Current Affairs Quiz: June 14, 2021

Current Affairs 14 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. As per All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20 report, student enrolment has grown by how much percent?
    A) 11.4%
    B) 12.5%
    C) 11.9%
    D) 12.0%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20 report has been released by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. As per AISHE in the last five years (2015-16 to 2019-20), student enrolment has grown by 11.4%
  2. The 47th G7 Summit was held in which country?
    A) France
    B) England
    C) India
    D) USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 47th G7 Summit was held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the UK’s G7 Presidency to unite leading democracies to help the world fight, and then build back better from coronavirus and create a greener, more prosperous future.
  3. Recently how many countries were elected unopposed to the powerful UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members for the 2022-23 term?
    A) 7
    B) 6
    C) 4
    D) 5
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates were elected unopposed to the powerful UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members for the 2022-23 term.They will take their seats on Council for two-year term from January 1, 2022.
  4. Who won the women’s singles title at French Open tennis 2021?
    A) Simona Halep
    B) Sania Mirza
    C) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
    D) Barbara Krejcikova
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, beating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to become the first Czech woman in 40 years to conquer Roland Garros
  5. Recently Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu qualified for Tokyo Olympics in which women’s kg category?
    A) 51 kg
    B) 49 kg
    C) 45 kg
    D) 44 kg
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Mirabai Chanu, the 2017 world champion in weightlifting, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games in women’s 49 kg category, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced.
  6. Which Indian city of host India Grand Prix 4?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Patiala
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Athletics Federation of India (AFI), announced that the Indian Grand Prix 4 will be held on June 21 at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala.
  7. Recently who has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress?
    A) Nagraj Adiga
    B) Rakesh JhunjuhunWala
    C) Nicolas Thapar
    D) Sanju Sen
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Nagraj Adiga has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress at which the IAU council elections were held.
  8. Who has been appointed as new Secretary General of UNCTAD?
    A) Sam Billings
    B) Rebecca Grynspan
    C) Antonia Gutteres
    D) Thomas Richardson
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The UN general assembly approved the nomination of Costa Rican economist Rebecaca Grynspan to head the UN agency promoting trade and development, the first woman and Central American to lead the Geneva-based organization.
  9. Who has been appointed as an honorary member of World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG)?
    A) Priyank Tiwari
    B) Taraknath Banerjee
    C) Rahul Jain
    D) Mukesh Sharma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mukesh Sharma, a faculty at IIT Kanpur, has been appointed as an honorary member of World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG).
  10. Recently Dr. Siddalingaiah passed away,He was a poet of which language?
    A) Kannada
    B) Tamil
    C) Hindi
    D) Marathi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted Dalit poet Dr. Siddalingaiah, 67, passed away, losing his fight against COVID-19.
  11. Recently Vice-President of Ramakrishna Math and Mission Passed away.Name him?
    A) Swami Trilok Nathji
    B) Swami Devraj
    C) Swami Nityanand
    D) Swami Shivamayanandaji
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vice-President of Ramakrishna Math and Mission Swami Shivamayanandaji died at a city hospital night due to COVID-19. He was 86.
  12. What is the theme of this year’s International Albinism Awareness Day 2021?
    A) Strength Beyond All Odds
    B) Still Standing Strong
    C) Shining our light to the world
    D) Stay Strong and Spread Values
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Albinism Awareness Day is observed on 13th June every year.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNCTAD?
    A) Geneva
    B) Rome
    C) Paris
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Ghana?
    A) Cedi
    B) Riyal
    C) Krone
    D) Togrog
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the capital of Albania?
    A) Tel Aviv
    B) Tiarana
    C) Prush
    D) Kashar
    View Answer
    Option B

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