Current Affairs Quiz: June 5, 2021

Current Affairs 5 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Who has been appointed convener of the empowered group to see the nation’s requirements related to medical oxygen?
    A) Giridhar Aramane
    B) VK Paul
    C) Nitin Singh
    D) Anirudh Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre reconstituted the six empowered groups set up for Covid-19 management to make 10 panels, expanding their ambit to look into issues like availability of oxygen, vaccination, emergency response and economic welfare measures.The Centre has also formed a panel for vaccination and to monitor medical oxygen requirements.
  2. Which state has topped the list in Niti Aayog’s SDG India Index 2020-21?
    A) Bihar
    B) Kerala
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kerala has retained the top rank in Niti Aayog’s SDG India Index 2020-21, while Bihar has been adjudged as the worst performer, according to a report released by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar. The country’s overall SDG score improved by 6 points — from 60 in 2019 to 66 in 2020-21.
  3. With which country,India signed MoU in field of sustainable urban development?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cabinet approved Memorandum of Cooperation ( Moc) between India and Japan in the field of sustainable urban development.
  4. Who launched the Senior care Ageing Growth Engine, SAGE project to select, support and create a one-stop access of elderly care products and services by credible start-ups?
    A) Yogi Adityanath
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Thaawarchand Gehlot
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot launched the Senior care Ageing Growth Engine, SAGE project to select, support and create a one-stop access of elderly care products and services by credible start-ups.
  5. Which state high court will commence final hearing on the petition filed by five Independent MLAs challenging their disqualification from the state Assembly?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Karnataka
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnataka HC to resume hearing of five independent MLAs. The Karnataka High Court will commence this afternoon the final hearing on the petition filed by five Independent MLAs challenging their disqualification from the state Assembly.
  6. Who will chair the expert group on fixation of minimum wages and national floor wages?
    A) Manohar Singh
    B) Ajit Mishra
    C) Ajeet Parmar
    D) Rajesh Sinha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has set up an expert group on fixation of minimum wages and national floor wages. The Expert Group will be chaired by Director of Institute of Economic Growth Professor Ajit Mishra.
  7. With which country,Cabinet signed MoU in the field of sustainable urban development?
    A) Maldives
    B) Singapore
    C) Denmark
    D) SriLanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure, Government of Maldives on cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development.
  8. Which program was launched by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently to distribute seeds to farmers?
    A) Seed Minikit
    B) Seed Yield
    C) Seed Sow
    D) Growupp
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched Seed Minikit Programme by distributing Seed Minikits, higher yielding varieties of seeds to farmers.
  9. Recently Railways has achieved highest freight loading of how much million tonnes in 2020-21?
    A) 1166
    B) 1155
    C) 1200
    D) 1233
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Railway Board Chairman Suneet Sharma has said that despite COVID-19 challenges, Railway had achieved nine consecutive months of record freight loading from September last year to May this year.
  10. Recently India to get how many new Flying Training Academies under liberalised FTO policy of AAI?
    A) 8
    B) 6
    C) 9
    D) 4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Country will soon get eight new Flying Training Academies under the liberalised Flying Training Organisation (FTO) policy of the Airports Authority of India (AAI). These academies will be set up at Belagavi, Jalgaon, Kalaburagi, Khajuraho and Lilabari.
  11. Which country will host the Health Ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries?
    A) Russia
    B) Britain
    C) USA
    D) India
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Britain will host the Health Ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries in Oxford for a two-day summit.
  12. Which organisation to set up “One Health” expert-panel to advise on animal disease risks?
    A) UN
    B) UNICEF
    C) ILO
    D) NATO
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that WHO along with three other international bodies has put together a team of experts to launch a new One Health High-Level Expert Panel to formulate a global plan for the prevention of the spread of diseases from animals to humans.
  13. As per recent RBI monetary policy, GDP growth forecast for FY 22 has been revised to how much percent ?
    A) 9.5%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 9.0%
    D) 8.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept the benchmark interest rates unchanged amid COVID-19 uncertainty and fears over inflation. While making the policy statement, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said that the projected Gross Domestic Product growth rate will be 9.5 per cent for the current fiscal year.
  14. Recently Public Sector Banks has Offered Unsecured Loans Up To how much amount For Covid Treatment?
    A) ₹3 lakh
    B) ₹2 lakh
    C) ₹4 lakh
    D) ₹5 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Public Sector Banks (PSBs) have announced to provide unsecured loans from ₹ 25,000 to ₹ 5 lakh to individuals to meet their and family members’ COVID-19 treatment cost. This comes in the wake of the ongoing second wave of the pandemic that has swept across the country unleashing untold miseries on families across income groups.
  15. Recently Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked a pact with the union government for how much amount loan assistance to upgrade road infrastructure in the north-eastern state Sikkim?
    A) ₹15.50 cr
    B) ₹20.99 cr
    C) ₹17.35 cr
    D) ₹18.23 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked a pact with the union government for USD 2.5 million (approx Rs 18.23 crore) loan assistance to upgrade road infrastructure in the north-eastern state Sikkim.
  16. Which scheme was recommended by Finance Ministry for small taxpayers, allows filing of returns with reduced late fee?
    A) Amnesty Scheme
    B) Taxpayer Scheme
    C) GSTIn Scheme
    D) Vat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recommended the ‘Amnesty Scheme’ for reducing late fees on returns in the 43rd GST Council meeting. The FM said that small taxpayers can file pending returns via the Amnesty Scheme.
  17. The Ministry of Defence signed a contract with which company to procure 11 airport surveillance radars for the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard?
    A) Mahindra Telephonics
    B) Bhel
    C) DRDO
    D) Reliance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Defence signed a contract with Mahindra Telephonics to procure 11 airport surveillance radars for the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.
  18. Recently which Indian person has been appointed by the World Bank as an Advisor to the World Bank?
    A) Dinesh Jain
    B) Rakesh Sharma
    C) Mahesh Jain
    D) Ranjitsinh Disale
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ranjitsinh Disale, the first Indian teacher to receive the Global Teacher Award has been appointed by the World Bank as an Advisor to the World Bank.
  19. Which department will be constructing the country’s first research reactor on public-private partnership (PPP) model?
    A) Department of New and Renewable Energy
    B) Ministry of Science and Technology
    C) Ministry of Defence
    D) Department of Atomic Energy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The department of atomic energy (DAE) announced that it will be constructing the country’s first research reactor on public-private partnership (PPP) model. DAE is shortlisting the private enterprises for a partnership in the project.
  20. Recently which ministry operationalised its Covid-19 counselling helpline number 14443?
    A) Ministry of Ayush
    B) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    C) Ministry of Defence
    D) Ministry of Rural Development
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    dedicated community support helpline has been operationalised by the Ministry of Ayushto provide Ayush-based approaches and solutions for the challenges posed by COVID-19.
  21. Who has penned a book titled ‘Stargazing: The Players in My Life’?
    A) Ravi Shashtri
    B) Ajay Jadeja
    C) Dinesh Karthik
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Cricket legend, commentator and one of Team India’s most successful coaches, Ravi Shastrihas penned a book titled ‘Stargazing: The Players in My Life’. The news was announced by publisher HarperCollins India on Ravi Shastri’s birthday.
  22. What is the theme of this year’s Global Day of Parents?
    A) Appreciatie all parents throughout the world
    B) Endorsement of parents struggles
    C) Parents -A love to joy
    D) Respect the parents
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Global Day of Parents is a United Nations (UN) observance that is celebrated on June 1 each year to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
  23. When is World Bicycle Day observed?
    A) June 3
    B) June 1
    C) June 4
    D) June 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations officially designates June 3 as World Bicycle Day to highlight the longevity and uniqueness of cycling.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Health Organisation?
    A) Rome
    B) Geneva
    C) London
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  3. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A) Italy
    B) Philippines
    C) USA
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of Airport Authority of India?
    A) Chennai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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