Q1. Who has been named as the new Managing Director (MD) of Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank)?
(a) Rakesh Sharma
(b) Dinesh Khara
(c) Harsha Bhupendra Bangari
(d) Shikhar Mittal
Q2. International Literacy Day is observed every year on ___________.
(a) September 05
(b) September 06
(c) September 07
(d) September 08
Q3. PM Modi inaugurated the “Shikshak Parv-2021”. What is the theme of the event?
(a) Culture of Innovation in our Schools
(b) Innovative Pedagogy to Promote Enjoyable and Engaging Learning
(c) Quality and Sustainable Schools: Learnings from Schools in India
(d) Transforming the System of Assessment: Holistic Progress Card
Q4. TRIFED has planned to set up Atmanirbhar Bharat corner in how many Indian Missions/ Embassies, across the world in the next 3 months?
Q5. Keshav Desiraju who has passed away recently had formerly served at which post in the Union Cabinet?
(a) Economic Secretary
(b) Health Secretary
(c) Finance Secretary
(d) Agricultural Secretary
Q6. What is the theme of International Literacy Day 2021?
(a) Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide
(b) Literacy and Multilingualism
(c) Literacy and Skills Development
(d) Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
Q7. Name the prime minister of Japan, who has stepped down from his post recently.
(b) Shinzo Abe
(c) Yoshihiko Noda
(d) Yoshihide Suga
Q8. Recently, who has been awarded the 7th Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award 2021?
(a) Harshita Goyal
(b) Simran Bhalla
(c) Geetika Tyagi
(d) Namita Gokhale
Q9. Who has been appointed as the President of India Chapter of International Road Federation?
(a) Satish Parekh
(b) Subhmay Gangopadhyay
(c) Sumit Sharma
(d) Aryan Chatterjee
Q10. The President’s Colour Award is given in which field?
Q11. Which of the following railway station has been awarded a 5 star ‘Eat Right Station’?
(a) Gorakhpur Railway Station
(b) Secunderabad Railway Station
(c) Chhattisgarh Railway Station
(d) Chandigarh Railway Station
Q12. Rajni Kaul, who recently passed away, was the first woman News Broadcaster for _________.
(c) BBC Hindi
(d) New York Times
Q13. Who among the following has won Behler Turtle Conservation Award 2021?
(a) Latika Nath
(b) Shailendra Singh
(c) Bittu Verma
(d) Uma Singh
Q14. Who will be inducted into the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) Hall of Fame at AdAsia 2021?
(a) Hansa Malik
(b) Jitendra Kumar
(c) Girish Arora
(d) Ramesh Narayan
Q15. Which among the following banks has ranked 1 in the MeitY Digital Payment Scorecard for the months of February and March 2021?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) Canara Bank
(d) Bank of Baroda
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Sol. Government has appointed Harsha Bhupendra Bangari as the new Managing Director (MD) of Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank).
Sol. International Literacy Day is observed annually on September 8 across the world to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.
Sol. The theme of ‘Shikshak Parv-2021’ is “Quality and Sustainable Schools: Learnings from Schools in India”.
Sol. Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, is setting up an Atmanirbhar Bharat corner in 75 Indian Missions/ Embassies across the world in the next 3 months.
Sol. Former Union health secretary Keshav Desiraju has passed away, due to “acute coronary syndrome”. He was 66.
Sol. The theme of 55th International Literacy Day is Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide.
Sol. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga would step down, setting the stage for a new premier after a one-year tenure marred by an unpopular COVID-19 response and rapidly dwindling public support.
Sol. Writer and Festival Director, Namita Gokhale was awarded the 7th Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award 2021. The award is instituted in memory of Yamin Hazarika, the first woman from the Northeast to join the central police service. The award is given every year by a collective of women professionals since 2015. Namita’s recent novel, Jaipur Journals, was released in 2020.
Sol. Ashoka Buildcon Managing Director and promoter Satish Parekh has taken over as the president of India Chapter of International Road Federation (IRF).
Sol. The President’s Colour is the highest honour bestowed on a military unit in recognition of its exceptional service to the nation.
Sol. The Chandigarh Railway Station (CRS) was awarded a 5 star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers. The certification was awarded by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) upon the conclusion of an FSSAI-empanelled third-party audit agency. CRS was selected to upgrade on the pattern of World Class Railway Station.
Sol. Rajni Kaul who was the first News Broadcaster for BBC Hindi passed away in Faridabad, Haryana. She was 93. She was not only the first woman to join BBC Hindi as a staff member but she also became the first woman to read a news bulletin in Hindi on the network in 1961. She was well-known for her programme Indradhanush.
Sol. Indian biologist Shailendra Singh has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three critically endangered turtle conservation species back from the brink of extinction.
Sol. Indian advertising doyen Ramesh Narayan will be inducted into the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) Hall of Fame at AdAsia 2021. The AFAA Hall of Fame sets out to recognise the best of the very best. It’s for those who’ve defined a generation of advertising.
Sol. Bank of Baroda, announced that the bank has Ranked #1 with a total of 86% marks on the scorecard issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for the months of February and March 2021.