Current Affairs Quiz: June 16, 2021

Current Affairs 16 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has launched ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’ to make the people of the state aware of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government of Madhya Pradesh has launched ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’ to make the people of the state aware of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It translates to free from Corona with the help of the youth power campaign.
  2. In which state Raja Parba festival was celebrated?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Raja Parba festival celebrated in Odisha. It is a 3-days unique festival in which the onset of monsoon and the earth’s womanhood is celebrated by the state.
  3. India has made target towards achieving goal of malaria elimination by which year?
    A) 2035
    B) 2030
    C) 2025
    D) 2032
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Malaria No More, a non-governmental organisation, in collaboration with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is creating an India Interagency Expert Committee on Malaria and Climate (IEC) to explore and advance climate-based solutions for accelerating malaria elimination in India.
  4. 31st formal meeting of heads of government of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) was held in which place?
    A) Morocco
    B) Denmark
    C) Finland
    D) Belgium
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    31st formal meeting of heads of government of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) and also being dubbed as Brussels summit of NATO was held in Brussels, Belgium.
  5. What is India’s rank in World Giving Index 2021?
    A) 15th
    B) 11th
    C) 14th
    D) 12th
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Giving Index 2021 report says, India is 14th most charitable country. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown ‘giving’ trends across the world. Released by the Charities Aid Foundation’s (CAF), this year’s survey highlights the impact of lockdowns on charitable giving.
  6. Which country will become the world’s first mask-free country in the Corona period?
    A) UAE
    B) Israel
    C) Italy
    D) Pakistan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Israel will become the world’s first mask-free country in the Corona period. Here the rule of applying masks in closed places will end from June 15. This was announced by Israel’s Health Minister Yuli Edelstein.
  7. As per recent data, India’s retail inflation raced to how much percent in May 2021?
    A) 5.6%
    B) 5.9%
    C) 6.0%
    D) 6.3%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s retail inflation raced to 6.3% in May, breaching the upper limit of the central bank’s inflation target for the first time in six months and bringing further pressure on an economy whipped by the second wave of covid-19 infections.
  8. Who won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title?
    A) D Gukesh
    B) Vincent Keymer
    C) R Pragghananda
    D) AR Charles
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Exceeding all expectations, D. Gukesh sensationally won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title and with it, a ‘wild card’ for the elite Meltwaters Champions Chess Tour.
  9. Who has been re-elected as Chairman-of the industry association Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI)?
    A) Pramod Mittal
    B) Ajai Puri
    C) Rakesh Asthana
    D) Somen Banerjee
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    COAI said Ajai Puri, Chief Operating Officer of Bharti Airtel, has been re-elected as Chairmanof the industry association for 2021-22.
  10. Which Indian player continued as brand ambassador for Audi in India?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Rohit Sharma
    C) MS Dhoni
    D) Suresh RainA
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli, has for long been the brand ambassador for Audi in India.
  11. Which institute has been conferred with the ‘NSG Counter-IED and Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021′ for developing a “blast-resistant” helmet?
    A) IIT Roorkee
    B) IIT kanpur
    C) IIT Ropar
    D) IIT Jammu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) has been conferred with the ‘NSG Counter-IED and Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021′ for developing a “blast-resistant” helmet.
  12. Recently how many cricket icons were inducted into ICC Hall of Fame?
    A) 10
    B) 8
    C) 12
    D) 15
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced a special edition intake of 10 cricket icons—including former India cricketer Vinoo Mankad—into the ICC Hall of Fame to celebrate the prestigious history of Test cricket, coinciding with this month’s maiden World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand
  13. Which state government will present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year?
    A) Assam
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Assam government will present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year.
  14. Recently a person decorated with the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) for gallantry in the 1965 Indo-Pak war passed away,Name him?
    A) Sameer Nigam
    B) Rakesh Asthana
    C) Anmol Gupta
    D) Raghubir Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Brigadier Raghubir Singh who was decorated with the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) for gallantry in the 1965 Indo-Pak war, passed away at the age of 99.
  15. Recently Sanchari Vijay passed away,He was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Author
    C) Social Activist
    D) Sports
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Award-winning actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with a road accident in Bengaluru, passed away. He was 38.
  16. Recently sportsperson Nirmal Kaur passed away,She was related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Volleyball
    C) Hockey
    D) Football
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Indian women volleyball team captain Nirmal Kaur, who is the wife of sprint legend Milkha Singh, died at a Mohali hospital after fighting Covid-19 complications for over 3 weeks.She was 85.
  17. The book ‘Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught Me’ is autobiography of which person?
    A) Suresh Raina
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) MS Dhoni
    D) Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Indian batsman, Suresh Raina has released his autobiography ‘Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught Me’. The book is co-authored by Bharat Sundaresan.
  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021?
    A) Access to Justice
    B) Lifting of voices
    C) Say More to Voice
    D) Better knowledge
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    United Nations-proclaimed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is marked on June 15 every year, with the aim to raise awareness against one of the cruellest manifestations of ageism in our society – elder abuse.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation?
    A) Brussels
    B) Lyon
    C) NewYork
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Peso
    B) Shekel
    C) Dinar
    D) Euro
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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