CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
08 July
B)
15 June
C)
01 June
D)
31 May

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 01 June

Note : To honour their contributions, the United Nations General Assembly established the Global Day of Parents in 2012, which is celebrated every year on the 1st of June all around the world. This day encourages both the children and the parents to spend time with each other to create cherishable memories.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
A)
Alpha
B)
Beta
C)
Gamma
D)
Delta

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Alpha

Note : The World Health Organization has named the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant that was first discovered in the United Kingdom as "Alpha".

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Published On : June 2, 2021
A)
SBI
B)
YES Bank
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
Canara Bank

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canara Bank

Note : The Canara Bank introduced three loan initiatives Chikitsa, Jeevanrekha and Suraksha for its customers to help them cope with the corona virus outbreak.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
A)
K.S. Vasudeva Sarma
B)
V. Karthikeyan Pandian
C)
D. Jayachandran
D)
P.S. Sreekumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - V. Karthikeyan Pandian

Note : V. Karthikeyan Pandian, the IAS officer and Private Secretary to Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik has been recognised with FIH Presidents Award during the Congress.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
A)
Kappa and Delta
B)
Zeta and Theta
C)
Beta and Gamma
D)
Alpha and Beta

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kappa and Delta

Note : The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variants that were first identified in India, have been named as 'Kappa' and 'Delta' respectively by the World Health Organization.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
A)
7.3%
B)
7.9%
C)
8.1%
D)
9.6%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 7.3%

Note : The Indian economy contracted by 7.3 percent in Financial Year 2020-21, as per official data released by the Statistics Ministry.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
A)
Lee Weing
B)
Martin Roper
C)
Jean-Luc Martinez
D)
Laurence des Cars

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Laurence des Cars

Note : The French presidency has appointed Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musee d'Orsay in Paris, to head the world's largest museum as of September 1.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
A)
11.2%
B)
12.5%
C)
13.5%
D)
14.2%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 13.5%

Note : In its semi-annual financial stability report, RBI had earlier said that the bad loan ratio of banks could rise to 13.5% under the baseline stress scenario by September 2021.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
A)
Vimal Singh
B)
VK Paul
C)
Amitabh Kant
D)
Rajesh Bhushan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - VK Paul

Note : VK Paul will head the Emergency Management Plan Group. Centre has reconstituted the six Empowered Groups into ten groups to tackle the COVID situation in the country.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
A)
2500 cr
B)
3500 cr
C)
4352 cr
D)
5117 cr

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 5117 cr

Note : The Central Government has allocated Rs. 5,117 crore grant to Madhya Pradesh under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and potable piped drinking water to all the rural household in the state.

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Published On : June 1, 2021