to be the latest mass mortality event recorded in Chile, which is the world’s second largest producer of salmon.

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Published On : April 16, 2021
A)
Ravi Sinha
B)
Harish Dubey
C)
Poonam Gupta
D)
Radhey Shyam

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Poonam Gupta

Note : World bank economist Poonam Gupta has been appointed as the new Director General of the policy think tank "National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)".

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Published On : April 16, 2021
A)
Rajnath Singh
B)
S Jaishankar
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rajnath Singh

Note : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the First bi-annual Indian Air Force, IAF Commanders' Conference 2021 at Air Headquarters.

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Published On : April 16, 2021
A)
Kane Williamson
B)
Chris Cairns
C)
Ross Taylor
D)
Glenn Turner

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kane Williamson

Note : New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was awarded with the prestigious Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the fourth time in last six years at the New Zealand Cricket Awards on April 13, 2021. Apart from this, he was also adjudged 'International Test Player of the Year' for 2020-21 season.

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Published On : April 16, 2021
A)
Delhi Municipal Corporation
B)
Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation
C)
Bangalore Municipal Corporation
D)
Chandigarh Municipal Corporation

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation

Note : The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC)has issued India's first Green Municipal bond. The green bond was listed on the BSE bond platform on April 08, 2021. It opened for a subscription on March 31, 2021.

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Published On : April 16, 2021
A)
April 12
B)
April 13
C)
April 14
D)
April 15

Correct Answer : Option (D) - April 15

Note : Each year on April 15th, National Titanic Remembrance Dayis dedicated to the memory of the lives lost when the Titanic sank into the icy waters of the North Atlantic Ocean in April 1912. We remember the more than 1,500 people who died that day.

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Published On : April 16, 2021
A)
Bhim Rao Ambedkar
B)
Subhas Chandra Bose
C)
Bhagat Singh
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Note : The Ambedkar Jayanti is an annual festival observed on 14 April to commemorate the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar.

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Published On : April 15, 2021
A)
9th
B)
8th
C)
7th
D)
6th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 6th

Note : The Prime MInister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 2021 "Raisina Dialogue" the sixth edition of the annual dialogue.

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Published On : April 15, 2021
A)
#Navigating the Alpha Century
B)
#New Geometrics | Fluid Partnerships | Uncertain Outcomes
C)
#ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control
D)
#Managing Disruptive Pandemic: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms

Correct Answer : Option (C) - #ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control

Note : The Raisina Dialogue is a multilateral conference held annually in New Delhi, India. Since its inception in 2016, the conference has emerged as India's flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics. The theme for the 2021 conference is "#ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control".

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Published On : April 15, 2021
A)
Tarun Bajaj
B)
Shekhar Shah
C)
Ashish Dhawan
D)
Rajendra S Pawar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Shekhar Shah

Note : The World bank economist Poonam Gupta has been appointed as the new Director General of the policy think tank "National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)".She would succeed Shekhar Shah.

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Published On : April 15, 2021