Current Affairs Quiz: June 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was cleared by government to domestically build six conventional submarines for the Indian Navy?
    A) ₹39000 cr
    B) ₹38000 cr
    C) ₹40000 cr
    D) ₹43000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Defence Ministry cleared a mega project to domestically build six conventional submarines for the Indian Navy at a cost of around Rs 43,000 crore, in a major decision aimed at significantly boosting India’s naval prowess in the face of China rapidly expanding its maritime capabilities.
  2. Recently The National Green Tribunal has directed the authorities to implement the “Vishwamitri River Action Plan” in which city?
    A) Vadodara
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Surat
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Green Tribunal has directed the authorities to implement the “Vishwamitri River Action Plan” in Vadodra including the steps for removal of unauthorised structures, demarcation and protection of flood plain zone within three months.
  3. Which scheme was launched for students to encourage digital learning in UT of Ladakh?
    A) We grow
    B) YouthWe
    C) Sumintra
    D) YounTab
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ladakh Lt Governor RK Mathur has launched the YounTab scheme for students in the Union Territory. He distributed tablets to the students of 9 to 12 class as part of the first phase of the YounTab Scheme. A total of 12 thousand 300 students of 6th to 12th class from government schools will benefit from the scheme
  4. Which institute recently hosted Asia’s first workshop on International Memory Studies virtually?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIM Ahmedabad
    D) IIT Madras
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras recently hosted Asia’s first workshop on International Memory Studies virtually.
  5. Which country has integrated elements of the air force and army to create a combined air defence system at LAC?
    A) Hungary
    B) China
    C) Nepal
    D) Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) has integrated elements of the air force and army to create a combined air defence system for its western theatre command that is responsible for operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the latest in a series of moves indicating a strengthening of its positions in the region.
  6. Recently which bank has tied up with SWIFT to offer instant facility for cross-border inward remittances?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank has tied up with SWIFT to offer instant facility for cross-border inward remittances as per the press release on 2nd June 2021.
  7. Which insurance company has entered into a bancassurance partnershipwith Shivalik Small Finance Bank for the distribution of its life insurance products through the bank’s pan-India network of branches?
    A) Bharti AXA
    B) IDBI Federal
    C) NIACL
    D) NICL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private life insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance has entered into a bancassurance partnershipwith Shivalik Small Finance Bank for the distribution of its life insurance products through the bank’s pan-India network of branches.
  8. Which company has signed agreement with India Post Payments Bank for cash management solution?
    A) Mahindra Rural Housing Finance
    B) India Bulls Housing Finance
    C) NABARD
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mahindra Rural Housing Finance and India Post Payments Bank announced a strategic partnership for cash management solution.
  9. Recently which company becomes third Indian IT firm to scale Rs 3 trillion market cap?
    A) Wipro
    B) TCS
    C) Mphasis
    D) HCL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Wipro touched Rs 3 trillion in market capitalisation for the first time, becoming the third Indian IT firm to achieve the milestone after Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys.
  10. Recently which company has launched the first Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council?
    A) Amazon
    B) Microsoft
    C) Google
    D) Syntel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    With the aim of building a strong communications channel for addressing cyber threats and sharing best practices across the participating countries, Microsoft has launched the first Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council.
  11. Who has been appointed the next Vice Chief of Air Staff?
    A) VR Chaudhary
    B) Rakesh Chaturvedi
    C) Jyotiranjan Bastia
    D) Taraknath Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Air Force will see a number of changes in the top brass, as Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari has been appointed the next Vice Chief of Air Staff at the Air headquarters.
  12. Recently Isaac Herzog has been elected president of which nation?
    A) Israel
    B) Iran
    C) Denmark
    D) Iraq
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran politician Isaac Herzog has been elected Israel’s 11th president in a secret ballot in the Knesset (parliament).
  13. Who has been appointed grievance officer for India by WhatsApp?
    A) Nikhil Chaturvedi
    B) Rajesh Sen
    C) Manohar Sinha
    D) Paresh B Lal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    WhatsApp has named Paresh B Lal as its grievance officer for India on its website.
  14. Who has been appointed as the new director of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad?
    A) Raghav Chadha
    B) Devendra Banerjee
    C) Ramesh Sinha
    D) Vinay K Nandicoori
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr Vinay K Nandicoori has been appointed as the new director of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. He is a well-known molecular biologist, and has been a scientist at the DBT-National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi.
  15. Recently who has been elected to board of International Dairy Federation?
    A) RS Sodhi
    B) Ramesh Jain
    C) Vinay Singh
    D) SS Deshwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Dairy Federation (IDF) unanimously elected R S Sodhi, managing director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd or GCMMF that sells Amul branded products in India, to its board during the general assembly held on 1 June.
  16. Recently which Indian Navy’s hydrographic survey ship was decommissioned?
    A) Sandhayak
    B) Agni
    C) Vayu
    D) Prateek
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy’s hydrographic survey ship Sandhayak was decommissioned at the naval dockyard in Visakhapatnam after serving the nation for 40 years.
  17. Recently Government launched X-Ray Setu on which platform to detect COVID-19 cases in areas with no RT-PCR tests?
    A) Telegram
    B) WhatsApp
    C) Wechat
    D) Duo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Government has launched an artificial intelligence based X-Ray Setu which can be operated through WhatsApp. For this project, the government plans to onboard 10,000 doctors in small towns where RT-PCR and CT Scans are not available for COVID detection.
  18. Recently GN Rangarajan passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A) Social Activist
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Filmmaker
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Tamil filmmaker GN Rangarajan passed away in Chennai due to age related ailments. He was 90.
  19. Recently Anerood Jugnauth passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A) Mauritius
    B) Maldives
    C) SriLanka
    D) Male
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SIR Anerood Jugnauth, the former President and Prime Minister of Mauritius, has passed away. He was 91.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day 2021?
    A) Ecosystem Restoration
    B) Time for Nature
    C) Journey to Nature
    D) Nature and Survive
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5, annually to encourage awareness and environmental protection.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the capital of Israel?
    A) Damascus
    B) Jerusalem
    C) Copenhagen
    D) Canberra
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

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