Current Affairs Quiz 10th March 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. India`s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha is being built by Buddha International Welfare Mission in _________________________.

बुद्ध इंटरनेशनल वेलफेयर मिशन द्वारा _________________ में भगवान बुद्ध की भारत की सबसे बड़ी सोई हुई मुद्रा में प्रतिमा का निर्माण किया जा रहा है।

(a) Bodh Gaya, Bihar / बोधगया, बिहार

(b) Kushinagar, Bihar / कुशीनगर, बिहार

(c) Sarnath, Bihar / सारनाथ, बिहार

(d) Kesariya, Bihar / केसरिया, बिहार

(e) Nalanda, Bihar / नालंदा, बिहार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. India’s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha being built at Bodh Gaya, Bihar

India`s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha is being built in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. The construction of the giant statue started in the year 2019.  It will be open for devotees from February 2023.

It is being built by Buddha International Welfare Mission. The statue (Lord Buddha is in the sleeping posture) will be 100 feet long and 30 feet high. It is being made with fibreglass and built by sculptors from Kolkata.

The idol of this posture of Lord Buddha is in Uttar Pradesh`s Kushinagar where he attained his Mahaparinirvana.

Q.2. Which state government has launched ‘Women@Work’ program to provide five lakh jobs within 2026 to women with necessary employable skills?

किस राज्य सरकार ने आवश्यक रोजगार योग्य कौशल वाली महिलाओं को 2026 के भीतर पांच लाख रोजगार प्रदान करने के लिए ‘Women@Work’ कार्यक्रम शुरू किया है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Kerala / केरल

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Karnataka government launched ‘Women@Work’ programme to provide 5 lakh jobs to women

The Government of Karnataka has launched ‘Women@Work’ program to provide five lakh jobs within 2026 to women with necessary employable skills.

The program aims to focus on the efforts of corporate programs on attracting women workforce.

It has been developed by Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) in association with KTECH, Karnataka Skill Development Corporation.

It will act as an enabler for women to actively participate and join the workforce through industry upskilling.

Q.3. Which state’s Chief Minister has announced a ‘Sushma Swaraj Award’ for women for their significant achievements or contribution in different walks of life in the international and national spheres?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने अंतरराष्ट्रीय और राष्ट्रीय क्षेत्रों में जीवन के विभिन्न क्षेत्रों में उनकी महत्वपूर्ण उपलब्धियों या योगदान के लिए महिलाओं के लिए सुषमा स्वराज पुरस्कारकी घोषणा की है?

(a) Maharashtra / महारष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Haryana’s CM presented Rs 1.77 Lakh crores Budget for the FY 2022-23; announced ‘Sushma Swaraj Award’ for women

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, while presenting the state budget, has announced a ‘Sushma Swaraj Award’ for women for their significant achievements or contribution in different walks of life in the international and national spheres.

The Sushma Swaraj Award will carry an award money of Rs 5 lakh along with a commendation. The Haryana government presented a Rs 1.77-lakh-crore Budget for the financial year 2022-23.

The Budget comprises Rs 61,057.36 crore as capital expenditure and Rs 1,16,198.36 crore as revenue expenditure.

Sushma Swaraj was a lawyer of the Supreme Court as well as an Indian politician. She was a senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, served as India’s Minister of External Affairs during the first Narendra Modi government (2014–2019). After Indira Gandhi, she was the second woman to occupy this position.

Also, a new award will be started in the name of late Darshan Lal Jain, environmentalist of Haryana. The ‘Darshan Lal Jain Environment Award’.

Q.4. India and Bangladesh, with which country have finalized an enabling MoU for implementing the long-gestating BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) to boost trade and connectivity?

भारत और बांग्लादेश ने किस देश के साथ व्यापार और कनेक्टिविटी को बढ़ावा देने के लिए लंबे समय तक चलने वाले बीबीआईएन मोटर वाहन समझौते (एमवीए) को लागू करने के लिए एक सक्षम समझौता ज्ञापन को अंतिम रूप दिया है?

(a) Bhutan / भूटान

(b) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(c) Nepal / नेपाल

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. India, Bangladesh, and Nepal signed an MoU to boost trade and connectivity

India, Bangladesh, and Nepal finalized an enabling MoU for implementing the long-gestating Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA).

It is aimed at boosting regional trade and connectivity. The enabling MoU to be signed by India, Bangladesh and Nepal to implement the BBIN MVA was finalised at a meeting held in New Delhi during March 7-8. Bhutan participated in the meeting as an observer.

The BBIN connectivity project was conceived after the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) failed to agree on a regional motor vehicles agreement at a summit in Nepal in 2014, mainly because of opposition from Pakistan.

Q.5. With which country, India has signed an MoU on cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ विज्ञान, प्रौद्योगिकी और नवाचार में सहयोग पर एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(b) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) USA / अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. India & Singapore signed MoU on cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation

Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and Ministry of Trade & Industry, Government of Singapore Signed an MoU on cooperation in the fields of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The MoU was signed during the inaugural event of India – Singapore Technology Summit 2022. This Memorandum will remain in effect for a period of 5 years and will be automatically extended for a successive period of 5 years.

This MoU will also encourage, develop and facilitate cooperation between India and Singapore in other fields like Agriculture, Food Science & Technology, Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering, Green Economy, Energy, Water, Climate & Natural Resources, Data Science, Emerging Technologies, Advanced Materials, And Health & Biotechnology.

Q.6. International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved how much emergency support for Ukraine to finance expenditures and shore up the balance of payments?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) ने यूक्रेन को व्यय के वित्तपोषण और भुगतान संतुलन को बढ़ाने के लिए कितनी आपातकालीन सहायता को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) $1.0 billion / 1.0 बिलियन डॉलर

(b) $1.4 billion / 1.4 बिलियन डॉलर

(c) $2.1 billion / 2.1 बिलियन डॉलर

(d) $3.2 billion / 3.2 बिलियन डॉलर

(e) $3.7 billion / 3.7 बिलियन डॉलर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. IMF approved $1.4 billion emergency support for Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved $1.4 billion in emergency support for Ukraine to finance expenditures and shore up the balance of payments.

Ukraine has turned to financing from allies and international institutions to support its economy after the Russian invasion began on February 24.

The disbursement under the IMF’s Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), equivalent to 50% of Ukraine’s quota in the IMF, will help fund urgent spending needs in the short term, while helping to catalyze financing from other partners.

Q.7. CRISIL has projected India’s GDP growth rate at ________________ for 2022-23.

CRISIL ने 2022-23 के लिए भारत की GDP विकास दर _________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.8%

(b) 8.4%

(c) 9.5%

(d) 10.1%

(e) 11.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. CRISIL projected GDP growth forecast at 7.8% for 2022-23

Domestic rating agency CRISIL retained its real GDP growth forecast at 7.8% for the fiscal year 2023, as compared with the 8.5% projected in the Economic Survey.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget proposals focused on loosening the purse strings by boosting capital expenditure and going slow on fiscal consolidation are aimed in the right direction.

The agency expects the nominal growth to come at 12-13%, higher than the 11.1% Budget Estimate, and the headline inflation to average 5.2%.

Q.8. Which bank has signed an MoU with SELCO Solar Light Pvt Ltd to provide energy access to the underserved population?

किस बैंक ने वंचित आबादी को ऊर्जा की पहुंच प्रदान करने के लिए सेल्को सोलर लाइट प्राइवेट लिमिटेड के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Karur Vysya Bank / करूर वैश्य बैंक

(b) South Indian Bank / साउथ इंडियन बैंक

(c) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(d) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Karnataka Bank signed an MoU with SELCO Solar Light

Karnataka Bank has signed an MoU with SELCO Solar Light Pvt Ltd to provide energy access to the underserved population.

Under this initiative, Karnataka Bank provides financial support to purchase the solar energy products of SELCO Solar Light Pvt Ltd. Customers can avail of loans from the Bank with a competitive interest rate.

Q.9. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued modified norms on ‘Interest Equalisation Scheme (IES) on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit-Extension’ after the extension of the scheme till __________________ by the Central Government.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने केंद्र सरकार द्वारा ___________ तक योजना के विस्तार के बाद पूर्व और पोस्ट शिपमेंट रुपया निर्यात क्रेडिटविस्तार पर ब्याज समानता योजना (IES) पर संशोधित मानदंड जारी किए हैं।

(a) 31 December 2023 / 31 दिसंबर 2023

(b) 31 March 2024 / 31 मार्च 2024

(c) 31 December 2024 / 31 दिसंबर 2024

(d) 31 December 2025 / 31 दिसंबर 2025

(e) 31 March 2026 / 31 मार्च 2026

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. RBI issued guidelines for Extended Interest Equalisation Scheme for Export Credit

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued modified norms on ‘Interest Equalisation Scheme (IES) on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit-Extension’ after the extension of the scheme till March 31, 2024 by the Central Government w.e.f. October 1, 2021.

The extended scheme will not be applicable to the ones availing benefit under any Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme of the Central Government.

The telecom instrument sector having six HS (Harmonised System) lines will not be included, except for MSME (Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) manufacturer exporters.

Revised interest equalisation rates under the scheme will now be 3% for MSME manufacturer exporters exporting under any HS lines and 2% for manufacturer exporters and merchant exporters exporting under 410 HS lines (after excluding 6 HS lines of the telecom sector).

The bank will be required to provide the prevailing interest rate, the interest subvention being provided, and the net rate being charged to each exporter when issuing approval to the exporter, according to the RBI, in order to ensure transparency and greater accountability in the scheme’s operation.

It further stated that beginning April 1, 2022, banks will cut the interest rate charged to eligible exporters upfront in accordance with the standards, and that claims must be submitted in writing within 15 days after the end of the fiscal year.

Q.10. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has raised the investment limit for retail investors applying in public debt securities issuance via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) mechanism to Rs __________________ from Rs 2 lakh previously.

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI) ने यूनिफाइड पेमेंट्स इंटरफेस (UPI) तंत्र के माध्यम से सार्वजनिक ऋण प्रतिभूतियों को जारी करने में आवेदन करने वाले खुदरा निवेशकों के लिए निवेश सीमा को पहले के 2 लाख रुपये से बढ़ाकर __________________ रुपये कर दिया है।

(a) Rs 3 lakh / 3 लाख रु

(b) Rs 3.5 lakh / 3.5 लाख रु

(c) Rs 4 lakh / 4 लाख रु

(d) Rs 4.5 lakh / 4.5 लाख रु

(e) Rs 5 lakh / 5 लाख रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. SEBI raised UPI Limit for Public Debt Investment up to Rs 5 Lakhs

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has raised the investment limit for retail investors applying in public debt securities issuance via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) mechanism to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 2 lakh previously.

The move comes after the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) decided to increase the per transaction limit for UPI-based Applications Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) initial public offering.

It has been decided to enhance the ceiling for investment through UPI mechanism to 5 lakhs based on consultations with market participants, in order to bring about uniformity in the requirements and for ease of investment for investors.

From May 1, 2022, the new investment limit will apply to public debt securities offerings. The investor can use the method to block money for up to Rs 5 lakh in application value per application.

Q.11. Which health insurance company has launched ‘Star Women Care Insurance Policy’, a woman-centric comprehensive health cover specially designed to protect the healthcare needs of women at every stage of their lives?

किस स्वास्थ्य बीमा कंपनी ने स्टार वूमेन केयर इंश्योरेंस पॉलिसीलॉन्च की है, जो एक महिला केंद्रित व्यापक स्वास्थ्य कवर है जिसे विशेष रूप से महिलाओं के जीवन के हर चरण में स्वास्थ्य देखभाल की जरूरतों की रक्षा के लिए डिज़ाइन किया गया है?

(a) SBI Life Insurance Company / SBI लाइफ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(b) Oriental Insurance Company / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(c) Religare Health Insurance Company / रेलिगेयर हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Bharti AXA Life Insurance / भारती एक्सा लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(e) Star Health and Allied Insurance Company / स्टार हेल्थ एंड एलाइड इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Star Health and Allied Insurance launched women-centric medical insurance policy ‘Star Women Care Insurance Policy’

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited, a health insurance company launched ‘Star Women Care Insurance Policy’, a woman-centric comprehensive health cover specially designed to protect the health-care needs of women at every stage of their lives.

Policy can be purchased through premiums that can be paid in quarterly or half-yearly instalments, and this policy can also be taken for 1 year, 2 year or 3-year terms.

The Star Women Care Insurance Policy is available as both an individual policy and a floater policy. Individual Sum – Insured only for females aged between 18 years and 75 years. Floater Sum Insured – Adult 18 years to 75 years with at least one female in the family along with the spouse and dependent children.

Q.12. Yoon Suk-yeol has been elected as the new President of which of the following country?

यूं सुकयोल को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश का नया राष्ट्रपति चुना गया है?

(a) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(d) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(e) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Yoon Suk-yeol elected as South Korea’s new President

In South Korea, opposition candidate Yoon Suk Yeol of People Power Party has been elected as the country’s new President. He defeated his ruling liberal party opponent Lee Jae-myung.

With more than 99 percent of the ballots counted, Yoon won 48.6 percent of the votes, narrowly edging his rival Lee Jae-myung of Democratic Party, who garnered 47.8 percent.

Q.13. Which country’s environmental lawyer Rizwana Hasan has been selected for the US International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award for 2022?

किस देश की पर्यावरण वकील रिजवाना हसन को 2022 के यूएस इंटरनेशनल वुमन ऑफ करेज (IWOC) अवार्ड के लिए चुना गया है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(e) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Rizwana Hasan to get US International Women of Courage Award 2022

Bangladeshi environmental lawyer, Rizwana Hasan has been selected for the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award for 2022.

She is among the 12 women from around the world who will be honoured by the US Department of State with the award for showing exceptional courage and leadership to make a difference in their communities.

Rizwana Hasan is a lawyer who has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in her mission to protect the environment and defend the dignity and rights of the marginalised Bangladeshis. She is the Chief Executive of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association.  She received the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2012 for her activism.

The International Women of Courage (IWOC) award was established in 2007 by the US Department of State to honour women of exceptional courage, strength and leadership who work to bring change to their communities.

Q.14. Who among the following has won the Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open Chess Tournament, held in Italy?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने इटली में आयोजित ग्रैंडिस्काची कैटोलिका इंटरनेशनल ओपन शतरंज टूर्नामेंट जीता है?

(a) R Praggnanandhaa / आर प्रज्ञानानंद

(b) Harshit Raja / हर्षित राजा

(c) Bharath Subramaniyam / भरत सुब्रमण्यम

(d) S L Narayanan / एस एल नारायणन

(e) Mitrabha Guha / मित्रभा गुहा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Indian GM S L Narayanan won Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open Chess Tournament

In Chess, Indian Grandmaster, S L Narayanan was declared the winner in the Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open, held in Italy.

Meanwhile, his compatriot R Praggnanandhaa came second. Though Narayanan and six others, including Praggnanandhaa, finished equal first with 6.5 points after nine rounds. But Narayanan took the top spot on the basis of a better tie-break score.

The 24-year-old S L Narayanan from Thiruvananthapuram earned the title of Grandmaster in 2015 and is the 41st Grandmaster from India.

Q.15. Who has released his autobiography titled “On Board: Test. Trial. Triumph. My years in BCCI“?

किसने अपनी आत्मकथा ऑन बोर्ड: टेस्ट. ट्रायल. ट्रायम्फ. माई इयर्स इन बीसीसीआईशीर्षक से जारी की है?

(a) Arup Roy Choudhury / अरूप रॉय चौधरी

(b) Anirudh Suri / अनिरुद्ध सूरी

(c) Deepam Chatterjee / दीपम चटर्जी

(d) Mithilesh Tiwari / मिथिलेश तिवारी

(e) Ratnakar Shetty / रत्नाकर शेट्टी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. Ratnakar Shetty released his autobiography titled “On Board: Test. Trial. Triumph. My years in BCCI “

Ratnakar Shetty, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) veteran and one of India’s long served cricket administrators has released a book titled “On Board: Test. Trial. Triumph. My years in BCCI “.

The book is an autobiography, narrating his experience as an administrator in Board of Control for Cricket in India.

The book was released by Sharad Pawar, former President of BCCI and International Cricket Council (ICC) alongside former Indian Cricket Team Captain Dilip Vengsarkar.

Q.16. World Kidney Day is observed globally on _________________ every year.

विश्व किडनी दिवस हर साल _________________ को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) Second Monday of March / मार्च का दूसरा सोमवार

(b) Second Tuesday of March / मार्च का दूसरा मंगलवार

(c) Second Wednesday of March / मार्च का दूसरा बुधवार

(d) Second Thursday of March / मार्च का दूसरा गुरुवार

(e) Second Friday of March / मार्च का दूसरा शुक्रवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. 10 March 2022: World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day is celebrated annually on the second Thursday of March. This year, it is being observed on 10 March. World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidneys, reducing the impact and frequency of kidney diseases.

The day aims to raise awareness among people who have kidney-related problems and the treatment and impact of kidney illnesses overall.

The observance of this day was started by the International Society of Nephrology and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations. World Kidney Day was first celebrated in 2006.

Q.17. What was the theme for World Kidney Day 2022?

विश्व किडनी दिवस 2022 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere

(b) Living Well with Kidney Disease

(c) Kidney Health for All

(d) Kidneys and Women’s Health: Include, Value, Empower

(e) Kidney Disease & Children. Act Early to Prevent It!

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(c)

Exp. 10 March 2022: World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day is celebrated annually on the second Thursday of March. This year, it is being observed on 10 March. World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidneys, reducing the impact and frequency of kidney diseases.

The day aims to raise awareness among people who have kidney-related problems and the treatment and impact of kidney illnesses overall.

The observance of this day was started by the International Society of Nephrology and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations. World Kidney Day was first celebrated in 2006.

Theme 2022: ‘Kidney Health for All’

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