Top Hindi Current Affairs Quiz: Jagran Josh is presenting Daily Current Affairs Quiz for the students and readers preparing for competitive exams. Today’s Current Affairs Quiz includes a compilation of exam-specific questions related to World Tourism Day, T20 Cricket and Corona Virus.
1. World Tourism Day is celebrated on which of the following days?
a. March 12
b. 27 September
c. July 19
d. 22 April
2. Who among the following has become the first Indian player to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket?
a. Virat Kohli
b. Suresh Raina
c. Rishabh Pant
d. Shreyas Iyer
3. Which state’s Sojat Mehndi has been given GI tag by the government?
c. A state in Eastern India
4. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Vice Chief of the Air Force?
a. Air Marshal Ram Singh
b. Air Marshal Rahul Sachdeva
c. Air Marshal Sandeep Singh
d. none of these
5. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that India has set a target of exporting how many thousand billion dollars by 2030?
a. three thousand billion dollars
b. two thousand billion dollars
c. four thousand billion dollars
d. seven thousand billion dollars
6. Which of the following state is going to host the Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup?
a. A state in Eastern India
d. Tamil Nadu
7. Which country has recently declared all cryptocurrency transactions illegal?
8. Recently, the Botanical Survey of India has added how many new species to the country’s flora in its new publication Plant Discovery, 2020?
1. b. 27 September
World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on 27 September. The sector that has suffered the most after the start of the Corona epidemic is the tourism sector. Through tourism we get to know about other places, civilizations and cultures. The main objective of celebrating World Tourism is to highlight the global importance of tourism as a tool for global development and cultural knowledge.
2. a. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli has created history in the ongoing match against Mumbai Indians on 26 September. He has become the first Indian batsman to complete 10,000 runs in T20 format. Kohli is the fifth player in world cricket to do so. Before him, Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard of West Indies, Shoaib Malik of Pakistan and David Warner of Australia have done this feat. Rohit Sharma is the highest run-scorer in T20 for India after Kohli.
Rajasthan’s ‘Sojat Mehndi’ has got Geographical Indication (GI) status from the government. GI status helps the manufacturers of the product to get higher prices and no other manufacturer can use this name to market their products. Usually this status assures name, quality and uniqueness, which is mainly due to its place of origin.
4. c. Air Marshal Sandeep Singh
Air Marshal Sandeep Singh has been appointed as the new Deputy Chief of the Indian Air Force. He will succeed Air Marshal VR Choudhary. Choudhary will take over as the Chief of Air Staff on September 30. He has recently been promoted and made the new Chief of Air Staff. Air Marshal Sandeep Singh was inducted into the Indian Air Force on 22 December 1983 as a fighter aircraft pilot.
5. b. two thousand billion dollars
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that India has set a target of exporting two thousand billion dollars by the year 2030. The Finance Minister said that the way the country’s economy is moving towards a new direction and the way the industry is adopting new things, many new challenges have arisen. In view of this, India not only needs more number of banks but more big banks.
6. c. Odisha
Odisha will host the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup from November 24 to December 5. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced this. Addressing a special program organized here for the purpose, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that recently Hockey India had approached the state government to extend support for the Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup to be held in two months. Lucknow hosted the last edition of the tournament in 2016.
7. d. China
China’s central bank has declared all transactions made in virtual currency, including bitcoin, illegal. China has taken this step to discourage the use of unauthorized digital money. The handling of cryptocurrency by Chinese banks was banned in 2013, but the government issued a reminder again this year. The Reserve Bank of India can bring a model of digital currency by the end of this year. Central bank deputy governor T Ravi Shankar said the central bank is assessing the possibilities of introducing digital currency.
8. a. 267
Recently, the Botanical Survey of India has added 267 new species to the country’s flora in its new publication Plant Discovery, 2020. Earlier, the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity had demanded an additional 200 billion US dollars to developing countries from various sources to manage nature by the year 2030.