Daily Current Affairs : 4th & 5th July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 4 & 5 July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK India Business Council to foster Sustainable Business?

किस राज्य सरकार ने सतत व्यापार को बढ़ावा देने के लिए यूके इंडिया बिजनेस काउंसिल के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन (MoU) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Maharashtra / महारष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Maharashtra Govt. and UK India Business Council today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), the premier industrial infrastructure development agency of the Government of Maharashtra.

Pupose: This business framework between the UKIBC and Government of Maharashtra will help the State to proactively better its business environment and strengthen its collaboration with British business.

Q.2. In which city “Dhanvantri Rath” has been launched to take Non-COVID healthcare services to doorsteps?

गैर-COVID स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं को घर-घर तक पहुँचाने के लिए “धन्वंतरि रथ” किस शहर में शुरू किया गया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Chennai / चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has launched Dhanvantri Rath to take Non-COVID healthcare services to peoples’ doorsteps amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Aims”: The aim is to ensure that non-COVID essential services related to diabetes, blood pressure, heart ailment, etc., are also provisioned to people who cannot visit the hospitals as many of them were not operating the OPDs.

Q.3. Who among the following has launched Elyments, the first Indian Social Media Super App?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने Elyments, पहला भारतीय सोशल मीडिया सुपर ऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

(d) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(e) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu is to launch Elyments, the first Indian Social Media Super App, on 5th July 2020. More than 1000 IT professionals jointly created the indigenous first social media super-app.

Elyments was built with an aim to keep the user’s privacy in mind, as a primary concern. The product was designed by India’s top privacy professionals.  Data of users will be stored in the app and will never be shared with a third party without the user’s explicit consent.  The app is available in more than eight Indian languages.

Q.4. Which of the following minister has launched “Fit Hai to Hit Hai India” under Fit India campaign for school children?

निम्नलिखित में से किस मंत्री ने स्कूली बच्चों के लिए फिट इंडिया अभियान के तहत “फिट है टू हिट है इंडिया” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank / रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक

(b) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs and Ministry of Minority Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju interacted with students here today under the Fit India campaign by the Government of India. Olympic medal winner badminton player Ms P.V Sindhu and Indian football team Captain Shri. Sunil Chhetri were also present at the launch of “Fit Hai To Hit Hai India” program organized under the Fit India campaign.

Shri Rijiju said, “Fit India is becoming people’s movement in the truest sense. Majority of our 1.3 billion population consist of school children. In the last 8-9 months, 2.5 lakh schools have registered under Fit India.

Q.5. Name the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi who has inaugurated world’s ‘largest’ COVID care centre.

दिल्ली के उपराज्यपाल का नाम बताइए जिन्होंने विश्व के सबसे बड़े ‘COVID केयर सेंटरका उद्घाटन किया है।

(a) R. K. Mathur / आर के माथुर

(b) Anil Baijal / अनिल बैजल

(c) Devendra Kumar Joshi / देवेंद्र कुमार जोशी

(d) Girish Chandra Murmu / गिरीश चंद्र मुर्मू

(e) V. P. Singh Badnore / वी पी सिंह बदनोर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal inaugurated the 10,000-bed Sardar Patel COVID care centre, the “largest” of its kind in the world, at the Radha Soami Satsang Beas here on 5th June.

The centre has been set up in Chhatarpur for treating mild and asymptomatic coronavirus patients.

It will also serve as a treatment centre for those who are asymptomatic but cannot afford home isolation.

Q.6. Which bank has announced to offer ‘ZipDrive’, an online instant auto loans to its customers?

किस बैंक ने अपने ग्राहकों को ऑनलाइन तत्काल ऑटो ऋण “ज़िपड्राइव” की पेशकश करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. HDFC Bank annouced it will offer ZipDrive instant auto loans to customers in 1,000 cities across India. ZipDrive is HDFC Bank’s instant auto loan disbursal product for customers with pre-approved offer. The product will now be available in tier 2 and 3 cities across India.

Aims: Under the scheme, HDFC Bank customers are given pre-approved loan offers using the bank’s proprietary algorithm and analytics. Customers can select car model, dealer, loan amount within eligible limits and tenure online.

Q.7. KKR to buy ______________ Stake in JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals for Rs 3,109 crore.

केकेआर ‘जेबी केमिकल्स एंड फार्मास्युटिकल्स’ में 3,109 करोड़ रुपये में ______________ स्टेक खरीदेगा।

(a) 0.34%

(b) 2.32%

(c) 5.65%

(d) 9.99%

(e) 54.00%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Global investment firm KKR will buy a 54% equity stake in JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, a Mumbai based pharmaceutical major for Rs 3,109 crore.

KKR will make the investment through its subsidiaries, Tau Investments Holdings Pte. Ltd., Tau Holdco Pte. Ltd., and KKR Asia III Fund Investments Pte.

Q.8. Name the person who has received Prestigious Diana Award 2020 for Positive Contribution to Society.

उस व्यक्ति का नाम बताइए, जिसने समाज के लिए सकारात्मक योगदान के लिए प्रतिष्ठित डायना पुरस्कार 2020 प्राप्त किया है।

(a) Sanjita Chanu / संजीता चानू

(b) Freya Thakral / फ्रेया ठकराल

(c) Ridhima Pandey / रिधिमा पांडे

(d) Isra Hirsi / इज़रा हिरसी

(e) Greta Thunberg / ग्रेटा थनबर्ग

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Thirteen-year-old Freya Thakral, a student from The British School, New Delhi, has been bestowed with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts – The Diana Award. She has been added to the roll of honours on Princess Diana’s birthday – July 1, 2020.

Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, the award is given out by the charity of the same name and has the support of both her sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex.

Q.9. Who among the following has created history by securing a podium place at the first edition of Virtual Race Across America?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने वर्चुअल रेस एक्रॉस अमेरिका के पहले संस्करण में पोडियम स्थान हासिल करके इतिहास रचा है?

(a) Renjith Kumar / रंजीत कुमार

(b) Ratan Lal / रतन लाल

(c) Bharat Pannu / भारत पन्नू

(d) Arvind Pandey / अरविंद पांडे

(e) Akhilesh Chandra Kulshrestha / अखिलेश चंद्र कुलश्रेष्ठ

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Lt. Col. Bharat Pannu, a serving Indian Army Officer created history on 28th June 2020 by successfully securing a podium place at the first edition of the Virtual Race Across America (VRAAM) 2020 and became the first Indian ever to win a podium place at an international ultracycling race. He is an Army officer posted with Army’s Aviation Test Team. The Race Across America (RAAM) is a 5000 km transcontinental race from the West coast to East coast of the United States of America with a cut-off time of 12 days.

Lt. Col. Pannu finished 3rd on the leaderboard with a total distance of 4086 km in 12 days and total cumulative elevation gain of 71,000 meters.

Q.10. International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated every year on _____________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सहकारिता दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष _____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) First Wednesday of July / जुलाई का पहला बुधवार

(b) First Thursday of July / जुलाई का पहला गुरुवार

(c) First Friday of July / जुलाई का पहला शुक्रवार

(d) First Saturday of July / जुलाई का पहला शनिवार

(e) First Sunday of July / जुलाई का पहला रविवार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The United Nations celebrates the International Day of Cooperatives every year on the first Saturday of July to increase awareness of cooperatives. In the year 2020, the International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on 4th July with a focus on the contribution of cooperatives to combating climate change.

Q.11. What was the theme of International Day of Cooperatives (4th July 2020)?

सहकारी समितियों के अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस (4 जुलाई 2020) का विषय क्या था?


(b) Cooperatives for Climate Action

(c) Sustainable societies through cooperation

(d) Cooperatives: The power to act for a sustainable future

(e) Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Theme: ‘Cooperatives for Climate Action’

Q.12. Which organization has become the observer of Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)?

कौन सा संगठन नेटवर्क फॉर ग्रीनिंग दी फ़ाइनेंशियल सिस्टम (NGFS) के लिए पर्यवेक्षक बन गया है?

(a) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

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

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(e) World bank / विश्व बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has joined the central banks and supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) as an observer. NGFS, launched at the Paris One Planet Summit on December 12, 2017, is a group of central banks and supervisors willing to share best practices and contribute to the development of environment and climate risk management in the financial sector while mobilising mainstream finance to support the transition toward a sustainable economy. “NGFS is a valuable network to share ADB’s approaches and experience in addressing climate risk management in the financial sector,” said ADB Chief Economist Yasuyuki Sawada.

ADB’s inclusion to the NGFS is aligned with the goals in its corporate strategy, the Strategy 2030, particularly in tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability; fostering regional cooperation and integration; and strengthening governance and institutional capacity.

Q.13. Where is the Headquarters of Asian Development Bank?

एशियाई विकास बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Beijing, China / बीजिंग, चीन

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मांडलुयांग, फिलीपींस

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

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