Current Affairs Quiz 29th April 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 29th April 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state has become the first state in India to develop a website-based Migration Tracking System (MTS) application to track the movement of migrant workers through individual unique identity numbers?

व्यक्तिगत विशिष्ट पहचान संख्या के माध्यम से प्रवासी श्रमिकों की आवाजाही को ट्रैक करने के लिए वेबसाइटआधारित माइग्रेशन ट्रैकिंग सिस्टम (एमटीएस) एप्लिकेशन विकसित करने वाला भारत का पहला राज्य कौन सा राज्य बन गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Maharashtra became India’s 1st state to develop Migration Tracking System app for portability of ICDS scheme

Maharashtra became the first state in India to develop a website-based Migration Tracking System (MTS) application to track the movement of migrant workers through individual unique identity numbers.

The MTS project aims to ensure the continuity of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) for migrant beneficiaries, such as children under the age of 18, lactating mothers, and pregnant women who are registered with Anganwadi centres.

Migration workers will be tracked to ensure the portability of the ICDS for their families in their destination districts within or outside the state until their return to their native places.

ICDS is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It was launched in 1975.

Q.2. Google has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which state government to provide benefits of digital economy to the youth and women entrepreneurs?

Google ने युवाओं और महिला उद्यमियों को डिजिटल अर्थव्यवस्था का लाभ प्रदान करने के लिए किस राज्य सरकार के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन (MoU) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Bihar / बिहार

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Google signed MoU with Telangana for the digital economy for youth, women entrepreneurs

Google has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana Government to provide benefits of digital economy to the youth and women entrepreneurs.

The state government has been working with Google since 2017 on improving digital literacy. Google and WE Hub, Govt. of Telangana, will jointly carry out Women Will programme to deliver digital, business, and financial skills to nano, micro, and small women-led businesses.

Q.3. Which airline has become the first airline in the country to land aircraft using the indigenous navigation system GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation (GAGAN)?

कौन सी एयरलाइन देश में स्वदेशी नेविगेशन सिस्टम जीपीएसएडेड जियोऑगमेंटेड नेविगेशन (GAGAN) का उपयोग करके विमान उतारने वाली देश की पहली एयरलाइन बन गई है?

(a) Air India / एयर इंडिया

(b) IndiGo / इंडिगो

(c) Go First / गो फर्स्ट

(d) SpiceJet / स्पाइसजेट

(e) Vistara / विस्तारा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. IndiGo became 1st airline to land aircraft using navigation system GAGAN

IndiGo became the first airline in the country to land aircraft using the indigenous navigation system GAGAN.

The flight was conducted using an ATR-72 aircraft and landed at the Kishangarh airport in Rajasthan, using GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation (GAGAN), which has been jointly developed by the Centre-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

GAGAN is used to provide lateral and vertical guidance when an aircraft is approaching a runway for landing. Its precision is especially useful at small airports where the instrument landing system (ILS) has not been installed.

Q.4. Which organization has approved a USD 47 million financial support to the Government of India for the Mission Karmayogi, a national program to build civil service capacity?

किस संगठन ने मिशन कर्मयोगी, सिविल सेवा क्षमता निर्माण के लिए एक राष्ट्रीय कार्यक्रम के लिए भारत सरकार को 47 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर की वित्तीय सहायता को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) World bank / विश्व बैंक

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

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. World Bank approved $47 million program for India’s Mission Karmayogi program

The World Bank has approved a USD 47 million financial support to the Government of India for the Mission Karmayogi, a national program to build civil service capacity.

The loan of $47 million provided from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has a final maturity of 11 years, including a grace period of 4.5 years. Mission Karmayogi was launched by Union Cabinet on 2nd September 2020.

Q.5. With which company and NPCI, Pencilton has launched PencilKey, a contactless keychain?

किस कंपनी और एनपीसीआई के साथ पेंसिलटन ने एक कॉन्टैक्टलेस किचेन पेंसिलकी लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Amazon Pay / अमेज़ॅन पे

(b) InCashMe / इनकैशमी

(c) LivQuik / लिवक्विक

(d) Pine Labs / पाइन लैब्स

(e) Transcorp / ट्रांसकॉर्प

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Pencilton launched contactless Rupay keychains with Transcorp & NPCI

Teen-focused fintech company Pencilton has launched PencilKey, a contactless keychain in partnership with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Transcorp.

Users can load money, check spends, block/unblock the account, set limits on their card through the Pencilton app, and can buy their PencilKey and PencilCard for ₹150 and ₹100 respectively.

Presently, the PencilKey is equipped with the benefits of NCMC which works at the Delhi Airport Metro and Goa buses.

Q.6. Which bank has launched ” World Gold”, a new feature on its mobile banking platform for seniors and the elderly?

किस बैंक ने वरिष्ठ और बुजुर्गों के लिए अपने मोबाइल बैंकिंग प्लेटफॉर्म पर एक नई सुविधा वर्ल्ड गोल्डलॉन्च की है?

(a) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Bank of Baroda launched a new feature ‘bob World Gold’ for senior citizens

Bank of Baroda has launched “bob World Gold”, a new feature on its bob World mobile banking platform for seniors and the elderly.

It is a unique digital banking platform that has been designed to provide its senior customers with a simple, smooth and secure mobile banking experience. This platform has easy navigation, large fonts, sufficient spacing and clear menus.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the advisor of the Online lending platform, Indifi Technologies?

ऑनलाइन लेंडिंग प्लेटफॉर्म इंडिफी टेक्नोलॉजीज के सलाहकार के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(b) Sanjiv Mehta / संजीव मेहता

(c) Sanjay Bandopadhyay / संजय बंदोपाध्याय

(d) Sambit Patra / संबित पात्रा

(e) Dileep Sanghani / दिलीप संघानी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. SBI ex-chairman Rajnish Kumar joined Indifi Technologies as advisor

Online lending platform, Indifi Technologies has appointed former chairman of SBI, Rajnish Kumar as an advisor.

Presently, he sits on the boards of HSBC Asia Pacific, L&T Infotech, Hero MotoCorp and BharatPe.

As an advisor, he will engage with the management on the company’s growth strategy and provide guidance in the financial services sector.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)?

राष्ट्रीय अनुसूचित जाति आयोग (NCSC) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Atul Kumar Goel / अतुल कुमार गोयल

(b) Navrang Saini / नवरंग सैनी

(c) Arun Kumar Mishra / अरुण कुमार मिश्रा

(d) Vijay Sampla / विजय सांपला

(e) Ravi Mittal / रवि मित्तल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Vijay Sampla re-appointed as Chairperson of NCSC

Vijay Sampla, Former Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) for a 2nd time.

He assumed the charge as Chairman of NCSC on 24th April 2022.  Ram Nath Kovind, President of India, issued the official order of this appointment.

Initially, in February 2021, he was appointed as the Chairman of the NCSC and Ahead of the Punjab Elections he resigned from his post and contested in the polls.

Q.9. Which pharmaceuticals company has received the ‘India Pharma Innovation of the Year’ Award and was adjudged runners-up in the ‘India Pharma CSR of the Year’ category, as part of the India Pharma & India Medical Device Awards 2022?

इंडिया फार्मा एंड इंडिया मेडिकल डिवाइस अवार्ड्स 2022 के हिस्से के रूप में किस फार्मास्युटिकल कंपनी को इंडिया फार्मा इनोवेशन ऑफ द ईयरअवार्ड मिला है और इंडिया फार्मा सीएसआर ऑफ द ईयरश्रेणी में उपविजेता चुना गया है?

(a) Glenmark / ग्लेनमार्क

(b) Cipla Ltd / सिप्ला लिमिटेड

(c) Micro Labs / माइक्रो लैब्स

(d) Zydus Lifesciences / जाइडस लाइफसाइंसेज

(e) Trivitron Healthcare / ट्रिविट्रॉन हेल्थकेयर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Glenmark received the ‘India Pharma Innovation of the Year’ award from the Government of India

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd has received the ‘India Pharma Innovation of the Year’ Award and was adjudged runners-up in the ‘India Pharma CSR of the Year’ category, as part of the India Pharma & India Medical Device Awards 2022.

The seventh edition of the annual awards was jointly organized by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Invest India.

Indian Pharma Leader of the Year:  Cipla Ltd.

Indian Pharma (Formulation):  Micro Labs Ltd.

Indian Pharma CSR of the year: Zydus Lifesciences Ltd

India Medical Device Leader of the Year:  Poly Medicure Ltd.

India Medical Device Company of the Year: Trivitron Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Q.10. Ardeshir B K Dubash has been conferred highest diplomatic award by which of the following country’s government?

अर्देशिर बी के दुबाश को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश की सरकार द्वारा सर्वोच्च राजनयिक पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Chile / चिली

(b) Equador / इक्वाडोर

(c) Peru / पेरू

(d) Bolivia / बोलीविया

(e) Venezuela / वेनेजुएला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Ardeshir B K Dubash conferred highest diplomatic award by Peru Government

The former Honorary Consul of Peru in Mumbai, Ardeshir B.K. Dubash has received the Order of “Merit in the Diplomatic Service of Peru Jose Gregorio Paz Soldan” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru.

Ambassador of Peru in India, H.E. Carlos R. Polo has conferred the award to him. Dubash was designated as Honorary Consul of Peru in 1973. The Order of Merit was instituted in 2004, named after José Gregorio Paz Soldán.

Q.11. 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
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. 29 April: International Dance Day

International Dance Day is celebrated on 29 April every year all over the world to celebrate the different dance forms.

The day also marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet. International Dance Day was celebrated on 29 April in the year 1982 for the very first time.

International Dance Day came into existence when the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute started to recognise it. It is the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.

Q.12. Salim Ghouse passed away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

सलीम घोष का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Musician / संगीतकार

(b) Poet / कवि

(c) Kathak dancer / कथक नर्तक

(d) Actor / एक्टर

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Film and TV actor Salim Ghouse passed away

Film and TV actor Salim Ghouse passed away in Mumbai after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 70.

Ghouse started his acting journey in 1978 with the movie Swarg Narak, following which he featured in films like Chakra (1981), Saaransh (1984), Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984), and several others.

Ghouse was also a known face in the television industry. He essayed the roles of Rama, Krishna and Tipu Sultan in Shyam Benegal’s TV Series Bharat Ek Khoj. He was also a part of the sitcom Wagle Ki Duniya (1988).

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