Current Affairs Quiz 25th June 2021 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 25th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state/UT has launched “Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana”?

किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश ने मुख्यमंत्री COVID-19 परिवार आर्थिक सहायता योजनाशुरू की है?

(a) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(b) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Delhi / दिल्ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Delhi government has launched “Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana” to provide financial assistance to the families who lost a member due to Covid-19 pandemic.

According to notification by Social Welfare Department, Rs 50,000 ex-gratia will be provided to every family that has lost a member amid pandemic. A pension of Rs 2,500 per month would also be given to those families that lost the sole breadwinner to covid-19 pandemic.

Q.2. World’s first GM (genetically modified) rubber has been planted in which state?

विश्व का पहला GM (जेनेटिकली मॉडिफाइड) रबर किस राज्य में लगाया गया है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Rubber Board has started field trial of world’s first GM (genetically modified) rubber in the state of Assam.

GM Rubber was developed in biotechnology laboratory at Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) in Puthuppally, Kottayam. It was planted at Rubber board’s Sarutari research farm in Guwahati.

Q.3. With which country, India has jointly launched the “Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB)”?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने संयुक्त रूप से टैक्स इंस्पेक्टर्स विदाउट बॉर्डर्स (TIWB)” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(c) Maldives / मालदीव्स

(d) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(e) Bhutan / भूटान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. India and Bhutan have jointly launched the “Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB)” on June 23, 2021. TIWB is a joint initiative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

TIWB programme aims to strengthen tax administrations among developing countries by transferring technical know-how and skills to their tax auditors and by sharing general audit practices & dissemination of knowledge products with them.

Q.4. Which bank has launched Aarogyam healthcare business loan?

किस बैंक ने आरोग्यम हेल्थकेयर बिजनेस लोन लॉन्च किया है?

(a) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched the Aarogyam healthcare business loan to provide enhanced support to the healthcare sector amid the pandemic.

Under this new product, entire healthcare ecosystem such as hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic centres, pathology labs, manufacturers, suppliers, importers, logistic firms engaged in critical healthcare supply can avail of loans up to Rs 100 crore (as per the geographic location) repayable in 10 years.

The Aarogyam loan can be availed either as term loan to support expansion/modernisation or as working capital facilities such as cash credit, bank guarantee/letter of credit.

In metro centres loans under Aarogyam can be availed up to Rs 100 crore, Tier I & Urban centres up to Rs 20 crore and in Tier II to Tier VI centres upto Rs 10 crore.

Q.5. Which organization has launched a centralized web-based workflow-based IT platform called “e-PGS”?

किस संगठन ने पीजीएसनामक एक केंद्रीकृत वेबआधारित वर्कफ़्लोआधारित आईटी प्लेटफॉर्म लॉन्च किया है?

(a) New India Assurance Company Limited/ न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड

(b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI)

(c) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) / भारतीय बीमा विनियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण (IRDAI)

(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) / भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI)

(e) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) / भारतीय जीवन बीमा निगम (LIC)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has launched a centralized web-based workflow-based IT platform called “e-PGS”.

New technology platform, e-PGS, has been designed to provide a centralized collection and payment accounting with high level of bank integration. It has been designed to provide very innovative features of seamless and integrated banking with automatic reconciliations.

Q.6. Who has composed and sung India’s official Olympic theme song ‘Lakshya Tera Samne Hai’?

भारत के आधिकारिक ओलंपिक थीम गीत लक्ष्य तेरा सामने हैकी रचना और गायन किसने किया है?

(a) Sonu Nigam / सोनू निगम

(b) Mohit Chauhan / मोहित चौहान

(c) Jubin Nautiyal / जुबिन नौटियाल

(d) Arijit Singh / अरिजीत सिंह

(e) Vishal Mishra / विशाल मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Ahead of the Tokyo Games, the official Olympic theme song for the Indian contingent was launched.

Mohit Chauhan has composed and sung the song titled “Lakshya Tera Samne Hai”. The Games will open on July 23 and over 100 Indian athletes have qualified for the event so far.

Q.7. Which cricket team has won the inaugural ICC World Test Championship?

किस क्रिकेट टीम ने उद्घाटन आईसीसी विश्व टेस्ट चैम्पियनशिप जीती है?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) India / भारत

(e) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. A tenacious New Zealand lifted the inaugural World Test Championship title with a comfortable eight-wicket win over India on the sixth and final day of the marquee final at The Hampshire Bowl, Suthampton on 24th June.

It is first major ICC trophy for the Black Caps, who had ended runners-up at the 2019 ODI World Cup after losing the final to hosts England on boundary count. They had also lost the 2015 World Cup final to Australia.

Q.8. Name the subsonic cruise missile successfully test fired off Odisha coast by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास संगठन (DRDO) द्वारा ओडिशा तट से सफलतापूर्वक दागी गई सबसोनिक क्रूज मिसाइल का नाम बताइए।

(a) Prithvi / पृथ्वी

(b) Dhanush / धनुष

(c) Nirbhay / निर्भय

(d) Akash / आकाश

(e) Netra / नेत्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired the subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ on June 24, 2021, from an Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha’s Balasore. This was the eighth test flight of the missile. The first test flight of Nirbhay was held on 12 March 2013.

Nirbhay is a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile. It has a strike range of about 1500 km.

Q.9. Who is the author of the book ‘It’s a wonderful Life’?

इट्स अ वंडरफुल लाइफपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Roald Dahl / रोआल्ड डाल

(b) Ruskin Bond / रस्किन बांड

(c) George Orwell / जॉर्ज ओरवेल

(d) JK Rowling / जे के रोवलींग

(e) Ian Fleming / इयान फ्लेमिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Indian British author Ruskin Bond has authored a new book titled ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is published by Aleph Book Company.

The book is written in a perceptive, uplifting, deeply moving, and non-fictional way.

Q.10. In which state/UT, Raimona National Park is situated?

किस राज्य / केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश में रायमोना राष्ट्रीय उद्यान स्थित है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Raimona National Park is a national park in Assam, India, located in Gossaigaon subdivision of Kokrajhar district.

Q.11. What is the capital of New Zealand?

न्यूजीलैंड की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Auckland / ऑकलैंड

(b) Christchurch / क्राइस्टचर्च

(c) Wellington / वेलिंगटन

(d) Hamilton / हैमिल्टन

(e) Hastings / हेस्टिंग्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Currency: New Zealand dollar ($) (NZD)

Prime minister: Jacinda Ardern

Capital: Wellington

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