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Current Affairs Quiz 3rd June 2024

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Question 1:

Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Supreme Court’s Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Committee?

A) Justice BV Nagarathna

B) Justice Hima Kohli

C) Dr. Sukhda Pritam

D) Chief Justice of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Justice Hima Kohli

  • Explanation: Justice Hima Kohli has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Supreme Court’s reconstituted Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Committee.

 

 

Question 2:

What is the new mobile numbering series introduced by the Centre for service and transactional calls?

A) 150xxxxxxx

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B) 160xxxxxxx

C) 170xxxxxxx

D) 180xxxxxxx

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 160xxxxxxx

  • Explanation: The Centre has introduced a new numbering series, 160xxxxxxx, for making service or transactional calls to help citizens identify legitimate calls.

 

 

Question 3:

When is Telangana Formation Day celebrated?

A) June 1

B) June 2

C) June 3

D) June 4

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) June 2

  • Explanation: Telangana Formation Day is celebrated on June 2 to mark the official establishment of Telangana as the 28th state of India in 2014.

 

 

Question 4:

Why did the Reserve Bank of India cancel the 10-year green bond auction?

A) Low investor interest

B) Traders refused to pay the greenium

C) High inflation rates

D) Government policy changes

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Traders refused to pay the greenium

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India cancelled the auction of 10-year green bonds because traders refused to pay the greenium, the premium for sustainability impact.

 

 

Question 5:

How many transactions did UPI record in May 2024?

A) 12.04 billion

B) 13.04 billion

C) 14.04 billion

D) 15.04 billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 14.04 billion

  • Explanation: Unified Payments Interface (UPI) achieved a record-breaking 14.04 billion transactions in May 2024.

 

 

Question 6:

What was India’s GDP growth rate in Q4 of FY24 according to the NSO?

A) 7.2%

B) 7.5%

C) 7.8%

D) 8.0%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 7.8%

  • Explanation: India’s GDP growth rate was 7.8% in Q4 of FY24, as reported by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

 

 

Question 7:

What was India’s fiscal deficit for FY24 as a percentage of GDP?

A) 5.4%

B) 5.6%

C) 5.8%

D) 6.0%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 5.6%

  • Explanation: India’s fiscal deficit for FY24 improved to 5.6% of GDP, down from the Revised Estimates of 5.8%.

 

 

Question 8:

How much GST revenue was collected in May 2024?

A) ₹1.63 lakh crore

B) ₹1.68 lakh crore

C) ₹1.73 lakh crore

D) ₹1.78 lakh crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) ₹1.73 lakh crore

  • Explanation: The gross GST revenue collection in May 2024 was ₹1.73 lakh crore, marking a 10% year-on-year growth.

 

 

Question 9:

Which veteran cricketer announced his retirement from all forms of cricket recently?

A) MS Dhoni

B) Yuvraj Singh

C) Dinesh Karthik

D) Harbhajan Singh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Dinesh Karthik

  • Explanation: Dinesh Karthik announced his retirement from all forms of cricket after an emotional farewell from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise in the IPL.

 

 

Question 10:

Which football club won its historic 15th UEFA Champions League title?

A) FC Barcelona

B) Manchester United

C) Real Madrid

D) Bayern Munich

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Real Madrid

  • Explanation: Real Madrid secured its 15th UEFA Champions League title with a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund.

 

 

Question 11:

Who won the gold medal in the women’s long jump event at the Taiwan Athletics Open 2024?

A) Anju Bobby George

B) Shaili Singh

C) Nayana James

D) Neena Varakil

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Nayana James

  • Explanation: Nayana James won the gold medal in the women’s long jump event at the Taiwan Athletics Open 2024 with a distance of 6.43m.

 

 

Question 12:

Who reclaimed the title of Asia’s richest person recently?

A) Jack Ma

B) Mukesh Ambani

C) Gautam Adani

D) Pony Ma

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Gautam Adani

  • Explanation: Gautam Adani reclaimed the title of Asia’s richest person, surpassing Mukesh Ambani, after a surge in the stock prices of Adani Group companies.

 

 

Question 13:

Which fighter jets did the Indian Air Force deploy for the multinational air exercise Red Flag?

A) Sukhoi Su-30MKI

B) Mirage 2000

C) Rafale

D) Tejas

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Rafale

  • Explanation: The Indian Air Force deployed its Rafale fighter jets for the multinational air exercise Red Flag in Alaska.

 

 

Question 14:

When is World Bicycle Day celebrated?

A) June 1

B) June 2

C) June 3

D) June 4

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) June 3

  • Explanation: World Bicycle Day is celebrated on June 3 to promote the benefits of cycling for a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.

 

 

Question 15:

What is the purpose of International Sex Workers’ Day observed on June 2?

A) To promote new policies for sex workers

B) To raise awareness about the challenges faced by sex workers

C) To celebrate the achievements of sex workers

D) To initiate new training programs for sex workers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) To raise awareness about the challenges faced by sex workers

  • Explanation: International Sex Workers’ Day on June 2 is dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges and exploitation faced by sex workers worldwide.

 

 

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