Current Affairs 29th April 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 29th April 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Workers’ Memorial Day, Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited, Oxford Economics, NCDEX.
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 29th April 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Workers’ Memorial Day, Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited, Oxford Economics, NCDEX.
Q1. What is the estimated GDP growth forecast for India in 2021-22 as per Oxford Economics?
Q2. What is the rank of India in the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database for the year 2020?
Q3. The Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited has received the licence under which Section of the RBI Act to begin operating as SFB?
(a) Section 22 (1)
(b) Section 21 (1)
(c) Section 25 (1)
(d) Section 20 (1)
(e) Section 23 (1)
Q4. The Workers’ Memorial Day is celebrated on __________.
(a) 27 April
(b) 26 April
(c) 28 April
(d) 25 April
(e) 24 April
Q5. The ILO observes the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on which day?
(a) 25 April
(b) 26 April
(c) 27 April
(d) 28 April
(e) 29 April
Q6. Name the author of the novel “Whereabouts”?
(a) Jhumpa Lahiri
(b) Ruskin Bond
(c) Salman Rushdie
(d) Amitav Ghosh
(e) Chetan Bhagat
Q7. Dadudan Pratapdan Gadhvi who has passed away was a renowned poet and singer of which language?
Q8. Which state has won the e-panchayat award 2021 in Category I?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Himachal Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh
Q9. Who has been named as the new MD & CEO of NCDEX?
(a) Subhash Kumar
(b) Mukhmeet S Bhatia
(c) Mallika Srinivasan
(d) Arun Raste
(e) Shabir Hussein
Q10. Which country has named its first-ever Mars’ rover “Zhurong”?
(d) South Korea
Sol. The Global forecasting firm Oxford Economics has revised downwards the GDP growth forecast for India to 10.2 percent for the fiscal 2021-22.
Sol. India has retained its position as the third biggest military spender in the world in 2020, according to new data titled ‘SIPRI Military Expenditure Database’ published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Sol. The UP-based Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited commenced operations as a Small Finance Bank (SFB) with effect from April 26, 2021.The bank has received the licence from RBI under Section 22 (1) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 to carry on the business of small finance bank in India.
Sol. The Workers’ Memorial Day, also known as International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers occurs every year on 28 April.
Sol. The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed annually on 28 April to raise awareness for promoting safe, healthy and decent work.
Sol. Renowned American author Jhumpa Lahiri has launched her new novel titled “Whereabouts”.
Sol. Veteran Gujarati poet and folk singer Dadudan Pratapdan Gadhvi has passed away.
Sol. The Uttar Pradesh government won the “E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021”, ranking first in Category I. It was followed by Assam and Chhattisgarh at the second position, while Odisha and Tamil Nadu stood third, the government said.
Sol. Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has given approval to the appointment of Arun Raste as MD and CEO of NCDEX for a period of 5 years.
Sol. China has named its first-ever Mars rover “Zhurong” after an ancient fire god ahead of a landing attempt on the Red Planet in May.
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