Current Affairs Quiz 28th December 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 28th December 2021 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state has topped among the Larger States in the NITI Aayog’s fourth edition of the State Health Index for 2019–20?

2019–20 के लिए राज्य स्वास्थ्य सूचकांक के NITI Aayog के चौथे संस्करण में बड़े राज्यों में कौन सा राज्य शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Kerala / केरल

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. NITI Aayog released 4th State Health Index; Kerala topped

NITI Aayog has released fourth edition of the State Health Index for 2019–20 that provides incremental performance in health outcomes and status.

Developed by: NITI Aayog, World Bank, and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Among the Larger States, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana emerged among the best three performers in terms of Overall Performance at 1st, 2nd and 3rd rank respectively. Uttar Pradesh (UP) ranked at the bottom i.e. 19th

Among the Smaller States, Mizoram (1st), Tripura (2nd), and Sikkim (3rd) emerged as the best performer in Overall Performance. Nagaland ranked 8th.

Among the UTs, DH & DD-Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (1st), Chandigarh (2nd), and Lakshadweep (3rd) are top performers. Among UTs, Andaman & Nicobar ranked 7th.

Q.2. Which state has topped among the Smaller States in the NITI Aayog’s fourth edition of the State Health Index for 2019–20?

2019–20 के लिए राज्य स्वास्थ्य सूचकांक के NITI Aayog के चौथे संस्करण में छोटे राज्यों में कौन सा राज्य शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Mizoram / मिजोरम

(c) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. NITI Aayog released 4th State Health Index; Kerala topped

NITI Aayog has released fourth edition of the State Health Index for 2019–20 that provides incremental performance in health outcomes and status.

Developed by: NITI Aayog, World Bank, and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Among the Larger States, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana emerged among the best three performers in terms of Overall Performance at 1st, 2nd and 3rd rank respectively. Uttar Pradesh (UP) ranked at the bottom i.e. 19th

Among the Smaller States, Mizoram (1st), Tripura (2nd), and Sikkim (3rd) emerged as the best performer in Overall Performance. Nagaland ranked 8th.

Among the UTs, DH & DD-Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (1st), Chandigarh (2nd), and Lakshadweep (3rd) are top performers. Among UTs, Andaman & Nicobar ranked 7th.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as head of the ‘five-member’ committee constituted by Government of India to look into the demand for withdrawal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act “AFSPA” in Nagaland?

नागालैंड में सशस्त्र बल (विशेष अधिकार) अधिनियम  AFSPAको वापस लेने की मांग को देखने के लिए भारत सरकार द्वारा गठित पांच सदस्यीयसमिति का प्रमुख किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vivek Joshi / विवेक जोशी

(b) P Vasudevan / पी वासुदेवन

(c) Jayant Kumar Dash / जयंत कुमार दश

(d) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(e) Ashok Kumar Tandon / अशोक कुमार टंडन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Govt set up high-level committee to examine possibility of lifting AFSPA in Nagaland; headed by Vivek Joshi

The Government of India has decided to constitute a ‘five-member’ committee to look into the demand for withdrawal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act “AFSPA” in Nagaland.

The committee headed by Vivek Joshi, the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India, would submit its recommendations within 45 days.

Additional Secretary in the Home Ministry Piyush Goyal will be its Member-Secretary. The Chief Secretary and DGP of Nagaland and the DGP of Assam Rifles will be the other members of the committee.

Q.4. As per the Centre for Economics and Business Research’s (CEBR) World Economic League Table 2022, India will become the 3rd largest economy in 2031.

सेंटर फॉर इकोनॉमिक्स एंड बिजनेस रिसर्च (सीईबीआर) वर्ल्ड इकोनॉमिक लीग टेबल 2022 के अनुसार, भारत ____________ में तीसरी सबसे बड़ी अर्थव्यवस्था बन जाएगा।

(a) 2023

(b) 2025

(c) 2027

(d) 2029

(e) 2031

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. India will become 3rd largest economy in 2031 as per CEBR’s World Economic League Table 2022

As per the Centre for Economics and Business Research’s (CEBR) World Economic League Table 2022, India was predicted to become the 6th largest economy (by overtaking France) in 2022 and become the 3rd largest economy in 2031.

The annual league table also predicted that China will overtake the US to be the largest economy in 2030 (two years later than the forecast in 2021). The world economy is set to surpass $100 trillion for the first time in 2022.

Q.5. Indipaisa has signed a partnership agreement with which Payments Bank to launch Financial Technology (Fintech) solutions targeting India’s 63 million Small & Mid-sized Enterprise (SME) sector?

इंडिपैसा ने भारत के 63 मिलियन लघु और मध्यम आकार के उद्यम (एसएमई) क्षेत्र को लक्षित करते हुए वित्तीय प्रौद्योगिकी (फिनटेक) समाधान लॉन्च करने के लिए किस पेमेंट्स बैंक के साथ एक साझेदारी समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) NSDL Payments Bank / एनएसडीएल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) India Post Payments Bank / इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Fino Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Indipaisa partnered with NSDL Payments Bank to launch a new Fintech platform targeting SMEs

Indipaisa signed a partnership agreement with NSDL Payments Bank to launch Financial Technology (Fintech) solutions targeting India’s 63 million Small & Mid-sized Enterprise (SME) sector.

Aim: To empower SME owners & operators provide facilities and services that help them grow businesses, comply with government tax laws and build a sustainable future.

Q.6. Which bank has signed an MoU with India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) to offer banking services to over 4.7 crore customers of IPPB in semi-urban and rural areas?

अर्धशहरी और ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में आईपीपीबी के 4.7 करोड़ से अधिक ग्राहकों को बैंकिंग सेवाएं प्रदान करने के लिए किस बैंक ने इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक (आईपीपीबी) के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. HDFC Bank partnered with IPPB to offer banking services in rural areas

HDFC Bank has signed an MoU with India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) to offer banking services to over 4.7 crore customers of IPPB in semi-urban and rural areas.

Under the MoU, out of 4.7 Crore customers around 90 percent reside in rural areas. HDFC Bank aims to boost its financial inclusion drive by leveraging IPPB’s network of 650 branches and over 136,000 banking access points.

Q.7. Which of the following has signed a bancassurance agreement with South Indian Bank to enable customers of the South Indian Bank to avail life insurance products and services?

साउथ इंडियन बैंक के ग्राहकों को जीवन बीमा उत्पादों और सेवाओं का लाभ उठाने में सक्षम बनाने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किसने साउथ इंडियन बैंक के साथ एक बैंकएश्योरेंस समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) SBI Life Insurance / SBI लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(b) Life Insurance Corporation of India / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम

(c) ICICI Prudential Life insurance / आईसीआईसीआई प्रूडेंशियल लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(d) HDFC Life Insurance / HDFC लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(e) Religare Health Insurance / रेलिगेयर हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. HDFC Life signed bancassurance partnership with South Indian Bank

HDFC Life signed a bancassurance (Bank-Insurance) agreement with South Indian Bank to enable customers of the South Indian Bank to avail HDFC Life’s life insurance products and services to the customers of South Indian Bank.

HDFC Life is targeting to provide the customer with innovative products and superior levels of services through the physical and digital routes.

Q.8. Which Bank has partnered with the National Payments Corporation to offer real-time cross-border remittances to India using UPI IDs, for its Money Transfer Operator (MTO) partners?

किस बैंक ने अपने मनी ट्रांसफर ऑपरेटर (एमटीओ) भागीदारों के लिए यूपीआई आईडी का उपयोग करके भारत को रीयलटाइम सीमा पार प्रेषण की पेशकश करने के लिए राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(b) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(e) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. IndusInd Bank and NPCI partner to offer cross-border payments through UPI

IndusInd Bank has partnered with the National Payments Corporation to offer real-time cross-border remittances to India using UPI IDs, for its Money Transfer Operator (MTO) partners.

It is the first Indian bank to go live on UPI for cross-border payments/NRI remittances.

Under this arrangement, the MTOs will be using the IndusInd Bank channel to connect with NPCI’s UPI payment systems for validation and cross-border payment settlement into beneficiary accounts.

IndusInd Bank has started off with Thailand’s DeeMoney for Foreign Inward Remittance (FIR) through UPI.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as an additional director on the board of RBL Bank by RBI?

RBI द्वारा RBL बैंक के बोर्ड में अतिरिक्त निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Yogesh Dayal / योगेश दयाल

(b) Rabi Narayan Mishra / रबी नारायण मिश्र

(c) Vishwavir Ahuja / विश्ववीर आहूजा

(d) Suneet Sharma / सुनीत शर्मा

(e) Praveen Sinha / प्रवीण सिन्हा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. RBI appointed Yogesh Dayal as additional director on RBL board

The RBI has appointed Yogesh Dayal as an additional director on the board of RBL Bank.

The private sector lender’s MD and CEO Vishwavir Ahuja has proceeded on leave with immediate effect.

The central bank invoked Section 36 AB contained in Part 2A (Control over Management) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

Q.10. Name the person who has been honoured with the Global Environment and Climate Action Citizen Award 2021.

उस व्यक्ति का नाम बताइए जिसे ग्लोबल एनवायरनमेंट एंड क्लाइमेट एक्शन सिटीजन अवार्ड 2021 से सम्मानित किया गया है।

(a) Gowsalya Shankar / गोशाल्य शंकर

(b) Amartya Sen / अमर्त्य सेन

(c) Viral Desai / विरल देसाई

(d) C Vijayakumar / सी विजयकुमार

(e) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दवे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Viral Desai won the Global Environment and Climate Action Citizen Award 2021

Viral Sudhirbhai Desai, an industrialist from Surat, who is popularly known as the Greenman or green man of Gujarat has been honoured with the Global Environment and Climate Action Citizen Award 2021.

The winners of the 8th Edition of the “Bharat Gaurav Awards” Lifetime achievement award, were felicitated at Atlantis, The Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the Bharat Gaurav Samman by Sanskruti Yuva Sansthan.

The other winners include motivational speaker Padma Shri Gaur Gopaldas, polo player Ashvini Kumar Sharma, Akshaya Patra Foundation’s chairman Padma Shri Madhu Pandit Dasa, instrumentalist Padma Bhushan Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Padma Shri Ramkishore Chhipa, Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi, investor banker Saket Mishra, Dr Jitendra Matlani, a renowned social icon of Dubai and others.

Q.11. Who has won the Sushila Devi Award 2021 for the “Best Book of Fiction” for her novel, Kintsugi?

किसने अपने उपन्यास किंत्सुगी के लिए फिक्शन की सर्वश्रेष्ठ पुस्तकके लिए सुशीला देवी पुरस्कार 2021 जीता है?

(a) Sumita Mitra / सुमिता मित्रा

(b) Tahera Qutbuddin / ताहेरा कुतुबुद्दीन

(c) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुंद

(d) Anukrti Upadhyay / अनुकृति उपाध्याय

(e) Shaji N M / शाजी एन एम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Anukrti Upadhyay won Sushila Devi Award 2021 for her novel, Kintsugi

Anukrti Upadhyay has won the Sushila Devi Award 2021 for the Best Book of Fiction for her novel, Kintsugi.

The Ratanlal Foundation and the organizing Committee of the Bhopal Literature and Art Festival announced the winner, for this notable award for fiction written by a woman author and published in 2020. This prize has been instituted by the Shri Ratanlal Foundation.

Q.12. Rajnath Singh has laid foundation stone for Defence Technology & Test Centre and BRAHMOS Manufacturing Centre of DRDO in which city?

राजनाथ सिंह ने किस शहर में डीआरडीओ के रक्षा प्रौद्योगिकी और परीक्षण केंद्र और ब्रह्मोस विनिर्माण केंद्र की आधारशिला रखी है?

(a) Indore / इंदौर

(b) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(c) Mohali / मोहाली

(d) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(e) Lucknow / लखनऊ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Rajnath Singh laid foundation stone for Defence Technology & Test Centre and BRAHMOS Manufacturing Centre of DRDO in Lucknow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has laid foundation stone for Defence Technology and Test Centre (DTTC) and BRAHMOS Manufacturing Centre, established by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in Lucknow.

BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile system is to act as a deterrent and reflects the technical cooperation between India and Russia, but also the long-standing cultural, political and diplomatic ties.

The first of its kind DTTC will be spread over 22 acres area. It aims to accelerate the growth of defence and aerospace manufacturing in Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (UP DIC).

Q.13. Who is the author of the new book “The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land”?

नई किताब द कश्मीर कॉनड्रम: द क्वेस्ट फॉर पीस इन ए ट्रबल्ड लैंडके लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Iqbal Singh Lalpura / इकबाल सिंह लालपुरा

(b) Aditya Gupta / आदित्य गुप्ता

(c) Chidanand Rajghatta / चिदानंद राजघट्टा

(d) Bejawada Gopal / बेजवाड़ा गोपाल

(e) Nirmal Chander Vij / निर्मल चंदर विज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. A new book “The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land”, authored by Gen Nirmal Chander Vij released

A new book by India’s former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Nirmal Chander Vij (retd), “The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land”, claims to offer a “complete picture” of the conflicts in Jammu and Kashmir, and the way forward.

In the book Gen. Vij argues that the conflicts in Jammu and Kashmir are “symptomatic of the India-Pakistan rivalry” post-Partition, and contextualises the issue by beginning the book with a summation of the region’s history.

Q.14. Name the artist and toy designer for the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe franchise as well as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles who passed away recently.

हीमैन और मास्टर्स ऑफ़ द यूनिवर्स फ़्रैंचाइज़ी के साथसाथ टीनेज म्युटेंट निंजा टर्टल के लिए कलाकार और खिलौना डिजाइनर का नाम बताएं, जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Richard Rogers / रिचर्ड रोजर्स

(b) Mark Taylor / मार्क टेलर

(c) Anne Rice / ऐनी राइस

(d) Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai / अहमद शाह अहमदजई

(e) Wilbur Smith / विल्बर स्मिथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. ‘He-Man’ artist and toy designer Mark Taylor passed away

Mark Taylor, artist and toy designer for the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe franchise as well as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles passed away.

He-man was the muscled front man for toy manufacturer Mattel’s Masters of the Universe franchise. He-Man was the epitome of hulking superhero warrior but also became an icon within the LGBTQ+ community.

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