Daily Current Affairs : 30th July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  30th July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. HRD Ministry has been renamed as Ministry of Education. Who is the head of the Ministry of Education?

मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय का नाम बदलकर शिक्षा मंत्रालय कर दिया गया है। शिक्षा मंत्रालय का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) Piyush Goyal / पियूष गोयल

(b) Prakash Javadekar/ प्रकाश जावडेकर

(c) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank / रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक

(d) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(e) Pralhad Joshi / प्रल्हाद जोशी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Ministry of Human Resource Development has been renamed as Ministry of Education. The Union Cabinet has approved the change in the name of the ministry. The HRD Ministry is currently headed by Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

Q.2. Which of the following organization has approved USD 3 million grant to India to fight COVID-19 pandemic?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने COVID-19 महामारी से लड़ने के लिए भारत को USD 3 मिलियन अनुदान की मंजूरी दी है?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on July 29 announced that it has approved USD 3 million grant to India from its Asia Pacific Disaster Respond Fund. The bank has provided the grant to support India’s emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Multilateral Funding Agency has been continuously supporting India in its fight against the ongoing pandemic.

Q.3. Union Cabinet has approved a new education policy. Who was the chairman of the committee to draft National Education Policy (NEP)?

केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने एक नई शिक्षा नीति को मंजूरी दी है। राष्ट्रीय शिक्षा नीति (NEP) का मसौदा तैयार करने वाली समिति के अध्यक्ष कौन थे?

(a) Ashok Lavasa / अशोक लवासा

(b) K Kasturirangan / के कस्तूरीरंगन

(c) Chan Santokhi / चैन संतोखी

(d) Rajkiran Rai G / राजकिरण राय जी

(e) Sahil Seth / साहिल सेठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The Union Cabinet has approved the new education policy. The New Education Policy (NEP 2020) aims at revamping all aspects of the Indian education structure. The new policy aims to universalise the pre-primary education by 2025 and provide foundational literacy and numeracy for all.

The NEP has also set an objective to achieve access and participation in free and compulsory education in the age group of 3 to 18 years by 2030. In 2019, the draft National Education Policy (NEP) developed by a committee chaired by the former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K. Kasturirangan was shared by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD).

Q.4. Who has been appointed as MD and Group CEO of ICRA Limited?

ICRA लिमिटेड के एमडी और समूह सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(b) Pinaki Ghose / पिनाकी घोस

(c) N Sivaraman / एन सिवारमण

(d) Ravneet Gill / रवनीत गिल

(e) Subramanian Sundar / सुब्रमनियन सुन्दर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. ICRA names Sivaraman as new MD and Group CEO. The board of directors of ICRA Ltd has appointed N Sivaraman as the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the credit rating agency for three years with effect from August 10.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Paytm Money?

पेटीएम मनी के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vijay Shekhar Sharma / विजय शेखर शर्मा

(b) Pravin Jadhav / प्रवीण जाधव

(c) Ritesh Agarwal / रितेश अग्रवाल

(d) Varun Sridhar / वरुण श्रीधर

(e) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Paytm Money appoints Varun Sridhar as CEO, Amit Kapoor as VP and CFO. Paytm Money, the wealth management arm of digital payments company Paytm, has appointed two senior executives. Varun Sridhar, former India CEO of Mumbai-based fintech firm FinShell, has been onboarded as the chief executive officer.

Q.6. Name the person who received Karamveer Chakra Award from United Nations and ICONGO.

उस व्यक्ति का नाम बताइए जिसने संयुक्त राष्ट्र और ICONGO से करमवीर चक्र पुरस्कार प्राप्त किया है।

(a) M. Ravichandran / एम रविचंद्रन

(b) Lidita D.S. Khandeparker / लिदिता डी एस खानदपेकर

(c) Suketu Mehta / सुकेतु मेहता

(d) Sunil ydv SS / सुनील ydv एस.एस.

(e) Naresh Takkar / नरेश टककर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Founder of SS Motivation, World record holder Sunil ydv SS was honoured with “Karamveer Chakra Award” by Global Fellowship Award instituted by United Nations and International Confederation of NGO (iCONGO) at the ReX ConcLIVE hosted in IIT Delhi.

He received the award for his relentless contribution to society through his Telegram channel “SS Motivation.” He addresses social issues and motivates people every day through his channel.

Q.7. Name the Indian-origin author whose book “Burnt Sugar” has been longlisted for the 2020 Booker prize.

भारतीय मूल के उस लेखक का नाम बताइए जिसकी पुस्तक “बर्न्ट शुगर” को 2020 बुकर पुरस्कार के लिए सूचीबद्ध किया गया है।

(a) Amitav Ghosh / अमिताव घोष

(b) Salman Rushdie / सलमान रुश्दी

(c) Shobhaa De / शोभा डे

(d) Jhumpa Lahiri / झुम्पा लाहिड़ी

(e) Avni Doshi / अवनी दोशी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Indian-origin author Avni Doshi’s debut novel Burnt Sugar – released in India as Girl in White Cotton – has been longlisted for the 2020 Booker prize. The book is about a young woman, Antara, coming to terms with her mother Tara’s memory loss, and trying to make sense of their shared past.

Q.8. World day against trafficking in persons is observed on ________________.

व्यक्तियों में तस्करी के खिलाफ विश्व दिवस ________________को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 27 July / 27 जुलाई

(b) 28 July / 28 जुलाई

(c) 29 July / 29 जुलाई

(d) 30 July / 30 जुलाई

(e) 31 July / 31 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. The world day against trafficking in persons is marked on July 30 every year to raise awareness about the menace of human trafficking and to protect the human rights of the victims.

It was the first time in 2013 when the United Nations General Assembly designated 30 July as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

The 2020 theme for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons will focus on the first responders to human trafficking.

These are the people who work in different sectors – identifying, supporting, counselling and seeking justice for victims of trafficking, and challenging the impunity of the traffickers.

Q.9. What is the theme for World day against trafficking in persons 2020?

2020 में व्यक्तियों की तस्करी के खिलाफ विश्व दिवस के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Human Trafficking: Call Your Government To Action

(b) Committed to the Cause – Working on the Frontline to End Human Trafficking

(c) Responding to the trafficking of children and young people

(d) Let’s act now to protect and assist trafficking victims

(e) Working on the front lines to end human trafficking

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. The 2020 theme for the World Day Against Trafficking: “Committed to the Cause – Working on the Frontline to End Human Trafficking”.

Q.10. Parvez Khan who passed away recently was a renowned ___________________.

परवेज खान जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया, एक प्रसिद्ध ___________________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Action Director / एक्शन निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Producer / निर्माता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Bollywood action director Parvez Khan, known for his work in Andhadhun, Johnny Gaddaar and Bullett Raja, has passed away after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 55.

Q.11. Kumkum has passed away recently. She was a/an ______________________.

कुमकुम का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ______________________ थी।

(a) Actor / अभिनेत्री

(b) Music composer / संगीतकार

(c) Lyricist / गीतकार

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Veteran Bollywood actor Kumkum, who featured in over 100 films and popular songs such as “Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar” and “Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi”, passed away on 29TH July at her residence in Bandra, Mumbai. She was 86.

Q.12. Who is the present Secretary General of United Nations (UN)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र (UN) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

(e) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Secretary general: António Guterres

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