Current Affairs Quiz 16th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 16th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. FM Nirmala Sitharaman has announced how much amount of a formal government guarantee for bad bank or National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL)?

FM निर्मला सीतारमण ने बैड बैंक या नेशनल एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनी (NARCL) के लिए औपचारिक सरकारी गारंटी की कितनी राशि की घोषणा की है?

(a) over Rs 10,500 crores / 10,500 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक

(b) over Rs 20,000 crores / 20,000 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक

(c) over Rs 30,600 crores / 30,600 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक

(d) over Rs 40,800 crores / 40,800 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक

(e) over Rs 50,200 crores / 50,200 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces over Rs 30,600 cr guarantee for bad bank

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a formal government guarantee to the tune of Rs 30,600 crore on the securities receipts that the planned ‘bad bank’ will issue to banks as it takes on non-performing assets from their books.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to provide government guarantee to security receipts issued by the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL) as part of resolution of bad loans, Sitharaman said at a press briefing in New Delhi.

Q.2. “AUKUS” is a new security partnership for Indo-Pacific between US and ______________.

“AUKUS” अमेरिका और ______________ के बीच इंडोपैसिफिक के लिए एक नई सुरक्षा साझेदारी है।

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) U.K. / यू.के.

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) India / भारत

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. U.S, U.K. and Australia announce new security partnership “AUKUS” for Indo-Pacific

US President Joe Biden, along with the prime ministers of the UK and Australia, announced, on 16Sept, that the three nations were forging a new trilateral security pact, presumably aimed at countering China’s expansionism in the Indo-Pacific.

The Aukus security partnership will also aid Australia in building nuclear-powered submarines.

Q.3. Which of the following company has bought coding site Tynker for $200 million to grow in US?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने यूएस में बढ़ने के लिए कोडिंग साइट Tynker को $200 मिलियन में खरीदा है?

(a) upGrad / अपग्रैड

(b) Coursera / कोर्सेरा

(c) Jio / जियो

(d) Byju’s / बायजू

(e) Unacademy / अनअकैडमी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Byju’s buys coding site Tynker for $200 mn to grow in US

Online education giant Byju’s is paying about $200 million to acquire the coding platform Tynker. Byju’s is paying for the purchase in cash and stock.

Tynker’s service, launched in 2013, offers classes and camps on coding, with some curriculum offered for free and premium content sold to schools for an average of $5,000 a year.

Q.4. UNCTAD has projected India’s 2021 economic growth at ___________.

अंकटाड ने भारत की 2021 की आर्थिक वृद्धि को ___________ पर अनुमानित किया है।

(a) 6.3%

(b) 7.2%

(c) 8.4%

(d) 9.5%

(e) 10.1%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. UNCTAD projects India 2021 economic growth at 7.2%

India’s recovery will be constrained by the human and economic cost of two consecutive waves of coronavirus pandemic and the impact of food price inflation on private consumption, UNCTAD said on 15th Sept, projecting Asia’s third largest economy to grow at 7.2% in the 2021 calendar year.

India’s economic growth rate to hit a four-year high of 7.2 per cent for 2021 against a contraction of 7 per cent in 2020.

Q.5. India has participated in SCO Exercise ‘Peaceful Mission’ 2021. The Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION- 2021 was hosted by which country?

भारत ने एससीओ अभ्यास शांतिपूर्ण मिशन‘ 2021 में भाग लिया है। अभ्यास शांतिपूर्ण मिशन– 2021 की मेजबानी किस देश ने की थी?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Tajikistan / मंगोलिया

(c) Mongolia / मंगोलिया

(d) Switzerland / स्विट्जरलैंड

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. India participates in SCO Exercise ‘Peaceful Mission’ 2021

The Indian military contingent comprising of an all arms combined force of 200 personnel is participating in the Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021, a Joint Counter Terrorism Exercise between Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states.

The Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION- 2021 is being hosted by Russia in the Orenburg Region of South-West Russia from September 13 to 25, 2021.The aim of the exercise is to foster close relations between SCO member states and to enhance the abilities of the military leaders to command multi-national military contingents.

Q.6. SpaceX has launched the first all-tourist crew into orbit onboard Crew Dragon capsule. Name the three days mission.

स्पेसएक्स ने क्रू ड्रैगन कैप्सूल पर कक्षा में पहला पूर्णपर्यटक दल लॉन्च किया है। तीन दिवसीय मिशन का नाम बताइए।

(a) Falcon 1 / फाल्कन 1

(b) Ingenuity / इनजेनुइटी

(c) Shift 4 / शिफ्ट 4

(d) Tianwen-1 / तियानवेन -1

(e) Inspiration4 / इन्स्पीरेसन4

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. SpaceX launches first all-tourist crew into orbit

The crew of the Inspiration4, the first-ever orbital flight crewed entirely by tourists, is now officially in orbit, according to a Livestream from SpaceX. The SpaceX rocket blasted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

The passengers will now spend three days aboard their 13-foot-wide Crew Dragon capsule in orbit at a 350-mile altitude.

Q.7. World Ozone Day is observed every year on _________________.

विश्व ओजोन दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 September / 14 सितंबर

(b) 15 September / 15 सितंबर

(c) 16 September / 16 सितंबर

(d) 17 September / 17 सितंबर

(e) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. 16 September: World Ozone Day

World Ozone Day, also known as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, is observed every year on September 16 to focus global action and attention on the preservation of the Ozone layer. And raise awareness about the issue of depletion of the ozone layer.

Q.8. What was the theme for World Ozone Day 2021?

विश्व ओजोन दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection

(b) 32 Years and Healing

(c) Keep Cool and Carry on: The Montreal Protocol

(d) Ozone and climate: Restored by a world united

(e) Montreal Protocol – Keeping us, our food and vaccines cool

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. 16 September: World Ozone Day

World Ozone Day, also known as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, is observed every year on September 16 to focus global action and attention on the preservation of the Ozone layer. And raise awareness about the issue of depletion of the ozone layer.

Theme 2021: Montreal Protocol – ‘Keeping us, our food and vaccines cool.’

Q.9. Aziz Hajini passed away recently. He was a/an ______________.

हाल ही में अजीज हाजिनी का निधन हो गया। वह एक ______________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Writer / लेखक

(c) Singer / गायक

(d) Journalist / पत्रकार

(e) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Eminent Kashmiri Writer Aziz Hajini Passed Away

Noted writer and former secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Aziz Hajini breathed his last  following a brief illness.

Hajini, born as Abdul Aziz Parray in north Kashmir’s Bandipora, was appointed Secretary J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages in 2015. He has over twenty books in Kashmiri to his credit including poetry and criticism.

Q.10. Who is the present head of United Nations Conference on Trade and development (UNCTAD)?

व्यापार और विकास पर संयुक्त राष्ट्र सम्मेलन (UNCTAD) के वर्तमान प्रमुख कौन हैं?

(a) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

(b) Tsang Yin-hung / त्सांग यिन-हंग

(c) Aashritha V Olety / आश्रिता वी ओलेटी

(d) Kaja Kallas / काजा कलास

(e) Rebecca Grynspan / रेबेका ग्र्यन्स्पन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Rebecca Grynspan is the head of United Nations Conference on Trade and development (UNCTAD). She is an economist from Costa Rica.

Q.11. Who is the CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd (NARCL)?

नेशनल एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनी लिमिटेड (NARCL) के सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Padmakumar M Nair / पद्मकुमार एम नायर

(b) T Rabi Sankar / टी रबी शंकर

(c) Amit Banerjee / अमित बनर्जी

(d) Mahesh Balasubramanian / महेश बालासुब्रमण्यन

(e) RM Sundaram / आर एम सुंदरम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. CEO: Padmakumar M Nair

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