Current Affairs Quiz 26th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 26th 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Mohali international hockey stadium has been renamed after __________________.

मोहाली अंतरराष्ट्रीय हॉकी स्टेडियम का नाम बदलकर ___________ कर दिया गया है।

(a) Dhyan Chand / ध्यान चंद

(b) Balbir Singh Senior / बलबीर सिंह सीनियर

(c) Dhanraj Pillay / धनराज पिल्लै

(d) PR Sreejesh / पी आर श्रीजेश

(e) Mohammad Shahid / मोहम्मद शाहिद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. The Punjab Government finally announced to rename the Mohali International Hockey Stadium, after triple Olympian and Padma Shri Balbir Singh Sr.

The stadium will now be known as Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium.

Q.2. Guillermo Lasso has been elected as the president of which of the following country?

गुइलेर्मो लासो को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के राष्ट्रपति के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Chad / चैड

(b) Ecuador / इक्वेडोर

(c) Mauritania / मॉरिटानिया

(d) Burkina Faso / बुर्किना फासो

(e) Benin / बेनिन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Guillermo Lasso: Ecuador’s first right-wing President. Guillermo Lasso, a conservative, assumed presidency of Ecuador on May 24, 2021 and has become first right-wing leader in 14 years in Ecuador.

Guillermo Alberto is a banker, businessman, writer and politician who recently became 47th president of Ecuador. He is the first center-right president in two decades.

Q.3. Which of the following has partnered with Turkey’s PayCore to help merchants accept contactless payments?

व्यापारियों को संपर्क रहित भुगतान स्वीकार करने में मदद करने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किसने तुर्की के PayCore के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Reserve Bank of India / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(b) Securities and Exchange Board of India / भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड

(c) Indian Banks’ Association / भारतीय बैंक संघ

(d) National Payments Corporation of India / भारतीय राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम

(e) Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology / बैंकिंग प्रौद्योगिकी में विकास और अनुसंधान संस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The National Payments Corp. of India (NPCI) has partnered with Turkey’s global payment solutions company PayCore as one of the certified partners for RuPay SoftPOS to drive cashless payments across the country.

RuPay SoftPOS enables merchants to accept payments securely from contactless cards, mobile wallets, and wearables just with their mobile phones.

NPCI has authorized the SoftPOS solution developed by PayCore for RuPay. This solution can be integrated into bank or aggregator acquiring systems to enable acquiring of RuPay using mobile phones enabled with NFC capability or add-ons.

Q.4. SBI has projected India’s GDP growth rate at _______________ in FY21.

एसबीआई ने वित्त वर्ष 2021 में भारत की जीडीपी विकास दर का अनुमान  ___________ पर लगाया है।

(a) -3.6%

(b) -4.3%

(c) -5.4%

(d) -7.3%

(e) -8.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to expand by 1.3 per cent in January-March quarter of financial year 2020-21, thereby leading to a less-than-expected 7.3 per cent contraction during FY21, according to SBI, which had earlier projected the full year contraction to be 7.4 per cent.

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) had projected 8 per cent GDP contraction in FY21.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice Of Chhattisgarh High Court?

छत्तीसगढ़ उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(b) N V Ramana / एन वी रमना

(c) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

(d) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(e) Prashant Kumar Mishra / प्रशांत कुमार मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra will take charge as the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court from June 1. Justice Mishra, the senior-most Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court, will perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India”.

Q.6. Who among the following has been appointed as the director of CBI for two years?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे दो वर्षों के लिए सीबीआई के निदेशक के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) MA Ganapathy / एम ए गणपति

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) Surjeet Singh Deswal / सुरजीत सिंह देशवाल

(d) Rakesh Asthana / राकेश अस्थाना

(e) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal / सुबोध कुमार जायसवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Senior IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal was on Tuesday appointed as the new CBI chief for two years.

A 1985-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Maharashtra cadre, Jaiswal is currently the director general of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

Q.7. Who has won the Men’s Singles title at Geneva Open tennis tournament 2021?

जिनेवा ओपन टेनिस टूर्नामेंट 2021 में पुरुष एकल का खिताब किसने जीता है?

(a) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(b) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(c) Casper Ruud / कैस्पर रूड

(d) Denis Shapovalov / डेनिस शापोवालोव

(e) Stefanos Tsitsipas / स्टेफानोस सिटीपास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Norway’s Casper Ruud has won the ATP Geneva Open final with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 victory over Denis Shapovalov.

Victory in Geneva means the Norwegian world number 21 is going to be among the top 16 seeds in Paris.

Q.8. H S Doreswamy passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

एच एस दोरेस्वामी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Actor / अभिनेता

(c) Freedom Fighter / स्वतंत्रता सेनानी

(d) Footballer / फुटबॉलर

(e) Painter / चित्रकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Freedom fighter H S Doreswamy, who recently recovered from Covid-19, died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in Bengaluru.

Born in Bengaluru on April 10, 1918, Harohalli Srinivasaiah Doreswamy, is known for his participation in the Quit India movement and Vinoba Bhave’s Bhoodan movement. He was also a familiar figure in civil society movements in Karnataka as he had campaigned to revive lakes in Bengaluru.

Q.9. Where is the headquarters of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?

भारत के राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम (NPCI) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Biswamohan Mahapatra (Non-Exe Chairman)

Dilip Asbe (MD & CEO)

Q.10. What is the capital of Ecuador?

इक्वाडोर की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Quito / क्विटो

(b) N’Djamena / एन जामेना

(c) Bamako / बामाको

(d) Gitega / गितेगा

(e) Ouagadougou / ओआगादोगोउ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Capital: Quito

Currency: United States Dollar

Q.11. What is the currency of Turkey?

तुर्की की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Euro / यूरो

(b) Lira / लीरा

(c) Pound / पौंड

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Capital: Ankara

Currency: Turkish lira

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