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

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Q.1. In which of the following seas, Indian and Indonesian navies have conducted passage exercises on 9th May?

निम्नलिखित में से किस समुद्र में, भारतीय और इंडोनेशियन नौसेनाओं ने 9 मई को पारित अभ्यास किया है?

(a) Mediterranean Sea/ भूमध्य – सागर

(b) Caribbean Sea/ कैरिबियन सागर

(c) Gulf of Mexico/ मेक्सिको की खाड़ी

(d) Arabian sea/ अरब सागर

(e) East China Sea/ पूर्वी चीन का समुद्र

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Indian and Indonesian Navies conducted Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the southern Arabian sea on 9th May with a focus on further improving their interoperability.

The exercise was aimed at improving interoperability and understanding between both the friendly navies. PASSEXes are regularly conducted by IN with units of Friendly Foreign Countries.

Q.2. Which bank has launched chatbot ‘Eva’ on CSCs Digital Seva Portal?

किस बैंक ने CSCs डिजिटल सेवा पोर्टल पर चैटबोट ’Eva’ लॉन्च किया ?

(a) HDFC Bank/ एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) State Bank Of India/ भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Punjab National Bank/ पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(d) Axis Bank/ ऐक्सिस बैंक

(e) Bank of Baroda/ बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. HDFC Bank and Common Services Centres (CSCs) on 10th May launched chatbot ‘Eva’ on CSCs Digital Seva Portal to support the Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) in providing banking services for the last mile rural consumers.

Through Eva, VLEs will learn about the products and services offered by the HDFC Bank, which will improve services to the last mile customers and enhance banking services for the last mile.

Q.3. Puducherry has achieved 100% tap water connection in rural areas under which mission?

पुडुचेरी ने किस मिशन के तहत ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में 100% नल का जल कनेक्शन हासिल किया है?

(a) National Water Mission/राष्ट्रीय जल मिशन

(b) Jal Jeevan Mission/जल जीवन मिशन

(c) Jal Shakti Abhiyan/जल शक्ति अभियान

(d) both (a) and (c)/ दोनों (ए) और (सी)

(e) none of these/इनमें से कोई नहीं

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Puducherry achieves 100% tap water connection in rural areas under Jal Jeevan Mission.

Puducherry has achieved the target of 100% piped water connection in rural areas under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

Union Territory became the fourth State/UT after Goa, Telangana and Andaman and Nicobar Islands to provide assured tap water supply to every rural home under the Centre’s flagship programme by 2024.

Q.4. On which day National Technology Day is observed?

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 11 May/ 11 मई

(b) 12 May/ 12 मई

(c) 15 May/ 15 मई

(d) 9 May/ 9 मई

(e) 16 May/ 16 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. May 11 is observed as National Technology Day every year to mark the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998.

The Indian government officially declared 11 May as National Technology Day to commemorate the first of the five nuclear tests that were carried out on 11 May 1998.

Theme 2021: ‘Science and Technology for a sustainable future’.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as Executive Director (ED) of The Reserve Bank of India?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक के कार्यकारी निदेशक (ईडी) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Shri P. Vijaya Kumar/श्री पी विजया कुमार

(b) Shri Anil Kumar Sharma/श्री अनिल कुमार शर्मा

(c) Shri Jose J. Kattoor/श्री जोस जे कटूर

(d) Shri R Subramanian/श्री आर सुब्रमण्यन

(e) Shri S. C. Murmu/ श्री एस। सी। मुर्मू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India on 10th May announced it has promoted Jose J. Kattoor as Executive Director (ED) with effect from May 04, 2021.

He will look after the Human Resource Management Department, Corporate Strategy and Budget Department and Rajbhasha Department.

Q.6. Nomura has projected India’s FY22 GDP growth at _________.

नोमुरा ने _________ पर भारत की FY22 जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 10.8%

(b) 12%

(c) 8.9%

(d) 11.5%

(e) 9.6%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Japanese brokerage Nomura on Tuesday cut its GDP growth estimate for India for the current 2021-22 fiscal to 10.8 per cent from the earlier 12.6 per cent, blaming the impact of the second wave-induced lockdowns.

The economy is officially assumed to have contracted by 7.6 per cent in FY21 because of the hit following the national lockdown last year.

Q.7. Which of the following has got RBI approval for prepaid payment business?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे प्रीपेड भुगतान व्यवसाय के लिए आरबीआई की मंजूरी मिली है?

  • Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited / श्रीराम ट्रांसपोर्ट फाइनेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड
  • Bajaj Finance Limitedm/ बजाज फाइनेंस लिमिटेड
  • Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited / महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा फाइनेंशियल सर्विसेज लिमिटेड
  • Muthoot Finance Ltd. / मुथूट फाइनेंस लिमिटेड
  • HDB Finance Services / एचडीबी वित्त सेवाएँ

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Bajaj Finance gets RBI approval for prepaid payment business.

Bajaj Finance is all set to join the likes of Paytm and Amazon in the prepaid payment segment with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approving the non-bank lender’s foray with perpetual validity.

The move is part of Bajaj Finance’s broader strategy to expand its digital offerings. RBI has granted authorization to the Company for issuance and operation of semi-closed Prepaid Payment Instruments with perpetual validity.

Q.8. Who became the first Indian person to Won Arab World Nobel Prize?

अरब वर्ल्ड नोबेल पुरस्कार जीतने वाले पहले भारतीय व्यक्ति कौन बने?

(a) Dr Tahera Qutbuddin/डॉ ताहेरा कुतुबुद्दीन

(b) Yasser Arafat/यासर अराफात

(c) Nadia Murad/नादिया मुराद

(d) Anwar El Sadat/अनवर एल सदात

(e) none of these/इनमें से कोई नहीं

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dr Tahera Qutbuddin 1st Indian To Won Arab World Nobel Prize

Mumbai born, Dr Tahera Qutbuddin, a professor of Arabic Literature at the University of Chicago, recently became the first person of Indian origin to win the 15th Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

The award is considered to be the Nobel Prize of the Arab world. She won the award for her latest book, “Arabic Oration – Art and Function” published by Brill Academic Publishers of Leiden in 2019.

Q.9. Who has won the ICC Players of the Month award for April 2021?

अप्रैल 2021 के लिए ICC प्लेयर ऑफ़ द मंथ पुरस्कार किसने जीता है?

(a) Virat Kohli/विराट कोहली

(b) Rohit Sharma/ रोहित शर्मा

(c) Babar Azam/ बाबर आज़म

(d) Bhuvneshwar Kumar/ भुवनेश्वर कुमार

(e) Ravichandran Ashwin/ रविचंद्रन अश्विन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Pakistani skipper Babar Azam has been named the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for April 2021 for his consistent and stellar performances across all formats in the recently concluded series against South Africa.

Along with Babar, Australian women’s team wicketkeeper-batsman Alyssa Healy also bagged the ICC Women’s Player of The Month accolade for her incredible performances during the month of April.

Q.10. Madampu Kunjukuttan has passed away recently. He was a/an ___________.

मदमपु कुंजुकुट्टन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। 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

Exp. Malayalam screenwriter-actor Madampu Kunjukuttan passed away on 11th May. He was 81.  He was later diagnosed with the coronavirus.

He entered the film industry as a screenwriter with Ashwadhamavu in the year 1979. In 2000, he bagged the prestigious National Award for best screenplay for Karunam, which was directed by Jayaraj. His film, Parinamam had won the award for the best screenplay at the Ashdod international film festival in Israel in 2003.

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