Current Affairs Quiz 22nd June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 22nd June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. To train construction workers, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched an upskilling program name NIPUN. What does ‘P’ stand for in ‘NIPUN’?

निर्माण श्रमिकों को प्रशिक्षित करने के लिए, आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय ने NIPUN नाम से एक अपस्किलिंग कार्यक्रम शुरू किया है। ‘NIPUNमें ‘Pका क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Program

(b) Promoting

(c) Process

(d) Project

(e) Principal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. MoHUA launched NIPUN Program to train over 1 lakh Nirman Workers

Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Hardeep Singh Puri has launched an initiative for skill training of construction workers called NIPUN.

NIPUN refers National Initiative for Promoting of Upskilling Nirman Workers

Objective – To train over one lakh construction workers, through fresh skilling and upskilling programmes.

The NIPUN Project will enable the construction workers to seek better job opportunities, increase their wages and even pursue overseas placements.

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will be the Implementation Partner for the project NIPUN.

It will provide trainees with ‘Kaushal Bima’, a three-year accidental insurance with coverage of INR 2 lakhs, digital skills.

Q.2. Minister of state for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti, Bishweswar Tudu has inaugurated the 13th Krishi Fair and 20th Folk Fair 2022 in which city?

जनजातीय मामलों और जल शक्ति राज्य मंत्री, बिश्वेश्वर टुडू ने किस शहर में 13वें कृषि मेले और 20वें लोक मेले 2022 का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Guwahati, Assam / गुवाहाटी, असम

(b) Kochi, Kerala / कोच्चि, केरल

(c) Puri, Odisha / पुरी, उड़ीसा

(d) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh / भोपाल, मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Mumbai, Maharashtra / मुंबई, महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Tribal Minister Bishweswar Tudu inaugurated 13th Krishi Fair and 20th Folk Fair in Odisha.

Minister of State for Trial Affairs and Jal Shakti Bishweswar Tudu has inaugurated the 13th Krishi Fair & 20th Folk Fair 2022 at Saradhabali in Puri, Odisha.

The Minister has also extended all support of the government for upliftment of tribes in the state.

Objective – At preserving tribal culture and promoting innovation in agriculture.

The 13th Krishi Fair is a platform for all organizations and companies with innovations, products, solutions and services related to agriculture.

About Odisha

  • Capital-Bhubaneswar
  • Chief Minister-Naveen Patnaik
  • Governor-Ganeshi Lal
  • Adivasi Mela– Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Q.3. Which of the following became the 36th state/UT to implement the One Nation One Ration Card scheme?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन एक राष्ट्र एक राशन कार्ड योजना को लागू करने वाला 36वां राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश बन गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(c) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(d) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Assam becomes the 36th State to implement ‘One Nation One Ration Card’

Assam becomes the 36th State to implement ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ (ONORC) Scheme.

ONORC is aimed at enabling migrant workers to seamlessly lift their entitled subsidized food grains from any fair price shop of their choice anywhere in the country.

The ONORC plan successfully implemented in all 36 States/UTs, making food security portable throughout the country.

One Nation-One Ration Card scheme of the Government of India has been launched in four states on pilot basis on August 1, 2019.

Chhattisgarh becomes the 35th state/UT to implement the One Nation One Ration Card scheme.

About Assam

  • Capital– Dispur
  • Chief Minister– Himanta Biswa Sarma
  • Governor – Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

Q.4. India’s overall skills proficiency has slipped four places to be ranked at the 68th position globally in Coursera’s Global Skills Report (GSR) 2022. Which country has topped in this report?

कौरसेरा की ग्लोबल स्किल्स रिपोर्ट (जीएसआर) 2022 में भारत की समग्र कौशल दक्षता चार स्थानों की गिरावट के साथ वैश्विक स्तर पर 68वें स्थान पर आ गई है। इस रिपोर्ट में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) UK / यूके

(c) USA / यूएसए

(d) Finland / फिनलैंड

(e) Switzerland / स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Coursera Global Skill Report 2022 released: India ranked 68th Switzerland topped

Coursera’s Global Skills Report (GSR) 2022 has released India’s overall skills proficiency has slipped four places to be ranked at the 68th position globally.

In Asia, India stands at the 19th position.

Switzerland had the highest-skilled learners followed by Denmark, Indonesia, and Belgium.

According to the GSR, West Bengal leads the Indian states in terms of skills proficiency.

Andhra Pradesh is one of the top three performing states with high proficiency in business and technology skills

Q.5. Which of the following hospital joined hands with Imperial Hospital Ltd to manage and operate the 375 bedded multi-speciality tertiary care hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh?

निम्नलिखित में से किस अस्पताल ने बांग्लादेश के चटगांव में 375 बेड वाले मल्टीस्पेशियलिटी टर्शियरी केयर अस्पताल के प्रबंधन और संचालन के लिए इंपीरियल हॉस्पिटल लिमिटेड के साथ हाथ मिलाया है?

(a) Fortis Hospital / फोर्टिस अस्पताल

(b) Bombay Hospital and Research Centre / बॉम्बे अस्पताल और अनुसंधान केंद्र

(c) Manipal Hospital / मणिपाल अस्पताल

(d) Apollo Hospital / अपोलो अस्पताल

(e) Max Hospital / मैक्स अस्पताल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Apollo Hospital signed an agreement with Imperial Hospital of Bangladesh

Apollo Hospital signed an agreement with Imperial Hospital of Bangladesh to operate and manage the latter’s 375 bedded multi-specialty tertiary care hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

The state-of-the-art facility in Chittagong was built with the support of the World Bank and will be renamed as Apollo Imperial Hospital.

Apollo will also manage daily operations, clinical services delivery.

About Bangladesh

  • Capital – Dhaka
  • Currency– Taka
  • President – Abdul Hamid
  • Prime Minister– Sheikh Hasina

Q.6. Which country has come forward to provide financial assistance of USD 50 million to Sri Lanka to meet its urgent food and health care equipment?

श्रीलंका को अपने तत्काल भोजन और स्वास्थ्य देखभाल उपकरणों को पूरा करने के लिए 50 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर की वित्तीय सहायता प्रदान करने के लिए कौन सा देश आगे आया है?

(a) USA / यूएसए

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) China / चीन

(d) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(d) Russia / रूस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Australia provided financial support to Sri Lanka for USD 50 million

Australia has announced to provide USD 50 million support to Sri Lanka for meet urgent food and health care needs.

Australia will provide 22 million dollars to the World Food Programme (WEP) for emergency food assistance to meet their daily nutritional needs and 23 million dollars in development assistance to Sri Lanka in 2022-23

At present, Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crises in 70 years, which leads to food short, medicine and fuel.

About Sri Lanka

  • Legislative Capital– Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • Commercial Capital– Colombo
  • Currency – Sri Lankan Rupees
  • Prime Minister –Ranil Wickremesinghe
  • President– Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Q.7. G20 Heath Ministers summit was held in which country, that was virtually addressed by Heath & Family Welfare Minister, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya?

G20 स्वास्थ्य मंत्री शिखर सम्मेलन किस देश में आयोजित किया गया था, जिसे वस्तुतः स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्री डॉ मनसुख मंडाविया ने संबोधित किया था?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) USA / यूएसए

(d) France / फ्रांस

(e) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Health Minister addressed inaugural session at the G20 Health Ministers in Indonesia

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya has virtually addressed the inaugural session at the G20 Health Ministers meeting at Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Priority issues – Harmonizing Global Health Protocol Standard and Building Global Health System Resilience.

India has pledged to end TB by 2025 (Five Years ahead of the global SDG target of 2030)

About Indonesia

  • Capital– Jakarta
  • New Capital– Nusantara
  • Currency – Rupiah
  • President– Joko Widodo

Q.8. Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) has joined hands with which bank to activate e-commerce in the agricultural sector?

डिजिटल कॉमर्स के लिए ओपन नेटवर्क (ONDC) ने कृषि क्षेत्र में कॉमर्स को सक्रिय करने के लिए किस बैंक के साथ हाथ मिलाया है?

(a) SEBI / सेबी
(b) EXIM Bank / एक्जिम बैंक

(c) SIDBI / सिडबी

(d) NABARD / नाबार्ड

(e) RBI / आरबीआई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. ONDC joined hands with NABARD to activate e-commerce in agri tech

Open Network for Digital Commerce has joined hands with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to activate e-commerce in the agricultural sector.

ONDC and NABARD have come together to host the NABARD ONDC Grand Challenge to establish market linkages for the enabled players with market ready Farmers Producers Organizations.

Objective – To promote development of innovative solutions that are likely to aid adoption of e-commerce in the agricultural sector.

About National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

  • Founded –12 July 1982
  • Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Chairman – Govinda Rajulu Chintala
  • NABARD established on the recommendations of B. Sivaramman Committee

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र में भारत के राजदूत और स्थायी प्रतिनिधि के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ruchira Kamboj / रुचिरा कंबोज

(b) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(c) Dr DJ Pandian / डॉ डीजे पांडियन

(d) Sanjeev Srinivasan / संजीव श्रीनिवासन

(e) TS Tirumurti / टीएस तिरुमूर्ति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Ruchira Kamboj appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to United Nations

Senior Diplomat Ruchira Kamboj has been appointed as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations.

She will succeed TS Murthi as the Indian ambassador to the United Nations.

She is a 1987 batch Indian Foreign Service officer.

Presently, serving as ambassador of India to Bhutan.

About United Nations (UN)

  • Founded – 24 October 1945
  • Headquarters – New York, US
  • Official languages– Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian & Spanish
  • Membership –193 member states & 2 observer states
  • 1st Secretary General– Trygve Halvdan Lie ( Norway)
  • 9th SecretaryGeneral– António Guterres (Portugal)
  • Deputy Secretary-General –Amina J. Mohammed (Nigeria)

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the Director-General of New Development Bank’s (NDB) India Regional Office in GIFT City?

गिफ्ट सिटी में न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक (एनडीबी) के भारत क्षेत्रीय कार्यालय के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Satish Kumar / सतीश कुमार

(b) TS Tirumurti / टीएस तिरुमूर्ति

(c) Sanjeev Pandey / संजीव पाण्डेय

(d) Dr DJ Pandian / डॉ डीजे पांडियन

(e) Vivek Choudhary / विवेक चौधरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. NDB appointed DJ Pandian to head its India Regional Office in GIFT City

New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries has appointed Dr.  D.J. Pandian as the Director General of its India Regional Office in Gujarat International Finance Tech-City (GIFT City).

Pandian earlier served as the Vice President and Chief Investment Bank the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

About New Development Bank (NDB)

  • Founded –2015
  • Headquarters – Shanghai, China
  • Membership (9) –Brazil, Russia, India, China , South Africa, Bangladesh, UAE , Uruguay & Egypt.
  • President – Marcos Troyjo ( Brazil )
  • Vice President –Anil Kishora (Indian)

Q.11. Who has become the first woman president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA)?

फेडरेशन ऑफ इंटरनेशनल क्रिकेटर्स एसोसिएशन (FICA) की पहली महिला अध्यक्ष कौन बनी हैं?

(a) Mithali Raj / मिताली राज

(b) Lisa Sthalekar / लिसा स्टालेकर

(c) Beth Mooney / बेथ मूनी

(d) Sarah Jane Taylor / सारा जेन टेलर

(e) Ellyse Perry / एलिस पेरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Lisa Sthalekar becomes the first woman president of FICA

Legendary Australian Cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has become the first woman president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA).

She was confirmed in the role at the FICA Executive Committee meeting held in Nyon, Switzerland.

Sthalekar played 8 Tests, 125 ODIs, and 54 T20s for Australia between 2001 and 2013, finishing her career with a World Cup win.

She was the first woman to score 1000 runs and take 100 wickets in ODI Cricket.

Q.12. Which command of Indian Coast Guard inducted the indigenously designed and developed Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Mark III in its squadron?

भारतीय तटरक्षक बल की किस कमान ने स्वदेशी रूप से डिजाइन और विकसित उन्नत हल्के हेलीकाप्टर (एएलएच) मार्क III को अपने स्क्वाड्रन में शामिल किया?

(a) Lakshadweep / लक्षद्वीप

(b) Andaman & Nicobar / अंडमान और निकोबार

(c) Eastern / पूर्वी

(d) Western / पश्चिमी

(e) North- Western / उत्तर- पश्चिमी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Indian Coast Guard inducts new Advanced Light Helicopter Squadron 840 CG

The Eastern Region of Indian Coast Guard has inducted the indigenously designed and developed Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Mark III, the first aircraft of the newly created 840 Squadron.

The new squadron will be stationed at the headquarters of the Eastern Region of the Coast Guard, Chennai.

Three more ALHs will be added to the inventory of ‘840 Squadron’ shortly.

The aircraft additionally is equipped to carry out target neutralization, bringing to use its mounted heavy machine gun.

About Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

  • Founded: 1977
  • Headquarters:New Delhi
  • 24th Director General: Virender Singh Pathania

Q.13. Which union minister has inaugurated the Seismology Observatory in Jammu and Kashmir?

किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने जम्मूकश्मीर में भूकंप विज्ञान वेधशाला का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Narendra Tomar / नरेंद्र तोमर

(c) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(d) Manoj Sinha / मनोज सिन्हा

(e) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Union Minister Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Seismology Observatory in Udhampur

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Seismology Observatory in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

This is the third such centre that has been set up in Jammu and Kashmir by the Ministry of Earth Sciences at a cost of 20 lakh rupees.

152 Earthquake observatories are being established by the central government including three more in the Kashmir division in the next four months.

About Jammu and Kashmir

  • Capital – Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)
  • Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir– Manoj Sinha

Q.14. World Music Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व संगीत दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 11 June / 11 जून

(b) 20 June/ 20  जून

(c) 17 June/ 17 जून

(d) 21 June/ 21 जून

(e) 18 June/ 18 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 21 June – World Music Day

World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21.

On June 21, World Music Day, also known as the Fete de la Musique in French, is then observed.

Fête de la Musique was held in Paris in 1982 to commemorate World Music Day.

The day gives respect to the art form of music that binds people across culture, region, language and religion.

Theme 2022 – Music on the intersections

15. Which day is celebrated as World Hydrography Day?

किस दिन को विश्व हाइड्रोग्राफी दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 11 June / 11 जून

(b) 20 June/ 20 जून

(c) 21 June/ 21 जून

(d) 19 June/ 19 जून

(e) 18 June/ 18 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. 21 June – World Hydrography Day

Every year on June 21, World Hydrography Day is celebrated.

It was adopted by the International Hydrographic Organization as an annual celebration to publicise the work of hydrographers and the importance of hydrography.

The day was first observed in 2005.

Theme 2022 – Hydrography –Contributing to the United Nations Ocean Decade

Q.16. International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice is celebrated annually on which day?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय संक्रांति दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 16 June / 16 जून

(b) 21 June/ 21 जून

(c) 22 June/ 22 जून

(d) 18 June/ 18 जून

(e) 19 June/ 19 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. 21 June – International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice

International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice is observed globally on 21 June.

Objective – To create awareness about the importance and significance of the solstice in various religions and ethnic cultures across the globe.

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