Current Affairs Quiz - April, 2021

11. Which country is to play host to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup 2022?

[A] UK
[B] India
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Bangladesh

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

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

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13. The Union Jal Shakti Minister has approved Rs 465 crore performance incentive to how many states in India?

[A] 7 states
[B] 10 states
[C] 20 states
[D] 28 states

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14. Which country has approved a grant of ₹265 crore for improving the power supply of Andaman & Nicobar Islands?

[A] China
[B] USA
[C] Russia
[D] Japan

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15. 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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16. “Anandam: The Center for Happiness” has been inaugurated at which institution?

[A] IIT Bombay
[B] IIT Madras
[C] IIM Jammu
[D] IIT Guwahati

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17. 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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18. As per a recent report available on Global Forest Watch, which region lost 12.2 million hectares of tree cover in 2020?

[A] Tropical Region
[B] Temperate Region
[C] Sub-Tropical Region
[D] Equatorial Region

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19. Which telescope captured the M 87 black hole with its magnetic fields?

[A] Hubble
[B] Event Horizon Telescope
[C] Giant Magellan Telescope
[D] Thirty meter Telescope

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20. Which Ministry has approved the “National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021”

[A] Union Ayush Ministry
[B] Union Ministry of Women and Child Development
[C] Union Health Ministry
[D] Union Finance Ministry

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