Current Affairs 31st May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

 

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Q.1. Govt has announced scheme to provide pension for dependents of Covid victims. What is the amount of maximum insurance benefit under Employees Provident Fund Organization- Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLI)?

सरकार ने कोविड पीड़ितों के आश्रितों को पेंशन प्रदान करने की योजना की घोषणा की है। कर्मचारी भविष्य निधि संगठन- कर्मचारी जमा लिंक बीमा योजना (EDLI) के तहत अधिकतम बीमा लाभ की राशि क्या है?

(a) Rs 6 lakh / 6 लाख रुपये

(b) Rs 7 lakh / 7 लाख रुपये

(c) Rs 8 lakh / 8 लाख रुपये

(d) Rs 9 lakh / 9 लाख रुपये

(e) Rs 10 lakh / 10 लाख रुपये

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Govt has announced scheme to provide pension for dependents of Covid victims. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government of India has announced two major measures for those families who have lost the earning member due to Covid, to mitigate financial difficulties that may be faced by them.

Firstly, the government have decided to provide family pension to such families and secondly, provide them with enhanced & liberalised insurance compensation.

Family Pension under Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC): Dependent family members of such persons will be entitled to get the benefit of a pension equivalent to 90% of the average daily wage drawn by the worker as per the existing norms. This benefit will be applicable with effect from 24 March 2020 till 24 March 2022.

Employees Provident Fund Organization- Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLI): The amount of maximum insurance benefit has been increased from Rs 6 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh. The provision of minimum insurance benefit has been retained at Rs. 2.5 lakh. This benefit will apply retrospectively from 15 February 2020 for the next three years, that is 15 February 2022.

Q.2. How much amount of Fixed Deposit in the name of the child has been announced by PM Modi from PM CARES Fund for kids orphaned due to COVID?

पीएम मोदी द्वारा COVID के कारण अनाथ बच्चों के लिए PM CARES फंड से बच्चे के नाम पर सावधि जमा की कितनी राशि की घोषणा की गई है?

(a) Rs 5 lakh / 5 लाख रुपये

(b) Rs 7 lakh / 7 लाख रुपये

(c) Rs 8 lakh / 8 लाख रुपये

(d) Rs 9 lakh / 9 लाख रुपये

(e) Rs 10 lakh / 10 लाख रुपये

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a number of welfare measures for children who lost their parents to COVID-19.

Fixed Deposit in the name of the child: The total corpus of the fund will be Rs 10 lakh for each child. This corpus will be used to give a monthly financial support/ stipend when the child reaches 18 years of age, for the next five years to take care of his or her personal requirements. Upon reaching the age of 23 years, the child will get the corpus amount as one lump sum for personal and professional use.

Education: Children under 10 years will be given admission to the nearest Kendriya Vidyalaya or in a private school as a day scholar. Children between 11-18 years of age will be given admission to any central government residential school such as Sainik School and Navodaya Vidyalaya.

Health Insurance: Each child will be enrolled as a beneficiary under Ayushman Bharat Scheme (PM-JAY) with a health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh. The premium amount for these children will be paid by PM CARES, till they attain the age of 18 years.

Q.3. According to the CGA data, India’s fiscal deficit in 2020-21 was at _____________ of GDP.

सीजीए के आंकड़ों के अनुसार, 2020-21 में भारत का राजकोषीय घाटा जीडीपी के _________ पर था।

(a) 8.3%

(b) 8.8%

(c) 9.3%

(d) 9.5%

(e) 9.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Fiscal deficit for 2020-21 was at 9.3 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), lower than 9.5 per cent estimated by the Finance Ministry in the revised Budget estimates, according to the CGA data.

The government in the revised estimates in the Budget for 2021-22 forecast a higher fiscal deficit of 9.5 per cent of the GDP or Rs 18,48,655 crore for the fiscal ended in March due to a rise in expenditure on account of the outbreak of COVID-19 and moderation in revenue during this fiscal year.

Q.4. Who among the following has got the additional charge of National Investigation Agency (NIA)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे राष्ट्रीय जांच एजेंसी (NIA) का अतिरिक्त प्रभार मिला है?

(a) Arvind Kumar / अरविंद कुमार

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) Rakesh Asthana / राकेश अस्थाना

(d) M A Ganpathy / एम ए गणपति

(e) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal / सुबोध कुमार जायसवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Director-General of Central Reserve Police Force, Kuldiep Singh has been given additional charge of Director General of National Investigation Agency, NIA.

He will hold the additional post after 31st or this month after the superannuation of Y C Modi. He has been appointed as DG, CRPF up to September 30, 2022–the date of his superannuation.

Q.5. Name the first Bollywood actor who has received UAE’s Golden Visa.

संयुक्त अरब अमीरात का गोल्डन वीजा प्राप्त करने वाले पहले बॉलीवुड अभिनेता का नाम बताएं?

(a) Shah Rukh Khan / शाहरुख खान

(b) Amitabh Bachchan / अमिताभ बच्चन

(c) Akshay Kumar / अक्षय कुमार

(d) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

(e) Sanjay Dutt / संजय दत्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. The UAE government awarded Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt with its Golden Visa. The Golden Visa system essentially offers long-term residency to people with outstanding talents.

In 2019, UAE implemented a new system for long-term residence visas enabling foreigners to live, work & study there without the need of a national sponsor & with 100% ownership of their business.

Q.6. World No Tobacco Day is observed on ____________ every year.

विश्व तंबाकू निषेध दिवस हर साल _________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 27 May / 27 मई

(b) 28 May / 28 मई

(c) 29 May / 29 मई

(d) 30 May / 30 मई

(e) 31 May / 31 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. World No Tobacco Day is observed on May 31 every year to highlight the risk associated with the use of tobacco. The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness to help reduce use and protect the health of the people.

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Q.7. What is the theme for World No Tobacco Day 2021?

विश्व तंबाकू निषेध दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Tobacco and lung health

(b) Commit to quit

(c) Tobacco and heart disease

(d) Tobacco – a threat to development

(e) Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. World No Tobacco Day is observed on May 31 every year to highlight the risk associated with the use of tobacco. The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness to help reduce use and protect the health of the people.

Theme 2021: ‘Commit to quit.

Q.8. Which of the following organization has conducted Steadfast Defender 21 war games?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने स्टीडफास्ट डिफेंडर 21 युद्ध खेलों का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) / दक्षिण पूर्व एशियाई राष्ट्र संघ

(b) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) / क्षेत्रीय सहयोग के लिए दक्षिण एशियाई संघ

(c) Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) / शंघाई सहयोग संगठन

(d) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) / उत्तरी अटलांटिक संधि संगठन

(e) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) / आर्थिक सहयोग और विकास संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is organising “Steadfast Defender 21 war games” military exercises in Europe as tensions with Russia increases.

This war games are being organised with the aim of simulating response of 30-nation military organisation for attack on any one of its members. It seeks to test ability of NATO to deploy troops from America.

Q.9. Who among the following has won the gold in 75 kg category at Asian boxing championships 2021 in Dubai?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने दुबई में एशियाई मुक्केबाजी चैंपियनशिप 2021 में 75 किग्रा वर्ग में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Pooja Rani Bohra / पूजा रानी बोहरा

(b) Mary Kom / मैरी कोम

(c) Lalbuatsaihi / लालबुत्साईही

(d) Anupama / अनुपमा

(e) Both a and b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Pooja Rani Bohra (75 kg) wins gold at Asian boxing championships in Dubai; Mary Kom (51 kg), Lalbuatsaihi (64 kg), Anupama (+81kg) win silver.

Women: 51kg: M.C. Mary Kom lost to Nazym Kyzaibay (Kaz) 3-2; 64kg: Lalbuatsaihi lost to Milana Saronova (Kaz) 3-2; 75kg: Pooja Rani Bohra bt Mavluda Movlonova (Uzb) 5-0; +81kg: Anupama lost to Lazzat Kungeibayeva (Kaz) 3-2.

Q.10. Who is the author of the book “Stargazing: The player in my life”?

“स्टारगेजिंग: द प्लेयर इन माई लाइफ” पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Ravi Shastri / रवि शास्त्री

(b) Suresh Raina / सुरेश रैना

(c) Neena Gupta / नीना गुप्ता

(d) Yuvraj Singh / युवराज सिंह

(e) Kapil Dev / कपिल देव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Cricket legend, commentator and one of Team India’s most successful coaches, Ravi Shastri has penned a book titled ‘Stargazing: The Players in My Life’. The news was announced by publisher HarperCollins India on Ravi Shastri’s birthday on May 27, 2021.

In ‘Stargazing: The Players in My Life’, Shastri writes about some 60 extraordinary talents he has met from across the world who have inspired him. The book is co-authored by Shastri and Ayaz Memon.

Q.11. Where is the headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?

उत्तरी अटलांटिक संधि संगठन (नाटो) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Athens, Greece / एथेंस, ग्रीस

(b) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Brussels, Belgium / ब्रुसेल्स, बेल्जियम

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium

Secretary General: Jens Stoltenberg

Q.12. What is the currency of UAE?

UAE की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dinar / दीनार

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Rupiah / रूपिया

(d) Riyal / रियाल

(e) Dirham / दिरहम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Capital: Abu Dhabi

Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham

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