Current Affairs Quiz 30th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which country has become the first country to allow Driverless cars on roads?

कौन सा देश सड़कों पर चालक रहित कारों की अनुमति देने वाला पहला देश बन गया है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Germany / जर्मनी

(c) France / फ्रांस

(d) UK / यूके

(e) US / यू.एस.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. The United Kingdom has become the first country to announce regulation for the use of self-driving vehicles at low speeds.

The UK wants to be at the forefront in rolling out autonomous driving technology. The Government of UK forecasts that around 40% of UK cars will have self-driving capabilities by 2035. This will create 38,000 jobs in the country.

Q.2. Which central bank has recently joined the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) as a member?

कौन सा केंद्रीय बैंक हाल ही में सेंट्रल बैंक्स एंड सुपरवाइजर्स नेटवर्क फॉर ग्रीनिंग  फाइनेंशियल सिस्टम (NGFS) में सदस्य के रूप में शामिल हुआ है?

(a) European Central Bank / यूरोपीय सेंट्रल बैंक

(b) Swiss National Bank / स्विस नेशनल बैंक

(c) Reserve Bank of India / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(d) Reserve Bank of Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया रिजर्व बैंक

(e) U.S. Federal Reserve System / अमेरिकी फेडरल रिजर्व सिस्टम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has joined the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) as a member. The central bank joined the NGFS on April 23, 2021. Green finance assumed significance in the context of climate change.

The RBI expects to benefit from the membership of NGFS by learning from and contributing to global efforts on green finance, which has assumed significance in the context of climate change.

Launched at the Paris One Planet Summit on December 12, 2017, the NGFS is a group of central banks and supervisors willing to share best practices and contribute to the development of environment and climate risk management in the financial sector, while mobilising mainstream finance to support the transition towards a sustainable economy.

Q.3. Which Bank has launched the Digital banking Platform ‘Merchant Stack’?

किस बैंक ने डिजिटल बैंकिंग प्लेटफॉर्म मर्चेंट स्टैकलॉन्च किया है?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The ICICI Bank has announced the launch of a digital and contactless banking platform, especially for retail merchants.

The service, called ‘Merchant Stack’, is targeted at the over 2 crore retail merchants in the country, covering grocers, supermarkets, large retail store chains, online businesses and large e-commerce firms.

Q.4. Which Bank has signed MoU with BSNL to provide seamless telecom services to the bank at a competitive rate?

किस बैंक ने प्रतिस्पर्धी दर पर बैंक को निर्बाध दूरसंचार सेवाएं प्रदान करने के लिए बीएसएनएल के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(b) United Bank of India / यूनाइटेड बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(c) UCO Bank / यूको बैंक

(d) Indian Bank / इंडियन बैंक

(e) City Union Bank / सिटी यूनियन बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Indian Bank signed an MoU with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited to provide seamless telecom services to the bank at a competitive rate.

The bank is already using services of BSNL and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited for its Wide Area Network across the country Dr VK Sanjeevi, chief general manager of Chennai Telephones said that BSNL and its subsidiary MTNL is connecting 5,000 branches and ATMs of Indian Bank.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the finance secretary of India?

भारत के वित्त सचिव के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajeev Gauba / राजीव गौबा

(b) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(d) Harsh Vardhan Shringla / हर्षवर्धन श्रृंगला

(e) T.V. Somanathan / टी वी सोमनाथन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Expenditure Secretary T V Somanathan has been appointed as the finance secretary.

Somanathan, a 1987 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, will take charge as the finance secretary, a position earlier held by Ajay Bhushan Pandey who superannuated in February.

Q.6. Who has been re-appointed as MD & CEO of Axis Bank?

एक्सिस बैंक के एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Matam Venkata Rao / मातम वेंकट राव

(b) Sameer Kumar Khare / समीर कुमार खरे

(c) Amitabh Chaudhry / अमिताभ चौधरी

(d) Vinkesh Gulati / विंकेश गुलाटी

(e) Rama Mohan Rao Amara / राम मोहन राव अमारा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Private sector lender Axis Bank on 29th April announced its board has approved the re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as its Managing Director and CEO for three years with effect from January 1, 2022.

“The board of directors of the bank considered and approved the proposal relating to re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as the Managing Director and CEO of the bank, for a further period of 3 years, with effect from January 1, 2022 up to December 31, 2024

Q.7. Who has been named as the Chairman of Bajaj Auto?

बजाज ऑटो के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) Rahul Bajaj / राहुल बजाज

(b) Sanjiv Bajaj / संजीव बजाज

(c) Shefali Bajaj / शेफाली बजाज

(d) Neeraj Bajaj / नीरज बजाज

(e) Rajiv Bajaj / राजीव बजाज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Bajaj Auto has announced the appointment of Neeraj Bajaj as its new Chairman of the Board with effect from May 1, 2021. The automaker has also announced Rahul Bajaj as its Chairman Emeritus.

This will be taken up at the ensuing annual general meeting for the approval of the shareholders.

Q.8. On which date, International Jazz Day is celebrated every year?

प्रति वर्ष अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जैज दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(b) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(c) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

(d) 29 April / 29 अप्रैल

(e) 30 April / 30 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. The International Jazz Day is celebrated on 30 April every year to highlight the importance of jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people in all corners of the globe. The 2021 celebration marks the 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day.

The day was created on the idea of jazz pianist and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock.

Q.9. Every year, the Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on _____________ in India.

हर साल भारत में आयुष्मान भारत दिवस _____________ को मनाया जाता है। 

(a) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(b) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(c) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

(d) 29 April / 29 अप्रैल

(e) 30 April / 30 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Every year, the Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on April 30 in India. The Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated to achieve twin missions. They are to promote health and wellness to the poor and also to provide insurance benefits to them.

The Scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April 2018. It is the largest health cover in the world. It aims to provide five lakh rupees of health cover per family per year.

Q.10. Rohit Sardana passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

रोहित सरदाना का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ______________ थे। 

(a) Author / लेखक

(b) TV Journalist / टीवी पत्रकार

(c) Architect / वास्तुकार

(d) Statesman / स्टेट्समैन

(e) Army officer / सेना अधिकारी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Television journalist Rohit Sardana, who tested positive for coronavirus recently, passed away 30th April. Sardana, 41, who was an executive editor and TV news anchor with the Aaj Tak channel of the India Today Group.

Many Union ministers, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the media fraternity expressed condolence over the demise of Sardana.

Q.11. Where is the Headquarter of Axis Bank?

एक्सिस बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra

MD and CEO: Amitabh Chaudhry

Tagline: Badhti Ka naam Zindagi

Q.12. What is the tagline of ICICI Bank?

ICICI बैंक की टैगलाइन क्या है?

(a) Hum Hai Na, Khayal Apka

(b) We Understand Your World

(c) Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

(d) Your Family Bank Across India

(e) A Friend You Can Bank upon

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi

Headquarters: Mumbai

Tagline: Hum hai na, Khayal Apka

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