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Current Affairs MCQs of 2nd April 2021
Q.1 Who has been honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
a. Irfan Khan
b. Rishi Kapoor
d. Salman Khan
Q.2 Which among the following is India’s first comprehensive COVID-19 tracking application?
a. COVID tracker
b. Arogya Setu
Q.3 Lieutenant General, Walter Anthony Gustavo ‘WAG’ Pinto (Retd), a military hero, who passed away was related to which of the following wars?
a. 2001–02 India–Pakistan standoff
b. 1971 India-Pakistan War
c. Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
d. Indo-Pakistani War of 1947–1948
Q.4 What is the total amount of GST Compensation released by the central government to States for FY 2020-21 (FY21)?
a. Rs. 30,000 crore
b. Rs. 60,000 crore
c. Rs. 70,000 crore
d. Rs. 40,000 crore
Q.5 Where did the 11th edition of the joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ between special forces of India and the US held?
Q.6 What is the rank of India in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021?
Q.7 Noted Marathi writer Dr Sharankumar Limbale will receive Saraswati Samman, 2020 for his which book?
c. The outcaste
Q.8 In which country will India set up a Rooppur nuclear power plant?
b. Sri Lanka
Q.9 India has jointly set up a friendship park with which nation?
a. Sri Lanka
c. Republic of Korea
Q.10 First-of-its-kind cruise service has been launched between Surat and which city?
Q.1 c) Legendary Indian actor Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. This was informed by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on April 1, 2021.
Q.2 b) Arogya Setu is India’s first comprehensive COVID-19 tracking application. It was launched by the central government on April 2, 2020. It will help people get connected to medical services and will also inform them regarding the risk of COVID-19 exposure.
Q.3 b) Lieutenant General Walter Anthony Gustavo ‘WAG’ Pinto (Retd), a military hero who led an infantry division to a legendary victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan War has passed away.
Q.4 c) Central Government has released GST Compensation of Rs. 30,000 crore to States as part compensation admissible for FY 2020-21 on 27th March, 2021. The total amount of compensation released so far for the year 2020-21 is Rs. 70,000 crore.
Q.5 c) Special forces of India and the US carried out a joint military exercise at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh to further enhance interoperability between the two sides. It was the 11th edition of the exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’
Q.6 b) India has slipped 28 places to rank 140th among 156 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021, becoming the third-worst performer in South Asia.For the 12th time, Iceland is the most gender-equal country in the world.
Q.10 b) The Union Minister of State for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya on March 31, 2021, flagged off the first-of-its-kind cruise service from Hazira Port of Surat to Diu via video conferencing. The one-side voyage time is expected to be around 13 to 14 hours.