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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • June 10, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
The World Bank has slashed its growth forecast for India for the current financial year to which percent?
5.5
6.5
8.5
7.5
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The World Bank has slashed its growth forecast for India for the current financial year to 7.5 percent, a hefty 1.2 percentage points down from its previous forecast of 8.7 percent.

2.
National Best Friend Day is being celebrated on which date?
June 08
June 07
June 09
June 06
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The United State Congress declared June 8 as the date to honour friendship and close friends.

3.
World Accreditation Day is being celebrated on which day?
June 10
June 07
June 09
June 08
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Accreditation Day (WAD) is celebrated on June 9 every year.

4.
India has successfully tested a nuclear-capable Agni-4 ballistic missile from which state?
Gujarat
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Odisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India successfully carried out a night launch of the nuclear-capable Agni-4 ballistic missile from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha.

5.
Algeria has suspended a two-decades-old friendship treaty with which nation?
Spain
Italy
Germany
Portugal
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Algeria has immediately suspended a two-decades-old friendship treaty with Spain after the nation reversed its decades of neutrality in the Western Sahara dispute.

6.
Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the International Aluminium Institute?
Madhabi Puri
Aneel Prasad
Satish Pai
Vinod Rai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Aluminium Institute (IAI) announced the appointment of Satish Pai as its new Chairman.

7.
Who is the first woman cricketer to appear in six World Cups?
Sneh Rana
Anjum Chopra
Smriti Mandhana
Mithali Raj
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj became the first woman, and only the third cricketer ever, to appear at six ICC Women's Cricket World Cups.

8.
Maruti Suzuki Installs Asia's largest 20 MWp carport type Solar Plant at which state?
Haryana
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Punjab
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Maruti Suzuki Installs Asia's largest 20 MWp carport type Solar Plant at Manesar, Haryana.

9.
Who has participated in the "Khaan Quest 2022" exercise in Mongolia?
Indian Air Force
Indian Navy
Indian Coast Guard
Indian Army
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A Multinational Peacekeeping exercise "Ex Khaan Quest 2022" featuring participation from military contingents from 16 countries has commenced in Mongolia.

10.
What is the theme of World Oceans Day 2022?
Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean
Ocean: Life and livelihoods
Gender and the Ocean
Revitalisation: Collective Action for the Ocean
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The theme for World Ocean Day 2022 is "Revitalisation: Collective Action for the Ocean".

11.
What is the new limit for auto-debit mandates done through cards and UPI (after June 2022)?
Rs.15,000
Rs.20,000
Rs.10,000
Rs.5,000
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India increased the limit for auto-debit mandates done through cards and unified payment interface (UPI) to Rs.15,000.

12.
Whom did India beat to clinch the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship in Lausanne in Switzerland?
Canada
Netherlands
Australia
Poland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India beat Poland 6-4 in the final to clinch the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship in Lausanne in Switzerland.

13.
What is the age limit for officers to be eligible for the post of CDS?
70
62
71
65
Answer: Option
Explanation:
All three-star and four-star officers from the three services under the age of 62 are eligible for the post of CDS.

14.
Who has become the first batsman to 3 consecutive ODI centuries twice?
Babar Azam
David Warner
Joe Root
Ben Stokes
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam scripted a historic record with his century in the first ODI in Multan against West Indies.

15.
World Brain Tumour Day is being celebrated on which date?
June 10
June 08
June 09
June 07
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Brain Tumour Day is being celebrated every year on 8 June with an aim to create awareness about brain tumours.

16.
When will Presidential Polls be held?
August 15
July 21
July 01
July 15
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 16th Presidential Polls will be held on July 18 and the counting of votes will be on July 21, informed the Election Commission of India (ECI).

17.
Which organization created a Guinness World Record for the longest continuously laid lane of 75 kilometres?
BRO
NHAI
NHPC
NHIDCL
Answer: Option
Explanation:
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) created the Guinness World Record for completing the construction of 75 km continuous bituminous concrete in a single lane on NH 53 between Amravati and Akola in Maharashtra.

18.
Who has taken charge as the new MD of SBI?
Alok Kumar Choudhary
Atul Kumar Goel
Dinesh Kumar Khara
Sandeep Bakhshi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Alok Kumar Choudhary has taken charge as the new Managing Director (MD) of the State Bank of India (SBI).

19.
India has handed over 12 high-speed guard boats to which nation?
Indonesia
Maldives
Vietnam
Malaysia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh handed over 12 high-speed guard boats for Vietnam Border Guard at Hong Ha Shipyard.

20.
Which state has launched the '14400 app' to report the corrupt officials with proof?
Meghalaya
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Odisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the '14400' app.