Last Updated on July 8, 2021 by GKQUESTIONBANK
Current Affairs For Class 8 With Answers 2021
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2021 Current Affairs For Class 8th
Question No (1) ‘World Competitiveness Index 2021’ Topped by which Country in Europe?
Question No (2) ‘Stratolaunch Roc’ is the world largest ____ by American company ‘Stratoluanch’?
Question No (3) Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced how much funding to help India fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic?
Answer: Rs. 135 crores.
Question No (4) Multinational Military Exercise ‘SHANTIR OGROSENA’ 2021 is scheduled to be held in which country?
Question No (5) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a Aérospatiale Alouette III helicopter to whom while 50 years of defeating Pakistan in the 1971 war?
Answer: Bangladesh Air Force (BAF).
Question No (6) ‘Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis’ is a book written by whom?
Answer: Anindya Dutta.
Question No (7) ‘Nomadland’ won which award at the Golden Globe Awards 2021?
Answer: Best Motion Picture – Drama award.
Question No (8) Which is 4th state in the India where a squad of women commandos has been added in the police department?
Question No (9) Name the bowler became 2nd Indian fast bowler to play 100 test matches?
Answer: Ishant Sharma.
Question No (10) Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021 held in which state of India?
Question No (11) Name the person appointed as the new President of Confederation of Indian Industry for 2021-22?
Answer: MD and CEO of Tata Steel ‘T V Narendran’.
Question No (12) Critic’s Best Actor award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021 won by whom?
Answer: Sushant Singh Rajput.
Question No (13) When the ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’ 2021 celebrated?
Answer: February 11, 2021.
Question No (14) Satishwar Balakrishnan has been appointed as CEO of which Insurance company in India?
Answer: Aegon Life Insurance.
Question No (15) ‘VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020’ won by whom?
Answer: Manasa Varanasi.
Question No (16) Marc Llistosella named as the new MD & CEO of which company?
Answer: Tata Motors Limited.
Question No (17) A report ‘Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society’ released on February 13, 2021, developed by which International Organization?
Answer: World Bank.
Question No (18) Which Indian state launched ‘Beggar Free Scheme’ for Beggar-Free state?
Answer: Rajasthan State.
Question No (19) World’s first artificial island with the aim to provide clean energy is to be start by which country?
Question No (20) 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election is scheduled in which months?
Answer: April – May 2021.
Question No (21) Microsoft has launched its new India Development Center (IDC) facility in which city of Uttar Pradesh?
Question No (22) 17-year-old Amit Khatri set the new national U-20 record in the 10000m race walk in how much time?
Answer: 40 minutes 40.97 seconds.
Question No (23) Who became first Woman Sailor from India to qualify for the Olympics?
Answer: Nethra Kumanan.
Question No (24) Name the Indian mathematician who has been named as the winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize?
Answer: Nikhil Srivastava.
Question No (25) Massive galaxy cluster – Abell 370 is located 4.9 billion light-years away from the Earth. Which space agency shared a stunning picture of this galaxy?
Answer: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
Question No (26) Uttar Pradesh has celebrated its foundation day on which date in January 2021?
Answer: January 24, 2021.
Question No (27) S Gopalakrishnan appointed by the Ministry of External Affairs as the next High Commissioner of India to which country?
Question No (28) Formation of ‘Mukhyamantri Bagayat Vikas Mission’ announced in which Indian state?
Question No (29) What is the Union Budget of India as Finance Minister introduced on Feb 1st, 2021?
Answer: Rs. 34.83 lakh crore.
Question No (30) Swami Vivekananda 158th birth anniversary marked on which date in 2021?
Answer: January 12.
Question No (31) Who will be the Chief Guest at the India’s Republic Day Parade 2021?
Answer: No Chief Guest due to Coronavirus Pandemic.
Question No (32) What was the theme of the 4th One Planet Summit 2021?
Answer: Lets act together for nature.
Question No (33) Social network ‘Parlor’ has been removed by Amazon, Apple and Google for what reason?
Answer: Promotion violence in USA.
Question No (34) Who is Deputy Election Commissioner in India?
Answer: Umesh Sinha.
Question No (35) What is India rank in Economic League table 2021?
Question No (36) What is the rank of Mukesh Ambani in Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2021?
Question No (37) Tenure of current Chairman of ISRO has been extended by central government for the period of 1 year. Who is the CEO of ISRO?
Answer: K Sivan.
Question No (38) Who is new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Railway Board in India?
Answer: Suneet Sharma.
Question No (39) Leon Mendonca is the India’s __ chess grandmaster?
Question No (40) When the World Braille Day 2021 celebrated?
Answer: January 4th, 2021.
Question No (41) Which country in Asia developed underwater drones called Sea Wing (Haiyi) glider?
Question No (42) Who is appointed as Chief Justice of Madras High Court?
Answer: Justice Sanjib Banerjee.
Question No (43) ‘Global Pravasi Rishta app’ launched by which country?
Question No (44) ‘Covishield’ is a COVID-19 vaccine developed by which research university in UK?
Answer: Oxford University.
Question No (45) ‘Maritime India Summit 2021’ through video mode inaugurated by whom?
Answer: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Question No (46) When the Bitcoin Cryptocurrency crossed the $30,000 mark for the first time?
Answer: January, 2021.
Question No (47) Which Indian State Government announced to waive entertainment tax for cinemas from January to March 2021?
Question No (48) Which Indian state launched own packaged drinking water ‘Mission Bhagirath’ in India?
Question No (49) Which year named as ‘worst year on record’ by UN World Tourism Organization?
Question No (50) Who has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to Kazakhstan?
Answer: Ms. Shubhdarshini Tripathi.
Question No (51) Name the Bollywood star appointed as the Global brand ambassador of Levis?
Answer: Deepika Padukone.
Question No (52) In India the ‘Sugamya Bharat App’ has been launched by which ministry?
Answer: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Question No (53) PV Narasimha Rao 100th birth anniversary was observed on June 28, 2021. He belong to which country?
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