Daily Current Affairs : 29th May 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 29th May 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which organization’s study has said that poverty will engulf 672 million children by 2020-end?

किस संगठन के अध्ययन में कहा गया है कि 2020 के अंत तक गरीबी 672 मिलियन बच्चों को प्रभावित करेगी?

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

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

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

(d) World Health Organization / विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन

(e) World bank / विश्व बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The coronavirus pandemic has halted the world economy pushing many households into distressing circumstances.

Amid the financial hardship across the globe, child poverty especially in low and middle-income countries could witness a surge of 15 per cent.

This is likely to deprive about 86 million children of essential services leaving a total of 672 million people below poverty line, a study conducted by the UNICEF and humanitarian organisation Save the Children suggested.

Q.2. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India grew by ________________ to a record of USD 49.97 billion in 2019-20 financial year.

भारत में प्रत्यक्ष विदेशी निवेश (एफडीआई) ________________ से बढ़कर 2019-20 के वित्तीय वर्ष में 49.97 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर तक पहुंच गया।

(a) 6%

(b) 9%

(c) 11%

(d) 13%

(e) 15%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India rose by 13 per cent – the sharpest pace in the last four fiscals – to a record of USD 49.97 billion in 2019-20, according to official data.

The country had received FDI of USD 44.36 billion during April-March 2018-19.

Foreign investments in the last fiscal grew at the sharpest pace since 2015-16 when the inflows had jumped by 35 per cent. Also, the country logged its all-time high FDI in a fiscal year since 2000-01 when the first such data was released.

Q.3. Which of the following sector has attracted maximum foreign inflows (USD 7.85 billion) during 2019-20?

2019-20 के दौरान निम्नलिखित में से किस सेक्टर ने अधिकतम विदेशी प्रवाह (USD 7.85 बिलियन) आकर्षित किया है?

(a) Computer software and hardware / कंप्यूटर सॉफ्टवेयर और हार्डवेयर

(b) Telecommunications / दूरसंचार

(c) Trading / ट्रेडिंग

(d) Automobile / ऑटोमोबाइल

(e) Services / सेवाएं

Answer & Explanation

Exp. According to DPIIT data, sector which attracted maximum foreign inflows during 2019-20 is services (USD 7.85 billion).

Q.4. Which country has emerged as the largest source of foreign fund flows in India in 2019-20 financial year for the second financial year in a row?

2019-20 के वित्तीय वर्ष में लगातार दूसरे वित्तीय वर्ष के लिए भारत में विदेशी धन प्रवाह का सबसे बड़ा स्रोत कौन सा देश रहा?

(a) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

(e) US / अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Singapore with FDI inflows of USD 14,67 billion emerged as the largest source of foreign fund flows in India for the second financial year in a row.

Q.5. Who among the following has launched ‘Collab’, app that lets you make short music videos like TIKTOK?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने ‘Collab’ लॉन्च किया है, जो आपको TIKTOK जैसे लघु संगीत वीडियो बनाने की सुविधा देता है?

(a) Google / गूगल

(b) Facebook / फेसबुक

(c) Amazon / अमेज़न

(d) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(e) Apple / एप्पल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Facebook has quietly launched an experimental app to take on Chinese grown TikTok The app named ‘Collab’ has been launched with a promise to bring a new approach to collaborative music production.

The primary pitch of Collab is that you can create short-form videos split into three simultaneous sources, and you can perform one single song by playing and linking three different instruments together. And you can collaborate with one and two other friends by each providing one of three pieces.

Q.6. Which of the following company has been in discussion to invest $2 billion in Reliance Jio for a 2.5% stake?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सी कंपनी 2.5% हिस्सेदारी के लिए Reliance Jio में $ 2 बिलियन का निवेश करने के लिए चर्चा कर रही है?

(a) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(b) Oracle / ओरेकल

(c) Tesla / टेस्ला

(d) Amazon / अमेज़न

(e) Google / गूगल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Reliance just last week announced it had raised ₹11,367 crore investment from the US equity firm KKR. Before this, Reliance has raised big investments from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, and General Atlantic.

“Microsoft has been in discussions with several players in the digital payments services space. With Reliance, Microsoft is interested in buying a more than a 2.5% stake in Jio Platforms in $2 billion. According to a Livemint report.

Q.7. Which company has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute micro insurance products?

माइक्रो इंश्योरेंस उत्पादों को वितरित करने के लिए भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC) के साथ किस कंपनी ने करार किया है?

(a) Infosys / इंफोसिस

(b) Biocon / बायोकॉन

(c) Indiabulls / इंडियाबुल्स

(d) Vakrangee / वक्रांगी

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Vakrangee Ltd said on 27th May it has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute micro insurance products in unserved and underserved areas through its centres across the country.

Further, renewal premium collection for all micro insurance policies of LIC will be enabled at Vakrangee kendras irrespective whether these policies have been procured at the kendra or not.

Q.8. Who has been appointed the new CEO and MD of Wipro?

विप्रो के नए सीईओ और एमडी किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Abidali Neemuchwala / आबिदली नीमचवाला

(b) Thierry Delaporte / थियरी डेलपॉर्टे

(c) Jack Dorsey / जैक डोरसे

(d) Ashok Michael Pinto / अशोक माइकल पिंटो

(e) Eric Horvitz / एरिक होर्विट्ज़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Wipro has picked Capgemini executive Thierry Delaporte as its chief executive officer and managing director, the company.

Delaporte takes over from Abidali Neemuchwala on June 1. Neemuchwala left the technology firm after four years at the helm citing ‘family commitement’.

Q.9. Who is the author of the children’s book named ‘The Ickabog’?

‘द इकाबॉग’ नामक बच्चों की पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Roald Dahl / रोआल्ड डाल

(b) Khushwant Singh / खुशवंत सिंह

(c) George Orwell / जॉर्ज ओरवेल

(d) JK Rowling / जे के रोवलींग

(e) Ian Fleming / इयान फ्लेमिंग

Answer & Explanation

Exp. “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling has announced a new story called “The Ickabog” to entertain children during coronavirus lockdown.

Rowling started writing “The Ickabog” while she was still completing the original Wizarding World series, and intended to publish it following the seventh — and final — “Harry Potter” book.

Q.10. World Hunger Day (WHD) is observed every year on _________________ globally.

विश्व भूख दिवस (WHD) हर साल विश्व स्तर पर _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 May / 26 मई

(b) 27 May / 27 मई

(c) 28 May / 28 मई

(d) 29 May / 29 मई

(e) 30 May / 30 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Hunger Day (WHD) is observed every year on May 28 globally. The aim of this day is to raise awareness about more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger worldwide.

World Hunger Day is an initiative by The Hunger Project, first started in the year 2011. This year marks the 10th annual WHD to look at hunger as a whole.

Q.11. World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed every year on _______________.

विश्व मासिक धर्म स्वच्छता दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 29 May / 29 मई

(b) 26 May / 26 मई

(c) 24 May / 24 मई

(d) 28 May / 28 मई

(e) 31 May / 31 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on May 28. Its mission is to break the silence, raise awareness and change negative social norms surrounding MHM around the world. Women experience a monthly biological cycle known as menstruation or a period.

Q.12. What is the theme for World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020?

विश्व मासिक धर्म स्वच्छता दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) It’s Time For Action!

(b) Menstruation in Pandemic

(c) Menstruation matters to everyone, everywhere

(d) Let’s end the hesitation around menstruation

(e) Periods in Pandemic

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Theme: ‘Periods in Pandemic’

Q.13. World Digestive Health Day is celebrated on ________________ every year.

विश्व पाचन स्वास्थ्य दिवस हर साल ________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 May / 21 मई

(b) 23 May / 23 मई

(c) 26 May / 26 मई

(d) 28 May / 28 मई

(e) 29 May / 29 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every 29th May, the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), in collaboration with the WGO Foundation (WGOF), celebrates World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) and initiates a yearlong, worldwide, public health campaign through more than 110 WGO Member Societies which reach over 50,000 individuals worldwide, WGO Training Centers, Regional Affiliate Associations and other WGO global partners. Each year focuses upon a particular digestive disease and/or disorder in order to increase general public awareness of prevention, prevalence, diagnosis, management and treatment of the disease and/or disorder.

Q.14. What is the theme for World Digestive Health Day 2020?

विश्व पाचन स्वास्थ्य दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective

(b) Viral Hepatitis, B and C: Lifting the Global Burden

(c) Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer

(d) Diet and the Gut

(e) Gut Microbes – Importance in Health & Disease

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Theme 2020: “Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective.

Q.15. International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed annually on ____________________.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शांति सैनिकों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस ____________________ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 23 May / 23 मई

(b) 25 May / 25 मई

(c) 27 May / 27 मई

(d) 29 May / 29 मई

(e) 31 May / 31 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed on May 29. On this day, tributes are paid to those people who have immensely contributed in the work done by the United Nations.

Q.16. What is the theme for International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2020?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शांति सैनिकों के अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice

(b) Women in Peacekeeping: A Key to Peace

(c) Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace

(d) Investing in Peace Around the World

(e) Honouring our Heroes

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Theme 2020: “Women in Peacekeeping: A Key to Peace”.

Q.17. Ajit Jogi has passed away recently. He was a ________________.

अजीत जोगी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वो एक ________________ थे

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ajit Jogi, the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, breathed his last on Friday. The announcement of his demise was made by his son Amit Jogi. 74-year-old Ajit Jogi suffered two cardiac arrests after which doctors termed his health as “extremely critical”.

Ajit Jogi hasd served as the first Chief Minister of the state of Chhattisgarh from November 2000 to November 2003. He parted ways with the Congress in 2016 and went on to form the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J).

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