Current Affairs 8th June 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 8th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Raimona national park has been declared the sixth national park of which of the following state?

रायमोना राष्ट्रीय उद्यान को निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य का छठा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान घोषित किया गया है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Raimona in Assam’s Kokrajhar district was declared as the state’s sixth national park. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma made an announcement in this regard on the occasion of World Environment Day.

The state’s Environment and Forest Department has issued a notification declaring Raimona as a national park. The chief minister said a process was on to also convert the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary into a national park.

Q.2. Which country has been elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2022-2024 term?

2022-2024 के कार्यकाल के लिए कौन सा देश संयुक्त राष्ट्र आर्थिक और सामाजिक परिषद (ECOSOC) के लिए चुना गया है?

(a) Belgium / बेल्जियम

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

(d) England / इंग्लैंड

(e) India / भारत

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India was elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2022-2024 term.

India has been selected in Asia-Pacific States category. Other elected countries include Oman, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan. Elected African countries are- Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Mauritius, Tunisia, and United Republic of Tanzania.

Among eastern European states Croatia and Czech Republic were elected. Belize, Peru and Chile are among elected Latin American and Caribbean states.

In by-election of Economic and Social Council, New Zealand & Denmark were elected for January to December 2022 term while Israel was elected for January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023.

Q.3. G7 has recently signed a deal on Minimum Global Corporate Tax. Which country is hosting the 47th G7 summit in 2021?

G7 ने हाल ही में न्यूनतम वैश्विक कॉर्पोरेट कर पर समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं। कौन सा देश 2021 में 47वें G7 शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी कर रहा है?

(a) Philippines / फिलीपींस

(b) Switzerland / स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) France / फ्रांस

(d) United Kingdom / यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) Singapore / सिंगापुर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Group of seven (G7) advanced economies signed a landmark deal on taxing multinational companies. As per the deal, minimum global tax rate would be at least 15 percent.

Agreement was signed by finance ministers of United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Canada, France, Italy and Japan. It opens way for levies on multinational companies in countries where they operate rather than just where they are headquartered.

Old system of global taxation was being criticized over the years as it allowed big companies to save billions of dollars in tax bills by shifting their jurisdictions. Major digital companies were making money in multiple countries and paying taxes only in home country. Thus, this proposal was made which would impose an additional tax on several multinational companies and technology giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google to pay taxes to countries based on where their goods or services are sold irrespective of their physical presence there. The deal seeks to modernize century-old international tax code.

47th G7 summit 2021: United Kingdom

Q.4. On which of the following bank, Reserve Bank has imposed penalty totalling Rs 6 crore for contravention of norms, including one related to “Frauds Classification and Reporting”?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक पर रिज़र्व बैंक ने “धोखाधड़ी वर्गीकरण और रिपोर्टिंग” से संबंधित मानदंडों के उल्लंघन के लिए कुल 6 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(b) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(c) Central Bank of India / सेंट्रल बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) Both a and b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The RBI on 7th June imposed penalty aggregating to Rs 6 crore on Bank of India and Punjab National Bank for contravention of norms, including one related to “Frauds Classification and Reporting”.

A penalty of Rs 4 crore has been imposed on Bank of India and Rs 2 crore on Punjab National Bank.

Q.5. CRISIL has projected India’s GDP growth rate at ________________ for FY22.

CRISIL ने FY22 के लिए भारत की GDP विकास दर _________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 7.2%

(b) 8.4%

(c) 9.5%

(d) 11%

(e) 12.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Domestic credit ratings agency Crisil on 7th June cut its FY22 growth estimate for India to 9.5 per cent from the earlier 11 per cent due to the hit to private consumption and investments following the second wave of COVID-19. The economy had contracted by 7.3 per cent in FY21.

Q.6. Who has assumed charge as the Director General Naval Operations?

नौसेना संचालन महानिदेशक के रूप में किसने पदभार ग्रहण किया है?

(a) Rajesh Pendharkar / राजेश पेंढारकर

(b) Ravneet Singh / रवनीत सिंह

(c) Pradeep Chandran Nair / प्रदीप चंद्रन नायर

(d) Thomas Vijayan / थॉमस विजयन

(e) K P Krishnan / के पी कृष्णन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations.

The Flag Officer is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and has served on frontline warships of the Navy as ASW Officer and later as the Executive Officer and Principal Warfare Officer of Guided Destroyer INS Mysore

He has commanded the missile corvette INS Kora, the missile frigate INS Shivalik and the aircraft carrier INS Viraat.

Q.7. Abdulla Shahid has been elected as the new President of UN General Assembly (UNGA). He is the Foreign Minister of which country?

अब्दुल्ला शाहिद को संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा (UNGA) का नया अध्यक्ष चुना गया है। वह किस देश के विदेश मंत्री हैं?

(a) Hong Kong / हांगकांग

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(e) Maldives / मालदीव

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, was elected as new President of UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Abdulla Shahid won against Afghanistan’s former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul with three-fourth majority. He fetched 143 votes while Rassoul got 48 votes out of 191 votes polled. Maldives will occupy office of President of UNGA for the first time.

Election to UNGA presidential post is held annually. It is rotated amongst various regional groupings. 76th UNGA session for 2021-22 was the turn of Asia-Pacific group.

Q.8. Who among the following has been appointed as CEO of HSBC India?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे एचएसबीसी इंडिया का सीईओ नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vikramjit Sen / विक्रमजीत सेन

(b) Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra / जगन्नाथ विद्याधर महापात्र

(c) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(d) Hitendra Dave / हितेंद्र दवे

(e) Nitin Rakesh / नितिन राकेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd. (HSBC) announced the appointment of Hitendra Dave as Chief Executive Officer of HSBC India subject to receipt of regulatory approval.

He has been appointed as interim Chief Executive Officer effective June 7, 2021. Dave succeeds Surendra Rosha who will be moving to Hong Kong as the co-chief executive of HSBC Asia-Pacific.

Q.9. Which state’s “Water Burial” has bagged the best film National Award on environment conservation at 67th National Films Awards 2021?

67वें राष्ट्रीय फिल्म पुरस्कार 2021 में किस राज्य के “वाटर बुरिअल” को पर्यावरण संरक्षण पर सर्वश्रेष्ठ फिल्म राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार मिला है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Arunachal Pradesh’s Water Burial has bagged the best film National Award on environment conservation at 67th National Films Awards 2021.

The film, which is directed by independent filmmaker Shantanu Sen.Water Burial is produced by AM Television. Water Burial is in Monpa dialect and has an intriguing storyline around a dark ritual of a local tribe in Arunachal Pradesh.

Inspired by the popular Assamese novel Saba Kota Manuh, which is written by Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi.

Q.10. C M Udasi passed away recently. He was a/an ___________________.

सी एम उदासी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Director / निर्देशक

(b) Choreographer / कोरियोग्राफर

(c) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(d) Poet / कवि

(e) Musician / संगीतकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Karnataka Minister and senior BJP leader CM Udasi passed away on Tuesday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He was 85. Udasi was MLA from Hanegal.

He was elected to the Karnataka Assembly as MLA for the first time in 1983 from Hanegal. He was elected six times from the constitu ency as MLA.

Q.11. What is the currency of Maldives?

मालदीव की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Lira / लीरा

(b) Pound / पौंड

(c) Rufiyaa / रूफिया

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Malé

Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa

President: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

Q.12. Which country will host the 48th G7 (Group of Seven) summit in 2022?

कौन सा देश 2022 में 48 वें जी7 (ग्रुप ऑफ सेवन) शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) Germany / जर्मनी

(b) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(c) UK / ब्रिटेन

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 47th G7 summit 2021: United Kingdom

48th G7 summit 2022: Germany

49th G7 summit 2023: Japan

45th G7 summit 2024: Italy

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