Current Affairs Quiz : June 05 2021

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1.

Where is CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology located?

   A.) Chennai
   B.) Hyderabad
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Mumbai

Answer: Option 'B'

The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology or CCMB is an Indian fundamental life science research establishment located in Hyderabad that operates under the aegis of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.

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2.

When was ICICI established in India?

   A.) 1996
   B.) 1995
   C.) 1993
   D.) 1994

Answer: Option 'B'

1995
ICICI was formed in 1955 at the initiative of the World Bank, the Government of India and representatives of Indian industry. The principal objective was to create a development financial institution for providing medium-term and long-term project financing to Indian businesses.

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3.

When was Microsoft founded?

   A.) 1975
   B.) 1957
   C.) 1960
   D.) 1995

Answer: Option 'A'

1975

In 1975 Bill Gates and Paul G. Allen, two boyhood friends from Seattle, converted BASIC, a popular mainframe computer programming language, for use on an early personal computer (PC), the Altair. Shortly afterward, Gates and Allen founded Microsoft, deriving the name from the words microcomputer and software.

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4.

Which of the following is under worst performing states in Niti Aayog's SDG Index 2020-21?

   A.) Kerala
   B.) Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Sikkim
   D.) Bihar

Answer: Option 'D'

Bihar

The worst-performing states and UTs include: Chhattisgarh, Nagaland and Odisha with a rating of- 61 Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh at a score of- 60 Assam scored- 57 Jharkhand scored- 56 Bihar at-52

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5.

Where is International Dairy Federation?

   A.) Belgium
   B.) Moscow
   C.) Cape Town
   D.) Beijing

Answer: Option 'A'

Belgium
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) represents the global dairy sector and. ensures the best scientific expertise is used to support high quality milk and. nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products. International Dairy Federation Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.

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6.

The 1st ever Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council has been launched by using ____________.

   A.) Google
   B.) Microsoft
   C.) Facebook
   D.) None

Answer: Option 'B'

Microsoft

The 1st ever Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council has been launched by using Microsoft. The council consists of policymakers and influencers from Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

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7.

What is the category of rainfall If rainfall totals between 104 and 110 percent of this LPA (Long Period Average)?

   A.) Excess
   B.) Normal
   C.) Inadequate
   D.) Above Normal

Answer: Option 'D'

Inadequate

Every year, this is used as a baseline for forecasting the quantitative rainfall for the monsoon season. Categories of the rainfall: Excess: If the rainfall exceeds 110 percent of the LPA. Above Normal: If rainfall totals between 104 and 110 percent of this LPA. Normal: If the rainfall falls within the range of 96 to 104 percent of this LPA. Below Normal: If the rainfall falls between 90% and 96% of the LPA. Inadequate: If the rainfall is less than 90% of the LPA.

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8.

Who of the following has never been appointed as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

   A.) Justice S. Rajendra Babu
   B.) Justice K G Balakrishnan
   C.) Justice A. S. Anand
   D.) Justice P. Sathasivam

Answer: Option 'D'

Justice P. Sathasivam

Justice P. Sathasivam has never been appointed the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission

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9.

What is the category of rainfall If the rainfall is less than 90% of the LPA (Long Period Average)?

   A.) Excess
   B.) Normal
   C.) Inadequate
   D.) Above Normal

Answer: Option 'C'

Inadequate
Every year, this is used as a baseline for forecasting the quantitative rainfall for the monsoon season. Categories of the rainfall: Excess: If the rainfall exceeds 110 percent of the LPA. Above Normal: If rainfall totals between 104 and 110 percent of this LPA. Normal: If the rainfall falls within the range of 96 to 104 percent of this LPA. Below Normal: If the rainfall falls between 90% and 96% of the LPA. Inadequate: If the rainfall is less than 90% of the LPA.

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10.

Which of the following is not the function of the National Human Rights Commission?

   A.) To interfere in the proceedings related to any human rights violation case pending in the court
   B.) Protecting the human rights of prisoners
   C.) To provide Economic compensation to any human rights violation victim
   D.) Promoting research in the field of human rights

Answer: Option 'C'

To provide Economic compensation to any human rights violation victim

The National Human Rights Commission does not have the right either to penalize the guilty of human rights violation nor to provide any financial assistance to the victim.

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