Current Affairs Quiz 29th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 29th April 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. India with which country has announced to establish ‘2+2 ministerial dialogue’ between foreign and defence ministers?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ विदेशी और रक्षा मंत्रियों के बीच 2 + 2 मंत्रिस्तरीय संवाद स्थापित करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) Israel / इज़राइल

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Iraq / इराक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India and Russia announced the establishment of a new 2+2 dialogue at the foreign and defence minister level between the two countries.

So far, India has this mechanism with only three countries, United States, Japan, and Australia. But what is significant is Russia is the first non-Quad member country with which New Delhi will now have this mechanism.

Q.2. Which country is going to spend 747 million dollars for upgrading four defence bases to boost Indo-Pacific engagements?

भारतप्रशांत सहभागिता को बढ़ावा देने के लिए चार रक्षा अड्डों के उन्नयन के लिए कौन सा देश 747 मिलियन डॉलर खर्च करने जा रहा है?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(d) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(e) Jordan / जॉर्डन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Australia will invest 747 million dollars in upgrading four key military training areas and ranges in the Northern Territory to defend the country’s interests and support greater engagement with the Indo-Pacific neighbours and allies, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on 28th April, amid China’s increasing assertiveness in the region.

The multi-million investment would upgrade four key training areas and ranges in the Northern Territory to enable the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to conduct simulated training exercises and remain battle-ready.

Q.3. IHS Markit has estimated India’s GDP Growth rate at __________ for FY22.

IHS मार्किट ने FY22 के लिए __________ पर भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि दर का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 8.5%

(b) 9.6%

(c) 10.3%

(d) 11.2%

(e) 12.4%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. London-based financial services company IHS Markit has projected the GDP growth rate of the Indian economy to grow at 9.6 per cent in FY22 (2021-22).

The revision is based on factors like ongoing lockdown and mobility curbs coupled with fears of an extension, time-wise and across more Indian cities.

Q.4. Which of the following organization has recently provided USD 1.5 billion to India to deal with COVID-19?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने हाल ही में COVID-19 से निपटने के लिए भारत को 1.5 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर प्रदान किए हैं?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 27th April accounced it has provided USD 1.5 billion to India to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The institution had announced a package of USD 20 billion in April 2020 to provide financial support to 26 countries to help fight the pandemic.

Q.5. Who among the following has become the first Indian woman to get ‘Wild Innovator Award’ 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन वाइल्ड इनोवेटर अवार्ड2021 पाने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला बन गई हैं?

(a) Antara Banerjee / अंतरा बनर्जी

(b) Shobhna Kapoor / शोभना कपूर

(c) Sonu Gandhi / सोनू गांधी

(d) Ritu Gupta / रितु गुप्ता

(e) Krithi K Karanth / कृति के करंत

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dr Krithi K Karanth, Chief Conservation Scientist at Bengaluru-based Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS), has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 ‘WILD Innovator Award’.

This award given by the ‘WILD ELEMENTS Foundation’ brings together a coalition of innovators, advocates and partners to “disrupt the status quo and identify solutions to global sustainability and conservation.

Q.6. International Dance Day is observed globally on __________ every year.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नृत्य दिवस हर साल __________ पर विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(b) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(c) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

(d) 29 April / 29 अप्रैल

(e) 30 April / 30 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The International Dance Day is observed globally on 29 April every year. The day celebrates the value and importance of the dance and encourages participation and education in this art form through events and festivals.

Q.7. What was the theme for International Dance Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नृत्य दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Purpose of dance

(b) Dance and Spirituality

(c) Art of dance

(d) Celebrate Dance

(e) Music and dance

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The International Dance Day is observed globally on 29 April every year. The day celebrates the value and importance of the dance and encourages participation and education in this art form through events and festivals.

Theme 2021: ‘Purpose of dance’.

Q.8. Manoj Das has passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

मनोज दास का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Social Activist / सामाजिक एक्टिविस्ट

(b) Painter / चित्रकार

(c) Businessman / व्यवसायी

(d) Author / लेखक

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Manoj Das, a prolific Indian author who wrote in Odia and English language passed away on April 27, 2021.

Manoj Das won Padma Shri in 2001, Padma Bhushan in 2020, Kendra Sahitya Akademi award in 1972 and Sahitya Akademi Award Fellowship in 2006.

Q.9. Who is the Managing Director General of Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) के प्रबंध महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Okonjo-Iweala / ओकोन्जो-इवेला

(b) Bikram Singh Bedi / बिक्रम सिंह बेदी

(c) Woochong Um / वूचॉन्ग उम

(d) Marc Llistosella / मार्क लिल्टोसला

(e) Seiko Hashimoto / सेइको हाशिमोतो

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Managing Director General: Woochong Um

Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

President: Masatsugu Asakawa

Founded: 19 December 1966

Q.10. Who is the current Prime Minister of Australia?

ऑस्ट्रेलिया के वर्तमान प्रधान मंत्री कौन हैं?

(a) Justin Trudeau / जस्टिन ट्रूडो

(b) Sanna Marin / सना मारिन

(c) Dmitry Medvedev / दिमित्री मेदवेदेव

(d) Scott Morrison / स्कॉट मॉरिसन

(e) Mannuel Marrero Cruz / मन्नुएल मारेरो क्रूज़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prime minister: Scott Morrison

Capital: Canberra

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)

Q.11. What is the currency of Russia?

रूस की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Ruble / रूबल

(d) New shekel / नई शेकेल

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Currency: Russian ruble (₽) (RUB)

Capital: Moscow

President: Vladimir Putin

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