Current Affairs 24th March 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 24th March 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: World Meteorological Day, Shaheed Diwas, Nozomi Okuhara, Road Safety World Series T-20, Gandhi Peace Prize.
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 24th March 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: World Meteorological Day, Shaheed Diwas, Nozomi Okuhara, Road Safety World Series T-20, Gandhi Peace Prize.
Q1. Which state has won the ‘Most Film Friendly State Award’ at the 67th National Film Awards for the year 2019?
(e) Uttar Pradesh
Q2. Which cricket team has won the Road Safety World Series 2020-21?
(a) Australia Legends
(b) Sri Lanka Legends
(c) India Legends
(d) Bangladesh Legends
(e) West Indies Legends
Q3. The World Meteorological Day is marked annually on which day?
(a) 22 March
(b) 23 March
(c) 21 March
(d) 20 March
(e) 19 March
Q4. Which film has won the best feature film award at the 67th National Film Awards for 2019?
(a) Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea
(b) Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
Q5. Who has been felicitated with the Gandhi Peace Prize for the years 2020?
(a) A. T. Ariyaratne
(b) Sulabh International
(c) Yohei Sasakawa
(d) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(e) Aung San Suu Kyi
Q6. Lee Zii Jia (Malaysia) defeated which player to claim the All England Badminton Championships 2021 Badminton title?
(a) Anders Antonsen
(b) Kento Momota
(c) Viktor Axelsen
(d) Chen Long
(e) Hiroyuki Endo
Q7. Who has been conferred with the Gandhi Peace Prize for the years 2019?
(a) Ekal Abhiyan Trust
(b) Qaboos bin Said Al Said
(c) Desmond Tutu
(d) Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
(e) K. P. Sharma Oli
Q8. What was the profession of Sagar Sarhadi, who has passed away recently?
(d) Tabla Maestro
Q9. Which player has won the All England Badminton Championships 2021 women’s single title?
(a) Arisa Higashino
(b) Pornpawee Chochuwong
(c) Akane Yamaguchi
(d) Nozomi Okuhara
(e) Yuta Watanabe
Q10. Name the winner of best actress award at the National Film Awards for 2019?
(a) Kangana Ranaut
(b) Vidya Balan
(c) Deepika Padukone
(d) Priyanka Chopra Jonas
(e) Aliya Bhatt
Q11. What is the rank of India in the list of strongest military force in the world?
Q12. Who among the following has won the Best Actor award at the 67th National Awards 2021?
(a) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
(b) Sushant Singh Rajput
(c) Rajkumar Rao
(d) Manoj Bajpayee
(e) Vicky Kaushal
Q13. Which film has won the Best Hindi Film award at the 67th National Awards 2021?
(d) The Tashkent Files
Q14. Who among the following has recently assumed charge as the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs?
(a) Anurag Srivastava
(b) Arindam Bagchi
(c) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
(d) M K Sinha
(e) V. Muraleedharan
Q15. The Reserve Bank of India has announced the names of the members of the Standing External Advisory Committee. Who among the following has chaired the committee?
(a) B Mahapatra
(b) Revathy Iyer,
(c) Shyamala Gopinath
(d) Hemant G Contractor
(e) T N Manoharan
Sol. Sikkim has won the ‘Most Film Friendly State Award’ at the 67th National Film Awards for the year 2019.
Sol. In Cricket, India Legends defeated Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs to clinch the Road Safety World Series final title, held at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on March 21, 2021.
Sol. The World Meteorological Day is celebrated every year on 23 March to commemorate the date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization in 23 March 1950.
Sol. Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea has won the best feature film award at the 67th National Film Awards for 2019.
Sol. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh – for inspiring the liberation of Bangladesh, laying the foundation for the close and fraternal relations between India and Bangladesh, and promoting peace and non-violence in the Indian subcontinent.
Sol. Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia has won the All England Badminton Championships title as he defeated Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen in the summit clash.
Sol. (Late) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman for strengthening relations between India and Oman, and his efforts to promote peace and non-violence in the Gulf region.
Sol. Noted writer and filmmaker Sagar Sarhadi, known for films like “Kabhi Kabhie”, “Silsila”, and “Bazaar”, has passed away due to age related issues.
Sol. Nozomi Okuhara has won the All England Badminton Championships 2021 women’s single title.
Sol. Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut for Panga (Hindi) and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (Hindi).
Sol. India has world’s fourth strongest armed forces: Military Direct’s study. China has the strongest military force in the world while India stands at number four, according to a study released on 21st March by defence website Military Direct.
Sol. Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle has won the Best Actor award at the 67th National Awards 2021.
Sol. 67th National Awards were finally announced on Monday. ‘Chhichhore’, which starred late actor Sushant Singh Rajput who died by suicide on June 14 last year, was adjudged the Best Hindi Film.
Sol. Arindam Bagchi, an officer of the 1995 batch of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), has assumed charge as the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs(MEA). He is replacing Anurag Srivastava, an officer of the 1999 batch of IFS.
Sol. The committee has five members, with former RBI deputy governor Shyamala Gopinath as the chairperson. The panel will have a tenure of three years.
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