Current Affairs Quiz 4th March 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 4th March 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Airport Authority of India (AAI) is constructing a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi in ____________________________.

भारतीय विमानपत्तन प्राधिकरण (एएआई) _____________________ में होलोंगी में एक ग्रीनफील्ड हवाई अड्डे का निर्माण कर रहा है।

(a) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Arunachal Pradesh will get a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi

Airport Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken the work of constructing a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi, 15 Kms from Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.

It has an estimated cost of Rs.645 crore. This project includes development work i.e., construction of airport pavements, air side work, terminal Building and city side works.

It is designed for operations of A-320 category of air craft and future extension of Runway by 500m length to cater A-321 type of aircraft.

Q.2. The 19th edition of the India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) meeting has been held in ______________________.

भारतअमेरिका सैन्य सहयोग समूह (एमसीजी) की बैठक का 19वां संस्करण _______________ में आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) Dhanbad / धनबाद

(b) Kanpur / कानपूर

(c) Ghaziabad / गाज़ियाबाद

(d) Agra / आगरा

(e) Noida / नॉएडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. 19th India-US Military Cooperation Group Meeting held in Agra

The 19th edition of the India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) meeting has been held in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

The discussion was co-chaired by Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Air Marshal BR Krishna from Indian side and his US counterpart Stephen D Sklenka.

The discussions centred on improving the two countries’ ongoing defence engagements and considering new initiatives within the framework of the existing cooperation mechanism.

According to the Defence Ministry, the India-US military cooperation group was established to advance defence collaboration between the two nations through regular meetings at the strategic and operational levels between the Headquarters of the Integrated Defence Staff and the US Indo-Pacific Command.

The India-US MCG is a forum set up to advance defence cooperation between the two nations by frequent strategic and operational consultations involving Headquarters, the Integrated Defence Staff, and the US Indo-Pacific Command.

Q.3. Central Government has approved the proposal for continuation of the seven existing sub schemes under the Umbrella Scheme “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates” for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 with a total outlay of Rs. __________________.

केंद्र सरकार ने छाता योजना प्रवासियों और प्रवासियों की राहत और पुनर्वासके तहत सात मौजूदा उप योजनाओं को 2021-22 से 2025-26 की अवधि के लिए __________________ के कुल परिव्यय के साथ जारी रखने के प्रस्ताव को मंजूरी दे दी है।

(a) Rs 1452 crores / 1452 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 1810 crores / 1810 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 2000 crores / 2000 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 2520 crores / 2520 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 3100 crores / 3100 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Centre approved continuation of 7 existing sub schemes under Umbrella Scheme “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates” for 5 years with an outlay of Rs. 1,452 crores

Central Government has approved the proposal for continuation of the seven existing sub schemes under the Umbrella Scheme “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates” for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 with a total outlay of Rs.1,452 crore.

The approval will ensure that assistance under the Umbrella Scheme, continues to reach beneficiaries through the Ministry of Home Affairs led by Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah.

The scheme enables migrants and repatriates, who have suffered on account of displacement, to earn a reasonable income and to facilitate their inclusion in mainstream economic activities.

Q.4. With which country, India has signed an MoU for long-term supply of Urea and DAP (Di-ammonium Phosphate) fertilizers under a Government to Government (G2G) arrangement?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने सरकार से सरकार (G2G) व्यवस्था के तहत यूरिया और डीएपी (डायअमोनियम फॉस्फेट) उर्वरकों की लंबी अवधि की आपूर्ति के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. India & Nepal signed MoU on supply of Urea and DAP under G2G Agreement

India and Nepal have signed an MoU for long-term supply of Urea and DAP (Di-ammonium Phosphate) fertilizers from India to Nepal under a Government to Government (G2G) arrangement.

This MoU will boost bilateral cooperation in the agriculture sector by supporting Nepal’s economy and food security.

It will also aid in addressing the recurring fertilizer shortages in Nepal and enable improve agricultural productivity benefitting the Nepali farmers.

In February 2022, both nations also inked a MoU for the construction of a motorable bridge over the Mahakali River connecting Dharchula in Uttarakhand with Darchula in Nepal with Indian grant assistance.

Q.5. Which Airlines has partnered with Switzerland based solar fuels start-up, Synhelion SA and is set to become world’s first airline to use solar aviation fuel?

किस एयरलाइंस ने स्विट्जरलैंड स्थित सौर ईंधन स्टार्टअप, सिन्हेलियन एसए के साथ भागीदारी की है और सौर विमानन ईंधन का उपयोग करने वाली दुनिया की पहली एयरलाइन बनने के लिए तैयार है?

(a) Vistara airline / विस्तारा एयरलाइन

(b) Lufthansa / लुफ्थांसा

(c) InterGlobe Aviation / इंटरग्लोब एविएशन

(d) Swiss International Air Lines AG / स्विस इंटरनेशनल एयर लाइन्स एजी

(e) Emirates / अमीरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Swiss Airlines will become world’s first airline to use solar aviation fuel

Swiss International Air Lines AG (SWISS or Swiss Air Lines) and its parent company, Lufthansa Group have partnered with Switzerland based solar fuels start-up, Synhelion SA (Synhelion) to use its solar aviation fuel.

Swiss International Airlines will become the first airline to use solar aviation fuel (“sun-to-liquid” fuel) to help power its flights.

For this, Synhelion has developed a technology for manufacturing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable energy sources.

When combusted solar fuel will only produce as much CO2 as went into its manufacture, cutting aviation emissions.

Synhelion is set to build the world’s first facility to industrially produce solar fuel in Jülich, Germany. The plant will become operational from 2022 onwards. SWISS will become the first customer of solar kerosene in 2023.

Q.6. Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) has become first depository to register more than six crores (i.e., equivalent to 60 million) active Demat accounts. Who is the Chairman of CDSL?

सेंट्रल डिपॉजिटरी सर्विसेज (इंडिया) लिमिटेड (सीडीएसएल) छह करोड़ से अधिक (यानी, 60 मिलियन के बराबर) सक्रिय डीमैट खातों को पंजीकृत करने वाला पहला डिपॉजिटरी बन गया है। सीडीएसएल के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Nehal Vora / नेहल वोरा

(b) Padmaja Chunduru / पद्मजा चंदुरु

(c) B. V. Chaubal / बी वी चौबाल

(d) Vipula Gunatilleka / विपुल गुनातिलका

(e) Nitin Paranjpe / नितिन परांजपे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. CDSL became 1st depository to register more than 60 million Demat accounts

Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) announced that it now has more than six crores (i. e. equivalent to 60 million) active Demat accounts.

A Demat account is a kind of account that can be used to keep online copies of securities and shares. A Demat account is a dematerialized account in its entire form.

The main purpose of a Demat account is to keep shares that have been bought or dematerialized (that means conversion from physical to electronic form of shares), making online share trading easier for users.

The sole listed depository in India is Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL). B. V. Chaubal is the Chairman of CDSL.

About Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL):

  • Founded: February 1999
  • Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Chairman: B. V. Chaubal
  • Managing Director & CEO: Nehal Vora

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Bharti AXA Life Insurance?

भारती एक्सा लाइफ इंश्योरेंस के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Jhulan Goswami / झूलन गोस्वामी

(b) Rajkummar Rao / राजकुमार राव

(c) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

(d) Vidya Balan / विद्या बालन

(e) Hrithik Roshan / ह्रितिक रोशन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Vidya Balan appointed Brand Ambassador of Bharti AXA Life Insurance

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, appointed National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan as its Brand Ambassador.

Vidya Balan as the brand ambassador will help in promoting the #DoTheSmartThing champion of Bharti AXA Life Insurance.

Bharti AXA Life Insurance is a joint venture of Bharti, India’s leading business groups and AXA, one of the world’s leading organizations in financial protection and wealth management.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)?

जीवन बीमा निगम (एलआईसी) के मुख्य वित्तीय अधिकारी (सीएफओ) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Arun Kumar Purwar / अरुण कुमार पुरवार

(b) Sunil Agrawal / सुनील अग्रवाल

(c) Amir Subhani / अमीर सुभानी

(d) GAV Reddy / जीएवी रेड्डी

(e) Manoj Pande / मनोज पांडे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Sunil Agrawal appointed Chief Financial Officer of LIC

Sunil Agrawal has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on contractual basis. Prior to this, he was serving as the CFO of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance for over 12 years.

Central government is counting on LIC’s IPO to help bridge the gaping budget deficit by the end of this month and hopes to raise about Rs 65,000 crore ($8.6 billion) by diluting 5% stake in the insurer.

Q.9. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has been awarded ‘Special Jury Award’ at the 7th India Industry Water Conclave and 9th edition of FICCI Water Awards. Who is the present Director-General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)?

राष्ट्रीय स्वच्छ गंगा मिशन (NMCG) को 7वें भारत उद्योग जल सम्मेलन और फिक्की जल पुरस्कारों के 9वें संस्करण में विशेष जूरी पुरस्कारसे सम्मानित किया गया है। राष्ट्रीय स्वच्छ गंगा मिशन (NMCG) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) G Asok Kumar / जी अशोक कुमार

(b) M Jagadesh Kumar / एम जगदीश कुमार

(c) Vijay Paul Sharma / विजय पॉल शर्मा

(d) Anup Bagchi / अनूप बागची

(e) Indu Malhotra / इंदु मल्होत्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. NMCG awarded ‘Special Jury Award’ for Ganga rejuvenation

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has been awarded ‘Special Jury Award’ at the 7th India Industry Water Conclave and 9th edition of FICCI Water Awards.

Distinguished Jury of FICCI Water Awards consists of eminent people such as Dr. Mihir Shah, A.K. Gosain, Himanshu Kulkarni, and VK Madhavan.

The Citation underlines the complexity of the task of rejuvenation of the entire Ganga basin and the importance of engaging with diverse stakeholders particularly the people-river connect which forms the basis of NMCG’s approach to the challenging task.

G Asok Kumar was appointed as the new Director-General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).

Q.10. Ministry of Defence is hosting 12th edition of the biennial defence exhibition, DefExpo 2022, at _________________in Gujarat.

रक्षा मंत्रालय गुजरात में _________ में द्विवार्षिक रक्षा प्रदर्शनी, डेफएक्सपो 2022 के 12वें संस्करण की मेजबानी कर रहा है।

(a) Ahmedabad, Gujarat / अहमदाबाद, गुजरात

(b) Bhavnagar, Gujarat / भावनगर, गुजरात

(c) Anand, Gujarat / आनंद, गुजरात

(d) Porbandar, Gujarat / पोरबंदर, गुजरात

(e) Gandhinagar, Gujarat / गांधीनगर, गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Ministry of Defence hosting 12th DefExpo 2022 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Ministry of Defence is hosting 12th edition of the biennial defence exhibition, DefExpo 2022, at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. It will be held from 10th to 14th March.

It will be focused on land, air, naval, internal homeland security and electronic systems. It will be held in a hybrid format.

DefExpo will be conducted by leading industry fora, international fora, think-tanks, media houses, Indian industry, DRDO, Ministry of Civil Aviation, and state governments.

Q.11. India’s Shri Nivetha, Esha Singh, and Ruchita Vinerkar have won the gold medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team event of the ISSF World Cup held in which country?

भारत की श्री निवेथा, ईशा सिंह और रुचिता विनरकर ने किस देश में आयोजित आईएसएसएफ विश्व कप की महिलाओं की 10 मीटर एयर पिस्टल टीम स्पर्धा में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(b) Uruguay / उरुग्वे

(c) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(d) Egypt / मिस्र

(e) Turkey / तुर्की

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Shri Nivetha, Esha, Ruchita won gold in women’s 10m air pistol team event at ISSF World Cup

India’s Shri Nivetha, Esha Singh, and Ruchita Vinerkar have won the gold medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team event of the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt.

With this win, India is leading the medal table with three medals, including two gold and silver. Andrea Katharina Heckner, Sandra Reitz and Carina Wimmer of Germany settled for the silver medal.

Germany and Italy are joint seconds on the table with one gold, two silver and one bronze medal each. A total of 17 countries have won medals so far.

Q.12. Rahul Gandhi has launched which state’s Chief Minister’s autobiography “Ungalil Oruvan”?

राहुल गांधी ने किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री की आत्मकथा उंगलिल ओरुवनका विमोचन किया है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Rahul Gandhi launched Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin’s autobiography “Ungalil Oruvan”

Rahul Gandhi, Member of Parliament of Indian National Congress released the book titled “Ungalil Oruvan” (One Among You), the first volume of the autobiography of MK Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and leader of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

The book pertains to the first 23 years of Stalin’s life (till he was arrested under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) in 1976).

Q.13. World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) is annually observed across the world on _______________________.

विश्व जन्म दोष दिवस (WBDD) प्रतिवर्ष _______________ को दुनिया भर में मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 March / 1 मार्च

(b) 2 March / 2 मार्च

(c) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(d) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(e) 5 March / 5 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. 3 March: World Birth Defects Day

World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) is annually observed across the world on 3rd March to create awareness about birth defects and to highlight the importance to improve knowledge, prevention and management of these conditions.

3rd March 2022 marks the observance of the 7th edition of World Birth Defects Day. The first World Birth Defects Day was observed on 3rd March 2015 with the support of 12 organizations.

Theme 2022: “Many births defects, one voice”.

Q.14. On which day National Security Day is celebrated every year, in the honor of the Indian Security Forces?

भारतीय सुरक्षा बलों के सम्मान में, हर साल किस दिन राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 March / 1 मार्च

(b) 2 March / 2 मार्च

(c) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(d) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(e) 5 March / 5 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 4 March: National Security Day

In India, March 4 is celebrated as National Security Day (Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas) every year, in the honor of the Indian Security Forces.

The day aims to show gratitude to all the security forces, including policemen, para-military forces, commandos, guards, army officers, and other persons involved in security, who sacrifice their life in maintaining the peace and security of the people of the country.

Apart from this, National Security Week 2022 is being celebrated from March 4 to March 10, 2022.

4 March also marks the day when the National Security Council (NSC) of India was established, in 1966 by the Ministry of Labour under the Government of India. The first National Security Day (NSD) was held in 1972.

Q.15. National Safety Day is celebrated in India on ________________.

भारत में ________________ को राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(b) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(c) 5 March / 5 मार्च

(d) 6 March / 6 मार्च

(e) 7 March / 7 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. 4 March: National Safety Day

The National Safety Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on the 4th of March to commemorate the foundation of the National Safety Council (NSC) of India.

The day aims to raise public awareness of all safety principles, including road safety, workplace safety, human health safety, and environmental safety. The year 2022 marks 51st NSD.

The first National Safety Day was observed in 1972. The National Safety Council was set up on 4th March 1966 by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, to develop and implement a voluntary routine in the areas of safety, health, and the environment.

Theme 2022: ‘Nurture young minds – Develop safety culture’

Q.16. Oscar-winning Alan Ladd Jr passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

ऑस्कर विजेता एलन लैड जूनियर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Director / निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Producer / निर्माता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(e)

Exp. Oscar-winning producer Alan Ladd Jr passed away

The Oscar winning producer, Former Executive at Twentieth Century Fox, who greenlit ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Braveheart’, Alan Ladd Junior passed away at the age of 84 years.

He was affectionately known as “Laddie”. He won the Academy Award (Oscar award) for Best Picture ‘Braveheart’ directed by Mel Gibson in 1995. He was one of the founders of the Ladd Company, established in 1979.

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