Current Affairs Quiz 10th and 11th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state government has launched a fourteen day “Mask Abhiyan” initiative to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

किस राज्य सरकार ने COVID-19 के प्रसार को रोकने के लिए एक चौदह दिवसीय मास्क अभियानपहल शुरू की है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Kerala / केरल

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently launched a fourteen day “Mask Abhiyan” initiative to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The main objective of the initiative is to turn the use of mask into a habit. This will play a huge role in controlling the current resurgence of COVID-19. Also, the Odisha State Government has increased the fines for violators from Rs 1000 to Rs 2000.

Q.2. PM Modi has declared Tika Utsav will be organised in all states from ______________.

पीएम मोदी ने घोषणा की है कि टीका उत्सव ______________ तक सभी राज्यों में आयोजित किया जाएगा।

(a) 10-13 April / 10-13 अप्रैल

(b) 11-14 April / 11-14 अप्रैल

(c) 12-15 April / 12-15 अप्रैल

(d) 13-16 April / 13-16 अप्रैल

(e) 14-17 April / 14-17 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. PM Modi announced that a special initiative- ‘Tika Utsav’ will be organised in all states from April 11 to 14 to ensure the maximum vaccination coverage of people aged above 45.

PM stressed that there should be zero vaccine wastage during the course of this campaign.

Q.3. With which country, India has inked a Strategic Partnership in Water Sector and agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countries?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने जल क्षेत्र में एक रणनीतिक साझेदारी की है और देशों के बीच व्यापार और अर्थव्यवस्था में संबंधों में विविधता लाने पर सहमति व्यक्त की है?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) Netherlands / नेदरलैंड्स

(e) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte. The leaders agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countries. They also agreed to expand their relations in smart cities, agriculture, science and technology, healthcare, and space.

A fast-tracking mechanism is to be set up between the two countries to facilitate bilateral trade and resolve issues of the companies in both countries. For the investors in India and Dutch companies, it is to be set up in Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

Q.4. Which Mutual fund has become the first mutual fund company in India to cross the Rs 5 lakh crore average assets under management (AAUM) mark?

किस म्यूचुअल फंड ने प्रबंधन के तहत 5 लाख करोड़ रुपये की औसत संपत्ति (AAUM) पार करने वाली भारत की पहली म्यूचुअल फंड कंपनी बन गई है?

(a) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund / आईसीआईसीआई प्रूडेंशियल म्यूचुअल फंड

(b) SBI Mutual Funds / एसबीआई म्यूचुअल फंड

(c) Axis Mutual Fund / एक्सिस म्यूचुअल फंड

(d) UTI Asset Management / यूटीआई एसेट मैनेजमेंट

(e) DSP Mutual Fund / डीएसपी म्यूचुअल फंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd has informed that it has become the first mutual fund house in India to cross the Rs. 5 lakh crore average assets under management (AAUM) mark.

SBI MF has seen a growth of 35% during the financial year 2020-21, with its average AUM increasing from Rs 3.73 lakh crore to Rs 5.04 lakh crore.

Q.5. Which of the following country has named Noura al-Matroushi as its first female astronaut?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश ने नूरा अलमथु्रशी को अपनी पहली महिला अंतरिक्ष यात्री के रूप में नामित किया है?

(a) Iraq / इराक़

(b) Qatar / क़तर

(c) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(d) Lebanon / लेबनान

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space programme on 10th April, including the country’s first female astronaut.

Noura al-Matroushi as the UAE’s first female astronaut. The announcement gave no biographical information about her or her male counterpart, Mohammed al-Mulla.

Q.6. Who among the following has been selected for the inaugural edition of the Chhattisgarh Veerni Award?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे छत्तीसगढ़ वीरानी पुरस्कार के उद्घाटन संस्करण के लिए चुना गया है?

(a) Dutee Chand / दुती चंद

(b) S Dhanalakshmi / एस धनलक्ष्मी

(c) Archana Suseendran / अर्चना सुसेन्द्रन

(d) Hima Das / हेमा दास

(e) Dipa Karmakar / दीपा कर्माकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Indian sprinter, Dutee Chand has been chosen for the inaugural edition of the Chhattisgarh Veerni Award, by the Chhattisgarh state government. The award, which recognises the contribution of Indian women in different fields, including sports, will be given virtually on April 14, 2021.

The Odisha sprinter became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the World University Games held in Italy in 2019.

Q.7. Which institute has secured the top position among the best higher education institutes in India in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2020)?

विश्व विश्वविद्यालयों की अकादमिक रैंकिंग (ARWU 2020) में किस संस्थान ने भारत में सर्वश्रेष्ठ उच्च शिक्षा संस्थानों में शीर्ष स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) IIFT-New Delhi / IIFT-नई दिल्ली

(b) IIM-Ahmedabad / IIM-अहमदाबाद

(c) IISc-Bangalore / IISc-बैंगलोर

(d) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(e) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc Bangalore) has secured the top position among the best higher education institutes in India, while Calcutta University became the best varsity in the country, as per the published Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2020).

The Indian institutes are not even in the top 100 list, the best higher education institute, (IISc Bangalore) is in the category of 501- 600.

Q.8. Which university became the best varsity in the country in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2020)?

विश्व विश्वविद्यालयों की अकादमिक रैंकिंग (ARWU 2020) में कौन सा विश्वविद्यालय देश का सर्वश्रेष्ठ वर्सिटी बन गया?

(a) Banaras Hindu University / बनारस हिन्दू यूनिवर्सिटी

(b) Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) / वीर सुरेंद्र साई प्रौद्योगिकी विश्वविद्यालय

(c) University of Allahabad / इलाहाबाद विश्वविद्यालय

(d) Jawaharlal National University / जवाहरलाल नेशनल यूनिवर्सिटी

(e) Calcutta University / कलकत्ता विश्वविद्यालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc Bangalore) has secured the top position among the best higher education institutes in India, while Calcutta University became the best varsity in the country, as per the published Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2020).

The Indian institutes are not even in the top 100 list, the best higher education institute, (IISc Bangalore) is in the category of 501- 600.

Q.9. Who among the following has become the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for Olympics?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन ओलंपिक के लिए क्वालीफाई करने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला नाविक बन गई है?

(a) Vinesh Phogat / विनेश फोगट

(b) Bhavani Devi / भवानी देवी

(c) S Dhanalakshmi / एस धनलक्ष्मी

(d) Archana Suseendran / अर्चना सुसेन्द्रन

(e) Nethra Kumanan / नेत्र कुमानन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Nethra Kumanan had tried her hand at tennis, cycling, basketball and even some Bharatnatyam but it was in sailing that she found her true calling in life, a choice she justified by becoming the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Olympics.

She first made a mark with a bronze medal in the World Cup last year after having competed in the Asian Games in 2014 and 2018.

Q.10. National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) is observed annually on ____________ in India.

भारत में प्रतिवर्ष ____________ को राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षित मातृत्व दिवस (NSMD) मनाया जाता है।

(a) 8 April / 8 अप्रैल

(b) 9 April / 9 अप्रैल

(c) 10 April / 10 अप्रैल

(d) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(e) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Every year thousands of mothers die across the world during childbirth due to the lack of proper medical care. The high cases of maternal mortality thus prompted the need to raise awareness about proper healthcare and maternity facilities for women.

In this context, National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) is observed annually on 11 April in India. The day is dedicated to creating awareness for medical facilities for pregnant and lactating women.

Q.11. On which date World Homoeopathy Day (WHD) is observed every year?

हर साल विश्व होम्योपैथी दिवस (WHD) किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 10 April / 10 अप्रैल

(b) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(c) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

(d) 13 April / 13 अप्रैल

(e) 14 April / 14 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. WHD is observed every year on 10 April to pay tribute to the founder and father of the Homeopathy system of medicine Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann. The main aim of this day is to spread knowledge about Homeopathic medicine in public health.

Q.12. What was the theme for World Homoeopathy Day (WHD) 2021?

विश्व होम्योपैथी दिवस (WHD) 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine

(b) Innovate: Evolve, Progress: Exploring Science since 40 years

(c) Enhancing the scope of Homoeopathy in Public Health

(d) Integrating Homoeopathy in Healthcare

(e) Enhancing Quality Research in Homeopathy through Scientific Evidence and Prosperity Clinical Experiences

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. WHD is observed every year on 10 April to pay tribute to the founder and father of the Homeopathy system of medicine Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann. The main aim of this day is to spread knowledge about Homeopathic medicine in public health.

Theme 2021: “Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine”

Q.13. National Siblings Day is celebrated every year on _________________.

राष्ट्रीय भाईबहन दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 8 April / 8 अप्रैल

(b) 9 April / 9 अप्रैल

(c) 10 April / 10 अप्रैल

(d) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(e) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Siblings are an important part of our lives. One cannot imagine his or her life without siblings. To honour our siblings, to show affection, to appreciate one another — National Siblings Day is celebrated every year on April 10.

In India, the occasion of Raksha Bandhan celebrates the special bond between the siblings. Siblings Day is celebrated in many parts of the world like United Kingdom, Australia, India, etc. but is not federally recognized.

Q.14. National Pet Day is observed on _____________ every year.

राष्ट्रीय पेट दिवस हर साल _____________  को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 8 April / 8 अप्रैल

(b) 9 April / 9 अप्रैल

(c) 10 April / 10 अप्रैल

(d) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(e) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. National Pet Day is observed on April 11 every year and is dedicated to all pets to celebrate the relationship between a person and his or her pet. The relationship between a person and a pet cannot be described in words and is inexpressible but holds great value.

National Pet Day is dedicated to pets and people on this day take out some time off their busy schedules for their pets and express their unconditional love for them.

Q.15. Satish Kaul, who passed away recently was a/an ________________.

सतीश कौल, जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया, एक ________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Radio Astronomer / रेडियो एस्ट्रोनॉमर

(e) Singer / गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who had 300 Punjabi and Hindi films to his credit and played the role of Lord Indra in the TV show Mahabharat, passed away due to coronavirus-related complications on Saturday in Ludhiana. He was 74.

The actor began his career in the early ’70s, juggling between Hindi and Punjabi films. While his popular Bollywood films include Ram Lakhan, Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha and Aunty No 1 etc.

Q.16. What is the capital of Netherlands?

नीदरलैंड की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Amsterdam / एम्स्टर्डम

(b) Harare / हरारे

(c) Windhoek / विंडहोक

(d) Maputo‎ / मापुटो

(e) Luanda‎ / लुआंडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(a)

Exp. Capital: Amsterdam

Currency: Euro

Q.17. Who is the father of the Homeopathy system of medicines?

दवाओं की होम्योपैथी प्रणाली के जनक कौन हैं?

(a) Andrew Sean Greer / एंड्रयू सीन ग्रीर

(b) Samuel Hahnemann / सैमुअल हैनिमैन

(c) James Tyler Kent / जेम्स टायलर केंट

(d) Kas Oosterhuis / कास ओस्टरहुइस

(e) Friedrich Nietzsche / फ्रेडरिक नीत्शे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(b)

Exp. The world homeopathy day is celebrated each year on April 10. This day is celebrated to honor the birth of the father of the Homeopathy system of medicines Dr. Samuel Hahnemann. Born in Paris, France, he was a German physician, who was an acclaimed scientist, a great scholar, and linguist. He discovered the way to heal through the use of homeopathy. He died on July 2, 1843.

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