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

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Q.1. Who has represented India at the Summit on Financing of African Economies 2021 in Paris?

पेरिस में 2021 में अफ्रीकी अर्थव्यवस्थाओं के वित्तपोषण पर शिखर सम्मेलन में भारत का प्रतिनिधित्व किसने किया है?

(a) V Muraleedharan / वी मुरलीधरन

(b) Harsh Vardhan Shringla / हर्षवर्धन श्रृंगला

(c) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar / सुब्रह्मण्यम जयशंकर

(d) T.V. Somanathan / टी वी सोमनाथन

(e) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan reiterated India’s commitment to build a more resilient and stronger Africa. He was delivering India’s message at the Summit on Financing African Economies hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The Minister highlighted India’s unique development partnership with Africa, characterised by innovation, local needs and transparency.

Q.2. RBI has imposed monetary penalty on which organization for contravention of certain directions issued by the central bank?

आरबीआई ने अपने द्वारा जारी कुछ निर्देशों के उल्लंघन के लिए किस संगठन पर मौद्रिक जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) City Union Bank / सिटी यूनियन बैंक

(b) Tamilnad Mercantile Bank / तमिलनाड मर्केंटाइल बैंक

(c) Nutan Nagarik Sahakari Bank / नूतन नागरिक सहकारी बैंक

(d) Daimler Financial Services India Private Limited / डेमलर फाइनेंशियल सर्विसेज इंडिया प्राइवेट लिमिटेड

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The RBI has imposed monetary penalty on City Union Bank, Tamilnad Mercantile Bank and two other lenders for contravention of certain directions issued by the central bank.

A penalty of Rs 1 crore has been imposed on City Union Bank Limited for contravention of/non-compliance with certain provisions contained in the RBI (Lending to MSME Sector) Directions and Rs 1 crore on Tamilnad Mercantile Bank for non-compliance.

Q.3. Who has become the1st Indian to won annual ‘World Choreography Award 2020?

वार्षिक ‘वर्ल्ड कोरियोग्राफी अवार्ड 2020’ जीतने वाले पहले भारतीय कौन बन गए हैं?

(a) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुंद

(b) Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted / शकुंतला हरकसिंह थिल्ड

(c) Jahnabi Phookan / जह्नाबी फूकन

(d) Shobana Kamineni / शोभना कमिनेनी

(e) Ujjwala Singhania / उज्जवला सिंघानिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Emmy Award-nominated Indian choreographer Suresh Mukund, has won the 10th Annual ‘World Choreography Award 2020’, (also known as Choreo Awards), becoming the first Indian to win the prestigious honour.

He won the award in the ‘TV REALITY SHOW/COMPETITION’ category, for his work on the hit American TV reality show ‘World of Dance’.

Q.4. Name the first destroyer of the Indian Navy, which has been decommissioned on May 21 at the Naval Dockyard of Visakhapatnam.

भारतीय नौसेना के पहले विध्वंसक का नाम बताइए, जिसे विशाखापत्तनम के नौसेना डॉकयार्ड में 21 मई को सेवामुक्त कर दिया गया है।

(a) INS Kakinada / आईएनएस काकीनाडा

(b) INS Garuda / आईएनएस गरुड़

(c) INS Rajput / आईएनएस राजपूत

(d) INS Abhimanyu / आईएनएस अभिमन्यु

(e) INS Kalinga / आईएनएस कलिंग

Answer & Explanation

Exp.  The first destroyer of the Indian Navy, INS Rajput, will be decommissioned on May 21. It was commissioned on 04 May 1980. After rendering service for 41 years, it will be decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard of Visakhapatnam.

INS Rajput was built by Russia in the 61 Communards Shipyard. Its Original Russian name was ‘Nadezhny’.

Q.5. World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed globally on ________________ every year.

संवाद और विकास के लिए सांस्कृतिक विविधता के लिए विश्व दिवस हर साल _________ को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 May / 20 मई

(b) 21 May / 21 मई

(c) 22 May / 22 मई

(d) 23 May / 23 मई

(e) 24 May / 24 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed globally on 21 May every year.

The day aims to celebrate the richness of the world’s cultures and highlight the significance of its diversity as an agent of inclusion and positive change for achieving peace and sustainable development.

Q.6. On which date, Anti-terrorism day is observed every year in India?

भारत में हर साल किस तारीख को आतंकवाद विरोधी दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 18 May / 18 मई

(b) 19 May / 19 मई

(c) 20 May / 20 मई

(d) 21 May / 21 मई

(e) 22 May / 22 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Anti-Terrorism Day is observed on May 21 in India with an aim to mitigate terrorism; promote national harmony, and unity among people of all caste, creed and sex.

It was on this day in the year 1991 that former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated; a brutal act of terror that left the entire country shocked and aggrieved. 2021 commemorates Rajiv Gandhi’s 30th death anniversary as India observes Anti-Terrorism Day.

Q.7. International Tea Day is celebrated every year on ___________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय चाय दिवस हर साल ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 May / 14 मई

(b) 16 May / 16 मई

(c) 19 May / 19 मई

(d) 20 May / 20 मई

(e) 21 May / 21 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. In the year 2019, the UN General Assembly decided to celebrate International Tea Day on May 21st annually.

The assembly stated that the day will promote and nurture collective initiatives to carry out activities in support of sustainable tea production and consumption, as well as raise awareness of tea’s relevance in the battle against hunger and poverty.

Q.8. Jagannath Pahadia passed away recently. He was the former CM of which state?

जगन्नाथ पहाड़िया का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस राज्य के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री थे?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Bihar / बिहार

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Rajasthan Chief Minister and Bihar and Haryana governor, Jagannath Pahadia, passed away on 19th May due to Covid-19. He was 89.

Jagannath Pahadia was the chief minister of Rajasthan for about eleven months from June 6, 1980 to July 13, 1981.

Q.9. Sunderlal Bahuguna has passed away recently. He was a/ an ________________.

सुंदरलाल बहुगुणा का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ________ थे। 

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Violinist / वायोलिन वादक

(c) Classical Vocalist / शास्त्रीय गायक

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Kathak dancer / कथक नर्तक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Noted environmentalist, leader of the Chipko movement and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sunderlal Bahuguna passed away in Rishikesh on 21 May after battling Covid-19 for several days. He was 94.

The Chipko Movement had gained traction under Bahuguna. The Chipko movement was a non-violent agitation in 1973 that was aimed at protection and conservation of trees, but, perhaps, it is best remembered for the collective mobilisation of women for the cause of preserving forests

Q.10. Who is the current Governor of Rajasthan?

राजस्थान के वर्तमान राज्यपाल कौन हैं?

(a) Vajubhai Vala / वजुभाई वाला

(b) Bandaru Dattatreya / बंडारू दत्तात्रेय

(c) Bhagat Singh Koshyari / भगत सिंह कोश्यारी

(d) Najma Heptulla / नजमा हेपतुल्ला

(e) Kalraj Mishra / कलराज मिश्र

Answer & Explanation

Exp: Governor: Kalraj Mishra

Q.11. Who is the Foreign affairs secretary of India?

भारत के विदेश मामलों के सचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Rajeev Gauba / राजीव गौबा

(b) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(d) Harsh Vardhan Shringla / हर्षवर्धन श्रृंगला

(e) T.V. Somanathan / टी वी सोमनाथन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Foreign Secretary: Harsh Vardhan Shringla

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