Current Affairs Quiz 25th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 25th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. The World Economic Forum’s annual Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021 will be held in which city?

विश्व आर्थिक मंच का वार्षिक सतत विकास प्रभाव शिखर सम्मेलन 2021 किस शहर में आयोजित किया जाएगा?

(a) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मांडलुयांग, फिलीपींस

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. WEF’S Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland

The World Economic Forum’s annual Sustainable Development Impact Summit will take place on September 20-23, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. This year’s event will focus strongly on inclusively revitalizing economies.

The United Nations General Assembly, the summit convenes under the theme “Shaping an Equitable, Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery”. It will welcome almost all leaders from government, business and civil society who will work together to drive action and build momentum for a more sustainable and inclusive future.

Q.2. What name has been given to India’s Evacuation Mission from Afghanistan?

अफगानिस्तान से भारत के निकासी मिशन को क्या नाम दिया गया है?

(a) Operation Meghdoot / ऑपरेशन मेघदूत

(b) Operation Sard Hawa / ऑपरेशन सरद हवा

(c) Operation Devi Shakti / ऑपरेशन देवी शक्ति

(d) Operation Sankalp / ऑपरेशन संकल्प

(e) Operation Blue / ऑपरेशन ब्लू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has given a name to India’s complex mission of evacuating its citizens from war-torn Afghanistan, as ‘Operation Devi Shakti’.

The name of the operation was known when External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar mentioned it in a tweet on August 24 while referring to the arrival of a fresh batch of 78 evacuees in Delhi.

Q.3. What is the rank of India in Cushman Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021?

कुशमैन ग्लोबल मैन्युफैक्चरिंग रिस्क इंडेक्स 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 2

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 11

(e) 20

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. India has overtaken the United States (US) to become the second-most sought-after manufacturing destination globally, driven mainly by cost competitiveness, according to real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield.

China remains at number one position, which assessed the most advantageous locations for global manufacturing among 47 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific (APAC).

The US is at third position, followed by Canada, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Lithuania, Thailand, Malaysia and Poland.

Q.4. Which country has topped in Cushman Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021?

कुशमैन ग्लोबल मैन्युफैक्चरिंग रिस्क इंडेक्स 2021 में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) China / चीन

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. India ranked 2nd in Cushman Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021; China Tops

India has overtaken the United States (US) to become the second-most sought-after manufacturing destination globally, driven mainly by cost competitiveness, according to real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield.

China remains at number one position, which assessed the most advantageous locations for global manufacturing among 47 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific (APAC).

The US is at third position, followed by Canada, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Lithuania, Thailand, Malaysia and Poland.

Q.5. Who has been re-appointed as MD & CEO of ICICI Bank?

आईसीआईसीआई बैंक के एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में किसे फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(b) Sandeep Bakhshi / संदीप बख्शी

(c) Siddhartha Mohanty / सिद्धार्थ मोहंती

(d) M R Kumar / एम आर कुमार

(e) Susanta Kar / सुशांत कर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the re-appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi, MD & CEO, of ICICI Bank with effect from October 15, 2021, till October 3, 2023.

Bakhshi was appointed the MD & CEO of the bank, with effect from October 15, 2018.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as joint secretary in Ministry of Cooperation?

सहकारिता मंत्रालय में संयुक्त सचिव के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajeev Gauba / राजीव गौबा

(b) Abhay Kumar Singh / अभय कुमार सिंह

(c) Sashidhar Jagdishan  / शशिधर जगदीशन

(d) Salil Parekh / सलिल पारेख

(e) Partha Pratim Sengupta / पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Abhay Kumar Singh has been appointed as joint secretary in the Ministry of Cooperation. This ministry was recently formed with an aim to strengthen the cooperative movement in the country.

Abhay Kumar Singh, a 2004-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Bihar cadre, has been appointed as joint secretary in the ministry for a combined tenure of seven years against the newly created post.

Q.7. Which company has become 4th Indian company to touch $100 billion m- capitalization?

कौन सी कंपनी 100 अरब डॉलर के पूंजीकरण को छूने वाली चौथी भारतीय कंपनी बन गई है?

(a) Tech Mahindra / टेक महिंद्रा

(b) Tata Consultancy Services / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज

(c) Accenture / एक्सेंचर

(d) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Infosys becomes 4th Indian company to touch $100 billion m-cap

Infosys crossed the $100 billion mark in terms of market capitalisation on 24th Aug, becoming the fourth Indian company.

Reliance Industries (m-cap of $140 billion), Tata Consultancy Services (m-cap $115 billion) and HDFC Bank (m-cap $100.1 billion) are the other Indian firms in the club with Infosys.

Q.8. World Entrepreneurs’ Day is observed every year on ____________________.

विश्व उद्यमी दिवस हर साल _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 19 August / 19 अगस्त

(b) 20 August / 20 अगस्त

(c) 21 August / 21 अगस्त

(d) 22 August / 22 अगस्त

(e) 23 August / 23 अगस्त

Ans.8.(c)

Answer & Explanation
Exp. 21st August: World Entrepreneurs’ Day

World Entrepreneurs’ Day, the purpose of the World Entrepreneurs’ Day is to create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. WED is the perfect day to celebrate the people who starts a business alone.

World Entrepreneurs Day is a great opportunity to push philanthropic, social and ethical business practices via conferences, awards and initiatives.

Q.9. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Battlefield’, translated by Jerry Pinto from the Marathi original book Ranaangan?

मराठी मूल पुस्तक रानांगन से जैरी पिंटो द्वारा अनुवादित बैटलफील्डनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Vishram Bedekar / विश्राम बेदकर

(b) Manan Bhatt / मनन भट्ट

(c) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(d) Vikram Sampath / विक्रम संपथ

(e) Dhaval Kulkarni / धवल कुलकर्णी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. A book titled ‘Battlefield’ has been authored by Vishram Bedekar, translated from the Marathi original Ranaangan by Jerry Pinto.

The book is the story of a shipboard romance between an Indian man and a German-Jewish woman, both fleeing Europe before the Second World War.

Q.10. Where is the headquarters of the World Economic Forum (WEF)?

विश्व आर्थिक मंच (WEF) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Lausanne, Switzerland / लॉज़ेन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Davos, Switzerland / दावोस, स्विट्जरलैंड

(d) Cologny, Switzerland / कोलोन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(e) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland

Executive Chairman: Klaus Schwab

Founded: January 1971

Q.11. Where is the Headquarters of ICICI Bank?

ICICI बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi

Headquarters: Mumbai

Tagline: Hum hai na, Khayal Apka

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