Current Affairs Quiz 3rd August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 3rd August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Narendra Modi has recently become the 1st Indian PM to chair ______________ debate.

नरेंद्र मोदी हाल ही में _________ बहस की अध्यक्षता करने वाले पहले भारतीय पीएम बने हैं।

(a) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) / व्यापार और विकास पर संयुक्त राष्ट्र सम्मेलन

(b) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र विकास कार्यक्रम

(c) United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद

(d) United Nations Security Council (UNSC) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद

(e) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually preside over an open debate at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on August 9, 2021.

After getting elected to UNSC, India highlighted its goal of promoting responsible and inclusive solutions to international peace and security. India would also pitch for a reformed multilateral system.

Q.2. Nikol Pashinyan has been re-appointed as the PM of which of the following country?

निकोल पशिनयान को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Azerbaijan / अज़रबैजान

(b) Georgia / जॉर्जिया

(c) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) Turkmenistan / तुर्कमेनिस्तान 

(e) Armenia / अर्मेनिआ

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Nikol Pashinyan has been re-appointed as Armenia’s Prime Minister by President Armen Sarkissian.

Pashinyan appointment on 2 August came after he was re-nominated by the Civil Contract party, which won majority of the seats in the June 21 parliamentary elections. Pashinyan was first appointed as the prime minister in 2018.

Q.3. Min Aung Hlaing has been appointed as interim Prime Minister of which country?

मिन आंग हलिंग को किस देश के अंतरिम प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(c) Maldives / मालदीव्स

(d) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(e) Bhutan / भूटान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Chief of the Myanmar military, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has taken over as the interim prime minister of the country.

He is also the Chairman of the State Administration Council (SAC) which has been performing the duties of the government in Myanmar, after the February 01, 2021 coup, which overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party.

Min Aung Hlaing is also been the commander-in-chief of Defence Services of Myanmar since March 2011. Hlaing has pledged to hold elections by 2023.

Q.4. Which Bank has signed an MoU with SINE, IIT Bombay, for funding Start-ups and MSMEs?

स्टार्टअप और MSMEs के वित्तपोषण के लिए किस बैंक ने SINE, IIT बॉम्बे के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Karur Vysya Bank / करूर वैश्य बैंक

(b) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(c) Indian Bank / इंडियन बैंक

(d) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian Bank on July 27 entered an MOU with Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay an initiative of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay for extending exclusive credit facility to Start-ups and MSMEs.

SINE, IIT Bombay is the forerunner in setting up joint R&D with industries and supporting start-up incubation. SINE, IIT Bombay provides support to the MSME sector by providing joint research and development arrangements and technical & financial support for incubation and acceleration of high-end technology products.

Q.5. SBI has launched the ‘SIM Binding’ feature in YONO and YONO Lite. What does the First O in YONO stand for?

एसबीआई ने योनो और योनो लाइट में सिम बाइंडिंगफीचर लॉन्च किया है। YONO में फर्स्ट O का क्या मतलब है?

(a) One

(b) Only

(c) Origin

(d) Once

(e) None of the above

Answer & Explanation

Exp. State Bank of India, the largest lender in the country, has launched a new and enhanced security feature – ‘SIM Binding’ in YONO and YONO Lite to safeguard the interest of its customers. The new version of these platforms will protect customers from various digital frauds.

With the SIM Binding feature YONO and YONO Lite will work only on those devices which have SIM of mobile numbers registered with the bank.

YONO stands for “You Only Need One”.

Q.6. Which Bank has launched ‘Dukandar Overdraft Scheme’?

किस बैंक ने दुकांदार ओवरड्राफ्ट योजनाशुरू की है?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. HDFC Bank announced the launch of an overdraft facility for small retailers in partnership with CSC SPV. Known as ‘Dukandar Overdraft Scheme’. The scheme by HDFC Bank is aimed at helping shopkeepers and merchants ease their cash crunch.

According to the bank, retailers operating for a minimum of three years are eligible for the scheme by providing six months bank statement from any bank. HDFC Bank will approve an overdraft limit from a minimum of Rs 50,000 to a maximum of Rs 10 lakhs based on the statements.

Importantly, HDFC Bank won’t seek collateral security, business financials, and income tax returns from retailers who apply for the scheme.

Q.7. RBI has recently imposed penalty of Rs 50.35 lakh on which of the following Co-operative Bank?

आरबीआई ने हाल ही में निम्नलिखित में से किस सहकारी बैंक पर 50.35 लाख रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Saraswat Co-operative Bank / सारस्वत को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक

(b) Janalaxmi Co-operative Bank / जनलक्ष्मी सहकारी बैंक

(c) New India Co-operative Bank / न्यू इंडिया को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक

(d) Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank / पंजाब और महाराष्ट्र सहकारी बैंक

(e) Mahanagar Co-operative Bank / महानगर सहकारी बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 50.35 lakh on Janalaxmi Co-operative Bank, Nashik for non-compliance with certain regulatory requirements.

The penalty on Janalaxmi Co-operative Bank has been imposed for non-compliance with directions issued by RBI on ‘Placement of Deposits with Other Banks by Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks’ and ‘Membership of Credit Information Companies (CICs)’.

Q.8. World Sanskrit Day 2021 was celebrated on ___________.

विश्व संस्कृत दिवस 2021 ___________ को मनाया गया।

(a) 3 August / 3 अगस्त

(b) 4 August / 4 अगस्त

(c) 5 August / 5 अगस्त

(d) 6 August / 6 अगस्त

(e) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Sanskrit Day is celebrated every year on Shraavana Poornima, which is the full moon day in the month of Shraavana in the Hindu calendar. In 2020, Sanskrit Day was celebrated on August 3, while in 2019 it was celebrated on 15 August.

Sanskrit language is believed to be originated in India around 3,500 years ago.

Q.9. What is the capital of Armenia?

आर्मेनिया की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Baku / बाकू

(b) Chisinau / चिसीनाउ

(c) Yerevan / येरेवन

(d) Amman / अम्मन

(e) Tbilisi / त्बिलिसी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Armenia

Capital: Yerevan;

Currency: Armenian dram.

Q.10. In which year United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was founded?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद (UNSC) की स्थापना किस वर्ष हुई थी?

(a) 1945

(b) 1948

(c) 1953

(d) 1965

(e) 1971

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945

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