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A)
Zimbabwe
B)
Mozambique
C)
Madagascar
D)
South Africa

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mozambique

Note :

Union Minister for Railways, Piyush Goyal flagged off the 3000 HP Cape gauge locomotives to Mozambique via video conferencing.
The locomotives are indigenously developed by Banaras Locomotive Works (BLW), Varanasi. This export is a part of the total order of six locomotives of 3000 HP cape gauge and 90 stainless steel passenger coaches to Mozambique.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
UPI-Help
B)
UPI-Aid
C)
UPI-Assist
D)
UPI-Boost

Correct Answer : Option (A) - UPI-Help

Note : The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella entity for digital payments in India, has launched a new application named "UPI-Help" on BHIM UPI.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
Folklore
B)
Chilombo
C)
Black Pumas
D)
Everyday Life

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Folklore

Note : Taylor Swift Album Folklore has won the Album of the Year award at the Grammy Awards 2021.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
Rajasthan
B)
Jharkhand
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Uttarakhand

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chhattisgarh

Note : The Chhattisgarh ranks first in the country in terms of providing employment under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in the current financial year 2020-21.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
INS Kiltan
B)
INS Kesari
C)
INS Sahyadri
D)
INS Jalashwa

Correct Answer : Option (D) - INS Jalashwa

Note : The Indian Naval Ship INS Jalashwa arrived at Port Anjouan, Comoros to deliver 1,000 Metric Tonnes of rice, under Mission Sagar-IV.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
Literature
B)
Painting
C)
Agriculture
D)
Mathematics

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Painting

Note : Renowned Indian artist and painter Laxman Pai has passed away. He was 95. He was a recipient of the Padma Bhushan.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
Kathak
B)
Manipuri
C)
Kathakali
D)
Bharatnatyam

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kathakali

Note : Veteran Kathakali artist Chemancheri Kunhiraman Nair has passed away in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 105-year old.

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Published On : March 17, 2021
A)
Banaras Locomotive Works
B)
Integral Coach Factory
C)
Diesel Locomotive Works
D)
Chittaranjan Locomotive- Works

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Banaras Locomotive Works

Note : The Railway minister Piyush Goyal has flagged off a 3000 HP cape gauge locomotive, manufactured at Banaras Locomotive Works (BLW), which will be exported to Mozambique.

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Published On : March 16, 2021
A)
Barisal- Benares
B)
Dhaka-West Bengal
C)
Khulna- Bangalore
D)
Chittagong- Prayagraj

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dhaka-West Bengal

Note : A new passenger train service between India, New Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) and Bangladesh, Dhaka is set to start.

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Published On : March 16, 2021
A)
Sivaji
B)
Kempegowda
C)
Rajiv Gandhi
D)
Indira Gandhi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kempegowda

Note : The Kempegowda International Airport in the city of Bengaluru has launched the country's first ever dedicated Express Cargo Terminal.

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Published On : March 16, 2021