Daily Current Affairs : 7th August 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  7th August 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has become the first state to get ‘tsunami ready’ tag?

कौन सा राज्य “सूनामी तैयार टैग पाने वाला पहला राज्य बन गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Odisha has become the first state in the Indian Ocean region to get two coastal villages ‘tsunami ready’, on 6th August. This also makes the country to become the first in the Indian Ocean region to achieve the honour.

Venkatraipur (Boxipalli) village of Rangeilunda block under Ganjam district and Noliasahi village of Ersama block under Jagatsinghpur district have been acknowledged by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO for greater preparedness to face the tsunami disaster.

Q.2. With which state government Google has tied-up to deploy learning tools for schools?

किस राज्य सरकार के साथ Google ने स्कूलों के लिए शिक्षण उपकरण तैनात करने के लिए करार किया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Haryana / हरियाणा  

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a) 

Exp. The Maharashtra government on 6th August announced a partnership with Google that will enable 2.3 crore students and teachers to access the technology giant’s blended learning programmes that combine classroom approach with online learning.

As part of the tie-up, which has come at a time when online classes have become a norm due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Google will deploy free tools like G Suite for Education, Google Classroom and Google Meet to facilitate remote learning.

Q.3. Who among the following will inaugurate submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन अंडमान और निकोबार द्वीप समूह के लिए पनडुब्बी ऑप्टिकल फाइबर केबल (ओएफसी) कनेक्टिविटी का उद्घाटन करेगा?

(a) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह 

(c) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(d) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(e) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and dedicate to the Nation through video conferencing the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair on 10th August, 2020.

This connectivity will enable delivery of faster and more reliable mobile and landline telecom services to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, at par with other parts of India. The foundation stone for this project was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30th December 2018 at Port Blair.

Q.4. To which country, India has extended US $18 million Line of Credit for expansion of fishing facilities?

किस देश के लिए भारत ने मछली पकड़ने की सुविधाओं के विस्तार के लिए $ 18 मिलियन अमेरिकी डॉलर क्रेडिट लाइन का विस्तार किया है?

(a) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

(e) Maldives / मालदीव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. India has extended the Line of Credit (LoC) worth US$18 million to the Government of Maldives for the expansion of fishing facilities at Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO) based in Felivaru, Lhaviyani Atoll, through the development of fish collection and storage facilities, and the setting up of a tuna cooked plant and fishmeal plant.

The credit line agreement was signed by India’s Export-Import Bank (EXIM).

Q.5. Exim Bank has extended $250 million (about Rs 1,870 crore) line of credit to which country for improving power supply quality?

एक्ज़िम बैंक ने बिजली आपूर्ति की गुणवत्ता में सुधार के लिए किस देश को $ 250 मिलियन (लगभग 1,870 करोड़ रुपये) का ऋण दिया है?

(a) Angola / अंगोला

(b) Mozambique / मोजांबिक

(c) Botswana / बोत्सवाना

(d) Zambia / ज़ाम्बिया

(e) Tanzania / तंज़ानिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on 7th August said it has extended a USD 250-million (about Rs 1,870 crore) line of credit (LOC) to Mozambique for improving power supply quality in the country.

With the signing of this LOC agreement, Exim Bank till date has extended 14 LOCs to Mozambique, taking their total value to USD 772.44 million.

Q.6. Which country-linked 2,500 YouTube channels has been removed by google over disinformation?

किस देश से जुड़े 2,500 YouTube चैनल को Google द्वारा विघटन के कारण हटा लिया गया है?

(a) Russia / रूस 

(b) China / चीन

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया 

(d) Taiwan / ताइवान

(e) Japan / जापान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Google says it has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the videosharing platform.

The Alphabet-owned company said the channels were removed between April and June “as part of our ongoing investigation into coordinated influence operations linked to China.”

Q.7. Who has been appointed the Head of the Committee set up by RBI on Setting Parameters for Loan Restructuring?

लोन रिस्ट्रक्चरिंग के लिए पैरामीटर्स सेट करने पर RBI द्वारा गठित समिति का प्रमुख किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Anshula Kant / अंशुला कान्त

(b) Gita Gopinath / गीता गोपीनाथ

(c) KV Kamath / के वी कामथ

(d) Anil Kishora / अनिल किशोर

(e) Deep Kalra / दीप कालरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to set up a committee under KV Kamath for looking into one-time restructuring of loans and financial parameters needed to be factored into resolution plans.

RBI on the required financial parameters, along with the sector specific benchmark ranges for such parameters, to be factored into resolution plans. The expert committee will also undertake a process validation of resolution plans for borrowal accounts above a specified threshold.”

Q.8. Which company has planned to turn India’s Independence Day musical with AI and people’s voices?

किस कंपनी ने AI और लोगों की आवाज़ के साथ भारत के स्वतंत्रता दिवस को संगीतमय बनाने की योजना बनाई है?

(a) Google / गूगल

(b) Facebook / फेसबुक

(c) Amazon / अमेज़न

(d) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(e) Apple / एप्पल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Google India has a special plan for Independence Day, and it has sought the participation of the people. The technology giant’s Indian arm announced that it was looking at Artificial Intelligence to make the Independence Day celebrations this year more unique.

Google said that in this experiment, the company is combining two ingredients – one is the most cutting-edge AI work that the company has done with regard to music and the other is the voice of the participants. And with these ingredients, the company would use technology to produce the Indian National Anthem.

Q.9. Home-grown social media app ShareChat will get $100 million funding from which of the following company?

होम-ग्रोन सोशल मीडिया ऐप ShareChat को निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी से $100 मिलियन का फंड मिलेगा?

(a) IBM / आईबीएम

(b) Intel / इंटेल

(c) Google / गूगल

(d) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

(e) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Microsoft run enterprise is all set to invest about $100 million in the home-grown regional language social media app ShareChat. ShareChat which has a user base of over 140 million monthly active users in the country did not respond to an email query.

The app is available in 15 languages, including Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Assamese, Haryanvi, Rajasthani, Bhojpuri and Urdu.

Q.10. National Handloom Day is celebrated in India every year ___________________.

राष्ट्रीय हथकरघा दिवस भारत में हर साल ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 4 August / 4 अगस्त

(b) 5 August / 5 अगस्त

(c) 6 August / 6 अगस्त

(d) 7 August / 7 अगस्त

(e) 8 August / 8 अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. on August 7, India is celebrating its 6th National Handloom Day in memory of the Swadeshi Movement which was launched on the same day in 1905. On this day, India’s handloom weavers, from Kanjivaram to Pashmina, are recognised for their contribution to India. The Swadeshi Movement was launched to protest against the partition of Bengal by the British Government.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for declaring 7th August every year as National Handloom Day for the first time in 2015.

Q.11. Which company’s IPL title sponsorship deal has been suspended by BCCI?

BCCI ने किस कंपनी के IPL टाइटल प्रायोजन सौदे को निलंबित कर दिया है?

(a) Oppo / ओप्पो

(b) BYJU’S / बायजू

(c) VIVO / विवो

(d) Star India / स्टार इंडिया

(e) Nike / नाइकी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c) 

Exp. The Board of Control for Cricket in India on 6th August confirmed they have suspended the IPL title sponsorship deal with Chinese mobile giant VIVO for this year’s Indian Premier League amid widespread anti-China sentiment in India.

In 2017, VIVO had retained the IPL title sponsorship rights for five years from 2018 to 2022 with a whopping Rs 2,199 crore bid.

Q.12. Which National Award-winning documentary along with ‘Moothon’ has won awards at 20th New York Indian Film Festival?

Moothon” डॉक्यूमेंट्री फिल्म के साथ-साथ किस राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार विजेता डॉक्यूमेंट्री फिल्म ने 20 वें न्यूयॉर्क इंडियन फिल्म फेस्टिवल में पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Son Rise / सन राइज

(b) Untouchable / अनटचेबल

(c) The Mountain within / द माउंटेन विदीन

(d) Amoli / अमोली

(e) Ladies First / लेडीज फर्स्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. National Award-winning documentary “Son Rise” and Geetu Mohandas-directed “Moothon” had been among the many movies that took residence the massive honours at the 20th New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), which switched to a digital version this year amid the continued COVID19 pandemic.

The award ceremony for the pageant was held nearly Sunday, with the filmmakers, solid, award winners and pageant officers becoming a member of from throughout India and the US.

Q.13. Which Payments Bank has tied up with Bharti AXA General Insurance to offer Shop Insurance?

शॉप इंश्योरेंस की पेशकश करने के लिए किस पेमेंट्स बैंक ने भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) India Post Payments Bank / इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Fino Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Airtel Payments Bank announced that it will offer Shop Insurance exclusively for its Retailers and Merchants.

Offered in partnership with Bharti AXA General Insurance, the Smart Plan Shop Package policy provides financial protection in case of damage to assets inside the shop due to fire and allied perils, burglary, etc. as covered in the product.

Q.14. What is the capital of Mozambique?

मोज़ाम्बिक की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Amsterdam / एम्स्टर्डम

(b) Harare / हरारे

(c) Windhoek / विंडहोक

(d) Maputo‎ / मापुटो

(e) Luanda‎ / लुआंडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Capital: Maputo

Currency: Mozambican metical

Q.15. What is the currency of Maldives?

मालदीव की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Lira / लीरा

(b) Pound / पौंड

(c) Rufiyaa / रूफिया

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. About Maldives:

Capital– Male

Currency– Maldivian rufiyaa

President– Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

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