Current Affairs Quiz: June 9, 2021

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  1. Which state topped the national performance grading index of school education for 2019-20released by the Education Ministry?
    A) Punjab
    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab topped the national performance grading index of school education for 2019-20released by the Education Ministry.
  2. The 8th International Nitrogen Initiative Conference (INI2020) was held in which country?
    A) Mexico
    B) India
    C) Nigeria
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 8th International Nitrogen Initiative Conference (INI2020) was held in Berlin, Germany.
  3. Recently UN launched United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: 2021-2030.Which became first country to provide funding of Euro 14 million towards this fund?
    A) Germany
    B) USA
    C) Russsia
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of World Environment Day 2021, the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration has been officially launched, which will run from 2021 to 2030.
  4. Recently The Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering, a regional affiliate of FATF, has retained which country on “enhanced follow-up” status?
    A) Pakistan
    B) India
    C) Iran
    D) Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering, a regional affiliate of FATF, has retained Pakistan on “enhanced follow-up” status for sufficient outstanding requirements, while improving the country’s rating on 21 of the 40 technical recommendations of the global watchdog against money laundering and terror financing.
  5. In the latest Times Higher Education Asia university rankings 2021,how many Indian universities secured their position in top 100?
    A) 3
    B) 7
    C) 6
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In the latest Times Higher Education Asia university rankings 2021, three Indian universities secured positions in the top 100 list.
  6. Recently how much penalty was imposed by RBI on PNB for contravention of norms, including one related to ‘Frauds – Classification and Reporting’?
    A) ₹5 cr
    B) ₹2 cr
    C) ₹3 cr
    D) ₹4 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The RBI imposed penalty aggregating to Rs 6 crore on Bank of India and Punjab National Bank for contravention of norms, including one related to ‘Frauds – Classification and Reporting’.
  7. Which body has recommended divesting government stake in Central Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) as part of the privatisation initiative announced in the Union Budget?
    A) Niti Aayog
    B) Nasscom
    C) Dipam
    D) Finance Ministry
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog has recommended divesting government stake in Central Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) as part of the privatisation initiative announced in the Union Budget.
  8. How much amount was sanctioned by SBI for development of Noida International Airport?
    A) ₹4567 cr
    B) ₹1550 cr
    C) ₹2500 cr
    D) ₹3725 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has sanctioned a loan of ₹3725 crore for the development of Noida International Airport (NIA) which is being developed by Yamuna International Airport (YIAPL) and will be the second airport in National Capital Region (NCR).
  9. Recently National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPS) have signed an agreement with which organisation to boost cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbs in India?
    A) CIMAP
    B) CRIDA
    C) NBRI
    D) NCCSI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPS) and the National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) have signed an agreement to boost cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbs in India.
  10. Which country to host inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup in 2024?
    A) Oman
    B) Denmark
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Kazakhstan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The FIH, field hockey’s world governing body, has announced Oman as the host of the inaugural Hockey5s World Cup.
  11. Recently who was elected as the new President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)?
    A) Abdulla Shahid
    B) Mohd Yameen
    C) Antonia Gutteres
    D) Mohd Ansari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Maldives’ Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was elected as the new President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), winning a three-fourth majority against contender Afghanistan’s former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul.
  12. Who has been selected as the new chairman of oil regulator PNGRB?
    A) Sanjeev Sahai
    B) Dinesh Kharat
    C) Mahesh Jain
    D) Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former power secretary Sanjeev Nandan Sahai, who virtually made a last-minute entry into the list of candidates, has been selected as the new chairman of oil regulator PNGRB.
  13. Who has been appointed the chief executive officer (CEO) of HSBC India?
    A) Hitendra Dave
    B) Surendra Joshi
    C) Dinesh Jain
    D) Somnath Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    HSBC announced Hitendra Dave will be appointed the chief executive officer (CEO) of HSBC India on receipt of regulatory approval, and has been appointed the interim CEO, effective June 7, 2021.
  14. Recently who was elected as a member of International Swimming Federation (FINA) Bureau at the world body’s General Congress held in Doha in Qatar?
    A) Naman Rai
    B) Saket Gokhale
    C) Priyank Singh
    D) Virendra Nanavati
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s Virendra Nanavati was elected as a member of International Swimming Federation (FINA) Bureau at the world body’s General Congress held in Doha in Qatar.
  15. Who has been elected President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA)?
    A) Husain Al-Musallam
    B) Shahid Abdullah
    C) Mohd Ansari
    D) Julio Maglione
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Husain Al-Musallam from Kuwait has been elected President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA). He will replace Julio Maglione.
  16. Which film has won the Best Film National Award in environment conservation category at the 67th National Films Awards 2021?
    A) Waters
    B) Sand And Snow
    C) Water Burial
    D) Ocean of fire
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Water Burial, a film based on Monpa dialect of Arunachal Pradesh, has won the Best Film National Award in environment conservation category at the 67th National Films Awards 2021.
  17. Which airport has achieved net energy neutral status in the Financial Year 2020-21 as part of its sustainability goals?
    A) Kempegowda International Airport
    B) Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
    C) Dublin Airport
    D) Lal Bahadur Shashtri International Airport
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru has achieved net energy neutral status in the Financial Year 2020-21 as part of its sustainability goals, Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), which operates the airport said.
  18. Which country to hand over three MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multi-role choppers to India?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) Russia
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    After a wait of more than a decade, the Indian Navy is set to receive its first set of multi-role helicopters as America is set to hand over three MH-60 Romeo helicopters to the force in the United States in July.
  19. Which state declared Raimona reserve forest as the sixth national park of the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Nagaland
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on world environment day announced that Raimona reserve forest has been upgraded as the sixth national park of the state.
  20. Recently Lakshmi Nandan Bora passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Litterateur
    B) Author
    C) Social Activist
    D) Actor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted Assamese litterateur and Padma Shri awardee Lakshmi Nandan Bora passed away at a private hospital in Guwahati. He was 91.
  21. What is the theme of this year’s World Oceans Day 2021?
    A) The Ocean-Life and Livelihoods
    B) Innovation for a sustainable ocean
    C) Gender and the ocean
    D) Preventing plastic pollution
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Oceans Day is observed every year on 8 June to create awareness among human beings of the benefits it has enjoyed from the ocean so far.
  22. Which day is observed as UN Russian Language Day?
    A) June 3
    B) June 4
    C) June 5
    D) June 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations(UN)’s Russian Language Day is annually observed across the globe on 6th June.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Germany?
    A) Berlin
    B) Copenhagen
    C) Lausanne
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Financial Action Task Force?
    A) Paris
    B) Copenhagen
    C) Rome
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Punjab National Bank?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Where is National Botanical Reserch Institute located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Lucknow
    D) Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option C

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