Current Affairs Quiz 7th and 8th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 7th and 8th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. India’s nuclear power capacity is expected to reach 22,480 MW by which year?

भारत की परमाणु ऊर्जा क्षमता किस वर्ष तक 22,480 मेगावाट तक पहुंचने की उम्मीद है?

(a) 2023

(b) 2025

(c) 2027

(d) 2029

(e) 2031

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. India’s nuclear power capacity is expected to reach 22,480 Mega Watts by 2031 from the current 6,780 Mega Watts. There are presently 22 reactors with a total capacity of 6780 MW in operation and one reactor, KAPP-3 (700 MW) has been connected to the grid on January 10, 2021.

Ten (10) nuclear power reactors with 8000 MW capacity (including 500 MW PFBR being implemented by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited {BHAVINI}) are under construction.

Q.2. India has signed an MoU with which country in disaster management?

भारत ने आपदा प्रबंधन में किस देश के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. India has emphasized the implementation of the recently-signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh over disaster management, resilience and mitigation on a priority basis.

Bangladesh has decided to accept the invitation to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).

Q.3. Which of the following insurance company has tied up with NPCI for UPI Autopay facility to its customers?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बीमा कंपनी ने अपने ग्राहकों को यूपीआई ऑटोपे सुविधा के लिए एनपीसीआई के साथ करार किया है?

(a) SBI Life Insurance / SBI लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(b) Life Insurance Corporation of India / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम

(c) ICICI Prudential Life insurance / आईसीआईसीआई प्रूडेंशियल लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(d) Star Health and Allied Insurance / स्टार हेल्थ एंड एलाइड इंश्योरेंस

(e) Religare Health Insurance / रेलिगेयर हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has tied up with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to provide a Unified Payments Interface Autopay facility to its customers.

This tie-up is another step in the company’s digitalisation journey, which provides customers with a hassle-free and seamless experience across the policy lifecycle.

Q.4. Which Insurance company has partnered with SahiPay to offer general insurance products?

सामान्य बीमा उत्पादों की पेशकश करने के लिए किस बीमा कंपनी ने सहीपे के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) SBI General Insurance Company / SBI जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(b) Oriental Insurance Company / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(c) Religare Insurance Company / रेलिगेयर इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Bharti AXA General Insurance / भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(e) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company / बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. SBI General Insurance, one of India’s leading General Insurance companies, announced a tie-up with Manipal Business Solutions to increase insurance penetration in the rural markets.

SahiPay, the fastest growing tech-enabled financial inclusion platform of Manipal Business Solutions, provides digital and financial services to customers in semi-urban and rural India.

Q.5. Which of the following has allowed payments banks to act as investment bankers?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने भुगतान बैंकों को निवेश बैंकर के रूप में कार्य करने की अनुमति दी है?

(a) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मंत्रालय

(b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI)

(c) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) / भारतीय बीमा विनियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण (IRDAI)

(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) / भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI)

(e) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Sebi has allowed payments banks to carry out the activities of investment bankers to provide easy access to investors to participate in public and rights issues by using various payment avenues, markets regulator.

Non-scheduled payments banks, which have prior approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will be eligible to act as a banker to an issue (BTI).

Q.6. Quit India Movement Day is observed annually on ____________________.

भारत छोड़ो आंदोलन दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 6 August / 6 अगस्त

(b) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

(c) 8 August / 8 अगस्त

(d) 9 August / 9 अगस्त

(e) 10 August / 10 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. 8 August: Quit India Movement Day

The Quit India Movement also known as the Bharat Chhodo Andolan was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, 1942 at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). The movement demanded an end to British rule in India.

Since the protest was held in August, it also went on to be known as August Kranti or August Movement. Every year, the day is celebrated by paying tribute to freedom fighters who laid their lives for the country.

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Q.7. National Handloom Day is celebrated every year in India on ___________________.

भारत में हर साल ___________ को राष्ट्रीय हथकरघा दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 4 August / 4 अगस्त

(b) 5 August / 5 अगस्त

(c) 6 August / 6 अगस्त

(d) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

(e) 8 August / 8 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. August 7 is observed as National Handloom Day to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement and to celebrate our country’s rich fabrics and colourful weaves. This year, India will mark the seventh National Handloom Day to showcase the legacy of the Indian handloom industry and to honour the weavers across the country.

The day is dedicated to raise awareness among the public and to increase the contribution towards the socio-economic development of the weavers. The day was first observed in 2015 by the Government of India.

Q.8. Who among the following has won the bronze medal in men’s 65 kg wrestling at Tokyo Olympics?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने टोक्यो ओलंपिक में पुरुषों की 65 किग्रा कुश्ती में कांस्य पदक जीता है?

(a) Chanu Saikhom Mirabai / चानू सैखोम मीराबाई

(b) Bajrang Punia / बजरंग पुनिया

(c) Ravi Kumar Dahiya / रवि कुमार दहिया

(d) Lovlina Borgohain / लवलीना बोर्गोहिन

(e) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. India wrestler Bajrang Punia defeated Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov to win the bronze medal in men’s freestyle 65kg wrestling at Tokyo Olympics. Punia won the sixth medal for India at the Games this year, and the fourth bronze for the nation.

One of India’s top contenders this year at the games this year, Punia won the bronze medal bout against Niyazbekov with a score of 8-0, avenging his defeat against the Kazakh in 2019 World Wrestling Championships semi-finals.

Q.9. Neeraj Chopra has become the first Indian to win Olympic Gold medal in athletics. Neeraj Chopra is associated with which sport?

नीरज चोपड़ा एथलेटिक्स में ओलंपिक स्वर्ण पदक जीतने वाले पहले भारतीय बन गए हैं। नीरज चोपड़ा किस खेल से जुड़े हैं?

(a) Shot Put / गोला फेंक

(b) Javelin Throw / भाला फेंक

(c) Fencing / फेंसिंग

(d) Swimming / तैराकी

(e) Pole vault / पोल वॉल्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Neeraj Chopra won Olympic gold medal in Javelin throw.

Neeraj Chopra put in a stunning performance to win India’s first Olympic gold medal in athletics. The 23-year-old registered a best attempt of 87.58m to finish ahead of Czech Republic duo of Jakub Vadlejch and Vitezslav Vesely.

It was India’s first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics and also the country’s second individual gold medal in its Olympic history after Abhinav Bindra’s heroics in Beijing 2008.

Q.10. Name India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier which recently leaves the port for maiden sea trials.

भारत के पहले स्वदेशी विमानवाहक पोत का नाम बताइए, जो हाल ही में पहले समुद्री परीक्षणों के लिए बंदरगाह से रवाना हुआ है।

(a) INS Tabar / आईएनएस तबर

(b) INS Garuda / आईएनएस गरुड़

(c) INS Rajput / आईएनएस राजपूत

(d) INS Vikrant / आईएनएस विक्रांत

(e) INS Kalinga / आईएनएस कलिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, Vikrant set sail to begin its first sea trial. INS Vikrant was designed by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design (DND) and built at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL).

This advanced warship is the first attempt by the two entities to build an aircraft carrier from the ground up. INS Vikrant has 75 per cent indigenous content and will be commissioned into the Eastern Naval Command. It will be commissioned into the Indian Navy by August 2022.

Q.11. Neeraj Chopra has recently become the first Indian to win Olympic Gold medal in athletics. Neeraj Chopra belongs to which state?

नीरज चोपड़ा हाल ही में एथलेटिक्स में ओलंपिक स्वर्ण पदक जीतने वाले पहले भारतीय बने हैं। नीरज चोपड़ा किस राज्य से संबंधित हैं?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Haryana / हरियाणा

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Neeraj Chopra won Olympic gold medal in Javelin throw.

Neeraj Chopra put in a stunning performance to win India’s first Olympic gold medal in athletics. The 23-year-old registered a best attempt of 87.58m to finish ahead of Czech Republic duo of Jakub Vadlejch and Vitezslav Vesely.

It was India’s first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics and also the country’s second individual gold medal in its Olympic history after Abhinav Bindra’s heroics in Beijing 2008.

Neeraj Chopra is from Panipat, Haryana, India.

Q.12. Who is the present chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Ajay Tyagi / अजय त्यागी

(b) Manoj Ahuja / मनोज आहूजा

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) V. Vidyavathi / वी विद्यावती

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. SEBI Chairman: Ajay Tyagi

Q.13. Where is the headquarters of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?

भारत के राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम (NPCI) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Biswamohan Mahapatra (Non-Exe Chairman)

Dilip Asbe (MD & CEO)

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