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

Daily Current Affairs 7th October 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state government has launched the ‘Swechha’ program to ensure affordable access to health and menstrual hygiene in adolescent girls and women?

किस राज्य सरकार ने किशोर लड़कियों और महिलाओं में स्वास्थ्य और मासिक धर्म स्वच्छता के लिए सस्ती पहुंच सुनिश्चित करने के लिए स्वेच्छाकार्यक्रम शुरू किया है?

(a) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Andhra government launched ‘Swechha’ programme

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the ‘Swechha’ program to tackle the stigma attached to menstruation, prioritize female personal hygiene, and encourage a healthy dialogue of information.

‘Swechha’ (meaning freedom) is intended to ensure affordable access to health and menstrual hygiene in adolescent girls and women. Provide good quality branded sanitary napkins to female students at government educational institutions free of cost.

Q.2. Under which scheme, PM has recently distributed 1.7 lakh e-Property Cards in Madhya Pradesh?

किस योजना के तहत, पीएम ने हाल ही में मध्य प्रदेश में 1.7 लाख ईप्रॉपर्टी कार्ड वितरित किए हैं?

(a) Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas / सबकी योजना सबका विकास

(b) SVAMITVA scheme / SVAMITVA योजना

(c) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) / प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना – ग्रामीण (PMAY-G)

(d) MGNREGA scheme / MGNREGA योजना

(e) Gram Swaraj Abhiyan / ग्राम स्वराज अभियान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. PM distributes 1.7 lakh e-property cards of Svamitva scheme in M.P

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the beneficiaries of Svamitva scheme in Madhya Pradesh on October 6, 2021.

SVAMITVA Scheme stands for “Survey of Villages Abadi and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas”. It is a central sector scheme. It is implemented by the “Ministry of Panchayati Raj”. The scheme is implemented with the aim of providing property rights to residents across rural areas.

The scheme will also make way to use property as a financial asset by villagers to take loans and other financial benefits in urban areas. It also aims to demarcate inhabited lands in rural areas using latest surveying drone-technology. Thus, the scheme also boosts the ecosystem of drone manufacturing in India.

Q.3. The first consignment of GI tagged sweet dish Mihidana from West Bengal was exported to which of the following country recently?

पश्चिम बंगाल से जीआई टैग की गई मिठाई मिहिदाना की पहली खेप हाल ही में निम्नलिखित में से किस देश को निर्यात की गई थी?

(a) Qatar / कतर

(b) Oman / ओमान

(c) Kuwait / कुवैत

(d) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(e) Bahrain / बहरीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. GI tagged Mihidana from West Bengal exported to Bahrain

In order to promote indigenous & Geographical Identification (GI) tagged products, first consignment of GI tagged sweet dish Mihidana from West Bengal was exported to Bahrain.

It was imported by Aljazira Group, Bahrain. It is being displayed and provided for tasting purpose to the consumers at Aljazira super stores in Bahrain.

Q.4. As per October, what is the Rank of India in the latest Henley Passport Index in 2021?

अक्टूबर के अनुसार, 2021 में नवीनतम हेनले पासपोर्ट इंडेक्स में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 45th

(b) 53rd

(c) 71st

(d) 90th

(e) 104th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. India Slips Six Ranks To Rank 90 On Henley Passport Index, Japan and Singapore Tops

India’s rank has slipped by six places from last year to 90 on the Henley Passport Index, which lists the world’s most travel-friendly passports Japan and Singapore hold the first rank on the passport index, while the second position is shared by South Korea and Germany.

The index comes at a time when countries are easing travel restrictions for international visitors after almost two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rankings are based on the survey of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) data.

Q.5. Which country has topped the list of being the world’s most travel-friendly passports for the year 2021, according to Henley Passport Index?

हेनले पासपोर्ट इंडेक्स के अनुसार, वर्ष 2021 के लिए दुनिया के सबसे अधिक यात्राअनुकूल पासपोर्ट होने की सूची में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) China / चीन

(d) Germany / जर्मनी

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. India Slips Six Ranks To Rank 90 On Henley Passport Index, Japan and Singapore Tops

India’s rank has slipped by six places from last year to 90 on the Henley Passport Index, which lists the world’s most travel-friendly passports Japan and Singapore hold the first rank on the passport index, while the second position is shared by South Korea and Germany.

The index comes at a time when countries are easing travel restrictions for international visitors after almost two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rankings are based on the survey of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) data.

Q.6. Fitch Ratings has projected India’s economic growth at ______________ for FY22.

फिच रेटिंग्स ने वित्त वर्ष 2022 के लिए भारत की आर्थिक वृद्धि _________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.4%

(b) 7.5%

(c) 8.6%

(d) 8.7%

(e) 9.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Fitch cuts India’s FY22 GDP growth forecast to 8.7%

Fitch Ratings has cut India’s economic growth forecast to 8.7 per cent for the current fiscal but raised GDP growth projection for FY23 to 10%, saying the second COVID-19 wave delayed rather than derail the economic recovery.

Fitch Ratings said India’s ‘BBB-/Negative’ sovereign rating “balances a still-strong medium-term growth outlook and external resilience from solid foreign- reserve buffers, against high public debt, a weak financial sector and some lagging structural factors”.

Q.7. Reserve Bank of India has granted the license to the Rs 6,000 crore National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd. (NARCL). Who is the CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd (NARCL)?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक ने 6,000 करोड़ रुपये की नेशनल एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनी लिमिटेड (NARCL) को लाइसेंस प्रदान किया है। नेशनल एसेट रिकंस्ट्रक्शन कंपनी लिमिटेड (NARCL) के सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Padmakumar M Nair / पद्मकुमार एम नायर

(b) T Rabi Sankar / टी रबी शंकर

(c) Amit Banerjee / अमित बनर्जी

(d) Mahesh Balasubramanian / महेश बालासुब्रमण्यन

(e) RM Sundaram / आर एम सुंदरम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. RBI grants licence to NARCL

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) granted the licence to the Rs 6,000 crore National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd. (NARCL).

This move will help in starting operations of the bad bank. NARCL was incorporated in Mumbai in July 2021 after registration with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). IBA has been entrusted with the task to set up the bad bank.

CEO: Padmakumar M Nair

Q.8. Which company has launched the ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ (BNPL) platform ‘postpe’?

किस कंपनी ने बाय नाउ पे लेटर‘ (BNPL) प्लेटफॉर्म पोस्टपेलॉन्च किया है?

(a) PhonePe / फ़ोन पे

(b) Paytm / पेटीएम

(c) Google Pay / गूगल पे

(d) Amazon Pay / अमेज़न पे

(e) BharatPe / भारत पे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. BharatPe launches ‘buy now, pay later’ platform, postpe

Fintech company BharatPe, announced its entry into the ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ (BNPL) category with the launch of ‘postpe’. The new platform provides credit to customers to buy now, but pay later from anywhere.

Customers using the postpe platform can download the app from Play Store and avail interest-free credit limit of up to Rs 10 lakh. The company said that postpe is not only limited to big-ticket purchases but can also be used for micro-purchases, making it the first of its kind.

Q.9. Who among the following has won the 2021 Nobel prize for literature?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने साहित्य के लिए 2021 का नोबेल पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Nasrin Sotoudeh / नसरीन सोतौडेह

(b) Bryan Stevenson / ब्रायन स्टीवेन्सन

(c) Abdulrazak Gurnah / अब्दुलराजाक गुरनाह

(d) Ales Bialiatski / एलेस बालियात्स्की

(e) Louise Glück / लुईस ग्लूक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah awarded Nobel literature prize

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on 7th Oct for works that explore the legacies of imperialism on uprooted individuals.

The Swedish Academy said the award was in recognition of his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”

Q.10. What is the currency of Bahrain?

बहरीन की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Toman / टोमन

(b) Riyal / रियाल

(c) Dinar / दीनार

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Capital: Manama

Currency: Bahraini dinar

Q.11. Which of the following Wildlife Sanctuary is in the West Bengal state?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य पश्चिम बंगाल राज्य में है?

(a) Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary / नंधौर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(b) Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary / केदारनाथ वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(c) Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary / सोनानदी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(d) Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary / बल्लभपुर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(e) Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary / अस्कॉट मस्क डियर सैंक्चुअरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Bolpur Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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