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Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz: 25th March 2021

25th March, 2021 Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:57 PM IST
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Q1. On March 26th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to which country?

A.     Maldives
B.     Bhutan
C.      Nepal
D.     Bangladesh

Q2. Which messaging app's revised privacy policy has been the subject of an investigation by India's Competition Commission?

A.     Instagram

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B.     Snapchat
C.      Facebook
D.     Whatsapp

Q3. On March 24th, which state introduced the Gram Ujala scheme?

A.     Maharashtra
B.     Uttar Pradesh
C.      Delhi
D.     Gujarat

Q4. On March 22nd, which country launched 38 international satellites in a historic mission?

A.     America
B.     Japan
C.      Russia
D.     India

Q5. Who inaugurated the project “Awaam Ki Baat”?

A.     Manoj Sinha
B.     Manoj Tiwari
C.      Sambit Patra
D.     Gaurav Bhatia

Q6. Which country built the first satellite, Challenge-1, on its own?

A.     Tunisia
B.     Armenia
C.      Israel
D.     Japan

Q7. A video of Earth-like clouds passing over which planet was shared by NASA's Curiosity rover.

A.     Saturn
B.     Jupiter
C.      Uranus
D.     Mars

Q8. Which state's government has approved the establishment of JVC's "Ratle Hydroelectric Power Corporation"?

  1. JNK Govt.
  2. Delhi Govt.
  3. Maharashtra Govt.
  4. Uttar Pradesh Govt.

Answer Key

A1. Option D is Correct
Explanation: On March 26, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Bangladesh for two days at the invitation of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The two-day trip to Dhaka coincides with the commemoration of three major events, including Mujib Borsho, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth anniversary.
A2. Option D is Correct
Explanation: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has instructed the director-general (DG) of its investigation arm to conduct a comprehensive investigation into WhatsApp's recently revised privacy policy and terms of service and submit a report within 60 days.
A3. Option B is Correct
Explanation: On March 24, 2021, Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh introduced the Gram Ujala scheme in PM Modi's Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi. The government is offering the world's cheapest LED bulbs in rural areas for Rs. 10 under the scheme.
A4. Option C is Correct
Explanation: On March 22, 2021, Russia launched 38 foreign satellites from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome aboard the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle in a historic flight. South Korea, Japan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Italy, and Brazil were among the countries whose satellites were launched.
A5. Option A is Correct
Explanation: Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, launched the project "Awaam Ki Baat" – a radio program – by launching its website at Raj Bhavan in Jammu. The half-hour radio show, which will begin airing in April, is one of several sequential steps in a larger program aimed at disseminating the government's progressive steps and providing the public with a forum to talk.
A6. Option A is Correct
Explanation: On March 22, 2021, Russia launched 38 foreign satellites from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome aboard the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle. Among the 38 satellites was the Challenge-1 satellite. The satellite is the first to be entirely manufactured in Tunisia.
A7. Option D is Correct
Explanation: The Curiosity rover of NASA has shared a breathtaking video of Earth-like clouds flying over Mars. The navigation cameras on the top of the car-sized rover, which landed on Mars in August 2012, captured the footage.
A8. Option A is Correct
Explanation: The government of Jammu and Kashmir has approved the formation of a joint venture company (JVC) called "Ratle Hydro-electric Power Corporation." To construct the 850 MW Ratle Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) on the Chenab River in the Kishtwar district of Jammu & Kashmir's Union Territory (UT) (J&K).
 
 

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