Q1.What is the rank of India in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2021?
Q2.DRDO recently conducted a successful maiden test firing of the 5th generation Python-5 missile. The state of the art missile is which type of missile?
(a) Air-to-Air Missile
(b) Surface-to-Air Missile
(c) Air-to-Surface Missile
(d) Surface-to-Surface Missile
(e) Ballistic missiles
Q3. What is the latest GDP Growth rate estimate of India in the fiscal year 2021-22 as per the ADB?
Q4.Which country has launched a robot prototype named ‘NEO-01’ to clear space debris?
(c) the United States
Q5. When is the International Dance Day observed globally?
(a) 27 April
(b) 28 April
(c) 29 April
(d) 30 April
(e) 26 April
Q6. Manoj Das, who has passed away recently was a renowned author of English and______?
Q7. IHS Markit has projected the GDP growth rate of India in FY22 at what percent?
Q8.Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of ASICS?
(a) Ravichandran Ashwin
(b) Virat Kohli
(c) Rohit Sharma
(d) Ajinkya Rahane
(e) Ravindra Jadeja
Q9.Indian Army recently signed an MoU with ________and _______ for ‘Ladakh Ignited Minds’ project.
(a) HPCL and NIEDO
(b) HPCL and NCERT
(c) BHEL and NIEDO
(d) BHEL and NCERT
(e) HPCL and BHEL
Q10.Who among the following has won the ‘WILD Innovator Award’ 2021?
(a) Rathika Ramasamy
(b) Aarzoo Khurana
(c) Krithi K Karanth
(d) Arpitha S Murthy
(e) Krishna Kumari
Q11.Recently a community service center has been set up to bring all data onboard India’s first dedicated solar space mission to a single web-based interface. Name it?
A) Lunar L2
B) Gaganyaan G1
C) Pariksha S1
D) Aditya L1
Q12. Which state appoint oxygen nurses to curb wastage of oxygen at hospitals?
B) Uttar Pradesh
D) Andhra Pradesh
Q13. Recently the cabinet approved the signing and ratification of the Agreement between India and which other country on Customs Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters?
Q14. Which state has started a unique ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ initiative to ensure incessant supply of Medical Oxygen to both Government & Private Hospitals?
A) Uttar Pradesh
Q15. According to the latest military expenditure database published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, which country is the world’s largest military spender?
Q16. Recently the central government has left GPF and other non-government PF interest rates unchanged at what percent?
Q17. Who was appointed as Chhattisgarh High Court judge recently?
A) Mohan Kanda
B) Vikash Sharma
C) Vimla Singh Kapoor
D) Amit Banerjee
Q18.Who has been designated as the new Finance Secretary of India?
A) TV Somanathan
B) R Narayana
C) Abhinav Banerjee
D) Somnath Chatterjee
Q19.Who has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of BEML Limited, a Miniratna Defence PSU under the Ministry of Defence?
A) Amit Banerjee
B) Vikas Malhotra
C) Mv Rajshekhar
D) Anil Kumar Singh
20.Who won the Mana Telugu Tejam National Legendary Award in Legal Service?
A) Vajrala VL Narasimha Rao
B) Akruti Chaturvedi
C) Vajubhai Vala
D) Dinesh Dixit
Q21.Which country launched robot prototype Neo 1 capable of catching space debris with net?
Q22.Recently which senior officer of the Indian Information Service passed away due to Covid?
A) Vipin Singh
B) Sanjay Srivastava
C) Sameer Srivastava
D) Priyank Tiwari
Q23.Recently freedom fighter Ashatai Pathre passed away. Did she hail from which state?
C) Andhra Pradesh
Q24.Recently which famous Gujarati poet and folk singer passed away also known as Kavi Dad?
A) Sonu Shivdad
B) Aditya Gadhvi
C) Parthiv Gohildad
D) Dadudan Pratapdan Gadhvi
Q25.Who is the author of the book “Whereabouts”?
A) Jhumpa Lahiri
B) Amitav Ghosh
C) Sri Hari Narayan
D) Manoj Das
Q26. When is International Dance Day observed?
A) May 1
B) April 30
C) April 28
D) April 29
Q27.What is the theme of this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021?
A) OHS Vulnerability of Young Workers
B) Anticipate, prepare and respond to crises and invest now in resilient OHS systems
C) Safety and Health and Future of Work
D) Stop the pandemic-Save the Lives
Sol. India has been placed at 49th position among 104 nations in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2021.
Sol. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) , successfully test fired the 5th generation Python-5 Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) from Tejas aircraft, at Goa.
Sol. The Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected the growth rate of India’s economy, in its latest flagship Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021, as follows: FY22 (2021-22) is 11%.
Sol. The Chinese government has launched a robot prototype named as ‘NEO-01’, in the Earth’s low orbit on April 27, 2021 on its Long March 6 rocket.
Sol. The International Dance Day is observed globally on 29 April to celebrate the value and importance of the dance, and encourage participation and education in this art form through events and festivals.
Sol. Eminent Indian educationist, popular columnist and prolific author, who wrote in Odia and English, has passed away.
Sol. London-based financial services company IHS Markit has projected the GDP growth rate of Indian economy to grow at 9.6 percent in FY22 (2021-22).
Sol. Japanese Sportswear brand ASICS on 27th April announced that it has appointed Ravindra Jadeja, the all-rounder of the Indian cricket team and Chennai Super Kings as its brand ambassador.
Sol. As part of the Indian Army’s initiative to secure a better future for Ladakhi youth, the Indian Army, under the aegis of Fire and Fury Corps, signed MoUs with corporate partner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and executing agency National Integrity and Educational Development Organisation at HQ 14 Corps, Leh.
Sol. Dr. Krithi K Karanth, Chief Conservation Scientist at Bengaluru-based Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS), has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 ‘WILD Innovator Award’.
Sol: A community service centre has been set up to bring all data on board India’s first dedicated solar space mission to a single web-based interface.The service centre is called Aditya-L1 Support Cell.
Sol: Maharashtra Health Minister Dr. Rajesh Tope has said that the state needs to appoint oxygen Nurses to curb wastage of oxygen and to maintain data of oxygen storage at hospitals.
Sol: The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the signing and ratification of an Agreement between India and the United Kingdom on Customs Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters.
Sol: Karnal District Administration in Haryana has started a unique ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ initiative to ensure incessant supply of Medical Oxygen to both Government & Private Hospitals.
Sol: India was the third largest military spender in the world in 2020, behind only the US and China.
Sol: Government has left GPF and other non-government PF interest rate unchanged at 7.1 percent.
Sol: The President has appointed Justice Vimla Singh Kapoor, Additional Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court, to be a Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court.
Sol: IAS Officer T V Somanathan who is serving as Secretary, Department of Expenditure in the Finance Ministry has been designated as the Finance Secretary.
Sol: Amit Banerjee has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of BEML Limited, a Miniratna Defence PSU under the Ministry of Defence.
Sol: As part of former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao’s centenary celebrations, Mana Telugu Tejam National Awards were presented to people from various fields at the Birla Auditorium in Hyderabad.
Sol: Chinese space mining start-up launched into low Earth orbit a robot prototype that can scoop up debris left behind by other spacecraft with a big net.
Sol: senior officer of the Indian Information Service Sanjay Kumar Srivastava passed away following COVID-19 infection. He was 56.
Sol: Ashatai Pathre, a freedom fighter from Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra passed away. She was one hundred years old.
Sol: Veteran Gujarati poet and folk singer Dadudan Pratapdan Gadhvi has passed away.He was 80 years old.Gadhvi was also known as Kavi Dad.
Sol: Renowned American author Jhumpa Lahiri has launched her new novel titled “Whereabouts”.
Sol: April 29 is celebrated as International Dance Day to raise awareness about the benefits of dance.
Sol: World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed on April 28 annually. The day has been observed worldwide since 2003.