Daily Current Affairs 08 June 2021 In English

 

Daily Current Affairs 08 June 2021 In English

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Daily Current Affairs 08 June 2021 In English



Q1. Which of the following Indian has been appointed as the World Bank Education Advisor till June 2024?

A. Ranjit Singh Disale

B. Sanjit Bhakhar

C. Narayana Rao

D. Dr. Sudesh Pajare

Imp. Facts

  •  Establishment of the World Bank - July 1944, effective - 1945
  •  Headquarters- Washington DC (USA)
  • President- David Malpass
  •  MD & CFO- Anshula Kant
  •  Chief Economist - Carmen Reinhart


Q2. Who has won the title of Formula-One race "Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021"?

A.Max Way Pen

B. Sergio Perez

C.Lewis Hamilton

D.Sebastian Vettel


Imp Facts:-

Other F-1 race winners for 2021-:

  •  Lewis Hamilton (UK) - Bahrain GP, ​​Spanish GP & Portuguese GP
  •  Max Vertappen (Belgium) - Emilia Romagna GP & Monaco GP


Q3. Which of the following state government has started "Mukhyamantri Anupriti Coaching Scheme" for economically weaker, SC, ST and most backward class students?

A. Gujarat

B. Madhya Pradesh

C. Rajasthan

D. Odisha


Imp Facts:-

  •  Under this scheme, the government will provide financial assistance for one year to the meritorious students for the preparation of various professional courses and competitive examinations.
  •  Formation of Rajasthan- 30 March 1949, District- 33
  •  Capital- Jaipur, Chief Minister- Ashok Gehlot, Governor- Kalraj Mishra, Chief Justice- Indrajit Mohanty, High Court Located- Jodhpur Election Seat- Lok Sabha-25, Rajya Sabha-10, Vidhan Sabha-200
  • State Emblem – State Animal – Camel, State Bird – Godavan (Great Indian Bustard), State Tree – Khejri, State Flower – Rohida (Marushobha), State Sports – Basketball
  •  Folk dances – Jhumar, Ghapal, Panihari, Zindad, Neja, Kalbelia and Gangaur
  •  National Parks- Ranthambore National Park, Sariska National Park, Keoladeo National Park, Desert National Park, Mukundra Hills (Darrah) National Park
  • Sanctuary- Ghana Bird Sanctuary and Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary
  • Tribes- Meena, Sahariya, Sansi, Bhil, Banjara, Koli and Garasiya
  •  Official language- Hindi
  • Project- Rana Pratap Sagar Project- Chambal River and Jawahar Sagar Project- Chambal River


Q4. Recently which female sprinter has set a new world record by completing a distance of 10,000 meters in 29 minutes 06:82 seconds?

A. Hima Das

B. Dutee Chand

C. Nadia Rustom

D. Sifan Hassan


Imp Facts:-

  • The Netherlands runner achieved this feat in the athletics meet held in Hegelo.
  •  Hassan broke the record of 29 minutes 17.45 seconds set by Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia) at the 2016 Rio Olympics.


Q5. Where did PM Modi launch a pilot project of E-100 ethanol distribution stations at three locations for the production and distribution of ethanol in India?

A. Pune

B. Jaipur

C. Ahmedabad

D. Bangalore


Imp Facts:-

  •  In order to reduce pollution and reduce dependence on imports, the government has reduced the target of 20 percent ethanol blending in petrol by five years to 2025. It is currently around 8.3%.
  •  Ethanol is made from spoiled food grains and agricultural residues such as sugarcane, wheat and broken rice.
  •   India's first ethanol plant will be set up in Chhattisgarh.
  •  Bihar is the first state in India to implement the Ethanol Production Promotion Policy 2021.
  •  The chemical formula of ethanol is CHHOH.


Q6. With which theme “World Food Safety Day” was celebrated on 07 June 2021?

A. Safe Food Today for a Healthy Tomorrow

B. Food Safety, Everyone's Business

C. Health is wealth

D. none of these


Imp Facts:-

  •  This day was celebrated for the first time by WHO on 7 June 2019 with the theme Food Safety, Everyone's Business.


Q7. What is the rank of India in 2021 among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by UN as a part of 2030 agenda.

A.112

B. 117

C. 110

D. 119


Imp Facts:-

  •  India's overall SDG score in 2021 is 61.9 out of 100.
  •  India is also below four South Asian countries (Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) in terms of SDGs.
  • In 2015, 193 UN member states adopted 17 SDGs, which are targeted to be completed by 2030.
  •  Establishment of UN - 24 October 1945
  •  Headquarters- New York
  •  Secretary General – Antonio Guterres
  •  Member Countries - 193
  •  Official languages ​​- Arabic, Chinese, Russian, French, Spanish and English


Q8. Who has won the 'Nature TTL Photographer of the Year Award' for the year 2021?

A. Ajit Singh

B. Surekha Nangal

C. Robert Irwin

D.Thomas Vijayan


Imp Facts:- 

  •  Indian-Canadian Vijayan has won this award for 'The World is Going Upside Down' photography.


Q9. Researchers at IIT, Hyderabad have developed nano-fiber based tablets of Amphotericin B (AmB) to cure which disease?

A. Malaria

B. AIDS

C. Kala Azar (Black Fever)

D. cancer


 Q10. Who has launched a global database named "I-Familia" to identify missing persons through family DNA?

A. Interpol

B. NATO

C. World Health Organization

D. DRDO


Imp Facts:-

  •  Interpol is an International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO).
  •  Establishment of Interpol - 1923
  •  Headquarters- Lyon, France
  • President- Kim Jong Yang
  •  Secretary General – Jürgen Stock


Q11. Due to the outbreak of Corona, the Central Government has announced to extend the "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana" for how long?

A. By November 2021

B. By December 2022

C.by February 2022

D. by August 2023


Imp Facts:-

  •  Apart from this, the Central Government has announced to vaccinate all people above 18 years of age free of cost from 21 June 2021.
  • "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana" was launched in April 2020.


Q12. Recently, the G7 Group signed a landmark agreement on taxing multinational companies. According to this, the minimum global tax rate has been fixed at least?

A. 10 percent

B. 15 percent

C. 20 percent

D. 25 percent


Imp Facts:-

  •  The agreement has been signed by the finance ministers of G7 member countries United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Canada, France, Italy and Japan.
  • Establishment of G7- 25 March 1973 (Washington DC)


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Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs 08 June 2021

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Question 1: - Recently how many marks out of 1000 has Himachal Pradesh got in the field of education??

Answer :- 839 

Imp Facts :-
  • 13th place nationwide 




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