Daily Current Affairs 2nd Feb 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 2nd Feb 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), which country has the highest number of new cases of leprosy in the world annually?

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) के अनुसार, किस देश में दुनिया में कुष्ठ रोग के नए मामलों की संख्या सबसे अधिक है?

(a) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(b) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

(c) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(d) China / चीन

(e) India / भारत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India has the highest number of new cases of leprosy in the world annually, followed by Brazil and Indonesia.

India officially eliminated leprosy, an infectious disease caused by mycobacterium leprae, in 2005 by bringing the prevalence rate below 1/10,000 at the national level.

Q.2. Which country’s Military has staged a coup and declared a state of emergency for one year?

किस देश की सेना ने तख्तापलट किया और एक वर्ष के लिए आपातकाल की स्थिति घोषित कर दी?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(e) Bhutan / भूटान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Myanmar’s military staged a coup on February 1, 2021, detaining de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and declaring it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency. The military recently made allegations of fraud in general elections by the civilian government.

Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party won the elections held in November 2020 easily. Along with Suu Kyi, President Win Myint has also been detained in capital Naypyidaw.

Q.3. What is the rank of India in the PHDCCI International Economic Resilience (IER) Rank?

PHDCCI अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आर्थिक लचीलापन (IER) रैंक में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 2nd

(b) 5th

(c) 8th

(d) 9th

(e) 11th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. India will emerge as the most resilient economy after Germany in 2021 exhibiting a strong economic resurgence to the global economic turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Germany ranks first in the PHDCCI International Economic Resilience (IER) Rank followed by India and South Korea at second and third positions, respectively, according to the report released by industry body PHDCCI.

Q.4. Which country has ranked first in the PHDCCI International Economic Resilience (IER) Rank?

किस देश ने PHDCCI अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आर्थिक लचीलापन (IER) रैंक में पहला स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Egypt / मिस्र

(b) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Taiwan / ताइवान

(e) Japan / जापान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. India to emerge as world’s 2nd most resilient economy in 2021, Germany Tops.

India will emerge as the most resilient economy after Germany in 2021 exhibiting a strong economic resurgence to the global economic turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Germany ranks first in the PHDCCI International Economic Resilience (IER) Rank followed by India and South Korea at second and third positions, respectively, according to the report released by industry body PHDCCI.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the First Chief Compliance Officer of Facebook?

फेसबुक के पहले मुख्य अनुपालन अधिकारी के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Zena Wooldridge / जेना वोल्ड्रिज

(b) Annika Sorenstam / अन्निका सोरेनस्टैम

(c) Florin Citu / फ्लोरिन सीटू

(d) Henry Moniz / हेनरी मोनिज़

(e) Chris Hughes / क्रिस ह्यूजेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Facebook has hired Henry Moniz, Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at ViacomCBS, to be its first-ever CCO. Moniz will lead Facebook’s strategy and execution of compliance matters in the US and around the world.

He will report to Jennifer Newstead, Facebook’s General Counsel and the audit and risk oversight committee of Facebook’s Board of Directors, Business Insider reported.

Q.6. Name the Indian-American who has been appointed Acting Chief of Staff of NASA.

उस भारतीयअमेरिकी का नाम बताइए, जिसे नासा का कार्यवाहक चीफ ऑफ स्टाफ नियुक्त किया गया है।

(a) Bhavya Lal / भव्या लाल

(b) Raja Chari / राजा चारी

(c) Vivek Murthy / विवेक मूर्ति

(d) Kumud Srinivasan / कुमुद श्रीनिवासन

(e) Raj Iyer / राज अय्यर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Indian-American Bhavya Lal was appointed by NASA as the Acting Chief of Staff of the US space agency.

She served as a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review Team for the agency and oversaw the agency’s transition under the administration of President Joe Biden.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services?

महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा फाइनेंशियल सर्विसेज के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Anil Soni / अनिल सोनी

(b) Arya Rajendran / आर्य राजेंद्रन

(c) Anish Shah / अनीश शाह

(d) Vineet Aggarwal / विनीत अग्रवाल

(e) Kuldeep Handoo / कुलदीप हांडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services has announced the appointment of Anish Shah as the chairman of the board, effective April 2, 2021. Shah is already a director of the company.

He is the deputy managing director and group CFO of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Shah takes over from Dhananjay Mungale.

Q.8. Which of the following Cricket team has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20?

निम्नलिखित में से किस क्रिकेट टीम ने सैयद मुश्ताक अली ट्रॉफी टी 20 जीता है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Baroda / बड़ौदा

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Railways / रेलवे

(e) Bengal / बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Tamil Nadu produced an impressive batting display after left-arm spinner M Siddarth’s four-wicket haul as they lifted the coveted Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy after defeating Baroda by seven wickets in the final on 31 Jan.

This was Tamil Nadu’s second Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy triumph, after winning their first title way back in 2006-07.

Q.9. Which country has won the Men’s World Handball Championship title 2021?

किस देश ने पुरुषों की विश्व हैंडबॉल चैम्पियनशिप 2021 का खिताब  जीता है?

(a) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(b) Luxembourg / लक्सेम्बर्ग

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Sweden / स्वीडन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Denmark defeated Sweden 26-24 to win a second successive men’s world handball title in Cairo on January 31, 2021. Spain defeated France 35-29 to finish third.

Q.10. World Wetlands Day is observed every year on _____________.

विश्व वेटलैंड्स दिवस हर साल _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 February / 1 फरवरी

(b) 2 February / 2 फरवरी

(c) 3 February / 3 फरवरी

(d) 4 February / 4 फरवरी

(e) 5 February / 5 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. February 2: World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day official website reveals that the celebration of this environmental day dates back to the year of 1971. This was the year when several environmentalists gathered to reaffirm the protection and love for wetlands.

Wetlands are the small environments of plant life and organisms which are found within water bodies. Wetlands bring ecological health to not only water bodies to all kinds of environment.

Q.11. Who is the author of the Book “Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor?

पुस्तक यस मैन: द अनटोल्ड स्टोरी ऑफ राणा कपूरके लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) A Sivathanu Pillai / शिवनाथनु पिल्लई

(b) Nidhi Vadhera / निधि वढेरा

(c) Prem Prakash / प्रेम प्रकाश

(d) Pawan C Lall / पवन सी लल्ल

(e) Jairam Ramesh / जयराम रमेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Yes Man is the story of Rana Kapoor, and his Icarus-like flight that eventually led to the Yes Bank crisis. From starting out as a junior employee at Bank of America to leading a bank worth billion, Kapoor’s rise and fall is a case study in ambition, greed and deceit. In this hard-hitting book, Pavan C.

Pawan C. lall details not only Rana Kapoor’s journey, but also asks tough questions about the banking system, its regulators and even the business environment that led to a point of no return for Yes Bank.

Q.12. Hal Holbrook who passed away recently was a/an ____________.

हाल होलब्रुक, जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया , एक ___________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Radio Astronomer / रेडियो एस्ट्रोनॉमर

(d) Actor / अभिनेता

(e) Playback singer / पार्श्व गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Hal Holbrook, who carved out a substantial acting career in television and film but who achieved his widest acclaim onstage, embodying Mark Twain in all his craggy splendor and vinegary wit in a one-man show seen around the world, died on January 23 at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 95.

Q.13. What is the capital of Myanmar?

म्यांमार की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Lilongwe / लिलोंग्वे

(b) Naypyitaw / नाएप्यीडॉ

(c) Managua / मानागुआ

(d) Tegucigalpa / ‎ तेगूसिगल्पा

(e) ‎Havana‎ / हवाना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Capital: Naypyitaw

President: Win Myint

Currency: Burmese kyat

Q.14. What is the currency of Denmark?

डेनमार्क की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Ruble / रूबल

(d) New shekel / नई शेकेल

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. Currency: Danish krone

Capital: Copenhagen

 

 

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