Current Affairs Quiz : June 02 2021

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1.

Who established World Milk Day in 2001?

   A.) HRC
   B.) WHO
   C.) FAO
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

HRC

In 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations established World Milk Day to recognise the importance of milk as global food and celebrate the dairy industry. Since then, the benefits of milk and dairy products have been actively promoted worldwide every year, including how dairy products can support the livelihoods of 1 billion people.

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2.

What is the base year for calculating India's GDP?

   A.) 2004-05
   B.) 2011-12
   C.) 2012-13
   D.) 2010-11

Answer: Option 'D'

2010-11

The base year for India's GDP calculation is 2011-12. The central government wants to revise it 2017-18.

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3.

Which of the following state government launched Ankur Scheme?

   A.) Madhya Pradesh
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Odisha
   D.) Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'A'

Madhya Pradesh

In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan initiated a program called "Ankur", under which citizens who plant trees during the monsoon will be rewarded. Citizens participating in the program will receive a Pranvayu award to ensure public participation in the program.

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4.

The Scheme Bell of Faith is from ____________.

   A.) Kerala
   B.) Tamil Nadu
   C.) Telangana
   D.) Karnataka

Answer: Option 'A'

Kerala

The 'Bell of Faith' scheme will now be implemented for elderly people who live alone in villages. Previously, this scheme had been successfully implemented in a number of urban Kerala households.

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5.

In Which year does world Milk day established?

   A.) 2000
   B.) 2002
   C.) 2003
   D.) 2001

Answer: Option 'A'

2000

In 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations established World Milk Day to recognise the importance of milk as global food and celebrate the dairy industry. Since then, the benefits of milk and dairy products have been actively promoted worldwide every year, including how dairy products can support the livelihoods of 1 billion people.

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6.

When was World Milk Day observed?

   A.) Jun 01
   B.) Jun 02
   C.) May 31
   D.) May 30

Answer: Option 'A'

Jun 01

The Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrates World Milk Day on June 1 each year to recognise the importance of milk as a portion of global food and celebrate the dairy industry.

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7.

Under which scheme, the central government would support children who have lost both parents due to COVID 19?

   A.) PM JDY
   B.) PM JJBY
   C.) PM CARES for Children
   D.) PM Sishu Suraksha Yojana

Answer: Option 'C'

PM CARES for Children

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that, children who have lost both parents due to COVID-19 would be taken care and supported by the Government of India, under the PM CARES for Children scheme. Such children would be entitled to receive a monthly stipend once they attain 18 years of age and would receive a corpus of Rs.10 lakh on attainment of 23 years, out of the funds available in PM CARES.

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8.

What is the Corporate Profit to GDP ratio in India, as registered in FY 21?

   A.) 2.63%
   B.) 10.2%
   C.) 20.2%
   D.) 5.55%

Answer: Option 'A'

2.63%

The combined net profit of all the listed companies in India has moved up by 57.6% in FY 21 to Rs.5.31 trillion. The Corporate Profit to GDP ratio in India stood at 2.63% in FY 21 which is an all-time high in the last 10 years. Although the sales and revenue of many firms were low due to nationwide lockdown, higher profitability was achieved mainly due to decline in raw material prices and input cost.

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9.

Which company has introduced the world’s first ‘Nano Urea’?

   A.) National Fertilizers Limited
   B.) IFFCO
   C.) Chambal Fertilisers
   D.) Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers

Answer: Option 'B'

IFFCO

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) said that it has introduced the world’s first Nano Urea Liquid for farmers across the world. The technology was developed at Nano Biotechnology Research Centre, Kalol. This is expected to reduce the input cost of farmers and will significantly bring down the cost of logistics and warehousing.

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10.

What is the theme of World Milk Day 2021, observed recently on 1st June?

   A.) Sustainability in the dairy sector
   B.) Milk and SDG
   C.) Leaving No one Behind
   D.) Milk For All

Answer: Option 'A'

Sustainability in the dairy sector

Every year, on 1st of June, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations observes World Milk Day. This day was first established in the year 2001 to recognize the importance of milk as a global food and to cherish the dairy sector. This year, the theme / prime focus would be on Sustainability in the dairy sector.

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