Current Affairs Quiz 24th and 25th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. In which state, Glacier burst has occurred in Sumna, Chamoli district recently?

हाल ही में किस राज्य में चमोली जिले के सुमना में ग्लेशियर फट गया?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. A Glacier burst occurred in Sumna, Neeti Valley located in Chamoli district in India-China border. A Border Road Organisation Camp came under the avalanche. The Indian Army has so far rescued 291 persons.

In February 2021, flash floods occurred in Chamoli district due to Glacial burst and killed dozens. Earlier the breaking of Nanda Devi Glacier triggered avalanche, landslides and flash floods in the tributaries of the Ganges. The floods due to the breakage damaged two hydroelectric power projects.

Q.2. RBI has allowed commercial banks to pay up to _________ of pre-Covid dividends.

RBI ने वाणिज्यिक बैंकों को कोविद के पूर्व लाभांश का __________ तक भुगतान करने की अनुमति दी है।

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 40%

(d) 50%

(e) 60%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed commercial banks to pay dividends on equity shares for FY21, from the profits for the fiscal ended March 31, 2021, subject to certain conditions and limits.

The new notification of RBI allows commercial banks to pay dividends not more than 50 per cent of the amount determined as per the dividend payout ratio prescribed. This means that banks may pay dividends up to 50% of what they paid before the Covid scenario.

Q.3. RBI has restricted which of the following from adding new customers to their card networks?

RBI ने निम्नलिखित में से किसको अपने कार्ड नेटवर्क में नए ग्राहक जोड़ने से प्रतिबंधित किया है?

(a) American Express Banking Corp / अमेरिकन एक्सप्रेस बैंकिंग कॉर्प

(b) Diners Club International Ltd / डिनर्स क्लब इंटरनेशनल लि

(c) JCB Co Ltd / जेसीबी को लि

(d) Discover Financial Services / डिस्कवर फाइनेंसियल सर्विसेस

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India has imposed restrictions on American Express Banking Corp and Diners Club International Limited from adding new customers to their card networks from 1st of next month.

RBI said, these entities have been found non-compliant with the directions on Storage of Payment System Data. The apex bank clarified that; the order will not impact existing customers.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the HDFC Bank’s part-time chairman?

एचडीएफसी बैंक के अंशकालिक अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(b) M Rajeshwar Rao / एम राजेश्वर राव

(c) Atanu Chakraborty / अतनु चक्रवर्ती

(d) Murali Natarajan / मुरली नटराजन

(e) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved Atanu Chakraborty as the part-time chairman of HDFC Bank.

The appointment is for a period of three years and follows the exit of previous chairperson, Shymala Gopinath in December last year. Chakraborty also served on the Board of World Bank as alternate Governor as well as on the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India.

Q.5. Who has won the Nelson Mandela World Humanitarian Award 2021?

नेल्सन मंडेला विश्व मानवतावादी पुरस्कार 2021 किसने जीता है?

(a) Sharankumar Limbale / शरणकुमार लिम्बाले

(b) Rumana sinha sehgal / रुमाना सिन्हा सहगल

(c) Guneet Monga / गुनीत मोंगा

(d) Alfred Aho / अल्फ्रेड अहो

(e) Sumon Chakraborty / सुमन चक्रवर्ती

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Software-engineer turned social entrepreneur; Rumana Sinha Sehgal has been awarded the prestigious ‘Nelson Mandela World Humanitarian Award 2021’ by the Diplomatic Mission Global Peace earlier this month.

Rumana says: “My work has been recognised in the fields of developing innovative and functional ‘green’ products by recycling varied materials and creative use of non-biodegradable materials, thus enhancing their useful life.”

Q.6. Who among the following has made it to Forbes Asia’s 30 ‘Under-30’ list recently?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने हाल ही में फोर्ब्स एशिया की 30 अंडर -30सूची में जगह बनाई है?

(a) Sangita Reddy / संगीता रेड्डी

(b) Vibha Harish / विभा हरीश

(c) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / किरण मजुमदार-शॉ

(d) Vandana Luthra / वंदना लूथरा

(e) Indra Nooyi / इंद्रा नूयी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Bengaluru-based lady entrepreneur Vibha Harish, CEO and founder of herbal nutrition and plant-based supplement company Cosmix, has made it to the Forbes Asia’s 30 Under- 30 in just one year of opening her venture.

At present, Cosmix is one of the fastest-growing ventures in the country.

Q.7. World Day for Laboratory Animals is observed every year on __________.

प्रयोगशाला जानवरों के लिए विश्व दिवस हर साल __________ को 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
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The World Day For Animals In Laboratories (WDAIL); also known as World Lab Animal Day or World Day for Laboratory Animals, is observed every year on 24 April.

WDAIL aims to end the suffering of animals in laboratories around the world and promote their replacement with advanced scientific non-animal techniques.

Q.8. On which date, International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace is observed?

किस तारीख को शांति के लिए बहुपक्षवाद और कूटनीति का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 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
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed globally on 24 April. ‘International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace’ was first observed by the United Nations (UN) on April 24, 2019.

The day aims to spread knowledge about the advantages of multilateralism and diplomacy for peace, including through educational and public awareness-raising activities.

Q.9. World Veterinary Day is observed on ___________ globally.

विश्व पशु चिकित्सा दिवस विश्व स्तर पर ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) Last Wednesday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम बुधवार

(b) Last Thursday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम गुरुवार

(c) Last Friday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम शुक्रवार

(d) Last Saturday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम शनिवार

(e) Last Sunday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम रविवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. World Veterinary Day is observed every last Saturday of April month globally to raise awareness in the public about the important roles veterinarians plays.

The World Organisation creates this day for Animal Health and the World Veterinary Association.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Veterinary Day 2021?

विश्व पशु चिकित्सा दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Environmental protection for improving animal and human health

(b) Value of Vaccination

(c) Celebrating the Veterinary Profession for a more Sustainable Future

(d) The role of the veterinary

(e) Veterinarian response to the COVID-19 crisis

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. World Veterinary Day is observed every last Saturday of April month globally to raise awareness in the public about the important roles veterinarians plays.

The World Organisation creates this day for Animal Health and the World Veterinary Association.

Theme 2021: ‘Veterinarian response to the COVID-19 crisis.’

Q.11. World Malaria Day is celebrated every year on _________________.

विश्व मलेरिया दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 24 April / 24 अप्रैल

(b) 25 April / 25 अप्रैल

(c) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(d) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(e) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. World Malaria Day is celebrated every year on 25 April to raise awareness about the disease malaria, how to control it and how to eradicate it completely. In 2008, the first Malaria Day was celebrated, which was developed from Africa Malaria Day, which was an event observed since 2001 by the African governments.

In the 60th session of the World Health Assembly in 2007, it was proposed that Africa Malaria Day can be changed to World Malaria Day.

Q.12. What was the theme for World Malaria Day 2021?

विश्व मलेरिया दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Reaching the Zero Malaria target

(b) Zero malaria starts with me

(c) Ready to Beat Malaria

(d) End Malaria for Good

(e) Defeat malaria

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. World Malaria Day is celebrated every year on 25 April to raise awareness about the disease malaria, how to control it and how to eradicate it completely. In 2008, the first Malaria Day was celebrated, which was developed from Africa Malaria Day, which was an event observed since 2001 by the African governments.

In the 60th session of the World Health Assembly in 2007, it was proposed that Africa Malaria Day can be changed to World Malaria Day.

Theme 2021: ‘Reaching the zero malaria target’.

Q.13. On which date, National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year?

राष्ट्रीय पंचायती राज दिवस हर साल किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 April / 24 अप्रैल

(b) 25 April / 25 अप्रैल

(c) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(d) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(e) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year on 24 April in India. On this day Constitution came into force with effect from 24 April, 1993. In 2010 the first National Panchayati Raj Day was celebrated.

A new part in the Constitution Part IX was added by passing 73rd Amendment Act from Article 243 to 243 (O) titled “The Panchayats” and a new Eleventh Schedule consisting of 29 subjects within the functions of Panchayats were also added.

Q.14. Who has won the Maiden Masters 1000 Crown in Monte-Carlo recently?

हाल ही में मोंटेकार्लो में मेडन मास्टर्स 1000 क्राउन किसने जीता है?

(a) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(b) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(c) Roger Federer / रोजर फेडरर

(d) Stefanos Tsitsipas / स्टेफानोस सिसिपस

(e) Denis Shapovalov / डेनिस शापोवालोव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Third time proved to be the charm for Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters on 20th April when he collected his first ATP Masters 1000 title with a 6-3, 6-3 victory against Andrey Rublev.

Tsitsipas took control of both sets by breaking 23-year-old Rublev, who beat Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals, early on.

Q.15. Shravan Rathod passes away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

श्रवण राठौड़ का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Music composer / संगीतकार

(c) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Formula 1 Driver / फार्मूला 1 ड्राईवर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. Veteran music composer Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan fame has passed away due to coronavirus complications. The iconic composer duo Nadeem-Shravan (Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod), were among the most sought-after composers of the 90s.

Together they composed some of the iconic hits for movies such as Aashiqui (1990), Saajan (1991), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Pardes (1997) and Raja Hindustani (1996), among others.

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