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Daily Current Affairs 5 March 2021 English



  1. Recently, the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare inaugurated the second edition of Global Bio-India-2021 in New Delhi. In context to Biotechnology tell us, the cross linkage of antigens by antibodies is known as –

(A) Agglutination

(B) Complement fixation

(C) A cross reaction

(D) All of these

Answers: – 1. (A)


  1. “Maritime India Summit 2021” is being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. In context to the same when was Indian Maritime University (IMU) was set up?

(A) 2008

(B) 2009

(C) 2010

(D) 2014

Answers: – 2. (A)


  1. Recently, the Government of India, FICCI, and UN-based “Better Than Cash Alliance” hosted Merchant Digitization Summit 2021 towards Atma Nirbhar (Self Reliance) Bharat. When was the FICCI was founded?

(A) 1933

(B) 1939

(C) 1929

(D) 1927

Answers: -3. (D)


  1. The UNFCCC, has released its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report. Where is the UNFCCC secretariat is located?

(A) Paris

(B) Bonn

(C) Düsseldorf

(D) Rome

Answers: – 4. (B)


  1. India will send a consignment of 1000 metric tonnes of rice and 100000 hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) tablets to Madagascar. Madagascar is the country of which continent?

(A) North America

(B) South Asia

(C) East Africa

(D) South Africa

Answers: – 5. (C)


  1. Recently, Karnataka launched the country’s maiden Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) Policy.

Consider the following statements regarding Karnataka: –

(1) Karnataka is the largest producer of coarse cereals, coffee, raw silk and tomatoes among the states in India.

(2) Bellary is the largest thermal power plant in Karnataka operated by the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL).
(3) Raichur was the first thermal power plant to be set up in the state.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (1)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) None of the above

Answers: – 6. (A)


  1. Around 500 farmers across villages in Doda had their incomes quadrupled after shifting from maize to lavender under Aroma Mission.

Consider the following statement regarding “Aroma Mission” –

(I) Aroma Mission is an initiative launched by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare.

(II) The mission will promote the cultivation of aromatic crops for essential oils that are in great demand by the aroma industry.

(III) It aims to provide substantial benefits to the farmers in achieving higher profits, utilization of waste lands and protection of their crops from wild and grazing animals.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (1) and (2)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) All are correct

Answers: – 7. (C)


  1. The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India under its “Waste to Wealth” Mission launched the “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship”.

Consider the following statements regarding Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship –

(I) The Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) is the chief advisor to the government on matters related to scientific policy.

(II) It is currently a Secretary level position created in 2001.

(III) A P J Abdul Kalam was the first Principal Scientific Adviser to the government of India.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

Answers: – 8. (C)


  1. For the first time, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is participating in the Exercise Desert Flag-VI, hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force.

Match the following exercises with their related countries –

(a) Shakti Exercise                   1- India & France

(b) Dharma Guardian              2- India & Japan

(c) Surya Kiran                                    3- India & China

(d) Hand in Hand Exercise      4- India & Nepal


(A) a-1, b-4, c-3, d-2

(B) a-2, b-3, c-1, d-4

(C) a-1, b-2, c-4, d-3

(D) a-1, b-3, c-2, d-4

Answers: -9. (C)


  1. Recently, a Black-Browed Babbler (Malacocincla perspicillata) was rediscovered in southeastern Kalimantan, the part of Borneo that is administered by Indonesia.

Match the following bird species with their scientific names –

(a) Parrots       1- Strigiformes

(b) Penguins     2- Psittaciformes

(c) Owls           3- Spheniscidae


(A) a-1, b-2, c-3

(B) a-2, b-3, c-1

(C) a-3, b-2, c-1

(D) a-1, b-3, c-2

Answers: – 10. (B)


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