Current Affairs Quiz – April 29 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – April 29 2021

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1. Who has become 1st Indian woman to get ‘Wild Innovator Award’?
a) Dr. Krithi K Karanth
b) Dr Surabhiya Nair
c) Er. Shenwagh
d) None of these

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Answer a) Dr. Krithi K Karanth. Dr. Krithi K Karanth, Chief Conservation Scientist at Bengaluru-based Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS), has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 ‘WILD Innovator Award’.

2. India Ranked __________ in Chandler Good Government Index 2021.
a) 50th
b) 35th
c) 49th
d) 24th

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Answer c) 49th. Finland has topped the CGGI Index 2021 and Venezuela is the last ranked country at 104.

3. International Dance Day observed globally on ____________.
a) 23 April
b) 29 April
c) 30 April
d) 01 May

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Answer b) 29 April. The day 29 April has been chosen as it marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727–1810), who is known as the creator of modern ballet.

4. The theme of International Dance Day 2021 is _____________.
a) Dance and Health
b) Importance of Dance
c) Purpose of dance
d) Encourages participation

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Answer c) Purpose of Dance. The day 29 April has been chosen as it marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727–1810), who is known as the creator of modern ballet.

5. Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Earth Movers Limited, (BEML)?
a) Amit Banerjee
b) Ram Lokesh
c) Sharvan Pandit
d) None of these

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Answer a) Amit Banerjee. The PESB announced on meeting held on April 26, 2021. Currently, he is serving as Director (Rail & Metro), BEML Limited.

6. Which two companies have been featured in Time Magazine’s 2021 list of 100 most influential companies?
a) Jio and Byjus
b) Jio and Tata
c) Mahindra and Tata
d) Wipro and Adani Green

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Answer a) Jio and Byjus. Two Indian firms, Reliance’s Jio Platforms and e-learning startup Byju’s have been featured in Time Magazine’s 2021 list of 100 most influential companies.

7. Manoj Das who passed away at 87, is associated with__________.
a) Author
b) Journalist
c) Writer
d) Lyricist

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Answer a) Author. Manoj Das, a prolific Indian author who wrote in Odia and English language passed away on April 27, 2021, at the age of 87 due to age-related ailments.

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