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

Daily Current Affairs 9th September 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has topped the literacy rate at 96.2% according to National Statistical Office (NSO)’s “Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of 75th round of National Sample Survey”?

राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी कार्यालय (NSO) के “घरेलू सामाजिक उपभोग: राष्ट्रीय नमूना सर्वेक्षण के 75 वें दौर के भाग के रूप में भारत में शिक्षा ” के अनुसार किस राज्य ने साक्षरता दर 96.2% के साथ टॉप किया 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. NSO Survey: Kerala tops literacy rate at 96.2%. National Statistical Office released its report on “Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of 75th round of National Sample Survey”. The survey provides state wise details of literacy between the period July 2017 and June 2018.

Delhi had the second best literacy rate at 88.7%, followed by Uttarakhand at 87.6%, Himachal Pradesh at 86.6% and Assam at 85.9%.

Rajasthan was the second least performing state after Andhra Pradesh with literacy rate 69.7%. It was followed by Bihar at 70.9%, Telangana at 72.8%, Uttar Pradesh at 73% and Madhya Pradesh at 73.7%.

Q.2. Which state has the worst Performance in the literacy rate at 66.4% according to National Statistical Office (NSO)?

राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी कार्यालय (NSO) के अनुसार साक्षरता दर 66.4% के साथ किस राज्य का सबसे खराब प्रदर्शन है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. NSO Survey: Kerala tops literacy rate at 96.2%, Andhra Pradesh Worst Performance at 66.4%. National Statistical Office released its report on “Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of 75th round of National Sample Survey”. The survey provides state wise details of literacy between the period July 2017 and June 2018.

Delhi had the second best literacy rate at 88.7%, followed by Uttarakhand at 87.6%, Himachal Pradesh at 86.6% and Assam at 85.9%.

Rajasthan was the second least performing state after Andhra Pradesh with literacy rate 69.7%. It was followed by Bihar at 70.9%, Telangana at 72.8%, Uttar Pradesh at 73% and Madhya Pradesh at 73.7%.

Q.3. Who among the following has launched the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने प्रधान मंत्री मत्स्य सम्पदा योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(c) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

(d) Ram Vilas Paswan / राम विलास पासवान

(e) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on 9th September. Along with the scheme, the PM will also launch e-Gopala application.

The scheme focuses on sustainable development of fisheries in India. It is to be implemented between 2020-21 and 2024-25.

Aims: The scheme aims to enhance fish production to 70 lakh tonnes by 2024-25. It aims to double income of fish farmers. The scheme will reduce the post-harvest losses of fisheries sector from 20% to 25% to 10%.

Q.4. Which organization has signed $82 million loan deal for Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project?

हिमाचल प्रदेश राज्य सड़क परिवर्तन परियोजना के लिए किस संगठन ने 82 मिलियन डॉलर के ऋण सौदे पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a) 

Exp. The government of Himachal Pradesh and the World Bank signed $82 million loan for the implementation of Himachal Pradesh.

Purpose: State Roads Transformation Project which will strengthen transport and road safety institutions of Himachal Pradesh by improving the condition, safety, resilience, and engineering standards of state road network.

Q.5. Which Bank has launched ‘Signature Visa Debit Card’ for the affluent/high net worth individuals?

किस बैंक ने संपन्न / उच्च कुल मूल्य व्यक्तियों के लिए “सिग्नेचर वीजा डेबिट कार्डलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(b) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(c) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(d) Central Bank of India / सेंट्रल बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(e) Allahabad Bank / इलाहाबाद बैंक 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Bank of India, on the occasion of its 115th Foundation Day on September 7, 2020 decided launched “Signature Visa Debit Card” for the affluent/high net worth individuals maintaining an average quarterly balance of ₹10 lakhs and above.

This card will have a spending limit of up to Rs. 5 lakhs on POS & E-commerce and Rs.1 lakh on ATM. Other features include Complimentary lounge access (2 per quarter) and offers on Travel, Retail, Dining, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Luxury Hotels, Reward points for online usage etc. It will also provide Insurance against fraudulent transactions.

Q.6. Which of the following Payments Bank’s Banking operations has been ceased by Reserve Bank of India under Banking Regulations Act 1949?

भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक द्वारा बैंकिंग विनियमन अधिनियम 1949 के तहत निम्नलिखित में से कौन से भुगतान बैंक के बैंकिंग परिचालन को बंद कर दिया गया है?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank / आदित्य बिरला आइडिया पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Fino Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India has ceased the Banking operations by the Aditya Birla Idea Payments (ABIP) Bank under Banking Regulations Act 1949 with effect from July 28, 2020.

The decision to shut operations by the Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank was taken due to unanticipated developments in the business landscape which have made the economic model unviable, a regulatory filing by the Vodafone Idea Limited had said in July last year.

Now the bank company could not able to work successfully and applied for voluntary winding up by the Vodafone Idea Limited which holds 51% in ABIP bank and the remaining 49% by Grasim Industries Limited.

Q.7. For how much percent stake, American private equity firm Silver Lake has invested Rs 7,500 crore in Reliance Retail?

कितने प्रतिशत हिस्सेदारी के लिए अमेरिकी निजी इक्विटी फर्म सिल्वर लेक ने रिलायंस रिटेल में 7,500 करोड़ रुपये का निवेश किया है?

(a) 0.33%

(b) 1.05%

(c) 1.75%

(d) 5.47%

(e) 9.99%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Reliance on 8th September announced that Silver Lake will invest Rs 7,500 crore into its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) for 1.75% stake. This investment values the retail business of Reliance at Rs 4.21 lakh crore.

This marks the second billion dollar investment by Silver Lake in a Reliance Industries subsidiary after the $1.35 billion investment in Jio Platforms earlier this year.

Reliance operates India’s largest retail business of onset 12,000 stores nationwide with 640 million footfall.

Q.8. Goldman Sachs has projected India’s GDP at _____________ in FY21.

गोल्डमैन सैक्स ने वित्त वर्ष 21 में _____________ पर भारत के सकल घरेलू उत्पाद का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) -3.8%

(b) -14.8%

(c) -5.0%

(d) -7.6%

(e) -10.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. The Indian economy is the worst-hit among major economies, American brokerage Goldman Sachs on 8th September, sharply cutting its FY21 GDP forecast to a contraction of 14.8%, its earlier estimate of an 11.8% contraction.

Q.9. Who has been appointed the chairman of Multidimensional Poverty index Coordination Committee (MPICC) constituted by NITI Aayog?

NITI Aayog द्वारा गठित बहुआयामी गरीबी सूचकांक समन्वय समिति (MPICC) का अध्यक्ष किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sanyukta Samaddar / संयुक्ता समद्दार

(b) K Padmakar / के पदमाकर

(c) Usha Padhee / उषा पाढे

(d) S Padmavati / एस पद्मावती

(e) Patanjali Jha / पतंजलि झा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. NITI Aayog as the nodal agency has been assigned the responsibility of leveraging the monitoring mechanism of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to drive reforms. Global MPI is part of Government of India’s decision to monitor the performance of the country in 29 select Global Indices.

Nodal agency for the MPI, NITI Aayog has constituted a Multidimensional Poverty Index Coordination Committee (MPICC). The MPICC, chaired by Ms Sanyukta Samaddar.

Q.10. International Day to Protect Education from Attack is observed every year on ______________.

” हमले से शिक्षा की रक्षा के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस ” हर साल ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

(b) 6 September / 6 सितंबर

(c) 7 September / 7 सितंबर

(d) 8 September / 8 सितंबर

(e) 9 September / 9 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. International Day to Protect Education from Attack is observed globally on 9th September. In proclaiming the International Day to Protect Education from Attack to be celebrated for the first time in 2020.

It expresses concern over the effects of continued violence on these children and their ability to access education, whose consequences require special attention beyond the needs of learners whose establishments were temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q.11. Popular actor Jaya Prakash Reddy has passed away. From which state he belonged to?

लोकप्रिय अभिनेता जया प्रकाश रेड्डी का निधन हो गया है। वह किस राज्य से थे?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Telugu Popular actor Jaya Prakash Reddy passed away on 8th September. The 74-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest at his residence in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Jaya Prakash Reddy’s popular films include Samarasimha Reddy, Preminchukundam Raa, Narasimha Naidu, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, Julayi, Ready, Kick, Jayam Manadera, Jamba Lakidi Pamba, Avunu Valliddaru Istapaddaru, Kabaddi Kabbadi, Evadi Gola Vadidi and Kithakithalu.

Q.12. Prof Govind Swarup has passed away. He was a ________________.

प्रो गोविंद स्वरूप का निधन हो गया है। वो एक ________________थे

(a) Astrophysicist / अस्त्रोफिजिसिस्ट

(b) Cardiologist / कार्डियोलॉजिस्ट

(c) Paleontologist / पेलियोन्टोलॉजिस्ट

(d) Radio Astronomer / रेडियो एस्ट्रोनॉमर

(e) Cosmologist / कॉस्मोलॉजिस्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d) 

Exp. Prof Govind Swarup, renowned scientist and radio astronomer, passed away due to illness at the age of 91 on 7th September at a private hospital in the city.

Prof Swarup was the founding director of the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.Prof Swarup, known as father of Indian radio astronomy.

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