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Current Affairs Quiz 26th June 2024

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Question 1:
Which Indian city was recently designated as a ‘World Craft City’ by the World Craft Council?

A) Jaipur
B) Srinagar
C) Varanasi
D) Mumbai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Srinagar

  • Explanation: Srinagar was recognized as a ‘World Craft City’ by the World Craft Council, marking it the fourth Indian city to achieve this status.

 

Question 2:
Who has been appointed as the new Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha?

A) Amit Shah
B) Narendra Modi
C) J.P. Nadda
D) Piyush Goyal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) J.P. Nadda

  • Explanation: J.P. Nadda, the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a Union Minister, was appointed as Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha.

 

Question 3:
Where was the 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting held?

A) Mumbai
B) Kolkata
C) New Delhi
D) Chennai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) New Delhi

  • Explanation: The 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting was held at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi.

 

Question 4:
How many medals did India win at the U-17 Asian Wrestling Championship 2024?

A) 9
B) 11
C) 13
D) 15

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 11

  • Explanation: Indian wrestlers secured 11 medals at the Under-17 Asian Wrestling Championship 2024, including four golds.

 

Question 5:
Who became the first Indian woman cricketer to score consecutive centuries in ODIs?

A) Harmanpreet Kaur
B) Mithali Raj
C) Smriti Mandhana
D) Jhulan Goswami

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Smriti Mandhana

  • Explanation: Smriti Mandhana set a new record by becoming the first Indian woman to score two consecutive centuries in ODIs.

 

Question 6:
What significant day is observed on June 26th regarding drug abuse and trafficking?

A) World No Tobacco Day
B) International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
C) National Substance Abuse Awareness Day
D) Global Anti-Drugs Day

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

  • Explanation: June 26th is observed as the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, established by the United Nations in 1987.

 

Question 7:
What is the other name for the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?

A) World Drug Day
B) Anti-Narcotics Day
C) Sobriety Awareness Day
D) Global Drug Prevention Day

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) World Drug Day

  • Explanation: The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is also known as World Drug Day.

 

Question 8:
On which day is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture observed?

A) June 24
B) June 26
C) June 28
D) June 30

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) June 26

  • Explanation: The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is observed annually on June 26th.

 

Question 9:
Which city hosted the 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting?

A) Hyderabad
B) New Delhi
C) Bangalore
D) Pune

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) New Delhi

  • Explanation: The 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting was convened in New Delhi, at the Bharat Mandapam.

 

Question 10:
Which of the following cities is not a part of the UNESCO Creative City Network (UCCN) for crafts and folk arts as mentioned in the passage?

A) Jaipur
B) Srinagar
C) Chennai
D) Varanasi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Chennai

  • Explanation: The passage mentions Srinagar as a part of the UNESCO Creative City Network for crafts and folk arts but does not list Chennai.

 

Question 11:
Who did J.P. Nadda replace as Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha?

A) Amit Shah
B) Narendra Modi
C) Smriti Irani
D) Piyush Goyal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Piyush Goyal

  • Explanation: J.P. Nadda replaced Piyush Goyal as the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha, following Goyal’s election to the Lok Sabha.

 

Question 12:
Which event was held in Amman, Jordan?

A) The International Peace Conference
B) The Under-17 Asian Wrestling Championship 2024
C) The Middle-East Economic Summit
D) The Arab League Meeting

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) The Under-17 Asian Wrestling Championship 2024

  • Explanation: The Under-17 Asian Wrestling Championship 2024 was held in Amman, Jordan, where Indian wrestlers won 11 medals.

 

Question 13:
What record did Smriti Mandhana achieve during the ODI series against South Africa?

A) Fastest century by an Indian woman
B) Most runs in a bilateral ODI series by an Indian woman
C) Most sixes in an ODI match
D) Highest individual score in women’s cricket

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Most runs in a bilateral ODI series by an Indian woman

  • Explanation: Smriti Mandhana set a new record for the most runs scored by an Indian woman in a bilateral ODI series.

 

Question 14:
What unique status did Srinagar achieve related to crafts?

A) UNESCO Heritage City
B) World Craft City
C) Global Art and Craft Hub
D) International Craft Market Leader

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) World Craft City

  • Explanation: Srinagar was declared a ‘World Craft City’ by the World Craft Council, acknowledging its rich craft and folk arts heritage.

 

Question 15:
What was the venue for the 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting?

A) Pragati Maidan
B) Bharat Mandapam
C) India Gate Convention Centre
D) Delhi International Exhibition Center

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Bharat Mandapam

  • Explanation: The 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting took place at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi.
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