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


Daily Current Affairs 13th May 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. RBI has announced to conduct the second tranche of open market purchase of government securities of _____________ under the G-sec Acquisition Programme (G-SAP 1.0).

RBI ने जी-सेक एक्विजिशन प्रोग्राम (G-SAP 1.0) के तहत _____________ की सरकारी प्रतिभूतियों की खुले बाजार में खरीद का दूसरा ट्रेंच आयोजित करने की घोषणा की है।

(a) ₹5,000 crore / 5,000 करोड़ रु

(b) ₹15,000 crore / 15,000 करोड़ रु

(c) ₹25,000 crore / 15,000 करोड़ रु

(d) ₹35,000 crore / 35,000 करोड़ रु

(e) ₹45,000 crore / 45,000 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India recently announced that the second tranche of open market purchase of Government Securities is to be held on May 20, 2021. This is to be held under G-Sec Acquisition Programme. This second tranche is to be conducted for Rs 35,000 crores.

In April 2021, the Reserve Bank of India launched the Government Security Acquisition Programme 1.0. It was held on April 15, 2021. RBI purchased Rs 25,000 crores of Government securities.

Q.2. UN has forecasted global economic growth at ____________ in 2021.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने 2021 में ____________ पर वैश्विक आर्थिक वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 4.2%

(b) 5.4%

(c) 6.3%

(d) 7.1%

(e) 9.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The United Nations on 12th May responded to the rebounding Chinese and U.S. economies by revising its global economic forecast upward to 5.4% growth for 2021, but it warned that surging COVID-19 cases and inadequate availability of vaccines in many countries threaten a broad-based recovery.

In raising its projection from January of 4.7% growth, the U.N.’s mid-2021 World Economic Situation and Prospects report.

Q.3. Crisil has projected India’s growth at ________________ in FY22.

क्रिसिल ने वित्त वर्ष 22 में ________________ में भारत की वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 8.2%

(b) 9.5%

(c) 10.3%

(d) 11.4%

(e) 12.8%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India’s economic growth may slip to 8.2 per cent if the second wave peaks in end of June, domestic rating agency Crisil warned on 11th May, maintaining its baseline estimate of 11 per cent uptick in activity.

If the second wave peaks in May-end, the GDP expansion will come at 9.8 per cent, and can go down to 8.2 per cent if the peaking happens in June-end, it warned.

Q.4. Care Ratings has projected India’s GDP Forecast at _____________ for FY22.

केयर रेटिंग्स ने वित्त वर्ष 22 के लिए _____________ पर भारत के जीडीपी पूर्वानुमान का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.5%

(b) 8.7%

(c) 9.2%

(d) 11.4%

(e) 12.8%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Domestic rating agency Care Ratings on 12th May revised its GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 9.2 per cent from 10.2 per cent it had estimated earlier.

This is the fourth revision by the rating agency in its GDP growth forecast for FY2021-22 since March this year.

Q.5. Who among the following has won the prestigious 2021 World Food Prize?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने प्रतिष्ठित 2021 विश्व खाद्य पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Shyamala Ganesh / श्यामला गणेश

(b) Rumana sinha sehgal / रुमाना सिन्हा सहगल

(c) Maria Ressa / मारिया रसे

(d) Krithi Karanth / कृति कारंत

(e) Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted / शकुंतला हरकसिंह थिल्ड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dr Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a global nutrition expert of Indian descent has won the prestigious 2021 World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research in developing holistic, nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquaculture and food systems.

Nutrition-sensitive approaches place nutrition and public health at the core of how food is produced, processed, transported, priced, distributed and consumed.

Q.6. Which of the following has won the “Green Urja Award” 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने “ग्रीन उर्जा अवार्ड” 2021 जीता है?

(a) Power Finance Corporation / पावर फाइनेंस कॉर्पोरेशन

(b) Solar Energy Corporation of India / भारत सौर ऊर्जा निगम

(c) NHPC Limited / एनएचपीसी लिमिटेड

(d) Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency / भारतीय अक्षय ऊर्जा विकास एजेंसी

(e) NTPC Limited / एनटीपीसी लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. IREDA has been conferred with “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for Renewable Energy this year by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Despite of pandemic time, IREDA has ended the year 2020-21 ended on a strong note and disbursed the second highest (from the date of inception) amount of loan amounting to Rs. 8827 crore, which indicates that IREDA has the ability to translate this problem into an opportunity.

Q.7. Which football team has won 2020-21 Premier League championship?

किस फुटबॉल टीम ने 2020-21 प्रीमियर लीग चैंपियनशिप जीता है?

(a) Manchester City / मैनचेस्टर सिटी

(b) Chelsea / चेल्सी

(c) Liverpool / लिवरपूल

(d) Barcelona / बार्सिलोना

(e) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions for the third time in four seasons after Manchester United crashed to a 2-1 defeat against Leicester on 12th May.

United started the century dominating English football, now City is the force with five titles in 10 seasons and the biggest spenders on transfers and salaries.

Q.8. Where is the headquarter of United Nations?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(b) Jakarta, Indonesia / जकार्ता, इंडोनेशिया

(c) Shanghai, China/ शंघाई, चीन

(d) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) New York, United States / न्यूयॉर्क, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945, San Francisco, California, United States

Secretary general: António Guterres

Q.9. Where is the headquarters of the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA)?

भारतीय अक्षय ऊर्जा विकास एजेंसी लिमिटेड (IREDA) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. IREDA Headquarters location: New Delhi

Q.10. In which state/UT, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is situated?

किस राज्य / केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश में डिब्रूसैखोवा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान स्थित है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is a national park in Assam, India.

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