Current Affairs Quiz 23rd April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 23rd April 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which country’s President has hosted Leaders’ Summit on Climate in which PM Modi has participated recently?

किस देश के राष्ट्रपति ने लीडर्स समिट ऑन क्लाइमेटकी मेजबानी की है, जिसमें पीएम मोदी ने हाल ही में भाग लिया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) UK / ब्रिटेन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the “Leaders’ Summit on Climate”, hosted by the President of the U.S.A. Joe Biden.

The two-day conference has been organised virtually on 22-23 April 2021, which coincides with the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Paris Agreement on climate change for signature. The theme of the summit: Our Collective Sprint to 2030.

Q.2. Which of the following state/UT will host the Khelo India Youth Games in November 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश नवंबर 2021 में खेलो इंडिया यूथ गेम्स की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Punjab / पंजाब

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The 2021 edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held from November 21 to December 5 this year.

The fourth edition of the annual national-level grassroots event will be held in the cities of Panchkula, Ambala, Shahabad, Chandigarh – in the state of Haryana – and capital New Delhi.

Q.3. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cancel the License of which of the following company?

भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक (RBI) निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी का लाइसेंस रद्द करेगा?

(a) Sambandh Finserve Pvt Ltd / संबंध फिनसर्व प्राइवेट लिमिटेड

(b) RBL FinServe Ltd / आरबीएल फिनसर्व लिमिटेड

(c) India Finserve Advisors Private Limited / इंडिया फिनसर्व एडवाइजर्स प्राइवेट लिमिटेड

(d) Samriddhi Finserve India Private Limited / सम्रिधि फिनसर्व इंडिया प्राइवेट लिमिटेड

(e) JD Finserve India Private Limited / जे डी फिनसर्व इंडिया प्राइवेट लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a show-cause notice prior to cancelling the licence of fraud-hit Sambandh Finserve Pvt Ltd. after its networth eroded below the regulatory minimum and financial situation worsened beyond redemption over the recent months. Sambandh is registered as an NBFC-MFI.

The Managing Director and CEO of Sambandh, Deepak Kindo, who was allegedly the main perpetrator of the fraud, has been arrested by Economic Offence Wing, Chennai.

Q.4. Aceware FinTech Services has launched the first neobank, Ace Money Neobank, in Kerala in partnership with which of the following bank?

ऐसवेयर फिनटेक सर्विसेज ने केरल में निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक के साथ साझेदारी में पहला नियोबैंक, ऐस मनी नियोबैंक, लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Aceware FinTech Services, a leading fintech services company in Kerala, has launched the state’s first neobank, Ace Money Neobank, in partnership with YES Bank and ICICI Bank. In the first phase, start-ups, traders and business entities can open current accounts with the neobank.

Neobank is a kind of virtual bank that operates without any physical branches. Neobanks mainly target customers who make financial transactions using mobile applications and other digital media platforms.

Q.5. S &P Global Ratings has forecasted India’s GDP growth at ______ in 2021.

एसएंडपी ग्लोबल रेटिंग्स ने 2021 में भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि ______ पर होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.5%

(b) 8.6%

(c) 9.3%

(d) 11.0%

(e) 12.6%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. S&P Global Ratings on 22nd April said the Indian economy is projected to grow at 11 per cent in the current fiscal, but flagged the “substantial” impact of broader lockdowns on the economy.

“Our forecast growth of 11 per cent for India in 2021 is followed by a 6.1 per cent-6.4 per cent forecast increase for the next couple of years.

Q.6. India Ratings and Research has projected India’s FY22 GDP growth forecast at ___________.

इंडिया रेटिंग्स एंड रिसर्च ने ___________ पर भारत की FY22 जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 6.4%

(b) 8.6%

(c) 9.4%

(d) 10.1%

(e) 11.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India Ratings and Research on Friday revised down India’s FY22 real GDP growth forecast to 10.1 per cent, from earlier projection of 10.4 per cent, citing the second wave of COVID-19 infections and slower pace of vaccination.

The economy is estimated to have contracted by 7.6 per cent in FY21.

Q.7. What is the projected growth rate of India for FY22, according to State Bank of India (SBI) Research?

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक (SBI) रिसर्च के अनुसार FY22 के लिए भारत की अनुमानित विकास दर क्या है?

(a) 8.5%

(b) 9.9%

(c) 10.4%

(d) 10.9%

(e) 11.8%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India’s growth in the ongoing fiscal was expected at a lower 10.4% compared to 11% earlier on account of the increasing restrictions across states, according to State Bank of India (SBI) Research. Ramping up Covid-19 vaccination efforts rather than lockdowns would be the preferred way to thwart the surging second wave of the pandemic in India.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of National Association of Software and Services Companies?

सॉफ्टवेयर और सेवा कंपनियों के राष्ट्रीय संघ (NASSCOM) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Krishnan Ramanujam / कृष्णन रामानुजम

(b) Rekha Menon / रेखा मेनन

(c) Soma Mondal / सोमा मोंडल

(d) Atish Chandra / आतिश चंद्र

(e) Gowsalya Shankar / गोशाल्य शंकर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on 23rd April appointed Rekha M. Menon, chairperson and senior MD at Accenture in India, as its chairperson for 2021-22. She would succeed U.B. Pravin Rao, chief operating officer, Infosys.

Nasscom also appointed Krishnan Ramanujam, president and head of business and technology services, Tata Consultancy Services, as vice-chairperson for FY22.

Q.9. Every year World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on _______________.

हर साल विश्व पुस्तक और कॉपीराइट दिवस _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 22 April / 22 अप्रैल

(b) 23 April / 23 अप्रैल

(c) 24 April / 24 अप्रैल

(d) 25 April / 25 अप्रैल

(e) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year on 23rd April this day is celebrated to promote the enjoyment of books and reading.

It is necessary to recognise the magical powers of books because they generate a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.

Q.10. On which date, English Language Day is celebrated annually?

प्रतिवर्ष अंग्रेजी भाषा दिवस किस दिन 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. English Language Day is celebrated on 23 April annually and is a United Nations (UN) observance day. The day coincides with both the birthday and death day of William Shakespeare and World Book Day.

The event was established by UN’s Department of Public Information in 2010 “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization”.

Q.11. Amit Mistry passed away recently. He was a/an _______________.

हाल ही में अमित मिस्त्री का निधन हो गया। वह एक _______________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Actor / अभिनेता

(c) Freedom Fighter / स्वतंत्रता सेनानी

(d) Footballer / फुटबॉलर

(e) Painter / चित्रकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Popular Gujarati and Hindi film actor Amit Mistry died on 23rd April morning after suffering a major cardiac arrest. He was 47.

Amit, who was famous in the Gujarati theatre circuit and films, also did many Hindi films including Kya Kehna, Ek Chalis Ki Last Local, 99, Shor In The City, Yamla Pagla Deewana, Bey Yaar, A Gentleman among many others.

Q.12. Who is the present Secretary General of United Nations (UN)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र (UN) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

(e) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

Answer & Explanation

Exp.  Secretary general: António Guterres

Headquarters: New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945

Q.13. Silent Valley National Park is located in which of the following state/UT?

साइलेंट वैली नेशनल पार्क निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य / केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश में स्थित है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Silent Valley National Park is a national park in Kerala, India.

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