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


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Q.1. Indian Army’s First Green Solar Energy harnessing plant has been launched in which state?

भारतीय सेना का पहला ग्रीन सोलर एनर्जी हार्नेसिंग प्लांट किस राज्य में शुरू किया गया है?

(a) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Indian Army recently launched the first Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim. It was launched to benefit the troops of the Indian army.

The plant uses Vanadium based battery technology. It was built at an altitude of 16,000 feet. The capacity of the plant is 56 KVA. It was completed in collaboration with IIT Mumbai.

Q.2. Which country has recently declared the end of the Ebola outbreak?

हाल ही में किस देश ने इबोला प्रकोप की समाप्ति की घोषणा की है?

(a) Ghana / घाना

(b) Sierra Leone / सिएरा लियोन

(c) Senegal / सेनेगल

(d) Guinea-Bissau / गिनी-बिसाऊ

(e) Congo / कांगो

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Democratic Republic of Congo recently declared the end of the twelfth outbreak of Ebola. It had killed six people in the eastern province of North Kivu.

The current Ebola outbreak was genetically linked to that of the outbreak that occured in 2018-20. Currently, Guinea is also fighting against Ebola epidemic.

Q.3. RBI has imposed a Rs 3 crore penalty on which bank for violating prudential norms on the operation of its investment portfolio?

RBI ने किस बैंक पर अपने निवेश पोर्टफोलियो के संचालन पर विवेकपूर्ण मानदंडों का उल्लंघन करने के लिए 3 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 3rd May fined ICICI Bank Rs 3 crore for violating prudential norms on the operation of its investment portfolio.

The action, the RBI said, was based on the deficiencies in regulatory compliance and was “not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers.”

Q.4. Goldman Sachs has projected India’s GDP growth forecast for FY22 at ___________.

गोल्डमैन सैक्स ने वित्त वर्ष 2022 के लिए ________ पर भारत के सकल घरेलू उत्पाद के पूर्वानुमान का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 9.9%

(b) 10.0%

(c) 11.1%

(d) 12.2%

(e) 13.3%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Wall Street brokerage Goldman Sachs has lowered its estimate for India’s economic growth to 11.1 per cent from 11.7% in fiscal year to March 31, 2022, as a number of cities and states announced lockdowns of varying intensities to check spread of coronavirus infections.

An 2021 calendar year growth forecast to 9.7 per cent (from 10.5 per cent).

Q.5. Who has been appointed as acting chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?

राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग (NHRC) के कार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Amitabh Chaudhry / अमिताभ चौधरी

(b) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(c) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

(d) Prafulla Chandra Pant / प्रफुल्ल चंद्र पंत

(e) NV Ramana / एनवी रमना

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The National Human Rights Commission on 3rd May said NHRC member Justice (retired) Prafulla Chandra Pant had been appointed as the acting chairperson of the Commission with effect from April 25.

A former Supreme Court judge, Justice Pant was appointed member of the NHRC on April 22, 2019. The post of chairperson has been vacant since Justice H.L. Dattu, a former Chief Justice of India, completed his tenure on December 2, 2020.

Q.6. On which date International Firefighters’ Day is observed every year?

प्रति वर्ष अंतर्राष्ट्रीय फायरफाइटर दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 4 May / 4 मई

(b) 5 May / 5 मई

(c) 6 May / 6 मई

(d) 7 May / 7 मई

(e) 8 May / 8 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD) is observed on May 4 every year since 1999.  The day is celebrated to recognise and honour the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible. The day was instituted, after the deaths of five firefighters in tragic circumstances in a bushfire in Australia on 2 December 1998.

Q.7. Coal Miners Day is celebrated on _____________ every year.

कोल माइनर्स डे हर साल _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 3 May / 3 मई

(b) 4 May / 4 मई

(c) 5 May / 5 मई

(d) 6 May / 6 मई

(e) 7 May / 7 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Coal Miners’ Day is celebrated on May 4 to recognize the hard work of some of the great unsung heroes of Industrial Revolution. Coal miners spend most of the days digging, tunnelling and extracting coal from the mines.

They dig deep into the Earth to bring out the riches that help to sustain our life. Coal mining is one of the toughest professions. The day is celebrated to show appreciation for the coal miners and honour their accomplishments.

Q.8. Who among the following has been appointed as the ambassadors for International Olympic Committee’s “Believe in Sport” campaign?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ओलंपिक समिति के खेल में विश्वासअभियान के राजदूत के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) PV Sindhu / पीवी सिंधु

(b) Michelle Li / मिशेल ली

(c) David Beckham / डेविड बेकहम

(d) Mary Kom / मैरी कॉम

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Badminton World Federation announced that India shuttler PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li have been nominated as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation.

Sindhu and Li will be working alongside other athlete ambassadors from around the world to raise awareness on the topic of competition manipulation amongst athletes and encourage.

Q.9. Who has won the World Snooker Championships 2021 held at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield, UK?

शेफ़ील्ड, यूके में क्रूसिबल थिएटर में आयोजित विश्व स्नूकर चैंपियनशिप 2021 किसने जीता है?

(a) Mark Selby / मार्क सेल्बी

(b) Shaun Murphy / शॉन मर्फी

(c) Judd Trump / जुड ट्रम्प

(d) Ronnie O’Sullivan / रोनी ओ’सूलीवन

(e) Neil Robertson / नील रॉबर्टसन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Mark Selby has won a fourth World Snooker Championship title, beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 in an immense display from both men over four sessions at the Crucible.

The 37-year-old has now won four of the last eight World Championship titles after lifting his first in 2014 and climbs back to number two in the world, looking to hunt down Judd Trump at the top of the rankings.

Q.10. Jagmohan passed away recently. He was a Former Governor of which of the following state/UT?

जगमोहन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य / केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश के पूर्व राज्यपाल थे?

(a) Ladakh / लदाख

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Jagmohan passed away. Jagmohan started his career as a bureaucrat and also served as the lieutenant governor of Delhi.

Jagmohan was appointed Jammu and Kashmir governor in 1984 and completed his five-year tenure. As militancy erupted in Jammu and Kashmir, he was made the governor again in 1990 but was removed within a few months as differences between him and the then V P Singh-led government at the Centre grew over tackling the militancy.

Q.11. What is the currency of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)?

कांगो लोकतांत्रिक गणराज्य (DRC) की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dollar / डॉलर

(b) Pound / पाउंड

(c) Rouble / रूबल

(d) Euro / यूरो

(e) Franc / फ्रैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Capital: Kinshasa

Currency: Congolese franc

Q.12. Where is the Headquarters of ICICI Bank?

ICICI बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi

Headquarters: Mumbai

Tagline: Hum hai na, Khayal Apka

Q.13. Where is the headquarters of International Olympic Committee (IOC)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ओलंपिक समिति (IOC) 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

Exp. Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland

President: Thomas Bach

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