Current Affairs Quiz 26th and 27th June 2021 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Which state has ranked as the top performing state under India Smart City awards 2020?

इंडिया स्मार्ट सिटी अवार्ड्स 2020 के तहत किस राज्य को शीर्ष प्रदर्शन करने वाले राज्य के रूप में स्थान दिया गया है?

(a) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Smart City Awards 2020 was announced under the ‘Smart Cities Mission’ on June 25.

Uttar Pradesh was ranked as top performing state under India Smart Cities Award Contest 2020. Madhya Pradesh came second while Tamil Nadu at third position. Surat and Indore won best award for their overall performance in 2020. Best union territory award was conferred to Chandigarh.

These awards were given under the themes of Social Aspects, Governance, Urban Environment, Sanitation, Culture, Economy, Water, Built Environment and Urban Mobility.

Q.2. Which UT has been conferred with Best union territory award in India Smart City awards 2020?

इंडिया स्मार्ट सिटी अवार्ड्स 2020 में किस केंद्र शासित प्रदेश को सर्वश्रेष्ठ केंद्र शासित प्रदेश पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(b) Puducherry / पुदुचेर्री

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(e) Ladakh / लदाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Smart City Awards 2020 was announced under the ‘Smart Cities Mission’ on June 25.

Uttar Pradesh was ranked as top performing state under India Smart Cities Award Contest 2020. Madhya Pradesh came second while Tamil Nadu at third position. Surat and Indore won best award for their overall performance in 2020. Best union territory award was conferred to Chandigarh.

These awards were given under the themes of Social Aspects, Governance, Urban Environment, Sanitation, Culture, Economy, Water, Built Environment and Urban Mobility.

Q.3. World Bank board has approved _____________ support program to Kerala for preparedness against natural disasters.

विश्व बैंक बोर्ड ने प्राकृतिक आपदाओं के खिलाफ तैयारियों के लिए केरल को _________ सहायता कार्यक्रम को मंजूरी दी है।

(a) $89 million / $ 89 मिलियन

(b) $102 million / $ 102 मिलियन

(c) $125 million / $ 125 मिलियन

(d) $185 million / $ 185 मिलियन

(e) $207 million / $ 207 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $125 million program to support Kerala’s preparedness against natural disasters, climate change impacts, disease outbreaks and pandemics.

Q.4. According to Bank for International Settlements (BIS), India’s bank credit-to-GDP ratio has increased to ________________ in 2020.

बैंक फॉर इंटरनेशनल सेटलमेंट्स (बीआईएस) के अनुसार, भारत का बैंक क्रेडिटटूजीडीपी अनुपात 2020 में बढ़कर _________ हो गया है।

(a) 34%

(b) 42%

(c) 56%

(d) 61%

(e) 75%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. BIS: India’s bank credit-to-GDP ratio grows 56% in 2020. Bank for International Settlements (BIS), incremental credit growth has decreased to 59-year low at 5.56% in Financial Year 2021.

As per data, bank credit-to-GDP ratio has increased to a five-year high at about 56% in 2020. However, this increase is way behind its peers and is half of the G20 average.

Total outstanding bank credit was at $1.52 trillion in 2020 at the credit-to-GDP ratio of 56%. However, this was the second lowest among all other Asian countries.

Q.5. Ind-Ra has projected India’s fiscal 2022 GDP growth at _________.

Ind-Ra ने भारत के वित्तीय वर्ष 2022 की जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान _________ पर लगाया है।

(a) 6.8%

(b) 7.5%

(c) 8.5%

(d) 9.6%

(e) 11.2%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. India’s FY22 GDP growth rate is now expected at 9.6 per cent, lower than an earlier estimate of 10.1 per cent, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said on 25th June.

This rate is, however, contingent upon India vaccinating its entire adult population by December 31, 2021.

Q.6. Which bank, with Fabindia, has launched the Fabindia Credit Card recently?

फैबइंडिया के साथ किस बैंक ने हाल ही में फैबइंडिया क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. SBI Card, the country’s second-largest credit card issuer and Fabindia, a retail platform for a wide range of handcrafted products by the artisans of the country, have joined hands to launch an exclusive co-branded contactless credit card named “Fabindia SBI Card”.

The card is designed with curated benefits and privileges to offer a rewarding shopping experience to its premium customers and comes in two variants — Fabindia SBI Card SELECT and Fabindia SBI Card.

Q.7. With which of the following, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has Collaborated on 5G Technology?

निम्नलिखित में से किसके साथ, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited ने 5G प्रौद्योगिकी पर सहयोग किया है?

(a) Google Cloud / गूगल क्लाउड

(b) Amazon Web Services / अमेज़ॅन वेब सेसर्विसेज

(c) Microsoft Azure / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट एज़ूर

(d) Kamatera Cloud / कामातेरा क्लाउड

(e) Serverspace / सर्वरस्पेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and Google Cloud are embarking on a comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship with a goal of powering 5G in enterprise and consumer segments nationwide.

Reliance will also augment its compute workload for retail business taking advantage of Google’s AI/ML, e-commerce, and demand forecasting offerings.

Q.8. Which of the following institute has ranked best in India in QS Executive MBA Rankings 2021?

QS कार्यकारी MBA रैंकिंग 2021 में निम्नलिखित में से किस संस्थान ने भारत में सर्वश्रेष्ठ स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) IIFT-New Delhi / IIFT-नई दिल्ली

(b) IIM -Bangalore / IIM -बैंगलोर

(c) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(d) IIM-Ahmedabad / IIM-अहमदाबाद

(e) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. The Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked the best in India in the latest edition of QS Executive MBA Rankings.

IIMB has bagged the 39th spot globally, making it the only Indian institute to feature in the list of the top 100. The QS EMBA Rankings consider career outcomes, diversity, employer reputation, executive profile and thought leadership, according to the statement.

Q.9. The Day of the Seafarer is celebrated each year on __________________.

नाविक दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 29 June / 29 जून

(b) 28 June / 28 जून

(c) 27 June / 27 जून

(d) 26 June / 26 जून

(e) 25 June / 25 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates the annual Day of the Seafarer (DoS) on June 25 each year to pay respect to Seafarers and sailors who help the entire world function by conducting sea transport.

Q.10. What is the theme for Day of the Seafarer 2021?

नाविक दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Seafarers are Key Workers

(b) I Am On Board with gender equality

(c) Seafarers’ Wellbeing

(d) Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future

(e) Seafarers Matter

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates the annual Day of the Seafarer (DoS) on June 25 each year to pay respect to Seafarers and sailors who help the entire world function by conducting sea transport.

Theme 2021:“Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future”.

Q.11. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is celebrated on ________________________ every year.

नशीली दवाओं के दुरुपयोग और अवैध तस्करी के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल ________________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 June / 21 जून

(b) 23 June / 23 जून

(c) 26 June / 26 जून

(d) 28 June / 28 जून

(e) 30 June / 30 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed on 26 June every year with the aim to create awareness about issues related to drugs and strengthening action and cooperation in order to make the world free of drug abuse.

Q.12. What is the theme for International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2021?

नशीली दवाओं के दुरुपयोग और अवैध व्यापार के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Share Facts On Drugs, Save Lives

(b) Health for Justice. Justice for Health

(c) Better knowledge for better care

(d) Message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable

(e) Make health your “new high” in life, not drugs!

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed on 26 June every year with the aim to create awareness about issues related to drugs and strengthening action and cooperation in order to make the world free of drug abuse.

Theme 2021: “Share Facts On Drugs, Save Lives”.

Q.13. Microsoft has officially launched its new Windows operating system Windows 11. In which year the first operating system by Microsoft was introduced?

माइक्रोसॉफ्ट ने आधिकारिक तौर पर अपना नया विंडोज ऑपरेटिंग सिस्टम विंडोज 11 लॉन्च किया है। माइक्रोसॉफ्ट द्वारा पहला ऑपरेटिंग सिस्टम किस वर्ष पेश किया गया था?

(a) 1972

(b) 1985

(c) 1991

(d) 1995

(e) 2001

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Microsoft officially launched its new Windows operating system ‘Windows 11’. It is being called as the “next generation” of Windows.

The release comes nearly six-year after the current latest Windows Operating System ‘Windows 10’ was launched in July 2015.

Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985, as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

Q.14. India’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) named ‘INS Vikrant’ will be commissioned in which year?

भारत का पहला स्वदेशी विमान वाहक (IAC) जिसका नाम ‘INS विक्रांतहै, किस वर्ष चालू किया जाएगा?

(a) 2021

(b) 2022

(c) 2023

(d) 2024

(e) 2025

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) named ‘INS Vikrant’ (meaning courageous) will be commissioned in 2022 Said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

INS Vikrant is also called as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1 (IAC-1). This aircraft carrier is being constructed by Cochin Shipyard in Kochi, Kerala for Indian Navy. It will be the first aircraft carrier to be built in India. Motto of the IAC is Jayema Sam Yudhi Sprdhah. It is taken from Rigveda 1.8.3.

Commissioning of IAC will be befitting tribute to India’s 75th year of India’s independence.

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