Current Affairs Quiz 7th December 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. The government has expanded the Steering Committee for Advancing Local Value-Add and Exports (SCALE committee) by adding three new members. Who is the head of the SCALE committee?

सरकार ने तीन नए सदस्यों को जोड़कर “स्थानीय मूल्य-वर्धित और निर्यात को आगे बढ़ाने के लिए संचालन समिति” (SCALE समिति) का विस्तार किया है। SCALE समिति का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) Baijayant Panda / बैजयंत पांडा
(b) Pawan Kumar Goenka / पवन कुमार गोयनका
(c) Prativa Mohapatra / प्रतिवा महापात्र
(d) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल
(e) Vinod Kannan / विनोद कन्नन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Government expanded Steering Committee for Advancing Local Value-Add and Exports with 3 New Members; headed by Pawan Goenka

The government has expanded the Steering Committee for Advancing Local Value-Add and Exports (SCALE committee) by adding three new members from different industries.

3 New Members:

  • Manish Sharma, Panasonic India Chairman and CEO
  • Vikram S Kirloskar, Toyota Kirloskar Vice-Chairman
  • Jalaj Dani, Asian Paints co-promoter and Chairman Addverb Technologies

The SCALE Committee is formed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, working closely with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under Ministry’s guidance.

Current Members: 14 (Headed by former Mahindra CEO Pawan Goenka)

Q.2. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has attended the 5th Indian Ocean Conference in Abu Dhabi. What was the theme for the 5th Indian Ocean Conference?

सुब्रह्मण्यम जयशंकर ने अबू धाबी में 5वें हिंद महासागर सम्मेलन में भाग लिया। 5वें हिंद महासागर सम्मेलन का विषय क्या था?

(a) Strengthening regional cooperation and sustainable development within the Indian Ocean Region
(b) Bringing together representatives of Government, Business and Academia, for promoting co-operation and closer interaction in the Indian Ocean region
(c) Promoting a Shared Destiny and Path to Prosperity in the Indian Ocean
(d) Untapped potential of Indian Ocean regionalism
(e) Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. EAM S Jaishankar addressed 5th Indian Ocean Conference in Abu Dhabi

The Union Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Ministry of External Affairs (EAM) visited Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the 5th Indian Ocean Conference on December 4-5, 2021.

The Conference is chaired by Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa & Vice Chairs are S.Jaishankar, Vivian Balakrishnan, Sayyid Badr Bin Hamad Bin Hamoud Al Busaidi.

The conference is being organised by India foundation in collaboration with the RSIS Singapore, Institute of National Security Studies (INSS), Sri Lanka, and the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), UAE.

The theme of the conference was ‘Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic’.

Q.3. Which of the following has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer Startup Toolkit for entrepreneurs?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने उद्यमियों के लिए स्टार्टअप टूलकिट की पेशकश करने के लिए Amazon Web Services (AWS) के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) CCAvenue / सीसीएवेन्यू
(b) Paytm / पेटीएम
(c) PhonePe / फोनपे
(d) PayU / पेयू
(e) Razorpay / रेजरपे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Paytm partnered with AWS to offer startup Toolkits for entrepreneurs

Paytm, a leading digital ecosystem for consumers and merchants, has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer Paytm Startup Toolkit with exclusive payment services to early-stage Indian startups.

Paytm will help entrepreneurs to grow businesses with payment, distribution, and growth solutions who are operating in India in the AWS Activate.

Aim: To help startups enhance brand visibility and grow their customer base

Q.4. Which of the following bank has launched “Pride-CRMD module” Android app for differently-abled employees?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक ने विकलांग कर्मचारियों के लिए “प्राइड-सीआरएमडी मॉड्यूल” एंड्रॉइड ऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक
(b) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया
(c) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक
(d) Central Bank of India / सेंट्रल बैंक ऑफ इंडिया
(e) Allahabad Bank / इलाहाबाद बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. PNB launched “PNB Pride-CRMD module” Android app for differently-abled employees

Punjab National Bank (PNB) launched PNB Pride-CRMD module tool, an android-based application for differently-abled employees to monitor and effectively follow up with the special mention account (SMA) borrowers.

The Pride-CRMD module has built-in TalkBack software that allows the visually impaired to access the system freely and to interact with customers by tapping on their phones.

Q.5. Who among the following has been appointed as Brand Ambassador of Unix?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे यूनिक्स का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा
(b) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली
(c) Shikhar Dhawan / शिखर धवन
(d) Jasprit Bumrah / जसप्रीत बुमराह
(e) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्य रहाणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Jasprit Bumrah appointed as Brand Ambassador of Unix

Unix, an Indian Mobile Accessories manufacturing brand, has signed Indian Cricket Fast Bowler Jasprit Bumrah as its Brand Ambassador to increase visibility of their products.

UNIX is a popular Indian brand which offers the latest and widest range of mobile accessories for your smartphones.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as Strategic Group Advisor of Oyo Hotels and Homes (OYO)?

Oyo Hotels and Homes (OYO) के रणनीतिक समूह सलाहकार के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार
(b) Vinod Aggarwal / विनोद अगरवाल
(c) A S Rajeev / ए एस राजीव
(d) Uday Kotak / उदय कोटक
(e) Arun Chawla / अरुण चावला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Rajnish Kumar appointed new strategic group advisor of OYO

IPO-bound hospitality unicorn Oyo Hotels and Homes (Oyo) has appointed Rajnish Kumar, former Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) as Strategic Group Advisor.

In his role, Kumar will advise Oyo’s management on short-term and long-term strategy, regulatory and stakeholder engagement, and enhancing the brand of the company globally.

Q.7. Name the joint military Exercise whose 11th edition has been conducted by India and Maldives at Kadhdhoo Island, Maldives.

उस संयुक्त सैन्य अभ्यास का नाम बताइए जिसका 11 वां संस्करण भारत और मालदीव द्वारा कधधू द्वीप, मालदीव में आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) Surya Kiran / सूर्य किरन
(b) Suraksha Kavach / सुरक्षा कवच
(c) Ekuverin / एकुवेरिन
(d) Mitra Shakti / मित्र शक्ति
(e) Yudh Abhyas / युद्ध अभ्यास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. India-Maldives joint military Exercise EKUVERIN conducted in Maldives

The 11th edition of Exercise EKUVERIN-21 between India and Maldives will be conducted at Kadhdhoo Island, Maldives.

The exercise will enhance synergy and inter-operability between Armed Forces of both the nations conducting Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Insurgency Operations.

Q.8. Name the first of the four Survey Vessels (Large) Project built for the Indian Navy, which has been launched by GRSE in Hooghly River of Kolkata, West Bengal.

भारतीय नौसेना के लिए बनाए गए चार सर्वे वेसल (बड़े) प्रोजेक्ट में से पहले का नाम बताइए, जिसे जीआरएसई द्वारा कोलकाता, पश्चिम बंगाल की हुगली नदी में लॉन्च किया गया है।

(a) Sandhayak / संध्याक
(b) Garuda / गरुड़
(c) Rajput / राजपूत
(d) Abhimanyu / अभिमन्यु
(e) Kalinga / कलिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Sandhayak, 1st of the 4 ships under Survey Vessel (Large) project for Indian Navy, launched at GRSE, Kolkata

Sandhayak, the first of the four Survey Vessels (Large) Project being built for the Indian Navy (IN) was launched in Hooghly River of Kolkata, West Bengal (WB) in the presence of Minister of State (MoS) Ajay Bhatt, Ministry of Defence (MoD).

These Vessels have been designed and developed by Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU), Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE).

Q.9. Which junior hockey team has won the 12th Men’s FIH Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha?

भुवनेश्वर, ओडिशा में आयोजित 12वां पुरुष FIH जूनियर हॉकी विश्व कप 2021 किस जूनियर हॉकी टीम ने जीता है?

(a) Russia / रूस
(b) Argentina / अर्जेंटीना
(c) Denmark / डेनमार्क
(d) Japan / जापान
(e) Sweden / स्वीडन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Argentina won 12th Men’s FIH Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Argentina junior men’s hockey team defeated Germany by 4-2 in the final of the 2021 Men’s FIH Hockey Junior World Cup (WC) to clinch their second Junior Men’s Hockey WC title at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

This was held from November 24, 2021- December 5, 2021. This makes them only the third team after Germany (six titles) and India (2001, 2016) to win multiple Junior Hockey WC titles.

The third place was clinched by France after defeating India by 3-1 in the Bronze medal match.

Q.10. Which tennis team has won the Davis Cup tennis tournament 2021, held in Madrid?

मैड्रिड में आयोजित डेविस कप टेनिस टूर्नामेंट 2021 किस टेनिस टीम ने जीता है?

(a) Croatia / क्रोएशिया
(b) Russia / रूस
(c) Denmark / डेनमार्क
(d) India / भारत
(e) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Russia defeated Croatia to win Davis Cup tennis tournament 2021 in Madrid

The Davis Cup 2021 was won by Russian Tennis Federation by a 2-0 lead over Croatia in the Davis Cup final in Madrid.

Medvedev defeated Marin Cilic in the second singles match to give Russia an insurmountable 2-0 lead over Croatia and its first Davis Cup title since 2006.

Q.11. Name the F1 racer who has won the inaugural edition of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (GP), held at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

उस F1 रेसर का नाम बताइए, जिसने सऊदी अरब के जेद्दा में आयोजित सऊदी अरब ग्रैंड प्रिक्स (GP) का उद्घाटन संस्करण जीता है।

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल
(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर
(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन
(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास
(e) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Lewis Hamilton won inaugural edition of Saudi Arabian GP

Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton (Britain) won the inaugural edition of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (GP), held at the 30-kilometer (18.6-mile) coastal resort area in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Netherlands’ M. Verstappen (Red Bull Racing-Honda) came second and Finland’s V. Bottas (Mercedes) came at third spot.

Q.12. Who is the author of the book titled “Public Service Ethics – A Quest for Naitik Bharat”, released by M Venkaiah Naidu?

एम वेंकैया नायडू द्वारा जारी “पब्लिक सर्विस एथिक्स – ए क्वेस्ट फॉर नैतिक भारत” नामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Prabhat Kumar / प्रभात कुमार
(b) Chidanand Rajghatta / चिदानंद राजघट्टा
(c) Avtar Singh Bhasin / अवतार सिंह भसीन
(d) Poonam Dalal Dahiya / पूनम दलाल दहिया
(e) Aditya Gupta / आदित्य गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. A book titled “Public Service Ethics – A Quest for Naitik Bharat” authored by Prabhat Kumar

The book titled ‘Public Service Ethics’ has been authored by Prabhat Kumar, former Governor of Jharkhand.

The book was released by the VP M Venkaiah Naidu. The book is published by IC Centre for Governance. It deals with ethics in governance and public service and proposes a collective quest for ethical India.

Q.13. On which day International Civil Aviation Day is celebrated every year?

प्रति वर्ष अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नागरिक उड्डयन दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 4 December / 4 दिसम्बर
(b) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर
(c) 6 December / 6 दिसम्बर
(d) 7 December / 7 दिसम्बर
(e) 8 December / 8 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 7 December: International Civil Aviation Day

International Civil Aviation Day is celebrated every year on December 7 to recognize the importance of aviation to the social and economic development of the world.

Q.14. What was the theme for International Civil Aviation Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नागरिक उड्डयन दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Working Together to Ensure No Country is Left Behind
(b) Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development
(c) Safe, Secure and Sustainable Aviation For Our Planet
(d) Cooperating on Global Aviation Progress: 70 Years of the Chicago Convention
(e) Aviation: Your Reliable Connection to the World

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 7 December: International Civil Aviation Day

International Civil Aviation Day is celebrated every year on December 7 to recognize the importance of aviation to the social and economic development of the world.

Theme 2021-23: “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”

Q.15. Vinod Dua passed away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

विनोद दुआ का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ
(b) Actor / अभिनेता
(c) Journalist / पत्रकार
(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी
(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away recently. In 1996, he became the first electronic media journalist to win the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award.

He was also awarded the Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008 by the Government of India.

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