Current Affairs Quiz 2nd November 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state’s CM has launched the ‘Uttam Beej portal’ which will benefit the farmers by providing quality seeds with transparency?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने उत्तम बीज पोर्टललॉन्च किया है जो पारदर्शिता के साथ गुणवत्तापूर्ण बीज उपलब्ध कराकर किसानों को लाभान्वित करेगा?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Bihar / बिहार

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Haryana CM launched ‘Uttam Beej portal’

Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister (CM) of Haryana, has launched the ‘Uttam Beej portal’ which will benefit the farmers of Haryana by providing quality seeds with transparency.

The portal will provide transparency in the seed production programme arranged by both the Government and private seed producing agencies and ensure the quality of certified seeds.

Q.2. 2nd National Tribal Dance Festival was observed in which of the following state?

दूसरा राष्ट्रीय जनजातीय नृत्य महोत्सव निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में मनाया गया?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. National Tribal Dance Festival 2021 held in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh observed a 3-day annual 2nd National Tribal Dance Festival 2021 on October 28-30 at Raipur’s Science College ground as a part of the tourism development plan of the state.

It was inaugurated by Chief Minister (CM) of Jharkhand Hemant Soren and CM of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel. This year’s event was clubbed with Chattisgarh’s Rajyotsava (state foundation day- November 1, 2021).

Q.3. Which state government has launched the ‘e-Sarkar’ app on a pilot basis to make administrative works paperless?

किस राज्य सरकार ने प्रशासनिक कार्यों को कागज रहित बनाने के लिए पायलट आधार पर सरकारऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Gujarat launched ‘e-Sarkar app’ for Paperless Administration

On October 31, 2021, the Gujarat government launched the ‘e-Sarkar’ app on a pilot basis to make administrative works paperless, quick and easy for citizens.

The state govt plans to launch the app on a full scale on December 25, 2021, the same day on which India celebrates Good Governance Day. Good Governance Day is celebrated annually on 25th December to mark the birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Q.4. What is the total outlay of “Dairy Sahakar” scheme launched by Union Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah at Anand, Gujarat?

केंद्रीय सहकारिता मंत्री, अमित शाह द्वारा आनंद, गुजरात में शुरू की गई डेयरी सहकारयोजना का कुल परिव्यय कितना है?

(a) Rs 4000 crores / 4000 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 7810 crores / 7810 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 9000 crores / 9000 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 3020 crores / 3020 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 5000 crores / 5000 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah launched “Dairy Sahakar” scheme in Gujarat

The Union Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah has launched the “Dairy Sahakar” scheme at Anand, Gujarat during a function organised by Amul to celebrate the 75th Foundation Year of AMUL (Anand Milk Union Limited)

With a total investment of Rs 5000 crores, scheme will be implemented by National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) under Ministry of Cooperation to realize the vision, “from cooperation to prosperity”.

Under the scheme financial support will be extended by NCDC to eligible cooperatives for various activities within the overall objectives of Doubling the farmers income and Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Q.5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Italy and participated in the 16th G20 (Group of Twenty) Leaders’ Summit. What was the theme of the summit?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने इटली का दौरा किया और 16वें G20 (ग्रुप ऑफ ट्वेंटी) लीडर्स समिट में भाग लिया। शिखर सम्मेलन का विषय क्या था?

(a) People, Planet, and Prosperity

(b) Cooperatives for Climate Action

(c) Sustainable societies through cooperation

(d) Attaining the 2030 Agenda: Delivering on our Promise

(e) Partnerships for a resilient Planet

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. PM Modi participated in G20 Leaders’ 16th Summit in Italy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Italy and participated in the 16th G20 (Group of Twenty) Leaders’ Summit, which was held in Rome, Italy from October 30 to 31, 2021 under chairmanship of Italian PM Mario Draghi.

Summit concluded with the adoption of Rome Declaration by G20 Leaders.

The G20 committed to the Paris Agreement goal to hold the global average temperature increase well below 2°C and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Theme of the summit: People, Planet, and Prosperity

Agenda: Climate change, economic recovery, pandemic and global minimum corporate tax rate.

Q.6. Who is the head of the 7-member IT Projects Advisory Committee (IT-PAC) formed by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) द्वारा गठित 7 सदस्यीय आईटी परियोजना सलाहकार समिति (आईटीपीएसी) के प्रमुख कौन हैं?

(a) H R Nagendra / एच आर नागेंद्र

(b) P Vasudevan / पी वासुदेवन

(c) Jayant Kumar Dash / जयंत कुमार दश

(d) Abhay Karandikar / अभय करंदीकर

(e) C K Mishra / सी के मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. SEBI formed IT Projects Advisory Committee (IT-PAC) headed by Abhay Karandikar

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has formed the 7-member IT Projects Advisory Committee (IT-PAC) headed by Dr Abhay Karandikar, a director at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, to provide guidance to upgrade the existing IT systems of SEBI and the solutions with the latest IT practices, techniques, tools and technologies.

Q.7. Who is the head of the reconstituted Technical Advisory Committee of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) की पुनर्गठित तकनीकी सलाहकार समिति के प्रमुख कौन हैं?

(a) Baijayant Panda / बैजयंत पांडा

(b) V G Kannan / वी जी कन्नन

(c) Vijay C Daga / विजय सी डागा

(d) P K Mohanty / पी के मोहंती

(e) Deepak B Phatak / दीपक बी फाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. SEBI reconstituted Deepak Phatak headed Technical Advisory Committee

SEBI has reconstituted its Technical Advisory Committee which will recommend measures for changes and improvements in the market structure given the technological changes. The reconstituted 7-member committee will be chaired by Deepak B Phatak, a former professor of IIT Bombay. Earlier the panel had only 5 members.

Q.8. The Reserve Bank of India has recently appointed which bank as an Agency Bank to conduct government business?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक ने हाल ही में किस बैंक को सरकारी व्यवसाय करने के लिए एजेंसी बैंक के रूप में नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(b) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(c) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. RBI appointed Bandhan Bank as agency bank

The Reserve Bank of India has now appointed Bandhan Bank as an Agency Bank of the RBI to conduct government business.

Bandhan Bank now joins several other private banks that have been empanelled as an Agency Bank of the RBI.

Bandhan Bank will now be authorised to handle transactions related to GST, VAT and the collection of state taxes.

Q.9. Which bank has signed an MoU with the Indian Navy to offer a defence service salary package under ‘’Power Salute’’?

किस बैंक ने पावर सैल्यूटके तहत रक्षा सेवा वेतन पैकेज की पेशकश करने के लिए भारतीय नौसेना के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Axis Bank signed MoU with Indian Navy to offer ‘Power Salute’; ICICI Bank also renewed MoU with Indian Army

Axis Bank signed an MoU with the Indian Navy to offer a defence service salary package under ‘’Power Salute’’ at New Delhi. Through the agreement the bank will provide several benefits to all ranks of Indian Navy veterans and cadets.

Major benefits included under “Power Salute” are accidental cover up to INR 56 lakh, children education grants up to INR 8 lakh, total permanent disability cover up to INR 46 lakh, partial permanent disability cover of up to INR 46 lakh and air accidental cover of INR 1 crore, zero processing fee and 12 EMI (Equated Monthly Installment) waivers on home loan.

ICICI Bank also renewed its MoU with the Indian Army to offer enhanced benefits and new features through its ‘Defence Salary Account’ (DSA) to all serving as well as retired Army personnel.

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the Director General of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)?

फेडरेशन ऑफ इंडियन चैंबर्स ऑफ कॉमर्स एंड इंडस्ट्री (FICCI) के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(b) Vinod Aggarwal / विनोद अगरवाल

(c) A S Rajeev / ए एस राजीव

(d) Uday Kotak / उदय कोटक

(e) Arun Chawla / अरुण चावला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Arun Chawla appointed as Director General of FICCI

Industry chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) said Arun Chawla has been appointed as its new director-general.

Chawla will assume charge with immediate effect. He joined FICCI in 2011 and is currently the deputy secretary-general of the chamber.

Q.11. Which word has been chosen as the word of the year by the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in 2021?

ऑक्सफोर्ड इंग्लिश डिक्शनरी (OED) द्वारा 2021 में किस शब्द को वर्ड ऑफ द ईयर चुना गया है?

(a) Constitution

(b) e-governance

(c) COVID

(d) Vax

(e) Lockdown

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. ‘Vax’ named Word of the Year 2021 by Oxford English Dictionary

‘Vax’ has been chosen as the word of the year by the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in 2021.

Vax is derived from the Latin word Vacca, which means cow. Vax is used as a short form for vaccines and means a substance put into a person’s body to prevent them from getting a disease.

Q.12. IAF has participated in international multilateral combat exercise Blue Flag 2021. This exercise was conducted in ____________________.

IAF ने अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बहुपक्षीय युद्ध अभ्यास ब्लू फ्लैग 2021 में भाग लिया है। यह अभ्यास _____________ में आयोजित किया गया था।

(a) Iraq / इराक़

(b) Algeria / अल्जीरिया

(c) Israel / इज़राइल

(d) Lebanon /लेबनान

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. IAF participated in International Exercise ‘Blue Flag 2021’ conducted in Israel

A total of 84 Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel took part in the international multilateral combat exercise Blue Flag 2021, along with IAF’s Mirage 2000 aircraft squadron at Israel’s Ovda Airbase.

The exercise involves Air Force missions from 8 countries, to share knowledge and combat experience to improve operational capabilities. The other Seven countries that have participated in the exercise include the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Greece, and Israel.

Theme: Integration of fourth and fifth-generation aircraft in complex operational scenarios.

Q.13. Who has won the 5th Rujna Zora chess tournament held in Serbia?

सर्बिया में आयोजित 5वां रुजना ज़ोरा शतरंज टूर्नामेंट किसने जीता है?

(a) Audi Ameya / ऑडी अमेया

(b) P Iniyan / पी इनियाँ

(c) G Akash / जी आकाश

(d) M Pranesh / एम प्रणेश

(e) D Gukesh / डी गुकेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Indian GM P Iniyan won Rujna Zora chess tournament in Serbia

Indian Grandmaster (GM) P Iniyan wins 5th Rujna Zora chess tournament held at Serbia.

International Master (IM) Makarian Rudik of Russia finished 2nd and another Indian Player V S Raaghul finished 3rd and IM S. Nitin placed 4th.

P Iniyan is the 16th Indian Grand Master from Erode, tamil Nadu. His current International Chess Federation (FIDE) ratings is 2556.

Q.14. On which date International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is observed?

किस तारीख को पत्रकारों के खिलाफ अपराधों की समाप्ति के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 November / 1 नवम्बर

(b) 2 November / 2 नवम्बर

(c) 3 November / 3 नवम्बर

(d) 4 November / 4 नवम्बर

(e) 5 November / 5 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 2 November: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is an UN-recognized day observed annually on 2 November. T

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2 November as the ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists’ in General Assembly Resolution A/RES/68/163. The date was chosen in commemoration of the assassination of two French journalists in Mali on 2 November 2013.

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