SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 09th April 2021

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1) CRPF Valour Day is observed on which date?

A) April 1

B) April 2

C) April 9

D) April 4


2) Fatima R Zakaria who passed away recently was a renowned ____.

A) Producer

B) Journalist

C) Musician

D) Actor


3) Who among the following has recently inaugurated the SARTHAQ initiative?

A) Amit Shah

B) Nitin Gadkari

C) Narendra Modi

D) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank


4) Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana recently marked the ______ year of completion.

A) 9

B) 7

C) 6

D) 5


5) Who among the following has been elected as new President of Kosovo?

A) Isa Mustafa

B) Avdullah Hoti

C) Hashim Thaçi

D) Vjosa Osmani


6) Who among the following was honoured with an international ranger award?

A) Narayan Rane

B) Nitin Kashyap

C) S Satish

D) Ramesh Singh


7) Which of the following cricketer has been nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’?

A) Rajeshwari Gayakwad

B) Ishant Sharma

C) Kuldeep Yadav

D) Bhuvneshwar Kumar


8) Which of the following wrestler has recently been inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame 2021?

A) Kane

B) Andre the Giant

C) Mark Henry

D) The Great Khali


9) Chandra Nayudu who passed away recently was an eminent _____.

A) Director

B) Actor

C) Commentator

D) Cricketer


Answers :

1) Answer: C

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Valour Day (Shaurya Diwas) is observed on 9 April every year, as a tribute to the brave men of the Force.

2021 marks 56th CRPF Valour Day.

It was on this day in 1965, a small contingent of CRPF created history by defeating an invading Pakistani army, several times larger, at the Sardar Post located in the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat.

The CRPF men eliminated 34 Pakistani soldiers and captured four alive.

In the conflict, CRPF lost six personnel who had attained martyrdom.


2) Answer: B

On April 06, 2021, Veteran Renowned Journalist-author Fatima R Zakaria passed away.She was 85.

She is the former Editor of the Sunday Times, Mumbai.

She was the chairman of Maulana Azad Educational Trust and Khairul Islam Trust Mumbai.

Fatima R Zakaria was also the executive vice-chairman of the Board of Governors of the Trust’s Institute of Hotel Management


3) Answer: D

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched an initiative SARTHAQ which will help in the implementation of National Education Policy in the country.

The students and teachers’ holistic advancement through quality education, SARTHAQ has been initiated as a part of the Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

It will pave the way for the children and youths to meet the diverse national and global challenges.

The implementation of SARTHAQ would benefit all stakeholders including 25 crore students, 15 lakh schools, 94 lakh teachers.


4) Answer: C

Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana has completed six years.

It is a scheme under which loans of upto 10 Lakh rupees are provided to the non-corporate, non-farm, small and micro enterprises.

Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana was launched on 8th April 2015.

In these years, More than 28 crore 68 lakh loans have been sanctioned.

Under this scheme almost 24percent of loans have been given to new entrepreneurs; about 68 percent of loans have been given to women entrepreneurs and about 51percent 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.


5) Answer: D

The U.S. educated female law professor Vjosa Osmani has been elected as the new President of Kosovo.

The 38-year-old candidate of the ruling Vetevendosje party has been sworn in as the seventh president of the country for a period of five-year-term.

She is the second female leader, in the post-war period of Kosovo.

Previously, Osmani was acting president of the country between November 2020 and March 2021 and the speaker of the Assembly of Kosovo from February 2020 to March 2021.


6) Answer: C

Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S Sathish was honoured with the International Ranger Award.

The award was jointly announced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), International Ranger Federation (IRF), Global Wildlife Conservation and Conservation Allies.

He is one of the 10 recipients of the first edition of the award.

Sathish was nominated for the award by a senior scientist from Wildlife Institute of India K Siva Kumar, for his efforts in conserving the Gulf of Mannar National Park.


7) Answer: D

Experienced India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was among the cricketers nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award for March following his standout performances in the limited overs matches against England.

The ICC announced the nominees to recognize the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket.

Besides Bhuvneshwar, the others in the men’s category included ace leg-spinner Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams.

The nominees among the women’s comprised Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee and India’s Punam Raut.


8) Answer: D

On April 07, 2021, The Great Khali was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

He is India’s one-time World Heavyweight Champion.

The official name of “The Great Khali” is Dalip Singh Rana.

He is arguably the biggest Indian wrestling star.

Khali is the first Indian world champion in WWE.

He made his professional wrestling debut in 2000.


9) Answer: C

India’s first female Cricket commentator Chandra Nayudu has passed away. She was 88.

She was the daughter of former cricketer CK Nayudu.

She was a professor of English at the local Govt Degree College, Indore.

She took an active interest in the game and was the first lady commentator of an international match.

Chandra was a very good Hindi commentator and first commentated in the MCC v Bombay game in the 1976-77 season.

She wrote a book titled, “CK Nayudu: A Daughter Remembers”, in 1995.

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