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

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Q.1. Tsang Yin-hung has recorded “world’s fastest ascent of Everest by a woman” in just 26 hours. She is from which country?

त्सांग यिन-हंग ने केवल 26 घंटों में “दुनिया में एक महिला द्वारा एवरेस्ट की सबसे तेज चढ़ाई” दर्ज की है। वह किस देश की है?

(a) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(e) Nepal / नेपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Hong Kong woman breaks record for fastest ascent of Everest. Hong Kong mountaineer, Tsang Yin-hung, recorded “world’s fastest ascent of Everest by a woman” in just 26 hours.

Tsang climbed 8,848.86-metre mountain in a record time of 25 hours and 50 minutes in her third attempt. Earlier in 2017, Tsang became first Hong Kong woman to climbed the top. She broke the earlier record of Nepali women Phunjo Jhangmu Lama completed the climb in 39 hours 6 minutes.

Q.2. Bashar Al-Assad has been re-elected for the 4th term as the President of which of the following country?

बशर अल-असद को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के राष्ट्रपति के रूप में चौथी बार फिर से निर्वाचित किया गया है?

(a) Turkey / तुर्की

(b) Syria / सीरिया

(c) Algeria / अल्जीरिया

(d) Egypt / मिस्र

(e) Libya / लीबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Bashar al-Assad was re-elected as President for a fourth term in war-ravaged Syria, amid accusations that polls were “neither free nor fair”.

Parliamentary speaker announced, Assad got 95.1 percent of votes cast. In last multi-candidate poll of 2014, he had won 88 percent of vote.

Q.3. According to RBI, value and volume of banknotes in circulation has increased by _____________and ______________respectively in 2020-21.

आरबीआई के अनुसार, मुद्राचलन में बैंकनोटों के मूल्य और मात्रा में 2020-21 में क्रमशः ________ और ______ की वृद्धि हुई है।

(a) 13.5%, 6.2%

(b) 14.7%, 6.6%

(c) 15.3%, 7.0%

(d) 16.8%, 7.2%

(e) 17.1%, 7.9%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Value and volume of banknotes in circulation increased by 16.8% and 7.2% respectively in 2020-21: RBI. The Reserve Bank of India on 27th May said banknotes in circulation witnessed higher than average increase during 2020-21, on account of precautionary holding of cash by people due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and its prolonged continuance.

The value and volume of banknotes in circulation increased by 16.8 per cent and 7.2 per cent, respectively, during 2020-21, as against an increase of 14.7 per cent and 6.6 per cent, respectively, witnessed during 2019-20.

Q.4. According to an RBI report, Frauds reported by banks has fell by ______________ in value terms to Rs 1.38 lakh crore in 2020-21.

RBI की एक रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, 2020-21 में बैंकों द्वारा रिपोर्ट की गई धोखाधड़ी में _________________ (मूल्य के संदर्भ में 1.38 लाख करोड़ रुपये) की गिरावट आई है।

(a) 18%

(b) 21%

(c) 25%

(d) 32%

(e) 35%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Frauds reported by banks fell by 25% in value terms in just one year to Rs 1.38 lakh crore at the end of fiscal year ended March 2021, data released by the RBI as part of it annual report showed.

During the same period last year total frauds reported by lenders was at Rs 1.85 lakh crore. In number terms fraud reporting was down by 15 percent on a year basis to 7363.

Public sector banks contributed to more than 59 percent of the total value of frauds at Rs 81,901 crore while private sector banks contributed 33 percent at Rs 46,335 crore.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Commerce Secretary?

वाणिज्य सचिव के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है? 

(a) Ajay Seth / अजय सेठ

(b) G P Samanta / जी पी सामंत

(c) Pradip Kumar Tripathi / प्रदीप कुमार त्रिपाठी

(d) Sudhanshu Panday / सुधांशु पांडेय

(e) B V R Subrahmanyam / बी वी आर सुब्रह्मण्यम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. J&K Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam, was on Thursday posted as OSD in the Union Commerce Ministry and will succeed Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan on his retirement next month-end.

Subrahmanyam from J&K, three senior most IAS officers — Pradip Kumar Tripathi, Sudhanshu Panday and Arun Kumar Mehta — are front runners for the Chief Secretary’s post here. Tripathi and Panday are posted in the Centre, as Secretaries, Steel and Food and Public Distribution, respectively.

Q.6. Who is the chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), who has been given a one-year extension recently?

रिसर्च एंड एनालिसिस विंग (रॉ) के प्रमुख कौन हैं, जिन्हें हाल ही में एक साल का विस्तार दिया गया है?

(a) S S Deswal / एस एस देसवाल

(b) Anup Kumar Singh / अनूप कुमार सिंह

(c) AP Maheshwari / एपी माहेश्वरी

(d) Samant Goel / सामंत गोयल

(e) Rajesh Ranjan / राजेश रंजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Research and Analysis Wing chief Samant Kumar Goel and Intelligence Bureau head Arvind Kumar were given a one-year extension in their services.

Goel, a 1984-batch IPS officer from Punjab cadre, would continue to be the Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) for a period one-year beyond the presence tenure which ends on June 30 and Similarly, IB Head Arvind Kumar.

Q.7. Name the head of Intelligence Bureau (IB), who has been given a one-year extension recently.

इंटेलिजेंस ब्यूरो (IB) के प्रमुख का नाम बताइए, जिन्हें हाल ही में एक साल का विस्तार दिया गया है।

(a) Arvind Kumar / अरविंद कुमार

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) Rakesh Asthana / राकेश अस्थाना

(d) M A Ganpathy / एम ए गणपति

(e) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal / सुबोध कुमार जायसवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Research and Analysis Wing chief Samant Kumar Goel and Intelligence Bureau head Arvind Kumar were given a one-year extension in their services.

Goel, a 1984-batch IPS officer from Punjab cadre, would continue to be the Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) for a period one-year beyond the presence tenure which ends on June 30 and Similarly, IB Head Arvind Kumar.

Q.8. Who has been elected as the president of the Vienna based International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)?

वियना स्थित अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नारकोटिक्स कंट्रोल बोर्ड (INCB) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Neera Tanden / नीरा टंडन

(b) Jagjit Pavadia / जगजीत पवाडिया

(c) Alok Sharma / आलोक शर्मा

(d) Arun Raste / अरुण रस्ते

(e) Rajesh Bansal / राजेश बंसल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Jagjit Pavadia, the former Narcotics Commissioner of India and a retired officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs), has been elected president of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

INCB monitors the compliance of UN Member States with the three international drug control conventions and the functioning of the international drug control system.

Q.9. Who among the following has been honoured with International ENI Award 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ईएनआई पुरस्कार 2020 से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Alfred V Aho / अल्फ्रेड वी अहो

(b) Nuklu Phom / नुक्लू फोम

(c) Mahinder Giri / महिंदर गिरि

(d) C N R Rao / सीएनआर राव

(e) D Nageshwar Reddy / डी नागेश्वर रेड्डी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao has been honoured with the International ENI Award 2020 for his research in renewable energy sources and energy storage.

Professor C.N.R Rao has been working on hydrogen energy as the only source of energy for the benefit of all mankind. Photochemical and electrochemical production of hydrogen, hydrogen storage, non-metallic catalysis, and solar production of hydrogen were the highlights of his work.

Q.10. Who among the following is India’s 1st woman flight test engineer?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारत की पहली महिला उड़ान परीक्षण इंजीनियर हैं?

(a) Priyanka Mohite / प्रियंका मोहिते

(b) Poonam Gupta / पूनम गुप्ता

(c) Aashritha V Olety / आश्रिता वी ओलेटी

(d) Mithali Raj / मिताली राज

(e) Vijayalakshmi Ramanan / विजयालक्ष्मी रमणन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Squadron Leader, Aashritha V Olety is the first and only woman in the IAF qualified for the role, and as a flight test engineer, she will be responsible for evaluating aircraft and airborne systems before their induction into the armed forces.

Aashritha V Olety, a native of Karnataka, has graduated as part of the 43rd Flight Test Course.

Q.11. On which date, World Hunger Day is observed every year globally?

विश्व स्तर पर हर साल विश्व भूख दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 27 May/ 27 मई

(b) 28 May/ 28 मई

(c) 29 May/ 29 मई

(d) 30 May/ 30 मई

(e) 31 May/ 31 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. World Hunger Day is observed globally on 28 May every year. The objective of this day is to raise awareness about more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger worldwide.

World Hunger Day is an initiative by The Hunger Project, first started in the year 2011. This year marks the 11th annual WHD to look at hunger as a whole.

Theme 2021: Access Ends Hunger

Q.12. The International Day of Action for Women’s Health (International Women’s Health Day) is observed every year on _________________________.

महिला स्वास्थ्य के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय कार्रवाई दिवस (अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला स्वास्थ्य दिवस) हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 27 May/ 27 मई

(b) 28 May/ 28 मई

(c) 29 May/ 29 मई

(d) 30 May/ 30 मई

(e) 31 May/ 31 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. The International Day of Action for Women’s Health (International Women’s Health Day) is observed every year on May 28 since 1987 to raise awareness on the issues related to women’s health and well-being.

Latin American and Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN) and Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) launched the day.

Q.13. What is the capital of Syria?

सीरिया की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Damascus / दमस्कस

(b) Tripoli / त्रिपोली

(c) Ankara / अंकारा

(d) Tehran / तेहरान

(e) Beirut / बेरूत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Capital: Damascus

Currency: Syrian pound

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