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GK section of almost all Govt. Job and Competitive Exams has a significant chunk of questions related to Current Affairs (CA). Although most aspirants realize the significance of CA, yet it remains an area of concern for them. Through organized and methodical preparation, one can answer nearly all the CA questions asked in the exam. But unfortunately many lacunae remain in the way students go about their preparation to answer these questions.

Being the Centre for Best Online Bank Coaching Classes in India, we endeavor to address these lacunae by posting regular Video and Blog updates on noteworthy national and international events that are in news. Given below is a Quiz that comprises select MCQs which are modeled on the latest pattern of questions seen in Banking, SSC and CDS examinations. Attempt it as a quick test and also carefully make a note of the fresh information you come across here.

April 2021 Current GK Quiz

Question 1. Which of the following statements is true in the context of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) 3.0?
a. The sectors eligible under ECLGS 3.0 scheme are: Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Leisure & Sporting and Civil Aviation.
b. The tenor of ECLGS 3.0 loans will be 6 years including the moratorium duration of 2 years.
c. Both A & B
d. None of the above

Answer: Both A & B

Question 2. Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy Airport was recently inaugurated in
a. Warangal (Telangana)
b. Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)
c. Vellore (Tamil Nadu)
d. Gulbaraga (Karnataka)

Answer: Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)

Question 3. ‘Stand Up India’ scheme for promoting ST, SC & Women entrepreneurship has been extended till
a. 2023
b. 2024
c. 2025
d. 2026

Answer: 2025

Question 4. Which of the statements given below is incorrect with respect to ‘Khelo India’ scheme?
a. The scheme has been extended till 2025-26.
b. The outlay for the scheme from 2021-22 to 2025-26 is estimated to be Rs. 8750 crores.
c. The budgeted estimate under the scheme is Rs. 657.71 crores for 2021-22.
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 5. Shaheed Ashfaqullah Khan Zoological Park is going to come up in
a. Indore, Madhya Pradesh
b. Raipur, Chhattisgarh
c. Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
d. Muzaffarpur, Bihar

Answer: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Question 6. RBI has recently issued guidelines outlining the Amalgamation of
a. Small Finance Banks
b. Regional Rural Banks
c. Urban Cooperative Banks
d. Payment Banks

Answer: Urban Cooperative Banks

Question 7. What is the inflation target set by the Govt. for 2021-26?
a. 3% (+ 2%)
b. 4% (+ 2%)
c. 5% (+ 2%)
d. 6% (+ 2%)

Answer: 4% (+ 2%)

Question 8. Name the RBI Committee to review Ways and Means Advances (WMA) limits for States / Union Territories.
a. Rakesh Mohan Committee
b. BP Kanungo Committee
c. Usha Thorat Committee
d. Sudhir Shrivastava Committee

Answer: Sudhir Shrivastava Committee

Question 9. RBI is going to publish a ‘Financial Inclusion Index’ (for the previous Financial Year ending 31st March) every year in the month of
a. July
b. August
c. September
d. October

Answer: July

Question 10. Which of the following options isn’t correct with respect to the Development Institution set up by the Govt. for Infrastructure Financing?
a. The Govt. will maintain at least a 26% stake in the institution.
b. The institution has been set up with an authorized share capital of Rs. 1 Lakh Cr.
c. The name of this institution is NaBFID (National Bank for Financing Infrastructure & Development)
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 11. Rs. 1.97 Lakh Crores have been earmarked for the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme. How many sectors are covered under the PLI scheme?
a. 11
b. 13
c. 15
d. 17

Answer: 13

Question 12. Name the newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner of India (24th CEC).
a. Sanjay Kothari
b. Sushil Chandra
c. Amitabh Kant
d. Anup Chandra Pandey

Answer: Sushil Chandra

Question 13. Which of the following pairs of positions and the respective position holders is correctly matched?
a. Economic Affairs Secretary: Ajay Seth
b. Revenue Secretary: Tarun Bajaj
c. Finance Secretary: T V Somanathan
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 14. 18th April is observed annually as the World Heritage Day (WHD), also known as the International Day for Monuments and Sites. The theme of WHD 2021 was
a. Heritage Sites: Our Collective Responsibility
b. Mankind’s Cultural Heritage – Past, Present & Future
c. Complex Pasts – Diverse Futures
d. Preservation of our Collective Pasts

Answer: Complex Pasts – Diverse Futures

Question 15. Earth Day (ED) is observed annually on 22nd April. What was the theme of ED 2021?
a. Protection of our Only Habitat
b. Stop Prioritizing Development over Nature
c. Resolve to Save the Planet
d. Restore Our Earth

Answer: Restore Our Earth

Question 16. SARTHAQ, the new education policy implementation plan, was launched recently by the education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. SARTHAQ stands for
a. Students and Teachers Holistic Advancement through Quality Education
b. Students and Teachers Holistic Assessment and Quality Evaluation
c. Students and Teachers Holistic Assistance through Quality Initiatives
d. Students and Teachers Thorough Assessment for Quality Education

Answer: Students and Teachers Holistic Advancement through Quality Education

Question 17. SMA-1 borrowers from healthcare and 26 stressed sectors, identified by the Kamath Committee, have now become eligible under ECLGS 2.0. As per RBI’s Special Mention Accounts (SMA) classification, SMA-1 corresponds to accounts where payments are partially or wholly overdue for a period of
a. 1 to 30 Days
b. 31 to 60 Days
c. 61 to 90 Days
d. 91 to 120 Days

Answer: 31 to 60 Days

Question 18. India’s largest Floating Solar Power Plant (100 MW capacity) has recently come up in
a. Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu
b. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
c. Ramgundam, Telangana
d. Kutch, Gujarat

Answer: Ramgundam, Telangana

Question 19. World’s largest Floating Solar Energy Project (600 MW), is going to be set up at Omkareshwar Dam on river Narmada in
a. Chhattisgarh
b. Maharashtra
c. Gujarat
d. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 20. A total of Rs. 14,500 Cr. has gone into the latest round of recapitalization of Public Sector Banks. Name the Banks where this capital was infused.
a. Indian Overseas Bank, Central Bank of India, UCO Bank & Bank of India
b. Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda & Indian Bank
c. Union Bank of India, Punjab & Sind Bank, Bank of Maharashtra & Central Bank of India
d. State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda & Canara Bank

Answer: Indian Overseas Bank, Central Bank of India, UCO Bank & Bank of India

Question 21. Name the 3000-year-old lost Golden city, dating to the Reign of the pharaoh Amenhotep-III, which has been discovered in Egypt.
a. Aten
b. Naukratis
c. Thinis
d. Abydos

Answer: Aten

Question 22. Who among the following has become the new PM of South Korea?
a. Moon Jae-in
b. Kim Boo-kyum
c. Park Geun-hye
d. Park Chung-hee

Answer: Kim Boo-kyum

Question 23. Which of the following pairs of books and their respective authors is not correctly matched?
a. India after Liberalization: Bimal Jalan
b. By Many a Happy Accident – Recollections of a Life: Hamid Ansari
c. Believe – What Life & Cricket Taught Me: Suresh Raina
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 24. Which of the statements given below is correct?
a. Sudarshan Sen committee has been set up on functioning of ARCs (Asset Reconstruction Companies) and the review of the regulatory guidelines.
b. M Rajeshwar Rao is the head of RBI’s Regulatory Review Authority (RRA) 2.0 to review regulations & compliance.
c. S Janakiraman advisory group has been set up to assist the Regulatory Review Authority.
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 25. Name the multinational military exercise held in Bangladesh in which Indian Army participated recently.
a. Sampriti
b. Ajeya Warrior
c. Shantir Ogroshena
d. Mainamati Maitree

Answer: Shantir Ogroshena

Question 26. India is going to acquire S-400 Triumf (SA-21 Growler) missile system from
a. France
b. Russia
c. USA
d. Israel

Answer: Russia

Question 27. “My Life and Struggle” is the autobiography of
a. Lal Bahadur Shastri
b. Sardar Patel
c. Frontier Gandhi (Abdul Ghaffar Khan)
d. Lala Lajpat Rai

Answer: Frontier Gandhi (Abdul Ghaffar Khan)

Question 28. India and Kyrgyzstan military counter terrorism exercise was held recently in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The name of this exercise was
a. Khanjar
b. Dustlik
c. Al Nagah
d. Prabal Dostyk

Answer: Khanjar

Question 29. Which of the following pairs isn’t correctly matched?
a. World Hemophilia Day: 17th April
b. World Book and Copyright Day: 23rd April
c. Panchayati Raj Day: 24th April
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 30. Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the 1st woman President of
a. Niegria
b. Sudan
c. Tanzania
d. Algeria

Answer: Tanzania

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