Current Affairs Quiz : June 13 2021

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1.

When was Fast Radio Bursts for the first time?

   A.) 2005
   B.) 2009
   C.) 2007
   D.) 2011

Answer: Option 'C'

2007

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs): FRBs are bright bursts of radio waves with millisecond durations, making it difficult to detect them and determine their position in the sky. It was discovered for the first time in 2007. Their origin is unknown, and their appearance is very unpredictable.

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2.

When was UNDP founded?

   A.) 22 November 1980
   B.) 22 November 1975
   C.) 22 November 1965
   D.) 22 November 1970

Answer: Option 'C'

22 November 1965

22 November 1965, United States. The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

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3.

When was India's Renewable Energy Agency launched?

   A.) 1987
   B.) 1990
   C.) 1997
   D.) 1977

Answer: Option 'A'

1987

IREDA is a Public Limited Government Company established as a Non-Banking Financial Institution in 1987 engaged in promoting, developing and extending financial assistance for setting up projects relating to new and renewable sources of energy and energy efficiency/conservation with the motto: “ENERGY FOR EVER”.

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4.

Where did Ram Prasad Bismil born?

   A.) Uttarkhand
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Uttarpradesh

Answer: Option 'A'

Uttarkhand

Ram Prasad Bismil: On June 11, 1897, he was born to Murlidhar and Moolmati in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district. He was a notable Indian freedom fighter who resisted British colonial forces until his death. In 1875, he joined the Arya Samaj, which was founded by Dayananda Saraswati.

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5.

Which edition of Indo-Thai CORPAT held in 2021?

   A.) 21st 
   B.) 31st
   C.) 20th
   D.) 30th

Answer: Option 'B'

31st

From June 9 to 11, 2021, the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy will conduct the 31st edition of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT).

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6.

When was World Bank founded?

   A.) June 1944
   B.) June 1944
   C.) July 1945
   D.) July 1944

Answer: Option 'D'

July 1944

The World Bank was created in 1944 out of the Bretton Woods Agreement, which was secured under the auspices of the United Nations in the latter days of World War II. The original goals of both the World Bank and IMF were to support European and Asian countries needing financing to fund post-war reconstruction efforts.

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7.

What is the turnover limit for Micro in MSME MSME?

   A.) Less than INR 5 Crore
   B.) Less than INR 15 Crore
   C.) Less than INR 1 Crore
   D.) Less than INR 10 Crore

Answer: Option 'A'

Less than INR 5 Crore

Important MSME Revised Guidelines and Threshold limit Classification Investment Limit Turnover Limit Micro Less than INR 1 Crore Less than INR 5 Crore Small INR 1 to 10 Crore INR 1 to 25 Crore Medium INR 10 to 50 Crore INR 25 to 250 Crore

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8.

When was United Nations Economic and Social Council founded?

   A.) 1954
   B.) 1945
   C.) 1947
   D.) 1956

Answer: Option 'B'

1945

About United Nations Economic and Social Council, (ECOSOC): In 1945, the United Nations Charter established ECOSOC. It is one of the United Nations' six main organs. The Council is made up of 54 Member States who are elected by the General Assembly each year for three-year terms that overlap. The Council seats are allocated based on geographical representation.

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9.

How many BRICS Summits have been held between 2009 to 2015?

   A.) 1
   B.) 3
   C.) 5
   D.) 7

Answer: Option 'D'

7

The first BRIC Heads of State Summit was held in June 2009 at Yekaterinburg, Russia. BRICS leaders issued a Joint Statement on Global Food Security. There have been seven BRICS Summits held from 2009 to 2015.

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10.

From when India and Thailand have conducted CORPAT?

   A.) 2001
   B.) 2005
   C.) 2007
   D.) 2003

Answer: Option 'B'

2005

Since 2005, India and Thailand have conducted CORPAT biannually along their International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL). CORPAT fosters understanding and interoperability among navies while also facilitating the implementation of measures to prevent and suppress illegal activities such as illegal unreported unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery, and piracy.

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