Current Affairs Quiz 24th June 2021 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 24th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Government of India has signed $32 million loan with which organization for improving healthcare services in Mizoram?

भारत सरकार ने मिजोरम में स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं में सुधार के लिए किस संगठन के साथ 32 मिलियन डॉलर के ऋण पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Government of India, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed a $32 million Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project to improve management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram, particularly for the benefit of under-served areas and vulnerable groups.

A key focus will be to strengthen the effectiveness of the state health insurance programme; build synergies with the Government of India’s Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY); and thereby reduce financial barriers in accessing hospital services, prevent catastrophic out of pocket expenditure for health by poor families and expand coverage.

Q.2. India has decided to provide CoWIN technology to other countries What does I stands for in CoWIN?

भारत ने अन्य देशों को CoWIN तकनीक प्रदान करने का निर्णय लिया है CoWIN में I का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Immunization

(b) Intelligence

(c) International

(d) Immune

(e) India

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India has decided to make CoWIN platform an open source for other countries in order to enable them to use this technology to run their own vaccination drives.

Co-WIN is a digital platform that helped in implementation of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination programme in India. It is also called as Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network. This cloud-based IT platform is supposed to handle minute details with respect to India’s Covid-19 immunisation programme.

It provides for registration of beneficiaries, allocation of vaccination centres, sending text messages with name of their vaccinator and live monitoring of vials stored in cold storage.

Countries including Vietnam, Iraq, Peru, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Nigeria, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uganda have expressed their interest in learning about CoWIN technology to run their vaccination programmes.

Q.3. With which country, India has inked an MoU for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ कृषि और संबद्ध क्षेत्रों में सहयोग के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Sri Lanka / श्रीलंका

(b) Bali / बाली

(c) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(d) Maldives / मालदीव

(e) Fiji / फ़िजी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. A virtual meeting was held between the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, GoI, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar with Dr. Mahendra Reddy, Minister of Agriculture, Waterways & Environment, Government of Fiji.

Both the Countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors. This MoU will further strengthen the multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries.

Q.4. Nikol Pashinyan has been elected as the Prime Minister of which of the following country?

निकोल पशिनयान को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश का प्रधान मंत्री चुना गया है?

(a) Azerbaijan / अज़रबैजान

(b) Georgia / जॉर्जिया

(c) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) Armenia / अर्मेनिआ

(e) Turkmenistan / तुर्कमेनिस्तान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Armenia’s acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, kept power in a parliamentary election that boosted his authority despite being widely blamed for a military defeat last year in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave.

Nikol’s Civil Contract party won 53.92% of the votes cast.

Q.5. Which bank has launched ‘Pay Your Contact’ service?

किस बैंक ने पे योर कॉन्टैक्टसेवा शुरू की है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Kotak Mahindra Bank has announced the launch of ‘Pay Your Contact’ the new feature that enables its customers to send money or make payments to any of their contacts across all payment apps simply by the beneficiary’s mobile number.

The ‘Pay Your Contact’ service is available on the lender’s mobile banking app and uses the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform.

Q.6. Which Bank is going to buy stake in ‘Ergo General Insurance’ and ‘Borderless Softtech’?

कौन सा बैंक एर्गो जनरल इंश्योरेंसऔर बॉर्डरलेस सॉफ्टटेकमें हिस्सेदारी खरीदने जा रहा है?

(a) Punjab National Bank/ पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(b) State Bank of India/ भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank/ एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) Axis Bank/ ऐक्सिस बैंक

(e) Bank of Baroda/ बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. HDFC Bank all set to buy all Shares from parent company to group firm HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC). The board of HDFC Bank gave its approval for this during its meeting. These shares are worth Rs 1,906.43 crore This means that their total return is Rs 536 per share.

HDFC Bank along with its subsidiary HDFC Securities will buy 8,108 Compulsory Convertible Cumulative Preference Shares (CCCPS) face value of Rs 6.9 crore of Borderless Softtech at a premium of Rs 606.60 at Rs 6.16.60 per piece.

Q.7. S&P has projected India’s FY22 GDP growth forecast at ____________.

S&P ने भारत की FY22 GDP विकास दर का अनुमान _________ पर लगाया है।

(a) 8.5 %

(b) 9.5 %

(c) 10.5 %

(d) 11.5 %

(e) 12.5 %

Answer & Explanation

Exp. S&P Global Ratings on 24th June cut India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal to 9.5 per cent, from 11 per cent earlier, and warned of risk to the outlook from further waves of COVID pandemic.

it projected India’s growth at 7.8 per cent in the next fiscal ending March 31, 2023.

Q.8. High-level committee has been formed for consultations on the creation of integrated triservice theatre commands. Which committee in 2015, had recommended the creation of 3 integrated theatre commands?

एकीकृत ट्राइसर्विस थिएटर कमांड के निर्माण पर विचारविमर्श के लिए उच्च स्तरीय समिति का गठन किया गया है। 2015 में किस समिति ने 3 एकीकृत थिएटर कमांड बनाने की सिफारिश की थी?

(a) Ranjana Prakash Desai / रंजना प्रकाश देसाई

(b) D B Shekatkar / डी बी शेकाटकर

(c) Sanjiv Puri / संजीव पूरी

(d) Sujit Prasad / सुजीत प्रसाद

(e) Biplab Sharma / बिप्लब शर्मा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Recently, a high-level committee has been formed for the consultations on the creation of integrated triservice theatre commands. The committee will examine all issues and find a way forward before a formal note on their creation is sent to the Cabinet Committee on Security.

The commander of such a force will be able to bear all resources at his disposal — from the Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Navy — with seamless efficacy. The Shekatkar committee (in 2015) had recommended the creation of 3 integrated theatre commands — northern for the China border, western for the Pakistan border, and southern for the maritime role.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court?

इलाहाबाद उच्च न्यायालय के कार्यवाहक मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(b) Munishwar Nath Bhandari / मुनीश्वर नाथ भंडारी

(c) Sanjay Yadav / संजय यादव

(d) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(e) Prashant Kumar Mishra / प्रशांत कुमार मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, senior most judge of the Allahabad High Court will take over as acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court on June 26 after retirement of current Chief Justice, Sanjay Yadav.

Chief Justices and Judges of the high courts retire at the age of 62. The retirement age of the chief justice of India and judges of the Supreme Court is 65 years.

Q.10. Which Airport has been awarded with Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence honour in Airport Service Quality?

एयरपोर्ट सर्विस क्वालिटी में एयरपोर्ट काउंसिल इंटरनेशनल (ACI) के महानिदेशक के रोल ऑफ एक्सीलेंस सम्मान से किस हवाई अड्डे को सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, नई दिल्ली

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Cochin International Airport, Cochin / कोचीन अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, कोचीन

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Cochin International Airport (CIAL) won Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence honour in Airport Service Quality.

This recognition is awarded to those airports which, in opinion of passengers, consistently delivered excellent services.

Cochin International Airport has consistently delivered excellence in customer service by winning multiple awards for five years in past 10 years. It is one among six airports across the world that will receive recognition in 2021.

Q.11. Recently, UN body has endorsed a multinational project called “Committee on Earth Observation Satellites Coastal Observations, Applications, Services, and Tools (CEOS COAST)”. CEOS COAST Programme is co-led by _______________ and NOAA, US.

हाल ही में, संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ ने एक बहुराष्ट्रीय परियोजना का समर्थन किया है जिसे पृथ्वी अवलोकन उपग्रह समिति तटीय अवलोकन, अनुप्रयोग, सेवाएँ और उपकरण (CEOS COAST)” कहा जाता है। CEOS COAST कार्यक्रम का नेतृत्व  __________ और NOAA अमेरिका द्वारा किया जा रहा है।

(b) ISRO / इसरो

(c) Roscosmos / रोस्कोस्मोस

(d) NASA / नासा


Answer & Explanation

Exp. UN body has endorsed a multinational project called “Committee on Earth Observation Satellites Coastal Observations, Applications, Services, and Tools (CEOS COAST)”.

CEOS COAST Programme is co-led by ISRO and NOAA from US. This Programme aims to improve accuracy of coastal data on the basis of satellite and land-based observations.

Q.12. With which country, Indian Navy has conducted a Passage Exercise in Indian Ocean Region on 23 June 2021?

23 जून 2021 को किस देश के साथ भारतीय नौसेना ने हिंद महासागर क्षेत्र में एक पैसेज अभ्यास का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Italy / इटली

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) USA / यूएसए

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India and USA are conduct Passage Naval Exercise on 23 June 2021. Indian naval ships will carry maritime patrol & other aircraft to participate the exercise with US Navy’s Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group during its transit through Indian Ocean Region.

Passex is part of regular exercises between Indian and US navies. This bilateral and multilateral format exercises “underscore shared values of both the navies in ensuring commitment of an open, inclusive and rules-based international order.

Q.13. What is the capital of Fiji?

फिजी की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Kigali / किगाली

(b) Kampala / काम्पाला

(c) Suva / सुवा

(d) Baku / बाकू

(e) Port Louis / पोर्ट लुइस

Answer & Explanation

Exp. About Fiji:

Capital: Suva

Currency: Fijian dollar

President: Jioji Konrote

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