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

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Q.1. Which state’s Alibaug white onion was given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, bringing worldwide recognition to its unique sweet taste, no-tears factor, as well as its medicinal properties?

किस राज्य के अलीबाग सफेद प्याज को भौगोलिक संकेत (जीआई) टैग दिया गया था, जिसने अपने अद्वितीय मीठे स्वाद, बिना आंसू के कारक, साथ ही इसके औषधीय गुणों को दुनिया भर में पहचान दिलाई?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Alibaug white onion gets GI tag for health benefits

The famed white onion of Alibag in Maharashtra’s Raigad district was given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag bringing worldwide recognition to its unique sweet taste, no-tears factor, as well as its medicinal properties.

The soil of Alibaug taluka has low sulphur content. The NABL-approved lab test report mentions low pungency, sweet taste, ‘no tear’ factor, low pyruvic acid, high protein, fat & fibre, etc.

Q.2. Which city has become the first Indian city to use ropeway services in public transportation?

कौन सा शहर सार्वजनिक परिवहन में रोपवे सेवाओं का उपयोग करने वाला पहला भारतीय शहर बन गया है?

(a) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(b) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(c) Kanpur / कानपुर

(d) Mathura / मथुरा

(e) Meerut / मेरठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Varanasi to Become First City in India to Use Ropeway Services for Public Transportation

The Varanasi Development Authority Vice Chairman Isha Dutta on 4th Oct said that India will be the third country in the world after Bolivia and Mexico City, to have a ropeway for public transport.

The city of Varanasi will soon become the first Indian city to use ropeway services in public transportation. Planned to be built from Cantt Railway Station(Varanasi Junction) to Church Square, the ropeway promises to curb the traffic snarls in the city. The ropeway service will cover a distance of 4.2 km aerially in the city of Varanasi.

Q.3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Jal Jeevan Mission App and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh, as a part of the flagship Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) was launched in which year?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने जल जीवन मिशन ऐप और राष्ट्रीय जल जीवन कोष को जल जीवन मिशन (JJM) के एक हिस्से के रूप में लॉन्च किया है। जल जीवन मिशन (JJM) किस वर्ष शुरू किया गया था?

(a) 2017

(b) 2018

(c) 2019

(d) 2020

(e) 2021

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. PM Modi launches Jal Jeevan Mission App and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi virtually launched the Jal Jeevan Mission App and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh, on October 02, 2021, as a part of the flagship Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), launched in 2019.

The Jal Jeevan Mission has been empowering women of the country by saving their time and efforts which was earlier consumed in covering long distances to fetch drinking water.

Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh (RJJK) will enable individuals, institutions, corporations, or philanthropists, either in India or abroad, to contribute/donate to provide tap water connection in every rural household, school, Anganwadi centre, ashram shala, and other public institutions.

Q.4. Which country has been chosen as the Partner Administration for Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) programme launched in Seychelle?

सेशेल्स में शुरू किए गए टैक्स इंस्पेक्टर्स विदाउट बॉर्डर्स (TIWB) कार्यक्रम के लिए किस देश को भागीदार प्रशासन के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. India joins Seychelles’ Tax Inspectors Without Borders programme

The Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) has launched its programme in Seychelles. India has been chosen as the Partner Administration for this programme. The country will be providing its Tax Expert in support of the initiative.

The focus of the 12-month programme will be on Transfer Pricing cases of tourism and financial services sectors.

Q.5. Abiy Ahmed has been appointed as the Prime minister of which country for the second term?

अबी अहमद को दूसरे कार्यकाल के लिए किस देश के प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Tanzania / तंज़ानिया

(b) Rwanda / रवांडा

(c) Uganda / यूगांडा

(d) Kenya / केन्या

(e) Ethiopia / इथियोपिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed takes oath for a second term

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in for a second five-year term. He was administered the oath of office by Supreme Court Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi.

Abiy’s Prosperity Party was declared the winner of June’s parliamentary elections, which were criticised by opposition parties but described by external observers as improved from past elections. He is serving as prime minister of Ethiopia since 2018.

Mr Abiy won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for restoring ties with neighbouring Eritrea and for pursuing sweeping political reforms.

Q.6. Who among the following will head Starlink satellite broadband venture in India?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारत में स्टारलिंक उपग्रह ब्रॉडबैंड उद्यम का नेतृत्व करेगा?

(a) Sanjay Bhargava / संजय भार्गव

(b) Ajay Singh / अजय सिंह

(c) Annika Sorenstam / अन्निका सोरेनस्टैम

(d) Neera Tanden / नीरा टंडन

(e) Navneet Munot / नवनीत मुनोत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Sanjay Bhargava to head Starlink satellite broadband venture in India

Sanjay Bhargava, who had worked with Elon Musk as part of a team that had founded electronic payment firm, PayPal, will now head the tech billionaire entrepreneur’s Starlink satellite broadband venture in India.

Bhargava joins SpaceX as Starlink’s country director (India), as the Musk-led US aerospace company gears up to compete with Bharti group-backed OneWeb.

Q.7. Assam government’s Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award has been conferred upon which of the following writer?

असम सरकार का लोकप्रिय गोपीनाथ बोरदोलोई पुरस्कार निम्नलिखित में से किस लेखक को प्रदान किया गया है?

(a) Arundhathi Subramaniam / अरुंधति सुब्रमण्यम

(b) Nirode Kumar Barooah / निरोद कुमार बरूआह

(c) M Veerappa Moily / एम वीरप्पा मोइली

(d) Harish Meenakshi / हरीश मीनाक्षी

(e) RS Bhaskar / आरएस भास्कर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. M. Venkaiah Naidu presented Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has presented Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution. This award was instituted by the Assam government in memory of the state’s first chief minister Gopinath Bordoloi.

This award has been conferred to eminent writer Nirode Kumar Barooah, Assam Branch of the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust and Shillong Chamber Choir at a special function in Guwahati.

Q.8. Who among the following has received the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of asymmetric organocatalysis, a “new and ingenious tool for molecule building”?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे असममित ऑर्गेनोकैटलिसिस के विकास के लिए रसायन विज्ञान में 2021 का नोबेल पुरस्कार मिला है, जो अणु निर्माण के लिए एक नया और सरल उपकरणहै?

(a) Benjamin List / बेंजामिन लिस्ट

(b) David MacMillan / डेविड मैकमिलन

(c) Emmanuelle Charpentier / इमैनुएल चार्पेंतिएर

(d) Jennifer A Doudna / जेनिफर ए डोडना

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Nobel Prize 2021 in Chemistry awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan

German Benjamin List and Scottish-born David MacMillan won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of asymmetric organocatalysis, a “new and ingenious tool for molecule building”.

“Organic catalysts can be used to drive multitudes of chemical reactions,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement. “Using these reactions, researchers can now more efficiently construct anything from new pharmaceuticals to molecules that can capture light in solar cells.”

Q.9. Who has won the inaugural Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, to claim the non-fungible token (NFT) trophy and $1,00,000 in the finals?

फाइनल में अपूरणीय टोकन (एनएफटी) ट्रॉफी और $ 1,00,000 का दावा करने के लिए उद्घाटन मेल्टवाटर चैंपियंस शतरंज टूर किसने जीता है?

(a) Koneru Humpy / कोनेरू हम्पी

(b) Viswanathan Anand / विश्वनाथन आनंद

(c) Magnus Carlsen / मैग्नस कार्लसन

(d) G Akash / जी आकाश

(e) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Magnus Carlsen won Meltwater Champions Chess Tour title

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the inaugural Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, to claim the non-fungible token (NFT) trophy and $1,00,000 in the finals.

The 10-month long online chess tournaments were held on chess24.com from November 22, 2020, till October 4, 2021. The tournaments are not rated by FIDE.

Q.10. What is the currency of Seychelles?

सेशेल्स की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Rupee / रुपया

(b) Krone / क्रोन

(c) Ngultrum / नगुलट्रम

(d) Euro / यूरो

(e) Franc / फ्रेंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Capital: Victoria

Currency: Seychellois rupee

Q.11. What is the capital of Ethiopia?

इथियोपिया की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Kigali / किगाली

(b) Kampala / काम्पाला

(c) Addis Ababa / ऐद्दिस अबाबा

(d) Baku / बाकू

(e) Port Louis / पोर्ट लुइस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Capital: Addis Ababa

Currency: Ethiopian birr

President: Sahle-Work Zewde

Prime minister: Abiy Ahmed

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