Current Affairs Quiz: June 29, 2021

Current Affairs 29 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which Union Minister inaugurated 63 bridges built by BRO in 8 states?
    A) Nitin Gadkari
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a virtual program from Kyungam in Leh district, Rajnath Singh inaugurated 63 Border Roads Organization bridges in eight states in the country.
  2. Where has PM Modi inaugurated A Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy virtually?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Gandhinagar
    C) Rajkot
    D) Surat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated a Japanese Zen garden and Kaizen academy at the Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA)
  3. Government has extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar till which date?
    A) 31st July
    B) 31st August
    C) 30th September
    D) 30th November
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government has extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar till 30th of September.
  4. Which state State Cricket Association has signed a lease agreement with Bokaro Steel Plant for the construction of an international cricket stadium?
    A) Chattisgarh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Jharkhand State Cricket Association, affiliated with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has signed a lease agreement with Bokaro Steel Plant for the construction of an international cricket stadium.
  5. Where in India Hemis Festival 2021 was celebrated?
    A) Jammu
    B) Srinagar
    C) Ladakh
    D) Kashmir
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hemis Festival in Ladakh is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the Tse-Chu, Lunar month of the Tibetan Calendar.
  6. Which country has announced to provide $9.3 Million Aid to India for Building Cold Chain System to Fight Covid?
    A) USA
    B) Germany
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japan announced that it will provide USD 9.3 million worth cold chain equipment and related assistance to India to help in the country’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
  7. Which Minister from India addressed at the plenary session of the 9th Moscow Conference on International Security?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Dr Ajay Kumar
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar addressed at the plenary session of the 9th Moscow Conference on International Security on the topic ‘Role of Military Agencies in fighting against COVID-19’, in Moscow, Russia.
  8. Where was G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held?
    A) Rome
    B) Venice
    C) Catania
    D) Verona
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    G20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meeting was held in Catania, Italy.Ministry of labour & employment, India was represented by MoS (I/C) Shri Santosh Gangwar along with minister of state for education, Sanjay Dhotre
  9. Which regulatory body recently launched FY21 round of survey on ITES exports?
    A) RBI
    B) SEBI
    C) EXIM Bank
    D) IRDAI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said it has launched the 2020-21 round of its annual survey on computer software and information technology enabled services (ITES) exports, results of which are used for compilation of balance of payments statistics. The RBI has been conducting this annual survey since 2002-03
  10. Which nation is now the second largest export partner of India?
    A) USA
    B) China
    C) UAE
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    China replaced the UAE as the second largest export destination for India in fiscal 2021, with outbound shipments to the neighbouring country rising 27.53% to $21.18 billion in the pandemic year. The US remained the country’s top export partner.
  11. According to credit rating agency Ind-Ra, what will be the India’s GDP Growth rate for FY22?
    A) 10.1%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 9.6%
    D) 7.2%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian economy is likely to grow by 9.6 per cent in the current fiscal year 2021-22, according to credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
  12. Which PSB along with LIC and SBI Life was among the top investors picking up stake in Indian Bank under QIP?
    A) Union Bank of India
    B) Canara Bank
    C) Bank of Maharashtra
    D) Central Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), SBI Life and Canara Bank were among the top investors picking up stakes in Indian Bank under a QIP, according to a regulatory filing.
  13. Which Digital healthcare company has acquired Thyrocare in Rs 4546cr deal?
    A) CureFit
    B) Pharmeasy
    C) Mfine
    D) Strand Life Sciences
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Digital healthcare company Pharmeasy announced that it will acquire a controlling stake in diagnostic chain Thyrocare for Rs 4,546 crore.
  14. Which Indian Archer is reclaimed world no. 1 ranking after Hat-trick of Gold Medals at World Cup Stage 3?
    A) Atanu Das
    B) Deepika Kumari
    C) Dola Banerjee
    D) Jayanta Talukdar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Star Indian archer Deepika Kumari regained the number one position in global rankings following her hat-trick of gold medals at the World Cup Stage 3.
  15. Who has won the inaugural Bad Homburg grasscourt title?
    A) Serena Williams
    B) Angelique Kerber
    C) Simona Halep
    D) Ashleigh Barty
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Germany’s Angelique Kerber stepped up her Wimbledon preparations by winning her first tournament in three years, when she claimed the inaugural Bad Homburg grasscourt title.
  16. Which International Football player has become Joint Top-Scorer In Men’s International Football?
    A) Cristiano Ronaldo
    B) Lionel Messi
    C) Andres Iniesta
    D) Neymar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo has become the joint top-scorer in men’s international football. He achieved the feat in Portugal’s Euro 2020 game against France at the Puskas Arena in Budapest.
  17. Which Metro has bagged Japan Society of Civil Engineers’ Award?
    A) Delhi Metro
    B) Lucknow Metro
    C) Kolkata Metro
    D) Bombay Metro
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Delhi Metro has bagged an award from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers for its “high-quality” infrastructure development projects under phases I-III. The ‘Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award’ is for the year 2020.
  18. Who has recently launched website for Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan?
    A) Piyush Goyal
    B) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    C) Thawaarchand Gehlot
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawaarchand Gehlot launched the website for the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
  19. Parassala Ponnammal passes away at 96. She was a famous?
    A) Author
    B) Musician
    C) Filmmaker
    D) Dancer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Parassala B Ponnammal, a doyen of carnatic music from Kerala passed away She was 96.
  20. ‘The Startup Wife’ has been released recently. Who has authored it?
    A) Tahmima Anam
    B) Jhumpa Lahiri
    C) Arundhati Roy
    D) Kiran Desai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An award-winning author Tahmima Anam has released his new novel titled ‘The Startup Wife’.
  21. When is MSMEs Day celebrated every year?
    A) June 25
    B) June 26
    C) June 27
    D) June 28
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day is celebrated every year on June 27 to recognise the contribution of these industries in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2021, the theme is “MSME 2021: Key to an inclusive and sustainable recovery.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Steel Authority of India?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ of National Dairy Development Board?
    A) Gujarat
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A

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