Current Affairs 19th , 20th June 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th , 20th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. What is India’s Rank in Sustainable Development Report 2021?

सतत विकास रिपोर्ट 2021 में भारत की रैंक क्या है?

(a) 76

(b) 80

(c) 84

(d) 120

(e) 144

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. India’s Rank 120th in Sustainable Development Report 2021, Finland Tops. 6th Edition the Sustainable Development Report 2021 presents the SDG Index and Dashboards for all UN member states. It was prepared by teams of independent experts at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung. India has been placed at 120th rank out of 165 Counties. Finland topped the index followed by Sweden and Denmark.

 

Q.2. Which country has topped in the Sustainable Development Report 2021?

सतत विकास रिपोर्ट 2021 में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Norway / नॉर्वे

(b) Iceland / आइसलैंड

(c) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(d) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(e) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. 6th Edition The Sustainable Development Report 2021 presents the SDG Index and Dashboards for all UN member states. It was prepared by teams of independent experts at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung. India has been placed at 120th rank out of 165 Counties.

Finland topped the index followed by Sweden and Denmark

 

Q.3. Ebrahim Raisi has been elected as the president of which of the following country?

इब्राहिम रायसी को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के राष्ट्रपति के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Iran / ईरान

(b) Iraq / इराक़

(c) Turkey / तुर्की

(d) Israel / इजराइल

(e) Lebanon / लेबनान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief won the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory on June 19, propelling the Supreme Leader’s protege into Tehran’s highest civilian position in a vote that appeared to see the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic’s history.

Mr. Raisi is the first serving Iranian president sanctioned by the U.S. government even before entering office over his involvement in the mass execution of political prisoners in 1988, as well as his time as the head of Iran’s internationally criticised judiciary — one of the world’s top executioners.

 

Q.4. Which Organization has won the prestigious UN Award “Land for Life Award” 2021?

किस संगठन ने प्रतिष्ठित संयुक्त राष्ट्र पुरस्कार “लैंड फॉर लाइफ अवार्ड” 2021 जीता है?

(a) World Food Programme / विश्व खाद्य कार्यक्रम

(b) Green Climate Fund / हरित जलवायु कोष

(c) Global Himalayan Expedition / ग्लोबल हिमालयन एक्सपेडिशन

(d) UN Environment Programme / संयुक्त राष्ट्र पर्यावरण कार्यक्रम

(e) Familial Forestry / पारिवारिक वानिकी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. The 2021 Land for Life Award has been won by Familial Forestry of Rajasthan, a unique concept that relates a tree with a family, making it a green “family member.”

The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) organizes the Land for Life Award every two years to recognize excellence and innovation in efforts towards land in balance. The theme for the 2021 Award is “Healthy Land, Healthy Lives”.

 

Q.5. On ____________ every year, World Sauntering Day is celebrated.

हर साल ________ को विश्व सौतेरिंग दिवस 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.5.(c)

Exp. On June 19 every year, World Sauntering Day is celebrated. The day reminds everyone to slowdown, connect with nature and enjoy things around us.

World Sauntering Day began in 1979 in the United States. The idea of sauntering was promoted by WT Rabe, a publicist, in response to jogging and brisk walk. The idea behind marking a sauntering day was to encourage people to slowdown and appreciate the world around them and connect with nature.

 

Q.6. National Reading Day is celebrated annually on ____________________.

राष्ट्रीय पठन दिवस प्रतिवर्ष _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 19 June / 19 जून

(b) 20 June / 20 जून

(c) 21 June / 21 जून

(d) 22 June / 22 जून

(e) 23 June / 23 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) celebrates National Reading Day annually on 19 June. The Day is celebrated to honour the father of the ‘Library Movement in Kerala’, the late P.N. Panicker, whose death anniversary falls on June 19.

In 2021, 26th National Reading Day is being celebrated. The week following June 19 will be observed as Reading Week and the entire month till July 18 will be observed as Reading Month.

 

Q.7. Father’s Day is observed every year on __________________.

फादर्स डे हर साल ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) First Sunday of June / जून का पहला रविवार

(b) Second Sunday of June / जून का दूसरा रविवार

(c) Third Sunday of June / जून का तीसरा रविवार

(d) Third Monday of June / जून का तीसरा सोमवार

(e) First Wednesday of June / जून का पहला बुधवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. People across the world observe Father’s Day every year on the third Sunday of June to celebrate fatherhood and paternal bonds. This year, we will be celebrating Father’s Day on June 20.

Father’s day was celebrated for the first time on July 5, 1908, in West Virginia, USA, after a mining incident took place. It was observed in honor of all the fathers who lost their lives in that mishap.

 

Q.8. Kenneth Kaunda passed away recently. He was the first President of which of the following country?

केनेथ कौंडा का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के पहले राष्ट्रपति थे?

(a) Angola / अंगोला

(b) Mozambique / मोजांबिक

(c) Botswana / बोत्सवाना

(d) Zambia / ज़ाम्बिया

(e) Tanzania / तंज़ानिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Zambian politician Kenneth Kaunda, who served as the first President of Zambia, has passed away.

Mr Kenneth Kaunda served as the first President of independent Zambia for 27 years from 1964 to 1991. Zambia gained independence from Britain in October 1964

 

Q.9. Milkha Singh passed away recently. He was known as _______________.

मिल्खा सिंह का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। उन्हें __________ के नाम से जाना जाता था।

(a) The Wizard / द विजार्ड

(b) Payyoli Express / पय्योली एक्सप्रेस

(c) Bengal tiger / बंगाल टाइगर

(d) The Lightning Kid / द लाइटनिंग किड

(e) Flying Sikh / फ्लाइंग सिख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh, breathed his last in Chandigarh on 18th June. The 91-year-old had contracted Covid-19 a month back and lost his wife Nirmal Kaur to the virus earlier this week.

He was 1958 Commonwealth Games champion and 1960 Rome Olympian.

 

Q.10. What is the currency of Zambia?

जाम्बिया की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Peso / पेसो

(b) Krone / क्रोन

(c) Ngultrum / नगुलट्रम

(d) Kwacha / क्वाचा

(e) Franc / फ्रेंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Capital: Lusaka

Currency: Zambian kwacha

 

Q.11. Who is the present chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?

केंद्रीय माध्यमिक शिक्षा बोर्ड (सीबीएसई) के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Manoj Ahuja / मनोज आहूजा

(b) Indrajit Mahanty / इंद्रजीत महंती

(c) V. Krishnaswamy / वी कृष्णस्वामी

(d) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(e) R.C. Kuhad / आर सी कुहाड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Manoj Ahuja is the new chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

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