Current Affairs Quiz 4th and 5th December 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched a web portal named ‘Hamar Apan Budget’ and a mobile application prepared by the state finance Department?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने राज्य के वित्त विभाग द्वारा तैयार किए गए हमर अपन बजटनाम से एक वेब पोर्टल और एक मोबाइल एप्लिकेशन लॉन्च किया है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Jharkhand CM launched ‘Hamar Apan Budget’ Web Portal & Mobile App for Budget Suggestion

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren launched a web portal named ‘Hamar Apan Budget’ and a mobile application (app) prepared by the state finance Department from the Chief Minister’s residential office in Ranchi.

Through this portal, the general public of the state can share their suggestions for the 2022-23 budget.

Q.2. Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra has been inaugurated in which of the following city?

दूरदर्शन केंद्र के अर्थ स्टेशन का उद्घाटन निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में किया गया है?

(a) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(b) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(c) Kanpur / कानपुर

(d) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(e) Meerut / मेरठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra inaugurated in Gorakhpur, UP

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra in Gorakhpur.

This will be the second earth station of Doordarshan in Uttar Pradesh and it is being built at a cost of Rs. 7 crores. Three FM stations of All India Radio were also inaugurated virtually on the occasion.

Q.3. Government will launch SRESHTA scheme for socio economics upliftment and overall development of Scheduled Castes students. What does 2nd S stand for in SRESHTA scheme?

सरकार सामाजिक आर्थिक उत्थान और अनुसूचित जाति के छात्रों के समग्र विकास के लिए SRESHTA योजना शुरू करेगी। SRESHTA योजना में 2nd S का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Scheme

(b) Survey

(c) Students

(d) Scheduled

(e) Social

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Govt will launch SRESHTA scheme for development of SC students

Government will launch Scheme for Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas (SRESHTA) for socio economics upliftment and overall development of Scheduled Castes students.

It will be launched on 6th December on Mahaparinirvan Diwas of Dr B R Ambedkar. It will enable bright SC students to have a better future by getting a high-quality education. It will also aid in controlling dropout rates of SC students from class 9th to 12th.

Q.4. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has extended the timeline for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) for all 100 participating cities to ______________________.

आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय (MoHUA) ने सभी 100 भाग लेने वाले शहरों के लिए स्मार्ट सिटीज मिशन (SCM) के कार्यान्वयन की समयसीमा ______________ तक बढ़ा दी है।

(a) March 2022 / मार्च 2022

(b) December 2022 / दिसंबर 2022

(c) June 2023 / जून 2023

(d) December 2023 / दिसंबर 2023

(e) January 2025 / जनवरी 2025

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Smart Cities Mission’s implementation timeline has been extended to June 2023

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) extended the timeline for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) for all 100 participating cities to June 2023 due to the COVID-19 induced slowdown and other factors.

The Mission was launched in the year FY2015-16 & set a target of five years i.e., FY2019-20.

Q.5. With which organization, India will step up Clean Energy and Climate Partnership 2021-23?

भारत किस संगठन के साथ स्वच्छ ऊर्जा और जलवायु साझेदारी 2021-23 को आगे बढ़ाएगा?

(a) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) / दक्षिण पूर्व एशियाई राष्ट्र संघ

(b) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) / क्षेत्रीय सहयोग के लिए दक्षिण एशियाई संघ

(c) Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) / शंघाई सहयोग संगठन

(d) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) / उत्तरी अटलांटिक संधि संगठन

(e) European Union (EU) / यूरोपीय संघ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. India and EU will set-up Clean Energy and Climate Partnership

India and European Union (EU) have agreed to step up Clean Energy and Climate Partnership at India-EU Energy Panel meet.

They jointly agreed on a detailed work programme until 2023 to implement the 2016 India-EU Clean Energy and Climate Partnership. They agreed on increased technical cooperation in energy efficiency, renewable energy, green hydrogen, etc.

Q.6. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the lending arm of World Bank Group, has approved how much loan to improve efficiency, reliability of electricity supply in West Bengal?

विश्व बैंक समूह की ऋण शाखा, इंटरनेशनल बैंक फॉर रिकंस्ट्रक्शन एंड डेवलपमेंट (IBRD) ने पश्चिम बंगाल में बिजली आपूर्ति की दक्षता, विश्वसनीयता में सुधार के लिए कितने ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) $110 million / $ 110 मिलियन

(b) $120 million / $ 120 मिलियन

(c) $125 million / $ 125 मिलियन

(d) $135 million / $ 135 मिलियन

(e) $150 million / $ 150 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. World Bank has approved $135 million loan to improve efficiency, reliability of electricity supply in West Bengal

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the lending arm of World Bank Group, has approved a USD 135 million loan to West Bengal to improve the operational efficiency and reliability of electricity supply in selected areas in the state.

The variable spread loan or floating interest loan will have a maturity of 17 years, including a grace period of 7 years.

Q.7. Which organization has received a grant of around Rs 15 crore (USD 2 million) from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR), to improve urban primary health care in India?

भारत में शहरी प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य देखभाल में सुधार के लिए किस संगठन को जापान फंड फॉर पॉवर्टी रिडक्शन (JFPR) से लगभग 15 करोड़ रुपये (2 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर) का अनुदान प्राप्त हुआ है?

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

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. ADB got Rs 15 crore grant from JFPR to improve urban primary health care in India

Asian Development Bank has received a grant of around Rs 15 crore (USD 2 million) from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR).

The grant is aligned with the a $300 million (Rs 2,249 crore) loan support from ADB to Government of India to strengthen CPHC under the Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PM-ASBY), which is recently renamed to Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM).

Q.8. Which bank has partnered with Adani Capital to provide support for co-lending to farmers for purchase of tractor and farm implements?

किस बैंक ने ट्रैक्टर और कृषि उपकरणों की खरीद के लिए किसानों को सहऋण में सहायता प्रदान करने के लिए अदानी कैपिटल के साथ भागीदारी की है?

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

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. SBI partnered with Adani Capital Private Ltd for co-lending to Farmers

The State Bank of India signed a master agreement with Adani Capital Private Ltd (Adani Capital), to provide support for co-lending to farmers for purchase of tractor and farm implements.

The SBI will work with Adani Capital to provide co-lending assistance for financing farm mechanisation, warehouse receipt finance, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) etc.

Q.9. Which bank’s mutual fund has launched India’s first-ever Nifty Alpha 50 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?

किस बैंक के म्यूचुअल फंड ने भारत का पहला निफ्टी अल्फा 50 एक्सचेंज ट्रेडेड फंड (ETF) लॉन्च किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Kotak Mahindra MF launched India’s First Nifty Alpha 50 ETF

Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company (Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund) launched India’s first-ever Nifty Alpha 50 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) named Kotak Nifty Alpha 50 ETF.

The New Fund Offer (NFO) will be open for subscription till 15th December 2021.

Q.10. S&P Global Ratings has projected India’s GDP for FY22 at __________________.

एसएंडपी ग्लोबल रेटिंग्स ने वित्त वर्ष 2022 के लिए भारत की जीडीपी को ___________ पर अनुमानित किया है।

(a) 7.1%

(b) 8.2%

(c) 9.5%

(d) 10.3%

(e) 11.6%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. S&P projected India’s GDP growth forecast at 9.5% in FY22

S&P Global Ratings has retained the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast of India unchanged at 9.5 percent for the financial year 2021-22 (FY22) and 7.8 percent for the year ending FY23.

GDP growth projection of India was revised for FY 24 to 6 percent from 5.7 percent estimated earlier.

Q.11. DBS Research has projected India’s GDP growth at _______________ in FY23.

डीबीएस रिसर्च ने वित्त वर्ष 2023 में भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि ___________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 5.3%

(b) 6.7%

(c) 7.0%

(d) 8.1%

(e) 9.0%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. DBS Research projected India’s GDP growth forecast in FY23 to 7%

The Singapore-based DBS Bank’s economic research team has revised India’s FY23 growth forecast upwards to 7 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) (CY2022 6.5 per cent) from 6 per cent earlier.

The bank has maintained India’s FY22 (full-year) forecast at 5 percent y-o-y. The 7 percent y-o-y growth rate in FY23 will be amongst the fastest in its Asia-10 universe.

Q.12. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and part time Non-Executive Director of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC)?

भारत पर्यटन विकास निगम (ITDC) के अध्यक्ष और अंशकालिक गैरकार्यकारी निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(b) Sandeep Kataria / संदीप कटारिया

(c) Siddhartha Mohanty / सिद्धार्थ मोहंती

(d) Ashok Bhushan / अशोक भूषण

(e) Sambit Patra / संबित पात्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Sambit Patra appointed as the new Chairman of India Tourism Development Corporation

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson and leader Sambit Patra was appointed as the Chairman and part time Non-Executive Director of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet for the next 3 years.

Ganji Kamala V Rao, IAS (Indian Administrative Services) Officer of 1990 batch, will be appointed as Managing Director of ITDC.

Q.13. Who has been appointed chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL)?

नेशनल एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनी (NARCL) का अध्यक्ष किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Pradip Shah / प्रदीप शाह

(b) G K Pillai / जि के पिल्लई

(c) Rajiv Mehrishi / राजीव मह्रिषी

(d) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकंदकम शर्मा

(e) KV Kamath / के वी कामथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Pradip Shah appointed as chairman of NARCL & Sanjay Jain appointed as CEO of IDRCL

Pradip Shah, the founder of IndAsia Fund Advisors, has been appointed chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL).

While Aditya Birla Asset Reconstruction Company managing director Sanjay Jain will be the chief executive of India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL), the privately-owned asset management company (AMC) mandated to resolve bad loans acquired by NARCL.

Q.14. Who among the following has been appointed as the chief executive officer of India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे भारत ऋण समाधान कंपनी (IDRCL) के मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) C S Venkatakrishnan / सी एस वेंकटकृष्णन

(b) Sanjay Jain / संजय जैन

(c) S K Sohan Roy / एस के सोहन रॉय

(d) Rajeev Srivastava / राजीव श्रीवास्तव

(e) Sanjiv Chadha / संजीव चड्ढा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. Pradip Shah appointed as chairman of NARCL & Sanjay Jain appointed as CEO of IDRCL

Pradip Shah, the founder of IndAsia Fund Advisors, has been appointed chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL).

While Aditya Birla Asset Reconstruction Company managing director Sanjay Jain will be the chief executive of India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL), the privately-owned asset management company (AMC) mandated to resolve bad loans acquired by NARCL.

Q.15. Who has been conferred the prestigious ‘Asom Baibhav’ 2021 award by Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma?

असम के मुख्यमंत्री हिमंत बिस्वा सरमा द्वारा प्रतिष्ठित असम बैभव2021 पुरस्कार से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Ratan Tata / रतन टाटा

(b) Azim Premji / अज़ीम प्रेमजी

(c) Jamsetji Tata / जमशेदजी टाटा

(d) Lakshmi Mittal / लक्ष्मी मित्तल

(e) Mukesh Ambani / मुकेश अम्बानी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. Assam govt conferred ‘Asom Baibhav Award’ to Ratan Tata

On the occasion of Asom Divas or Assam Day, the Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma conferred the prestigious ‘Asom Baibhav’ 2021 award to Ratan Tata, Chairman of TATA Trusts for contributing towards cancer care services in Assam.

It is the highest civilian award of Assam. Assam day is celebrated on 2 December to commemorate the rule of Chalong Sukapha.

Q.16. Which project has won 2 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021?

किस परियोजना ने सांस्कृतिक विरासत संरक्षण 2021 के लिए 2 यूनेस्को एशियाप्रशांत पुरस्कार जीते हैं?

(a) Baan Khun Phithak Raya, Pattani, Thailand / बान खुन फिथक राया, पट्टानी, थाईलैंड

(b) Doleshwar Hanafia Jame Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh / डोलेश्वर हनाफिया जामे मस्जिद, ढाका, बांग्लादेश

(c) Mrigadayavan Palace Woodshop, Phetchaburi, Thailand / मृगदायवन पैलेस वुडशॉप, फेचबुरी, थाईलैंड

(d) Kesennuma Historic Citiscape, Miyagi, Japan / केसेनुमा ऐतिहासिक सिटीस्केप, मियागी, जापान

(e) Nizamuddin Basti, New Delhi, India / निजामुद्दीन बस्ती, नई दिल्ली, भारत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(e)

Exp. Delhi’s Nizamuddin Revival Project won 2 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021

Nizamuddin Revival Project, India’s project on the holistic urban revitalisation of the historic Nizamuddin Basti community, in New Delhi, Delhi has won the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021 under 2 categories: Award of Excellence and Special Recognition for Sustainable Development.

The project involves the meticulous restoration of over 20 historic monuments clustered around the 14th-century mausoleum of the revered Sufi saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya.

Q.17. International Day of Banks is observed globally on _________________.

बैंकों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस विश्व स्तर पर_________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 3 December / 3 दिसम्बर

(b) 4 December / 4 दिसम्बर

(c) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

(d) 6 December / 6 दिसम्बर

(e) 7 December / 7 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(b)

Exp. 4 December: International Day of Banks

International Day of Banks is celebrated on December 4 to recognise the importance of multilateral and international development banks in financing sustainable developments.

In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly designated December 4 as the International Day of Banks. It is celebrated for the first time in 2020.

Q.18. Every year, the World Soil Day is celebrated on ______________.

हर साल, विश्व मृदा दिवस ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

(b) 6 December / 6 दिसम्बर

(c) 7 December / 7 दिसम्बर

(d) 8 December / 8 दिसम्बर

(e) 9 December / 9 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(a)

Exp. 5 December: World Soil Day

World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources.

Q.19. What was the theme for World Soil Day 2021?

विश्व मृदा दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future!

(b) Be the Solution to Soil Pollution

(c) Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity

(d) Keep Soil Alive, Protect Soil Biodiversity

(e) Soil & Pulses, symbiosis for life

Answer & Explanation
Ans.19.(c)

Exp. 5 December: World Soil Day

World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources.

Theme 2021:  “Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity”

Q.20. On which date every year International Volunteer Day (International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) is observed?

हर साल अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस (आर्थिक और सामाजिक विकास के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस) किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 December / 1 दिसम्बर

(b) 2 December / 2 दिसम्बर

(c) 3 December / 3 दिसम्बर

(d) 4 December / 4 दिसम्बर

(e) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.20.(e)

Exp. 5 December: International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day or International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is celebrated globally on 5 December each year to recognize and promote the tireless work and contributions volunteers across the globe.

Q.21. What was the theme for International Volunteer Day (International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस 2021 (आर्थिक और सामाजिक विकास के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस) का विषय क्या था?

(a) Volunteer for an inclusive future

(b) Volunteer now for our common future

(c) Volunteers build Resilient Communities

(d) #VolunteersActFirst

(e) #GlobalApplause – give volunteers a hand

Answer & Explanation
Ans.21.(b)

Exp. 5 December: International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day or International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is celebrated globally on 5 December each year to recognize and promote the tireless work and contributions volunteers across the globe.

Theme 2021: “Volunteer now for our common future”.

Q.22. On which date Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year?

भारतीय नौसेना दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 December / 1 दिसम्बर

(b) 2 December / 2 दिसम्बर

(c) 3 December / 3 दिसम्बर

(d) 4 December / 4 दिसम्बर

(e) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.22.(d)

Exp. 4 December: Indian Navy Day

Navy Day in India is observed on December 4 every year to recognize the role and achievements of the Indian Navy.

The day was chosen to commemorate the launch of Operation Trident against Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War in 1971. The Navy plans to celebrate 2021 as ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ as a part of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the victory in the 1971 war.

Q.23. Konijeti Rosaiah passed away recently. He was former Chief Minister of which state?

कोनिजेती रोसैया का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस राज्य के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री थे?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.23.(e)

Exp. Former Andhra Pradesh CM Konijeti Rosaiah passed away in Hyderabad

Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and former Chief Minister of the unified State of Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah (89-years) passed away in Hyderabad.

Rosaiah had served as MLA, MLC, Lok Sabha members. He held several key portfolios including finance, transport, energy in the cabinets headed by Kotla Vijayabhaskhara Reddy, Channa Reddy and YS Rajasekhara Reddy.

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