Daily Current Affairs : 23rd September 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs : 23rd September 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Q.1. Which state government has launched “Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana” to benefit farmers?

किस राज्य सरकार ने किसानों को लाभ पहुंचाने के लिए “मुख्यमंत्री किसान कल्याण योजना” शुरू की है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Madhya Pradesh government has announced ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana’ on the lines of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.

Under the announced scheme, the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, getting Rs. 6,000 per annum, will be getting additional financial assistance of Rs. 4,000, making their total annual assistance to be Rs. 10,000 per annum. As per the reports, around 80 lakh farmers will be benefitted from Chief Minister Kisan Kalyan Yojana.

Q.2. The world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 ft named as Atal tunnel is how much long?

अटल सुरंग के रूप में नामित 10,000 फीट से अधिक लंबी दुनिया की सबसे लंबी राजमार्ग सुरंग कितनी लंबी है?

(a) 7.13 km / 7.13 कि.मी.

(b) 8.54 km / 8.54 कि.मी.

(c) 9.02 km / 9.02 कि.मी.

(d) 10.67 km / 10.67 किमी

(e) 11 km / 11 कि.मी.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Atal tunnel is the world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 ft. This 9.02 km long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul & Spiti Valley throughout the year. It has been named after former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

This all-weather tunnel will reduce the distance between Manali & Leh by 46 kms. It is also the country’s first tunnel to have an escape tunnel within the main tunnel because of the topography.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the interim president of Mali?

माली के अंतरिम राष्ट्रपति के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Mustafa Al Kadhimi / मुस्तफा अल कदीमी

(b) Benjamin Netanyahu / बेंजामिन नेतन्याहू

(c) Bah Ndaw / बाह एनडाव

(d) Moeketsi Majoro / मोकेत्सी मेजरो

(e) Kubatbek Boronov / कुबटबेक बोरोनोव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Mali’s former defence minister, Bah Ndaw, has been named as president of the country’s new transition government.

Colonel Assimi Goita, the leader of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) which overthrew Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, was appointed vice president.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as advisor to International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Director?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) के कार्यकारी निदेशक के सलाहकार के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Simanchala Dash / सीमांचला दाश

(b) T S Tirumurti / टी एस तिरुमूर्ति

(c) Manisha Singh / मनीषा सिंह

(d) Ashok Michael Pinto / अशोक माइकल पिंटो

(e) Abhas Jha / आभास झा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved the proposal to appoint Simanchala Dash as an advisor to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington.

He has been appointed for a period of three years.

Q.5. KKR has invested Rs 5,550 crore in Reliance Retail Ventures for ______________ equity.

KKR ने ______________ इक्विटी के लिए रिलायंस रिटेल वेंचर्स में 5,550 करोड़ रुपये का निवेश किया है।

(a) 0.99%

(b) 1.28%

(c) 3.74%

(d) 5.25%

(e) 9.99%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Global investment firm KKR will invest Rs 5,500 crore in Reliance Retail for 1.28 per cent equity share. Reliance Retail runs supermarkets, India’s largest consumer electronics chain store, a cash and carry wholesaler, fast-fashion outlets and an online grocery store JioMart.

Earlier, Silver Lake had invested Rs 7,500 cr (1.75% Stake) into Reliance Retail Ventures. Silver Lake also put $1.35 billion for a stake in Ambani’s Jio Platforms Ltd, while KKR invested $1.5 billion.

Q.6. Name the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) whose flight testing has been successfully conducted from Odisha test range.

हाई-स्पीड एक्सपेंडेबल एरियल टारगेट (HEAT) का नाम बतायें जिसका उड़ान परीक्षण ओडिशा परीक्षण रेंज से सफलतापूर्वक आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) AARAMBH / आरम्भ

(b) ADVITIYA / अद्वितीय

(c) AMBAR / अम्बर

(d) AGNI / अग्नि

(e) ABHYAS / अभ्यास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. India on 22nd September successfully conducted the flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) – from a test range in Odisha

ABHYAS has been designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of the DRDO. The vehicle has been programmed for fully autonomous flight. The check out of the air vehicle is done using laptop-based Ground Control Station (GCS).

Q.7. Indian Navy conducts Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with which country’s Royal Navy?

भारतीय नौसेना किस देश की रॉयल नेवी के साथ पैसेज एक्सरसाइज (PASSEX) आयोजित करती है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) England / इंग्लैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The Indian Navy (IN) has commenced a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in the East Indian Ocean Region.

The exercise would involve participation of HMAS Hobart from the Australian side and Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri and Karmuk. PASSEXs are regularly conducted by IN with units of friendly foreign navies, whilst visiting each other’s ports or during a rendezvous at sea.

Q.8. World Rose Day is annually celebrated on _______________.

विश्व रोज़ डे प्रतिवर्ष _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

(b) 19 September / 19 सितंबर

(c) 20 September / 20 सितंबर

(d) 21 September / 21 सितंबर

(e) 22 September / 22 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. World Rose Day is annually celebrated on September 22 in dedication to the welfare of cancer patients. On this day, people around the world work towards bringing cheer and hope into the lives of all those people who have been affected by cancer.

More importantly, it seeks to remind patients and their caregivers, that they are not alone in this battle against the deadly disease.

Q.9. On which date International Day of Sign Languages is observed every year?

प्रतिवर्ष सांकेतिक भाषाओं का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 20 September / 20 सितंबर

(b) 21 September / 21 सितंबर

(c) 22 September / 22 सितंबर

(d) 23 September / 23 सितंबर

(e) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. International Day of Sign Languages: International Day of Sign Languages is observed on 23 September 2020 with an aim to raise awareness of the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf.

The International Day of Sign Languages offers an opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all sign language users.

Q.10. Name the Professional tennis player, former cricketer who has now won Brookwater Golf Club women’s championship.

पेशेवर टेनिस खिलाड़ी, पूर्व क्रिकेटर का नाम बताइए जिन्होंने अब ब्रुकवाटर गोल्फ क्लब महिला चैम्पियनशिप जीती है।

(a) Lexi Thompson / लेक्सी थॉम्पसन

(b) Simona Halep / सिमोना हालेप

(c) Georgia Hall / जॉर्जिया हॉल

(d) Ashleigh Barty / एशले बार्टी

(e) Naomi Osaka / नाओमी ओसाका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Multi-talented Ashleigh Barty has conquered tennis, been a professional cricketer and has now added another string to her sporting bow by winning Brookwater Golf Club women’s championship.

The 24-year-old Australian, who famously played professional cricket during a year out from tennis, decided not to leave home for the U.S. Open or her title defence at Roland Garros because of the pandemic.

Q.11. Who is the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) के प्रबंध निदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

(e) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. About IMF

Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States.

Managing Director: Kristalina Georgieva.

Q.12. What is the capital of Mali?

माली की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Amsterdam / एम्स्टर्डम

(b) Luanda‎ / लुआंडा

(c) Windhoek / विंडहोक

(d) Bamako / बमाको

(e) Maputo‎ / मापुटो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Capital: Bamako

Currency: West African CFA franc

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