Current Affairs Quiz 21st April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Kim Boo-kyum has been elected as the new Prime Minister of which of the following country?

किम बूक्यूम को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश का नया प्रधानमंत्री चुना गया है?

(a) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(e) Maldives / मालदीव

Answer & Explanation

Exp. South Korean President Moon Jae-in 18th April nominated interior minister Kim Boo-kyum as the new Prime Minister of the country.

The nomination will now have to get approved in the parliamentary confirmation hearings.

Q.2. Who is the head of the committee about the Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARC) set up by RBI?

RBI द्वारा गठित एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनियों (ARC) के बारे में समिति का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) Shyamala Gopinath / श्यामला गोपीनाथ

(b) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(c) Jayant Kumar Dash / जयंत कुमार दाश

(d) N S Vishwanathan / एन एस विश्वनाथन

(e) Nachiket Mor / नचिकेत मोर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India recently set up a committee to study about the Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARC) in the country. The committee will evaluate the role of ARCs in debt resolution and will review their business model.

The Committee is headed by former RBI Executive director Sudarshan Sen. It will review the legal and regulatory framework of ARCs. It will recommend measures to improve the efficacy of Asset Reconstruction Companies.

Q.3. Care Ratings has forecasted India’s GDP growth at _______________ for FY22.

वित्त वर्ष 22 के लिए केयर रेटिंग्स ने _______________ पर भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 9.2%

(b) 10.2%

(c) 10.7%

(d) 11.5%

(e) 12.1%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. With economic activities getting affected across the country due to curbs imposed by states amid surge in COVID-19 cases, Care Ratings has revised down its forecast for GDP growth to 10.2 per cent in 2021-22 from earlier projection of 10.7-10.9 per cent. This is the third revision by the rating agency in the last one month.

Q.4. Who among the following has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे इलाहाबाद उच्च न्यायालय के कार्यवाहक मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

(b) P. V. Sanjay Kumar / पी वी संजय कुमार

(c) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(d) Hima Kohli / हिमा कोहली

(e) Raghvendra Singh Chauhan / राघवेन्द्र सिंह चौहान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Central government 15th April notified the appointment of Justice Sanjay Yadav as the Acting Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court.

The appointment comes in view of the impending retirement of current Chief Justice, Govind Mathur on April 14. Justice Yadav enrolled at the Bar in 1986 and was elevated as a judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 2007.

Q.5. Who among the following has been roped in as brand ambassador of Puma?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे प्यूमा के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Washington Sundar / वाशिंगटन सुंदर

(b) Devdutt Padikkal / देवदत्त पडिक्कल

(c) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्य रहाणे

(d) Suresh Raina / सुरेश रैना

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Global sportswear brand Puma has signed long-term endorsement deals with cricketers Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal.

The duo will be joining the company’s roaster of brand ambassadors that include Indian captain Virat Kohli; wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul; women’s national cricketer, Sushma Verma and veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh.

Q.6. Who has become the first Indian woman to scale Mt Annapurna?

माउंट अन्नपूर्णा को स्केल करने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला कौन बन गई है?

(a) Punita Arora / पुनीता अरोड़ा

(b) Nivedita Choudhary / निवेदिता चौधरी

(c) Usha Padhee / उषा पाढे

(d) Priyanka Mohite / प्रियंका मोहिते

(e) Priya Semwal / प्रिया सेमवाल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Priyanka Mohite from Satara in western Maharashtra has scaled Mt Annapurna, the 10th highest mountain peak in the world, becoming the first Indian woman climber to achieve the feat.

Mount Annapurna is a massif in the Himalayas located in Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres and is considered to be one of the toughest mountains to climb.

Q.7. On which date, World Creativity and Innovation Day is observed globally?

विश्व रचनात्मकता और नवाचार दिवस किस तारीख को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है?

(a) 20 April / 20 अप्रैल

(b) 21 April / 21 अप्रैल

(c) 22 April / 22 अप्रैल

(d) 23 April / 23 अप्रैल

(e) 24 April / 24 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Creativity and Innovation Day is observed globally on 21 April every year. This day is celebrated to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem-solving with respect to advancing the United Nations sustainable development goals, also known as the “global goals”.

Q.8. National Civil Service Day is celebrated every year on ___________________.

राष्ट्रीय सिविल सेवा दिवस हर साल ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 April / 20 अप्रैल

(b) 21 April / 21 अप्रैल

(c) 22 April / 22 अप्रैल

(d) 23 April / 23 अप्रैल

(e) 24 April / 24 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year on 21 April Civil Service Day is celebrated to rededicate and to recommit themselves to the cause of the people. On this day Civil servants from various parts of the country come together, share their experiences and also learn other’s experiences of working in the public sector.

The Government of India chose April 21 as the National Civil Service Day as on this day the country’s first home minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel addressed the newly appointed Administrative Services Officers in 1947.

Q.9. Maidavolu Narasimham has passed away recently. He was a/an _____________.

मैदावोलु नरसिम्हम का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Bengali Actor / बंगाली अभिनेता

(b) Radio astronomer / रेडियो खगोलशास्त्री

(c) RBI governor / RBI गवर्नर

(d) Arya Samaj Leader / आर्य समाज नेता

(e) Vice President / उपराष्ट्रपति

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor M. Narasimham passed away on 20th April at a Hyderabad hospital following covid-related illness. He was 94.

Narasimham is the only governor to be appointed from the Reserve Bank cadre. He was the 13th governor of RBI and served a short tenure of seven months between May and November 1977, before he was succeeded by I.G. Patel.

Q.10. Sankha Ghosh has passed away recently. He was a/an ________________.

संकेत घोष का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ________ थे।

(a) Director / निर्देशक

(b) Choreographer / कोरियोग्राफर

(c) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(d) Poet / कवि

(e) Musician / संगीतकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Eminent poet and critic Sankha Ghosh passed away in Kolkata on 21st April. The Jnanpith awardee was 89 and had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in April. He was awarded the Jnanpith Award in 2016 and the Padma Bhushan in 2011. In the shadow of the Rabindranath Tagore era, poets such as Ghosh took the legacy forward.

Q.11. What is the currency of South Korea?

दक्षिण कोरिया की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Boliviano / बोलिवियानो

(b) Sol / सोल

(c) Peso / पेसो

(d) Won / वोन

(e) Colón / कोलोन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Seoul

Currency: South Korean won

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