Current Affairs Quiz 2nd July 2021 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. According to the data released by the Reserve Bank of India, India has reported a current account surplus of ________ of GDP in FY 21.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक द्वारा जारी आंकड़ों के अनुसार, भारत ने वित्त वर्ष 21 में सकल घरेलू उत्पाद के ________ के चालू खाते के अधिशेष की सूचना दी है।

(a) 0.2%

(b) 0.5%

(c) 0.7%

(d) 0.9%

(e) 1.1%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. India records current account surplus of 0.9% in FY21. According to the data released by the Reserve Bank of India, India reported a current account surplus of 0.9% of GDP in FY 21. In FY 20 there was a current account deficit of 0.9%.

The reason for the Current Account Surplus in FY21 is a sharp contraction in the trade deficit to US$ 102.2 billion from US$ 157.5 billion in 2019-20. India has seen a Current account surplus for the first time in 17 years.

Q.2. Which organization has approved $500 million loan to support India’s informal working class amid pandemic?

महामारी के बीच भारत के अनौपचारिक मजदूर वर्ग का समर्थन करने के लिए किस संगठन ने $500 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.2.(c)

Exp. World Bank on 1 July said it has approved a USD 500 million (about Rs 3,717.28 crore) loan programme to support India’s informal working class to overcome the current pandemic distress.

The loan will create greater flexibility for states to cope with the ongoing pandemic, future climate and disaster shocks.

Q.3. Which Bank has launched ‘Salaam Dil Sey’ initiative to show gratitude to doctors?

डॉक्टरों का आभार व्यक्त करने के लिए किस बैंक ने सलाम दिल सेपहल शुरू की है?

(a) DBS Bank / डीबीएस बैंक

(b) CSB Bank / सीएसबी बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. HDFC Bank launched a SalaamDilSey initiative to show gratitude to doctors for their tireless service during the pandemic, to pay tribute to doctors across the country.

SalaamDilSey encourages one and all to take a moment to acknowledge and celebrate the contribution of doctors and provides a platform to show their gratitude to doctors, who are bravely fighting the pandemic, at the risk of their own lives.

Q.4. Which bank has launched a comprehensive banking solution for medical doctors called ‘Salute Doctors’?

किस बैंक ने सैल्यूट डॉक्टर्सनामक चिकित्सा डॉक्टरों के लिए एक व्यापक बैंकिंग समाधान शुरू किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. ICICI Bank announced the launch of the country’s most comprehensive banking solutions for medical doctors. Called ‘Salute Doctors’, it provides customized banking as well as value-added services for every doctor, beginning from a medical student to a senior medical consultant to an owner of a hospital or a clinic.

Mr Pranav Mishra, Head- Liabilities, ICICI Bank said,  “On National Doctor’s Day, we have launched ‘Salute Doctors’ banking solutions to express gratitude and salute our lifesavers for their service and sacrifice.

Q.5. What is the rank of India in ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Index 2020?

ITU के ग्लोबल साइबर सिक्योरिटी इंडेक्स 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 10th / 10 वाँ

(b) 29th / 29 वाँ

(c) 51th / 51 वाँ

(d) 73th / 73 वाँ

(e) 81th / 81 वाँ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. India has been ranked as the 10th best country in the world in the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2020, released by International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

The United States has topped the GCI 2020, The United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia is tied on the second position, Estonia was ranked third in the index.

Q.6. Which country has topped in by International Telecommunication Union’s Global Cybersecurity Index 2020?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दूरसंचार संघ के वैश्विक साइबर सुरक्षा सूचकांक 2020 में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Italy / इटली

(b) Estonia / एस्टोनिया

(c) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

(d) United Kingdom / यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) USA / यूएसए

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. India has been ranked as the 10th best country in the world in the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2020, released by International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

The United States has topped the GCI 2020, The United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia is tied on the second position, Estonia was ranked third in the index.

Q.7. Goods and Services Tax (GST) Day is celebrated every year on _____________ in India.

वस्तु एवं सेवा कर (जीएसटी) दिवस भारत में हर साल _________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 30 June / 30 जून

(b) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(c) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

(d) 3 July / 3 जुलाई

(e) 4 July / 4 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. India marks the fourth anniversary of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Thursday, July 1, 2021. The date 1st July has been designated by the Central Government as ‘GST Day’, which is celebrated every year to mark the roll-out of the historic tax reform.

On completing 4 years of GST, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned the journey of GST.

Q.8. On which date, World UFO Day is celebrated every year?

विश्व यूएफओ दिवस हर साल किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(b) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

(c) 3 July / 3 जुलाई

(d) 4 July / 4 जुलाई

(e) 5 July / 5 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. World UFO Day is celebrated every year to spread awareness about Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). The objective of the day is to acknowledge the existence of UFOs.

The first World UFO Day was celebrated in 2001 by UFO researcher Haktan Akdogan. As mentioned above, the day was earlier celebrated on two days: 24 June and 2 July.

Q.9. World Sports Journalists Day is celebrated every year on _______________________.

विश्व खेल पत्रकार दिवस हर साल _______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(b) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

(c) 3 July / 3 जुलाई

(d) 4 July / 4 जुलाई

(e) 5 July / 5 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. World Sports Journalists Day is observed globally on 2nd July every year.

The day aims to acknowledge the work of sports journalists & to encourage them to do better at their work. Sports journalists help millions of people in the world to receive information on various sports.

Q.10. Name the Indian-origin American who has become the youngest ever chess Grandmaster.

उस भारतीय मूल के अमेरिकी का नाम बताइए जो अब तक के सबसे कम उम्र के शतरंज ग्रैंडमास्टर बन गए हैं।

(a) Abhimanyu Mishra / अभिमन्यु मिश्रा

(b) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

(c) P Iniyan / पी इनियन

(d) M Pranesh / एम प्रणेश

(e) D Gukesh / डी गुकेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Indian-origin American Abhimanyu Mishra has become the youngest-ever chess Grandmaster in the world.

At 12 years, four months and 25 days, he obliterated the long-standing record held by Sergey Karjakin, who was 12 years and seven months old when he attained the title.

Q.11. What is the capital of Estonia?

एस्टोनिया की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Vilnius / विनियस

(b) Riga / रीगा

(c) Minsk / कीव

(d) Kyiv / मिन्स्क

(e) Tallinn / तेलिन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Capital: Tallinn

President: Kersti Kaljulaid

Currency: Euro

Q.12. What is the Tagline of HDFC Bank?

HDFC बैंक की टैगलाइन क्या है?

(a) Your Perfect Banking Partner

(b) The World’s Local Bank

(c) Hum Hai Na, Khayal Apka

(d) Banking Hatke

(e) We Understand Your World

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. HDFC bank

Headquarters: Mumbai

CEO: Mr Sashidhar Jagdishan

Tagline: We Understand Your World

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