Daily Current Affairs 6th and 7th March 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 6th and 7th March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which city, the new research building ‘Desikan Bhawan’ has been inaugurated at ICMR-NJIL & OMD?

ICMRNJIL और OMD में किस शहर में नए अनुसंधान भवन देसिकन भवनका उद्घाटन किया गया है?

(a) Jodhpur / जोधपुर

(b) Kota / कोटा

(c) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(d) Agra / आगरा

(e) Jaipur / जयपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the new research building ‘Desikan Bhawan’ equipped with new COVID-19 diagnostic facility at ICMR-NJIL & OMD (National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other Mycobacterial Diseases), Agra in the presence of Director General ICMR & Secretary, Department of Health Research, Prof. Balram Bhargava.

Q.2. Jan Aushadhi Diwas or Generic Medicine Day has been addressed by PM Modi on _________________.

जन औषधि दिवस या जेनेरिक मेडिसिन दिवस को _________________ पर पीएम मोदी द्वारा संबोधित किया गया है।

(a) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(b) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(c) 5 March / 5 मार्च

(d) 6 March / 6 मार्च

(e) 7 March / 7 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’ celebrations on 7th March, 2021 via video conferencing. Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation the 7500th Janaushadhi Kendra at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong during the event.

He will interact with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana and also give awards to stakeholders by recognizing their excellent work. Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers will also be present on the occasion.

Q.3. Which country has emerged as the biggest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India with $8.30 Billion during Apr-Sep 2020?

अप्रैलसितंबर 2020 के दौरान 8.30 बिलियन डॉलर के साथ भारत में प्रत्यक्ष विदेशी निवेश (FDI) का सबसे बड़ा स्रोत कौन सा देश उभरा है?

(a) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) China / चीन

(d) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

(e) US / अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The US has emerged as the second biggest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India, replacing Mauritius, during the first half of the current financial year, according to data of the commerce and industry ministry.

During April-September 2020, India attracted FDI worth $7.12 billion from the US and $2 billion from Mauritius. Singapore with $8.30 billion foreign inflows continued to be the top source of FDI for India in April-September 2020-21.

Q.4. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has partnered with which of the following to launch “RuPay SoftPoS” for Merchants?

नेशनल पेमेंट्स कॉर्पोरेशन ऑफ इंडिया (NPCI) ने व्यापारियों के लिए RuPay SoftPoS” लॉन्च करने के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किसके साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Hitachi Payments Services / हिताची पेमेंट्स सर्विसेज

(b) SBI Payments / एसबीआई पेमेंट्स

(c) PayPal / पेपाल

(d) PayTm / पेटीएम

(e) Razorpay / रेज़रपे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and SBI Payments have partnered to launch “RuPay SoftPoS” for Indian merchants.

The RuPay SoftPoS solution will provide a cost-effective acceptance infrastructure to retailers at a nominal cost. This innovative solution has the capability to transform NFC enabled smartphones into merchant Point of Sale (PoS) terminals for the retailers.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र के सहायक महासचिव के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Henry Moniz / हेनरी मोनिज़

(b) Andy Jassy / एंडी जेसी

(c) Ligia Noronha / लिगिया नोरोन्हा

(d) Robert Irwin / रॉबर्ट इरविन

(e) Marc Llistosella / मार्क लिल्टोसला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. UN chief Antonio Guterres has appointed leading Indian economist Ligia Noronha as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Prior to joining the UNEP, Noronha worked at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi as Executive Director (Research Coordination) and as Director of the Division on Resources, Regulation and Global Security.

Q.6. Who has been awarded the Bihari Puraskar 2020 for the book titled Taslima: Sangharsh Aur Sahitya?

तसलीमा: संघर्ष और साहित्य नामक पुस्तक के लिए बिहारी पुरस्कार 2020 किसे दिया गया है?

(a) Soumya Swaminathan / सौम्या स्वामीनाथन

(b) Arunima Sinha / अरुणिमा सिन्हा

(c) Shobhna Kapoor / शोभना कपूर

(d) Mohankrishna Bohara / मोहनकृष्ण बोहरा

(e) Ripan Biswas / रिपन बिस्वास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The 30th Bihari Puraskar for 2020 will be given to Mohankrishna Bohara for his Hindi book of Criticism, titled Taslima: Sangharsh Aur Sahitya. The K.K. Birla Foundation announced this in New Delhi.

The award is one of the three literary awards instituted by the K.K. Birla Foundation in 1991.

Q.7. Who has been awarded the “CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award”?

किसे CERAWeek वैश्विक ऊर्जा और पर्यावरण नेतृत्व पुरस्कारसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Yogi Adityanath / योगी आदित्यनाथ

(c) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(d) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. PM Modi to receive CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award. Prime Minister Modi will also deliver the keynote address at the Cambridge Energy Research Associates Week (CERAWeek) 2021 at around 7 pm today via video conferencing.

Notably, CERAWeek was founded in 1983 by Dr Daniel Yergin. It has been organized in Houston in March every year since 1983 and is considered the world’s premier annual energy platform.

Q.8. Name NASA’s Mars rover that has traveled 21 feet in the first test drive.

नासा के मार्स रोवर का नाम जिसने पहले टेस्ट ड्राइव में 21 फीट की यात्रा की है।

(a) Candor / कैन्दोर

(b) Perseverance / परसिवरेंस

(c) Resilience / रेजिलिएंस

(d) Ingenuity / इन्जेनुइति

(e) Aquacade / एक्वाकैड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. NASA’s newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive. The Perseverance rover ventured from its landing position on March 4, 2021, two weeks after landing on the red planet to seek signs of past life.

The roundabout, back and forth drive lasted just 33 minutes. As soon as the system checks on Perseverance are complete, the rover will head for an ancient river delta to collect rocks for return to Earth a decade from now.

Q.9. Mathai George Muthoot passed away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

मथाई जॉर्ज मुथूट का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________________ थे।

(a) Social Activist / सामाजिक एक्टिविस्ट

(b) Painter / चित्रकार

(c) Businessman / व्यवसायी

(d) Author / लेखक

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Mathai George Muthoot, the chairman of Muthoot Finance which is the largest gold loan NBFC in the country, passed away on March 5, 2021 at the age of 71.

His diversified group runs over 20 businesses from gold loans to securities, realty estate to infrastructure, hospitals to hospitality & education and is headquartered in Kochi.

Q.10. Where is the Headquarters of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) located?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र पर्यावरण कार्यक्रम (UNEP) का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Helsinki / हेलसिंकी

(b) Berlin / बर्लिन

(c) Nairobi / नैरोबी

(d) Lisbon / लिस्बन

(e) Moscow / मास्को

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Headquarters location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Q.11. 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.11.(e)

Exp.  Secretary general: António Guterres

Headquarters: New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945

Q.12. Where is the headquarters of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?

भारत के राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम (NPCI) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Biswamohan Mahapatra (Non-Exe Chairman)

Dilip Asbe (MD & CEO)

Q.13. What is the currency of Singapore?

सिंगापुर की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dollar / डॉलर

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Riyal / रियाल

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Capital: Singapore

Currency: Singapore dollar (S$) (‎SGD‎)‎

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