Current Affairs Quiz 9th August 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 9th August 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Name the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, who has launched ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App.

केंद्रीय सामाजिक न्याय और अधिकारिता मंत्री का नाम बताइए, जिन्होंने पीएमदक्षपोर्टल और पीएमदक्षमोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किया है।

(a) Narayan Tatu Rane / नारायण तातु राणे

(b) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Virendra Kumar / वीरेन्द्र कुमार

(e) Jyotiraditya M Scindia / ज्योतिरादित्य एम सिंधिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. On 7th August, 2021, Dr. Virendra Kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment has launched ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App. This portal and app has been developed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with NeGD, to make skill development schemes accessible to the target groups of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Safai Karamcharis.

From the year 2020-21 the Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi (PM-DAKSH) Yojana is being implemented by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Q.2. Which Small Finance Bank has launched ‘Health and Wellness Savings account’?

किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने हेल्थ एंड वेलनेस सेविंग्स अकाउंटलॉन्च किया 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) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank / उज्जीवन लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Suryoday Small Finance Bank (SSFB) has launched a ‘Suryoday Health and Wellness Savings Account’ to help customers grow their wealth and also take care of their family’s health amid the covid-19 pandemic.

The account offers an attractive interest rate and comes with three major benefits for a family of four — top-up health insurance of ₹25 lakh, annual healthcare package and on-call emergency ambulance medical care services.

Q.3. Name the Cabinet Secretary of India, whose term has been extended by 1-year by the Government of India.

भारत के कैबिनेट सचिव का नाम बताइए, जिनका कार्यकाल भारत सरकार द्वारा 1 वर्ष के लिए बढ़ा दिया गया है।

(a) Ajit Kumar / अजीत कुमार

(b) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(d) Harsh Vardhan Shringla / हर्षवर्धन श्रृंगला

(e) Rajiv Gauba / राजीव गौबा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has extended the term of service of Rajiv Gauba, as the Cabinet Secretary of India, for a further period of one year.

His term of service was to end on August 30, 2021. Prior to this, Mr Gauba was Union Home Secretary from August 2017 to August 2019.

Q.4. Eurosport India has appointed whom as the MotoGP Brand Ambassador for India?

यूरोस्पोर्ट इंडिया ने भारत के लिए मोटोजीपी ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया है?

(a) M S Dhoni / एम एस धोनी

(b) John Abraham / जॉन अब्राहम

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(d) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(e) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Eurosport India has appointed Bollywood superstar and MotoGP enthusiast, John Abraham, as the India Ambassador for their flagship Motorsport property, MotoGP™.

John will be seen promoting MotoGP to a wider audience base in India as its face through Eurosport’s campaign – “MotoGP, Race Lagate Hai”.

Q.5. Who among the following has won Bharat Kesari Wrestling Dangal 2021 for Uttarakhand?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने उत्तराखंड के लिए भारत केसरी कुश्ती दंगल 2021 जीता है?

(a) Labhanshu Sharma / लाभांशु शर्मा

(b) Bajrang Punia / बजरंग पुनिया

(c) Vinesh Phogat / विनेश फोगट

(d) Ravi Kumar Dahiya / रवि कुमार दहिया

(e) Deepak Punia / दीपक पुनिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Indian Wrestler Labhanshu Sharma won the Bharat Kesari Wrestling Dangal 2021 organised in Tamil Nadu. 20 years since the formation of Uttarakhand, Labhanshu has broken the drought and won the title of Bharat Kesari for the state.

With 15 gold medals at the state level and 10 medals at the national level and 2 gold medals and 1 silver medal in the International Wrestling competitions; Labhanshu is already set to bring glory to the nation.

Q.6. 33rd Summer Olympics Games in 2024 will be hosted in which city?

2024 में 33वें ग्रीष्मकालीन ओलंपिक खेलों की मेजबानी किस शहर में की जाएगी?

(a) Beijing, China / बीजिंग, चीन

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(d) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The 2024 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, and commonly known as Paris 2024, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 26 July to 11 August 2024 in Paris, France.

Q.7. Which country has won the maximum number of medals in Tokyo Olympics 2020?

टोक्यो ओलंपिक 2020 में किस देश ने सबसे अधिक पदक जीते हैं?

(a) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp.

Rank Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 39 41 33 113

Q.8. Caeleb Dressel has won the maximum number of golds individually (5 Gold) in Swimming in Tokyo Olympic 2020. He is from which country?

सेलेब ड्रेसेल ने टोक्यो ओलंपिक 2020 में तैराकी में व्यक्तिगत रूप से सबसे अधिक स्वर्ण (5 स्वर्ण) जीते हैं। वह किस देश से हैं?

(a) Germany / जर्मनी

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Number of maximum gold won by individual in Olympic 2020: Caeleb Dressel (5 Gold, Swimming, USA)

Q.9. On which date International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated every year?

प्रति वर्ष विश्व के स्वदेशी लोगों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

(b) 8 August / 8 अगस्त

(c) 9 August / 9 अगस्त

(d) 10 August / 10 अगस्त

(e) 11 August / 11 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. August 9 marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It is observed each year around the world to protect the rights of the indigenous population. This event acknowledges the achievements and contributions of the indigenous peoples.

Q.10. What is the theme for International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples 2021?

विश्व के स्वदेशी लोगों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Indigenous Languages

(b) Coronavirus and Indigenous peoples

(c) Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education

(d) Leaving no one behind: Indigenous peoples and the call for a new social contract

(e) COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. 9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9 marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It is observed each year around the world to protect the rights of the indigenous population. This event acknowledges the achievements and contributions of the indigenous peoples.

Theme 2021: “Leaving no one behind: Indigenous peoples and the call for a new social contract.”

Q.11. On which date Nagasaki Day is observed every year?

हर साल नागासाकी दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 5 August / 5 अगस्त

(b) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

(c) 9 August / 9 अगस्त

(d) 11 August / 11 अगस्त

(e) 13 August / 13 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Nagasaki Day is observed on 9 August. On this day US dropped an atomic bomb on the Nagasaki city of Japan in 1945 during World War II.  Bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki was known as “Fat Man”.

The first bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima and the second was dropped on Nagasaki on 9 August which killed around 74,000 people or more.

Q.12. With which country, India has undertaken a bilateral exercise ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ द्विपक्षीय अभ्यास जायेद तलवार 2021′ शुरू किया है?

(a) Iraq / इराक़

(b) Qatar / क़तर

(c) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(d) Lebanon / लेबनान

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. The Indian Navy and UAE Navy conducted the bilateral naval exercise ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ on August 07, 2021, off the coast of Abu Dhabi.

The main objective of the ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ naval exercise was to enhance interoperability and synergy between the two navies.

Q.13. Anupam Shyam passed away recently. He was a/an __________________.

अनुपम श्याम का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Musician / संगीतकार

(b) Poet / कवि

(c) Kathak dancer / कथक नर्तक

(d) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

(e) Actor / अभिनेता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Veteran actor Anupam Shyam, who was admitted to a city hospital here due to kidney infection last week, died on 9th August.

The 63-year-old actor, best known for his work on the TV show “Mann Kee Awaaz: Pratigya” and appearances in films like “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Bandit Queen”, was admitted to Lifeline hospital in suburban Goregaon four days ago.

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