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Current Affairs Quiz 21st and 22nd April 2024

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Question 1:

Who inaugurated the 2550th Bhagwan Mahaveer Nirvan Mahotsav?

A) Narendra Modi
B) Amit Shah
C) Raj Nath Singh
D) None of the Above

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Narendra Modi

  • Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the event at Bharat Mandapam, celebrating Mahaveer’s teachings.

Question 2:

What position does Bhagwan Mahaveer hold in Jainism?

A) 21st Tirthankar
B) 24th Tirthankar
C) 25th Tirthankar
D) 23rd Tirthankar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 24th Tirthankar

  • Explanation: Bhagwan Mahaveer is celebrated as the 24th Tirthankar in Jainism.

Question 3:

Which company did MS Dhoni become the brand ambassador for?

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A) Tata Motors
B) Citroen India
C) Mahindra
D) Maruti Suzuki

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Citroen India

  • Explanation: Citroen India announced MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador to strengthen its market presence in India.

Question 4:

What significant event did Max Verstappen win recently?

A) Monaco Grand Prix
B) Chinese Grand Prix
C) Singapore Grand Prix
D) Malaysian Grand Prix

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Chinese Grand Prix

  • Explanation: Max Verstappen secured a victory at the Chinese Grand Prix, leading from start to finish.

Question 5:

How old is Dommaraju Gukesh who became the youngest-ever challenger in chess history?

A) 17 years
B) 18 years
C) 16 years
D) 15 years

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) 17 years

  • Explanation: At just 17, Gukesh won the FIDE Candidates Tournament, becoming the youngest-ever challenger.

Question 6:

Who was honored with the Aryabhatta Award?

A) K. Sivan
B) A. S. Kiran Kumar
C) Pavuluri Subba Rao
D) G. Madhavan Nair

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Pavuluri Subba Rao

  • Explanation: Pavuluri Subba Rao was recognized for his contributions to astronautics in India with the Aryabhatta Award.

Question 7:

What was the primary objective of the Indian Navy’s ‘Poorvi Leher’ exercise?

A) Anti-piracy operations
B) Maritime security preparedness
C) Rescue operations
D) Environmental protection

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Maritime security preparedness

  • Explanation: ‘Poorvi Leher’ was conducted to assess and improve the Navy’s preparedness for maritime security challenges.

Question 8:

What is the name of the new wild cat species discovered in Brazil?

A) Jaguarundi
B) Pampas Cat
C) Clouded Tiger Cat
D) Ocelot

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Clouded Tiger Cat

  • Explanation: The clouded tiger cat (Leopardus pardinoides) was recently identified as a new species in Brazil’s rainforests.

Question 9:

What is the theme for International Mother Earth Day 2024?

A) Climate Action
B) Protect Our Species
C) Environmental and Climate Literacy
D) Planet vs. Plastics

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Planet vs. Plastics

  • Explanation: The theme for the 54th International Mother Earth Day in 2024 is “Planet vs. Plastics.”

Question 10:

What are the five principles celebrated at the Bhagwan Mahaveer Nirvan Mahotsav?

A) Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha, Yoga
B) Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacharya, Aparigraha
C) Justice, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, Education
D) Truth, Non-violence, Love, Harmony, Peace

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacharya, Aparigraha

  • Explanation: These are the core teachings of Bhagwan Mahaveer which promote peaceful coexistence and brotherhood.

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