Current Affairs Quiz : June 16 2021


When was first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?

   A.) 2006
   B.) 2010
   C.) 2007
   D.) 2009

Answer: Option 'A'

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is dedicated to highlighting the issue of elder abuse. This day came into existence in June 2006 when a request was established to declare June 15 a special day for elders. But it was the year 2011 when the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).


When was European Wind Energy Association founded?

   A.) 1980
   B.) 1982
   C.) 1952
   D.) 1985

Answer: Option 'B'


WindEurope, formerly the European Wind Energy Association, is an association based in Brussels, promoting the use of wind power in Europe.


Ghar Ghar Ration Scheme is launched by ____________.

   A.) IDBI Bank
   B.) ICICI Bank
   C.) IDFC FIRST Bank
   D.) None

Answer: Option 'B'

IDFC FIRST Bank has announced the launch of ‘Ghar Ghar Ration’ Program, an employee-funded software for its low-income customers whose livelihoods are affected by using COVID-19.


Global Wind Day started out in Europe in _____________.

   A.) 2007
   B.) 2010
   C.) 2008
   D.) 2021

Answer: Option 'A'

Global Wind Day started out in Europe in 2007 and globally in 2009. EWEA set up the day as Wind Day in the year 2007 and later in 2009, EWEA (European Wind Energy Association) and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) teamed up with pursuits to coordinate the occasions globally and the title was changed to Global Wind Day as World Wind Day.


When was FAME scheme launched?

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

Answer: Option 'C'


About FAME scheme: It was launched in 2015; It forms part of the 2020 National Electric Vehicle Mission Plan It aims to promote the manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicle technology and to ensure its long-term growth.


Where is Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics located?

   A.) Mumbai
   B.) Hyderabad
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'D'


The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics is an autonomous institution set up by the University Grants Commission to promote nucleation and growth of active groups in astronomy and astrophysics in Indian universities.


When was 47TH G7 Summit held?

   A.) 11th - 13th June
   B.) 11th - 14th June
   C.) 10th - 13th June
   D.) 11th - 12th June

Answer: Option 'A'

11th - 13th June

The 47th G7 summit was held on 11–13 June 2021 in Cornwall in the United Kingdom while it holds the presidency of the G7. The participants included the leaders of the seven G7 member states as well as representatives of the European Union.


CPAP device, Jivan Vayu, was developed by ______________.

   A.) IIT Ropar
   B.) IIT Madras
   C.) IIT Pune
   D.) IIT Kharagpur

Answer: Option 'A'

The nation's first power-free CPAP device, Jivan Vayu, was developed by IIT Ropar. Jivan Vayu can be used in place of CPAP machines. It is India's first such device that works without electricity and is compatible with both types of oxygen generation units, such as O2 cylinders and oxygen pipelines in hospitals.


Where is India Meteorological Department located?

   A.) New Delhi
   B.) Hyderabad
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'A'

New Delhi

The India Meteorological Department is an agency of the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India. It is the principal agency responsible for meteorological observations, weather forecasting and seismology.


When did Jardalu Mango get GI Tag?

   A.) 2017
   B.) 2018
   C.) 2019
   D.) 2020

Answer: Option 'C'


Zardalu or Jardalu mango is a unique mango variety that grows in Bhagalpur and neighboring areas of Bihar. It is a creamy yellow fruit with excellent fruit quality and attractive aroma. They are usually small in size (100 – 150 grams). It was given the GI tag in 2018.


Raja Parba is a ___________ festival.

   A.) Odisha
   B.) West Bengal
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option 'A'


Raja Parba is an Odisha festival. The second day marks the start of the solar month of "Mithuna," which heralds the arrival of rains. The festival takes place in mid-June. The first day is known as Pahili Raja, the second as Mithuna Sankranti, and the third as Bhu daaha or Basi Raja.


When did the UN Convention to Combat Deforestation come into force?

   B.) 27 December 1998
   D.) 26 December 1996

Answer: Option 'D'

26 December 1996

The Convention was adopted in Paris on 17 June 1994 and entered into force on 26 December 1996, 90 days after the 50th ratification was received.


When was Suresh Raina born?

   A.) 27 November 1986
   B.) 27 November 1982
   C.) 27 November 1985
   D.) 27 November 1978

Answer: Option 'A'

27 November 1986

Suresh Raina is a former Indian international cricketer. An aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler, he is also regarded as one of the best fielders in world cricket. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket.

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