Current Affairs 16th June 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 16th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. With which organization, India has signed a $484 million loan to upgrade road network in Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu?

किस संगठन के साथ, भारत ने तमिलनाडु में चेन्नईकन्याकुमारी औद्योगिक कॉरिडोर (CKIC) में सड़क नेटवर्क को अपग्रेड करने के लिए $484 मिलियन के ऋण पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India here today signed a $484 million loan to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in the state of Tamil Nadu.

“The project is key to providing seamless road connectivity across industrial clusters, transport gateways and consumption centers, and help reduce logistics and production costs for CKIC’s targeted industries to boost their competitiveness.

Q.2. Which company has recently got approval from regulator IRDAI to undertake insurance broking?

हाल ही में किस कंपनी को बीमा ब्रोकिंग शुरू करने के लिए नियामक IRDAI से मंजूरी मिली है?

(a) Policybazaar / पॉलिसीबाज़ार

(b) BharatPe / भारतपे

(c) Tata Digital / टाटा डिजिटल

(d) PayCore / पे कोर

(e) Acko / एको

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Policybazaar said it has got approval from regulator IRDAI to undertake insurance broking, a development that will help the company augment business and expand bouquet of services.

With this development, the company will surrender its web aggregator licence to Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and undertake business including insurance aggregation under the broking umbrella.

Q.3. What is the rank of India in Global Home Price Index – Q1 2021?

ग्लोबल होम प्राइस इंडेक्स – Q1 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 47

(b) 55

(c) 84

(d) 98

(e) 114

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. India has moved down 12 spots in the global home price index to 55th rank in Q1 2021 against 43rd rank in Q1 2020, with a decline of 1.6 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in home prices, Knight Frank, in its latest research report “Global House Price Index” – Q1 2021.

Global Home Price Index is prepared by the London-based Knight Frank, which monitors housing prices in 56 countries. Turkey continues to lead the annual rankings with prices up by 32 per cent YoY, followed by New Zealand.

Q.4. Which country is at the top in Global Home Price Index – Q1 2021?

ग्लोबल होम प्राइस इंडेक्स – Q1 2021 में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Turkey / तुर्की

(b) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(c) Luxembourg / लक्ज़मबर्ग

(d) Slovakia / स्लोवाकिया

(e) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. India has moved down 12 spots in the global home price index to 55th rank in Q1 2021 against 43rd rank in Q1 2020, with a decline of 1.6 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in home prices, Knight Frank, in its latest research report “Global House Price Index” – Q1 2021.

Global Home Price Index is prepared by the London-based Knight Frank, which monitors housing prices in 56 countries. Turkey continues to lead the annual rankings with prices up by 32 per cent YoY, followed by New Zealand.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as an honorary member of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG)?

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) के वैश्विक वायु प्रदूषण और स्वास्थ्य तकनीकी सलाहकार समूह (GAPH-TAG) के मानद सदस्य के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दवे

(b) Rajesh Pendharkar / राजेश पेंढारकर

(c) Ranjitsinh Disale / रंजीतसिंह डिसाले

(d) Mukesh Sharma / मुकेश शर्मा

(e) Vikramjit Sen / विक्रमजीत सेन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Mukesh Sharma, a faculty at IIT Kanpur, has been appointed as an honorary member of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG).

Members of the Technical Advisory Group are selected across the globe and appointed by the Director-General, WHO. Sharma, associated with the civil engineering department at IIT Kanpur and an air quality expert, has melded rigorous research with policy engagement.

Q.6. Name the Wrestler who has clinched gold medal in the 53kg category at the Poland Open.

उस पहलवान का नाम बताइए जिसने पोलैंड ओपन में 53 किग्रा वर्ग में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है।

(a) Deepak Punia / दीपक पुनिया

(b) Ravi Kumar Dahiya / रवि कुमार दहिया

(c) Vinesh Phogat / विनेश फोगट

(d) Sakshi Malik / साक्षी मलिक

(e) Yogeshwar Dutt / योगेश्वर दत्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Asian champion and star wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday clinched gold in the 53kg category at the Poland Open.

The Indian wrestler was in top-notch form during the game as she defeated Khrystyna Bereza of Ukraine 8-0 in Final.

Q.7. International Day of Family Remittances is celebrated annually on _______.

परिवार के प्रेषण का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस _______ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 18 June / 18 जून

(b) 20 June / 20 जून

(c) 14 June / 14 जून

(d) 22 June / 22 जून

(e) 16 June / 16 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and is observed on 16 June.

This day further highlights the great resilience of migrant workers in the face of economic insecurities, natural and climate-related disasters and a global pandemic. The first International Day of Family Remittances was celebrated on June 16, 2015.

Q.8. Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev is observed on ____________________.

गुरु अर्जन देव की शहादत _____________ को मनाई जाती है।

(a) 14 June / 14 जून

(b) 15 June / 15 जून

(c) 16 June / 16 जून

(d) 17 June / 17 जून

(e) 18 June / 18 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Guru Arjan Dev was the first of the two Gurus martyred in the Sikh faith. He was the fifth Guru of the Sikhs. According to the Hindu calendar, Guru Arjan Dev Martyrdom Day is observed on Jeth Sudi 4 and this year it is being observed on, 14 June.

Born in 1563 in Goindval of Tarn Taran district, Guru Arjan Dev was martyred on 16 June, 1606. People belonging to the Sikh community observe this occasion as Chabeel Day in his remembrance.

Q.9. Chandrashekhar passed away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

चंद्रशेखर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Footballer / फुटबॉलर

(c) Freedom Fighter / स्वतंत्रता सेनानी

(d) Actor / अभिनेता

(e) Painter / चित्रकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Veteran Bollywood actor Chandrashekhar has died at the age of 97. The veteran actor has done over 250 films and numerous TV shows in his long career. Starting his career as a junior artist, he went on to emerge as a prominent character actor. He acted in ‘Surang’ as a lead actor (1953) and went on to do ‘Mastana’ (1954), ‘Basant Bahaar’ (1956), ‘Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal’ (1959), ‘Barsaat Ki Raat’ (1960), ‘Rustom-e-Baghdad’ (1963) and ‘Kanyadaan’ (1968), among numerous other films.

Q.10. Who is the present Managing Director General of Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) के वर्तमान प्रबंध महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Okonjo-Iweala / ओकोन्जो-इवेला

(b) Bikram Singh Bedi / बिक्रम सिंह बेदी

(c) Woochong Um / वूचॉन्ग उम

(d) Marc Llistosella / मार्क लिल्टोसला

(e) Seiko Hashimoto / सेइको हाशिमोतो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

President: Masatsugu Asakawa

Founded: 19 December 1966

Managing Director General: Woochong Um

Q.11. What is the currency of Turkey?

तुर्की की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Euro / यूरो

(b) Lira / लीरा

(c) Pound / पौंड

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Capital: Ankara

Currency: Turkish lira

Q.12. Where is the Headquarter of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)?

भारतीय बीमा विनियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण (IRDAI) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Headquarter Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Chairman: Subhash Chandra Khuntia

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