Current Affairs Quiz 25th March 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 25th March 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state became the first state to implement dynamic map for villages to track land ownership?

भूमि स्वामित्व को ट्रैक करने के लिए गांवों के लिए गतिशील मानचित्र लागू करने वाला पहला राज्य कौन सा राज्य बन गया?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Bihar / बिहार

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Bihar became first state to implement dynamic map for villages to track land ownership

Bihar as a part of its land reforms initiative, has introduced the concept of dynamic map for villages, which will get updated every time land ownership changes hands. The move is mainly aimed to curb the legal disputes regarding land.

According to the Bihar government, the state has seen almost 37,000 cases of some land dispute since Febraury 2021.

The initiative is also in line with the mandate of Bihar Land Mutation Amendment Bill, 2021 which makes mutation of maps mandatory.

The mutation process will now pass through three stages – first, a change in the text; second, a change in the land parcel; and third, a modification of the survey map.

Q.2. Yogi Adityanath has been sworn-in as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Name the present governor of Uttar Pradesh.

योगी आदित्यनाथ ने उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में शपथ ली है। उत्तर प्रदेश के वर्तमान राज्यपाल का नाम बताइए।

(a) Vijay Rupani / विजय रूपाणी

(b) Anandiben Patel / आनंदीबेन पटेल

(c) Vajubhai Vala / वजुभाई वाला

(d) Bhupendra Patel / भूपेंद्र पटेल

(e) La Ganesan / ला गणेशन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Yogi Adityanath took oath as Chief Minister of UP for 2nd time

Yogi Adityanath has been sworn-in as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. He won election from Gorakhpur (urban) Constituency.

Yogi Adityanath was also elected as the leader of BJP Legislature Party in UP. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak also took oath as the Deputy Chief Ministers in the new government.

BJP-led alliance won 273 of 403 seats in recent Assembly polls. The legislative party meeting was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah among other leaders.

Governor: Anandiben Patel

Q.3. Which state’s tourism department has launched ‘Maya’, a 24×7 working WhatsApp chatbot to provide information and updates related to the tourism ecosystem in the state?

किस राज्य के पर्यटन विभाग ने राज्य में पर्यटन पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र से संबंधित जानकारी और अपडेट प्रदान करने के लिए 24×7 व्हाट्सएप चैटबॉट मायालॉन्च किया है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Kerala Tourism launched 24/7 WhatsApp Chatbot ‘Maya’

The Tourism Minister of Kerala, P A Mohamed Riyas launched ‘Maya’, a 24×7 working WhatsApp chatbot to provide information and updates related to the tourism ecosystem in Kerala.

Billed as the first such service in the country, Maya shares all information on destinations, experiences, stay, travel and a whole lot of details that will keep them updated about the places they travel through or stay in the State.

To enable the chatbot, tourists have to send a ‘Hi’ to the WhatsApp no: 7510512345 or by scanning the QR code to access the service.

Q.4. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved an increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of raw jute by Rs 250 to Rs ___________________ per quintal for the 2022-23 season.

पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी की अध्यक्षता में आर्थिक मामलों की मंत्रिमंडलीय समिति (CCEA) ने 2022-23 सीजन के लिए कच्चे जूट के न्यूनतम समर्थन मूल्य (MSP) को 250 रुपये बढ़ाकर ________________ रुपये प्रति क्विंटल करने की मंजूरी दे दी है।

(a) Rs. 4000 / रु. 4000

(b) Rs. 4250 / रु. 4250

(c) Rs. 4500 / रु. 4500

(d) Rs. 4750 / रु. 4750

(e) Rs. 5000 / रु. 5000

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Cabinet approved MSP of Rs 4,750 per quintal of Raw Jute for 2022-23 season

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi approved an increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of raw jute by Rs 250 to Rs 4,750 per quintal for the 2022-23 season to ensure a return of 60.53% over all India weighted average cost of production.

The announced MSP of raw jute for the 2022-23 season is in line with the principle of fixing the MSP at a level of at least 1.5 times all India weighted average cost of production as announced by the Government in the Budget 2018-19.

The CCEA also approved the extension of applicability of the New Investment Policy (NIP)-2012 for three upcoming units of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL) at Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni.

Q.5. Reserve Bank of India has approved State Bank of India Mutual Fund Limited (SBIFML), along with other SBI group companies, to acquire up to 9.99% equity capital in which of the following bank?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक ने भारतीय स्टेट बैंक म्यूचुअल फंड लिमिटेड (SBIFML) को अन्य SBI समूह की कंपनियों के साथ, निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक में 9.99% इक्विटी पूंजी हासिल करने की मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. RBI allowed SBI Group to pick up to 9.99% stake in ICICI Bank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved State Bank of India Mutual Fund Limited (SBIFML), along with other SBI group companies, to acquire up to 9.99% equity capital in the ICICI Bank.

The approval to SBI Mutual Fund is valid for a period of one year that is up to 22 March, 2023. Earlier in December 2021, SBI Mutual Fund had 5.72% stake in ICICI Bank.

RBI instructed SBIFML to ensure that the SBI groups shareholding remains below 10% at all times. The approval is subject to compliance with the provisions of Banking Regulation Act 1949.

Q.6. Which Payments Bank has signed an agreement with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company to provide smartphone insurance?

स्मार्टफोन बीमा प्रदान करने के लिए किस पेमेंट्स बैंक ने आईसीआईसीआई लोम्बार्ड जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी के साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) India Post Payments Bank / इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Fino Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. ICICI Lombard partnered with Airtel Payments Bank for smartphone insurance

Airtel Payments Bank signed an agreement with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company to provide smartphone insurance which offers financial protection against damages.

It will boost the mobile insurance industry in India. Under the agreement, the mobile insurance amount equal to the purchase price of the smartphones will be provided.

The smartphone price under the range of Rs 10,000 to Rs 1,00,000 will be considered. The customers have to pay a monthly premium of Rs 1,299 through the Airtel Thanks App and they will get the insurance on their own within 10 days of making the purchase.

There is a provision for making two claims during the policy period, and it also includes free pickup & delivery, making it a unique offering in the market.

Q.7. Who among the following has been appointed as the interim Managing Director and CEO of CSB Bank?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे CSB बैंक के अंतरिम प्रबंध निदेशक और सीईओ के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Anubrata Biswas / अनुब्रत बिस्वास

(b) Rakesh Sharma / राकेश शर्मा

(c) Pralay Mondal / प्रलय मंडल

(d) Harsha Bhupendra Bangari / हर्ष भूपेंद्र बंगारी

(e) Badrinath Srinivasan / बद्रीनाथ श्रीनिवासन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Pralay Mondal appointed interim MD & CEO of CSB Bank

The Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Pralay Mondal as the interim Managing Director and CEO of CSB Bank.

Presently he is the Managing Director at CSB Bank. The post of MD and CEO at CSB Bank was lying vacant after its full-time MD and CEO, C V R Rajendran announces early retirement on health grounds (w.e.f March 31, 2022).

RBI has approved the appointment of Pralay for three months from April 1, or till the appointment of a regular Managing Director and CEO of CSB Bank, whichever is earlier.

Q.8. Which bank has won the ‘Best MSME Bank of the year – Winner’ award among private sector Banks at 8th edition of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises’s Excellence Awards Ceremony and Summit instituted by ASSOCHAM at New Delhi?

किस बैंक ने नई दिल्ली में एसोचैम द्वारा स्थापित सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यमों के उत्कृष्टता पुरस्कार समारोह और शिखर सम्मेलन के 8 वें संस्करण में निजी क्षेत्र के बैंकों के बीच वर्ष का सर्वश्रेष्ठ एमएसएमई बैंक – विजेतापुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Karur Vysya Bank / करूर वैश्य बैंक

(b) South Indian Bank / साउथ इंडियन बैंक

(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(d) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(e) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Karnataka Bank won ‘Best MSME Bank of the year – Winner’ award

Karnataka Bank has bagged ‘Best MSME Bank of the year – Winner’ award among private sector Banks at 8th edition of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises’s Excellence Awards Ceremony and Summit instituted by ASSOCHAM at New Delhi.

B Gopalakrishna Samaga, Deputy General Manager of Karnataka Bank received the award in the presence of Narayan T Rane, Union Minister of MSMEs.

The Summit was organised under the theme “Enabling Indian MSMEs to Go Global”. Karnataka Bank, which has been focusing on the MSME sector with various digital products, has ensured the swift disposal of MSME credit proposals duly adhering to all quality standards.

Best MSME Bank of the Year (PSU Category): Punjab National Bank

Best Technology Enabler of the Year: Karur Vysya Bank Ltd

Excellent Services of the Year: Satya MicroCapital Ltd

“Excellent Services of the Year” – runner up: DCB Bank

Q.9. Which Indian Naval Ship’s marine engineering centre has been recognized as the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Marine Engineering by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)?

कौशल विकास और उद्यमिता मंत्रालय (MSDE) द्वारा किस भारतीय नौसेना जहाज के समुद्री इंजीनियरिंग केंद्र को समुद्री इंजीनियरिंग में उत्कृष्टता केंद्र (CoE) के रूप में मान्यता दी गई है?

(a) INS Shivaji / आईएनएस शिवाजी

(b) INS Tushil / आईएनएस तुशिल

(c) INS Vikrant / आईएनएस विक्रांत

(d) INS Kalinga / आईएनएस कलिंग

(e) INS Khukri / आईएनएस खुकरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. INS Shivaji’s marine engineering centre recognized as the Centre of Excellence in Marine Engineering

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has recognized INS Shivaji as the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the field of Marine Engineering (ME).

The Centre of Excellence in Marine Engineering was set up at the INS Shivaji in 2014 with a broad mandate of induction of niche technologies for naval applications, undertaking quality research in collaboration with academic and research and development institutes of repute and providing engineering solutions for field level issues.

It was was presented by Honorable Secretary MSDE, Rajesh Aggarwal to CMDE Arvind Rawal, Commanding Officer, INS Shivaji.

Q.10. Which Indian Institute of Technology has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to launch a web-based, user-friendly masters course, “M.Tech in Industrial AI”?

किस भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान ने वेब-आधारित, उपयोगकर्ता के अनुकूल मास्टर्स कोर्स, “औद्योगिक AI में एम.टेक” शुरू करने के लिए टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज (TCS) के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) IIT Delhi / IIT दिल्ली

(b) IIT Guwahati/ IIT गुवाहाटी

(c) IIT Bombay / IIT बॉम्बे

(d) IIT Roorkee / IIT रुड़की

(e) IIT Madras / IIT मद्रास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. IIT Madras partnered with TCS to launch M.Tech in Industrial AI

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to offer a web-based, user-friendly masters course, M.Tech in “Industrial AI” aimed at upskilling employees and incorporating AI applications to industrial concerns.

IIT M will provide the 18-month programme, which was developed in collaboration with TCS, in a wholly online live teaching method via virtual classrooms. TCS students will make up the program’s initial cohort.

Each subject in the programme will have a mid-term and a final examination conducted in online mode, besides project work. There will be a total of 28-30 hours of online classes per week with post-classroom activities.

Q.11. Who is the author of the coffee table book titled “The Shield: Covishield” unveiled by Union Home Minister Amit Shah?

केंद्रीय गृह मंत्री अमित शाह द्वारा अनावरण की गई “द शील्ड: कोविशील्ड” नामक कॉफी टेबल बुक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Rajiv Bhatia / राजीव भाटिया

(b) Prakash Kumar Singh / प्रकाश कुमार सिंह

(c) Sagarika Ghose / सागरिका घोष

(d) Priyam Gandhi Mody / प्रियम गांधी मोदी

(e) Akash Kansal / आकाश कंसल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Home Minister unveiled the book chronicling journey of SII in producing Covishield, titled “The Shield: Covishield”, authored by Prakash Kumar Singh

Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled the coffee table book titled “The Shield: Covishield” authored by Prakash Kumar Singh, Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs at Serum Institute of India (SII).

Adar C Poonawalla, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SII was also present during the launch. The book encapsulates the journey of SII, world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, in producing COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’.

The book aims to introduce readers to the chronological journey of the Covishield vaccine from lab to people. The Covishield was developed by SII in collaboration with Oxford University and AstraZeneca.

Q.12. International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is observed annually on __________________ by the United Nations.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ द्वारा प्रतिवर्ष ________________ को हिरासत में लिए गए और लापता स्टाफ सदस्यों के साथ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय एकजुटता दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 24 March / 24 मार्च

(b) 25 March / 25 मार्च

(c) 26 March / 26 मार्च

(d) 27 March / 27 मार्च

(e) 28 March / 28 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. 25 March: International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members

International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is observed annually on 25 March by the United Nations.

This is a day to mobilize action, demand justice, and reaffirm our commitment to safeguard UN workers and peacekeepers, as well as our non-governmental colleagues and the media.

The International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is marked each year on the anniversary of the abduction of Alec Collett, a former journalist who was working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) when he was abducted by armed gunman in 1985. His body was finally found in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley in 2009.

Q.13. International Day of the Unborn Child is observed every year on ___________________.

हर साल _____________ को अंतरराष्ट्रीय अजन्मे बच्चे का दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 March / 21 मार्च

(b) 22 March / 22 मार्च

(c) 23 March / 23 मार्च

(d) 24 March / 24 मार्च

(e) 25 March / 25 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. 25 March: International Day of the Unborn Child

International Day of the Unborn Child is observed on 25th March. It is an annual commemoration of unborn foetuses and is observed as a day of opposition to abortion.

It was established by Pope John Paul II to coincide with the Feast of the Annunciation. In 1993, El Salvador became the first nation to officially celebrate what was called a Day of the Right to Be Born.

Q.14. On which date, International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed?

दासता और ट्रान्साटलांटिक दास व्यापार के पीड़ितों के स्मरण का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 23 March / 23 मार्च

(b) 24 March / 24 मार्च

(c) 25 March / 25 मार्च

(d) 26 March / 26 मार्च

(e) 27 March / 27 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. 25 March: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Every year on March 25, International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the terrible slavery system.

This day was observed for the first time in 2008 after a December 2007 resolution.

Theme 2022: “Stories of Courage: Resistance to Slavery and Unity against Racism”.

Q.15. Name the 35th Chief Justice of India who has passed away recently.

भारत के 35वें मुख्य न्यायाधीश का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया है।

(a) Kumudben Joshi / कुमुदबेन जोशी

(b) Jaiprakash Chouksey / जयप्रकाश चौकसे

(c) Hemananda Biswal / हेमानंद बिस्वाल

(d) RC Lahoti / आरसी लाहोटी

(e) Mekapati Goutham Reddy / मेकापति गौतम रेड्डी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti passed away

Former Chief Justice of India Ramesh Chandra Lahoti passed away at the age of 81 years.

He was appointed as the 35th chief justice of India on June 1, 2004. He retired from the position after serving 17 months at the helm of the judiciary on November 1, 2005.

Justice Lahoti also served as the former independent director on the board of directors of the Press Trust of India.

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