Current Affairs Quiz 4th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 4th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which city has become the first Indian city to vaccinate 100% against COVID-19?

कौन सा शहर COVID-19 के खिलाफ 100% टीकाकरण करने वाला पहला भारतीय शहर बन गया है?

(a) Puri / पुरी

(b) Bhubaneswar / भुवनेश्वर

(c) Patna / पटना

(d) Mumbai / मुंबई

(e) Vadodra / वडोदरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Bhubaneswar has become the first Indian city to achieve 100 per cent COVID-19 vaccination. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) had launched a massive vaccination drive against Covid-19.

This milestone is credited to the BMC running 55 centres at all times for vaccines. 5 lakh 17 thousand people are in the age group of 18 to 44 years. Three lakh twenty-five thousand people are above 45 years of age.

Q.2. With which organization, India has recently signed a $250 million project to make existing dams safe and resilient?

भारत ने हाल ही में किस संगठन के साथ मौजूदा बांधों को सुरक्षित और लचीला बनाने के लिए $250 मिलियन की परियोजना पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(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.2.(a)

Exp. The Government of India, the Central Water Commission, government representatives from 10 participating states and the World Bank signed a $250 million project for long-term dam safety program and improving the safety and performance of existing dams across various states of India.

The project will be implemented in approximately 120 dams across the states of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu.

Q.3. Who among the following has become world’s youngest mountaineer to scale K2?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन K2 पर चढ़ने वाला दुनिया का सबसे कम उम्र का पर्वतारोही बन गया है?

(a) Kami Rita / कामी रीता

(b) Priyanka Mohite / प्रियंका मोहिते

(c) Shehroze Kashif / शेहरोज़ काशिफ़

(d) Anshu Jamsenpa / अंशु जामसेनपा

(e) Priya Semwal / प्रिया सेमवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. A 19-year old Pakistani climber Shehroze Kashif became the youngest person in the world to reach the summit of K2, the second-highest peak in the world.

Shehroze Kashif from Lahore achieved the feat of scaling the 8,611-metre high peak with the aid of bottled oxygen.

Q.4. Who has taken charge as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India?

भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम के प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसने कार्यभार संभाला है?

(a) Neha Parikh / नेहा पारिख

(b) M R Kumar / एम आर कुमार

(c) Siddharth Mohanty / सिद्धार्थ मोहंती

(d) Rakesh Sharma / राकेश शर्मा

(e) Mini Ipe / मिनी आईपे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Mini Ipe appointed as LIC MD. Mini Ipe has taken charge as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India. She was named by the Centre on July 5 this year. Ipe was previously Executive Director of LIC’s Legal Department.

A postgraduate in Commerce from Andhra University, Ipe had joined LIC in 1986 as a direct recruit officer.

Q.5. Who among the following has been appointed as the global brand ambassador of Italian luxury brand Bvlgari?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे इतालवी लक्जरी ब्रांड Bvlgari का वैश्विक ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Priyanka Chopra / प्रियंका चोपड़ा

(b) Deepika Padukone / दीपिका पादुकोण

(c) Kangana Ranaut / कंगना रनौत

(d) Anushka Sharma / अनुष्का शर्मा

(e) Vidya Balan / विद्या बालन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Italian luxury brand Bvlgari has appointed actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas as global brand ambassador. She will support the Roman high jewellery house in amplifying the brand around the world, with a particular focus on themes of women empowerment, diversity and inclusion.

Bvlgari is known for its gemstone jewellery, watches, fragrances, accessories and leather goods.

Q.6. Name the Operation to scale Siachen Glacier by Team Of Special Forces Veterans (Team CLAW) for which government of India has accorded sanction.

स्पेशल फोर्स वेटरन्स की टीम (टीम CLAW) द्वारा सियाचिन ग्लेशियर को स्केल करने के लिए ऑपरेशन का नाम बताइए, जिसके लिए भारत सरकार ने मंजूरी दी है।

(a) Operation Steeplechase / ऑपरेशन स्टीपलचेज़

(b) Operation Polo / ऑपरेशन पोलो

(c) Operation Blue Freedom / ऑपरेशन ब्लू फ्रीडम

(d) Operation Bluebird / ऑपरेशन ब्लूबर्ड

(e) Operation Blue Star / ऑपरेशन ब्लू स्टार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Operation Blue Freedom: Team of Special Forces Veterans.

The government of India has accorded sanctions to Team CLAW to lead a team of people with disabilities to scale Siachen Glacier. It will be a new world record for the largest team of people with disabilities.

This expedition is being undertaken as part of ‘Operation Blue Freedom’. It aims to shatter the common perception of pity, charity, and inability associated with people with disabilities and recreate it to one of dignity, freedom, and ability.

Q.7. Which country has won CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 in Football?

किस देश ने फुटबॉल में CONCACAF गोल्ड कप 2021 जीता है?

(a) Brazil / ब्राजील

(b) Belgium / बेल्जियम

(c) Mexico / मेक्सिको

(d) Argentina / अर्जेंटीना

(e) USA / अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. United States clinched an exhilarating 1-0 extra-time win over defending champion Mexico to claim a seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup. Just three minutes were left in extra time when the US defender head-butted a cross by Kellyn Acosta past Mexican goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera.

This was the American team’s first Gold Cup title since 2017 and avenged a defeat to Mexico in 2019 final.

Q.8. Who has won India’s third medal – a bronze – at the Tokyo Olympics in boxing?

टोक्यो ओलंपिक में भारत का तीसरा पदक कांस्य बॉक्सिंग में किसने जीता है?

(a) Lovlina Borgohain / लवलीना बोर्गोहिन

(b) Mary Kom / मैरी कोम

(c) Mirabai Chanu / मीराबाई चानू

(d) Vijender Singh / विजेंदर सिंह

(e) Vinesh Phogat / विनेश फोगट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Lovlina Borgohain won India’s third medal – a bronze – at the Tokyo Olympics after losing to Turkish world champion Busenaz Surmeneli in their 69kg semifinal bout on 4th August.

She becomes only the second Indian woman pugilist and third overall, after Vijender Singh (bronze in 2008) and Mary Kom (bronze in 2012) to climb the podium. However, the 23-year-old was not satisfied with the result.

Q.9. Name the Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer and poet who passed away recently.

पद्म श्री पुरस्कार से सम्मानित डोगरी लेखक और कवि का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Kaliannan Gounder / कलियानन गौंडर

(b) Padma Sachdev / पद्मा सचदेव

(c) Keshav Datt / केशव दत्त

(d) Virbhadra Singh / वीरभद्र सिंह

(e) P K Warrier / पी के वारियर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev, the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on 4th August.

She authored many books in Dogri and Hindi, and her poetry collections, including ‘Meri Kavita Mere Geet’, won her the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1971. She received the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth-highest civilian award, in 2001 and was awarded the Kabir Samman for poetry for 2007-08 by the Madhya Pradesh government.

Q.10. Who is the current chairman of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)?

जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC) के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(b) Sandeep Kataria / संदीप कटारिया

(c) Siddhartha Mohanty / सिद्धार्थ मोहंती

(d) M R Kumar / एम आर कुमार

(e) Susanta Kar / सुशांत कर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. M R Kumar is the chairman of India’s largest insurer Life Insurance Corporation (LIC).

Q.11.Where is the Headquarters of the World Bank?

विश्व बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल, कनाडा

(b) Lausanne, Switzerland / लॉज़ेन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Washington, D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन, डी.सी., यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States

President: David Malpass

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