Daily Current Affairs Quiz 2nd April 2021, Daily GK Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 2nd April 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Amboli in Western ghats in Sindhudurg district has been named as biodiversity heritage site. Amboli is in which state?

सिंधुदुर्ग जिले में पश्चिमी घाटों में स्थित अंबोली को जैव विविधता विरासत स्थल के रूप में नामित किया गया है। अंबोली किस राज्य में है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. The Maharashtra government on 31st March declared an area at Amboli in Western ghats in Sindhudurg district, where a rare freshwater fish species was discovered, as a biodiversity heritage site.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray”s son Tejas Thackeray, who is a wildlife researcher,and his teamhad discovered the new freshwater fish species – Schistura Hiranyakeshi” near Amboli in Sawantwadi tehsil of Sindhudurg district.

Q.2. Which Municipal Corporation has listed itself at BSE and successfully raised Rs. 150 Crores by issuing Municipal Bond on Private Placement Basis using BSE BOND (first-ever green bond issuance by any Municipal Corporation in the country)?

जिसे नगर निगम ने बीएसई में सूचीबद्ध किया है और सफलतापूर्वक रु। निजी प्लेसमेंट बेसिस पर बीएसई बॉन्ड (देश के किसी भी नगर निगम द्वारा पहली बार ग्रीन बॉन्ड जारी करने) का उपयोग करके नगर निगम बांड जारी करके 150 करोड़?

(a) Dhanbad / धनबाद

(b) Kanpur / कानपूर

(c) Agra / आगरा

(d) Noida / नॉएडा

(e) Ghaziabad / गाज़ियाबाद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam listed itself at BSE and successfully raised Rs. 150 Crores by issuing Municipal Bond on Private Placement Basis using BSE BOND. This is the first-ever green bond issuance by any Municipal Corporation in the country.

Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam is the second Municipal Corporation to raise funds in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Earlier, Lucknow Municipal Corporation had listed itself at BSE.

Q.3. Central government has declared birthday of Dr B R Ambedkar on _______________ as public holiday for all its offices.

केंद्र सरकार ने अपने सभी कार्यालयों के लिए _______________ पर डॉ बी आर अंबेडकर के जन्मदिन को सार्वजनिक अवकाश घोषित किया है।

(a) 11 April / 11 अप्रैल

(b) 12 April / 12 अप्रैल

(c) 13 April / 13 अप्रैल

(d) 14 April / 14 अप्रैल

(e) 15 April / 14 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The central government has declared April 14, Dr. BR Ambedkar’s birthday a public holiday.  Dr. B R Ambedkar was the sculptor of the Indian Constitution and the country already celebrates his birthdayy as Ambedkar Jayanti every year.

It will be Ambedkar’s 130th birth anniversary on April 14, 2021.

Q.4. What was the Revenue collected from Goods and Services Tax (GST) in March 2021?

मार्च 2021 में गुड्स एंड सर्विसेज टैक्स (GST) से क्या राजस्व एकत्र किया गया है?

(a) ₹1.23 lakh crore / ₹ 1.23 लाख करोड़

(b) ₹1.15 lakh crore / ₹ 1.15 लाख करोड़

(c) ₹1.06 lakh crore / ₹ 1.06 लाख करोड़

(d) ₹1.17 lakh crore / ₹ 1.17 लाख करोड़

(e) ₹1.38 lakh crore / ₹ 1.38 लाख करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. India’s economic recovery is gathering steam. The GST collections for the month of March have topped Rs 1.23 lakh crore, setting a new record since the implementation of Goods and Services Tax in July 2017.

The gross GST revenue collected in the month of March 2021 rose to a record of ₹ 1,23,902 crore of which CGST is ₹ 22,973 crore, SGST is ₹ 29,329 crore, IGST is ₹ 62,842 crore and Cess is ₹ 8,757 crore.

Q.5. Who has assumed additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of ONGC?

ओएनजीसी के अध्यक्ष और प्रबंध निदेशक (सीएमडी) के रूप में अतिरिक्त प्रभार किसने संभाला है?

(a) Anish Shah / अनीश शाह

(b) Mahinder Giri / महेंदर गिरि

(c) Subhash Kumar / सुभाष कुमार

(d) Atish Chandra / आतिश चंद्र

(e) Saurabh Garg / सौरभ गर्ग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Subhash Kumar, Director (Finance) at the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC), has assumed additional charge of the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) on 1st April upon the retirement of incumbent CMD Shashi Shanker.

A veteran with over 36 years of experience across the exploration and production value chain, Kumar first joined ONGC in 1985 as a Finance and Accounts Officer.

Q.6. Who among the following took over as the Director General of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने कर्मचारी राज्य बीमा निगम (ESIC) के महानिदेशक के रूप में पदभार संभाला?

(a) Matam Venkata Rao / मातम वेंकट राव

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) G P Samanta / जी पी सामंत

(d) Deepak Mishra / दीपक मिश्रा

(e) Mukhmeet S Bhatia / मुखमीत एस भाटिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Senior IAS officer Mukhmeet S. Bhatia took over the charge of Director General of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on April 04, 2021. Bhatia is a 1990 IAS Officer of Jharkhand cadre.

Earlier, he has worked as the Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance ESIC is a Statutory and an Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Q.7. Indian Army will participate in Multinational Military Exercise ‘Shantir Ogroshena -2021’ in which country?

भारतीय सेना किस देश में मल्टीनेशनल मिलिट्री एक्सरसाइज शान्तिर ऑर्गोसैना -2021″ में भाग लेगी?

(a) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Indian Army will participate in Multinational Military Exercise namely SHANTIR OGROSHENA -2021 in Bangladesh. The nine days exercise will start on the 4th of this month to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and mark glorious 50 years of liberation.

Indian Army contingent comprising 30 personnel from the Dogra Regiment will participate in the exercise along with contingents of Bhutan, Sri Lankan and Bangladesh Armies.

The theme of the exercise is Robust Peace Keeping Operations. Military observers from the USA, UK, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Singapore will also be in attendance throughout the exercise.

Q.8. Good Friday has been celebrated on ____________ in 2021.

2021 में ____________ को गुड फ्राइडे मनाया गया है।

(a) 1 April / 1 अप्रैल

(b) 2 April / 2 अप्रैल

(c) 3 April / 3 अप्रैल

(d) 4 April / 4 अप्रैल

(e) 5 April / 5 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. This year Good Friday is celebrated on 2nd April, This day is considered an auspicious day in Christianity. Good Friday is observed by Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday.

On this occasion, people observe fast visit the church and remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. It is also known as Black Friday, Holy Friday, Great Friday, or Easter Friday.

Q.9. World Autism Awareness Day is observed on _____________ every year.

विश्व ऑटिज्म जागरूकता दिवस हर साल _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 April / 1 अप्रैल

(b) 2 April / 2 अप्रैल

(c) 3 April / 3 अप्रैल

(d) 4 April / 4 अप्रैल

(e) 5 April / 5 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2, every year to makes people understand and accept people with autism, foster worldwide support, and inspire people. It is a day that spread kindness and autism awareness.

The UN Secretary-General’s message for 2021 is, As we work together to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, one key goal must be to build a more inclusive and accessible world that recognizes the contributions of all people, including persons with disabilities.

Q.10. On which date, International Children’s Book Day is observed every year?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बाल पुस्तक दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 30 March / 30 मार्च

(b) 31 March / 31 मार्च

(c) 1 April / 1 अप्रैल

(d) 2 April / 2 अप्रैल

(e) 3 April / 3 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is organised annually on 2nd April since 1967, by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), an international non-profit organization, to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books.

Q.11. What was the theme for International Children’s Book Day 2021?

इंटरनेशनल चिल्ड्रन्स बुक डे 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Hunger for Words

(b) The Music of Words

(c) THE SMALL IS BIG IN A BOOK

(d) Let Us Grow with the Book

(e) Once Upon a Time

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is organised annually on 2nd April since 1967, by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), an international non-profit organization, to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books.

Theme 2021: “The Music of Words.

Q.12. Gugamal National Park is located in which state?

गुगामल राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Gugamal National Park is located in the Amravati district of the state of Maharashtra.

Q.13. 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.13.(e)

Exp. Secretary general: António Guterres

Headquarters: New York, United States

Founded: 24 October 1945

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