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 Q .
Matam Venkata Rao has recently been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of which bank?
A)
Punjab National Bank
B)
Central Bank of India
C)
Canara Bank
D)
Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Central Bank of India

Note : Matam Venkata Rao has been sworn in as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of state-run of the Central Bank of India.

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Published On : March 5, 2021
 Q .
The National Safety Day (NSD) is observed on which day?
A)
04 March
B)
03 March
C)
02 March
D)
01 March

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 04 March

Note : The National Safety Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on March 4 by National Safety Council (NSC) of India.

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Published On : March 5, 2021
 Q .
What is the theme of World Wildlife Day 2021?
A)
Listen to the young voices
B)
Sustaining all life on earth
C)
Life below Water: for People and Planet
D)
Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet

Note : The theme of World Wildlife Day 2021 is "Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet".

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
PM Modi has inaugurated the Maritime India Summit 2021 through video mode. He also announced that India aims to operationalize 23 waterways by which year?
A)
2020
B)
2025
C)
2030
D)
2035

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 2030

Note : The PM has inaugurated the second 'Maritime India Summit 2021. The Government of India aims to operationalise 23 waterways by 2030.

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is taking part in the multi-national Exercise Desert Flag-VI for the first time. The exercise is organized by which country annually?
A)
United Kingdom
B)
United Arab Emirates
C)
United States
D)
France

Correct Answer : Option (B) - United Arab Emirates

Note : For the first time ever, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is participating in the Exercise Desert Flag-VI which has been organized at Al-Dhafra airbase, UAE.

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
Which initiative has been launched by the government to promote port-led development in the country?
A)
UDAN
B)
Setu Bharatam
C)
Bharatmala Project
D)
Sagarmala Programme

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sagarmala Programme

Note : The Sagarmala Programme has been announced by the Government in 2016 for promoting port led development and enhance the performance of the country's logistics sector.

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
India has agreed to set up a hotline with which of its neighbouring country?
A)
China
B)
Nepal
C)
Pakistan
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (A) - China

Note :

India’s foreign minister S. Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi recently had a phone conversation. During the conversation, both the countries have agreed to set up a hotline, amidst various stand-offs. The foreign Ministers also acknowledged the disengagement of troops from the north and south banks of Pangong Tso lake.

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
Michael Somare, who has been making news, is called the ‘Grand Chief and Father of the Nation’ of which country?
A)
Papua New Guinea
B)
Vatican City
C)
Argentina
D)
Guyana

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Papua New Guinea

Note :

Michael Somare, who was the first Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, recently passed away at the age of 84. He was also called the ‘Grand Chief and Father of the Nation’.
He was also the island nation’s longest-serving leader after it gained independence from Australia in 1975. Before independence, he served as the Chief minister of the Australian-administered territory of Papua New Guinea.

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
What is the user threshold mandated for defining a ‘significant’ social media intermediary?
A)
20 lakh
B)
30 lakh
C)
40 lakh
D)
50 lakh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 50 lakh

Note :

The Central Government has recently specified 5 million (50 lakh) registered users in India as the threshold for a social media intermediary to be defined a significant social media intermediary.
The term of ‘Significant Social Media intermediary’ is mentioned in the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021.

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Published On : March 4, 2021
 Q .
As per the recent forecast by the Moody’s investor service, what would be GDP growth rate of India in 2021-22?
A)
15%
B)
13.5%
C)
10%
D)
8%

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 13.5%

Note :

Global rating agency Moody’s revised India’s 2021-22 GDP growth forecast to 13.5 per cent. The country’s growth will moderate to 6.2 per cent in the following year.
Moody’s also retained India’s sovereign rating at Baa3, the lowest investment grade, with a negative outlook. Indian ratings agency ICRA announced that India’s real GDP will grow 10.5 per cent in FY22.

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Published On : March 3, 2021