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Current Affairs Quiz 7th June 2024

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Question 1:

Which location hosted India’s first-ever astro-tourism event ‘Nakshatra Sabha’?

A) Nainital

B) Mussoorie

C) Rishikesh

D) Dehradun

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Mussoorie

  • Explanation: The Uttarakhand government organized India’s first-ever astro-tourism event, ‘Nakshatra Sabha,’ in Mussoorie on June 1 and 2, 2024.

 

 

Question 2:

Which mutual fund house in India became the first to surpass Rs 10 trillion in assets under management (AUM)?

A) HDFC Mutual Fund

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B) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund

C) SBI Mutual Fund

D) Axis Mutual Fund

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) SBI Mutual Fund

  • Explanation: SBI Mutual Fund (SBI MF) became the first fund house in India to surpass Rs 10 trillion in assets under management.

 

 

Question 3:

How much did the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) absorb through VRRR auctions recently?

A) ₹50,000 crore

B) ₹30,000 crore

C) ₹44,430 crore

D) ₹60,000 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) ₹44,430 crore

  • Explanation: The RBI conducted two variable rate reverse repo (VRRR) auctions totaling ₹44,430 crore to absorb surplus liquidity from the banking system.

 

 

Question 4:

What is the current policy repo rate as announced by the RBI in June 2024?

A) 6.25%

B) 6.75%

C) 6.00%

D) 6.50%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) 6.50%

  • Explanation: The Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI decided to maintain the policy repo rate at 6.5%.

 

 

Question 5:

Which organizations hosted the National Workshop on Safe, Trusted, Ethical AI?

A) NITI Aayog and UNESCO

B) MeitY and UNESCO

C) DRDO and MeitY

D) NASSCOM and DRDO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) MeitY and UNESCO

  • Explanation: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and UNESCO hosted the National Stakeholder Workshop on Safe, Trusted, and Ethical AI in New Delhi.

 

 

Question 6:

What is the aim of the co-lending partnership between Muthoot Microfin Limited and State Bank of India (SBI)?

A) To provide home loans

B) To offer personal loans

C) To empower rural women entrepreneurs

D) To support urban infrastructure projects

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) To empower rural women entrepreneurs

  • Explanation: Muthoot Microfin Limited and SBI have formed a co-lending partnership to extend financial services to women entrepreneurs in rural and semi-urban areas.

 

 

Question 7:

Which company is set to develop a global economic hub in Navi Mumbai?

A) Tata Group

B) Adani Group

C) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

D) Mahindra Group

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

  • Explanation: RIL is developing a global economic hub in Navi Mumbai, having secured sub-leases on approximately 3,750 acres of land.

 

 

Question 8:

What is the theme of the 3rd Indian Analytical Congress?

A) Digital Transformation

B) Green Transitions

C) Innovation in Healthcare

D) Sustainable Development

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Green Transitions

  • Explanation: The theme of the 3rd Indian Analytical Congress is ‘Green Transitions.’

 

 

Question 9:

Which states lead the chart of farmers who voluntarily gave up their PM-Kisan benefits?

A) Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Karnataka

B) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan

C) Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Andhra Pradesh

D) Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan

  • Explanation: Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan lead the chart of 1.16 lakh farmers who voluntarily gave up the benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme.

 

 

Question 10:

Which organization won the UN WSIS Award for Disaster Resilience Technology?

A) ISRO

B) DRDO

C) C-DOT

D) NIC

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) C-DOT

  • Explanation: The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) won the UN WSIS Award for its disaster resilience technology.

 

 

Question 11:

Who won the Dilip Bose Lifetime Achievement Award in tennis?

A) Leander Paes

B) Mahesh Bhupathi

C) Nar Singh

D) Rohini Lokhande

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Nar Singh

  • Explanation: Coach Nar Singh was awarded the Dilip Bose Lifetime Achievement Award by the All India Tennis Association (AITA).

 

 

Question 12:

Which company recently surpassed Apple to become the second most valuable company in the world?

A) Amazon

B) Microsoft

C) Google

D) Nvidia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Nvidia

  • Explanation: Nvidia surpassed Apple to become the world’s second most valuable company, with its valuation exceeding $3 trillion.

 

 

Question 13:

Which cricketer led the Indian team in the 9th ICC T20 World Cup?

A) Virat Kohli

B) Rohit Sharma

C) MS Dhoni

D) Shikhar Dhawan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Rohit Sharma

  • Explanation: Rohit Sharma led the Indian cricket team in the 9th ICC T20 World Cup.

 

 

Question 14:

Where was the 9th ICC T20 World Cup match between India and Ireland played?

A) Mumbai, India

B) Dublin, Ireland

C) Nassau County, USA

D) London, UK

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Nassau County, USA

  • Explanation: The match between India and Ireland was played at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, USA.

 

 

Question 15:

What is the theme for World Food Safety Day 2024?

A) Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility

B) Food Safety: From Farm to Plate

C) Food Safety: Prepare for the Unexpected

D) Food Safety: Everyone’s Business

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Food Safety: Prepare for the Unexpected

  • Explanation: The theme for World Food Safety Day 2024 is “Food Safety: Prepare for the Unexpected.”
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