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 Q .
The Government of India has recently gifted Rs 100 crore patrol vessel "PS Zoroaster" to which country?
A)
Seychelles
B)
Sri Lanka
C)
Bangladesh
D)
New Zealand

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Seychelles

Note : The India formally handed over Rs 100 crore patrol vessel "PS Zoroaster" to Seychelles during the virtual summit.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
The #WorldHomoeopathyDay is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homeopathy. Name the founder of the Homeopathy system of medicine?
A)
Hippocrates
B)
Samuel Hahnemann
C)
James Tyler Kent
D)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Samuel Hahnemann

Note : The day marks the birth anniversary of German physician Dr Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, who is considered as the founder of system of alternative medicine called Homeopathy.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
Who has been awarded Devishankar Awasthi Award 2020?
A)
Rohit Thakur
B)
Aman Arora
C)
Ashutosh Bhardwaj
D)
Dinesh Verma

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ashutosh Bhardwaj

Note : The famous Devishankar Awasthi Award has been awarded to the prolific Hindi prose, journalist, and critic Ashutosh Bhardwaj.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
PM Modi recently released the Hindi translation of the book 'Odisha Itihaas'. Who is the author of this book?
A)
Biren Mitra
B)
Biswanath Das
C)
Harekrushna Mahtab
D)
Nilamani Routray

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Harekrushna Mahtab

Note : The Hindi translation of the book 'Odisha Itihaas' (Odisha History), written by Dr Harekrushna Mahtab, the former freedom fighter and first Chief Minister of Odisha.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
The central government has approved 14 road projects worth Rs. 670 crores for which state?
A)
Bihar
B)
Karnataka
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Jharkhand

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jharkhand

Note : The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the Centre has approved 14 highway projects worth Rs 670 crore in Jharkhand.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
With reference to astronomy, what is ‘Osiris’, that was seen in the news recently?
A)
Exo-Planet
B)
Asteroid
C)
Meteor
D)
Black Hole

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Exo-Planet

Note :

‘Osiris’, which is officially called HD 209458 b, is the first-ever planet the astronomers have spotted beyond the Earth’s solar system.
As per a new study published in Nature, it has been found that six chemicals are present in the atmosphere of Osiris. The composition of the chemicals confirm that the exoplanet is over 100 times farther than its current position, when it came into existence.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
‘SARTHAQ’, which was seen in the news recently, is an implementation plan related to which policy?
A)
Agriculture Laws
B)
New Education Policy
C)
Public Sector Enterprises Policy
D)
Environment Impact Assessment

Correct Answer : Option (B) - New Education Policy

Note :

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal chaired a high-level meeting on implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
A suggestive implementation plan for school education named ‘Students’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement through Quality Education (SARTHAQ) was also released.

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Published On : April 11, 2021
 Q .
“Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021”, which was seen in the news recently, has been notified by which Union Ministry?
A)
Ministry of Finance
B)
Ministry of Home Affairs
C)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
D)
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Note :

Ministry of Commerce & Industry notifies Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021. It also added a new provision regarding publication of a copyrights journal, thereby eliminating the requirement of publication in the Official Gazette.
In India, the copyright regime is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957 and the Copyright Rules, 2013.

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Published On : April 10, 2021
 Q .
Which institution has released Draft guidelines on Trade credit insurance?
A)
ESIC
B)
IRDAI
C)
ECGC
D)
EXIM Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - IRDAI

Note :

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has recently released Draft guidelines on Trade credit insurance.
It has proposed a regulatory framework to facilitate general insurance companies to offer trade credit insurance covers. Trade credit insurance protects businesses against the risk of non-payment for goods and services by buyers.

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Published On : April 10, 2021
 Q .
What was the profession of Fatima Rafiq Zakaria, who has passed away?
A)
Singer
B)
Economist
C)
Sportswomen
D)
Journalist

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Journalist

Note : The Padma Shri winning renowned journalist, Fatima Rafiq Zakaria, has passed away due to Covid. She was 85.

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Published On : April 10, 2021