Daily Current Affairs 14th and 15th March 2021, Daily Current Affairs 2021 Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 14th and 15th March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. India’s Forex Reserves has surpassed Russia’s to become World’s ____________ Biggest foreign-exchange reserves.

भारत के विदेशी मुद्रा भंडार ने रूस को पीछे छोड़ते हुए विश्व का ____________ सबसे बड़ा विदेशी मुद्रा भंडार बन गया है।

(a) 1st

(b) 2nd

(c) 3rd

(d) 4th

(e) 5th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. India’s foreign-exchange reserves surpassed Russia’s to become the world’s fourth largest, as the South Asian nation’s central bank continues to hoard dollars to cushion the economy against any sudden outflows.

India’s foreign currency holdings fell by $4.3 billion to $580.3 billion as of March 5, the Reserve Bank of India said on Friday, edging out Russia’s $580.1 billion pile. China has the largest reserves, followed by Japan and Switzerland on the International Monetary Fund table.

Q.2. Which of the following subject is no longer a must for engineering admissions, as per the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)?

अखिल भारतीय तकनीकी शिक्षा परिषद (AICTE) के अनुसार, निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा विषय इंजीनियरिंग प्रवेश के लिए जरूरी नहीं है?

(a) Maths / गणित

(b) Physics / भौतिकी

(c) Chemistry / रसायन विज्ञान

(d) Biology / जीव विज्ञान

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Maths, Physics no longer must for engineering admissions: AICTE

Prospective engineering students will not have to mandatorily study maths and physics in Class 12, according to new norms released by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for 2021-22. According to the AICTE’s approval process handbook for 2021-22, students only need to score 45% in any three subjects from a list of 14 in order to qualify.

The diverse list includes physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, electronics, information technology, biology, informatics practices, biotechnology, agriculture, technical vocational subject, engineering graphics, business studies and entrepreneurship.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the director of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आर्थिक संबंधों पर अनुसंधान के लिए भारतीय परिषद (ICRIER) के निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Anindya Dutta / अनिंद्य दत्ता

(b) Deepak Mishra / दीपक मिश्रा

(c) Prem Prakash / प्रेम प्रकाश

(d) Nidhi Vadhera / निधि वढेरा

(e) Jairam Ramesh / जयराम रमेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Deepak Mishra, Practice Manager in the World Bank’s Macroeconomics, Trade, and Investment Global Practice, has been appointed as the next director and chief executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).

He will take the charge from Rajat Kathuria who has been the director and chief executive of ICRIER since 1st September 2012.

Q.4. Which space agency has launched sounding rocket RH-560 to study attitudinal variations?

किस अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी ने एटिट्यूडाइनल विविधताओं का अध्ययन करने के लिए साउंडिंग रॉकेट RH-560 लॉन्च किया है?

(a) ISRO / इसरो

(b) NASA / नासा

(c) Roscosmos / रोस्कोसमोस

(d) CNSA / सी.एन.एस.ए.

(e) JAXA / जाक्सा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the sounding rocket (RH-560) to study attitudinal variations in the neutral winds and plasma dynamics on March 12, 2021 at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota Range (SHAR).

Sounding rockets are one or two-stage solid propellant rockets used for probing the upper atmospheric regions and for space research. They also serve as easily affordable platforms to test or prove prototypes of new components or subsystems intended for use in launch vehicles and satellites.

Q.5. Every year on ________________, the International Day of Action for Rivers is observed.

________________ को हर साल “नदियों के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय कार्रवाई दिवसमनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 March / 11 मार्च

(b) 12 March / 12 मार्च

(c) 13 March / 13 मार्च

(d) 14 March / 14 मार्च

(e) 15 March / 15 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Every year on 14 March, the International Day of Action for Rivers is observed to raise voice to protect rivers and demand for improving the policies for Rivers.

It is a day to educate one another about the threats facing our rivers and to find solutions.

Q.6. On which date, World Consumer Rights Day is observed every year?

विश्व उपभोक्ता अधिकार दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 14 March / 14 मार्च

(b) 15 March / 15 मार्च

(c) 16 March / 16 मार्च

(d) 17 March / 17 मार्च

(e) 18 March / 18 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. World Consumer Rights Day is observed on 15 March every year for raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs. This day is a chance to demand that the rights of all consumers are respected and protected and to protest against social injustices.

Q.7. What was the theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2021?

विश्व उपभोक्ता अधिकार दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Tackle Plastic Pollution

(b) Trusted Smart Products

(c) Making digital marketplaces fairer

(d) Antibiotics off the menu

(e) Helping consumers choose healthy diets

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. It is observed on 15 March every year for raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs. This day is a chance to demand that the rights of all consumers are respected and protected and to protest against social injustices.

Theme 2021: “Tackle Plastic Pollution”.

Q.8. Pi Day is celebrated on _____________.

पाई दिवस _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 12 March / 12 मार्च

(b) 13 March / 13 मार्च

(c) 14 March / 14 मार्च

(d) 15 March / 15 मार्च

(e) 16 March / 16 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14, commemorating Pi (the Greek letter π). This idea originated in the United States. In the United States, it is agreed to write the date in a format that represents March 14th as 3/14. These three numbers match the value of pi to up to two decimal places, which is 3.14.

Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter of the circle. Pi is also the area of the circle divided by the square of its radius. The ratio is always constant.

Q.9. Which football team has won the ISL 2020-21 title by beating ATK Mohun Bagan?

एटीके मोहन बागान को हराकर किस फुटबॉल टीम ने आईएसएल 2020-21 का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Jamshedpur FC / जमशेदपुर एफ.सी.

(b) Mumbai City FC / मुंबई सिटी एफ.सी.

(c) FC Goa / एफ.सी. गोवा

(d) Bengaluru FC / बेंगलुरु एफ.सी.

(e) Chennaiyin FC / चेन्नईयिन एफ.सी.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Mumbai City FC has defeated ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1 in the ISL 2020-21 final to lift yet another trophy this year.

Mumbai had earlier secured the ISL Shield along with a spot in the AFC Champions League group stage by finishing first in the standings in the regular season.

Q.10. 69th National volleyball championships was held in ________________.

69 वीं राष्ट्रीय वॉलीबॉल चैंपियनशिप ________________ में आयोजित की गई थी।

(a) Puri / पुरी

(b) Bhubaneswar / भुवनेश्वर

(c) Patna / पटना

(d) Mumbai / मुंबई

(e) Vadodra / वडोदरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Haryana men and Kerala women won the 69th National volleyball championships at the KIIT University in Bhubaneswar on March 11, 2021.

Both the finals were won in straight sets with Haryana beating Assam and women’s defending champion Kerala prevailing over Railways. Kerala men defeated Railways 36-38, 25-18, 23-25, 25-21, 15-12 in a two-hour thriller for the bronze.

Q.11. Who among the following has become the first ever Indian fencer to qualify for Olympics?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन ओलंपिक के लिए क्वालीफाई करने वाला पहला भारतीय फ़ेंसर बन गया है?

(a) Srikanth Kidambi / श्रीकांत किदांबी

(b) P. V. Sindhu / पी वी सिंधु

(c) Abhas Jha / आभास झा

(d) Mohit Baghel / मोहित बघेल

(e) Bhavani Devi / भवानी देवी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Bhavani Devi became the first ever Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics. The sabre fencer secured an Olympic spot due to events in the ongoing Fencing World Cup on 14th March.

Hosts Hungary lost in the quarterfinals of the team event, allowing Korea to progress to the semis. Therefore, Bhavani Devi qualifies through the Adjusted Official Ranking (AOR) Method.

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