CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
James Webb Space Telescope
B)
Kepler space telescope
C)
Spitzer Space Telescope
D)
Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

Correct Answer : Option (A) - James Webb Space Telescope

Note :

The James Webb Space Telescope is being manufactured in collaboration between European Space Agency (ESA), Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and NASA.
It is a successor of NASA’s Hubble Telescope and will complement its discoveries. The telescope is scheduled for launch from French Guiana on an Ariane 5 rocket on 31 October 2021. NASA announced that two comprehensive systems tests have been completed by the testing teams.

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Published On : March 13, 2021
A)
Naomi Osaka
B)
P V Sindhu
C)
Saina Nehwal
D)
Carolina Marin

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Carolina Marin

Note :

Olympic champion Carolina Marin won gold in the BWF Swiss Open Super 300 tournament. She defeated India’s ace badminton player PV Sindhu 12-21, 5-21, in the final match of the women’s singles event.
This was the first final appearance of the reigning world champion P V Sindhu since the World championships here in 2019. Kidambi Srikanth exited from the semi-final of the tournament by star Viktor Axelsen.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Myanmar
B)
Bangladesh
C)
Japan
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bangladesh

Note :

Indian Naval Ships INS Kulish and INS Sumedha recently arrived at the port city of Mongla in Bangladesh.
They are visiting Bangladesh to commemorate the ongoing ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ (Liberation War of 1971). INS Sumedha is an indigenously built offshore patrol vessel and INS Kulish is an indigenously built guided missile corvette.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Uttrakhand
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttrakhand

Note : The Uttrakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announced Rs 10,000 each for ASHA and Anganwadi volunteers.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Dhan Singh Rawat
B)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari
C)
Tirath Singh Rawat
D)
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tirath Singh Rawat

Note : Tirath Singh Rawat, the BJP Lok Sabha MP from Pauri Garhwal constituency, has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttrakhand.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Gujarat
C)
Ladakh
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Delhi government presented a Rs 69,000-crore budget themed on 'patriotism' or 'Deshbhakti' for the financial year 2021-22.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
8%
B)
9%
C)
10%
D)
11%

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 11%

Note : The CRISIL Rating agency has projected the GDP growth of India to rebound to 11% in FY'22 (2021-22).

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Sunil Arora
B)
Girish Chandra Murmu
C)
Tathagata Roy
D)
Satya Pal Malik

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Girish Chandra Murmu

Note : Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Girish Chandra Murmu has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations for the year 2021.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Shooting
B)
Running
C)
Wrestling
D)
Swimming

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shooting

Note : The 19-year-old Indian Shooter Manu Bhaker has announced as the winner of the Emerging Player-of-the-Year award category.

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Published On : March 12, 2021
A)
Rani Rampal
B)
Dutee Chand
C)
Koneru Humpy
D)
Vinesh Phogat

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Koneru Humpy

Note : The World rapid chess champion Koneru Humpy has won the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award for 2021.

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Published On : March 12, 2021