Current Affairs Quiz 12th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which Small Finance Bank has launched ‘I choose my number’ feature?

किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने मैं अपना नंबर चुनूंसुविधा शुरू की है?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) Utkarsh Small Finance Bank / उत्कर्ष लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) ESAF Small Finance Bank / ESAF लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Jana Small Finance Bank has announced the launch of the “I choose my number” feature for all its customers across India.

This new feature gives the bank’s existing and new customers the option to select their favourite numbers as their savings or current account number.

Q.2. United Nations has Projected India’s growth forecast at _________ for calendar year 2021.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने कैलेंडर वर्ष 2021 के लिए _________ पर भारत के विकास का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 6.8%

(b) 7.5%

(c) 9.6%

(d) 10.5%

(e) 11.2%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The United Nations has raised India’s growth forecast to 7.5 per cent for calendar year 2021, marking a 0.2 per cent increase from its projection in January, but said the country’s outlook for the year remains highly fragile.

The surging Covid-19 infections and inadequate vaccination progress in many countries threaten a broad-based recovery of the world economy.

Q.3. Moody’s has forecasted India’s FY22 GDP at ____________________.

मूडीज ने ____________________ पर भारत की FY22 जीडीपी का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.2%

(b) 8.5%

(c) 9.3%

(d) 11.1%

(e) 13.7%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Moody’s Investors Service slashed India’s growth forecast to 9.3% for the current financial year, a 4.4 percentage point drop from 13.7% projected in February, on account of the second wave of Covid-19 surging across states.

The negative economic impact of the resurgence in cases will be limited to the April-June quarter and would be followed by a strong rebound in the second half of FY22.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company?

नेशनल एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनी के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Padmakumar Nair / पद्मकुमार नायर

(b) T Rabi Sankar / टी रबी शंकर

(c) Amit Banerjee / अमित बनर्जी

(d) Mahesh Balasubramanian / महेश बालासुब्रमण्यन

(e) RM Sundaram / आर एम सुंदरम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Padmakumar M Nair, Chief General Manager of Stressed Assets Resolution Group at SBI, will head the National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd, the proposed bad bank for taking over stressed assets of lenders.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the budget for 2021-22 had announced that an asset reconstruction company or a bad bank would be set up to consolidate and take over existing stressed assets of lenders and undertake their resolution. Bad bank refers to a financial institution that takes over bad assets of lenders and undertakes resolution.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the chairman and managing director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)?

भारत पेट्रोलियम कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड (BPCL) के अध्यक्ष और प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Arun Kumar Singh / अरुण कुमार सिंह

(b) Arun Raste / अरुण रस्टी

(c) Mukhmeet S Bhatia / मुखमीत एस भाटिया

(d) Mallika Srinivasan / मल्लिका श्रीनिवासन

(e) Shabir Hussein / शबीर हुसैन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), the government’s head-hunter, has picked Arun Kumar Singh as the chairman and managing director of state-run oil refining and marketing firm Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL).

Arun Kumar Singh is currently director, marketing at BPCL and holding additional charge of Director, Refineries.

Q.6. Who among the following has won the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने 2021 के लिए Arline Pacht Global Vision पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Gita Mittal / गीता मित्तल

(b) Margarita Luna Ramos / मार्गरीटा लूना रामोस

(c) Shyamala Ganesh / श्यामला गणेश

(d) Maria Ressa / मारिया रसा

(e) Both a and b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, has been declared as one of the two recipients of the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021.

The Award will be presented at IAWJ’s Biennial Conference during the virtual opening ceremony on May 7, 2021. She shares the honour with Margarita Luna Ramos from Mexico. International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) instituted this award in 2016.

Q.7. International Nurses Day is observed every year on ________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नर्स दिवस ________________ को हर साल मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 May/ 11 मई

(b) 12 May/ 12 मई

(c) 13 May/ 13 मई

(d) 14 May/ 14 मई

(e) 16 May/ 16 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. International Nurses Day is a day observed every year on May 12 to honour nurses. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) celebrated the day for the first time in 1965.

The day also happens to be the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, an English nurse who was also a social reformer and a statistician.

Q.8. What was the theme for International Nurses Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नर्स दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All

(b) Nurses: A Voice to Lead-A Vision for Future Healthcare

(c) A Voice to Lead – A vision for future healthcare

(d) A voice to lead: Health is a human right

(e) A Voice to Lead – Nursing the World to Health

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. International Nurses Day is a day observed every year on May 12 to honour nurses. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) celebrated the day for the first time in 1965.

The day also happens to be the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, an English nurse who was also a social reformer and a statistician.

Theme 2021: Nurses: A Voice to Lead – A vision for future healthcare.

Q.9. Veteran Coach Chandrasekar passed away recently. He was associated with which sports?

दिग्गज कोच चंद्रशेखर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस खेल से जुड़े थे?

(a) Cricket / क्रिकेट

(b) Badminton / बैडमिंटन

(c) Chess / चेस

(d) Football / फुटबॉल

(e) Table Tennis / टेबल टेनिस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Veteran table tennis player and coach Venugopal Chandrasekhar passed away on Wednesday in Chennai. Popularly known as ‘Chandra’, he died at the age of 63.

Chandra was one of the most popular paddlers of his time who won three national championships. He was the president of Tamizhaga Table Tennis Association.

Q.10. Where is the Headquarter of Jana Small Finance Bank?

जना लघु वित्त बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Headquarters location: Bengaluru

Q.11. Who is the present Secretary General of United Nations (UN)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र (यूएन) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

(e) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Secretary general: António Guterres

Headquarters: New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945

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