Current Affairs Quiz 27th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 27th April 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has won the e-panchayat award 2021 in Category I?

श्रेणी I में ईपंचायत पुरस्कार 2021 किस राज्य ने जीता है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. The Uttar Pradesh government won the “E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021”, ranking first in Category I. It was followed by Assam and Chhattisgarh at the second position, while Odisha and Tamil Nadu stood third, the government said.

Every year, the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj awards those states, which ensure maximum use of information technology to keep a tab on the work done by gram panchayats.

Q.2. RBI has capped Tenure of Private Banks MD & CEO to _____________ .

RBI ने निजी बैंकों के एमडी और सीईओ के कार्यकाल को _____________ तक सीमित कर दिया है।

(a) 5 years / 5 वर्ष

(b) 10 years / 10 वर्ष

(c) 15 years / 15 वर्ष

(d) 20 years / 20 वर्ष

(e) 25 years / 25 वर्ष

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has capped the tenure of Managing Director and Chief Executive of commercial banks to 15 years. The same limit will also be applicable to whole-time directors (WTD). This means that the same incumbent cannot hold the post for more than 15 years.

The revised instructions will be applicable to all the Private Sector Banks including Small Finance Banks (SFBs) and wholly owned subsidiaries of Foreign Banks.

Q.3. Goldman Sachs has forecasted India’s GDP Growth at _______ for FY22.

गोल्डमैन सैक्स ने वित्त वर्ष 22 के लिए _______ पर भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 10.20%

(b) 10.50%

(c) 11.00%

(d) 11.50%

(e) 12.00%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Wall Street brokerage, Goldman Sachs revised downward the GDP growth forecast of India for the fiscal year 2021-22 (FY22) to 10.5 per cent from the earlier estimate of 10.9 per cent.

The downward revision is due to the increasing number of pandemic cases and a host of key states announcing stricter lockdowns, thus affecting economic activities.

Q.4. Oxford Economics has projected India’s 2021 GDP growth forecast at __________.

ऑक्सफोर्ड इकोनॉमिक्स ने __________ पर भारत की 2021 जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 10.20%

(b) 10.50%

(c) 11.00%

(d) 11.50%

(e) 12.00%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Global forecasting firm Oxford Economics on 26th April revised downwards its India GDP growth forecast for 2021 to 10.2 per cent from 11.8 per cent previously.

Citing the country’s escalating health burden, faltering vaccination rate and lack of a convincing government strategy to contain the pandemic.

Q.5. Who has been named as the new MD & CEO of NCDEX?

NCDEX के नए एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) Subhash Kumar / सुभाष कुमार

(b) Arun Raste / अरुण रस्टी

(c) Mukhmeet S Bhatia / मुखमीत एस भाटिया

(d) Mallika Srinivasan / मल्लिका श्रीनिवासन

(e) Shabir Hussein / शबीर हुसैन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has given approval to the appointment of Arun Raste as MD and CEO of NCDEX for a period of 5 years.

Arun Raste is currently associated with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) as an Executive Director and prior to NDDB, he has worked with organisations like IDFC First Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, NABARD, ACC Cement, and a non-profit NGO IRFT.

Q.6. Which Film has won the “Best picture” Award at the 93rd Oscars Awards 2021?

93 वें ऑस्कर पुरस्कार 2021 में किस फिल्म ने सर्वश्रेष्ठ पिक्चरपुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom / मा राईनी ब्लैक बॉटम

(b) Borat Subsequent Moviefilm / बोराट सब्सिक्वेंट मूवीफिल्म

(c) The United States vs. Billie Holiday / द यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स वर्सस बिली हॉलिडे

(d) Nomadland / नोमैडलैंड

(e) Soul / सोल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The Oscars this year were historic at several levels – for one, it boasts the most diverse list of nominees in the history of the Academy Awards; for another, in addition to the traditional venue of Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, much of the ceremony is taking place at Union Station.

Best picture: Nomadland

Q.7. Which actress has won the “Best actress” Award at the 93rd Oscars Awards 2021?

किस अभिनेत्री ने 93 वें ऑस्कर पुरस्कार 2021 में सर्वश्रेष्ठ अभिनेत्रीपुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Catherine O’Hara / कैथरीन ओ’हारा

(b) Zendaya / ज़ेंडया

(c) Scarlett Johansson / स्कारलेट जोहानसन

(d) Frances McDormand / फ्रांसिस मैकडोरमैंड

(e) Angela Bassett / एंजेला बैसेट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The Oscars this year were historic at several levels – for one, it boasts the most diverse list of nominees in the history of the Academy Awards; for another, in addition to the traditional venue of Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, much of the ceremony is taking place at Union Station.

Best actress: Frances McDormand

Q.8. Which actor has won the “Best actor” Award at the 93rd Oscars Awards 2021?

किस अभिनेता ने 93 वें ऑस्कर पुरस्कार 2021 में सर्वश्रेष्ठ अभिनेतापुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Chadwick Boseman / चैडविक बोसमैन

(b) Anthony Hopkins / एंथनी हॉपकिंस

(c) Sacha Baron Cohen / साशा बैरन कोहेन

(d) Daniel Kaluuya / डैनियल कालूया

(e) Mark Ruffalo / मार्क रफलो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. The Oscars this year were historic at several levels – for one, it boasts the most diverse list of nominees in the history of the Academy Awards; for another, in addition to the traditional venue of Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, much of the ceremony is taking place at Union Station.

Best actor: Anthony Hopkins

Q.9. Which country has named its first-ever Mars’ rover “Zhurong”?

किस देश ने अपने पहले मंगल ग्रह के रोवर का नाम ज़्यूरोंगरखा है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(d) China / चीन

(e) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. China has named its first-ever Mars rover “Zhurong” after an ancient fire god ahead of a landing attempt on the Red Planet in May.

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) revealed the name at the sixth China Space Day held in Nanjing. The Chinese name for Mars, “Huoxing,” literally means “fire star.”

Q.10. Who among the following has won the Barcelona Open Tennis Title 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने बार्सिलोना ओपन टेनिस टाइटल 2021 जीता है?

(a) Argentine Diego Schwartzman / अर्जेंटीना डिएगो श्वार्टज़मैन

(b) Roger Federer / रोजर फेडरर

(c) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(d) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(e) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Rafael Nadal won the Barcelona Open for the 12th time after saving a championship point to end Stefanos Tsitsipas’ perfect record on clay this year in a thrilling final.

World number three Nadal, playing just his third tournament of the year, is gearing up for a tilt at a record-extending 14th French Open title.

Q.11. Waman Bhonsle passed away recently. He was a/an _____________.

वामन भोंसले का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Action Director / एक्शन निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Film Editor / फिल्म संपादक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. National-award winning editor Waman Bhonsle passed away on 26th April morning at his residence in Mumbai due to age-related issues, a family member said. He was 87.

Bhonsle, who won the best editing award at the 25th National Film award for “Inkaar”. He was the man at the editing table for more 230 films.

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