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

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Q.1. Which state will host the Defence Expo 2022?

डिफेंस एक्सपो 2022 की मेजबानी कौन सा राज्य करेगा?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Goa / गोवा

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. The next Defence Expo will be hosted by Gujarat in 2022. This was announced by chief minister Vijay Rupani. The Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Department of Defence Production and the Gujarat Government in this regard.

About 100 countries are expected to participate in this biannual event. Defence Expo-2022 will be held in Gandhinagar from 10th to 13th March next year. The Defence Expo-2022 will focus on making India a Defence manufacturing hub.

Q.2. Which country will host conference on International Climate Summit 2020-21?

कौन सा देश अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जलवायु शिखर सम्मेलन 2020-21 पर एक सम्मेलन की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. India to host conference on International Climate Summit 2020-21

India is all set to host a key conference as part of the International Climate Summit (ICS) 2020-21 to build a dialogue for India’s transition to clean energy. Policymakers, regulators, industry leaders, experts, and scientists from across the globe are going to be a part of the climate summit.

Director of CSIR, National Chemical Laboratory, Dr Ashish Lele has underlined the importance of the conference for the future mitigation strategies of climate change.

Q.3. On which bank, RBI has imposed a Rs 25 lakh fine for flouting KYC norms?

किस बैंक पर RBI ने KYC मानदंडों का उल्लंघन करने पर 25 लाख रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(e) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 25 lakh on Axis Bank for violating certain provisions of know your customer (KYC) norms, on September 01, 2021.

RBI had carried out scrutiny during February 2020 and March 2020 in a customer account maintained with the bank, where it was observed that the bank failed to comply with the KYC norms.

Q.4. Who is the head of the 5-member committee set up by RBI to scrutinize applications and give recommendations on New Umbrella Entity (NUE) licenses?

आवेदनों की जांच करने और न्यू अम्ब्रेला एंटिटी (एनयूई) लाइसेंस पर सिफारिशें देने के लिए आरबीआई द्वारा गठित 5 सदस्यीय समिति का प्रमुख कौन है?

(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) Ashok Kumar Tandon / अशोक कुमार टंडन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will set up a committee to scrutinize applications and give recommendations on New Umbrella Entity (NUE) licenses. The 5-member committee will be headed by Shri. P. Vasudevan.

The committee’s recommendations will be taken into consideration before doling out the licences. NUEs will establish their own payment infrastructure to compete with the National Payments Corp. of India (NPCI). The government hopes to build a settlement system similar to the unified payments interface (UPI) with the NUEs.

The system will be focused on small and medium enterprises, merchants and consumers. The RBI had in August 2020 issued guidelines for creating “for-profit NUEs”.

Q.5. Who among the following has become the first woman CMD of Engineers India Ltd?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन इंजीनियर्स इंडिया लिमिटेड की पहली महिला सीएमडी बनी हैं?

(a) Mawya Sudan / माविया सूडान

(b) Vartika Shukla / वर्तिका शुक्ला

(c) Sirisha Bandla / सिरीशा बंदला

(d) Aashritha V Olety / आश्रिता वी ओलेटि

(e) Rekha Sharma / रेखा शर्मा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Vartika Shukla took charge as the first woman Chairperson and Managing Director of public sector enterprise Engineers India Ltd.

She spearheaded the company’s innovative energy programmes, including biofuels, coal gasification, waste to fuel and hydrogen energy, among others.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL)?

राष्ट्रीय इस्पात निगम लिमिटेड (RINL) के अध्यक्ष और प्रबंध निदेशक (CMD) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Atul Bhatt / अतुल भट्ट

(b) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(c) V Raghunandan / वी रघुनंदन

(d) Narayan Tatu Rane / नारायण तातु राणे

(e) Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra / जगन्नाथ विद्याधर महापात्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Govt. appoints Atul Bhatt as CMD of RINL

Atul Bhatt has been appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of disinvestment-owned steel company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL).

He was the CMD of state-owned consultancy firm MECON, which offers a full range of services required to set up a project from concept to commissioning including turnkey execution. PK Rath retired as CMD RINL on May 31, after serving the company for 38 years.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the secretary-general of Rajya Sabha by Rajya Sabha Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu?

राज्यसभा के सभापति एम वेंकैया नायडू ने किसे राज्यसभा का महासचिव नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Desh Dipak Verma / देश दीपक वर्मा

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) P P K Ramacharyulu / पी पी के रामाचार्युलु

(d) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi / मुख्तार अब्बास नकवी

(e) K Nagaraj Naidu / के नागराज नायडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Rajya Sabha Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu has appointed Dr PPK Ramacharyulu, who is the secretary in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat since 2018, as the secretary general. He succeeds Desh Dipak Verma, who demitted office as secretary-general after serving the top post for four years.

Ramacharyulu is the first insider to have risen from the ranks of the secretariat to the top post in the about 70 years of the Rajya Sabha.

Q.8. Who among the following has won the Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 award?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने बर्ड फ़ोटोग्राफ़र ऑफ़ द ईयर 2021 का पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Danish Siddiqui / दानिश सिद्दीकी

(b) Muhammad Yunus / मुहम्मद यूनुस

(c) Payal Kapadia / पायल कपाड़िया

(d) Julia Ducournau / जूलिया डुकोर्नौ

(e) Alejandro Prieto / एलेजांद्रो प्रीतो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has emerged as the winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021.

He has won for capturing a photograph of a greater roadrunner staring up at the barbed-wire-clad border wall between the USA and Mexico, with what almost looks like a sense of bewilderment. The image has been given the title as ‘Blocked’.

Q.9. On which date every year International Day of Charity is observed?

हर साल चैरिटी का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 2 September / 2 सितंबर

(b) 3 September / 3 सितंबर

(c) 4 September / 4 सितंबर

(d) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

(e) 6 September / 6 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. 5 September: International Day of Charity

September 5 is a special one. Not just Teacher’s Day, International Day of Charity is also celebrated on this day. As the name suggests, philanthropic and humanitarian efforts of any kind are honored on this special day.

The main aim of the charity is to alleviate problems that plague a community. From public healthcare to education, housing, women empowerment, child development, etc, several organizations around the world have dedicated their lives to address these grievances.

Q.10. Teachers’ day is celebrated every year in India on ____________.

भारत में हर साल ____________ को शिक्षक दिवस मनाया जाता है।  

(a) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

(b) 6 September / 6 सितंबर

(c) 7 September / 7 सितंबर

(d) 8 September / 8 सितंबर

(e) 9 September / 9 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. 5 Sept: Teachers’ Day

In India, Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually on September 5 to mark the birthday of the country’s former President, scholar, philosopher and Bharat Ratna awardee, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was born on this day in 1888.

Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan who was the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and also a highly-respected teacher, philosopher and prolific statesman. Dr Radhakrishnan went on to become the second President of India (1962-1967) and was of the opinion that “teachers should be the best minds in the country.”

Q.11. Who among the following has won bronze medal in archery in men’s individual recurve open for India at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में भारत के लिए पुरुषों के व्यक्तिगत रिकर्व ओपन में तीरंदाजी में कांस्य पदक जीता है?

(a) Pramod Bhagat / प्रमोद भगत

(b) Vinod Kumar / विनोद कुमार

(c) Sumit Antil / सुमित एंटील

(d) Singhraj Adana / सिंहराज अदाना

(e) Harvinder Singh / हरविंदर सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. India’s ace archer Harvinder Singh has won bronze medal in men’s individual recurve open at Paralympics Games in Tokyo. He had lost in semifinal, then he contested for bronze.

Harvinder Singh lost the semi-final to Kevin Mather of USA. United States of America’s (USA) Kevin Mather defeated the Indian by 6-4 in the semi-final at the Yumenoshima Final Field.

Q.12. Who among the following has won a gold medal in men’s P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1 event at Tokyo Paralympics 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में पुरुषों की P4 मिश्रित 50 मीटर पिस्टल SH1 स्पर्धा में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Manish Narwal / मनीष नरवाल

(b) Singhraj Adana / सिंहराज अदाना

(c) Krishna Nagar / कृष्णा नागर

(d) Suhas Yathiraj / सुहास यतिराज

(e) Manoj Sarkar / मनोज सरकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Manish Narwal wins gold medal, Singhraj Adana wins silver in men’s P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1 event

India’s Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adana claimed two medals for India in men’s P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1. While Manish Narwal won the gold medal, Singhraj Adana claimed the silver medal.

Manish scored a total of 218.2 in the final, creating a Paralympic record in the process of winning the gold medal. His Indian teammate Singhraj Adana just fell short, scoring 216.7 in the final.

Q.13. Who has won a silver medal in men’s P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1 event at Tokyo Paralympics 2020?

टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में पुरुषों की P4 मिश्रित 50 मीटर पिस्टल SH1 स्पर्धा में रजत पदक किसने जीता है?

(a) Yogesh Kathuniya / योगेश कथुनिया

(b) Singhraj Adana / सिंहराज अदाना

(c) Manish Narwal / मनीष नरवाल

(d) Sundar Singh Gurjar / सुंदर सिंह गुर्जर

(e) Sharad Kumar / शरद कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Manish Narwal wins gold medal, Singhraj Adana wins silver in men’s P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1 event

India’s Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adana claimed two medals for India in men’s P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1. While Manish Narwal won the gold medal, Singhraj Adana claimed the silver medal.

Manish scored a total of 218.2 in the final, creating a Paralympic record in the process of winning the gold medal. His Indian teammate Singhraj Adana just fell short, scoring 216.7 in the final.

Q.14. Pramod Bhagat has won a Gold Medal in Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Pramod Bhagat is related to which sport?

प्रमोद भगत ने टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है। प्रमोद भगत किस खेल से संबंधित हैं?

(a) Shooting / शूटिंग

(b) Table Tennis / टेबल टेनिस

(c) Badminton / बैडमिंटन

(d) High Jump / ऊंची कूद

(e) Javelin Throw / भाला फेंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Tokyo Paralympics 2021: Pramod Bhagat Won Gold in Badminton Men’s Singles SL3

India’s Pramod Bhagat defeated Daniel Bethell of Great Britain in the final of the men’s singles badminton (SL3 class) event at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic to win the gold medal on 4th Sept. Bhagat won 21-14, 21-17 to win his country’s fourth gold medal of the ongoing marquee event.

Shooters Avani Lekhara and Manish Narwal and javelin thrower Sumit Antil had won India’s three gold medals prior to Bhagat’s victory on 4th Sept.

Q.15. Suhas Yathiraj has won a silver medal in badminton at Tokyo Paralympics 2020. He is the district magistrate of which of the following city?

सुहास यतिराज ने टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में बैडमिंटन में रजत पदक जीता है। वह निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर के जिला मजिस्ट्रेट हैं?

(a) Dhanbad / धनबाद

(b) Kanpur / कानपूर

(c) Agra / आगरा

(d) Noida / नॉएडा

(e) Ghaziabad / गाज़ियाबाद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. India’s Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj ended his campaign with a historic silver after going down fighting against top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men’s singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics on 5th Sept. He is a 38-year-old Noida district magistrate.

Q.16. Who has won India’s 2nd gold in badminton in the men’s singles SH6 category at Tokyo Paralympics 2020?

टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में पुरुष एकल SH6 श्रेणी में बैडमिंटन में भारत का दूसरा स्वर्ण किसने जीता है?

(a) Sumit Antil / सुमित एंटील

(b) Pramod Bhagat / प्रमोद भगत

(c) Krishna Nagar / कृष्णा नागर

(d) Suhas Yathiraj / सुहास यतिराज

(e) Manish Narwal / मनीष नरवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. India’s Krishna Nagar won the country’s 2nd gold medal in badminton at Tokyo Paralympics after reigning supreme in the men’s singles SH6 category on 5th Sept.

The 22-year-old defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai in a hard-fought three-game battle 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 in the gold medal match to take India’s medal tally to 19 at the Para Games.

Q.17. Manoj Sarkar has won bronze in men’s singles (SL3) badminton event at Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Manoj Sarkar belongs to which state?

मनोज सरकार ने टोक्यो पैरालिंपिक 2020 में पुरुष एकल (SL3) बैडमिंटन स्पर्धा में कांस्य पदक जीता है। मनोज सरकार किस राज्य से संबंधित है?

(a) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(b)

Exp. India’s Manoj Sarkar on 4th Sept won the bronze medal in the men’s singles (SL3) badminton event to better India’s medal tally at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics in Japan.

He defeated Japan’s Daisuke Fujihara 22-20,21-13 in the final to continue’s India’s medal rush. Manoj Sarkar belongs to Uttarakhand.

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