Current Affairs Quiz – March 17 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – March 17 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – March 17 2021. Read and Download daily, monthly Current Affairs Daily Digest 2021 for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, IBPS, SBI etc,. Download month wise Current affairs 2020 PDF and Current affairs quiz PDF .

1. Indian firmed to collaborate with which nation to develop 5G and 6G Technologies?
a) Sweden
b) Finland
c) Australia
d) USA

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Answer b) Finland. The Information technology companies of India, like Wipro and Tech Mahindra, will be collaborating with the companies of Finland to develop the 5G and 6G technologies to use them in India and other markets.

2. World’s Largest Floating Solar Farms being built in _____________.
a) Thailand
b) Malaysia
c) Singapore
d) Myanmar

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Answer c) Singapore. This floating solar farm is being set up in the light that despite being one of the smallest countries across the world, it is one of the biggest per capita carbon dioxide emitters in India.

3. India’s First Libor Alternative Rate Deal between IOCL and which bank?
a) ICICI
b) HDFC
c) Axis
d) SBI

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Answer d) SBI. The deal will be signed because the de facto international benchmark reference rate called the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will no longer work as the benchmark after December 2021.

4. Which cricketer has become first player to score 3000 runs in men’s T20I?
a) Rohit Sharma
b) Steve Smith
c) KL Rahul
d) Virat Kholi

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Answer d) Virat Kholi. He also became the third captain in international cricket to score 12000 runs as a captain. He joined legendary captains Ricky Ponting and Graeme Smith in the elite list.

5. WHO declared El Salvador malaria-free, country belongs to_____________.
a) USA
b) Africa
c) Australia
d) Europe

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Answer a) USA. WHO grants a certification of malaria elimination when a country proves “beyond a reasonable doubt” that there has been no indigenous transmission of the disease nationwide for the previous three consecutive years.

6. Lou Ottens who passed away, is associated with____________.
a) Floppy disk inventor
b) Audio cassette tape inventor
c) Video tape inventor
d) Radio inventor

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Answer b) Audio cassette tape inventor. The Dutch inventor of audio cassette tapes, Lou Ottens passed away. Dutch engineer credited with inventing the cassette tape and playing a major role in the development of the first CD.

7. Recently, which bank has penalty for failed to follow the regulations in payment of remuneration to its employees through the commissions by RBI?
a) Indian Bank
b) IOB
c) SBI
d) Canara Bank

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Answer c) SBI. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced on March 16, 2021 that it has fined India’s largest lending bank “State Bank of India (SBI)”.

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