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

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Q.1. PM Modi has inaugurated and laid foundation stone of multiple projects at Dehradun. The project includes Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor which will be built at a cost of ______________________.

पीएम मोदी ने देहरादून में कई परियोजनाओं का उद्घाटन और शिलान्यास किया है। इस परियोजना में दिल्लीदेहरादून आर्थिक गलियारा शामिल है जिसे ______________ की लागत से बनाया जाएगा।

(a) Rs 1700 crore / 1700 करोड़ रुपये

(b) Rs 2500 crore / 2500 करोड़ रुपये

(c) Rs 8,300 crore / 8,300 करोड़ रुपये

(d) Rs 15,400 crore / 15,400 करोड़ रुपये

(e) Rs 18,000 crore / 18,000 करोड़ रुपये

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated multiple projects worth Rs 18,000 crore at Dehradun, Uttarakhand

PM Modi has inaugurated and laid foundation stone of multiple projects worth Rs 18,000 crore at Dehradun.

The 7 projects inaugurated consist of initiatives focusing on making travel safer including 120 MW Vyasi Hydroelectric Project, along with Himalayan Culture Centre in Dehradun.

The 11 projects for which foundation has been laid includes Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor which will be built at a cost of Rs 8,300 crore. It will have Asia’s largest wildlife elevated corridor (12 kilometres) for unrestricted wildlife movement.

PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the Dehradun – Paonta Sahib (Himachal Pradesh) road project, being constructed at a cost of around Rs 1700 crore.

Q.2. In accordance with the data by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which state has become India’s leading manufacturing hub?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) के आंकड़ों के अनुसार, कौन सा राज्य भारत का प्रमुख विनिर्माण केंद्र बन गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Gujarat became India’s Largest Manufacturing Hub: RBI

In accordance with the data by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Gujarat has surpassed Maharashtra to become India’s leading manufacturing hub. It’s Gross Value Addition (GVA) in manufacturing grew 15.9% annually between FY12 to FY20 to Rs 5.11 lakh crore.

In terms of manufacturing, Maharashtra is followed by Tamil Nadu with a GVA of Rs 3.43 lakh crore at 3rd spot, Karnataka (4th) at Rs 2.1 lakh crore, and Uttar Pradesh-UP (5th) at Rs 1.87 lakh crore.

Q.3. Which company has signed an MoU with THDC India Limited (THDCIL), to provide financial and technological support to develop renewable energy projects?

अक्षय ऊर्जा परियोजनाओं को विकसित करने के लिए वित्तीय और तकनीकी सहायता प्रदान करने के लिए किस कंपनी ने टीएचडीसी इंडिया लिमिटेड (THDCIL) के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Power Finance Corporation / पावर फाइनेंस कॉर्पोरेशन

(b) Solar Energy Corporation of India / भारत सौर ऊर्जा निगम

(c) NHPC Limited / एनएचपीसी लिमिटेड

(d) Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency / भारतीय अक्षय ऊर्जा विकास एजेंसी

(e) NTPC Limited / एनटीपीसी लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. IREDA signed an MoU with THDCIL to support Renewable Energy projects

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA), under the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has signed an MoU with the THDC India Limited (THDCIL), to provide financial and technological support to develop renewable energy projects.

The IREDA has also signed a MoU with Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL), under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers to provide techno-financial expertise to develop RE energy projects and fundraising.

Q.4. Which bank has launched an exclusively feature-rich savings bank product for women named “Mahila Mitra Plus”?

किस बैंक ने महिला मित्र प्लसनाम से महिलाओं के लिए विशेष रूप से सुविधा संपन्न बचत बैंक उत्पाद लॉन्च किया है?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) Karur Vysya Bank / करूर वैश्य बैंक

(c) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(d) DCB Bank / डीसीबी बैंक

(e) IDFC FIRST Bank / IDFC फर्स्ट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Federal Bank launched ‘Mahila Mitra Plus’, a Feature-Rich Savings Scheme for Women

Federal Bank, as part of its women empowerment agenda, launched an exclusively feature-rich savings bank product for women named “Mahila Mitra Plus”.

They provide a set of features for easy financial planning and investments for women. The special features include exclusive preferential interest rates on housing loans, processing fee waiver for home loans, complimentary and customised insurance cover.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Kinara Capital?

किनारा कैपिटल के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्य रहाणे

(b) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(c) Ravindra Jadeja / रवींद्र जडेजा

(d) Jasprit Bumrah / जसप्रित बुमराह

(e) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Ravindra Jadeja appointed as Brand Ambassador of Kinara Capital

Bangalore based innovative, fast-growing fintech, Kinara Capital signed the Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, as its official brand ambassador on the occasion of the company’s 10th anniversary.

Kinara Capital provide loan service to India’s MSMEs. Till date, Kinara Capital has disbursed 70,000 collateral-free loans.

Q.6. Who among the following has been appointed as the chairperson of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे भारतीय राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग प्राधिकरण (NHAI) का अध्यक्ष नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Alka Upadhyaya / अलका उपाध्याय

(b) Upma Srivastava / उपमा श्रीवास्तव

(c) Juthika Patankar / जुथिका पाटणकर

(d) Amit Yadav / अमित यादव

(e) Anita Praveen / अनीता प्रवीण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Alka Upadhyaya appointed Chairperson of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)

Senior bureaucrat Alka Upadhyaya has been appointed as the chairperson of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre.

Upadhyaya, a 1990-batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, is currently Additional Secretary, Department of Rural Development.

Q.7. Who has been named the chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India?

भारतीय अंतर्देशीय जलमार्ग प्राधिकरण के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) Dharmendra S Gangwar / धर्मेंद्र एस गंगवार

(b) Sanjay Bandopadhyay / संजय बंदोपाध्याय

(c) Neelam Shammi Rao / नीलम शम्मी राव

(d) Sundeep Kumar Nayak / संदीप कुमार नायक

(e) G Asok Kumar / जी अशोक कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Sanjay Bandopadhyay appointed Chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India

A major bureaucratic reshuffle took place in the government on 4 December 2021, when several top-ranking bureaucrats were transferred and given different postings by the Central Government.

Sanjay Bandopadhyay, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, has been named chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India.

  • Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga: G Asok Kumar
  • Central Provident Fund Commissioner, Employees’ Provident Fund Organization: Neelam Shammi Rao
  • Director General, National Productivity Council, Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade: Sundeep Kumar Nayak

Q.8. Name the Indian-American mathematician who has been nominated by American Mathematical Society (AMS) for the first Ciprian Foias Award in Operator Theory.

उस भारतीयअमेरिकी गणितज्ञ का नाम बताइए, जिसे अमेरिकन मैथमैटिकल सोसाइटी (AMS) द्वारा ऑपरेटर थ्योरी में पहले सिप्रियन फ़ोयस अवार्ड के लिए नामित किया गया है।

(a) Gopalaswamy Kasturirangan / गोपालस्वामी कस्तूरीरंगन

(b) Nikhil Srivastava / निखिल श्रीवास्तव

(c) C.S. Seshadri / सी.एस. शेषाद्रि

(d) P C Mahalanobis / पी सी महालनोबिस

(e) Akshay Venkatesh / अक्षय वेंकटेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Mathematician Nikhil Srivastava and 2 others selected for inaugural AMS’s Ciprian Foias Award

Indian-American Mathematician Nikhil Srivastava nominated for American Mathematical Society (AMS) for the first Ciprian Foias Award in Operator Theory.

Along with Nikhil Srivastava, who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, Adam Marcus (Switzerland) and Daniel Spielman (United States) are the other two recipients.

Q.9. Which small finance bank has got Honorable Mention in Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs category at 4th Global SME Finance Awards 2021?

चौथे ग्लोबल एसएमई फाइनेंस अवार्ड्स 2021 में किस छोटे वित्त बैंक को महिला उद्यमियों के लिए सर्वश्रेष्ठ बैंक श्रेणी में माननीय उल्लेख मिला है?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) Utkarsh Small Finance Bank / उत्कर्ष लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) ESAF Small Finance Bank / ESAF लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. ESAF SFB got Honorable Mention in Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs at 4th Global SME Finance Awards 2021

The 4th Global SME Finance Awards 2021, constituted by the United States (US)-based SME Finance Forum, conferred Honorable mention in the Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs category on the Thrissur, Kerala (India) based ESAF Small Finance Bank (SFB) Limited.

This acknowledgement is due to the gender equal opportunities provided by SFB through universal financial access, livelihood and economic development including providing microloans to women in unserved and underserved households in India.

Q.10. Who among the following has been named BWF Male Player of the Year 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे वर्ष 2021 का BWF पुरुष खिलाड़ी नामित किया गया है?

(a) Viktor Axelsen / विक्टर एक्सेलसेन

(b) Anders Antonsen / एंडर्स एंटोनसेन

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Viktor Axelsen, Tai Tzu Ying named 2021 BWF Male & Female Player of the Year

Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen and China’s Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying were named Male and Female player of the year 2021 respectively by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

It was the first season-ending award in this category for both Vicktor Axelsen and Tai Tzu Ying — the All England champions of 2020.

Q.11. Who is the author of the new book titled ’1971: Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’?

1971: चार्ज ऑफ द गोरखा एंड अदर स्टोरीजनामक नई पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(b) Sanjay Baru / संजय बरू

(c) Rachna Bisht Rawat / रचना बिष्ट रावत

(d) Subhadra Sen Gupta / सुभद्रा सेन गुप्ता

(e) Amit Ranjan / अमित रंजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. A new book titled ’1971: Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’ Released; authored by Rachna Bisht Rawat

A new book that unearths true stories of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, ’1971: Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’, written by Rachna Bisht Rawat, was released.

The book includes, from the story of the flight lieutenant who went missing after his plane crashed inside Pakistan to the ‘last khukri attack’ in modern military history.

Q.12. India and Bangladesh have decided to celebrate __________________ as “Maitri Diwas”.

भारत और बांग्लादेश ने ___________ को मैत्री दिवसके रूप में मनाने का फैसला किया है।

(a) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

(b) 6 December / 6 दिसम्बर

(c) 7 December / 7 दिसम्बर

(d) 8 December / 8 दिसम्बर

(e) 9 December / 9 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. 6 December: India, Bangladesh celebrated Maitiri Diwas

India and Bangladesh have decided to celebrate December 6, the day on which India formally recognized Bangladesh, as “Maitri Diwas” (Friendship Day).

Ten days before the liberation of Bangladesh, India had recognised Bangladesh on 6 December 1971. India was one of the first countries to establish bilateral diplomatic ties with Bangladesh.

Q.13. Mahaparinirvana Divas is observed every year on December 6 on the death anniversary of ________________________.

महापरिनिर्वाण दिवस हर साल 6 दिसंबर को ________________________ की पुण्यतिथि पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) Subhas Chandra Bose / सुभास चंद्र बोस

(b) Mahatma Gandhi / महात्मा गांधी

(c) Swami Vivekananda / स्वामी विवेकानंद

(d) Bhimrao Ambedkar / भीमराव अम्बेडकर

(e) Vallabhbhai Patel / वल्लभभाई पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 6 December: Mahaparinirvan Diwas

India observes December 6 as Mahaparinirvan Divas every year to mark the death anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, who fought for economic and social empowerment of Dalits in the country.

On this day each year, millions of people throng to Dr Ambedkar’s Samadhi in Mumbai, which is called Chaitya bhoomi to pay respect to the father of Indian Constitution.

Q.14. Pulitzer-winning scholar Martin J Sherwin passed away recently. He belonged to which country?

पुलित्जर विजेता विद्वान मार्टिन जे शेरविन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस देश के थे?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. Pulitzer-winning American scholar Martin J Sherwin passed away

Martin J Sherwin, an American scholar of atomic weapons passed away in Washington, DC, The United States of America.

He won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Biography with Kai Bird for the book ‘American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer’, the first full-scale biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb.

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