Current Affairs Quiz 25th and 26th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Which of the following states/UTs of India will host the G20 Summit in 2023?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश 2023 में G20 शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) Chandigarh /चंडीगढ़

(d) Ladakh /लद्दाख

(e) Gujarat /गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Jammu & Kashmir to host G-20 meetings in 2023

Jammu and Kashmir will host the 2023 meetings of the G20, an influential group of the world’s major economies.

The J&K government has also setup a five member high-level committee for the coordination of G20 meetings to be held in the UT.

Commerce and industry Minister Piyush Goyal was appointed as India’s Sherpa for the G20 in September 2021. India will take the G20 presidency from Dec 1, 2022.

About G20 Group

  • The G20 or Group of Twenty is an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 countries and the European Union. It works to address major issues related to the global economy, such as international financial stability, climate change mitigation, and sustainable development.
  • G20 member nations are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, UK, USA, and the European Union.
  • G20 brings together 19 of the world’ leading economies and the European Union, with its members accounting for more than 80 per cent of global GDP, 75 percent of global trade and 60 percent of the global population.
  • Founded – 26 September 1999
  • Founder – G7 countries
  • Chairman- Joko Widodo (President of Indonesia)

Upcoming G20 meetings

  • G20 2022 – Indonesia
  • G20 2023 – India
  • G20 2024 – Brazil
  • G20 2025 – South Africa

Q.2. Which state launched the 17th ‘Shala Parveshotsav’ to increase the enrollment of students in primary schools?

प्राथमिक विद्यालयों में छात्रों के नामांकन को बढ़ाने के लिए किस राज्य ने 17 वां शाला परवेशोत्सव शुरू किया?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Kerala / केरल

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Gujarat CM launched 17th ‘Shala Praveshotsav’

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel has launched the 17th Shala Praveshotsav’.

Objective – To increase the enrollment of students in primary schools in the state of Gujarat.

The three-day enrollment drive begins from Memadpur primary school in Vadgam taluka of Banaskantha district.

This drive helps to reduce the dropout rate of students. The dropout rate has been reduced to just 3.07 percent from 37.22 percent in 2002.

About Gujarat

  • Capital– Gandhinagar
  • Chief  Minister– Bhupendra Patel
  • Governor – Acharya Devvrat
  • Gujarat Day–  1 May

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the head of the 12-member advisory committee that is formed by the Supreme Court’s Committee of Administrators (CoA), AIFF?

सुप्रीम कोर्ट की प्रशासकों की समिति (सीओए), एआईएफएफ द्वारा गठित 12 सदस्यीय सलाहकार समिति के प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Praful Patel / प्रफुल पटेल

(b) Ranjit Bajaj / रंजीत बजाज

(c) KV Kamath /केवी कामथ

(d) P Udayakuamr / पी उदयकुमार

(e)  Dr. Suman K Bery / डॉ सुमन के बेरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Supreme Court-appointed CoA formed Advisory Panel; chaired by Ranjit Bajaj

Ranjit Bajaj has been named Chairman of an advisory committee to assist the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).

CoA runs day to day affairs of All India Football Federation (AIFF).

The 12 member advisory committee was appointed by CoA to oversee the day to day matters of various departments of AIFF.

Q.4. Which General Insurance Company has partnered with Peerless Financial Products Distribution Limited (PFPDL) to enable the distribution of retail & commercial line of products through Peerless’ network?

पीयरलेस नेटवर्क के माध्यम से उत्पादों की खुदरा और वाणिज्यिक लाइनों के वितरण को सक्षम करने के लिए किस जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी ने पीयरलेस फाइनेंशियल प्रोडक्ट्स डिस्ट्रीब्यूशन लिमिटेड (पीएफपीडीएल) के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Life Insurance Company / जीवन बीमा कंपनी

(b) Liberty General Insurance Company / लिबर्टी जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(c) Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company / चोलामंडलम एमएस जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Bharti Axa General Insurance Company / भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(e) DHFL General Insurance / डीएचएफएल जनरल इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Liberty General Insurance partnered with Peerless Financial Product to enable the distribution of Liberty’s retail and Commercial line of products

Liberty General Insurance has signed an agreement with Peerless Financial Product Distribution Limited (PFPDL) to enable the distribution of Liberty’s retail and Commercial line of products.

The product distribution across the country will be done through the 42 branches of Peerless.

Liberty is working closely with PFPDL to provide training and operational expertise.

About Liberty General Insurance

  • Founded- 2013
  • Headquarters- Mumbai
  • CEO- Roopam Asthana

Q.5. Which bank launched a digital platform ‘Campus Power’, first-of-its-kind to address the needs of the students aspiring to pursue higher education in India and abroad?

किस बैंक ने भारत और विदेशों में उच्च शिक्षा प्राप्त करने के इच्छुक छात्रों की जरूरतों को पूरा करने के लिए अपनी तरह का पहला डिजिटल प्लेटफॉर्म कैंपस पावरलॉन्च किया?

(a) State Bank of India /भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(b) Axis Bank /एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Punjab National Bank /पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank /एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) ICICI Bank /आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. ICICI Bank launched a digital platform ’Campus Power’ for the student ecosystem

ICICI Bank launched a digital platform ‘Campus Power’, first-of-its-kind to address the needs of the students aspiring to pursue higher education in India and abroad. The platform caters to the varied needs of the entire student ecosystem comprising students, parents, and institutes.

The first branch has been set up at IIT Kanpur and seven more will be added to the campuses of top institutes across India.

About Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) Bank

  • Founded –1994
  • Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • MD & CEO– Sandeep Bakhshi
  • Tagline – Hum Hai Na Khayal Apka

Q.6. World Bank approved a project worth Rs 1000 crore in the hilly regions of Uttrakhand. It is related to?

विश्व बैंक ने उत्तराखंड के पहाड़ी क्षेत्रों में 1000 करोड़ रुपये की परियोजना को मंजूरी दी। यह किससे संबंधित है?

(a) Agriculture farming / कृषि खेती

(b) Diaster response / आपदा प्रतिक्रिया

(c) Power transmission / पावर ट्रांसमिशन

(d) Rain-fed farming / वर्षा आधारित खेती

(e) Linking rivers / नदियों को जोड़ना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. World Bank approved Uttrakhand project to boost rain-fed agriculture

Rain-fed agriculture in the steep areas of Uttrakhand has been approved by the World Bank. The project will cost Rs 1000 crore.

Objective – Lower the greenhouse gas emissions.

The watershed department will carry out the Uttrakhand climate Responsive rain-fed Farming Project. It will also encourage environment friendly agricultural practices.

Recent Funding approved by WB

  • USD 162 million for the RIGHTS project in Tamil Nadu
  • USD 150 million funding to support the recovery of India’s fisheries sector
  • USD 250 million funding to GOAL; an education project in Gujarat
  • USD 245 million funding to support India’s Rail Logistics project

Q.7. Former Drinking and Water Sanitation Secretary Parameswaren Iyer has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog. What is the full form of NITI?

पूर्व पेयजल एवं जल स्वच्छता सचिव परमेश्वरन अय्यर को नीति आयोग का नया मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी नियुक्त किया गया है. NITI का पूर्ण रूप क्या है?

(a) National Income for Transforming India

(b) National Institute for Transforming India

(c) National Institution for Transform India

(d) National Institution for Transforming India

(e) National Industries for Transforming India

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Parameswaran Iyer appointed as CEO of NITI Aayog

Former Drinking and water Sanitation Secretary Parameswaren Iyer has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog for 2 years.

He will succeded Amitabh Kant.

About National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

  • Founded – 1 January 2015
  • Preceding –Planning Commission ( 15 March 1950)
  • Headquarters– New Delhi
  • Chairperson –Narendra Modi
  • Vice Chairperson– Suman K Bery
  • CEO – Parameswaran Iyer
  • NITI Aayog comes under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Q.8. Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC)?

राष्ट्रीय लघु उद्योग निगम लिमिटेड (NSIC) के अध्यक्ष और प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a)  Ranjit Bajaj / रंजीत बजाज

(b) Dinkar Gupta / दिनकर गुप्ता

(c) Tapan Kumar Deka / तपन कुमार देका

(d) P Udayakuamr / पी उदयकुमार

(e) Dr Manoj Soni / डॉ मनोज सोनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. P Udayakumar appointed as CMD of NSIC

P Udayakumar has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC).

NSIC is a government enterprise under the Ministry of MSME.

He will also be the chairman of NSIC Venture Capital Fund Limited.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB)?

इंटेलिजेंस ब्यूरो (IB) के निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a)  Dr Manoj Soni / डॉ मनोज सोनी

(b) Dinkar Gupta / दिनकर गुप्ता

(c) P Udayakuamr / पी उदयकुमार

(d) Tapan Kumar Deka / तपन कुमार देका

(e) Ranjit Bajaj / रंजीत बजाज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Tapan Kumar Deka appointed as new Director of Intelligence Bureau

The Central Government appointed senior IPS officer Tapan Lumar Deka as Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB).

He will succeed incumbent Intelligence Buraeu Director Arvind Kumar.

Deka is currently head of the Operations Desk of the IB.

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the Director-General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA)?

राष्ट्रीय जांच एजेंसी (NIA) के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Dinkar Gupta / दिनकर गुप्ता

(b) J Pandian / जे पांडियन

(c) Dr. Suman K Bery / डॉ सुमन के बेरी

(d) P Udayakuamr / पी उदयकुमार

(e) Tapan Kumar Deka / तपन कुमार देका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Dinkar Gupta appointed as new Director General of NIA

Dinkar Gupta, former chief of Punjab Police, has been appointed as Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Director General of CRPF Kuldiep Singh was given additional charge of the NIA in May last year after the retirement of Y C Modi.

The NIA is the primary counter-terrorist task force of India.

Recent Appointment

  • Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog – Suman K Bery
  • Chairman of UPSC – Manoj Soni
  • CMD Of NSIC – P Udayakumar
  • Chairman of an Advisory Panel formed by CoA – Ranjit Bajaj
  • Director of Intelligence Bureau– Tapan Kumar Deka

Q.11. RBI appointed __________________________ as a member of Seri Infrastructure Finance (SIFL) and Seri Equipment Finance (SEFL).

आरबीआई ने __________________ को सेरी इंफ्रास्ट्रक्चर फाइनेंस (एसआईएफएल) और सेरी इक्विपमेंट फाइनेंस (एसईएफएल) के सदस्य के रूप में नियुक्त किया।

(a) K V Kamath / के वी कामथ

(b) J Pandian / जे पांडियन

(c) Dr. Suman K Bery / डॉ सुमन के बेरी

(d) VN Chalasani / वीएन चलसानी

(e) Murli Natarajan / मुरली नटराजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. RBI appointed VN Chalasani on advisory panel of Seri group

RBI appointed Venkat Nageswar Chalasani as a member of Seri Infrastructure Finance (SIFL) and Seri Equipment Finance (SEFL). He was roped in after R Subramaniakumar resigned from the advisory committee.

He is from Deputy MD of the State Bank of India (SBI).

Q.12. Who has been re-appointed as chief of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)?

रिसर्च एंड एनालिसिस विंग (रॉ) के प्रमुख के रूप में किसे फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Samant Kumar Goel / सामंत कुमार गोयल

(b) Dr. Suman K Bery / डॉ सुमन के बेरी

(c) Rakesh Sharma / राकेश शर्मा

(d) Ranjit Bajaj / रंजीत बजाज

(e) Dinkar Gupta / दिनकर गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Samant Kumar Goel re-appointed as Chief of R&AW

Government extended the tenure of current Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) chief Samant Kumar Goel for another one year, till June 2023. Goel is a 1984-batch IPS Officer of the Punjab Cadre.

The Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) is the foreign intelligence agency of India.

Q.13. Who has been appointed as acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)?

भारतीय ओलंपिक संघ (IOA) के कार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Narender Batra / नरेंद्र बत्रा

(b) Anil Khanna / अनिल खन्ना

(c) Sourav Gangualy / सौरव गांगुली

(d) Janardhan Singh Gehlot / जनार्दन सिंह गहलोत

(e) Sudhanshu Mittal / सुधांशु मित्तल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Anil Khanna appointed as the acting President of IOA

The Delhi high court appointed as the acting president of the Indian Olympic Association.

He will replaced Narinder Batra.

Q.14. Which of the following Indian state-based public transport services has been honored with a prestigious UN Public Service Award 2022?

निम्नलिखित में से किस भारतीय राज्यआधारित सार्वजनिक परिवहन सेवा को प्रतिष्ठित संयुक्त राष्ट्र लोक सेवा पुरस्कार 2022 से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Delhi Transport Corporation / दिल्ली परिवहन निगम

(b) Haryana State Road Transport Corporation / हरियाणा राज्य सड़क परिवहन निगम

(c) Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation / महाराष्ट्र राज्य सड़क परिवहन निगम

(d) Mo Bus, Odisha / मो बस, ओडिशा

(e) Punjab Roadways / पंजाब रोडवेज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Odisha, ‘Mo Bus’ Service received the prestigious UN Public Service Award

Mo Bus, Odisha based public transport service has been honoured with a prestigious United Nations award, for their role and efforts in helping the world recover better from Covid19.

Objective – Transformation of the urban public transport.

Among the other winners of this year’s awards, were public service initiatives from Thailand, Ukraine, Brazil, Ireland, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Ireland, Panama, Philippines.

Mo Bus service launched in November 6, 2018 and Bus fare Rs 5-55 (Non AC), Rs 5-70 (AC).

About Odisha

  • Capital-Bhubaneswar
  • Chief Minister-Naveen Patnaik
  • Governor-Ganeshi Lal

Q.15. Scientists have discovered the world’s largest bacterium which can be seen with the naked eye. What is the name of this Bacterium?

वैज्ञानिकों ने दुनिया के सबसे बड़े जीवाणु की खोज की है जिसे नंगी आंखों से देखा जा सकता है। इस जीवाणु का नाम क्या है?

(a) Actinomyces israelii / एक्टिनोमाइसेस इज़राइली

(b) Fusobacterium necrophorum / फ्यूसोबैक्टीरियम नेक्रोफोरम

(c) Treponema / ट्रेपोनिमा

(d) Streptococcus gallinarum / स्ट्रेप्टोकोकस गैलिनारम

(e) Thiomargarita magnifica / थियोमार्गरीटा मैग्नीफिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. Scientists discovered world’s largest bacterium ‘Thiomargarita magnifica’

Scientists have discovered the world’s largest bacterium which can be seen with the nacked eye. It is approximately the size of a human eyelash.

The first example of this bacterium, named Thiomargarita magnifica, was found clinging to sunken mangrove leaves in the archipelago of Guadeloupe in 2009

Q.16. C-DOT has signed an agreement with which of the following for collaborative development of end-to-end 5G Radio Access Network products?

सीडॉट ने एंडटूएंड 5जी रेडियो एक्सेस नेटवर्क उत्पादों के सहयोगी विकास के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किसके साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Airtel Network /एयरटेल नेटवर्क

(b) Galore Network /गैलोर नेटवर्क

(c) Jio Network / जियो नेटवर्क

(d) Cisco Network /सिस्को नेटवर्क

(e) Dax Network /डेक्स नेटवर्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. C-DOT signed an agreement with Galore Network for 5G Radio Access network Products & Solutions

Center for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) has signed an agreement with Galore Network for the collaborative development of end-to-end 5G Radio Access Network products & solutions. C-DOT is an Indian Government owned telecommunications technology development center.

This agreement will help in the manufacturing of the indigenous design, development and manufacturing of 5G products & solutions.

Q.17. The Indian Air Force conducted the first Warfare & Aerospace Strategy Program (WASP) culminating with a Capstone Seminar at Air Force Auditorium. Air Force Auditorium situated in which city?

भारतीय वायु सेना ने पहला युद्ध और एयरोस्पेस रणनीति कार्यक्रम (WASP) आयोजित किया, जिसका समापन वायु सेना सभागार में कैपस्टोन संगोष्ठी के साथ हुआ। वायु सेना सभागार किस शहर में स्थित है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Bangalore / बैंगलोर

(c) Chennai / चेन्नई

(d) Kochi / कोच्चि

(e) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(e)

Exp. IAF conducted its first Capstone Seminar in Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi

The Indian Air Force conducted the first Warfare & Aerospace Strategy Program (WASP) culminating with a Capstone Seminar at Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi.

The Seminar conducted under the aegis of College of Air Warfare & Centre for Air Power Studies.  This seminar aims to showcase the learning objectives of WSAP.

Q.18. International Day of Women in Diplomacy is celebrated on which of the following days?

कूटनीति में महिलाओं का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस निम्नलिखित में से किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 18 June / 18 जून

(b) 19 June /19 जून

(c) 20 June / 20 जून

(d) 22 June / 22 जून

(e) 24 June / 24 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(e)

Exp. 24 June – International Day of Women in Diplomacy

The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution to designate June 24 as the International Day of Women in Diplomacy.

Objective- Recognises the trivialisation of women diplomats and their contributions.

Q.19. When was International Day of Seafarer 2022 celebrated across the globe with the theme of “Your voyage – then and now, share your journey”?

आपकी यात्रा तब और अब, अपनी यात्रा साझा करेंविषय के साथ दुनिया भर में सीफेयर 2022 का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस कब मनाया गया?

(a) 23 June / 23 जून

(b) 19 June /19 जून

(c) 21 June / 21 जून

(d) 25 June / 25 जून

(e) 24 June / 24 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.19.(d)

Exp. 25 June – International Day of Seafarer

International Day of Seafarer is celebrated every year on June 25.

Objective – To the invaluable contribution of seafarer to the worldwide commerce and economic system.

Theme 2022- Your voyage – then and now, share your journey

Q.20. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is celebrated on which of the following days?

नशीली दवाओं के दुरुपयोग और अवैध तस्करी के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस निम्नलिखित में से किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 23 June / 23 जून

(b) 19 June /19 जून

(c) 21 June / 21 जून

(d) 22 June / 22 जून

(e) 26 June / 26 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.20.(e)

Exp. 26 June – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, is conducted by the United Nations on 26 June annually.

Objective – To spread awareness about the dangers of drug abuse not just to adults but also to children, who are the most vulnerable.

Theme 2022 -Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises

Recent Days

18 June – Autistic Pride Day

18 June – International Picnic Day

18 June – Sustainable Gastronomy Day

18 June – International Day for Countering Hate Speech

19 June – International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

19 June – World Sickle Cell Day

20 June – World Refugee Day (Whoever, Whatever, Whenever. Everyone has a right to seek safety)

21 June – International Day of Yoga (Yoga for Humanity)

21 June – International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice

21 June – World Hydrography Day (Hydrography –Contributing to the United Nations Ocean Decade)

21 June – World Music Day (Music on the intersections)

23 June – International Widows’ Day

23 June – International Olympic Day

23 June –United Nations Public Service Day (Building back better from COVID-19: Enhancing innovative partnerships to meet the Sustainable Development Goals)

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