Current Affairs Quiz 22nd July 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which district has received the National Silver SKOCH award for ‘Pushti Nirbhor’ (nutrition-dependent) project?

किस जिले को पुष्टि निर्भौर‘ (पोषण पर निर्भर) परियोजना के लिए राष्ट्रीय रजत SKOCH पुरस्कार मिला है?

(a) Bahraich / बहराइच

(b) Ri-Bhoi / री-भोई

(c) Bijapur / बीजापुर

(d) Saharanpur / सहारनपुर

(e) Cachar / कछार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Cachar Deputy Commissioner, Keerthi Jalli received the National Silver SKOCH Award a few days ago for ‘Pushti Nirbhor’ (nutrition-dependent), a convergence project on transformation and development entailing setting up Nutri-gardens at houses in Dinnathpur Bagicha village.

The village is near the India-Bangladesh border in the Katigorah circle of the Cachar district.

Q.2. Government of India has extended the duration of the ‘Stand Up India Scheme’ up to the year__________.

भारत सरकार ने स्टैंड अप इंडिया योजनाकी अवधि को वर्ष __________ तक बढ़ा दिया है।

(a) 2023

(b) 2024

(c) 2025

(d) 2028

(e) 2030

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. GoI extends ‘Stand Up India Scheme’ up to 2025.

The Government of India has extended the duration of the ‘Stand Up India Scheme’ up to the year 2025.

The scheme was launched by the Prime Minister on 05 April 2016 to facilitate loans to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and women borrowers, to promote entrepreneurship among them.

The scheme offers bank loans to women and SC & ST communities to encourage them in setting up a greenfield enterprise, outside of the farm sector, that is in the manufacturing, services or trading sector.

Q.3. Who among the following recently addressed the World Universities Summit 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने हाल ही में विश्व विश्वविद्यालय शिखर सम्मेलन 2021 को संबोधित किया?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Yogi Adityanath / योगी आदित्यनाथ

(c) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(d) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated and addressed the World Universities Summit as Chief Guest.

The Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan also addressed the summit. The Summit was organized by O.P. Jindal Global University, located at Sonipat, Haryana.

The theme of the summit was “Universities of the Future: Building Institutional Resilience, Social Responsibility and Community Impact”.

Q.4. Which bank has selected “Paisalo Digital” as the National Corporate Business Correspondent of the Bank for financial inclusion?

किस बैंक ने वित्तीय समावेशन के लिए बैंक के राष्ट्रीय कॉर्पोरेट व्यापार संवाददाता के रूप में पैसालो डिजिटलका चयन किया है?

(a) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. SBI selects Paisalo as its National Corporate Business Correspondent.

State Bank of India (SBI) has selected “Paisalo Digital” as the National Corporate Business Correspondent of the Bank for financial inclusion by providing banking services through kiosks.

As a business correspondent for State Bank of India, they will focus and improve the synergy with the thrust of the already up and running fully digital small loan business under SBI-Paisalo Loan Co-origination.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Haiti?

हैती के प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ariel Henry / एरियल हेनरी

(b) Anatole Collinet Makosso / ऐनाटोली कोलिनेट मकोसो

(c) Jovenel Moïse / जोवेनल मोइसे

(d) Justin Trudeau / जस्टिन ट्रूडो

(e) Dmitry Medvedev / दिमित्री मेदवेदेव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. A political power struggle for control of Haiti’s government appears to have come to an end. Claude Joseph, who had previously served as prime minister and seized political control after the shocking assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, will step down, the country’s elections minister confirmed to NPR.

Officially taking office as prime minister will be Ariel Henry, a 71-year-old neurosurgeon and public official who was appointed by Moïse to the prime minister post two days before the assassination, but had not yet been formally sworn in.

Q.6. Pi Approximation Day (Casual Pi Day) is observed on ______________.

पाई सन्निकटन दिवस (आकस्मिक पाई दिवस) _______ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 July / 21 जुलाई

(b) 22 July / 22 जुलाई

(c) 23 July / 23 जुलाई

(d) 24 July / 24 जुलाई

(e) 25 July / 25 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. It is observed on 22 July and is also known as Casual Pi Day. The day is dedicated to the mathematical constant pi (π). 22 July is observed as Pi Approximation Day and 14 March as Pi Day.

π symbol was devised by British mathematician William Jones in 1706 to represent the ratio and later it was popularised by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler.

Q.7. ‘The Stranger in The Mirror’ is the autobiography of _______________.

द स्ट्रेंजर इन द मिरर‘ ___________ की आत्मकथा है।

(a) Shekhar Kapur / शेखर कपूर

(b) Kabir Bedi / कबीर बेदी

(c) Naseeruddin Shah / नसीरुद्दीन शाह

(d) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra / राकेश ओमप्रकाश मेहरा

(e) Anupam Kher / अनुपम खेर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on 21th July said he is coming up with his autobiography, The Stranger In The Mirror. Published by Rupa Publications, the book will hit the stands across the country on July 27.

Ad maker-turned-director Mehra, known for helming movies like Rang De Basanti, Delhi-6, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and the recently released Toofan.

Q.8. Who among the following has won the NC Masters of Sparkassen chess trophy?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने एनसी मास्टर्स ऑफ स्पार्कसेन शतरंज ट्रॉफी जीती है?

(a) Audi Ameya / ऑडी अमेया

(b) Viswanathan Anand / विश्वनाथन आनंद

(c) G Akash / जी आकाश

(d) Arjun Kalyan / अर्जुन कल्याण

(e) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Viswanathan Anand won NC Masters of Sparkassen chess trophy. In a fascinating battle between two former World champions fought over four games in a brand new format of chess, Viswanathan Anand defeated Vladimir Kramnik to win the Sparkassen Trophy at Dortmund on 20th July.

Anand needed only a draw in the final game of the No-Castling Chess event.

Q.9. What is the capital of Haiti?

हैती की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Santo Domingo / सैंटो डोमिंगो

(b) Tegucigalpa / तेगुसीगाल्पा

(c) Vaduz / वडूज

(d) San Juan / सैन जुआन

(e) Port-au-Prince / पोर्ट-औ-प्रिंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Capital: Port-au-Prince

Currency: Haitian gourde

Q.10. Who is the present Chairman of State Bank of India?

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Atul Kumar Goel / अतुल कुमार गोयल

(b) Padmaja Chunduru / पद्मजा चुंदरू

(c) Pallav Mahapatra / पल्लव महापात्रा

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Partha Pratim Sengupta / पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Dinesh Kumar Khara is the present chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender.

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