Current Affairs Quiz 11th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 11th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Mohammad Mokhber has been named as the first Vice President of which country?

मोहम्मद मोखबर को किस देश के पहले उपराष्ट्रपति के रूप में नामित किया गया है?

(a) Iran / ईरान

(b) Iraq / इराक़

(c) Lebanon / लेबनान

(d) Israel / इजराइल

(e) Turkey / तुर्की

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Mohammad Mokhber has been named as the first Vice President of Iran

Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi named the chairman of a powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by the United States as his first vice-president.

Mohammad Mokhber has for years headed the foundation known as Setad or the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s order.

Q.2. Which organization has unveiled “Digital Prayaas” an app-based digital-lending platform?

किस संगठन ने ऐपआधारित डिजिटलऋण मंच डिजिटल प्रयासका अनावरण किया है?

(a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

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

(c) National Housing Bank (NHB) / राष्ट्रीय आवास बैंक

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

(e) Export Import Bank of India (EXIM) / एक्सपोर्ट इम्पोर्ट बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has unveiled ‘Digital Prayaas’ an app-based digital-lending platform to facilitate loans to entrepreneurs from low-income groups.

The objective is to sanction a loan by the end of the day. The platform has engaged in the promotion, financing and development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Q.3. What was the rank of India in New Global Youth Development Index 2020?

न्यू ग्लोबल यूथ डेवलपमेंट इंडेक्स 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या था?

(a) 42

(b) 57

(c) 83

(d) 104

(e) 122

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. India is ranked 122nd on a new Global Youth Development Index 2020 measuring the condition of young people across 181 countries, released by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

Singapore ranked topmost followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta and Denmark.

Q.4. Which country has topped in New Global Youth Development Index 2020 released by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London?

लंदन में राष्ट्रमंडल सचिवालय द्वारा जारी न्यू ग्लोबल यूथ डेवलपमेंट इंडेक्स 2020 में किस देश ने शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Norway / नॉर्वे

(b) Iceland / आइसलैंड

(c) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. India is ranked 122nd on a new Global Youth Development Index 2020 measuring the condition of young people across 181 countries, released by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

Singapore ranked topmost followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta and Denmark.

Q.5. RBI will impose monetary penalty on ATMs that run out of cash from October 1. Who is the present governor of RBI?

1 अक्टूबर से कैश खत्म होने वाले एटीएम पर आरबीआई मौद्रिक जुर्माना लगाएगा। आरबीआई के वर्तमान गवर्नर कौन हैं?

(a) M Rajeshwar Rao / एम राजेश्वर राव

(b) Shaktikanta Das / शक्तिकान्त दास

(c) Michael D Patra / माइकल डी पात्रा

(d) Mahesh Kumar Jain / महेश कुमार जैन

(e) T Rabi Sankar / टी रबी शंकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to charge penalties on banks for non-availability of cash in ATMs.

Starting October 1, 2021, cash-out at any ATM of more than 10 hours in a month will attract a flat penalty of Rs 10,000 per ATM. In case of White Label ATMs (WLAs), the penalty would be charged to the bank which is meeting the cash requirement of that particular WLA.

Q.6. Who has been re-appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW)?

राष्ट्रीय महिला आयोग (NCW) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Surekha Sikri / सुरेख सिकरी

(b) Rekha Menon / रेखा मेनन

(c) Soma Mondal / सोमा मोंडल

(d) Rekha Sharma / रेखा शर्मा

(e) Gowsalya Shankar / गोशाल्य शंकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. GoI Approves 3-year extension for Rekha Sharma as Chairperson of NCW

The Government of India has given a three-year extension to Rekha Sharma as Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW). She will serve for another three years term with effect from August 07, 2021, or till the age of 65 years or until further orders whichever is the earliest.

The 57-year-old Sharma first assumed the charge as Chairperson of NCW on August 7, 2018.

Q.7. Who is the author of the book titled “The Earthspinner”?

द अर्थस्पिनरनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) C K Garyali / सी के गैरयाली

(b) Bhalchandra Mungekar / भालचंद्र मुंगेकर

(c) Shashi Tharoor / शशि थरूर

(d) Anuradha Roy / अनुराधा रॉय

(e) Amish Tripathi / अमीश त्रिपाठी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. A book titled “The Earthspinner” authored by award-winning novelist Anuradha Roy.

In the book, Roy delves into the “life and mind of Elango the potter, who must navigate complicated and impossible love, the dedication of a beloved pet, his own passion for creativity and a world turned upside down by the petty violence that characterises the present day”.

Q.8. Indian Army contingent will participate in the 7th edition of the International Army Games 2021 in ______________.

भारतीय सेना की टुकड़ी _______ में अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सेना खेलों 2021 के 7वें संस्करण में भाग लेगी।

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) China / चीन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. The 7th edition of the International Army Games, 2021, will be held from 22 August to 04 September 2021 in Russia. The competition will be hosted in eleven countries in the 2021 Games. Over 280 teams from 42 countries will compete in the game to show their combat skills, professionalism and determination to win.

The International Army Games also referred to as ‘War Olympics’, is an international military sports event, which aims to strengthen military-to-military cooperation between countries and trust between the participating nations.

Q.9. Saranya Sasi passed away recently. She was a/an ________.

सरन्या शसी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _____________ थी।

(a) Singer /गायक

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(d) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Popular Malayalam film and television actor, Saranya Sasi passed away due to Covid-19 complications.

The actress’ body of work includes films like Chhota Mumbai, Thalappavu, Bombay March 12 and TV soaps like Kootukari, Avakashikal, Harichandanam, Malakhamar and Rahasyam.

Q.10. What is the currency of Iran?

ईरान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Lira / लीरा

(b) Euro / यूरो

(c) Pound / पौंड

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Capital: Tehran

Currency: Iranian rial

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