Current Affairs Quiz 10th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 10th June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state has launched Yantra Seva Scheme and flagged off the distribution of tractors and combine harvesters?

किस राज्य ने यंत्र सेवा योजना शुरू की है और ट्रैक्टर और कंबाइन हार्वेस्टर के वितरण को हरी झंडी दिखाई है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Kerala / केरल

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Andhra Pradesh govt launched YSR Yantra Seva scheme

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched YSR Yantra Seva Scheme and flagged off the distribution of tractors and combine harvesters at Chuttugunta Centre in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Chief Minister YS Jagan Reddy flagged off the state-level mega distribution of tractors and combine harvesters under YSR Yantra Seva Pathakam in Guntur.

Around 3,800 tractors and 320 combined harvesters would be made available at Rythu Bharosa Centres (RBKs) across AP. A subsidy of Rs. 175 crore has been credited into 5,260 farmer group bank accounts.

Q.2. Name the Union Minister who has unveiled India’s largest educational metaverse ‘Polyversity’ & Academic Blockchain Consortium ‘Bharat Blockchain Network (BBN)’.

उस केंद्रीय मंत्री का नाम बताइए जिन्होंने भारत के सबसे बड़े शैक्षिक मेटावर्स पॉलीवर्सिटीऔर अकादमिक ब्लॉकचैन कंसोर्टियम भारत ब्लॉकचैन नेटवर्क (बीबीएन)का अनावरण किया है।

(a) Narayan Tatu Rane / नारायण तातु राणे

(b) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank / रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक

(e) Jyotiraditya M Scindia / ज्योतिरादित्य एम सिंधिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Dharmendra Pradhan launched India’s largest educational metaverse ‘Polyversity’ & Bharat Blockchain Network

Michigan, USA-based IT Services & IT Consulting company Information Data Systems (IDS) has unveiled the Bharat Blockchain Network (BBN) (Academic Blockchain Consortium) & Polyversity (Educational Metaverse).

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (GoI) launched the initiatives in the presence of officials from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) at an event held at the AICTE Auditorium in New Delhi, Delhi.

The Bharat Blockchain Network (BBN), India’s first nationwide hybrid blockchain network, is built by IDS. Polyversity, a virtual university, is India’s Largest Educational Metaverse, with over 100 Academic Partners establishing virtual campuses, including the AICTE’s campus.

Q.3. With which country, India has signed a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) on Criminal Matters to support investigation & prosecution of crimes?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने अपराधों की जांच और अभियोजन का समर्थन करने के लिए आपराधिक मामलों पर एक पारस्परिक कानूनी सहायता संधि (MLAT) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Hungary / हंगरी

(b) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(c) Serbia / सर्बिया

(d) Poland / पोलैंड

(e) Russia / रूस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. India signed MLAT on criminal matters with Poland to support investigation & prosecution of crimes

India and Poland have signed a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) on Criminal Matters.

The treaty aims to enhance the effectiveness of both Poland and India in the investigation and Prosecution of various crimes including crimes related to terrorism, through cooperation and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.

Poland becomes the 45th country to sign an MLAT on criminal matters with New Delhi. The other countries include Australia, Canada, France, Iran, Israel, Russia, Singapore, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Q.4. Special ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (SAIFMM) will be held on the 16th and 17th June in __________________.

विशेष आसियान-भारत विदेश मंत्रियों की बैठक (SAIFMM) 16 और 17 जून को ___________ में आयोजित की जाएगी।

(a) New Delhi, India / नई दिल्ली, भारत

(b) Islamabad, Pakistan / इस्लामाबाद, पाकिस्तान

(c) Dhaka, Bangladesh / ढाका, बांग्लादेश

(d) Colombo, Sri Lanka / कोलंबो, श्रीलंका

(e) Kabul, Afghanistan / काबुल, अफगानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. India will host Special ‘ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ meeting

India will host Special ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (SAIFMM) on the 16th and 17th June to mark the 30th anniversary of its relations with the 10-nation grouping.

It will be the first meeting hosted by India in New Delhi and will be accompanied by 12th Edition of Delhi Dialogue.

It will be attended by External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and ASEAN’s Ministers. S Jaishankar and his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan will co-chair the meeting.

The year 2022 has been designated as the ASEAN-India friendship year. Theme of the Delhi Dialogue 2022: Building Bridges in the Indo-Pacific.

Q.5. India ranked ___________ among the top recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the last calendar year (2021), according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World Investment Report.

व्यापार और विकास पर संयुक्त राष्ट्र सम्मेलन (UNCTAD) की विश्व निवेश रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, भारत पिछले कैलेंडर वर्ष (2021) में प्रत्यक्ष विदेशी निवेश (FDI) के शीर्ष प्राप्तकर्ताओं में ___________ स्थान पर है।

(a) 5th

(b) 7th

(c) 9th

(d) 12th

(e) 13th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. UNCTAD’s World Investment Report: India ranked 7th among recipients of FDI in CY 2021; US topped

India jumped one position to 7th among the top recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the last calendar year (2021) despite FDI inflows into the country declining, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

In its latest World Investment Report, UNCTAD said FDI inflows into India declined to $45 billion in 2021 from $64 billion in the preceding year. Outward FDI from India rose 43 per cent to $15.5 billion in 2021.

While the United States ($367 billion) remained the top recipient of FDI, China ($181 billion) and Hong Kong ($141 billion) also retained second and third position respectively.

Q.6. Reserve Bank has cancelled the licence of which state’s Mudhol Co-operative Bank Limited, thus restricting it from repayment of deposits and acceptance of fresh funds?

रिजर्व बैंक ने किस राज्य के मुधोल को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक लिमिटेड का लाइसेंस रद्द कर दिया है, इस प्रकार इसे जमा राशि के पुनर्भुगतान और नए धन की स्वीकृति से प्रतिबंधित कर दिया है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. RBI cancelled licence of Mudhol Co-op Bank, Bagalkot, Karnataka

The Reserve Bank has cancelled the licence of The Mudhol Co-operative Bank Limited, Bagalkot (Karnataka), thus restricting it from repayment of deposits and acceptance of fresh funds.

The bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said while announcing the cancellation of licence. RBI also said that bank with its present financial position would be unable to pay its present depositors in full.

Q.7. What is the name of India’s first-ever banking metaverse launched by Kiya. ai?

Kiya. ai द्वारा लॉन्च किए गए भारत के पहले बैंकिंग मेटावर्स का नाम क्या है?

(a) Bankingverse

(b) Aiverse

(c) Bankverse

(d) Polyverse

(e) Kiyaverse

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Kiya.ai launched India’s 1st banking metaverse Kiyaverse

Kiya.ai, a digital solutions provider serving financial institutions and governments globally, announced the launch of India’s first-ever banking metaverse – Kiyaverse.

Through Kiyaverse, Kiya.ai wants to enable consumers to transact, access banking information and avail various banking products virtually from the comfort of their homes.

In the first phase, banks will be allowed to roll-out their own metaverse for clients, partners and employees through service offerings that include relationship manager, peer avatars and robo-advisors. Kiyaverse plans to have tokens as NFTs and support CBDC to enable open finance in a Web3.0 environment.

Q.8. SBI Foundation, in partnership with which company, has launched UpSchool, a digital learning program for students from classes 1 to 10?

एसबीआई फाउंडेशन ने किस कंपनी के साथ साझेदारी में कक्षा 1 से 10 तक के छात्रों के लिए डिजिटल लर्निंग प्रोग्राम अपस्कूल लॉन्च किया है?
(a) Coursera / कोरसेरा

(b) Khan Academy / खान अकैडमी

(c) BYJU’S / बाईजुस

(d) Unacademy / अनअकैडमी

(e) Vedantu / वेदान्तु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. SBI Foundation launched a Digital Learning Platform ‘UpSchool’ with Khan Academy

SBI Foundation in partnership with Khan Academy, an educational nonprofit in India, has launched UpSchool, a digital learning program for students from classes 1 to 10.

This program will be available in English, Hindi and Kannada languages aiming to reduce learning gaps and build a solid foundation in math and reading for their current academic year.

Interested candidates can register for the program for free by visiting the online website of Khan Academy. Every student will receive a digital certificate at completing the program.

Q.9. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched EASE (Enhanced Access and Service Excellence) 5.0 ‘Common reforms agenda’ for Public Sector Banks (PSBs) under EASENext program. EASE 5.0 will focus on which area?

वित्त मंत्री निर्मला सीतारमण ने EASENext कार्यक्रम के तहत सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र के बैंकों (PSB) के लिए EASE (एन्हांस्ड एक्सेस एंड सर्विस एक्सीलेंस) 5.0 सामान्य सुधार एजेंडालॉन्च किया है। EASE 5.0 किस क्षेत्र पर ध्यान केंद्रित करेगा?

(a) digital customer experience / डिजिटल ग्राहक अनुभव

(b) integrated & inclusive banking / एकीकृत और समावेशी बैंकिंग

(c) supporting small businesses / छोटे व्यवसायों का समर्थन

(d) supporting agriculture / कृषि का समर्थन

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Nirmala Sitharaman launched EASE 5.0 ‘Common reforms agenda’ for Public Sector Banks

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched EASE (Enhanced Access and Service Excellence) 5.0 ‘Common reforms agenda’ for Public Sector Banks (PSBs) under EASENext program.

EASE has evolved over four annual editions from FY19 to FY22 and has catalyzed reforms in diverse areas in Public Sector Banks.

EASE 5.0 will focus on digital customer experience, and integrated & inclusive banking, with emphasis on supporting small businesses and agriculture.

Q.10. Who has been appointed as ombudsman under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA)?

महात्मा गांधी राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोजगार गारंटी योजना (मनरेगा) के तहत लोकपाल के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) S L Thaosen / एस एल थाओसेन

(b) Ajay Kumar Srivastava / अजय कुमार श्रीवास्तव

(c) Swarup Kumar Saha / स्वरूप कुमार साह

(d) N J Ojha / एन जे ओझा

(e) A Manimekhalai / ए मणिमेखलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. N J Ojha appointed as MGNREGA ombudsman

Ex-registrar of MS University, N J Ojha has been appointed as ombudsman under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) for 2-year term.

He will now have the power to investigate allegations by MGNREGA staff, consider them, pass awards within 30 days of receipt of the complaint and issue direction for conducting spot investigation.

MGNREGA was launched in 2005 to augment employment generation and social security in India. It is a demand-driven wage employment scheme under Ministry of Rural Development.

Q.11. Who has been given additional charge as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati?

प्रसार भारती के मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी (सीईओ) के रूप में किसे अतिरिक्त प्रभार दिया गया है?

(a) Satish Pai / सतीश पाई

(b) Mayank Kumar Agrawal / मयंक कुमार अग्रवाल

(c) Alok Choudhary / आलोक चौधरी

(d) RJ Umar / आरजे उमर

(e) Sanjit Narwekar / संजीत नरवेकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Mayank Kumar Agrawal given additional charge as CEO of Prasar Bharati

Doordarshan Director-General Mayank Kumar Agrawal has been given additional charge as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati.

He succeeded Shashi Shekhar Vempati, who stepped down as CEO following a five-year tenure.

Prasar Bharati is India’s public broadcaster, headquartered in New Delhi. It is a statutory autonomous body set up by Parliament’s Act of Parliament and comprises Doordarshan Television Network and All India Radio.

Q.12. Who among the following has become the first Indian to be recognized as Global SDG Pioneer for Water Stewardship by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन संयुक्त राष्ट्र ग्लोबल कॉम्पैक्ट (यूएनजीसी) द्वारा जल प्रबंधन के लिए ग्लोबल एसडीजी पायनियर के रूप में मान्यता प्राप्त होने वाला पहला भारतीय बन गया है?

(a) Ramkrishna Mukkavilli / रामकृष्ण मुक्काविलि

(b) Harini Logan / हरिनी लोगान

(c) Rashmi Sahoo / रश्मि साहू

(d) A Gopalakrishnan / ए गोपालकृष्णन

(e) Kishore Jayaraman / किशोर जयरामन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Ramkrishna Mukkavilli became 1st Indian to be recognized as Global SDG Pioneer for Water Stewardship by UNGC

For the first time in the world, an Indian Ramkrishna Mukkavilli has been recognised as a Global Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Pioneer for Water Stewardship by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).

The United Nations Global Compact has named ten new SDG Pioneers, who are corporate leaders who are excelling in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by implementing the UN Global Compact Ten Principles on human rights, environment, labour, and anti-corruption.

Ramkrishna Mukkavilli, the Founder and Managing Director of Maithri Aquatech, a Make-In-India company, was previously selected as India’s SDG Pioneer by the UN Global Compact Network India (GCNI) earlier this year, for his work in building water security with nature-based water solutions across India and 27 countries spanning South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Following this, he was recognized as one of the 10 new SDG Pioneers for 2022. The company’s unique solution – MEGHDOOT, is based on an alternative water concept known as Atmospheric Water Generation (AWG) that taps into a vast, renewable water resource – AIR, which contains six times as much freshwater as all the rivers on the planet combined.

Q.13. Who has been appointed as ambassador of British Council’s ‘India-UK Together Season of Culture’?

ब्रिटिश काउंसिल के इंडिया-यूके टुगेदर सीजन ऑफ कल्चरके राजदूत के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ricky Kej / रिकी केज

(b) Bickram Ghosh / बिक्रम घोष

(c) A R Rahman / ए आर रहमान

(d) Mohit Chauhan / मोहित चौहान

(e) K K / के के

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. AR Rahman appointed ambassador of Indo-UK culture platform ‘The Season of Culture’

Music Composer AR Rahman has been appointed as ambassador of British Council’s ‘India-UK Together Season of Culture’, which aims to boost collaboration among emerging artistes from the two nations.

It was officially launched, by Britain’s Deputy High Commissioner to India Jan Thomson and Director (India) of the British Council Barbara Wickham. The Season of Culture aims to strengthen India-UK collaboration in the areas of arts, English and education.

The ‘Season of Culture’ intends to build on the British Council’s work in India and strengthen partnerships between India and the UK in the arts, English, and education.

Q.14. Which district has topped in 2nd edition of Awards for Excellence in District Skill Development Planning (DSDP)?

जिला कौशल विकास योजना (डीएसडीपी) में उत्कृष्टता के लिए पुरस्कारों के दूसरे संस्करण में कौन सा जिला शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Rajkot, Gujarat / राजकोट, गुजरात

(b) Cachar, Assam / कछार, असम

(c) Jamtara, Jharkhand / जामताड़ा, झारखंड

(d) Satara, Maharashtra / सतारा, महाराष्ट्र

(e) Ernakulam, Kerala / एर्नाकुलम, केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. ‘Awards for Excellence in District Skill Development Planning (DSDP): Rajkot in Gujarat topped

The 2nd edition of Awards for Excellence in District Skill Development Planning (DSDP) was organised at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi, where the top 30 districts were awarded for their innovative best practices in skill development in the region.

Rajkot in Gujarat, Cachar in Assam and Satara in Maharashtra ranked top three among all participating districts. Out of 700 districts across the country, 467 districts participated in DSDP Awards.

DSDP Awards were instituted under the Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) Scheme by MSDE in June 2018 to promote decentralised planning, acknowledge and reward the extraordinary and innovative work done by districts in the field of skill development. The first DSDP Awards were held in 2018-19, with 228 districts from 19 states participating in the initiative.

Q.15. With which IIT, National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) has signed an MoU for sharing knowledge on innovative ideas and technologies in the field of highway engineering?

राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग अवसंरचना विकास निगम लिमिटेड (NHIDCL) ने किस IIT के साथ राजमार्ग इंजीनियरिंग के क्षेत्र में नवीन विचारों और प्रौद्योगिकियों पर ज्ञान साझा करने के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IIT Bombay / आईआईटी बॉम्बे

(b) IIT Dharwad / आईआईटी धारवाड़

(c) IIT Guwahati / आईआईटी गुवाहाटी

(d) IIT Kharagpur / आईआईटी खड़गपुर

(e) IIT Roorkee / आईआईटी रुड़की

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. NHIDCL signed MoU with IIT Roorkee for sharing knowledge in field of highway engineering

The National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Roorkee for sharing knowledge on innovative ideas and technologies in the field of highway engineering.

This MoU’s purpose is to establish the collaboration between the NHIDCL and IIT-Roorkee in order to take up various activities of common interest such as sharing knowledge on innovative ideas and other infrastructure works as per mutually agreed terms and conditions.

Q.16. What is the name of the mascot of 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad that will be held at Mamallapuram near Chennai?

चेन्नई के पास मामल्लापुरम में आयोजित होने वाले 44वें FIDE शतरंज ओलंपियाड के शुभंकर का नाम क्या है?

(a) Thambi / थाम्बी

(b) Stumpy / स्टम्पी

(c) Shera / शेरा

(d) Ballu / बल्लू

(e) Dhakad / धाकड़ 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(a)

Exp. Tamil Nadu CM launched logo & mascot of 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has launched the official logo and mascot of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad. The international event will be held at Mamallapuram near Chennai from 28th July to August 10.

The mascot is named as ‘Thambi’ and is a knight dressed in the traditional Tamil attire Veshti (Dhoti) with a shirt and is seen with folded hands, apparently extending the Tamil greeting ‘Vanakkam’.

‘Thambi’ in Tamil means younger brother. Chess Believe is written on its shirt.

It is the 2nd major international chess event to be hosted by Chennai, after World Championship match in 2013.

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