Current Affairs – 17 April 2021 Questions and Answers

Daily Current Affairs Quiz on 17th April 2021 for Competitive Exams

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17th April – GK Quiz for SSC and Bank Exams

The Central Government has recently approved Hafkin Bio Pharmaceutical, located in which city to make Bharat Biotech covacine?

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Chennai
  • Answer
    Answer: Mumbai - Central Government recently approved Hafkin Bio Pharmaceutical based in Mumbai City to make Bharat Biotech Anti Corona Vaccine Covicin. Has given At present, this vaccine is being made at Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad. Also, the government has approved to take oxygen from the steel project from the east and south areas of the country.

    Which state of India has recently got the first floating storage and regasification unit?

  • Kerala
  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra
  • Bihar
  • Answer
    Answer: Maharashtra - The first floating storage and regasification unit has recently been found in the Jaigad Terminal Ratnagiri district of H-Energy in the state of Maharashtra. This will be the first all-year liquefied natural gas terminal to operate.

    Which day is celebrated all over the world on 17 April?

  • World Haemophilia Day
  • World AIDS Day
  • World Cancer Day
  • World TB Day
  • Answer
    Answer: World Hemophilia Day - World Hemophilia Day is celebrated on 17 April worldwide. This day is celebrated every year to spread awareness about haemophilia and other genetic disorders related to bleeding.

    Which country’s home ministry has recently approved the extradition of businessman Nirav Modi to India in the PNB scam?

  • China
  • Australia
  • Africa
  • UK
  • Answer
    Answer: Britain - The UK Ministry of Home Affairs has recently approved the extradition of businessman Nirav Modi to India in the PNB scam. Whereas in the last hearing, the court of Britain had approved to send Nirav to India. Nirav Modi is accused of committing fraud of about 14 thousand crores by taking a loan from PNB.
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    Archaeologists of which of the following countries have recently found a 3400 year old gold city buried in sand?

  • Austria
  • Maldives
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Answer
    Answer: Egypt - Egyptians archaeologists recently buried 3400 years in the lost sand on the west bank of the Nile in the southern state of Lajjar. The old city of gold has been found. It is considered to be the biggest achievement after the discovery of Egypt's most famous pharaoh i.e. Tomb of King Tutankhamen in the year 1922.

    Which country has temporarily banned the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to clots in the blood of women?

  • Australia
  • America
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Answer
    Answer: America - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have recently caused clots in women's blood The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been temporarily banned. These cases are similar to those reported in the European Union after taking the AstraZeneca vaccine dose.

    Which of these countries has recently become the first country in the world to bring legislation for climate change?

  • UK
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • Answer
    Answer: New Zealand - New Zealand has recently become the first country in the world to introduce legislation for climate change. This law requires banks, insurers and investment managers to report the effects of climate change on their businesses.

    India and which country have recently signed an agreement for cooperation in the “Gaganyaan” mission?

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • France
  • Japan
  • Answer
    Answer: France - India's ISRO and France's Space Agency recently collaborated on India's first manned space mission "Gaganyaan" mission. The agreement has been signed for. ISRO has announced support from France's CNES to support the Gaganyaan mission and serve as its sole European partner in this task.