Current Affairs 2nd June 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

 

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Q.1. Which country’s External Affairs Minister has chaired a BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting virtually on June 1, 2021?

किस देश के विदेश मंत्री ने 1 जून, 2021 को वस्तुतः ब्रिक्स के विदेश मंत्रियों की बैठक की अध्यक्षता की है?

(a) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) India / भारत

(d) China / चीन

(e) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar chaired a BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting virtually on June 1, 2021.

The leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa of the BRICS group will deliberate on the ways to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, global and regional issues of concern, sustainable development, and terrorism, mentioned a press release from External Affairs Ministry.

Q.2. WHO has named Covid-19 variant (B.1.617.1) found in India as____________________.

WHO ने भारत में पाए जाने वाले Covid-19 वैरिएंट (B.1.617.1) को _____________ नाम दिया है।

(a) Kappa / काप्पा

(b) Delta / डेल्टा

(c) Zeta / ज़ीटा

(d) Alpha / अल्फा

(e) Both a and b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 variants of COVID-19, first identified in India, have been named as ‘Kappa’ and ‘Delta’ respectively, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on 1st June as it named various variants of the coronavirus using Greek alphabets.

The UN health agency named the B.1.617.1 variant of the COVID-19 as ‘Kappa’ while the B1.617.2 variant was dubbed ‘Delta’. Both the variants were first found in India.

Q.3. Name the Pune-based cooperative bank, whose license has been canceled by RBI recently.

पुणे स्थित सहकारी बैंक का नाम बताइए, जिसका लाइसेंस हाल ही में RBI ने रद्द कर दिया है।

(a) Mantha Urban Co-op Bank / मंथा अर्बन को-ऑप बैंक

(b) United Co-operative Bank / यूनाइटेड को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक

(c) Vasantdada Nagari Sahakari Bank / वसंतदादा नगरी सहकारी बैंक

(d) Apna Sahakari Co-Op Bank / अपना सहकारी को-ओप बैंक

(e) Shivajirao Bhosale Sahakari Bank / शिवाजीराव भोसले सहकारी बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the licence of Shivajirao Bhosale Sahakari Bank, Pune as the lender does not have adequate capital and earning prospects. “Consequently, the bank ceases to carry on banking business, with effect from the close of business on May 31, 2021.

The bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects. As such, it does not comply with the provisions of section 11(1) and section 22 (3) (d) read with section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

Q.4. Who has got the additional charge as Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

केंद्रीय प्रत्यक्ष कर बोर्ड (CBDT) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में अतिरिक्त प्रभार किसे मिला है?

(a) Jagjit Pavadia / जगजीत पवाडिया

(b) Pramod Chandra Mody / प्रमोद चंद्र मोदी

(c) Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra / जगन्नाथ विद्याधर महापात्र

(d) Anu J Singh / अनु जे सिंह

(e) Anuja Sarangi / अनुजा सारंगी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. JB Mohapatra, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, was given the additional charge as Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman after the extended tenure of incumbent PC Mody ended.

Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra, member CBDT, shall discharge the duties and responsibilities of the post of chairman, CBDT, in addition to his own duties for a period of three months or till appointment of a regular chairman, whichever is earlier.”

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?

भारतीय उद्योग परिसंघ (CII) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Arun Venkataraman / अरुण वेंकटरमण

(b) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(c) Saurabh Garg / सौरभ गर्ग

(d) Atish Chandra / आतिश चंद्र

(e) Sanjeev Kumar / संजीव कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 1st June announced it has elected T V Narendran, CEO and MD, Tata Steel, as its new president for 2021-22. He takes over from Uday Kotak, Managing Director, and Chief Executive Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank.

Narendran “has assumed office as the President of CII for 2021-22,” it said. In a statement, it said that Narendran has been engaged with CII for many years at the state, regional and national level.

Q.6. Who among the following has taken the charge as 21st Director General of Assam Rifles?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने असम राइफल्स के 21वें महानिदेशक के रूप में कार्यभार संभाला है?

(a) MA Ganapathy / एम ए गणपति

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) Surjeet Singh Deswal / सुरजीत सिंह देशवाल

(d) Pradeep Chandran Nair / प्रदीप चंद्रन नायर

(e) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal / सुबोध कुमार जायसवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran Nair takes charge as DG of Assam Rifles. Nair is the 21st Director General of the Assam Rifles (popularly known as Sentinels of the North-East).

He has rich experience of Assam Rifles and the North East, having earlier been an Inspector General and a Company Commander in Assam Rifles, besides having commanded Assam Rifles battalions as a Brigade Commander.

Q.7. Who has assumed charge as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff?

नौसेना के उप प्रमुख के रूप में किसने पदभार ग्रहण किया है?

(a) Ravneet Singh / रवनीत सिंह

(b) Anup Kumar Singh / अनूप कुमार सिंह

(c) AP Maheshwari / एपी माहेश्वरी

(d) Samant Goel / सामंत गोयल

(e) Rajesh Ranjan / राजेश रंजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp.  Vice-Admiral Ravneet Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), and Nausena Medal (NM) holder assumed charge as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff.

He relieves Vice Admiral MS Pawar, a Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), AVSM, Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) holder, who superannuated on May 31.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?

राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग (NHRC) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Pallav Mohapatra / पल्लव महापात्र

(b) Arun Raste / अरुण रस्ते

(c) Neera Tanden / नीरा टंडन

(d) Prafulla Chandra Pant / प्रफुल्ल चंद्र पंत

(e) Arun Mishra / अरुण मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Former Supreme Court judge Justice Arun Mishra took office as Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on 2nd May. He had retired from the apex court on September 3 last year.

Appointed as a Supreme Court judge in 2014, Justice Mishra had been the Chief Justice of Rajasthan and Calcutta High Courts. As chairperson of NHRC, his tenure will be for five years or till he attains the age of 70, whichever is earlier.

Q.9. International Sex Workers’ Day is observed on ___________ annually.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सेक्स वर्कर्स दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ___________ को मनाया जाता है

(a) 1 June / 1 जून

(b) 2 June / 2 जून

(c) 3 June / 3 जून

(d) 4 June / 4 जून

(e) 5 June / 5 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. International Sex Workers’ Day which is observed on 2nd June annually. The day honours and recognises the exploited working conditions of sex workers. Sometimes people don’t behave properly with sex workers and they face violence too. Therefore, the day teaches to respect them.

2nd June, every year, NSWP focuses on the theme of Access to Justice when commemorating International Sex Workers’ Day.

Q.10. Name the Indian boxer who has won the gold in 91kg category in Asian Boxing Championships 2021.

उस भारतीय मुक्केबाज का नाम बताइए, जिसने एशियन बॉक्सिंग चैंपियनशिप 2021 में 91 किग्रा वर्ग में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है।

(a) Sanjeet Kumar / संजीत कुमार

(b) Amit Panghal / अमित पंघाल

(c) Shiva Thapa / शिव थापा

(d) Manish Kaushik / मनीष कौशिक

(e) Neeraj Chopra / नीरज चोपड़ा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Sanjeet (91kg) fetched the lone gold among Indian men boxers with a stunning triumph over Kazakhstan’s Olympic-medallist Vassiliy Levit even as defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and Shiva Thapa (64kg) settled for silver medals in the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on 1st May.

With 15 medals in this edition, India surpassed its previous best-ever show at this Championship, achieved in 2019, when the country secured 13 medals in all, including two gold medals.

Q.11. Where is the headquarters of BRICS located?

ब्रिक्स का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(b) Jakarta, Indonesia / जकार्ता, इंडोनेशिया

(c) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

(d) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) New York, United States / न्यूयॉर्क, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Q.12. In which year National Human Rights Commission of India was formed?

भारत के राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग का गठन किस वर्ष किया गया था?

(a) 1992

(b) 1993

(c) 1999

(d) 2001

(e) 2005

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Formed: 12 October 1993

Headquarters: New Delhi

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