21st March Current Affairs Quiz: Here, we are providing the Current Affairs Quiz. These types of topics are important for candidates who prepare for Bank Exam 2023. In this article, we are covering the following topics Headlines:
- Palk Strait
- Global Millets Conference
- Global Terrorism Index 2023
- World Oral Health Day 2023
- World’s Greatest Places
21st March Current Affairs Quiz
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of the General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 21st March 2023 covering the following topics Headlines: Palk Strait, Global Millets Conference, Global Terrorism Index 2023, World Oral Health Day 2023, World’s Greatest Places.
Q1. Who has become the fastest Indian in under 21 group to swim across the Palk Strait from Talaimannar in Sri Lanka to Dhanuskodi in Tamil Nadu?
(a) Sampanna Ramesh
(b) Virdhawal Khade
(c) Sajan Prakash
(d) Sandeep Sejwal
(e) Rehan Jehangir Poncha
Q2. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced the decision to carve out how many new districts in the states?
Q3. Who has inaugurated the Global Millets Conference in New Delhi?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Amit Shah
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Droupadi Murmu
(e) Jagdeep Dhankhar
Q4. Which of the following city hosted the B20 or Business20 meeting under the G20 chairmanship of India?
Q5. What is the rank of India in Global Terrorism Index 2023?
Q6. Ashwani Kumar has been appointed as the new MD and CEO of which bank?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Axis Bank
(c) UCO Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) Canara Bank
Q7. Who has been recently appointed as its brand ambassador by Luxor Writing Instruments Private Limited?
(a) Virat Kohli
(b) Rohit Sharma
(c) Katrina Kaif
(d) Deepti Sharma
(e) Alia Bhatt
Q8. What is the theme of World Oral Health Day 2023?
(a) “Be Oral for Moral”
(b) “Be Proud of Your Oral Health”
(c) “Be Proud of Your Mouth”
(d) “Moral health and hygiene”
(e) “Be Oral for health and hygiene”
Q9. Who among the following was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI)?
(a) Vijay Kuradagi
(b) Hemantkumar Ratilal Patel
(c) Sanjay Kumar Panigrahi
(d) Lalit Kumar Gupta
(e) Rajendra Kumar Gupta
Q10. Recently, Tim Paine has retired from domestic cricket, he was the former captain of which of the following national teams?
(a) South Africa
(c) New Zealand
Q11. Which of the following place has featured in The TIME magazine’s list of the ‘World’s Greatest Places’ for the year 2023?
Q12. The International Day of Happiness is an annual celebration that occurs on ______.
(a) March 18
(b) March 19
(c) March 20
(d) March 21
(e) March 22
Q13. Who has won the election to become Nepal’s third Vice President?
(a) Astalaxmi Shakya
(b) Mamata Jha
(c) Nanda Kishor Pun
(d) Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav
(e) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Q14. Who was recently appointed as an Honorary Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO)?
(a) Sh. Ratan Tata
(b) Sh. Mukesh Ambani
(c) Sh. Bharti Mittal
(d) Sh. Ajay Banga
(e) Sh. Sundar Pichai
Q15. Which country topped the list of Global Terrorism Index 2023?
Sol. Pune based swimmer, Sampanna Ramesh Shelar has become the fastest Indian in under 21 group to swim across the Palk Strait from Talaimannar in Sri Lanka to Dhanuskodi in Tamil Nadu.
Sol. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced the decision to carve out 19 new districts in the state. The decision to carve out new districts and three new divisions comes months ahead of the high-stakes Assembly polls.
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Global Millets Conference in New Delhi. The two-day global conference will have sessions on the promotion and awareness of millets among producers, consumers, and other stakeholders.
Sol. Sikkim hosted a B20 or Business20 meeting under India’s G20 presidency on 16 March 2023 in Gangtok.
Sol. India ranked 13th on the index, marking only a marginal decrease from the previous year.
Sol. FSIB (The headhunter for directors of state-owned banks and financial institutions) has recommended the name of Indian Bank executive director Ashwani Kumar for the post of managing director of UCO Bank.
Sol. Luxor Writing Instruments Private Limited, a company that makes stationery, has signed cricketer Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador.
Sol. The three-year continuous theme for World Oral Health Day 2021, 2022 and 2023 is “Be Proud of Your Mouth”.
Sol. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Lalit Kumar Gupta as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), a PSU under the Ministry of Textile.
Sol. Former Australia Test captain Tim Paine has retired from domestic cricket. Wicketkeeper Paine played 35 Tests for Australia, including 23 as skipper.
Sol. The TIME magazine has released its annual list of the ‘World’s Greatest Places’ for the year 2023 and two Indian destinations have made it to the list. The list which has 50 spots includes two Indian places – Mayurbhanj and Ladakh.
Sol. The International Day of Happiness is an annual celebration that occurs on March 20. International Day of Happiness’s purpose is to emphasize the importance of happiness and the overall well-being of individuals.
Sol. Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav, a leader of the Janata Samajbadi Party, has won the election to become Nepal’s third Vice President.
Sol. For distinguished service to the Australia-India bilateral relationship, particularly to trade, investment, and philanthropy, Indian industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata has been appointed as an Honorary Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO).
Sol. Afghanistan remains the country most impacted by terrorism for the fourth consecutive year, despite attacks and deaths falling by 75 per cent and 58 per cent, respectively, the tenth Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report.
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