Current Affairs Quiz 30th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 30th June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state government has signed an MoU with Adani Green Energy Group Limited (AGEL) to generate 11,000 MW of green power?

किस राज्य सरकार ने 11,000 मेगावाट हरित ऊर्जा उत्पन्न करने के लिए अदानी ग्रीन एनर्जी ग्रुप लिमिटेड (AGEL) के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Kerala / केरल

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Maharashtra government signed an MoU with Adani Energy for 11000 MW power generation

The Maharashtra government’s Energy department signed an MoU with Adani Green Energy Group Ltd (AGEL) to generate 11000 MW green power in the next five years.

It would entail an investment of Rs 60,000 crore and provide employment to 30,000 persons.

AGEL will set up Pumped Storage Projects (PSP) in the next four to five years, through which about 11,000 MW power will be generated.

About Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL)  

  • Founded– 2015
  • Founder – Gautam Adani
  • Headquarters-Ahmedabad
  • MD & CEO– Vneet S. Jaain

Q.2. Which union minister launched ‘Dak Karmayogi’, an e-learning portal of the Department of Posts?

किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने डाक विभाग का एक लर्निंग पोर्टल ‘डाक कर्मयोगीलॉन्च किया?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Ashwini Vaishnaw / अश्विनी वैष्णव

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(e) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Government launched e-learning portal ‘Dak karamyogi’ for Dak Sevaks employees

Dak Karmayogi, an e-learning portal of the Department of Posts was launched by Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnav and MoS Communications Devusinh Chauhan in Delhi.

This portal has been developed under the vision of ‘Mission Karmayogi’, which was conceptualized by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring efficiency to the actions of all government employees.

Dak Karmayogi’ portal will enhance the competencies of about four lakh Gramin Dak Sevaks and departmental employees. It will enable all the trainees to access the uniform standardized training content online or in blended campus mode.

On successful completion of the final summative assessment, a system-generated course completion certificate will be sent to the trainee’s registered email ID automatically.

Q.3. Which state government has launched ‘Krishi Yatra’ scheme?

किस राज्य सरकार ने ‘कृषि यात्रायोजना शुरू की है?

(a) Gujarat /गुजरात

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Karnataka government launched ‘Krishi Yatra’ scheme

Karnatka government has launched the ‘Krishi Yatra’ scheme.

The Kashi Yatra project, which offers a cash assistance of Rs 5,000 to each of the 30,000 pilgrims willing to conduct a pilgrimage to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The government authorized the religious endowment department commissioner to use Rs 7 crore in funds that were sanctioned for the Kashi Yatra in its order.

About Karnatka

  • Capital-Bengaluru
  • Chief Minister-Basavaraj Bommai
  • Governor-Thawar Chand Gehlot

Q.4. Which state government has rolled out the MEDISEP scheme for State Government employees, pensioners, and their eligible family members?

किस राज्य सरकार ने राज्य सरकार के कर्मचारियों, पेंशनभोगियों और उनके पात्र परिवार के सदस्यों के लिए MEDISEP योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Kerala / केरल

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Kerala government launched MEDISEP scheme for state government employee

Kerala Government will roll out MEDISEP scheme- the medical insurance scheme for State Government employees, pensioners and their eligible family members.

The scheme will provide cashless medical assistance with a comprehensive coverage up to 3 lakhs per year. The annual premium would be Rs 4,800 plus 18 per cent GST for the policy period of 2022-24.  Monthly premium of Rs.500 will be deducted from the salary and pension.

MEDISEP is being implemented through the public sector insurer, Oriental Insurance Company.  About 30 lakh people will be benefitted by the scheme.

About Kerala

  • Capital-Thiruvananthapuram
  • Chief Minister-Pinarayi Vijayan
  • Governor-Arif Mohammad Khan

Q.5. Which of the following country has applied to become a member of group of emerging countries, BRICS?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश ने उभरते देशों के समूह ब्रिक्स का सदस्य बनने के लिए आवेदन किया है?

(a) Iraq / इराक

(b) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(c) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) Qatar / कतर

(e) Iran / ईरान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Iran applied to join BRICS group of emerging countries

Iran has submitted an application to become a member of the BRICS.

Iran, which holds the world’s second-largest gas reserves, wants to join the BRICS group of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, currently in Europe, has in recent days reiterated his desire for Argentina to join BRICS.

BRICS account for more than 40 per cent of the world’s population and about 26 per cent of the global economy.

According to IMF data – China has by far the largest economy in the BRICS grouping, accounting for more than 70 of the group’s collective 27.5 trillion US dollars in economic might. India accounts for about 13 percent, with Russia and Brazil each accounting for about 7percent.

Q.6. Which Insurance Company has launched the Global Health Care plan?

किस बीमा कंपनी ने ग्लोबल हेल्थ केयर प्लान लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Bharti AXA General Insurance / भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(b) Cholamandalam MS General Insurance / चोलामंडलम एमएस जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(c)  Bajaj Allianz General Insurance / बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(d) Kotak Mahindra General Insurance / कोटक महिंद्रा जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(e) Edelweiss General Insurance /एडलवाइस जनरल इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Bajaj Allianz launched Global Health Care plan

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance announced the launch of a new health insurance product ‘Global Health Care’. A comprehensive health indemnity insurance product that provides cover to a policyholder for planned as well as an emergency treatment both in India and abroad.

Global Health Care offers one of the widest sum insured in the Indian market, starting from ₹37, 50,000 to ₹3, 75, 00,000. The product is available with two plans – ‘Imperial Plan’ and ‘Imperial Plus Plan’ which offer both international and domestic Covers.

The entry age for adults is from 18 to 65 years and for dependent children is from 3 months to 30 years with a lifetime renewal option.

Q.7. Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with which bank to digitize the cash collection system in Tier III cities and semi-urban regions?

एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक ने टियर III शहरों और अर्धशहरी क्षेत्रों में नकद संग्रह प्रणाली को डिजिटाइज़ करने के लिए किस बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(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.7.(b)

Exp. Airtel Payments Bank partnered with Axis Bank to digitize cash collection

Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, to digitize the cash collection system in Tier III cities and semi-urban regions.

Airtel Payments Bank will leverage the extensive reach of its digital-led neighborhood banking model to support Axis Bank with the digitization of last-mile cash collections and it would also speed up the payment cycle.

About Airtel Payment Bank

  • Founded – 2017
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • MD & CEO– Anubrata Biswas
  • Stake – Bharti Airtel Limited(80.01%) & Kotak Mahindra Bank(19.9%)
  • Subsidiaries – YTS Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Q.8. Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 7 crore in the ‘dark fibre’ case on which stock exchange?

बाजार नियामक भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) ने किस स्टॉक एक्सचेंज पर ‘डार्क फाइबरमामले में 7 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Calcutta Stock Exchange Ltd. / कलकत्ता स्टॉक एक्सचेंज लिमिटेड

(b) Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Ltd. / मेट्रोपॉलिटन स्टॉक एक्सचेंज ऑफ इंडिया लिमिटेड।

(c) National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. / नेशनल स्टॉक एक्सचेंज ऑफ इंडिया लिमिटेड

(d) Bombay Stock Exchange /बॉम्बे स्टॉक एक्सचेंज

(e) Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. / मल्टी कमोडिटी एक्सचेंज ऑफ इंडिया लिमिटेड।

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. SEBI imposed Rs. 7 crore penalty on NSE

Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 7 crore on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Rs 5 crore on former MD & CEO Chitra Ramkrishna in the ‘dark fibre’ case.

In this case, a total of 18 entities received penalties.

The case relates to the alleged differential access given to certain broking firms in the form of ‘dark fibre’ at NSE, to connect across the colocation facilities before other members.

About Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

  • Founded –1988
  • Act –1992
  • Headquarters –Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • First Women Chairman –Madhabi Puri Buch (present)
  • SEBI was given statutory recognition in 1992 on the recommendation of the Narasimham Committee.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court?

दिल्ली उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है

(a) Vipin Sanghi / विपिन सांघी

(b) Amjad A Sayed / अमजद ए सैयद

(c) Satish Chandra Sharma / सतीश चंद्र शर्मा

(d) S S Shinde / एस एस शिंदे

(e) Rashmin M Chhaya / रश्मिन एम छाया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Justice Satish Chandra Sharma takes Oath as Delhi High Court Chief Justice

Justice Satish Chandra Sharma took oath as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. He succeeds Justice D N Patel.

The oath was administered by Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena during a ceremony at the Raj Niwas.

The Telangana High Court Chief Justice, Sharma has been transferred to the Delhi High Court .

Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, is pleased to transfer Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, Chief Justice, Telangana High Court, as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

Recent Appointment of Chief Justice

  • Chief justice of Uttrakhand High Court – Vipin Sanghi
  • Chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court – Amjad A Sayed
  • Chief justice of Rajasthan High Court – S S Shinde
  • Chief justice of Guwahati High Court –  Rashmin M Chhaya
  • Chief justice of Telangana High Court – Ujjal Bhuyan.

Q.10. Mohammed Jalood was elected president of the International Weightlifting Federation (WEF). Where is the headquarters of WEF?

मोहम्मद जलूद को अंतर्राष्ट्रीय भारोत्तोलन महासंघ (WEF) का अध्यक्ष चुना गया। WEF का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Paris / पेरिस

(b) Munich / म्यूनिख

(c) Dubai / दुबई

(d) Washington DC / वाशिंगटन डीसी

(e) Lausanne / लॉज़ेन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. IWF appointed Mohammed Jalood as president 2022

Mohammed Jalood was elected president of the International Weightlifting Federation in chaotic scenes.

11 additional new members have been added to its Executive Board, according to a press release from Tirana, Albania, which hosted both the Special & Electoral Congress and the recently concluded European Weightlifting Championships.

About International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)

Founded – 1905

Headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland

President – Mohammed Jalood

Members Countries –192

Q.11. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari gave away National Highways Excellence Awards-2021. This award ceremony was held in which city?

लोकसभा अध्यक्ष ओम बिरला ने सड़क परिवहन और राजमार्ग मंत्री नितिन गडकरी के साथ राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग उत्कृष्टता पुरस्कार-2021 प्रदान किए। यह पुरस्कार समारोह किस शहर में आयोजित किया गया था?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) Chandigarh /चंडीगढ़

(d) Ladakh /लद्दाख

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Nitin Gadkari presented National Highway excellent Award 2021

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari gave away National Highways Excellence Awards-2021.

Awards were given to the stakeholders and companies engaged in the highway construction and maintenance of road assets in New Delhi.

Excellence Awards were constituted in 2018 & awards were given away in 9 categories including Excellence in Project Management, Excellence in Highway Safety, Excellence in Toll Management, Excellence in Operation and Maintenance, Innovation, Green Highways, Outstanding Work in Challenging Condition, Bridge Construction and Tunnel Construction.

Q.12. A centralised pay system called PADMA for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has been launched by Controller General of Defence Accounts Rajnish Kumar. What is the full form of PADMA?

रक्षा लेखा महानियंत्रक रजनीश कुमार द्वारा भारतीय तटरक्षक बल (ICG) के लिए PADMA नामक एक केंद्रीकृत वेतन प्रणाली शुरू की गई है। PADMA का पूर्ण रूप क्या है?

(a) Pay Roll Automatic for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances

(b) Pay Roll Automation for Distribute of Monthly Allowances

(c) Pay Roll Advance for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances

(d) Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances

(e) Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Maximum Allowances

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Indian Coast Guard launched centralised pay system called PADMA

A centralised pay system called PADMA (Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances) for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has been launched by Controller General of Defence Accounts Rajnish Kumar.

PADMA is an automated platform leveraging latest technology which will provide seamless and timely disbursal of pay and allowances to around 15,000 ICG personnel.

PADMA has been developed under the aegis of Defence Accounts Department and will be operated by Pay Accounts Office of the ICG in Noida.

The launch marked the beginning of the Centralized Pay System (CPS), the foundation of which is being laid down by the Defence Accounts Department Headquarters to provide one-stop pay accounting solutions for all organizations under the Ministry.

Indian Coast Guard (ICG)  

  • Founded– 1977
  • Headquarters– New Delhi
  • 24th Director General– Virender Singh Pathania

Q.13. Eoin Morgan has retired from International Cricket recently. He represented which country?

इयोन मोर्गन ने हाल ही में अंतरराष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट से संन्यास ले लिया है। उन्होंने किस देश का प्रतिनिधित्व किया?

(a) Netherland / नीदरलैंड

(b) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Scotland / स्कॉटलैंड

(e) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Eoin Morgan announced his retirement from the International Cricket.

Eoin Morgan confirmed his retirement from international cricket and stepped down as England’s white-ball captain after more than seven years.

Morgan initially started out as an Ireland player, making his debut in August 2006 in a match against Scotland. He was run out on 99 in the game and declared Player of the Match.

Morgan then made his debut for England in an ODI against the West Indies in May 2009. He played his entire T20I and his brief Test career for England.

Morgan was also part of England teams that won their first title in 2010 at the World Twenty20 and captained the team to the final in 2016.

Q.14. Who has become the first player in history to win 80 matches in all four Grand Slams?

सभी चार ग्रैंड स्लैम में 80 मैच जीतने वाले इतिहास के पहले खिलाड़ी कौन बने हैं?

(a) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(b) Carlos Alcaraz / कार्लोस अलकाराज़

(c) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(d) Novak Djokovic /  नोवाक जोकोविच

(e) Daniil Medvedev /  डेनियल मेदवेदेव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Novak Djokovic becomes 1st player to win 80 matches in all four Grand Slams

Novak Djokovic became the first player in history to win 80 matches in all four Grand Slams when he defeated Kwon Soon-woo 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court for his 80th win in Wimbledon.

Novak Djokovic – Serbia

About Serbia

  • Capital – Belgrade
  • Currency- Serbian Dinar

Q.15. When is the International Asteroid Day observed?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय क्षुद्रग्रह दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 28 June / 28 जून

(b) 26 June / 26 जून

(c) 29 June / 29 जून

(d) 24 June / 24 जून

(e) 30 June / 30 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. 30 June – International Asteroid Day

World Asteroid Day 2022 (also known as International Asteroid Day) is marked and celebrated globally on June 30 every year.

Objective – To raise public awareness about asteroid’s hazardous effect and the measures that should be taken in case of a near-Earth object threat.

In December 2016 the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/71/90, declaring 30 June International Asteroid Day in order to “observe each year at the international level the anniversary of the Tunguskaimpact over Siberia, Russian Federation, on 30 June 1908, and to raise public awareness about the asteroid impact hazard.

Theme 2022 – Small is beautiful

Q.16. Ambika Rao, who passed away, was associated with which profession?

अंबिका राव, जिनका निधन हो गया, किस क्षेत्र से जुड़ी थीं?

(a) Acting /अभिनय

(b) Writing / लेखन

(c) Journalism / पत्रकारिता

(d) Comic art / हास्य कला

(e) Archaeology / पुरातत्व

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(a)

Exp. Malayalam actor Ambika Rao passed away

Malayalam actor and assistant director Ambika Rao passed away. She was 58.

Ambika Rao entered the movie industry as an assistant director with the 2002 release ‘Krishna Gopalakrishna’ helmed by Balachandra Menon.

 

 

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