Daily Current Affairs 4th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 4th Jan 2021 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Who among the following has recently released ‘National Police K-9 Journal’?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने हाल ही में “राष्ट्रीय पुलिस के-9 जर्नल” जारी किया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेन्द्र मोदी

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(d) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(e) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Union home minister Amit Shah on 3rd Jan released the inaugural issue of “National Police K-9 Journal.” The publication of the Police K9 Journal is another step in creating an ecosystem in the country to train and learn on augmenting this vital resource. The journal comprises different sections in Hindi and English.

“National security is paramount and our government is making sincere efforts to give equal attention to all aspects related to security. The police dog squad can act as a force multiplier to ensure the safety of society, much like the way drones or satellites are being used in the country.”

Q.2. How much loan has been provided by Asian Development Bank (ADB) to upgrade power distribution system in Bengaluru?

बेंगलुरु में बिजली वितरण प्रणाली को उन्नत करने के लिए एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) द्वारा कितना ऋण प्रदान किया गया है?

(a) $89 million / $ 89 मिलियन

(b) $100 million / $ 100 मिलियन

(c) $120 million / $ 120 मिलियन

(d) $185 million / $ 185 मिलियन

(e) $270 million / $ 270 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a USD 100 million (around Rs 730 crore) loan to modernise and upgrade the power distribution system in Bengaluru city.

In parallel to underground distribution cables, over 2,800 km of fibre optical cables will be installed to strengthen communication network. Moving about 7,200 km of distribution lines underground will help reduce technical and commercial losses by about 30 per cent.

Q.3. Which bank has recently launched WhatsApp banking services?

हाल ही में किस बैंक ने व्हाट्सएप बैंकिंग सेवा शुरू की है?

(a) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Bank of Baroda on 4th Jan announced the launch of banking services on messaging platform Whatsapp.

The lender is offering services such as balance enquiry, mini statement, cheque status enquiry, cheque book request, blocking debit card and information on products and services, among others via WhatsApp.

Q.4. Which of the following automobile company has tied up with Karnataka Bank for vehicle finance?

निम्नलिखित में से किस ऑटोमोबाइल कंपनी ने वाहन वित्त के लिए कर्नाटक बैंक के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) Mahindra / महिंद्रा

(b) TVS Motors / TVS मोटर्स

(c) Honda Motors / हौंडा मोटर्स

(d) Tata Motors / टाटा मोटर्स

(e) Maruti Suzuki / मारुती सुजुकी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Tata Motors on 4th Jan announced its partnership with Karnataka Bank to facilitate retail finance solutions for its customers to boost sales.

Under this collaboration, customers can avail up to 85 per cent loans on the on-road pricing of a Tata Motors vehicle with an interest rate linked to External Benchmark Lending Rate (EBLR), which will be updated on the bank’s website periodically. The loan under the scheme can be availed for a maximum period of 84 months.

Q.5. World Braille Day is annually celebrated on __________________.

विश्व ब्रेल दिवस प्रतिवर्ष __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 January / 1 जनवरी

(b) 2 January / 2 जनवरी

(c) 3 January / 3 जनवरी

(d) 4 January / 4 जनवरी

(e) 5 January / 5 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Braille Day is annually celebrated on January 4, the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille. And celebrates awareness of the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and visually impaired people.

Q.6. Who has become India’s 67th chess Grandmaster by winning the third and final norm at a tournament in Italy?

इटली में एक टूर्नामेंट में तीसरा और अंतिम मानदंड जीतकर भारत का 67वां शतरंज ग्रैंडमास्टर कौन बन गया है?

(a) Audi Ameya / ऑडी अमेया

(b) D Gukesh / डी गुकेश

(c) G Akash / जी आकाश

(d) M Pranesh / एम प्रणेश

(e) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Goa’s 14-year-old Leon Mendonca has become India’s 67th chess Grandmaster by winning the third and final norm at a tournament in Italy. Mendonca, who achieved the feat at 14 years, 9 months and 17 days, is the second GM from the coastal state. The player achieved his first GM norm at the Rigo Chess GM Round Robin in October while the second came at the 1st Saturday event in Budapest in November and the final one at the Vergani Cup in Italy.

Q.7. What was the rank of Mukesh Ambani in Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2021?

ब्लूमबर्ग बिलियनेयर्स इंडेक्स 2021 में मुकेश अंबानी की रैंक क्या थी?

(a) 4

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 10

(e) 12

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people. Details about the calculations are provided in the net worth analysis on each billionaire’s profile page. The figures are updated at the close of every trading day in New York.

Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani is no longer among top 10 richest billionaires in the world. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Mukesh Ambani’s current net worth stands at $76.7 billion (Rs 5.66 lakh crore). The RIL chief is at 12th position in the list of richest people in the world.

Q.8. Colonel Narendra ‘Bull’ Kumar passed away recently. He was a/an ____________.

कर्नल नरेंद्र ‘बुल’ कुमार का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ________ थे।

(a) Mountaineer पर्वतारोही

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Journalist / पत्रकार

(d) Scriptwriter / स्क्रिप्ट राइटर

(e) Economist / अर्थशास्त्री

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ace mountaineer Colonel Narendra ‘Bull’ Kumar, who helped India secure the Siachen Glacier, passed away. He was responsible for the success of Operation Meghdoot in 1984. He was the first Indian to climb Mount Nanda Devi.

He climbed Mount Everest in 1965, Mount Blanc (highest peak in the Alps), and later Mount Kangchenchanga. He earned the nickname ‘Bull’ for relentlessly charging into everything he did.

Q.9. What is the tagline of Karnataka Bank?

कर्नाटक बैंक की टैगलाइन क्या है?

(a) We Understand Your World

(b) Hum Hai Na, Khayal Apka

(c) Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

(d) Your Family Bank Across India

(e) A Friend You Can Bank upon

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: Mangalore, Tagline: Your Family Bank Across India.

Q.10. Where is the headquarter of Bank of Baroda?

बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Vadodara / वड़ोदरा

(c) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(d) Surat / सूरत

(e) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: Vadodara, Gujarat

Chairman: Hasmukh Adhia

MD & CEO: Sanjiv Chadha

Q.11. Bank of Baroda is a ____________________.

बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा एक ____________________ है।

(a) Public Sector Bank / सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र बैंक

(b) Private Sector Bank / निजी क्षेत्र बैंक

(c) Co-operative Bank / सहकारी बैंक

(d) Foreign Bank / विदेशी बैंक

(e) Gramin Bank / ग्रामीण बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Bank of Baroda (BOB) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company.

Q.12. At which of the following rates does the Reserve Bank of India lend funds overnight to banks against government securities?

निम्नलिखित में से किस दर पर भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक सरकारी प्रतिभूतियों के विरुद्ध बैंकों को रात भर के लिए धन देता है?

(a) Repo Rate / रेपो दर

(b) Reverse Repo Rate / रिवर्स रेपो दर

(c) CRR / सी.आर.आर.

(d) SLR / एस.एल.आर.

(e) MSF / एम.एस.एफ.

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The MSF or Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate is the rate at which RBI lends funds overnight to scheduled banks, against government securities. RBI has introduced this borrowing scheme to regulate short-term asset liability mismatch in a more effective manner.

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