Current Affairs Quiz : June 15 2021

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1.

Which space agency announced ‘Envision’ probe, as a part of its Venus mission?

   A.) NASA
   B.) ESA
   C.) ISRO
   D.) Rocosmos

Answer: Option 'B'

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced a probe called Envision, as a part of its Venus Mission. ESA announced this one week after its American counterpart, NASA, chose two Venus projects of its own, known as Veritas and Davinci+. As per the team of EAS, all three of the missions are highly complementary and the probe will be ready by 2034-35.

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2.

Hail is produced by ____________.

   A.) Cumulus Clouds
   B.) Nimbus Clouds
   C.) Cirrus Clouds
   D.) Cumulonimbus Clouds

Answer: Option 'D'

Cumulonimbus Clouds

Hail is produced by cumulonimbus clouds, which are generally large and dark and may cause thunder and lightning. In such clouds, winds can blow up the water droplets to heights where they freeze into ice. The frozen droplets begin to fall but are soon pushed back up by the winds and more droplets freeze onto them, resulting in multiple layers of ice on the hailstones. This fall and rise is repeated several times, till the hailstones become too heavy and fall down.

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3.

When was World Blood Donor Day observed?

   A.) June 14
   B.) June 06
   C.) March 08
   D.) July 15

Answer: Option 'A'

June 14
World blood donor day is found globally on June 14th each year. The purpose is to elevate international recognition of the need for secure blood and blood merchandise for transfusion and of the imperative contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to national health systems. Slogan: Give blood and keep the world-beating

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4.

EnVision Mission of ESA is to be launched in _____________.

   A.) Mars
   B.) Venus
   C.) Jupiter
   D.) Moon

Answer: Option 'B'

Venus

European Space Agency (ESA) is now growing its own probe to learn about Venus, for a holistic view of the planet from its inner core to its higher atmosphere. The mission dubbed “EnVision” will possibly be launched to the planet in early 2030. EnVision probe of ESA will decide how and why Venus and Earth developed so differently, even whilst being in the habitable zone to the Sun.

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5.

Which of the following is host country for World Blood Donor Day 2021?

   A.) Venice
   B.) Venice
   C.) Pisa
   D.) Naples

Answer: Option 'B'

Venice

The day additionally offers a possibility to call to action to governments and countrywide health authorities to furnish ample resources and place structures and infrastructures to extend blood collection from voluntary, non-remunerated blood donors. The host country for World Blood Donor Day 2021 in Rome, Italy.

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6.

What is the rank of Austria in Global Skills Report of Coursera?

   A.) 3rd
   B.) 1st
   C.) 2nd
   D.) 5th

Answer: Option 'A'

3rd

The report is based totally on performance records of about 77 million newcomers (from throughout 100 countries) on the platform accrued since the onset of the pandemic. It benchmarks competencies skill ability across three classes – Business, Technology and data science. Rank: Rank 1: Switzerland Rank 2: Luxembourg Rank 3: Austria

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7.

When was first International albinism day ovserved?

   A.) 2013
   B.) 2014
   C.) 2015
   D.) 2016

Answer: Option 'C'

2015

On June 13, 2013 the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted the first resolution ever on albinism. In the resolution, it recommended that June 13 be marked as International Albinism Awareness Day. The day however became official after the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution on December 18, 2014 and declared that June 13 will be observed as International Albinism Awareness Day with effect from 2015.

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8.

When was first World Blood donor day celebrated?

   A.) 2005
   B.) 2004
   C.) 2003
   D.) 2002

Answer: Option 'B'

2004
World Blood Donor Day was first commemorated in 2004 by the World Health Organisation (WHO). June 14 was selected to mark the day as it is on this day that Nobel laureate Karl Landsteiner was born in 1868.

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9.

What is the slogan for world blood donor day 2021?

   A.) Give blood and make the world a healthier place
   B.) Give blood and keep the world beating
   C.) Be there for someone else
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

Give blood and keep the world beating

World blood donor day is found globally on June 14th each year. The purpose is to elevate international recognition of the need for secure blood and blood merchandise for transfusion and of the imperative contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to national health systems. Slogan: Give blood and keep the world-beating

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10.

In 44th GST Council, What is the GST % of Covid Vaccine?

   A.) 5
   B.) 6
   C.) 7
   D.) 8

Answer: Option 'A'

5

The GST Council waived tax rates on black fungus drugs Amphotericin (it was previously 5%) and reduced rates on a variety of other covid-related essentials such as drugs, testing kits, ventilators, and so on. However, it has decided to keep the 5% GST rate for covid vaccines.

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