Current Affairs Quiz 2nd and 3rd October 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which organization has approved $150 million loan for Chennai’s Sustainable Urban Services?

चेन्नई की सस्टेनेबल अर्बन सर्विसेज के लिए किस संगठन ने $150 मिलियन के ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

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

(b) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

(c) World Bank / विश्व बैंक

(d) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(e) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development / आर्थिक सहयोग तथा विकास संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. World Bank has approved about $150 million program to support Chennai’s Sustainable Urban Services and to turn it into a “world-class city”.

This programme will fulfil Tamil Nadu’s vision of making Chennai into a city which is more green, liveable, and resilient towards climate change. Apart from programme in Tamil Nadu, World Bank has also approved a $40 million project that will improve the quality of health services in the state Meghalaya.

Q.2. Who is the chairman of the Expert Committee constituted by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) to recommend an approach towards the development of the Sustainable Finance Hub at IFSC?

IFSC में सस्टेनेबल फाइनेंस हब के विकास की दिशा में एक दृष्टिकोण की सिफारिश करने के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय वित्तीय सेवा केंद्र प्राधिकरण (IFSCA) द्वारा गठित विशेषज्ञ समिति के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) H R Nagendra / एच आर नागेंद्र

(b) P Vasudevan / पी वासुदेवन

(c) Jayant Kumar Dash / जयंत कुमार दश

(d) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(e) C K Mishra / सी के मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. IFSCA Constitutes an Expert panel on Sustainable Finance

International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has constituted an Expert Committee to recommend an approach towards the development of the Sustainable Finance Hub at IFSC. The expert committee will be chaired by C.K. Mishra.

The committee consists of a total of 10 members including the chairperson and the member secretary. The committee shall study the current regulatory practices in Sustainable Finance across major International financial jurisdictions and recommend a robust framework to develop a world-class sustainable finance hub at IFSC, along with a road map for the same.

Q.3. Who has been selected as the chairman of Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA)?

इंडियन सोसाइटी ऑफ एडवरटाइजर्स (ISA) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Sunil Kataria / सुनील कटारिया

(b) J B Mohapatra / जे बी महापात्र

(c) Rashmi R Das / रश्मि आर दास

(d) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(e) Kamlesh Kumar Pant / कमलेश कुमार पंत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Sunil Kataria elected as the chairman of the ISA

The newly elected Executive Council of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) has elected Sunil Kataria, Chief Executive Officer, India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited as the Chairman of the ISA.

Sunil has led the Society over the past five years to greater heights garnering support from the fellow Executive Council members, the ISA members and other industry bodies.

Q.4. Who among the following has been appointed as the president of Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे ऑटोमोटिव स्किल डेवलपमेंट काउंसिल (ASDC) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(b) Vinod Aggarwal / विनोद अगरवाल

(c) A S Rajeev / ए एस राजीव

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दावे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Vinod Aggarwal appointed ASDC president

The Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) has appointed automobile industry veteran Vinod Aggarwal as its president.

Aggarwal, who is currently the managing director and CEO of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV), replaces Nikunj Sanghi, who will leave ASDC after serving it for four years.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the next Managing Director of UCO Bank?

यूको बैंक के अगले प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल

(b) Sushil Chandra / सुशील चंद्र

(c) Soma Sankara Prasad / सोम शंकर प्रसाद

(d) Arun Kumar Mishra / अरुण कुमार मिश्रा

(e) Deepak Das / दीपक दास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Soma Sankara Prasad likely to be next UCO Bank MD

The government is considering appointing Soma Sankara Prasad, the deputy managing director of State Bank of India, as managing director of Kolkata-based UCO Bank. The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has suggested the name of UCO Bank Managing Director Atul Kumar Goel for heading Punjab National Bank as MD.

The managing director position of PNB will fall vacant after the superannuation of S S Mallikarjuna Rao in January.

Q.6. Who has been named brand ambassador of Uttar Pradesh’s ‘one district one product’ scheme?

उत्तर प्रदेश की एक जिला एक उत्पादयोजना का ब्रांड एंबेसडर किसे बनाया गया है?

(a) Priyanka Chopra / प्रियंका चोपड़ा

(b) Deepika Padukone / दीपिका पादुकोण

(c) Kangana Ranaut / कंगना रनौत

(d) Anushka Sharma / अनुष्का शर्मा

(e) Vidya Balan / विद्या बालन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Kangana Ranaut named brand ambassador of UP’s ‘one district one product’ scheme

The Uttar Pradesh government on 2nd Oct named actor Kangana Ranaut as the brand ambassador of its ambitious ‘one district-one product’ programme.

ODOP for the scheme will provide the framework for value chain development and alignment of support infrastructure. There may be more than one cluster of ODOP products in one district. There may be a cluster of ODOP products consisting of more than one adjacent district in a State.

Q.7. On which date International Day of Non-Violence is observed every year?

प्रति वर्ष किस दिन अंतर्राष्ट्रीय गैरहिंसा दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 2 October / 2 अक्टूबर

(b) 3 October / 3 अक्टूबर

(c) 4 October / 4 अक्टूबर

(d) 5 October / 5 अक्टूबर

(e) 6 October / 6 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. 2nd October: Gandhi Jayanti

October 2 this year marks the 152nd birth anniversary of one of India’s most beloved and inspiring leaders Mahatma Gandhi. Fondly called Bapu by millions of Indians.

Mahatma Gandhi, who played a significant role in India’s independence, was known for his principles of non-violence and truth and had started implementing them very early in his life.

Q.8. Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti is celebrated on ___________________.

लाल बहादुर शास्त्री जयंती ___________________ को मनाई जाती है।

(a) 1 October / 1 अक्टूबर

(b) 2 October / 2 अक्टूबर

(c) 3 October / 3 अक्टूबर

(d) 4 October / 4 अक्टूबर

(e) 5 October / 5 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. 2nd October: Lal Bahadur Shastri’s 117th birth anniversary

Lal Bahadur Shastri was among the leading propagators towards India’s freedom struggle and fought especially for the poor of the nation. He became the Prime Minister in 1964 after Jawaharlal Nehru’s demise and led India during the war with Pakistan in 1965.

Marks the birth anniversary of India’s second prime minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, who was born on October 2, 1904, in Uttar Pradesh’s Mughalsarai. Shastri was among the leading propagators towards India’s freedom struggle and fought especially for the poor of the nation. He joined the freedom struggle in 1920 and participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1921.’

Q.9. Which country’s men’s table tennis team has won bronze medal at the Asian Table Tennis Championships 2021?

एशियाई टेबल टेनिस चैंपियनशिप 2021 में किस देश की पुरुष टेबल टेनिस टीम ने कांस्य पदक जीता है?

(a) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(b) India / भारत

(c) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(d) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. India won Bronze at Asian TT Championships

The Indian men’s table tennis team has won bronze medal at the Asian Table Tennis Championships on October 1, 2021.

Indian team won bronze after losing to South Korea by 0-3 in the semi-finals. Team was assured of winning a medal after beating Iran by 3-1 in the quarterfinals on September 29. Both the semi-finalists won a bronze medal.

Q.10. Name the “India Sri Lanka bilateral joint Exercise” whose 8th Edition will be conducted from October 4 to October 15, 2021 at Combat Training School, Ampara in Sri Lanka.

भारत श्रीलंका द्विपक्षीय संयुक्त अभ्यासका नाम बताइए, जिसका 8 वां संस्करण 4 अक्टूबर से 15 अक्टूबर 2021 तक कॉम्बैट ट्रेनिंग स्कूल, अमपारा, श्रीलंका में आयोजित किया जाएगा।

(a) Surya Kiran / सूर्य किरण

(b) Hand In Hand / हैण्ड इन हैण्ड

(c) Sampriti / सम्पृति

(d) Mitra Shakti / मित्र शक्ति

(e) Garuda Shakti / गरुड़ शक्ति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. India- Sri Lanka to take part in ‘Mitra Shakti 21’ Exercise

8th Edition of the “India Sri Lanka bilateral joint Exercise” called Mitra Shakti will be conducted from October 4 to October 15, 2021 at Combat Training School, Ampara in Sri Lanka.

This exercise will be conducted with the aim of promoting close relations between Armies of India and Sri Lanka. It also seeks to enhance inter-operability and share best practices to counter insurgency and terrorism operations.

Q.11. World Bank has approved how much amount of loan that will improve the quality of health services in the state of Meghalaya?

विश्व बैंक ने मेघालय राज्य में स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं की गुणवत्ता में सुधार के लिए कितनी राशि के ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) $10 million / $ 10 मिलियन

(b) $20 million / $ 20 मिलियन

(c) $25 million / $ 25 मिलियन

(d) $40 million / $ 40 मिलियन

(e) $50 million / $ 50 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. World Bank has approved about $150 million program to support Chennai’s Sustainable Urban Services and to turn it into a “world-class city”.

This programme will fulfil Tamil Nadu’s vision of making Chennai into a city which is more green, liveable, and resilient towards climate change. Apart from programme in Tamil Nadu, World Bank has also approved a $40 million project that will improve the quality of health services in the state Meghalaya.

Q.12. Where is the Headquarters of UCO Bank?

यूको बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(b) Chennai / चेन्नई

(c) Mumbai / मुंबई

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Headquarters: Kolkata

CEO: Atul Kumar Goel

Founded: 6 January 1943

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