Current Affairs 3rd June 2021 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 03rd June 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Horticulture Cluster Development Programme, World Health Assembly, Magma Fincorp, Indian Broadcasting Foundation, World University Rankings 2021-22.
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 03rd June 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Horticulture Cluster Development Programme, World Health Assembly, Magma Fincorp, Indian Broadcasting Foundation, World University Rankings 2021-22.
Q1. Which of the following Institution developed “AmbiTAG”- India’s first indigenous temperature data logger for cold chain management?
(a) Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
(b) Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
(c) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
(d) Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
(e) Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad
Q2. Who has recently appointed the head of the National Human Rights Commission?
(a) B. Kemal Pasha
(b) C. S. Karnan
(c) Arun Mishra
(d) B. N. Srikrishna
(e) V. N. Suman Rao
Q3. Name the Indian pugilist who won a gold medal in the 91 kg weight category at the Asian Boxing Championships.
(a) Sushil Kumar
(b) Sangeet Kumar
(c) Sukudev Kumar
(d) Sanjay Kumar
(e) Sanjeet Kumar
Q4. Who has recently been appointed as the chairman of the newly formed self-regulatory body Digital Media Content Regulatory Council (DMCRC)?
(a) Justice Vikramjit Sen
(b) Justice B. Kemal Pasha
(c) Justice C. S. Karnan
(d) Justice Arun Mishra
(e) Justice B. N. Srikrishna
Q5. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has estimated growth rate of India at _____________ for FY22.
Q6. SBI in its “Ecowrap 2021” report, has projected India’s GDP growth at _________ for FY22.
Q7. What is the projected growth rate of Indian economy in FY22, according to Moody’s?
Q8. As per the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2021-22, which Institute is the best in India?
(a) IIFT-New Delhi
(b) IISc -Bangalore
Q9. WHO names Covid-19 variants first found in India as ________ and __________.
(a) Charlie and Delta
(b) Kappa and Delta
(c) DDTS and VVT
(d) Kappa and Charlie
(e) Drone and Trone
Q10. Who has virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP) to ensure holistic growth of horticulture?
(a) Narendra Singh Tomar
(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(c) Thaawar Chand Gehlot
(d) Arjun Munda
(e) Dharmendra Pradhan
Q11. Who among the following has assumed the charge as the Deputy Chief of Indian Naval Staff?
(a) Dinesh K Tripathi
(b) Ravneet Singh
(c) S R Sarma
(d) G Ashok Kumar
(e) Govind Anand
Q12. 74th World Health Assembly endorsed a decision recognizing ___________ as World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day.
(a) l0 June
(b) 13 February
(c) 15 March
(d) 28 April
(e) 30 January
Q13. _____________, the last surviving former member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, passed away.
(a) Ratnappa Kumbhar
(b) Frank Anthony
(c) T.M. Kalliannan Gounder
(d) H. N. Kunzru
(e) Leela Roy
Q14. Which of the following Organisation has become the first standards body in the country to join the ‘One Nation, One Standard’ scheme of the central government?
(a) Central Police Organisation
(b) Indian Space Research Organisation
(d) Research Design and Standards Organisation
(e) Central Information Commission
Q15. Magma Fincorp appoints ___________ as chairman as part of a management overhaul.
(a) Roshni Singh
(b) Vikram Arora
(c) Jagdish Kaushik
(d) Sanjay Tiwari
(e) Adar Poonawalla
Sol. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar (IIT Ropar) in Punjab has developed a first-of-its-kind IoT device – AmbiTag that records real-time ambient temperature during the transportation of perishable products, vaccines and even body organs and blood.
Sol. Former Supreme Court judge, Justice Arun Mishra will be the head of the National Human Rights Commission. The name of Justice Mishra was recommended by a panel consisting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Harivansh, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge.
Sol. India’s pugilist Sanjeet Kumar won a gold medal in the 91 kg weight category at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships. Sanjeet pulled off a massive upset as he defeated five-time Asian Championships medallist and Rio Olympic silver medalist Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan in a 3-2 split decision in the final of Asian Championships in Dubai to clinch the gold.
Sol. The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) announced the appointment of former Supreme Court judge Justice Vikramjit Sen as the Chairman of its newly formed self-regulatory body Digital Media Content Regulatory Council (DMCRC).
Sol. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has cut India’s growth projection to 9.9 % for Financial Year 2022.
Sol. Economic research department of State Bank of India has published “Ecowrap 2021” report and revised real GDP projection for Financial Year 2022 to 7.9 percent from 10.4 percent earlier.
Sol. Indian economy would rebound in the current fiscal ending March 2022 and clock a growth of 9.3 per cent, but a severe second COVID wave has increased risks to India’s credit profile and rated entities.
Sol. IIM-Ahmedabad Best in Country, 68 Indian Institutes in Top 2000: Centre for World University Ranking.
Sol. The UN health agency, World Health Organisation (WHO), has given easy-to-say labels to two variants of the Covid-19, first found in India. The two variants are B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2. The B.1.617.1 variant of the Covid 19 has been named as ‘Kappa’ while the B1.617.2 variant is named as ‘Delta.’
Sol. Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP) to ensure holistic growth of horticulture.
Sol. Vice-Admiral Ravneet Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), and Nausena Medal (NM) holder assumed charge as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff.
Sol. 74th World Health Assembly endorsed a decision recognizing 30 January as World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (‘World NTD Day’).
Sol. T.M. Kalliannan Gounder, the last surviving former member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, died at the age of 101.
Sol. Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO), which sets standards for the Indian Railway Sector, has become the first standards body in the country to join the ‘One Nation, One Standard’ scheme of the central government.
Sol. Magma Fincorp has appointed Adar Poonawalla as its chairman as part of a management overhaul following the Poonawala-controlled Rising Sun Holdings acquiring a controlling stake in it.
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