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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 June 2022

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    1. Which of the following points are ‘correct’ with respect to the release/launch by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW) on World Food Safety Day on 7th June’22?
      A) As per the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s 4th State Food Safety Index for 2021–2022 released by MoH & FW, Tamil Nadu was the top ranking state among larger states, followed by Gujarat.
      B) The Ministry also awarded the winners of the Eat Right Challenge for Cities and Districts 2021–2021, Salem, Tamil Nadu secured the top position.
      C) The Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya launched the Logo for Ayush Aahar which contains the initials of Ayurveda and Ahara in Devanagari and English language.

      1) Only A
      2) Only A & B
      3) Only B & C
      4) Only A & C
      5) All A, B & C
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-4) Only A & C
      Explanation:
      As per the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s 4th State Food Safety Index for 2021–2022 released by MoH & FW, Tamil Nadu was the top ranking state among larger states, followed by Gujarat and Maharashtra.
      Among the smaller states, Goa stood first followed by Manipur and Sikkim
      Among UTs (Union Territories), Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), Delhi and Chandigarh secured first, second and third ranks.
      i. The ministry also awarded the winners of the Eat Right Challenge for Cities and Districts 2021–2021, Indore (Madhya Pradesh) and Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), who shared the top position.
      ii. The Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya launched the Logo for Ayush Aahar which contains the initials of Ayurveda and Ahara in Devanagari and English language with 5 leaves symbolising five elements of nature.

    2. Which institute recently (in June ’22) launched India’s First Agri Land Price Index named “ISALPI” along with the Indian agri-land marketplace SFarmsIndia?
      1) IIM Bangalore
      2) IIM Lucknow
      3) IIM Kozhikode
      4) IIM- Ahmedabad
      5) IIM Indore
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 4) IIM- Ahmedabad
      Explanation:
      The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA),Gujarat, in association with Indian agri-land marketplace SFarmsIndia has launched the IIMA-SFarmsIndia Agri Land Price Index (ISALPI), a first-of-its-kind land price index.
      i. This will record and present ‘quality controlled’ data of prices of agricultural land across India.
      ii. Currently, ISALPI is based on land listing data from states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh.

    3. Name the ministry that recently (in June’22) engaged the young professionals through the Sagarmala Young Professional Scheme.
      1) Ministry of Education
      2) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
      3) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
      4) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
      5) Ministry of Labour and Employment
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
      Explanation:
      The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) has formulated the Sagarmala Young Professional scheme to engage talented, forward-thinking and dynamic young professionals in various divisions of the MoPSW.
      i. Focus – This scheme focuses on active on-the-ground learning for young professionals and also involves them in decision making.
      ii. Professionals must have acquired qualification in B.E/ B.Tech, B. Planning and/or MBA or equivalent degree in relevant subject/ field and minimum three year of relevant work experience.

    4. Which country recently (in June’22) signed a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) with India to Support the Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes?
      1) Canada
      2) France
      3) Poland
      4) Germany
      5) Spain
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-3) Poland
      Explanation:
      India and Poland have signed a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty(MLAT) on Criminal Matters. The treaty aims to enhance the effectiveness of both Poland and India in the investigation and Prosecution of various crimes including crimes related to terrorism, through cooperation and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.
      i. Poland becomes the 45th country to sign an MLAT on criminal matters with New Delhi.
      ii. The Union Cabinet of India, chaired by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, approved the treaty in December 2021.

    5. Which crypto trading platform in India recently (in June’22) launched India’s First Rupee-Based Crypto Index ‘CRE8’ to measure the performance of the Indian rupee-based crypto market?

      1) CoinDCX
      2) Unocoin
      3) WazirX
      4) ZebPay
      5) CoinSwitch
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) CoinSwitch
      Explanation:
      CoinSwitch (CoinSwitch Kuber), India’s largest crypto trading platform, has launched CRE8 (Crypto Rupee Index), India’s first-of-its-kind benchmark index to measure the performance of the Indian onshore Rupee-based crypto market. The index is owned and administered by CoinSwitch.
      i. The Crypto Rupee Index (CRE8) is a list of eight of the most valuable crypto assets based on market capitalization.
      ii. Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Binance Coin (BNB), Ripple (XRP), Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL), Polkadot (DOT), and Dogecoin (DOGE) are the index’s constituents.
      iii. These are cryptos that have performed well in the past, are liquid, and are fundamentally strong. It excludes stablecoins and derivatives of other index components.

    6. Name the bank that recently (in June’22) partnered with the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to launch the co-branded contactless credit card.
      1) RBL Bank
      2) HDFC Bank
      3) ICICI Bank
      4) YES Bank
      5) Axis Bank
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) Axis Bank
      Explanation:
      Axis Bank and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) have announced the launch of a co-branded contactless credit card – the “INDIANOIL AXIS BANK RuPay Credit Card” – in collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
      i. This move marks the beginning of a strategic partnership between one of India’s leading private banks and India’s indigenous card scheme.
      ii. With RuPay, the partnership aims to offer innovative as well as customized benefits on the co-branded credit card. Customers can apply for the card either in person or online.

    7. As per the World Bank (WB)’s Global Economic Prospects June 2022 Report, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth reduced to ______ from 8% for FY23.
      1) 7.2%
      2) 7.3%
      3) 6.9%
      4) 7.5%
      5) 7.1%
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-4) 7.5%
      Explanation:
      The World Bank (WB) in its latest Global Economic Prospects June 2022 Report has reduced its FY23 real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast for India to 7.5%, from 8%(April 2022,forecast), amid inflationary pressures, supply-chain disruptions, and geopolitical tensions.
      i. This is the second time WB has revised its GDP growth forecast for India in FY23. In April 2022, it had trimmed the forecast from 8.7% to 8%.

    8. Which of the following points is ‘Incorrect’ with respect to the 126th edition of the ROLAND-GARROS (French Open) 2022 held in Paris from 16 May to 5 June 2022?
      1) Rafael Nadal (Spain) clinched his 22nd Grand Slam title (Men’s singles category) in French Open 2022 by defeating Casper Ruud (Norway).
      2) Rafael Nadal becomes the second player to win 22 Grand Slam titles in Men’s Singles after Novak Djokovic (Serbia).
      3) Rafael Nadal reached his 300th Grand Slam match victory by defeating Corentin Moutet of France.
      4) India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop have entered the semi-finals stage (Men’s Doubles category) of the French Open for the first time.
      5) Iga Swiatek from Poland defeated Coco Gauff from US to win second career Grand Slam title at French open 2022.
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 2) Rafael Nadal becomes the second player to win 22 Grand Slam titles in Men’s Singles after Novak Djokovic (Serbia).

      Explanation:
      Rafael Nadal became the first player in history to win 22 Grand Slam titles in Men’s Singles followed by Roger Federer (Switzerland) won 20 Grand Slams and Novak Djokovic (Serbia) won 20 Grand Slams respectively. Nadal won his first French Open title in 2005.
      Rafael Nadal (Spain) clinched his 22nd Grand Slam title (Men’s singles category) in ROLAND-GARROS (French Open) 2022 by defeating Casper Ruud (Norway).
      Nadal added his 14th ROLAND-GARROS 2022 trophy to his cabinet with the prize money of 2.2 million euros. It was the 126th edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of 2022.
      Rafael Nadal reached his 300th Grand Slam match victory by defeating Corentin Moutet of France.
      India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop have entered the semi-finals stage (Men’s Doubles category) of the French Open for the first time.
      Iga Swiatek from Poland defeated Coco Gauff from the US to win second career Grand Slam title at French open 2022.

    9. The Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj announced her retirement (in June’22) from all forms of international cricket.
      In which year did Mithali Raj receive the ‘Padma Shri award’ in the field of sport?

      1) 2001
      2) 2003
      3) 2021
      4) 2010
      5) 2015
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) 2015
      Explanation:
      Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj hailing from Jodhpur, Rajasthan, announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket, completing her 23 years of international career. GoI honoured her with Padma Shri in 2015 for her contribution to sports.
      Previously in September 2019, she retired from twenty 20 International (T20Is) but continued to play One Day Internationals(ODIs) and Test cricket. In March 2021, she became the first Indian woman cricketer and second internationally to complete 10,000 runs across all formats.
      Awards & honours:
      i. The government of India(GoI) honoured her with the Arjuna Award in 2003 for her outstanding achievement in cricket and the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in 2021.

    10. What is the theme of World Oceans Day 2022 that was observed across the globe by the United Nations (UN) on 8th June, 2022?
      1) The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods
      2) Gender and the Ocean
      3) Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean
      4) Clean our Ocean!
      5) Revitalization: collective action for the ocean
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) Revitalization: collective action for the ocean
      Explanation:
      The United Nations(UN)’s World Oceans Day 2022 was observed across the globe on 8th June 2022 with the theme of “Revitalization: collective action for the ocean”.
      i. The day was observed to create awareness about the importance of the Oceans as the major source of food and medicine and a critical part of the biosphere. World Ocean Network is sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
      ii. The first-ever World Oceans Day was observed on 8th June 2009.
      iii. The Ocean Conference 2022, which is to be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 27th June to 1st July 2022. The United Nations will host the first hybrid celebration of the annual event on 8 June 2022.





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