Current Affairs Quiz: June 21, 2020

Current Affairs 21 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which organisation was appointed as the personnel certification body of the Yoga Certification Board of India ?
    A) ICCR
    B) IFFCO
    C) CRIDA
    D) ICAR
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Yoga Certification Board of India has appointed Indian Council for Cultural Relations as the personnel certification body.
  2. Which state government launched Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ Campaign?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    With the aim to vaccinate all people above 45 years against COVID-19 in Delhi within the next four weeks, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ campaign.
  3. What is India’s rank on the Institute for Management Development (IMD)’s annual World Competitiveness Index 2021?
    A) 40th
    B) 41st
    C) 43rd
    D) 44th
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India held the 43rd rank on the Institute for Management Development (IMD)’s annual World Competitiveness Index 2021.
  4. Recently which platform has expanded cards tokenisation with more banks in India?
    A) Paytm
    B) Freecharge
    C) Google Pay
    D) Amazon Pay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Digital payments platform Google Pay has announced further expansion in the footprint of bank partners offering cards tokenisation on the Google Pay app.
  5. Which company got RBI’s In-Principle Nod To Take Over PMC Bank?
    A) Centrum Financial Services
    B) DBS
    C) HSBC India
    D) Reliance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given “in-principle” approval to Centrum Financial Services Ltd (CFSL) to set up a small finance bank (SFB), which will take over the beleaguered Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC Bank).
  6. Which bank recently launched Digital Lending Platform “IEasy Credit”?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) IndusInd Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IndusInd Bank announced the launch of ‘IndusEasy Credit’, a comprehensive digital lending platform that enables customers to meet their financial requirements from the comfort of their homes.
  7. As per Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), India’s unemployment rate declined to how much percent in the week ended June 13 ?
    A) 8.7%
    B) 8.9%
    C) 9.0%
    D) 8.3%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s unemployment rate declined to 8.7 per cent in the week ended June 13 from the monthly unemployment rate of 14.7 per cent in May as COVID cases continue to decline.
  8. Which company has been recognized as the Global Innovation Partner of the Year by Snowflake, the Data Cloud Company?
    A) HCL
    B) TCS
    C) Infosys
    D) L&T Infotech
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company has been recognized as the Global Innovation Partner of the Year by Snowflake, the Data Cloud Company. LTI received this prestigious recognition during Snowflake Virtual Partner Summit.
  9. Recently cricketer Kevin o Brien announced his retirement.He played from which country?
    A) England
    B) Australia
    C) Kemya
    D) Ireland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien, whose century against England in a 2011 World Cup match remains the fastest hundred in the tournament’s history, has quit one-day internationals, Cricket Ireland said.
  10. Who became the youngest woman cricketer to score twin half-centuries in Test debut?
    A) Shefali Verma
    B) Mithali Raj
    C) Smriti Mandhana
    D) Jhulan Goswami
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Shafali Verma became the youngest woman, and the fourth overall, to score twin half-centuries in her debut Test match.
  11. Who has been awarded by The World Book of Records, London for commitment towards trade and industry during the Covid times?
    A) Sanjiv Bajaj
    B) LV Prabhakar
    C) Dinesh Khara
    D) Khyati Naravane
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Industry body Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTCCI) CEO Khyati Naravane has been awarded by The World Book of Records, London for commitment towards trade and industry during the Covid times.
  12. Who was announced as one of ten 2021 SDG Pioneers for his work to advance access to clean and affordable energy by UNSC?
    A) Sumant Sinha
    B) Rakesh Acharya
    C) Tanmay Bhatt
    D) Ashu Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Global Compact has announced that it has recognized Mr. Sumant Sinha, Chairman & MD of ReNew Power as one of ten 2021 SDG Pioneers for his work to advance access to clean and affordable energy.It was announced at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2021
  13. Recently a renowned Islamic scholar who was the first to translate the Quran into the Gojri language passed away.Name him?
    A) Mohd Ul Fateh Khan
    B) Abdulla Rehman
    C) Mohammed Shahid
    D) Mufti Faiz Ul Waheed
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mufti Faiz-ul-Waheed, a renowned Islamic scholar who was the first to translate the Quran into the Gojri language and helped hundreds of tribal students pursue medical and engineering education across Jammu and Kashmir, died of post-Covid complications at a private hospital.He was 56.
  14. Recently the Secretary in the Department of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) passed away.Name him ?
    A) Dinesh Chandra
    B) MR Kumar
    C) Guruprasad Mohapatra
    D) Rakesh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Secretary in the Department of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Guruprasad Mohapatradied of Covid-19 related complications at AIIMS. He was 59.
  15. What is the theme of this year’s World Sauntering Day?
    A) The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk
    B) Rushing Through Life
    C) Slowing down the pace
    D) Slow down and enjoy life
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Sauntering Day is observed on June 19 every year to remind us to slow down from our hectic lives and smell the proverbial roses as we walk along.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Culture Relations?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Pune
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Ireland?
    A) Dublin
    B) Copenhagen
    C) Amsterdam
    D) Maputo
    View Answer
    Option A

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