Current Affairs Quiz - April, 2021

1. Which is the only country other than India to pass the miscarriages bereavement leave law?

[A] Switzerland
[B] Norway
[C] New Zealand
[D] Germany

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2. What is the theme of the ‘World Development Report’ 2021?

[A] Data for better lives
[B] Development after Covid
[C] Self-Reliant countries
[D] Replacement of Jobs

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3. ‘Shaheen 1-A’ is the nuclear- capable ballistic missile, recently launched by which country?

[A] Pakistan
[B] Afghanistan
[C] UAE
[D] Israel

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4. 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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5. Which Fintech company has launched ‘Distributor to Retailer (D2R) Finance’?

[A] PhonePe
[B] BharatPe
[C] G-Pay
[D] Mi-Pay

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6. As per a report by Rystad Energy, what amount could be saved by US oil industry by replacing humans with robots on oil rigs?

[A] $7 billion
[B] $10 billion
[C] $50 billion
[D] $500 billion

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7. What is the outlay made for the Production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the food processing sector?

[A] Rs 5900 crores
[B] Rs 8900 crores
[C] Rs 10900 crores
[D] Rs 15900 crores

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8. Which body decides the interest cut on small saving schemes such as the PPF and NSC?

[A] NITI Aayog
[B] Finance Commission
[C] Department of Economic Affairs
[D] Department of Financial Services

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9. Which Ministry released ‘Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) in India- A Statistical Profile: 2021’?

[A] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
[B] Ministry of Law and Justice
[C] Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
[D] Ministry of Tribal Affairs

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10. What length of railway section have been electrified by the Indian Railways in 2020-21?

[A] 500 km
[B] 700 km
[C] 900 km
[D] 6015 km

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