Current Affairs Quiz 13th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Who among the following has participated from India in 103rd Meeting of World Bank Development Committee Plenary?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने विश्व बैंक विकास समिति प्लेनरी की 103 वीं बैठक में भारत की ओर से भाग लिया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

(c) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(d) Shaktikanta Das / शक्तिकांता दास

(e) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Union Minister for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 103rd Meeting of the Development Committee Plenary of World Bank through video conferencing.

The items on the agenda included World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund Support for Debt Relief Under the Common Framework and Beyond COVID-19 pandemic

Q.2. Which country has launched the construction of an international center for trade and economic cooperation called “Central Asia”?

किस देश ने मध्य एशियानामक व्यापार और आर्थिक सहयोग के लिए एक अंतर्राष्ट्रीय केंद्र का निर्माण शुरू किया है?

(a) Kazakhstan / कजाखस्तान

(b) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(c) Tajikistan / ताजिकिस्तान

(d) Kyrgyzstan / किर्गिस्तान

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have launched the construction of an international center for trade and economic cooperation called “Central Asia”. The Central Asia Trade center has been launched on the borders of the two countries.

The Center is to be constructed in an area of 400 hectares of land. It will have a capacity to accommodate 35,000 people and five thousand trucks. After completion, the center will become a large trade and industrial platform to implement joint projects of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

After China and Russia, Kazakhstan is the third largest trade partner of Uzbekistan.

Q.3. Name the tropical cyclone which has ripped across 1000 kilometers stretch of Western Australia.

उस उष्णकटिबंधीय चक्रवात का नाम बताएं जो पश्चिमी ऑस्ट्रेलिया के 1000 किलोमीटर के दायरे में फैला है।

(a) Diane / डिएन

(b) Tino / टिनो

(c) Yasa / यासा

(d) Seroja / सेरोजा

(e) Elsa / एल्सा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Tropical cyclone Seroja has ripped across a 1,000km stretch of Western Australia, leaving a trail of damage. The category three storm made landfall near the town of Kalbarri yesterday with windspeed of up to 170km/h.

Residents reported smashed houses, fallen trees and downed power lines.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India by the President?

राष्ट्रपति द्वारा भारत के मुख्य चुनाव आयुक्त के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) N. K. Singh / एन के सिंह

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Sushil Chandra / सुशील चंद्रा

(d) Sunil Arora / सुनील अरोड़ा

(e) Ajay Narayan Jha / अजय नारायण झा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The President appointed Shri Sushil Chandra the senior-most Election Commissioner, as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India.

Shri Sushil Chandra will assume the charge of office of the Chief Election Commissioner with effect from the 13th ApriI, 2021 vice Shri Sunil Arora consequent upon his demitting the Office of the Chief Election Commissioner on the 12th April, 2021.

Q.5. Who has won the ICC Player of the Month award in March 2021?

मार्च 2021 में ICC प्लेयर ऑफ़ द मंथ पुरस्कार किसने जीता है?

(a) Bhuvneshwar Kumar / भुवनेश्वर कुमार

(b) Ravichandran Ashwin / रविचंद्रन अश्विन

(c) Rishabh Pant / ऋषभ पंत

(d) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(e) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्या रहाने

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Tuesday won the ICC Player of the Month award for his superlative show in the recent limited over series against England in March.

The 31-year-old Indian took six wickets with an economy rate of 4.65 in the three ODIs, while capturing four wickets with a fantastic economy rate of 6.38 in the five T20Is to emerge as the standout bowler on either side in the white ball series.

Q.6. Every year, International Day of Human Space Flight is celebrated on ___________________.

हर साल मानव अंतरिक्ष उड़ान का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस _________________ 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

Exp. Every year, the world celebrates April 12 as the International Day of Human Space Flight. The day celebrates the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals and increasing the well-being of States and peoples, as well as ensuring the realization of their aspiration to maintain outer space for peaceful purposes.”

Q.7. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day is commemorated on __________________.

जलियाँवाला बाग नरसंहार दिवस __________________ को स्मरण किया जाता है।

(a) 10 April / 10 अप्रैल

(b) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(c) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

(d) 13 April / 13 अप्रैल

(e) 14 April / 14 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. It took place on 13 April 1919 at Amritsar and is also known as the Amritsar massacre. On this day, British troops under the Command of Gen Dyer fired on a large crowd of unarmed Indians in Amritsar in Punjab of India. Several hundred peoples were killed and many hundreds were wounded.

Q.8. Who is the present Election Commissioner of India?

भारत के वर्तमान चुनाव आयुक्त कौन हैं?

(a) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(b) Umesh Sinha / उमेश सिन्हा

(c) Sudeep Jain / सुदीप जैन

(d) Chandra Bhushan Kumar / चन्द्र भूषण कुमार

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Chief Election Commissioner: Mr. Sushil Chandra

Election Commissioner: Mr. Rajiv Kumar

Deputy Election Commissioner: Mr. Umesh Sinha (Secretary General)

Mr. Sudeep Jain

Mr. Chandra Bhushan Kumar

Q.9. What is the currency of Uzbekistan?

उज्बेकिस्तान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dong / डोंग

(b) Kwacha / क्वाचा

(c) Lira / लीरा

(d) Baht / बाट

(e) Som / सोम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Currency: Uzbek som (‎UZS‎)‎

Capital: Tashkent

President: Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Q.10. What is the capital of Kazakhstan?

कजाकिस्तान की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Nur-Sultan / नूर-सुल्तान

(b) Dushanbe / दुशांबे

(c) Ashgabat / अश्गाबात

(d) Tashkent / ताशकंद

(e) Bishkek / बिस्केक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Nur-Sultan

Currency: Kazakhstani tenge

President: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

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