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Current Affairs MCQs of 9th April 2021

Q.1 Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of SIDBI?
a. S Ramann
b. Devendra Kumar Singh
c. V Satya Venkata Rao
d. Pankaj Jain
Q.2 SUPACE is an AI-based portal launched for which organisation?
a. Indian Railways
b. Reserve Bank of India
c. Supreme Court of India
d. State Bank of India
Q.3 Chandra Nayudu, who has passed away recently, was the first women commentator of which sports?
a. Football
b. Cricket
c. Tennis
d Hockey
Q.4 Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sworn in as President of which country?
a. Vietnam
b. Philippines
c Malaysia
d. Indonesia
Q.5 Who has become the first and youngest J&K author to recreate life of Habba Khatoons poetry?
a. Soliha Shabir
b. Saba Khan
c. Salima Nischa
d. Sheen Shuhul
Q.6 Where is the headquarters of The Food Corporation of India?
a. Chennai
b. Gurugram
c. New Delhi
d. Jaipur
Q.7 hich bank has recently became co promoter of Max Life Insurance Company?
a. Axis Bank
b. IDBI bAnk
c. HDFC Bank
d. RBL Bank
Q.8 Which of the following are recognised as “Three Sisters” by the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Agreement?
1.International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)
2.Codex Alimentarius Commission
3.Pacific Plant Protection Organization
4.World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
Select the correct answer code:
a. 1, 2, 3
b. 1, 2, 4
c. 2, 3, 4
d. 2, 4
Q.9 Section 69A of the IT Act was recently in the news. The powers under Section 69A of the IT Act can be exercised by the Government in the interest of
1.Sovereignty and integrity of India
2.Security of the State
3.Friendly relations with foreign States
4.Preventing incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence relating to public order
Select the correct answer code:
a. 1, 2, 3
b. 1, 3, 4
c. 2, 3, 4
d. 1, 2, 3, 4
Q.10 Which country has banned the import of palm oil?
a. Pakistan
b. Indonesia
c. Russia
d. Sri Lanka
Answers –
Q.1 a)
Q.2 c) The first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) based portal of the Supreme Court of India called “SUPACE”, was unveiled on April 06, 2021 by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde. SUPACE stands for “Supreme Court Portal for Assistance in Court’s Efficiency”.
Q.3 b) Chandra Nayudu, the first woman cricket commentator of India, has passed away. She was 88. She was the daughter of India’s first Test captain Col CK Nayudu.
Q.4 a)
Q.5 a) Soliha Shabir from Jammu and Kashmir has added her name in ‘India’s World’s Records’ by becoming the first and youngest author in Jammu and Kashmir to recreate the life of Habba Khatoons poetry.
She has so far written three books- ‘Zoon-The heart of Habba Khatoon’, ‘In the lawn of dark’ and ‘Obsolete-The poem Market’.
Q.6 c)
Q.7 a) Axis Bank Ltd said that it has become co-promoters of Max Life Insurance Company Limited,after completion of the acquisition of 12.99% stake collectively by the Axis Entities in the company.
Q.8 b) The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is one of the “Three Sisters” recognized by the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Agreement, along with the Codex Alimentarius Commission for food safety standards and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for animal health standards.
Q.9 d) The powers under Section 69A can be exercised only in the interest of “sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States or public order or for preventing incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence relating to above.”Decency or morality is a ground available under Article 19(2) of the Constitution to impose reasonable restrictions upon free speech.
Q.10 d)

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