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Current Affairs June 2021

Current Affairs June 2021

Q.1 In which year Indus Water treaty signed?

A. 1950 B. 1960 C. 1970 D. 1980

Correct Ans:Option B

Explanation: Indus Water Treaty: This is a water distribution treaty between India and Pakistan. The treaty is supported by the World Bank. The treaty provides for the use of available water in the Indus River and its tributaries. On September 19, 1960, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistani President Ayub Khan signed the treaty in Karachi. The treaty controls the waters of the three eastern rivers, namely Beas, Ravi and Sutlej.

 

Q.2 In 66th National Film Awards which of the following movie won 4 National Awards?

A. Uri: The Surgical Strike B. Wild Karnataka C. Rahas D. None

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The National Film Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the film industry. The ceremony is held once a year. In 2019, the 66th National Film Awards was organized. In the 66th edition, the film "Uri: The Surgical Strike" won four awards.

 

Q.3 The National Film Awards ceremony will be on ____________ every year.

A. May 3 B. May 2 C. May 1 D. May 5

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The National Film Awards ceremony will be on May 3 every year. However, the award ceremony was not held in 2020. The winners were announced in a press conference at the National Media Center located in New Delhi on 22nd March.

 

Q.4 When was world water day celebrated?

A. Mar 22 B. Mar 21 C. Mar 20 D. Mar 23

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Launched the "Catch a Rain" campaign on the occasion of "World Water Day" (March 22).

 

Q.5 Where is Shetrunjay Hills located?

A. Gujarat B. Madhya Pradesh C. Andhra Pradesh D. Kerala

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: A forest fire broke out in the Shetrunjay Hills Reserve in Gujarat. The forest area is the habitat of the Asian lion in the forest area of the Bhavnagar territory. The fire engulfed about 200 hectares and then bought it on March 14, 2021.

 

Q.6 Where did Bhavani Devi Won Common Wealth Championship?

A. Malaysia B. Singapore C. Los Angeles D. Paris

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Indian fencer won the bronze medal at the 2009 Common Wealth Championship in Malaysia. In 2010, she won the bronze medal at the Thailand International Open. She also won the 2010 Filipino Junior Riders Asian Championship.

 

Q.7 The planned goal of putting 70,000 Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Center (AB-HWC) into operation by ____________.

A. March 31, 2021 B. March 30, 2021 C. March 29, 2021 D. March 28, 2021

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The planned goal of putting 70,000 Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Center (AB-HWC) into operation by March 31, 2021 was achieved ahead of schedule. This is an important milestone in achieving Universal Primary Healthcare.

 

Q.8 According to IMD, How much of Precipitation recorded in the Himachal Pradesh from Jan 1 to Feb 28?

A. 59 mm B. 58 mm C. 57 mm D. 56 mm

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the state received only 59 mm of precipitation this winter (January 1 to February 28), 69% less than normal.

 

Q.9 When was Gandhi Peace Prize established?

A. 1995 B. 1996 C. 1997 D. 1998

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Gandhi Peace Prize is the International Holy Land Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi. The award is awarded by the Government of India. It was expressed as a tribute to Gandhi's ideals. The award was established in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi.

 

Q.10 Freedom Pineapple Movement was Launched in _____________.

A. Twitter B. Facebook C. Moj D. Google

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Wu Zu Joseph recently launched the "Free Pineapple" campaign on Twitter to condemn China’s ban on the import of pineapples from Taiwan on political grounds. After the implementation of the ban, Taiwan's pineapple has also become a political symbol of the region.

 

Q.11 When did Bhavani Devi won the silver medal in the 23-category Asian Championship?

A. 2014 B. 2015 C. 2016 D. 2017

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Indian fencer won the bronze medal at the 2009 Common Wealth Championship in Malaysia. In 2010, she won the bronze medal at the Thailand International Open. She also won the 2010 Filipino Junior Riders Asian Championship. In 2014, she won the silver medal in the 23-category Asian Championship in the Philippines and became the first Indian to win the medal.

 

Q.12 When was Indian Fencer Bhavani Devi born?

A. August 27, 1993 B. August 26, 1993 C. August 25, 1993 D. August 24, 1993

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Her full name is Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi. She was born on August 27, 1993. The Indian Sabre is supported by the GoSports Foundation under the support of Rahul's Dravid Athlete Mentoring Program.

 

Q.13 Where did 63rd Grammy Awards happen in 2021?

A. Los Angeles B. New York C. London D. Paris

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The 63rd Grammy Awards Ceremony in 2021 will be held in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021 during the covid-19 pandemic in a way of keeping a distance from society.

 

Q.14 When Bhavani Devi won bronze medal at the Filipino Junior Riders Asian Championship?

A. 2010 B. 2009 C. 2008 D. 2007

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Indian fencer won the bronze medal at the 2009 Common Wealth Championship in Malaysia. In 2010, she won the bronze medal at the Thailand International Open. She also won the 2010 Filipino Junior Riders Asian Championship.

 

Q.15 Dutch physicist Kamerlingh Onnes liquefies helium by cooling it to ___________ degrees Celsius.

A. -270 B. -280 C. -260 D. -250

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: Dutch physicist Kamerlingh Onnes liquefies helium by cooling it to -270 degrees Celsius. The Rajmahal volcanic basin in the Indian state of Jharkhand is a warehouse of helium trapped for billions of years.

 

Q.16 According to the census 2020, How many tigers are in Ranthambore Tiger reserve?

A. 55 B. 51 C. 50 D. 49

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: According to the census results released in July 2020, there are 2,967 tigers in India, an increase of one-third from 2014. According to this survey, there are 55 tigers in Ranthambore.

 

Q.17 Where did did Bhavani Devi won the silver medal in the 23-category Asian Championship?

A. Los Angeles B. Philippines C. Paris D. New York

Correct Ans:Option B

Explanation: The Indian fencer won the bronze medal at the 2009 Common Wealth Championship in Malaysia. In 2010, she won the bronze medal at the Thailand International Open. She also won the 2010 Filipino Junior Riders Asian Championship. In 2014, she won the silver medal in the 23-category Asian Championship in the Philippines and became the first Indian to win the medal. She also became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Senior Fencing Championships in Canberra. In the match, she defeated Catriona Thomson from Scotland in the semifinals and Emily Ruaux from England in the final.

 

Q.18 What is the altitude of Shetrunjay Hills?

A. 164 feet B. 163 feet C. 132 feet D. 211 feet

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: These hills are located on the banks of the Shetrunji River and are considered sacred hills by Janas. Its altitude is 164 feet. These hills are similar to other hills where Jain temples were established in Gwalior, Mount Abu, Bihar and Gilnar. The hills are bounded by Combut Bay in the south and Bhavnagar town in the north.

 

Q.19 When Bhavani Devi won bronze medal at the Thailand International Open?

A. 2010 B. 2012 C. 2014 D. 2016

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: The Indian fencer won the bronze medal at the 2009 Common Wealth Championship in Malaysia. In 2010, she won the bronze medal at the Thailand International Open. She also won the 2010 Filipino Junior Riders Asian Championship.

 

Q.20 Beijing is capital of _____________.

A. China B. Japan C. Russia D. Germany

Correct Ans:Option A

Explanation: On March 15, 2021, Beijing, the capital of China, was shrouded in strong winds from Inner Mongolia and other parts of northwestern China.





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