Current Affairs Quiz 29th and 30th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state’s CM has recently appointed ‘Guardian Ministers’?

हाल ही में किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने “गार्डियन मिनिस्टर्स” नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has appointed ‘Guardian Ministers’ to oversee the implementation of government policy decisions, administrative reforms, and other welfare schemes in all the 34 districts of the state.

13 ‘Guardian Ministers’ have been appointed for all 34 districts in Assam, for balanced, speedy and sustainable developments of these districts.

Q.2. Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has been renamed as IBDF. What does D stand for in IBDF?

इंडियन ब्रॉडकास्टिंग फाउंडेशन (IBF) का नाम बदलकर IBDF कर दिया गया है। IBDF में D का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Direct

(b) Digit

(c) Decision

(d) Data

(e) Digital

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. IBF to be renamed as IBDF. Apex body of broadcasters, Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has extended its purview to cover digital streaming platforms. Also, it will be renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation (IBDF).

Extended coverage will bring broadcasters and OTT (over-the-top) platforms, under one roof. Decision was taken in the view of substantial jump in their viewership base during covid-19 pandemic.

Q.3. Tata Digital has acquired how much stake in BigBasket recently?

Tata Digital ने हाल ही में BigBasket में कितनी हिस्सेदारी हासिल की है? ‘

(a) 31%

(b) 42%

(c) 53%

(d) 64%

(e) 75%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Tata Digital has acquired a majority stake in online grocery BigBasket, a deal that pits the country’s largest conglomerate against entrenched e-commerce players. The digital unit of the salt-to-software group didn’t disclose the financial details of the deal.

Regulatory filings showed that it has acquired around 64% stake in Supermarket Grocery Supplies that owns BigBasket.

Q.4. On which bank, RBI has imposed a Rs 10 crore penalty over irregularities in auto loan portfolio?

ऑटो ऋण पोर्टफोलियो में अनियमितताओं पर आरबीआई ने किस बैंक पर 10 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 crore on HDFC Bank for deficiencies in regulatory compliances with regard to its auto loan portfolio.

The penalty has been slapped after examining a complaint by a whistleblower regarding irregularities in the auto loan portfolio of the lender. The order imposing the fine was issued on May 27 for contraventions of certain provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

Q.5. Which Bank has collaborated with NPCI to link its ‘Pockets’ digital wallet to the UPI?

किस बैंक ने अपने ‘पॉकेट्स’ डिजिटल वॉलेट को UPI से जोड़ने के लिए NPCI के साथ सहयोग किया है?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. ICICI Bank has announced the launch of a unique facility of linking a UPI (Unified Payments Interface) ID to its digital wallet ’Pockets’, marking a departure from the current practice that demands such IDs be linked with a savings bank account.

This initiative enables users to undertake small value everyday transactions directly from their ‘Pockets’ wallet. Further, customers who already have a UPI ID, will get a new ID when they log on to the ‘Pockets’ app.

Q.6. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is observed every year on ____________________.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शांति सैनिकों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय 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.6.(c)

Exp. The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilian personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 4,000 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 130 last year.

Q.7. What was the theme for International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2021?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शांति सैनिकों के अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Women in Peacekeeping – A Key to Peace

(b) Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace

(c) 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice

(d) Investing in Peace Around the World

(e) The road to a lasting peace: Leveraging the power of youth for peace and security

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilian personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 4,000 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 130 last year.

Theme 2021:  “The road to a lasting peace: Leveraging the power of youth for peace and security.”

Q.8. On which date, International Mount Everest Day is observed annually?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय माउंट एवरेस्ट दिवस प्रतिवर्ष 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.8.(c)

Exp. International Everest Day is observed on May 29 every year. It is observed on this day as Nepalese Tenzing Norgay and New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary had climbed the Mt. Everest on this day in 1953. They were the first humans to scale the height.

In 2008, Nepal decided to observe the day as International Everest Day after Edmund Hillary died. Since then, every year, Mount Everest Day is observed in Nepal with processions and memorial events in Kathmandu, Nepal and the Everest region.

Q.9. Which language’s movie ‘Seththumaan’ has won Grand Jury Award for Best Feature at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA)?

किस भाषा की फिल्म ‘सेथुमान’ ने लॉस एंजिल्स के भारतीय फिल्म महोत्सव (IFFLA) में सर्वश्रेष्ठ फीचर के लिए ग्रैंड जूरी अवार्ड जीता है?

(a) Telugu / तेलुगू

(b) Kannada / कन्नड़

(c) Tamil / तमिल

(d) Konkani / कोंकणी

(e) Malayalam / मलयालम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Tamil movie ‘Seththumaan’, Karishma Dube’s ‘Bittu’ win at IFFLA. The 19th edition of festival concluded its eight-day run on 27th May, during which it showcased 40 films in 17 languages, including movies by 16 women directors.

A jury comprising of Milan Chakraborty, Nathan Fischer and Jenn Wilson declared Thamizh’s ”Seththumaan” as the winner of Grand Jury Award for Best Feature. Karishma Dube’s Bittu, which was in the race for a nomination at the 2021 Oscars, bagged the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short.

Q.10. Who among the following peacekeepers has been honoured with UN’s prestigious medal?

निम्नलिखित में से किस शांति रक्षक को संयुक्त राष्ट्र के प्रतिष्ठित पदक से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Yuvraj Singh / युवराज सिंह

(b) Michael Picardo / माइकल पिकार्डो

(c) Moolchand Yadav / मूलचंद यादव

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Corporal Yuvraj Singh, civilian peacekeeper Ivan Michael Picardo, and Moolchand Yadav are among those to be honoured with the UN’s prestigious medal.

Corporal Yuvraj Singh was serving at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) while civilian peacekeeper Ivan Michael Picardo was associated with UNAMISS as a civil peacekeeper. Moolchand Yadav was associated with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI).

Q.11. Which football club has won UEFA Champions League in 2021?

किस फुटबॉल क्लब ने 2021 में यूईएफए चैंपियंस लीग जीती है?

(a) Manchester City / मैनचेस्टर सिटी

(b) Chelsea / चेल्सी

(c) Liverpool / लिवरपूल

(d) Barcelona / बार्सिलोना

(e) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Chelsea won their second Champions League title and denied Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City their first after Kai Havertz grabbed a first-half goal to secure a 1-0 win on 29th May all-English final at the Estadio Do Dragao.

Premier League champions City were favourites ahead of the final but suffered a desperately disappointing night in their first Champions League showpiece match.

Q.12. What is the tagline of ICICI Bank?

ICICI बैंक की टैगलाइन क्या है?

(a) Hum Hai Na, Khayal Apka

(b) We Understand Your World

(c) Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

(d) Your Family Bank Across India

(e) A Friend You Can Bank upon

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi

Tagline: Hum hai na, Khayal Apka

Headquarters:

Vadodara, Gujarat , (Registered Office)

Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai (Corporate Office)

Q.13. Where is the Headquarter of HDFC Bank?

एचडीएफसी बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. HDFC bank

Headquarters: Mumbai

CEO: Mr Sashidhar Jagdishan

Tagline: We Understand Your World

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