Static GK and Current Events Questions and Answers: 20th April 2021

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Created On: Apr 20, 2021 09:58 IST
Modified On: Apr 20, 2021 13:48 IST
GK Quiz 2021
GK Quiz 2021
  1. What is the benefit of 5G over 4G?

i) The fifth generation would increase the spread of data transfer

ii) It would benefit the bandwidth more than the 4G does

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: The fifth generation would increase the spread of data transfer and benefit the bandwidth more than the 4G does. It would help in enabling the new military and commercial applications. What is 5G technology and how will it benefit the Indian Army?

  1. What is the Internet of Military things?

i) There is no such term 

ii) It helps every weapon and ammunition to be interconnected for a better preparation for war/ battles

iii) It is a video game based on military operations

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. i and iii
  4. ii and iii

Ans. b

Explanation: Every munition, sensor, weapon and wearable device, robots in a war field are connected in the battlefield and they communicate with each other. They connect to their surroundings in their own cyber domains via the internet. 

  1. What is the rank of India on the Global Hunger Index 2020?
  1. 92
  2. 94
  3. 27
  4. 107

Ans. b

Explanation: In the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020, India has been ranked at 94 out of 107 countries.

  1. Which of the following states is not sharing its borders with Bangladesh
  1. Mizoram
  2. Tripura
  3. Assam
  4. Nagaland

Ans. d

Explanation: West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Assam are the states in India that share the border with Bangladesh.  Get to know about India and its neighbours here

  1. What are the performance indicators of Global Hunger Index
  1. Undernourishment
  2. WHO reports
  3. Child mortality
  4. Child stunting

Ans. b

Explanation: There are 4 performance indicators for the Global Hunger Index. It is undernourishment, child wasting, child stunting, child mortality. 

  1. Where is the Gyanvapi mosque situated?
  1. Aligarh
  2. Varanasi
  3. Allahabad
  4. Delhi

Ans. b

Explanation: The Gyanvapi mosque is situated in Varanasi. Explained: Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute and the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991

  1. What is Dogecoin?

i) Dogecoin is a cryptocurrency that was started in 2013 as an internet parody

ii) It is kind of an alternative to Bitcoin

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: Dogecoin is a cryptocurrency that was started in 2013 as an internet parody. The Dogecoin is based on the Doge meme and was started as a fun alternative to Bitcoin. 

Read| What is Dogecoin? The reason of rise of this cryptocurrency to become an alternative to Bitcoin

  1. Who created the dogecoin?
  1. Billy Markus
  2. Jackson Palmer
  3. Satoshi Nakamoto
  4. Both a and b

Ans. d

Explanation: The digital currency, Dogecoin, was created in the year 2013 by Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer who were software engineers.

9.  Which of the Indian states do not share their boundaries with China?

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Sikkim
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Uttarakhand

Ans. c

Explanation: Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh are the states who share their boundaries with China. 

10. 

  1. What are the achievements of Vera Gedroits?

i) She was a Russian doctor of medicine, professor and poet as well

ii) She was the first female military surgeon in Russia

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: Vera Gedroits was a Russian doctor of medicine, professor, poet. She was the first female military surgeon in Russia who also served as a physician in the Imperial Plaace too.  Read| Vera Gedroits Biography: Birth, Early Life, Education, Career, and Death

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