Current Affairs Quiz 17th September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 17th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state/UT has launched a new mission called ‘One Gram Panchayat-One DIGI-Pay Sakhi’?

किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश ने वन ग्राम पंचायतवन डिजीपे सखीनामक एक नया मिशन शुरू किया है?

(a) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Ladakh / लदाख

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. J&K Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha launches ‘One Gram Panchayat-One DIGI-Pay Sakhi’

In Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has launched a new mission called ‘One Gram Panchayat-One DIGI-Pay Sakhi’. The mission was launched at Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Pampore.

He outlined that DIGI-Pay Sakhi has introduced financial inclusion within the UT’s Self Help Group (SHG) ecosystem, creating much needed financial access points with greater transparency even in the remotest of the areas.

Q.2. Indian Railways has launched the “Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY)” under the aegis of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)”. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) was launched in which year?

भारतीय रेलवे ने प्रधानमंत्री कौशल विकास योजना (PMKVY) के तत्वावधान में रेल कौशल विकास योजना (RMKVY) शुरू की है। प्रधान मंत्री कौशल विकास योजना (PMKVY) किस वर्ष शुरू की गई थी?

(a) 2011

(b) 2014

(c) 2015

(d) 2016

(e) 2018

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Indian Railways Launched “Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana”

Indian Railways took a leap in advancement of Skill India Mission by launching the “Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY)” under the aegis of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)”.

This Mission will provide Railways an entry level training in industry relevant skills with the help of 75 Railway training institutes across India. This mission seeks to empower youth by providing entry level training in skills relevant to industry as part of 75 years of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) – was launched on 15th July, 2015 (World Youth Skills Day).

Q.3. The Union Cabinet has increased the foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country’s telecom sector via the automatic route from 49% to _______________.

केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने देश के दूरसंचार क्षेत्र में स्वत: मार्ग से प्रत्यक्ष विदेशी निवेश (FDI) को 49% से बढ़ाकर ___________ कर दिया है।

(a) 54%

(b) 60%

(c) 74%

(d) 85%

(e) 100%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. 100% FDI in telecom sector via automatic route

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country’s telecom sector via the automatic route, adding all safeguards will apply. Till now, only 49% of FDI was allowed through the automatic route and anything beyond this had to necessarily go through the government route.

Union finance ministry notified changes in the FDI rules in April 2020, which made prior approval of the government mandates for foreign investments from countries that share a border with India, including Pakistan, China, Bangladesh and Nepal among others.

Q.4. The Ministry of Defence has constituted a High-Level Expert Committee, for a comprehensive review of the National Cadet Corps (NCC). Who among the following is the Chairperson of the Committee?

रक्षा मंत्रालय ने नेशनल कैडेट कॉर्प (एनसीसी) की व्यापक समीक्षा के लिए एक उच्च स्तरीय विशेषज्ञ समिति का गठन किया है। निम्नलिखित में से कौन समिति का अध्यक्ष है?

(a) Baijayant Panda / बैजयंत पांडा

(b) V G Kannan / वी जी कन्नन

(c) M Rajeshwar Rao / एम राजेश्वर राव

(d) P Vasudevan / पी वासुदेवन

(e) P K Mohanty / पी के मोहंती

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Defence Ministry constitutes High Level Expert Committee to review NCC

The Ministry of Defence has constituted a High-Level Expert Committee, for a comprehensive review of the National Cadet Corps (NCC). Former Member of Parliament (MP) Baijayant Panda will be the Chairperson of the Committee. The 15-member committee will also include Cricketer MS Dhoni and Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra as members.

Suggest measures to empower NCC cadets to contribute more effectively towards nation building, Propose ways for gainful engagement of NCC Alumni for the betterment of the organization.

Q.5. Who among the following has been featured in Time Magazine’s list of ‘100 most influential people of 2021’?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे टाइम मैगज़ीन की ‘2021 के 100 सबसे प्रभावशाली लोगोंकी सूची में शामिल किया गया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Mamata Banerjee / ममता बनर्जी

(c) Adar Poonawalla / अदार पूनावाला

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & c / दोनों ए और सी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee, Adar Poonawalla in Time Magazine’s ‘100 most influential people of 2021’ list

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Chief Executive Officer of the Serum Institute of India (SII), Adar Poonawalla, are among the few Indians who have been featured in Time Magazine’s list of ‘100 most influential people of 2021’.

Q.6. Which of the following company has become the 2nd Indian company to hit $200 billion market capitalisation after RIL?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सी कंपनी आरआईएल के बाद 200 अरब डॉलर के बाजार पूंजीकरण को हासिल करने वाली दूसरी भारतीय कंपनी बन गई है?

(a) Tech Mahindra / टेक महिंद्रा

(b) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

(c) Tata Consultancy Services / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज

(d) Accenture / एक्सेंचर

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. TCS 2nd Indian company to hit $200 billion mcap after RIL

IT services major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on 16th Sept touched the $200 billion market capitalisation-mark as its shares surged to lifetime highs in intraday trade. The stock moved to an all-time of ₹ 3,980 before settling 1.79% higher at ₹ 3.954.80. The company’s market capitalisation or m-cap stood at around ₹ 14.63 lakh crore ($199.1 billion).

Before this, Reliance Industries (RIL) was the only listed company in India with a market valuation of over $200 billion. RIL’s current m-cap stood at ₹ 15.08 lakh crore ($205.2 billion).

Q.7. Who has been roped in as the brand ambassador of TAGG?

TAGG के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(b) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(c) Alia Bhatt / आलिया भट्ट

(d) Jasprit Bumrah / जसप्रित बुमराह

(e) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. TAGG, a tech-driven lifestyle electronics brand, has roped in the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team and the captain of Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma as a brand ambassador.

The move is aimed to help steer the brand to new heights in the audio and wearable industry. “TAGG is a purpose-led Indian brand with a mission to make technologically advanced products accessible to everyone.

Q.8. World Patient Safety Day is observed every year on __________________.

विश्व रोगी सुरक्षा दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष __________________ 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.8.(d)

Exp. 17 September: World Patient Safety Day

Every year on September 17 the world observes World Patient Safety Day. The day is celebrated by the World Health Organization, its international partners, and all the other countries.

The day aims to spread awareness and enhance the world’s understanding of patient safety.

Q.9. In which state/UT, Kishtwar National Park is located?

किश्तवाड़ राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में स्थित है?

(a) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(b) Puducherry / पुदुचेर्री

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(e) Ladakh / लदाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Kishtwar National Park is a national park located in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Q.10. Who is the present Chairman & CEO of the Railway Board?

रेलवे बोर्ड के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष और सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) V K Yadav / वी के यादव

(b) Navin Agarwal / नविन अगरवाल

(c) A K Sikri / ए के सिकरी

(d) Suneet Sharma / सुनीत शर्मा

(e) Praful Patel / प्रफुल पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Suneet Sharma: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Railway Board (Ministry of Railways)

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