Daily Current Affairs : 3rd July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 3rd July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state Government has planned to increase green cover through extensive plantation over 1.30 Lakh hectares of land?

किस राज्य सरकार ने 1.30 लाख हेक्टेयर भूमि पर व्यापक वृक्षारोपण के माध्यम से हरित आवरण बढ़ाने की योजना बनाई है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Odisha Government on 1st June planned to implement a new initiative ‘Sabuja Odisha’ to increase green cover through extensive plantation over 1,30,264 Hectares of land.

Tripathy has directed to put a web-based system for real-time monitoring and supervision of the programme. “The department has asked to form district-level committees led by the collector for proper coordination and implementation of the program at the ground level.

Q.2. Which state/UT government has launched Paudhe lagao, Paryavaran Bachao campaign?

किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश सरकार ने “पौधे लगाओ, पर्यावरण बचाओ” अभियान चलाया है?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश 

(d) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Delhi government will organize a mega tree plantation drive under the campaign ‘Paudhe lagao, Paryavaran Bachao’. The campaign will be held from 10-26 July 2020. The information was passed by Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on 2 July 2020.

Aims: The campaign is launched with an aim to reduce air pollution by increasing green cover in the national capital. It has been planned that during the campaign, in 17 days, 31 lakh of tree saplings will be planted under the campaign.

Q.3. Which state has been entirely declared as “Disturbed Area” for 6 more Months Under AFSPA Act 1958 by the Government?

सरकार द्वारा AFSPA अधिनियम 1958 के तहत 6 और महीनों के लिए किस राज्य को “अशांत क्षेत्र” घोषित किया गया है?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Central government has declared the entire Nagaland as “disturbed area” for a period of six more months till December 2020.

Home Ministry has released a notification stating that the decision was taken as various parts of the state is in a dangerous and disturbing condition, so the use of armed forces was necessary. The AFSPA has been acting upon in Nagaland for around six decades.

Q.4. Which of the following organization has sanctioned USD 400 million enhancing the support for rejuvenating Ganga?

गंगा के कायाकल्प के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने 400 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर की सहायता प्रदान की 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

Exp.The World Bank on Monday said it has enhanced its support for Government of India’s program to rejuvenate Ganga river with a USD 400 million (about Rs 3,000 crore) assistance that will help stem pollution in the river.

The assistance will help strengthen the management of the river basin which is home to more than 500 million people.

Q.5. Care Ratings has projected India’s GDP growth in the Financial Year 2020-21 at _________________ .

केयर रेटिंग्स ने वित्तीय वर्ष 2020-21 में _________________ पर भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -4.6%

(b) -5.2%

(c) -6.4%

(d) -7.8%

(e) -8.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Care Ratings on 2nd July revised India’s GDP growth forecast for the current financial year to (-) 6.4 per cent as economic activity continues to be under restriction due to the lockdown on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rating agency, in May, had projected a decline in GDP growth of 1.5-1.6 per cent in FY21.

Q.6. Intel Capital has invested __________________ for 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms.

Jio Platforms में 0.39% इक्विटी हिस्सेदारी के लिए Intel Capital ने __________________ का निवेश किया है।

(a) Rs 1285 crore / 1285 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 1354.80 crore / 1354.80 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 1536.70 crore / 1536.70 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 1790 crore / 1790 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 1894.50 crore / 1894.50 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Reliance Industries has confirmed that Intel Capital has made an investment of Rs 1,894.50 crore in Jio Platforms. This investment translates into a 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms, with an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.

Q.7. Name the agricultural expert from India who has been named by UN chief to scientific group for 2021 food summit.

भारत के कृषि विशेषज्ञ का नाम बताइए जिन्हें संयुक्त राष्ट्र प्रमुख ने वैज्ञानिक समूह के लिए 2021 के खाद्य शिखर सम्मेलन के लिए नामित किया है।

(a) Rattan Lal / रतन लाल

(b) Uma Lele / उमा लेले

(c) Indu Bhushan / इंदू भूषण

(d) Both a & b / दोनों a और b

(e) Both b & c / दोनों b और c

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Two eminent agricultural experts hailing from India have been named members of an international scientific group, aimed to offer foremost scientific evidence for sustainable food systems, established by UN chief Antonio Guterres ahead of a global food summit next year.

Prof. Rattan Lal of Ohio State University and Dr. Uma Lele of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) are among the Scientific Group Members named by Guterres, a statement issued by the UN.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the new MD of Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company?

चोलामंडलम MS जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी के नए एमडी के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) UB Pravin Rao / यु बी प्रवीण राव

(b) Ajay Mahajan / अजय महाजन

(c) Dewang Mehta / देवांग मेहता

(d) Krishnan Ramachandran / कृष्णन रामचंद्रन

 (e) V Suryanarayanan / वी सुर्यानारायनन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company on 1st July announced the appointment of V Suryanarayanan as its new Managing Director with effect from July 1. Suryanarayanan succeeds S S Gopalarathnam.

MS General Insurance is a Joint Venture between diversified conglomerate Murugappa Group and Japan- based Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Ltd.

Q.9. Who has been appointed the head of the nine-member working committee set up by IRDAI to look at the possibility of Indian non-life insurers offering Surety Bond to contractors?

भारतीय गैर-जीवन बीमाकर्ताओं को ठेकेदारों को ज़मानत बॉन्ड देने की संभावना को देखने के लिए IRDAI द्वारा गठित नौ-सदस्यीय कार्य समिति का प्रमुख किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) T V Mohandas Pai / टी वी मोहनदास पाई

(b) G Kishan Reddy / जी किशन रेड्डी

(c) G. Srinivasan / जी श्रीनिवासन

(d) Anil Dave / अनिल दावे

(e) Sunil Kumar Gupta / सुनील कुमार गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has set up a nine-member working committee to look at the possibility of Indian non-life insurers offering Surety Bond to contractors.

The IRDAI has set up the committee after the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways requested it to examine the possibility of offering Surety Bond for contractors.

The Surety Bond guarantees satisfactory completion of a project by a contractor and providing performance security to various government agencies. The IRDAI Working Group is headed by G. Srinivasan.

Q.10. World Sports Journalists Day is celebrated every year on _______________________.

विश्व खेल पत्रकार दिवस हर साल _______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(b) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

(c) 3 July / 3 जुलाई

(d) 4 July / 4 जुलाई

(e) 5 July / 5 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year July 02 is celebrated as World Sports Journalists Day or International Sports Journalists Day. It is to acknowledge the sports journalists and also mark the anniversary of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS). The association was established in 1924 during the Summer Olympics in Paris.

Q.11. Saroj Khan has passed away recently. She was a ______________________.

सरोज खान का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वो एक ______________________थी।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Choreographer / कोरियोग्राफर

(c) Director / निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Producer / निर्माता

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Choreographer Saroj Khan died of a cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hospital on 3rd June. she was 71

Saroj Khan, winner of three National Awards, choreographed some of Bollywood’s most iconic dance hits – many of these starred actresses Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit.

Q.12. Cricketing legend Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. From which country he belonged to?

क्रिकेट के दिग्गज सर एवर्टन विक्स का 95 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया। वह किस देश से थे?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) West Indies / वेस्ट इंडीज

(e) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. West Indies legend dies aged 95. Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 in 48 Tests, is the only man to make centuries in five consecutive Test innings.

Q.13. Where is the Headquarter of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)?

भारतीय बीमा विनियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण (IRDAI) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली 

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarter Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

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