Current Affairs 18th June 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 18th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. What is the rank of India on IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2021?

IMD के विश्व प्रतिस्पर्धात्मकता सूचकांक 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 12

(b) 43

(c) 56

(d) 72

(e) 168

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. India maintained 43rd rank on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) that examined the impact of COVID-19 on economies around the world this year.

The 64-nation list was led by Switzerland, while Sweden has moved up to the second position (from sixth last year), Denmark has lost one place to rank third. The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking ranks 64 economies and assesses the extent to which a country promotes the prosperity of its people by measuring economic well-being through hard data and survey responses from executives.

Q.2. Which country has topped in the IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2021?

IMD के विश्व प्रतिस्पर्धात्मकता सूचकांक 2021 में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. India maintained 43rd rank on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) that examined the impact of COVID-19 on economies around the world this year.

The 64-nation list was led by Switzerland, while Sweden has moved up to the second position (from sixth last year), Denmark has lost one place to rank third. The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking ranks 64 economies and assesses the extent to which a country promotes the prosperity of its people by measuring economic well-being through hard data and survey responses from executives.

Q.3. What is the rank of India in 15th edition of Global Peace Index (GPI) 2021?

ग्लोबल पीस इंडेक्स (GPI) 2021 के 15वें संस्करण में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 40th

(b) 58th

(c) 72nd

(d) 135th

(e) 144th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. 15th edition of Global Peace Index (GPI) was announced by Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) Sydney. India has moved up by two position from its last year’s ranking. It has become 135th most peaceful country while, 5th in South Asia region.

Iceland is most peaceful country worldwide since 2008 joined by other top countries like Denmark, New Zealand, Portugal and Slovenia. Afghanistan is the least peaceful country again for fourth consecutive year. Afghanistan is followed by Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, and Iraq.

Q.4. Which country is the most peaceful country worldwide, according to the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2021?

ग्लोबल पीस इंडेक्स (GPI) 2021 के अनुसार, दुनिया भर में सबसे शांतिपूर्ण देश कौन सा है?

(a) Norway / नॉर्वे

(b) Iceland / आइसलैंड

(c) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. 15th edition of Global Peace Index (GPI) was announced by Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) Sydney. India has moved up by two position from its last year’s ranking. It has become 135th most peaceful country while, 5th in South Asia region.

Iceland is most peaceful country worldwide since 2008 joined by other top countries like Denmark, New Zealand, Portugal and Slovenia. Afghanistan is the least peaceful country again for fourth consecutive year. Afghanistan is followed by Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, and Iraq.

Q.5. Name the digital lending platform recently launched by IndusInd Bank.

इंडसइंड बैंक द्वारा हाल ही में लॉन्च किए गए डिजिटल लेंडिंग प्लेटफॉर्म का नाम बताइए।

(a) IndusStack Credit / इंडसस्टैक क्रेडिट

(b) IndusBack Credit / इंडसबैक क्रेडिट

(c) IndEasy Credit / इंडईज़ी क्रेडिट

(d) IndusEasy Credit / इंडसईज़ी क्रेडिट

(e) IndStack Credit / इंडस्टैक क्रेडिट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. IndusInd Bank announced the launch of ‘IndusEasy Credit’, a comprehensive digital lending platform that enables customers to meet their financial requirements from the comfort of their homes. A first of its kind proposition, ‘IndusEasyCredit’ offers a fully digital end to end process that leverages the power of India’s public digital infrastructure – ‘Indiastack’ to offer personal loans and credit cards in a paperless, presence less and cashless manner.

Q.6. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has projected India’s FY22 GDP growth at ______________.

भारतीय उद्योग परिसंघ (CII) ने भारत की FY22 सकल घरेलू उत्पाद की वृद्धि ______________ पर अनुमानित की है।

(a) 8.5%

(b) 9.5%

(c) 10.5%

(d) 11.5%

(e) 12.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on 17th June the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at 9.5% in the current financial year (FY 2021-22). This will take the GDP to a level that is slightly higher than in FY20.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as Director/Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission in the World Trade Organisation?

विश्व व्यापार संगठन में भारत के स्थायी मिशन में निदेशक / परामर्शदाता के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Aashish Chandorkar / आशीष चांदोरकर

(b) Mukesh Sharma / मुकेश शर्मा

(c) Ajay Puri / अजय पुरी

(d) A K Sikri / एके सीकरी

(e) K Nagaraj Naidu / के नागराज नायडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The government of India has appointed a private person Aashish Chandorkar as Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission in the World Trade Organisation for three years. For the first time, a private person has been appointed at the Mission.

Chandorkar is director of Bengaluru-based policy think tank Smahi Foundation of Policy and Research. The WTO is a 164-member multi-lateral body, which deals with global trade. India is a member since 1995.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of PUMA Motorsport in India?

भारत में PUMA मोटरस्पोर्ट के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Yuvraj Singh / युवराज सिंह

(b) Aamir Khan / आमिर खान

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(d) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(e) Amitabh Bachchan / अमिताभ बच्चन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Global sports brand PUMA has extended its decade long partnership with former Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh by signing him as the face of PUMA Motorsport in India.

Yuvraj Singh will showcase his passion for fast cars and sports-inspired fashion. With this, he also joins the brand’s global league of legends like Thierry Henry, Boris Becker and Usain Bolt.

Q.9. International Picnic Day is observed every year on __________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय पिकनिक दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 17 June / 17 जून

(b) 18 June / 18 जून

(c) 19 June / 19 जून

(d) 20 June / 20 जून

(e) 21 June / 21 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Every year International Picnic Day has been Celebrate on June 18, a day to urge people to get outside and enjoy one other’s company.

Individuals used to go on picnics to get away from their mundane everyday lives, and while it is difficult to engage in such activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are still ways you can celebrate this day with your loved ones.

Q.10. Every year, Autistic Pride Day is observed on ________ globally.

हर साल, विश्व स्तर पर ________ को ऑटिस्टिक प्राइड डे मनाया जाता है।

(a) 17 June / 17 जून

(b) 18 June / 18 जून

(c) 19 June / 19 जून

(d) 20 June / 20 जून

(e) 21 June / 21 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Every year, Autistic Pride Day is observed on June 18 globally to create awareness about autism among people and recognise the importance of pride for autistic people and its role in bringing about positive changes in the broader society.

The day is represented by a rainbow infinity symbol which denotes the infinite possibilities that autistic people have.

Q.11. Where is the Headquarters of IndusInd Bank?

इंडसइंड बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. CEO: Sumant Kathpalia

Headquarters: Pune

Q.12. What is the capital of Iceland?

आइसलैंड की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Glasgow / ग्लासगो

(b) Cardiff / कार्डिफ

(c) Dublin / डबलिन

(d) Edinburgh / एडिनबर्ग

(e) Reykjavík / रेकजाविक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Capital: Reykjavík

Currency: Icelandic króna

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