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

Daily Current Affairs 30th September 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state organizes a ‘three-day Festival of Dance and Music (Nata Sankirtana)?

कौन सा राज्य नृत्य और संगीत का तीन दिवसीय महोत्सव (ना संकीर्तन)आयोजित करता है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Nata Sankiratana festival begins in Manipur

The Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal on Monday announced that it is going to organise a ‘three-day Festival of Dance and Music (Nata Sankirtana) from September 28 to 30 at the Academy Mandap.

Manipuri Sankirtana is a form of performing art involving ritual singing, drumming and dancing performed in the temples and domestic spaces in Manipur State in India.

Q.2. Asian Development Bank has approved how much amount of loan for urban flood protection and management in the Chennai–Kosasthalaiyar river basin in India?

एशियाई विकास बैंक ने भारत में चेन्नईकोसस्थलैयार नदी बेसिन में शहरी बाढ़ सुरक्षा और प्रबंधन के लिए कितनी राशि के ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) $89 million / $ 89 मिलियन

(b) $102 million / $ 102 मिलियन

(c) $129 million / $ 129 मिलियन

(d) $185 million / $ 185 मिलियन

(e) $251 million / $ 251 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. ADB Approves $251 Million for Integrated Flood Management in Chennai

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $251 million loan for urban flood protection and management in the Chennai–Kosasthalaiyar river basin in India.

The project will develop a plan to ensure sustainable operation and maintenance of stormwater drainage systems. The project will also support the GCC to develop a road map to strengthen municipal resource mobilization for delivering sustainable and quality municipal services to the citizens.

Q.3. Which organization has approved a USD 356.67 million loan for expansion of the Chennai Metro Rail System?

चेन्नई मेट्रो रेल सिस्टम के विस्तार के लिए किस संगठन ने 356.67 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर के ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. AIIB approves USD 356.67 million loan for expansion of the Chennai Metro Rail System

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD 356.67 million loan to the Government of India to support the expansion of the Chennai metro rail system.

The project involves the construction of a new corridor in Chennai’s metro network as part of Chennai Metro Rail Phase 2.

Q.4. Which Small Finance Bank has signed a pact with the National Bank for Rural and Development (NABARD), in a bid to boost ongoing rural development initiatives in the state of Rajasthan?

राजस्थान राज्य में चल रही ग्रामीण विकास पहल को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण और विकास बैंक (NABARD) के साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) AU Small Finance Bank / ए यु लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank / उज्जीवन लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. AU SFB- NABARD to boost rural development projects in Rajasthan

Private sector AU Small Finance Bank (SFB) signed a pact with the National Bank for Rural and Development (NABARD) on September 29, 2021 in a bid to boost ongoing rural development initiatives in the state of Rajasthan.

MoU envisages a joint initiative to benefit farmers, Self Help Groups (SHGs), rural artisans, Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs), agri-entrepreneurs, and agri-start-ups in Rajasthan. It will provide institutional credit support to ongoing development schemes in Rajasthan, which in turn will lead to further prosperity in the rural areas.

Q.5. From which bank, Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) restrictions have been removed by the Reserve Bank of India recently? 

हाल ही में भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक द्वारा किस बैंक से, प्रॉम्प्ट करेक्टिव एक्शन (पीसीए) प्रतिबंध हटा दिए गए हैं?

(a) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(d) Dhanlaxmi Bank / धनलक्ष्मी बैंक

(e) IDFC First Bank / आईडीएफसी फर्स्ट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. IOB out of RBI PCA Framework

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has moved out the public sector lender Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) from Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework after its financial and credit profile improved.

This decision provides lender more freedom to lend, especially to corporations and grow the network.

Under the PCA framework, RBI imposes several business restrictions on banks with weak financial metrics. The nature and degree of curbs are decided on the basis of threshold and depends on the financial profile of individual bank.

Q.6. Which of the following has launched the largest “creator education and enablement programme” in India?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने भारत में सबसे बड़ा निर्माता शिक्षा और सक्षमता कार्यक्रमशुरू किया है?

(a) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(b) Twitter / ट्विटर

(c) Amazon / अमेज़न

(d) Facebook / फेसबुक

(e) Google / गूगल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Facebook launches Creator education programme in India

Facebook launched the largest “creator education and enablement programme” in India on September 30, 2021.

This programme will provide an opportunity to content creators, on its platform and Instagram, to learn, earn and grow their communities. While addressing the 2021 edition of ‘Creator Day India’, Instagram Head Adam Mosseri noted that India is one of the fastest growing markets for photo sharing and short video platform.

Q.7. Amit Singh and Arun Kumar Shukla have won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for science and technology 2021 in “Biological Sciences category”. The award comprises a cash prize of _____________.

अमित सिंह और अरुण कुमार शुक्ला ने जैविक विज्ञान श्रेणीमें विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी 2021 के लिए शांति स्वरूप भटनागर पुरस्कार जीता है। इस पुरस्कार में _________ का नकद पुरस्कार शामिल है।

(a) Rs. 5 lakh / 5 लाख रु

(b) Rs. 10 lakh / 10 लाख रु

(c) Rs. 20 lakh / 20 लाख रु

(d) Rs. 25 lakh / 25 लाख रु

(e) Rs. 30 lakh / 30 लाख रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for science and technology 2021, were announced during the 80th foundation day of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). During the ceremony, vice president M Venkaiah Naidu advised CSIR to reinvent itself and turn futuristic while pursuing the science of the highest order.

CSIR presents this award to scientists below 45 years of age for their contributions in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, medicine, engineering and earth, atmosphere, ocean and planetary sciences.

The award comprises a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh.

Biological Sciences category:

Dr Amit Singh, department of microbiology and cell biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

Dr Arun Kumar Shukla, department of biological sciences and bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Q.8. International Translation Day is observed every year on ______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अनुवाद दिवस हर साल ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 September / 26 सितंबर

(b) 27 September / 27 सितंबर

(c) 28 September / 28 सितंबर

(d) 29 September / 29 सितंबर

(e) 30 September / 30 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. 30 September: International Translation Day

International Translation Day is marked every year on September 30 on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is regarded as the patron saint of linguists. The day aims to increase awareness about the translation industry and languages that play an essential part in our society’s growth. It also intends to honour the efforts of language specialists.

Q.9. What was the theme for International Translation Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अनुवाद दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Translation and Indigenous Languages

(b) Finding the words for a world in crisis

(c) Translation and Interpreting: Connecting worlds

(d) United in translation

(e) Intercultural Communication

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. 30 September: International Translation Day

International Translation Day is marked every year on September 30 on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is regarded as the patron saint of linguists. The day aims to increase awareness about the translation industry and languages that play an essential part in our society’s growth. It also intends to honour the efforts of language specialists.

Theme 2021: “United in translation.”

Q.10. Where is the Headquarters of Asian Development Bank?

एशियाई विकास बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Beijing, China / बीजिंग, चीन

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मांडलुयांग, फिलीपींस

(d) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp: Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

Q.11. Where is the headquarters of AU Small Finance Bank?

एयू स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Bangalore / बैंगलोर

(c) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(d) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(e) Jaipur / जयपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp: Headquarters: Jaipur

Founded: 1996

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