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 Q .
The International Theatre Institute (ITI), the world’s largest performing arts organization, is headquartered in which city?
A)
Paris
B)
Rome
C)
Geneva
D)
Moscow

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paris

Note :

The International Theatre Institute (ITI) is the world’s largest performing arts organization. It was founded in 1948 by theatre and dance experts and the UNESCO.
World Theatre Day is celebrated annually on March 27th by the centres of ITI and the theatre community across the world. On the same date in 1962, the “Theatre of Nations” season was inaugurated in Paris.

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Published On : April 2, 2021
 Q .
What is the name of India’s first earth observation satellite which is to be placed in a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit?
A)
GISAT 1
B)
GSAT 7
C)
INSAT 11
D)
RISAT 11

Correct Answer : Option (A) - GISAT 1

Note :

GISAT-1 is India’s first agile earth observation satellite that will be placed in a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. The Indian Space Research Organisation has revised the launch schedule of the geo imaging satellite GISAT-1 on board GSLV-F10 launch vehicle. The 2,268 kg satellite is expected to be launched on April 18, this year.

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Published On : April 2, 2021
 Q .
What are the targets set by India in Renewable Energy Generation by 2030?
A)
200 GW by 2024
B)
250 GW by 2023
C)
350 GW by 2027
D)
450 GW by 2030

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 450 GW by 2030

Note : The Indian government set a target of 450 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2030.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
Which film has won the best film award at the 66th Filmfare Awards for the year 2021?
A)
Ludo
B)
Thappad
C)
Angrezi Medium
D)
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Thappad

Note : Anubhav Sinha's Thappad recorded most wins with seven trophies has won the best film award at the 66th Filmfare Awards for the year 2021.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
Which of the following states launched 'i-Learn' for Community Health Officers?
A)
Goa
B)
Tripura
C)
Nagaland
D)
Mizoram

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Nagaland

Note : The Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom today launched i-Learn, a capacity building and performance tracking application for Community Health Officers.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
Who is the Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) of India, whose term has been extended?
A)
R Gandhi
B)
B P Kanungo
C)
N S Viswanathan
D)
K Vijay Raghavan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - K Vijay Raghavan

Note :

Mr K. VijayRaghavan has been given a one-year extension as the principal scientific advisor (PSA) to the Government of India.
As per the order issued by the Personnel Ministry, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the extension as the PSA for a period of one year. He provides objective advice to the Prime minister and Cabinet on matters related to science, technology and innovation.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
What is ‘Ever Given’, that was making news recently?
A)
Cargo Ship
B)
UN resolution
C)
Cruise missile
D)
Covid Vaccine Candidate

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Cargo Ship

Note :

A skyscraper-sized cargo ship MV Ever Given recently stuck in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt. As it stuck across the canal, over 150 other vessels which were to pass the waterway were waiting for the obstruction to clear.
Ever Given vehicle was carrying cargo between Asia and Europe. The Suez Canal is a narrow, man-made canal that divides continental Africa from the Sinai Peninsula.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
Which country is set to gift nearly 2 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the UN Peace keepers?
A)
UK
B)
India
C)
China
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note :

India has announced 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as a gift to the UN peacekeepers. It will be sent on March 27 and will be distributed to the peacekeeping missions.
With this, it will be possible to administer the double doses of COVID-19 vaccines to all 85,782 UN peacekeepers serving in 12 peacekeeping operations across the world.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
Which is the only country other than India to pass the miscarriages bereavement leave law?
A)
New Zealand
B)
Switzerland
C)
Germany
D)
Norway

Correct Answer : Option (A) - New Zealand

Note :

The parliament of the New Zealand has recently passed legislation giving mothers and their partners the right to paid leave following a miscarriage or still birth.
It has become only the second country in the world to pass the law, after India. One in four New Zealand women experienced a miscarriage. This law will give employees three days leave when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth.

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Published On : April 1, 2021
 Q .
Which country’s parliament has passed a bill to enable its incumbent President to run for two more terms from 2024?
A)
China
B)
Canada
C)
Russia
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Russia

Note :

Russia’s lower house of parliament the State Duma has recently approved a bill, to enable its incumbent President Vladimir Putin to run for two more terms starting from 2024.
The draft law on elections was approved following the constitutional amendments adopted in a nationwide referendum in July 2020. The bill grants Putin the possibility of holding the office for two more terms until 2036.

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Published On : March 31, 2021