Daily Current Affairs : 10th August 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 10th August 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Name the Union Environment Minister who has launched National Portal on Human Elephant conflict called “SURAKHSYA.

उस केंद्रीय पर्यावरण मंत्री का नाम बताइए जिसने मानव हाथी संघर्ष पर राष्ट्रीय पोर्टल लॉन्च किया है, जिसका नाम है “सुरक्षया”।

(a) Piyush Goyal / पियूष गोयल

(b) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat / गजेंद्र सिंह शेखावत

(c) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(d) Pralhad Joshi / प्रल्हाद जोशी

(e) Prakash Javadekar/ प्रकाश जावडेकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched National Portal on Human Elephant conflict called “SURAKHSYA”. The portal aims to collect real time information and will also manage conflicts on real time basis.

The National Portal was launched during the celebration of international annual event World Elephant Day (every year on August 12).

The portal will help to set data collection protocols, data visualization tools and data transmission pipelines.

Q.2. Which Airport has developed an online “AIR SUVIDHA” portal for International Passengers?

किस हवाई अड्डे ने अंतर्राष्ट्रीय यात्रियों के लिए एक ऑनलाइन “AIR SUVIDHA” पोर्टल विकसित किया है?

(a) Delhi International Airport / दिल्ली अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Chennai International Airport / चेन्नई अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), a GMR Group-led consortium, on Friday announced that it has developed AIR SUVIDHA, a first-of-its-kind portal where India-bound international arriving flyers can fill the mandatory self-declaration form and also apply online for exemption from mandatory institution quarantine process.

AIR SUVIDHA will help in making passengers’ journey more convenient and comfortable in a contactless way as they won’t have to fill the physical copies of the forms on arrival.

Q.3. Flipkart has signed an MoU with which state government’s one District, One Product scheme (ODOP)?

फ्लिपकार्ट ने किस राज्य सरकार की एक जिला, एक उत्पाद योजना (ODOP) के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब  

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. E-commerce marketplace Flipkart has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the One District, One Product (ODOP) scheme of the Uttar Pradesh government to bring artisans, weavers and craftsmen into mainstream business. The initiative called `Flipkart Samarth` will enable them to break entry barriers by extending time-bound incubation support which includes benefits in the form of on-boarding, free cataloguing, marketing, account management, business insights and warehousing support.

Q.4. Which country has banned the import of 101 defence items to boost self reliance?

आत्म निर्भरता को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस देश ने 101 रक्षा वस्तुओं के आयात पर प्रतिबंध लगा दिया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) India / भारत 

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Defence minister Rajnath Singh on 9th August said that the government has prepared a list 101 items on which there would be an embargo on import to give a push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ (Self-Reliant India Movement).

The list includes artillery guns, missile destroyers, ship-borne cruise missiles, light combat aircraft, light transport aircraft, long-range land attack cruise missiles, communication satellites, basic trainer aircraft, multi-barrel rocket launchers, a variety of radars, assault rifles, sniper rifles, mini UAVs and different types of ammunition.

Q.5. Which organization has announced the restriction on sale of junk food within 50 metres of schools?

किस संगठन ने स्कूलों के 50 मीटर के भीतर जंक फूड की बिक्री पर प्रतिबंध की घोषणा की है?

(a) Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) / केंद्रीय औषधि मानक नियंत्रण संगठन

(b) Food Corporation of India (FCI) / भारतीय खाद्य निगम

(c) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) / भारतीय खाद्य सुरक्षा और मानक प्राधिकरण

(d) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India / स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार

(e) Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) / कृषि और प्रसंस्कृत खाद्य उत्पाद निर्यात विकास प्राधिकरण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India recently announced that sale of junk and unhealthy food should be restricted within 50 metres schools and education institutions.

The FSSAI has made the announcement to provide safe foods and balanced diet to children in schools. The foods referred to as HFSS (High in Fat, Salt and Sugar) cannot be sold in mess premises and school canteens.

Q.6. Who is the chairman of the panel formed by Government to fix ceiling rates under duty reimbursement scheme for exporters?

निर्यातकों के लिए शुल्क प्रतिपूर्ति योजना के तहत उच्चतम दरों को तय करने के लिए सरकार द्वारा गठित पैनल के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Ashok Lavasa / अशोक लवासा

(b) K Kasturirangan / के कस्तूरीरंगन

(c) G K Pillai / जि के पिल्लई

(d) Rajkiran Rai G / राजकिरण राय जी

(e) Sahil Seth / साहिल सेठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. The government has constituted a three-member committee for determination of ceiling rates under a scheme for reimbursement of taxes and duties to exporters. The committee would be chaired by Secretary (retd) G K Pillai.

The reimbursement of taxes under the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP) such as duty on power charges, VAT on fuel in transportation, farm sector, captive power generation, mandi tax, stamp duty and central excise duty on fuel used in transportation would make Indian products competitive in global markets.

Q.7. 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.7.(c)

Exp. The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on August 9 each year.  It will focus on the how preservation and promotion of indigenous peoples’ traditional knowledge and practices.

Q.8. What is the theme for International day of the world’s indigenous peoples 2020?

विश्व के स्वदेशी लोगों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Indigenous Languages

(b) Coronavirus and Indigenous peoples

(c) Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education

(d) Indigenous peoples

(e) COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on August 9 each year.  It will focus on the how preservation and promotion of indigenous peoples’ traditional knowledge and practices.

This year’s theme is COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience.

Q.9. World Biofuel Day is observed every year on ______________________.

विश्व जैव ईंधन दिवस हर साल ______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 10 August / 10 अगस्त

(b) 11 August / 11 अगस्त

(c) 12 August / 12 अगस्त

(d) 13 August / 13 अगस्त

(e) 14 August / 14 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a) 

Exp. Every year 10th August is observed as World Bio-Fuel Day in a bid to create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels), “World Biofuel Day” is observed every year on 10th August. Ministry of Petroleum & Natural gas has started observing the World Bio fuel Day since 2015.

Q.10. Where is the Headquarters of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?

भारतीय खाद्य सुरक्षा और मानक प्राधिकरण (FSSAI) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई  

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली  

(c) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(d) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(e) Chennai / चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp: Founded: August 2011

Headquarters: New Delhi

Agency executive: Rita Teaotia (Chairperson)

Q.11. Who is the current Governor of Uttar Pradesh?

उत्तर प्रदेश के वर्तमान राज्यपाल कौन हैं?

(a) Jagdish Mukhi / जगदीश मुखी

(b) Bhagat Singh Koshyari / भगत सिंह कोश्यारी

(c) Anandiben Patel / आनंदीबेन पटेल

(d) Najma Heptulla / नजमा हेपतुल्ला

(e) Ganeshi Lal / गणेशी लाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp: Governor: Anandiben Patel

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