Current Affairs Quiz 10th December 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched the ‘Milk Price Incentive Scheme‘?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने दूध मूल्य प्रोत्साहन योजनाशुरू की है?

(a) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(d) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami launched ‘Milk Price Incentive Scheme’

The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami launched the ‘Milk Price Incentive Scheme‘ in Dehradun.

The scheme is aimed to provide incentives benefiting around 53,000 people of Uttarakhand. The state government is targeting to spend INR 444.62 crore to open 500 milk sales centres in Uttarakhand.

Q.2. Which organization has launched “e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition” in partnership with Convergence Energy Service Limited (CESL), World Resources Institute, India (WRI India)?

कन्वर्जेंस एनर्जी सर्विस लिमिटेड (CESL), वर्ल्ड रिसोर्स इंस्टीट्यूट, इंडिया (WRI इंडिया) के साथ साझेदारी में किस संगठन ने सवारी इंडिया इलेक्ट्रिक बस गठबंधनलॉन्च किया है?

(a) National Development Council / राष्ट्रीय विकास परिषद

(b) NITI Aayog / निति आयोग

(c) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) / नेशनल बैंक फॉर एग्रीकल्चर एंड रूरल डेवलपमेंट

(d) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)/ भारतीय लघु उद्योग विकास बैंक

(e) Central Vigilance Commission / केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयोग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. NITI Aayog launched “e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition” with CESL & WRI India

NITI Aayog has launched e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition in partnership with Convergence Energy Service Limited (CESL), World Resources Institute, India (WRI India) and with the support from Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI).

Aim: To share knowledge of various stakeholders – Central & State Govt. agencies, transit service providers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), on accelerating the process towards seamless adoption of e-bus services in India.

Q.3. Bharti Airtel has partnered with which organization to launch ‘Airtel India Startup Innovation Challenge’ for startups to develop solutions in 5G, IoT?

भारती एयरटेल ने 5G, IoT में समाधान विकसित करने के लिए स्टार्टअप्स के लिए एयरटेल इंडिया स्टार्टअप इनोवेशन चैलेंजशुरू करने के लिए किस संगठन के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) NITI Aayog / नीति आयोग

(b) Invest India / इन्वेस्ट इंडिया

(c) National Development Council / राष्ट्रीय विकास परिषद

(d) Common Service Centres / सामान्य सेवा केंद्र

(e) Larsen & Toubro / लार्सन एंड टुब्रो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Airtel partnered with Invest India to launch “Airtel India Startup Innovation Challenge”

Bharti Airtel and Invest India, National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency jointly launched ‘Airtel India Startup Innovation Challenge’ for Startups to develop solutions in 5G, IoT.

Under the Startup Innovation Challenge, early-stage technology companies are being invited to demonstrate differentiated solutions in areas such as 5G, Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT) and digital entertainment.

Q.4. Who among the following has ranked first in Fortune India’s list of most powerful women in India 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने फॉर्च्यून इंडिया की 2021 में भारत की सबसे शक्तिशाली महिलाओं की सूची में प्रथम स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

(b) Nita Ambani / नीता अंबानी

(c) Soumya Swaminathan / सौम्या स्वामीनाथन

(d) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / किरण मजूमदार-शॉ

(e) Suchitra Ella / सुचित्रा एला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Fortune India’s Most Powerful Women in India List 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman topped

Fortune India released the list of most powerful women in India 2021 in which Union Minister, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman ranked 1st.

She is followed by Reliance Foundation Chairperson and Goodwill Ambassador Nita Ambani in 2nd position, and Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO) at 3rd.

Q.5. According to World Inequality Report 2022, the top 10% of Indian population holds ___________________ of total national income of India.

विश्व असमानता रिपोर्ट 2022 के अनुसार, भारतीय जनसंख्या के शीर्ष 10% के पास भारत की कुल राष्ट्रीय आय का ___________ है।

(a) 22%

(b) 35%

(c) 46%

(d) 57%

(e) 63%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. World Inequality Report 2022: India among most unequal countries

Paris-based World Inequality Lab has released World Inequality Report 2022. As per the report 2022, India is now among the most unequal countries in the world with an affluent elite.

While the bottom half of Indian population earns Rs 53,610, the top 10% earns twenty times more (around Rs 11,66,520). Top 10% and top 1% hold respectively 57% and 22% of total national income, while share of the bottom 50% has gone down to 13%.

Q.6. Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) till __________________.

केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने प्रधान मंत्री आवास योजना ग्रामीण (PMAY-G) को ___________ तक जारी रखने की मंजूरी दे दी है।

(a) March 2023 / मार्च 2023

(b) December 2023 / दिसंबर 2023

(c) March 2024 / मार्च 2024

(d) December 2024 / दिसंबर 2024

(e) December 2025 / दिसंबर 2025

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Cabinet approved continuation of PMAY-G till March 2024

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) beyond March 2021 till March 2024.

Under this, financial assistance is to be provided for the construction of the remaining 155.75 lakh houses within total target of 2.95 crore houses.

Q.7. Which payments bank has recently got the RBI’s approval to function as a scheduled payments bank?

किस भुगतान बैंक को हाल ही में अनुसूचित भुगतान बैंक के रूप में कार्य करने के लिए आरबीआई की मंजूरी मिली है?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) NSDL Payments Bank / एनएसडीएल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Paytm Payments Bank got scheduled bank status from RBI

Paytm Payments Bank Limited (PPBL), an associate entity of Paytm, has gained the central bank’s approval to function as a scheduled payments bank, helping it to widen its financial services operations.

Being a Scheduled Payments Bank, Paytm Payments Bank can take part in government and other large corporations issued Request for Proposals (RFP), primary auctions, fixed-rate and variable rate repos, and reverse repos, along with participation in Marginal Standing Facility.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassadors of Disney BYJU’s Early Learn App?

“Disney BYJU’s अर्ली लर्न ऐप के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

(b) PV Sindhu / पीवी सिंधु

(c) Farhan Akhtar / फरहान अख्तर

(d) Rahul Dravid / राहुल द्रविड़

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Neeraj Chopra & PV Sindhu appointed Brand Ambassadors of Disney BYJU’s Early Learn App

BYJU’S announced a 2-year partnership with Olympic medalists Neeraj Chopra and PV Sindhu as the brand ambassadors for Disney BYJU’S Early Learn app.

Javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra is a Gold medallist and Badminton player, PV Sindhu is a Bronze medallist from 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Q.9. Who has won the ‘Young Geospatial Scientist’ award in 2021 for developing the Indian Geoid Model and computation software?

भारतीय जियोइड मॉडल और संगणना सॉफ्टवेयर विकसित करने के लिए 2021 में यंग जियोस्पेशियल साइंटिस्टपुरस्कार किसने जीता है?

(a) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(b) Iqbal Singh Lalpura / इकबाल सिंह लालपुरा

(c) Ropesh Goyal / रोपेश गोयल

(d) Basant Misra / बसंत मिश्रा

(e) Rajiv Nigam / राजीव निगम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Ropesh Goyal won the “Young Geospatial Scientist” Award 2021

Ropesh Goyal from IIT-Kanpur won the ‘Young Geospatial Scientist’ award in recognition of his unique contribution to developing the Indian Geoid Model and computation software.

The ‘Young Geospatial Scientist’ award and a gold medal have been presented every year since 2011 to promising scientists below 35 years of age in memory of Rachapudi Kamakshi, a strategic analyst with a strong inclination towards geography and geospatial studies.

Q.10. India has inked a deal with which country for the procurement of AK-203 assault rifles?

भारत ने AK-203 असॉल्ट राइफलों की खरीद के लिए किस देश के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) Israel / इज़राइल

(b) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(c) Lebanon /लेबनान

(d) Germany / जर्मनी

(e) Russia / रूस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. India inked deal with Russia for procurement of AK-203 assault rifles

India has signed a contract with Indo-Russia Rifles Pvt. Ltd., Joint Venture between India and Russia for the indigenous production of over 6 Lakh AK-203 Assault Rifles at Korwa, UP.

It envisages complete transfer of technology to IRRPL by Kalashnikov in manufacturing of first 70,000 weapons.

Q.11. India has won 41 medals at 4th Asian Youth Para Games 2021, held at __________________________.

भारत ने ___________________ में आयोजित चौथे एशियाई युवा पैरा खेलों 2021 में 41 पदक जीते हैं।

(a) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआला लम्पुर, मलेशिया

(b) Tashkent, Uzbekistan / ताशकंद, उज्बेकिस्तान

(c) Dubai, UAE / दुबई, संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(d) Riffa, Bahrain / रिफा, बहरीन

(e) Tokyo, Japan / टोक्यो, जापान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. India won 41 medals at Asian Youth Para Games 2021 held in Bahrain

India claimed 41 medals at 4th Asian Youth Para Games (AYPG), Asia’s biggest event held at Riffa city, Bahrain.

The event is organized by the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Bahrain with the support of the local government. Over 700 athletes from around 30 countries participated in the event from 2nd to 6th December 2021.

Q.12. SAARC Charter Day is observed annually on _____________________.

SAARC चार्टर दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 8 December / 8 दिसम्बर

(b) 9 December / 9 दिसम्बर

(c) 10 December / 10 दिसम्बर

(d) 11 December / 11 दिसम्बर

(e) 12 December / 12 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. 8 December: SAARC Charter Day

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Charter Day is observed annually on 8th December to commemorate the adoption of the SAARC Charter.

The charter was signed by the Leaders of SAARC Countries Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the First SAARC Summit held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 8 December 1985.

Q.13. International Human Rights Day is celebrated on ____________ every year.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार दिवस हर साल _________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 10 December / 10 दिसम्बर

(b) 11 December / 11 दिसम्बर

(c) 12 December / 12 दिसम्बर

(d) 13 December / 13 दिसम्बर

(e) 14 December / 14 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. 10 December: International Human Rights Day

December 10 every year is observed as International Human Rights Day. The day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations on 10 December, 1948.

Q.14. What was the theme for International Human Rights Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Youth Standing Up for Human Rights

(b) Let’s stand up for equality, justice and human dignity

(c) Stand up for someone’s rights today!

(d) Recover Better-Stand Up for Human Rights

(e) Equality – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. 10 December: International Human Rights Day

December 10 every year is observed as International Human Rights Day. The day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations on 10 December, 1948.

Theme 2021: Equality – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights

Q.15. Padma Shri awardee Nanda Kishore Prusty passed away recently. He was a/an ______________________.

पद्म श्री पुरस्कार से सम्मानित नंदा किशोर प्रुस्टी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _______________ थे।

(a) Educationist / शिक्षाविद

(b) Psychologist / मनोवैज्ञानिक

(c) Philosopher / दार्शनिक

(d) Teacher / शिक्षक

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Padma Shri awardee Nanda Kishore Prusty passed away

A well-known teacher from Odisha and Padma Shri awardee Nanda Kishore Prusty (Nanda Sir), passed away at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

On 9th November 2021, he was conferred with the Padma Shri award for his contributions in the field of education.

Q.16. Name the Executive Director of Serum Institute of India who passed away recently.

सीरम इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ इंडिया के कार्यकारी निदेशक का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Tarak Sinha / तारक सिन्हा

(b) Suresh Jadhav / सुरेश जाधव

(c) Koneru Ramakrishna Rao / कोनेरू रामकृष्ण राव

(d) Anand Shankar Pandya / आनंद शंकर पांड्या

(e) Babasaheb Purandare / बाबासाहेब पुरंदरे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. Serum Institute of India Executive Director Suresh Jadhav passed away

Serum Institute of India (SII) Executive Director Suresh Jadhav (72 years) passed away in Pune, Maharashtra after a long illness.

He was instrumental in the development of the Covishield vaccine for Covid-19, and in setting up the Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturing Network.

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