Daily Current Affairs : 16th September 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 16th September 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. With which of the following organization Rajasthan government has signed a pact to develop MSME ecosystem?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन के साथ राजस्थान सरकार ने MSME पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र को विकसित करने के लिए एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(b) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)/ भारतीय लघु उद्योग विकास बैंक

(c) National Housing Bank (NHB) / राष्ट्रीय आवास बैंक

(d) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) / नेशनल बैंक फॉर एग्रीकल्चर एंड रूरल डेवलपमेंट

(e) Export Import Bank of India (EXIM) / एक्सपोर्ट इम्पोर्ट बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp.The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rajasthan government to develop the MSME ecosystem in the state.

Rajasthan’s Department of Industries and Sidbi will work together to provide financial, technical, marketing and export support to MSMEs in the state.

Q.2. Which state government has inked an MoU with SIDBI to help the state’s 35 lakh MSMEs amid COVID-19 crisis?

किस राज्य सरकार ने COVID –19 संकट के बीच राज्य के 35 लाख MSMEs की सहायता के लिए SIDBI 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.2.(c)

Exp. The Gujarat government on 15th September signed an MoU with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to increase self-reliance and provide capacity building and market support to the state’s 35 lakh micro-small-medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Aims:The aim is to “accelerate technology transfer and innovation in state MSMEs through training and capacity building programmes.

Q.3. Centre has approved setting up new AIIMS in Bihar’s which city at cost of Rs 1,264 crore?

केंद्र ने बिहार के किस शहर में 1,264 करोड़ रुपये की लागत से नए एम्स स्थापित करने को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Patna / पटना

(b) Gaya / गया

(c) Bhagalpur / भागलपुर

(d) Darbhanga / दरभंगा

(e) Muzaffarpur / मुजफ्फरपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp.The Union Cabinet has approved establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bihar’s Darbhanga. The institute will come up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) at a total cost of Rs 1,264 crore.

The new AIIMS is likely to be completed within a period of 48 months from the date of the approval by the Centre.

Q.4.SBI General Insurance has inked a corporate agency agreement recently with whichbank?

SBI जनरल इंश्योरेंस ने हाल ही में किस बैंक के साथ एक कॉर्पोरेट एजेंसी समझौता किया है?

(a) IDFC Bank / आईडीएफसी बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp.SBI General Insurance and YES Bank have signed a corporate agency agreement. Under the corporate agency agreement, the YES Bank will distribute the general insurer’s retail products to its customers.

The partnership between SBI General Insurance and YES Bank will be committed to offering customers a broad range of non-life insurance products and services and deploying technology across the customer value chain to facilitate superior experiences for them.

Q.5. Who has been re-elected as the Deputy Chairmanof Rajya Sabha?

किसे राज्यसभा के उप सभापति के रूप में फिर से चुना गया है?

(a) Om Birla / ओम बिरला

(b) Harivansh Narayan Singh / हरिवंश नारायण सिंह

(c) Manoj Jha / मनोज झा

(d) Jagat Prakash Nadda / जगत प्रकाश नड्डा

(e) Thawar Chand Gehlot / थावर चंद गहलोत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate and Janata Dal (United) MP Harivansh Narayan Singh has been once again elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha by Voice vote.

The Opposition put RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal) MP Manoj Jha in front of Harivansh, whose name was proposed by BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda and his proposition was supported by Leader of the House, Thawarchand Gehlot.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador ofPaytm First Games?

Paytm First Games के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ayushman Khurrana / आयुष्मान खुराना

(b) Harbhajan Singh / हरभजन सिंह

(c) Sachin Tendulkar / सचिन तेंदूलकर

(d) Bhuvneshwar Kumar / भुवनेश्वर कुमार

(e) Smriti Mandhana / स्मृति मंधाना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Fintech major Paytm on 15th September said its subsidiary Paytm First Games (PFG) has roped in cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as its brand ambassador.

The company has also earmarked Rs 300 crore to invest in growing the market for fantasy sports and other online gaming events this fiscal.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassadorof Great Learning?

ग्रेट लर्निंग के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a)Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(b) Viswanathan Anand /विश्वनाथन आनंद

(c) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

(d) Suniel Shetty / सुनील शेट्टी

(e) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp.One of India’s leading edtech companies Great Learning has announced the appointment of Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. The captain of the Indian cricket team, who also topped a recent ranking of India’s most powerful celebrities, will now be the face of the Great Learning brand. 

He will lead the brand’s latest ‘Power Ahead’ campaign, which underlines the importance of lifelong learning and showcases how high quality learning at the right time can help professionals and students power ahead in their career.

Q.8.World Ozone Day is observed every year on _________________.

विश्व ओजोन दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 September / 14सितंबर

(b) 15 September / 15सितंबर

(c) 16 September / 16सितंबर

(d) 17 September / 17सितंबर

(e) 18 September / 18सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp.The annual World Ozone Day is being observed on 16 September 2020 as it is observed every year on September 16 to spread awareness among people about the ozone layer and discover possible solutions to preserve it.

In 1985, the governments at the global level adopted the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Two years later in 1987, the Montreal Protocol was drafted where the governments, scientists and industry worked together to cut out 99 per cent of all ozone-depleting substances.

Q.9. What was the theme for World Ozone Day 2020?

विश्व ओजोन दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection

(b) 32 Years and Healing

(c) Keep Cool and Carry on: The Montreal Protocol

(d) Ozone and climate: Restored by a world united

(e) 30 years of healing the ozone together

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp.The annual World Ozone Day is being observed on 16 September 2020 as it is observed every year on September 16 to spread awareness among people about the ozone layer and discover possible solutions to preserve it.

In 1985, the governments at the global level adopted the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Two years later in 1987, the Montreal Protocol was drafted where the governments, scientists and industry worked together to cut out 99 per cent of all ozone-depleting substances.

Theme 2020: “Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection”.

Q.10. Name the renowned scholar of Indian classical dance who passed away recently.

भारतीय शास्त्रीय नृत्य के प्रसिद्ध विद्वान का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Kapila Vatsyayan / कपिला वात्स्यायन

(b) Aditya Paudwal / आदित्य पौडवाल

(c) Raghuvansh Prasad Singh / रघुवंश प्रसाद सिंह

(d) Swami Agnivesh / स्वामी अग्निवेश

(e) Kesavananda Bharati / केशवानंद भारती

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp.Leading scholar of Indian classical dance, art, architecture and art history, Dr Kapila Vatsyayan passed away on 16th September.

She was a former Member of Parliament and also served as Secretary to the Government in the Ministry of Education.

Dr Vatsyayan served as the founding Director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. She was former President of India International Centre (IIC) and an IIC Life Trustee and the Chairperson of the IIC International Research Division.

Q.11. Who is the present MD & CEO of Yes Bank?

यसबैंककेवर्तमानएमडीऔरसीईओकौनहैं?

(a) Neeraj Dhawan / नीरजधवन

(b) Rana Kapoor / राणाकपूर

(c) Pinaki Ghose / पिनाकीघोस

(d) Ravneet Gill / रवनीतगिल

(e) Prashant Kumar / प्रशांतकुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Prashant Kumar, former Chief financial officer of SBI, is the present MD & CEO at YesBank.

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