Current Affairs Quiz 4th July 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 4th July 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh has signed an agreement with which of the following to jointly commercialize the technology of ‘Earthquake Warning System’ (EqWS)?

CSIR-CSIO, चंडीगढ़ ने ‘भूकंप चेतावनी प्रणाली (EqWS) की तकनीक का संयुक्त रूप से व्यावसायीकरण करने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किसके साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited / भारत हेवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

(b) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited / हिन्दुस्तान एरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(c) Engineers India Limited / इंजीनियर्स इंडिया लिमिटेड

(d) DRDO / डीआरडीओ

(e) ISRO / इसरो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. CSIR-CSIO and Engineers India Limited (EIL) signed an agreement for an earthquake warning system

Engineers India (EIL), New Delhi & CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh, signed an agreement for joint commercialization of Earthquake Warning System.

Under this agreement, CSIR-CSIO and EIL will jointly commercialize the technology of Earthquake Warning System (EqWS).

CSIR-CSIO developed EqWS is in operation for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation since August 2015. It is a network of five seismic sensing nodes consisting of seismic sensors, communication module, processing units devised for regional notification of a substantial earthquake by generating an audio visual alarm and sending the event details via email and SMS to the registered users while it is in progress.

This agreement will not only help save lives in future but also help both the organizations to increase the scope of application areas e.g. critical infrastructures/installations where this technology can be put to use.

Q.2. Who has launched a three-day ‘Grand Hackathon’ organized by the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) in collaboration with NABARD?

नाबार्ड के सहयोग से ओपन नेटवर्क फॉर डिजिटल कॉमर्स (ONDC) द्वारा आयोजित तीन दिवसीय ‘ग्रैंड हैकथॉनकिसने लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Ashwini Vaishnaw / अश्विनी वैष्णव

(c) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(d) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(e) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Union Minister Piyush Goyal launched a three-day ‘Grand Hackathon’ on Agriculture domain

A three-day ‘Grand Hackathon’ organized by the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) in collaboration with NABARD, has been launched virtually by Union Minister Piyush Goyal.

This was a hybrid event with the physical event held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Fort, Mumbai.

The ‘Grand Hackathon’ is subdivided into two categories –  Agri Grant Challenge and Agri Innovation Hackathon that will showcase the innovations to aid the adoption of eCommerce in the agricultural sector.

Dignitaries present at the launch included NABARD Chairman Dr. G. R. Chintala, MD & CEO of ONDC T. Koshy and Additional secretary for DPIIT Shri Anil Agarwal among others.

Q.3. Department of Telecommunications has signed an agreement with Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) Ltd and which of the following company?

दूरसंचार विभाग ने भारतीय टेलीफोन उद्योग (आईटीआई) लिमिटेड और निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी के साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Airtel / एयरटेल

(b) Jio / जियो

(c) Vodafone Idea / वोडाफोन आइडिया

(d) BSNL / बीएसएनएल

(e) D Link / डी लिंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Department of Telecommunications signed an agreement with ITI Ltd and BSNL

Department of Telecommunications has signed an agreement with Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) Ltd and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).

It will fund the pilot projects of E-band, LTE indigenous technologies including integration of 4G/5G prototypes with CDoT core.

Astrome technologies, Lekha Wireless Solutions, Resonous Technologies, Signaltron would be executing these projects.

Q.4. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an Operation and Management agreement for operationalization of ______ airports owned by UP government for a period of 30 years.

भारतीय विमानपत्तन प्राधिकरण (एएआई) ने 30 वर्षों की अवधि के लिए यूपी सरकार के स्वामित्व वाले ______ हवाई अड्डों के संचालन के लिए एक संचालन और प्रबंधन समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं।

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 7

(d) 4

(e) 2

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. AAI signed an agreement with government of Uttar Pradesh for operationalization of five airports

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an Operation and Management agreement for operationalization of five airports owned by UP government for a period of 30 years.

These five airports are Aligarh, Azamgarh, Chitrakoot, Muirpur, and Shravasti.

As per the agreement, AAI will operate and manage the airports and provide all necessary services. Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) services will also be provided by AAI.

AAI will also be responsible for obtaining and maintaining of aerodrome license for these five airports.

Government of UP will complete the initial capital works for making airports ready for commercial operation and hand over all moveable and immovable assets along with relevant approvals, document to AAI for operation & management. Government of Uttar Pradesh will provide dedicated infrastructure for utilities like water, electricity and drainage connection etc. at the airport.

About Uttar Pradesh

  • Capital – Lucknow
  • Chief Minister– Yogi Adityanath
  • Governor– Anandiben Patel

 

Q.5. The Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong signed an agreement to boost the entrepreneurial ecosystem in which region?

भारतीय उद्यमिता संस्थान, गुवाहाटी और भारतीय प्रबंधन संस्थान (IIM) शिलांग ने किस क्षेत्र में उद्यमशीलता पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र को बढ़ावा देने के लिए एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Northeastern region / पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्र

(b) Southeastern region / दक्षिणपूर्वी क्षेत्र

(c) Northern region / उत्तरी क्षेत्र

(d) Southern region / दक्षिणी क्षेत्र

(e) None of above / उपरोक्त में से कोई नहीं

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. IIE Guwahati & IIM Shillong signed an agreement to boost entrepreneurship

The Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong signed an agreement to boost the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the northeastern region.

Both institutes will share infrastructure facilities like laboratories, libraries, incubation centers, etc. with each other for the research work of the incubates and beneficiaries.

Faculties from each institute will probably be a part of mentoring, coaching, workshops, and analysis juries for the incubation centre

Q.6. The Union Home Ministry has amended certain rules related to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), allowing Indians to receive up to ____________ in a year from relatives staying abroad without informing the authorities.

केंद्रीय गृह मंत्रालय ने विदेशी अंशदान (विनियमन) अधिनियम (एफसीआरए) से संबंधित कुछ नियमों में संशोधन किया है, जिससे भारतीयों को अधिकारियों को सूचित किए बिना विदेश में रहने वाले रिश्तेदारों से एक वर्ष में _________ तक प्राप्त करने की अनुमति मिलती है।

(a) 10 lakh / 10 लाख

(b) 25 lakh / 25 लाख

(c) 20 lakh / 20 लाख

(d) 12 lakh / 12 लाख

(e) 15 lakh / 15 लाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Centre amended FCRA allowing Indians to receive up to Rs 10 lakh without informing Authorities

The Union Home Ministry has amended certain rules related to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), allowing Indians to receive up to ₹10 lakh in a year from relatives staying abroad without informing the authorities. The earlier limit was ₹1 lakh.

If the amount exceeds, the individuals will now have 3 months to inform the government against 30 days earlier.

The amended rule also gives more time to the organizations to inform the government about opening of bank accounts for utilization of funds received under ‘registration’ or ‘prior permission’ category.

Q.7. NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd (NREL) has signed an MoU with which state government to develop 10 GW ultra mega renewable energy power parks (UMREPP)?

NTPC रिन्यूएबल एनर्जी लिमिटेड (NREL) ने किस राज्य सरकार के साथ 10 GW अल्ट्रा मेगा रिन्यूएबल एनर्जी पावर पार्क (UMREPP) विकसित करने के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(c) Telangana/ तेलंगाना

(d) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. NTPC signed an MoU with Rajasthan government for development of 10-GW solar park

NTPC’s arm, NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd (NREL) has signed an MoU with the Rajasthan government to develop 10 GW ultra mega renewable energy power parks (UMREPP) in Rajasthan.

NTPC Group has set its target of 60 GW renewable energy capacity by 2032.

Additionally, NTPC REL has entered into a joint Venture Agreement with DVC for developing RE Parks and Projects.

About Rajasthan

  • Capital – Jaipur
  • Chief Minister– Ashok Gehlot
  • Governor– Kalraj Mishra

Q.8. Which state government has launched the ‘Naari Ko Naman’ scheme?

किस राज्य सरकार ने ‘नारी को नमनयोजना शुरू की है?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Kerala / केरल

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Himachal Pradesh CM launched ‘Nari Ko Naman’ scheme for women

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur has launched ‘Naari Ko Naman’ scheme to provide 50 % concession on fares in Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) buses to women commuters within the state boundaries.

CM has announced the minimum bus fare will also be reduced from Rs.7 to Rs.5 for all passengers.

The government of HP will also sanction 25 new posts for female drivers in ‘Ride With Pride Government Taxi service’.  The service is for female passengers and senior citizens of HP.

About Himachal Pradesh

  • Capital – Shimla (Summer) , Dharamshala(Winter)
  • Chief Minister –  Jai Ram Thakur
  • Governor – Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar

Q.9. Rating agency Crisil has lowered India’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast to _________ from 7.8% for FY23.

रेटिंग एजेंसी क्रिसिल ने वित्त वर्ष 2023 के लिए भारत के वास्तविक सकल घरेलू उत्पाद (जीडीपी) के विकास के अनुमान को 7.8% से घटाकर _________ कर दिया है।

(a) 7.1%

(b) 7.2%

(c) 7.3%

(d) 7.4%

(e) 7.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp.  Crisil cuts India’s GDP growth estimate to 7.3% for the FY23

Domestic Rating agency Crisil has lowered India’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast to 7.3% from 7.8% for FY23.

According to the crisil, inflation is pegged to average at 6.8% in FY23 as against 5.5% in FY22.

It also estimated the current account deficit to widen to 3% of GDP in FY23 from 1.2% in FY22.

The agency expects global crude to average between USD 105-110 per barrel in FY23.

Recent Projected GDP (FY2022-23)

  • World Bank – 8%
  • IMF – 8.2%
  • ADB – 7.5%
  • Fitch – 8.5%
  • RBI – 7.2%

Q.10. Which bank recently partnered with EazyDiner to launch Dining Delights, a premium dining experience programme?

डाइनिंग डिलाइट्स, एक प्रीमियम डाइनिंग एक्सपीरियंस प्रोग्राम लॉन्च करने के लिए हाल ही में किस बैंक ने EazyDiner के साथ साझेदारी की है?

(a) State Bank of India /भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(b) Axis Bank /एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Punjab National Bank /पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank /एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) ICICI Bank /आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Axis Bank partnered with EazyDiner to launch Dining Delights

Axis Bank has partnered with EazyDiner to launch of Dining Delights for the bank customers.

It offers choice of over 10,000 premium restaurants across India and Dubai. They plan to add 1,000 restaurants every month.

Objective – To serve customers who want choice, variety and convenience while dining out.

About Axis Bank

  • Founded – 1993
  • Headquarters –Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Chairman– Rakesh Makhija
  • MD & CEO– Amitabh Chaudhary
  • Tagline – Badhti Ka naam Zindagi

Q.11. Who has appointed as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of the prestigious Central Air Command (CAC) of the Indian Air Force?

भारतीय वायु सेना के प्रतिष्ठित सेंट्रल एयर कमांड (CAC) के एयर ऑफिसर कमांडिंगइनचीफ (AOC-in-C) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) SS Mahal / एसएस महल

(b) Ajay Kochar / अजय कोचारी

(c) Rajiv Dixit / राजीव दीक्षित

(d) AP Singh / एपी सिंह

(e) Arvind Kumar Srivastva / अरविंद कुमार श्रीवास्तव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Air Marshal AP Singh appointed as the AOC-in-C Central Air Command

Air Marshal AP Singh has appointed as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of the prestigious Central Air Command (CAC) of the Indian Air Force.

The Air Marshal was commissioned into the fighter stream of IAF on December 21, 1984. He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Defence Services Staff College and National Defence College. A qualified flying instructor and an experimental test pilot, he has more than 4900 hours of flying experience.

He led the MiG-29 Upgrade Project Management team in Moscow, Russia.

Q.12. Name the Actor who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of PokerBaazi.com?

उस अभिनेता का नाम बताइए जिसे PokerBaazi.com का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

(b) AR Rahman / एआर रहमान

(c) Akshay Kumar / अक्षय कुमार

(d) Shahid Kapoor / शाहिद कपूर

(e) Vicky Kaushal / विक्की कौशल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. PokerBaazi appointed Shahid Kapoor as its brand ambassador

PokerBaazi.com has announced the onboarding of actor Shahid Kapoor as its brand ambassador.

Objective – PokerBaazi aims to create a robust ecosystem for Poker in India.

The sector is expected to be worth over Rs 150 billion by 2024, indicating a compound annual groth of around 15%.

Founder of PokerBaazi – Navkiran Singh

Recent Brand Ambassador

  • Shahid Kapoor –com, Furo Sports Shoes, Aramusk
  • AR Rahman –Indo-UK Culture Platform-The Season of Culture, BAFTA Breakthrough
  • Ayushmann Khurana– Cipla Health’s Maxirich, Godrej Appliances, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance, CoinDCX
  • KL Rahul– Realme, Innerwear Brand XYXX
  • Ajay Devgan– Go Gas – Confidence Petroleum India Limited, Prayag
  • Varun Dhawan– EatFit, Lux Cozi, Emami Navratna Cool, Reebok, Skill India Campaign

Q.13. Who has received the Shiromani Award at NRI World Summit 2022 in the United Kingdom for her contribution to the field of art?

कला के क्षेत्र में उनके योगदान के लिए यूनाइटेड किंगडम में एनआरआई वर्ल्ड समिट 2022 में शिरोमणि पुरस्कार किसे मिला है?

(a) Vandana Shiva / वंदना शिवा

(b) Sunita Narain / सुनीता नारायण

(c) Ridhima Pandey /   रिधिमा पांडे

(d) Charudutt Mishra / चारुदत्त मिश्रा

(e) Michelle Poonawalla / मिशेल पूनावाला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Michelle Poonawalla received the coveted Shiromani Award

Michelle Poonawalla has received the Shiromani Award at NRI World Summit 2022 in the United Kingdom for her contribution to the field of art.

The Shiromani Award was instituted in 1977 and has been betoed on Mother Teresa, Chief Marshal manekshaw, Raj Kapoor, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, PT Usha, Vishwanathan Anand etc.

In addition to Poonawalla, the Shiromani Award was also awarded to Shri Sadhu Bhramvihari, Lord Rami Ranger, RitaHinduja Chhabria.

Q.14. World UFO Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व यूएफओ दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 29 June / 29 जून

(b) 26 June / 26 जून

(c) 3 July / 3 जुलाई

(d) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(e) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp.  World Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) Day

World Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) Day is observed every year on 2 July.

The day commemorates two important days which are the first widely reported UFO sightings in the world.

This day was first observed by UFO researcher Haktan Akdogan in 2001. On this day, UFO enthusiasts gather and look into the skies to search for extraterrestrial objects.

 

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