Current Affairs Quiz: June 24, 2021

Current Affairs 24 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government announced a special scheme named Ashirbad to provide financial support to the orphans?
    A) Odisha
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a special scheme to provide financial support to the orphans.
  2. Which state government inaugurated Minnagam, a consumer grievance redressal centre?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tamilnadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin inaugurated Minnagam, a consumer grievance redressal centre in Chennai. The State Government said that consumers of electricity in the State can report their grievances to the Centre through mobile phone.
  3. How much amount of approval was given by Gujarat government to a scheme to prevent marine salinity entering in coastal villages of Saurashtra?
    A) ₹110 cr
    B) ₹100 cr
    C) ₹104 cr
    D) ₹102 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gujarat government has given in-principle approval to a scheme worth 102 crore rupees to prevent marine salinity entering in the coastal villages of Saurashtra.
  4. Recently Government has announced establishment of how many Divyangta Khel Kendras in different parts of country?
    A) 5
    B) 4
    C) 2
    D) 6
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government announced establishment of five Divyangta Khel Kendras in different parts of country.
  5. Which state government e-launched Agricultural Diversification Scheme-2021benefiting vanbandhu- farmers in tribal areas?
    A) Kerala
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani e-launched Agricultural Diversification Scheme-2021benefiting vanbandhu- farmers in tribal areas.
  6. Which state has released a Special Postal Coverbrought out by India Post on the occasion of International Yoga Day?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Odisha
    C) WestBengal
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has released a Special Postal Coverbrought out by India Post on the occasion of International Yoga Day at a programme held in Raj Bhavan.
  7. Who will head the committee which is formed by NHRC to enquire into complaints of post poll violence in West Bengal?
    A) Rajeev Jain
    B) Surya Pratap
    C) Anup Kumar Pandey
    D) Mukesh Agarwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Following the Calcutta High Court’s order, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)has constituted a committee to enquire into the complaints of post poll violence in West Bengal. The seven member committee will be headed by NHRC Member, Rajeev Jain.
  8. Which country is all set to host a two-day summit on Green Hydrogen initiatives involving the BRICS nations?
    A) India
    B) Brazil
    C) China
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is all set to host a two-day summit on Green Hydrogen initiatives involving the BRICS nations.
  9. India signed MoU with which country for cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors field?
    A) Fiji
    B) Bhutan
    C) SriLanka
    D) Maldives
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Fiji have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
  10. Which state government said a chair will be established after Milkha Singh’s name at the Sports University, Patiala?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    After the passing of legendary track and field athlete Milkha Singh of Covid-19 related complications, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced that a chair will be established after Milkha Singh’s name at the Sports University, Patiala.
  11. As per recent amendment,how much percent of shares can a company sell having a market capitalisation of more than Rs 1 lakh crore at the time of listing?
    A) 2%
    B) 5%
    C) 10%
    D) 8%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Companies that have a market capitalisation of more than Rs 1 lakh crore at the time of listing can now sell just five per cent of their shares, with the latest amendment in rules, a move that will be beneficial for the government during the proposed initial public offer of LIC
  12. Recently Finance Ministry has allowed all housing finance companies with asset size of over how much amount to use SARFAESI law to recover dues?
    A) ₹150 cr
    B) ₹200 cr
    C) ₹250 cr
    D) ₹100 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Finance Ministry has now allowed all housing finance companies with asset size of over ₹100 crore to use SARFAESI law to recover dues.
  13. Recently Defence Ministry has signed a contract with which company for construction of two Pollution Control Vessels for Indian Coast Guard?
    A) Goa Shipyard Limited
    B) CONCOR
    C) Maregaon Shipyard Limited
    D) Cochin Shipyard Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Defence Ministry has signed a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd for construction of two Pollution Control Vessels for Indian Coast Guard.
  14. Which company has decided to set up a grain based ethanol plant in Una district of Himachal Pradesh?
    A) ONGC
    B) HPCL
    C) DRDO
    D) BHEL
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Himachal Pradesh, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has decided to set up a grain based ethanol plant in Una district.
  15. Recently Samsung Has settled up Display Manufacturing Unit in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Electronics major Samsung has completed the construction of the display manufacturing unitthat is shifted from China to Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
  16. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Becomes Second Fastest Woman Of All-Time Ahead.She belongs to which nation?
    A) Germany
    B) Jamaica
    C) South Africa
    D) Chile
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the second-fastest woman of all-time behind 100 metres world record holder Florence Griffith-Joyner when she clocked 10.63 seconds at a meet in Kingston.
  17. Recently Nikol pasha yam has been sworn as new PM of which country?
    A) Azerbaijan
    B) Armenia
    C) South Africa
    D) Ireland
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Armenia’s acting Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, and his Civil Contract Party won a parliamentary election with 53.92 per cent votes.
  18. Who has been awarded Central European University (CEU) Open Society Prize for 2021?
    A) Snehlata Dubey
    B) Surya Yadav
    C) Rudra Pratap Singh
    D) KK Shailaja
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central European University (CEU) Open Society Prize for 2021 has been awarded to KK Shailaja, the former Health Minister of Kerala.
  19. Who has become the first woman fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Rajouri district, J & K.?
    A) Mawya Sudan
    B) Shivangi Sharma
    C) Manya Sharma
    D) Preeti Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mawya Sudan, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, has become the first woman fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Rajouri district, J & K.
  20. Which state government rolled out Sakshama’, COVID helpline for specially abled .?
    A) Kerala
    B) Karnataka
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Telangana
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and state COVID Task Force head Dr C N Ashwatha Narayanarolled out Sakshama COVID helpline for specially abled in Bengaluru.
  21. Recently Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) developed State-of-the-Art Canopy Severance System for fighter aircraft which helps safe ejection of pilot in distress.Where ARDE is located?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Bhopal
    D) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    All modern aircraft are equipped with a Canopy Severance System (CSS), which is an escape path clearance system for the pilot in case of emergencies occurring on the aircraft.
  22. Recently Yuri Ogoroudnik passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Politics
    C) Sports
    D) Author
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Indian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik, who was sacked for his alleged involvement in the infamous 2011 dope scandal, has died at his native place in Ukrainey. He was 84.
  23. What is the theme of this year’s International Widows Day ?
    A) Invisible Women, Invisible Problems
    B) I am generation equality
    C) Highlitimg the issues
    D) Raise Awareness
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    June 23 is observed as International Widows Day by the United Nation in a bid to create awareness about the situation of widows across many parts of the world
  24. When is International Olympic Day observed?
    A) June 20
    B) June 22
    C) June 23
    D) June 21
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year on 23 June, International Olympic Day is celebrated across the world.
  25. What is the theme of this year’s United nAtions Public Service Day?
    A) Innovating the Future Public Service
    B) Action Today Impact Tommorrow
    C) Achieving the SDGs
    D) Services and Innovatiove Transformation
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year on June 23, the United Nations Public Service Day recognises the value and virtue of public service to the community.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Human Right Commssion?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the capital of Fiji?
    A) Suva
    B) Maputo
    C) Copenhagen
    D) Aluva
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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