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

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Q.1. In which city, India’s first private LNG Facility plant has been inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari?

नितिन गडकरी ने किस शहर में भारत के पहले निजी एलएनजी सुविधा संयंत्र का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Bhopal / भोपाल

(b) Madurai / मदुरै

(c) Coimbatore / कोयम्बटूर

(d) Nagpur / नागपुर

(e) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. The union minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated India’s first private Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility plant at Nagpur in Maharashtra.

The plant has been set up on Kamptee Road near Nagpur Jabalpur Highway, by Baidyanath Ayurvedic Group, the makers of Ayurvedic medicines. LNG is a clean, pollution-free and cost-effective liquid fuel, which is also easy to store and reduces logistics costs.

Q.2. Who among the following has become Nepal’s Prime Minister for the 5th time?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन 5वीं बार नेपाल के प्रधान मंत्री बने हैं?

(a) Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli / खड्ग प्रसाद शर्मा ओलि

(b) Bidhya Devi Bhandari / विद्या देवी भंडारी

(c) Agni Prasad Sapkota / अग्नि प्रसाद सपकोटा

(d) Sher Bahadur Deuba / शेर बहादुर देउब

(e) Pushpa Kamal Dahal / पुष्प कमल दहल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on 13th July became the country’s Prime Minister for the fifth time.

His appointment is in line with the ruling issued by the Supreme Court on 12th July to make way for his claim to premiership, replacing incumbent K P Sharma Oli.

Q.3. Who has been honoured with Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS) Literary Award 2021?

बहरीन केरलीय समाज (बीकेएस) साहित्य पुरस्कार 2021 से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Ranjitsinh Disale / रणजीतसिंह डिसले

(b) K K Shailaja / के के शैलजा

(c) Ravi Gaikwad / रवि गायकवाड़

(d) Kuldeep Handoo / कुलदीप हांडू

(e) N N Pillai / एन एन पिल्लै

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021.

BKS president P V Radhakrishna Pillai, general secretary Varghese Karackal and literary wing secretary Firoz Thiruvathra announced the award.  “His enormous contributions as a whole to Malayalam language and literature are remarkable, which ultimately led to this award.

Q.4. Who has become the first Indian to be selected for judging the gymnastics competition of the Olympic Games?

ओलंपिक खेलों की जिम्नास्टिक प्रतियोगिता को जज करने के लिए चुने जाने वाले पहले भारतीय कौन बन गए हैं?

(a) Srikanth Kidambi / श्रीकांत किदांबी

(b) Deepak Kabra / दीपक कबरा

(c) Abhas Jha / आभास झा

(d) Mohit Baghel / मोहित बघेल

(e) Bhavani Devi / भवानी देवी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Deepak Kabra becomes first Indian gymnastics judge at Olympics

Deepak Kabra has become the first Indian to be selected for judging the gymnastics competition of the Olympic Games, a life goal achieved for the man who knew he wouldn’t have made it there as an active gymnast because of his not-so-strong fundamentals.

Kabra will be seen officiating the men’s artistic gymnasts at the Tokyo Games, which gets underway on July 23.

Q.5. Who has won the ICC Player of the Month award for June 2021?

जून 2021 के लिए ICC प्लेयर ऑफ द मंथ का 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) Devon Conway / डेवोन कॉनवे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Sophie Ecclestone, Devon Conway win ICC Player of the Month Award

England Left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone has been named as ICC Women Player of the Month for June. She is the second English female to win the title after Tammy Beaumont, who was awarded the title in February 2021.

In Men’s category, New Zealand opener Devon Conway has bagged ICC Player of the Month for June.

Q.6. Who has won the ICC Women Player of the Month award for June 2021?

जून 2021 के लिए ICC वुमन प्लेयर ऑफ द मंथ का पुरस्कार किसने जीता है?

(a) Sophie Ecclestone / सोफी एक्लेस्टोन

(b) Kathryn Bryce / कैथरीन ब्राइस

(c) Shabnim Ismail / शबनम इस्माइल

(d) Tammy Beaumont / टैमी ब्यूमोंट

(e) Lizelle Lee / लिज़ेल ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Sophie Ecclestone, Devon Conway win ICC Player of the Month Award

England Left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone has been named as ICC Women Player of the Month for June. She is the second English female to win the title after Tammy Beaumont, who was awarded the title in February 2021.

In Men’s category, New Zealand opener Devon Conway has bagged ICC Player of the Month for June.

Q.7. Khelo India Youth Games 2022 will be held in which of the following state?

खेलो इंडिया यूथ गेम्स 2022 निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में आयोजित किया जाएगा?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Punjab / पंजाब

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The state government of Haryana will organise the Khelo India Youth Games 2021 in February 2022.

Earlier the sports show was scheduled to be held from November 21 to December 5, 2021, but has been shifted due to the possible third wave of Covid-19 pandemic and keeping in mind that Khelo India Youth Games 2021 are to be held in the Under-18 category.

Q.8. Which country will host the 2026 World Badminton Championships?

2026 विश्व बैडमिंटन चैंपियनशिप की मेजबानी कौन सा देश करेगा?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. India will host the World Badminton Championships in 2026, the sport’s global governing body, BWF, said on 13th July.

India were scheduled to organise the Sudirman Cup in 2023 but the Badminton World Federation decided to award the hosting rights of the world mixed team championships to China.

Q.9. P K Warrier passed away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

पी के वारियर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Doctor / चिकित्सक

(d) Actor / अभिनेता

(e) Playback singer / पार्श्व गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Veteran Indian Ayurveda practitioner, Dr P.K. Warrier, who was the most respected name in Ayurveda across the world has passed away. He was 100.

The doyen of Ayurveda, Dr Warrier, was honoured with the Padma Shree in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2010.

Q.10. Yashpal Sharma passed away recently. He was a/an _______________.

यशपाल शर्मा का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक/एक _______________ थे।

(a) Astronomer / खगोलविद

(b) Comedian / कॉमेडियन

(c) Lawyer / वकील

(d) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(e) Chief Justice / मुख्य न्यायाधीश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Former Indian middle-order batsman Yashpal Sharma, who was also a member of the Kapil Dev-led World Cup-winning team, passed away on 13th Jult after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 66 years old.

In the 1983 World Cup, he was the top-scorer for India in the semi-final against England where he scored 61 runs and was involved in a match-winning 92-run stand with Mohinder Amarnath for the third wicket followed by another 63-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Sandeep Patil.

Q.11. Where is the headquarters of Badminton World Federation located?

बैडमिंटन वर्ल्ड फेडरेशन का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल कनाडा

(b) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Athens, Greece / एथेंस, ग्रीस

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. President: Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen

Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Founded: 5 July 1934

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