Current Affairs Quiz 6th and 7th November 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the reconstructed Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveiled the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya in which state?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने किस राज्य में पुनर्निर्मित श्री आदि शंकराचार्य समाधि का उद्घाटन किया और श्री आदि शंकराचार्य की प्रतिमा का अनावरण किया?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(d) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Prime Minister unveiled Shri Adi Shankaracharya statue in Kedarnath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Kedarnath Dham and inaugurated the reconstructed Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi, that was damaged during the devastating 2013 floods, at the premises of the Kedarnath Temple in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand and unveiled the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya at the Samadhi.

The 12-feet long statue weighing around 35 tonnes (35,000kg) has been constructed by Mysore-based sculptor Arjun Yogiraj.

Q.2. India’s first rooftop drive-in open-air movie theatre has been opened in which city?

भारत का पहला रूफटॉप ड्राइवइन ओपनएयर मूवी थियेटर किस शहर में खोला गया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. India’s first open-air rooftop drive-in theatre opened in Mumbai

India’s first rooftop drive-in open-air movie theatre was opened in Mumbai and it showcased the film Sooryavanshi featuring Akshay Kumar.

Reliance announced the launch of its first rooftop theatre, which will be known as ‘Jio Drive-In’. The theatre has been launched in partnership with the Reliance Retail and multiplex chain PVR. The open-air rooftop theatre will be operated and managed by PVR ltd.

Q.3. Amit Shah launched a Pan-India health cards scheme for CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) personnel and their dependents, named ‘Ayushmaan CAPF’ in New Delhi. ‘Ayushmaan CAPF’ scheme is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and _____________________.

अमित शाह ने नई दिल्ली में सीएपीएफ (केंद्रीय सशस्त्र पुलिस बल) कर्मियों और उनके आश्रितों के लिए आयुष्मान सीएपीएफनाम से एक अखिल भारतीय स्वास्थ्य कार्ड योजना शुरू की। आयुष्मान सीएपीएफयोजना गृह मंत्रालय (एमएचए) और _____________ की एक संयुक्त पहल है।

(a) National Health Authority (NHA) / राष्ट्रीय स्वास्थ्य प्राधिकरण

(b) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) / स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(c) NITI Aayog / नीति आयोग

(d) World Health Organization (WHO) / विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Amit Shah launched “Ayushmaan CAPF”, a Pan-India Health Card Scheme for CPPF

On November 02, 2021, the Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah launched the health cards scheme for CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) personnel and their dependents, named ‘Ayushmaan CAPF’ at the national level in New Delhi.

‘Ayushmaan CAPF’ scheme is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and National Health Authority (NHA).

The scheme was launched by Amit Shah on Pilot basis in Assam on 23rd January, 2021 to provide healthcare services to all CAPFs.

Q.4. Which state has launched the ‘Janasevaka’ scheme and ‘Janaspandana’, an Integrated Public Grievance Redressal System (IPGRS)?

किस राज्य ने जनसेवकयोजना और जनस्पंदन‘, एक एकीकृत लोक शिकायत निवारण प्रणाली (आईपीजीआरएस) शुरू की है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Kerala / केरल

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Karnataka launched ‘Janasevaka’ scheme and ‘Janaspandana’ platform

Karnataka Chief Minister, Basavaraj S Bommai, launched the state’s ambitious ‘Janasevaka’ (peoples’ servant) scheme and ‘Janaspandana’, an Integrated Public Grievance Redressal System (IPGRS).

‘Janasevaka’ is a scheme for Citizens to avail doorstep delivery of government services. Citizens can use the toll-free helpline or the web portal to book for the government certificates required and avail the service at a cost of Rs 115.

‘Janaspandana’ is a one-stop platform for citizens to raise complaints on any government scheme or service. It is modelled after the Centralized Public Grievance Redressal & Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) which extends 24X7 online support to citizens.

Q.5. Jitendra Singh has inaugurated 650 Teraflops Supercomputing Facility at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) and i-RISE, Technology Business Incubator (TBI) in which city?

जितेंद्र सिंह ने किस शहर में राष्ट्रीय कृषिखाद्य जैव प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान (NABI) में 650 टेराफ्लॉप्स सुपरकंप्यूटिंग सुविधा और i-RISE, प्रौद्योगिकी व्यवसाय इनक्यूबेटर (TBI) का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Indore / इंदौर

(b) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(c) Mohali / मोहाली

(d) Lucknow /लखनऊ

(e) Shillong / शिलांग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated 650 Teraflops Supercomputing Facility at NABI & i-RISE, TBI at Mohali

Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, inaugurated the advanced 650 teraflops supercomputing facility at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) at Mohali, Punjab.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has also inaugurated i-RISE, Technology Business Incubator (TBI) at Mohali which will provide world-class research facilities for start-ups in India.

Q.6. Who is the head of a technology innovation group on the Sixth Generation (6G), formed by Department of Telecommunications (DoT), under the Ministry of Communications?

संचार मंत्रालय के तहत दूरसंचार विभाग (DoT) द्वारा गठित छठी पीढ़ी (6G) पर एक प्रौद्योगिकी नवाचार समूह का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) H R Nagendra / एच आर नागेंद्र

(b) Baijayant Panda / बैजयंत पांडा

(c) Vijay C Daga / विजय सी डागा

(d) K Rajaraman / के राजारामन

(e) C K Mishra / सी के मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. K Rajaraman will chair a Technology Innovation Group on 6G; formed by DoT

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), under the Ministry of Communications, has formed a technology innovation group on the Sixth Generation (6G), to take lead in the development of 6G Technology globally.

  1. Rajaraman, Chairman Digital Communications Commission & Secretary (Telecom) has been named the chairperson of the initiative. Technology Innovation Group is a 22-member group.

Aim: To create vision and objectives as well as develop a roadmap for research and development (R&D), pre-standardisation, development of applications and products, and action plans for 6G technology.

Q.7. PM Narendra Modi and Boris Johnson have jointly launched the ‘One Sun, One World, One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative at the COP 26 Climate Meet. Where was United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) held?

पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी और बोरिस जॉनसन ने संयुक्त रूप से COP 26 क्लाइमेट मीट में वन सन, वन वर्ल्ड, वन ग्रिड‘ (OSOWOG) पहल की शुरुआत की है। संयुक्त राष्ट्र जलवायु परिवर्तन सम्मेलन (COP 26) कहाँ आयोजित किया गया था?

(a) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Manila, Philippines / मनीला, फिलीपींस

(d) Glasgow, Scotland / ग्लासगो, स्कॉटलैंड

(e) Washington D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन डीसी, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. PM Modi and Boris Johnson launched “One Sun, One World, One Grid” initiative

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson jointly launched the ‘One Sun, One World, One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative at the COP 26 Climate Meet in Glasgow.

This project is about setting a ‘trans-national electricity grid to supply solar power across the world. The vision behind OSOWOG is ‘The Sun Never Sets’. It is a constant at some geographical location, across the globe, at any given point of time.

On the occasion, he also announced that India’s space agency, ISRO will provide a calculator to the world soon, that can measure the solar energy potential of any region.

Q.8. With which country, India has issued Letters of Exchange (LoE) to formalize seven additional entry-exit points for trade?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने व्यापार के लिए सात अतिरिक्त प्रवेशनिकास बिंदुओं को औपचारिक रूप देने के लिए लेटर ऑफ एक्सचेंज (एलओई) जारी किया है?

(a) Nepal / नेपाल

(b) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(c) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Bhutan / भूटान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. India and Bhutan issued LoE to add 7 entry-exit trade points

In November 2021, India and Bhutan formalised seven additional entry – exit points for trade through Letters of Exchange (LoE) issued during the Commerce Secretary level meeting between the countries that discussed Trade & Transit issues.

This formalisation is a part of measures to increase trade connectivity. The Indian delegation was led by Department of Commerce Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, and the Bhutanese delegation was led by Dasho Karma Tshering, Secretary, Bhutan Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Q.9. Which country has recently launched a commemorative coin celebrating the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi?

किस देश ने हाल ही में महात्मा गांधी के जीवन और विरासत का जश्न मनाते हुए एक स्मारक सिक्का लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) UK / ब्रिटेन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. UK launched commemorative £5 coin celebrating legacy of Mahatma Gandhi

The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has unveiled a £5 coin to commemorate the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi. It is the first time Mahatma Gandhi has been commemorated on an official UK coin.

The coin is available in a range of standards, including gold and silver The special collectors’ coin was designed by Heena Glover. Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of UK, chose the final design for the coin.

The coin features an image of a lotus, India’s national flower, alongside one of Gandhi’s most famous quotes – ‘My life is my message’.

Q.10. What was the revenue collected from Goods and Services Tax (GST) in October 2021?

अक्टूबर 2021 में माल और सेवा कर (जीएसटी) से कितना राजस्व एकत्र किया गया था?

(a) ₹1.02 lakh crore / ₹ 1.02 लाख करोड़

(b) ₹1.16 lakh crore / ₹ 1.16 लाख करोड़

(c) ₹1.12 lakh crore / ₹ 1.12 लाख करोड़

(d) ₹1.17 lakh crore / ₹ 1.17 लाख करोड़

(e) ₹1.30 lakh crore / ₹ 1.30 लाख करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Government collected Rs 1.30 lakh crores as GST for October, 2nd highest since GST implementation

Gross Goods and service tax (GST) collection for the month of October came in at Rs 1,30,127 crore, the second-highest collection since GST was implemented in July 2017 & second only to GST revenues collected in April 2021. Revenues for the month are 24% higher year-on-year.

Of the gross GST revenue collected in October, Rs 23,861 crore was towards CGST, Rs 30,421 crore was towards SGST and Rs 67,361 crore was towards IGST, and Cess amounted to Rs 8,484 crore.

Q.11. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Barclays?

बार्कलेज के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) C S Venkatakrishnan / सी एस वेंकटकृष्णन

(b) J B Mohapatra / जे बी महापात्र

(c) Rashmi R Das / रश्मि आर दास

(d) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(e) Pradeep Kumar Panja / प्रदीप कुमार पंजा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. C S Venkatakrishnan appointed as CEO of Barclays

CS Venkatakrishnan has been appointed as the CEO of Barclays with immediate effect.

CS Venkatakrishnan was head of global markets, co-president of Barclays Bank PLC, and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Barclays, based in New York. Prior to his appointment as head of global markets and co-president of BBPLC, Venkat served as chief risk officer at Barclays.

Q.12. Who has been appointed as the head coach of Indian men’s cricket team?

भारतीय पुरुष क्रिकेट टीम के मुख्य कोच के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ravi Shastri / रवि शास्त्री

(b) Rahul Dravid / राहुल द्रविड़

(c) Sunil Gavaskar / सुनील गावस्कर

(d) Anil Kumble / अनिल कुंबले

(e) Kapil Dev / कपिल देव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Rahul Dravid appointed head coach of Indian men’s cricket team

Former captain and right-handed batsman Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian men’s cricket team by the BCCI.

He has been appointed for a period of two years till 2023. He will begin his tenure as full-time coach from the T20I series against New Zealand starting November 17, 2021 in Jaipur

Prior to this, he was working as the head of National Cricket Academy.

Q.13. Who is the author of the new book titled “The Cinema of Satyajit Ray”?

द सिनेमा ऑफ सत्यजीत रेनामक नई पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Amitav Ghosh / अमिताभ घोष

(b) Divya Dutta / दिव्या दत्ता

(c) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(d) Bhaskar Chattopadhyay / भास्कर चट्टोपाध्याय

(e) Aditya Gupta / आदित्य गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. A new book titled “The Cinema of Satyajit Ray” authored by Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

A new book titled ‘The Cinema of Satyajit Ray’ written by the author Bhaskar Chattopadhyay and published by Westland details the life of legendary Indian Filmmaker – ‘Satyajit Ray’.

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay also authored novels like “Patang” (2016), “Here Falls the Shadow” (2017) and “The Disappearance of Sally Sequeira” (2018).

Q.14. Who among the following has authored the book titled ‘’Not Just Cricket: A Reporters Journey’’?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने नॉट जस्ट क्रिकेट: ए रिपोर्टर्स जर्नीनामक पुस्तक लिखी है?

(a) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन

(b) Pradeep Magazine / प्रदीप मैगज़ीन

(c) K J Alphons / के जे अल्फोंस

(d) Kushan Sarkar / कुषाण सरकार

(e) Boria Majumdar / बोरिया मजूमदार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. Pradeep Magazine authored a book titled ‘’Not Just Cricket: A Reporters Journey’’

A book titled ‘’Not just cricket: A Reporters Journey’’ by Pradeep Magazine is going to be released in Dec 2021.

It consists of life experiences, social, political, ups and downs of Indian cricket by the journalist Pradeep Magazine. He is the author of the book ‘’Not quite cricket ‘’that exposed the match fixing scandal.

Q.15. International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is observed annually on ____________________________.

युद्ध और सशस्त्र संघर्ष में पर्यावरण के शोषण को रोकने के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस _____________________ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 5 November / 5 नवम्बर

(b) 6 November / 6 नवम्बर

(c) 7 November / 7 नवम्बर

(d) 8 November / 8 नवम्बर

(e) 9 November / 9 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. 6 November: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is an international day observed annually on November 6.

On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.

Q.16. International One Health Day is annually observed across the globe on ____________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय एक स्वास्थ्य दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ____________ को दुनिया भर में मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 November / 1 नवम्बर

(b) 2 November / 2 नवम्बर

(c) 3 November / 3 नवम्बर

(d) 4 November / 4 नवम्बर

(e) 5 November / 5 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. 3 November: International One Health Day

The International One Health Day is annually observed across the globe on 3rd November to create awareness about the need for a One Health approach to address the shared health threats at the human-animal-environment interface.

3rd November 2021 marks the 6th One Health Day, a global campaign that highlights the importance of one health approach. International One Health Day was initiated in 2016 by three International One Health Groups: One Health Commission, the One Health Platform, and the One Health Initiative Team.

Q.17. National Cancer Awareness Day is celebrated in India on __________________.

भारत में राष्ट्रीय कैंसर जागरूकता दिवस __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 5 November / 5 नवम्बर

(b) 6 November / 6 नवम्बर

(c) 7 November / 7 नवम्बर

(d) 8 November / 8 नवम्बर

(e) 9 November / 9 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(c)

Exp. 7 November: National Cancer Awareness Day

7 November is observed annually as the National Cancer Awareness Day to raise awareness about the second leading cause of death globally, Cancer.

On 7 November 2014, Former Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced that seventh November will be celebrated as national Cancer awareness day every year. This particular date was selected as it is the Birth anniversary of Madame Curie, a prominent scientist remembered for her efforts and contribution in the battle against cancer.

Q.18. Who among the following has won bronze medal at 2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships at Belgrade in Serbia?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने सर्बिया के बेलग्रेड में 2021 AIBA पुरुष विश्व मुक्केबाजी चैंपियनशिप में कांस्य पदक जीता है?

(a) Amit Panghal / अमित पंघाल

(b) Vikas Krishan / विकास कृष्ण

(c) Akash Kumar / आकाश कुमार

(d) Vijender Singh / विजेंदर सिंह

(e) Shiva Thapa / शिव थापा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(c)

Exp. Akash Kumar won bronze in 2021 AIBA Men’s World Championships in Serbia

Indian boxer Akash Kumar has managed to clinch bronze medal at 2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships at Belgrade in Serbia. He is the 7th Indian male boxer to win a medal at the world championships.

He joined the elite list of boxers that includes Amit Panghal (silver in 2019), Vijender Singh (bronze in 2009), Vikas Krishan (bronze in 2011), Shiva Thapa (bronze in 2015), etc.

Akash lost 0-5 in the 54 kg category to Makhmud Sabyrkhan of Kazakhstan

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