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

Daily Current Affairs 2nd September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which state, Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated ‘My Pad, My Right’ project?

किस राज्य में निर्मला सीतारमण ने माई पैड, माई राइटपरियोजना का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. In Tripura, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated a project called ‘My Pad, My Right’ initiated by NABARD and NABFOUNDATION at Killa village in Gomati district on the second and concluding day of her visit to the state.

The project aims to bring livelihood and menstrual hygiene closer to rural women by way of grant, wage support and capital equipment.

Q.2. Which country has declared food emergency as the forex crisis has worsened, after private banks ran out of foreign exchange to finance imports?

निजी बैंकों के वित्त आयात के लिए विदेशी मुद्रा समाप्त होने के बाद विदेशी मुद्रा संकट उत्पन्न होने से किस देश ने खाद्य आपातकाल की घोषणा की है?

(a) Nepal / नेपाल

(b) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Bhutan / भूटान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency as the food crisis worsened after private banks ran out of foreign exchange to finance imports. With the country suffering a hard-hitting economic crisis, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he ordered emergency regulations to counter the hoarding of sugar, rice and other essential foods.

The Sri Lankan rupee has fallen by 7.5% against the US dollar this year. Rajapaksa has named a top army officer as “Commissioner General of Essential Services to coordinate the supply of paddy, rice, sugar and other consumer goods”.

Q.3. Who has been roped in as brand ambassador for the ‘Stay in Play’ campaign of Adidas?

एडिडास के स्टे इन प्लेअभियान के लिए ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

(b) Mary Kom / मैरी कोम

(c) Mirabai Chanu / मीराबाई चानू

(d) PR Sreejesh / पी आर श्रीजेश

(e) Lovlina Borgohain / लवलीना बोर्गोहिन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Adidas has roped in Tokyo Olympic Silver-medalist Mirabai Chanu as the face of its ‘‘Stay in Play” campaign for its latest product innovation designed to keep more menstruating women in sports.

The new TechFit Period Proof tights, featuring an absorbent layer to help protect against leaks when worn with a tampon or pad.

Q.4. Which of the following company has been awarded the Prestigious global “Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award”?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी को प्रतिष्ठित वैश्विक एसोसिएशन फॉर टैलेंट डेवलपमेंट (ATD) 2021 BEST अवार्डसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Power Grid Corporation of India / पावर ग्रिड कॉर्पोरेशन ऑफ इंडिया

(b) National Thermal Power Corporation Limited/ नेशनल थर्मल पावर कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड

(c) Indian Oil Corporation / इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन

(d) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation / तेल और प्राकृतिक गैस निगम

(e) Bharat Petroleum / भारत पेट्रोलियम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a Maharatna CPSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India has been awarded the coveted “Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award” securing 8th rank among the 71 organizations from around the globe, thus becoming the only PSU to win this award and one of the only two companies of India in Top 20.

The Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD) is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations and ATD’s BEST Award is the talent development industry’s most rigorous and coveted recognition.

Q.5. Firdausi Qadri, a scientist who has been instrumental in discovering vaccines that have saved millions of lives, who has won the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021, belongs to which country?

फिरदौसी कादरी, एक वैज्ञानिक, जिसने लाखों लोगों की जान बचाने वाले टीकों की खोज में महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाई है, जिन्होंने रेमन मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार 2021 जीता है, वह किस देश से संबंधित हैं?

(a) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(b) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(c) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(d) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(e) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021 awardees have been announced, the winners will be formally awarded the Magsaysay Award during the November 28 event at the Ramon Magsaysay Centre in Manila.

List of awardees of Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021:

Muhammad Amjad Saqib: A visionary who founded one of the largest microfinance institutions in Pakistan, servicing millions of families.

Firdausi Qadri: A Bangladeshi scientist who has been instrumental in discovering vaccines that have saved millions of lives.

Steven Muncy: A humanitarian who has been helping the displaced refugees of Southeast Asia rebuild their lives.

WatchDoc: A production house that ingeniously combines documentary filmmaking and alternative platforms to highlight underreported issues in Indonesia.

Roberto Ballon: A fisherman from Southern Philippines who has led a community in restoring their rich aquatic resources and their primary source of livelihood.

Q.6. Name the Neurosurgeon who has received prestigious American Association of Neurological Surgeons’ ‘International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery’.

उस न्यूरोसर्जन का नाम बताइए, जिसे प्रतिष्ठित अमेरिकन एसोसिएशन ऑफ न्यूरोलॉजिकल सर्जन का न्यूरोसर्जरी में इंटरनेशनल लाइफटाइम अचीवमेंट अवार्डमिला है।

(a) Jagdish Bhagwati / जगदीश भगवती

(b) C Rangarajan / सी रंगराजन

(c) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(d) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुन्द

(e) Basant Misra / बसंत मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Odisha-born neurosurgeon Dr Basant Kumar Misra has been conferred the prestigious American Association of Neurological Surgeons’ ‘International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery’.

Misra is the first Indian physician to receive the AANS honor which was conferred on him at a virtual ceremony during the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 held in Orlando, Florida. He was the world’s first surgeon to perform Computer-Guided Aneurysm surgery.

Q.7. World Coconut Day is celebrated on _______________ every year.

विश्व नारियल दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 September / 1 सितंबर

(b) 2 September / 2 सितंबर

(c) 3 September / 3 सितंबर

(d) 4 September / 4 सितंबर

(e) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. 2 September: World Coconut Day

World Coconut Day is observed on September 2 annually to commemorate the formation of Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) with great enthusiasm. On this day, the world promotes one of nature’s healthiest foods – coconuts and its uses. The first World Coconut Day was celebrated in 2009.

Q.8. What was the theme for World coconut Day 2021?

विश्व नारियल दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Invest in Coconut to save the world

(b) Coconut for Good Health, Wealth & Wellness

(c) Is the coconut a fruit?

(d) Coconut For Family Wellness

(e) Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. 2 September: World Coconut Day

World Coconut Day is observed on September 2 annually to commemorate the formation of Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) with great enthusiasm. On this day, the world promotes one of nature’s healthiest foods – coconuts and its uses. The first World Coconut Day was celebrated in 2009.

Theme 2021: “Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond”.

Q.9. Which Indian naval Ship has taken part in the Maiden Maritime Partnership Exercise with Algerian Navy, off the Algerian coast, in the Mediterranean Sea?

किस भारतीय नौसैनिक जहाज ने भूमध्य सागर में अल्जीरियाई तट से दूर अल्जीरियाई नौसेना के साथ पहली समुद्री साझेदारी अभ्यास में भाग लिया है?

(a) INS Tabar / आईएनएस तबर

(b) INS Garuda / आईएनएस गरुड़

(c) INS Rajput / आईएनएस राजपूत

(d) INS Vikrant / आईएनएस विक्रांत

(e) INS Kalinga / आईएनएस कलिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. India Conducts Maritime Partnership Exercise with Algerian Navy

The Indian Naval Ship, INS Tabar, is on her goodwill visit to the number of ports in Africa and Europe since June 2021 till September 2021. As a part of this visit, INS Tabar took part in the Maiden Maritime Partnership Exercise with Algerian Navy, off the Algerian coast, in the Mediterranean Sea. The Algerian Naval Ship ANS Ezzadjer participated in the exercise.

The objective of the exercise was to enhance interoperability, understand the concept of operations followed by each other, and opened the possibility of increasing interaction and collaboration between the two navies in the future.

Q.10. Sidharth Shukla passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

सिद्धार्थ शुक्ला का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Singer / गायक

(b) TV Actor / टीवी अभिनेता

(c) Anchor / एंकर

(d) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(e) Lawyer / वकील

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. TV actor Sidharth Shukla passed away at the age of 40 on 2nd September. Sidharth Shukla made his acting debut with the Hindi TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008.

This was followed by appearances in shows such as Aahat, Love U Zindagi and CID. However, Sidharth achieved his major breakthrough with the popular serial Balika Vadhu, wherein he played the main lead. Shukla won both Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and Bigg Boss 13.

Q.11. Who is the current governor of Tripura?

त्रिपुरा के वर्तमान राज्यपाल कौन हैं?

(a) PS Sreedharan Pillai / पीएस श्रीधरन पिल्लै

(b) Bandaru Dattatreya / बंडारू दत्तात्रेय

(c) Ramesh Bais / रमेश बैस

(d) Satyadev Narayan Arya / सत्यदेव नारायण आर्य

(e) Thawarchand Gehlot / थावरचंद गहलोत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Recently appointed governors:

Goa: PS Sreedharan Pillai

Tripura: Satyadev Narayan Arya

Jharkhand: Ramesh Bais

Karnataka: Thawarchand Gehlot

Haryana: Bandaru Dattatraya

Mizoram: Hari Babu Kambhampati

Madhya Pradesh: Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel

Himachal Pradesh: Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar

Manipur: La Ganesan

Punjab Governor, Chandigarh Administrator: Banwarilal Purohit

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