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

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Q.1. PM Modi has laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Jewar, UP. The Noida International Airport has been developed by which of the following airport?

पीएम मोदी ने यूपी के जेवर में नोएडा इंटरनेशनल एयरपोर्ट की आधारशिला रखी है. नोएडा अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डे को निम्नलिखित में से किस हवाई अड्डे द्वारा विकसित किया गया है?

(a) Vienna International Airport, Austria / वियना अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, ऑस्ट्रिया

(b) Zurich Airport, Switzerland / ज्यूरिख हवाई अड्डा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Munich Airport, Germany / म्यूनिख हवाई अड्डा, जर्मनी

(d) Heathrow Airport, England / हीथ्रो एयरपोर्ट, इंग्लैंड

(e) Frankfurt Airport, Germany / फ्रैंकफर्ट एयरपोर्ट, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. PM Modi laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Jewar, UP

PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Jewar, UP. Uttar Pradesh is poised to become the only state to have 5 international airports.

It will be the 2nd international airport to come up in Delhi NCR after Indira Gandhi International Airport. Jewar airport will play a crucial role in helping the region attract huge investments, boost rapid industrial growth, and enable reach of local products to national-international markets.

The airport has been developed by Zurich Airport International over 1,330 acres of land area.

Q.2. Which state has approved the proposal to create cyber tehsils in the state after that it will become the first state in the country to have a cyber tehsil?

किस राज्य ने राज्य में साइबर तहसील बनाने के प्रस्ताव को मंजूरी दे दी है, जिसके बाद वह साइबर तहसील बनाने वाला देश का पहला राज्य बन जाएगा?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Madhya Pradesh will create first cyber tehsil of India

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved the proposal to create cyber tehsils in the state of Madhya Pradesh. After this, MP will become the first state in the country to have a cyber tehsil.

Cyber Tehsil will make the mutation process easy and people from anywhere in the state can avail of its benefit. With this, process of conversion will become convenient in the cases of undisputed land.

Q.3. Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi has approved the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) for another four months till __________________.

पीएम मोदी की अध्यक्षता में केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने प्रधानमंत्री गरीब कल्याण अन्न योजना (PMGKAY) के विस्तार को और चार महीने के लिए ___________ तक के लिए मंजूरी दे दी है।

(a) December 2021 / दिसंबर 2021

(b) March 2022 / मार्च 2022

(c) December 2022 / दिसंबर 2022

(d) March 2023 / मार्च 2023

(e) December 2023 / दिसंबर 2023

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Cabinet approved extension of PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) till March 2022

Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi has approved the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) for another four months from December 2021 till March 2022.

Under the scheme all the beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) receives food grains @ 5 kg per person per month.

The estimated additional food subsidy for Phase V of the scheme is of Rs. 53344.52 crores. The total food-grains outgo for PMGKAY Phase V will be about 163 LMT.

Q.4. Which company has partnered with the Ministry of Civil Aviation to promote regional air connectivity through the UDAN scheme?

UDAN योजना के माध्यम से क्षेत्रीय हवाई संपर्क को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस कंपनी ने नागरिक उड्डयन मंत्रालय के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Ibibo / आईबिबो

(b) IRCTC / आईआरसीटीसी

(c) MakeMyTrip / मेकमाईट्रिप

(d) Cleartrip / क्लियरट्रिप

(e) Yatra / यात्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. MakeMyTrip tied-up with Civil Aviation Ministry to promote Regional Air Connectivity through UDAN Scheme

MakeMyTrip partnered with the Ministry of Civil Aviation to promote regional air connectivity through the UDAN scheme. MakeMyTrip will now power UDAN flights on the ‘AirSewa portal’ and market them on its platform to promote its services.

The Govt. has identified 21st October as UDAN Day, the day on which the scheme document was first released. Under Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN 4.1 the Civil Aviation Ministry has approved 78 new routes. So far, 766 routes have been sanctioned under the UDAN scheme.

Q.5. Venkaiah Naidu has represented India at 13th ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Summit. Which country hosted the ASEM summit?

वेंकैया नायडू ने 13वें ASEM (एशियायूरोप बैठक) शिखर सम्मेलन में भारत का प्रतिनिधित्व किया है। ASEM शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी किस देश ने की?

(a) Laos / लाओस

(b) Gibraltar / जिब्राल्टर

(c) Brunei / ब्रुनेई

(d) Burundi / बुरुंडी

(e) Cambodia / कंबोडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. VP Venkaiah Naidu represented India at 13th ASEM Summit

The 13th edition of the ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Summit has been organized from 25 to 26th November, 2021. The Indian delegation is being led by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu through the virtual platform.

The Summit will bring together countries in Asia and Europe to exchange views on regional and global issues and strengthen cooperation in a wide range of areas. ASEM grouping have 51 member countries, European Union and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Host: Cambodia as ASEM Chair

Theme: Strengthening Multilateralism for Shared Growth

Cambodia is the new chair of ASEAN (2022)

Q.6. Ministry of Labour has changed the base year for Wage Rate Index (WRI) from 1963-65 to _______________.

श्रम मंत्रालय ने वेतन दर सूचकांक (WRI) के लिए आधार वर्ष को 1963-65 से बदलकर _______ कर दिया है।

(a) 2014

(b) 2015

(c) 2016

(d) 2017

(e) 2018

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Government changed base year for Wage Rate Index (WRI) from 1963-65 to 2016

Ministry of Labour has changed the base year for Wage Rate Index (WRI) from 1963-65 to 2016 on the recommendation of Expert Group on Minimum Wages & National Floor Wages committee, headed by S.P. Mukherjee.

New series of Wage Rate Index (WRI) from July 2016 to July 2020 based on the new series 2016=100 has been released by govt. Total of 37 industries have been covered in the new WRI basket (2016=100) as against 21 industries in the 1963-65=100 series.

Q.7. Which organization has approved a $1.5 billion loan (approx Rs 11,185 crore) to help the Government of India purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus (COVID-19)?

भारत सरकार को कोरोनावायरस (COVID-19) के खिलाफ सुरक्षित और प्रभावी टीके खरीदने में मदद करने के लिए किस संगठन ने $1.5 बिलियन के ऋण (लगभग 11,185 करोड़ रुपये) को मंजूरी दी है?

(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.7.(d)

Exp. ADB approved USD 1.5 bn loan to India for COVID-19 vaccine procurement

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $1.5 billion loan (approx Rs 11,185 crore) to help the Government of India purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The fund will be used to procure at least 66.7 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses for an estimated 31.7 crore people of the country. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is expected to co-finance an additional USD 500 million for the project.

Q.8. Which bank has entered into a co-lending partnership with Capri Global Capital Ltd (CGCL) to enhance last-mile finance and drive financial inclusion to MSMEs by offering loans between Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1 crore?

10 लाख रुपये से 1 करोड़ रुपये के बीच ऋण की पेशकश करके एमएसएमई को अंतिम मील वित्त बढ़ाने और वित्तीय समावेशन को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस बैंक ने कैपरी ग्लोबल कैपिटल लिमिटेड (CGCL) के साथ सहऋण साझेदारी में प्रवेश किया है?

(a) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(b) United Bank of India / यूनाइटेड बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(c) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) City Union Bank / सिटी यूनियन बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Union Bank of India entered into a co-lending partnership with CGCL to finance MSMEs

Union Bank of India has entered into a co-lending partnership with Capri Global Capital Ltd (CGCL), a NBFC (Non-Banking Finance Company) focused on MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), to enhance last-mile finance and drive financial inclusion to MSMEs by offering loans between Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

The partnership with CGCL is part of the bank’s strategy to support the MSMEs by providing tailor-made financial solutions and accelerating the growth of MSMEs in tier II and III markets.

Q.9. Moody’s Investors Service has projected India’s GDP growth at _________________ for financial year 2021-22 (FY22).

मूडीज इन्वेस्टर्स सर्विस ने वित्तीय वर्ष 2021-22 (FY22) के लिए भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि _________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 6.5%

(b) 7.2%

(c) 8.8%

(d) 9.3%

(e) 10.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Moody’s projected India’s GDP Growth in FY22 at 9.3% and FY23 at 7.9%

Moody’s Investors Service has fixed India’s GDP growth projection for financial year 2021-22 (FY22) at 9.3 percent and for FY23 at 7.9 percent.

It has expected a growth in Indian economy due to increasing rate of vaccination against the COVID-19 in India, which supports a sustained recovery in economic activity.

Q.10. Century LED Limited has appointed who among the following as brand ambassador for its Magik range of LED lighting products?

सेंचुरी एलईडी लिमिटेड ने निम्नलिखित में से किसे एलईडी लाइटिंग उत्पादों की मैजिक रेंज के लिए ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(b) Priyanka Chopra Jonas / प्रियंका चोपड़ा जोनस

(c) Rajkummar Rao / राजकुमार राव

(d) Chetan Anand / चेतन आनंद

(e) Sourav Ganguly / सौरव गांगुली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Sourav Ganguly appointed as brand ambassador for Century LED’s Magik range

Century LED Limited appointed renowned cricketer and 39th BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly as brand ambassador for its Magik range of LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting products.

Century LED Limited is a leading LED lights manufacturer in India which provides LED lighting solutions under the brand Magik.

Q.11. Name the fourth Scorpene-class submarine which has been commissioned recently into services by Indian Navy at Mumbai’s Naval Dockyard.

चौथी स्कॉर्पीनश्रेणी की पनडुब्बी का नाम बताइए जिसे हाल ही में मुंबई के नौसेना डॉकयार्ड में भारतीय नौसेना द्वारा सेवाओं में शामिल किया गया है।

(a) Kalvari / कलवारी

(b) Vela / वेला

(c) Karanj / करंज

(d) Khanderi/ खंडेरी

(e) Vagir / वगीर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Indian Navy commissioned 4th Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela in Mumbai

Indian Navy has commissioned indigenously built Scorpene-class submarine Vela at Mumbai’s Naval Dockyard.

INS Vela is the fourth in Project 75 series, following Kalvari, Khanderi and Karanj. It is expected to further boost Indian capability to defend and secure its strategic sea lanes.

It was built by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd in collaboration with M/s Naval Group of France.

Q.12. National Constitution Day of India is observed every year on ___________________.

भारत का राष्ट्रीय संविधान 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.12.(d)

Exp. 26 November: Constitution Day of India

November 26 is observed as the Constitution Day of India, also called Samvidhan Divas, or National Law Day. The day is celebrated to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.

On this day in 1949, the constitution was adopted which came into force on January 26, 1950, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India.

In order to promote “constitutional values amongst citizens” the union cabinet in May 2015 announced that November 26 will be observed as Constitution Day.

Q.13. On which date National Milk Day is celebrated every year in India?

भारत में हर साल किस तारीख को राष्ट्रीय दुग्ध दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 26 November / 26 नवम्बर

(b) 27 November / 27 नवम्बर

(c) 28 November / 28 नवम्बर

(d) 29 November / 29 नवम्बर

(e) 30 November / 30 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. 26 November: National Milk Day

The National Milk Day is celebrated on November 26, every year.

The day is celebrated to honor Dr. Verghese Kurien, who is the father of India’s White Revolution. It marks his birth anniversary.

To celebrate the National Milk Day, College of Dairy Science & Technology (CODST) and Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) is organizing “Milk Adulteration Testing Camp” on 25 and 26 November 2021.

Q.14. Sananta Tanty passed away recently. He was a/an __________________.

सनंता तांती का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Musician / संगीतकार

(b) Poet / कवि

(c) Kathak dancer / कथक नर्तक

(d) Actor / एक्टर

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. Sahitya Akademi Award Winning Poet Sananta Tanty passed away

Sahitya Akademi Award-winning, Eminent Assamese poet Sananta Tanty has passed away due to cancer in New Delhi.

Some of his works include Ujjwal Nakshatrar Sondhanot, Moi Manuhar Amal Utsav, Nizor Biruddhey Sesh Prastab and Moi.

He won the Sahitya Akademi Award (Assamese) in 2018 for his collection of poems titled “Kailoir Dinto Amar Hobo”.

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