Current Affairs Quiz 14th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Bohag Bihu Bird count has begun in which of the following state?

बोहाग बिहु पक्षी गणना किस राज्य में शुरू हुई है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Bohag Bihu Bird count began in Assam. The Bohag Bihu Bird count was launched by Bird Count of India (BCI). The BCI is a Non-Governmental Organisation. This is the first time BCI is launching Bohag Bihu bird count.

Bohag Bihu is also called Xaat Bihu. It is the traditional ethnic festival celebrated in Assam. It marks the beginning of Assamese new year. Bohag is Assamese calendar. The onset of Bohag marks the starting of Rongali Bihu. Rongali Bihu is one of the three most important festivals of Assam. The other two festivals are Kati Bihu and Kongali Bihu.

Q.2. What was the theme for the 6th Edition of Raisina Dialogue inaugurated by PM Modi?

पीएम मोदी द्वारा उद्घाटन किए गए रायसीना डायलॉग के 6वें संस्करण के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Navigating the Alpha Century

(b) Viral World: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control

(c) A World Reorder: New Geometries; Fluid Partnerships; Uncertain Outcomes

(d) Asia: Regional and Global Connectivity

(e) The New Normal: Multilateralism with Multi-Polarity

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Raisina Dialogue was recently organized by the Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation.

It is an annual Geo-political event. It is named after Raisina Hill where the seat of Government of India is located. It is a conference on geoeconomics and Geopolitics. It was structured on the lines of Shangri-La-Dialogue. It was held for the first time in 2016.

Theme- Viral World: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control

Q.3. India’s 1st Floating LNG Storage and Regasification Unit has arrived in which of the following state?

भारत की पहली फ़्लोटिंग एलएनजी स्टोरेज एंड रिगैसिफिकेशन यूनिट निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में आई है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India’s first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) has arrived at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra.

FSRU based LNG Terminals aim at providing the ability to enhance the pace of natural gas import capability in an environment-friendly and efficient manner”. The port is the first deepwater, 24×7 operational private port in Maharashtra.

Q.4. Which Ministry has launched “Aahaar Kranti” Mission?

किस मंत्रालय ने हार क्रांतिमिशन शुरू किया है?

(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution / उपभोक्ता मामले, खाद्य और सार्वजनिक वितरण मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare / कृषि और किसान कल्याण मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Commerce and Industry / वाणिज्य और उद्योग मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change / पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched “Mission Aahaar Kranti”.

The mission aims to spread the message of the importance of nutritionally balanced diet. It will also promote the importance of accessibility to local fruits and vegetables.

Q.5. Guillermo Lasso has been elected as the president of which of the following country?

गुइलेर्मो लासो को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के राष्ट्रपति के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Chad / चैड

(b) Ecuador / इक्वेडोर

(c) Mauritania / मॉरिटानिया

(d) Burkina Faso / बुर्किना फासो

(e) Benin / बेनिन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ecuador on 12th April elected a conservative former banker and supporter of free-market policies as president over his populist opponent, setting the country on a pro-business path.

Guillermo Lasso, 65 years old, received over 52% of the vote to clinch the presidency, his third attempt at running for office.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as the new Director-General of National Anti-Doping Agency?

राष्ट्रीय डोपिंग रोधी एजेंसी (NADA) के नए महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sudhir Shrivastava / सुधीर श्रीवास्तव

(b) GP Samanta / जीपी सामंत

(c) Siddharth Longjam / सिद्धार्थ लोंगम

(d) Venu Srinivasan / वेणु श्रीनिवासन

(e) Naureen Hassan / नौरीन हसन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. IAS officer, Siddharth Singh Longjam will take over as the National Anti-Doping Agency’s Director-General. He will replace Navin Agarwal.

Longjam is currently serving as joint secretary in the sports ministry and is also the CEO of the currently suspended National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL).

Q.7. Every year India celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti on _______________.

हर साल भारत में _______________ को अंबेडकर जयंती या भीम जयंती मनाता 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 India celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti on April 14. The day is also called Ambedkar Remembrance Day. Since 2015, April 14 is observed as an official public holiday in India.

Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891. His birthday is also celebrated as “Equality Day”. India has placed a demand to celebrate his birthday as International Equality Day to the United Nations.

Q.8. International Turban Day is celebrated every year on _________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय पगड़ी दिवस हर साल _________________ 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. The 2021 Turban Day marks the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev and the festival of Baisakhi. The turban, also known as “dastar” or “pagri” or “pag” refer to the garment worn by both men and some women to cover their heads.

The International Turban Day is celebrated every year on April 13 since 2004 to bring awareness of the strict requirement on Sikhs to put the turban as a mandatory part of their religion.

Q.9. I.A. Rehman passed away recently. He was a/an _______________.

आई ए रहमान का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ______________ थे।

(a) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(b) Folk Singer / लोक गायक

(c) Social Activist / सामाजिक एक्टिविस्ट

(d) Human Rights Activist / मानवाधिकार कार्यकर्ता

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Noted Pakistani human rights activist and Magsaysay award winner I.A. Rehman died in Lahore, at 90, informed his family.

Rehman is seen as a strong voice for the country’s minorities including Christians and Hindus and was an advocate of peace between India and Pakistan.

Q.10. What is the capital of Ecuador?

इक्वाडोर की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Ouagadougou / ओआगादोगोउ

(b) N’Djamena / एन जामेना

(c) Bamako / बामाको

(d) Gitega / गितेगा

(e) Quito / क्विटो

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Quito

Currency: United States Dollar

Q.11. Where is the Headquarters of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)?

राष्ट्रीय डोपिंग रोधी एजेंसी (नाडा) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters location: New Delhi

CEO: Navin Agarwal

Founded: 24 November 2005

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