Current Affairs Quiz - April, 2021

1. Where is the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) located?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Kerala
[C] Odisha
[D] Maharashtra

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2. ‘DIKSHA’ web portal is associated with which Union Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Education
[B] Ministry of Labour and Employment
[C] Ministry of Skill Development
[D] Ministry of Agriculture

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3. Mount Merapi, which was recently observed to have released ash and debris, is an active volcano in which country?

[A] Philippines
[B] Australia
[C] Indonesia
[D] Japan

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4. As per the recent report of the IUCN, what is the status of the smaller, lighter African forest elephant?

[A] Near Threatened
[B] Vulnerable
[C] Endangered
[D] Critically Endangered

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5. Which country is set to host the two-day climate summit of world leaders starting on Earth Day, April 22?

[A] France
[B] USA
[C] India
[D] Australia

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6. Soma Mondal, who has been appointed as the new chairperson of SCOPE, is presently the chairperson of which company?

[A] Indian Oil
[B] SAIL
[C] NTPC
[D] BHEL

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7. Which Ministry has invited research proposals with focus on female participation in economic activities?

[A] Ministry of Education
[B] Ministry of Social Justice
[C] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[D] Ministry of HRD

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8. The Indian Prime Minister launched the ‘Swarna Jayanti’ scholarships for the youth of which country?

[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Nepal
[D] Myanmar

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9. As per the World Development Report, what is the per centage of low-income countries had an open-date policy?

[A] 5%
[B] 11%
[C] 22%
[D] 33%

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10. In which year, the Government e-Market (GeM) portal was launched?

[A] 2014
[B] 2016
[C] 2018
[D] 2020

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