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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 June 2022

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    1. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) launched (in June’22) the Pan-India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign named ‘Ghar Ke Upar Solar Is Super’.
      The Campaign is initiated by which organisation in India?

      1) Solar Energy Corporation of India
      2) Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
      3) Bharat Heavy Electricals
      4) National Solar Energy Federation of India
      5) Power Grid Corporation of India
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-4) National Solar Energy Federation of India

      Explanation:
      A 3-year long Pan-India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign titled ‘Ghar Ke Upar Solar Is Super’ by the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) is launched by the Minister of State (MoS) Bhagwant Khuba, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) during an event at Bidar, Karnataka to urge public for installing solar rooftops.
      About Campaign:
      It is initiated by NSEFI with support from the German Solar Association (BSW) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) under the Sequa Kammer- und Verbandspartnerschafts-Programm (KVP) Programme.
      Its aim is to mobilize local government, citizens, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), and Municipalities to spread awareness of Solar Rooftop among 100 Indian towns and cities, especially tier 2 and tier 3 towns/cities.

    2. In June 2022, the ‘Ex SAMPRITI-X 2022’, a joint military training exercise, commenced between India and which country?
      1) Thailand
      2) Indonesia
      3) Bangladesh
      4) France
      5) Singapore
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-3) Bangladesh
      Explanation:
      A joint military training exercise between the armies of India and Bangladesh, ‘Ex SAMPRITI-X 2022’ commenced at Jessore military station in Bangladesh from June 5 to June 16, 2022. It is a part of the ongoing India Bangladesh bilateral defence cooperation.
      i. The Indian contingent is represented by a battalion of the Dogra regiment and Bangladesh is represented by Border Guards.
      ii. Ex SAMPRITI-X 2022 to strengthen the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between both armies

    3. Which country recently (in June’22) signed an MoU with India to boost bilateral cooperation on climate action, environmental protection, and conservation?
      1) Canada
      2) France
      3) Maldives
      4) Spain
      5) Germany
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-1) Canada
      Explanation:
      India and Canada signed an MoU to boost bilateral cooperation on climate action, environmental protection, and conservation.
      i. The MoU was signed by Union Minister Bhupender Yadav, Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change(MoEF&CC), Government of India and Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada on the sidelines of the “Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all–our responsibility, our opportunity” (Stockholm+50).
      ii. Stockholm+50 is an international conference that took place in Stockholm, Sweden on June 2-3, 2022, five decades after the 1st UN Conference on the Environment in 1972.

    4. Which Indian company recently (In June’22) secured the 10th position among the top global Business Process Management (BPM) providers in 2021, as per Everest Group consultancy?
      1) Tech Mahindra
      2) HCL Technologies
      3) Wipro
      4) Infosys
      5) Tata Consultancy Service
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) Tata Consultancy Service
      Explanation:
      As per estimates by outsourcing consultancy Everest Group, Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) has retained its 10th position among the top global Business Process Management (BPM) providers in 2021. TCS ranking was based on the composite revenue of over $3 billion for TCS, and revenue growth, which grew by 14-16% over 2020.
      i. The Everest Group’s top 50 ranking is based on both 75 % of composite revenue and 25 % of year-on-year growth.
      ii. The Top 5 BPM players in terms of revenue were Automatic Data Processing, Inc(ADP) , TelePerformance, Accenture, Concentricx ,and Cytal Group.
      iii. The Top 5 fastest growing companies year-on-year were Tech Mahindra, Telus International, Majorel, Teleperformance and Comdata.

    5. Which Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) recently (in June’22) launched the financial education awareness campaign—‘Har Time EMI on Time’?
      1) Bajaj Finance Ltd
      2) HDB Financial Services Ltd
      3) Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd
      4) Muthoot Finance Ltd
      5) Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-1) Bajaj Finance Ltd
      Explanation:
      Bajaj Finance Limited, the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv Limited, a leading financial services conglomerate and Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC), has launched the financial education awareness campaign –‘Har Time EMI on Time’.
      i. It’s a digital, multilingual campaign aimed at raising awareness about the importance and benefits of good financial habits for a secure financial future and timely loan repayments in order to take advantage of the market’s varied financial offerings.
      ii. ‘Har Time EMI On Time’ is a follow-up to its original educational series, ‘ABC of EMI,’ which debuted in February 2022 during Financial Literacy Week.

    6. Which of the following points are ‘correct’ with respect to the Public sector banks (PSBs) net profit during FY22?
      A) The 12 Public sector banks (PSBs) have collectively doubled their net profit to Rs 66,539 crore in FY22.
      B) The Punjab National Bank was marked with a highest net profit of Rs 30,265 crore followed by State Bank of India (SBI), with a net profit of Rs 7,272 crore.
      C) Bank of Maharashtra has shown the highest improvement in deposits & advances and is the only PSB to have net non-performing assets (NPAs) below 1%.

      1) Only A
      2) Only B
      3) Only A & B
      4) Only B & C
      5) Only A & C
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 5) Only A & C
      Explanation:
      i. The 12 Public sector banks (PSBs) have collectively doubled their net profit during FY22 to Rs 66,539 crore, an increase of 110% over Rs 31,816 crore in FY21. This net profit by all PSBs is the first time in several years.
      However, despite the profit, PSBs lagged behind their private banks, which reported a net profit of over Rs 91,000 crore, 29% higher than previous year’s Rs 70,435 crore.
      ii. The State Bank of India (SBI) was marked with a highest net profit of Rs 31,675 crore – an increase of 55% over the previous year followed by Bank of Baroda (BOB), with a net profit of Rs 7,272 crore and Canara Bank, which a net profit of Rs 5,678 crore (8%).
      The highest revenue growth was reported by BOB, followed by UCO Bank.
      iii. Bank of Maharashtra has shown the highest improvement in deposits & advances and is the only PSB to have net non-performing assets (NPAs) below 1%.

    7. In June 2022, General Major Bajram Begaj was elected as the new president of which country?
      1) Bulgaria
      2) Austria
      3) Albania
      4) Croatia
      5) Greece
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-3) Albania
      Explanation:
      Albania’s parliament has elected a top military official, General Major Bajram Begaj as its new president after no candidates were nominated in three rounds of voting. The outgoing President Ilir Meta signed the decree on Begaj’s dismissal as Chief of General Staff of the AAF.
      i. He is Albania’s 8th president and the 3rd from the military ranks.
      ii. Bajram Begaj will take oath as the new president on 25th July 2022 to replace the current president ‘Ilir Meta’, who will remain in office until 22nd July 2022.

    8. As per the World’s 1st Fishing Cat Census conducted by Chilika Development Authority (CDA) in June 2022, 176 fishing cats are found in Chilika Lake.
      In which state Chilika Lake is located?

      1) Andhra Pradesh
      2) Odisha
      3) Gujarat
      4) Assam
      5) West Bengal
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Odisha
      Explanation:
      The world’s 1st population estimation of Fishing Cat was undertaken outside the protected area network in Chilika lake in Odisha state by the Chilika Development Authority (CDA) in collaboration with The Fishing Cat Project (TFCP).
      i. A range of 131 – 237 species have been recorded as Schedule-I species during the survey. There were 176 Fishing Cats found in the lake.It was conducted by the CDA.
      ii. The Fishing Cat is a globally threatened species found in marshlands, mangroves, flooded forests and other wetlands of 10 Asian countries.
      iii. Chilika lake is Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon and first Indian wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention. ii.It Spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River.

    9. Which of the following points is ‘Incorrect’ with respect to World Environment Day?
      A) The United Nations (UN)’s World Environment Day 2022 was observed across the globe on 5th June 2022 with the theme of ‘Only One Earth’.
      B) The World Environment Day 2022 is hosted by Colombia.
      C) The first-ever World Environment Day was observed on 5th June 1973.

      1) Only A
      2) Only B
      3) Only C
      4) Only A & B
      5) Only B & C
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Only B
      Explanation:
      The United Nations (UN)’s World Environment Day 2022 was observed across the globe on 5th June 2022 with the theme of ‘Only One Earth’, was the slogan for the first UN Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm, Sweden in 1972.
      “Only One Earth” World Environment Day 2022 is hosted by Sweden.
      The annual observance of World Environment Day has been led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to create awareness about the importance of protecting the environment. The first-ever World Environment Day was observed on 5th June 1973.
      The year 2022 also marks the 50-year anniversary of the 1972 Stockholm Conference and the 50th year of the establishment of the UNEP.
      On the occasion of World Environment Day, the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched the “Clean and Green” campaign to make India free of single-use plastic and every year Indian Railway celebrates World Environment Day.

    10. When was the United Nations(UN)’s Russian Language Day 2022 observed across the globe?
      1) 6th June 2022
      2) 3rd June 2022
      3) 5th June 2022
      4) 2nd June 2022
      5) 4th June 2022
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-1) 6th June 2022
      Explanation:
      The United Nations(UN)’s Russian Language Day 2022 was observed across the globe on 6th June 2022 to create awareness about the history, culture and development of the Russian language. The day also aims to celebrate cultural diversity and multilingualism.
      i. 6th June marks the birth anniversary of Russian poet Aleksandr Sergeev Pushkin (A.S. Pushkin), the sun of Russian poetry, and the founder of modern Russian literature. A.S. Pushkin was born on 26th May 1799(Julian calendar) which falls on 6th June in the Georgian calendar, in Moscow, Russia.
      ii. Every year, Russia celebrates June 6th as “Pushkin Day”.





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