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

Daily Current Affairs 14th September 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state/UT government has recently announced Free Universal health insurance for all its residents?

किस राज्य / केंद्रशासित प्रदेश सरकार ने हाल ही में अपने सभी निवासियों के लिए मुफ्त सार्वभौमिक स्वास्थ्य बीमा की घोषणा की है?

(a) Assam / असम  

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Jammu & Kashmir government announced the health scheme in which the government will provide universal health insurance. The scheme which is implemented by Lt Governor in convergence with Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) will provide universal health insurance coverage to all the residents of Jammu & Kashmir.

The package covered in the scheme includes all-important life-consuming diseases such as cancer and kidney failure. COVID-19 is also covered in the recent scheme.

Q.2. Which State Government has launched “GARIMA” welfare scheme for sanitation workers?

किस राज्य सरकार ने स्वच्छता कर्मचारियों के लिए “गरिमा” कल्याण योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश  

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश  

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on 12th September launched ” GARIMA” a new Scheme to ensure Safety and Dignity of Core Sanitation Workers of the State. Under this scheme, about 20,000 core sanitation workers and their families covering one lakh population are likely to be benefitted.

Aims: The scheme aims to identify through state wide survey and register core sanitation workers, mandates registration of sanitation service providers, ensures provision of necessary machines and appropriate PPEs to ensure safe working conditions.

Q.3. Which of the following organization has signed a financing deal worth USD 15 million with the Suguna Foods?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने सुगुन फूड्स के साथ 15 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर के वित्तपोषण समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(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 ADB on 12th September annouced it has signed a pact for a USD 15-million debt financing through the subscription of non-convertible debentures for Suguna Foods, to help sustain poultry farming operations, rural livelihoods and food security in India during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Suguna, one of India”s largest poultry broiler enterprises, has been significantly affected by supply disruptions caused by the nationwide lockdown to contain COVID-19.

Q.4. Which of the following company has announced to buy Czech consultancy firm GuideVision for 30 million euros?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने 30 मिलियन यूरो में चेक कंसल्टेंसी फर्म “गाइडविजन” खरीदने की घोषणा की है?

(a) Infosys / इंफोसिस

(b) Biocon / बायोकॉन

(c) Tech Mahindra / टेक महिंद्रा

(d) Accenture / एक्सेंचर

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation

Exp. IT firm Infosys annunced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire GuideVision, an enterprise service management consultancy for up to 30 million euros including earn-out and bonuses.

GuideVision specialises in offering strategic advisory, consulting, implementations, training and support on the ServiceNow platform. which Infosys said is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies, and is becoming an ‘essential service’ and workflow standard for organizations.

Q.5. S&P has projected India’s GDP to ______________ in FY21.

S&P ने वित्त वर्ष 21 में भारत की जीडीपी को ______________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -3.5%

(b) -4.0%

(c) -5.0%

(d) -7.3%

(e) -9.0%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. S&P Global Ratings on 14th September slashed its FY21 growth forecast for India to (-) 9 per cent, from (-) 5 per cent estimated earlier. Saying that rising COVID-19 cases would keep private spending and investment lower for longer. “One factor holding back private economic activity is the continued escalation of the COVID-19,” S&P Global Ratings Asia-Pacific Economist Vishrut Rana said.

Q.6. Moody’s Investors Service has forecasted India’s GDP to _______________ in fiscal 2020-21.

मूडीज इन्वेस्टर्स सर्विस ने वित्त वर्ष 2020-21 में भारत की जीडीपी को _______________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -4.5%

(b) -5.0%

(c) -7.5%

(d) -9.2%

(e) -11.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Moody’s Investors Service has forecast India’s real GDP to contract by (-)11.5% in fiscal 2020-21, much weaker than its previous estimate of a 4.0 per cent contraction.

Moody’s said, growth is expected to rebound to 10.6 per cent in 2021-22, reflecting a strong statistical base effect from the low GDP levels of 2020 as economic activity slowly normalises.

Q.7. Care Ratings has projected India’s GDP to __________ for FY 21.

केयर रेटिंग्स ने वित्त वर्ष 21 के लिए भारत की जीडीपी को __________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -8.0%

(b) -7.4%

(c) -5.9%

(d) -4.7%

(e) -2.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Care Ratings on 12th September revised its GDP projection from -6.4 to – 8% for Financial Year 2021.

CARE Ratings had a projection of -6.4% degrowth in GDP for FY21. This was based on the expected progress of the lockdown and unlock processes which were prevalent in the country at that time.

Q.8. World First Aid Day is observed every year on __________________.

विश्व प्राथमिक चिकित्सा दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) Second Monday of September / सितंबर का दूसरा सोमवार

(b) Second Tuesday of September / सितंबर का दूसरा मंगलवार

(c) Second Wednesday of September / सितंबर का दूसरा बुधवार

(d) Second Saturday of September / सितंबर का दूसरा शनिवार

(e) Second Sunday of September / सितंबर का दूसरा रविवार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The World First Aid Day is observed on the second Saturday of September every year to create awareness about the importance of first aid in preventing injuries and saving lives. The World First Aid Day 2020 is being observed on 12 September.

Q.9. What was the theme for the World First Aid Day 2020 which was observed on 12 September?

विश्व प्राथमिक चिकित्सा दिवस 2020 का विषय क्या था जो 12 सितंबर को मनाया गया?

(a) First Aid and Excluded People

(b) First Response to Road Crashes

(c) First Aid Saves Lives

(d) First Aid and Road Safety

(e) First Aid for children and by children

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The World First Aid Day is observed on the second Saturday of September every year to create awareness about the importance of first aid in preventing injuries and saving lives. The World First Aid Day 2020 is being observed on 12 September.

Theme 2020: First aid saves lives

Q.10. Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year in India on __________________.

भारत में हर साल हिंदी दिवस __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 September / 11 सितंबर

(b) 12 September / 12 सितंबर

(c) 13 September / 13 सितंबर

(d) 14 September / 14 सितंबर

(e) 15 September / 15 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year, September 14 is celebrated as Hindi Diwas across India.

On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi as the official language of the Republic of India and since then, it is celebrated as Hindi Diwas every year.

Q.11. Who has won the US Open 2020 Men’s Singles Final?

यूएस ओपन 2020 पुरुष एकल फाइनल किसने जीता है?

(a) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(b) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dominic Thiem became Austria’s second Grand Slam singles champion as he defeated Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(6) in the US Open final on 13th September.

After losing three finals on the trot, the 27-year-old became the youngest Grand Slam champion and first maiden Grand Slam champion since Marin Cilic in 2014. He also became the first player to win the US Open title from two sets down since Pancho Gonzales in 1949.

Q.12. Name the F1 race driver who has won the Tuscan Grand Prix.

उस एफ 1 रेस ड्राइवर का नाम बताइए जिसने टस्कन ग्रांड प्रिक्स जीता है।

(a) Alex Albon / एलेक्स ऐल्बों

(b) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन 

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(e) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Lewis Hamilton took his 90th career victory by beating Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a chaotic, incident-strewn Tuscan Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull’s Thai-British driver Alex Albon took second and third position respectively.

Q.13. Who is the President of Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Jin Liqun / जिन लिकुन

(b) Rafael Grossi / राफेल ग्रॉसी

(c) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(d) Masatsugu Asakawa / मसत्सुगु असकवा

(e) Achim Steiner / अचिम स्टेनर

Answer & Explanation

Exp: Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

President: Masatsugu Asakawa

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