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 Q .
Who has been nominated by Israel's President to form a government in the nation after inconclusive elections?
A)
Yair Lapid
B)
Gideon Saar
C)
Naftali Bennett
D)
Benjamin Netanyahu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Benjamin Netanyahu

Note : The Israel's President Reuven Rivlin has nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to form a government in the nation following an inconclusive election.

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Published On : April 7, 2021
 Q .
The National Health Policy for Rare Diseases has approved. Under which scheme the financial support of Rs.20 lakh is to be provided?
A)
Ayushman Bharat
B)
Jan Arogya Yojana
C)
Rastriya Arogya Nidhi
D)
Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rastriya Arogya Nidhi

Note : A provision for financial support up to Rs.20 lakh under the Umbrella Scheme of Rastriya Arogya Nidhi is proposed for treatment of those rare diseases that require a one-time treatment.

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Published On : April 7, 2021
 Q .
Which state's Chief Minister has asked the centre to do away with age restrictions for COVID-19 vaccination?
A)
Delhi
B)
Punjab
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Uttrakhand

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to the centre urging the government to do away with age restrictions so that all adults can be inoculated.

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Published On : April 7, 2021
 Q .
Which ministry has approved the National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021?
A)
Health Ministry
B)
AYUSH Ministry
C)
Culture Ministry
D)
Tourism Ministry

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Health Ministry

Note : Dr. Harsh Vardhan, The Union Health & Family Welfare Minister has approved the "National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021".

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Published On : April 6, 2021
 Q .
Which program was launched by the NITI Aayog to promote and support deep science-based startups?
A)
AIM HIGH
B)
AIM PRIME
C)
AIM MASTER
D)
AIM SCIENCE

Correct Answer : Option (B) - AIM PRIME

Note : The NITI Aayog has launched AIM-PRIME (Atal Innovation Mission) programme to promote and support science-based deep-tech startups & ventures across India.

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Published On : April 6, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as chairman of Capacity Building Commission/Mission Karmayogi?
A)
Taraknath Banerjee
B)
Praveen Pardeshi
C)
Adil Zainulbhai
D)
Shivam Dubey

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Adil Zainulbhai

Note : The government has approved a commission under National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building, also known as 'Mission Karmayogi', to train civil servants at all levels.

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Published On : April 6, 2021
 Q .
‘La Pérouse’ is a Defence Exercise to be conducted by which country?
A)
UAE
B)
Italy
C)
Israel
D)
France

Correct Answer : Option (D) - France

Note :

France is set to conduct the joint naval exercise, La Pérouse, in the Bay of Bengal from April 5 to 7. India is set to join its Quad partners — Australia, Japan, and the United States in the exercise.
Two French Navy ships will be joined by ships from India, Australia, Japan, and the U.S. to promote multilateralism at sea and create free and open Indo-Pacific. India and France will also hold the bilateral naval exercise, Varuna later this month.

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Published On : April 6, 2021
 Q .
‘CACTus and CIISCO’ are the software launched by the Department of Science and Technology, associated with which field?
A)
Sustainable Agriculture
B)
Himalayan Ecosystem
C)
Water Mission
D)
Solar Mission

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Solar Mission

Note :

The Department of Science and Technology announced that Scientists have developed a new technique to track the huge bubbles of gas, which are ejected from the Sun.
This new technique will be used in India’s first solar mission Aditya-L1. A software named Computer Aided CME Tracking Software (CACTus) and CMEs Identification in Inner Solar Corona (CIISCO) algorithm have been developed.

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Published On : April 6, 2021
 Q .
Which organisation released the ‘Forest Governance by Indigenous and Tribal Peoples’ report?
A)
FAO
B)
ADB
C)
World Bank
D)
Germanwatch

Correct Answer : Option (A) - FAO

Note :

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released the ‘Forest Governance by Indigenous and Tribal Peoples’ report recently.
As per the report, deforestation rates in Latin America and the Caribbean are significantly lower in Indigenous and Tribal territories. The report was jointly released by Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC).

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Published On : April 6, 2021
 Q .
The Government of India has declared April 14 as a public holiday from now on. The day marks the birth anniversary of which leader?
A)
Swami Vivekananda
B)
BR Ambedkar
C)
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
D)
Rabindranath Tagore

Correct Answer : Option (B) - BR Ambedkar

Note : The government has declared Ambedkar Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar which falls on 14 April every year, as a public holiday with effect from 2021.

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Published On : April 5, 2021