Daily Current Affairs : 11th September 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 11th September 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Name the dispute redressal mechanism launched by the Union Minister of Shipping Manusukh Mandaviya.

केंद्रीय नौ-परिवहण मंत्री मनसुख मंडाविया द्वारा शुरू किए गए विवाद निवारण तंत्र का नाम बताइए।

(a) SRIJAN Portal / श्रीजन पोर्टल

(b) Ship SUVIDHA / शिप SUVIDHA

(c) SAROD ports / सरोद पोर्ट्स

(d) YellowChain / येलोचैन

(e) DGNCC / DGNCC

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Union Minister of Shipping Manusukh Mandaviya launched a dispute redressal mechanism called SAROD Ports. SAROD is Society for Affordable Redressal of Disputes.

The main objective of SAROD ports is timely resolution of disputes and enrichment of dispute resolution mechanism. In January 2018, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the amendment of Model Concession Agreement under which SAROD ports are being established.

Q.2. Name the scheme launched by the Department of Posts to ensure 100% rural coverage of postal schemes.

डाक योजनाओं की 100 प्रतिशत ग्रामीण कवरेज सुनिश्चित करने के लिए डाक विभाग द्वारा शुरू की गई योजना का नाम बताएँ

(a) Grameen Daak / ग्रामीण डाक

(b) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya / दीन दयाल उपाध्याय अंत्योदय

(c) Swamitva / स्वामीत्व

(d) Five Star Village / फाइव स्टार विलेज

(e) AMRUT / अमृत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Department of Posts launched a scheme called the “Five Star Villages” on 10th September. The scheme ensures universal coverage of flagship postal schemes in rural areas of India. It seeks to bridge the gap in public awareness and reach postal services and products in the interior of villages.

Benefit: The schemes that are to be covered under Five Star Villages Scheme are Savings Bank Account, NSC or KVP certificates, Recurrent Deposit Accounts, Sukanya Samridhi Account. Funded Post Office Savings Account that are linked to India Post Payments Bank Accounts. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana account or Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana account.

Q.3. Which mobile app has been launched by Prime Minister Modi for providing assistance to farmers on livestock related issues?

पशुधन से संबंधित मुद्दों पर किसानों को सहायता प्रदान करने के लिए प्रधान मंत्री मोदी द्वारा कौन सा मोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किया गया है?

(a) e-Gaushala / ई-गौशाला

(b) e-Gopala / ई-गोपाला

(c) e-Pashudhan / ई-पशुधन

(d) e-Kishaan / ई-किशान

(e) e-Maveshi / ई-मवेशी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Modi launched a mobile app e-Gopala that will provide solutions to farmers on livestock related issues and inaugurated Semen Station with state-of-the-art facilities in Purnea with an investment of ₹84.27 crore on 75 acres of land made available by the Bihar government.

Q.4. Which Railway Station has been renamed as Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station?

किस रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर सिद्धरोद्ध स्वामीजी रेलवे स्टेशन रखा गया है?

(a) Manduadih Railway Station / मंडूआडिह रेलवे स्टेशन

(b) Char Bagh Railway Station / चार बाग रेलवे स्टेशन

(c) Hubli Railway Station / हुबली रेलवे स्टेशन

(d) Gorakhpur Railway Station / गोरखपुर रेलवे स्टेशन

(e) Howrah Junction / हावड़ा जंक्शन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c) 

Exp. Hubli Railway Station in Karnataka to be soon renamed as Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station. The Ministry of Home Affairs approved this decision. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced this news on 10th September.

Hubli Railway station comes under South Western Railway and Hubbli is one of the Divisions of South Western Railway. South Western Railway has said that once the State government issues the gazette notification, the name of the railway station would be changed accordingly.

Q.5. With which country India has signed a key agreement for reciprocal supplies in defence?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने रक्षा में पारस्परिक आपूर्ति के लिए एक महत्वपूर्ण समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. India and Japan inked a landmark agreement that will allow their militaries to access each other’s bases for logistics support, a key development that comes in the backdrop of growing concerns over China’s military muscle flexing in the region.

Aims: The agreement provides for creation of an enabling framework for closer cooperation and interoperability, besides allowing militaries of the two countries to use each other’s bases and facilities for repair and replenishment of supplies.

Q.6. What is the rank of India in the Global Economic Freedom Index 2020 according to Canada’s Fraser Institute?

कनाडा के फ्रेजर इंस्टीट्यूट के अनुसार वैश्विक आर्थिक स्वतंत्रता सूचकांक 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 32

(b) 51

(c) 79

(d) 105

(e) 121

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. India has fallen 26 spots to the 105th position on the Global Economic Freedom Index 2020 according to Canada’s Fraser Institute. The country was at the 79th spot in last year’s rankings.

According to the report, based on 2018 data, Hong Kong and Singapore once again topped the index, continuing their streak as first and second ranked, respectively.

India has been ranked higher than China, which stands at the 124th position.

Q.7. Which country has topped the Global Economic Freedom Index 2020 according to Canada’s Fraser Institute?

कनाडा के फ्रेजर इंस्टीट्यूट के अनुसार किस देश ने वैश्विक आर्थिक स्वतंत्रता सूचकांक 2020 में शीर्ष स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Hong Kong / हांगकांग 

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(e) Maldives / मालदीव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. India has fallen 26 spots to the 105th position on the Global Economic Freedom Index 2020 according to Canada’s Fraser Institute. The country was at the 79th spot in last year’s rankings.

According to the report, based on 2018 data, Hong Kong and Singapore once again topped the index, continuing their streak as first and second ranked, respectively.

India has been ranked higher than China, which stands at the 124th position.

Q.8. Which company has become the first Indian firm to surpass $200 billion in market capitalization (m-cap)?

कौन सी कंपनी बाजार पूंजीकरण (एम-कैप) में $ 200 बिलियन से आगे निकलने वाली पहली भारतीय फर्म बन गई है?

(a) Reliance Industries / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज

(b) Tata Consultancy Services / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज

(c) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

(d) Jio / जिओ

(e) Tata Group / टाटा समूह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Reliance Industries (RIL) on 10th September became the first Indian company to surpass $200 billion in market capitalisation (m-cap). On 10th september closing price, RIL had an m-cap of Rs 15.3 trillion ($208 billion). Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a distant second, with an m-cap of Rs 8.75 trillion, ($119 billion).

Ambani has, meanwhile, cemented his place as Asia’s richest, and the world’s seventh richest. He has seen his wealth surge $24.4 billion this year, to $83 billion. RIL is now the 40th most valuable firm globally, ahead of US entities such as Exxon Mobil, PepsiCo, SAP, and Oracle.

Q.9. CRISIL has projected India’s GDP at _____________ in FY21.

CRISIL ने वित्त वर्ष 21 में _____________ पर भारत की GDP का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -3.5%

(b) -4.7%

(c) -5.0%

(d) -7.5%

(e) -9.0%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. CRISIL on 10th September predicted India’s gross domestic production (GDP) to contract 9 per cent in the financial year 2020-21 (FY21), revising its forecast down from 5 per cent owing to uncertainty over the spread of Covid-19 and lack of adequate fiscal support from the government.

Q.10. Diana Rigg has passed away recently. She was a/an _______________.

डायना रिग का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक _______________ थी।

(a) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(b) Singer /गायक

(c) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(d) Lawyer / वकील

(e) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. British actress Diana Rigg, who came to fame in the cult 1960s TV show “The Avengers” and recently appeared in “Game of Thrones”, died on 10th September aged 82.

Rigg, who had a long career in theatre as well as appearing in the James Bond film “.

Q.11. Who is the chairman of the committee formed by Central Government for assessment of relief to bank borrowers?

बैंक उधारकर्ताओं को राहत के आकलन के लिए केंद्र सरकार द्वारा गठित समिति के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Pradip Shah / प्रदीप शाह

(b) G K Pillai / जि के पिल्लई

(c) Rajiv Mehrishi / राजीव मह्रिषी 

(d) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकंदकम शर्मा

(e) KV Kamath / के वी कामथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Government has constituted a three member expert committee to assist in the assessment of relief to bank borrowers. The committee chaired by former CAG Rajiv Mehrishi will measure the impact on the national economy and financial stability of waiving of interest and COVID-19 related moratorium.

It will also give suggestions to mitigate financial constraints of various sections of society in this respect and measures to be adopted in this regard. The panel will submit its report within one week.

Q.12. Name the Police Officer who has been crowned Wushu World Champion 2019.

उस पुलिस अधिकारी का नाम बताइए जिसे वुशु वर्ल्ड चैंपियन 2019 का ताज पहनाया गया है।

(a) Anand Mahindra / आनंद महिंद्रा

(b) Sudha Painuli / सुधा पैनुली

(c) Nitin Sethi / नितिन सेठी

(d) Shantanu Narayen / शांतनु नारायण

(e) Poonam Khatri / पूनम खत्री

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Indian Wushu stalwart Poonam Khatri has claimed World Championship status after her silver medal at the Wushu World Championship last year has been upgraded to a Gold medal.

Poonam had lost the final to Iranian opponent Mariyam in the Women’s 75 kg category but after Mariyam recently failed the dope test, the gold medal has been awarded to Poonam Khatri. The information was clarified by Secretary General of the Indian Wushu Association, Suhel Ahmed.

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