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

Daily Current Affairs 29th December 2021 Quiz

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Q.1. PM Modi has inaugurated Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Power Project, a 111 MW Project which has been built at a cost of around Rs 2,080 crore, in which state?

पीएम मोदी ने किस राज्य में लगभग 2,080 करोड़ रुपये की लागत से बनाई गई 111 मेगावाट की परियोजना सावराकुड्डू जल विद्युत परियोजना का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. PM Modi laid foundation stone of 4 hydro power projects in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation of the hydropower projects worth Rs 11000 crore in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

He inaugurated the Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Power Project, a 111 MW Project which has been built at a cost of around Rs 2,080 crore.

He also laid the foundation stone of the Renukaji Dam project which has been kept pending for around 3 decades. The 40 MW project will be built at a cost of around Rs 7,000 crore.

Other Projects are: Luhri Stage 1 Hydro Power Project and Dhaulasidh Hydro Power Project, the first hydropower project of the Hamirpur district.

Q.2. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched ‘Kaushal Rozgar Nigam’ portal?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने कौशल रोजगार निगमपोर्टल लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Bihar / बिहार

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Haryana CM launched ‘Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam’ portal

The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, launched the ‘Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam portal’ and announced to set up the Atal Park & Smriti Kendra in Gurugram, Haryana.

The CM also honoured 78 officers and employees for delivering best services in various fields. He also launched a magazine ‘Vyavastha Parivartan Se Susashan’ and 2022 official calendar.

Q.3. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched a health service management centre (HSMC) for monitoring various national and state-level health schemes?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने विभिन्न राष्ट्रीय और राज्य स्तरीय स्वास्थ्य योजनाओं की निगरानी के लिए एक स्वास्थ्य सेवा प्रबंधन केंद्र (HSMC) शुरू किया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) Haryana / हरियाणा

(c) Assam / असम

(d) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Gujarat launched portal to monitor benefits of state health schemes

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched a health service management centre (HSMC) for monitoring various national and state-level health schemes.

CM also launched the website of the Gujarat Epidemic Response Management Information System (GERMIS) in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Aim: To monitor the benefits received under various government schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY), Mukhyamantri Amrutam (MA) scheme, nutrition-related schemes, maternal and child health schemes.

Q.4. Which state has secured 1st place in the implementation of the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM)?

श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी रूर्बन मिशन (SPMRM) के कार्यान्वयन में किस राज्य ने प्रथम स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Telangana topped in the Implementation of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission

Telangana has secured 1st place among the 34 states and Union Territories that implement the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM).

Tamil Nadu and Gujarat has secured the 2nd and 3rd place on the list respectively.

In the Ranking of the Cluster, among the 295 clusters, the Ryakal cluster of Sangareddy and the Jukkal cluster of Kamareddy in Telangana has secured the 1st and 2nd position respectively. The Aibawk cluster of Aizawl in Mizoram has secured the 3rd position.

Q.5. Which country has introduced a minibus lookalike world’s first dual-mode vehicle (DMV) that can run on Roads and Tracks?

किस देश ने मिनीबस की तरह दिखने वाला दुनिया का पहला डुअलमोड वाहन (DMV) पेश किया है जो सड़कों और पटरियों पर चल सकता है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(c) China / चीन

(d) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(e) Thailand / थाईलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Japan introduced world’s 1st Dual-Mode Vehicle that can run on Roads and Tracks

Japan has introduced a minibus lookalike world’s first dual-mode vehicle (DMV) in its town of Kaiyo.

The vehicle can run on normal rubber tyres on the road but its steel wheels, which are in its underbelly, descend when it hits the rail tracks.

The DMV can carry upto 21 passengers and runs at a speed of 60km/h on rail tracks and can go as fast as around 100km/h on public roads.

Q.6. Karnataka government has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) & which bank to enable and implement the ‘e-RUPI’ payment solution to students under its scholarship programme?

कर्नाटक सरकार ने अपने छात्रवृत्ति कार्यक्रम के तहत छात्रों को RUPIभुगतान समाधान को सक्षम और कार्यान्वित करने के लिए भारतीय राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम (NPCI) और किस बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(b) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(e) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Karnataka govt partnered with NPCI & SBI to implement ‘e-RUPI’ for payment of scholarships

The Karnataka government has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) & State Bank of India (SBI) to enable and implement the ‘e-RUPI’ payment solution to students under its scholarship programme.

For redeeming e-RUPI, the identified institutes will scan the QR code or SMS string displayed by the students using an application.

The e-RUPI is a cashless and contactless payment solution provided by NPCI and It will be used to ensure leak-proof delivery transactions.

Q.7. RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of _____________ on Japan’s MUFG Bank Ltd for non-compliance with its directions on ‘Loans and Advances – Statutory and Other Restrictions’.

RBI ने जापान के MUFG बैंक लिमिटेड पर ऋण और अग्रिम वैधानिक और अन्य प्रतिबंधके निर्देशों का पालन न करने के लिए _________ का मौद्रिक जुर्माना लगाया है।

(a) ₹15 lakh / ₹15 लाख

(b) ₹20 lakh / ₹20 लाख

(c) ₹25 lakh / ₹25 लाख

(d) ₹30 lakh / ₹30 लाख

(e) ₹50 lakh / ₹50 लाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. RBI imposed ₹30 lakh penalty on MUFG Bank

RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹30 Lakh on MUFG Bank Ltd for non-compliance with its directions on ‘Loans and Advances – Statutory and Other Restrictions’.

MUFG Bank has the largest network amongst Japanese banks in India, with a presence in five locations.

Q.8. Which bank has entered into a co-lending arrangement with Lendingkart Finance Ltd to improve credit flow to unserved?

किस बैंक ने ऋण प्रवाह को बेहतर बनाने के लिए लेंडिंगकार्ट फाइनेंस लिमिटेड के साथ सहऋण व्यवस्था में प्रवेश किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Central Bank of India / सेंट्रल बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. PNB entered into co-lending arrangement with Lendingkart to improve credit flow to unserved

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has entered into a co-lending arrangement with Lendingkart Finance Ltd. This partnership is part of its efforts to improve the flow of credit to the unserved and underserved sector of the economy.

The partnership under this co-lending arrangement will result in significant disbursement under Priority Sector Lending. This arrangement will focus on digital underwriting and cashflow based lending.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Punjab National Bank (PNB)?

पंजाब नेशनल बैंक (पीएनबी) के प्रबंध निदेशक (एमडी) और मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी (सीईओ) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Atul Kumar Goel / अतुल कुमार गोयल

(b) Padmaja Chunduru / पद्मजा चुंदरू

(c) Sanjiv Chadha / संजीव चड्ढा

(d) Pallav Mahapatra / पल्लव महापात्रा

(e) Partha Pratim Sengupta / पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Atul Kumar Goel appointed as new MD & CEO of PNB; Soma Sankara Prasad as MD & CEO of UCO Bank

Atul Kumar Goel was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Punjab National Bank (PNB) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

Atul Kumar Goel will serve as PNB chief until December 31, 2024. He will succeed Mallikarjuna Rao, the incumbent MD & CEO of PNB, who will retire on 31st January 2022.

Prior to this appointment Atul Kumar Goel served as the MD & CEO of UCO Bank. The committee appointed Soma Sankara Prasad as MD & CEO of UCO Bank, who presently serves as the Deputy MD at State Bank of India.

Q.10. Who among the following has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UCO Bank?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे यूको बैंक के प्रबंध निदेशक (MD) और मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी (CEO) के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल

(b) Ramalingam Sudhakar / रामलिंगम सुधाकर

(c) Soma Sankara Prasad / सोम शंकर प्रसाद

(d) Arun Kumar Mishra / अरुण कुमार मिश्रा

(e) Deepak Das / दीपक दास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Atul Kumar Goel appointed as new MD & CEO of PNB; Soma Sankara Prasad as MD & CEO of UCO Bank

Atul Kumar Goel was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Punjab National Bank (PNB) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

Atul Kumar Goel will serve as PNB chief until December 31, 2024. He will succeed Mallikarjuna Rao, the incumbent MD & CEO of PNB, who will retire on 31st January 2022.

Prior to this appointment Atul Kumar Goel served as the MD & CEO of UCO Bank. The committee appointed Soma Sankara Prasad as MD & CEO of UCO Bank, who presently serves as the Deputy MD at State Bank of India.

Q.11. Who has taken charge as the new Chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group?

यामाहा मोटर इंडिया समूह के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसने कार्यभार संभाला है?

(a) Unsoo Kim / अनसू किम

(b) Eishin Chihana / ईशिन चिहाना

(c) Seon Seob Kim / सीन सेब किम

(d) Hayley Matthews / हेले मैथ्यूज

(e) Anne Rice / ऐनी राइस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Eishin Chihana named as new chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group

India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd. has announced that Eishin Chihana has taken charge of the Group’s India operations as its new Chairman.

He has replaced Motofumi Shitara. Chihana has been associated with Yamaha Motor Company and its group companies across the globe since 1991.

Q.12. Defence Research Development Organization has selected which company for handing over technology of border surveillance systems developed by Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) and DRDO?

रक्षा अनुसंधान विकास संगठन ने इंस्ट्रूमेंट्स रिसर्च एंड डेवलपमेंट इस्टैब्लिशमेंट (IRDE) और DRDO द्वारा विकसित सीमा निगरानी प्रणाली की तकनीक को सौंपने के लिए किस कंपनी का चयन किया है?

(a) MTAR Technologies / एमटीएआर टेक्नोलॉजीज

(b) Paras Defence & Space Technologies / पारस डिफेंस एंड स्पेस टेक्नोलॉजीज

(c) Sika Interplant systems / सिका इंटरप्लांट सिस्टम

(d) Astra Microwave Products / एस्ट्रा माइक्रोवेव उत्पाद

(e) Apollo Micro Systems / अपोलो माइक्रो सिस्टम्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. DRDO selected Paras Defence for handing over technology of border surveillance systems

Defence Research Development Organization has selected Paras Defence & Space Technologies Ltd as one of the companies for handing over technology of border surveillance systems developed by Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) and DRDO.

This technology has been transferred by a licensing agreement for transfer of technology (ToT) for border surveillance Systems entered between Paras Defence, IRDE and DRDO.

Q.13. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) restored the accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL). Where is the headquarters of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)?

विश्व डोपिंग रोधी एजेंसी (वाडा) ने राष्ट्रीय डोप परीक्षण प्रयोगशाला (एनडीटीएल) की मान्यता बहाल कर दी है। विश्व डोपिंग रोधी एजेंसी (वाडा) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल कनाडा

(b) Lausanne, Switzerland / लॉज़ेन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Washington, D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन, डी.सी., यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. National Dope Testing Laboratory regained WADA accreditation

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) restored the accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in accordance with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), which had been suspended since August 2019.

With this, NDTL’s Anti-Doping testing and activities will be resumed with immediate effect.

NDTL has also been collaborating with other WADA accredited laboratories for strengthening its research activities and anti-doping efforts.

Headquarters: Montreal, Canada

Q.14. Who is the author of the book ‘Dr V L Dutt: Glimpses of a Pioneer’s Life Journey’?

डॉ वी एल दत्त: ग्लिम्प्सेस ऑफ ए पायनियर्स लाइफ जर्नीपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Rahul Rawail / राहुल रवैल

(b) SS Oberoi / एसएस ओबेरॉय

(c) Shantanu Gupta / शांतनु गुप्ता

(d) V L Indira Dutt / वी एल इंदिरा दत्त

(e) Rekha Chaudhari / रेखा चौधरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. A Book ‘Dr V L Dutt: Glimpses of a Pioneer’s Life Journey’ authored by V L Indira Dutt

Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu launched the book titled ‘Dr V L Dutt: Glimpses of a Pioneer’s Life Journey’ authored by Dr V L Indira Dutt, Chairperson and Managing Director of KCP Group, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

The book is based on the life of Late Velagapudi Lakshmana Dutt (V.L. Dutt), the former Chairman of KCP Group. He was an industrialist, philanthropist and visionary.

Q.15. Name the Janata Dal (United) Rajya Sabha MP and industrialist who passed away recently.

जनता दल (यूनाइटेड) के राज्यसभा सांसद और उद्योगपति का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) R L Jalappa / आर एल जलप्पा

(b) Suresh Jadhav / सुरेश जाधव

(c) GT Nanavati / जीटी नानावटी

(d) Nanda Kishore Prusty / नंद किशोर प्रस्त्य

(e) Mahendra Prasad / महेंद्र प्रसाद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. Janata Dal (United) Rajya Sabha MP and industrialist Mahendra Prasad passed away

Seven-time Rajya Sabha MP from the Janata Dal (United) & industrialist, Mahendra Prasad passed away in New Delhi.

Prasad was a seven-term Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar and was also elected to the Lok Sabha once. Prasad was first elected to the Lok Sabha on a Congress ticket in 1980.

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