Current Affairs Quiz: June 30, 2021

Current Affairs 30 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently FM Sitharaman’s Announced Relief Package Worth how much amount Against COVID-19?
    A) ₹708656 cr
    B) ₹687546 cr
    C) ₹576446 cr
    D) ₹628993 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced eight relief measures worth Rs 6,28,993 crore to help revival of the economy battered by Covid-19.
  2. according to this year’s Mercer Cost of Living Survey,which city has become the world’s most expensive city for foreign workers?
    A) Ashgabat
    B) Jerusalem
    C) Dubai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Turkmenistan’s capital city Ashgabat has become the world’s most expensive city for foreign workers, according to this year’s Mercer Cost of Living Survey. Hong Kong was on the second position, followed by Beirut in Lebanon and Tokyo in Japan.
  3. Recently which country with USA Launched joint naval exercises “Sea Breeze Drills”
    in the Black Sea?
    A) Japan
    B) Iran
    C) Ukraine
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ukraine and the United States launched joint naval exercises “Sea Breeze Drills” in the Black Sea in a show of Western cooperation with Kiev as it faces off with Russia.
  4. Which company has announced a strategic equity investment in Instamojo, India’s largest full-stack digital solutions provider for MSMEs?
    A) MasterCard
    B) Visa
    C) Amazon
    D) Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mastercard has announced a strategic equity investment in Instamojo, India’s largest full-stack digital solutions provider for MSMEs.
  5. In partnership with which bank, AMNS India executed paperless bill discounting transaction?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) RBL Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat-based ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel (AMNS) India said it has executed India’s very first “paperless bill discounting transaction” in partnership with ICICI Bank.
  6. Whivh company has set a target to install 60 GW (gigawatts) of renewable energy capacity as part of the plan to reduce by 10% its net energy intensity by 2032?
    A) NTPC
    B) COAL India
    C) BHEL
    D) BEL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s largest power producer NTPC has set a target to install 60 GW (gigawatts) of renewable energy capacity as part of the plan to reduce by 10% its net energy intensity by 2032.
  7. Who won the Styrian Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Nicol Thomas
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Max Verstappen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Red Bull Racing superstar Max Verstappen extended his lead over Lewis Hamilton in the driver’s championship to 18 points by winning the Styrian Grand Prix in Spielberg.
  8. Which company appointed California-Based Jeremy Kessel As India Grievance Officer?
    A) Instagram
    B) Facebook
    C) Twitter
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Twitter appointed California-based Jeremy Kessel as the new Grievance Officer for India, as required under the new Information Technology Rules, 2021, hours after Dharmendra Chaturquit from the post, Bar and Bench reported.
  9. Recently who has been appointed as Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation?
    A) Praveen Sinha
    B) Rakesh Asthana
    C) Trilok Nath Singh
    D) Ashish chahuhan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    CBI Additional Director Praveen Sinha has been appointed as Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation, a post earlier held by Rakesh Asthana.
  10. Who was appointed as Head Of Payments In India of WhatsApp?
    A) Manesh Mahatme
    B) Nikhil Rawat
    C) Sujoy Ghosh
    D) Ramesh Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    WhatsApp has appointed former Amazon executive Manesh Mahatme to head its newly launched payment service in the country.
  11. Recently PM Stefan Lofven Resigned Following No Confidence Vote.He was the Pm of which nation?
    A) Sweden
    B) Switzerland
    C) Ireland
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resigned, one week after he lost a vote of no confidence, leaving it up to the speaker of parliament to begin the search for a replacement
  12. Recently whose term was extended as India’s Attorney General?
    A) Ridhima Sharma
    B) KN Sharma
    C) Rakesh Asthana
    D) KK Venugopal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has extended the tenure of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal by a year.
  13. Who has been honoured with the highest civilian award of Mongolia ‘The Order of Polar Star’?
    A) Suraj Chaturvedi
    B) Kiran Rai Singh
    C) LV Prabhakar
    D) RK Sabharwal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    RK Sabharwal, the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Engineers India Limited (EIL), has been honoured with the highest civilian award of Mongolia ‘The Order of Polar Star’.
  14. Who has been granted this year’s Spanish Princess of Asturias Literature Award?
    A) Emmanuel Carrere
    B) Nicolas Toms
    C) Amitav Ghosh
    D) Kane Thompson
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    French author Emmanuel Carrere, popular for his non-fiction books in a high literary vein, has been granted this year’s Spanish Princess of Asturias Literature Award.
  15. Which organisation Successfully Flight-Tested ‘Agni P’ Ballistic Missile Off Odisha Coast?
    A) DRDO
    B) NTPC
    C) BHEL
    D) SpaceX
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In another boost to India’s firepower, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out the test-firing of a new missile of the Agni series known as Agni-Prime off the coast of Odisha from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island .
  16. Recently a new plant species named Sida keralensis was spotted in which city?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Thiruvananthapuram
    C) Kochi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    subshrub spotted on the roadsides and wastelands in Thiruvananthapuram district has been identified as a new species of the genus Sida, to which the Kurumthotti, used in Ayurveda, also belongs.
  17. Who is the author of book Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story”?
    A) Sundeep Mishra
    B) Nisha Vishnoi
    C) Vinay Singh
    D) Amitabh Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Journalist Sundeep Mishra’s book titled ‘Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story’ has been released recently. The book was published by Westland Books.
  18. Who is the author of book Anomalies in Law and Justice”?
    A) Dinesh Khairat
    B) YC Modi
    C) NV Ramana
    D) RV Raveendran
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief Justice of India N V Ramana released a book “Anomalies in Law and Justice” by former Supreme Court Judge Justice (retd) R V Raveendran, explaining in simple terms various deficiencies in the law which needs to be overcome.
  19. Who is the author of book Growing Up Biden’?
    A) Joe Biden
    B) Mitchell K
    C) Michael Biden
    D) Valerie Biden Owens
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    US President Joe Biden’s sister Valerie Biden Owens has signed a book deal with Celadon Books to pen a memoir ‘Growing Up Biden’.
  20. What is the topic of this year’s World Allergy Week 2021?
    A) Anaphylaxis
    B) Allergy does not stop with Covid 19
    C) Food Allergy
    D) Global problem of Allergy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Allergy Week 2021 observed from 13-19 June 2021 and will focus on the topic of “Anaphylaxis“.
  21. When is National Insurance Awarness Day observed?
    A) June 28
    B) June 27
    C) June 26
    D) June 30
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Insurance Awareness Day on June 28 is meant as a reminder for individuals, families and businesses to review their insurance policies and take steps to prevent being underinsured.
  22. What is the theme of this year’s National Statistics Day?
    A) Quality Assurance in developing statistics
    B) End Hunger, Achieve Food Security and Improved Nutrition and Promote Sustainable Agriculture
    C) Ensure healthy lives and well being of everyone
    D) Improvement in quality of Sustainable development goals
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Statistics Day is celebrated on June 29 on the birth anniversary of late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.
  23. When is International Day of the Tropics observed?
    A) June 29
    B) June 28
    C) June 30
    D) June 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of the Tropics is observed on June 29, every year to celebrate the extraordinary diversity of the tropics while highlighting unique challenges and opportunities nations of the Tropics face.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Turkmenistan?
    A) Manat
    B) Kyat
    C) Dirham
    D) Riyal
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Ukraine?
    A) Tel Aviv
    B) Kyiv
    C) Maputo
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. When was NTPC established?
    A) 1991
    B) 1988
    C) 1971
    D) 1975
    View Answer
    Option D

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