Current Affairs Quiz: 20 April 2021


20 April 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 new weightlifting world record, travel red list and Luna 25 mission among others. 

1. Centre has cleared how much advance payment to Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech without bank guarantee?
a) Rs 3000 crore
b) Rs 5000 crore
c) Rs 4500 crore
d) Rs 2800 crore

2. Which film won ‘Best Foreign Language Feature at the Moscow International Film Festival 2021?
a) Thappad
b) Uyare
c) Asuran
d) Puglya

3. Which nation has added India to its travel ‘red list’?
a) UK
b) Japan
c) France
d) Australia

4. Which Indian weightlifter has created a new world record in Clean and Jerk?
a) Mirabai Chanu
b) Jeremy Lalrinnunga
c) Jhili Dalabehera
d) S Sathish Kumar

5. Delhi has imposed a curfew till which date?
a) April 26th
b) May 2nd
c) April 30th
d) April 22nd

6. Which country plans to return to Moon with ‘Luna 25’ after 45 years?
a) Russia
b) Japan
c) US
d) China

7. Which country has launched its first-ever mega food park and food processing unit in India?
a) Germany
b) Spain
c) Italy
d) Japan


1. (c) Rs 4500 crore
The Union Government has reportedly decided to offer an advance payment of over Rs 4,500 crore to the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech to secure future supplies of Covid-19 vaccines.

2. (d) Puglya
Puglya, a Marathi film, has won the ‘Best Foreign Language Feature’ at the Moscow International Film Festival 2021. The achievement continues Puglya’s immensely successful international stint as the movie has been winning accolades at foreign festivals. Director Vinod Sam Peter’s movie is about a pug and two boys.

3. (a) UK
The United Kingdom has added India to its travel “red list” on a precautionary basis. This came after the nation reported 103 cases of a coronavirus variant that was first identified in India. This means that anyone who is not a UK or Irish resident or a British citizen cannot enter the UK if they’ve been in India in the previous 10 days.

4. (a)Mirabai Chanu 
Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu created a new world record on April 17, 2021 in Clean and Jerk after she lifted 119 kg at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent. 

5. (a) April 26th
Delhi has imposed a week-long curfew from 10 pm on April 19 till 5 am on April 26th. Prior to this, the state had imposed a night curfew. The Delhi CM said that the surge of new COVID-19 infections has left the healthcare infrastructure stretched to its limits and caused an acute shortage of oxygen. 

6. (a) Russia
Russian Space Agency ‘Roscosmos’ is all set with its mission to launch its spacecraft‘Luna 25’on October 1, 2021, towards the icy South pole of the Moon. After 45 years since their last landing on the Moon, Russian scientists are taking up the project to study the water beneath the surface at the South pole of the Moon.

7. (c) Italy
Italy on April 17, 2021, launched its first-ever mega food park and food processing unit in India. The pilot project ‘The Mega Food Park’, with the signing of a Letter of Intent between the Fanidhar Mega Food Park in Gujarat and the ICE Office in Mumbai, was launched virtually.

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