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Monthly Current Affairs Quiz : June 2021

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Question 1

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

i. Recently, Indian economist Amartya Kumar Sen has been conferred with Spain's Princess of Asturias Award 2021 in the social sciences category.

ii. Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998

Question 2

When is World No Tobacco Day observed?

Question 3

Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), the apex industry body of broadcasters, was renamed as…………….

Question 4

Which state has appointed ‘Guardian Ministers’ to review implementation of central and state government policy?

Question 5

When is International Day of UN Peacekeepers observed?

Question 6

The Ministry of Education recently launched YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors. Identify the points that are correctly related to the YUVA scheme.

i. Full form of YUVA is Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors.

ii. It is an Author Mentorship programme to train young and budding authors (below 40 years of age).

iii. The National Book Trust, India under the Ministry of Education, is the Implementing Agency of the scheme.

Question 7

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

i. Recently, the Ministry of Education has approved the proposal to provide monetary assistance through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of the cooking cost component of the Mid-Day-Meal Scheme.

ii. Mid-Day-Meal Scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme which was launched in 2001

Question 8

AmbiTAG- India's first indigenous temperature data logger for cold chain management has been developed by……………………

Question 9

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the recently launched Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP)?

i. It has been launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.

ii. In a pilot phase, the programme will be implemented in 49 horticulture clusters.

iii. It is a central sector programme implemented by the National Horticulture Board (NHB).

Question 10

Which of the following statements is not correct regarding ‘PM-CARES for Children’ Scheme?

Question 11

Proposed Mekedatu dam project will be built on which river?

Question 12

Which organization has launched the Online Tracking Portal “Bal Swaraj (Covid-Care)”?

Question 13

Which state government has launched ‘Ankur’ scheme to award citizens for planting trees?

Question 14

Who has become India’s first woman flight test engineer?

Question 15

Who has been awarded with 'WHO Director-General Special Recognition Award' for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control?

Question 16

A new species of spider cricket “Jayanti” was recently discovered in which state?

Question 17

Which of the following organisations has launched the World’s First Nano Urea Liquid?

Question 18

Consider the following statements regarding the third edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2020–21

i. NITI Aayog has released the third edition of the SDG India Index 2020–21

ii. Himachal Pradesh has the top rank with a score of 75

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 19

Research Design & Standards Organization (RDSO) has become the first Institution to be declared SDO (Standard Developing Organization).

What are the points that are correctly related to the above statement?

i. RDSO took the initiative to seek recognition as a SDO under the BIS SDO Recognition Scheme.

ii. The recognition is valid for 3 years and will require renewal after completion of the validity period.

iii. RDSO has become the first Institution to be declared SDO under the "One District One Product" mission on the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Question 20

What are the new names given by the WHO to COVID-19 variants first identified in India?

Question 21

Who has been appointed as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?

Question 22

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the World Environment Day 2021?

i. World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5

ii. India was the global host of World Environment Day 2021

iii. World Environment Day was established in 1972 by the United Nations (UN) at the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment.

Question 23

Consider the following statements regarding the recently inaugurated Indus Best Mega Food Park.

i. Union Minister for Food Processing Industries inaugurated the Indus Best Mega Food Park at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

ii. Under the Scheme, the Government of India provides financial assistance up to Rs. 50.00 Crore per Mega Food Park project.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 24

Recently, India retargeted its 20 % ethanol-blending with petrol to …………….

Question 25

NASA has announced to send VERITAS and DAVINCI+ missions to which planet?

Question 26

Isaac Herzog has become the 11th President of which nation?

Question 27

Consider the following statements regarding the recently launched SAGE (Seniorcare Aging Growth Engine) initiative.

i. The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution launched the SAGE initiative.

ii. An allocation of Rs 25 crores has been made for the SAGE initiative in the current financial year i.e 2021-22

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 28

Which organisation released the State of Indian’s Environment Report 2021?

Question 29

Who won the International Booker Prize 2021 for ‘At Night All Blood is Black’?

Question 30

When is World Food Safety Day observed?

Question 31

Consider the following statements.

i. India has been elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the term 2022-24 in the Asia-Pacific States Category.

ii. India is currently serving the 2021-22 term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 32

Which among the following has been named Assam’s sixth national park?

Question 33

Who has been appointed as the World Bank Education Advisor from India?

Question 34

Who has been elected as the President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)?

Question 35

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the QS World University Rankings 2022?

i. 9 Indian Universities have achieved top-200 positions in QS World University Rankings 2022

ii. IIT-Bombay is India’s top ranked institution.

iii. Oxford University has secured 2nd rank.

Question 36

Consider the following statements regarding the Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate.

i. The Finance Ministers from the G20 have announced the Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate.

ii. The minimum global tax rate would be at least 15 percent.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 37

In which state will India’s first international maritime services cluster be set up?

Question 38

Global database named “I-Familia” has been launched by which organization?

Question 39

CBSE has introduced coding and data science as a subject for students in collaboration with which company?

Question 40

In June 2021, who assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India?

Question 41

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Assam’s National Parks?

i. Assam’s Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary has been announced as the 5th national park of the state.

ii. Assam now is the state with the second highest number of national parks in the country.

iii. Kaziranga national park and Manas national park are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Question 42

In June 2021, the World Bank projected India’s economy to grow at ________ percent for 2021-22

Question 43

National award winner, Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away recently. He was a/an……………..

Question 44

Which international agency has adopted a political declaration to end AIDS by the year 2030?

Question 45

Who took oath as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court?

Question 46

Who was conferred with the regional award as Asia Pacific Productivity Champion’ from Asian Productivity Organization?

Question 47

Dingko Singh, who passed away recently, was associated with which sport?

Question 48

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the G7 Leaders’ Summit 2021?

i. It was the 47th G7 Leaders’ Summit.

ii. It was held at Cornwall in the United Kingdom.

iii. China was invited to participate in the proceedings of the summit as “Guest Countries”.

Question 49

Which Indian-origin journalist won Pulitzer Prize 2021 for exposing China's vast infrastructure for detaining Muslims?

Question 50

Who has become the new Prime Minister of Israel?

Question 51

Recently, the Defence Minister has approved the budgetary support of Rs 498.8 crore to iDEX for the next five years. What does iDEX stand for?

Question 52

Which city has been ranked the best on Global Liveability Index 2021?

Question 53

Which has become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender?

Question 54

Who has won French Open 2021 Men’s Singles title?

Question 55

Who has won French Open 2021 Women’s Singles title?

Question 56

Which edition of ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus was held on June 16, 2021?

Question 57

What is the rank of India in the World Giving Index 2021?

Question 58

Where 31th NATO Summit was held in 2021?

Question 59

When is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed?

Question 60

Consider the following statements regarding the Sea Plane services in India.

i. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ministry of Civil Aviation for development of Sea Plane services in India was signed.

ii. India’s first seaplane service between Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad started operation in October 2020, under Sagarmala Seaplane Services.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 61

Which union ministry has proposed the "Deep Ocean Mission"?

Question 62

Which institute has hosted Conference of BRICS Network Universities as part of 13th BRICS Summit?

Question 63

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the World Competitiveness Index 2021?

i. World Competitiveness Index 2021 was released by the IMD (Institute for Management Development).

ii. India is at 43rd position.

iii. Denmark is at 1st position.

Question 64

Where Indian Navy - European Union Naval Force (IN-EUNAVFOR) Exercise held?

Question 65

When is International Day of Yoga observed?

Question 66

Which country has announced to launch the world’s first wooden satellite ‘WISA Woodsat’?

Question 67

Recently Milkha Singh passed away. He was a/an……………..

Question 68

Consider the following statements regarding the Global Peace Index 2021

i. India has been placed at 135th position.

ii. The Index was released by the World Economic Forum.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 69

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘WHO M-Yoga’ App on the occasion of which edition of the International Day of Yoga?

Question 70

Who has won Iran’s presidential election held in June 2021?

Question 71

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the World Investment Report 2021?

i. India received $64 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2020.

ii. India is the 2nd largest recipient of FDI inflows in the world.

iii. The report was released by the World Economic Forum.

Question 72

Recently, China launched which spacecraft with 3 astronauts to its space station?

Question 73

Which organisation won the United Nations' Land for Life Award 2021 organised by UNCCD?

Question 74

Who has won F1 French Grand Prix 2021?

Question 75

Consider the following statements regarding the SVAMITVA scheme.

i. SVAMITVA scheme is a Central Sector scheme launched by the Prime Minister of India on National Panchayat Day i.e 24th April 2020.

ii. The scheme aims to provide free housing for rural India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 76

Which state government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Survey of India for implementing the SVAMITVA scheme in the state?

Question 77

Which State/UT launched the 'Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana?

Question 78

Mission Karmayogi, recently seen in the news, is related to…………………

Question 79

Who was appointed as a chairperson to help the government in bringing major bureaucratic reforms through ambitious "Mission Karmayogi"?

Question 80

Which state has announced an economic advisory council comprising Nobel laureate Esther Duflo?
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