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A)
Remote Controlled Gun
B)
Offshore patrol vessel
C)
Anti-Tank Guided Missile
D)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Offshore patrol vessel

Note :

Indian Coast Guard ship Vajra, the offshore patrol vessel, was formally commissioned into service. It was indigenously designed and built by Larsen and Toubro Ship building.
This is the sixth of the seven offshore patrol vessels. The ship is fit with state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems including Stabilised Remote-Controlled Gun and Pollution response equipment.

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Published On : March 28, 2021
A)
Rs 3 lakhs
B)
Rs 4 lakhs
C)
Rs 5 lakhs
D)
Rs 10 lakhs

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rs 5 lakhs

Note :

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has recently increased the deposit threshold limit to ₹5 lakh per annum in Employee provident fund (EPF), for which interest would be tax-exempt, if there is no employer contribution.
During the Budget 2021, the Minister announced that interest earned on the EPF contributions above ₹2.5 lakh will be taxable from 1 April.

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Published On : March 28, 2021
A)
Germany
B)
Australia
C)
Nepal
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Japan

Note :

The Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between the Jal Shakti Ministry of India and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan.
The MoC was signed for development of a long-term cooperation in the field of Water and Delta management. It also encourages implementation of joint projects between the two countries and exchange of information, knowledge, technology and scientific allied experience.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
Israel
B)
Chile
C)
Tanzania
D)
Venezuela

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Israel

Note :

Israel held its 4th parliamentary election in the last two years. The exit polls conducted did not show any clear winner.
This election was triggered in December 2020, when the country’s parliament failed to agree a budget. It ended a seven-month power sharing arrangement between Netanyahu and his main rival Benny Gantz.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
USA
B)
India
C)
Nepal
D)
Pakistan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pakistan

Note : The joint exercise "Pabbi-Antiterror-2021" will be held at Pakistan's National Counter Terrorism Centre near the Pabbi town in Nowshera district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
Uday U. Lalit
B)
NV Ramana
C)
Rohinton Fali Nariman
D)
Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NV Ramana

Note : The Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has recommended Justice NV Ramana's name as his successor after he retires next month.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
Pink Gang
B)
Lady Gang
C)
Girl Gang
D)
Female Gang

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Girl Gang

Note : Girl Gang, a track by New Zealand singer Gin Wigmore, has been announced as the official song of the 2022 ICC Women's World Cup.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
1st
B)
2nd
C)
3rd
D)
4th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1st

Note : The Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands D K Joshi announced that the UT has obtained 100% FHTC coverage under Jal Jeevan Mission. The UT becomes the First UT in the country.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
ICGS Vajra
B)
ICGS Vrisha
C)
ICGS Shakti
D)
ICGS Chakra

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ICGS Vajra

Note : The Indian Coast Guard ship 'Vajra', the sixth offshore patrol vessel to enhance coastal security, was formally commissioned into service in Chennai.

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Published On : March 27, 2021
A)
Rajasthan
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : The Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to set up India's first government-run ambulance network for animals, in a move to boost the animal husbandry and veterinary sector.

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Published On : March 26, 2021