Current Affairs 13th March 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 13th March 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi, Insurance Act 1938, Supercomputer, Chief Statistician of India.
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of 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 13th March 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi, Insurance Act 1938, Supercomputer, Chief Statistician of India.
Q1. Anurag Thakur is the first BJP MP to be promoted as Captain in the Territorial Army. He is an MP from which state?
(d) Himachal Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh
Q2. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Statistician of India (CSI)?
(a) Sridhar Srivastava
(b) Rattan Chand
(c) G P Samanta
(d) Probir Chaudhury
(e) Raman Singh
Q3. Hamed Bakayoko, who has passed away recently was the serving Prime Minister of which country?
(c) Sierra Leone
(e) Ivory Coast
Q4. Which company has signed an MoU with Uttarakhand Government’s Samagra Sikhsha to introduce STEM for Girls?
Q5. Festival Mahashivratri is locally known as Herath in __________________
(b) Jammu & Kashmir
Q6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the Dandi March or Salt March on March 12 in Ahmedabad to celebrate the __________ anniversary of India’s Independence.
Q7. When was World Kidney Day 2021 is observed globally?
(a) 11th March
(b) 12th March
(c) 13th March
(d) 14th March
(e) 15th March
Q8. The Union Cabinet has approved changes to the Insurance Act 1938 for increasing the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to ___________ from the present 49 per cent.
(a) 60 per cent
(b) 51 per cent
(c) 74 per cent
(d) 80 per cent
(e) 85 per cent
Q9. What is the theme of World Kidney Day 2021?
(a) Kidney Health for All
(b) Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere
(c) Kidney Disease and Obesity
(d) Kidney Disease & Children
(e) Living Well with Kidney Disease
Q10. World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer _________ is ready for use.
(b) Sunway TaihuLight
Sol. Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur has been appointed as Captain in the Territorial Army on March 10, 2021.
Sol. The Central Government has appointed Dr. G P Samanta as the new Chief Statistician of India (CSI) for a period of two years. He is India’s fourth CSI.
Sol. The incumbent Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, Hamed Bakayoko, has passed away due to cancer.
Sol. IBM announced a collaboration with Samagra Sikhsha Uttarakhand, the Government of Uttarakhand’s education mission, to introduce the ‘IBM STEM for Girls’ program in 130 secondary and higher secondary schools across five districts in the state.
Sol. J&K celebrates festival of Shivratri ‘Herath’ It is a three-day festival. This festival symbolizes the values of devotion and harmony, which are the hallmarks of the glorious tradition & cultural ethos of Jammu and Kashmir.
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the Dandi March or Salt March on March 12 in Ahmedabad to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.
Sol. World Kidney Day is observed globally on the second Thursday of March every year. This year World Kidney Day is observed on 11th March 2021.
Sol. The Union cabinet has approved changes to the Insurance Act for increasing the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 74 per cent from the present 49 per cent.
Sol. The theme of the 2021 World Kidney day is “Living Well with Kidney Disease”.
Sol. The Japanese scientific research institute called RIKEN and Fujitsu started developing the “Fugaku” six years ago.
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