Current Affairs Quiz 28th June 2021 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Hemis Festival is celebrated in ________________ annually.

हेमिस महोत्सव प्रतिवर्ष _________ में मनाया जाता है।

(a) Ladakh / लदाख

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Hemis Festival in Ladakh is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the Tse-Chu, Lunar month of the Tibetan Calendar. The 2-day fiesta marks the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. On this day, Hemis Monastery is adorned beautifully to host the ceremony.

The colorful festival showcases the beautiful handicrafts of the area. Natives also dress up in lovely traditional attires and gather in the courtyard of Hemis Monastery, the biggest Buddhist Monastery of Ladakh. Lamas dance around central flagpole to the tunes of drums, cymbals and long horns.

Q.2. NCAER has projected that Indian economy to grow ______________ in current financial year.

एनसीएईआर ने अनुमान लगाया है कि भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था चालू वित्त वर्ष में _______ बढ़ेगी।

(a) 5.9-8.2%

(b) 6.5-7.0%

(c) 7.0-9.5%

(d) 7.3-8.9%

(e) 8.4-10.1%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Economic think-tank NCAER expects the Indian economy to grow 8.4-10.1 per cent for the current financial year as against a contraction of 7.3 per cent in the last fiscal.

Releasing its quarterly review of the economy, the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has pitched for strong fiscal support to push economic growth. ‘We estimate that gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 11.5 per cent in Q1 (first quarter) and 8.4-10.1 per cent for the whole year 2021–22.

Q.3. As per Hurun and Edelgive Foundation, who has topped the global list of biggest philanthropists of last century?

हुरुन एंड एडेलगिव फाउंडेशन के अनुसार, पिछली सदी के सबसे बड़े परोपकारी लोगों की वैश्विक सूची में कौन सबसे ऊपर है?

(a) Ratan Tata / रतन टाटा

(b) Azim Premji / अज़ीम प्रेमजी

(c) Jamsetji Tata / जमशेदजी टाटा

(d) Lakshmi Mittal / लक्ष्मी मित्तल

(e) Mukesh Ambani / मुकेश अम्बानी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The end of the 19th century witnessed the rise of some of the most revered entrepreneurs in the world. Some of these entrepreneurs were not only super wealth creators but also progressive philanthropists. They believed in distributing the wealth they created.

As per Hurun and Edelgive Foundation, Jamsetji Tata (1839-1904), the father of Indian industry, is the biggest philanthropists of last century. The total value of his donation – mainly to education and healthcare – stands at $102.4 bn. Tata is the only Indian in the top 10 list. The only other Indian among the top 50 is Azim Premji, former chairman of Wipro, who is ranked 12th.

Q.4. Who has been given the additional charge as Chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)?

राष्ट्रीय डेयरी विकास बोर्ड (NDDB) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे अतिरिक्त प्रभार दिया गया है?

(a) Amit Banerjee / अमित बनर्जी

(b) Meenesh Shah / मीनेश शाह

(c) Vijay Goel / विजय गोयल

(d) Arun Kumar Singh / अरुण कुमार सिंह

(e) S Ramann / एस रमण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Executive Director Meenesh Shah has taken additional charge as the Boards Chairman for six months. Shah has replaced Varsha Joshi after her tenure ended on May 31.

He took the additional charge with effect from June 1, and will remain as the chairman for six months or until further orders.

Q.5. Name the Attorney General of India who has been given extended tenure for one more year.

भारत के महान्यायवादी का नाम बताइए जिन्हें एक और वर्ष के लिए विस्तारित कार्यकाल दिया गया है।

(a) K K Venugopal / के के वेणुगोपाल

(b) Govinda Rajulu Chintala / गोविंदा राजुलू चिंताला

(c) BSV Prakash Kumar / बीएसवी प्रकाश कुमार

(d) Ajit Kumar Mohanty / अजीत कुमार मोहंती

(e) Hirdesh Kumar / हिरदेश कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. The central government is set to notify the reappointment of Senior Advocate K K Venugopal as Attorney General for India for a period of one more year with effect from July 1.

The Attorney General for India, a constitutional post, is the top legal officer in the country. Venugopal took over as the 15th Attorney General for India on July 1, 2017, succeeding senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi who was AG from 2014-2017.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as the Head of Payments of WhatsApp in India?

भारत में व्हाट्सएप के भुगतान प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(b) Murali Natarajan / मुरली नटराजन

(c) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(d) Manesh Mahatme / मनीष महात्मे

(e) Ajay Seth / अजय सेठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. WhatsApp has appointed former Amazon executive Manesh Mahatme as a director to lead the growth of its payments business in India.

As Director, WhatsApp Payments-India, Mahatme will focus on enhancing the payments experience for users, scaling the service and work towards contributing to the messaging app’s vision of digital and financial inclusion in India.

Q.7. Micro-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day is observed every year on ________________________.

माइक्रोस्मॉल एंड मीडियमसाइज़ एंटरप्राइजेज डे हर साल ________________________ पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 30 June / 30 जून

(b) 29 June / 29 जून

(c) 28 June / 28 जून

(d) 26 June / 26 जून

(e) 27 June / 27 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The United Nations Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day is held on June 27 since 2017 to celebrate the work of MSME in local and global economies and their contribution to sustainable development.

Q.8. What is the theme for Micro-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day 2021?

सूक्ष्मलघु और मध्यम आकार के उद्यम दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या है?

(a) COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its impact on Small Business

(b) SME Day 2021– Big Money For Small Business: Financing the SDGs.

(c) Indian MSMEs, Global Aspirations

(d) MSME 2021: key to an inclusive and sustainable recovery

(e) Achieving the SDGs, and an economy that is greener and fairer, requires resilient and flourishing MSMEs everywhere

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. 27 June: Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

The United Nations Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day is held on June 27 since 2017 to celebrate the work of MSME in local and global economies and their contribution to sustainable development.

Theme 2021: “MSME 2021: key to an inclusive and sustainable recovery.”

Q.9. Which organization has successfully flight tested the new generation AGNI P ballistic missile?

किस संगठन ने नई पीढ़ी की अग्नि पी बैलिस्टिक मिसाइल का सफलतापूर्वक परीक्षण किया है?

(a) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) / भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन

(b) Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास प्रयोगशाला

(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(d) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास संगठन

(e) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) / वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 28th June successfully flight tested a new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni P from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha, Balasore.

Agni P is a new generation advanced variant of the Agni class of missiles. It is a canisterised missile with a range capability between 1,000 and 2,000 kms.

Q.10. Who is the author of the book titled “Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story”?

फियर्सली फीमेल: द दुती चंद स्टोरीनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(b) Sundeep Mishra / संदीप मिश्रा

(c) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(d) Vikram Sampath / विक्रम संपथ

(e) Aditya Gupta / आदित्य गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Journalist Sundeep Mishra’s book titled ‘Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story’ chronicles Chand’s journey with a detailed narrative of the gender-identity controversy that made her an iconic figure in Indian sport.

Dutee Chand went on to hold the national record in the women’s 100 metres and is only the fifth Indian to participate in the women’s 100 metres at the Olympics when she qualified for the 2016 Rio Games.

Q.11. ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has been shifted from India to which country?

ICC पुरुष T20 विश्व कप 2021 को भारत से किस देश में स्थानांतरित कर दिया गया है?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Oman / ओमान

(e) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. The T20 World Cup scheduled to be held in India is being shifted to the UAE owing to the health safety concerns posed by COVID-19.

Ending weeks of speculation surrounding the mega-event in October-November.

Q.12. Who among the following has won Styrian Grand Prix 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने स्टायरियन ग्रांड प्रिक्स 2021 जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Max Verstappen (Netherlands-Red Bull) has won the 2021 Styrian Grand Prix. This race is the Eight round of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship.

Lewis Hamilton (Britain-Mercedes) stood second and Valtteri Viktor Bottas stood third.

Q.13. Who is the present director general of National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)?

नेशनल काउंसिल ऑफ एप्लाइड इकोनॉमिक रिसर्च (NCAER) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Soma Mondal / सोमा मोंडल

(b) Shyamala Gopinath / श्यामला गोपीनाथ

(c) Mallika Srinivasan / मल्लिका श्रीनिवासन

(d) Kaja Kallas / काजा कलास

(e) Poonam Gupta / पूनम गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Poonam Gupta is the director general of the policy think tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). She was the first woman director general of NCAER.

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