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

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Q.1. Which of the following city has become the first Indian city to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा शहर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वच्छ वायु उत्प्रेरक कार्यक्रम के लिए चयनित होने वाला पहला भारतीय शहर बन गया है?

(a) Patna / पटना

(b) Jaipur / जयपुर

(c) Indore / इंदौर

(d) Delhi / दिल्ली

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. The Indore city of Madhya Pradesh, or the cleanest city of India, has become the only city from the country to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme.

The project will be operated for a period of five years to purify the air in the city with the cooperation of Indore Municipal Corporation and Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board.

Under the project, USAID and partners will work with local communities to better understand local pollution sources and identify, test, accelerate, and scale solutions for cleaner, healthier air.

Q.2. Government of UT of Ladakh has got RBI nod to acquire _____________ stake in J&K Bank.

केंद्र शासित प्रदेश लद्दाख की सरकार को जम्मूकश्मीर बैंक में _________ हिस्सेदारी हासिल करने के लिए आरबीआई की मंजूरी मिल गई है।

(a) 5.65%

(b) 6.72%

(c) 8.23%

(d) 9.28%

(e) 10.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India has accorded its approval to the Government of the Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh to acquire 8.23 per cent of the paid-up equity capital of Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd as on the date of enforcement of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 (October 31, 2019).

This move follows the Government of Jammu and Kashmir’s October 30, 2020, Order regarding the transfer of 8.23 per cent shareholding (about 4.58 crore equity shares) in Jammu and Kashmir Bank as of October 31, 2019, to the UT of Ladakh.

Q.3. RBI has imposed Rs 5 crore fine on which of the following bank for non-compliance with certain rules on payment ecosystem?

RBI ने भुगतान पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र पर कुछ नियमों का पालन न करने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक पर 5 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / ऐक्सिस बैंक

(c) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) IDFC First Bank / आईडीएफसी फर्स्ट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 28th July imposed Rs 5-crore fine on Axis Bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of the central bank's norms on payment ecosystem between banks as a corporate customer, cyber security, and financial inclusion norms.

The fine was imposed on the bank on the basis of a scrutiny carried out by RBI in the backdrop of a fraud and related transactions, which was submitted by the bank to the regulator in June 2020.

Q.4. Centre has announced how much percent reservation for OBCs, in All India Quota Scheme for medical courses?

केंद्र ने चिकित्सा पाठ्यक्रमों के लिए अखिल भारतीय कोटा योजना में ओबीसी के लिए कितने प्रतिशत आरक्षण की घोषणा की है?

(a) 10%

(b) 15%

(c) 21%

(d) 25%

(e) 27%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. The Centre on 29th July announced that 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for the Economically Weaker Section will be given under the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes related to medicine.

This will be enforced from the current academic year 2021-22.

Q.5. Name the Indian-origin British author who has been longlisted among 13 contenders for the 2021 Booker Prize for fiction for his novel ‘China Room’.

उस भारतीय मूल के ब्रिटिश लेखक का नाम बताइए, जिन्हें उनके उपन्यास 'चाइना रूम' के लिए कथा साहित्य के लिए 2021 बुकर पुरस्कार के 13 दावेदारों में सूचीबद्ध किया गया है।

(a) R V Raveendran / आर वी रवींद्रन

(b) Kaushik Basu / कौशिक बसु

(c) Tahmima Anam / तहमीमा अनाम

(d) Sunjeev Sahota / संजीव सहोता

(e) Palagummi Sainath / पलागुम्मी साईनाथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Indian-origin British author, Sunjeev Sahota is among the 13 authors longlisted for the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize for fiction for his novel ‘China Room’, alongside Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers.

The 2021 longlist or “The Booker Dozen” of 13 novels was unveiled after judges evaluated 158 novels published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021.

Q.6. International Tiger Day is observed every year on ______________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बाघ दिवस हर साल______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 27 July / 27 जुलाई

(b) 28 July / 28 जुलाई

(c) 29 July / 29 जुलाई

(d) 30 July / 30 जुलाई

(e) 31 July / 31 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. International Tiger Day or World Tiger Day is observed on July 29 every year to spread awareness about dangers and problems faced by tigers across the globe. The first International Tiger Day was observed in 2010.

It is necessary as well as important to focus on the matter of tiger conservation as it plays a key role in protecting and maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

Q.7. What is the theme for International Tiger Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बाघ दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Their Survival is in our hands

(b) Save the tigers

(c) #Connect2Tiger

(d) Fresh Ecology For Tigers' Protection.

(e) achieve the Tx2 goal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. 29 July: International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day or World Tiger Day is observed on July 29 every year to spread awareness about dangers and problems faced by tigers across the globe. The first International Tiger Day was observed in 2010.

It is necessary as well as important to focus on the matter of tiger conservation as it plays a key role in protecting and maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

Theme 2021: “Their Survival is in our hands”.

Q.8. Arjuna Awardee Nandu Natekar passed away recently. He was associated with which sport?

अर्जुन अवार्डी नंदू नाटेकर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस खेल से जुड़े थे?

(a) Badminton / बैडमिंटन

(b) Cricket / क्रिकेट

(c) Chess / चेस

(d) Football / फुटबॉल

(e) Table Tennis / टेबल टेनिस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Legendary Indian badminton player Nandu Natekar, who became the first Indian to win the international title in 1956, has passed away.

He won over 100 national and international titles for India in his career spanning 15 years. He was the recipient of the first Arjuna Award, instituted in 1961.

Q.9. Where is the Headquarter of Axis Bank?

एक्सिस 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.9.(b)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra

MD and CEO: Amitabh Chaudhry

Tagline: Badhti Ka naam Zindagi

Q.10. Where Startsapuk Tso & Tso Kar Lake is situated?

स्टार्टसपुक त्सो और त्सो कार झील कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Srinagar / श्रीनगर

(b) Shimla / शिमला

(c) Jammu / जम्मू

(d) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(e) Gangtok / गंगटोक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Startsapuk Tso and Tso Kar is situated in Ladakh.

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