Current Affairs Quiz: June 8, 2021

Current Affairs 8 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has launched the Knowledge Economy Mission to boost job prospects?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerela
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The State government of Kerala launched the Knowledge Economy Mission to bring the ongoing efforts to provide employment to the educated and support ‘knowledge workers’ under a single programme.
  2. Where has PM Modi launched 3 ethanol stations as a pilot project?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) chennai
    C) Pune
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched through a video conference three E100 ethanol dispensing stations in Pune under a pilot project on the occasion of World Environment Day.
  3. Which country has launched global initiative for clean energy innovation?
    A) Australia
    B) India
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) France
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India launched the Innovation CleanTech Exchange Mission, a global initiative to create a incubators network across member countries to boost clean energy innovation.
  4. Who has announced extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till Deepawali ?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Nirmala Sitharaman
    C) Shaktikant Das
    D) Piyush Goyal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, a food security welfare scheme introduced last year to provide free ration for over 80 crore poor people will be extended till Diwali 2021.
  5. According to The State of India’s Environment Report 2021, What is India’s rank on achieving SDGs?
    A) 107
    B) 117
    C) 119
    D) 121
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s rank has slipped by two places from last year to 117 on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted as a part of the 2030 agenda by 193 United Nations member states in 2015, a new report has said.
  6. Which organization has approved SD 500 million program to help boost India’s MSME sector?
    A) IMF
    B) World Bank
    C) ADB
    D) AIIB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has approved a USD 500 million program to help boost India’s MSME sector.
  7. Indian Oil Corporation Limited signs MoU with which state govt to set up 6 petrochemical projects?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Gujarat
    C) Kerela
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Oil Corporation Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Gujarat government to set up six petrochemical projects.
  8. What are the GST collections amount for May 2021?
    A) Rs 1.13lakh crores
    B) Rs 1.23 lakh crores
    C) Rs 1.03 lakh crores
    D) none of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The goods and service tax collections for May clocked Rs 1.03 lakh crore making it the eighth straight month of collections crossing Rs 1 lakh crore mark.
  9. FIFA World Cup-winner Sami Khedira announces retirement. She hails from which country?
    A) Germany
    B) france
    C) Belgium
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Germany’s World Cup-winning midfielder Sami Khedira said he will retire following his club Hertha Berlin’s final match of the Bundesliga season against Hoffenheim.
  10. Who has recently won Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Max Verstappen
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Sergio Perez
    D) Aston Martin
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Red Bull’s Sergio Perez won a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix with both Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton failing to finish
  11. Who has been assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations?
    A) Dinesh K Tripathi
    B) G Ashok Kumar
    C) Sandeep Naithani
    D) Rajesh Pendharkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar assumed Charge as Director General Naval Operations.
  12. Who has been appointed as MD of RBL Bank?
    A) Vishwavir Ahuja
    B) Atanu Kumar Das
    C) Lingam Venkat Prabhakar
    D) Sanjiv Chadha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Vishwavir Ahuja as the Managing Director and CEO of RBL Bank for a one-year period with effect from June 30, 2021.
  13. Ranjitsinh Disale has been appointed as World Bank Education Advisor till which year?
    A)2022
    B) 2023
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ranjitsinh Disale, a primary school teacher from Solapur, Maharashtra, who received the Global Teacher Prize in 2020, has been named World Bank Education Advisor for the period June 2021 to June 2024.
  14. Thomas Vijayan wins Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021. He belong to which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerela
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala-based Thomas Vijayan, who is now settled in Canada, has won 2021 Nature TTL Photography Awards for his photo of an Orangutan clinging to a tree.The photograph is titled ‘The World is Going Upside Down’.
  15. The book titled ‘1232 km: The Long Journey Home’ is authored by whom?
    A) Khushwant Singh
    B) Jhumpa Lahiri
    C) Vinod Kapri
    D) Amrita Pritam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘1232 km: The Long Journey Home’ authored by filmmaker Vinod Kapri has been released recently.
  16. When is World Pest Awareness Day observed every year?
    A) June 5
    B) June 6
    C) June 7
    D) June 8
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Pest Day, also known as World Pest Awareness Day, is observed on June 6 every year.
  17. What was the theme of World Food Safety Day 2021?
    A) Safe food for safe health
    B) Food safety for better health
    C) Better food for better health in pandemic
    D) Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    June 7 each year is marked globally by the ‘World Food Safety Day’ as per the World Health Organization (WHO). World Food Safety Day 2021 theme is ‘Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Washington
    B) Rome
    C) Geneva
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Oil Corporation Limited?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the capital of Azerbaijan?
    A) Muscat
    B) Baku
    C) Copenhagen
    D) Tashkent
    View Answer
    Option B

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