Current Affairs Quiz 24th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 24th June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. What is the name of new premises of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated by PM Modi in New Delhi?

वाणिज्य और उद्योग मंत्रालय के नए परिसर का क्या नाम है, जिसका उद्घाटन पीएम मोदी ने नई दिल्ली में किया था?

(a) Udyog Bhawan / उद्योग भवन

(b) Vanijya Bhawan / वाणिज्य भवन

(c) Rojgar Bhawan / रोजगार भवन

(d) Business Bhawan / बिजनेस भवन

(e) Vyapar Bhawan / व्यापार भवन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated ‘Vanijya Bhawan’, new premises of Commerce Ministry

PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the new premises of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, ‘Vanijya Bhawan’ in New Delhi.

He has also launched a new portal named NIRYAT (National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade).

The new portal, NIRYAT (National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade), which is developed as a one-stop platform for stakeholders to get all necessary information related to India’s foreign trade.

Vanijya Bhawan will be used by the two Departments under the Ministry, Department of Commerce and Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, DPIIT.

Q.2. Which state government signed an MoU with the BYJU’s to provide quality education to students of government schools?

किस राज्य सरकार ने सरकारी स्कूलों के छात्रों को गुणवत्तापूर्ण शिक्षा प्रदान करने के लिए बायजू के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Andhra Pradesh signed an MoU with BYJU’s for government school kids

Andhra Pradesh government has signed a MoU with BYJU’s to provide quality education to government school students.

Objective – More efficient, quality – oriented and presentable.

The government would provide tablets to approximately 4.7 lakh class VIII students at an estimated cost of Rs 500 crore for accessing the content formulated by the ed-tech company.

About Andhra Pradesh

Capital – Amravati

Chief Minister – YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Governor – Biswabhusan Harichandan

Q.3. Which airport has become the first airport in India to run entirely on hydro and solar power?

कौन सा हवाई अड्डा भारत का पहला हवाई अड्डा बन गया है जो पूरी तरह से जल और सौर ऊर्जा से चलता है?

(a) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad / सरदार वल्लभभाई पटेल अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डे, अहमदाबाद

(c) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(d) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डे, नई दिल्ली

(e) Chandigarh Airport, Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़ हवाई अड्डा, चंडीगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Delhi airport becomes India’s first to run entirely on renewable power

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has becomes the first airport in the country to run completely on hydro and solar power.

This is a part of the airport’s goal to achieve the “Net Zero Carbon Emissions Airport” target by 2030. Around 6% of the Delhi airport’s electricity requirement is met from the onsite solar power plants.

The airport has adopted renewable energy use from the hydropower plant for its demand of the remaining 94%, thus ending its dependency on non-renewable power.

This move will help the Delhi airport in the reduction of indirect energy emissions of up to 200,000 tonnes of CO2 every year.

In 2015, the Cochin International Airport in Kerala became the first airport in the world to run solely using solar energy.

Q.4. Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy has inaugurated the ‘Jyotigamaya’ festival in which city?

केंद्रीय संस्कृति मंत्री जी किशन रेड्डी ने किस शहर में ज्योतिगमायाउत्सव का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Kochi / कोच्चि

(d) Chennai / चेन्नई

(e) Guwahati / गुवाहाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Union Minister G Kishan Reddy inaugurated ‘Jyotiramaya’ Festival

Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy inaugurated Jyotiramaya Festival in New Delhi. It was organised on the occasion of World Music Day on 21 June 2022.

The festival aims to raise awareness among attendees of the need of preserving both the production and playing of rare musical instruments.

Q.5. In Sri Lanka, the government has amended the minimum age limit for women leaving for foreign employment as domestic aides to _______of age.

श्रीलंका में, सरकार ने घरेलू सहायिकाओं के रूप में विदेशी रोजगार के लिए जाने वाली महिलाओं की न्यूनतम आयु सीमा को _______ आयु में संशोधित किया है।

(a) 18 years / 18 साल

(b) 20 years / 19 साल

(c) 21 years / 21 साल

(d) 23 years / 23 साल

(e) 25 years / 25 साल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Sri Lanka revised minimum age for migrant domestic workers

Sri Lanka has decided to revise the minimum age for migrant domestic workers on 21years for women.

For Saudi Arabia the minimum age is 25 and for Middle Eastern countries are 23 and for all other countries is 21 years.

About Sri Lanka

Legislative Capital – Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Commercial capital  – Colombo

Currency – Sri Lankan Rupees

Prime Minister – Ranil Wickremesinghe

President – Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Q.6. What amount of loan has been approved by World Bank for Outcomes for Accelerated Learning in Gujarat State?

गुजरात राज्य में त्वरित शिक्षा के परिणामों के लिए विश्व बैंक द्वारा कितनी राशि का ऋण स्वीकृत किया गया है?

(a) USD 210 million / 210 मिलियन अमेरिकी डॉलर

(b) USD 125 million / 125 मिलियन अमेरिकी डॉलर

(c) USD 110 million / 110 मिलियन अमेरिकी डॉलर

(d) USD 250 million / 250 मिलियन अमेरिकी डॉलर

(e) USD 200 million / 200 मिलियन अमेरिकी डॉलर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. World Bank approved additional USD 250 million for Gujarat

The World Bank has approved additional financing of USD 250 million for Outcomes for Accelerated Learning.

It is a program which aims to improve education results for children across Gujarat state.

This financing will benefit an additional 3,000 schools that have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q.7. Which bank has launched a new portal called ’SIB TF Online’ for its corporate EXIM customers?

किस बैंक ने अपने कॉर्पोरेट EXIM ग्राहकों के लिए ‘SIB TF ऑनलाइननामक एक नया पोर्टल लॉन्च किया है?

(a) South Indian Bank / साउथ इंडियन बैंक

(b) EXIM Bank / एक्जिम बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(e) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. South Indian Bank launched ‘SIB TF Online’

South Indian Bank has launched a new portal for its corporate EXIM customers named ‘SIB TF Online’.

This portal provides a platform for trade related payments to foreign entities remotely.

In this portal, the customer can initiate the payment request over SIB TF Online after uploading the relevant supporting documents for the transaction.

The bank plans to launch SIB TF Online in phases, with the initial version allowing three types of import remittances such as advance remittance for Imports, remittance against import bill received from overseas bank for collection and payment against Import documents received by the importer directly from overseas suppliers.

About South Indian Bank (SIB)

Founded – 29 January 1929

Headquarters – Thrissur, Kerala

Chairman – Salim Gangadharan

MD & CEO – Murali Ramakrishnan

Q.8. Which of the following bank joined hands with Card91 along with RuPay to build a card management system that will allow companies to launch a variety of co-branded instruments?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक ने कार्ड प्रबंधन प्रणाली बनाने के लिए RuPay के साथ Card91 सहित हाथ मिलाया, जो कंपनियों को विभिन्न सहब्रांडेड उपकरणों को लॉन्च करने की अनुमति देगा?

(a) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) City Union Bank / सिटी यूनियन बैंक

(d) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(e) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. CARD91 announced strategic partnership with RuPay & Yes Bank to create a card management system

CARD91 has joined hands with RuPay and Yes Bank, to create a card management system.

CARD91 is a global payment infrastructure powering business to business (B2B) payment announced a strategic partnership with YES BANK and RuPay, the flagship product of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

CARD91 will create a card management system that will allow companies to launch a variety of co-branded card instruments as well as maintain a real-time dashboard to generate insights. This will enable CARD91 to expand its presence in the Indian payments market.

This partnership will help us offer businesses a simple and secure way to manage their payments, compatible with a wide range of payment networks across the country.

About CARD91

Founded – 2020

Headquarters – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Co-founders – Ajay Pandey, Kush Srivastava & Vineet Saxena

Q.9. Name the Insurance Company which has partnered with Policybazaar.com to launch the Life Insurance Savings Plan.

उस बीमा कंपनी का नाम बताइए जिसने जीवन बीमा बचत योजना शुरू करने के लिए Policybazaar.com के साथ भागीदारी की है।

(a) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance / आईसीआईसीआई प्रूडेंशियल लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(b) Shriram Life Insurance / श्रीराम लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(c) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance / बजाज आलियांज लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(d) HDFC Standard Life Insurance / एचडीएफसी स्टैंडर्ड लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

(e) Max Life Insurance / मैक्स लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Max Life launched life insurance savings plan with Policybazar

Max Life Insurance Company Limited has launched the Max Life Smart Fixed return Digital Plan with Policybazaar.

It is a non-linked, non-participating, individual life insurance savings plan.

The plan offers guaranteed tax-free returns up to 6.14% along with life cover protection at monthly premiums as low as ₹3000 and is also available to purchase on Max Life’s website and Policybazaar.com.

The offer helps customers meet short-term financial goals with minimum policy tenure of five years.

About Max Life Insurance Company Limited

Founded- 2001

Founder- Analjit Singh

Headquarters – Gurugram, Haryana

CEO- Prashant Tripathy

Q.10. Neobanking platform Freo has launched its digital savings account ‘Freo Save’ in partnership with which small finance bank?

नियोबैंकिंग प्लेटफॉर्म Freo ने किस लघु वित्त बैंक के साथ साझेदारी में अपना डिजिटल बचत खाता फ्री सेवलॉन्च किया है?

(a) ESAF Small Finance Bank / ईएसएएफ स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(b) Capital Small Finance Bank / कैपिटल स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(c) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(d) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank / उज्जीवन स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(e) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Freo offered saving account ‘Freo Save’ in partnership with Equitas Small Finance Bank

Bengaluru-based neobanking platform Freo launched its digital savings account ‘Freo Save’ in partnership with Equitas Small Finance Bank

With this launched, Freo has become the first consumer Neobank in the country to provide full stack neo banking products.

Freo Save App is 100 percent digital with seamless Unified Payments Interface (UPI) integration which offers quick access to credit & shopping by providing up to 7 percent interest on customer savings for balances above Rs.5 lakh up to Rs.2 crore.

The neobank is planning to open one million new accounts in the next ten months.

About Equitas Small Finance Bank

Founded – 2016

Headquarteres – Chennai, Tamil Nadu

MD & CEO – Vasudevan P N

Tagline – It’s Fun Banking

Brand ambassador – Rani Rampal & Smriti Mandhana

Q.11. Which small finance bank has launched LIT (Live-It-Today) Credit Card?

किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने एलआईटी (लाइव-इट-टुडे) क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च किया है?

(a) ESAF Small Finance Bank / ईएसएएफ स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(b) Capital Small Finance Bank / कैपिटल स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(c) AU Small Finance Bank / ए.यू.स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(d) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank / उज्जीवन स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

(e) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. AU Small Finance Bank launched innovative credit card

AU Small Finance Bank has launched an innovative credit card.

The AU Small Finance Bank LIT (Live-It-Today) Credit card offers a unique value proposition to cardholders-to choose the features they want and for the time period they want.

LIT credit card offers five categories of features, including one or two lounge access per quarter (customer has to choose), milestone benefits, free membership to various OTT and lifestyle services, higher reward points for online and POS transactions and other smaller rewards, such as fuel surcharge waiver and cashback on grocery, among others.

About AU Small Finance Bank

Founded- 1996

Headquarters- Jaipur, Rajasthan

MD & CEO – Sanjay Agarwal

Tagline – Chalo Aage Badhe

Q.12. Multiplex companies INOX Leisure Ltd and PVR Ltd have received clearance for their merger from NSE and BSE. Who has recently been appointed as the MD of the merged entity PVR INOX Ltd?

मल्टीप्लेक्स कंपनियों आईनॉक्स लीजर लिमिटेड और पीवीआर लिमिटेड को एनएसई और बीएसई से विलय के लिए मंजूरी मिल गई है। हाल ही में विलय की गई इकाई पीवीआर आईनॉक्स लिमिटेड के एमडी के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kris Gopalakrishnan / क्रिस गोपालकृष्णन

(b) Pavan Kumar Jain / पवन कुमार जैन

(c) Ajay Bijli / अजय बिजली

(d) Sanjeev Kumar / संजीव कुमार

(e) Shashi Sinha / शशि सिन्हा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Merger of PVR-INOX gets clearance from NSE and BSE

PVR & INOX leisure have received clearance for their merger from bourses NSE and BSE.

Swap ratio- 3:10 (3 shares of PVR for 10 shares of INOX)

The combined entity will be named PVR INOX Ltd with the branding of existing screens to continue as PVR and INOX, respectively. New cinemas opened post the merger will be branded as PVR INOX.

VR promoters will have a 10.62 per cent stake while INOX promoters will have a 16.66 per cent stake in the combined entity.

Ajay Bijli was appointed MD of merged entity PVR INOX Ltd.

Q.13. From which country, ISRO has successfully launched India’s communication satellite GSAT-24?

ISRO ने किस देश से भारत के संचार उपग्रह GSAT-24 को सफलतापूर्वक लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Suriname / सूरीनाम

(b) French Guiana / फ्रेंच गुयाना

(c) Paraguay / पराग्वे

(d) Renunion Island / रीयूनियन द्वीप

(e) Mayotte / मायोटे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. ISRO launched India’s Communication satellite ‘GSAT-24’ from French Guiana

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched India’s Communication satellite ‘GSAT-24’from Kourou in French Guiana.

It is built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited and it was launched by French company Arianespace.

GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band communication satellite weighing 4180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting DTH application needs.

It was the first “demand driven” communication satellite mission undertaken by NSIL post space sector reforms.

NSIL, a Government of India company under the Department of Space, has leased the entire satellite capacity to Tata Play.

GSAT-24 was launched on-board Ariane-V VA257 flight from the Guiana Space Centre, Europe’s spaceport in Kourou.

About Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Founded – 15 August 1969

Headquarters – Bengalore, Karnataka

Founder and 1st Chairman – Vikram Sarabhai

10th Chairman – S Somanath

Q.14. Which country has conducted its first successful satellite launch using domestic rocket ‘Nuri’?

किस देश ने घरेलू रॉकेट नूरीका उपयोग करके अपना पहला सफल उपग्रह प्रक्षेपण किया है?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Brazil / ब्राजील

(d) China / चीन

(e) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. South Korea launched its first satellite with a homegrown Nuri rocket into orbit

South Korea has successfully launched satellites into orbit with its homegrown Nuri rocket.

It was launched from the Naro Apace Center.

This is a crucial step for the country’s space program expansion after a failed attempt last year.

With this launch, South Korea becomes the 10th country to place a satellite with its own technology.

Nuri is a three-stage rocket; more than 47 meter long and weighting 200000 kilograms.

Development cost- USD 1.5 billion.

About South Korea

Capital – Seoul

Currency  – Won

President – Yoon Suk-yeol

Prime Minister – Han Duck-soo

Q.15. Which country has launched new batch of 3 Yagon-35 remote sensing satellites recently?

हाल ही में किस देश ने 3 Yagon-35 रिमोट सेंसिंग उपग्रहों का नया बैच लॉन्च किया है?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. China launched new batch of 3 Yagon-35 remote sensing satellites

China successfully launched 3 new remote satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in  China’s Sichuan Province.

The satellites were launched as the second batch of the Yagon-35 family by a long March-2D carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully.

This launched marked the 424th mission for Long March series carrier rockets.

The Long March carrier rockets series, developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, is responsible for about 96.4 percent of all the launch missions in China.

The satellites will be mainly used to conduct science experiments, land resource surveys, yield information of agriculture products and disaster prevention and reduction.

About China

Capital – Being

Currency – Renminbi (yuan)

President – Xi Jinping

India and China ‘Hand-in-Hand’ Exercise

Q.16. Chennai based drone start up Garuda Aerospace has partnered with which country’s Drone Solution Company to set up first international drone factory?

चेन्नई स्थित ड्रोन स्टार्ट अप गरुड़ एयरोस्पेस ने पहली अंतरराष्ट्रीय ड्रोन फैक्ट्री स्थापित करने के लिए किस देश की ड्रोन सॉल्यूशन कंपनी के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(b) Switzerland / स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(d) Philippines / फिलीपींस

(e) Myanmar / म्यांमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. Indian drone start-up Garuda Aerospace to set up plant in Malaysia

Chennai based drone start up Garuda Aerospace has partnered with Malaysian Drone Solution Company to set up first international drone factory in Malaysia.

It would be set up at an investment of Rs 115 crores.

Garuda Aerospace is a drone-as-a-service (DaaS) startup.

About Malaysia

Capital – Kuala Lumpur

Prime Minister – Ismail Sabri Yaakob

President – Mahathir bin Mohamad

Q.17. Name the author of the book ’Ashtang Yoga’.

‘अष्टांग योग’ पुस्तक के लेखक का नाम बताइए।

(a) Romila Thapar / रोमिला थापर

(b) Beryl Thanga / बेरिल थंगा

(c) Sangeet Paul Choudary / संगीत पॉल चौधरी

(d) R N Bhaskar / आर एन भास्कर

(e) Sonu Phogat / सोनू फोगट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(e)

Exp. A book name ‘Ashtang Yoga’ by Sonu Phogat, released by Haryana CM

Haryana CM, Manohar Lal Khattar has released a book titled Ashtang Yoga authored by Dr Sonu Phogat on 8th International Yoga Day.

During the launch he announced that various programmes are being organised in Haryana.

About Haryana

Capital – Chandigarh

Chief Minister – Manohar Lal Khattar

Governor – Bandaru Dattatreya

Q.18. World Rainforest Day is celebrated on which of the following days?

विश्व वर्षावन दिवस निम्नलिखित में से किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 22 June / 22 जून

(b) 23 June / 23 जून

(c) 20 June / 20 जून

(d) 17 June / 17 जून

(e) 18 June / 18 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(a)

Exp. 22 June- World Rainforest Day

World Rainforest Day is observed annually on 22 June.

Objective- To highlight the importance of rainforests and raise awareness of the need for their conservation.

The World Rainforests Day was first celebrated in 2017 by a non-profit named Rainforest Partnership that works towards conserving rainforests through effective collaboration of groups.

The day recognizes rainforests as a tool that can help fight climate change in the most powerful and cost-effective way. The day was also marked to trigger a global movement in saving the rainforests and restoring them.

Theme 2022 – The Time is Now

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