Daily Current Affairs : 13th May 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 13th May 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup has been rescheduled for February 17 and March 7, 2021. Which country will host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2021?

फीफा अंडर -17 महिला विश्व कप 17 फरवरी और 7 मार्च, 2021 को पुनर्निर्धारित किया गया है। कौन सा देश फीफा अंडर -17 महिला विश्व कप 2021 की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) Belgium / बेल्जियम

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

(d) England / इंग्लैंड

(e) India / भारत

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India has been rescheduled for February 17 and March 7, 2021, the governing body announced on 12th May. The tournament was initially scheduled to be held in India from November 2-21 in 2020 and was subsequently postponed due to the pandemic.

Q.2. SC has ordered setting up of high-powered committee to consider restoration of 4G internet services in J&K. Which ministry’s secretary will be the head of that committee?

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने जम्मू-कश्मीर में 4 जी इंटरनेट सेवाओं की बहाली पर विचार करने के लिए उच्चस्तरीय समिति गठित करने का आदेश दिया है। किस मंत्रालय के सचिव उस समिति के प्रमुख होंगे?

(a) Ministry of Human Resource and Development / मानव संसाधन और विकास मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Home Affairs / गृह मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of External Affairs / विदेश मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Health and Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Communications and Information Technology / संचार एवं सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Supreme Court on 11th May ordered setting up of a high-powered committee headed by Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs to consider pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Justices R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai said the committee would also include the Chief Secretary of the UT and the Secretary of Ministry of Communications to look into the demands by petitioners seeking restoration of 4G internet speed there.

Q.3. Which of the following state’s Sohrai Khovar painting has bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य की सोहराई खोवर पेंटिंग ने भौगोलिक संकेत (जीआई) टैग प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Sohrai Khovar painting of Jharkhand has received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry.

About Sohrai Khovar painting: Local tribal women of Jharkhand practices the Sohrai Khovar painting which is a traditional and ritualistic mural art. It is primarily practised only in the district of Hazaribagh during local harvest and marriage seasons. It involves the use of local and naturally available soils of different colours in the area of Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand.

Q.4. Which of the following state’s Telia Rumal has bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य के तेलिया रुमाल ने भौगोलिक संकेत (GI) टैग प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Telia Rumal of Telangana has received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry.

About Telia Rumal: Telia Rumal cloth involves complex handmade work with cotton loom which can be only created by using the traditional handloom process and and not by any other mechanical means. The teila rumal exhibits a variety of designs and motifs in three particular colours namely red, black and white.

Q.5. Cyclist Rémy di Grégorio has been suspended for four years after he was tested positive for “super-EPO”. From which country he belongs to?

साइकलिस्ट रेमी डि ग्रगोरियो को “सुपर-ईपीओ” के लिए सकारात्मक परीक्षण के बाद चार साल के लिए निलंबित कर दिया गया है। वह किस देश से है?

(a) UK / ब्रिटेन

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) France / फ्रांस

(d) Italy / इटली

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation

Exp. French rider Rémy di Grégorio has been suspended for four years after he was caught doping at Paris-Nice in March 2018. The Delko Marseille Provence KTM rider tested positive for traces of darbepoetin after the fifth stage, a drug which is also known as “super-EPO”.

Q.6. Which of the following Institiute has organized Poster Making Competition under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Campaign?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संस्थान ने एक भारत श्रेष्ठ भारत अभियान के तहत पोस्टर मेकिंग प्रतियोगिता आयोजित की है?

(a) IIFT-New Delhi / IIFT-नई दिल्ली

(b) IIM-Ahmedabad / IIM-अहमदाबाद

(c) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(d) IIIT-Guwahati/ IIIT-गुवाहाटी

(e) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIIT-Guwahati) recently organized a Poster Making Competition under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) Campaign. The Ministry for Human Resource Development (HRD) is the nodal ministry for EBSB campaign which is run along with several other partner ministries and states. Students participated from their homes for the competition held online due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Q.7. Which Union minister has addressed Indo-Bangladesh “Virtual Conference” organised by ASSOCHAM?

एसोचैम द्वारा आयोजित भारत-बांग्लादेश “वर्चुअल सम्मेलन” को किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने संबोधित किया है?

(a) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह

(b) Prahlad Singh Patel / प्रह्लाद सिंह पटेल

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Mansukh L. Mandaviya / मनसुख एल मन्दाविया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Union DoNER Minister of State (I/C) Dr Jitendra Singh said that new paradigms will emerge post-COVID, with a potential for new breakthroughs in economy, trade, scientific research and several other diverse areas. Addressing the Indo-Bangladesh “Virtual Conference” organised by ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) and attended, among others, by Minister of Commerce Bangladesh Tipu Munshi, Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma and Ms Riva Ganguli Das High commissioner to Bangladesh, Dr Jitendra Singh said, in the last six years, the North Eastern Region had made up for several lapses of the past because for the first time the region received equal attention at par with the other regions of the country.

Q.8. Name the minister who has participated in virtual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers meet on COVID-19?

उस मंत्री का नाम बताइए जिसने COVID-19 पर शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (SCO) विदेश मंत्री के वर्चुअल बैठक में भाग लिया है?

(a) Piyush Goyal / पियूष गोयल

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(d) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(e) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

Answer & Explanation

Exp. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar participated in the virtual meeting of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member countries on 13th May to discuss cooperation to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

The foreign ministers and diplomats attending the meeting from eight different countries are expected to discuss the global challenges, preparedness, and response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The conference is being held under the chairmanship of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Q.9. Which city’s police has got India’s first ‘Thermal Corona Combat Headgear’ to enhance social distancing in partnership with Indian Robo Store group?

किस शहर की पुलिस को भारतीय रोबो स्टोर समूह के साथ साझेदारी में सामाजिक दूरी बढ़ाने के लिए भारत का पहला ‘थर्मल कोरोना कॉम्बैट हेडगियर’ मिला है?

(a) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(e) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Delhi Police has inducted in service India’s first thermal detection headgear that will enhance the social distancing while still enabling the policemen to perform their duties. Indian Robo Store group in partnership with the Delhi Police has invented this headgear that has been given the name — Thermal Corona Combat Gear (TCCH). The wearer of the headgear will be able to scan the elevated body temperature-EBT.  It will help in thermally scanning individuals from a safe distance of 10m to 15m.

Q.10. By which year Haryana and J&K has planned to provide tap water to all rural households under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)?

हरियाणा और जम्मू-कश्मीर ने किस वर्ष तक जल जीवन मिशन (JJM) के तहत सभी ग्रामीण परिवारों को नल का पानी उपलब्ध कराने की योजना बनाई है?

(a) 2021

(b) 2022

(c) 2023

(d) 2024

(e) 2025

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Haryana is geared up to provide tap water connection to all rural households by December, 2022. The State provided one lakh five thousand tap connections during 2019-20 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). Ministry of Jal Shakti in a statement said that now the State Government is planning 100 per cent coverage by December, 2022, ahead of the national goal by 2024-25.

Jammu and Kashmir plans to provide tap water connection to all rural households by December, 2022 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). During the current year, the Union Territory (UT) is planning for 100% coverage of all 5,000 villages of 3 districts i.e. Gandharbal, Srinagar and Raisi.

Q.11. Who is the President of ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India)?

एसोचैम (भारत के एसोसिएटेड चैंबर्स ऑफ कॉमर्स एंड इंडस्ट्री) के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Vikram Shreekant Kirloskar / विक्रम श्रीकांत किर्लोस्कर

(b) Keshav R Murugesh / केशव आर मुरुगेश

(c) Sangita Reddy / संगीता रेड्डी

(d) Niranjan Hiranandani / निरंजन हीरानंदानी

(e) Ajay Tyagi / अजय त्यागी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. President: Niranjan Hiranandani.

Q.12. Which company has won VMware 2020 Regional Partner of the Year Award?

VMware 2020 रीजनल पार्टनर ऑफ द ईयर अवार्ड किस कंपनी ने जीता है?

(a) Esprimsystems

(b) NetApp

(c) Nutanix

(d) Genpact

(e) Anunta

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Anunta announced that it has received the Regional Partner of the Year Award for the Services Excellence category.

Anunta was recognized by VMware for its demonstrable achievements using their skills and services capabilities, including consulting, managed and subscription services, to help customers maximize the value received from their VMware investments.

Q.13. Which bank has fully disbursed USD 1 billion emergency assistance loan to India to help it contain the spread of COVID-19?

किस बैंक ने COVID-19 के प्रसार को रोकने में मदद करने के लिए भारत को 1 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर आपातकालीन सहायता ऋण का पूरी तरह से वितरण किया है?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The New Development Bank of the BRICS countries has fully disbursed USD one billion emergency assistance loan to India to help it contain the spread of COVID-19 and reduce human, social and economic losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Q.14. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of CBSE?

CBSE के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Manoj Ahuja / मनोज आहूजा

(b) Indrajit Mahanty / इंद्रजीत महंती

(c) V. Krishnaswamy / वी कृष्णस्वामी

(d) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(e) R.C. Kuhad / आर सी कुहाड़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Odisha cadre IAS Manoj Ahuja has been appointed the new chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Ahuja is currently working as Special Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Department of Personnel and Training.

Ahuja will replace Anita Karwal as the chairman of the CBSE.

Q.15. Where is the headquarter of New Development Bank (NDB)?

न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक (NDB) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Shanghai, China/ शंघाई, चीन

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

(e) New York, United States / न्यूयॉर्क, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters location: Shanghai, China

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