Current Affairs Quiz 24th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which Bank has issued India’s first foreign portfolio investor (FPI) licence to the GIFT IFSC alternative investment fund (AIF) of True Beacon Global?

किस बैंक ने ट्रू बीकन ग्लोबल के GIFT IFSC वैकल्पिक निवेश कोष (AIF) को भारत का पहला विदेशी पोर्टफोलियो निवेशक (FPI) लाइसेंस जारी किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Kotak Mahindra Bank has issued the first-ever foreign portfolio investor (FPI) licence to the GIFT IFSC alternative investment fund (AIF) of True Beacon Global. This is the first FPI licence issued to an AIF incorporated in GIFT IFSC by any custodian bank or designated depository participant (DDP) in the country.

AIF is an important business vertical at GIFT IFSC and offers huge benefits and a competitive edge for setting up a fund in IFSC at GIFT City.

Q.2. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)?

रिजर्व बैंक इनोवेशन हब (RBIH) के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajesh Bansal / राजेश बंसल

(b) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(c) Jose J Kattoor / जोस जे कट्टूर

(d) Vijay Goel / विजय गोयल

(e) Ujjwala Singhania / उज्ज्वला सिंघानिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. The Board of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) has appointed Rajesh Bansal as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the RBIH with effect from May 17, 2021, the RBIH said in a statement.

The Reserve Bank Innovation Hub would develop internal infrastructure to promote fintech research and facilitate engagement with innovators and start-ups.

Q.3. Who among the following is the Asia’s richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index 2021?

ब्लूमबर्ग बिलियनेयर इंडेक्स 2021 के अनुसार निम्नलिखित में से कौन एशिया का सबसे अमीर व्यक्ति है?

(a) Ratan Tata / रतन टाटा

(b) Azim Premji / अज़ीम प्रेमजी

(c) Gautam Adani / गौतम अदानी

(d) Lakshmi Mittal / लक्ष्मी मित्तल

(e) Mukesh Ambani / मुकेश अम्बानी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Mukesh Ambani Asia’s richest and Gautam Adani second richest persons. Billionaire Gautam Adani has edged past Chinese tycoon Zhong Shanshan to become the second-richest Asian, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

Ambani lost $175.5 million this year, Adani’s wealth surged by $32.7 billion to touch $66.5 billion, against Zhong’s $63.6 billion.

Ambani’s total wealth now stands at $76.5 billion, making him the 13th richest in the world, followed by Adani at 14th.

Q.4. Aqsa Mosque is located in which of the following city?

अक्सा मस्जिद निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में स्थित है?

(a) Gaza / गाज़ा

(b) Ramallah / रामल्लाह

(c) Jerusalem / यरूशलेम

(d) Tel Aviv / तेल अवीव

(e) Bethlehem / बेथलहम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Israel and Palestinians Conflict: Hostilities between Israel and the Palestinians are not new and have gone on for decades.

This time things escalated since the start of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan in mid-April 2021, a squad of Israeli police officers entered the Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem with nightly clashes between police and Palestinians.

Q.5. Name the Cyclonic Storm which has formed in Bay of Bengal and likely to affect the coastal parts of Odisha and West Bengal.

उस चक्रवाती तूफान का नाम बताइए जो बंगाल की खाड़ी में बना है और ओडिशा और पश्चिम बंगाल के तटीय भागों को प्रभावित करने की संभावना है।

(a) Amphan / अम्फान

(b) Taukate / तौकाते

(c) Vyom / व्योम

(d) Yaas / यास

(e) Ambud/ अम्बुद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. India Meteorological Department has informed that, Cyclone Yaas is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm, week after cyclone Tauktae had its landfall on the western coast of India.

Cyclone Yaas is likely to affect the coastal parts of Odisha and West Bengal on May 26, 2021.

Q.6. Who among the following has been awarded the India Biodiversity Award 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे भारत जैव विविधता पुरस्कार 2021 से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Rumana Sinha Segal / रुमाना सिन्हा सहगल

(b) Tahera Qutbuddin / ताहेरा कुतुबुद्दीन

(c) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुंद

(d) Nuklu Phom / नुक्लू फोम

(e) Shaji N M / शाजी एन एम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Shaji .N.M., fondly called as ‘Tuber Man’ of Kerala has been awarded the India Biodiversity Award 2021 in the individual category of ‘Conservation of domesticated species’.

Mr. Shaji, who conserves a wide array of around 200 tuber crops including greater yam, lesser yam, elephant foot yam, arrow root, colocasia, sweet potato, cassava and Chinese potato in his farm has received State awards seven times for his efforts. He has also received the Plant Genome Savior Reward 2015, instituted by PPV&FR Authority, New Delhi.

Q.7. On which date, World Turtle Day is observed every year?

विश्व कछुआ दिवस हर साल किस तारीख 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
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. World Turtle Day was celebrated on May 23, 2021. It is observed to raise awareness among people about turtle & tortoise and their habitats. Celebration of the day is sponsored by a non-profit organisation “American Tortoise Rescue (ATR)” since 2000.

Q.8. What is the theme for World Turtle Day 2021?

विश्व कछुआ दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Turtle Rocks!

(b) Beautiful reptiles

(c) Adopt, Don’t Shop

(d) Tortoise Rescue

(e) Save Turtle

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. World Turtle Day was celebrated on May 23, 2021. It is observed to raise awareness among people about turtle & tortoise and their habitats. Celebration of the day is sponsored by a non-profit organisation “American Tortoise Rescue (ATR)” since 2000.

Theme for 2021 is- ‘Turtle Rocks!’.

Q.9. In India, Commonwealth Day is celebrated on __________________.

भारत में, राष्ट्रमंडल दिवस ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 23 May/ 23 मई

(b) 24 May/ 24 मई

(c) 25 May/ 25 मई

(d) 26 May/ 26 मई

(e) 27 May/ 27 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. 24th May: Commonwealth Day. The Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the second Monday in the month of March every year. However, in India another Commonwealth Day is also celebrated on May 24. Also known as the Empire Day, the Commonwealth Day commemorates the formation of the British Empire in India and other colonies of Britain.

Q.10. What is the theme for Commonwealth Day 2021?

राष्ट्रमंडल दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) A Connected Commonwealth

(b) Towards a Common Future

(c) Peace-building Commonwealth

(d) Delivering a Common Future

(e) A Young Commonwealth

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. The Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the second Monday in the month of March every year. However, in India another Commonwealth Day is also celebrated on May 24. Also known as the Empire Day, the Commonwealth Day commemorates the formation of the British Empire in India and other colonies of Britain.

Theme 2021: Delivering a Common Future

Q.11. Which F1 racer has won the Monaco Grand Prix 2021?

किस F1 रेसर ने मोनाको ग्रांड प्रिक्स 2021 जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Max Verstappen won the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time to take the Formula One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton on 23rd May.

Verstappen’s second win this season and 12th of his career moved the Red Bull driver four points ahead of Hamilton overall. Valtteri Bottas went from second place.

Q.12. Srikumar Banerjee passed away recently. He was a/an ________________.

श्रीकुमार बनर्जी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Costume Designer / कॉस्टयूम डिज़ाइनर

(b) Radio astronomer / रेडियो खगोलशास्त्री

(c) RBI governor / RBI गवर्नर

(d) Arya Samaj Leader / आर्य समाज नेता

(e) Nuclear Scientist / परमाणु वैज्ञानिक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Nuclear Scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission, SriKumar Banerjee passed away at 75 on May 23, 2021 due to heart attack after he recovered from COVID-19.

He was a veteran nuclear scientist who led nuclear establishment when India and USA signed their nuclear deal and legislated Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill.

Q.13. Who is the Chairperson of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub?

रिजर्व बैंक इनोवेशन हब के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) M Rajeshwar Rao / एम राजेश्वर राव

(b) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(c) Michael D Patra / माइकल डी पात्रा

(d) Mahesh Kumar Jain / महेश कुमार जैन

(e) Bibhu Prasad Kanungo / बिभू प्रसाद कानूनगो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Kris Gopalakrishnan, the former co-chairman and co-founder of Infosys is the first Chairperson of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub, appointed by the Reserve Bank of India. The Reserve Bank Innovation Hub aims to promote innovation across financial sector.

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