Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 15 to 21 March 2021

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Current affairs is an important section of every competitive exam, here is a small quiz to test your general knowledge with current affairs quiz. Give this current affairs quiz a try and share your score with us via comments section.

Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: 28th Edition of the Hunar Haat  is to be organized in which state in India?

Question 2: Miscarriage bereavement leave law has been passed by parliament of which country?

Question 3: “Khelo India Programme” has been extended from 2021-22 to ?

Question 4: Competency-based assessment framework has been recently launched by which examination board?

Question 5: Which Ministry invited applications for Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship ?

Question 6: What is ‘SAAMAR Campaign’ launched by Jharkhand?

Question 7: When is International Day of Happiness if celebrated?

Question 8: What is Gram Ujala Scheme?

Question 9: World Happiness Report, 2021 ranked India at what number out of 149 countries?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: 28th Edition of the Hunar Haat is to be organised at Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa. Hunar Haat showcases the indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen in India.

Answer 2: Parliament of New Zealand recently passed the ‘Miscarriage bereavement leave law’ to provide mothers and their partners right to paid leave after a miscarriage or stillbirth. 

Answer 3: India Sports Ministry decided to extend the “Khelo India Programme” from 2021-22 to 2025-26.

Answer 4: A competency-based assessment framework has been launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on March 25, 2021. It was launched for classes 6th to 10th for three subjects: Mathematics, Science and English (reading).

Answer 5: Applications for “Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship” were invited by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, in association with nine IIMS, till 27 March 2021.

Answer 6: The “SAAMAR Campaign” launched by Jharkhand stands for “Strategic Action for Alleviation of Malnutrition and Anaemia Reduction”, which has been launched to tackle the malnutrition in the state, with a focus on anaemic women and malnourished children. 

Answer 7: The International Day of Happiness is celebrated on March 20 every year to highlight the importance of happiness in life. This year the day was celebrated under the Theme: “Happiness for All, Forever”.

Answer 8: On March 19, 2021, the “Gram Ujala Scheme” was launched by
the Union Power, New & Renewable Energy minister, Raj Kumar Singh with an aim to provide the cheapest LED bulbs in the rural areas of the country.

Answer 9: The United Nation Sustainable Development Solutions Network released its annual report “World Happiness Report, 2021”. Finland was titles as happiest country in the world and India was ranked at 139th position. 

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