Today’s Current Affairs MCQs: 21th March 2024

1. When is World Forestry Day celebrated every year?

  1. 20th March
  2. 21st March
  3. 22nd March
  4. 23rd March

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Correct Answer: 21st March

World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated every year on 21 March to raise public awareness about the importance, significance and contribution of forests to the life cycle on Earth. World Forestry Day was established in 1971 at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Agricultural Union.

2. When is World Poetry Day celebrated every year?

  1. 21st March
  2. 22nd March
  3. 23rd March
  4. 24th March

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Correct Answer: 21st March

World Poetry Day is celebrated every year on 21 March to promote the unique ability of poetry to express the agitated emotions of the human mind. The day was celebrated on 21 March 1999 during the 30th session in Paris. Its purpose is to promote the reading, reading, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world.

3. Which state government has recently agreed to implement PM Shri Yojana?

  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Telangana
  4. Himachal Pradesh

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Correct Answer: Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has agreed to sign an MoU with the Center to implement

the PM SHRI School Scheme. Odisha, West Bengal, Kerala and Delhi are the only states that have not yet signed an MoU with the Union Education Ministry to open such schools.

4. Who is the Indian who was recently honoured with the Diana Memorial Award?

  1. Mansi Gupta
  2. Uday Bhatia
  3. Ratan Tata
  4. A and B both

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Correct Answer: A and B both

Delhi-based innovator Uday Bhatia and Mansi Gupta, a mental health campaigner from Haryana, are among the 20 people from the world honoured with the Diana Memorial Award. Every two years, this award is given to exceptional youth of the world for their social work or humanitarian services.

5. When is World Down Syndrome Day celebrated every year?

  1. 16th March
  2. 18th March
  3. 20th March
  4. 21st March

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Correct Answer: 21st March

 World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated every year on 21 March. Down syndrome is a naturally occurring disorder in humans that may have transformative effects on learning styles, physical studies, or health. The General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as World Down Syndrome Day in December 2011

6. Where has India’s first Ayurvedic café opened recently?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Jammu and Kashmir 
  4. New Delhi

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Correct Answer: New Delhi

Recently India’s first Ayurvedic café opened in New Delhi. An interesting blend of Indian ancient medicine and food, Ayurvedic Hospital in Delhi has launched its first with a menu designed based on medicinal principles. This café is located in West, Block BP, Shalimar Bagh.

7. Where has the Formula-4 car race event started for the first time recently?

  1. Bengaluru
  2. Srinagar
  3. Gurugram
  4. None of these

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Correct Answer: Srinagar

Recently, for the first time, a Formula 4 car racing event was organised in Srinagar. This car racing event was held on the banks of Dal Lake in Boulevard Road located on the Zabarwan Mountain Range. This race was organised on a 1.7 kilometre track from Lalit Ghat to Nehru Park.

8. Recently, RBI has imposed a fine of Rs 29.55 lakh on which bank? 

  1. Bandhan Bank
  2. Yes Bank
  3. Bank of India
  4. UCO Bank

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Correct Answer: Bandhan Bank

Recently RBI has imposed a fine of Rs 29.55 lakh on Bandhan Bank.

RBI said that the tenders given by valid shareholders were considered after considering the tenders given by the valid shareholders. RBI said that no decision can be taken on any group or its objectives based on shortcomings in any group or non-governmental group.

9. Who has won the title of the second season of WPL? 

  1. Delhi Capitals
  2. Mumbai Indians
  3. Royal Challengers Bangalore
  4. None of these

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Correct Answer: Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore created history by winning the Women’s Premier League 2024 title. This franchise won the title for the first time by ending a drought of 16 years. Smriti Mandhana-led RCB defeated Delhi Capitals by 8 wickets with three balls to spare in the final of WPL 2024.

10. Which country’s Foreign Minister Sergei Yelinik has recently reached India to promote bilateral relations?

  1. Belarus
  2. Germany
  3. Malaysia
  4. None of these

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Correct Answer: Belarus

After meeting Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, Foreign Minister of Belarus Sergei Aleinik said that bilateral issues were discussed openly between the two sides. Sergei Aleynik said that we assessed our friendly relations. India was one of the first countries to recognize the independence of Belarus.

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