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 Q .
What is the name of the global experiment, which aims to measure the impact of reduction in ambient human sounds in Oceans?
A)
International Quiet Ocean Experiment
B)
International Ocean Sound Experiment
C)
International Human-Ocean Experiment
D)
International Ambient Sound Experiment

Correct Answer : Option (A) - International Quiet Ocean Experiment

Note :

The International Quiet Ocean Experiment was originally formed in 2011 to create a time series of measurements of ambient sound in different ocean locations.
Recently, a team of scientists from the International Quiet Ocean Experiment (IQOE), have been undertaking experiments to understand and measure the impact of the reduction in ambient human activity due to the Covid-19 lockdown, in oceans.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
With reference to Bio-diversity, what is “Orretherium tzen”, which was making news recently?
A)
Bacteria
B)
Bird species
C)
Animal species
D)
Plant species

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Animal species

Note :

The fossil of a skunk-like mammal that lived during the age of dinosaurs has been discovered in Patagonia region of Chile, South America.
Named as “Orretherium tzen” meaning ‘Beast of Five Teeth’, it is claimed to have lived lived between 72 and 74 million years ago. It is said to have been a herbivore and said to have lived in South America at the end of the Mesozoic era.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
Which Indian former coach has been appointed as the coach of the Men's Hockey team of USA?
A)
Jagbir Singh
B)
Ashish Ballal
C)
Deepak Kumar
D)
Harendra Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Harendra Singh

Note : The Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh has been appointed as the new head coach of the US men's team.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
Which state has planned to provide 100 percent water tap connections to all households before March 2022?
A)
Sikkim
B)
Mizoram
C)
Meghalaya
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sikkim

Note : The Sikkim has planned to provide 100 per cent tap water connections to all households before March next year under Jal Jeevan Mission.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
Which application was launched at ICCR Foundation Day held in Beijing?
A)
Be Young
B)
Little Guru
C)
Little Angel
D)
Small Wonder

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Little Guru

Note : The Indian Council for Cultural Relations has unveiled 'Little Guru' app, world's first Gamified Sanskrit learning App.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
Who has won the Best Actor award at the British Academy Film Awards- BAFTA 2021?
A)
Tahar Rahim
B)
Adarsh Gourav
C)
Chadwick Boseman
D)
Sir Anthony Hopkins

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sir Anthony Hopkins

Note : Sir Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor honour for his role in the film 'The Father' at the British Academy Film Awards- BAFTA 2021.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
The Indias 1st Electric Vehicle Lithium Battery Plant will be set up in which state?
A)
Goa
B)
Assam
C)
Karnataka
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka

Note : Vikram Handa set up Epsilon Advanced Materials Pvt -- India's first manufacturer of lithium-ion battery parts -- in the southern state of Karnataka.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
The central government has approved Rs 726 crore highway projects for which state?
A)
Goa
B)
Kerala
C)
Karnataka
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : The government has approved Rs 726 crore highway projects in Madhya Pradesh. These projects are for building 291 km of highways in the state.

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Published On : April 13, 2021
 Q .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the Chief Ministers of the States to organize "Tika Utsav". It is to be held between?
A)
11 April to 14 April
B)
12 April to 15 April
C)
14 April to 17 April
D)
16 April to 19 April

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 11 April to 14 April

Note : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the Chief Ministers of the States to organise "Tika Utsav"(vaccine festival). It is to be held between April 11, 2021, and April 14, 2021.

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Published On : April 12, 2021
 Q .
Which country hosted the BRICS Finance Ministers Meeting 2021?
A)
China
B)
India
C)
Russia
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note : The Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised the key role the BRICS group was playing in responding to the current global crisis through policy support and by enhancing international policy coordination.

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Published On : April 12, 2021