Current Affairs Quiz: June 25, 2021

Current Affairs 25 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. India has launched new trilateral with which two countries for Indo-Pacific stability?
    A) Australia and Japan
    B) France and Italy
    C) Italy and Japan
    D) Japan and France
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India-Italy-Japan launched their trilateral, the second trilateral involving India and a European power – hoping to create stability and a rules-based international order based on the consent of all, not on the power of the few in the Indo-Pacific region.
  2. Which country will be hosting 9th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable next year?
    A) Russia
    B) India
    C) Saudi Arabia
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has agreed to host the 9th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER9) next year, the International Energy Forum (IEF) said.
  3. Which union minister has launched “JaanHaiToJahaanHai” Awareness Campaign?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched a nationwide “JaanHaiToJahaanHai” awareness campaign to create awareness on Corona vaccination in rural and remote areas of the country and also to “Crush and Curb” the rumours and apprehensions, being spread by some vested interests regarding the on-going vaccination drive.
  4. With which country Indian Naval Ships are participating in a Passage Exercise through Indian Ocean Region?
    A) France
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Ships Kochi and Teg along with P8I and MiG 29K aircraft are participating in a Passage Exercise with US Navy Carrier Strike Group Ronald Reagan during its transit through Indian Ocean Region.
  5. Which state govt has recently announced policy for electric vehicles for next four years?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Gujarat, the state government announced the policy for electric vehicles for the next four years. Announcing the policy, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the state aims to witness 2 lakh electric vehicles on the roads in next 4 years.
  6. Which state’s CM has launched state Learning Management System to promote digital learning in higher education?
    A) Kerela
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa launched the state Learning Management System to promote digital learning in higher education.
  7. Which Indian city has been ranked as One Of The Top 5 Technology Centers In Asia Pacific?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) New Delhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru right now ranks as one of the top five tech centers in the Asia Pacific and Hyderabad in the Top ten list.
  8. Which minister attended G20 Education Ministers meet and represented India?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Sanjay Dhotre
    C) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Minister of State for Education Shri Sanjay Dhotre participated in the G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting. The meeting was hosted in blended mode by Italy.
  9. Lending marketplace Paisabazaar.com has collaborated with which bank to launch Step Up Credit Card?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) SBM Bank India
    C) RBL Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lending marketplace Paisabazaar.com and SBM Bank India announced the launch of Step Up Credit Card–a credit-builder product designed for consumers with limited access to formal credit, due to ineligible credit score.
  10. What is India’s rank in share of central bank surplus transfers?
    A) first
    B) second
    C) third
    D) fourth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was second in terms of reserves transferred to the government as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fiscal year 2020-21. Turkey has been ranked first.
  11. What is the revised growth rate of India according to Moody’s Investors Service?
    A) 7%
    B) 9.5%
    C) 9.6%
    D) 11.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service has slashed India’s growth projection to 9.6 per cent for the 2021 calendar year, from its earlier estimate of 13.9 per cent. For the calendar year 2022, GDP growth is projected at 7 per cent.
  12. Which country Is crowned with First ICC World Test Championship?
    A) India
    B) New Zealand
    C) England
    D) West Indies
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson savoured his team’s special win after they beat India in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final at Ageas Bowl Stadium (Rose Bowl Stadium) in Southampton, England.
  13. Which Indian dairy giant has been roped in as sponsor for Tokyo Games 2020?
    A) Amul
    B) Mother Dairy
    C) Kwality ltd
    D) Dudhsagar Dairy
    View Answer
    Option A
    • Explanation:
    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) roped in mobile gaming platform MPL Sports Foundation as the principal sponsor of the country’s contingent for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and next year’s Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The association is set to last till December 31, 2022. The IOA also said that diary giant Amul has agreed to be a sponsor for the Tokyo Games to be held from July 23 to August 8.

  14. Who has been named captain of Indian Women’s Hockey team for Tokyo Olympics 2020?
    A) Savita Punia
    B) Deep Grace Ekka
    C) Rani Rampal
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal have been named as captains of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams respectively for Tokyo Olympics 2020.
    Who is appointed as Director Of National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru?
    A) Dr Pratima Murthy
    B) Dr BN Gangadhar
    C) Dr Debjani Das
    D) Dr Atasi Gupta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dr Pratima Murthy, head of Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru has been appointed as Director of the Institute for a period of five years. She will retire in March 2026
  15. Which Indian cricketer has been roped in as brand ambassador of OnePlus?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Yuzvendra Chahal
    C) Jasprit Bumrah
    D) Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Premium smartphone brand OnePlus said it has roped in cricketer Jasprit Bumrah as the brand ambassador for its wearables category.
  16. Who has topped the Inaugural List of Top Philanthropists Of The Century?
    A) Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
    B) Azim Premji
    C) Mackenzie Scott
    D) Howard Hughes
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, founder of the Tata Group, has topped the EdelGive Hurun Philanthropists of the Century. The report pegs the current value of his donation – mainly to education and healthcare – at $102.4 billion with the start of his key endowments way back in 1892.
  17. Which country has successfully tested an airborne high-power laser that can shoot down drones mid-air?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Israel
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option CThe Israeli military said it has successfully tested an airborne high-power laser that can shoot down drones, technology it hopes to deploy on a larger scale in the coming years.
    Explanation:

  18. Where in country the world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted on the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam.
  19. Who has revealed the title and cover of his upcoming autobiography “Will”?
    A) Tom Hanks
    B) Brad Pitt
    C) Will Smith
    D) Tom Cruise
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actor Will Smith, who revealed the title and cover of his upcoming autobiography “Will”. The book, to be published November 9, 2021 by Penguin Press.
  20. Book ‘Habba Khatoon’ has been released by which theatre personality?
    A) Mahesh Dattani
    B) Ratna Pathak Shah
    C) Manav kaul
    D) Arvind Gaur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Theatre personality Arvind Gaur has released the book ‘Habba Khatoon’ authored by Kajal Suri. It was Published by Sanjana Prakashan.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A) Born
    B) Lausanne
    C) Amsterdam
    D) Copenhagen
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of NewZealand?
    A) Dollar
    B) Peso
    C) Krone
    D) Riyal
    View Answer
    Option A

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