Current Affairs Quiz: June 4, 2021

Current Affairs 4 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. How many One-stop centres to provide legal, medical support for Indian women to be set up across 9 countries by Ministry of Women and Child Development?
    A) 10
    B) 12
    C) 14
    D) 9
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), Government of India announced, that WCD in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) will set up 10 ‘One-Stop Centres’ across nine countries to support Indian women affected by violence in public or private spaces.
  2. Which state government recently launched a scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to needy girls and women across the state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Punjab
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Bihar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Punjab government on the occasion of International Menstrual Hygiene Day launched a scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to needy girls and women across the state.
  3. Which state government announced the formation of a secretary-level committee to develop guidelines and recommendations for the implementation of the “Smart Kitchen Scheme”?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the formation of a secretary-level committee to develop guidelines and recommendations for the implementation of the “Smart Kitchen Scheme” in the state in order to meet LDF commitments.
  4. Recently which state government has launched a solar-based rural electrification drive for rural households?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Goa
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Telangana
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a big move towards solar energy’s adoption in the State of Goa, Chief Minister (CM) Pramod Sawant has launched a solar-based rural electrification drive for rural households.
  5. Which country hosted the fifth BRICS working group meeting 2021?
    A) Brazil
    B) South Africa
    C) India
    D) China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The fifth BRICS working group meeting discussed High-Performance Computing(HPC) and Information Communication Technology(ICT).
  6. As per RBI,the limites for foreign portfolio investors during the current fiscal in government securities (G-secs) will remain unchanged at what percent?
    A) 5%
    B) 3%
    C) 2%
    D) 6%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India said the limits for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) investmentduring the current fiscal in government securities (G-secs) and State Development Loans (SDLs) will remain unchanged at 6 per cent and 2 per cent respectively, of outstanding stocks of securities for 2021-22.
  7. Recently which company announced a partnership with tech giant Google to offer a learning solution’ for schools?
    A) Byju
    B) LearnME
    C) Unacademy
    D) Aspirants
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Education technology firm Byju’s announced a partnership with tech giant Google to offer a learning solution’ for schools.
  8. As per government data,India economy showed a contraction of how much percent in FY21?
    A) 7.3%
    B) 7.7%
    C) 7.9%
    D) 8.0%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amid coronavirus pandemic, India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 1.6 per cent in the January-March quarter of fiscal year 2020-21, but witnessed a contraction of 7.3 per cent for the entire fiscal year, showed government data.
  9. Who won her 2nd Asian Boxing Championships gold in 75kg final in Dubai?
    A) Diksha Arora
    B) Nikita Sen
    C) Mahira Verma
    D) Pooja Rani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian pugilist Pooja Rani repeated her gold-medal winning performance at the Asian Elite Boxing Championships as she beat Mavluda Movlonova in the women’s 75kg final in Dubai.
  10. Who has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress?
    A) Nagraj Adiga
    B) Mavluda Monkelam
    C) Mukesh Senger
    D) Dinesh Dixit
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Nagraj Adiga has been elected as the Asia-Oceania Representative at the recently concluded 2021 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Congress at which the IAU council elections were held.
  11. Who was appointed as chairman of Magma FinCorp Limited?
    A) Adar Poonawalla
    B) Laxmi Mittal
    C) Vijay Deshwal
    D) Ajay Bhutada
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Magma Fincorp Ltd announced a series of leadership changes, including appointment of Adar Poonawalla as the chairman of the company.
  12. Which Indian origin teenager was among Winners of Apple WWDC21 Swift Student Challenge held recently?
    A) Mrityunjay Tripathi
    B) Pratyush Shukla
    C) Rohan Singh
    D) Abinaya Dinesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Abinaya Dinesh, a 15-year-old Indian-origin girl, is among three winners of the annual WWDC21 Swift Student Challenge, a platform for the young brains willing to demonstrate their coding and problem-solving skills, tech giant Apple said.
  13. Recently Nitin Rakesh and Jerry Wind have won the prestigious International Business Book of the Year Award for 2021 for their which of the following book?
    A) Transformation in Times of Crisis
    B) History 1900-A story to remember
    C) A situation to fight
    D) Translation of Covid 19
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Notion Press authors Nitin Rakesh and Jerry Wind have won the prestigious International Business Book of the Year Award for 2021 for their recently launched book Transformation in Times of Crisis, published by Notion Press
  14. What is the name for country’s first Covid-19 self-testing kit for home use recently approved by ICMR?
    A) CoviSelf
    B) Covax
    C) Covishield
    D) CovME
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved the country’s first Covid-19 self-testing kit for home use. That essentially means anyone can collect their own nasal sample and test it for SARS-CoV-2.
  15. Recently Bharti Airtel owned satellite communications company OneWeb, confirmed the launch of how many new Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites?
    A) 36
    B) 42
    C) 30
    D) 45
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bharti Airtel owned satellite communications company OneWeb, confirmed the launch of 36 new Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites. The launch is part of OneWeb’s ‘five to 50’ programme, which is meant to bring satellite-based broadband Internet to countries like the UK, Alaska, US, Northern Europe, Greenland, Iceland, the Arctic seas, and Canada. The company has said that its services will start from 2022.
  16. Which organisation has launched Online Tracking Portal ‘Bal Swaraj (COVID-Care Link) for child in need of care and protection?
    A) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
    B) National Commission for Women
    C) World Health Organisation
    D) UNICEF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has launched Online Tracking Portal ‘Bal Swaraj (COVID-Care Link) for child in need of care and protection.
  17. Recently, a new species of Cricket named ‘Indimimus jayanti’ was found in which state?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Recently, a new species of Cricket named ‘Indimimus jayanti’ was found in the Kurra caves ofChhattisgarh. The new species was named after Professor Jayant Biswas, one of the leading cave explorers in the country.
  18. Recently M. Kalliannan Gounder passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Social Activist
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    M. Kalliannan Gounder, the last surviving former member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, died at the age of 101 at Thiruchengode in western Tamil Nadu.
  19. Recently Eric Carle passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Director
    B) Social Activist
    C) Actor
    D) Author
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eric Carle, the beloved children’s author and illustrator whose classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other works gave millions of kids some of their earliest and most cherished literary memories, has died at age 91.
  20. Who is the author of book All You Need is Josh: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Conviction in 21st Century India?
    A) Supriya Paul
    B) Amitav Ghosh
    C) Babul Supriyo
    D) Anirudh Shah
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “All You Need is Josh: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Conviction in 21st Century India” written by Supriya Paul has been released recently.
  21. Which day has been decided to recognise as World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (‘World NTD Day’)?
    A) January 30
    B) Feb 26
    C) June 1
    D) June 3
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    74th World Health Assembly endorsed a decision recognizing 30 January as World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (‘World NTD Day’).

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Byju?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Google?
    A) Rome
    B) NewYork
    C) London
    D) California
    View Answer
    Option D

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