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Current Affairs Quiz 15th June 2024

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article, Daily Current Affairs Today 15th June, 2024

 

Question 1:

Which country is the world’s largest emitter of nitrous oxide (N2O)?

A) India

B) United States

C) China

D) Russia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) China

  • Explanation: China is the world’s largest emitter of nitrous oxide (N2O), contributing 16% of global man-made emissions in 2020.

 

 

Question 2:

What position has India recently reclaimed in the global equity market by market capitalization?

A) First

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B) Second

C) Third

D) Fourth

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Fourth

  • Explanation: India has reclaimed the fourth spot in the global equity market by market capitalization, surpassing Hong Kong.

 

 

Question 3:

Which festival did thousands of Kashmiri Pandits attend at the Kheer Bhawani temple?

A) Diwali

B) Holi

C) Zyestha Ashtami

D) Navratri

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Zyestha Ashtami

  • Explanation: Thousands of Kashmiri Pandits attended the annual festival of Zyestha Ashtami at the Kheer Bhawani temple in Kashmir Valley.

 

 

Question 4:

Which Indian institute has been recognized as a WHO Collaborating Centre for traditional medicine research?

A) AIIMS

B) NIMHANS

C) National Institute of Indian Medical Heritage (NIIMH)

D) IIT Delhi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) National Institute of Indian Medical Heritage (NIIMH)

  • Explanation: The National Institute of Indian Medical Heritage (NIIMH) in Hyderabad has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for traditional medicine research.

 

 

Question 5:

How much loan has the G7 agreed to secure for Ukraine using frozen Russian assets?

A) $30 billion

B) $40 billion

C) $50 billion

D) $60 billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) $50 billion

  • Explanation: The G7 has agreed to leverage frozen Russian assets to secure a $50 billion loan for Ukraine.

 

 

Question 6:

Which Indian state has launched the ‘PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Seva’ intra-state air service?

A) Maharashtra

B) Gujarat

C) Madhya Pradesh

D) Rajasthan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Madhya Pradesh

  • Explanation: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav launched the ‘PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Seva’ intra-state air service to promote tourism.

 

 

Question 7:

What is the name of the AI tool developed by a woman-led start-up that combines facial recognition with gait analysis?

A) Divya Drishti

B) AI Sentinel

C) Face Gait

D) VisionGuard

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Divya Drishti

  • Explanation: A woman-led start-up developed an AI-based tool called ‘Divya Drishti’ that combines facial recognition with gait analysis for enhanced authentication.

 

 

Question 8:

What was India’s wholesale inflation rate in May 2024?

A) 1.26%

B) 2.61%

C) 3.82%

D) 4.47%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 2.61%

  • Explanation: India’s wholesale inflation, measured by the wholesale price index (WPI), surged to 2.61% in May 2024.

 

 

Question 9:

To what value has the Finance Ministry capped arbitration cases involving government or public sector enterprises (PSEs)?

A) ₹5 crore

B) ₹7 crore

C) ₹10 crore

D) ₹12 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) ₹10 crore

  • Explanation: The Finance Ministry has set a cap of ₹10 crore for arbitration cases involving government or public sector enterprises (PSEs).

 

 

Question 10:

How much are ATM operators in India seeking to increase the interchange fee per transaction?

A) Rs 1

B) Rs 2

C) Rs 3

D) Rs 4

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Rs 2

  • Explanation: ATM operators in India are advocating for an increase in the interchange fee by Rs 2 per transaction, from Rs 21 to Rs 23.

 

 

Question 11:

Which cities in India were listed among the top five global cities for prime residential price growth by Knight Frank?

A) Mumbai and Chennai

B) Delhi and Bengaluru

C) Mumbai and Delhi

D) Kolkata and Pune

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Mumbai and Delhi

  • Explanation: Mumbai and Delhi were listed among the top five global cities for prime residential price growth by Knight Frank.

 

 

Question 12:

Who won the FIDE Under-20 Girls’ World Chess Championship title in 2024?

A) Koneru Humpy

B) Harika Dronavalli

C) Soumya Swaminathan

D) Divya Deshmukh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Divya Deshmukh

  • Explanation: Divya Deshmukh from Nagpur, India, won the FIDE Under-20 Girls’ World Chess Championship title in 2024.

 

 

Question 13:

What is the title of Alpana Killawala’s book about her career at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

A) The RBI Story

B) A Fly on the RBI Wall

C) The Central Bank Chronicles

D) Inside the RBI

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) A Fly on the RBI Wall

  • Explanation: Alpana Killawala’s book is titled “A Fly on the RBI Wall: An Insider’s View of the Central Bank.”

 

 

Question 14:

Which cricketer is set to release an autobiography titled ‘I Have the Streets: A Kutti Cricket Story’?

A) Sachin Tendulkar

B) Virat Kohli

C) Ravichandran Ashwin

D) MS Dhoni

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Ravichandran Ashwin

  • Explanation: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is set to release his autobiography titled ‘I Have the Streets: A Kutti Cricket Story’ on June 10, 2024.

 

 

Question 15:

On which date is the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed annually?

A) June 12

B) June 13

C) June 14

D) June 15

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) June 15

  • Explanation: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed annually on June 15th to raise awareness about the mistreatment of older persons.
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