Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19th March 2021, Daily GK Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which Union Territories’ Lieutenant Governor has launched the website of “Awaam Ki Baat” – a Radio program?

किस केंद्र शासित प्रदेश के उपराज्यपाल ने आवाम की बात“- एक रेडियो कार्यक्रम की वेबसाइट शुरू की है?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) Lakshadweep / लक्षद्वीप

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Ladakh / लद्दाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, today initiated the project “Awaam Ki Baat” – a Radio program by launching its website here at Raj Bhavan.

The half-an-hour long Radio program to be aired every third Sunday of the month (to start from April), is one of the many sequential steps of broader program aimed at disseminating the progressive steps taken by the government and providing the public with a platform to speak, write and interact with the administration, thereby voicing their suggestions, ideas and creative proposals.

Q.2. Name the India’s first indigenously developed App Store.

भारत के पहले स्वदेशी रूप से विकसित ऐप स्टोर का नाम बताइए।

(a) India AppStore /इंडिया एपस्टोर

(b) Meghdoot AppStore / मेघदूत एपस्टोर

(c) Hamraaz AppStore / हमराज एपस्टोर

(d) Mobile Seva AppStore / मोबाइल सेवा एपस्टोर

(e) India play AppStore / इंडिया प्ले एपस्टोर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. India has developed its first indigenously developed App Store called “Mobile Seva Appstore”. The app store hosts some 965 live apps of several domains and categories of public services. This Indian App Store will be available for free of cost in the initial phases.

It is a mobile application hosting platform which is owned by the government of India. The App Store has been created to provide a hosting platform for the Indian mobile application developers. It will be based upon service-oriented architecture and cloud-based technologies.

Q.3. With which country, India has recently launched an Artificial Intelligence Initiative?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने हाल ही में एक कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता (.आई.) पहल शुरू की है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(c) Taiwan / ताइवान

(d) USA / अमेरिका

(e) Nepal / नेपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Department of Science and Technology (DST) announced on March 18, 2021, that ‘Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)’ has launched “US India Artificial Intelligence Initiative”. The initiative will focus on the Artificial Intelligence cooperation in priority critical areas for both nations.

The DST while launching the initiative emphasized on the need to scale up the Science & Technology partnership between both the countries. This partnership will help in solving the problems of both countries and overcome the barriers for growth. This partnership between India and US was done on the basis of shared values of openness, transparency and reciprocity. It also encourages the innovation that will benefit both.

Q.4. Which organization has joined the USO India and Toonz Media Group for Water Conservation Programme?

कौन सा संगठन जल संरक्षण कार्यक्रम के लिए यूएसओ इंडिया और टून्ज़ मीडिया ग्रुप में शामिल हुआ है?

(a) United Nations Development Programme / संयुक्त राष्ट्र विकास कार्यक्रम

(b) United Nations Environment Programme / संयुक्त राष्ट्र पर्यावरण कार्यक्रम

(c) United Nations Children’s Fund / संयुक्त राष्ट्र बाल निधि

(d) United Nations Human Rights Council / संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद

(e) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization / संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has joined the USO India and Toonz Media Group over the water conservation awareness programme for students.

For the water conservation programme, the students have created the animation videos which will be unveiled on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, 2021. It will be unveiled as a part of “H2Ooooh! – Waterwise Program” for the school students. This programme is organised in partnership with the National Mission for Clean Ganga, Water Digest magazine, United Schools Organization India (USO India) and Toonz Media Group.

Q.5. Moody’s has projected India’s GDP growth at ___________ in 2021.

मूडीज ने 2021 में ___________ पर भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 8%

(b) 9%

(c) 12%

(d) 14%

(e) 15%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to grow by 12% in 2021, Moody’s Analytics said on 18th March. In an earlier estimate last November, it had said India’s GDP will grow at 9% in the calendar year.

Near-term prospects for Asia’s third-largest economy have turned more favourable, but a second wave of covid-19 infections is a key risk to recovery, Moody’s Analytics said. already Moody’s Analytics, had projected the Indian economy to grow 13.7% in FY22.

Q.6. Who among the following has been appointed as the brand ambassador of NeoGrowth Credit?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे नियोग्रोथ क्रेडिट का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्या रहाने

(b) Ambati Rayudu / अम्बाती रायुडु

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(d) Hardik Pandya / हार्दिक पंड्या

(e) Rishabh Pant / ऋषभ पंत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. NeoGrowth Credit Pvt. Ltd, a lender to small businesses, on Wednesday announced the appointment of cricketer Ajinkya Rahane as its brand ambassador. The agreement is for a year which can be extended further.

Rahane will feature in a campaign slated to be released in the first week of April, which will talk about the ease of procuring loans through NeoGrowth for small businesses.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the “Stop TB Partnership Board”?

स्टॉप टीबी पार्टनरशिप बोर्डके अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक

(b) Harsh Vardhan / हर्ष वर्धन

(c) K K Shailaja / के के शैलजा

(d) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(e) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. The Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has been appointed as a Chairman of ‘Stop TB Partnership Board’. The appointment has been made to recognize his contribution to the movement to eradicate Tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan as the Chairman of this prestigious global body is a proud recognition of India’s political commitment to eradicate TB. He will serve a three-year term as the Chairman of ‘Stop TB Partnership Board’, starting from July 2021. He will succeed Dr. Luiz Henrique Mandetta, Minister of Health of Brazil.

Q.8. Who among the following is the author of the Book titled “Battle Ready for 21st Century”, released by General Bipin Rawat?

जनरल बिपिन रावत द्वारा जारी बैटल रेडी फॉर 21st सेंचुरीनामक पुस्तक के लेखक निम्नलिखित में से कौन हैं?

(a) AK Singh / ए के सिंह

(b) Narender Kumar / नरेंदर कुमार

(c) Akshay Kumar / अक्षय कुमार

(d) Manoj Mukund Naravane / मनोज मुकुंद नरवाने

(e) Both a & b / दोनों a और b

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. A book titled “Battle Ready for 21st Century” co-edited by Lt Gen AK Singh, Distinguished Fellow CLAWS and Brig Narender Kumar, Visiting Fellow CLAWS was released by Gen Bipin Rawat. The book lays down the conceptual framework for the strategic management of future conflicts.

The book “Battle Ready for the 21st Century” has endeavoured to postulate and define emerging areas of conflict, desired capabilities and doctrinal issues that need careful examination.

Q.9. Who is the current Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन (यूनेस्को) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक 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
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Director-General: Audrey Azoulay

Headquarters: Paris, France

Q.10. Who is the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi?

दिल्ली के उपराज्यपाल कौन हैं?

(a) D K Joshi / डी के जोशी

(b) Praful Patel / प्रफुल पटेल

(c) Anil Baijal / अनिल बैजल

(d) Radha Krishna Mathur / राधा कृष्णा माथुर

(e) Girish Chandra Murmu / गिरीश चन्द्र मुर्मू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Delhi (NCT) Lieutenant Governor: Shri Anil Baijal

Q.11. What is the currency of Brazil?

ब्राज़ील की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Boliviano / बोलिवियानो

(b) Real / रियल

(c) Peso / पेसो

(d) Sol / सोल

(e) Colón / कोलोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Capital: Brasilia

Currency: Brazilian real

President: Jair Bolsonaro

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