Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20th and 21st March 2021, Daily GK Quiz

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Q.1. In which state Gram Ujala scheme has been launched for poor households to get LED for Rs. 10?

गरीब परिवारों को 10 रुपये में एलईडी देने के लिए किस राज्य में ग्राम उजाला योजना शुरू की गई है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, R. K. Singh launched the Gram Ujala programme in Arrah, Bihar through a virtual event on March 19, 2021. LEDs will be available for only Rs 10 each for each household, in exchange for working condition old incandescent bulbs.

Q.2. Samia Suluhu Hassan has sworn in as the First Female President of which of the following country?

सामिया सुलहु हसन ने निम्नलिखित में से किस देश की पहली महिला राष्ट्रपति के रूप में शपथ ली है?

(a) Tanzania / तंज़ानिया

(b) Rwanda / रवांडा

(c) Uganda / यूगांडा

(d) Kenya / केन्या

(e) Ethiopia / इथियोपिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu Hassan was on 19th March sworn in as the country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in mystery.

Hassan, 61, a soft-spoken Muslim woman from the island of Zanzibar, will finish Magufuli’s second five-year term, set to run until 2025.

Q.3. UNCTAD has projected India’s GDP growth at __________ in 2021.

UNCTAD ने 2021 में __________ पर भारत की GDP वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 3.5%

(b) 4.0%

(c) 5.0%

(d) 7.3%

(e) 9.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 19th March said India’s Covid-19 stimulus fell short of initial announcements, leading to a lower-than-expected economic performance in 2020.

UNCTAD expects India’s GDP to have contracted 6.9% in 2020 and grow 5% in 2021, attributing the stronger recovery projected for 2021 to the deeper-than-expected downturn in 2020.

Q.4. What was the rank of India in UN’s World Happiness Report 2021?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र की विश्व खुशहाली रिपोर्ट 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या था?

(a) 78

(b) 89

(c) 118

(d) 139

(e) 149

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. India has been ranked 139 out of 149 countries in the list of UN World Happiness Report 2021 released on March 19, 2021 which is topped by Finland.

The World Happiness Report 2021, issued by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, focuses on the effects of COVID-19 and how people all over the world have fared. People in war-torn Afghanistan are the most unhappy with their lives.

Q.5. Which country has ranked first in the UN’s World Happiness Report 2021?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र की विश्व खुशहाली रिपोर्ट 2021 में किस देश को पहला स्थान मिला है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(d) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. India has been ranked 139 out of 149 countries in the list of UN World Happiness Report 2021 released on March 19, 2021 which is topped by Finland.

The World Happiness Report 2021, issued by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, focuses on the effects of COVID-19 and how people all over the world have fared. People in war-torn Afghanistan are the most unhappy with their lives.

Q.6. With which company, Defence Ministry has sealed a deal to acquire 4,690 anti-tank guided missiles?

किस कंपनी के साथ रक्षा मंत्रालय ने 4,690 एंटीटैंक गाइडेड मिसाइल हासिल करने के लिए एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) / भारत अर्थ मूवर्स लिमिटेड

(b) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) / भारत इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स लिमिटेड

(c) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) / भारत हेवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

(d) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(e) Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) / भारत डायनेमिक्स लि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. The Defence Ministry on March 19, 2021 sealed a deal with public sector undertaking Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) to acquire 4,960 MILAN-2T anti-tank guided missiles at a cost of ₹ 1,188 crore for the Indian Army. The missiles, having a range of 1,850 metres, are being produced by BDL under license from French defence major MBDA Missile Systems.

These missiles can be fired from ground as well as vehicle-based launchers and can be deployed in anti-tank role for both offensive and defensive tasks.

Q.7. Indian Navy has recently conducted Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with which country’s Navy under Operation Sankalp?

भारतीय नौसेना ने हाल ही में ऑपरेशन संकल्प के तहत किस देश की नौसेना के साथ पैसेज अभ्यास (PASSEX) किया है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) Qatar / क़तर

(c) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(d) Bahrain / बहरीन

(e) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Indian Navy on 18th March undertook Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Royal Bahrain Naval Force Corvette Al Muharraq in the Persian Gulf under Operation Sankalp.

PASSEXs are conducted regularly by the Indian Navy with units of friendly foreign navies, whilst visiting each other’s ports or during a rendezvous at sea.

Q.8. Who has won the first gold for India in Women’s 10M Air Pistol final of the international Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय शूटिंग स्पोर्ट फेडरेशन (ISSF) विश्व कप के महिला 10M एयर पिस्टल फाइनल में भारत के लिए पहला स्वर्ण पदक किसने जीता है?

(a) Manu Bhaker / मनु भाकर

(b) Hina Sidhu / हिना सिद्धू

(c) Yashaswini Deswal / यशस्विनी देशवाल

(d) Deepika Kumari / दीपिका कुमारी

(e) Apurvi Chandela / अपूर्वी चंदेला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Yashaswini Deswal bagged the first gold medal for India in the Women’s 10M Air Pistol final of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun on 20th March. Another Indian shooter Manu Bhaker won a silver medal with 236.7 points.

Q.9. Name the Athlete who recently set a New National Record in Men’s 3000m Steeplechase in the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships.

उस एथलीट का नाम बताइए जिसने हाल ही में फेडरेशन कप सीनियर नेशनल एथलेटिक्स चैंपियनशिप में पुरुषों के 3000 मीटर स्टीपलचेज में एक नया राष्ट्रीय रिकॉर्ड बनाया है।

(a) Jinson Johnson / जीन्सन जॉनसन

(b) Annu Rani / अन्नू रानी

(c) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

(d) Avinash Sable / अविनाश सेबल

(e) M. Sreeshankar / एम श्रीशंकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. The Indian athlete Avinash Sable set a new national record in the men’s 3000m steeplechase event in the ongoing Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships in Patiala, with timing of 8:20.20.

With this, the 26-year-old Avinash broke his own record of 8:21.37 which he set in 2019, after finishing 13th in the final of the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Q.10. Who has become the first Indian paddler to qualify for Tokyo Olympics?

टोक्यो ओलंपिक के लिए क्वालीफाई करने वाले पहले भारतीय पैडलर कौन बने हैं?

(a) Sathiyan Gnanasekaran / साथियान ज्ञानसेकरन

(b) S Dhanalakshmi / एस धनलक्ष्मी

(c) Archana Suseendran / अर्चना सुसेन्द्रन

(d) Manika Batra / मनिका बत्रा

(e) Sharath Kamal / शरथ कमल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. The seasoned Achanta Sharath Kamal on 18th March became the first Indian paddler to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games after a dominant win over Pakistan’s Muhammad Rameez at the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament in Doha. It will be Kamal’s fourth appearance at the Olympic Games.

Q.11. World Sleep Day was celebrated on ___________ 2021.

विश्व नींद दिवस ___________ 2021 को मनाया गया।

(a) 13 March / 13 मार्च

(b) 15 March / 15 मार्च

(c) 17 March / 17 मार्च

(d) 19 March / 19 मार्च

(e) 21 March / 21 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. The World Sleep Day was celebrated across the globe on March 19, 2021. The annual event is a celebration of one of the most important parts of our daily routines.

World Sleep Day is organised by the World Sleep Day Committee of the World Sleep Society and the aim of the day is also to create awareness around sleep-related issues and the prevention and management of sleep disorders.

Q.12. On which date, International Day of Happiness is observed every year?

प्रति वर्ष इंटरनेशनल डे ऑफ़ हैपिनेस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 16 March / 16 मार्च

(b) 17 March / 17 मार्च

(c) 18 March / 18 मार्च

(d) 19 March / 19 मार्च

(e) 20 March / 20 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. International Day of Happiness is observed every year on 20 March. Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated this day to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet which are the three key aspects that lead to well-being and happiness.

Q.13. What was the theme for International Day of Happiness 2021?

2021 के इंटरनेशनल डे ऑफ़ हैपिनेस की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Happiness for All, Forever

(b) Happier Together

(c) Share Happiness

(d) 10 steps to happiness

(e) Happy Go Lucky

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. International Day of Happiness is observed every year on 20 March. Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated this day to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet which are the three key aspects that lead to well-being and happiness.

Theme 2021: “Happiness For All, Forever

Q.14. World Sparrow Day is celebrated across the world on _____________.

विश्व गौरैया दिवस दुनिया भर में _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 19 March / 19 मार्च

(b) 20 March / 20 मार्च

(c) 21 March / 21 मार्च

(d) 22 March / 22 मार्च

(e) 23 March / 23 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. World Sparrow Day is celebrated across the world on 20 March to raise awareness about the conservation of sparrows. This day also celebrates the relationship between people and sparrows; spread a love for sparrows, awareness about their importance in our lives, etc.

Theme 2021: “I Love Sparrows.”

Q.15. On which date, World Oral Health Day is celebrated?

विश्व मौखिक स्वास्थ्य दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 16 March / 16 मार्च

(b) 17 March / 17 मार्च

(c) 18 March / 18 मार्च

(d) 19 March / 19 मार्च

(e) 20 March / 20 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. World Oral Health Day is celebrated on 20 March to raise awareness about oral health. The theme of World Oral Health day 2021 is “Be Proud of Your Mouth”. In other words, value and take care of it. For the next three years, the theme is “Be Proud of Your Mouth”.

Q.16. World Poetry Day is celebrated every year on _________________.

विश्व कविता दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 19 March / 19 मार्च

(b) 20 March / 20 मार्च

(c) 21 March / 21 मार्च

(d) 22 March / 22 मार्च

(e) 23 March / 23 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO in 1999, “with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard”. Every year to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world.

Q.17. Every year on which date, World Down Syndrome Day is observed to create awareness about down syndrome?

डाउन सिंड्रोम के बारे में जागरूकता पैदा करने के लिए हर साल विश्व डाउन सिंड्रोम दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 19 March / 19 मार्च

(b) 20 March / 20 मार्च

(c) 21 March / 21 मार्च

(d) 22 March / 22 मार्च

(e) 23 March / 23 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(c)

Exp. Every year on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day is observed to create awareness about down syndrome. It is a condition in which a child is born with an extra 21st chromosome. First observed in 2012, the United Nation aims to make people understand that those who are born with this condition should be accepted equally in this society.

Q.18. What was the theme for World Down Syndrome Day 2021?

विश्व डाउन सिंड्रोम दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Leave no one behind

(b) We Decide

(c) What I bring to the Workplace

(d) #MyVoiceMyCommunity

(e) Enabling people with Down syndrome to speak up

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(b)

Exp. Every year on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day is observed to create awareness about down syndrome. It is a condition in which a child is born with an extra 21st chromosome. First observed in 2012, the United Nation aims to make people understand that those who are born with this condition should be accepted equally in this society.

Theme 2021: “We Decide.”

Q.19. World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated every year on ________________.

विश्व वानिकी दिवस या अंतर्राष्ट्रीय वन दिवस हर साल ________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 March / 11 मार्च

(b) 15 March / 15 मार्च

(c) 21 March / 21 मार्च

(d) 23 March / 23 मार्च

(e) 28 March / 28 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.19.(c)

Exp. On 21st March, World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated every year to raise public awareness about the values, significance, and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth.  In 1971, World Forestry Day was established at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture.

Q.20. The theme for International Day of Forests 2021 was ______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय वन दिवस 2021 का विषय ______________ था।

(a) Forests and Biodiversity: Too precious to lose

(b) Forests and Education

(c) Forests for sustainable cities

(d) Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being

(e) Forests and Energy

Answer & Explanation
Ans.20.(d)

Exp. On 21st March, World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated every year to raise public awareness about the values, significance, and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth.  In 1971, World Forestry Day was established at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture.

Theme 2021:”Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being.”

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