Current Affairs Quiz 19th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. A Resolution has been reintroduced in US Congress to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to which of the following personality?

निम्नलिखित में से किस व्यक्तित्व को मरणोपरांत कांग्रेसनल गोल्ड मेडलप्रदान करने के लिए अमेरिकी कांग्रेस में एक प्रस्ताव फिर से पेश किया गया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Mahatma Gandhi / महात्मा गांधी

(c) Atal Bihari Vajpayee / अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी

(d) Nelson Mandela / नेल्सन मंडेला

(e) Mother Teresa / मदर टेरेसा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. An influential US lawmaker from New York on 16th August reintroduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and nonviolence.

The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award in the United States.

Q.2. Which organization has introduced ‘Regulatory General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)’ for round-tripping?

राउंडट्रिपिंग के लिए किस संगठन ने रेगुलेटरी जनरल एंटीअवॉइडेंस रूल (GAAR)’ पेश किया है?

(a) New India Assurance Company Limited/ न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

(b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI)

(c) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) / भारतीय बीमा विनियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण (IRDAI)

(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) / भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI)

(e) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come up with a draft rule with modifications in the existing regulation related to foreign investment to discourage round-tripping. The central bank is looking to tweak the existing regulations and has come up with draft rules around round-tripping.

Some of the largest Indian companies, startups and multinationals with an India presence have put their outbound investment, fundraising and restructuring plans on hold as the RBI looks to introduce fresh regulations around “round-tripping.”

Q.3. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has projected India’s FY22 GDP growth at ________________.

इंडिया रेटिंग्स एंड रिसर्च (Ind-Ra) ने _________ पर भारत की FY22 जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 6.4%

(b) 8.6%

(c) 9.4%

(d) 10.1%

(e) 11.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised India’s GDP growth forecast for FY22 to 9.4% year-on-year, saying that the country’s economic recovery would depend on the progress of its vaccination drive.

The forecast could further slip to 9.1% if India is unable to vaccinate it’s entire adult population by December 31. However, if India does succeed then GDP growth is expected to be at 9.6%

Q.4. Which Life Insurance Company has launched a new-age term insurance policy “eShield Next”?

किस जीवन बीमा कंपनी ने नए जमाने की टर्म इंश्योरेंस पॉलिसी ईशील्ड नेक्स्टलॉन्च की है?

(a) SBI Life Insurance Company / SBI लाइफ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(b) Oriental Insurance Company / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(c) Religare Health Insurance Company / रेलिगेयर हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Bharti AXA Life Insurance / भारती एक्सा लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(e) Star Health and Allied Insurance Company / स्टार हेल्थ एंड एलाइड इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. SBI Life Insurance announced the launch of a unique new age protection solution called ‘SBI Life eShield Next’, which ‘levels up’ the protection coverage as the insured achieves life’s major milestones.

This means that the policy is neither linked to the stock market nor shares any profit or dividends with the policyholders.

Q.5. Who among the following has been awarded the National Youth Award in 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे 2021 में राष्ट्रीय युवा पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(b) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुन्द

(c) Mohammad Azam / मोहम्मद आजम

(d) Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi / सैयद उस्मान अजहर मकसूसी

(e) Thomas Vijayan / थॉमस विजयन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Mohammad Azam from Karimnagar district in Telangana has been awarded the National Youth Award recently by the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur in Delhi for displaying exemplary leadership qualities.

He has conducted many service programmes like blood donations, plantation drives and awareness programmes about population control, earning him several awards. He received the ‘Indira Gandhi NSS Award’ from then President of India Pranab Mukherjee.

Q.6. World Humanitarian Day is celebrated every year on _______________.

विश्व मानवतावादी दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 15 August / 15 अगस्त

(b) 16 August / 16 अगस्त

(c) 17 August / 17 अगस्त

(d) 18 August / 18 अगस्त

(e) 19 August / 19 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 19 August: World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is marked on August 19 annually to honour humanitarians across the world. The day is observed to pay tribute to people who sacrificed their lives despite the odds and continue to provide protection and life-saving support to people in need.

Q.7. What was the theme for World Humanitarian Day 2021?

विश्व मानवतावादी दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) #NotATarget

(b) Women Humanitarians

(c) One Humanity

(d) #TheHumanRace: a global challenge for climate action in solidarity with people who need it the most

(e) Inspire the World’s Humanity

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Humanitarian Day is marked on August 19 annually to honour humanitarians across the world. The day is observed to pay tribute to people who sacrificed their lives despite the odds and continue to provide protection and life-saving support to people in need.

Theme 2021: #TheHumanRace: a global challenge for climate action in solidarity with people who need it the most.

Q.8. On which date every year World Photography Day is celebrated?

हर साल विश्व फोटोग्राफी दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 18 August / 18 अगस्त

(b) 19 August / 19 अगस्त

(c) 20 August / 20 अगस्त

(d) 21 August / 21 अगस्त

(e) 22 August / 22 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 19 August: World Photography Day

World Photography Day is observed on August 19 every year. The day was particularly selected for celebration in order to mark the purchase of the patent to the ‘daguerreotype’ camera by the French government, who made it free for use to the entire universe.

The day celebrates the art, craft, science, and history of photography. No doubt since the early 19th century, photography has become an important part of life, an ever-increasing medium of personal expression and appreciation for countless people across the world.

Q.9. Lionel Messi has signed a two-year deal with which football club, after leaving Barcelona?

लियोनेल मेसी ने बार्सिलोना छोड़ने के बाद किस फुटबॉल क्लब के साथ दो साल का करार किया है?

(a) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

(b) Valencia / वालेंसिया

(c) Atlético Madrid / एटलेटिको मैड्रिड

(d) Athletic Bilbao / एथलेटिक बिलबाओ

(e) PSG / पी एस जी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Lionel Messi has signed a two-year contract with Paris St-Germain after leaving Barcelona. The 34-year-old’s deal also has the option of a third year.

Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Messi scored a record 672 goals in 778 games for Barcelona, the club he joined as a 13-year-old.

Q.10. Where is the headquarter of Reserve Bank of India?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Delhi / दिल्ली

(c) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Noida / नोएडा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Governor: Shaktikanta Das

Q.11. Who is the present MD & CEO of SBI Life Insurance?

एसबीआई लाइफ इंश्योरेंस के वर्तमान एमडी और सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Vinay Tonse / विनय तोंसे

(b) Mahesh Kumar Sharma / महेश कुमार शर्मा

(c) Sanjiv Singh / संजीव सिंह

(d) Vinkesh Gulati / विंकेश गुलाटी

(e) Rama Mohan Rao Amara / राम मोहन राव अमारा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, India

MD & CEO: Mr. Mahesh Kumar Sharma

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