Daily Current Affairs Quiz 11-Sep | Today top 15 MCQ With Detailed Explanation

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz question is the most important factor to crack every type of competitive exam. it can assist you with scoring great numbers in the test on the off chance that you are refreshed with all the current news. Banking Awareness, Static GK, and the current news are the parts that make the GK segment total. It is essential to comprehend what’s going on inside and outside of India.

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Q1. Who among the following world leaders has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2021?

  • Narendra Modi
  • Shinzo Abe
  • Xi Jinping
  • Donald Trump

Correct Answer – (4) Donald Trump

Explanation:

The United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize because of his efforts on brokering the historic Israel-UAE Peace Deal.

Donald Trump:

45th U.S. President

Net worth: 250 crores USD (2020)

Born: 14 June 1946 (age 74 years), Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York, United States

Height: 1.9 m

Party: Republican Party

Spouse: Melania Trump (m. 2005), Marla Maples (m. 1993–1999), Ivana Trump (m. 1977–1992)

 

Q2. How many Doorstep banking centers have been established in India?

(1) 100

(2) 50

(3) 75

(4) 125

Correct Answer – (1) 100

Explanation:

The targetted customers are- Senior citizens, Defense personnel, CRPF, widows, Divyang individuals, Students, Salaried employees, Corporate clients, Retail shopkeepers, and street vendors. The service is available in 11 languages. It aims to deliver the services in 3 hours. For this 100 Doorstep banking centers have been established across India.

 

Q3. The WhatsApp chatbot ”Apka Mitra” has been launched by which state to solve admission-related queries of the students?

  • Rajasthan
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana

Correct Answer – (4) Haryana

Explanation:

The Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar has launched an educational WhatsApp chatbot ”Apka Mitra” to resolve any admission-related queries of the students.

Haryana:

State of India

Capital: Chandigarh

Governor: Satyadev Narayan Arya

Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar

 

Q4. The last stage of trials of which the COVID-19 vaccine has been paused after a participant fell ill?

  • Moderna
  • AstraZeneca
  • BioNTech
  • Sputnik V

Correct Answer – (2) AstraZeneca

Explanation:

The last phase of clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca has been put on hold after one of the participants fell ill in the United Kingdom. AstraZeneca described the pause as a “routine” pause in the case of “an unexplained illness”.

Q5. Which is 1st city in the country to integrate water transport as a feeder service to the metro?

  • Mumbai
  • Surat
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Kochi

Correct Answer – (4) Kochi

Explanation:

The Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi Metro was inaugurated by Minister Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan through video conference. The final stretch of Kerala metro phase 1 has been completed with the commissioning of the Thykoodam-Petta stretch. It has been completed at a cost of Rs. 6218 Crores. Kochi will become the first city in the country to integrate water transport as a feeder service to the metro.

Kochi:

City in Kerala

Judicial Capital: High Court of Kerala

Development Agency: GCDA, GIDA

 

Q6. World Bank has signed an $82 million worth deal with which state for a road transformation project?

  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer – (4) Himachal Pradesh

Explanation:

The State Government of Himachal Pradesh and World Bank signed a $82 million (approximately Rs. 600 Crores) loan deal to support Himachal Pradesh strengthen its transport and road safety institutions by improving the condition, safety, resilience, and engineering standards of the state’s road network. The loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), has a final maturity of 15 years including a grace period of five years.

Himachal Pradesh:

State of India

Chief minister: Jai Ram Thakur

Governor: Bandaru Dattatreya

 

Q7. Who was conferred with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2019?

  • Robert E. Kohler
  • Peter J. Bowler
  • David Attenborough
  • Floris Cohen

Correct Answer – (3) David Attenborough

Explanation:

David Attenborough, a renowned author, and natural historian was conferred with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2019 by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presented the Peace Prize in a virtual ceremony.

David Attenborough:

Broadcaster

Born: 8 May 1926 (age 94 years), Isleworth, United Kingdom Spouse: Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel (m. 1950–1997) Movies: Life in the Undergrowth, MORE

Books: La Mejor Fotografia de La Naturaleza, MORE

 

Q8. Northrop Grumman has named its next Cygnus spacecraft after which Indian descent astronaut?

  • Rakesh Sharma
  • Kalpana Chawla
  • Sunita Williams
  • Ronald McNair

Correct Answer – (2) Kalpana Chawla

Explanation:

Northrop Grumman has named its next space station resupply ship after Dr Kalpana Chawla, astronaut of Indian descent. The S.S. Kalpana Chawla spacecraft will be Northrop Grumman’s next Cygnus spacecraft to launch to the International Space Station. It has been named in the honor of the astronaut who was one of the seven crew members who died in the Columbia space shuttle disaster.

Kalpana Chawla:

Astronaut

Born: 1 July 1961, Karnal

Died: 1 February 2003, Texas, United States

Space missions: STS-107, STS-87

Spouse: Jean-Pierre Harrison (m. 1983–2003)

Education: University of Colorado Boulder (1988), MORE

Awards: Congressional Space Medal of Honor, NASA Space Flight Medal, NASA Distinguished Service Medal

 

Q9. Which of the following e-commerce platform has launched a new hyper-casual game titled ‘Social Doori’ to encourage social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic?

  • Fynd
  • Bigadda
  • Homeshop18
  • Infibeam

Correct Answer – (1) Fynd

Explanation:

Reliance-backed eCommerce platform Fynd has launched a new hyper-casual game titled ‘Social Doori’ to encourage social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Q10. Which bank has announced that it will launch a loan product, SAFAL, for organic cotton growers?

  • State Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Canara Bank

Correct Answer – (1) State Bank of India

Explanation:

SBI managing director C S Setty has announced that State Bank of India will launch a loan product, SAFAL, for organic cotton growers who don’t have any credit history.

State Bank of India:

Financial services company Chairperson: Rajnish Kumar Headquarters: Mumbai

Parent organization: Government of India (56.92%)

Subsidiaries: SBI Card, Yes Bank, SBI Life Insurance Company, MORE

Managing directors: Praveen Kumar Gupta (Retail & Digital Banking), MORE

 

Q11. Who is the head of the Multidimensional Poverty Index Coordination Committee (MPICC) constituted by the NITI Aayog?

  • Sanyukta Samaddar
  • Anna Rajam Malhotra
  • Aruna Sundararajan
  • Beela Rajesh

Correct Answer – (1) Sanyukta Samaddar

Explanation:

NITI Aayog has constituted a Multidimensional Poverty Index Coordination Committee (MPICC). The MPICC is chaired by Ms. Sanyukta Samaddar, Adviser (SDG).

 

Q12. Who has been appointed as the new President of the All India Tennis Association (AITA)?

  • Praveen Mahajan
  • Anil Jain
  • Rohit Rajpal
  • Rajan Kashyap

Correct Answer – (2) Anil Jain

Explanation:

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has elected BJP Rajya Sabha member Anil Jain as its new president.

Anil Jain:

Member of Rajya Sabha

Born: 25 February 1960 (age 60 years), Firozabad

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Office: Member of Rajya Sabha since 2018

Education: King George’s Medical University

 

Q13. Which bank has topped the EASE Banking Reforms Index 2.0 of the Indian Banking Association?

  • Punjab National Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of Baroda

Correct Answer – (4) Bank of Baroda

Explanation:

Bank of Baroda has topped the EASE Banking Reforms Index 2.0. State Bank of India and erstwhile Oriental Bank of Commerce are second and third respectively. EASE (Enhanced Access and Service Excellence) reform index is prepared by the Indian Banking Association (IBA).

Bank of Baroda:

Financial services company Headquarters: Alkapuri, Vadodara Founder: Sayajirao Gaekwad III Founded: 20 July 1908, Vadodara Owner: Government of India (71.60%)

Subsidiaries: Bobcards, Nainital Bank, MORE

 

Q14. A powerful typhoon Haishen created havoc in which of the following country in September 2020?

  • Netherlands
  • South Korea
  • Russia
  • Canada

Correct Answer – (2) South Korea

Explanation:

A powerful typhoon Haishen damaged buildings, flooded roads, and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea after battering islands in southern Japan and injuring dozens of people.

South Korea:

The country in East Asia Capital: Seoul President: Moon Jae-in

Currency: South Korean won

Prime minister: Chung Sye-kyun

 

Q15. Govind Swarup who passed away in September 2020, is known to be the father of India’s

               .

  • Cosmology
  • Infrared astronomy
  • Radio Astronomy
  • Electromagnetic radiation

Correct Answer – (3) Radio Astronomy

Explanation:

Father of India’s Radio Astronomy, Dr. Govind Swarup passed away at Pune. He was 91. Dr. Swarup is known not only for his many important research contributions in several areas of astronomy and astrophysics but also for his outstanding achievements in building ingenious, innovative, and powerful observational facilities for front-line research in radio astronomy.

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