Current Affairs Quiz: June 1, 2021

Current Affairs 1 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state is introducing a city-wide sewage surveillance system that will help officials track the virus at an early stage?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    With the number of cases of COVID-19 surging across the county in the second wave of the pandemic, the Government of Karnataka is introducing a city-wide sewage surveillance system in Bangalore as the India’s first city-wide initiative that will help officials track the virus at an early stage, even among asymptomatic individuals.

  2. Recently which state government switched Liquor Policy from Prohibition to Restriction?
    A) Assam
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy announced a major shift in his government’s liquor policy, moving away from prohibition (nishedham) to restriction (niyantrana). The state will implement restrictions on liquor in a phased manner to protect the families from the evil.
  3. Recently government announced scheme to provide pension for dependents of Covid victims.The Dependent family members of such persons will be entitled to the benefit of pension equivalent to how much per cent of the average daily wage drawn by the worker as per the existing norms?
    A) 90%
    B) 95%
    C) 85%
    D) 89%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government announced a string of measures, including a pension for dependents of those having lost their lives due to COVID-19, among other benefits for the families who lost their earning members to the pandemic.
  4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced a special “PM-CARES for Children” scheme for all those orphaned due to COVID-19.How much corpus was announced under it?
    A) ₹4 lakh
    B) ₹5 lakh
    C) ₹8 lakh
    D) ₹10 lakh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced a special “PM-CARES for Children” scheme for all those orphaned due to COVID-19, which will include a corpus of ₹10 lakh for each child till he or she reaches 18.
  5. Recently which ministry formed a panel to define offences of speech, expression?
    A) Ministry of Rural Development
    B) Ministry of Finance
    C) Ministry of Defence
    D) Minsitry of Home Affairs
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A panel constituted by the Union Home Ministry to suggest reforms to the British-era Indian Penal Code (IPC) is likely to propose a separate Section on “offences relating to speech and expression.”
  6. Recently which organisation conducted war games Steadfast Defender 21?
    A) NATO
    B) BRICS
    C) UNICEF
    D) QUAD
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    As tensions with Russia simmer, thousands of NATO troops, several warships and dozens of aircraft are taking part in military exercises stretching across the Atlantic, through Europe and into the Black Sea region.
  7. Which crypto exchange launched a lending platform where investors can lend their coins to the cryptocurrency exchange?
    A) Matic
    B) WRX
    C) Dogecoin
    D) ZebPay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    ZebPay launched a lending platform where investors can lend their coins to the cryptocurrency exchange and earn returns depending on the token and the time period it is loaned for. Lending facility will be available in two options — open term and fixed term.
  8. How much is the interest rate capped under Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme(ECLGS) which has been extended by the government?
    A) 7.5%
    B) 7.8%
    C) 8.0%
    D) 8.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre further expanded the scope of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme(ECLGS) amid the economic disruption caused by the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic to aid Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector.
  9. Who topped the Minimum Qualification Score section of the 50-m rifle prone event?
    A) Milan Soren
    B) Sanjeev Rajput
    C) Pratap Singh Tomar
    D) Tejaswini Sawant
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In the European Shooting Championship in Croatia, former world champion Tejaswini Sawanttopped the Minimum Qualification Score section of the 50-m rifle prone event.
  10. Which country to host remainder IPL 2021 tournament in September-October?
    A) UAE
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that the remaining matches of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played in the United Arab Emirates in September-October this year.
  11. Who clinched the Belgrade Open title 2021?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Roger Federer
    C) Alex Molcan
    D) Novak Djokovic
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Tennis, world number one Novak Djokovic clinched the Belgrade Open title after defeating Slovakia’s Alex Molcan in Serbia. Serbian maestro Djokovic outclassed first-time ATP Tour finals Molcan 6-4, 6-3 in 88 minutes.
  12. Nazym Kyzaibay won gold at the 2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai.she represented which country?
    A) Iran
    B) Kazakhstan
    C) Iraq
    D) UAE
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian pugilist Mary Kom, lost to two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan, to settle for silver medal at the 2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai.
  13. Which team won the Champions League Title 2021?
    A) Polo
    B) Manchester United
    C) Manchester City
    D) Chelsea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chelsea clinched the Champions League title for the first time in almost a decade after winning the 2020-21 final 1-0 against Manchester City in Porto.
  14. Assimi Goita was appointed as interim president of which country?
    A) Mali
    B) Syria
    C) Austria
    D) Kenya
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mali’s constitutional court in Bamako, announced that colonel Assimi Goita, interim VP and leader of a military coup will be the new interim President of Mali.
  15. Which Bollywood star has received a golden visa for the UAE?
    A) Sanjay Dutt
    B) Varun Dhawan
    C) Amitabh Bachhan
    D) Pankaj Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt said he has received a golden visa for the UAE.
  16. Which organisation to launch Nano Urea in the market next month?
    A) IFFCO
    B) ICAR
    C) IRSE
    D) CRIDA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) will launch Nano Urea in the market next month.
  17. Which organisation has developed near-isothermal forging technology for aero-engines?
    A) DRDO
    B) BHEL
    C) ONGC
    D) BEML
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has announced a modest step towards achieving the ultimate aeronautical challenge, one that even resource-rich China is struggling to achieve: Developing a jet engine with the thrust to power a fighter in combat
  18. Who is the author of book titled “Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020”?
    A) Amitav Ghosh
    B) Salman Rushdie
    C) Sohan Singh
    D) Renuka Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020” BOOK written by Salman Rushdie has been released.
  19. When is World No Tobacco Day observed?
    A) May 31
    B) May 30
    C) May 29
    D) May 28
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year on May 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) observes World No Tobacco Dayto spread awareness about the dangers of using tobacco.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of DRDO?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Which is the currency of UAE?
    A) Rupee
    B) Dirham
    C) Peso
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Which is the currency of Mali?
    A) Peso
    B) CFA Franc
    C) Dollar
    D) Euro
    View Answer
    Option B

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