Current Affairs Quiz 22nd and 23rd May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. With which country, India has renewed MoUs on military cooperation & maritime issues?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ सैन्य सहयोग और समुद्री मुद्दों पर समझौता ज्ञापनों का नवीनीकरण किया है?

(a) Qatar / कतर

(b) Oman / ओमान

(c) Kuwait / कुवैत

(d) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(e) Bahrain / बहरीन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India and Oman renewed the Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on military cooperation along with its annexure as well as on maritime issues on May 20, 2021.

The MoU on cooperation on maritime issues was signed at the Maritime Security Centre by Commander of Royal Navy of Oman, the Head of Maritime Security Committee, Rear Admiral Saif bin Nasser Al Rahbi and Mr. Munu Mahawar.

Q.2. Which country hosted the Global G 20 Summit 2021?

ग्लोबल जी 20 शिखर सम्मेलन 2021 की मेजबानी किस देश ने की?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Italy / इटली

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) USA / यूएसए

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Global G20 Health Summit was co-hosted by European Commission along with Italy as part of its G20 presidency amid the surge and spread of the coronavirus cases.

Summit noted, risk of more transmissible variants has increased with nine people losing their lives to Covid-19 per minute. As per WHO officials, future of pandemic is in hands of G20 leaders. G20 has also contributed in the launch of ACT-Accelerator as it was launched after G20 called for a global mechanism to accelerate development of tests, treatments and vaccines.

Q.3. RBI has announced to transfer ____________ surplus to Central Government for FY21.

आरबीआई ने वित्त वर्ष 2021 के लिए केंद्र सरकार को _________ अधिशेष हस्तांतरित करने की घोषणा की है।

(a) Rs. 58,558 crores / रु. 58,558 करोड़

(b) Rs. 67,789 crores / रु. 67,789 करोड़

(c) Rs. 73,054 crores / रु. 73,054 करोड़

(d) Rs. 86,457 crores / रु. 86,457 करोड़

(e) Rs. 99,122 crores / रु. 99,122 करोड़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India will transfer Rs 99,122 crore surplus to the Central Government for the accounting period of nine months ended March 31, 2021 (July 2020-March 2021). The Contingency Risk Buffer will remain at 5.50%.

This year RBI has changed its Accounting year from July-June to April-March to coincide with the accounting year of Government.

Q.4. RBI has increased the maximum amount outstanding in respect of full-KYC PPIs (KYC-compliant PPIs) to __________________.

आरबीआई ने पूर्ण-केवाईसी पीपीआई (केवाईसी-अनुपालन पीपीआई) के संबंध में अधिकतम बकाया राशि को ___________ तक बढ़ा दिया है।

(a) Rs 1 lakh / 1 लाख रु

(b) Rs 1.5 lakh / 1.5 लाख रु

(c) Rs 2 lakh / 2 लाख रु

(d) Rs 2.5 lakh / 2.5 लाख रु

(e) Rs 5 lakh / 5 लाख रु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India has increased the maximum amount outstanding in respect of full-KYC PPIs (KYC-compliant PPIs) from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh.

Apart from this, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has mandated that all prepaid payment instruments (PPIs) or mobile wallets such as Paytm, PhonePe and Mobikwik are fully KYC-compliant be made interoperable by March 31, 2022.

Q.5. Who has topped the list of Forbes Highest paid Athletes 2021?

फोर्ब्स की सबसे ज्यादा कमाई करने वाले एथलीटों की 2021 की सूची में कौन शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Conor McGregor / कॉनर मैकग्रेगोर

(b) Lionel Messi / लियोनेल मेस्सी

(c) LeBron James / लेब्रॉन जेम्स

(d) Cristiano Ronaldo / क्रिस्टियानो रोनाल्डो

(e) Roger Federer / रोजर फेडरर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. UFC star Conor McGregor has topped the Forbes list by earning $180 million in the past year beating soccer superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to become the highest paid athlete in the world.

Lionel Messi stand 2nd Position with ($130 million) and Cristiano Ronaldo stand 3rd with ($120 million).

Q.6. Who has won the 2021 Templeton prize for life’s work on animal intelligence and humanity?

पशु बुद्धि और मानवता पर जीवन के काम के लिए 2021 का टेम्पलटन पुरस्कार किसने जीता है?

(a) Tahera Qutbuddin / ताहेरा कुतुबुद्दीन

(b) Anupam Kher / अनुपम खेर

(c) Gita Mittal / गीता मित्तल

(d) Jane Goodall / जेन गुडाल

(e) Shakuntala Haraksingh / शकुंतला हरकसिंह

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The naturalist Jane Goodall has been announced as the 2021 winner of the Templeton prize in recognition of her life’s work on animal intelligence and humanity. Goodall, 87, built her global reputation on her groundbreaking studies of chimpanzees in Tanzania in the 1960s.

The Templeton Prize is an annual award granted to a living person, in the estimation of the judges, “whose exemplary achievements advance Sir John Templeton’s philanthropic vision: harnessing the power of the sciences to explore the deepest questions of the universe and humankind’s place and purpose within it.”

Q.7. International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated every year on ____________________________.

जैविक विविधता के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल _____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 22 May/ 22 मई

(b) 23 May/ 23 मई

(c) 24 May/ 24 मई

(d) 25 May/ 25 मई

(e) 26 May/ 26 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. United Nations General Assembly in late 1993 proclaimed May 22 as “The International Day for Biological Diversity” (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Q.8. What was the theme for International Day for Biological Diversity 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जैव विविधता दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) ‘Celebrating 25 years of Action for Biodiversity’

(b) ‘Save the nature’

(c) ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’

(d) ‘We’re part of the solution’

(e) ‘Our solutions are in nature’

Answer & Explanation

Exp. United Nations General Assembly in late 1993 proclaimed May 22 as “The International Day for Biological Diversity” (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Theme 2021: “We’re part of the solution”.

Q.9. In which country, FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup will be held in October 2022?

अक्टूबर 2022 में फीफा अंडर-17 महिला विश्व कप किस देश में आयोजित किया जाएगा?

(a) Belgium / बेल्जियम

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

(d) England / इंग्लैंड

(e) India / भारत

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The U-17 women’s World Cup will be held in India from October 11 to 30 next year, Fifa Council said on 21st May. India were earlier scheduled to host the 2020 U-17 World Cup but it was postponed to 2021 before being cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The Council also approved dates for the Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 (11-30 October 2022), Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 (10-28 August 2022), Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023 from July 20 to August 20, 2023.

Q.10. Which football club has won the La Liga title 2020-21?

किस फुटबॉल क्लब ने ला लीगा 2020-21 का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

(b) Barcelona / बार्सिलोना

(c) Atlético Madrid / एटलेटिको मैड्रिड

(d) Athletic Bilbao / एथलेटिक बिलबाओ

(e) Valencia / वालेंसिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Atletico Madrid pipped city rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title on 22nd May Luis Suarez fired them to a 2-1 comeback win at Real Valladolid.

Atletico finished top of the standings on 86 points while Real, who snatched a late 2-1 win over Villarreal, came second on 84. Valladolid finished 19th and were relegated to Spain’s second division.

Q.11. MS Narasimhan passes away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

एमएस नरसिम्हन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Mathematician / गणितज्ञ

(c) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Noted Indian mathematician, Professor MS Narasimhan has passed away. Professor Narasimhan, along with C. S. Seshadri, were known for their proof of the Narasimhan–Seshadri theorem.

He is the only Indian to receive the King Faisal International Prize in the field of science.

Q.12. Raam Laxman, who passed away recently was a/an ____________.

राम लक्ष्मण जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया, एक _________ थे।

(a) Astronaut / अंतरिक्ष यात्री

(b) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(c) Lyricist / गीतकार

(d) Music composer / संगीतकार

(e) Fashion Designer / फैशन डिजाइनर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Popular music composer Raam Laxman passed away on 22nd May. He was 78.

Raam Laxman was known for composing the music for hit films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Hum Saath Saath Hain, 100 Days among many other.

Q.13. What is the capital of Oman?

ओमान की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Doha / दोहा

(b) Manama / मनामा

(c) Muscat / मस्कट

(d) Sharjah / शारजाह

(e) Agrabah / अग्रबाह

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital of Oman: Muscat

Currency: Omani rial

Q.14. Where is the headquarters of FIFA located?

फीफा का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल, कनाडा

(b) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Athens, Greece / एथेंस, ग्रीस

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी 

Answer & Explanation

Exp: President: Gianni Infantino

Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland

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