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Current Affairs Quiz 22nd June 2024

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Question 1:

What is the target percentage for women’s representation in aviation by 2025 according to the DGCA’s advisory circular?

A) 15%
B) 20%
C) 25%
D) 30%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 25%

  • Explanation: The DGCA’s advisory circular aims to increase women’s representation in aviation to 25% by 2025.

 

Question 2:

How much have Indian deposits in Swiss banks decreased by in 2023?

A) 50%
B) 60%
C) 70%
D) 80%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 70%

  • Explanation: In 2023, Indian funds in Swiss banks have plummeted by 70%, reaching a four-year low.

 

Question 3:

Which country recently passed a law banning “alien garments”?

A) Uzbekistan
B) Kazakhstan
C) Tajikistan
D) Turkmenistan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Tajikistan

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  • Explanation: Tajikistan’s parliament passed a law banning “alien garments,” primarily targeting the hijab and other traditional Islamic clothing.

 

Question 4:

When will the Hemis Festival in Ladakh take place in 2024?

A) June 12-13
B) June 16-17
C) June 20-21
D) June 24-25

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) June 16-17

  • Explanation: The Hemis Festival, celebrating Tibetan Buddhism, will occur on June 16th and 17th, 2024 in Ladakh.

 

Question 5:

Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Limited?

A) Manoj Jain
B) Atul Kumar Chaudhary
C) Bhartruhari Mahtab
D) Nelson D’Souza

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Manoj Jain

  • Explanation: Manoj Jain has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Limited.

 

Question 6:

Which day is celebrated globally on June 23rd each year?

A) World Hydrography Day
B) International Widows’ Day
C) United Nations Public Service Day
D) All of the above

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) United Nations Public Service Day

  • Explanation: United Nations Public Service Day is celebrated globally on June 23rd to recognize the hard work of public servants.

 

Question 7:

What is the theme for World Hydrography Day 2024?

A) Marine Conservation and Navigation
B) Hydrographic Information – Enhancing Safety, Efficiency, and Sustainability in Marine Activities
C) Protecting Our Oceans for Future Generations
D) Sustainable Ocean Resources

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Hydrographic Information – Enhancing Safety, Efficiency, and Sustainability in Marine Activities

  • Explanation: The theme for World Hydrography Day 2024 focuses on enhancing safety, efficiency, and sustainability in marine activities through hydrographic information.

 

Question 8:

What was the significant achievement of India in the domestic aviation sector by April 2024?

A) Second largest market
B) Third largest market
C) Fourth largest market
D) Fifth largest market

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Third largest market

  • Explanation: India emerged as the world’s third-largest market for domestic airlines by April 2024, a remarkable rise from its previous fifth position.

 

Question 9:

Who was appointed as the new Secretary of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in June?

A) Manoj Jain
B) Atul Kumar Chaudhary
C) Bhartruhari Mahtab
D) Nelson D’Souza

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Atul Kumar Chaudary

  • Explanation: Atul Kumar Chaudary was appointed as the new Secretary of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

 

Question 10:

What was the total value of assets monetised by the Indian government under the National Monetisation Pipeline in FY24?

A) ₹1.56 lakh crore
B) ₹1.8 lakh crore
C) ₹2 lakh crore
D) ₹2.5 lakh crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) ₹1.56 lakh crore

  • Explanation: The government monetised assets worth ₹1.56 lakh crore under the National Monetisation Pipeline in FY24.

 

Question 11:

What is the percentage goal for women’s involvement in the aviation sector by 2025 as set by DGCA?

A) 15%
B) 20%
C) 25%
D) 30%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 25%

  • Explanation: The DGCA aims to boost women’s representation in the aviation sector to 25% by 2025.

 

Question 12:

Who is the newly appointed pro-tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha?

A) Manoj Jain
B) Atul Kumar Chaudary
C) Bhartruhari Mahtab
D) Nelson D’Souza

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Bhartruhari Mahtab

  • Explanation: Bhartruhari Mahtab was appointed as the pro-tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

 

Question 13:

Which festival is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava?

A) Diwali
B) Hemis Festival
C) Holi
D) Navratri

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Hemis Festival

  • Explanation: The Hemis Festival, celebrated in Ladakh, commemorates the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava.

 

Question 14:

What significant position does Rear Admiral Nelson D’Souza now hold?

A) Chairman of Bharat Electronics Limited
B) Secretary of TRAI
C) Pro-tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha
D) Commandant of the Military Institute of Technology, Pune

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Commandant of the Military Institute of Technology, Pune

  • Explanation: Rear Admiral Nelson D’Souza has taken over as Commandant of the Military Institute of Technology in Pune.

 

Question 15:

Which bank received a national award for its significant enrolment under the Atal Pension Yojana?

A) Punjab National Bank
B) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
C) State Bank of India
D) Bank of Baroda

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank

  • Explanation: Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank was honored with a national award by the PFRDA for significant enrolment under the Atal Pension Yojana.

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