Current Affairs Quiz: 26 April 2021


26 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 Oscars 2021, PM CARES Fund and wildfire in India among others. 

1. A disasterous wildfire has broken out in which among the following states?
a) Meghalaya
b) Mizoram
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Tripura

2. Which nation has lifted the export ban on raw materials for COVID-19 vaccine for India?
a) UK
b) US
c) France
d) Canada

3. Who has become the first woman of colour to win the Oscar for Best Director?
a) Thomas Vinterberg
b) Lee Isaac Chung
c) Chloe Zhao
d) Emerald Fennell

4. Which film has won the Oscar for ‘Best Picture’ at the 93rd Academy Awards?
a) Nomadland 
b) Promising Young Woman
c) The Trial of the Chicago 7
d) Minari

5. Who won the Oscar for Best Actor in a leading role?
a) Anthony Hopkins
b) Riz Ahmed
c) Chadwick Boseman
d) Gary Oldman

6. How many oxygen generation plants will be set up using PM CARES Fund?
a) 551
b) 250
c) 331
d) 467


1. (b) Mizoram
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga tweeted on April 25, 2021 informing that numerous wildfires have razed several settlements in different parts of the state. He informed that no casualties were reported as of the moment.

2. (b) US
The United States government has decided to remove the export ban on raw materials that are essential for manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines to help India in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. 

3. (c) Chloe Zhao
Chloé Zhao won the Oscar for Best Director for the film Nomadland at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards on April 25, 2021. She became the first woman of color, first Chinese woman and second woman-ever to win the award. 

4. (a)Nomadland 
Nomadland won the Oscar for ‘Best Picture’ at the 93rd Academy Awards. Frances McDormand bagged the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in ‘Nomadland’, while Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor honour for his performance in ‘The Father’. 

5. (a) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor honour for his performance in ‘The Father’. Hopkins had previously won the Oscar award for his performance in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’. 

6. (a) 551
The Prime Minister’s Office informed on April 25, 2021, that the PM CARES Fund has been given approval for the allocation of funds for the installation of 551 dedicated Pressure Swing Absorption- PSA medical oxygen generation plants inside the public health facilities all over India.

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