CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   USA


Explanation :

On June 27, 2021, India’s Deepika Kumari completed a hat-trick of gold medals at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris.
 
Deepika Kumari beat Elena Osipova of Russia 6-0 in the final. It is her third gold medal at the tournament.
 
Deepika has also won the top prize in the mixed team and women’s individual recurve events.In the mixed recurve team event, husband-wife duo Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari bagged Gold with 5-3 win over the Netherlands.

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Published On : 2021-06-30

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Odisha


Explanation :

The Odisha Government and the United Nations World Food Programme has joined hands to improve household food and nutritional security by strengthening the livelihood initiatives and reaching the thousands of state-supported Women's Self-Help Groups.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   December 2021


Explanation : The ISRO has announced that it is "putting extra work, extra hours" to achieve the launch target of the first uncrewed mission in December 2021 as a part of the human spaceflights programme 'Gaganyaan'.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   25m pistol


Explanation :

On June 28, 2021, Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat won a gold medal in the women’s 25M pistol event at the 2021 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup being held in Osijek, Croatia.
 
It is being held from June 22 to July 03, 2021. Rahi shot 39 out of 50 in the 25m pistol final to win & It was India’s first gold at the ongoing edition of the tournament.
 
The silver went to France’s Mathilde Lamolle, who scored 31 out of 50.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Economist


Explanation :

A New Book Titled “Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C” Authored by Indian economist Kaushik Basu.
 
The book charts the course of Kaushik Basu’s career over seven years first in India as Chief Economic Adviser to the Indian Government and after that as Chief Economist at the World Bank in Washington.
 
This book is a revised version of the diary that Kaushik Basu kept for seven years.

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Sweden


Explanation :

Sweden’s Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, has stepped down a week after losing a no confidence vote, deciding to ask the speaker of the country’s deadlocked parliament to find a new government rather than call a snap election.
 
Kjell Stefan Löfven is a Swedish politician serving as the prime minister of Sweden since 2014 and leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party since 2012.
 
As of 28 June 2021, Löfven is the interim Prime Minister having tendered the government’s resignation as part of the process of trying to form a new cabinet.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   POWERGRID


Explanation : The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited handed over one Vaccine Delivery van, twelve ice lined refrigerators and nine deep freezers to the district administration of Kargil. Further, under PMDP scheme 66 kV power line network will also be strengthened at a cost of about ₹30 crore.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Bokaro


Explanation : The Jharkhand State Cricket Association has signed a lease agreement with SAIL Bokaro Steel Plant for the construction of Jharkhand's third International Cricket Stadium in Bokaro.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   World Bank


Explanation : The World Bank has approved USD 125 million assistance for the Rebuild Kerala Initiative in the meeting of directors of the Bank held in Washington.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Dr. Jitendra Singh


Explanation : The Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has inaugurated a mega quintal capacity Seed Processing Plant with 16 lakh seed generation and 24 lakh seed processing capacity.

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Published On : 2021-06-30