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

Daily Current Affairs 5th October 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Name the web portal launched by government of India to enhance cooperation for sustainable development through economy and community participation.

अर्थव्यवस्था और सामुदायिक भागीदारी के माध्यम से सतत विकास के लिए सहयोग बढ़ाने के लिए भारत सरकार द्वारा शुरू किए गए वेब पोर्टल का नाम बताइए।

(a) Waste 2 Health

(b) Waste to Wealth

(c) Waste 2 Development

(d) Waste to Web

(e) Web 2 Waste

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. GoI launches ‘Waste to Wealth’ web portal

The government of India has launched a web portal called “Waste to Wealth” to enhance cooperation for sustainable development through economy and community participation.

The web portal will bring together technology providers, government stakeholders and urban local bodies to find solutions to India’s waste problems, mainly plastic waste.

Q.2. Which company has acquired 100% stake in Mumbai-based digital lending startup CreditMate?

किस कंपनी ने मुंबई स्थित डिजिटल लेंडिंग स्टार्टअप क्रेडिटमेट में 100% हिस्सेदारी हासिल कर ली है?

(a) Amazon / अमेज़न

(b) PhonePe / फोनपे

(c) Google / गूगल

(d) Paytm / पेटीएम

(e) Mobikwik / मोबिक्विक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Paytm acquires 100% stake in startup CreditMate

Online payment services provider, Paytm has acquired a 100% stake in Mumbai-based digital lending startup CreditMate.

CreditMate was founded in 2019 by Jonathan Bill, Ashish Doshi, Swati Lad and Aditya Singh as a collection platform that helps lenders collect overdue payments from borrowers.

Q.3. Which company has acquired GeoSpoc, a Pune-based provider of geospatial services, to build next-generation location technology?

किस कंपनी ने अगली पीढ़ी के स्थान प्रौद्योगिकी के निर्माण के लिए भूस्थानिक सेवाओं के पुणे स्थित प्रदाता GeoSpoc का अधिग्रहण किया है?

(a) Hero Electric / हीरो इलेक्ट्रिक

(b) Sun Mobility / सन मोबिलिटी

(c) Ola / ओला

(d) Uber / उबेर

(e) Mahindra / महिंद्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Ola acquires GeoSpoc to build next-generation location technology

Mobility start-up Ola acquired GeoSpoc, a Pune-based provider of geospatial services, on 5th Oct.

With this buyout, GeoSpoc co-founder Dhruva Rajan and his team of scientists and engineers are expected to join Ola to develop technologies that will make mobility accessible, sustainable, personalised, and convenient across shared and personal vehicles, as per a post shared by the company.

Q.4. Who among the following has taken charge as the managing director (MD) of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC) के प्रबंध निदेशक (MD) के रूप में कार्यभार संभाला है?

(a) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिश गोपालकृष्णन

(b) Sandeep Kataria / संदीप कटारिया

(c) Siddhartha Mohanty / सिद्धार्थ मोहंती

(d) M R Kumar / एम आर कुमार

(e) B C Patnaik / बी सी पटनायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. B C Patnaik appointed as MD of LIC

Insurance behemoth LIC on 1st Oct said B C Patnaik has taken charge as the managing director (MD) of the company. He was appointed as Managing Director vide a government notification dated July 5, 2021.

Patnaik, joined as a Direct Recruit Officer in 1986. Currently, LIC has a chairman and four managing directors.

Q.5. Who among the following has been roped as the brand ambassador of Crypto exchange CoinDCX to spread awareness about cryptocurrencies?

क्रिप्टोकरेंसी के बारे में जागरूकता फैलाने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किसे क्रिप्टो एक्सचेंज CoinDCX का ब्रांड एंबेसडर बनाया गया है?

(a) Yuvraj Singh / युवराज सिंह

(b) Aamir Khan / आमिर खान

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(d) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(e) Amitabh Bachchan / अमिताभ बच्चन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. CoinDCX onboards Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador to raise crypto awareness

Crypto exchange CoinDCX on Monday roped in Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador to spread awareness about cryptocurrencies. Through this collaboration CoinDCX wants to increase awareness around crypto and popularise it as an emerging asset class.

CoinDCX wants to ensure that crypto is accessible to everyone. The crypto industry in India is on an exponential climb, rising gradually over the previous few years, with millions of Indians emerging as early adopters of the crypto asset class.

Q.6. Who among the following has received Nobel Prize 2021 in Physics for work on complex physical systems?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे जटिल भौतिक प्रणालियों पर काम करने के लिए भौतिकी में 2021 का नोबेल पुरस्कार मिला है?

(a) Syukuro Manabe / स्यूकुरो मनाबे

(b) Klaus Hasselmann / क्लाउस हैसलमैन

(c) Giorgio Parisi / जियोर्जियो पेरिसि

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & c / दोनों ए और सी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Nobel physics prize goes to 3 for work on complex physical systems

The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists from Japan, Germany and Italy. Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann were cited for their work in “the physical modeling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming”.

The second half of the prize was awarded to Giorgio Parisi for “the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales.”

Q.7. Which team has won the Durand Cup title at the Vivekananda Yuvabharati Krirangan, Kolkata?

कोलकाता के विवेकानंद युवा भारती क्रीडांगन में डूरंड कप का खिताब किस टीम ने जीता है?

(a) FC Goa / एफ.सी. गोवा

(b) Kerala Blasters FC / केरल ब्लास्टर्स एफ.सी.

(c) Bengaluru FC / बेंगलुरु एफ.सी.

(d) Mohammedan S C / मोहम्मडन एस.सी.

(e) Mohun Bagan A.C. / मोहन बागान ए.सी.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. FC Goa Beat Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 to Clinch Maiden Durand Title

Indian Super League side, FC Goa clinched their maiden Durand Cup title as they beat Kolkata giants Mohammedan Sporting Club at the Vivekananda Yuvabharati Krirangan on 3rd Oct.

This was FC Goa’s 2nd ever domestic glory, having won the Indian Super Cup back in 2019 under then manager, Sergio Lobera.

Q.8. Birendra Lakra and SV Sunil announced retirement recently. They were associated with which sports?

बीरेंद्र लाकड़ा और एसवी सुनील ने हाल ही में संन्यास की घोषणा की। वे किस खेल से जुड़े थे?

(a) Golf / गोल्फ़

(b) Tennis / टेनिस

(c) Badminton / बैडमिंटन

(d) Hockey / हॉकी

(e) Cricket / क्रिकेट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Birendra Lakra and SV Sunil announces retirement from International Hockey

S V Sunil, the veteran forward and star striker of India men’s field hockey team and Olympic bronze medal-winning Indian hockey star defender Birendra Lakra have announced their retirement from international hockey.

Birendra Lakra has represented India in 197 games with 10 goals. Sunil has scored 72 goals in 264 appearances for the national team.

Q.9. World Teachers’ Day is celebrated every year on ____________________.

विश्व शिक्षक दिवस हर साल ____________________ को मनाया जाता है

(a) 3 October / 3 अक्टूबर

(b) 4 October / 4 अक्टूबर

(c) 5 October / 5 अक्टूबर

(d) 6 October / 6 अक्टूबर

(e) 7 October / 7 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. October 5: World Teachers’ Day

Every year on October 5, the world celebrates World Teacher’s Day to highlight the responsibilities, rights, and the value of teachers. The day honours teachers all around the world for their important role in their countries’ economic development by providing education that enhances people’s quality of life.

Theme 2021:  ‘Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery.’

Q.10. What was the theme for World Teachers’ Day 2021?

विश्व शिक्षक दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status

(b) Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery

(c) Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession

(d) Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future

(e) Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. October 5: World Teachers’ Day

Every year on October 5, the world celebrates World Teacher’s Day to highlight the responsibilities, rights, and the value of teachers. The day honours teachers all around the world for their important role in their countries’ economic development by providing education that enhances people’s quality of life.

Theme 2021:  ‘Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery.’

Q.11. With which country, India has conducted the 5th edition of a 3-day Bilateral Maritime Exercise JIMEX in Arabian sea?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने अरब सागर में 3-दिवसीय द्विपक्षीय समुद्री अभ्यास JIMEX के 5वें संस्करण का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) China / चीन

(d) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(e) Jordan / जॉर्डन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Fifth Edition Of Japan-India Bilateral Maritime Exercise ‘JIMEX’

The fifth edition of India – Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise, JIMEX, between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF), will be held in Arabian Sea from 06 to 08 October 2021.

JIMEX series of exercises commenced in January 2012 with special focus on maritime security cooperation. JIMEX-21 aims to develop common understanding of operational procedures and enhance inter-operability through conduct of a multitude of advanced exercises, across the entire spectrum of maritime operations.

Q.12. What is the currency of Japan?

जापान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Toman / टोमन

(b) Riyal / रियाल

(c) Yen / येन

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Capital: Tokyo

Currency: Japanese yen

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