Current Affairs Quiz: June 27, 2021

Current Affairs 27 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which authority has constituted committee to examine global best practices in ship financing & leasing?
    A) SEBI
    B) IFSCA
    C) NABARD
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has constituted a committee to examine global best practices in ship financing and leasing.
  2. Which state government increased honorarium of ASHA workers by Rs 1000 and gives additional Rs 500 as COVID allowance?
    A) Madhya pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government has decided to increase the honorarium of ASHA workers by Rs one thousand and give an additional Rs 500 as COVID allowance.
  3. Which union minister has inaugurated foundation stones of several road projects worth over Rs 6000 crore in Himachal Pradesh?
    A) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    GrabUnion Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari performed inaugurations and laid foundation stones of several road projects worth Rs 6155 crore through video conferencing from Manali in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.
  4. Cabinet has approved extension of PMGKAY for how many months?
    A) 4 months
    B) 5 months
    C) 6 months
    D) 8 months
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet approved a proposal to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY)for 5 months to provide free ration to over 80 crore people, mostly poor, by five more months till November-end.
  5. According to QS EMBA Rankings 2021, which institute has been ranked best in India?
    A) IISc Bengaluru
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Bombay
    D) IIM Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked the best in India in the latest edition of QS Executive MBA Rankings. IIMB has bagged the 39th spot globally, making it the only Indian institute to feature in the list of the top 100.
  6. Who among the following has not announced to launch platform to tackle COVID-19 pandemic?
    A) WHO
    B) WIPO
    C) UNCTAD
    D) WTO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The leaders of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), World Health Organisation (WHO), and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said that through the platform, countries will be able to access the expertise in places where the three fields cross over in battling the pandemic
  7. Which bank has launched Aarogyam Healthcare Business Loan?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Central Bank of India
    C) State Bank of India
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) has launched the Aarogyam Healthcare Business Loan to provide enhanced support to the healthcare sector in the country amid pandemic.
  8. India and which other international organization have signed USD 32 Million Loan For Mizoram?
    A) IMF
    B) World Bank
    C) AIIB
    D) NDB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed a USD 32 million Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project to improve the management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram, particularly for the benefit of under-served areas and vulnerable groups
  9. Which Insurance company has recently introduced Technology Platform ‘E-PGS’?
    A) LIC
    B) New India Insurance Company
    C) Bharti AXA Life Insurance Co
    D) Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Co
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has launched a centralized web-based workflow-based IT platform called “e-PGS” for its group business operations.
  10. How many bank accounts have been linked to Aadhar so far in the country?
    A) 110 cr
    B) 120cr
    C) 130cr
    D) 140 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    One hundred and 20 crore out of 140 crore bank accounts in the country have been linked to Aadhaar so far enabling people to enter into the formal financial system.
  11. Which swimmer has broken the 100-Meter Backstroke World Record?
    A) Kaylee McKeown
    B) Regan Smith
    C) Janet Evans
    D) Michael Phelps
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Australia’s Kaylee McKeown broke the women’s 100m backstroke world record. She clocked 57.45sec at the Australian Olympic trials in Adelaide, dedicating it to her father who died last year.
  12. Who has been appointed 1st Vice Chancellor of Delhi Sports University?
    A) Abhinav Bindra
    B) Karnam Malleswari
    C) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
    D) Vijender Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has appointed former Olympic medallist Karnam Malleswari as the first Vice Chancellor of Delhi Sports University.
  13. Which city is the winner of Smart City awards 2020 for overall development?
    A) Rajkot
    B) Indore
    C) Surat
    D) Both options B and C
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central government declared Smart City awards 2020 in which Indore (Madhya Pradesh) and Surat (Gujarat) won the award jointly for their overall development. Whereas Uttar Pradesh emerged on the top among all states, followed by Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu under the Smart City award, 2020.
  14. IBM has collaborated with which Indian Institute to launch Hybrid Cloud Lab?
    A) IIT Delhi
    B) IISc Bangalore
    C) IIT Bombay
    D) IIM Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IBM and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) announced the launch of a hybrid cloud lab. Located at the IISc campus, the lab will start with an initial set of projects, involving faculty and students from the IISc Departments
  15. What is next generation of Windows launched by Microsoft?
    A) Windows 11
    B) Windows 12
    C) Windows10
    D)none of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Microsoft officially launched its new Windows operating system ‘Windows 11’ . It is being called as the “next generation” of Windows.
  16. When will India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) be commissioned?
    A) 2022
    B) 2023
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) will be commissioned next year 2022, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said. The Carrier will be christened INS Vikrant on commissioning
  17. Where has India successfully tested Fires Subsonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay?
    A) Chennai Coast
    B) Odisha Coast
    C) Vishakhapatnam
    D) Bombay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ was successfully test-fired off Odisha coast, informed the DRDO.
  18. Where are New species of skittering frog discovered in country?
    A) Atapaka Bird Sanctuary
    B) Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary
    C) Thattekkad bird sanctuary
    D) Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A new species of skittering frog has been identified from the surroundings of the Thattekkad bird sanctuary
  19. Well Known Veteran artist Sivan Passes Away at 89. He was a famous?
    A) Photographer
    B) Author
    C) Filmmaker
    D) Both options A and C
    View Answer
    Option D
    • Explanation:
    Veteran still photographer and film-maker Sivan died. He was 89. Sivan was the first press photographer in Kerala. He was also the still photographer of the classic Malayalam movie ‘Chemmeen’ which was released in 1965.

  20. John McAfee recently passed away. He was the creator of which antivirus software?
    A) Kaspersky Anti-Virus
    B) McAfee Antivirus Software
    C) Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus
    D) none of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    John McAfee, the creator of the eponymous antivirus software, McAfee Antivirus Software was found dead in prison outside Barcelona after a Spanish court said that he could be extradited to the United States on tax-evasion charges. He was 75.
  21. Who has authored book titled ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’?
    A) Vikram Seth
    B) Chetan Bhagat
    C) Ruskin Bond
    D) Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian British author Ruskin Bond has authored a new book titled ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is published by Aleph Book Company.
  22. When is International Day In Support Of Victims Of Torture observed every year?
    A) June 25
    B) June 26
    C) June 27
    D) June 28
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is observed every year on June 26.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is International Financial Services Centres Authority located?
    A) Gandhinagar
    B) Nagpur
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Life Insurance Corporation of India?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of IBM?
    A) Amsterdam
    B) NewYork
    C) London
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

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