Reading daily news is a very important part of the aspirants who are preparing for the Government exam. Because now all the government-based competitive exams have a section on current affairs. Current Affairs means recent, daily life, day-to-day events, which are important nationally or internationally. Reading daily current affairs will help you in gaining more knowledge and you can know the news happening around you. Many candidates will not realize the importance of current affairs while preparing for all competitive exams.
The TIER I SSC CGL General Awareness comprises 50 questions for 50 marks covering the general awareness topic which include some static questions and current affairs questions. This section helps you score more marks and can increase your overall score. If you want to get a government job that has huge respect and a huge pay scale, then you have to read current affairs on daily basis and clear the competitive exams to get a job.
It’s time to pull up your socks and burn the midnight oil by practicing the SSC Current Affairs quiz daily.
Q1. Care Ratings has forecasted India’s GDP growth at _______________ for FY22.
Q2. Who among the following has been roped in as brand ambassador of Puma?
(a) Washington Sundar
(b) Devdutt Padikkal
(c) Ajinkya Rahane
(d) Suresh Raina
(e) Both a & b
Q3. Sankha Ghosh has passed away recently. He was a/an ________________.
Q4. Earth Day or International Mother Earth Day is observed globally on _______ every year.
(a) 21 April
(b) 20 April
(c) 19 April
(d) 23 April
(e) 22 April
Q5. What is the theme of International Mother Earth Day 2021?
(a) Protect our species
(b) Climate Action
(c) Restore Our Earth
(d) End Plastic Pollution
(e) Environmental & Climate Literacy
Q6. International Girls in ICT Day 2021 is observed on ________.
(a) 22nd April
(b) 23rd April
(c) 24th April
(d) 25th April
(e) 26th April
Q7. Which of the following country has announced a grant of Rs 81.2 million under the Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI)?
(b) New Zealand
Q8. India has been elected by acclamation, to three bodies of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Where is the headquarters of ECOSOC?
(a) Vienna, Austria
(b) Rome, Italy
(c) New York, USA
(d) Geneva, Switzerland
(e) Paris, France
Q9. Tamil Nadu’s, ____________ became India’s 68th Chess Grandmaster.
(a) Santosh Gujrathi
(b) Arjun Kalyan
(c) SP Sethuraman
(d) Surya Shekhar Ganguly
(e) Sasikiran Krishnan
Q10. Kishore Nandlaskar has passed away recently. He was a/an ________________.
Sol. With economic activities getting affected across the country due to curbs imposed by states amid surge in COVID-19 cases, Care Ratings has revised down its forecast for GDP growth to 10.2 per cent in 2021-22 from earlier projection of 10.7-10.9 per cent.
Sol. Global sportswear brand Puma has signed long-term endorsement deals with cricketers Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal.
Sol. Eminent poet and critic Sankha Ghosh passed away in Kolkata on 21st April. The Jnanpith awardee was 89 and had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in April.
Sol. Earth Day or International Mother Earth Day is observed globally on 22 April every year. The Day will be celebrated all over the world to spread awareness for Earth’s wellbeing and to encourage people to support environmental protection.
Sol. The theme of 2021 International Mother Earth Day is Restore Our Earth.
Sol. International Girls in ICT Day marked annually on the fourth Thursday in April. This year International Girls in ICT Day is observed on 22nd April 2021.
Sol. Australia has announced a grant of Rs 81.2 million (AUD 1.4 million) under the Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI).
Sol. New York, USA is the headquarters of UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Sol. Tamil Nadu’s, Arjun Kalyan became India’s 68th Chess Grandmaster when he crossed the 2500 ELO mark after beating Dragan Kosic in the fifth round of GM Round Robin “Rujna Zore-3” in Serbia.
Sol. Veteran actor Kishore Nandlaskar, who was a popular face in both Marathi and Hindi films, has passed away due to COVID-19 complications.
In the last month i.e. in May daily we will provide you with a test of the previous years’ question papers, this will increase your confidence of solving the real exam and will make you familiar with the real-time exam.
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