SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 04th April 2021

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1) India’s biggest floating solar power plant project has come up in which state?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Haryana

C) Telangana

D) Chhattisgarh


2) PEL has recently appointed who among the following to its board as Executive Director?

A) Ramesh Pathak

B) Naren Chaudhury

C) Vijay Verma

D) Khushru Jijina


3) The governor of which state has recently bagged the Kalinga Ratna award?

A) Madhya Pradesh

B) Andhra Pradesh

C) Haryana

D) Kerala


4) Who among the following assumed additional charge as ONGC CMD?

A) Ranjit Kumar

B) Rajesh Kumar

C) Subash Kumar

D) Akashy Kumar


5) Jeh Wadia has recently stepped down as MD of which company?

A) Lakshmi Mills

B) Bombay Dyeing

C) ITC

D) Grasim


6) Who among the following has been named as the chairperson of Public Enterprises Selection Board?

A) Subash Arya

B) Anand Rathi

C) Naresh Mehta

D) Mallika Srinivasan


7) Who among the following has Released Book Agriculture in India authored by Mohan Kanda?

A) Anurag Thakur

B) Amit Shah

C) Narendra Modi

D) Venkiah Naidu


Answers :

1) Answer: C

India’s biggest floating solar power plant with a capacity of 100 MW will be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana.

The project, expected to be opened in May, is being set up at Ramagundam thermal power plant reservoir.

The solar project is commissioned by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

The project, which is estimated to cost around 423 crore rupees, will have 4.5 lakh photovoltaic panels.

The world’s largest solar power plant with 600 MW capacities is being set up on Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh.

The project costing 3,000 crore rupees is expected to start power generation only by 2022-23.


2) Answer: D

Piramal Enterprises Ltd (PEL) has appointed Khushru Jijina to its board as Executive Director, Financial Services.

He will lead the wholesale business.

“He will also be closely involved across the financial services platforms in helping drive the transformation into a more diversified, sustainable, technology driven business in addition to helping develop and train the next generation of leaders to take on greater responsibilities, and to take the business to greater heights.


3) Answer: B

Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been conferred the ‘Kalinga Ratna’ award for the year 2021.

The award instituted by Sarala Sahitya Sansad was presented to Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan by M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, during the 600th Birth Anniversary of Adikabi Sarala Das and 40th Annual Celebrations of Sarala Sahitya Sansad during the programme held at Sarala Bhawan in Cuttack, 02.04.21.

The Kalinga Ratna award carried a silver statue of Goddess Saraswati and a copper plaque.


4) Answer: C

ONGC’s Finance Director Subhash Kumar has assumed additional charge of the post of Chairman and Managing Director following superannuation of Shashi Shanker on March 31.


5) Answer: B

Jeh Wadia has stepped down as the managing director of Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company, the flagship firm of Wadia Group confirmed.


6) Answer: D

Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director of Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE) Ltd, has been named chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB).

Mallika Srinivasan will hold office for three years from the date of assumption of charge or until she turns 65, whichever is earlier.

Mallika Srinivasan is recognised for entrepreneurship and her contribution to the agriculture sector.


7) Answer: D

On March 31, 2021, Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu released noted bureaucrat and former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh Mohan Kanda’s book, ‘Agriculture in India: Contemporary challenges in the context of doubling farmers’ income

The book is Published by BSP Books Private Limited.

It was held at CESS Auditorium, Begumpet

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