Current Affairs Quiz 9th June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 9th June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Baikho festival is celebrated in which of the following state?

बैखो उत्सव निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Manipur / मणिपुर

(d) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Baikho festival celebrated in Assam

The Baikho festival is celebrated in the state of Assam, which is called as gateway to northeast India. It is celebrated by Rabha tribes of India. For celebration in 2022, locals in Gamerimura village gathered on June 4 to celebrate the festival.

Rabhas are a Tibeto-Burman community. They reside in Lower Assam in Garo hills and Dooar region of West Bengal. They are among the plains tribe in state. They are an agriculture-based community.

The Baikho festival is celebrated annually. It is celebrated to bring in auspicious harvest season and to fill it with abundant crops and good health. This is a celebration of good harvest.

Q.2. In which state, sacred Hindu festival Sital Sasthi is celebrated?

पवित्र हिंदू त्योहार सीतल षष्ठी किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. ‘Sital Sasthi’ festival celebrated in Odisha

Sital Sasthi, a sacred Hindu festival is being celebrated in Odisha. This week-long special festival highlights the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

According to the Hindu calendar, Sital Sasthi is observed on the sixth day of the Jyestha month during the Shukla Paksha.

During the week-long festival, devotees in large numbers take part in the most famous Sitala Sasthi Yatra that is conducted at Sambalpur in Western Odisha.

Q.3. Which state has topped among large states in 4th State Food Safety Index (SFSI) 2021-22, released by FSSAI?

FSSAI द्वारा जारी चौथे राज्य खाद्य सुरक्षा सूचकांक (SFSI) 2021-22 में बड़े राज्यों में कौन सा राज्य शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. FSSAI’s 4th State Food Safety Index released; Tamil Nadu topped among large states

On World Food Safety Day, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya released the 4th State Food Safety Index (SFSI) by FSSAI to measure the performance of States across five parameters of food safety and felicitated the winning State/UTs based on the ranking for the year 2021-22.

Among large States, Tamil Nadu topped the list. “Among the smaller states, Goa stood first followed by Manipur and Sikkim. Among UTs, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi and Chandigarh secured first, second and third ranks”.

Q.4. Which state has launched ‘Beach Vigil App’ for holistic management of beaches?

समुद्र तटों के समग्र प्रबंधन के लिए किस राज्य ने बीच विजिल ऐपलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Goa / गोवा

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Goa launched ‘Beach Vigil App’ for holistic management of beaches

The chief minister of Goa Pramod Sawant launched a “Beach Vigil App”. The CM said that the app aims to benefit institutions working in beach tourism sector and also the tourists.

The Beach Vigil App aims to do a holistic management of beaches. Government of Goa is in process of finalising an integrated plan for beach cleaning. Government also plans to make Goa among top 25 destinations for start-ups in Asia by 2025.

Q.5. Which Indian institute has ranked as the top research university in the world in QS World University Rankings 2023?

QS वर्ल्ड यूनिवर्सिटी रैंकिंग 2023 में किस भारतीय संस्थान को दुनिया के शीर्ष अनुसंधान विश्वविद्यालय के रूप में स्थान दिया गया है?

(a) IISc- Bengaluru / IISc- बेंगलुरु

(b) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

(c) IIT- Delhi / IIT- दिल्ली

(d) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(e) IIT-Guwahati/ IIT-गुवाहाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. QS World University Rankings 2023: IISc, Bengaluru topped among research varsity globally and among Indian institutes, MIT got 1st rank overall

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), London-based global higher education has released the 19th edition of the world’s most consulted international university ranking.

41 Indian varsities have been found place in the rankings. Among QS World University Rankings top 200 varsities, The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru (155th) topped among Indian universities, followed by IIT Bombay (172nd) and IIT Delhi (174th).

IISc ranked as the top research university in the world with a perfect score of 100 in the citation per faculty parameter.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was at top position followed by the University of Cambridge, Stanford University.

Q.6. Which University has topped in the world in QS World University Rankings 2023?

QS वर्ल्ड यूनिवर्सिटी रैंकिंग 2023 में किस विश्वविद्यालय ने दुनिया में शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Stanford University / स्टैनफोर्ड विश्वविद्यालय

(b) National University of Singapore / सिंगापुर का राष्ट्रीय विश्वविद्यालय

(c) Massachusetts Institute for Technology / मैसाचुसेट्स इंस्टीट्यूट फॉर टेक्नोलॉजी

(d) Harvard University / हार्वर्ड यूनिवर्सिटी

(e) University of Oxford / ऑक्सफोर्ड विश्वविद्यालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. QS World University Rankings 2023: IISc, Bengaluru topped among research varsity globally and among Indian institutes, MIT got 1st rank overall

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), London-based global higher education has released the 19th edition of the world’s most consulted international university ranking.

41 Indian varsities have been found place in the rankings. Among QS World University Rankings top 200 varsities, The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru (155th) topped among Indian universities, followed by IIT Bombay (172nd) and IIT Delhi (174th).

IISc ranked as the top research university in the world with a perfect score of 100 in the citation per faculty parameter.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was at top position followed by the University of Cambridge, Stanford University.

Q.7. Who is the chairman of the restructured advisory committee on mutual funds by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) द्वारा म्यूचुअल फंड पर पुनर्गठित सलाहकार समिति के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Vinay Tonse / विनय टोनसे

(b) Sunil Gulati / सुनील गुलाटी

(c) Dharmishta Narendraprasad Raval / धर्मिष्ठा नरेंद्रप्रसाद रावल

(d) Neeraj Choksi / नीरज चोकसी

(e) Usha Thorat / उषा थोराट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. SEBI restructured its Mutual Funds Advisory Committee; chaired by Usha Thorat

Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has restructured its advisory committee on mutual funds.

The 25-member advisory committee will be chaired by former Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Usha Thorat. Earlier, the panel had 24 members.

The regulator has inducted Chairman of NJ India Invest Neeraj Choksi in the advisory committee. Other members include Independent Trustee at SBI Mutual Fund Sunil Gulati, and Independent Trustee at DSP Mutual Fund Dharmishta Narendraprasad Raval.

Tata Asset Management MD and CEO Prathit D Bhobe, SBI Funds Management MD and CEO Vinay Tonse, Mirae Asset Investment Managers (India) CEO Swarup Mohanty, Sundaram Asset Management Company MD Sunil Subramaniam, Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company MD and CEO Navin Agarwal and Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) Chairman A Balasubramanian are also part of the panel.

Q.8. Which company has acquired a 26% stake in Huoban Energy 6 Private Ltd, a recently incorporated renewable energy firm for Rs 1.60 crore?

हाल ही में निगमित अक्षय ऊर्जा फर्म हुओबन एनर्जी 6 प्राइवेट लिमिटेड में 1.60 करोड़ रुपये में किस कंपनी ने 26% हिस्सेदारी का अधिग्रहण किया है?

(a) Infosys / इंफोसिस

(b) Accenture / एक्सेंचर

(c) Tata Consultancy Services / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज

(d) Tech Mahindra / टेक महिंद्रा

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Tech Mahindra acquired 26% stake in Huoban Energy for Rs 1.60 crore

Tech Mahindra has acquired a 26% stake in Huoban Energy 6 Private Ltd, a recently incorporated renewable energy firm.

It will pay a total sum of Rs 1.60 crore for the acquisition. The transaction is estimated to be completed within 90 days.

The acquisition would enable the company to procure 5 MW solar energy for its captive consumption at its facilities located in Pune, Maharashtra.

Q.9. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has projected the economic growth for India at ____________ in FY23.

आर्थिक सहयोग और विकास संगठन (OECD) ने वित्त वर्ष 2013 में भारत के लिए आर्थिक विकास __________________ रहने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 5.3%

(b) 6.9%

(c) 7.5%

(d) 8.2%

(e) 9.4%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. OECD projected India’s GDP growth forecast to 6.9% for FY23

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has reduced the economic growth for India to 6.9% growth in FY23 from 8.1% estimated earlier.

OECD has also projected the growth for India is 6.2% in 2023. The Reserve Bank of India has also estimated the nations growth to 7.2%.

“Real GDP is projected to grow by 6.9% in fiscal year (FY) 2022-23 and 6.2% in FY 2023-24, despite a pick-up of corporate investment facilitated by the Production-Linked Incentive Scheme,” OECD said in its latest economic outlook.

Q.10. Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 27.5 lakh on which bank for non-compliance with certain directions issued by it on ‘external benchmark-based lending’?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक ने बाहरी बेंचमार्क-आधारित उधारपर उसके द्वारा जारी कुछ निर्देशों का पालन न करने के लिए किस बैंक पर 27.5 लाख रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(b) Punjab & Sind Bank / पंजाब एंड सिंध बैंक

(c) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(d) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(e) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. RBI imposed monetary penalty of Rs 27.50 lakh on Punjab & Sind Bank

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 27.5 lakh on Punjab & Sind Bank for non-compliance with certain directions issued by it on ‘external benchmark-based lending’.

A statutory examination of Punjab & Sind Bank revealed non-compliance with the directions, inter-alia, to the extent the bank linked certain floating rate retail loans and floating rate loans to micro and small enterprises, extended by it after October 1, 2019, to MCLR instead of an external benchmark.

Q.11. Who has been appointed as Director of the Asia and Pacific Department (APD) of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) के एशिया और प्रशांत विभाग (APD) के निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajesh Gera / राजेश गेरा

(b) Swati Dhingra / स्वाति ढींगरा

(c) Krishna Srinivasan / कृष्ण श्रीनिवासन

(d) Natarajan Sundar / नटराजन सुंदर

(e) Zulfiquar Hasan / जुल्फिकार हसन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Krishna Srinivasan appointed as Director of IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced the appointment of Indian national Krishna Srinivasan as Director of the Asia and Pacific Department (APD). Srinivasan will succeed Changyong Rhee.

He is currently a Deputy Director in APD where he oversees the department’s surveillance work on a number of large and systemically important countries such as China and Korea, and smaller states in the Pacific such as Fiji and Vanuatu.

Q.12. Who among the following has been appointed as brand ambassador of Garuda Aerospace?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे गरुड़ एयरोस्पेस का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) M S Dhoni / एम एस धोनी

(b) Jasprit Bumrah / जसप्रीत बुम्राह

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(d) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(e) Sachin Tendulkar / सचिन तेंदूलकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. MS Dhoni appointed as brand ambassador of Garuda Aerospace

Drone startup Garuda Aerospace has appointed cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the company’s firm’s brand ambassador. The cricketer will also be one of their shareholders.

The Chennai-based startup had recently announced its plans to support agriculture. The company is working on a model to sell drones to village-level entrepreneurs or pesticide and fertilisers retailers.

Q.13. Which team has won the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship at Lausanne, Switzerland?

स्विट्जरलैंड के लौसेन में उद्घाटन एफआईएच हॉकी 5 एस चैंपियनशिप किस टीम ने जीती है?

(a) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(b) Poland / पोलैंड

(c) India / भारत

(d) Switzerland / स्विट्जरलैंड

(e) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. India won inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship at Lausanne, Switzerland

India beat Poland 6-4 in final to clinch the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Earlier, India first outplayed Malaysia 7-3, pumping in four goals in the second half in a stunning show before beating Poland 6-2 in the second match of the day.

India, who had topped the five-team league standings with three wins and one draw en route final, ended their campaign with an unbeaten record.

Q.14. Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj has announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket. Indian government had honoured her with Padma Shri in which year for her contribution to sports?

भारतीय महिला क्रिकेट टीम की कप्तान मिताली राज ने अंतरराष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट के सभी प्रारूपों से संन्यास की घोषणा कर दी है। भारत सरकार ने उन्हें खेलों में उनके योगदान के लिए किस वर्ष पद्मश्री से सम्मानित किया था?

(a) 2003

(b) 2008

(c) 2015

(d) 2019

(e) 2021

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Mithali Raj announced retirement from all forms of international cricket

Indian Women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj has announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket at the age of 39 years.

She has represented India in 232 matches and scored 7,805 runs at an average of 50.68. She made her international debut in an ODI against Ireland, in June 1999.

She became the first and the only woman cricketer to have aggregated more than 10,000 international runs in over 350 matches across all three formats.

Indian government honoured her with Arjuna Award in 2003 for her outstanding achievement in cricket, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in 2021, and Padma Shri in 2015 for her contribution to sports.

Q.15. Who among the following has secured a spot at the 2024 Paris Paralympics after winning the gold medal in the Para Shooting World Cup in women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 in France?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने फ्रांस में महिलाओं की 10 मीटर एयर राइफल स्टैंडिंग SH1 में पैरा शूटिंग विश्व कप में स्वर्ण पदक जीतने के बाद 2024 पेरिस पैरालिंपिक में स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Aanchal Thakur / आंचल ठाकुर

(b) Anahat Singh / अनाहत सिंह

(c) Jahnavi Dangeti / जाह्नवी डांगेती

(d) Avani Lekhara / अवनि लेखरा

(e) Priyanka Mohite / प्रियंका मोहिते

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Avani Lekhara won gold medal at 2022 Para Shooting World Cup in France

Tokyo Paralympics champion Avani Lekhara secured a spot at the 2024 Paris Paralympics after winning the gold medal in the Para Shooting World Cup in women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 in France.

The 20-year-old won the gold with a record score of 250.6, breaking her own world record of 249.6. Poland’s Emilia Babska bagged the silver medal with a total of 247.6, while Anna Normann of Sweden got bronze with a score of 225.6.

Q.16. Who is the author of India’s 1st sports marketing book “The Winning Formula for Success” launched by International Institute of Sports & Management (IISM)?

इंटरनेशनल इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ स्पोर्ट्स एंड मैनेजमेंट (IISM) द्वारा लॉन्च की गई भारत की पहली स्पोर्ट्स मार्केटिंग पुस्तक “द विनिंग फॉर्मूला फॉर सक्सेस” के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Jagjeet Singh / जगजीत सिंह

(b) Shailendra Mohan / शैलेंद्र मोहन

(c) Prakash Singh / प्रकाश सिंह

(d) Vinit Karnik / विनीत कार्णिक

(e) Preeti Shenoy / प्रीति शेनॉय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. India’s 1st sports marketing book “The Winning Formula for Success” launched by IISM; authored by Vinit Karnik

India’s leading sports and Management institute, the International Institute of Sports & Management (IISM) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, launched India’s first-ever book on Sports Marketing titled “Business of Sports: The Winning Formula for Success” authored by noted Sports author Vinit Karnik.

This is the first book in a series to be launched as a part of a knowledge series. The book has been published by Popular Prakashan Pvt. Ltd. The book was released by Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, the Governor of Maharashtra in the presence of Nilesh Kulkarni Founder & Director of IISM.

Q.17. World Pest Day or World Pest Awareness Day is celebrated every year on _____________________.

विश्व कीट दिवस या विश्व कीट जागरूकता दिवस हर साल _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 2 June / 2 जून

(b) 3 June / 3 जून

(c) 4 June / 4 जून

(d) 5 June / 5 जून

(e) 6 June / 6 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(e)

Exp. 6 June: World Pest Day

World Pest Day or World Pest Awareness Day is celebrated every year on June 6 to spread awareness about pest management and its benefits to maintain the quality of life of not only people but also trees and plants.

World Pest Day was first observed in 2017, at an inaugural ceremony held at the Beijing Hotel on June 6, 2017. The Chinese Pest Control Association had initiated the event.

Theme 2022: ‘One World – Protecting Global Public Health through Professional Pest Management.’

Q.18. World Accreditation Day is celebrated on _______________ every year globally.

विश्व प्रत्यायन दिवस विश्व स्तर पर हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 7 June / 7 जून

(b) 8 June / 8 जून

(c) 9 June / 9 जून

(d) 10 June / 10 जून

(e) 11 June / 11 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(c)

Exp. 9 June: World Accreditation Day

World Accreditation Day is celebrated on 9 June every year globally.

The aim is to encourage the customers to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals. The day was first introduced in 2008.

World Accreditation Day is a global initiative jointly launched by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) to highlight the value of accreditation in the economy.

Theme 2022: “Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment.”

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