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 Q .
Who has won the 2021 Nature TTL Photography Awards for his photo of an Orangutan clinging to a tree?
A)
Grant Thomas
B)
John Formstone
C)
Thomas Vijayan’s
D)
Thomas Easterbrook

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Thomas Vijayan’s

Note : Thomas Vijayan won the jury of Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021 competition. His picture beat 8,000 entries from around the world to win the top prize of £1,500. Vijayan, a photographer from Canada, shot the spectacular picture called The World is Going Upside Down.

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Which state government has launched ‘CM Anuprati Coaching Scheme”
A)
Rajasthan
B)
Odisha
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rajasthan

Note : The state government of Rajasthan recently launched Chief Minister Anuprati Coaching Scheme to help underprivileged students prepare for entrance examinations to civil services and professional courses, with an aim to give them equal opportunity. Under the scheme, free coaching will be provided for preparation for civil services examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Which state Chief Minister announced to create 80 acres of ‘Oxi-van’ (a forest) in their state?
A)
Goa
B)
Bihar
C)
Assam
D)
Haryana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Haryana

Note : Haryana state government announced to create 80 acres of ‘Oxi-van’ (a forest) in Karnal district. It was announced on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, 2021. Oxi-van will consist of 10 types of forests. In order to promote the promotion, protection, planting of trees on World Environment Day, the Khattar led-Haryana Government has launched four important schemes.

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Which state government has ordered private hospitals, nursing homes to administer Covaxin shots only to second-dose beneficiaries from 18-44 age group?
A)
Delhi
B)
Punjab
C)
Haryana
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Delhi government ordered all private hospitals and nursing homes to ensure that the Covaxin doses are used only to vaccinate those people from the 18-44 age group who are eligible for receiving the second dose in June.

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Who has won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021?
A)
Pierre Gasly
B)
Sergio Perez
C)
Lewis Hamilton
D)
Max Verstappen

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sergio Perez

Note : Red Bull's Sergio Perez won a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix with both Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton failing to finish.

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Who is the author of the book titled '1232 km: The Long Journey Home'?
A)
Deepak Sharma
B)
Abhinav Kumar
C)
Vinod Kapri
D)
Adesh Modi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Vinod Kapri

Note : As the nation marks the first anniversary of the Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown, HarperCollins India is proud to announce the upcoming publication of journalist turned filmmaker, Vinod Kapri’s compelling book, 1232 km: The Long Journey Home, a true account of human grief, grit, and gumption, which will release in May 2021.

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Which state has launched 'Knowledge Economy Mission'?
A)
Maharashtra
B)
Karnataka
C)
Goa
D)
Kerala

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kerala

Note : The State government of Kerala launched the Knowledge Economy Mission to bring the ongoing efforts to provide employment to the educated and support ‘knowledge workers’ under a single programme. Category wise Current Affairs

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
The HDFC Bank has become carbon neutral by which year?
A)
2031-32
B)
2030-32
C)
2025-28
D)
2023-25

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 2031-32

Note : Ahead of the World Environment Day on June 5, the private sector lender HDFC Bank has announced its plans to become carbon-neutral by 2031-32.

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Published On : June 8, 2021
 Q .
Which day has been declared as "International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing" by the UN-FAO?
A)
2 June
B)
5 June
C)
7June
D)
15 June

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 5 June

Note : In December 2017 the UN General Assembly in its annual resolution on sustainable fisheries proclaimed 5 June as the "International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing."

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Published On : June 7, 2021
 Q .
Who has won the prestigious 2021 Nature TTL Photography Awards?
A)
Murad Osmann
B)
Thomas Vijayan
C)
Sudhir Shivaram
D)
Auditya Venkatesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Thomas Vijayan

Note :

Kerala-based Thomas Vijayan, who is now settled in Canada, has won the 2021 Nature TTL Photography Awards for his photo of an Orangutan clinging to a tree. The photograph is titled ‘The World is Going Upside Down’.
 
Vijayan was adjudged as the overall winner of the competition from over 8,000 entries for Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021, which carries a grand prize of 1,500 pounds (Rs.1.5 lakh). Nature TTL is the world’s leading online nature photography resource.

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Published On : June 7, 2021