Daily Current Affairs : 5th August 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  5th August 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which Union Minister has launched NCDC YouTube Channel “Sahakar Cooptube NCDC India”?

किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने NCDC यूट्यूब चैनल “सहाकार कूपट्यूब NCDC इंडिया” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Thawar Chand Gehlot / थावर चंद गहलोत

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar / नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर 

(e) Raj Kumar Singh / राज कुमार सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched YouTube channel of National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) called “Sahakar cooptube NCDC India”.

Aims: The channel will focus on encouraging youth and farmers to learn about the benefits of cooperatives. It will aim to bring in more youths in the cooperative sector. The videos in the channel are to be launched in Hindi and other regional languages. The channel has so far been covering 18 states and more states are to be added in the near future.

Q.2. Which state government has tied up with ITC, HUL and P&G for women’s economic empowerment?

किस राज्य सरकार ने महिलाओं के आर्थिक सशक्तीकरण के लिए ITC, HUL और P & G के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) Mizoram / मिजोरम

(b) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The Andhra Pradesh government on 3rd August signed a pact with three FMCG companies — Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), ITC and Procter and Gamble (P&G) — for marketing and technology support for economic empowerment of women under two new schemes to be launched soon.

The companies will give handholding to women under the YSR Cheyutha scheme, to be launched on August 12, that aims to provide annual financial assistance of Rs 18,750 for next four years to women of 45-60 years age group belonging to SC, ST, backward class and minorities communities.

Q.3. Who along with Smriti Irani has launched the book ‘Swachh Bharat Kranti’ edited by Parameswaran Iyer?

परमेस्वरन अय्यर द्वारा संपादित पुस्तक स्वच्छ भारत क्रांतिका शुभारंभ स्मृति ईरानी के साथ किसने किया?

(a) Pralhad Joshi / प्रल्हाद जोशी

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Harsimrat Kaur Badal / हरसिमरत कौर बादल

(d) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi / मुख्तार अब्बास नकवी

(e) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat / गजेंद्र सिंह शेखावत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The book “The Swachh Bharat Revolution”, edited by Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation has been translated into Hindi and published by as the Swachh Bharat Kranti.

The book was officially launched by Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, and Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development Smriti Irani in New Delhi.

Q.4. Name the robot designed by Mumbai Division of Central Railway for health assistance.

स्वास्थ्य सहायता के लिए मध्य रेलवे के मुंबई मंडल द्वारा डिजाइन किए गए रोबोट का नाम बताइए।

(a) Sahayak / सहायक

(b) Saathi / साथी

(c) Rakshak / रक्षक

(d) Kavach / कवच

(e) Sanjeevan / संजीवनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. In the fight against the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, the Mumbai Division of Central Railway (CR) has designed a health assistant robot ‘Rakshak’ who can remotely communicate between doctor and patient.

This medical aid robot was developed in-house at EMU car shed, Kurla in the Mumbai section of the Central Railway and handed over to Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai.

Q.5. National Bank of which country has selected Infosys Finacle for transformation of transaction banking business?

लेन-देन बैंकिंग व्यवसाय के परिवर्तन के लिए किस देश के नेशनल बैंक ने इन्फोसिस फिनेकल का चयन किया है?

(a) Bahrain / बहरीन

(b) Qatar / क़तर  

(c) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(d) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(e) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. National Bank of Bahrain and Infosys Finacle announced the bank’s decision to adopt the Finacle Cash Management Suite to digitally transform its transaction banking business.

NBB will be implementing the Finacle Liquidity Management Platform, and upgrading its existing Finacle Corporate Online Banking platform to a full-fledged Digital Engagement Suite – with the latest versions of the Finacle Corporate Online and Mobile Banking solutions, along with the Finacle Digital Engagement Hub.

Q.6. Which Bank has recently tied up with 3 insurers to provide Corona Kavach policies?

कोरोना कवच नीतियों को प्रदान करने के लिए हाल ही में किस बैंक ने 3 बीमा कंपनियों के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) Bank of Maharashtra / बैंक ऑफ महाराष्ट्र

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Canara Bank on 2nd August announced it has tied-up with three insurance companies to sell short-term Corona Kavach policy to cover COVID-19 related health expenses.

The bank has tied up with New India Assurance Company Ltd, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd and HDFC ERGO Health Insurance as part of social commitment to indemnify the unprecedented expenses of common man.

With the objective of providing insurance cover for individuals for COVID-19 pandemic related health expenses.

Q.7. On which date First anniversary of creation of UTs of J&K, Ladakh has been celebrated?

किस तारीख को जम्मू-कश्मीर, लद्दाख संघ शासित प्रदेशों के निर्माण की पहली वर्षगांठ मनाई गई है?

(a) 1 August / 1 अगस्त

(b) 2 August / 2 अगस्त

(c) 3 August / 3 अगस्त

(d) 4 August / 4 अगस्त

(e) 5 August / 5 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e) 

Exp. The first anniversary of the creation of UTs – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is being celebrated on August 05. This completes one year from the date of such bifurcation by the Union Government in which J&K and Ladakh have been made as separate territories.

In 2019, the Union Government decided to end the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir State under Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution. In this regard, it was divided into two UTs – J & K and Ladakh.

Q.8. Which state’s Former Governor R.D. Pradhan has passed away recently?

हाल ही में किस राज्य के पूर्व राज्यपाल आर.डी. प्रधान का निधन हो गया है?

(a) Assam / असम  

(b) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(c) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. R.D. Pradhan, a veteran bureaucrat and former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh passed away in Mumbai on July 31. He was 92.

 R.D. Pradhan headed a probe panel that examined various aspects of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks for Pakistani infiltrators.

Q.9. Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar has passed away recently. He was the Former Chief Minister of which state?

शिवाजीराव पाटिल निलंगेकर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह किस राज्य के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री थे?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Senior Congressman and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passed away early on Wednesday at a private hospital in Pune following a brief illness. He was 88.

Mr. Patil Nilangekar, who hailed from Nilanga city in Latur district in the State’s Marathwada region, had the briefest run as Chief Minister of Maharashtra, serving in that capacity for less than a year between June 1985 and March 1986 after controversial circumstances forced him to resign.

Q.10. Who is the present Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?

जम्मू और कश्मीर के वर्तमान उपराज्यपाल कौन हैं?

(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
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Lieutenant Governor: Shri Girish Chandra Murmu

Q.11. What is the currency of Bahrain?

बहरीन की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dinar / दीनार

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Riyal / रियाल

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp: Capital: Manama

Currency: Bahraini dinar

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