Daily Current Affairs : 7th and 8th Nov 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 7th and 8th November 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s Tourism has won the World Travel Mart London Award?

किस राज्य के पर्यटन ने वर्ल्ड ट्रैवल मार्ट लंदन पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. The World Travel Mart London bestowed Kerala Tourism with the coveted ‘Highly Commended’ Award. Kerala Tourism was recognised for its remarkable activities for promoting Responsible Tourism (RT) during the challenging times of COVID-19 pandemic. Kerala’s Responsible Tourism (RT) Mission received this recognition in the category of ‘Meaningful Connections.’

Q.2. Which state has celebrated Hornbill Festival?

हॉर्नबिल फेस्टिवल किस राज्य ने मनाया है?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(b) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(c) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(d) Manipur / मणिपुर

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. “Festival of Festivals”, the Hornbill Festival is celebrated every year from December 1 to 10, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and tradition of the Nagas in one platform at Naga Heritage Village Kisama under Kohima District.

Nagaland Tourism Department has informed that the state government decided to celebrate the Hornbill Festival 2020 in a complete virtual mode only through various audio visual media channels and Social Media platforms.

Q.3. Joe Biden will be the 46th US president. From which party he belongs to?

जो बिडेन 46 वें अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति होंगे। वह किस पार्टी से हैं?

(a) Republican Party / रिपब्लिकन पार्टी

(b) Democratic Party / डेमोक्रेटिक पार्टी

(c) Libertarian Party / लिबरटेरियन पार्टी

(d) Green Party / ग्रीन पार्टी

(e) Constitution Party / कौन्स्टीच्युसन पार्टी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Democrat Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States, several news outlets projected on 7th Nov. Kamala Harris will be his vice president.

She is the first woman as well as the first person of colour in the post. A candidate needed 270 electoral votes to win. Biden won the elections with a total of 273 electoral votes.

Q.4. SEBI has increased Overseas Investment limits for Mutual Funds from USD 300 million to ____________________.

सेबी ने म्यूचुअल फंड के लिए विदेशी निवेश सीमा को 300 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर से बढ़ाकर ____________________ कर दिया है।

(a) USD 400 million / 400 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(b) USD 500 million / 500 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(c) USD 600 million / 600 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(d) USD 700 million / 700 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(e) USD 800 million / 800 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has enhanced the investment limits for Mutual Fund companies for overseas investments. Mutual Funds can make overseas investments subject to a maximum of US $ 600 million per Mutual Fund, within the overall industry limit of US $ 7 billion. Earlier it was USD 300 million.

Mutual Funds can make investments in overseas Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) subject to a maximum of US $ 200 million per Mutual Fund, within the overall industry limit of US $ 1 billion. Earlier it was Rs 50 million.

Q.5. For how much stake, Saudi Arabia’s sovereign Public Investment Fund (PIF) has invested $1.3 billion (Rs 9,555 crore) in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL)?

कितनी हिस्सेदारी के लिए सऊदी अरब के सॉवरेन पब्लिक इंवेस्टमेंट फंड (PIF) ने रिलायंस रिटेल वेंचर्स लिमिटेड (RRVL) में $ 1.3 बिलियन (9,555 करोड़ रुपये) का निवेश किया है?

(a) 0.13%

(b) 0.99%

(c) 2.04%

(d) 6.31%

(e) 9.99%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announced on 6th Nov that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign Public Investment Fund (PIF) is investing Rs 9,555 crore ($1.3 billion) to pick 2.04% stake in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), becoming the latest high-profile global fund to purchase stake in India’s largest retailer.

The Saudi company will take the number of international funds to plough capital into RRVL to nine and their cumulative foreign investment into the holding company of Reliance Retail to Rs 47,265 crore to collectively pick 10.5% stake in the retailer.

Q.6. Which of the following company has partnered with 5 banks recently for UPI payment service?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने हाल ही में UPI भुगतान सेवा के लिए 5 बैंकों के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Instagram / इंस्टाग्राम

(b) Telegram / टेलीग्राम

(c) Twitter / ट्विटर

(d) WhatsApp / व्हाट्सएप

(e) Facebook / फेसबुक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. WhatsApp has partnered with five Indian banks to process its payment services. These are State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and Jio Payments Bank.

The Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp Inc., has received the approval from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch its Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based payments services in India, to let users send or receive money across the country.

Q.7. Which Indian Renewable energy company has signed a pact with Italy’s Snam on hydrogen value chain?

किस भारतीय अक्षय ऊर्जा कंपनी ने हाइड्रोजन वैल्यू चेन पर इटली के Snam के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) Adani Green Energy / अडानी ग्रीन एनर्जी

(b) Suzlon / सुजलॉन

(c) Greenko / ग्रीनको

(d) ReNew Power / रिन्यू पावर

(e) Azure Power / एज़्योर पावर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. On November 6, 2020, Snam, an Italian energy infrastructure firm, signed an agreement with the Greenko, a renewable energy company in India, to develop the hydrogen value chain in the country.

According to the agreement, the two companies will collaborate on the study of hydrogen production methods from renewables.

Q.8. Name the Indian diplomat who has been elected to UN body – Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).

उस भारतीय राजनयिक का नाम बताइए, जिसे संयुक्त राष्ट्र निकाय – प्रशासनिक और बजटीय प्रश्नों पर सलाहकार समिति (ACABQ) के लिए चुना गया है।

(a) Vidisha Maitra / विदिशा मैत्र

(b) T S Tirumurti / टी एस तिरुमूर्ति

(c) Vishal V Sharma / विशाल वी शर्मा

(d) Brajendra Navnit / ब्रजेंद्र नवनीत

(e) Indra Mani Pandey / इंद्र मणि पांडे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. India’s Vidisha Maitra was elected to the UN body – Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) with strong support of the member states.

India’s permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador T. S. Tirumurti expressed gratitude to the member states in reposing faith in India’s candidate. He added that India has a stellar record of bringing its professional auditing experience to the UN. He affirmed that India takes the responsibility very seriously.

Q.9. Name the all-weather Earth Observation Satellite launched by ISRO recently.

हाल ही में इसरो द्वारा शुरू किए गए सभीमौसम अर्थ ऑब्जर्वेशन सैटेलाइट का नाम बताएं।

(a) RISAT-2B / रीसैट-2बी

(b) RISAT-2BR1 / रीसैट-2बी आर1

(c) EOS-01 / EOS-1

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) None of the given options / दिए गए विकल्पों में से कोई भी नहीं

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. The Earth Observation Satellite to be launched is a Radar Imaging Satellite. It is the third of the three-spacecraft constellation. The other two are RISAT-2B and RISAT-2BR1. These two satellites were launched in 2019. These three satellites in the constellation are to provide all weather round the clock service with high-resolution images.

Benefits: As the satellite uses radar imaging, it is unaffected by clouds, fog or lack of sunlight. All the three satellites, EOS-01 and RISAT-2B, RISAT-2BR1 use X-band radars to monitor urban landscape, forest land and imaging agricultural land.

Q.10. National Cancer Awareness Day is celebrated in India on __________________.

भारत में राष्ट्रीय कैंसर जागरूकता दिवस __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 5 November / 5 नवम्बर

(b) 6 November / 6 नवम्बर

(c) 7 November / 7 नवम्बर

(d) 8 November / 8 नवम्बर

(e) 9 November / 9 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. National Cancer Awareness Day is celebrated in India on 7th Nov. The day is important, for it educates people about the serious threat that is cancer. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second-deadliest disease which causes death among people.

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan first announced National Cancer Awareness Day in September 2014. He launched the state-level movement on cancer control, and encouraged people to report to municipal clinics for free screening.

Q.11. Which of the following command has conducted a joint services exercise code-named ‘Bull Strike’, involving all the three Services- Army, Navy and Air Force?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कमांड ने तीनों सेवाओं- सेना, नौसेना और वायु सेना को मिलाकर बुल स्ट्राइकनाम एक संयुक्त सेवा अभ्यास चलाया है?

(a) Strategic Forces Command / सामरिक बल कमान

(b) Army Training Command / सेना प्रशिक्षण कमान

(c) Central Command / मध्य कमान

(d) South-Western Command / दक्षिण-पश्चिमी कमान

(e) Andaman and Nicobar Command / अंडमान और निकोबार कमान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. A military exercise involving special forces was carried out in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands between November 3 and 5 as the Army, Navy and Air Force got together for the war games amid the India-China standoff to test synergy in joint operations.

Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) conducted a joint services exercise code-named ‘Bull Strike’, involving the three Services components of Andaman and Nicobar Command.

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