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

Daily Current Affairs 14th May 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state/UT’s Police has launched vehicle helpline ‘COVI Van’ for senior citizens?

किस राज्य / केंद्रशासित प्रदेश की पुलिस ने वरिष्ठ नागरिकों के लिए वाहन हेल्पलाइन “COVI वैन” शुरू की है?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) Lakshadweep / लक्षद्वीप

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Ladakh / लद्दाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Delhi Police has launched a helpline number for senior citizens who are struggling with their essential needs amid Covid-19.

South District Police of the national capital has launched a COVI Van Helpline (012- 26241077) for senior citizens in the neighbourhood amid the coronavirus situation here.

Q.2. Eighth Instalment of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi has been released. Under the Scheme, the Government of India transfers how much amount to the account of small and marginal farmers?

पीएम किसान सम्मान निधि की आठवीं किस्त जारी कर दी गई है। योजना के तहत भारत सरकार छोटे और सीमांत किसानों के खाते में कितनी राशि ट्रांसफर करती है?

(a) Rs 2,000 / 2,000 रुपये

(b) Rs 4,000 / 4,000 रुपये

(c) Rs 6,000 / 6,000 रुपये

(d) Rs 8,000 / 8,000 रुपये

(e) Rs 10,000 / 10,000 रुपये

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently released the eighth instalment of Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi.

Under the Scheme, the Government of India transfers Rs 6,000 to the account of small and marginal farmers. These funds are transferred in three instalments. The first instalment of Rs 2,000 is made between April and June. Second Instalment is made between August and November. The third instalment is made between December and March.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the new Chief at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)?

मानवीय मामलों के समन्वय के लिए संयुक्त राष्ट्र कार्यालय (OCHA) में नए प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Mark Rutte / मार्क रूटे

(b) Samia Suluhu Hassan / सामिया सुलुहू हसन

(c) Ligia Noronha / लिगिया नोरोन्हा

(d) Woochong Um / वूचोंग उम

(e) Martin Griffiths / मार्टिन ग्रिफिथ्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Veteran British diplomat Martin Griffiths has been appointed as the new Chief at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), for a period of five years.

Griffiths will replace Mark Lowcock as the new Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (USG/ERC) of OCHA. He is currently serving as the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen.

Q.4. HDFC Bank has projected India’s GDP growth at ___________ for FY22.

एचडीएफसी बैंक ने वित्त वर्ष 2022 के लिए ___________ पर भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 8%

(b) 9%

(c) 10%

(d) 11%

(e) 12%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. HDFC Bank has cut India’s growth projection to 10 per cent from 11.5 per cent for the current financial year, citing the adverse effect of the second Covid-19 wave.

In a worst-case scenario of COVID-19, the bank has predicted the GDP rate to be at 8%.

Q.5. How much amount has been received in remittances in 2020 by India, according to World Bank?

विश्व बैंक के अनुसार, भारत द्वारा 2020 में प्रेषण में कितनी राशि प्राप्त हुई है?

(a) $65 billion / $ 65 बिलियन

(b) $83 billion / $ 83 बिलियन

(c) $102 billion / $ 102 बिलियन

(d) $125 billion / $ 125 बिलियन

(e) $132 billion / $ 132 बिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. India received over USD83 billion in remittances in 2020, a drop of just 0.2 per cent from the previous year, despite a pandemic that devastated the world economy, according to a World Bank.

China, which received USD 59.5 billion in remittances in 2020. India and China are followed by Mexico (USD42.8 billion), the Philippines (USD34.9 billion), Egypt (USD29.6 billion), Pakistan (USD26 billion), France (USD24.4 billion) and Bangladesh (USD21 billion)

Q.6. RBI has cancelled the license of which Co-operative Bank based in West Bengal over inadequate capital, regulatory non-compliance?

आरबीआई ने अपर्याप्त पूंजी, नियामक गैर-अनुपालन पर, पश्चिम बंगाल में स्थित किस सहकारी बैंक का लाइसेंस रद्द कर दिया है?

(a) Mantha Urban Co-op Bank / मंथा अर्बन को-ऑप बैंक

(b) United Co-operative Bank / यूनाइटेड को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक

(c) Mapusa Urban Co-op Bank / मापुसा अर्बन को-ऑप बैंक

(d) Apna Sahakari Co-Op Bank / अपना सहकारी को-ओप बैंक

(e) Mehsana Urban Co-Op Bank / मेहसाना अर्बन को-ओप बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the licence of United Co-operative Bank Ltd over inadequate capital, regulatory non-compliance, based in Bagnan, West Bengal.

Through an order dated May 10, 2021, the central bank has prohibited the co-operative lender from carrying on banking business, with effect from the close of business on May 13, 2021.

Q.7. Which company has introduced digital foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA)?

किस कंपनी ने डिजिटल विदेशी आवक प्रेषण सलाह (FIRA) पेश की है?

(a) Hitachi Payments Services / हिताची पेमेंट्स सर्विसेज

(b) SBI Payments / एसबीआई पेमेंट्स

(c) PayTm / पेटीएम

(d) PayPal / पेपाल

(e) Razorpay / रेज़रपे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Digital payments provider PayPal has introduced an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA), allowing Indian merchants to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by banks.

The automated process will not require sellers to place manual and individual requests, thereby reducing the time taken to file the paperwork. The initiatives at zero cost are aimed to empower Indian MSME exporters to seamlessly grow their business internationally.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the Head Coach of Indian Women’s Cricket team?

भारतीय महिला क्रिकेट टीम के मुख्य कोच के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Murali Kartik / मुरली कार्तिक

(b) Ramesh Powar / रमेश पोवार

(c) Amol Muzumdar / अमोल मजूमदार

(d) Ajit Agarkar / अजीत अगरकर

(e) Sanjay Bangar / संजय बांगर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announces the appointment of Ramesh Powar as the Head Coach of Team India (Senior Women).

The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Sulakshana Naik, Madan Lal and Rudra Pratap Singh interviewed the applicants and unanimously agreed on Powar’s candidature. A former international, Powar played 2 Tests and 31 ODIs for India.

Q.9. In which year World Bank was founded?

विश्व बैंक की स्थापना किस वर्ष में हुई थी?

(a) 1944

(b) 1957

(c) 1963

(d) 1975

(e) 1981

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. President: David Malpass

Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States

Founded: July 1944, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States

Q.10. Who is the Secretary of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?

भारतीय क्रिकेट कंट्रोल बोर्ड (BCCI) के सचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Shashank Manohar / शशांक मनोहर

(b) Greg Barclay / ग्रेग बार्कले

(c) Jay Shah / जय शाह

(d) Rajeev Shukla / राजीव शुक्ला

(e) Mahim Verma / महिम वर्मा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

President: Sourav Ganguly

Vice president: Rajeev Shukla

Secretary: Jay Shah

Q.11. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana was launched on ___________________.

प्रधान मंत्री किसान सम्मान निधि (पीएम-किसान) योजना ___________ को शुरू की गई थी।

(a) 01st March 2018 / 01 मार्च 2018

(b) 24th February 2019 / 24 फरवरी 2019

(c) 13th April 2019 / 13 अप्रैल 2019

(d) 19th February 2020 / 24 फरवरी 2020

(e) 30th January 2021 / 30 जनवरी 2021

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Date of launch: 24th February 2019

Ministry: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

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