Current Affairs Quiz: June 15, 2021

Current Affairs 15 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which international organization has lauded the success of Centre’s Aspirational Districts Programme?
    A) WHO
    B) UNDP
    C) UNEP
    D) IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has lauded the Centre’s Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP), saying that it should serve as a “best practice” for other countries where regional disparities in development status persist for many reasons.
  2. UNGA adopted Political Declaration Pledging Urgent, Transformative Action to Stop Global AIDS Epidemic by which year?
    A) 2024
    B) 2026
    C) 2027
    D) 2030
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World leaders in the General Assembly committed to “urgent and transformative action” to end the gender inequalities, restrictive laws and multiple forms of discrimination that perpetuate the global AIDS epidemic, adopting a lengthy Political Declaration that spells out measures to stop the disease in its tracks by 2030.
  3. Which country has topped the Global Home Price Index?
    A) Singapore
    B) Germany
    C) Turkey
    D) Norway
    View Answer
    Option C
    • Explanation:
    India has moved down 12 places in the global home price index in Q1 of 2021 to 55th position from 43rd rank during the same quarter last year, shows the latest report by global property consultancy Knight Frank. Turkey remains at the top with a 32 per cent rise in prices during January-March 2021 compared to the first quarter of the 2020 calendar year.

  4. Which bank has recently launched Customer COVID Relief Ghar Ghar Ration Program?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Bandhan bank
    D) IDFC FIRST Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IDFC FIRST Bank has announced the launch of “Ghar Ghar Ration” Program, an Employee-funded program for its low-income customers whose livelihoods are affected by COVID-19.
  5. Who has extended risk-based internal audit system to HFCs?
    A) IRDAI
    B) RBI
    C) SEBI
    D) NHB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank extended the risk-based internal audit (RBIA) system to select housing finance companies to enhance the quality and effectiveness of their internal audit system
  6. Which Public sector bank has topped in terms of loan and deposit growth in FY 2020-21?
    A) Bank of Maharashtra
    B) Bank of India
    C) Punjab and Sind Bank
    D) Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-owned Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has emerged as the top performer among public sector lenders in terms of loan and deposit growth during financial year 2020-21
  7. Which Asset Management company has recently launched banking and financial services NFO?
    A) Reliance Mutual Fund
    B) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
    C) Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund
    D) HDFC Mutual Fund
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    HDFC Asset Management Company has launched the New Fund Offer of HDFC Banking and Financial Services Fund, which aims to invest in the banking and financial services sector across segments and market capitalisation.The NFO, which opened on June 11, will close on June 25.
  8. With Which country India has tied as 4th Largest Forex Reserves Holder?
    A) USA
    B) Russia
    C) Germany
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s foreign exchange reserves crossed $600 for the first time. As on June 4, the foreign exchange reserves stood at $605 billion, almost tying with Russia as the fourth largest reserve holder in the world.
  9. Which organization has given approval to Piramal’s resolution plan for DHFL?
    A) SEBI
    B) RBI
    C) NCLT
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the overall resolution plan of Piramal Group for Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL). The NCLT pronounced the order on the resolution plan submitted by Piramal Capital & Housing for the stressed DHFL.
  10. Who has won French Open Tennis Title 2021?
    A) Rafael Nadal
    B) Roger Federer
    C) Novak Djokovic
    D) Stefanos Tsitsipas
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to lift the French Open title for the second time in his career.
  11. Who has been appointed by IAMAI to chair Digital Publisher Content Grievances Council’s grievance redressal board?
    A) Justice (Retd.) Mr. Vivian Bose.
    B) Justice (Retd.) Mr. Ghulam Hasan
    C) Justice (Retd.) Mr. Arjan Kumar Sikri
    D) Justice (Retd.) Mr.Natwarlal Harilal Bhagwat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has appointed former Supreme Court Justice (Retd.) Arjan Kumar Sikri to chair the grievance redressal board (GRB), formed as a part of the digital publisher content grievances council (DPCGC
  12. Who has been named prime minister of the Central African Republic (CAR)?
    A) Henri Marie Dondra
    B) Firmin Ngrebada
    C) Simplice Sarandji
    D) Faustin-Archange Touadéra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Henri Marie Dondra has been named prime minister of the Central African Republic (CAR), the country’s presidency said.
  13. Biotech firm Mylab has signed which celebrity as its brand ambassador?
    A) Varun Dhawan
    B) Arjun Kapoor
    C) Akshay Kumar
    D) Shahrukh Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Biotechnology company Mylab Discovery Solutions has appointed actor Akshay Kumar as its brand ambassador.
  14. Naftali Bennett is recently sworn-in as new Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Africa
    B) Israel
    C) Italy
    D) germany
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel’s new Prime Minister, ousting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from power after an uninterrupted 12 years at the helm of affairs.
  15. Which journalist has been given Pulitzer Prize for the year 2021 under local reporting category?
    A) Kathleen McGrory
    B) Andrew Chung
    C) Vernal Coleman
    D) Brendan McCarthy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Local Reporting:Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times
  16. Which International Firm will Build Undersea Cable Firmina to Connect Latin America and the US?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Infosys
    C) Google
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Alphabet’s Google said it was building an undersea cable that would connect the United States, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina, to bolster Internet connection capacity between these regions.
  17. Which space agency will Launch ‘EnVision’ Mission To Venus In 2030?
    A) JAXA
    B) NASA
    C) ESA
    D) ISRO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the European Space Agency (ESA), is now developing its own probe to study Venus, for holistic view of planet from its inner core to upper atmosphere..
  18. Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya died of post-Covid complications. He was a famous?
    A) Cardiologist
    B) Neurologist
    C) Gynaecologist
    D) Radiologist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prominent neurologist and Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya died of post-Covid complications. He was 71. Dr Pangariya was the first Indian doctor to become DM in Neurology. In 2002 the Medical Council of India gave him the prestigious Dr. BC Roy award. In 2014 he was awarded the Padma Shri
  19. When is Blood Donor Day celebrated every year?
    A) June 12
    B) June 13
    C) June 14
    D) June 15
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14. the World Blood Donor Day slogan will be “Give blood and keep the world beating” for 2021.
  20. Which Institute has received trademark for India’s first indigenous tumor antigen SPAG9?
    A) AIIMS Delhi
    B) National Institute of Immunology (NII)
    C) Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
    D) Kasturba Medical College
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The SPAG9 antigen developed by the National Institute of Immunology (NII) has received the ASPAGNIITM trademark, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) said.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of United Nation Development Programme?
    A) NewYork
    B) London
    C) Rome
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ of Bank of Maharashtra?
    A) Nagpur
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of National company Law Tribunal?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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