20 Jul

IBPS Clerk exam was announced recently. Once the announcement of the Clerical examination has been made, can the PO recruitment be far behind? Of course not. Simply speaking, it means that you shouldn’t wait for the official notification to be published so as to get started with your Probationary Officer exam preparation.

Be it SBI, SSC or IBPS examinations, Current Affairs (CA) is one area you just can’t afford to ignore. Keeping this in mind, Vidya Guru, the Institute for Best Online Coaching for Banking and SSC in India, keeps uploading quality CA updates to assist your preparation. The latest quiz update covering questions based on noteworthy events of June month has been provided below. Attempt it quickly as a test and check out your score out of 30, allotting one mark for each correct answer.

Current Affairs June 2021 Quiz

Question 1. What was India’s GDP growth in the 4th Quarter of Financial Year 2020-2021 (January to March 2021)?
a. 1.6%
b. 1.8%
c. 2.2%
d. 2.4%

Answer: 1.6%

Question 2. Which of the following statements is correct as per the latest data published by the NSO?
a. The GDP growth for the Financial Year 2020-2021 was -7.3%.
b. The Fiscal Deficit for the Financial Year 2020-2021 was 8.3% of GDP.
c. The Fiscal Deficit for the Financial Year 2020-2021 was 9.3% of GDP.
d. Both A and C

Answer: Both A and C

Question 3. 5th June is observed annually as the World Environment Day (WED). What was the theme for WED 2021?
a. Rebuild our Ecosystems
b. Reverse Climate Change
c. Reimagine. Recreate. Restore
d. Reduce Carbon Footprint

Answer: Reimagine. Recreate. Restore

Question 4. Which of the following nations is going to host the 2022 FIFA U-17 women’s world cup?
a. India
b. Costa Rica
c. Brazil
d. Japan

Answer: India

Question 5. Which of the statements given below is incorrect regarding RBI’s latest directives for Prepaid Payment Instruments?
a. The limit for Full-KYC PPIs / Digital Wallets has been hiked from Rs. 1 Lakh to Rs. 2 Lakh.
b. Cash withdrawal has been permitted from Full-KYC PPIs of Non-Bank PPI issuers with a maximum limit of Rs. 2,000 per transaction.
c. A monthly limit of Rs.10,000 has been set for such cash withdrawal.
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 6. As per Govt.’s latest figures, India received a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) worth $ 81.72 Billion in FY 2020-21. In the context of India’s FDI inflows, which of the below given statements is correct?
a. United States of America was the No. 1 FDI investing nation in the Indian economy.
b. Singapore was the No. 1 FDI investing nation in the Indian economy.
c. Gujarat was the No. 1 FDI recipient state in the country.
d. Both B and C

Answer: Both B and C

Question 7. Name the global host of the 2021 World Environment Day.
a. Brazil
b. Switzerland
c. France
d. Pakistan

Answer: Pakistan

Question 8. World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is observed annually on 7th June. What was the theme for WFSD 2021?
a. Collective Fight against Food Adulteration
b. Safe Food: A Basic Human Right
c. Safe Food Today for a Healthy Tomorrow
d. Safe Food for Healthy Living

Answer: Safe Food Today for a Healthy Tomorrow

Question 9. RBI has issued guidelines for the amalgamation of
a. Small Finance Banks (SFBs)
b. Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)
c. District Central Co-operative Banks (DCCBs)
d. Payment Banks

Answer: District Central Co-operative Banks (DCCBs)

Question 10. Which of the following countries is going to host the 2022 FIFA U-20 women’s world cup?
a. Australia
b. Costa Rica
c. United Kingdom
d. India

Answer: Costa Rica

Question 11. Name the scheme for orphaned children under which they will be provided a monthly stipend on turning 18 and an amount of Rs. 10 Lakh on turning 23.
a. PM Cares for Children
b. Bachpan Sanrakshan Abhiyan
c. PM Cares for Orphans
d. Bachpan Bachao Abhiyan

Answer: PM Cares for Children

Question 12. One-time Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to about 11.8 Cr. students is being organized under the Mid-Day-Meal Scheme by the
a. Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
b. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
c. Ministry of Education
d. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Answer: Ministry of Education

Question 13. Sunderlal Bahuguna, the founder of Chipko movement, died recently. Chipko movement was started at Mandal Village of Alaknanda Valley in District Chamoli of Uttarakhand in the year
a. 1963
b. 1969
c. 1973
d. 1977

Answer: 1973

Question 14. Cheetahs will be re-introduced in India from Africa. Which of the following National Parks has been chosen for this purpose?
a. Kaziranga National Park (Assam)
b. Kuno National Park (Madhya Pradesh)
c. Panna National Park (Madhya Pradesh)
d. Kanha National Park (Madhya Pradesh)

Answer: Kuno National Park (Madhya Pradesh)

Question 15. Sanjeet Kumar and Pooja Rani are associated with which of the following sports?
a. Boxing
b. Shooting
c. Wrestling
d. Archery

Answer: Boxing

Question 16. Name the Committee on RBI’s Economic Capital Framework which has recommended that RBI must maintain a Contingent Risk Buffer ranging from 5.5% to 6.5%.
a. BP Kanungo Committee
b. Bimal Jalan Committee
c. Rakesh Mohan Committee
d. Usha Thorat Committee

Answer: Bimal Jalan Committee

Question 17. YUVA scheme for mentoring young writers has been launched by the Ministry of Education. What does YUVA stand for?
a. Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors
b. Youthful, Unmatched, and Veritable Artists
c. Young, Unmatched, and Veritable Artists
d. Youthful, Upcoming and Veritable Authors

Answer: Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors

Question 18. Niti Aayog has published the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) India Index 2020-21. Which of the following were the No.1 State and Union Territory on this Index?
a. Uttar Pradesh and Puducherry
b. Kerala and Chandigarh
c. Kerala and Puducherry
d. Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh

Answer: Kerala and Chandigarh

Question 19. Name the Indian Navy’s 1st destroyer that was decommissioned after 41 years of service.
a. INS Vikramaditya
b. INS Rajput
c. INS Vikrant
d. INS Viraat

Answer: INS Rajput

Question 20. Which of the following has been renamed as the Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium?
a. Jalandhar Hockey Stadium
b. Ferozpur Hockey Stadium
c. Pune Hockey Stadium
d. Mohali Hockey Stadium

Answer: Mohali Hockey Stadium

Question 21. GoAir Airlines, which is owned by the Wadia Group, has been renamed as
a. Air First
b. Go Sky
c. Go First
d. Air One

Answer: Go First

Question 22. Name the author of ‘India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present’.
a. Shivshankar Menon
b. M K Narayanan
c. Brajesh Mishra
d. J N Dixit

Answer: Shivshankar Menon

Question 23. Princess of Asturias award, Spain’s top award in social sciences, has been conferred on
a. Amartya Sen
b. CNR Rao
c. Ramachandra Guha
d. Romila Thapar

Answer: Amartya Sen

Question 24. Who among the following has been appointed as the new CBI Director?
a. Samant Kumar Goel
b. Anil Dhasmana
c. Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
d. Arvind Kumar

Answer: Subodh Kumar Jaiswal

Question 25. Whom did Novak Djokovic (Serbia) defeat in the finals to win the French Open 2021 Men’s Singles title?
a. Dominic Thiem (Austria)
b. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
c. Daniil Medvedev (Russia)
d. Rafael Nadal (Spain)

Answer: Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)

Question 26. Barbora Krejcikova, the winner of the 2021 Wimbledon women’s singles championship, is from which of the following countries?
a. Russia
b. Czech Republic
c. Ukraine
d. Serbia

Answer: Czech Republic

Question 27. India has been elected as a member of which of the following United Nations bodies for
the 2022-24 term?
a. United Nations Security Council
b. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
c. United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
d. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Answer: United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Question 28. Abdulla Shahid, who has been appointed as the President of the 76th session of United Nations General Assembly, is the foreign minister of which nation?
a. Kuwait
b. Oman
c. Saudi Arabia
d. Maldives

Answer: Maldives

Question 29. One day state mourning was observed in India on 5th June to condole the demise of Padma Vibhushan Anerood Jugnauth, who was the former Prime Minister and President of
a. Seychelles
b. Mauritius
c. Suriname
d. Maldives

Answer: Mauritius

Question 30. In the context of the 2021 Wimbledon championship, which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a. Men’s Doubles: Pierre-Hugues Herbert & Nicolas Mahut
b. Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova
c. Mixed Doubles: Desirae Krawczyk & Joe Salisbury
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

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