Daily Current Affairs 22 April 2021 In English


Daily Current Affairs 22 April 2021 In English

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Daily Current Affairs 22 April 2021

Q1. With whom has India recently signed a memorandum of understanding to prevent plastic waste from entering the oceans?

A. Sweden

B. Norwegian

C. Luxembourg

D. Germany

Imp. Facts

  • Under this agreement, the 'Cities Combating Plastic interning the Marine Enermat' project between the two countries will be implemented for a period of 3.5 years.
  •  The project will be launched in select states (Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Andaman and Nicobar Islands) and cities of Kanpur, Kochi and Port Blair.
  • Capital of Germany - Berlin
  • Chancellor - Angela Merkel
  •  President- Frank Walter Steinmeier
  •  Parliament - Bundstag
  • Currency- Euro

Q 2. Who took over as the new President of the Caribbean country Cuba on 19 April 2021?
A. Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel
B. Raul Castro
C. Fidel Castro
D. Sancho Lako Niromo

Imp. Facts:
  • Capital of Cuba - Havana
  •  Prime Minister - Manuel Marrero Cruz
  • Currency peso
Q3. Who famously known as "Father of Indian Banking Reforms" passed away recently?
A. Sanjeet Chari Narayan
B. Maidavolu Narasimham
C. Subek Trivendra Das
D. D. Subbarao

Imp. Facts:
  •  He served as the 13th Governor of RBI from May 2, 1977 to November 30, 1977.
  • Narasimham chaired committees like 'Financial Reform System, 1991' and 'Banking Sector Reforms Committee, 1998'.
  •  Maidavolu Narasimham was born in 1927 in the village of Maidavolu in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.
  •  He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in the year 2000 AD.
Q4. When is the World Creativity and Innovation Day celebrated each year?
A. 22 April
B. 23 April
C. 21 April
D. 24 April

Q5. Where was the 'ITBP Water Sports and Adventure Institute (WSAI)' recently established by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) inaugurated?
A. Nawada
B. Sindhudurg
C. Gangtuck
D. New Tehri

Imp. Facts:
  •  ITBP- Indo-Tibetan Border Police
  •  Establishment - 24 October 19621
  •  Headquarters - New Delhi
  • Director-General - SS Deshwal
  • Motto-Shaurya - Perseverance - Purity (Valor - Steadfastness and Commitment)

Q6. Who has become the first Indian woman climber to successfully climb Mount Annapurna?
A. Priyanka Mohite
B. Rajni Sandhya
C. Virangi Devi
D. None of these

Q7. Which country has recently approved a bill that makes "Ecocide" a crime?

A. India
B. Fraas
C. Nepal
D. Maldives

Imp points

  •  Capital of France - Paris
  •  President- Emmanuel Macron
  • Prime Minister-Jean Castex
  •  Parliament - Parliament
  •  Currency- Euro and Franc

Q8. Which organization has recently released a report titled "State of the Global Climate 2020"?

A. World Health Organization (WHO)

B. World Trade Organization (WTO)

C. World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

D. International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Imp points

  • 2011-2020 was the hottest decade.
  • Cyclone Tufan Amfan is the most tropical cyclone in the northern Indian Ocean. In May 2020, due to the arrival of this cyclone, India lost about $ 14 billion.
  • WMO- World Meteorological Organization
  • Establishment - 23 March 1950
  • Headquarters - Geneva
  • President - Gerhard Adrian
  • General Secretary - Petteri Talas

Q9. Reserve Bank of India has recently constituted a committee under its chairmanship to study about Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARC)?

A. Sudarshan Sen

B. Rajeev Ranjan

C. Mohan Luthria

D. None of these

Imp. Facts:

  • Establishment of ORBI - April 1935
  •  Headquarters - Mumbai
  • .Governor- Shaktikanta Das
  •  Deputy Governors - M Rajeshwar Rao, MD Patra, MK Jain
  • Motto- 'Cash is King But Digital is Divine'

Q10. Who became the chairman of Tata Consumer Products (TCP) Food and Beverage Wings?
A. Sarla Rao
B. Saroj Kumari
C. Deepika Bhan
D. None of these

Imp. Facts:
  •  Establishment of TCP - 1962
  •  Headquarters - Mumbai
  •  MD & CEO- Sunil D'Souza

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Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs 22 April 2021

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Question 1: - How many two-wheelers have been found for the women's help desk installed in police stations in the state recently?

Answer: -136 

Question 2: - Who has become the first state to give free text books from first to eighth grade?

Answer: - Himachal Pradesh 

Question 3: - What percentage of rebate will be given on state road tax till June at the latest

Answer: - 50  

Question 4: -How many farmers have benefited from the Chief Minister's Farm Protection Scheme in three years.

Answer: -3873

Question 5: 1.36 lakh families were provided free gas connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in the state, on which how many crore rupees have been spent?

Answer: -21.76 crores

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