CurrentGK -> General Knowledge -> Current Affairs -> Current Affairs March 2021

If you find this context important and usefull. We request to all visitors to sheare this with your friends on social networking channels.

Current Affairs March 2021

Current Affairs March 2021

Q.1 Where is Department of Biotechnology headquartered?

A.Delhi B.Kolkata C.Chennai D.Mumbai

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Department of Biotechnology is a government department under the Ministry of Science and Technology, responsible for managing the development and commercialization of modern biology and biotechnology in India. It was established in 1986 and is headquartered in Delhi.

 

Q.2 When was Department of Biotechnology established?

A.1986 B.1985 C.1984 D.1983

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Department of Biotechnology is a government department under the Ministry of Science and Technology, responsible for managing the development and commercialization of modern biology and biotechnology in India. It was established in 1986 and is headquartered in Delhi.

 

Q.3 Amazonia is a mission of _____________.

A.Brazil B.India C.China D.UK

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Brazilian National Institute of Space Research is sending Amazonia-1. The satellite is an optical earth observation satellite. The satellite will strive to provide strength to the existing structure.

 

Q.4 PSLV-C51 is ISRO’s ____________ Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle mission.

A.53rd B.52nd C.51st D.50th

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: PSLV-C51 is planned to be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. It will be launched from the Space Center at 10:24 PM on February 28, 2021. This is ISRO’s 53rd Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle mission.

 

Q.5 When was PSLV-C51 launched?

A.2021 B.2020 C.2019 D.2018

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The countdown to the launch of the Indian Space Research Organization (PSV-C 51) or Amazonia-1 mission begins on February 27, 2021. The countdown starts at 8:54 in the morning. Finally successfully launched on February 28, 2021.

 

Q.6 When was Amazonia-1 launched?

A.2021 B.2020 C.2019 D.2018

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The countdown to the launch of the Indian Space Research Organization (PSV-C 51) or Amazonia-1 mission begins on February 27, 2021. The countdown starts at 8:54 in the morning. Finally successfully launched on February 28, 2021.

 

Q.7 ICDO was founded in ____________.

A.Paris B.New York C.London D.Geneva

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: ICDO was founded in Paris in 1931 by the French surgeon George Saint-Paul. It was recognized by the French Parliament in June 1935, and in 1972 received the status of an intergovernmental organization.

 

Q.8 In which year International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO) Congress was founded?

A.1930 B.1931 C.1932 D.1933

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: World Civil Defense Day was established in 1990 by the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO) Congress. It commemorates the day when the 1972 ICDO Constitution entered into force as an intergovernmental organization. ICDO was founded in Paris in 1931 by the French surgeon George Saint-Paul.

 

Q.9 World Civil Defense Day was established in _____________.

A.1990 B.1991 C.1992 D.1993

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: World Civil Defense Day was established in 1990 by the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO) Congress. It commemorates the day when the 1972 ICDO Constitution entered into force as an intergovernmental organization.

 

Q.10 When was World Defense Day celebrated?

A.March 1 B.March 2 C.March 3 D.March 4

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: World Defense Day is designated on March 1, 2021. This day aims to raise awareness of public protection from natural and technological disasters and rescue services.

 

Q.11 When was first Zero Discrimination Day celebrated?

A.2014 B.2013 C.2012 D.2011

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: After the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launched the "Zero Discrimination Campaign" on World AIDS Day in December 2013, the United Nations celebrated the "Zero Discrimination Day" for the first time on March 1, 2014.

 

Q.12 In which month World AIDS Day is celebrated?

A.December B.November C.October D.March

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: After the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launched the "Zero Discrimination Campaign" on World AIDS Day in December 2013, the United Nations celebrated the "Zero Discrimination Day" for the first time on March 1, 2014.

 

Q.13 When was Zero Discrimination Day celebrated?

A.March 1 B.March 2 C.March 3 D.March 4

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: On March 1, 2021, the 2021 Zero Discrimination Day will be celebrated globally to challenge the discrimination and inequality faced by women and girls.

 

Q.14 When is Rare diseases day celebrated in 2020?

A.Feb 29 B.Feb 28 C.Feb 27 D.Feb 26

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Generally, February 28 or 29 designated as day of rare diseases. In 2021, February 28 is observed as Rare Diseases Day.Generally, February 28 or 29 designated as day of rare diseases. In 2021, February 28 is observed as Rare Diseases Day.

 

Q.15 When is Rare diseases day celebrated in 2021?

A.Feb 28 B.Feb 27 C.Feb 26 D.Feb 25

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Generally, February 28 or 29 designated as day of rare diseases. In 2021, February 28 is observed as Rare Diseases Day.

 

Q.16 What is the theme of National Science Day 2021?

 A.Future of STI: Impacts on Education, Skills, and Work B.Women in Science C.Science Education D.None of the above

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Celebrating the NSD commemorating the discovery of the "Raman effect", which led to Sir C.V. Raman won the Nobel Prize. Future of STI: Impacts on Education, Skills, and Work - Theme of NSD.

 

Q.17 When Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman won nobel prize?

 A.1930 B.1927 C.1925 D.1932

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Raman effect is a spectral phenomenon discovered in 1928 by the famous physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. In 1930, he won the Nobel Prize for this extraordinary discovery, which was India's first Nobel Prize in the field of science.

 

Q.18 The Raman effect is a spectral phenomenon discovered in ____________.

A.1928 B.1930 C.1932 D.1934

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Raman effect is a spectral phenomenon discovered in 1928 by the famous physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman.

 

Q.19 When was first National Science Day is celebrated?

A.1986 B.1987 C.1988 D.1989

Correct Ans:Option B

Explanation: The National Science Day (NSD) is designated on February 28 every year to commemorate the discovery of the "Raman effect". The 1st NSD was celebrated on February 28, 1987.

 

Q.20 When is National Science day is celebrated?

 A.Feb 28 B.Feb 27 C.Mar 1 D.Mar 2

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The National Science Day (NSD) is designated on February 28 every year to commemorate the discovery of the "Raman effect". The 1st NSD was celebrated on February 28, 1987.





26 Sep, 2021, 02:08:30 AM