Current Affairs Quiz - March, 2021

1. As per the recent study by NASA and German Aerospace Center, some microbes are found on the Earth may survive in which planet?

[A] Jupiter
[B] Venus
[C] Mars
[D] Mercury

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2. Which Asian country has recently appointed a Minister for Loneliness?

[A] India
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] Thailand

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3. Where is the headquarters of the Fino Payment Bank located?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Ahmedabad
[C] Cochin
[D] Chennai

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4. What is the outlay of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme approved for the pharmaceuticals and IT hardware sector?

[A] Rs 15000 crore, Rs 7350 crore
[B] Rs 12000 crore, Rs 5750 crore
[C] Rs 10000 crore, Rs 2340 crore
[D] Rs 8000 crore, Rs 1250 crore

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5. Which state has recently announced “Universal Health Coverage” during its budget, with an outlay of Rs.3500 crores?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Madhya Pradesh

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6. Michael Somare, who has been making news, is called the ‘Grand Chief and Father of the Nation’ of which country?

[A] Vatican City
[B] Papua New Guinea
[C] Guyana
[D] Argentina

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7. The traditional ‘Lantern Festival’, which was making news recently, is celebrated in which country?

[A] Bangladesh
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] South Korea

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8. The Saras Aajeevika Mela is organised at Noida by which Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Agriculture
[B] Ministry of Finance
[C] Ministry of Labour
[D] Ministry of Rural Development

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9. Which state is set to host the Indian women’s League (IWL)?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Odisha

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10. R Vinay Kumar has announced his retirement from which sports?

[A] Hockey
[B] Cricket
[C] Foot Ball
[D] Volley Ball

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