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Current Affairs MCQs of 24 March 2021
Q.1 The Ken-Betwa Link project is a river interlinking project, which will be jointly undertaken by the government of which state?
a. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
b. Maharashtra and Gujarat
c. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
d. Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh
Q.2 The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Smarak has been inaugurated in which city on the 90th anniversary of Shaheed Diwas?
b. New Delhi
Q.3 When is the World Tuberculosis Day observed?
a. March 24
b. March 23
c. March 25
d. March 21
Q.4 What is the theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2021?
a. It’s Time
b. Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world
c. The Clock is Ticking
d. Unite to end TB
Q.5 Who won the Best Film Award at the 67th National Film Awards ceremony?
Q.6 Which state/UT government launched ‘Education Mentoring Programme’ for Girls of Class 9-12?
a. West Bengal
d. Madhya Pradesh
Q.7 Who won the gold medal in the 2021 Para Shooting World Cup held at Al Ain in the UAE?
b. Vishal Khera
d. Manish Narwal
Q.8 Sagar Sarhadi who passed away was related to which profession?
Q.9 Who is the head of the standing external advisory committee (SEAC) formed by RBI to evaluate applications of universal banks and small finance banks (SFBs)?
a. Revathy Iyer
b. Hemant G Contractor
c. Shyamala Gopinath
d. T N Manoharan
Q.10 The e-Tendering Portal PRANIT has been launched by which of these organisations?
Q.1 c)On the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, 2021, the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh signed an agreement with the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti to implement the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project.
Q.2 b) The Union Minister of Education , Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, virtually inaugurated the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Smarak in New Delhi on March 23, 2021.
Q.3 a) World Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on 24 March to create awareness among the public about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.
Q.6 b) Over 200 students from Indira Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women will mentor 1,000 girl students of Delhi government schools in grades 9 to 12 under the AAP dispensation’s “Education Mentoring Programme” launched.
Q.7 c) Indian para-athlete Singhraj won 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.
Q.9 c) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a five members standing external advisory committee (SEAC) to evaluate applications for “on-tap” licensing of universal banks and small finance banks (SFBs).The committee will be chaired by the former RBI deputy governor Shyamala Gopinath. The panel will have a tenure of three years.
Q.10 d) State-owned Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID) has launched an “e-Tendering Portal” called ‘PRANIT’ to make the tendering process more transparent.