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

Daily Current Affairs 24th November 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Nirmala Sitharaman has launched Tejasvini & Hausala schemes and Shikhar & Shikara Schemes in which state/UT?

निर्मला सीतारमण ने किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में तेजस्विनी और हौसला योजनाएँ और शिखर और शिकारा योजनाएँ शुरू की हैं?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Nirmala Sitharaman launched Tejasvini & Hausala schemes and Shikhar & Shikara Schemes in J&K

Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman launched two schemes named ‘Tejasvini & Hausala schemes’ of J&K Bank for girls under 18-35 years of age to start their businesses and ‘Shikhar & Shikara’ schemes of Punjab National Bank (PNB) for development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

Tejasvini scheme focuses on providing financial assistance of INR 5 lakh to girls between 18-35 years for starting their business. Shikhar scheme focuses on meeting credit requirements up to INR 2 crore for hotel, tour & tourism industry. Shikara scheme will prove credit up to INR 15 lakh for purchase/repair of Shikaras is provided in Kashmir valley.

Aim: to promote entrepreneurship and boost employment in Jammu and Kashmir.

Q.2. India has signed an MoU on Reciprocal Recognition of Covid Vaccination Certificate with which of the following country?

भारत ने निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ कोविड टीकाकरण प्रमाणपत्र की पारस्परिक मान्यता पर एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. India & Nepal signed an MoU on Reciprocal Recognition of Covid Vaccination Certificate

India and Nepal have signed an MoU for reciprocal recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificate to ease the travel of fully vaccinated people of both India and Nepal. This MoU is one of the COVID-19 related cooperation and coordination between India and Nepal.

The MoU between the Health Ministers of India and Nepal was signed by Vinay M Kwatra, Indian Ambassador to Nepal and Secretary, Ministry of health and Population, Government of Nepal at the ministry office, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Q.3. Government of India, Andhra Pradesh and World Bank has signed an MoU worth _____________ loan for a project to improve quality of learning in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

भारत सरकार, आंध्र प्रदेश और विश्व बैंक ने आंध्र प्रदेश राज्य में शिक्षा की गुणवत्ता में सुधार के लिए एक परियोजना के लिए _________ ऋण के एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं।

(a) $100 million / $100 मिलियन

(b) $150 million / $150 मिलियन

(c) $250 million / $250 मिलियन

(d) $300 million / $300 मिलियन

(e) $500 million / $500 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. GoI, Andhra Pradesh signed an MoU worth $250 million loan with World Bank to improve quality of learning

Government of India, Andhra Pradesh and World Bank has signed the legal agreements for $250 million for a project to improve quality of learning for over 50 lakh students in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Students from all grades and stages of school education will benefit from the project. Beneficiaries are about 40 lakh students (between the age of six and fourteen) in over 45,000 government schools, and over 10 lakh children.

Q.4. Government of India has signed a loan agreement worth $300 million with which organization to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas?

भारत सरकार ने शहरी क्षेत्रों में व्यापक प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य देखभाल तक पहुंच को मजबूत करने और बेहतर बनाने के लिए किस संगठन के साथ $300 मिलियन के ऋण समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(b) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

(c) World Bank / विश्व बैंक

(d) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(e) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development / आर्थिक सहयोग तथा विकास संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. GoI & ADB signed USD 300 million loan to improve access to healthcare in urban areas

Government of India has signed a loan agreement worth $300 million with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas.

This programme will be implemented in urban areas across 13 states. The project will benefit over 256 million urban dwellers including 51 million from slum areas will benefit from the project.

Q.5. BOB Financial Solutions, a subsidiary of BoB has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch BoB Credit Cards on the RuPay platform. Who is the current MD & CEO of Bank of Baroda?

BoB की सहायक कंपनी BOB फाइनेंशियल सॉल्यूशंस ने RuPay प्लेटफॉर्म पर BoB क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च करने के लिए नेशनल पेमेंट्स कॉरपोरेशन ऑफ इंडिया (NPCI) के साथ साझेदारी की है। बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा के वर्तमान एमडी और सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Atul Kumar Goel / अतुल कुमार गोयल

(b) Padmaja Chunduru / पद्मजा चुंदरू

(c) Sanjiv Chadha / संजीव चड्ढा

(d) Pallav Mahapatra / पल्लव महापात्रा

(e) Partha Pratim Sengupta / पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. BOB Financial Solutions partnered with NPCI for RuPay credit cards

BOB Financial Solutions (BFSL), a subsidiary of Bank of Baroda (BoB) has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch BoB Credit Cards (Easy and Premier variants) on the RuPay platform.

Both Easy and Premier variants of BoB credit cards have been launched on the JCB International network and both cards support global acceptance. These cards come with benefits such as 5X reward points on select merchant categories, fuel surcharge waiver, pre-and post-purchase EMI offers, up to three complimentary add-on credit cards for family members and several exciting merchant offers enabled both by BFSL and NPCI.

Headquarters: Alkapuri, Vadodara, Gujarat

Chairman: Hasmukh Adhia

MD & CEO: Sanjiv Chadha

Q.6. Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of a minority stake in which Logistics Courier Service Provider, by FedEx India?

भारतीय प्रतिस्पर्धा आयोग (CCI) ने FedEx इंडिया द्वारा किस रसद कूरियर सेवा प्रदाता में अल्पमत हिस्सेदारी के अधिग्रहण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Blue Dart / ब्लू डार्ट

(b) Ecom Express / ईकॉम एक्सप्रेस

(c) Delhivery / डेल्हीवरी

(d) DHL / डीएचएल

(e) Xpressbees / एक्सप्रेसबीज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. CCI approved FedEx India to acquire a stake in Delhivery

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of a minority stake in Delhivery Limited, India’s largest B2B & C2C Logistics Courier Service Provider, by FedEx Express Transportation and Supply Chain Services (India) Private Limited (FedEx India), logistics solutions in India under the American transportation giant FedEx Corp.

CCI has also approved the acquisition of certain operating assets to the domestic business of FedEx India and TNT India Private Limited (TNT India) by Delhivery.

Q.7. NPCI Bharat BillPay has onboarded which power company on ClickPay platform to facilitate automated monthly electricity bill payments?

एनपीसीआई भारत बिलपे ने स्वचालित मासिक बिजली बिल भुगतान की सुविधा के लिए क्लिकपे प्लेटफॉर्म पर किस बिजली कंपनी को शामिल किया है?

(a) Adani Power / अदानी पावर

(b) Reliance Power / रिलायंस पॉवर

(c) JSW Energy / JSW एनर्जी

(d) Toshiba / तोशिबा

(e) Tata Power / टाटा पावर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. NPCI Bharat BillPay onboarded Tata Power on ClickPay platform to facilitate automated electricity bill payments

NPCI Bharat BillPay has on-boarded Tata Power on its platform through which customers of Tata Power to pay their monthly electricity bills through ClickPay payment link in a hasslefree and seamless manner.

Tata Power is the first power company which will provide services on the NBBL ClickPay platform.

Q.8. Which Small Finance Bank has partnered with HDFC Bank to launch its new co-branded credit cards?

किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने अपने नए सहब्रांडेड क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च करने के लिए एचडीएफसी बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) Utkarsh Small Finance Bank / उत्कर्ष लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) ESAF Small Finance Bank / ESAF लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Equitas SFB partnered with HDFC Bank to offer co-branded credit cards

Equitas Small Finance Bank (SFB) partnered with HDFC (Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited) Bank to launch its new co-branded credit cards.

Through this partnership, Equitas SFB will utilize the HDFC bank’s reach in the credit card market and also to provide its customers a better banking ecosystem.

The credit card can be availed in two categories. The first category is the ‘Excite Credit Card’ which offers a credit limit from Rs 25,000 to Rs 2 lakh and the second category is the ‘Elegance Credit Card’ which offers credit of over Rs 2 lakh.

Q.9. Which bank has been named the world’s most systemically important bank, according to the 2021 list of Global Systemically Important Banks (G-SIBs) released by Financial Stability Board (FSB)?

वित्तीय स्थिरता बोर्ड (FSB) द्वारा जारी वैश्विक व्यवस्थित रूप से महत्वपूर्ण बैंकों (G-SIB) की 2021 की सूची के अनुसार, किस बैंक को दुनिया के सबसे व्यवस्थित रूप से महत्वपूर्ण बैंक का नाम दिया गया है?

(a) HSBC Bank / एचएसबीसी बैंक

(b) JPMorgan Chase & Co / जेपी मॉर्गन चेस एंड कंपनी

(c) Citigroup / सिटीग्रुप

(d) Standard Chartered Bank / स्टैंडर्ड चार्टर्ड बैंक

(e) DBS Bank / डीबीएस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. JPMorgan Chase named world’s most systemically important bank: Financial Stability Board

JPMorgan Chase has once again been named the world’s most important bank to the health of the wider financial system, according to the 2021 list of Global Systemically Important Banks (G-SIBs) released by Financial Stability Board (FSB).

The Financial Stability Board (FSB), made up of regulators from G20 countries, in consultation with Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), published its latest table of the world’s 30 most systemic banks.

Q.10. Who among the following has won the 2021 ATP Finals title, after defeating Daniil Medvedev in the men’s single finals at Turin in Italy?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने इटली के ट्यूरिन में पुरुष एकल फाइनल में डेनियल मेदवेदेव को हराकर 2021 एटीपी फाइनल का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(b) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Alexander Zverev has won 2021 ATP Finals title at Turin, Italy

Alexander Zverev (Germany) has won 2021 ATP Finals title, after defeating World No.2 Daniil Medvedev (Russia) by 6-4, 6-4, in the men’s single finals at Turin in Italy.

This is Zverev’s second Nitto ATP Finals title, after winning the first in 2018. Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut of France clinched the men’s double title by defeating Rajeev Ram of US and Joe Salisbury of UK.

Q.11. Which space agency has launched world’s first Planetary Defence Mission “Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)” to change the path of an asteroid “Didymos” by intentionally crashing a spacecraft into it?

किस अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी ने एक अंतरिक्ष यान को दुर्घटनाग्रस्त करके एक क्षुद्रग्रह डिडिमोसका मार्ग बदलने के लिए दुनिया का पहला ग्रह रक्षा मिशन डबल क्षुद्रग्रह पुनर्निर्देशन परीक्षण (DART)” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) ISRO / इसरो

(b) NASA / नासा

(c) Roscosmos / रोस्कोसमोस

(d) CNSA / सी.एन.एस.ए.

(e) JAXA / जाक्सा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. NASA launched world’s 1st DART mission to crash spacecraft into asteroid on SpaceX Rocket

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched world’s first Planetary Defence Mission “Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)” to change the path of an asteroid “Didymos” by intentionally crashing a spacecraft into it with a speed of 24,000 kms per hour.

The mission has a total worth of $325 million and was launched into orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Aim: To slightly alter the trajectory of Dimorphos, a ‘moonlet’ around 525 feet (160 metres) wide that circles a much larger asteroid called Didymos (2,500 feet in diameter). The Didymos-Dimorphos pair orbit the Sun together.

Q.12. 37th edition of CORPAT between India and which country has been held in the Indian Ocean region?

भारत और किस देश के बीच CORPAT का 37 वां संस्करण हिंद महासागर क्षेत्र में आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) India / भारत

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(e) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. 37th India-Indonesia CORPAT exercise held in Indian Ocean

The 37th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) is being held in the Indian Ocean region from 23-24 November 2021. CORPAT is held twice in a year to ensure safety and security. It was conducted for the first time in 2002.

Indigenously built Indian Naval Ship (INS) Khanjar and Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft is participating in the CORPAT. Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Sultan Thaha Syaifuddin, (376) is participating from Indonesia.

Q.13. Who wrote the book titled “Contested Lands: India, China and the Boundary Dispute”?

कंटेस्टेड लैंड्स: इंडिया, चाइना एंड द बाउंड्री डिस्प्यूटनामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) Shafey Kidwai / शैफ़ी किदवई

(b) Jhumpa Lahiri / झुम्पा लाहिड़ी

(c) Kaveree Bamzai / कावेरी बमजई

(d) Maroof Raza / मरूफ रज़ा

(e) Irfan Habib / इरफान हबीब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. Maroof Raza authored a book titled “Contested Lands: India, China and the Boundary Dispute”

Former Army Officer Maroof Raza has authored a new book titled “Contested Lands: India, China and the Boundary Dispute”.

The book features the history of India’s boundary making with Tibet and China and analyses the current India-China boundary contestation stemming from interpretations of history in the post-colonial period.

Q.14. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is observed on __________________ every year across the globe.

दुनिया भर में महिलाओं के खिलाफ हिंसा के उन्मूलन के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 23 November / 23 नवम्बर

(b) 24 November / 24 नवम्बर

(c) 25 November / 25 नवम्बर

(d) 26 November / 26 नवम्बर

(e) 27 November / 27 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. 25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is celebrated worldwide on November 25.

The day is celebrated to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to various forms of violence and the true nature of the issue is often hidden.

Q.15. What was the theme for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2021?

महिलाओं के खिलाफ हिंसा के उन्मूलन के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape

(b) Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!

(c) Orange the World: #HearMeToo

(d) Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!

(e) Intensification of efforts to prevent and eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. 25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is celebrated worldwide on November 25.

The day is celebrated to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to various forms of violence and the true nature of the issue is often hidden.

Theme 2021: “Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!”

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