Current Affairs Quiz 11th April 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 11th April 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Union Home and Cooperative Minister Amit Shah has inaugurated the Seema Darshan Project at Nadabet on the Indo-Pak border in ___________________________.

केंद्रीय गृह और सहकारिता मंत्री अमित शाह ने ___________ में भारतपाक सीमा पर नडाबेट में सीमा दर्शन परियोजना का उद्घाटन किया।

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Amit Shah inaugurated Seema Darshan Project at Indo-Pak border in Gujarat

Union Home and Cooperative Minister Amit Shah has inaugurated the Seema Darshan Project at Nadabet on the Indo-Pak border in Banaskantha District of Gujarat.

The project was launched with the aim to provide an opportunity to the citizen to observe the life and work of the BSF personnel on our border. The tourist can see missiles, tanks, aircrafts etc which are used by the Indian Army and BSF at Nadabet.

Q.2. The 20th Meeting of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was held in Pakke tiger reserve in _________________ and was led by Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Bhupender Yadav.

राष्ट्रीय बाघ संरक्षण प्राधिकरण (NTCA) की 20 वीं बैठक __________________ के पक्के बाघ अभयारण्य में आयोजित की गई थी और इसका नेतृत्व केंद्रीय पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन मंत्री भूपेंद्र यादव ने किया था।

(a) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Bhupender Yadav chaired the 20th NTCA meeting held in Arunachal Pradesh

The 20th Meeting of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was held in Pakke tiger reserve in Arunachal Pradesh and was led by Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Bhupender Yadav.

The first-ever NTCA meeting was held in Arunachal Pradesh, outside of the National Capital. He also released a technical manual on MEE of Tiger Reserves in India, as well as standard operating procedures for tiger reintroduction and supplementation in the wild, a forest fire audit protocol for tiger reserves, and a standard operating procedure for tiger reintroduction and supplementation in the wild.

The NTCA has released a Forest Fire Audit Protocol for Tiger Reserves, which will assist tiger reserve managers in assessing their fire preparation and managing forest fires throughout their whole life cycle.

Q.3. Which Bank has launched a new deposit scheme named Vikas Siri Sampat-1111?

किस बैंक ने विकास सिरी संपत-1111 नाम से एक नई जमा योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank / कर्नाटक विकास ग्रामीण बैंक

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(d) Kerala Gramin Bank / केरल ग्रामीण बैंक

(e) Bank of Maharashtra / बैंक ऑफ महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank launched Vikas Siri Sampat-111 scheme

P Gopi Krishna, Chairman of Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank has launched a new deposit scheme of the bank named Vikas Siri Sampat-1111.

The tenure of this scheme is of 1,111 days with an interest rate of 5.70% for the general public and 6.20 % for senior citizens.

It also offers the highest rate of annualized return of 6.03% for the general public and 6.60% for senior citizens. Under the scheme, the account holder can deposit ₹10,000 to ₹2 crores.

Q.4. Name the renowned Assamese poet who has won the 56th Jnanpith Award.

उस प्रसिद्ध असमिया कवि का नाम बताइए, जिसने 56वां ज्ञानपीठ पुरस्कार जीता है।

(a) Bhalchandra Nemade / भालचंद्र नेमाडे

(b) Damodar Mauzo / दामोदर मौज़ो

(c) Raghuveer Chaudhari / रघुवीर चौधरी

(d) Kedarnath Singh / केदारनाथ सिंह

(e) Nilmani Phookan / नीलमणि फूकान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Renowned Assamese poet Nilamani Phookan conferred with 56th Jnanpith Award

Renowned Assamese poet Nilamani Phookan will be Conferred with the country’s highest literary award, 56th Jnanpith award at Guwahati.

Nilmani Phookan is the third person to win the Jnanpith Award from Assam after Mamoni Roisom Goswami and Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya.

Novelist Damodar Mauzo was chosen for 57th Jnanpith Award 2022 for his contribution to Indian literature.

Notable works of Phookan: ‘Xurjya Henu Naami Aahe Ei Nodiyedi’, ‘Kabita’, and ‘Gulapi Jamur Lagna’

Q.5. Which organization has commissioned the latest Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) MK-III squadron in Bhubaneswar in Odisha?

किस संगठन ने ओडिशा के भुवनेश्वर में नवीनतम उन्नत हल्के हेलीकॉप्टर (ALH-ध्रुव) MK-III स्क्वाड्रन को चालू किया है?

(a) Border Security Force (BSF) / सीमा सुरक्षा बल (BSF)

(b) Indian Coast Guard (ICG) / भारतीय तटरक्षक बल (ICG)

(c) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) / केंद्रीय औद्योगिक सुरक्षा बल (CISF)

(d) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) / केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (CRPF)

(e) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) / सशस्त्र सीमा बल (SSB)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Indian Coast Guard commissioned advanced light helicopter MK III squadron

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned the latest Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) MK-III squadron in Bhubaneswar in Odisha.

ALH was commissioned in the presence of Indian Coast Guard chief Virender Singh Pathania. It will enhance maritime security capabilities of force along with West Bengal and Odisha Coast and beyond.

It was manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Q.6. Which of the following has successfully flight-tested a new version of the Pinaka rocket system at the Pokhran firing ranges?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने पोखरण फायरिंग रेंज में पिनाका रॉकेट सिस्टम के नए संस्करण का सफलतापूर्वक परीक्षण किया है?

(a) Indian Air Force (IAF) / भारतीय वायु सेना

(b) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास संगठन

(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(d) Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास प्रयोगशाला

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. DRDO & Indian Army successfully test-fired Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System

The Indian Army and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested a new version of the Pinaka rocket system at the Pokhran firing ranges.

These included Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems.

The Pinaka rocket system has been developed by DRDO lab- Armament Research and Development Establishment, Pune in collaboration with High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune.

The EPRS is the upgraded version of the Pinaka variant, which has been in service with the Indian Army for the last decade. After establishing the performance efficacy of the enhanced range version of Pinaka, the technology was transferred to the industries viz. Munitions India Limited (MIL) and Economic Explosives Limited Nagpur.

Q.7. Which IIT has launched India’s 1st indigenously developed polycentric prosthetic knee “Kadam” in association with Society for Biomedical Technology (SBMT) and Mobility India?

किस IIT ने सोसाइटी फॉर बायोमेडिकल टेक्नोलॉजी (SBMT) और मोबिलिटी इंडिया के सहयोग से भारत का पहला स्वदेशी रूप से विकसित पॉलीसेंट्रिक प्रोस्थेटिक घुटने कदमलॉन्च किया है?

(a) IISc- Bengaluru / IISc- बेंगलुरु

(b) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

(c) IIT- Delhi / IIT- दिल्ली

(d) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(e) IIT-Guwahati/ IIT-गुवाहाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. IIT-Madras launched India’s 1st indigenously developed polycentric prosthetic knee “Kadam”

India’s first indigenously developed polycentric prosthetic knee – Kadam was launched by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M), the Above Knee Prosthesis was developed in association with Society for Biomedical Technology (SBMT) and Mobility India.

Kadam will help people with above-knee amputees to walk in comfortable gait. Kadam has multiple axes hinge joints for rotation which provide greater control over the prosthesis and gives a maximum knee flexion of 160 degrees to make it easy to sit in cramped spaces like buses and autos.

The design includes high durable stainless steel and aluminium alloy along with hard chrome plated EN8 pins and high fatigue life polymer bushings, which was developed by a team at TTK Centre for Rehabilitation Research and Device Development (R2D2) at IIT-M.

TTK Centre for Rehabilitation Research and Device Development (R2D2) also developed and commercialized ‘Arise,’ the country’s first standing wheelchair and NeoFly-NeoBolt: active wheelchair and motorized add-on for seamless indoor-outdoor mobility.

Q.8. Which country has successfully launched, a new Earth observation satellite ‘Gaofen-3 03’ from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre by a Long March-4C rocket?

किस देश ने लॉन्ग मार्च -4 सी रॉकेट द्वारा जिउक्वान सैटेलाइट लॉन्च सेंटर से एक नया पृथ्वी अवलोकन उपग्रह गाओफेन -3 03सफलतापूर्वक लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(c) China / चीन

(d) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(e) Thailand / थाईलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. China successfully launched new satellite ‘Gaofen-3 03’ for earth observation

China has successfully launched, a new Earth observation satellite ‘Gaofen-3 03’ from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre by a Long March-4C rocket.

This will become part of its land-sea radar satellite constellation by forming a network with the orbiting Gaofen-3 and Gaofen-3 02 satellites. It will also capture images to help China safeguard its maritime rights.

These Earth Observation satellites have produced many SAR images on daily basis. Other satellites that already orbiting: Gaofen-3 and Gaofen-3 02.

Q.9. Who among the following has won the Formula 1 2022 Australian Grand Prix, held in Melbourne, Victoria?

मेलबर्न, विक्टोरिया में आयोजित फॉर्मूला 1 2022 ऑस्ट्रेलियन ग्रां प्री निम्नलिखित में से किसने जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc won 2022 F1 Australian Grand Prix

Charles Leclerc (Ferrari- Monaco) has won the Formula 1 2022 Australian Grand Prix, held on 10 April 2022 in Melbourne, Victoria.

It was the third round of the 2022 Formula One World Championship. Sergio Pérez (Red Bull Racing-RBPT – Mexico) came second while George Russell (Mercedes – Britain) came third.

Q.10. How many gold medals has won by India at Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament 2022 in Phuket?

फुकेत में थाईलैंड ओपन इंटरनेशनल बॉक्सिंग टूर्नामेंट 2022 में भारत ने कितने स्वर्ण पदक जीते हैं?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 7

(e) 10

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. India bagged 10 medals with 3 gold at Thailand Open Boxing Tournament 2022

The 15-member Indian boxing contingents ended their campaign at the Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament 2022 in Phuket with 10 medals, including three golds, four silvers, and three bronze.

Gold medal winners earned USD 2000 while silver and bronze medallists took home USD 1000 and USD 500 respectively as the tournament witnessed thrilling competition with the participation of 130 top boxers including 74 males and 56 females, from Asia, Europe, Oceania and Africa.

Medal Winners includes:

Gold Govind Sahani (48kg)

Ananta Pralhad Chopde (54kg)

Sumit (75kg)

Silver Amit Panghal (52kg)

Monika (48kg)

Varinder Singh (60kg)

Ashish Kumar (81kg)

Bronze Manisha (57kg)

Pooja (69kg)

Bhagyabati Kachari (75kg)

Q.11. Which team has won the mixed double title at the 2022 WSF World Doubles Squash championship at Glasglow, Scotland?

किस टीम ने ग्लासग्लो, स्कॉटलैंड में 2022 WSF वर्ल्ड डबल्स स्क्वैश चैंपियनशिप में मिश्रित डबल खिताब जीता है?

(a) Dipika Pallikal & Saurav Ghosal / दीपिका पल्लीकल और सौरव घोषाल

(b) Adrian Waller and Alison Waters / एड्रियन वालर और एलिसन वाटर्स

(c) Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa / दीपिका पल्लीकल और जोशना चिनप्पा

(d) Declan James and James Willstrop / डेक्कन जेम्स और जेम्स विलस्ट्रॉप

(e) Joshna Chinappa & Saurav Ghosal / जोशना चिनप्पा और सौरव घोषाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Dipika Pallikal & Saurav Ghosal won 1st-ever gold medal at 2022 WSF World Doubles Squash championships

The second-seeded Indian duo Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal won the mixed double title at the 2022 WSF World Doubles Squash championship at Glasglow, Scotland.

The Indian duo thrashed the fourth-seeded pair of Adrian Waller and Alison Waters of England in the mixed doubles finals in straight sets 11-6, 11-8. This is the first gold medal for India at the WSF World Doubles Squash championship, which the country had never won before this.

Meanwhile, England’s Declan James and James Willstrop beat Scotland’s Greg Lobban and Rory Stewart, 11-10; 11-6, to win the men’s doubles final. Apart from this, Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa paired to win the women’s doubles final, 11-9, 4-11, 11-8 defeating England’s Sarah Jane Perry and Waters.

Q.12. World Parkinson's Day is annually observed on _________________.

विश्व पार्किंसंस दिवस प्रतिवर्ष _________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(b) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

(c) 13 April / 13 अप्रैल

(d) 14 April / 14 अप्रैल

(e) 15 April / 15 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. 11 April: World Parkinson’s Day

World Parkinson’s Day is annually observed on April 11 to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease, which is described as a movement disorder that impacts the nervous system.

This day also marks the birth anniversary of Dr. James Parkinson, who first described the features of the disease in his article – An Essay on the Shaking Palsy in 1817.

Theme 2022: “integrated health care”.

Q.13. 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.13.(d)

Exp. 11 April: National Safe Motherhood Day

National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on 11 April every year to create awareness about maternity facilities, lactating women, and also for proper health care given to women.

The day is marked annually in India and aims to raise awareness about the care that a pregnant woman needs before, during, and after childbirth.

National Safe Motherhood Day is an initiative undertaken by the White Ribbon Alliance. The government of India in the year 2003 designated 11 April as National Safe Motherhood Day. The day also marks the birth anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi.

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. 11 April: National Pet Day

National Pet Day is celebrated on 11th April every year in the US.

This day highlights public awareness for the animals awaiting homes in shelters and celebrates the joy pets bring into our lives.

Colleen Paige, a renowned animal welfare advocate and lifestyle expert, proposed National Pet Day in 2006.

Q.15. Shiv Kumar Subramaniam passed away recently. He was a/an ____________________.

हाल ही में शिव कुमार सुब्रमण्यम का निधन हो गया। वह एक _____________ थे।

(a) Screenwriter/ पटकथा लेखक

(b) Actor/ अभिनेता

(c) Director/ निदेशक

(d) Both a and b/ दोनों ए और बी

(e) None of these/ इनमें से कोई नहीं

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Actor-screenwriter Shiv Kumar Subramaniam passed away

Actor-screenwriter Shiv Kumar Subramaniam has passed away, he was known for his roles in serial Mukti Bandhan and Meenakshi Sundareshwar.

He started his career by writing a screenplay for 1989 film Parinda which was directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra.

He won the Filmfare Award for Best Story for Hazaron Khawaishein Aisis. He has worked in films like 2 States, Hichki, Nail Polish, Rocky Handsome and more.

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