Current Affairs Quiz: June 2, 2021

Current Affairs 2 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. The Health Dept of which state has launched ‘doctors ride towards village side’ programme ?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B) karnataka
    C)Mahrashtra
    D) kerela
    E) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Karnataka, the Health Department has launched Doctors ride towards village side programme. Under this scheme, the Government provides necessary logistic support for the teams led by medical students to visit villages and provide better healthcare during the pandemic

  2. Centre has allocated how much amount to Gujarat under Jal Jeevan Mission ?
    A) Rs 3410cr
    B) Rs 3412 cr
    C) Rs 3411cr
    D)Rs 3441 cr
    E)Rs 3341 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Centre allocates Rs 3411 Cr grant to Gujarat under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and potable piped drinking water to all the rural household in the state.

  3. Union Health Ministry has approved annual plan of worth how much for J&K under National Health Mission ?
    A) Rs. 1163.40 cr
    B) Rs. 1162.40cr
    C) Rs 1160.40cr
    D)Rs 1156.40cr
    E)None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir the Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare has approved annual plan worth Rs. 1163.40 crore for the UT for financial year 2021-22 under National Health Mission .

  4. The Centre asked private TV news channels to display how many new national helpline numbers ?
    A) One
    B) two
    C) three
    D) four
    E) five
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre asked private TV news channels to display four new national helpline numbers for the benefit of citizens as a part of the COVID-19 awareness initiative.

  5. Who has launched Horticulture CDP to ensure holistic growth of horticulture ?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Narendra Singh Tomar
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Yogi Adityanath
    E) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP) to ensure holistic growth of horticulture.

  6. Who has chaired BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Virtual Meeting?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Ravi shankar Prasad
    C) S Jaishankar
    D) Amit Shah
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will chair a BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting virtually. India is hosting the meeting as the chair of BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa).

  7. Which Bank has announced 3 loan schemes amid fight against coronavirus ?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) Canara Bank
    E) Bank of India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-run Canara Bank announced three loan schemes as part of the fight against the pandemic under which it will offer healthcare credit, business and personal loan to individuals.

  8. For the full financial year 2020-2021, India’s GDP has been contracted by how much percent?

    A) 1.6%
    B) 5.8%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.6%
    E) 8.3%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The country’s gross domestic product grew at 1.6 percent in the January to March quarter of the last fiscal year, showed government data. For the full financial year 2020-2021, country’s GDP contracted by 7.3 percent.

  9. According to OECD, The world economy will expand by how much percent this year?
    A) 7.3%
    B) 5.8%
    C) 4.6%
    D) 5.5%
    E) none of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The world economy will expand by 5.8 percent this year, up from a previous estimate of 5.6 percent, the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said in a report.

  10. Who has bagged gold medal at Asian Boxing Championship held in Dubai ?
    A) Amit Panghal
    B) Shiva Thapa
    C)Sakshi choudhary
    D) Sanjeet
    E) Monika
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian heavyweight boxer Sanjeet bagged Gold at the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. He defeated Olympic silver medalist Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan in the men’s 91kg final to hand India its second gold

  11. Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah, VSM has took over as the Admiral Superintendent of which Indian Naval Dockyard ?
    A) Bombay
    B) Cochin
    C) Vishakhapatnam
    D) Goa
    E) Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah, VSM took over as the Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam from Rear Adm Sreekumar Nair, NM at a formal ceremony held at ENC headquarters.

  12. Which Organisation has given special award to Union Health minister Dr HarshVardhan for efforts in tobacco control ?
    A) FAO
    B) UNEP
    C) UNICEF
    D) WHO
    E) UNESCO
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    This year WHO Director-General Special award has been given to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. Dr Harsh Vardhan leadership was instrumental in the 2019 national legislation to ban E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.

  13. Who has won the 2021 DUBLIN Literary Award sponsored by Dublin City Council ?
    A) Ana Castillo
    B) Yuri Herrera
    C) Valeria Luiselli
    D) Laura Esquivel.
    E) none of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the 2021 DUBLIN Literary Award, sponsored by Dublin City Council, for her novel Lost Children Archive (published by 4th Estate (Harper Collins) in the UK and Vintage Books (Alfred A. Knopf) in the USA.

  14. A group of how many oncologists and nurses have launched a helpline to support cancer patients ?
    A) 10
    B) 12
    C) 14
    D) 15
    E) 16
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A group of 15 oncologists and nurses have launched a helpline to support cancer patients, who face difficulty accessing healthcare owing to the lockdown and travel restrictions.

  15. Which IIT has developed India’s first indigenous temperature data logger for cold chain management ?
    A) IIT Delhi
    B) IIT Bombay
    C) IIT Ropar
    D) IIT Guwahati
    E) IIT Chennai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Ropar in Punjab has developed a device – AmbiTag that records real-time ambient temperature during the transportation of perishable products, vaccines and even body organs and blood.

  16. Which organization has approved eight Chinese names for features around the area on the moon ?
    A) NASA
    B) ISRO
    C) IAU
    D) JAXA
    E) CNES
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved eight Chinese names for features around the area on the Moon where China’s spacecraft Chang’e-5 probe landed last year to collect samples from the lunar surface and return to Earth.

  17. Which space-tech startup has successfully tested India’s first privately built Hall Thruster?
    A) Skyroot Aerospace
    B) Agnikul Cosmos
    C) pixxel
    D) Bellatrix Aerospace
    E) none of the above
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Bengaluru based space-tech startup “Bellatrix Aerospace” has successfully tested India’s first privately built Hall Thruster, which is a highly efficient electric propulsion system for satellite weighing 50 to 500 kg.

  18. Poul Schlueter has recently passed away. He was the longtime prime minister of which country ?
    A) Denmark
    B) Switzerland
    C) Israel
    D) Australia
    E) France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Poul Schlueter, Denmark’s prime minister for over a decade who negotiated exemptions for his country to a key European Union treaty after Danes rejected the initial text in a referendum, has died. He was 92.

  19. The former Urdu newsreader of All India Radio Dr. Tarannum Riyaz passed away in New Delhi. She had received SAARC Literature Award in which year ?
    A) 2011
    B) 2013
    C) 2014
    D)2010
    E) 2012
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The former Urdu newsreader of All India Radio and recipient of SAARC Literature Award in 2014, Dr. Tarannum Riyaz passed away in New Delhi. She was 59.

  20. ” Savarkar: A contested Legacy (1924-1966)” book has been authored by whom ?
    A) Vikram Seth
    B) Jhumpa Lahiri
    C) Chetan Bhagat
    D) Vikram Sampath
    E) khushwant singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Decorated historian and author Vikram Sampath has come out with the second and concluding volume of the book on the life and works of Veer Savarkar titled “Savarkar: A contested Legacy (1924-1966)”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Canara Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development?
    A)Geneva
    B)NewYork
    C)Mumbai
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of World Health Organisation?
    A)NewYork
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D

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