Current Affairs Quiz: June 11, 2021

Current Affairs 11 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state village has become the first village in India to vaccinate all its adult population against the novel coronavirus?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) WestBengal
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A remote hamlet in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir has become the first village in India to vaccinate all its adult population against the novel coronavirus.
  2. As per Union Minister Prakash Javedkar , India Taking All Steps to Ensure it Becomes Free of Single-use Plastic by which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2023
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is taking all steps to ensure that the country becomes free of single-use plastic by 2022 as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said while launching ‘Plastic Hackathon 2021’ campaign.
  3. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the E-100 pilot project in which city to mark the World Environment Day?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kanpur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the E-100 pilot project in Pune to mark the World Environment Day. The ambitious project aims to set up a network for production and distribution of ethanol across the nation.
  4. Recently Union Cabinet has approved an allotment of how much MHz Spectrum in 700 MHz frequency band to Indian Railways for public safety and security services at stations and in trains?
    A) 5
    B) 4
    C) 6
    D) 8
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has approved an allotment of 5 Megahertz Spectrum in 700 MHz frequency band to Indian Railways for public safety and security services at stations and in trains.
  5. Recently Centre has released the 3rd monthly installment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs. 9,871 crore for the current financial year to how many states?
    A) 17
    B) 15
    C) 16
    D) 19
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre has released the 3rd monthly installment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs. 9,871 crore for the current financial year to 17 States.
  6. Recently Government has approved how many proposals for construction of 3.61 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U)?
    A) 654
    B) 700
    C) 705
    D) 708
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Government has approved 708 proposals for construction of 3.61 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U).The decision was taken at the 54th Meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) under PMAY-U held in New Delhi.
  7. How much amount have been allocated by Jal Shakti Ministry under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) phase -2 towards solid and liquid waste management to support over two lakh villages in the current financial year?
    A) ₹35500 cr
    B) ₹40000 cr
    C) ₹45590 cr
    D) ₹40700 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jal Shakti Ministry said that Rs 40,700 crore have been allocated under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) phase -2 towards solid and liquid waste management to support over two lakh villages in the current financial year.
  8. As per the the 2021 edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (The EIU) Global Liveability Ranking,which city remains the world’s least liveable city?
    A) Lagos
    B) Damascus
    C) Islamabad
    D) Karachi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Damascus remains the world’s least liveable city and most of the previous ten least liveable cities remain in the bottom ten this year, including Dhaka and Karachi in the Asia-Pacific region, as per the the 2021 edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (The EIU) Global Liveability Ranking.
  9. Which has become the first country to make bitcoin legal tender?
    A) El Salvador
    B) Hungary
    C) Germany
    D) Nigeria
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    El Salvador has become the first country to make bitcoin legal tender, a move PresidentNayib Bukele hailed as a historic step towards financial inclusion and economic growth for the poor Central American nation.
  10. Recently which edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol begin?
    A) 32nd
    B) 31st
    C) 30th
    D) 28th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The navies of India and Thailand have commenced the 31st edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT), aimed at keeping the Indian Ocean safe and secure for international trade.
  11. How much fine was slapped by SEBI on Franklin Templeton AMC for violating regulatory norms in the case of winding up of six debt schemes in 2020?
    A) ₹6 cr
    B) ₹4 cr
    C) ₹2 cr
    D) ₹5 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sebi barred Franklin Templeton AMC from launching any new debt scheme for two years and fined it Rs 5 crore for violating regulatory norms in the case of winding up of six debt schemes in 2020.
  12. As per World Bank,at how much percent India GDP will grow in 2021?
    A) 8.9%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 8.3%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s growth for FY 2021/22, which began in April 2021, is forecast at 8.3%, supported by plans for higher spending on infrastructure, rural development, and health, and a stronger-than-expected recovery in services, the World Bank says in its June 2021 Global Economic Prospects.
  13. Which Indian team player launched cricket coaching website “CRICURU” with an aim to redefine the learning experience for budding players?
    A) Virendra Sehwag
    B) Rahul Dravid
    C) VVS Laxman
    D) Gautam Gambhir
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former India opener Virender Sehwag launched cricket coaching website “CRICURU” with an aim to redefine the learning experience for budding players.
  14. Recently Chandra Shekhar Ghosh was re appointed as CMD of which bank?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Bandhan Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bandhan Bank has received RBI nod to re-appoint Chandra Shekhar Ghosh as its MD and CEO for three years, lower than the five-year tenure approved by the company’s board in November last year.
  15. Which Company has named Spoorthi Priya as its grievance officer for India on its website?
    A) Facebook
    B) Google
    C) Twitter
    D) Whatsapp
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Social media giant Facebook has named Spoorthi Priya as its grievance officer for India on its website.
  16. Recently who has assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations?
    A) Rajesh Pemderkar
    B) Sunil Lamba
    C) Karambir Singh
    D) Karan Mehra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations.
  17. Who was declared winner of the Patrick H Hurd Sustainability Award at the 2021 virtual Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)?
    A) Sohi Sanjay Patel
    B) Simran Kaur
    C) Ramesh Barman
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An Indian-American student has won a prestigious award for developing an eco-friendly foam alternative, which was motivated by the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy
  18. How many Indian universities are ranked in the top-200 in QS World University Rankings 2022?
    A) 4
    B) 3
    C) 7
    D) 9
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Three Indian universities are ranked in the top-200 in QS World University Rankings 2022,with IIT-Bombay securing 177th position, IIT-Delhi at 185th, and IISc-Bengaluru placed on 186th position.
  19. Who has topped the list of The Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2020?
    A) Kiara Advani
    B) Rhea Chakraborty
    C) Priyanka Chopra
    D) Disha Patani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty has topped the list of The Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2020.
  20. Recently Two species of monals were sighted together by local wildlife enthusiasts in which state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Assam
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Two species of monals were sighted together by local wildlife enthusiasts in upper Siang district of central Arunachal Pradesh.
  21. Recently Seher Aly Latif passed away.she was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Social Activist
    C) Author
    D) Casting director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Casting director Seher Aly Latif, known for her work on films like The Lunchbox and Durgamati, died due to cardiac arrest, her associate and director Neeraj Udhwani said. She was in her early 40s.
  22. What is the theme of this year’s World Accreditation Day 2021?
    A) Accreditation: Supporting the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    B) How accreditation improves food safety
    C) How accreditation adds value to supply chains
    D) Aspects of lives-Universally Shared
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Accreditation Day (WAD) is celebrated every year on 9 June to promote the role of accreditation in trade & the economy.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Economist Intelligence Unit?
    A) Washington
    B) Lyon
    C) London
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Which is the currency of El Salvador?
    A) Dollar
    B) Euro
    C) Peso
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

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