Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz: 1st April 2021

1st April, 2021 Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:45 PM IST

Q1. Who was given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the 51st time?

A.     Salman Khan
B.     Rishi Kapoor
C.      Irfan Khan
D.     Rajnikanth

Q2. Next week, which country's special presidential envoy for climate change will visit India?

A.     France
B.     China
C.      US
D.     Canada

Q3. Which country has the world's first COVID-19 vaccine for animals registered?

A.     Russia
B.     Germany
C.      China
D.     US

Q4. Till when the deadline for processing auto-debit payments extended by the Reserve Bank of India?

A.     August 30th
B.     September 30th
C.      April 30th
D.     May 30th


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How many Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal went to the polls in the second round of voting?

A.     26
B.     21
C.      35
D.     30

Q6. From which assembly constituency is West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee contesting the Assembly Elections?

A.     Bankura
B.     Nandigram
C.      Chandipur
D.     Kharagpur Sadar

Q7. With which country has India built a friendship park?

A.     Vietnam
B.     Sri Lanka
C.      Malaysia
D.     Republic of Korea


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Which city has a first-of-its-kind cruise service between Surat and?

A.     Diu
B.     Mumbai
C.      Silvassa
D.     Kutch

Answer Key
A1. Option D is Correct
Explanation: Legendary Indian actor Rajinikanth will win India's highest film honor, the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. On April 1, 2021, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told the public.
A2. Option C is Correct
Explanation: John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change, will visit India next week as part of his first Asia tour, which runs from April 1 to 9. Prior to US President Joe Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate, he will hold consultations on increasing climate ambition. John Kerry will be making his first trip to Asia since taking office in January.
A3. Option A is Correct
Explanation: The world's first Covid-19 vaccine for animals has been registered by Russia. Rosselkhoznadzor's Federal Center for Animal Health developed the vaccine Carnivak-Cov. The vaccine's clinical trials began in October 2020, with cats, dogs, minks, foxes, Arctic foxes, and other species participating.
A4. Option B is Correct
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the deadline for processing recurring online transactions by six months to September 30, 2021, on March 31, 2021. In August 2019, the RBI published a system for processing e-mandates on recurring online transactions.
A5. Option D is Correct
Explanation: On April 1, 2021, a total of 30 assembly constituencies in West Bengal went to the polls in the second phase of voting. Bankura, Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur, and South 24 Parganas are the districts where the Assembly constituencies are located.
A6. Option B is Correct
Explanation: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is running for the Nandigram constituency in this process. The high-profile the contest between Mamata Banerjee and her former ministerial colleague Suvendu Adhikari, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in December 2020, is expected in the Chief Minister's constituency.
A7. Option D is Correct
Explanation: On March 26, 2021, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of National Defense, Republic of Korea Suh Wook jointly inaugurated India's First Indo-Korean Friendship Park at Delhi Cantonment.

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