- Which Indian Naval Ship participated in the 325th Navy Day celebrations of the Russian Navy?
[A] INS Tabar
[B] INS Trishul
[C] INS Talwar
[D] INS Trikhand
Ans. [A] INS Tabar
INS Tabar is the third of the Talwar-class frigate of the Indian Navy. The frigate was commissioned on 19 April 2004 in Kaliningrad, Russia with Captain Biswajit Dasgupta. The current Commanding Officer (CO) of INS Tabar is Captain Mahesh Mangipudi.
- What is the name of the Defence Exercise by 12 Eastern African countries, which recently commenced along the East Coast of Africa?
[A] Vajra Prahar
[B] DUSTLIK II
[C] Garuda Shakti
[D] Cutlass Express
Ans. D [Cutlass Express]
- The exercise is an annual maritime exerciseconducted to promote national and regional maritime security in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean.
- The 2021 edition of the exercise involves participation of 12 Eastern African countries, US, UK, India and various international organisationslike International Maritime Organisation (IMO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Interpol, European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR), Critical Maritime Routes Indian Ocean (CRIMARIO).
- As of March 31, 2021, what is the worth of total non-performing assets (NPAs) of the banks in India?
A] Rs 10.51 lakh crore
[B] Rs 13.81 lakh crore
[C] Rs 8.34 lakh crore
[D] Rs 5.63 lakh crore
Ans. Rs 8.34 lakh crore
Banks’ NPAs decline to Rs 8.34 trillion at March-end 2021: Minister. Non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans of banks have declined by Rs 61,180 crore to Rs 8.34 lakh crore at the end of March 31, 2021, as result of various steps taken by the government, Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat K Karad said on Monday.
- Which Indian became the third Indian to win Tennis singles match at Olympic?
[A] Sania mirza
[B] Sumit Nagal
[C] P.V sindhu
[D] Rohan Bopanna
Ans. [B] Sumit Nagal
on Saturday became only the third Indian to win a men’s singles match at an Olympics edition and the first in 25 years, when he edged past Denis Istomin in a three-setter at the Tokyo Games.
- Who was badminton player Nandu Natekar? And how die?
Ans. The sorcerer from Sangli is survived by his three children – two daughters and a son, and leaves behind a legacy that traces back badminton’s earliest days in India. Nandu Natekar, Indian badminton’s grand old Bard of the Backhand, passed away in Pune of age-related medical complications on Wednesday.