Current Affairs Quiz 8th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Who will inaugurate the Biotech Startup Expo 2022 in Delhi?

दिल्ली में बायोटेक स्टार्टअप एक्सपो 2022 का उद्घाटन कौन करेगा?

(a) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

(b) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) Anurag Kashyap / अनुराग कश्यप

(e) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1. (b)

Exp. Biotech Startup Expo-2022 to be inaugurated by PM Modi in New Delhi

Biotech Startup Expo-2022 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

This Biotech Startup Expo-2022 is a two day from starting from 9th- 10th of June. This expo is organised by the Department of Biotechnology and Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC).

Theme 2022: ‘Biotech Startup Innovations: Towards AatmaNirbhar Bharat’.

Q.2. Which platform has recently launched the SMB Saathi Utsav initiative to support small businesses through digital mediums?

डिजिटल माध्यम के छोटे व्यवसायों का समर्थन करने के लिए हाल ही में किस मंच ने एसएमबी साथी उत्सव पहल शुरू की है?

(a) Instagram / इंस्टाग्राम

(b) Facebook / फेसबुक

(c) WhatsApp / व्हाट्सएप

(d) SnapChat / स्नैपचैट

(e) Skype / स्काइप

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2. (c)

Exp. WhatsApp launched SMBSaathi Utsav to support small businesses through digital mediums

Whatsapp launched SMBSaathi Utsav initiative which aims to support small businesses by helping them to adopt digital mediums like Whatsapp Business App.

SMBSaathi Utsav has started the initiative with a pilot in Jaipur’s Johri Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar where over 500 small businesses are being trained.

The initiative was launched in the collaboration with Josh Talks.The SMBSaathi Utsav is the second phase of the SMBSaathi campaign.

Q.3. In which state/UT, Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah has inaugurated National Tribal Research Institute?

केंद्रीय गृह एवं सहकारिता मंत्री अमित शाह ने किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में राष्ट्रीय जनजातीय अनुसंधान संस्थान का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Haryana/ हरियाणा

(b) Uttar Pradesh/ उतर प्रदेश

(c) Chandigarh/ चंडीगढ़

(d) Delhi/ दिल्ली

(e) Puducherry/ पुदुचेरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (d)

Exp. National Tribal Research Institute inaugurated by Amit Shah in New Delhi

Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the newly built National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) in New Delhi.

This institute is to promote and preserve the tribal heritage and culture and the nerve centre of tribal research issues and matters in academic, executive and legislative fields.

Tribal Research Institute (TRI) is the research body of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs at the state level. There are 26 Tribal Research Institutes (TRIs) supported by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

Q.4. Who will launch Single Nodal Agency (SNA) dashboard to provide a platform for ministries/ departments to monitor the fund transfers?

फंड ट्रांसफर की निगरानी के लिए मंत्रालयों / विभागों के लिए एक मंच प्रदान करने के लिए सिंगल नोडल एजेंसी (एसएनए) डैशबोर्ड कौन लॉन्च करेगा?

(a) Narendra Modi/ नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Amit Shah/ अमित शाह

(c) Anurag Thakur/ अनुराग ठाकुर

(d) Nirmala Sitharaman/ निर्मला सीतारमण

(e) Shaktikanta Das/ शक्तिकांत दास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (d)

Exp. Nirmala Sitharaman to launch a single Nodal Agency Dashboard

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will launch a Single Nodal Agency (SNA) dashboard.

This dashboard will provide a platform for ministries/departments to monitor transfer of funds to states and their utilisation.

This SNA Model will provide the necessary feedback and monitoring tools in the operation of the schemes, Public Financial Management System (PFMS) has developed the SNA dashboard.

The dashboard is being launched as part of the iconic week celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by the finance ministry.

Q.5. Which among the following Indian has recently topped the Real-Time Billionaires List by Forbes?

निम्नलिखित में से किस भारतीय ने हाल ही में फोर्ब्स द्वारा रीयलटाइम अरबपतियों की सूची में शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Shiv Nadar/ शिव नादर

(b) Gautam Adani/ गौतम अदानी

(c) Mukesh Ambani/ मुकेश अंबानी

(d) Cyrus Poonawalla/ साइरस पूनावाला

(e) Azim Premji/ अजीम प्रेमजी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5. (c)

Exp. Forbes Real Time Billionaires List: Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani topped as the India’s richest men

Recently, Forbes Real Time Billionaires List was declared. It featured the list of the richest person around the world.

The chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd and the chairperson of Adani Group are also in the list of top 10 richest persons in the world.

In the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index”, Mukesh Ambani is in eighth spot, and Gautam Adani is in ninth position. Elon Musk topped both the lists.

Rank Name Net worth Country Source
1 Elon Musk $219.4 B United States Tesla, SpaceX
2 Bernard Arnault & Family $156.5 B France LVMH
3 Jeff Bezos $150.5 B United States Amazon
4 Bill Gates $128.1 B United States Microsoft
5 Warren Buffett $112.8 B United States Berkshire Hathaway
6 Mukesh Ambani $103.2 B India Diversified
7 Gautam Adani & family $101.0 B India Infrastructure, commodities

Q.6. Who has topped the list of Forbes Real Time Billionaires from all over the world?

फोर्ब्स रियल टाइम अरबपतियों की दुनिया भर से सूची में सबसे ऊपर कौन है?

(a) Elon Musk/ एलोन मस्क

(b) Jeff Bezos/ जेफ बेजोस

(c) Bernard Arnault & family/ बर्नार्ड अरनॉल्ट और परिवार

(d) Bill Gates/ बिल गेट्स

(e) Mukesh Ambani/ मुकेश अंबानी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6. (a)

Exp. Forbes Real Time Billionaires List: Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani topped as the India’s richest men

Recently, Forbes Real Time Billionaires List was declared. It featured the list of the richest person around the world.

The chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd and the chairperson of Adani Group are also in the list of top 10 richest persons in the world.

In the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index”, Mukesh Ambani is in eighth spot, and Gautam Adani is in ninth position. Elon Musk topped both the lists.

Rank Name Net worth Country Source
1 Elon Musk $219.4 B United States Tesla, SpaceX
2 Bernard Arnault & Family $156.5 B France LVMH
3 Jeff Bezos $150.5 B United States Amazon
4 Bill Gates $128.1 B United States Microsoft
5 Warren Buffett $112.8 B United States Berkshire Hathaway
6 Mukesh Ambani $103.2 B India Diversified
7 Gautam Adani & family $101.0 B India Infrastructure, commodities

Q.7. Denmark topped the position in Global Environment performance Index. What is the position of India in the index?

वैश्विक पर्यावरण प्रदर्शन सूचकांक में डेनमार्क शीर्ष पर है। सूचकांक में भारत का स्थान क्या है?

(a) 1st

(b) 4th

(c) 180th

(d) 177th

(e) 178th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7. (c)

Exp. Global Environmental Performance Index 2022: India ranked 180th; Denmark topped

In Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022, India ranked at the lowest position among all 180 countries.

The index is produced by US researchers at Yale and Columbia Universities.

The index is being ranked on the 40 performance indicators, including climate change, environmental public health, and ecosystem vitality.

According to the index, India has poor air quality and quickly rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, comes in at the very bottom of the country rankings for the first time.

Top 5 ranked countries:

  • Denmark (1)
  • UK (2)
  • Finland (3)
  • Malta (4)
  • Sweden (5)

Rankings of other countries:

  • India (180)
  • Myanmar (179)
  • Vietnam (178)
  • Bangladesh (177)
  • Pakistan (176)
  • Haiti (173)
  • China (160)
  • Russia (112)

Q.8. How much loan amount is to be provided to Sri Lanka by UN for their financial crisis?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा श्रीलंका को उनके वित्तीय संकट के लिए कितनी ऋण राशि प्रदान की जानी है?

(a) $48 mn

(b) $58 mn

(c) $28 mn

(d) $70 mn

(e) $50 mn

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8. (a)

Exp. UN to grant humanitarian assistance of $48 million to Sri Lanka amid crisis

UN has planned to provide humanitarian assistance of around $48 million over a four-month period to Sri Lanka.

New Delhi’s financial assistance worth over $3 billion since January to provide essential items, including food, fuel, cooking gas and medicines.

Sri Lanka needs $6 billion to keep the country afloat for the next six months, adding that $5 billion is required to ensure day-to-day living and another $1 billion to strengthen the Sri Lankan rupee.

Q.9. RBI imposed monetary penalty on Bassein Catholic Co-operative Bank and Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank Maryadit for rule violations. what amount Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank, Maryadit is charged as the penalty?

आरबीआई ने बेसिन कैथोलिक कोऑपरेटिव बैंक और जिला सहकारी केंद्रीय बैंक मर्यादित पर नियम उल्लंघन के लिए मौद्रिक जुर्माना लगाया। जिला सहकारी केंद्रीय बैंक, मर्यादित पर कितनी राशि का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Rs. 49,000/ रु. 49,000

(b) Rs. 49 Lakhs/ रु. 49 लाख

(c) Rs. 50 Lakhs/ रु. 50 लाख

(d) Rs. 50,000/ रु. 50,000

(e) Rs. 1 lakh/ रु. 1 लाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 9. (d)

Exp. RBI imposed monetary penalty of Rs. 49 lakh on Bassein Catholic Co-operative Bank and Rs. 50,000 on Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank Maryadit

The Reserve Bank of India imposed a monetary penalty on Bassein Catholic Co-operative Bank and Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank Maryadit charged the penalty of Rs. 49 lakh and Rs. 50,000 respectively for non-compliance with certain directives issued by it.

The penalty was charged on Bassein Catholic Co-operative Bank because it had upgraded and regularised loan accounts of borrowers without recovering overdue amounts and had not classified existing non-performing loan accounts of borrowers as NPAs, on restructuring.

Morena-based Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank Maryadit has violated the RBI’s Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.

Q.10. What is the estimated GDP growth percentage forecasted by World Bank for FY23?

FY23 के लिए विश्व बैंक द्वारा अनुमानित सकल घरेलू उत्पाद वृद्धि प्रतिशत क्या है?

(a) 7.5%

(b) 8.5%

(c) 7.2%

(d) 6.5%

(e) 9.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 10. (a)

Exp. World Bank forecasted India’s economic growth to 7.5% for FY23

The World Bank slashed its economic growth of FY23 for India to 7.5% from 8% which was estimated in April.

The reason behind the projection was given the rise in inflation, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions.

This is the second time when World Bank has revised its GDP growth for India in the current FY (April 2022 to March 2023).

Q.11. In the Monetary Policy Committee meeting held on 6-8 June, 2022, RBI has increased the repo rate by 50 bps to _____________.

6-8 जून, 2022 को आयोजित मौद्रिक नीति समिति की बैठक में, आरबीआई ने रेपो दर को 50 बीपीएस बढ़ाकर _________ कर दिया है। 

(a) 4.00%

(b) 4.40%

(c) 4.50%

(d) 4.80%

(e) 4.90%

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 11. (e)

Exp. RBI Monetary Policy: Repo Rate increased to 4.90%, raised to 6.7% inflation forecast

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das increased repo rate, forecasted GDP growth, MSF and Bank rate increased and other.

Highlights:

RBI kept its projection growth at 7.2% for the current fiscal on the back of improvement in urban demand and gradual recovery in rural India.

RBI has increased the repo rate by 50 bps to 4.90%, due to the soar inflation.

RBI has increased FY23 CPI inflation forecast to 6.7% from 5.7%.

The limit of individual loans extended by co-operative banks by 100%.

Credit cards, starting with RuPay credit cards, can now be linked to the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platforms.

Increased the limit for e-mandates/ standing instructions on cards and Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) for recurring transactions to ₹15,000, from ₹5,000 at present.

Current Policy Rate: Last Updated on 8 June 2022

Policy Rates
Repo Rate 4.90%
Reverse Repo Rate 3.35%
Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate 5.15%
Bank Rate 5.15%
Cash Reserve Ratio 4.50%
Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) 18%
Standing Deposit Facility Rate 4.65%

Q.12. What is the increased limit for the e-mandate/ standing instruction on cards and Prepaid Payment Instruments for recurring transactions?

आवर्ती लेनदेन के लिए कार्ड और प्रीपेड भुगतान साधनों पर जनादेश/स्थायी निर्देश की बढ़ी हुई सीमा क्या है?

(a) ₹6,000

(b) ₹12,000

(c) ₹15,000

(d) ₹10,000

(e) ₹8,000

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 12. (c)

Exp. RBI Monetary Policy: Repo Rate increased to 4.90%, raised to 6.7% inflation forecast

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das increased repo rate, forecasted GDP growth, MSF and Bank rate increased and other.

Highlights:

RBI kept its projection growth at 7.2% for the current fiscal on the back of improvement in urban demand and gradual recovery in rural India.

RBI has increased the repo rate by 50 bps to 4.90%, due to the soar inflation.

RBI has increased FY23 CPI inflation forecast to 6.7% from 5.7%.

The limit of individual loans extended by co-operative banks by 100%.

Credit cards, starting with RuPay credit cards, can now be linked to the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platforms.

Increased the limit for e-mandates/ standing instructions on cards and Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) for recurring transactions to ₹15,000, from ₹5,000 at present.

Current Policy Rate: Last Updated on 8 June 2022

Policy Rates
Repo Rate 4.90%
Reverse Repo Rate 3.35%
Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate 5.15%
Bank Rate 5.15%
Cash Reserve Ratio 4.50%
Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) 3.35%
Standing Deposit Facility Rate 4.65%

Q.13. Who has been recently appointed as the new MD of SBI?

हाल ही में किसे SBI का नया MD नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Alok Choudhary/ आलोक चौधरी

(b) Ashwini Bhatia/ अश्विनी भाटिया

(c) CS Setty/ सीएस सेट्टी

(d) J Swaminathan/ जे स्वामीनाथन

(e) Karuna Sharma/ करुणा शर्मा

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 13. (a)

Exp. Alok Choudhary appointed as the new MD of SBI

Alok Choudhary has been appointed as the fourth Managing Director (MD) of SBI.

Alok Choudhary was cleared as MD by Banks Board Bureau (BBB) in March. He will be incharge till June 30, 2024.

Other reshufflings:

MD Ashwini Bhatia was selected to be wholetime director (WTD) at stock market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Bhatia tool over as SEBI director after the retirement from SBI on May 31.

CS Setty was the MD for retail and digital banking is now appointed to international banking, technology and markets.

Ashwini Kumar Tewari will be looking after the Risk, compliance, audit and stressed assets resolution group (SARG). He was MD of international banking, technology and markets.

J Swaminathan MD of SARD will see corporate banking and subsidiaries of the bank.

Nitin Chugh, Deputy Managing Director and head, will be incharge of the Digital Banking.

Q.14. Which state has topped the 4th Food Safety Index awards announced by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on the occasion of World Food Safety Day?

विश्व खाद्य सुरक्षा दिवस के अवसर पर केंद्रीय स्वास्थ्य मंत्री मनसुख मंडाविया द्वारा घोषित चौथे खाद्य सुरक्षा सूचकांक पुरस्कारों में कौन सा राज्य शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Maharashtra/ महाराष्ट्र

(b) Gujarat/ गुजरात

(c) Goa/ गोवा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(e) Uttar Pradesh/ उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 14. (d)

Exp. 4th Food Safety Index awards released: Tamil Nadu topped

Recently, 4th Food Safety Index awards were announced by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on the occasion of World Food Safety Day.

This was started in 2018-19. The aim of the award is to create a competitive and positive change in India’s food safety ecosystem.

Top ranked Large State Category:

  • Tamil Nadu
  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra

Top Ranking Small State Category:

  • Goa
  • Manipur
  • Sikkim

Top Ranking Union Territory:

  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Delhi
  • Chandigarh

Q.15. Who has become the first Indian officer from Railways to complete the gruelling “Ironman Triathlon” in Hamburg?

हैम्बर्ग में भीषण “आयरनमैन ट्रायथलॉनको पूरा करने वाले रेलवे के पहले भारतीय अधिकारी कौन बने हैं?

(a)  Shreyas G. Hosur/ श्रेयस जी. होसुर

(b) Dr Devika Patil/ डॉ देविका पाटिल

(c) Hiromu Inada/ हिरोमु इनाद

(d) Dave Scott/ डेव स्कॉट

(e) Mark Allen/ मार्क एलन

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 15. (a)

Exp. Shreyas G Hosur became 1st Indian Railways officer to complete gruelling ‘Ironman’ Triathlon

Shreyas G Hosur has become the first officer to complete the gruelling “Ironman Triathlon” in Hamburg from the Indian Railways.

Hosur is a 2012-batch Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) officer.

The Ironman Triathlon is toughest single-day sports event in the world to compete.

It comprises of:

Swimming: 3.8-km

Cycling: 180-km

Running: 42.2-km

Ironman Hamburg in Germany was originally added to the Ironman event schedule in 2017.

2022 was the race’s fifth edition in Hamburg.

Q.16. Which of the following days is being observed on 8th June?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा दिन 8 जून को मनाया जा रहा है?

(a) World Ocean Day/ विश्व महासागर दिवस

(b) World Brain tumour Day/ विश्व ब्रेन ट्यूमर दिवस

(c) World Environment Day/ विश्व पर्यावरण दिवस

(d) Both B and C/ बी और सी दोनों

(e) Both A and B/ ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 16. (e)

Exp. 8 June: World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day is celebrated on 8th June every year and highlights the role of the oceans in sustaining life on Earth and to inspire action to conserve it.

The day was first proposed at United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992.

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution on December 5, 2008, and designated June 8 as World Oceans Day.

Theme 2022: ‘Revitalisation: Collective Action for the Ocean’

8 June: World Brain tumour Day

World Brain tumour day is observed every year on 8th June.

This day aims to create awareness about the brain tumours.

It was first observed in 2000.

Theme 2022: ‘Together We Are Stronger’.

Q.17. What is the theme of World Ocean Day 2022?

विश्व महासागर दिवस 2022 का विषय क्या है?

(a) Together We Are Stronger

(b) Revitalisation: Collective Action for the Ocean

(c) Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration

(d) Building a shared future for all life

(e) Everyone to Love and Save Turtles

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 17. (b)

Exp. 8 June: World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day is celebrated on 8th June every year and highlights the role of the oceans in sustaining life on Earth and to inspire action to conserve it.

The day was first proposed at United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992.

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution on December 5, 2008, and designated June 8 as World Oceans Day.

Theme 2022: ‘Revitalisation: Collective Action for the Ocean’

Q.18. On which date World Brain tumour Day is being observed?

विश्व ब्रेन ट्यूमर दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जा रहा है?

(a) 4 June/ 4 जून

(b) 5 June/ 5 जून

(c) 3 June/ 3 जून

(d) 2 June/ 4 जून

(e) 8 June/ 8 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 18. (e)

Exp. 8 June: World Brain tumour Day

World Brain tumour day is observed every year on 8th June.

This day aims to create awareness about the brain tumours.

It was first observed in 2000.

Theme 2022: ‘Together We Are Stronger’.

Q.19. On which date world Ocean Day is celebrated?

विश्व महासागर दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 6 June/ 6 जून

(b) 4 June/ 4 जून

(c) 3 June/ 3 जून

(d) 8 June/ 8 जून

(e) 10 June/ 10 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 19. (d)

Exp. 8 June: World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day is celebrated on 8th June every year and highlights the role of the oceans in sustaining life on Earth and to inspire action to conserve it.

The day was first proposed at United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992.

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution on December 5, 2008, and designated June 8 as World Oceans Day.

Theme 2022: ‘Revitalisation: Collective Action for the Ocean’

 

 

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