Current Affairs Quiz 20th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated ₹920-crore Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor in which city?

पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी ने किस शहर में 920 करोड़ रुपये के प्रगति मैदान इंटीग्रेटेड ट्रांजिट कॉरिडोर का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Pune / पुणे

(c) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(d) Ranchi / रांची

(e) Noida / नोएडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated Rs 920-crore Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates ₹920-crore Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor in Delhi.

The project includes a tunnel and five underpasses and aims to provide relief from heavy traffic in the national capital.

The 1.6-km-long tunnel, which will be Delhi’s first, will allow commuters travelling to India Gate and other central Delhi areas from east Delhi, Noida, and Ghaziabad to ditch traffic snarls at ITO, Mathura Road, and Bhairon Marg.

Q.2. With which country, India has held the first Physical Joint Consultative Commission Meeting in New Delhi?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ नई दिल्ली में पहली शारीरिक संयुक्त सलाहकार आयोग की बैठक आयोजित की है?

(a) Bhutan / भूटान

(b) Maldives / मालदीव

(c) Nepal / नेपाल

(d) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(e) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. India and Bangladesh to hold first Physical Joint Consultative Commission Meet in New Delhi

India & Bangladesh have the first Physical Joint Consultative Commission Meeting in New Delhi.

The meeting has co-chaired by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen.

It will review the entire meeting of bilateral relations, including cooperation in the wake of Covid19, border security, trade and investment, connectivity, energy, water resources, development partnership and regional-multilateral issues.

About Bangladesh

  • Capital – Dhaka
  • Currency– Taka
  • President – Abdul Hamid
  • Prime Minister– Sheikh Hasina
  • SAMPRITI Exercise– India-Bangladesh

 

Q.3. Which of the following country will continue to stay in Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Grey List?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा देश फाइनेंशियल एक्शन टास्क फोर्स (FATF) की ग्रे लिस्ट में बना रहेगा?

(a) Iran / ईरान

(b) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(c) Iraq / इराक

(d) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(e) North Korea / उत्तर कोरिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Pakistan will continue to stay in FATF Grey List

Pakistan will continue to stay in Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Grey List.

The decision was announced after the conclusion of the 4 day FATF plenary in Berlin.

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

  • Founded –1989
  • Headquarters – Paris, France
  • Membership – 39
  • President – Marcus Pleyer

Q.4. 36.5 million Children were displaced by conflict, violence and other crises by the end of 2021, the highest number since World War II, said that the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Where is the headquarters of UNICEF?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र बाल कोष (यूनिसेफ) ने कहा कि 2021 के अंत तक 36.5 मिलियन बच्चे संघर्ष, हिंसा और अन्य संकटों से विस्थापित हुए, जो द्वितीय विश्व युद्ध के बाद से सबसे अधिक है। यूनिसेफ का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Munich, Switzerland / म्यूनिख, स्विटज़रलैंड

(b) Montreal, Canada / मॉन्ट्रियल, कनाडा

(c) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(d) London, UK / लंदन, यूके

(e) New York City, USA / न्यू यॉर्क सिटी, यूएसए

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Over 36 million children displaced worldwide due to conflicts in 2021: UNICEF

36.5 million Children were displaced by conflict, violence and other crises by the end of 2021, the highest number since World War II, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

The children’s organization said that the record numbers were a “direct result of cascading crises — including acute and protracted conflicts such as in Afghanistan, fragility in countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo or Yemen.

The children’s organization said that the record numbers were a “direct result of cascading crises — including acute and protracted conflicts such as in Afghanistan, fragility in countries like Congo or Yemen.

About United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

  • Founded – 11 December 1946
  • Headquarters –New York City, USA
  • Director General– Catherine M. Russell
  • President-Tore Hattrem
  • Membership– 192

Q.5. Which country has become the Largest Importer of Indian Broken Rice?

कौन सा देश भारतीय टूटे चावल का सबसे बड़ा आयातक बन गया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) UK / यूके

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) France / फ्रांस

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. China became the Largest Importer of Indian Broken Rice

China has become the largest importer or buyer of broken rice.

It has surpassed African countries as the leading importer of broken rice in India.

During the pandemic, China took the lead as the largest importer of broken rice in India.

7.7 percent has been imported to China which is 16.34 lakh metric tonnes, and India’s total export is 212.10 Lakh metric tonnes in the year 2021-2022

About China

  • Capital –Being
  • Currency– Renminbi (Yuan)
  • President– Xi Jinping
  • India and China ‘Hand-in-Hand’ Exercise

Q.6. The government has declared the computer resources of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, and UPI managing entity NPCI to be ‘protected systems’ under the IT Act, 2000. Who is the chairman of NPCI?

सरकार ने आईसीआईसीआई बैंक, एचडीएफसी बैंक और यूपीआई प्रबंधन इकाई एनपीसीआई के कंप्यूटर संसाधनों को आईटी अधिनियम, 2000 के तहत संरक्षित सिस्टमघोषित किया है। एनपीसीआई के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Biswamohan Mahapatra / विश्वमोहन महापात्र

(b) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(c) Pramod Aggarwal / प्रमोद अग्रवाल

(d) Vivek Murthy / विवेक मूर्ति

(e) Bharat Ramamurthi / भारत राममूर्ति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Government declared ICICI, HDFC, NPCI’s computer resources to be ‘protected systems’

The government has declared computer resources of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and UPI managing entity NPCI to be ‘protected systems’ under the IT Act, 2000.

Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), in the notification declared the IT resources of the private sector lender as critical infrastructure under Section 70 of the IT Act, 2000.

This implies that any harm to these resources can have an impact on national security, economy, public health or safety.

Further, any unauthorised person accessing these resources may be jailed for up to 10 years.

About National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

  • Founded– 2008
  • Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • MD & CEO– Dilip Asbe
  • Chairmam –Biswamohan Mahapatra

Q.7. India’s net direct tax collections for the Financial Year 2022-23, as on June 2022, was at ____________________.

वित्तीय वर्ष 2022-23 के लिए जून 2022 तक भारत का शुद्ध प्रत्यक्ष कर संग्रह _____________ था।

(a) Rs 1,33,561 crore

(b) Rs 2,33,651 crore

(c) Rs 2,43,670 crore

(d) Rs 3,33,651 crore

(e) Rs 3,39,225 crore

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Net direct tax collections for FY23 jumped 45%

India’s direct tax collections for the Financial Year 2022-23, as on June 2022, showed net collections at Rs 3,39,225 crore compared with Rs 2,33,651 crore in the corresponding period of the preceding year, representing an increase of 45%.

Net collection in the current financial year has registered a growth of 171% over the corresponding period of financial year 2020-21.

About Direct Tax

It is directly imposed by the government on individuals or firms.

The burden of this tax cannot be shift from one person to another, it means in this tax, the impact of tax and incidence of the tax both are on same person.

Example – Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Corporate Tax etc.

About Indirect Tax

This tax is levied on the manufacturing and sale of goods and services. It is always included in the price of any commodity; customers are actually paying the tax while paying the cost of that commodity.

The burden of this tax can be shift from one person to another, it means in this tax impact of the tax is on one person while incidence is on another person.

Example – GST, Sales Tax, Excise Tax, Custom Duties, and Value Added Tax etc.

Q.8.  Which Indian-origin architect  has been named Commissioner of England history preservation body?

किस भारतीय मूल के वास्तुकार को इंग्लैंड के इतिहास संरक्षण निकाय का आयुक्त बनाया गया है?

(a) Savita Chabra / सविता छाबड़

(b) Neha Dwivedi / नेहा द्विवेदी

(c) Nairita Chakraborty / नैरीता चक्रवर्ती

(d) Annidya Dutta / अन्निद्या दत्ता

(e)  Radha Vembu / राधा वेम्बु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Indian-origin architect Nairita Chakraborty named Commissioner of Historic England 

Indian-origin architect and design advocate Nairita Chakraborty has been appointed to the prestigious role of Commissioner of Historic England.

She is already a member of Historic England’s Advisory Committee and will start her new role as Commissioner from July 1 for a term of four years until June 2026.

Q.9. India Divyang Cricket Team won the Lifebuoy Cup 2022 T20 series against which team?

भारत दिव्यांग क्रिकेट टीम ने किस टीम के खिलाफ लाइफबॉय कप 2022 टी20 सीरीज जीती?

(a) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(b) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(c) Sri Lanka / श्रीलंका

(d) Nepal / नेपाल

(e) Zimbabwe /जिम्बाब्वे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. India Divyang Cricket Team won Lifebuoy Cup 2022 T20 series against Nepal

Indian Divyang Cricket team lifted Lifebuoy Cup 2022 by winning a series against Nepal, being organised by Wheelchair Cricket Association Nepal at Mulpani International Cricket Stadium Kathmandu.

The Indian Divyang cricket team ensured their series win by winning the first and second matches. Nepal won the last match.

Indian cricket team captain – Sayed Shah Aziz

Nepal cricket team captain – Ramprakash Kharel

About Nepal

  • Capital –Kathmandu
  • Currency– Rupee
  • Prime Minister– Sher Bahadur Deuba
  • President –Bidhya Devi Bhandari
  • Bird –  Himalayan Monal (danphe)
  • Animal –Cow
  • Tree–  Rhododendron
  • Flower  – Rhododendron Arboretum

Q.10. 36 years old pacer Katherine Brunt announced her retirement from Test cricket. She belonged to which country?

36 वर्षीय तेज गेंदबाज कैथरीन ब्रंट ने टेस्ट क्रिकेट से संन्यास की घोषणा की। वह किस देश से संबंधित है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) England / इंग्लैंड

(c) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(d) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

(e) West Indies / वेस्टइंडीज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. England pacer Katherine Brunt announced her retirement from the Test cricket

36 years old England pacer Katherine Brunt announced her retirement from Test cricket, calling time on a career that spanned 17 years.

Brunt made her Test debut in 2004 against New Zealand.

Q.11. Who has won the men’s singles title of Indonesia Open 2022?

इंडोनेशिया ओपन 2022 का पुरुष एकल खिताब किसने जीता है?

(a) Viktor Axelsen / विक्टर एक्सेलसेन

(b) Anders Antonsen / एंडर्स एंटोनसेन

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Indonesia Open 2022: Viktor Axelsen & Tai Tzu Ying won men’s and women’s singles title

World number one Viktor Axelsen won Indonesia Open for the second consecutive year after defeating China’s Zhao Jun Peng 21-9, 21-10

Axelsen won the match in 38 minutes. Viktor Axelsen is a Danish (Denmark) badminton player.

Second seed Tai Tzu Ying defeated Asian champion Wang ZhiYi of China to win her third women’s singles title at Indonesia Open 2022.

The 27-year-old won the match with a score line of 21-23, 21-6, 21-15 in 60 minutes.

Notably, this is Tai Tzu’s second consecutive title on the BWF World Tour after the Thailand Open.  Tai Tzu-ying is a Taiwanese badminton player.

  • Men’s singles:Viktor Axelsen
  • Women’s singles:Tai Tzu-ying
  • Men’s doubles:Liu Yuchen & Ou Xuanyi
  • Women’s doubles:Nami Matsuyama & Chiharu Shida
  • Mixed doubles:Zheng Siwei & Huang Yaqiong

Q.12. Who among the following has won the women’s singles title of Indonesia Open 2022?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने इंडोनेशिया ओपन 2022 का महिला एकल खिताब जीता है?

(a) Sofia Kenin / सोफिया केनीन

(b) Nozomi Okuhara / नोज़ोमी ओकुहारा

(c) Tai Tzu Ying / तै जू यिंग

(d) Carolina Marin / कैरोलिना मरीन

(e) Naomi Osaka / नाओमी ओसाका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp.  Indonesia Open 2022: Viktor Axelsen & Tai Tzu Ying won men’s and women’s singles title

World number one Viktor Axelsen won Indonesia Open for the second consecutive year after defeating China’s Zhao Jun Peng 21-9, 21-10

Axelsen won the match in 38 minutes. Viktor Axelsen is a Danish (Denmark) badminton player.

Second seed Tai Tzu Ying defeated Asian champion Wang ZhiYi of China to win her third women’s singles title at Indonesia Open 2022.

The 27-year-old won the match with a score line of 21-23, 21-6, 21-15 in 60 minutes.

Notably, this is Tai Tzu’s second consecutive title on the BWF World Tour after the Thailand Open.  Tai Tzu-ying is a Taiwanese badminton player.

  • Men’s singles:Viktor Axelsen
  • Women’s singles:Tai Tzu-ying
  • Men’s doubles:Liu Yuchen & Ou Xuanyi
  • Women’s doubles:Nami Matsuyama & Chiharu Shida
  • Mixed doubles:Zheng Siwei & Huang Yaqiong

Q.13. PM Narendra Modi launched the torch relay for the _______Chess Olympiad at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex.

पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी ने दिल्ली के इंदिरा गांधी स्टेडियम परिसर में _______ शतरंज ओलंपियाड के लिए मशाल रिले का शुभारंभ किया।

(a) 40th

(b) 42nd

(c) 44th

(d) 39th

(e) 45th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. PM Modi launched 1st-ever torch relay for Chess Olympiad at Delhi stadium

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex.

It is for the first time that a Chess Olympiad torch relay has been instituted.

It is also the first time India is hosting this competition

Q.14. World refugee day is celebrated on which of the following days?

विश्व शरणार्थी दिवस निम्नलिखित में से किस दिन 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.14.(d)

Exp. This day is observed annually on 20 June to raise awareness about the struggles that refugees face around the world.

World refugee day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.

World Refugee Day was declared by the UN General Assembly in the Resolution 55/76 on 4th December 2000, from 2001, as an annual event it was started celebrating.

Q.15. Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is a statutory body under the ownership of which of the following Ministry?

कर्मचारी राज्य बीमा निगम (ESIC) निम्नलिखित में से किस मंत्रालय के स्वामित्व वाला एक वैधानिक निकाय है?

(a) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मंत्रालय

(b) Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment / सामाजिक न्याय और अधिकारिता मंत्री

(c) Ministry of Labour & Employment / श्रम और रोजगार मंत्रालय

(d) Minister of Law and Justice / कानून और न्याय मंत्री

(e) Minister of Commerce and Industry / वाणिज्य और उद्योग मंत्री

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. ESIC is a statutory body under the ownership of Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.

Minister : Bhupender Yadav(Cabinet Minister)

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