Daily Current Affairs : 2nd September 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 2nd September 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. By which year India aims to achieve 100 million tonnes (MT) coal gasification target with investments worth over Rs. 4 lakh crores?

किस वर्ष तक भारत का लक्ष्य 4 लाख करोड़ रुपये से अधिक के निवेश के साथ 100 मिलियन टन (MT) कोयला गैसीकरण लक्ष्य प्राप्त करना है?

(a) 2023

(b) 2025

(c) 2027

(d) 2028

(e) 2030

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. India aims for 100 million tonnes (MT) coal gasification by 2030 with investments worth over Rs. 4 lakh crores, said Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister of Coal and Mines.

It will boost production of energy fuel, urea for fertilisers and production of other chemicals; transporting gas is cheaper than transporting coal, reducing energy imports etc.

Q.2. Under which section of the Information Technology Act, 2000 the Indian government has banned PubG and 118 other apps?

सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी अधिनियम, 2000 के किस भाग के तहत भारत सरकार ने PubG और 118 अन्य ऐप्स पर प्रतिबंध लगा दिया है?

(a) Section 53B

(b) Section 21A

(c) Section 68C

(d) Section 69A

(e) Section 34B

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. After India China clash in Ladhak, today Indian government has decided to ban PubG mobile game and other 118 Chinese Apps. As per the official news, on 02 September 2020 Ministry of Information & Technology bans PUBG and 118 other mobile applications.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009.

Q.3. With which country, India has resolved to deepen cooperation to counter terrorism, insurgency and piracy?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने आतंकवाद, उग्रवाद और चोरी का मुकाबला करने के लिए सहयोग को गहरा करने का संकल्प लिया है?

(a) Nigeria / नाइजीरिया

(b) Mali / माली

(c) Eritrea / इरिट्रिया

(d) Sudan / सूडान

(e) Yemen / यमन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. India and Nigeria on 1st September vowed to deepen cooperation to counter terrorism, insurgency and piracy while also boosting trade exchanges.

Both sides recalled their extensive cooperation in the field of defence training and capacity building, and expressed satisfaction that it was expanding to newer areas such as defence equipment support, medical and maintenance services, sharing of Research and Development expertise for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency, and regular exchange of information.

Q.4. Which country is going to host the combined meeting of Defence Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)?

कौन सा देश शंघाई सहयोग संगठन के रक्षा मंत्रियों (SCO), सामूहिक सुरक्षा संधि संगठन (CSTO) और स्वतंत्र राज्यों के राष्ट्रमंडल (CIS) की संयुक्त बैठक की मेजबानी करने जा रहा है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is visiting Moscow from September 3-5, 2020 at the invitation of Defence Minister of Russian Federation General Shergei Shoigu to attend the combined meeting of Defence Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member States in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of victory in the World War II.

During his visit, Raksha Mantri is also scheduled to meet Defence Minister General Shoigu to discuss bilateral cooperation and issues of mutual interest.

Q.5. How much amount has been extended by Japan as emergency loan for India to fight Covid-19 pandemic?

कोविद -19 महामारी से लड़ने के लिए भारत को आपातकालीन ऋण के रूप में जापान द्वारा कितनी राशि बढ़ाई गई है?

(a) 10 Billion yen / 10 बिलियन येन

(b) 25 Billion yen / 25 बिलियन येन

(c) 50 Billion yen / 50 बिलियन येन

(d) 75 Billion yen / 75 बिलियन येन

(e) 100 Billion yen / 100 बिलियन येन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Japan announced on 1st August it will extend a emergency support loan of up to 50 billion yen (almost Rs 3,500 crore) to back India’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, including implementation of health and medical policies and development of hospitals equipped with ICUs.

The loan will have an interest rate of 0.01 percent per annum with a redemption period of 15 years, including a four-year grace period.

Q.6. With which of the following country, Indian Navy is going to hold mega naval exercise INDRA 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ भारतीय नौसेना मेगा नौसेना अभ्यास INDRA 2020 आयोजित करने जा रही है?

(a) UK / ब्रिटेन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. India and Russia are to hold bilateral naval exercise INDRA 2020 in Andaman Sea, close to strategic Strait of Malacca. The exercise is being conducted while the Indian Navy is on high operational alert due to the standoff with China in Ladakh. Three Russian Naval ships are to take part in the exercise on September 4 and 5.

Q.7. Who has been elected as the new Chairman of the Press Trust of India?

प्रेस ट्रस्ट ऑफ इंडिया के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Vijay Kumar Chopra / विजय कुमार चोपरा

(b) Anand Bhatiya / आनंद भाटिया

(c) Aveek Sarkar / अवीक सरकार

(d) Rahul Chaudhry / राहुल चौधरी

(e) Vijay Joshi / विजय जोशी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Aveek Sarkar, the Editor Emeritus and Vice Chairman of the Ananda Bazar Group of Publications, has been elected Chairman of the Press Trust of India, the country’s premier news agency.

Q.8. Name the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) who has recently got 6 Months Extension.

केंद्रीय प्रत्यक्ष कर बोर्ड (CBDT) के अध्यक्ष का नाम बताइए, जिसे हाल ही में 6 महीने का एक्सटेंशन मिला है।

(a) Ajit Kumar / अजीत कुमार

(b) Pramod Chandra Mody / प्रमोद चंद्र मोदी 

(c) John Joseph / जॉन जोसेफ

(d) Patanjali Jha / पतंजलि झा

(e) Rajiv Gauba / राजीव गौबा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Pramod Chandra Mody was on 31st August given a six-month extension till February next year as the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in re-appointment of PC Mody as the CBDT chairman for a period of six months with effect from September 1 this year to February 28, 2021.

Q.9. Who has assumed charge as the new CMD of Hindustan Shipyard Limited?

हिंदुस्तान शिपयार्ड लिमिटेड के नए सीएमडी के रूप में किसने पदभार ग्रहण किया है?

(a) Sumit Deb / सुमित देब

(b) Manoj Ahuja / मनोज आहूजा

(c) Dewang Mehta / देवांग मेहता

(d) Hemant Khatri / हेमंत खत्री 

(e) V. Vidyavathi / वी विद्यावती

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d) 

Exp. Hemant Khatri (Retd) has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-owned defence shipbuilder, Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

He will replace Rear Admiral L V Sarat Babu (Retd). Previously, Hemant Khatri was serving as the Director of Strategic Projects HSL.

Q.10. World Coconut Day is celebrated on _______________ every year.

विश्व नारियल दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 September / 1 सितंबर

(b) 2 September / 2 सितंबर

(c) 3 September / 3 सितंबर

(d) 4 September / 4 सितंबर

(e) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. World Coconut Day is celebrated on September 2 every year. The day is celebrated to create awareness about the benefits of coconut.

The first-ever celebration of world coconut day was in the year 2009. It’s an annual event to celebrate the day with great enthusiasm by the APCC or the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community.

Q.11. Where is the Headquarters of Press Trust of India?

प्रेस ट्रस्ट ऑफ़ इंडिया का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई  

(b) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(c) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली  

(d) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(e) Chennai / चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. About PTI

Headquarters location: New Delhi.

Founded: 27 August 1947.

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