11 Jun

General Awareness section of Bank, SSC and CDS exams consists of a substantial number of Current Affairs Questions. By preparing effectively for these questions, you can score some sure-shot marks and get an edge over other competitors in the exam. This can really drive your overall exam score and play a significant part in getting you selected.

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GK April 2021 Quiz

Question 1. Name the writer who was awarded the Vyas Samman 2020 for the book ‘Patliputru ki Samragi’.
a. Liladhar Jaguri
b. Sitanshu Yashaschandra
c. Sharad Pagare
d. Vasdev Mohi

Answer: Sharad Pagare

Question 2. India recently took part in SCO Anti-Terrorism Exercise ‘Pabbi-Antiterror-2021’. Where was this exercise held?
a. Tashkent, Uzbekistan
b. Kiev, Ukraine
c. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
d. Baku, Azerbaijan

Answer: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Question 3. Which of the statements given below is incorrect in the context of the mandatory standard health insurance policy to be offered by insurers as per IRDAI directives?
a. ‘Arogya Sanjeevani’ is the name of the mandatory standard health insurance policy.
b. The maximum sum insured limit for this policy has been revised to Rs. 10 lakh.
c. The minimum sum insured for this policy is Rs. 50 thousand.
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 4. As a part of Operation SANKALP to ensure safety of Indian ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, a PASSEX (Passage Exercise) was held recently between India and
a. Saudi Arabia
b. Bahrain
c. Kuwait
d. Oman

Answer: Bahrain

Question 5. By 2035, India is going to invest Rs. 6 lakh crores on more than 574 port projects under which of the following projects?
a. Golden Quadrilateral Project
b. Bharatmala Project
c. Jal Marg Vikas Project
d. Sagarmala Project

Answer: Sagarmala Project

Question 6. Basel-III Additional Tier-1 bonds (AT-1 bonds), which are also known as perpetual bonds, are considered part of the Tier-I capital of banks. The deemed residual maturity of these bonds until 31st March, 2022 is
a. 100 Years
b. 50 Years
c. 20 Years
d. 10 Years

Answer: 10 Years

Question 7. The Standing External Advisory Committee (SEAC) for evaluating applications for Universal Bank & Small Finance Bank (SFB) licenses is headed by
a. Rakesh Mohan
b. Shyamala Gopinath
c. Usha Thorat
d. BP Kanungo

Answer: Shyamala Gopinath

Question 8. Which country stood 1st in the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2021 that was held in New Delhi recently?
a. USA
b. Denmark
c. India
d. Italy

Answer: India

Question 9. Who was adjudged the player of India vs. England T-20 Series held recently?
a. Jonny Bairstow
b. Virat Kohli
c. Rishabh Pant
d. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Answer: Virat Kohli

Question 10. Name the ‘Man of the Series’ during the 3-Match India vs. England ODI Series that was played recently.
a. Shardul Thakur
b. Jonny Bairstow
c. Sam Curran
d. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Answer: Jonny Bairstow

Question 11. Name the 1st Indian to be elected Chairperson of Advisory Committee of United Nations Human Rights Council.
a. Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
b. Ajit Kumar
c. Ajai Malhotra
d. T. S. Tirumurti

Answer: Ajai Malhotra

Question 12. Name the 1st Indian cinema personality to win FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) award.
a. Irrfan Khan
b. Satyajit Ray
c. Boman Irani
d. Amitabh Bachchan

Answer: Amitabh Bachchan

Question 13. Which of the following statements is true?
a. India has signed an MOU on public service recruitment with Afghanistan.
b. India and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on water cooperation.
c. Both A & B
d. None of the above

Answer: Both A & B

Question 14. India is about to resume the Homeland Security Dialogue with which of the following nations?
a. Australia
b. United Kingdom
c. USA
d. France

Answer: USA

Question 15. Where was the PASSEX (Passage Exercise) held recently between India and USA?
a. Gulf of Mexico
b. Eastern Indian Ocean Region
c. South China Sea
d. Arabian Sea

Answer: Eastern Indian Ocean Region

Question 16. NV Ramana has been appointed as the
a. 46th Chief Justice of India
b. 47th Chief Justice of India
c. 48th Chief Justice of India
d. 49th Chief Justice of India

Answer: 48th Chief Justice of India

Question 17. Anurag Thakur was recently appointed as Captain in the Territorial Army. He is the minister of state (MoS) in which of the following ministries?
a. Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs
b. Ministry of Defence
c. Ministry of Commerce and Industry
d. Ministry of Home Affairs

Answer: Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Question 18. Who has been appointed as the new CEO of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India)?
a. Saurabh Garg
b. Subhash Chandra Khuntia
c. Amitabh Kant
d. Dr. Rajiv Kumar

Answer: Saurabh Garg

Question 19. Who among the following has recently won the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, which was awarded for 2019?
a. Irrfan Khan
b. Amitabh Bachchan
c. Vinod Khanna
d. Rajinikanth

Answer: Rajinikanth

Question 20. Name the cargo ship that got stuck recently in the Suez Canal.
a. Atlantic Destiny
b. Ever Green
c. Black Rose
d. Ever Given

Answer: Ever Given

Question 21. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched with respect to the winners of the 66th Filmfare Awards?
a. Best Film: Thappad
b. Best Actor in a Leading Role: Irrfan Khan (Angrezi Medium)
c. Best Actress in a Leading Role: Taapsee Pannu (Thappad)
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 22. Name the winner of the lifetime achievement award at the 66th Filmfare Awards.
a. Sushant Singh Rajput
b. Rajinikanth
c. Irrfan Khan
d. Ramesh Sippy

Answer: Irrfan Khan

Question 23. Vajra Prahar, a military exercise between India and USA, was held recently at
a. Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
b. Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh
c. Umroi, Meghalaya
d. Suratgarh, Rajasthan

Answer: Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh

Question 24. Indian Navy participated recently in the French multinational Naval exercise ‘La Perouse’, which was conducted in the
a. Arabian Sea
b. Balearic Sea
c. Bay of Bengal
d. Bay of Biscay

Answer: Bay of Bengal

Question 25. Name the writer who has won the 2020 Saraswati Samman for the book ‘Sanatan’.
a. Krishna Sobti
b. Raghuveer Chaudhari
c. Kedarnath Singh
d. Dr. Sharankumar Limbale

Answer: Dr. Sharankumar Limbale

Question 26. 7th April is observed annually as the World Health Day (WHD). What was the theme of WHD 2021?
a. Quality healthcare: an essential human right
b. Building a fairer, healthier world
c. Affordable healthcare for all
d. Universal vaccination against COVID-19

Answer: Building a Fairer, Healthier World

Question 27. The maximum balance limit for Payment Banks has been raised to
a. Rs. 1.5 Lakh
b. Rs. 2 Lakh
c. Rs. 2.5 Lakh
d. Rs. 3 Lakh

Answer: Rs. 2 Lakh

Question 28. Which of the statements given below is incorrect with respect to the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Index 2021?
a. India’s rank on the Gender Gap Index 2021 was 140 out of 156 countries.
b. The index is published every 2 years.
c. Being the most gender equal nation, Iceland was ranked 1.
d. Both A & C

Answer: The index is published every 2 years

Question 29. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a. National Maritime Day: 5th April
b. World Autism Awareness Day: 2nd April
c. World Homeopathy Day: 10th April
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 30. RBI has increased the limit for Full-KYC Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) / Mobile Wallets to
a. Rs. 1.5 Lakh
b. Rs. 2 Lakh
c. Rs. 2.5 Lakh
d. Rs. 3 Lakh

Answer: Rs. 2 Lakh

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