Current Affairs Quiz: June 3, 2021

Current Affairs 3 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which organisation has become First Standards Body To Join Govt’s ‘One Nation, One Standard’ Scheme?
    A) RDSO
    B) DRDO
    C) BHEL
    D) ONGC
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    One Nation, One Standard scheme has been launched with an aim to synergize standards adopted by various Standard Development Organisations in the country. The voluntary integration scheme of multiple standard formulating bodies will bring uniformity in the quality of goods & services produced in the country and will boost the ‘Brand India’ image.
  2. Recently Cabinet approved MoU with which country in the field of sustainable urban development?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) China
    D) USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Cabinet approved Memorandum of Cooperation ( Moc) between India and Japan in the field of sustainable urban development.
  3. How much amount was allocated to WestBengal under Jal Jeevan Mission for 2021-22?
    A) ₹8000 cr
    B) ₹4500 cr
    C) ₹5500 cr
    D) ₹7000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has allocated around seven thousand crore rupees grant to West Bengal under Jal Jeevan Mission for 2021- 22 to provide every household with assured tap water supply on regular and long-term basis.
  4. Recently RBI cancelled the license of Shivajirao Bhosale Sahakari Bank.It is based in which city?
    A) Pune
    B) Nagpur
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The RBI said it has cancelled the licence of Shivajirao Bhosale Sahakari Bank, Pune as the lender does not have adequate capital and earning prospects.
  5. Recently OECD cut its forecast of GDP of India to how much percent for FY22?
    A) 9.9%
    B) 9.5%
    C) 9.8%
    D) 9.0%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) cut its growth projection for India for FY22 to 9.9 per cent from 12.6 per cent estimated in March, as the second wave of coronavirus infections has paused economic recovery in Asia’s third largest economy.
  6. As per Moody,India economy to grow at how much percent in FY22?
    A) 9.8%
    B) 9.5%
    C) 8.7%
    D) 9.3%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s economy will rebound in the current financial year to mark a growth of 9.3 per cent but the second Covid-19 wave has increased risks to the country’s outlook with potential longer-term credit implications, Moody’s Investors Service said.
  7. Recently SBI revised India’s FY22 economic growth forecast to how much percent?
    A) 6.9%
    B) 7.0%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    As the second wave of Covid-19 and the resultant restrictions again cripple economic activities, the State Bank of India (SBI) has revised India’s growth outlook downwards for the current financial year.
  8. Recently which Indian IT company opened its first European innovation centre in Amsterdam?
    A) Mphasis
    B) HCL
    C) Wipro
    D) TCS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will bring universities, businesses, startups and government together at its latest innovation hub in Amsterdam to help use digital technology to solve sustainability challenges.
  9. Which country host Copa America for 2nd consecutive time?
    A) Brazil
    B) Russia
    C) Sweden
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In football, Brazil will host Copa America for the second consecutive time after Colombia and Argentina were stripped of hosting rights for the tournament.
  10. Who topped the ICC women’s T20I batting rankings?
    A) Mithali Raj
    B) Beth Mooney
    C) Shafali Verma
    D) Smriti Mandhana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Teenage India batswoman Shafali Verma continues to top the ICC women’s T20I batting rankings. The 17-year-old player, being touted as the successor to Smriti Mandhana, has 776 points and is leading second-placed Beth Mooney of Australia by 32 points.
  11. Who was appointed the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?
    A) Trilok Sharma
    B) Mohan Manohar SinhA
    C) Aditya Bansal
    D) Arun Kumar Mishra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind formally appointed Justice Arun Kumar Mishra as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
  12. Who was appointed as chairman of Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation (IBDF)?
    A) Vikramjit Sen
    B) Priyank Tiwari
    C) Rahul Tamrakar
    D) Vykantesh Dhar Dwivedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), which is soon going to be renamed as Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation (IBDF), the apex body of broadcasters and OTT operators, has announced the appointment of Justice (Retd.) Vikramjit Sen as the Chairman, along with six other eminent industry members for the newly formed Digital Media Content Regulatory Council (DMCRC).
  13. Who was appointed as new president of industry body Confedreation of Indian Industry?
    A) Rajesh Dwivedi
    B) TV Narendran
    C) Ashish Chaudhary
    D) Trilok Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Industry chamber CII said it has elected T V Narendran, CEO and MD, Tata Steel, as its new president for 2021-22.
  14. Who was given additional charge as chairman of Central Baord of Direct Taxes?
    A) Subodh Jaiswal
    B) Yashwant Sinha
    C) YC Modi
    D) JB Mohapatra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    J B Mohapatra, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, was given the additional charge as CBDT chairman after the extended tenure of incumbent P C Mody ended.
  15. Who assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff?
    A) Ravneet Singh
    B) Karambir Singh
    C) Subodh Kumar
    D) Vikram Sen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff. Vice Admiral Singh was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01st of July 1983 and specialized in Aviation.
  16. Who won 2020-2021 NBA Sixth Man of the Year?
    A) Lewis Charles
    B) Louis Williams
    C) James Harden
    D) Jordan Clarkson
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jordan Clarkson, who has been fantastic for the Utah Jazz coming off the bench, was honoured by the League as the NBA Sixth Man of the Year 2021.
  17. Recently WHO renamed B.1.617.2 variant of Covid-19, first identified in India,as which of the following?
    A) Zytus
    B) Delta
    C) Kappa
    D) Alpha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 variants of Covid-19, first identified in India, have been named as ‘Kappa’ and ‘Delta’ respectively, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced as it named various variants of the novel coronavirus using Greek alphabets.
  18. Which Indian institute researchers have developed a “Smart Window” material that can effectively control the amount of heat and light passing through it in response to an applied voltage?
    A) IISc Bengaluru
    B) IIT Guwahati
    C) IIT Bombay
    D) IIT Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IIT Guwahati researchers have developed a “Smart Window” material that can effectively control the amount of heat and light passing through it in response to an applied voltage
  19. When is World Milk Day observed?
    A) June 1
    B) June 2
    C) June 3
    D) May 31
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Milk Day is celebrated every year on 1st June to educate people about the importance of milk in our diet.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A) Geneva
    B) NewYork
    C) London
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A) Chennai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of National a human Rights Commission?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

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