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A)
It's Time
B)
Unite to end TB
C)
The Clock is Ticking
D)
Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world

Correct Answer : Option (C) - The Clock is Ticking

Note : The theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2021 is 'The Clock is Ticking'.

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Published On : March 25, 2021
A)
M K Sinha
B)
Arindam Bagchi
C)
Anurag Srivastava
D)
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Arindam Bagchi

Note : Arindam Bagchi, an officer of the 1995 batch of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), has assumed charge as the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs(MEA).

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Published On : March 25, 2021
A)
Carolina Marin
B)
Nozomi Okuhara
C)
Akane Yamaguchi
D)
Pornpawee Chochuwong

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Nozomi Okuhara

Note : Japan's Nozomi Okuhara has won the women's single title after she defeated Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in the finals to win All England Badminton Championships 2021.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
Bhagat Singh
B)
Sukhdev Thapar
C)
Shivaram Rajguru
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (D) - All of the above

Note : Martyrs' Day is being celebrated on 23rd March in India to commemorate the hanging of India's three freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Delhi
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bihar

Note : Bihar has become the first state of the country to have its own ethanol policy called Ethanol Production Promotion Policy, 2021.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
Chen Long
B)
Kento Momota
C)
Viktor Axelsen
D)
Anders Antonsen

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Viktor Axelsen

Note : In the men's single, Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia defeated Denmark's Viktor Axelsen to claim the All England Badminton Championships 2021 Badminton title.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
HAL
B)
GRSE
C)
ISRO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (B) - GRSE

Note :

The Indian Navy inducted a landing craft utility ship L58 at an event in Port Blair. It is the eighth and last of the landing craft utility (LCU) mark-IV class ship.
The ship was indigenously designed and built by state-run Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. It will be used for several activities like transporting battle tanks and heavy weapons systems.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
HP
B)
Huawei
C)
Samsung
D)
Amazon

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amazon

Note :

NITI Aayog has partnered with IT major Amazon Web Services (AWS) to train students on the fundamentals of cloud computing through Atal Tinkering Labs.
Under the program, AWS will introduce the concepts of cloud computing such as cloud storage, web hosting, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and virtual reality (VR) to students.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
USA
B)
Japan
C)
France
D)
Finland

Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA

Note :

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) launched the US India Artificial Intelligence (USIAI) initiative, in the presence of the Department of Science & Technology Secretary.
IUSSTF is a bilateral organisation established by the two countries in 2000, to promote Science, Technology and innovation through mutual interactions. Under the USIAI initiative, new R&D areas and opportunities will be identified.

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Published On : March 24, 2021
A)
Rafale
B)
Sukhoi Su-30
C)
MiG-21 Bison
D)
Mirage 2000

Correct Answer : Option (C) - MiG-21 Bison

Note :

A MiG-21 Bison aircraft of the Indian Air Force was involved in a fatal accident, while taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India.
The IAF Group Captain Ashish Gupta died in the accident. The indigenously designed and manufactured Light Combat Aircraft Tejas were to replace the ageing fleet of the MiG 21. The MiG 21s have been continuously involved in accidents.

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Published On : March 23, 2021