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Daily Current Affairs 27th May 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which insurance company has launched the modified Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) scheme?

किस बीमा कंपनी ने संशोधित प्रधानमंत्री वय वंदना योजना (PMVVY) योजना शुरू की है?

(a) United India Insurance Company Limited / यूनाइटेड इंडिया इंश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

(b) Life Insurance Corporation of India / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम

(c) New India Assurance Company Limited / न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

(d) National Insurance Company Limited / नेशनल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

(e) Oriental Insurance Company Limited / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on 25th May announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020) Scheme.

“This plan will be available for sale commencing from May 26 for three financial years – up to March 31, 2023. This scheme can be purchased offline as well as online from LIC of India.

The Union Cabinet had earlier this month extended the PMVVY or Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana, which is a social security scheme for senior citizens.

LIC is solely authorised to operate this scheme, which works as a Non-Linked, Non-Participating, Pension Scheme subsidised by the Centre.

Q.2. Webinar on “Van Dhan Scheme: learnings for post COVID-19” has been organized by DST, Government of Rajasthan in association with Trifed, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Tribal Affairs?

“वन धन योजना: लर्निंग फॉर पोस्ट COVID-19” पर वेबिनार का आयोजन DST, राजस्थान सरकार, ट्राइफेड, जनजातीय मामलों के मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार के सहयोग से किया गया है। जनजातीय मामलों के मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह

(b) Prahlad Singh Patel / प्रह्लाद सिंह पटेल

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ministers responsible: Arjun Munda

A Webinar under Know Your Scheme-Lecture Series on “Van Dhan Yojana : Learning For Post Covid-19” was organized  by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan in association with Trifed, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

 Shri Pravir Krishna, Managing Director of TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs was the Key Note Speaker detailing the learnings for post Covid-19 and the Webinar was moderated by Ms. Mugdha Sinha, Secretary, Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan.

TRIFED has partnered with UNICEF to initiate “Van Dhan Samajik Doori Jagrookta Abhiyaan“. Under this initiative tribals will be provided with relevant information regarding COVID-19 along with several guidelines, nationwide and state-specific webinars and instructions on safety measures to be followed.

The Minimum Support Prices of Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) items has also been revised by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to provide much needed relief to forest gatherers in these trying times.

Q.3. Who among the following has inaugurated the Indian Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने भारतीय विवाद समाधान केंद्र (IDRC) का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

(b) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) A K Sikri / ए के सिकरी

(e) Biswanath Somadde / बिश्वनाथ सोमदडे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Supreme Court Judge Justice A K Sikri has inaugurated the Indian Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC), which provides a paperless dispute resolution environment.

The e-inauguration of IDRC took place on 23rd May, the official said, adding that the centre offers offline as well as e-alternate dispute resolution (ADR) facility through its state-of-the-art e-arbitration, e-meditation and e-conciliation software portal.

Q.4. Which space agency has renamed its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), a next-generation space telescope set to launch in 2025, in honor of Nancy Grace Roman?

किस अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी ने नैन्सी ग्रेस रोमन के सम्मान में 2025 में लॉन्च होने वाले अगली पीढ़ी के अंतरिक्ष टेलीस्कोप, वाइड-फील्ड इन्फ्रारेड सर्वे टेलीस्कोप (WFIRST) का नाम बदल कर नैन्सी ग्रेस रोमन स्पेस टेलीस्कोप रखा है?

(a) ISRO

(b) NASA

(c) JAXA

(d) Roscosmos

(e) CNSA

Answer & Explanation

Exp. NASA has renamed its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), a next-generation space telescope set to launch in 2025, in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, the US space agency’s first chief astronomer, who paved the way for space telescopes focused on the broader universe.

The newly named Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope — or Roman Space Telescope, for short — will investigate long-standing astronomical mysteries, such as the force behind the universe’s expansion, and search for distant planets beyond our solar system.

Considered the “mother” of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, which launched 30 years ago, Roman tirelessly advocated for new tools that would allow scientists to study the broader universe from space. She left behind a tremendous legacy in the scientific community when she died in 2018.

Q.5. Rating agency Crisil Ltd has forecasted that India’s GDP may __________________ in FY21.

रेटिंग एजेंसी क्रिसिल लिमिटेड ने अनुमान लगाया है कि वित्त वर्ष 21 में भारत की जीडीपी __________________ द्वारा गिर सकती है।

(a) -2.2%

(b) -3.5%

(c) -4.0%

(d) -4.5%

(e) -5.0%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Rating agency Crisil Ltd on 26th May said the Indian economy may contract by 5% (Means -5%) this fiscal, slashing its growth outlook for the year from 1.8% in April, holding that India’s economic package is unlikely to boost the economy in the short run and the partial lockdown continues to be a hindrance to normal economic activity.

Q.6. Fitch Ratings has projected ____________  of Indian economy in FY 2020-21.

फिच रेटिंग ने FY 2020-21 में भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था के ____________  का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -3.8%

(b) -1.1%

(c) -5.0%

(d) -2.6%

(e) -4.1%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Fitch Ratings on 26th May forecast a 5 per cent contraction (means -5%) of Indian economy in the current fiscal (FY21), on account of slump in economic activities and very stringent lockdown policy. This is substantially lower than 0.8 per cent growth for 2020-21 fiscal projected in April.

Q.7. Which of the following has launched ‘Catchup’ Audio Calling app?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने ‘कैचअप’ ऑडियो कॉलिंग ऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Google / गूगल

(b) Facebook / फेसबुक

(c) Amazon / अमेज़न

(d) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(e) Apple / एप्पल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. “Catchup,” built by Facebook’s internal R&D group, differs from other group chat apps, in that the calls are audio-only, not video, and displays users’ status to indicate they’re available to talk.

Q.8. Name the Fintech startup company who joined hands with Visa to launch payment solutions for SMEs and startups.

उस फिनटेक स्टार्टअप कंपनी का नाम बताइए जिसने एसएमई और स्टार्टअप के लिए भुगतान समाधान शुरू करने के लिए वीजा के साथ हाथ मिलाया।

(a) Zaggle / जैगल

(b) Pine Labs / पाइन लैब्स

(c) ETMoney / ईटी मनी

(d) Billdesk / बिलडेस्क

(e) Woohoo / वूहू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Fintech startup, Zaggle, has announced a partnership with Visa to launch innovative payment solutions for SMEs and startups.

Aims: This partnership is aimed at helping SMEs and startups improve productivity, reduce costs and get access to faster credit through a card which would have both inbuilt forex and prepaid.

Q.9. Name the Indian Army Officer who has been selected along with a Brazilian Woman Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019).

उस भारतीय सेना अधिकारी का नाम बताइए, जिसे संयुक्त राष्ट्र के प्रतिष्ठित मिलिट्री जेंडर एडवोकेट ऑफ द ईयर अवार्ड (2019) के लिए ब्राज़ीलियाई महिला कमांडर कार्ला मोंटेइरो डी कास्त्रो अरुजो के साथ चुना गया है।

(a) Preksha Mehta / प्रेक्षा मेहता

(b) Shalija Dhami / शैलजा धामी

(c) Suman Gawani / सुमन गवानी

(d) Priya Jhingan / प्रिय झिंगन

(e) Bhawana Kanth / भावना कान्त

Answer & Explanation

Exp. An Indian Army Officer Major Suman Gawani and a Brazilian Woman Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo have been selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019).

The woman peacekeeper were described as “powerful role models” by the UN Chief.

Q.10. Mohit Baghel has passed away recently. He was a/an _________________.

मोहित बघेल का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक _________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Director / निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Producer / निर्माता

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Actor Mohit Baghel, who is popularly known as Chhote Amar Chaudhary from Salman Khan’s Ready, passed away on May 23. He was 27 and battling cancer.

Q.11. Preksha Mehta has committed suicide recently. She was a/an ______________.

प्रेक्षा मेहता ने हाल ही में आत्महत्या की है। वह एक ______________ थी।

(a) Singer /गायक

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(d) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. TV actress Preksha Mehta committed suicide on May 25 at her residence in Indore in Madhya Pradesh. She was 25. Before taking her life, the actress had left a chilling message on Insta story, which spoke about her shattered dreams. Now, the police has shared an equally heartbreaking suicide note of the actress, where she wrote about how she has lost all hopes.

Note: About UN

Secretary general: António Guterres

Headquarters: New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945

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