Current Affairs 5th March 2021 English & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 5 March 2021 English


  1. The Freedom in the World 2021 report has downgraded India’s status from “Free” to “Partly Free”. Freedom in the World report is released by whom?

(A) Freedom House

(B) Reporters Without Borders

(C) International Republican Institute

(D) Transparency International



  1. A National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 is being formulated by the Office of National Cyber Security Coordinator at the National Security Council Secretariat. Where is the headquarters of National Security Council located?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Mumbai

(C) Kolkata

(D) Lucknow



  1. The Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), will lead to a “culture of surveillance and constant suspicion in society creating potential social distrust”. In context to the same tell us, Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre comes under which ministry?

(A) Ministry of Home Affairs

(B) Ministry of External Affairs

(C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(D) Ministry of Defence



  1. Sri Lanka has decided to offer the West Container Terminal (WCT) to Indian and Japanese companies. What is the official language of Sri Lanka?

(A) Sinhala

(B) Tamil

(C) Hindi

(D) A & B Both



  1. The First World Report on Hearing was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) – a day ahead of World Hearing Day on 3rd March. Who was the first Director General of the WHO?

(A) Brock Chisholm

(B) Hiroshi Nakajima

(C) Gro Harlem Brundtland

(D) Marcolino Gomes Candau



  1. International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched investigatations into the war crimes in Palestinian territories occupied by Israel (West Bank and the Gaza Strip).

Consider the following statements regarding International Criminal Court –

(1) The ICC aims to end impunity and hold those individuals responsible for heinous crimes against humanity to face justice.

(2) The ICC intends to be complement of national courts and replace them.
(3) It is governed by an international statute known as the Rome Statute. The Statute entered into force in July 2002.

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



  1. Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs has been recognized as a Regional Customs Laboratory (RCL) of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for Asia-Pacific Region.

Consider the following statements regarding Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs –

(I) It was formerly known as Central Board of Excise & Customs.

(II) It is the national nodal agency responsible for administering Customs, GST, Central Excise of smuggling and Narcotics in India.

(III) It was established in 1857.

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(B)


  1. Recently, a massive fire broke out in the Similipal Biosphere Reserve in Odisha.

Consider the following statements regarding Biosphere Reserve in Odisha –

(I) The Similipal Biosphere Reserve is located in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.

(II) It is also a Tiger Reserve.

(III) Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is located in Balasore district of Odisha.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  8(A)


  1. World Wildlife Day has recently been observed on 3rd of March.

Match the following days –

Day                  Observed as

(a) 1 March       1- World Civil Defence Day

(b) 3 March      2- World Hearing Day

(c) 4 March       3- International Women’s Day

(d) 8 March      4- National Security Day


(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. Chemists created a boron-containing chemical group that is 10,000 times more stable than boron on its own.

Match the following compounds with their formulas –

(a) Benzoic acid formula           1- C7H6O2

(b) Potassium Bromate formula 2- KBrO3

(c) Calcium carbonate formula   3- CaCO3


(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(A)


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