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

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Q.1. Which state has launched “Dalit Bandhu’ scheme for Dalit empowerment?

किस राज्य ने दलित सशक्तिकरण के लिए दलित बंधुयोजना शुरू की है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao has finalised the name, as ‘Telangana Dalita Bandhu’ for the scheme to be launched soon for Dalit empowerment.

The meeting has decided that the Telangana Dalita Bandhu scheme would be implemented in an Assembly segment selected on a pilot basis. As part of this, the meeting has selected Huzurabad Assembly Constituency to implement the ‘Telangana Daltha Bandhu’ scheme, under the pilot project.

Q.2. Which of the following city has been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project’?

निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर को यूनेस्को ने अपनी ऐतिहासिक शहरी परिदृश्य परियोजनाके तहत चुना है?

(a) Gwalior / ग्वालियर

(b) Orchha / ओरछा

(c) Jabalpur / जबलपुर

(d) Bhopal / भोपाल

(e) Both a and b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. UNESCO: Historic Urban Landscape project launched for Gwalior, Orchha.In the state of Madhya Pradesh, the cities of Orchha and Gwalior have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project.’ This project was started in the year 2011.

UNESCO’s Historic Urban Landscape project for the cities of Orchha and Gwalior was launched through video conferencing by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Six cities of South Asia, including Indian cities of Varanasi and Ajmer are already involved in this project. Gwalior and Orchha have been included as the 7th and 8th cities of South Asia.

Q.3. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will build India’s first green hydrogen plant at which of the following city?

इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन (IOC) निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में भारत का पहला ग्रीन हाइड्रोजन प्लांट बनाएगा?

(a) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(b) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(c) Kanpur / कानपुर

(d) Mathura / मथुरा

(e) Meerut / मेरठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. IOC, India’s largest oil firm will build the country’s first ‘green hydrogen’ plant at its refinery in Mathura. This decision has been undertaken with the view of preparing for a future to cater to the growing demands cleaner forms of energy.

This project will be the India’s first ever green hydrogen unit. Earlier, ‘grey hydrogen’ production projects have been announced making use of fossil fuels such as natural gas.

Q.4. World’s first 3D-printed steel pedestrian bridge has been opened in which city?

विश्व का पहला 3डी प्रिंटेड स्टील पैदल यात्री पुल किस शहर में खोला गया है?

(a) Amsterdam, Netherland / एम्स्टर्डम, नीदरलैंड

(b) Atlanta, Georgia, United States/ अटलांटा, जॉर्जिया, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(c) Glasgow, Scotland / ग्लासगो, स्कॉटलैंड

(d) Rome, Italy / रोम, इटली

(e) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Amsterdam, has unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed steel bridge. This project has been opened on the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in the city of Amsterdam.

The opening ceremony of this bridge was attended by the Queen of the Netherlands, Máxima.

The length of the bridge is nearly 40 feet. It is a 6-ton stainless steel structure. This bridge has been constructed by MX3D an Amsterdam based 3D metal printing company.

Q.5. Who has been appointed to the UN tax committee as a member for the term period 2021 to 2025?

2021 से 2025 की अवधि के लिए सदस्य के रूप में संयुक्त राष्ट्र कर समिति में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(b) J B Mohapatra / जेबी महापात्र

(c) Rashmi R Das / रश्मि आर दास

(d) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(e) Rebeca Grynspan / रेबेका ग्रिनस्पैन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. FinMin Joint Secretary Rashmi R Das appointed to UN Tax Committee. Rasmi Ranjan Das, a Joint secretary of the Finance Ministry has been appointed to the UN tax committee as a member for the term period 2021 to 2025.

Rasmi Ranjan Das is Joint Secretary – (FT&TR-I), Central Board of Direct Taxes, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.

Q.6. On which date, World Brain Day is celebrated every year?

विश्व मस्तिष्क दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस तिथि को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 20 July / 20 जुलाई

(b) 22 July / 22 जुलाई

(c) 25 July / 25 जुलाई

(d) 26 July / 26 जुलाई

(e) 27 July / 27 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) celebrates World Brain Day on every July 22, focusing on a different theme each year.

World Brain Day advocates early diagnosis of this condition that can help improve the quality of life of the patient.

Q.7. What was the theme for World Brain Day 2021?

विश्व मस्तिष्क दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Migraine: The Painful Truth

(b) Move Together to End Parkinson’s Disease

(c) Clean Air for Brain Health

(d) Stop Multiple Sclerosis

(e) Stroke is a brain attack: Prevent it and treat it

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) celebrates World Brain Day on every July 22, focusing on a different theme each year.

World Brain Day advocates early diagnosis of this condition that can help improve the quality of life of the patient.

Theme 2021: “Stop Multiple Sclerosis”.

Q.8. National Broadcasting Day is observed every year in India on _____________________.

भारत में हर साल _____________________ को राष्ट्रीय प्रसारण दिवस 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.8.(c)

Exp. 23rd July: National Broadcasting Day.

National Broadcasting Day is observed on 23rd July every year, to celebrate the radio, which has been an important part of people’s life in India, both as an easy medium of entertainment along with the news.

On 8th of June, 1936, the Indian State Broadcasting Service became All India Radio. Currently, AIR is one of the largest public broadcasting organizations in the world.

Q.9. Who has been named the AIFF men’s Footballer of the Year 2020-21 season?

AIFF पुरुष फुटबॉलर ऑफ द ईयर 2020-21 सीजन किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Subrata Pal / सुब्रत पाल

(b) Bhaichung Bhutia / बाईचुंग भूटिया

(c) Sunil Chhetri / सुनील छेत्री

(d) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu / गुरप्रीत सिंह संधू

(e) Sandesh Jhingan / संदेश झिंगन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Senior India defender, Sandesh Jhingan was named the AIFF men’s Footballer of the Year 2020-21 season.

It is the first time that the towering central defender has received the AIFF Player of the Year award, having won the Emerging Player of the Year Award in 2014.

Q.10. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Bank With A Soul: Equitas’?

बैंक विद ए सोल: इक्विटासनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) C K Garyali / सी के गैरयाली

(b) Raghuram Rajan / रघुराम राजन

(c) D. Subbarao / डी सुब्बाराव

(d) Bimal Jalan / बिमल जालान

(e) Y. Venugopal Reddy / वाई वेणुगोपाल रेड्डी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Former RBI Governor, Duvvuri Subbarao has unveiled a book ‘Bank With A Soul: Equitas’ authored by Dr. C K Garyali.

Dr. Garyali is a founder trustee of EDIT (Equitas Development Initiative Trust) and the book chronicles the journey of Equitas and EDIT in transforming the lives of women with frequent social reform initiatives helping them set up micro-enterprises.

Q.11. Who is the current Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन (यूनेस्को) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Jin Liqun / जिन लिकुन

(b) Rafael Grossi / राफेल ग्रॉसी

(c) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(d) Masatsugu Asakawa / मसत्सुगु असकवा

(e) Achim Steiner / अचिम स्टेनर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Director-General: Audrey Azoulay

Headquarters: Paris, France

Q.12. What is the capital of Netherlands?

नीदरलैंड की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Harare / हरारे

(b) Amsterdam / एम्स्टर्डम

(c) Windhoek / विंडहोक

(d) Maputo‎ / मापुटो

(e) Georgetown / जॉर्जटाउन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Capital: Amsterdam

Currency: Euro

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