Current Affairs Quiz: June 13, 2021

Current Affairs 13 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which institute has set up ‘Koita Centre for Digital Health’ (KCDH)?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IISc Bengaluru
    D) IIM Ahmedabad
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    IIT Bombay has set up the ‘Koita Centre for Digital Health’ (KCDH) with a generous contribution received from its alumni Rekha and Rizwan Koita, under the aegis of the Koita Foundation.
  2. Who has released postage stamps on 70th anniversary of India-Germany ties?
    A) Nirmala Sitharaman
    B) S. Jaishankar
    C) Harsh V Shringla
    D) Rajnath Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla released new postage stamps to commemorate the 70th anniversary of India-Germany diplomatic relations as he highlighted the multifaceted nature of the India-Germany Strategic Partnership.
  3. Which state Launches Sishu Seva Achoni For COVID-19 Orphans?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Sikkim
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced a slew of welfare schemes for children who lost their parents to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and women who lost their husbands to the virus.
  4. In which country Indian Mango Promotion Programme has begun?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Maldives
    C) Nepal
    D) Bahrain
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A week-long Indian mango promotion programme began in Bahrain where 16 varieties of the fruit including three Geographical Indications (GI) certified Khirsapati&Lakshmanbhog (West Bengal), Zardalu (Bihar) are being displayed.
  5. According to Coursera’s latest Global Skills Report 2021, What is India’s ranking globally?
    A)65th
    B) 66th
    C) 67th
    D) 68th
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Despite accelerated digital transformation, India continues to witness a digital skills gap, according to Coursera’s latest Global Skills Report 2021. Switzerland topped the rankings followed by Luxembourg and Austria. India ranks 67th globally with 38 per cent proficiency with mid-rankings globally in each domain, number 55 in business and at number 66 in both technology and data science.
  6. Recently RBI has exceeded monthly limit of free transactions which will come into effect from?
    A) Sept 30,2021
    B) Dec 31, 2021
    C) Jan 1, 2022
    D) March 31, 2022
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Customers will have to pay ₹21 per transaction, instead of ₹20 if they exceed their monthly limit of free transactions. This increase will be effective from January 1, 2022.
  7. Which Bank has launched Kavach Personal Loan For Covid-19 Patients?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The State Bank of India (SBI) launched the ‘kavach personal loan’ scheme for COVID-19 patients.
  8. At how much percent will India’s GDP grow in FY2021-22 according to ICRA Ratings?
    A) 8.3%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Credit rating agency ICRA Ratings projected India’s gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 8.5 per cent in FY2021-22.
  9. Which digital payments and service provider has acquired Loyalty Platform PAYBACK India?
    A) PhonePe
    B) BharatPe
    C) PayTm
    D) BHIM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Merchant payments and financial services provider BharatPe has acquired multi-brand loyalty platform, PAYBACK India, to help its 6 million offline merchants roll out rewards and loyalty programmes for customers.
  10. Who is set to be India’s first ever taekwondo entry at Tokyo Paralympics?
    A) Rodali Barua
    B) Latika Bhandari
    C) Aman Kumar
    D) Aruna Tanwar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Aruna Tanwar has been awarded a wild card entry for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympic Games, which will make her the first Indian to compete in the global multi-para sport event, the national federation said.
  11. Who has won gold in women’s 53 kg freestyle at Poland Ranking Series?
    A) Sakshi Malik
    B) Vinesh Phogat
    C) Kavita Devi
    D) Babita Kumari
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tokyo Olympic Games bound wrestler Vinesh Phogat won the women’s 53kg freestyle gold with an 8-0 win over Khrystyna Bereza of Ukraine at the Poland Ranking Series in Warsaw.
  12. Who is conferred with Asia Pacific Productivity Champion Award?
    A) Alok Agarwal
    B) Hari Prasad
    C) Rakesh Kumar
    D) RS Sodhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    R S Sodhi, managing director of the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) has received Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, Japan regional award as Asia Pacific productivity champion.
  13. Which country is building First Fully Stealth Warship?
    A) Russia
    B) France
    C) China
    D) India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia is building the first naval ship that will be fully equipped with stealth technology to make it hard to detect.
  14. Which mobile app is launched in curtain raiser event for 7th International Day of Yoga?
    A) Namaste India
    B) Yogalife
    C) Namaste Yoga
    D) none of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    ‘Namaste Yoga’ a mobile application was launched in the curtain raiser event for the 7th International Day of Yoga. The event was organised by the Ministry of Ayush in association with the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga
  15. Padma Shri awardee Professor Radha Mohan dies at 78. He was a famous?
    A) Novelist
    B) Environmentalist
    C) Filmmaker
    D) Musician
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted environmentalist and Padma Shri awardee Professor Radha Mohan, who helped popularise organic farming techniques, died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was 78.
  16. Who is named To Lead UN Bureaucracy For A Year?
    A) Vijayalakshmi pandit
    B) Vikas Swarup
    C) Nirupama Rao
    D) K Nagaraj Naidu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer K Nagaraj Naidu was named chef de cabinet by the incoming UN general assembly president, Maldivian foreign minister Abdulla Shahid, for the duration of his one-year tenure to lead the world body through its return to normalcy as countries strive to bring the pandemic under control.
  17. ‘Home in the World’, a memoir is penned down by whom?
    A) Amartya Sen
    B) Manmohan Singh
    C) Urjit Patel
    D) Ruskin Bond
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has penned his memoir ‘Home in the World’.
  18. When is International Level Crossing Awareness Day observed by “South-Central Railway (SCR)”?
    A) June 8th
    B) June 9th
    C) June 10th
    D) June 11TH
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    International Level Crossing Awareness Day was observed by “South-Central Railway (SCR)” on June 10, 2021.
  19. When is The World Day Against Child Labour observed globally?
    A) June 9
    B) June 10
    C) June 11
    D) June 12
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Day Against Child Labour is held annually on June 12. It is an international day to raise awareness and prompt action to stop child labor in all of its forms. theme of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour is “Act now: End child labour!”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. What is the capital of Germany?
    A) Copenhagen
    B) Berlin
    C) Rome
    D) Maputo
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of BharatPe?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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