Current Affairs Quiz: June 22, 2021

Current Affairs 22 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently The Union Cabinet approved the Inland Vessel Bill 2021. It is going to replace which previous bill?
    A) Inland Vessels Act, 1917
    B) Inland Vessels Act, 1918
    C) Inland Vessels Act, 1919
    D) Inland Vessels Act, 1916
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet, approved the Inland Vessel Bill 2021 that will streamline and regulate inland vessels running in the country, said Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister Ports, Shipping and Waterways. The Inland Vessels Bill 2021 will replace Inland Vessels Act, 1917.
  2. What is the deadline to link PAN with Aadhar Card ?
    A) June 30 ,2021
    B) Sept 30, 2021
    C) Dec 31, 2021
    D) March 31,2022
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had recently extended the deadline to link Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar number to June 30, 2021, due to the difficulties posed by the ongoing Covid pandemic.
  3. Which Union minister has launched “Jaan Hai To Jahaan Hai” awareness campaign?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Piyush Goyal
    C) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    D) Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that a nationwide “Jaan Hai To Jahaan Hai” awareness campaign launched to create awareness on Corona vaccination in rural and remote areas of the country.
  4. Which city has been named as the most liveable city of India, in the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)?
    A) Chennai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru has been named as the most liveable city of India, in the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Bengaluru is followed by Chennai, Shimla, Bhubaneshwar, and Mumbai, as the top five best cities respectively.
  5. India with which other nation has launched a hydrogen task force in clean energy push?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) Germany
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United States Department of Energy (DOE), India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) have jointly launched a US-India Hydrogen Task Force. This is under the US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP).
  6. India and which country will conduct bilateral naval exercise in Indian Ocean?
    A) Singapore
    B) Japan
    C) Australia
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ships of the Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) participated in a joint naval exercise at the Indian Ocean to realize “Free and Open Indo-Pacifyurwwic.
  7. Which union minister has addressed the 42nd session of the FAO Congress virtually?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Narendra Singh Tomar
    D) Piyush Goyal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar addressed 42nd session The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conference virtually.
  8. Who has won 2021 French Grand Prix?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Daniel Ricciardo
    D) Fernando Alonso
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen overtook Lewis Hamilton on the penultimate lap to win the French Grand Prix and extend his lead over his title rival to 12 points.
  9. Ebrahim Raisi has recently secured landslide victory in which country’s presidential election?
    A) Iraq
    B) Iran
    C) Kazakhstan
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge who is under U.S. sanctions for human rights abuses, secured victory as expected in Iran’s presidential election after a contest marked by voter apathy over economic hardships and political restrictions
  10. Who has been named Member of World Bank-IMF High Advisory Group?
    A) Nirmala Sitharaman
    B) Dr. Manmohan Singh
    C) Montek Singh Ahluwalia
    D) Shaktikant Das
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission and distinguished fellow at the Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP), was named as a member of a High-Level Advisory Group (HLAG) formed by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the face of the dual crisis posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change
  11. A documentary of which leader has won Top Award At New York Indian Film Festival?
    A) Mahatma Gandhi
    B) Nelson Mandela
    C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    D) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi produced by internationally-renowned South African filmmaker Anant Singh has won the Best Documentary Feature Award at the 21st New York Indian Film Festival.
  12. Which ship was adjudged as the Best Ship of the Eastern Fleet amongst Capital ships in Fleet Awards Function 2021?
    A) INS Kamorta
    B) INS Sahyadri
    C) INS Kiltan
    D) INS Khukri
    View Answer
    Option B
    • Explanation:
    INS Sahyadri was adjudged as the Best Ship of the Eastern Fleet amongst Capital ships, INS Kamorta as the Most Spirited Ship for displaying indomitable spirit and grit whilst undertaking a plethora of challenging missions and Best Corvette trophy as jointly won by IN Ships Kiltan and Khukri amongst Corvettes and similar classes of ships.

  13. Where is A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats discovered?
    A) Lesotho
    B) Botswana
    C) Mozambique
    D) Zambia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana.
  14. Who has released Bishnupada Sethi’s ‘Beyond Here And Other Poems’?
    A) Mamta Banerjee
    B) Arvind Kejriwal
    C) Naveen Patnaik
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released a book of poems ‘Beyond Here and Other Poems’ written by senior bureaucrat Bishnupada Sethi.
  15. Who has authored a book titled, ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis’?
    A) Vikram Seth
    B) Ruskin Bond
    C) Amitav Ghosh
    D) Chetan Bhagat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jnanpith Awardee and renowned author Amitav Ghosh’s authored a book titled, ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis’. It is published by John Murray.
  16. When is International Day Of The Celebration Of The Solstice observed?
    A) June 19
    B) June 21
    C) June 20
    D) June 22
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice was observed on June 21.
  17. What was the theme of seventh International Day of Yoga?
    A) Yoga for Life
    B) Yoga for well-being
    C) Yoga against Covid
    D) Yoga for all
    View Answer
    Option B
    • Explanation:
    International Day of Yoga 2021 theme is “Yoga for well-being”, much relevant for our times in a society still recovering from the impact of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

  18. When is World Refugee Day observed?
    A) June 19
    B) June 20
    C) June 21
    D) June 22
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 to respect and honour the courage and resilience of refugees across the globe.
  19. All over the world, When is World Music Day celebrated?
    A) June 18
    B) June 19
    C) June 20
    D) June 21
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    All over the world, June 21 is celebrated as ‘World Music Day’. It is also known as ‘Fete de la Musique’ in French and Make Music Day as well.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNCTAD?
    A) Geneva
    B) Rome
    C) Paris
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Botswana?
    A) Harare
    B) Gaborone
    C) Maputo
    D) Menon
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of International Mometary Fund?
    A) London
    B) Washington
    C) Paris
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

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