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Current Affairs MCQs of 3rd April 2021
Q.1 Which nation has registered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals?
Q.2 Anandam: The Center for Happiness has been inaugurated at which place?
a. IIM Jammu
b. IIT Delhi
c. IISc Bengaluru
Q.3 Where did the Indian Army has conducted the ordnance disposal mission, “Operation Thiruvallur”?
c. Tamil Nadu
Q.4 India and which country has agreed to joint production and export of military hardware?
c. South Korea
Q.5 Which of the following states launched ‘i-Learn’ for Community Health Officers?
Q.6 The Indian Navy is scheduled to take part for the first time in the naval drill ‘La Perouse’. The annual navy exercise is organized by which country?
Q.7 Which state has passed the Special Armed Police Bill 2021?
Q.8 In which country will the Indian Army take part in ‘Shantir O’Goshen – 2021’ exercise?
a. Sri Lanka
Q.9 What will be the interest rate on the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme for the April-June 2021 Quarter?
Q.10 Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB)?
a. Naina Lal Kidwai
b. Mallika Srinivasan
c. Vinita Bali
d. Lakshmi Venu
Q.1 Russia has registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals. The vaccine-Carnival-Cov- has been developed by Rosselkhoznadzor’s Federal Center for Animal Health. The clinical trials of the vaccine had begun in October 2020 and it involved cats, dogs, minks, foxes, Arctic foxes and other animals.
Q.2 a) The Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated “Anandam: The Center for Happiness” at Indian Institute of Management Jammu.
Q.3 c) The Troops of Southern Command, Pune have conducted the “Operation Thiruvallur” area of SIPCOT Industrial Estate in Gummidipoondi in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu.
Q.4 c) India and South Korea have agreed to go for joint production and export of military hardware, enhance intelligence sharing and boost cooperation in cyber and space domains as part of overall expansion of defence and security ties.
Q.5 a) The Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom today launched i-Learn, a capacity building and performance tracking application for Community Health Officers.
Q.6 d) The Indian Navy is scheduled to participate in a France-led naval drill named “La Perouse”, held in the Bay of Bengal.
Q.9 d) Rates for April – June Quarter:
Public Provident Fund (PPF) – 7.1%
National Savings Certificates (NSC) – 6.8%
Senior Citizen Savings Scheme – 7.4%
Five-year recurring deposits – 5.8%
One-year to three-year time deposits – 5.5%
Savings deposits – 4% interest
Five-year time deposits – 6.7%
Kisan Vikas Patra – 6.9%
Sukanya Samriddhi Account scheme – 7.6%