Current Affairs Quiz: June 12, 2021

Current Affairs 12 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has become first State to use NFC-based eIDs?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttrakhand
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Punjab government became the first state in India start using Electronic Identity Card (EID) equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for government officials and employees through Punjab Mandi Board.
  2. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) has been extended by central govt till which month?
    A) September
    B) October
    C) November
    D) December
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre has decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) till November, a move that will help 80 crore people continue to get a predetermined amount of free foodgrains every month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
  3. CBSE with which other company will introduce Coding and Data Science curriculum for Classes 6-12?
    A) Infosys
    B) Microsoft
    C) Byjus
    D) Dell
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In an effort to introduce a new skill-based curriculum in the academic session of 2021-22, The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) introduced Coding for Classes 6 to 8 and the Data Science curriculum for Classes 8 to 12 in collaboration with Microsoft.
  4. Where will United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference be held?
    A) Japan
    B) France
    C) China
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference will be held from 14-16 October 2021 in Beijing, China.
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  5. According to a new report by ILO and UNICEF, The number of children in child labour has risen to ?
    A) 170 million
    B) 160 million
    C) 180 million
    D) 130 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The number of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four years – with millions more at risk due to the impacts of COVID-19, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF.
  6. Which PSB has partnered with Fisdom to offer wealth management solutions?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Indian Bank
    D) Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank, the seventh largest public sector bank, has partnered wealth-tech company Fisdom to offer a comprehensive suite of wealth management products and services to the bank’s 10 crore customers.
  7. PayNearby has collaborated with which insurance company to launch affordable insurance solutions for retailers?
    A) HDFC Ergo Insurance comapany
    B) LIC
    C) IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    PayNearby in collaboration with IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited (IndiaFirst Life) has launched a insurance solution ‘Poorna Suraksha’ for its retail community
  8. Which bank inks co-lending pacts with Indiabulls Housing, IIFL Home Finance?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Central Bank of India
    C) Bank of Maharashtra
    D) RBL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned Central Bank of India announced co-lending partnerships with NBFC players Indiabulls Housing Finance and IIFL Home Finance.
  9. Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) has signed a MoU with which bank to Offer Banking Solutions to Investors?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) AXIS bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) RBL
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to provide a wide range of financial products and services to its customers.
  10. CII- IGBC inks MoU with Which Indian Institute to strengthen green building movement?
    A) IIT Kharagpur
    B) IISC Bengaluru
    C) Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)
    D) IIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The CII-Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) signed an MoU to give a fillip to the Green Building Movement & Sustainable Development in the field of Architectural Design and planning.
  11. Who has become the second highest active international goal-scorer with 74 strikes?
    A) Sunil Chhetri
    B) Lionel Messi
    C) Cristiano Ronaldo
    D) Ali Daei
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sunil Chhetri surpasses Argentina’s Lionel Messi and he has become the second-highest active international goal-scorer with 74 strikes.
  12. RBI Deputy Governor MK Jain’s tenure has been extended by?
    A) six months
    B) One year
    C) two years
    D) Three years
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said the government has extended the tenure of Deputy Governor Mahesh Kumar Jain for two years with effect from June 22, 2021, or until further orders, whichever is earlier, upon completion of his existing term on June 21, 2021.
  13. Which country’s political veteran was named transitional prime minister?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Mali
    C) Indonesia
    D) Phillipines
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Malian political veteran Choguel Maiga was named transitional prime minister of the Sahel state on Monday, according to a statement read out on the country’s national broadcaste
  14. Centre Extends LIC Chairman M R Kumar’s Term Till ?
    A) December 2021
    B) March 2022
    C) June 2022
    D) December 2022
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The appointments committee of the cabinet approved the extension of M R Kumar as the chairman of state-owned insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
  15. RBI Approves Re-Appointment Of GC Chaturvedi As Part-Time Chairman Of which bank?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) AXIS Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has approved the re-appointment of Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as the part-time Chairman of ICICI Bank for a period of three years starting July 1, 2021.
  16. RBI Gives Nod To Re-Appoint CS Ghosh As MD & CEO Of Which bank?
    A) Bandhan Bank
    B) RBL
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has granted approval for the re-appointment of Chandra Shekhar Ghosh as MD and CEO of Bandhan Bank, for a period of three years.
  17. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh became the sixth democratically elected president with a landslide victory of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Mongolia
    C) Saudi Arabia
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh became the country’s sixth democratically elected president, further consolidating the power of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) with a landslide victory.
  18. Gold medallist Dingko Singh passed away recently. He belonged to which sport?
    A) Hockey
    B) Badminton
    C) Wrestling
    D) Boxing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh, who inspired a generation of Indian boxers with his feat in Bangkok in 1998, passed away at Imphal after a prolonged battle with cancer.
  19. The book titled “Tiananmen Square: The Making of a Protest – A Diplomat Looks Back’’ has been authored by whom?
    A) Vijay Gokhale
    B) Vikram Seth
    C) Arundhati Roy
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Tiananmen Square: The Making of a Protest – A Diplomat Looks Back” by Former Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has been released recently.
  20. Which state government has announced the launch of ‘e-Nirman’ web portal and a mobile application to facilitate online registration of workers from the unorganized sector?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Gujarat
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In line with the Centre’s flagship Digital India programme, the Gujarat government has announced the launch of ‘e-Nirman’ web portal and a mobile application to facilitate online registration of workers from the unorganized sector to enroll them for various government welfare schemes.
  21. Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at his Kolkata residence after a prolonged illness. He was a famous?
    A) Singer
    B) Musician
    C) Poet
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National award winning filmmaker and celebrated poet Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at his Kolkata residence after a prolonged illness. He was 77.
  22. Novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins PEN Pinter Prize 2021. She hails from which country?
    A) Nigeria
    B) Zimbabwe
    C) Netherland
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 for her “cultural significance” charting “the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled-free state”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Zimbabwe?
    A) Harare
    B) Maputo
    C) Baku
    D) Copenhagen
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. where is the HQ of Central bank of India?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

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