Daily Current Affairs : 14th July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  14th July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s Mukhyamantri Darpan Portal and mobile app has got “Elites Excellence Awards-2020” by IT institution Elites Technomedia?

किस राज्य के मुख्मंत्री दर्पण पोर्टल और मोबाइल ऐप को आई टी संस्थान एलाइट्स टेक्नोमिडिया द्वारा “एलाइट्स एक्सीलेंस अवार्ड्स –2020” मिला है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Mukhyamantri Darpan and mobile App which contains the details of all the flagship schemes of the Chhattisgarh government including the ambitious ‘Suraji Gaon Yojna’ has been awarded “Elites Excellence Awards-2020” at the national level.

The state of Chhattisgarh has been awarded this honour by the country’s prestigious IT institution Elites Technomedia under the ‘Digital India initiative’.

Q.2. FICCI in its Economic Outlook Survey has projected India’s annual median GDP growth for 2020-21 at _______________________.

अपने आर्थिक आउटलुक सर्वेक्षण में फिक्की 2020-21 के लिए भारत की वार्षिक औसत जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान ने _______________________ पर लगाया है।

(a) -2.0%

(b) -2.5%

(c) -3.6%

(d) -3.9%

(e) -4.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Industry body FICCI on 12th July said its Economic Outlook Survey has projected the country’s annual median GDP growth for 2020-21 at (-) 4.5 per cent. With the rapid spread of COVID-19 pandemic manifesting into an economic and healthcare crisis globally, the latest forecast marks a sharp downward revision from the growth estimate of 5.5 per cent reported in the January 2020 survey.

Note: India GDP projected F21

RBI- (-)1.5%

SBI- (-)6.8%

CIRIS: (-) 5%

Fitch: (-) 5%

S&P- (-) 5%

Care Rating: (-)6.4%

Q.3. Which country is India’s top trading partner in 2019-20, according to commerce ministry?

वाणिज्य मंत्रालय के अनुसार, 2019 – 20 में कौन सा देश भारत का शीर्ष व्यापारिक भागीदार है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए. 

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The US remained India’s top trading partner for the second consecutive fiscal in 2019-20, which shows increasing economic ties between the two countries. According to the data of the commerce ministry, in 2019-20, the bilateral trade between the US and India stood at USD 88.75 billion as against USD 87.96 billion in 2018-19.

Q.4. With which bank Visa has partnered for Visa Secure to the bank’s cardholders for e-commerce?

किस बैंक के साथ, वीज़ा ने ई-कॉमर्स के लिए बैंक के कार्डधारकों के लिए “वीज़ा सिक्योर” के लिए भागीदारी की है?

(a) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Visa has announced its partnership with Federal Bank to roll out Visa Secure to the bank’s cardholders. Visa Secure is a global authentication program that uses the latest standards of the EMV 3DS (3D Secure) protocol. Besides providing additional layers of authentication for issuers and merchants to combat online frauds, the upgraded technology provides a quicker and frictionless checkout experience to consumers.

Q.5. Which organization has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online “Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS)” database on FIRs and stolen vehicles, that links around 14,000 police stations?

किस संगठन ने राष्ट्रीय अपराध रिकॉर्ड ब्यूरो (NCRB) के साथ एफआईआर और चुराए गए वाहनों पर केंद्रीकृत ऑनलाइन “क्राइम एंड क्रिमिनल ट्रैकिंग नेटवर्क एंड सिस्टम्स (CCTNS)” डेटाबेस तक पहुँचने के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किया है, जो 14,000 रेलवे स्टेशनों से जुड़ा हुआ है?

(a) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) / केंद्रीय जांच ब्यूरो (CBI)

(b) Enforcement Directorate (ED) / प्रवर्तन निदेशालय (ED)

(c) Intelligence Bureau (IB) / इंटेलिजेंस ब्यूरो (IB)

(d) National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) / नेशनल इंटेलिजेंस ग्रिड (NATGRID)

(e) National Investigation Agency (NIA) / राष्ट्रीय जांच एजेंसी (NIA)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on FIRs and stolen vehicles.

The MoU, signed in March, will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police stations. All State police are mandated to file First Information Reports (FIR) in the CCTNS.

Q.6. Who has become US Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot in its 110-year history?

110 साल के इतिहास में अमेरिकी नौसेना की पहली अश्वेत महिला फाइटर पायलट कौन बन गई है?

(a) Madeline Swegle / मेडलिन स्वीगल

(b) Nadia Murad / नादिया मुराद

(c) Ashley James / एशले जेम्स

(d) Ruth E carter / रूथ ई कार्टर

(e) Hannah Beachler / हन्नाह बीचलर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle made history by becoming the U.S. Navy’s first Black female tactical fighter pilot.

Swegle graduated the U.S. Naval Academy in 2017 and is assigned to the Redhawks of Training Squadron (VT) 21 at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas.

Q.7. Who has been named ss 2020 Von Karman award recipient by International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)?

इंटरनेशनल एकेडमी ऑफ एस्ट्रोनॉटिक्स (IAA) द्वारा किसे 2020 वॉन कर्मन पुरस्कार प्राप्तकर्ता का नाम दिया गया है?

(a) G. Satheesh Reddy / जि सतीश रेड्डी

(b) Ajit Kumar Mohanty / अजीत कुमार मोहंती

(c) Kailasavadivoo Sivan / कैलासावादिवू सिवान

(d) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan / कृष्णस्वामी कस्तूरीरंगन

(e) U.R. Rao / यू.आर. राव

Answer & Explanation

Exp. ISRO chief Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan continues to make a name for his self as the space scientist has now been named as the recipient of the 2020 Von Karman Award of the International Academy of Astronautics. The award which is the highest distinction of the Academy will be conferred in March 2021 in Paris.

About Award: The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) was also founded by von Karman who was the first President of the organization which is committed to expanding the frontiers in space. The von Karman award was established in 1982 and is the premier award of the Academy.

Prior to K Sivan, two Indians namely – Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan and U.R. Rao – have been recipients of the award.

Q.8. Which day is celebrated as Malala Day?

किस दिन को मलाला दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 11 July / 11 जुलाई

(b) 12 July / 12 जुलाई

(c) 13 July / 13 जुलाई

(d) 14 July / 14 जुलाई

(e) 15 July / 15 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Malala Day is commemorated on July 12, the birthday of Malala Yousafzai, to honour women and children’s rights around the world. On October 9, 2012, Malala was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen after she publicly advocated for the education of girls.

Revision July Important Day

July 1: Doctor’s Day & National Postal Worker Day

2nd July: World Sports Journalists Day 2020

July 6: World Zoonoses Day

7th July: World Chocolate Day

July 11: World Population Day

Q.9. Veteran journalist, columnist, writer and political analyst Nagindas Sanghvi has passed away recently. From which state he belonged to?

वयोवृद्ध पत्रकार, स्तंभकार, लेखक और राजनीतिक विश्लेषक नागिदास संघवी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह किस राज्य से थे?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Kerela / केरल

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Veteran Gujarati journalist, columnist, writer and political analyst Nagindas Sanghvi passed away in Surat. He was 100 and suffering from acute asthma. Mr. Sangvi was conferred Padma Shri award in the year 2019. He was in teaching at Bhavan’s College Andheri from 1951 to 1980.

Q.10. Who is the current President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)?

फेडरेशन ऑफ इंडियन चैम्बर्स ऑफ कॉमर्स एंड इंडस्ट्री (FICCI) की वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Sangita Reddy / संगीता रेड्डी

(b) Manisha Singh / मनीषा सिंह 

(c) Jahnabi Phookan / जह्नाबी फूकन 

(d) Shobana Kamineni / शोभना कमिनेनी 

(e) Anshula Kant / अंशुला कान्त

Answer & Explanation

Exp. FICCI: Sangita Reddy (President)

Q.11. Where is the headquarters of International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) located?

इंटरनेशनल एकेडमी ऑफ एस्ट्रोनॉटिक्स (IAA) का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Manila, Philippines / मनीला, फिलीपींस

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

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

(e) Washington D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन डीसी, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters location: Paris, France

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