Daily Current Affairs Quiz 24th March 2021, Daily GK Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 24th March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which city, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Smarak has been inaugurated by Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’?

रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक ने किस शहर में शहीद भगत सिंह स्मारक का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(d) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(e) Chennai / चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. The Union Minister of Education, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, virtually inaugurated the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Smarak in New Delhi on March 23, 2021.

The inauguration took place on the occasion of a programme organised by the University of Delhi on ‘Shaheed Diwas’ to pay homage and commemorate 90 years of the martyrdom of our national icons of the Indian National Movement –Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru.

Q.2. Which ministry has announced to launch Poshan Abhiyan for the Elderly to provide them ‘nutrition support’?

किस मंत्रालय ने बुजुर्गों को पोषण सहायताप्रदान करने के लिए पोशन अभियान शुरू करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment / सामाजिक न्याय और अधिकारिता मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Health and Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Women and Child Development / महिला और बाल विकास मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Home Affairs / गृह मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Panchayati Raj / पंचायती राज मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment aims to launch ‘Poshan Abhiyan’ for the Elderly to provide them ‘nutrition support’. Under the mission, supports will be provided to indigent elders who are not staying in Old Age Homes and are victims of malnutrition.

Mission will focus on procuring healthy food material which are available locally to serve hot-cooked mid-day meals. Scheme will be implemented by “Gram Panchayats and Urban Municipalities”. ‘Senior Citizens Welfare Fund’ will be utilized to fund & implement the mission.

Q.3. With which country, India has recently signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) for the bilateral cooperation in the field of water resource?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने हाल ही में जल संसाधनों के क्षेत्र में द्विपक्षीय सहयोग के लिए समझौता ज्ञापन (MoC) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) UK / ब्रिटेन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) which was signed between India and Japan for the bilateral cooperation in the field of water resources. This will help in increasing the exchange of information, knowledge and technology.

The memorandum of cooperation was signed in between the Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation of the Ministry of Jal Shakti of India and Water & Disaster Management Bureau under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism of Japan.

Q.4. Fitch Ratings has projected India’s growth at ____________ for the fiscal year 2021-2022.

फिच रेटिंग्स ने वित्त वर्ष 2021-2022 के लिए ____________ पर भारत की वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 5.5%

(b) 6.2%

(c) 7.8%

(d) 9.3%

(e) 12.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. American credit rating agency, Fitch, has published its ‘Global Economic Outlook (GEO)’. Fitch has revised GDP growth estimate of India to 12.8% for the fiscal year 2021-2022 from the previous 11%.

Ratings were revised in the backdrop of loose fiscal stance, stronger carryover effect, and better virus containment. It also projects that GDP growth will ease to 5.8% in Fiscal Year 2023.

Q.5. World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is celebrated every year on __________ annually.

विश्व यक्ष्मा (टीबी) दिवस प्रतिवर्ष __________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 March / 21 मार्च

(b) 22 March / 22 मार्च

(c) 23 March / 23 मार्च

(d) 24 March / 24 मार्च

(e) 25 March / 25 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. World TB Day is celebrated every year on 24 March annually to commemorate the date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes TB in 1882. This Day is observed to educate people about TB, its impact around the world.

Q.6. What was the theme for World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2021?

विश्व यक्ष्मा रोग (टीबी) दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) It’s time to End TB!

(b) Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world

(c) The Clock is Ticking

(d) Unite to end TB

(e) Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. World TB Day is celebrated every year on 24 March annually to commemorate the date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes TB in 1882. This Day is observed to educate people about TB, its impact around the world.

Theme 2021: ‘The Clock is Ticking’

Q.7. Who among the following has won a gold medal in Para Shooting World Cup 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने पैरा शूटिंग वर्ल्ड कप 2021 में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Mariyappan Thangavelu / मरियप्पन थंगावेलु

(b) Devendra Jhajharia / देवेंद्र झाझरिया

(c) Deepa Malik / दीपा मलिक

(d) Singhraj / सिंहराज

(e) Varun Singh Bhati / वरुण सिंह भाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Indian para-athlete Singhraj won the gold medal in the 2021 Para Shooting World Cup at Al Ain in the UAE. He defeated Uzbekistan’s Server Ibragimov to get the top honour in the P1 – Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 final.

Singhraj pipped Rio 2016 bronze medallist Ibragimov by a thin margin of 2.8 points. With this, India has moved to third place in the medals table. India has now two medals on its list – one gold and one bronze.

Q.8. Sagar Sarhadi passed away recently. He was a/an ________________.

सागर सरहदी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Action Director / एक्शन निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Filmmaker / फिल्म निर्माता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Noted writer and filmmaker Sagar Sarhadi, known for films like “Kabhi Kabhie”, “Silsila”, and “Bazaar”, has passed away.

He began his career as Urdu short stories writer and entered Bollywood through Yash Chopra’s 1976 “Kabhi Kabhie”, which had Amitabh Bachchan and Raakhee in the lead role.

Q.9. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment?

सामाजिक न्याय और अधिकारिता मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Thawar Chand Gehlot / थावर चंद गहलोत

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar / नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर

(e) Ram Vilas Paswan / राम विलास पासवान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Ministers responsible: Thaawar Chand Gehlot

Q.10. What is the currency of Japan?

जापान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Toman / टोमन

(b) Yen / येन

(c) Riyal / रियाल

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Capital: Tokyo

Currency: Japanese yen

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