Current Affairs Quiz 6th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 6th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which IIT has launched an earthquake early warning (EEW) Mobile App for Uttarakhand?

किस आईआईटी ने उत्तराखंड के लिए भूकंप पूर्व चेतावनी (EEW) मोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किया?

(a) IIT, Roorkee / IIT, रुड़की

(b) IIT-Ropar / IIT-रोपड़

(c) IIT- Delhi / IIT-दिल्ली

(d) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(e) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. IIT Roorkee launches Earthquake Early Warning Mobile App for Uttarakhand

Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) launched an earthquake early warning (EEW) Mobile App for Uttarakhand. This mobile app project was sponsored by Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA).

Earthquake early warning system will alert people regarding the onset of calamity on mobile application. It can detect onset of the Earthquake and issue warnings before significant tremors take place in state.’

Q.2. Which country has become the 5th country to sign International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement?

कौन सा देश अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सौर गठबंधन (आईएसए) फ्रेमवर्क समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर करने वाला 5वां देश बन गया है?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) Germany / जर्मनी

(c) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(d) Russia / रूस

(e) UK / यूनाइटेड किंगडम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Germany becomes 5th country to sign ISA Framework Agreement

Germany became the 5th country to sign the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement after amendments to it entered into force on 8th January 2021, opening its Membership to all Member States of the United Nations.

Membership to the ISA was earlier limited to 121 countries, which were partially or entirely located within the tropics. This didn’t allow major solar energy economies such as Germany to join the alliance that is being increasingly seen as a foreign policy tool.

Q.3. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised upward retail inflation projection for FY 22 at ___.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने वित्त वर्ष 22 के लिए ___ पर खुदरा मुद्रास्फीति अनुमान को संशोधित किया है।

(a) 2.3%

(b) 6.7%

(c) 4.6%

(d) 3.1%

(e) 5.7%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. RBI revises retail inflation projection for FY22 to 5.7%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised upwards retail inflation projection for FY 22 to 5.7 per cent from 5.1 per cent, even as it retained real GDP projection at 9.5 per cent.

The revised quarterly retail inflation projections are: 5.9 per cent in Q2 (5.4 per cent earlier projection); 5.3 per cent in Q3 (4.7 per cent); and 5.8 per cent in Q4 (5.3 per cent) of 2021-22.

Q.4. Who among the following has become the first woman Director of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारतीय प्राणी सर्वेक्षण (जूलॉजिकल सर्वे ऑफ इंडिया) की पहली महिला निदेशक बन गई है?

(a) Priyanka Mohite / प्रियंका मोहिते

(b) Poonam Gupta / पूनम गुप्ता

(c) Dhriti Banerjee / ध्रिति बनर्जी

(d) Aashritha V Olety / आश्रिता वी ओलेटी

(e) Vijayalakshmi Ramanan / विजयालक्ष्मी रमणन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dhriti Banerjee becomes 1st woman Director of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)

In over 100 years history of the Zoological Survey of India, Dhriti Banerjee has been appointed as the director of organisation. The proposal in this regard was approved by the cabinet committee on appointments on 4th August.

She has been an eminent scientist conducting research in zoogeography, taxonomy, morphology among others. Since 2012, Dhriti has been engaged with ZSI’s digital sequence information project.

Q.5. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award has been renamed after which of the following sports personality?

राजीव गांधी खेल रत्न पुरस्कार का नाम बदलकर निम्नलिखित में से किस खेल व्यक्तित्व के नाम पर रखा गया है?

(a) Dhyan Chand / ध्यान चंद

(b) Milkha Singh /  मिल्खा सिंह

(c) Sunil Gavaskar /  सुनील गावस्कर

(d) KD Singh Babu / केडी सिंह बाबू

(e) Balbir Singh Sr. /  बलबीर सिंह सीनियर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award renamed as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 6 announced that India’s top sports award Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award will hereby be called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

Hockey greats Dhyan Chand and KD Singh Babu were the stars as India won six straight Olympic tournaments between 1928 and 1956. Five of their eight triumphs came after India’s independence from British rule in 1947.

Q.6. International Beer Day is observed on ______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बियर दिवस _________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) First Tuesday of August / अगस्त का पहला मंगलवार

(b) First Wednesday of August / अगस्त का पहला बुधवार

(c) First Thursday of August / अगस्त का पहला गुरुवार

(d) First Friday of August / अगस्त का पहला शुक्रवार

(e) First Saturday of August / अगस्त का पहला शनिवार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. August 6, 2021: International Beer Day (First Friday of August)

International Beer Day (IBD) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California by Jesse Avshalomov.

Since its inception, International Beer Day has grown from a small localized event in the western United States into a worldwide celebration spanning 207 cities, 80 countries and 6 continents.

Q.7. On which date, Hiroshima Day is observed every year?

किस तारीख को हर साल हिरोशिमा दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 3 August / 3 अगस्त

(b) 4 August / 4 अगस्त

(c) 5 August / 5 अगस्त

(d) 6 August / 6 अगस्त

(e) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 6 August: Hiroshima Day

August 6, 2021, observed solemnly as Hiroshima Day around the world, will be the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city in the final year of World War II. On this day in 1945, the United States dropped the very first deployed nuclear bomb in the city of Hiroshima.

The Manhattan Project, commissioned by the US, created two atomic bombs. The first one, called ‘The Little Boy’ was dropped in the city of Hiroshima while the second one, dubbed ‘The Fat Man’, was dropped in Nagasaki by the US on August 6 and 9, respectively.

Q.8. Two-times Olympian Shankar Subramaniam ‘Babu’ Narayan passed away recently. He was associated with which sport?

दो बार के ओलंपियन शंकर सुब्रमण्यम बाबूनारायण का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस खेल से जुड़े थे?

(a) Cricket / क्रिकेट

(b) Badminton / बैडमिंटन

(c) Football / फुटबॉल

(d) Chess / चेस

(e) Table Tennis / टेबल टेनिस

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Olympian footballer S.S. ‘Babu’ Nayaran passes away

Two-times Olympian Shankar Subramaniam, alias “Babu” Nayaran passed away. He was India’s goalkeeper during the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. Besides representing Maharashtra in football and basketball, Narayan emerged as one of the most reliable goalkeepers in India.

His decade-long career for the national team also included the stellar effort of India finishing fourth in the 1956 Olympics and representing India in the 1964 Asian Games.

Q.9. Where is the headquarters of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)?

भारतीय प्राणी सर्वेक्षण (ZSI) का मुख्यालय कहां है?  

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Bangalore / बैंगलोर

(c) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(d) Jaipur / जयपुर

(e) Kolkata / कोलकाता

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Formation: 1 July 1916

Headquarters: Kolkata

Director: Dr. Dhriti Banerjee

Q.10. Which country is the current president of International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सौर गठबंधन (ISA) का वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन सा देश है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) France / फ्रांस

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India and France are the president and co-president of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

About International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Headquarters: Gurugram, Haryana, India

Membership: 121 members of UN

Director General: Ajay Mathur

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