CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
29 Countries
B)
21 Countries
C)
14 Countries
D)
7 Countries

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 29 Countries

Note : The WHO officials informed about a new variant named Lambda, which has been identified in 29 countries and is believed to have originated in South America.

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Published On : June 20, 2021
A)
SBI
B)
ICICI Bank
C)
Bank of India
D)
IDBI Bank

Correct Answer : Option (D) - IDBI Bank

Note : The LIC Cards Services has launched a contactless prepaid gift card, 'Shagun', in collaboration with IDBI Bank on the RuPay platform.

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Published On : June 20, 2021
A)
Kenya
B)
Uganda
C)
Zambia
D)
Ethiopia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Zambia

Note : Kenneth David Kaunda, also known as KK, was a Zambian politician who served as the first president of Zambia from 1964 to 1991. He was at the forefront of the struggle for independence from British rule. Dissatisfied with Harry Nkumbula's leadership of the Northern Rhodesian African National Congress, he broke away and founded the Zambian African National Congress, later becoming the head of the United National Independence Party.

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Published On : June 20, 2021
A)
20 June
B)
19 June
C)
18 June
D)
17 June

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 19 June

Note : The Central Board of Secondary Education celebrates National Reading Day annually on 19 June.

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Published On : June 20, 2021
A)
First
B)
Second
C)
Third
D)
Fourth

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Second

Note : The RBI was second in terms of reserves transferred to the government as a percentage of GDP for the fiscal year 2020-21.

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Published On : June 19, 2021
A)
USA
B)
China
C)
Israel
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA

Note : The United States continues to posses highest nuclear warheads, having 5550 in January 2021.

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Published On : June 19, 2021
A)
Sweden
B)
Denmark
C)
Switzerland
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Switzerland

Note : The Switzerland has topped the IMD World Competitiveness Index 2021, followed by Sweden at 2nd place.

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Published On : June 19, 2021
A)
London
B)
Dubai
C)
Rome
D)
Paris

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Paris

Note : The VivaTech is one of the largest digital and startup events of Europe, held in Paris every year addressed by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.

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Published On : June 19, 2021
A)
9.5%
B)
8.9%
C)
7.2%
D)
6.1%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 9.5%

Note : The Confederation of Indian Industry has estimated the GDP of India to grow at 9.5 percent in the current financial year.

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Published On : June 19, 2021
A)
International Monetary Fund
B)
Asian Development Bank
C)
World Economic Forum
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Asian Development Bank

Note : The ADB and the Government of India has signed a $484 million loan to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in Tamil Nadu.

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Published On : June 19, 2021