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Saturday, September 18, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 09 - 17 SEP 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 09 - 17 SEP 2021

[Q] Which Organization recently set up 3 Boards for Advance Rulings (BAR) to help with tax matters?

(a) Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs

(b) Central Board of Direct Taxes

(c) Securities and Exchange Board of India

(d) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

(e) All the Above

[ANS] b

 

[Q] Which is the World’s 1st Country to adopt ‘Bitcoin’ as its National Currency?

(a) Costa Rica

(b) El Salvador

(c) Mexico

(d) Paraguay

(e) Haiti

[ANS] b

 

[Q] As per the ‘Hurun India Future `Unicorn List 2021’ India became _________ largest Unicorn ecosystem in the world; while _________made it to the top.

(a) 4th; China

(b) 3rd; China

(c) 3rd; USA

(d) 2nd; China

(e) 2nd; USA

[ANS] c

 

[Q] Who was appointed as the Managing Director of Export-Import Bank of India?

(a) J. Packirisamy

(b) Lingam Venkat Prabhakar

(c) Harsha Bhupendra Bangari

(d) David Rasquinha

(e) Mukesh Kumar Jain

[ANS] c

 

[Q] In September 2021, V. Vaidyanathan was re-appointed by RBI as MD & CEO of which Bank?

(a) NABARD

(b) SIDBI

(c) Bank of India

(d) IndusInd Bank

(e) IDFC FIRST Bank

[ANS] e

 

[Q] Who authored the book titled “Gita Govinda: Jayadeva’s Divine Odyssey”?

(a) Utpal K. Banerjee

(b) S. Ramakrishnan

(c) Arundhati Roy

(d) Arun Shourie

(e) Amitav Ghosh

[ANS] a

 

[Q] Which of the following was awarded the “President’s Colour” award in recognition of its exceptional service to the nation

(a) Indian Army Aviation

(b) Indian Coast Guard

(c) Indian Naval Aviation Institute

(d) Indian Naval Academy

(e) Southern Naval Command

[ANS] c

 

[Q] Which bank recently was delisted by RBI from its Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Restrictions Framework?

(a) Indian Overseas Bank

(b) UCO Bank

(c) Punjab National Bank

(d) YES Bank

(e) Central Bank of India

[ANS] b

 

[Q] Who has been appointed as the India’s Sherpa for the G20?

(a) Narendra Modi

(b) Piyush Goyal

(c) Rajnath Singh

(d) Dr. Harsh Vardhan

(e) Nitin Gadkari

[ANS] b

 

[Q] International Day to Protect Education from Attack is observed globally on __________.

(a) 09th September

(b) 10th September

(c) 11th September

(d) 12th September

(e) 13th September

[ANS] a

 

[Q] PRANA portal launched by which ministry?

(a) Minister of Women and Child Development

(b) Minister of Home Affairs

(c) Minister of Education

(d) Ministry of Environment

(e) Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

[ANS] d

 

[Q] India’s tallest air purification tower is installed in which UT/State?

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Delhi

(d) Gujarat

(e) Uttar Pradesh

[ANS] a

 

[Q] Who has broken the world record for most goals scored in men’s international football?

(a) Neymar

(b) Lionel Messi

(c) Xavi

(d) Cristiano Ronaldo

(e) Sergio Ag├╝ero

[ANS] d

 

[Q] In September 2021, Under Green Strategic Partnership a ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ was jointly launched by India & which country?

(a) Austria

(b) Denmark

(c) France

(d) Switzerland

(e) Hungary

[ANS] b

 

[Q] Name the exercise that was recently hosted by Russia & saw the participation of the Indian Army?

(a) Cutlass Express

(b) TTX- 2021

(c) Guardian 2021

(d) Zapad 2021

(e) Jimex- 2021

[ANS] d

 

[Q] Which organization recently signed an MoU with The USA’s Hughes Network System to distribute Low Earth Orbit satellite service in India & US?

(a) OneWeb

(b) SpaceX

(c) Telesat

(d) Intelsat

(e) Kepler Communications

[ANS] a

 

[Q] Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund was appointed as the acting Prime Minister of which Country?

(a) Iran

(b) Egypt

(c) Iraq

(d) Syria

(e) Afghanistan

[ANS] e

 

[Q] Vijaybhai Ramniklalbhai Rupani, Chief Minister of __________ resigned from his office.

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Assam

(c) West Bengal

(d) Kerala

(e) Gujarat

[ANS] e

 

[Q] When was ‘World EV Day’ annually celebrated to mark the celebration of e-mobility?

(a) 7th September

(b) 8th September

(c) 9th September

(d) 10th September

(e) 11th September

[ANS] c

 

[Q] The Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-5 02, has been launched by which country?

(a) France

(b) Japan

(c) United States

(d) China

(e) South Africa

[ANS] d

 

[Q] Who has been elected as the chairman of the assembly of Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI)?

(a) Tushar Mehta

(b) Deepak Das

(c) Suresh N Patel

(d) Sushil Chandra

(e) Girish Chandra Murmu

[ANS] e

 

[Q] Recently, who among the following was appointed as the chairman of National Commission for Minorities ?

(a) Iqbal Singh Lalpura

(b) Suresh N. Patel

(c) Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha

(d) K. N. Vyas

(e) K. Sivan

[ANS] a

 

[Q] What was the theme of the BRICS Summit 2021?

(a) BRICS@15:Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future

(b) BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus

(c) BRICS@15:Collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution

(d) BRICS@15: Economic Growth for an Innovative Future

(e) BRICS@15: BRICS partnership – a driving force of global development

[ANS] b

 

[Q] Which is the 1st State to launch the “Medicines from the Sky” initiative to use drones for delivering Medicines?

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Telangana

(c) Punjab

(d) Madhya Pradesh

(e) Jharkhand

[ANS] b

 

[Q] Who was recently appointed as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat?

(a) Bhupendra Patel

(b) Mansukh Mandaviya

(c) Parshottam Rupala

(d) Vijay Rupani

(e) Praful Khoda Patel

[ANS] a

 

[Q] Who won the ‘2021 Italian Grand Prix’?

(a) Daniel Ricciardo

(b) Max Verstappen

(c) Lewis Hamilton

(d) Sebastian Vettel

(e) Charles Leclerc

[ANS] a

 

[Q] Who authored the book titled “A Rude Life: The Memoir”?

(a) Pavan C.Lall

(b) Rana Kapoor

(c) Kiran Desai

(d) Vir Sanghvi

(e) Arundhati Roy

[ANS] d

 

[Q] Name the Aircraft that was recently leased by the Indian Navy to Mauritius under India’s “SAGAR” initiative.

(a) Hawk

(b) Dornier

(c) SU-30 MKI

(d) Hindustan-228

(e) HTT- 40

[ANS] b

 

[Q] As per the ‘QS Global MBA Rankings: Global 2022’, ___________ topped B-School ranking in India while IIM Bangalore ranked _________ in the global ranking.

(a) IIM Ahmedabad; 40

(b) IIM Ahmedabad; 50

(c) University of Delhi; 40

(d) IIM Calcutta; 50

(e) IIM Calcutta; 40

[ANS] b

 

[Q] Name India’s first satellite & nuclear-missile tracking Ship that is capable of tracking long-range ballistic missiles.

(a) INS Shivalik

(b) INS Arihant

(c) INS Sindhughosh

(d) INS Dhruv

(e) INS Tarkash

[ANS] d

 

[Q] The Supreme Court of India oversaw the entry of women into which Organisation?

(a) Research & Analysis Wing

(b) Indian Space Research Organisation

(c) Union Public Service Commission

(d) National Defence Academy

(e) National Investigation Agency

[ANS] d

 

[Q] When is the ‘International Day of Democracy’ annually celebrated by the UN?

(a) 11th September

(b) 12th September

(c) 13th September

(d) 14th September

(e) 15th September

[ANS] e

 

[Q] The Campaign titled Shoonya has been launched by which organisation?

(a) NITI Aayog

(b) Indian Army

(c) ISRO

(d) IIT Madras

(e) DRDO

[ANS] a

 

[Q] India is participating in the 6th Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021. Which country is hosting the exercise?

(a) Australia

(b) China

(c) Russia

(d) India

(e) USA

[ANS] c

 

[Q] The Government of India will host the first ever Global Buddhist Conference in November 2021 in which state?

(a) Himachal pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Gujarat

(d) Meghlaya

(e) Bihar

[ANS] e

 

[Q] The International Day for the preservation for Ozone layer (World Ozone Day) is observed annually on?

(a) 15 September

(b) 14 September

(c) 16 September

(d) 13 September

(e) 12 September

[ANS] c

 

[Q] Which of the following company recently announced that it would stop producing cars in India?

(a) Fiat

(b) Kia

(c) Toyota

(d) Ford

(e) Hindustan Motors

[ANS] d

 

[Q] TIME magazine has unveiled its annual list of ‘The 100 Most Influential People of 2021’. Which of the following Indian is include in the list?

(a) Mukesh Ambani

(b) Ratan Tata

(c) MS Dhoni

(d) Mamata Banerjee

(e) Sonu Sood

[ANS] d

 

[Q] What is the theme of the 2021 World Ozone Day?

(a) Keep Cool and Carry on: The Montreal Protocol

(b) Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection

(c) Montreal Protocol – keeping us, our food and vaccines cool

(d) 32 years and Healing

(e) Montreal Protocol: Ozone for life

[ANS] c

 

[Q] Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ________, which has been created by merging Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV.

(a) Hindustan TV

(b) Bharat TV

(c) Nation TV

(d) Parliament TV

(e) Sansad TV

[ANS] e

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Friday, September 17, 2021

DAILY GK: 17 SEP 2021

 DAILY GK: 17 SEP 2021

1. NITI AAYOG LAUNCHES “SHOONYA”

      NITI Aayog in partnership with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and RMI India launched a campaign named “Shoonya” – an initiative to promote the usage of Zero-pollution delivery vehicles among e-commerce companies, fleet aggregators, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and logistics companies.

      Around 10% of the freight transportation related CO2 emission in India is caused by Urban Freight vehicles, which is expected to grow by 114% by 2030.

 

2. INDIA’S 1ST CELL BROADCAST BASED PUBLIC WARNING SYSTEM

      Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), India’s leading telecom service provider, has partnered with the Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Agency(APSDMA) and Celltick, the world’s largest cell broadcast-based products provider to Launch India’s 1st cell broadcasting Public Warning System (PWS).

 

3. RAJA MAHENDRA PRATAP SINGH UNIVERSITY IN ALIGARH

      PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

      Uttar Pradesh will establish the university in the memory of Jat social reformer Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh.

      He was a Jat freedom fighter, social reformist, journalist and writer.

      He served as the President in the Provincial government of India, the Indian government that served in exile during World War I.

      In 1979, the Government of India issued a postage stamp in his honour.

      He is popularly known as Aryan Peshwa.

      Singh was known as an unofficial envoy of Afghanistan.

 

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