Current Affairs Quiz: 4 March 2021
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as ease of living, World Hearing Day and programme to help farmers and producer groups among others.
4 March 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as ease of living, World Hearing Day and programme to help farmers and producer groups among others.
1. Which city topped the list of cities in ease of living in 2020?
2. Which city topped the ease of living list in cities with less than one million population?
3. Which state government launched programme to help farmers and producer groups?
4. Which state government has decided to develop three model villages in Indo-Tibet China border areas?
a) Himachal Pradesh
c) Arunachal Pradesh
5. Which nation has signed a deal with India for the supply of defence material including BrahMos Cruise Missiles?
6. When was World Hearing Day observed?
a) March 3rd
b) March 2nd
c) March 1st
d) February 28th
7. Who has become the third cricketer to hit six 6s in one over in international cricket?
a) Chris Gayle
b) Kieron Pollard
c) Joe Root
d) Steve Smith
1. (b) Bengaluru
Bengaluru has emerged as the best city on ease of living parameters among 49 million-plus cities in 2020, pushing Pune to second spot. The report was revealed by Union housing and urban development minister Hardeep Singh Puri on March 4, 2021.
2. (a) Shimla
Shimla topped the list among 62 cities having less than one million population, followed by Bhubaneswar. The report was revealed by Union housing and urban development minister Hardeep Singh Puri on March 4, 2021.
3. (d) Meghalaya
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K Sangma on March 3, 2021, launched a programme that will ensure that farmer and producer groups get the timely availability of better marketing infrastructure, adequate quality inputs, and transportation facilities.
4. (c) Arunachal Pradesh
The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to develop three model villages along the Indo-Tibet border area as a pilot project with an allocation of Rs. 30 crores. The move aims at boosting the development of the border areas.
5. (d) The Philippines
India on March 2, 2021, signed a key agreement with the Philippines for the supply of defence material and equipment which are also likely to include BharhMos Cruise Missiles. Delfin Lorenzana, the Defence Secretary of the Philippines, who also attended the agreement signing ceremony in Manila has stated that the Philippines will be buying BrahMos Missiles from India.
6. (a) March 3rd
World Hearing Day is observed every year on March 3rd by the World Health Organisation. The day aims to share information and promote actions towards the prevention of hearing loss and improved hearing care. This year on the day, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who is the Chairman of the Executive Board of WHO released WHO’s World Report on Hearing.
7. (b) Kieron Pollard
West Indies ODI and T20I skipper Kieron Pollard became the third batsman in the history of international cricket to hit six 6s in an over on March 3, 2021. With the six 6s, he joined Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh, who are the only two cricketers to have achieved the feat previously.