SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 28th April 2021

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1) WHO Launches global immunization strategy to save 50 million lives by which year?

A) 2045

B) 2040

C) 2035

D) 2030


2) Krishnamurthy Santhanam who passed away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Producer

B) Writer

C) Scientist

D) Dancer


3) The government of which state has planned to reopen Vedanta’s oxygen manufacturing plant at Tuticorin?

A) Bihar

B) Chhattisgarh

C) Tamil Nadu

D) Haryana


4) Rajan Mishra who Passed Away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Actor

B) Producer

C) Director

D) Singer


5) Which country has named its first Mars rover ‘Zhurong’?

A) Britain

B) France

C) Germany

D) China


6) Mohan M. Shantanagoudar who passed away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Director

B) Singer

C) Writer

D) Judge


7) Jagdish Khattar who passed away recently was the MD of which company?

A) Casio

B) Panasonic

C) Maruti

D) Honda


Answers :

1) Answer: D

WHO Launches global immunization strategy to save 50 million lives by 2030.

WHO, along with UNICEF and the vaccine alliance Gavi, said their new global strategy has the potential to save 50 million lives within less than a decade.

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, to avoid multiple outbreaks of life-threatening diseases like measles, yellow fever and diphtheria, it must be ensured that routine vaccination services are protected in every country in the world.

A WHO survey showed more than one third of countries were still seeing disruptions to their routine immunization services.


2) Answer: C

Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurti Santhanam Passed away.

Dr Santhanam was a nuclear scientist and the field director of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) during the tests of Pokhran-II

He was associated with institutions like DRDO, DAE and IDSA.

His role in successful 1998 nuclear tests was noteworthy.

He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1999 by the Government of India.


3) Answer: C

Tamilnadu Government after considering the urgent need for increased oxygen production has decided to reopen Vedanta’s oxygen manufacturing plant at Tuticorin.

The Vedanta group approached the Supreme Court to allow production of oxygen through its plant in Tuticorin.

The Government will render power supply to the plant for the manufacture of 1050 tonnes of oxygen for a period of four months.

The oxygen manufactured from the plant would be given for medical purposes to the hospitals free of cost.


4) Answer: D

Renowned classical music singer Pandit Rajan Mishra passed away.He was 70.

Pandit Rajan Mishra was born in 1951 into a family of classical music enthusiasts in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi.

He was a vocalist in the khyal style of Indian classical singing.


5) Answer: D

On April 24, 2021, China’s first Mars rover will be named Zhurong after a traditional fire god.

China in 2019 became the first country to land a space probe on the little-explored far side of the moon and in December returned lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s.

Tianwen-1’s goals include analysing and mapping the Martian surface and geology, looking for water ice and studying the climate and surface environment.


6) Answer: D

On April 25, 2021, Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar Passed away.He was 62.

Justice Shantanagoudar was born in 1958 in Karnataka.

He was enrolled as an advocate in 1980.

Justice Shantanagoudar had served as State Public Prosecutor of Karnataka from 1999 to 2002.

He was appointed permanent judge of the Karnataka High Court in September 2004.

He was appointed Chief Justice of Kerala High Court in 2016 and was elevated to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2017 and was scheduled to retire only on May 4, 2023.

He was the ninth senior most judge of the Supreme Court.


7) Answer: C

On April 26, 2021, Former managing director of Maruti Suzuki India, Jagdish Khattar, passed away.He was 79.

He had served at Maruti Suzuki India Limited from 1993 to 2007.

He joined Maruti in 1993 as director of marketing and went on to become its MD in 1999, first as a government nominee and then in May 2002 as the Suzuki Motor Corporation nominee.

About Maruti Suzuki India Limited :

CEO: Kenichi Ayukawa

Headquarters: New Delhi

Chairman : R C Bhargava

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