Current Affairs Quiz: 7 April 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Health Day, Forbes billionaires list 2021 and real GDP projection among others. 

Created On: Apr 7, 2021 18:35 ISTModified On: Apr 7, 2021 18:35 IST
Current Affairs Quiz

7 April 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 World Health Day, Forbes billionaires list 2021 and real GDP projection among others. 

1. When is World Health Day observed?
a) April 6th 
b) April 7th
c) April 9th
d) April 11th

2. Who topped the Forbes billionaires list 2021 with a net worth of $177 billion?
a) Elon Musk
b) Bernard Arnault 
c) Mukesh Ambani
d) Jeff Bezos

3. What is the real GDP projection by RBI's Monetary Policy Committee?
a) 10.5 percent
b) 11 percent
c) 9.8 percent
d) 8.7 percent

4. The IMF has predicted how much growth rate for India in 2021?
a) 10 percent
b) 11 percent
c) 12.5 percent
d) 9.5 percent

5. Who has won the AM Turing Award 2020?
a) Paul Allen
b) Elon Musk
c) Larry Page
d) Alfred V Aho

6. FIFA has suspended which nation's football federation?
a) India
b) Bangladesh
c) Pakistan
d) Myanmar

7. Who has become the first and youngest J&K author to recreate life of Habba Khatoons poetry?
a) Soliha Shabir
b) Saba Khan
c) Salima Nischa
d) Sheen Shuhul

8. Which nation has refused to issue vaccine passports?
a) France
b) UK
c) Canada
d) US

Answers

1. (b) April 7th 
On the occasion of World Health Day on April 7, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it is a day to “reaffirm our gratitude and appreciation to all those who work day and night to keep our planet healthy.”

2. (d) Jeff Bezos
Forbes recently revealed its 35th annual list of the world's richest people. The billionaires' list, which is one of the biggest ever, includes 2755 billionaires, 660 more than last year. Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos continued to top the list with a net worth of $177 billion, making him the world's richest person for the fourth year running.

3. (a) 10.5 percent
The Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Shaktikanta Das announced RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy review on April 7, 2021. The Monetary Policy Committee retained the projection of real GDP growth for 2021-22 at 10.5 percent and decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 4 percent and reverse repo rate stands at 3.5 percent. 

4. (c) 12.5 percent
The International Monetary Fund on April 6, 2021 projected a 12.5% growth rate for India in the year 2021. India's growth projection is stronger than that of China which was the only major economy globally to have a positive growth rate amid the pandemic in 2020.

5. (d) Alfred V Aho
Alfred V. Aho has won the AM Turing Award 2020 for his research and influential textbooks on fundamental algorithms and theory underlying programming language implementation. His books have educated generations of computer scientists.

6. (c) Pakistan
The FIFA Council Bureau suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) with immediate effect on April 7, 2021 due to third-party interference, which is a serious violation of the FIFA Statutes.

7. (a) Soliha Shabir
Soliha Shabir from Jammu and Kashmir has added her name in 'India's World's Records' by becoming the first and youngest author in Jammu and Kashmir to recreate the life of Habba Khatoons poetry. She has so far written three books- 'Zoon-The heart of Habba Khatoon', 'In the lawn of dark' and 'Obsolete-The poem Market'.

8. (d) US 
White House press secretary Jen Psaki informed on April 6, 2021 that the United States will not issue vaccine passports. He stated that the US government is not going to support a system that requires Americans to carry a credential. He stated that there will be no federal vaccinations database and no federal mandate requiring everyone to obtain a single vaccination credential.

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