Daily Current Affairs : 9th July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  9th July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has become the First State in India to Use Space Technology & Artificial Intelligence for Safeguarding Government Lands?

कौन सा राज्य सरकारी भूमि की सुरक्षा के लिए स्पेस टेक्नोलॉजी और आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस का उपयोग करने वाला भारत का पहला राज्य बन गया है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Odisha / ओडिशा

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on July 8 launched Bhubaneshwar Land Use Intelligence System (BLUIS) to monitor changes in all the government lands in Bhubaneshwar.

The web and a mobile-based solution is the flagship development of the Public Grievances Department and General Administration and will help the state government in monitoring changes in government property by leveraging high-resolution satellite imagery. Odisha has become the first state in the country to tap artificial intelligence (AI) and space technology for safeguarding the government land.

Q.2. Which country has become the first country in the World Health Organisation’s South-East Asia region to eliminate both measles and rubella ahead of a 2023 target?

2023 के लक्ष्य से पहले खसरा और रूबेला दोनों को खत्म करने वाला कौन सा देश विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन दक्षिण – पूर्व एशिया क्षेत्र में पहला देश बन गया है?

(a) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(b) Maldives / मालदीव

(c) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Sri Lanka and Maldives have become the first two countries in the World Health Organisation’s South-East Asia region to eliminate both measles and rubella ahead of a 2023 target, the UN health agency announced 8th July.

“This success is encouraging and demonstrates the importance of joint efforts in combating diseases as the world grapples with the coronavirus,” WHO South-East Asia regional director Poonam Khetrapal Singh.

Q.3. In which language AIR will broadcast its first-ever ‘News Magazine’ programme?

आकाशवाणी(AIR) किस भाषा में अपना पहला समाचार पत्रिकाकार्यक्रम प्रसारित करेगी?

(a) Hindi / हिन्दी

(b) English / अंग्रेजी

(c) Sanskrit / संस्कृत

(d) Marathi / मराठी

(e) Kannada / कन्नड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The All India Radio (AIR) will broadcast its first- ever ‘News Magazine’ programme in Sanskrit on 4th July which will have news from the world of Sanskrit and prominent developments of the week.

The programme titled, ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’, will air from Saturday onwards and will be of 20 minutes duration. It can be heard on All India Radio FM News Channel (100.1 MHz frequency) every Saturday with a repeat broadcast on 5th July.

Q.4. With which of the following organization a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by SEBI for data exchange between the two organizations?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन के साथ सेबी (SEBI) द्वारा संगठनों के बीच डेटा विनिमय के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन (MoU) पर हस्ताक्षर किए गए हैं?

(a) Central Board of Direct Taxes / केन्द्रीय प्रत्यक्ष कर बोर्ड

(b) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence / राजस्व खुफिया निदेशालय

(c) Reserve Bank of India / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(d) Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs / केंद्रीय अप्रत्यक्ष कर और सीमा शुल्क बोर्ड

(e) Directorate general of foreign trade / विदेश व्यापार महानिदेशालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp.  A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 8th July between the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for data exchange between the two organizations.

The MoU will facilitate the sharing of data and information between SEBI and CBDT on an automatic and regular basis. A Data Exchange Steering Group has also been constituted for the initiative, which will meet periodically to review the data exchange status and take steps to further improve the effectiveness of the data sharing mechanism.

Q.5. Capital infusion of how much amount for three public sector general insurance companies (OICL, NICL, UIICL) has been approved by cabinet?

तीन सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र की सामान्य बीमा कंपनियों (OICL, NICL, UIICL) को कितनी राशि का पूंजीगत लाभ कैबिनेट द्वारा स्वीकृत किया गया है?

(a) Rs 11000 crores / 11000 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 12450 crores / 12450 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 15000 crores / 15000 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 21000 crores / 21000 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 23550 crores / 23550 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The Union Cabinet on 8th July approved capital infusion of Rs 12,450 crore for three public sector general insurance companies namely Oriental Insurance Company Ltd, National Insurance Company Ltd & United India Insurance Company Ltd (including Rs 25,00 crore infused in FY 2019-20).

Out of the total infusion, Rs3,475 crore will be released immediately; while the balance Rs 6475 crore will be infused later. Cabinet also approved an increase in the authorised share capital of NICL to Rs 7,500 crore and that of UIICL and OlCL to Rs 5,000 crore respectively to give effect to the capital infusion. The government is reportedly also planning a merger and listing of these companies.

Q.6. For how much amount UltraTech’s Subsidiary Krishna Holdings will sell its entire 92.5% stake in Chinese cement firm Shandong Binani Rongan Cement?

अल्ट्राटेक की सब्सिडियरी कृष्णा होल्डिंग्स कितनी राशि के लिए चीनी सीमेंट फर्म शेडोंग बिनानी रोंगन सीमेंट में अपनी पूरी 92.5% हिस्सेदारी बेचेगी?

(a) $89 million / $ 89 मिलियन

(b) $102 million / $ 102 मिलियन

(c) $129 million / $ 129 मिलियन

(d) $185 million / $ 185 मिलियन

(e) $207 million / $ 207 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Krishna Holdings, a subsidiary of UltraTech Nathdwara Cement, will sell its entire 92.5 per cent stake in China’s Shandong Binani Rongan Cement for around $129 million. UltraTech Nathdwara Cement is a subsidiary of the UltraTech Cement.

Q.7. Who is the author of the book titled “Mahaveer: The Soldier Who Never Died”?

“महावीर: द सोल्जर हू नेवर डायड” नामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) A.K. Srikumar / ए.के. श्रीकुमार

(b) Rupa Srikumar / रूपा श्रीकुमार

(c) Rao Srikumar / राव श्रीकुमार

(d) Both a & b / a और b दोनों

(e) Both b & c / b और c दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The book, titled ‘Mahaveer: The Soldier who never died’ is authored by award winning author A.K. Srikumar and his wife, Rupa Srikumar. The book is a patriotic story about the

courage and selfless love of Jaswant Singh Rawat who is one of the legendary Garhwali soldiers fought in Indo-Chinese battle of Nuranang in 1962. The book is published by Rupa Publications and represented by The Book Bakers.

Q.8. Who has been signed as the brand ambassador of Luxury Ride?

लक्ज़री राइड के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे हस्ताक्षरित किया गया है?

(a) Jadav Payeng / जादव पायेंग

(b) Armaan Malik / अरमान मलिक

(c) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोरा

(d) Sukhbir Singh / सुखबीर सिंह

(e) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Luxury Ride signs Sukhbir Singh as brand ambassador. Luxury Ride, the chain of pre-owned, multi-brand luxury car showrooms, has signed singer Sukhbir Singh as its brand ambassador.

Q.9. Susheel Gowda has died by suicide. He was an _____________________.

सुशील गौड़ा की आत्महत्या से मौत हो गई है। वह एक _____________________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Director / निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Producer / निर्माता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Actor and fitness trainer Susheel Gowda has died by suicide in his hometown Mandya in Karnataka.

“Susheel Gowda took his own life in his house located in Induvalu, Mandya. His mortal remains have been handed over to the family after post-mortem. An investigation is now underway,” K Parashuram, Mandya Superintendent of Police.

Q.10. Jagdeep has passed away recently. He was an _________________.

जगदीप का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक _____________________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c) 

Exp. Veteran Actor-comedian Jagdeep, best known for his role as Soorma Bhopali in “Sholay”, died on Wednesday at his residence. He was 81. The actor, real name Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, was not keeping well. “He passed away at his residence in Bandra.

Q.11. Who is the chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)?

केंद्रीय अप्रत्यक्ष कर और सीमा शुल्क बोर्ड (CBIC) के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Rattan Lal / रतन लाल

(b) Atul Kumar Jain / अतुल कुमार जैन

(c) M Ajit Kumar / एम अजीत कुमार

(d) Shobha Sekhar / शोभा सेखर

(e) Indu Bhushan / इंदु भूषण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Chairperson: M. Ajit Kumar

Q.12. Who is the chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति एवं विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI) के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Ajay Tyagi / अजय त्यागी

(b) Manoj Ahuja / मनोज आहूजा

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) V. Vidyavathi / वी विद्यावती

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. SEBI (Chairman): Ajay Tyagi

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