Current Affairs Quiz 5th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 5th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which is the highest-ranked Indian company on the Fortune Global 500 list for 2021 in terms of revenue, with revenues of nearly $63 billion?

लगभग 63 बिलियन डॉलर के राजस्व के साथ, राजस्व के मामले में 2021 के लिए फॉर्च्यून ग्लोबल 500 सूची में सर्वोच्च रैंक वाली भारतीय कंपनी कौन सी है?

(a) Reliance Industries / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Indian Oil / इंडियन ऑयल

(d) Tata Motors / टाटा मोटर्स

(e) Bharat Petroleum / भारत पेट्रोलियम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Seven Indian companies have found a place in 2021 Fortune’s Global 500 list. The Fortune Global 500 is an annual ranking of the top 500 enterprises globally, as measured by business revenues.

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd is the highest-ranked Indian company on the list in terms of revenue, with revenues of nearly $63 billion. It is placed at 155th spot globally.

Globally, Walmart has topped the list in terms of revenue for the eighth consecutive year and the 16th time since 1995. China has dominated this years list for the highest number of companies featuring in the list at 143, including those from Taiwan. This is followed by the U.S. with 122, and Japan with a total of 53, respectively.

Reliance Industries (155)

State Bank of India (205)

Indian Oil (212)

Oil & Natural Gas (243)

Rajesh Exports (348)

Tata Motors (357)

Bharat Petroleum (394)

Q.2. Which company has topped the Fortune Global 500 list for 2021 globally, in terms of revenue?

राजस्व के मामले में विश्व स्तर पर 2021 के लिए फॉर्च्यून ग्लोबल 500 सूची में कौन सी कंपनी शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Costco / कॉस्टको

(b) Alibaba / अलीबाबा

(c) eBay / ईबे

(d) Amazon / अमेज़न

(e) Walmart / वॉलमार्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Seven Indian companies have found a place in 2021 Fortune’s Global 500 list. The Fortune Global 500 is an annual ranking of the top 500 enterprises globally, as measured by business revenues.

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd is the highest-ranked Indian company on the list in terms of revenue, with revenues of nearly $63 billion. It is placed at 155th spot globally.

Globally, Walmart has topped the list in terms of revenue for the eighth consecutive year and the 16th time since 1995. China has dominated this years list for the highest number of companies featuring in the list at 143, including those from Taiwan. This is followed by the U.S. with 122, and Japan with a total of 53, respectively.

Reliance Industries (155)

State Bank of India (205)

Indian Oil (212)

Oil & Natural Gas (243)

Rajesh Exports (348)

Tata Motors (357)

Bharat Petroleum (394)

Q.3. Which bank has been authorized by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to act as an ‘Agency Bank’?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) द्वारा किस बैंक को एजेंसी बैंकके रूप में कार्य करने के लिए अधिकृत किया गया है?

(a) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(b) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(c) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The IndusInd Bank has been empaneled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to act as an ‘Agency Bank’. As an Agency Bank, IndusInd becomes eligible to carry out transactions related to all kinds of government-led businesses.

IndusInd Bank now joins few other private banks of the country listed as Agency Bank of RBI, to carry out general banking business on behalf of the central and state government, apart from offering its customers the convenience of undertaking routine financial transactions through its banking platform.

The IndusInd Bank CEO: Sumant Kathpalia;

The IndusInd Bank Headquarters: Pune.

The IndusInd Bank Founded: April 1994, Mumbai.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Vi, after Kumar Mangalam Birla stepped down as Non-Executive Chairman of Vodafone Idea?

कुमार मंगलम बिड़ला के वोडाफोन आइडिया के गैरकार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में पद छोड़ने के बाद, Vi के गैरकार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Himanshu Kapania / हिमांशु कपानिया

(b) Shyam Srinivasan / श्याम श्रीनिवासन

(c) Rana Kapoor / राणा कपूर

(d) Atanu Kumar Das / अतनु कुमार दास

(e) Prashant Kumar / प्रशांत कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla has stepped down as the Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Vodafone Idea (now Vi) Board.

The Vi Board of Directors have unanimously elected Himanshu Kapania, currently a Non-Executive Director, as the Non-Executive Chairman with effect.

Q.5. Who among the following has won Prof. C.R. Rao Centenary Gold Medal award?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने प्रो. सी.आर. राव शताब्दी स्वर्ण पदक पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Jagdish Bhagwati / जगदीश भगवती

(b) C Rangarajan / सी रंगराजन

(c) Nageshwar Reddy / नागेश्वर रेड्डी

(d) Suresh Mukund / सुरेश मुकुन्द

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) Trust has selected two renowned economic scholars for the Prof. C.R. Rao Centenary Gold Medal award. Renowned economists Jagdish Bhagwati and C Rangarajan have been conferred with the inaugural Prof CR Rao Centenary Gold Medal (CGM).

Bhagwati is a professor of economics, law and international relations at Columbia University while C Rangarajan is the former chairman of the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister and former governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

Q.6. Who is the author of the new book titled “Balakot Air Strike: How India Avenged Pulwama”?

बालाकोट एयर स्ट्राइक: हाउ इंडिया एवेंज्ड पुलवामानामक नई पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(b) Manan Bhatt / मनन भट्ट

(c) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(d) Vikram Sampath / विक्रम संपथ

(e) Dhaval Kulkarni / धवल कुलकर्णी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. A new book on Balakot air strikes 2019 authored by Manan Bhatt.

A new book titled “Balakot Air Strike: How India Avenged Pulwama”, published by Garuda Prakashan, is written by Navy veteran Manan Bhatt.

According to the publisher, the book, “a racy thriller” with “adrenalin-pushing action”, would make readers’ patriotism brim over, while filling them with a sense of gratitude and pride towards the armed forces.

Q.7. Who is the author of the book titled “My Own Mazagon”?

माई ओन मझगांवनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) R V Raveendran / आर वी रवींद्रन

(b) Kaushik Basu / कौशिक बसु

(c) Tahmima Anam / तहमीमा अनाम

(d) Ramesh Babu / रमेश बाबू

(e) C K Garyali / सी के गैरयाली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. A new book titled “My Own Mazagon” has authored by Captain Ramesh Babu. The book published by Indus Source Books features the history and story of Mazagon, the island which was merged into a single entity as Bombay.

The Book will be jointly released by Vice Admiral R. Hari Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief.

Q.8. Who has won silver for India in the Men’s 57Kg Freestyle category wrestling at Tokyo Olympics?

टोक्यो ओलंपिक में पुरुषों की 57 किग्रा फ्रीस्टाइल श्रेणी कुश्ती में भारत के लिए रजत किसने जीता है?

(a) Deepak Punia / दीपक पुनिया

(b) Ravi Kumar Dahiya / रवि कुमार दहिया

(c) Bajrang Punia / बजरंग पुनिया

(d) Yogeshwar Dutt / योगेश्वर दत्त

(e) Deepak Punia / दीपक पुनिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Ravi Kumar Dahiya won silver in the Men’s 57Kg Freestyle category. It was a tough match against defending world champion Zavur Uguev as he won 7-4.

Ravi became the second Indian wrestler, after Sushil Kumar, to get a silver medal in the Games.

Q.9. India has won bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics, first Olympic medal in hockey since 1980. India has defeated which team in the bronze medal match?

भारत ने टोक्यो ओलंपिक में कांस्य पदक जीता है, 1980 के बाद हॉकी में पहला ओलंपिक पदक। भारत ने कांस्य पदक मैच में किस टीम को हराया है?

(a) Argentina / अर्जेंटीना

(b) UK / यूके

(c) France / फ्रांस

(d) Germany / जर्मनी

(e) Belgium / बेल्जियम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. India men’s hockey team defeated Germany to won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics on 5th August. This is India’s first Olympic medal in hockey since they won the gold medal in the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.

India had to come back twice from behind in the match to level the scores and then had to push on to take the lead.

Q.10. Where is the Headquarters of IndusInd Bank?

इंडसइंड बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. CEO: Sumant Kathpalia

Headquarters: Pune

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