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Current Affairs Quiz 30th June 2023

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Question 1:

Who launched the “Report Fish Disease” app?

a. Manoj Sinha

b. Antonio Guterres

c. Parshottam Rupala

d. Ajay Bhatnagar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: c. Parshottam Rupala

  • Explanation: The “Report Fish Disease” app was unveiled by Shri Parshottam Rupala, Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying.

 

Question 2:

What is the primary objective of the “Report Fish Disease” app?

a. To increase fish farming

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b. To report fish sales

c. To enhance disease reporting in aquaculture

d. To digitize fish recipes

Answer and Explanation

Answer: c. To enhance disease reporting in aquaculture

  • Explanation: The app aims to enhance disease reporting and surveillance in the aquaculture industry.

 

Question 3:

Which event does International Asteroid Day commemorate?

a. A recent asteroid discovery

b. The Tunguska impact in Siberia in 1908

c. The formation of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

d. The first moon landing

Answer and Explanation

Answer: b. The Tunguska impact in Siberia in 1908

  • Explanation: International Asteroid Day commemorates the Tunguska impact that occurred in Siberia in 1908.

 

Question 4:

What significant change did the Ministry of Finance announce regarding the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)?

a. Decreased tax on remittances

b. Immediate implementation of TCS rule

c. Postponement of the new TCS rule by three months

d. Removal of the TCS rule

Answer and Explanation

Answer: c. Postponement of the new TCS rule by three months

  • Explanation: The Ministry of Finance has delayed the introduction of the revised Tax Collected at Source (TCS) rule by three months.

 

Question 5:

Which bank is set to join the list of the world’s most valuable banks after a merger?

a. Bank of America Corp.

b. HDFC

c. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

d. ICICI

Answer and Explanation

Answer: b. HDFC

  • Explanation: Following its merger with Housing Development Finance Corp., HDFC is set to join the ranks of the world’s top banks.

 

Question 6:

On what date is the International Day of Parliamentarism celebrated?

a. July 1st

b. June 1st

c. June 30th

d. July 30th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: c. June 30th

  • Explanation: June 30th marks the celebration of the International Day of Parliamentarism.

 

Question 7:

Which service witnessed a record high of 10.6 million transactions in May?

a. Aadhaar-linked Bank Transactions

b. Aadhaar-based Voting System

c. Aadhaar-based Face Authentication

d. Aadhaar-based Retail Purchases

Answer and Explanation

Answer: c. Aadhaar-based Face Authentication

  • Explanation: Aadhaar-based face authentication transactions for service delivery recorded an all-time high of 10.6 million in May.

 

Question 8:

Which of the following is NOT among the handicrafts from Uttar Pradesh that received a Geographical Indication (GI) Tag?

a. Mainpuri Tarkashi

b. Amroha Violin

c. Baghpat Home Furnishings

d. Kalpi Handmade Paper

Answer and Explanation

Answer: b. Amroha Violin

  • Explanation: Amroha Dholak is one of the handicrafts from Uttar Pradesh that received a GI Tag, not Amroha Violin.

 

Question 9:

Who has been appointed as Special Director in the CBI?

a. Parshottam Rupala

b. Antonio Guterres

c. Manoj Sinha

d. Ajay Bhatnagar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: d. Ajay Bhatnagar

  • Explanation: Ajay Bhatnagar, an IPS officer, has been appointed as Special Director in the CBI.

 

Question 10:

For how many years was India included in the UN Secretary-General’s report on the impact of armed conflict on children before its removal?

a. 5 years

b. 10 years

c. 13 years

d. 20 years

Answer and Explanation

Answer: b. 13 years

  • Explanation: India had been included in the report since 2010 before its removal.

 

Question 11:

What is the theme for this year’s International Day of Parliamentarism celebration?

a. Parliaments and Democracy

b. Global Parliaments Unite

c. Parliaments for Peace

d. Parliaments for the Planet

Answer and Explanation

Answer: d. Parliaments for the Planet

  • Explanation: The theme for this year’s International Day of Parliamentarism celebration is ‘Parliaments for the Planet.’

 

Question 12:

Which department in India has announced the ‘5G & Beyond Hackathon 2023’?

a. Department of Telecommunications (DoT)

b. Department of Information Technology

c. Ministry of Electronics and IT

d. Ministry of Communications

Answer and Explanation

Answer: a. Department of Telecommunications (DoT)

  • Explanation: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in India announced the ‘5G & Beyond Hackathon 2023’.

 

Question 13:

Who was named the Global Indian Icon at the UK-India Awards?

a. Shekhar Kapur

b. Ajay Bhatnagar

c. Mary Kom

d. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: c. Mary Kom

  • Explanation: Mary Kom, India’s first-ever Olympic medallist in women’s boxing, was honored as the Global Indian Icon at the UK-India Awards.
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