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

 

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Q.1. Which city has become the first Indian city to start ropeway service as a mode of public transport?

सार्वजनिक परिवहन के साधन के रूप में रोपवे सेवा शुरू करने वाला पहला भारतीय शहर कौन सा शहर बन गया है?

(a) Indore / इंदौर

(b) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(c) Ranchi / रांची

(d) Lucknow /लखनऊ

(e) Patna / पटना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Varanasi became 1st Indian city to start Ropeway Service as a Mode of Public Transport

Varanasi, a city in Uttar Pradesh is all set to become the first Indian city to start ropeway service as a mode of public transport in order to ease the traffic congestion.

The proposed ropeway will be constructed between Cantt Railway Station (Varanasi Junction) to Church Square (Godauliya) covering an aerial distance of 3.45 km.

Its outlay is over Rs 400 crore which is divided between Central Government and State Government at 80:20. India will be the third country in the world after Bolivia and Mexico to use a ropeway for public transport.

Q.2. The Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest railway bridge pier across river Ijai near Noney Valley at a pier height of 141 metres in which state/UT?

भारतीय रेलवे किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में 141 मीटर की ऊंचाई पर नोनी घाटी के पास इजाई नदी के पार दुनिया का सबसे ऊंचा रेलवे पुल घाट का निर्माण कर रहा है?

(a) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(b) Ladakh / लदाख

(c) Manipur / मणिपुर

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Indian Railways constructing World’s Tallest Railway Pier Bridge in Manipur

The Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest railway bridge pier across river Ijai near Noney Valley crossing at a pier height of 141 metres in Manipur, India as a part of the 111 km long Jiribam-Imphal railway project.

The bridge will surpass the record of 139 meters high Mala – Rijeka viaduct on the Belgrade–Bar railway, in Montenegro, Europe.

The total cost of the bridge is estimated at Rs 374 crore. The bridge is being built at a height of 141 metres. The total length of the Manipur bridge will be 703 metres.

Q.3. Which state’s tourism has launched the ‘STREET’ project to promote and take tourism deep into the interiors and rural hinterland?

किस राज्य के पर्यटन ने आंतरिक और ग्रामीण इलाकों में पर्यटन को ले जाने और बढ़ावा देने के लिए स्ट्रीटपरियोजना शुरू की है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Kerala Tourism launched STREET project for experiential tourism

Kerala Tourism launched the ‘STREET’ project to promote and take tourism deep into the interiors and rural hinterland of Kerala. Project would help visitors experience the diversity of offerings in these locales.

The STREET is an acronym for Sustainable, Tangible, Responsible, Experiential, Ethnic, Tourism hubs.

The project, conceived by the Responsible Tourism Mission, is inspired by the ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth’ slogan of The United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Q.4. 7th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021 will be held in ____________________.

7 वां भारत अंतर्राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान महोत्सव (IISF) 2021 _____________ में आयोजित किया जाएगा।

(a) Ahmedabad, Gujarat / अहमदाबाद, गुजरात

(b) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh / विशाखापत्तनम, आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Cochin, Kerala / कोचीन, केरल

(d) Panaji, Goa / पंजी, गोवा

(e) Chennai, Tamil Nadu / चेन्नई, तमिलनाडु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. 7th India International Science Festival 2021 will be held in Goa

7th India International Science Festival (IISF) will be held in Panaji, Goa from 10-13 December 2021.

It is a 4-day event, organized by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology, Dept of Atomic Energy, Department of Space and Govt of Goa.

More than 100 scientists from different fields will participate. Theme will be based on Aazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with motto of Celebration of science and its promotion.

Q.5. Dr. S Jaishankar has represented India at the 20th Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of Government held in _______________________.

डॉ. एस जयशंकर ने _______________ में आयोजित शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (एससीओ) के शासनाध्यक्षों की परिषद के 20वें शिखर सम्मेलन में भारत का प्रतिनिधित्व किया है।

(a) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / बिश्केक, किर्गिस्तान

(b) Dushanbe, Tajikistan / दुशान्बे, ताजिकिस्तान

(c) Tashkent, Uzbekistan / ताशकंद, उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) New Delhi, India / नई दिल्ली, भारत

(e) Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan / नूर-सुल्तान, कजाकिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. S Jaishankar attended 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of Government

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar represented India at the 20th Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of Government (CHG) held on 25th November 2021 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan under the Chairmanship of Kazakhstan.

SCO was founded in 2001 by the Presidents of Russia, China, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan at a summit held in Shanghai, China. India and Pakistan became SCO’s permanent members in 2017.

Q.6. Petr Fiala has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of which of the following country?

पेट्र फियाला को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश का नया प्रधान मंत्री नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Czech Republic / चेक गणतंत्र

(b) Romania / रोमानिया

(c) Hungary / हंगरी

(d) Poland / पोलैंड

(e) Slovakia / स्लोवाकिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Petr Fiala appointed new Prime Minister of Czech Republic

The President of Czech Republic, Milos Zeman appointed Petr Fiala as the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. He succeeded incumbent PM Andrej Babis.

He belongs to the Civic Democratic Party (CDS) and previously served as Minister of Education, Youth and Sports from 2012-2013. Petr Fiala had written a book ‘Theory of Political Parties’ along with Maxmilián Strmiska.

Q.7. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted its approval to the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to increase its holding in which bank up to 9.99%?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC) को किस बैंक में अपनी हिस्सेदारी 9.99% तक बढ़ाने के लिए अपनी मंजूरी दे दी है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. RBI approved LIC to increase its stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank up to 9.99%

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) granted its approval to the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to increase its holding in Kotak Mahindra Bank up to 9.99%. The approval is valid for a period of 1 year.

As of September 2021, LIC holds a 4.96% stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank. LIC is the 5th largest shareholder in Kotak Mahindra Bank. Uday Kotak and family, promoters of the bank, hold a 26% stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank while Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 6.37%.

On 26th November 2021, RBI accepted a working group’s recommendation to increase promoter stake in private banks till 26% and non-promoter stake to 10%.

Q.8. How much monetary penalty has been imposed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Union Bank of India for violating certain provisions related to sale of stressed assets and reporting of frauds?

स्ट्रेस्ड एसेट्स की बिक्री और धोखाधड़ी की रिपोर्टिंग से संबंधित कुछ प्रावधानों का उल्लंघन करने के लिए भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) द्वारा यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया पर कितना मौद्रिक जुर्माना लगाया गया है?

(a) 50 lakh / 50 लाख

(b) 90 lakh / 90 लाख

(c) 1 crore / 1 करोड़

(d) 1.5 crore / 1.5 करोड़

(e) 2 crore / 2 करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. RBI imposed Rs. 1 crore penalty on Union Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on Union Bank of India for violating certain provisions related to sale of stressed assets and reporting of frauds.

The RBI inspection revealed non-compliance with rules on classification of an account as red flag account despite presence of early warning signals and also failure to disclose provisioning for Security Receipts (SRs) in its Annual Report

Q.9. The internal working group of RBI has proposed to raise the cap on promoters’ stake in private banks from the current 15% to ______________________ in 15 years.

आरबीआई के आंतरिक कार्य समूह ने 15 वर्षों में निजी बैंकों में प्रमोटरों की हिस्सेदारी को मौजूदा 15% से बढ़ाकर ______________ करने का प्रस्ताव दिया है।

(a) 17%

(b) 20%

(c) 21%

(d) 26%

(e) 33%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. RBI raised higher cap on promoter stake at 26% in private banks

Reserve Bank of India had formed an Internal Working Group (IWG) in June 2020, to review the extant guidelines on ownership and corporate structure for Indian private sector banks.

The IWG had 5 members with Shrimohan Yadav as the convenor. The Internal Working Group (IWG) had made 33 recommendations to RBI. Now RBI has accepted 21 recommendations out of these 33.

The internal working group of RBI has proposed to raise the cap on promoters’ stake in private banks from the current 15% to 26% in 15 years. Presently, a promoter of a private bank needs to pare holdings to 20 per cent within 10 years, and to 15 per cent within 15 years.

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Twitter?

ट्विटर के नए मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ashok Michael Pinto / अशोक माइकल पिंटो

(b) Biz Stone / बिज़ स्टोन

(c) Abidali Neemuchwala / आबिदली नीमचवाला

(d) Parag Agrawal / पराग अग्रवाल

(e) Jack Dorsey / जैक डोरसे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Parag Agrawal appointed the new CEO of Twitter

Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming the youngest CEO in top 500 companies.

Agrawal, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, was appointed Twitter CTO on March 8, 2018. He succeeded Adam Messinger, who left the company in December 2016.

Q.11. Who among the following has won Men’s Ballon d’Or award for the seventh time?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने 2021 में सातवीं बार मेन्स बैलन डीओर पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Cristiano Ronaldo / क्रिस्टियानो रोनाल्डो

(b) Raheem Sterling / रहीम स्टर्लिंग

(c) Lionel Messi / लियोनेल मेस्सी

(d) Neymar Jr. / नेमार जूनियर

(e) Robert Lewandowski / रॉबर्ट लेवानडॉस्की

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Lionel Messi won Men’s Ballon d’Or for the seventh time

Lionel Messi won the men’s Ballon d’Or award for a record-extending seventh time at a ceremony in Paris. Messi won the last edition of the Ballon d’Or in 2019 before last year’s awards were cancelled due to the pandemic.

He also won in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and in 2015. The 34-year-old scored 38 goals in 48 games last season for Barcelona and won the Copa del Rey before captaining Argentina to Copa America glory in July.

Ballon d’Or 2021 Winners:

Ballon d’Or (Men): Lionel Messi (PSG/Argentina)

Club of the year: Chelsea Football Club

Yashin Trophy for best goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG/Italy)

Ballon d’Or (Women): Alexia Putellas (Barcelona/Spain)

Striker of the year: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich/Poland)

Kopa Trophy for best young male player: Pedri (Barcelona/Spain)

Q.12. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Democracy, Politics and Governance’, released by Venkaiah Naidu?

वेंकैया नायडू द्वारा जारी डेमोक्रेसी, पॉलिटिक्स एंड गवर्नेंसनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) A Surya Prakash / ए सूर्य प्रकाश

(b) Abhijit Banerjee / अभिजीत बनर्जी

(c) BN Goswamy / बीएन गोस्वामी

(d) Maroof Raza / मरूफ रजा

(e) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Venkaiah Naidu released a Book “‘Democracy, Politics and Governance’ authored by Dr. A Surya Prakash

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu on the 72nd anniversary of the adoption of the ‘Constitution of India’ released a book titled “Democracy, Politics and Governance” in English and ‘Loktantr, Rajniti and Dharm’ in Hindi authored by Dr. A. Surya Prakash at an event in the Central Hall of Parliament, New Delhi.

This book is a collection of articles about the social, political and economic issues that impacted India’s politics and governance. Dr A. Surya Prakash is a Vice Chairman, Executive Council of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and also a veteran journalist.

Q.13. Name the Indian Squash star, who has become the first Indian squash player to win the Malaysian Open Squash Championships.

उस भारतीय स्क्वैश स्टार का नाम बताइए, जो मलेशियाई ओपन स्क्वैश चैंपियनशिप जीतने वाले पहले भारतीय स्क्वैश खिलाड़ी बन गए हैं।

(a) Dipika Pallikal / दीपिका पल्लीकल

(b) Saurav Ghosal / सौरव घोषाल

(c) Joshna Chinappa / जोशना चिनप्पा

(d) Ritwik Bhattacharya / ऋत्विक भट्टाचार्य

(e) Mahesh Mangaonkar / महेश मनगांवकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Saurav Ghosal won the Malaysian Open squash championship 2021

Indian Squash star, Saurav Ghosal has scripted history as he has become the first Indian squash player to win the Malaysian Open Championships.

The second-seeded Ghosal beat Miguel Rodriguez of Colombia 11-7, 11-8 and 13-11 in the men’s singles final in Kuala Lumpur to win the 2021 Malaysian Open Squash Championships title.

On the other hand, the women’s singles title of the 2021 Malaysian Open squash championships has been won by Malaysia’s Aifa Azman.

Q.14. National Cadet Corps (NCC) has observed the 73rd anniversary of its raising on _______________ 2021.

राष्ट्रीय कैडेट कोर (एनसीसी) ने _______________ 2021 को अपनी स्थापना की 73वीं वर्षगांठ मनाई है।

(a) 26 November / 26 नवम्बर

(b) 27 November / 27 नवम्बर

(c) 28 November / 28 नवम्बर

(d) 29 November / 29 नवम्बर

(e) 30 November / 30 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. 28 November 2021: NCC 73rd Raising Day

The National Cadet Corps (NCC), the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces and the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, is observing the 73rd anniversary of its raising on November 28.

NCC day is celebrated every year on the 4th Sunday in November. The raising day is being celebrated all over the country with cadets participating in marches, blood donation camps and social development programmes.

The NCC was formed on 15th July 1948. NCC is also the largest uniformed youth organisation in the whole world. The NCC headquarters is located in New Delhi.

Q.15. United Nation’s Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is held every year on _____________________.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र का रासायनिक युद्ध के सभी पीड़ितों के लिए स्मरण दिवस हर साल _____________ को आयोजित किया जाता है।

(a) 29 November / 29 नवम्बर

(b) 30 November / 30 नवम्बर

(c) 1 December / 1 दिसम्बर

(d) 2 December / 2 दिसम्बर

(e) 3 December / 3 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. 30 November: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

The United Nation recognised Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is held every year on November 30. The first Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare was held in 2005.

The day marks a tribute to the victims of chemical warfare, as well as to reaffirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the elimination of the threat of chemical weapons, thereby promoting the goals of peace, security, and multilateralism.

Q.16. Shiva Shankar Master passed away recently. He was a renowned _______________________.

शिव शंकर मास्टर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक प्रसिद्ध _______________________ थे।

(a) Director / निर्देशक

(b) Choreographer / कोरियोग्राफर

(c) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(d) Poet / कवि

(e) Musician / संगीतकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. National Award-winning Choreographer Shiva Shankar Master passed away

The renowned National Award winning choreographer and an actor K. Shiva Shankar Master passed away in Hyderabad, Telangana.

Shiva Shankar born on 7 December 1948 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was an Indian dance choreographer, worked in South Indian movies. He received the National Award for ‘Best Choreographer’ for the movie ‘Magadheera’.

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