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

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Q.1. The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will set up India’s first mega-scale Maleic Anhydride Plant with an outlay of Rs 3,681 crore to manufacture value-added chemical products in which state?

इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन (IOC) किस राज्य में मूल्य वर्धित रासायनिक उत्पादों के निर्माण के लिए 3,681 करोड़ रुपये के परिव्यय के साथ भारत का पहला मेगास्केल मालेक एनहाइड्राइड प्लांट स्थापित करेगा?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Haryana / हरियाणा

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. IOC will set up India’s first mega-scale Maleic Anhydride Plant in Haryana

The Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will set up India’s first mega-scale Maleic Anhydride Plant with an outlay of Rs 3,681 crore to manufacture value-added chemical products at its Panipat refinery and petroleum complex (PRPC) in Haryana.

This proposed project will have a capacity of 120,000 tonnes per annum of Maleic Anhydride (MAH) that is used to make speciality products like polyester resins and surface coatings plasticisers, agrochemicals and lubricant additives.

The proposed plant will reduce import dependence and save foreign exchange of about USD 150 million per year, catering to Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

Q.2. Jitendra Singh has dedicated ‘Sardar Patel Leadership Centre’ to the Nation in which city?

जितेंद्र सिंह ने किस शहर में सरदार पटेल नेतृत्व केंद्रराष्ट्र को समर्पित किया है?

(a) Anand, Gujarat / आनंद, गुजरात

(b) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh / मंडी, हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) Patna, Bihar / पटना, बिहार

(d) Mussoorie, Uttarakhand / मसूरी, उत्तराखंड

(e) Tezpur, Assam / तेजपुर, असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Jitendra Singh dedicated ‘Sardar Patel Leadership Centre’ to the Nation

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has dedicated to the nation “Sardar Patel Leadership Centre” at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie. The facility was inaugurated on the occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on October 31, 2021, which marks the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

The Sardar Patel Leadership Centre aims to lay the foundation capacity building for future generations of Civil Servants from India and Abroad, as visualised by the Father of All India Services.

The Centre aims to lay the foundation capacity building for future generations of Civil Servants. The center was dedicated on the occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.

Q.3. Who was the head of the RBI committee on asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) which proposed norms for valuers, reserve price?

परिसंपत्ति पुनर्निर्माण कंपनियों (एआरसी) पर आरबीआई समिति के प्रमुख कौन थे, जिन्होंने मूल्यांककों, आरक्षित मूल्य के लिए मानदंड प्रस्तावित किए थे?

(a) H R Nagendra / एच आर नागेंद्र

(b) P Vasudevan / पी वासुदेवन

(c) Jayant Kumar Dash / जयंत कुमार दश

(d) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(e) C K Mishra / सी के मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. RBI panel on ARCs proposed norms for valuers, reserve price

The RBI committee on ARC has submitted its report. It suggested that the scope of Section 5 of the SARFAESI Act be expanded to permit ARCs to acquire financial assets from all regulated entities.

It recommended all accounts above Rs 500 cr, two bank-approved external valuers and b/w Rs 100 – Rs 500 cr, one valuer should carry out a valuation to determine the liquidation value and fair market value.

The committee was headed by former RBI Executive Director Sudarshan Sen.

Q.4. 73rd Information and Public Relations Day was celebrated on November 01, 2021 in which state?

73वां सूचना एवं जनसंपर्क दिवस 01 नवंबर, 2021 को किस राज्य में मनाया गया?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. 73rd Information and Public Relations Day celebrated in Manipur

73rd Information and Public Relations Day was celebrated on November 01, 2021, at the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) Auditorium, Imphal, Manipur.

The day marks the establishment of the Publicity office of the Government of Manipur with late RK Maipaksana as the 1st Publicity Officer in 1949.

Q.5. Which organization has provided $40 million to strengthen health systems in Meghalaya?

मेघालय में स्वास्थ्य प्रणालियों को मजबूत करने के लिए किस संगठन ने $40 मिलियन प्रदान किए हैं?

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

(b) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

(c) World Bank / विश्व बैंक

(d) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(e) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development / आर्थिक सहयोग तथा विकास संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. World Bank provided $40 million to strengthen health systems in Meghalaya

The government of India and Meghalaya have signed USD 40 million with World Bank to strengthen health project agreement for the state of Meghalaya.

Meghalaya Health Systems Strengthening Project will improve the quality of health services in the state and strengthen the management and governance capabilities of the state to handle future health emergencies including COVID-19.

Q.6. NITI Aayog and World Bank will set up a $300-million ‘first loss risk sharing instrument’ to facilitate a program for faster and easier financing of electric vehicles (EVs). Which bank is the program manager in this?

NITI Aayog और World Bank इलेक्ट्रिक वाहनों (EVs) के तेज़ और आसान वित्तपोषण के लिए एक कार्यक्रम की सुविधा के लिए $300 मिलियन का पहला नुकसान जोखिम साझाकरण साधनस्थापित करेंगे। इसमें कौन सा बैंक प्रोग्राम मैनेजर 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.6.(d)

Exp. World Bank, NITI Aayog to set up $300 million Risk Sharing Instrument for financing EVs

NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog and the World Bank (WB) are working together to facilitate a program for faster and easier financing of electric vehicles (EVs).

NITI Aayog and World Bank are setting up a $300-million ‘first loss risk sharing instrument’, with the State Bank of India (SBI) as its program manager.

The current rate of interest for electric two-wheelers & electric 3 Wheelers, which is in the range of 20-25 percent is expected to be reduced to 10-12 percent.

Q.7. Which bank has signed an MoU with NCDEX e-Markets Ltd to support Agro e-commerce businesses?

एग्रो ईकॉमर्स व्यवसायों का समर्थन करने के लिए किस बैंक ने एनसीडीईएक्स ईमार्केट्स लिमिटेड के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bank of Maharashtra / बैंक ऑफ महाराष्ट्र

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. BoB signed MoU with NCDEX e-Markets Ltd to support Agro e-commerce businesses

Bank of Baroda (BoB) signed an MoU with NCDEX eMarkets Limited (NeML).

Through this agreement BoB will work as a ‘Clearing Bank’ and it will handle financial transactions in the NeML marketplace and auction platform.

The agreement will help NeML in expanding agri e-commerce business across India.

Q.8. Who was the head of the “National Sports Awards Selection Committee” for selecting awardees for the National Sports Awards 2021?

राष्ट्रीय खेल पुरस्कार 2021 के लिए पुरस्कारों के चयन के लिए राष्ट्रीय खेल पुरस्कार चयन समितिका प्रमुख कौन था?

(a) Sanjeev Ranjan / संजीव रंजन

(b) V Muraleedharan / वी मुरलीधरन

(c) Siddhanta Das / सिद्धान्त दास

(d) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकंदकम शर्मा

(e) Anil Dave / अनिल दावे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. National Sports Award 2021 announced

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India Ramnath Kovind at a specially organized function at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13th November, 2021. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.

The Selection Committee was headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukundakam Sharma (former Judge of Supreme Court), consisting members from eminent sportspersons and persons having experience in sports journalism & sports administrator etc.

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021 will be given to 12 Sports persons. 35 Sports persons will receive Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2021.

Q.9. Name the Indian cricketer who has won the Arjuna Award in the recently announced National Sports Awards 2021.

उस भारतीय क्रिकेटर का नाम बताइए जिसने हाल ही में घोषित राष्ट्रीय खेल पुरस्कार 2021 में अर्जुन पुरस्कार जीता है।

(a) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(b) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(c) Shikhar Dhawan / शिखर धवन

(d) Jasprit Bumrah / जसप्रीत बुमराह

(e) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्य रहाणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. National Sports Award 2021 announced

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India Ramnath Kovind at a specially organized function at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13th November, 2021. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.

The Selection Committee was headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukundakam Sharma (former Judge of Supreme Court), consisting members from eminent sportspersons and persons having experience in sports journalism & sports administrator etc.

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021 will be given to 12 Sports persons. 35 Sports persons will receive Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2021.

Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2021:

Shikhar Dhawan: Cricket

Q.10. Who among the following has not won the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने मेजर ध्यानचंद खेल रत्न पुरस्कार 2021 नहीं जीता है?

(a) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

(b) Ravi Kumar / रवि कुमार

(c) P.R. Sreejesh / पीआर श्रीजेश

(d) Lovlina Borgohain / लवलीना बोर्गोहिन

(e) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu / सैखोम मीराबाई चानू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. National Sports Award 2021 announced

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India Ramnath Kovind at a specially organized function at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13th November, 2021. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.

The Selection Committee was headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukundakam Sharma (former Judge of Supreme Court), consisting members from eminent sportspersons and persons having experience in sports journalism & sports administrator etc.

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021 will be given to 12 Sports persons. 35 Sports persons will receive Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2021.

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021:

Sportsperson Sports
Neeraj Chopra Athletics
Ravi Kumar Wrestling
Lovlina Borgohain Boxing
P.R. Sreejesh Hockey
Avani Lekhara Para Shooting
Sumit Antil Para Athletics
Pramod Bhagat Para-Badminton
Krishna Nagar Para-Badminton
Manish Narwal Para Shooting
Mithali Raj Cricket
Sunil Chhetri Football
Manpreet Singh Hockey

Q.11. Which of the following pair has won the Men’s doubles title of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Tunis tournament 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किस जोड़ी ने वर्ल्ड टेबल टेनिस (WTT) कंटेंडर ट्यूनिस टूर्नामेंट 2021 का पुरुष युगल खिताब जीता है?

(a) G Sathiyan & Harmeet Desai / जी साथियान और हरमीत देसाई

(b) Sharath Kamal & Manika Batra / शरथ कमल और मनिका बत्रा

(c) Sutirtha Mukherjee & Sanil Shetty / सुतीर्थ मुखर्जी और सानिल शेट्टी

(d) Poulomi Ghatak & Soumyajit Ghosh / पौलोमी घटक और सौम्यजीत घोष

(e) Mouma Das & Manav Thakkar / मौमा दास और मानव ठक्कर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Indian Table Tennis Players G Sathiyan & Harmeet Desai won Men’s Doubles Title at WTT Contender Tunis

Indian Table Tennis players Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Harmeet Desai have won the Men’s doubles title of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Tunis tournament 2021, against Emmanuel Lebesson and Alexander Cassin of France.

WTT Contender Tunis 2021 was held in Tunisia from 24th to 30th October 2021 at Salle Omnisport de Rades, Tunis, Tunisia.

This is the first-ever WTT Series held in Tunisia and the first-ever WTT series held in entire Africa.

Q.12. Name the 7th Indian Navy frigate of Talwar Class Frigate which has been launched at Yantar Shipyard at Kaliningrad in Russia.

तलवार क्लास फ्रिगेट के 7 वें भारतीय नौसेना के फ्रिगेट का नाम बताइए जिसे रूस के कलिनिनग्राद में यंतर शिपयार्ड में लॉन्च किया गया है।

(a) INS Talwar / INS तलवार

(b) INS Trishul / INS त्रिशूल

(c) INS Airavat / INS ऐरावत

(d) INS Tushil / INS तुशिल

(e) INS Tarkash / INS तरकश 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Indian Navy 7th Talwar Class stealth frigate Tushil launched in Russia

7th Indian Navy frigate of P1135.6 class (Talwar Class Frigate), INS Tushil has been launched at Yantar Shipyard at Kaliningrad in Russia.

It has been formally named as Tushil, a Sanskrit word which means protector shield, by Smt. Dalta Vidya Varma in the presence of Ambassador of India (Moscow) D Bala Venkatesh Varma and other dignitaries.

It has been developed under Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between India and Russia in 2016 for the construction of four additional P1135.6 class ships for Indian Navy. It will be commissioned into Indian Navy in mid-2023 followed by its sister ship by the end of 2023.

Q.13. Who is the author of the book titled “The Story of the First Civilizations: From Mesopotamia to the Aztecs”?

द स्टोरी ऑफ़ द फर्स्ट सिविलाइज़ेशन: फ्रॉम मेसोपोटामिया टू द एज़्टेकनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Amitav Ghosh / अमिताभ घोष

(b) Subhadra Sen Gupta / सुभद्रा सेन गुप्ता

(c) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(d) Jhumpa Lahiri / झुम्पा लाहिड़ी

(e) Aditya Gupta / आदित्य गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Subhadra Sen Gupta authored a book titled “The Story of the First Civilizations: From Mesopotamia to the Aztecs”

A book titled “The Story of the First Civilizations: From Mesopotamia to the Aztecs” written by Subhadra Sen Gupta.

This is the last book authored by Subhadra Sen Gupta and published posthumously by Talking Cub, an imprint of Speaking Tiger.

The book is an informative book for Children, on the ancient civilizations around the world like Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus valley, Greece, Rome etc.

Q.14. On which date National Ayurveda Day has been observed in 2021?

2021 में राष्ट्रीय आयुर्वेद दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया गया है?

(a) 9 November / 9 नवम्बर

(b) 10 November / 10 नवम्बर

(c) 1 November / 1 नवम्बर

(d) 2 November / 2 नवम्बर

(e) 3 November / 3 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 2 November: Ayurveda Day 2021

Ayurveda Day was celebrated on November 2 this year. Every year, Ayurveda day is observed on Dhanwantri Jayanti or Dhanteras with the aim of creating awareness in today’s generation on the power of Ayurveda and promoting the principals of Ayurveda on healing.

Ayurveda Day, a global initiative by the Center for Public Diplomacy and Soft Power of India Foundation. The Ministry of AYUSH celebrated the first National Ayurveda Day on 28th October 2016.

Theme 2021: “Ayurveda for Poshan”.

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