Current Affairs Quiz 17th and 18th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which country has launched the first ever mega food park & food processing unit in India, at Fanidhar in Mehsana district of Gujarat?

गुजरात के मेहसाणा जिले के फणीधर में किस देश ने भारत में पहली बार मेगा फूड पार्क और खाद्य प्रसंस्करण इकाई शुरू की है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Italy / इटली

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) USA / यूएसए

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Italy launches its first ever mega food park project in India, at Fanidhar in Mehsana district of Gujarat.

The project aims to create synergy between agriculture and industry of the two countries and focuses on the research and development of new and more efficient technologies in the sector. With this Italy also aims to explore the great opportunities offered by the Indian market.

Q.2. Which Bank has partnered with Mastercard to launch a mobile-based consumer-friendly payment solution ‘Pay by Bank App’, a first-of-its-kind payment functionality in India?

किस बैंक ने मास्टरकार्ड के साथ मोबाइल आधारित उपभोक्ताअनुकूल भुगतान समाधान पे बाय बैंक ऐपशुरू करने के लिए साझेदारी की है, जो भारत में अपनी तरह का पहला भुगतान कार्यक्षमता है?

(a) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. RBL Bank and Mastercard have announced their partnership to launch a mobile-based consumer-friendly payment solution ‘Pay by Bank App’, a first-of-its-kind payment functionality in India.

To provide enhanced security, ‘Pay by Bank App’ ensures that Bank customer’s payment credentials are never exposed to the merchant, making the transaction completely secure. Customers will continue to receive the Mastercard consumer protection benefits that they currently enjoy on their debit cards.

Q.3. Which bank has announced that it is going to exit consumer (retail) banking business in India?

किस बैंक ने घोषणा की है कि वह भारत में उपभोक्ता (खुदरा) बैंकिंग व्यवसाय को बंद करने जा रहा है?

(a) HSBC India / एचएसबीसी इंडिया

(b) Citibank India / सिटी बैंक इंडिया

(c) DBS Bank India / डीबीएस बैंक इंडिया

(d) Standard Chartered India / स्टैंडर्ड चार्टर्ड इंडिया

(e) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Citigroup on 16th April Announced it will exit its retail banking business in India and 12 other countries, choosing to deploy its capital and resources in investments that offer better returns and growth.

The move will see the bank also exit consumer businesses across parts of Asia and the Europe, including Australia and China. It will, however, retain its consumer-banking franchise in the four wealth centres in Singapore, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and London.

Q.4. Who has been roped in as TECNO’s India brand ambassador for 2021?

2021 के लिए TECNO इंडिया के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Ayushman Khurrana / आयुष्मान खुराना

(b) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(c) Sachin Tendulkar / सचिन तेंदूलकर

(d) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(e) Suresh Raina / सुरेश रैना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Ayushman Khurrana will be seen spearheading the new TECNO SPARK 7 campaign launched in India on April 9 and will go on sale at Amazon on April 16. He will feature in campaigns across SPARK, POVA, CAMON smartphone series.

“TECNO has established itself as one of the leading smartphone brands in India with its consistency towards delivering excellent products with stylish designs and innovative features at the most competitive price.

Q.5. India and __________ have recently conducted the 8th edition of Special Forces Exercise ‘Khanjar’.

भारत और __________ ने हाल ही में विशेष बल अभ्यास खंजरके 8वें संस्करण का आयोजन किया है।

(a) Egypt / मिस्र

(b) Azerbaijan / अज़रबैजान

(c) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) Kyrgyzstan / किर्गिस्तान

(e) Turkey / तुर्की 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The 8th edition Indo-Kyrgyz Joint Special Forces Exercise “Khanjar” was inaugurated at the Special Forces Brigade of National Guards of the Kyrgyz Republic in Bishkek, the capital of the host Kyrgyzstan.

The Indian contingent for the exercise and felicitated their role as a bridge in promoting the shared mountain and nomadic heritage of both nations.

Q.6. Who among the following has won Gold in Asian Wrestling Championship by beating Taipei’s Meng Hsuan Hsieh?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने ताइपे के मेंग हंसन हेशेह को हराकर एशियाई कुश्ती चैम्पियनशिप में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Deepak Punia / दीपक पुनिया

(b) Ravi Kumar Dahiya / रवि कुमार दहिया

(c) Vinesh Phogat / विनेश फोगट

(d) Sakshi Malik / साक्षी मलिक

(e) Yogeshwar Dutt / योगेश्वर दत्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. The Indian Wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won her maiden Gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship. She won the medal beating Taipei’s Meng Hsuan Hsieh.

Vinesh had earlier won four bronze and three silver medals. This is her third gold medal, but first at the Asian Wrestling Championship.

Q.7. Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik, Sarita Mor, and Divya Kakran have won gold medals in Asian Wrestling Championships. Asian Wrestling Championships is being held in _________________.

विनेश फोगाट, अंशु मलिक, सरिता मोर और दिव्या काकरान ने एशियाई कुश्ती चैंपियनशिप में स्वर्ण पदक जीते हैं। एशियाई कुश्ती चैंपियनशिप _________________ में आयोजित की जा रही है।

(a) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / बिश्केक, किर्गिस्तान

(b) Almaty, Kazakhstan / अलमाटी, कजाकिस्तान

(c) Tashkent, Uzbekistan / ताशकंद, उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) New Delhi, India / नई दिल्ली, भारत

(e) Dushanbe, Tajikistan / दुशान्बे, ताजिकिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. India women win four gold medals in Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Vinesh Phogat in 53-kg, Anshu Malik in 57-kg, Divya Kakran in 72-kg and Sarita Mor in 59-kg.

India has a rich haul of seven medals from the women’s event as the country won four gold, a silver and two bronze medals in this edition.

Q.8. SpaceX Crew 2 will be launched to the International Space Station on World Earth Day. The four astronauts of SpaceX Crew 2 are from which space agency?

स्पेसएक्स क्रू 2 को विश्व पृथ्वी दिवस पर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अंतरिक्ष स्टेशन में लॉन्च किया जाएगा। स्पेसएक्स क्रू 2 के चार अंतरिक्ष यात्री किस अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी से हैं?

(a) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) / नासा (नेशनल एरोनॉटिक्स एंड स्पेस एडमिनिस्ट्रेशन)

(b) JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) / जैक्सा (जापान एयरोस्पेस एक्सप्लोरेशन एजेंसी)

(c) ESA (European Space Agency) / ईएसए (यूरोपीय अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी)

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is set to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on World Earth Day (April 22). NASA is to launch the mission along with SpaceX. It is the second crewed operational flight of Crew Dragon Spacecraft.

The mission will transport four scientists to the International Space Station. The astronauts to travel to the International Space Station are from NASA, JAXA and ESA.

Q.9. World Hemophilia Day is observed every year on _________________.

विश्व हीमोफिलिया दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 16 April / 16 अप्रैल

(b) 17 April / 17 अप्रैल

(c) 18 April / 18 अप्रैल

(d) 19 April / 19 अप्रैल

(e) 20 April / 20 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. World Haemophilia Day is observed on 17 April every year to increase awareness about haemophilia disease and other inherited bleeding disorders.

In 1989, World Haemophilia Day was started by the World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) in honour of WFH founder Frank Schnavel’s birthday.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Hemophilia Day 2021?

विश्व हीमोफिलिया दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Adapting to change: sustaining care in a new world

(b) Together we can change

(c) Get + Involved

(d) Outreach and Identification

(e) Sharing Knowledge Makes Us Stronger

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. World Haemophilia Day is observed on 17 April every year to increase awareness about haemophilia disease and other inherited bleeding disorders.

In 1989, World Haemophilia Day was started by the World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) in honour of WFH founder Frank Schnavel’s birthday.

Theme 2021: “Adapting to Change: sustaining care in a new world”.

Q.11. Actor Vivek passed away recently. He was from which state?

अभिनेता विवेक का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस राज्य से थे?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Odisha / ओडिशा

(c) Kerala / केरल

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Tamil actor Vivek passed away in a Chennai hospital early on 17th April following a cardiac arrest. He was 59.

Vivek was launched by legendary filmmaker K Balachander in the late 1980s. He went on to become one of the most sought after comedy actors of Tamil cinema in the 1990s and retained a stronghold in the industry.

Q.12. What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?

किर्गिस्तान की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Nur-Sultan / नूर-सुल्तान

(b) Dushanbe / दुशांबे

(c) Ashgabat / अश्गाबात

(d) Tashkent / ताशकंद

(e) Bishkek / बिस्केक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Capital: Bishkek

Currency: Kyrgyzstani som

Q.13. What is the currency of Italy?

इटली की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Ruble / रूबल

(c) Euro / यूरो

(d) New shekel / नई शेकेल

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. President: Sergio Mattarella

Capital: Rome

Currency: Euro

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