Current Affairs Quiz: June 28, 2021

Current Affairs 28 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Union Government has extended the deadline of EV promotion scheme FAME-II till which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2023
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union government announced decision to extend the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicle (FAME) scheme by two years to March 31, 2024.
  2. Which state has become first rabies-free state in country?
    A) Chattisgarh
    B) Kerela
    C) Telangana
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the state had not reported a single rabies case in the last three years, making it the first rabies-free state in the country.
  3. Who has recently interacted with the participants of Toycathon-2021?
    A) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Nirmala Sitharaman
    D) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with participants of Toycathon-2021 via video conferencing.
  4. Who attended Shanghai Corporation Organization (SCO) in Tajikistan?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Ajit Doval
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Security Advisor Ajit Doval attended a meeting of the top security officials from the member nations of the Shanghai Corporation Organisation (SCO) in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe.
  5. How many countries are added to gray list by Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?
    A) One
    B) Two
    C) Three
    D) four
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) adds Malta, Haiti, the Philippines and South Sudan to gray list.
  6. Which Financial Institution has sanctioned Rs. 925 crore loan for Rebuild Kerala second phase?
    A) World Bank
    B) IMF
    C) ADB
    D) AIIB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Two years after sanctioning an assistance of USD 250 million for the first phase of the Rebuild Kerala Initiative (RKI), the World Bank approved USD 125 million assistance for the second phase.
  7. Which payments solution provider has partnered with FabIndia to launch co-branded contactless credit card?
    A) SBI Card
    B) Kotak Mahindra
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) YES Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SBI card, the country’s second-largest credit card issuer and Fabindia, a retail platform for a wide range of handcrafted products by the artisans of the country, have joined hands to launch an exclusive co-branded contactless credit card — Fabindia SBI Card.
  8. According to latest data from BIS, How much India’s Bank Credit-To-GDP ratio has grown?
    A) 52%
    B) 56%
    C) 55%
    D) 54%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Notwithstanding incremental credit growth plunging to a 59-year low at 5.56 per cent in FY21, the bank credit-to-GDP ratio rose to a five-year high of a little over 56 per cent in 2020, but way behind its peers and just half of the G20 average, according to the latest data from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
  9. According to Economic think-tank NCAER, By how much percent Indian economy may grow in current financial year?
    A) Between 7.5%-8.10%
    B) Between 8.4%-10.1%
    C) Between 8.4%-9.6%
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Economic think-tank NCAER expects the Indian economy to grow 8.4-10.1 per cent for the current financial year as against a contraction of 7.3 per cent in the last fiscal.
  10. Google Cloud has collaborated with which telecom service provider to enter into a 5G partnership?
    A) Airtel
    B) Jio
    C) Vodafone-Idea
    D) BSNL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Reliance Jio and Google Cloud have entered into a 5G partnership to connect a billion Indians to a faster internet, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said at the Reliance AGM. That’s in addition to the JioPhone Next smartphone that the two companies are developing.
  11. Who has become first Indian swimmer to qualify for Tokyo Olympics?
    A) Srihari Natraj
    B) Sajan Prakash
    C) Advait Page
    D) Aryan Makhija
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sajan Prakash has become the first Indian swimmer to qualify for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
  12. Who has won compound men’s individual gold in Archery World Cup in Paris?
    A) Abhishek Verma
    B) Kris Schaff
    C) Darrell Pace
    D) Hubert van Innis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Abhishek Verma beat American Kris Schaff via shoot-off in a nerve-wracking final to win the compound men’s individual title in the Archery World Cup Stage-3 in Paris.
  13. Which Indian Shooter has won silver in mixed air pistol team event at Shooting World Cup in Osijek?
    A) Manu Bhaker
    B) Saurabh Chaudhary
    C) Artem Chernousov
    D) Both A and B
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s star shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Osijek, Croatia o in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Event.
  14. Which vigilance commissioner will act as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)?
    A) Suresh N Patel
    B) Sanjay Kothari
    C) Ajay Tyagi
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vigilance Commissioner Suresh N. Patel will act as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) in the Central Vigilance Commission with effect from the date of occurrence of vacancy that is June 24, 2021, until the appointment of the central vigilance commissioner, according to a Personnel Ministry notification.
  15. Which organization has successfully tested fire enhanced Pinaka Rockets?
    A) ISRO
    B) DRDO
    C) NASA
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said it has successfully test-fired enhanced range versions of indigenously-developed Pinaka rockets and 122mm Caliber rockets from a Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRLp) at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur off the coast of Odisha
  16. Which Indian Institute has developed Rapid Antigen Test Kit for COVID-19?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Roorkee
    D) IIT Guwahati
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Education, Shri Sanjay Dhotre, launched a Rapid Antigen Test kit for COVID-19. It was developed by IIT Delhi researchers led by Dr. Harpal Singh.
  17. Which Union Minister has launched ‘itat e-dwar’, an e-filing portal of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    D) Narendra Modi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the e-filing portal of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), saying the initiative should be seen as a larger narrative of transformation the country is undergoing through the digital medium.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Financial Action Task Force?
    A) Paris
    B) London
    C) NewYork
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Rome
    B) Washington
    C) NewYork
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of International Shooting Sports Federation?
    A) Munich
    B) Amsterdam
    C) NewYork
    D) Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option A

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