Current Affairs Quiz: 1 March 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  'Catch the Rain' campaign, Golden Globe Awards 2021 and 1971 war helicopter among others.

Created On: Mar 1, 2021 18:58 ISTModified On: Mar 1, 2021 19:02 IST
Current Affairs Quiz

1 March 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  'Catch the Rain' campaign, Golden Globe Awards 2021 and 1971 war helicopter among others.

1. Which Union Ministry launched 100-day 'Catch the Rain' campaign?
a) Health Ministry
b) WCD Ministry
c) Jal Shakti Ministry
d) Environment Ministry

2. Which state has approved a law to give life imprisonment to food adulterators?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Karnataka
c) Telangana
d) Andhra Pradesh

3. Which film won Best Motion Picture – Drama award at the Golden Globe Awards 2021?
a) Promising Young Woman
b) Mank
c) The Trial of the Chicago 7
d) Nomadland

4. Which Television Series won the award for Best Television Series-Drama at Golden Globe Awards 2021?
a) Ozark
b) The Mandalorian
c) Ratched
d) The Crown

5. The IAF team will be participating in the 70th Anniversary Celebrations of which nation's Air Force?
a) Bangladesh
b) Sri Lanka
c) Australia
d) Russia

6. India donated 1.5 million to which state/ nation to boost cooperation on traditional medicine?
a) Palestine
b) Taiwan
c) Hong Kong
d) Singapore

7. The Indian Air Force gifted a 1971 war helicopter to which nation?
a) Russia
b) Germany
c) Bangladesh
d) France

8. Vinesh Phogat won which medal at a Ukraine wrestling event recently?
a) Gold
b) Silver
c) Bronze
d) None of the Above

Answers

1. (c) Jal Shakti Ministry
Prime Minister Modi on February 28, 2021, informed that the Jal Shakti Ministry of the Central government will launch a 100-day campaign called ‘Catch the Rain’ to promote water conservation all over the country.

2. (a) Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2021 to give life imprisonment to food adulterators. This was informed by Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on February 26, 2021.

3. (d) Nomadland
Nomadland won the Best Motion Picture – Drama award and the Best Director award went to its director Chloé Zhao, making her the second woman ever to win the award.

4. (d) The Crown
“The Crown” won the award for Best Television Series-Drama at Golden Globe Awards 2021. Emma Corrin from the Crown also bagged the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series — Drama” for her portrayal of Princess Diana in the Drama Series, while Josh O’Connor won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series — Drama for his portrayal of Prince Charles.

5. (b) Sri Lanka
The Indian Air Force will be participating in the 70th Anniversary Celebrations of the Sri Lankan Air Force. The IAF's aerobatic display teams, the rotary wing ‘Sarang’, fixed-wing 'Suryakirans’ and Light Combat Aircraft Tejas arrived at Sri Lanka's capital city, Colombo on February 27, 2021.

6. (b) Taiwan
India on February 26, 2021 donated 1.5 million (NTD 570,000) to Taiwan's National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine (NRICM) to boost cooperation in traditional medicine. This is the first time the Indian government has made a donation to a Taiwanese government institution.

7. (c) Bangladesh
Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 1971 War of Liberation. Bangladesh Air Force chief also gave India a legacy F-86 Sabre aircraft as a return gift.

8. (a) Gold
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched the gold medal on February 28, 2021 in the women's 53-kg category at XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv. Phogat defeated world number seven Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus in the finals to win gold medal.

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