Current Affairs Quiz – April 20 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – April 20 2021

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1. Punjab All Set to become ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State by which year?
a) 2021
b) 2022
c) 2023
d) 2024

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Answer b) 2022. Punjab has 34.73 lakh rural household, out of which 25.88 lakh (74.5%) have tap water supply. In 2021-22, the State plans to provide 8.87 lakh tap connections, thereby providing tap connection to every rural household.

2. Which nation has made World’s 1st Climate Change Law For Financial Firms?
a) India
b) Switzerland
c) New Zealand
d) Australia

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Answer c) New Zealand. New Zealand is about to become the world’s first country to bring a law into force that demands environmental accountability from financial firms by asking them to report on how their businesses affect climate change.

3. LIC tied up with __________ to handle digital payments.
a) Paytm
b) Paypal
c) G-pay
d) Phonepe

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Answer a) Paytm. Following a tie-up with another payment gateway earlier, the country’s largest life insurer has sought a new deal as the majority of its payments have moved to digital modes.

4. ARC (banking term) is expand as____________.
a) Asset Re Construction
b) Asset Reinvest Companies
c) Applied Reconstruction Companies
d) Asset Reconstruction Companies

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Answer d) Asset Reconstruction Companies . The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a six-member panel to carry out a comprehensive review of the working of Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) in the financial sector ecosystem.

5. UN Chinese Language Day is observed on___________.
a) April 21
b) April 13
c) April 11
d) April 20

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Answer d) April 20. The day has been chosen to pay tribute to Cangjie, who is a mythical figure who is presumed to have invented Chinese characters about 5,000 years ago.

6. India ranked__________ in world freedom index.
a) 123rd
b) 111th
c) 142nd
d) 94th

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Answer c) 142nd. The Reporters Without Borders, a not-for-profit body recently published the World Press Freedom Index, 2021. It ranked 180 countries. India ranked 142 in the index. India was at the same position in 2020 as well.

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