Static GK and Current Events Questions and Answers: 5th April 2021

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Created On: Apr 5, 2021 09:45 IST
Modified On: Apr 5, 2021 11:12 IST
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  1. Which article governed the special status of Jammu and Kashmir?
  1. Article 351
  2. Article 370
  3. Article 270
  4. Article 1

Ans. b

Explanation: Article 370 in the part XXI of the constitution of India provides a special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Know all about Jammu and Kashmir here

  1. Which of the following was an advantage of the autonomy of the state of Jammu and Kashmir?

i) State had the autonomy to draft its own constitution through its separate constituent assembly 

ii) Article 1 was not applicable on the state of Jammu and Kashmir

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. a

Explanation: Article 370 stated that Jammu and Kashmir was provided with autonomy to draft its own constitution through its separate constituent assembly. However Article 1 is applicable to the state of Jammu and Kashmir too.

  1. Which of the following satisfies the clause of being an OCI by the Ministry of home affairs?

A person should be :

i) A citizen of India on or after January 26, 1950

ii) An applicant is not eligible for the OCI card in case his parents or grandparents have been a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh. 

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: As per Section 7A of the OCI card rules, an applicant is not eligible for the OCI card in case his parents or grandparents have been a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh. A citizen of India on or after January 26, 1950 is capable of being called an OCI.  Read| Who is an OCI and what are the requirements to be called one

  1. Which country has registered the first ever Covid vaccine for animals?
  1. Japan
  2. USA
  3. China 
  4. Russia 

Ans. d

Explanation: The vaccine-Carnival-Cov- has been developed by Rosselkhoznadzor's Federal Center in Russia for Animal Health.

  1. Who is the current President of Peru?
  1. Francisco Sagasti
  2. Ollanta Humala
  3. Manuel Merino
  4. None of the above 

Ans. a

Explanation: Francisco Sagasti is the current President of Peru. Soon Presidential elections are to be held again. 

  1. What is Odisha Foundation Day also known as?
  1. Utkal Diwas
  2. Aviral Diwas
  3. Hindi Diwas
  4. Odisha Diwas

Ans. a

Explanation: Odisha Foundation Day is observed on 1 April. It is also known as Utkal Divas. All about Odisha Day here

  1. Which country has the largest amount of Ramsar Sites?
  1. India
  2. Iraq
  3. UK
  4. USA

Ans. c

Explanation: With 175 Ramsar sites, the United Kingdom has the largest number of Ramsar sites in the world.  Read and solve MCQs based on Ramsar Wetland Sites in India

  1. Which is the only oceanic port of Iran?
  1. Al Maqal
  2. Chabahar
  3. Sinbad
  4. Oman Port

Ans. b

Explanation: Chabahar is a seaport in south-eastern Iran in the north of the Oman Sea. It is the only oceanic port of Iran. 

  1. When was Dandi March observed?
  1. March 12, 1929
  2. March 12, 1930
  3. March 13, 1931
  4. March 12, 1912

Ans. b

Explanation: Dandi March is also known as Salt March or the Salt Satyagraha. It was a nonviolent civil disobedience movement led by Mahatma Gandhi on 12th March 1930.

  1. What is the chemical formula of Fire Ice?
  1. 4CH4.23H2O
  2. 2CH2.13h2O
  3. 4CH4.(OH)24
  4. None of the above 

Ans. a

Explanation: Fire Ice is methane hydrate and the formula for it is 4CH4.23H2O.  What is Fire Ice - Click here

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