SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 08th April 2021

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1) PM Chaired High-level meeting will commemorate the ______ birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur.

A) 460th

B) 520th

C) 400th

D) 412th


2) Nearly _____ loans under PMMY have been accredited to women entrepreneurs.

A) 58%

B) 60%

C) 68%

D) 65%


3) The Government has appointed S Ramann as _____ Chairman & MD.

A) Barclays

B) SIDBI

C) ICICI

D) HDFC


4) Radheshyam Khemka who passed away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Director

B) Producer

C) Editor

D) Singer


5) Which company has appointed Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador?

A) Samsung

B) Panasonic

C) Nokia

D) Vivo


6) Who among the following has released the Hindi Version of Odisha Itihaas?

A) Nirmala Sitharaman

B) Nitin Gadkari

C) Prahlad Patel

D) Narendra Modi


7) A Book Titled Exam Warriors Updated Version has been Released by PM Modi. It was first published in which year?

A) 2014

B) 2015

C) 2018

D) 2017


Answers :

1) Answer: C

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of the High-Level Committee to commemorate the 400th Birth Anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur through video conferencing.

The meeting will discuss the year-long calendar of events planned to mark this special occasion.

The High Level Committee was constituted by the Centre on 24th October last year, to approve policies, plans and programs related to the commemoration of the birth anniversary.

It has 70 members including the Prime Minister as Chairman.


2) Answer: C

More than 28 crore 68 lakh loans for an amount of nearly 15 lakh crore rupees have been sanctioned since launch of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana.

The Yojana was launched in 2015 for providing loans upto 10 Lakh rupees to non-corporate, non-farm, small and micro-enterprises.

About 68 percent of loans have been given to women entrepreneurs and about 51 percent of loans have been given to SC, ST and OBC borrowers.

This yojana has helped in generation of 1 crore 12 lakh net additional employment from 2015 to 2018.

Women have accounted for 62 percent of this estimated increase in employment.


3) Answer: B

The government has appointed S Ramann as Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

The appointment is for a period of three years from the date of his assuming the charge or until further orders.

Banks Board Bureau, the headhunter for state-owned banks and financial institutions, had recommended his name for the post.

Ramann, a 1991-batch Indian Audit & Accounts Service officer, is currently the CEO of National E-Governance Services Ltd, India’s first Information Utility.


4) Answer: C

The president of Gita Press, Radheshyam Khemka, passed away.He was 87.

Radheshyam Khemka, was editor of Kalyan, a famous magazine of Sanatan Dharma for nearly 40 years

Gita Press was founded in 1923 by Jaya Dayal Goyanka and GhanshyamDas Jalan for promoting the principles of Sanatana Dharma.

Gita Press is the world’s largest publisher of Hindu religious texts.

The press is located in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh.


5) Answer: D

Chinese smartphone major Vivo mentioned it has appointed cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador.

With the association, Vivo aims to reach the millennials and technologically driven consumers and a 360-degree marketing approach will characterise the company’s association with Kohli, a statement said.

The IPL title sponsor, third-largest selling smartphone brand in India, is also aiming to launch a massive campaign with Kohli during the IPL.


6) Answer: D

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will release the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’.

It was written by ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab on 9th April 2021 from Ambedkar International Center, Janpath, New Delhi.

The book, available in Odia and English.

It has been translated into Hindi by Shri. Shankarlal Purohit.

The event marking the release of the Hindi version has been organised by Harekrushna Mahtab Foundation.


7) Answer: C

On March 29, 2021, The updated version of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s book named ‘Exam Warriors’ was launched.

The book gives out various suggestions to both students and parents to deal with the examination pressure and stress.

To raise awareness on topics like mental health, role of technology and time management.

Exam Warriors, first published in 2018.

It was written by PM Modi to help young students deal with the stress of exams.

Published in 15 languages, its Braille version was launched on World Braille Day (January 4) in 2020.

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