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

Daily Current Affairs 11th March 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which State Government has announced a special scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Chaa Srami Kalyan Prakalpa’, allotting Rs. 85 crores for its implementation, as a step towards bringing the 7000 tea garden workers under social security net?

किस राज्य सरकार ने 7000 चाय बागान श्रमिकों को सामाजिक सुरक्षा के दायरे में लाने की दिशा में एक कदम के रूप में, इसके कार्यान्वयन के लिए 85 करोड़ रुपये आवंटित करते हुए एक विशेष योजना मुख्यमंत्री चा श्रमिक कल्याण प्रकल्पकी घोषणा की है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Ans.1.(a)

Answer & Explanation
Exp. Tripura Govt announced “Mukhyamantri Chaa Srami Kalyan Prakalpa” scheme for tea workers

Tripura Government has announced a special scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Chaa Srami Kalyan Prakalpa’, allotting Rs. 85 crores for its implementation, as a step towards bringing the 7000 tea garden workers of Tripura under social security net.

About 75% of the 7000 tea garden workers are women and they produce nearly 90 lakh kilograms of tea through 54 tea estates & 21 tea processing factories across the state. The tea production is mainly distributed in North, Sepahijala, Unakoti and West Tripura districts.

This special scheme would ensure housing, rations and financial support to the tea garden workers by integrating the facilities that are entitled to them, by the state government and the central government.

The Union Home and Cooperation Minister, Amit Shah had recently inaugurated the year 2022 Women Empowerment Campaign and Chief Minister Shramik Kalyan Prakalp scheme for the women of Tripura on the occasion of International Women’s Day & has also laid the foundation stone for National Forensic Sciences University in Agartala, capital of Tripura.

Q.2. Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has recently inaugurated the first drone school in __________________.

केंद्रीय नागरिक उड्डयन मंत्री ज्योतिरादित्य सिंधिया ने हाल ही में ___________ में पहले ड्रोन स्कूल का उद्घाटन किया है।

(a) Vadodra / वडोदरा

(b) Patna / पटना

(c) Gwalior / ग्वालियर

(d) Guwahati / गुवाहाटी

(e) Bhopal / भोपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Jyotiraditya Scindia and Shivraj Chouhan inaugurated first drone school in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the first drone school in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

In addition, Madhya Pradesh was also the first state in the country in advancing the use of drone technology at a big scale by organising drone meta in Gwalior in December last year.

Q.3. India’s first 100% women-owned industrial park became operational in which of the following city?

भारत का पहला 100% महिला स्वामित्व वाला औद्योगिक पार्क निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में चालू हुआ?

(a) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(b) Chennai / चेन्नई

(c) Mumbai / मुंबई

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. India’s 1st fully women-owned industrial park inaugurated in Hyderabad

India’s first 100% women-owned industrial park became operational in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is spread over a 50-acre area in Sultanpur near Patancheru industrial area.

Industrial Park is promoted by FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) in partnership with the state government of Telangana.

Initially, the park has 25 women-owned and operated units, across 16 different green category industrial segment Estimated investment cost of the project is Rs 250 crores.

Aim: To propagate and encourage sustainable development and growth

Q.4. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has signed MoU with which IIT for establishment of ‘BIS Standardization Chair Professor’?

भारतीय मानक ब्यूरो (बीआईएस) ने बीआईएस मानकीकरण चेयर प्रोफेसरकी स्थापना के लिए किस आईआईटी के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IIT Delhi / IIT दिल्ली

(b) IIT Madras / IIT मद्रास

(c) IIT Bombay / IIT बॉम्बे

(d) IIT Roorkee / IIT रुड़की

(e) IIT Guwahati/ IIT गुवाहाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. BIS signed MoU with IIT Roorkee for ‘BIS Standardization Chair Professor’

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has signed MoU with IIT Roorkee for establishment of ‘BIS Standardization Chair Professor’ at IIT Roorkee.

This would be the 1st Standardization Chair established by BIS in an Institute for activities on Standardization and Conformity Assessment.

It will help in sensitizing students on how standards can encourage and facilitate innovation and will help in grooming students making them better prepared for their future challenges.

Q.5. Which of the following state has retained its number one spot in the SKOCH State of Governance rankings in 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य ने 2021 में SKOCH स्टेट ऑफ़ गवर्नेंस रैंकिंग में अपना नंबर एक स्थान बरकरार रखा है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(c) Goa / गोवा

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Andhra Pradesh retained first rank in Skoch State of Governance ranking 2021

Andhra Pradesh has retained its number one spot in the SKOCH State of Governance rankings in 2021. According to a release, the State retained the first rank for the second consecutive year.

The second rank was bagged by West Bengal and Odisha was ranked 3, Gujarat was ranked 4 and Maharashtra was ranked 5. Neighbouring Telangana was ranked 6.

In 2020 too, Andhra Pradesh bagged top rank in governance. Andhra Pradesh was ranked at second position in 2018 and later it slipped to 4th position in 2019, according to Skoch.

Andhra Pradesh also bagged top position in police and safety, agriculture, district administration and rural development.

The SKOCH Group has released the SKOCH Governance Report Card for 2021 in New Delhi, ranking the states according to their performance in various projects at state, district, and Email Article Print Article municipal levels.

Q.6. According to the Swedish based V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute report titled, ‘Democracy Report 2022: Autocratisation Changing Nature’, India has been ranked among the top ten autocratic countries in the world and has been ranked ____________ on the Liberal Democracy Index (LDI).

स्वीडिश स्थित वीडेम (डेमोक्रेसी की किस्में) संस्थान की डेमोक्रेसी रिपोर्ट 2022: ऑटोक्रेटाइजेशन चेंजिंग नेचरशीर्षक से रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, भारत को दुनिया के शीर्ष दस निरंकुश देशों में स्थान दिया गया है और लिबरल डेमोक्रेसी इंडेक्स (एलडीआई) में ___________ स्थान पर है।

(a) 19

(b) 47

(c) 64

(d) 93

(e) 114

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. V-Dem’s Democracy Report 2022: India ranked 93rd; Sweden topped

According to the Swedish based V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute report titled, ‘Democracy Report 2022: Autocratisation Changing Nature’, India has been ranked among the top ten autocratic countries in the world and has been ranked 93rd on the Liberal Democracy Index (LDI) out of 179 countries.

India is one of the top ten ‘autocratisers’ in the world, which indicates that India is autocratic rather than a democracy that it can more suitably be indicated as electoral autocracy.

India is in the bottom 40% to 50% of countries on V-Dem’s Liberal Democracy Index (LDI).

In Democracy report 2020, the institute classified India as an electoral autocracy. It has slipped further down in the Electoral Democracy Index, to 100, and even lower in the Deliberative Component Index, at 102.

Most autocratic countries: Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Venezuela are among the most autocratic in the world.

Top 5 LDI Countries:

  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Costa Rica
  • New Zealand

Q.7. According to the Swedish based V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute report titled, ‘Democracy Report 2022: Autocratisation Changing Nature’ which country has topped in Liberal Democracy Index (LDI)?

स्वीडिश स्थित वीडेम (डेमोक्रेसी की किस्में) संस्थान की डेमोक्रेसी रिपोर्ट 2022: ऑटोक्रेटाइजेशन चेंजिंग नेचरशीर्षक से रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, कौन सा देश लिबरल डेमोक्रेसी इंडेक्स (एलडीआई) में शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(c) Norway / नॉर्वे

(d) Costa Rica / कोस्टा रिका

(e) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. V-Dem’s Democracy Report 2022: India ranked 93rd; Sweden topped

According to the Swedish based V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute report titled, ‘Democracy Report 2022: Autocratisation Changing Nature’, India has been ranked among the top ten autocratic countries in the world and has been ranked 93rd on the Liberal Democracy Index (LDI) out of 179 countries.

India is one of the top ten ‘autocratisers’ in the world, which indicates that India is autocratic rather than a democracy that it can more suitably be indicated as electoral autocracy.

India is in the bottom 40% to 50% of countries on V-Dem’s Liberal Democracy Index (LDI).

In Democracy report 2020, the institute classified India as an electoral autocracy. It has slipped further down in the Electoral Democracy Index, to 100, and even lower in the Deliberative Component Index, at 102.

Most autocratic countries: Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Venezuela are among the most autocratic in the world.

Top 5 LDI Countries:

  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Costa Rica
  • New Zealand

Q.8. Government of India, and Government of West Bengal have signed $125 million loan with which organization to support efforts to help poor and vulnerable groups access social protection services in West Bengal?

भारत सरकार और पश्चिम बंगाल सरकार ने पश्चिम बंगाल में गरीब और कमजोर समूहों को सामाजिक सुरक्षा सेवाओं तक पहुँचने में मदद करने के प्रयासों का समर्थन करने के लिए किस संगठन के साथ 125 मिलियन डॉलर के ऋण पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(b) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(c) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. India signed $125 million loan agreement with World Bank for social protection services in West Bengal

Government of India, Government of West Bengal, and World Bank has signed $125 million IBRD loan to support efforts to help poor and vulnerable groups access social protection services in West Bengal.

World Bank runs more than 400 programs for social assistance, care services, and jobs under umbrella platform called Jai Bangla.

West Bengal Building State Capability for Inclusive Social Protection Project will support these interventions at the state level, with particular focus on vulnerable groups such as women, tribal and scheduled caste households, and the elderly, as well as households in the state’s disaster-prone coastal regions.

Q.9. ToneTag has partnered with which Payments Bank and NPCI to launch its “VoiceSe UPI payments service” for feature phone users?

टोनटैग ने फीचर फोन उपयोगकर्ताओं के लिए अपनी वॉयससे यूपीआई भुगतान सेवाशुरू करने के लिए किस पेमेंट्स बैंक और एनपीसीआई के साथ भागीदारी की 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) India Post Payments Bank / इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. ToneTag partnered with NSDL Payments Bank & NPCI to launch VoiceSe UPI digital payments for feature phone users

ToneTag has partnered with NSDL Payments Bank and NPCI to launch its “VoiceSe UPI payments service” for feature phone users.

This comes after the Reserve Bank of India has launched the UPI 123Pay facility that enables UPI payments for feature phone users. ToneTag is a sound-based proximity communication and payments service provider based in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

To access the “VoiceSe UPI payments service” feature phone users need to call on the IVRS number 6366 200 200.  Every user can only proceed with the financial transaction through UPI PIN. They do not require internet connectivity or a smartphone for making payments.

Q.10. RBI has announced that National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) will be regulated and supervised as an ‘All India Financial Institution (AIFI)’ by it under the Sections 45L and 45N of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934. Who is the Chairperson of NaBFID?

RBI ने घोषणा की है कि नेशनल बैंक फॉर फाइनेंसिंग इंफ्रास्ट्रक्चर एंड डेवलपमेंट (NaBFID) को भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक (RBI) अधिनियम, 1934 की धारा 45L और 45N के तहत अखिल भारतीय वित्तीय संस्थान (AIFI)’ के रूप में विनियमित और पर्यवेक्षण किया जाएगा। NaBFID के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Pradip Shah / प्रदीप शाह

(b) G K Pillai / जि के पिल्लई

(c) Rajiv Mehrishi / राजीव मह्रिषी

(d) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकंदकम शर्मा

(e) KV Kamath / के वी कामथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. NaBFID will be regulated as All India Financial Institution under RBI Act

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) will be regulated and supervised as an All India Financial Institution (AIFI) by it under the Sections 45L and 45N of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934.

It shall be the 5th AIFI after Export Import (EXIM) Bank, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), National Housing Bank (NHB) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

The National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) Act, 2021, received the assent of the President on March 28, 2021 and came into force with effect from April 19, 2021.’

About National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID):

Founded: 2021

Headquarters: Mumbai

Chairperson: K V Kamath

Q.11. Which Life Insurance company has recently entered into bancassurance partnership with Bharat Co-operative Bank (Mumbai) Ltd?

किस जीवन बीमा कंपनी ने हाल ही में भारत सहकारी बैंक (मुंबई) लिमिटेड के साथ बैंकएश्योरेंस साझेदारी में प्रवेश किया है?

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

(b) Oriental Insurance Company / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

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

(d) Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Company / आदित्य बिड़ला सन लाइफ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

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

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance entered into bancassurance partnership with Bharat Co-operative Bank

Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance (ABSLI), the life insurance subsidiary of Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL), and Bharat Co-operative Bank (Mumbai) Ltd. have announced their bancassurance partnership.

This collaboration facilitates a common platform to reach out to the bank’s five lakh plus customers with relevant life insurance solutions. The agreement will provide life insurance support to more than 5 lakh customers of the bank.

Q.12. Who among the following has been appointed as a whole-time member (WTM) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI) के पूर्णकालिक सदस्य (WTM) के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Aswini Kumar Tewari / अश्विनी कुमार तिवारी

(b) Ashwani Bhatia / अश्वनी भाटिया

(c) C.S. Setty / सी एस सेट्टी

(d) Swaminathan Janakiraman / स्वामीनाथन जानकीरमन

(e) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Ashwani Bhatia appointed as whole-time member of SEBI

The cabinet has appointed Ashwani Bhatia, managing director of the State Bank of India (SBI), as a whole-time member (WTM) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved Ashwani Bhatia’s appointment as a whole-time member of SEBI for three years from the date of his assumption of the command.

In August 2020, Ashwani Bhatia, who will be retiring in May 2022, that is this year, was promoted to the post of managing director of State Bank of India.

He was the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of SBI Mutual Fund before his promotion to the post of MD of SBI. He was employed with SBI as a Probationary Officer (PO) in 1985. He has held various posts over his 33-year career at the State Bank of India.

Q.13. Who has been appointed as the CEO and MD of Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited?

कोलगेटपामोलिव (इंडिया) लिमिटेड के सीईओ और एमडी के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) T Raja Kumar / टी राजा कुमार

(b) Aman Lekhi / अमन लेखी

(c) Prabha Narasimhan / प्रभा नरसिम्हान

(d) D N Patel / डी एन पटेल

(e) Madhabi Puri Buch / माधाबी पुरी बुच

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Prabha Narasimhan appointed as CEO of Colgate-Palmolive India

Prabha Narasimhan has been appointed as the CEO and MD of Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited. She succeeded Ram Raghavan, who has been promoted to the role of President, Enterprise Oral Care, at Colgate Palmolive Company.

Prior to this, she was working as executive director of Hindustan Unilever (HUL). Colgate-Palmolive (India) provides oral care products under ‘Colgate’ brand. It also provides personal care products under ‘Palmolive’ brand name.

Q.14. India has topped the medal standings with a total of how many medals at the ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, Egypt?

मिस्र के काहिरा में आयोजित ISSF विश्व कप 2022 में भारत ने कुल कितने पदकों के साथ पदक तालिका में शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) 7

(b) 8

(c) 9

(d) 10

(e) 11

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. India topped medal tally with 4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze in 2022 ISSF World Cup

India has taken first place in the medal standings at the ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, organised by the International Shooting Sport Federation.

By winning a total of seven medals, the Indian team took first place in the medals tally, with four gold, two silver, and one bronze.

Norway took second place in the medals tally with six medals (three gold, one silver, and two bronze). France came in third place with three gold medals out of a total of twenty.

India medal winners in ISSF World Cup 2022:

Women’s 25m pistol team – Gold (Rahi Sarnobat, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan)

Men’s 10m air pistol – Gold (Saurabh Chaudhary)

Women’s 10m air pistol team – Gold (Esha Singh, Nivetha Paramanantham, Ruchira Vinerkar)

25m rapid fire pistol mixed team – Gold (Rhythm Sangwan and Anish Bhanwala)

Women’s 10m air pistol event – Silver (Esha Singh)

Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol team – Silver (Gurpreet Singh, Anish Bhanwala and Bhavesh Shekhawat)

50m rifle 3 positions mixed team event – Bronze (Shriyanka Sadangi and Akhil Sheoran)

Q.15. Who is the author of the biography of late Soli Sorabjee titled “Soli Sorabjee: Life and Times”?

स्वर्गीय सोली सोराबजी की जीवनी सोली सोराबजी: लाइफ एंड टाइम्सके लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Deepam Chatterjee / दीपम चटर्जी

(b) Abhinav Chandrachud / अभिनव चंद्रचूड़

(c) Amitava Kumar / अमिताभ कुमार

(d) Vikas Kumar Jha / विकास कुमार झा

(e) Mithilesh Tiwari / मिथिलेश तिवारी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. Biography of late Soli Sorabjee titled “Soli Sorabjee: Life and Times” authored by Abhinav Chandrachud

A new biography, titled “Soli Sorabjee: Life and Times” announced on March 9 2022, during the occasion of 92nd birth anniversary of Soli Sorabjee.

It is authored by advocate and legal scholar Abhinav Chandrachud and will be released in April 2022. The book highlights the personal details of life of Soli Sorabjee, his family background.

He was the former Attorney General (AG) of India and served two times for the years 1989-90 and then from 1998- 2004.

Q.16. International Day of Women Judges has been celebrated and observed for the first time in 2022 on ________________.

महिला न्यायाधीशों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2022 में पहली बार _________ को मनाया गया है।

(a) 7 March / 7 मार्च

(b) 8 March / 8 मार्च

(c) 9 March / 9 मार्च

(d) 10 March / 10 मार्च

(e) 11 March / 11 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. 10 March: International Day of Women Judges

This year, 10 March will be celebrated as the International Day of Women Judges. The day will be celebrated and observed for the first time after the UN General Assembly passed the resolution concerning the same in April 2021.

The International Day of Women Judges aims to recognise the efforts and contributions being made by women judges. The day also empowers young women and girls who aspire to become judges and leaders in the community.

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