Daily Current Affairs17th March 2021, Daily Current Affairs 2021 Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 17th March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. RBI has imposed Rs 2 crores penalty on which bank for paying commission to employees?

RBI ने कर्मचारियों को कमीशन देने के लिए किस बैंक पर 2 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

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

(e) Allahabad Bank / इलाहाबाद बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India on March 16, 2021 imposed a penalty of Rs 2 crore on State Bank of India (SBI) for contravention of norms, including specific directions to the lender on remuneration to its employees in the form of commission. The penalty has been imposed for contravention of certain sections of Banking Regulation Act and its specific directions of RBI issued to the bank on payment of remuneration to employees in the form of commission. It said the action is based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers.

Q.2. Which city has been ranked as the most polluted capital city globally according to the ‘World Air Quality Report, 2020’?

विश्व वायु गुणवत्ता रिपोर्ट, 2020″ के अनुसार किस शहर को विश्व के सबसे प्रदूषित राजधानी शहर के रूप में स्थान दिया गया है?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Kathmandu / काठमांडू

(c) Dhaka / ढाका

(d) Berlin / बर्लिन

(e) Phnom Penh / नोम पेन्ह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Twenty-two of the world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India, with Delhi being ranked as the most polluted capital city globally, a new report said on March 16, 2021. The report is prepared by Swiss organisation, IQAir, in the form of the ‘World Air Quality Report, 2020’, which has released globally.  The global cities ranking report is based on PM2.5 data from 106 countries.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the Director General of National Security Guard?

राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा गार्ड के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vishal V Sharma / विशाल वी शर्मा

(b) Shekhar Kapur / शेखर कपूर

(c) Charanjit Attra / चरणजीत अत्रा

(d) MA Ganapathy / एमए गणपति

(e) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खारा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp.  Senior IPS officer M. A. Ganapathy was on March 16, 2021 appointed Director General of National Security Guard. Ganapathy, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Uttarakhand cadre, is currently Director General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS).

He has been appointed AS NSG DG from the date of joining the post and up to February 29, 2024.

Q.4. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (CRPF) का नया महानिदेशक नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kannan CS Warrier / कन्नन सीएस वॉरियर

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) K F Rustamji / के एफ रुस्तमजी

(d) Udayan Banerjee / उदयन बनर्जी

(e) Vidya Rajaram / विद्या राजाराम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Senior IPS officer Kuldeep Singh was on March 16, 2021 appointed Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Singh, a 1986 batch IPS officer of the West Bengal cadre, is presently the Special DG, CRPF.

He has been appointed DG, CRPF up to September 30, 2022 i.e. date of his superannuation. Singh will replace A P Maheshwari, who is due to superannuate on February 28, 2021

Q.5. Which country will host the Asian Boxing Championships 2021 from May 21 to 31?

21 से 31 मई तक एशियाई मुक्केबाजी चैंपियनशिप 2021 की मेजबानी कौन सा देश करेगा?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Monday announced that Asian Boxing Championships 2021 will be hosted by New Dehli, India from May 21-31. It will be the first boxing tournament in Asia to be held in 2021. In the AIBA Asian Forum which took place virtually on 16th March, 32 countries participated, Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) President Anas Al Otaiba delivered a report about the upcoming Asian Elite Men & Women Boxing Championships 2021.

Q.6. Indian Army has decommissioned Self Propelled Catapult Guns and Tampella Mortars in ______________.

भारतीय सेना ने स्वचालित गुलेल बंदूकें और तंपेला मोर्टार को ______________ में विघटित कर दिया है।

(a) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(b) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(c) Delhi / दिल्ली

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Two of the longest serving Artillery systems, the 130mm Self Propelled M-46 Catapult Guns and the 160mm Tampella Mortars were decommissioned on March 16, 2021 at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan.

The 130mm Catapult, with a range of more than 27 km were inducted in 1981. The 160mm Tampella mortars, with a range of 9.6km, were inducted after the 1962 war with China to fulfill the need for a weapon system to clear high crests of the Northern borders.

Q.7. The Book “My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future” is the memoir of who among the following?

पुस्तक माय लाइफ इन फुल: वर्क, फैमिली एंड आवर फ्यूचरनिम्नलिखित में से किसका संस्मरण है?

(a) Sangita Reddy / संगीता रेड्डी

(b) Kritika Pandey / कृतिका पाण्डेय

(c) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / किरण मजुमदार-शॉ

(d) Vandana Luthra / वंदना लूथरा

(e) Indra Nooyi / इंद्रा नूयी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has a memoir coming out this fall that her publisher is calling an “unvarnished take” on her rise to becoming one of the world’s most powerful women. My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future will be published Sept. 28

She worked at PepsiCo for 24 years, 12 of them as CEO, before stepping down in 2018.

Q.8. Lou Ottens passed away recently. He was the inventor of _________________.

लू ओटेंस का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह _________________ के आविष्कारक थे।

(a) Typewriter / टाइपराइटर

(b) Radio / रेडियो

(c) Audio cassette tape / ऑडियो कैसेट टेप

(d) Telephone / टेलीफोन

(e) Printing Press / प्रिंटिंग प्रेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The Dutch inventor of audio cassette tapes, Lou Ottens passed away. Dutch engineer credited with inventing the cassette tape and playing a major role in the development of the first CD.

In 1963, Ottens presented the first cassette tape at the Berlin Radio Show electronics fair.

Q.9. Where is the headquarters of the International Boxing Association (AIBA)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुक्केबाजी संघ (AIBA) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल, कनाडा

(b) Lausanne, Switzerland / लॉज़ेन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Washington, D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन, डी.सी., यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Headquarters location: Lausanne, Switzerland

President: Umar Kremlyov

Q.10. Who is the present Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI)?

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक (SBI) के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Prakash Chandra Kandpal / प्रकाश चंद्र कांडपाल

(b) Vinay Tonse / विनय तोंसे

(c) Charanjit Singh Attra / चरणजीत सिंह अत्रा

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Aswini Kumar Tewari / अश्विनी कुमार तिवारी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Chairman: Dinesh Kumar Khara

CFO: Charanjit Singh Attra

Q.11. Sariska Tiger Reserve is located in which of the following state?

सरिस्का टाइगर रिजर्व निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Sariska Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve in Alwar district, Rajasthan, India.

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