Current Affairs Quiz 27th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 27th June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has approved the Draft GSR Notification to introduce Bharat NCAP. What does ‘A’ stand for in NCAP?

सड़क परिवहन और राजमार्ग मंत्री नितिन गडकरी ने भारत एनसीएपी को पेश करने के लिए जीएसआर अधिसूचना के मसौदे को मंजूरी दे दी है। NCAP में ‘Aका क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Advance

(b) Application

(c) Acknowledge

(d) Assessment

(e) Applied

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari approved Draft GSR notification to introduce Bharat NCAP

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has approved the Draft GSR (General Statutory Rules) Notification to introduce Bharat NCAP (New Car Assessment Program).

According to this draft, automobiles in India shall be accorded Star Ratings based upon their performance in Crash Tests.

The testing protocol of Bharat NCAP shall be aligned with Global Crash Test Protocols factoring in the existing Indian regulations, allowing OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer) to get their vehicles tested at India’s own in-house testing facilities.

Q.2. Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) scheme completed two years on 20th June 2022. Which ministry is the nodal Ministry of GKRA scheme?

गरीब कल्याण रोजगार अभियान (GKRA) योजना ने 20 जून 2022 को दो साल पूरे किए। GKRA योजना का नोडल मंत्रालय कौन सा मंत्रालय है?

(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises / सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यम मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Rural Development / ग्रामीण विकास मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Labour and Employment / श्रम और रोजगार मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan Completes Two Years

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA), a scheme for migrant workers who were affected during COVID-19 has completed two years.

Government of India launched Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) on 20th June in 2020 for a period of 125 days with a resource envelope of 50,000 crore rupees to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for returnee migrant workers in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Objective – To provide immediate employment and livelihood opportunities to the distressed, to saturate the villages with public infrastructure and to create public assets to boost the income generation activities. It enhances long term livelihood opportunities by giving focus on 25 works in 116 selected districts across 6 states Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

A total of 12 Ministries and Departments of Government of India participated in the Abhiyaan. A total of 50.78 crore person-days employment was generated during the Abhiyaan.

The Ministry of Rural Development is the nodal Ministry and is implemented in close coordination with the State Governments.

About Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) – Union Minister – Giriraj Singh (Constituency – Begusarai, Bihar)

Q.3. Sao Joao Festival has organized in which state?

साओ जोआओ महोत्सव किस राज्य में आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) Goa / गोवा

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Goa celebrated Sao Joao festival

The people of Goa celebrated the Sao Joao festival, the feast of St John the Baptist with traditional enthusiasm after a two-year coronavirus-induced gap.

The festival is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, who baptised Lord Jesus on the river of Jordan and is celebrated at the onset of monsoon. Siolim, a village in North Goa, hosts a traditional canoe parade on the occasion of Sao Joao.

A large number of people participated in the boat parade in Siolim village of Goa’s Bardez taluka, marking the beginning of revelry in Sao Joao festival.

The festival sees revelers plunging into water bodies in the morning to commemorate the day in the name of St John De Baptista who was believed to have baptised Jesus Christ.

Recent Festival

  • Jyotiramaya Festival – New Delhi
  • Baikho Festival – Assam
  • Mango Festival – Brussels, Belgium
  • Sital Sasthi Festival –  Odisha
  • 4th Edition Shirui Lily Festival 2022- Manipur
  • Lavendar Festival – Jammu and Kashmir
  • India’s biggest drone Festival  – New Delhi
  • Sarhul Festival  – Jharkhand
  • Gangaur Festival – Rajasthan
  • Ishan Manthan Festival – New Delhi
  • Bharat Bhagya Vidhata Festival – Red Fort in Delhi
  • Herath Festival – Jammu and Kashmir

Q.4. Ambubachi Mela 2022 is held in which state?

अंबुबाची मेला 2022 किस राज्य में आयोजित किया जाता है?

(a) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Mizoram / मिजोरम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Ambubachi Mela ends at Assam’s Kamakhya temple

The annual Ambubachi Mela 2022 has ended at Assam’s  Kamakhya temple.

This is the most important religious event of the temple and is also a significant part of the state’s tourism calendar witnessing a footfall of around 25 lakh each year during the festival. The doors of the temple remain closed for four days in association with the belief in a fertility cult. It is believed that during this time Goddess Kamakhya receives her annual menstrual cycle.

About Assam

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

Q.5. Global Liveability Index is released by?

ग्लोबल लिवेबिलिटी इंडेक्स किसके द्वारा जारी किया जाता है?

(a) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization / संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन

(b) Economic Intelligence Unit /इकोनॉमिक इंटेलिजेंस यूनिट

(c) United Nations Human Rights Council /संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद

(d) International Civil Aviation Organization /अंतर्राष्ट्रीय नागरिक उड्डयन संगठन

(e) World Intellectual Property Organization / विश्व बौद्धिक संपदा संगठन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Global Liveability Index 2022: New Delhi Ranks 112 & Mumbai Ranks 117; Vienna topped

According to the Economic Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) ‘The Global Liveability Index 2022’, which examined 173 cities worldwide. The report is made keeping in mind political and social stability, crime, education and health among other factors.

Austrian capital Vienna has once again topped the list of most liveable cities in the world in the list of 140 cities. Earlier, New Zealand’s capital Auckland had snatched the top place from Vienna in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

India’s national capital New Delhi has been ranked 112th in the list of most liveable cities. While India’s financial capital Mumbai is ranked at 117th position.

Six of the top ten cities were located in Europe. The Austrian capital was followed by the Danish capital Copenhagen and Switzerland’s Zurich. Swiss city Geneva came sixth, Germany’s Frankfurt seventh, and the Netherlands’ Amsterdam ninth. Japan’s Osaka and Australia’s Melbourne shared the 10th place.

War ravaged Syrian capital Damascus retained its place as the least liveable city on the planet. The Pakistani city of Karachi and Bangladesh capital Dhaka are among the least liveable cities in the world.

Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, has not made it to the list after Russia invaded the country.

Recent Ranking

  • Global Environmental Performance Index 2022:180th; Denmark topped
  • IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2022:37th; Denmark topped
  • Coursera Global Skill Report 2022: 68th; Switzerland topped
  • Ookla Speedtest Global Index 2022: 115th; Norway and Singapore topped
  • World Gold Council Report 2021 (Global gold recycling): 4th; China topped

Q.6. BOB Financial has launched a co-branded contactless RuPay credit card with which bank?

BOB Financial ने किस बैंक के साथ एक सहब्रांडेड संपर्क रहित RuPay क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च किया है?

(a) State Bank of India /भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(b) Axis Bank /एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank /एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Nainital Bank / नैनीताल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Nainital Bank and BOB Financial launched co-branded contactless RuPay credit card  

BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL), a wholly-owned subsidiaru of Bank of Baroda and Nainital Bank, announced the launch of Nainital bank- BoB co-branded Contactless RuPay Credit Card.

The card, being launched in the centenary year of Nainital Bank, is designed to reward customers for everyday spend categories like grocery and departmental stores.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the new President of the prestigious India International Centre?

प्रतिष्ठित इंडिया इंटरनेशनल सेंटर के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) VN Chalasani /वीएन चलसानी

(b) P Udaykumar /पी उदयकुमार

(c) Vijay Shekhar Sharma /विजय शेखर शर्मा

(d) Shyam Sharan /श्याम शरण

(e) Anil Khanna /अनिल खन्ना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Shyam Saran appointed as President of India International Centre

Former Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister Special Envoy for Nuclear Affairs and Climate Change Shyam Sharan has been appointed as the President of the India International Centre.

He succeeded NN Vohra.

The India International Centre (IIC) is a non-official organization situated in New Delhi.

Recent Appointment

  • National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) – R Kavita Rao
  • Border Security Force (BSF)-Pankaj Kumar Singh
  • Bureau of Civil Aviation Security Office(BCAS) -ZulfiquarHasan
  • Director of Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) – SubodhKumar Jaiswal
  • Directors General of Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) -KuldiepSingh
  • Directors General of Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB) – S L Thaosen
  • Directors General of Indian Coast Guard (ICG) -VS Pathania
  • Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog–SumanK Bery
  • Chairman of UPSC –ManojSoni
  • CMD Of NSIC –P Udayakumar
  • Chairman of an Advisory Panel formed by CoA – RanjitBajaj
  • Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) –TapanKumar Deka

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT)?

केंद्रीय प्रत्यक्ष कर बोर्ड (CBDT) के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) J B Mohapatra / जे बी महापात्रा

(b) Sangeeta Singh / संगीता सिंह

(c) S. K. Mohanty / एस के मोहंती

(d) Sanjeev Kaushik / संजीव कौशिक

(e) Nitin Gupta / नितिन गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. IRS Officeir Nitin Gupta appointed as new Chairman of CBDT

The government has appointed Nitin Gupta as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Gupta, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the 1986 batch of the Income Tax cadre, is serving as the Member (investigation) in the Board

About Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

  • Founded –1963
  • Headquarters– New Delhi
  • Chairman–  Nitin Gupta
  • Minister responsible – Ministry of Finance

Q.9. Who has been named the 2021 recipient of the Golden Achievement Award?

गोल्डन अचीवमेंट अवार्ड के 2021 प्राप्तकर्ता के रूप में किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) R J Umar Nisar / आर जे उमर निसारी

(b) Rashmi Sahoo / रश्मि साहू

(c) Vijay Amritraj / विजय अमृतराज

(d) Wesley Morgan / वेस्ले मॉर्गन

(e) Vishwa Carippa BS / विश्व करिप्पा बी एस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Vijay Amitraj honoured with Golden Achievement Award

India’s Vijay Amitraj has been named the 2021 recipient of the Golden Achievement Award.

The Golden Achievement Award is presented annually by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation.

The Award is given to a person who has made important contributions internationally to tennis in many different fields and has devoted long service to the sport

Q.10. First National Logistics Excellence Awards was hosted by Government of India in New Delhi. The National Logistics Excellence Awards has been launched which ministry?

भारत सरकार द्वारा नई दिल्ली में प्रथम राष्ट्रीय रसद उत्कृष्टता पुरस्कार की मेजबानी की गई। राष्ट्रीय रसद उत्कृष्टता पुरस्कार किस मंत्रालय द्वारा शुरू किया गया है?

(a) Ministry of Home Affairs /गृह मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Commerce and Industry /वाणिज्य और उद्योग मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Finance /वित्त मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution / उपभोक्ता मामले, खाद्य और सार्वजनिक वितरण मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Civil Aviation / नागरिक उड्डयन मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Government of India hosted its first ever National Logistics Excellence Awards in New Delhi

First National Logistics Excellence Awards was hosted by Government of India in New Delhi.

Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal along with the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Shri Som Parkash Sharma gave away the awards in 12 categories.

The National Logistics Excellence Awards aim to acknowledge the many logistics service providers in the country that have been able to display innovation, diversity and efficiency.

With 169 entries and 12 categories awards in first edition, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries undertook year-long process of identifying categorising, and selecting qualified applications.

National Logistics Excellence Awards 2021 – List of Winners

  1. Best Cargo Airline & Terminal Operator –FedEx Express Transportation and Supply Chain Services (India) Pvt. Limited
  2. Best Road Freight Service Provider – DHL Supply Chain India Pvt. Limited
  3. Best Rail Freight Service Provider – Adani Logistics Limited
  4. Best Shipping & NVOCC service Provider – Maersk India Pvt. Limited
  5. Best Port Service Provider– DP World
  6. Best Warehouse service provider– Transport Corporation of India Limited (Through TCI Supply Chain Solutions)
  7. Best Cold Chain/Refrigerated service provider – Transport Corporation of India Limited (Through TCI Supply Chain Solutions)
  8. Best Express Logistics Service Provider – Safexpress Pvt. Limited
  9. Best Logistics infrastructure and service provider – Adani Logistics Limited
  10. Best Freight Forwarders – Kuehne + Nagel Pvt. Limited
  11. Best Customs House Agent/Customs broker – International Clearing & Shipping Agency (India) Pvt. Limited
  12. Industry Excellence Award– Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

Q.11. Which company signed an MoU with a Belarusian Company and its subsidiary for the supply of Airborne Defence Suite (ADS) for helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF)?

भारतीय वायु सेना (IAF) के हेलीकॉप्टरों के लिए एयरबोर्न डिफेंस सूट (ADS) की आपूर्ति के लिए किस कंपनी ने बेलारूसी कंपनी और उसकी सहायक कंपनी के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए?

(a) Bharat Dynamics / भारत डायनेमिक्स

(b) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited / हिन्दुस्तान एरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(c) Bharat Electronics Limited / भारत इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स लिमिटेड

(d) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited / भारत हेवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

(e) Engineers India Limited / इंजीनियर्स इंडिया लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Bharat Electronics signed an MoU with Belarusian Company for supply of Airborne Defence Suite (ADS)

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) signed an MoU with a Belarusian Company and its subsidiary for supply of Airborne Defence Suite (ADS) for helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

It would be supported by DI with transfer of technology for supply of advanced electronic warfare suite for helicopters under ‘ Make in India’ category.

The MoU is aimed at cooperation between the three companies for supply of ADS for IAF helicopters.

Shirui Lily Festival is organized in which state

About Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

  • Founded – 1954
  • Headquarters-Bengaluru
  • Chairman & Managing Director– Anandi Ramalingam
  • Executive Director– Vinay Kumar Katyal

Q.12. Ministry of Defence has approved setting up of wayside amenities under the brand of ‘BRO Cafes’ at__________ locations on different sections of roads with Border Roads Organisation across 12 states and Union territories.

रक्षा मंत्रालय ने 12 राज्यों और केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों में सीमा सड़क संगठन के साथ सड़कों के विभिन्न वर्गों पर ___________ स्थानों पर ‘बीआरओ कैफेके ब्रांड के तहत वेसाइड सुविधाओं की स्थापना को मंजूरी दी है।

(a) 50

(b) 55

(c) 70

(d) 75

(e) 80

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Defence Ministry approved setting up of ‘BRO Cafes’ on 75 border roads

Ministry of Defence has approved setting up of wayside amenities under the brand of ‘BRO Cafes’ at 75 locations on different sections of roads with Border Roads Organisation across 12 states and Union territories.

These are intended to provide basic amenities and comfort to tourists and lead to boosting of economic activities in border areas.

The scheme provides for development and operation of wayside amenities in public-private partnership mode with agencies, on a licence basis, which will design, build and operate the facility as per guidelines of BRO.

Amenities like parking for two and four wheelers, food plaza, restaurant, and separate rest rooms for men, women and differently-abled, first-aid facilities, MI rooms, etc. are proposed to be provided.

About Border Roads Organization (BRO)  

  • Founded –7 May 1960
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • Director General – Gen. Rajeev Chaudhary

Q.13. Which state’s Ranji cricket team has won its first-ever Ranji Trophy title?

किस राज्य की रणजी क्रिकेट टीम ने अपना पहला रणजी ट्रॉफी खिताब जीता है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Vidarbha / विदर्भ

(e) Delhi / दिल्ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Madhya Pradesh clinched the first-ever Ranji Trophy title against Mumbai

Madhya Pradesh defeated Mumbai by six wickets to win their first-ever Ranji Trophy title at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Madhya Pradesh chased down 108 in the fourth innings for the fall down of 4 wickets to lift the coveted trophy.

Mumbai with 41 titles, holds the record of winning the most number of Ranji Trophy titles. Mumbai last won the title in 2015-16.

MP Coach Chandrakant Pandit lost the 1999 Ranji Trophy Final at Chhinaswamy Stadium as a captain of MP team. And now after 23 years, he has won the trophy at the same Chhinaswamy stadium but as coach.

Madhya Pradesh Team Captain – Aditya Shrivastava

Mumbai Team Captain – Surya Kumar Yadav

Q.14. When is the UN-recognized International Day in Support of Victims of Torture celebrated globally?

अत्याचार के पीड़ितों के समर्थन में संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा मान्यता प्राप्त अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस विश्व स्तर पर कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 23 June / 23 जून

(b) 26 June /26 जून

(c) 21 June / 21 जून

(d) 25 June / 25 जून

(e) 24 June / 24 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 26 June – International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture annually observed on 26 June. The UN General Assembly had first observed the day in 1998.

Objective – To raise awareness about those who undergo torture and how it impacts their lives.

Q.15. The UN recognized MSME Day is observed on which day?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा मान्यता प्राप्त एमएसएमई दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 23 June / 23  जून

(b) 20 June / 20 जून

(c) 21 June / 21 जून

(d) 27 June / 27 जून

(e) 26 June / 26 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. 27 June –MSME Day 

The MSME day annually observed on 27 June.

The Micro-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day was marked by the United Nations General Assembly in its 74th Plenary on April 6 2017.

Objective – to raise awareness of the tremendous contributions of micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

MSME or Micro-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises are crucial for the growth of a country as they form the backbone of the economy.

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