Current Affairs Quiz - April, 2021

11. As per the World Trade Organisation, what is the global merchandise trade volume growth in 2021 and 2022 respectively?

[A] 4 per cent; 2 per cent
[B] 6 per cent; 3 per cent
[C] 8 per cent; 4 per cent
[D] 10 per cent; 5 per cent

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12. Which group of companies has become 3rd in India to cross USD 100 billion in market capitalisation?

[A] Reliance
[B] Tata
[C] Microsoft
[D] Adani

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13. Longi Green Energy, which is considered to be the world’s biggest solar company, belongs to which country?

[A] Japan
[B] China
[C] Germany
[D] Italy

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14. The Barakah nuclear power plant, which started its commercial operation recently, is situated in which country?

[A] Qatar
[B] UAE
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Kuwait

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15. What is the outlay of “National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules”?

[A] Rs.500 crore
[B] Rs.1000 crore
[C] Rs.4000 crore
[D] Rs.4500 crore

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16. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of SIDBI?

[A] Rajnish Kumar
[B] S Ramann
[C] Arundhati Bhattacharya
[D] R Gandhi

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17. With reference to astronomy, what is ‘Osiris’, that was seen in the news recently?

[A] Meteor
[B] Black Hole
[C] Exo-Planet
[D] Asteroid

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18. Sputnik V, the Covid-19 vaccine, which was approved by the Indian Experts panel, was launched by which country?

[A] China
[B] Russia
[C] Germany
[D] UAE

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19. What is the overall capital expenditure by 37 large CPSEs and Government departments for FY 21?

[A] Rs. 4.6 lakh crore
[B] Rs. 10.6 lakh crore
[C] Rs. 40.6 lakh crore
[D] Rs. 100.6 lakh crore

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20. Which Institute has launched the ‘Little Guru’ app?

[A] ISRO
[B] ICCR
[C] BHEL
[D] BARC

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