Current Affairs Quiz 1st September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 1st September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state government has launched ‘Mera Kaam Mera Maan’ Scheme to Help Unemployed Youth?

किस राज्य सरकार ने बेरोजगार युवाओं की मदद के लिए मेरा काम मेरा मानयोजना शुरू की है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Haryana / हरियाणा

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Bihar / बिहार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. The Punjab Cabinet gave a nod to a new scheme that will help the unemployed youth in the state to hone their skills and increase their chances of getting a job. These youngsters will be given short-term skill training free of cost under the ‘‘Mera Kaam Mera Maan” scheme of the state government. A target of 30,000 beneficiaries has been proposed, at a cost of ₹ 90 crores.

The scheme also provides an employment assistance allowance of ₹ 2,500 per month for a period of 12 months from the start of the training course, which will be conducted at Punjab Skill Development Mission training centres.

Q.2. What was the Revenue collected from Goods and Services Tax (GST) in August 2021?

अगस्त 2021 में माल और सेवा कर (जीएसटी) से कितना राजस्व एकत्र किया गया था?

(a) ₹1.03 lakh crore / ₹ 1.03 लाख करोड़

(b) ₹1.23 lakh crore / ₹ 1.23 लाख करोड़

(c) ₹1.12 lakh crore / ₹ 1.12 लाख करोड़

(d) ₹1.37 lakh crore / ₹ 1.37 लाख करोड़

(e) ₹1.41 lakh crore / ₹ 1.41 लाख करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. GST collections moderate to ₹1.12 lakh crore in August

GST revenue remained above Rs 1 trillion-mark for the second straight month in August at over Rs 1.12 trillion, 30 per cent higher than the collection in the year-ago period.

Which Central GST is Rs 20,522 crore, State GST is Rs 26,605 crore, Integrated GST is Rs 56,247 crore (including Rs 26,884 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs 8,646 crore (including Rs 646 crore collected on import of goods).

Q.3. Which of the following company has acquired BillDesk for $4.7 billion?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने 4.7 बिलियन डॉलर में बिलडेस्क का अधिग्रहण किया है?

(a) PayU / पेयू

(b) OxiPay / ऑक्सीपे

(c) Mobikwik / मोबिक्विक

(d) PayPal / पेपल

(e) PayTm / पेटीएम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Netherlands-based Prosus NV has announced to acquire the Indian digital payments provider BillDesk and merge it with its own fintech service business PayU. The size of the deal is $4.7 billion.

This acquisition will make the combined entity of PayU and BillDesk as the leading online payment providers globally and in India by total payment volume (TPV).

Q.4. Who has been given the additional charge of Punjab and UT of Chandigarh?

पंजाब और केंद्र शासित प्रदेश चंडीगढ़ का अतिरिक्त प्रभार किसे दिया गया है?

(a) PS Sreedharan Pillai / पीएस श्रीधरन पिल्लै

(b) Bandaru Dattatreya / बंडारू दत्तात्रेय

(c) Satyadev Narayan Arya / सत्यदेव नारायण आर्य

(d) V. P. Singh Badnore / वी पी सिंह बदनोर

(e) Banwarilal Purohit / बनवारीलाल पुरोहित

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been given the additional charge of Punjab and the Union Territory of Chandigarh. Earlier, V P Singh Badnore was the Governor of Punjab and the Administrator of Chandigarh.

The President has also appointed Purohit as the Administrator of Chandigarh, in addition to his duties as the Governor of Punjab. Traditionally, Punjab Governor has functioned as the Administrator of Chandigarh.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

केंद्रीय प्रत्यक्ष कर बोर्ड (CBDT) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(b) J B Mohapatra / जे बी महापात्र

(c) Rashmi R Das / रश्मि आर दास

(d) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(e) Kamlesh Kumar Pant / कमलेश कुमार पंत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. J.B. Mohapatra appointed CBDT chairman

Senior bureaucrat J.B. Mohapatra has been appointed the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Mr Mohapatra, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) officer, is currently the member in the board that frames the policy for the Income Tax department.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as the independent director of HSBC Asia?

एचएसबीसी एशिया के स्वतंत्र निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(b) S S Mallikarjuna Rao / एस एस मल्लिकार्जुन राव

(c) A S Rajeev / ए एस राजीव

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दावे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Rajnish Kumar appointed as independent director of HSBC Asia

The former State Bank of India (SBI) chairman, Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as an independent director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Asia entity on August 30, 2021.

He has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee of the company.

Q.7. 9 new Supreme Court judges, including 3 women, has taken oath recently, what is the maximum sanctioned strength of judges in Supreme Court of India?

3 महिलाओं सहित 9 नए सुप्रीम कोर्ट के न्यायाधीशों ने हाल ही में शपथ ली है, भारत के सर्वोच्च न्यायालय में न्यायाधीशों की अधिकतम स्वीकृत शक्ति क्या है?

(a) 31

(b) 32

(c) 33

(d) 34

(e) 35

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Nine new judges, including three women, have been administered the oath of office as judges of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana. The strength of the Supreme Court would go up to 33, including the CJI, out of the sanctioned strength of 34, after the swearing-in of the nine new judges.

Justice Vikram Nath, Justice BV Nagarathna, Justice PS Narasimha, Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, Justice Hima Kohli, Justice CT Ravikumar, Justice MM Sundresh, Justice Bela M Trivedi.

Q.8. Stuart Binny has announced retirement from international cricket. He holds a record of best figures of 6 wickets conceding 4 runs in ODI cricket, He achieved this feat against which cricket team in 2014?

स्टुअर्ट बिन्नी ने अंतरराष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट से संन्यास की घोषणा कर दी है। उनके पास एकदिवसीय क्रिकेट में 4 रन देकर 6 विकेट के सर्वश्रेष्ठ आंकड़े का रिकॉर्ड है, उन्होंने 2014 में किस क्रिकेट टीम के खिलाफ यह उपलब्धि हासिल की थी?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(d) West Indies / वेस्ट इंडीज

(e) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Indian cricketer Stuart Binny announces retirement

Indian all-rounder cricketer, Stuart Binny has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on August 30, 2021. He had represented Team India in six Tests, 14 ODIs and three T20Is, scoring a total of 459 runs and 24 wickets.

Binny is the son of Roger Binny, a former India selector who was part of the 1983 world cup winning squad. In the Indian Premier League, he played for the Rajasthan Royals.

Binny is the current Indian record holder for best bowling spell in an ODI, as he claimed 6 wickets for 4 runs against Bangladesh in 2014.

Q.9. Who is the current Chief Justice of India (CJI)?

भारत के वर्तमान मुख्य न्यायाधीश (CJI) कौन हैं?

(a) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(b) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

(c) N V Ramana / एन वी रमना

(d) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(e) Prashant Kumar Mishra / प्रशांत कुमार मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Nine new judges, including three women, have been administered the oath of office as judges of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana. The strength of the Supreme Court would go up to 33, including the CJI, out of the sanctioned strength of 34, after the swearing-in of the nine new judges.

Justice Vikram Nath, Justice BV Nagarathna, Justice PS Narasimha, Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, Justice Hima Kohli, Justice CT Ravikumar, Justice MM Sundresh, Justice Bela M Trivedi.

Q.10. Who is the CEO of HSBC India?

एचएसबीसी इंडिया के सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Vikramjit Sen / विक्रमजीत सेन

(b) Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra / जगन्नाथ विद्याधर महापात्र

(c) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(d) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दवे

(e) Nitin Rakesh / नितिन राकेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Hitendra Dave is the Chief Executive Officer of HSBC India.

Q.11. Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which state?

अबोहर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. The Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Fazilka District of Punjab.

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