Current Affairs Quiz: June 17, 2021

Current Affairs 17 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount of budget was presented by Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang for financial year 2021-22?
    A) ₹5267 cr
    B) ₹8975 cr
    C) ₹9932 cr
    D) ₹9852 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang presented a Rs 9852.85 crore budget for the financial year 2021-22, saying that the Covid-19 pandemic has damaged the backbone of small Himalayan state’s economy.Of the Rs 9852.85 crore, the net outgo has been kept at Rs 9588.65 crore, Tamang said while presenting the budget on the inaugural day of the two-day assembly season.
  2. Which state cleared a proposal for the construction of a bus station on par with international standards in Ayodhya at a cost of Rs 400 crore?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet cleared a proposal for the construction of a bus station on par with international standards in Ayodhya at a cost of Rs 400 crore.
  3. Which program was launched by central government to Ensure Supply of Medical Oxygen Amid Pandemic?
    A) Project O2
    B) Vayu O2
    C) Mission O2
    D) Project Oxy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government said ‘Project O2 for India’ has been initiated to ensure supply of critical raw materials such as zeolites, setting up of small oxygen plants, and manufacturing of compressors.
  4. Which state inaugurated Command Centre for Real-time Monitoring of Govt Schools?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) HaryanA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurated a command-and-control centre in Gandhinagar to monitor the activities of over 54,000 government-run schools in the state
  5. India signed MoU with which country for Cooperation on Recruitment of Domestic Workers?
    A) SriLanka
    B) Myanmar
    C) Thailand
    D) Kuwait
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Kuwait have signed an MoU that brings Indian domestic workers in the Gulf nation within the ambit of a legal framework that streamlines their recruitment and provides them with the protection of the law.
  6. Recently,The Navi Mumbai International Airport has been decided to be named after whom?
    A) Eknath Shinde
    B) Vidhu Chopra
    C) Aditya Thackeray
    D) Bal Thackeray
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Navi Mumbai International Airport will be named after Shiv Sena founder late Bal Thackeray, Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde has said.
  7. How much amount was allocated to Uttar Pradesh under the Jal Jeevan Mission for 2021-22?
    A) ₹12050 cr
    B) ₹11000 cr
    C) ₹9970 cr
    D) ₹10870 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has allocated a whopping Rs 10,870 crore to Uttar Pradesh under the Jal Jeevan Mission for 2021-22, the highest allocation so far to any state, the Ministry of Jal Shakti said.
  8. As per International Energy Agency,how much amount needed by 2030 to put world on track to reach net-zero by 2050?
    A) $1 trillion
    B) $2 trillion
    C) $1.5 trillion
    D) $3 trillion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that emerging and developing countries need as much as $1 trillion of clean energy financing by 2030 if they are to hit 2050 net-zero emissions targets
  9. Which company joined hands with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for the implementation of its ‘Employability through Skill Initiative Project (ESIP) Phase II?
    A) Adani Enterprises
    B) Tata Steel
    C) JSWSteel
    D) Ambuja Cement Foundation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Ambuja Cements Ltd, which is working towards empowerment of rural communities joins hands with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for the implementation of its ‘Employability through Skill Initiative Project (ESIP) Phase II.
  10. Which bank has collaborated with customer engagement platform MoEngage to drive digital banking experiences in the unserved and underserved regions of the country?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Paytm Payments Bank
    C) Fincare Payments Bank
    D) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ujjivan Small Finance Bank said it has collaborated with customer engagement platform MoEngage to drive digital banking experiences in the unserved and underserved regions of the country.
  11. Recently which company has got approval from regulator IRDAI to undertake insurance broking?
    A) Radarbazaar
    B) Growupp
    C) Etmoney
    D) Policybazaar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leading web aggregator Policybazaar said it has got approval from regulator IRDAI to undertake insurance broking, a development that will help the company augment business and expand bouquet of services.
  12. How much GST to be imposed on Remdesivir medicine needed for Covid 19?
    A) 5%
    B) 12%
    C) 18%
    D) 24%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Finance has notified the reduction or waiver in GST rates to be levied on items used for preventing or treating Covid. The GST Council, in it meeting, had slashed tax rates on critical medication and paraphernalia related to Covid-19 infection.
  13. Recently Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation two Centres of Excellenceestablished by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in which state?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation two Centres of Excellenceestablished by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) at Seema Sadak Bhawan in New Delhi. These Centres have been established to achieve excellence in road safety as well as foster growth in the construction of roads, bridges, airfields and tunnels.
  14. Which company to acquire a majority stake in 1MG Technologies Ltd, an online healthcare marketplace?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Amazon
    C) Infosys
    D) Tata Digital
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata Digital Ltd, a wholly-owned arm of Tata Sons, said it will acquire a majority stake in 1MG Technologies Ltd, an online healthcare marketplace
  15. Who clinched gold in the 53kg category at the Poland Open?
    A) Vinesh Phogat
    B) Khrystyna Bereza
    C) Sariona Hilips
    D) Rupa Verma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Asian champion and star wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched gold in the 53kg category at the Poland Open
  16. Recently Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launched an ambitious initiative to provide world class treatment and rehabilitation to elite athletes injured during competition or training.Name it?
    A) CAIMS
    B) SAI
    C) CODES
    D) DRONE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launched an ambitious initiative to provide world class treatment and rehabilitation to elite athletes injured during competition or training.
  17. Who was named the ICC Men’s Player of the month for May 2021?
    A) Mushfiqur Rahim
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) Babar Azam
    D) Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Scotland all-rounder Kathryn Brycehave been named the ICC Players of the Month for May 2021. Both cricketers have received the awards following exemplary performances for their teams recently.
  18. Which institute has developed India’s First Power-Free CPAP Device ‘Jivan Vayu’?
    A) IIT Ropar
    B) IIT Jammu
    C) IISC BENGALURU
    D) IIM Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar has developed a device ‘Jivan Vayu’ which can be used as a substitute for a CPAP machine.
  19. India with which other country scientists developed a low-cost sensor that can detect fragments of the virus responsible for COVID-19 within wastewater?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    UK and Indian scientists have jointly developed a low-cost sensor that can detect fragments of the virus responsible for COVID-19 within wastewater.
  20. Which country scientist has developed a gadget That Sniffs Out Covid-19?
    A) UK
    B) China
    C) USA
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Electronic devices may soon be used to identify the presence of infection in a crowded space using body odour profiles after scientists in the UK have tested a so-called “COVID alarm”.
  21. Recently Indira Hridayesh passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Author
    C) Social Activist
    D) Actor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Leader of Opposition in the Uttarakhand assembly, Indira Hridayesh, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in New Delhi. She was 80.
  22. Recently architect Gottfried Böhm passed away.He belongs to which country?
    A) Germany
    B) USA
    C) France
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    German architect Gottfried Böhm, designer of the brutalist Church of the Pilgrimage, has passed away aged 101.
  23. When is International Day of Family Remittances observed?
    A) June 15
    B) June 16
    C) June 17
    D) June 12
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations General Assembly established the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) to be marked on June 16.
  24. Which day is observed As World wind Day?
    A) June 16
    B) June 15
    C) June 17
    D) June 18
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    June 15 is celebrated as Global Wind Day, also known as World Wind Day

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Kuwait?
    A) Riyal
    B) Dinar
    C) Riel
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  3. Where is the HQ of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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