Current Affairs Quiz 29th June 2021 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 29th June 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. World Bank has approved Rs 1,860 Crore Loan for Initiatives of SALT Programme in which state?

विश्व बैंक ने किस राज्य में SALT कार्यक्रम की पहल के लिए 1,860 करोड़ रुपये के ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. The government has given the administrative approval to the School Education Department to take up ‘Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation’ (SALT) project with a loan assistance of USD 250 million from the World Bank for supporting various initiatives in school education.

Curriculum reforms, improved classroom practices, professional development of teachers and preparing students to be globally competitive by introducing English as a medium of instruction in government schools through SALT.

Q.2. Finance Minister Sitharaman’s has announced the relief package worth how much against COVID-19?

वित्त मंत्री सीतारमण ने COVID-19 के खिलाफ कितने के राहत पैकेज की घोषणा की है?

(a) Rs 15,000 crore / 15,000 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 3,76,244 crore / 3,76,244 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 6,28,993 crore / 6,28,993 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 2,37,749 crore / 2,37,749 करोड़ रु

(e) None of these / इनमें से कोई नहीं

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a relief package worth Rs 6,28,993 crore to support Indian economy in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

A total of 17 measures amounting to Rs 6,28,993 crore were announced 3 broad categories. Economic Relief from Pandemic (8), Strengthening Public Health (1), Impetus for Growth & Employment (8).

Economic relief from COVID-19 Pandemic – Rs 3,76,244 cr

New scheme for Public Health – Rs 15,000 Cr

Impetus for Growth and Employment – Rs 2,37,749 Cr

Total – Rs 6,28,993 Cr

Q.3. How much funds have been allocated for the “Impetus for Growth & Employment” measure in the relief package worth Rs 6,28,993 crore against COVID-19?

COVID-19 के खिलाफ 6,28,993 करोड़ रुपये के राहत पैकेज में विकास और रोजगार के लिए प्रोत्साहनउपाय के लिए कितनी धनराशि आवंटित की गई है?

(a) Rs 15,000 crore / 15,000 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 3,76,244 crore / 3,76,244 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 25,000 crore / 25,000 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 2,37,749 crore / 2,37,749 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 35,000 crore / 35,000 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. FM Sitharaman’s announces relief package worth Rs 6,28,993 crore against COVID-19.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a relief package worth Rs 6,28,993 crore to support Indian economy in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

A total of 17 measures amounting to Rs 6,28,993 crore were announced 3 broad categories. Economic Relief from Pandemic (8), Strengthening Public Health (1), Impetus for Growth & Employment (8).

Economic relief from COVID-19 Pandemic – Rs 3,76,244 cr.

New scheme for Public Health – Rs 15,000 Cr.

Impetus for Growth and Employment – Rs 2,37,749 Cr.

Total – Rs 6,28,993 Cr.

Q.4. Who has been appointed as the acting Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) of India?

भारत के कार्यवाहक केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयुक्त (CVC) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Manoj Ahuja / मनोज आहूजा

(b) Injeti Srinivas / इनजेटी श्रीनिवास

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) V. Vidyavathi / वी विद्यावती

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. The incumbent Vigilance Commissioner, Suresh N Patel has been appointed as the acting Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) of India in the Central Vigilance Commission with effect.

He has been appointed in place of Sanjay Kothari, who completed his term on June 23, 2021. He will remain on the post until the appointment of the new Central Vigilance Commissioner.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?

केंद्रीय जांच ब्यूरो (CBI) के विशेष निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Praveen Sinha / प्रवीण सिन्हा

(b) Jayant Kumar Dash / जयंत कुमार दाश

(c) Kamran Rizvi / कामरान रिज़वी

(d) R S Sharma / आर एस शर्मा

(e) Arun Goel / अरुण गोयल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Praveen Sinha as the Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Special Director is the second senior-most position in the agency after the Director.

The post was vacant since the last three years and was earlier held by Rakesh Asthana.

Q.6. National Statistics Day is observed every year on _____________________.

राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी दिवस हर साल _____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 June / 26 जून

(b) 27 June / 27 जून

(c) 28 June / 28 जून

(d) 29 June / 29 जून

(e) 30 June / 30 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The government of India is celebrated National Statistics day on 29th June on the birth anniversary of Prof. P C Mahalanobis.

The Day is celebrated to create awareness among youth about the role of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation. National Statistics Day was first celebrated on 29th June 2007.

Q.7. International Day of the Tropics is observed on ______________.

ट्रॉपिक्स का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस _______ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 June / 26 जून

(b) 27 June / 27 जून

(c) 28 June / 28 जून

(d) 29 June / 29 जून

(e) 30 June / 30 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The United Nations observe 29 June as International Day of the Tropics. The International Day of the Tropics celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the tropics while highlighting unique challenges and opportunities nations of the Tropics face.

It provides an opportunity to take stock of progress across the tropics, to share tropical stories and expertise, and to acknowledge the diversity and potential of the region.

Q.8. Who has won the Gold Medal at Archery World Cup Stage 3, held in Paris?

पेरिस में आयोजित तीरंदाजी विश्व कप स्टेज 3 में स्वर्ण पदक किसने जीता है?

(a) Manu Bhaker / मनु भाकर

(b) Hina Sidhu / हिना सिद्धू

(c) Deepika Kumari / दीपिका कुमारी

(d) Yashaswini Deswal / यशस्विनी देशवाल

(e) Apurvi Chandela / अपूर्वी चंदेला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari, created a new world record as she claimed three back-to-back gold medals in a single day, during the Archery World Cup Stage 3, held in Paris.

India topped the medals tally with four gold medals. The fourth gold medal came by Abhishek Verma, from men’s individual event in the compound section.

Q.9. In which of the following state, Papikonda National Park located?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में पापिकोंडा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान स्थित है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Papikonda National Park is located near Rajamahendravaram in the Papi Hills in East Godavari and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Q.10. In which year World Bank was founded?

विश्व बैंक की स्थापना किस वर्ष में हुई थी?

(a) 1944

(b) 1957

(c) 1963

(d) 1975

(e) 1981

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. President: David Malpass

Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States

Founded: July 1944, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States

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