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 Q .
Which institution has been granted powers to supervise the ‘Registered investment advisers (RIAs)’?
A)
BSE Administration and Supervision Ltd
B)
AMFI
C)
IFSCA
D)
Reserve Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - BSE Administration and Supervision Ltd

Note :

BSE Administration and Supervision Ltd (BASL) is a subsidiary of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) Ltd. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has appointed BASL to grant recognition to registered investment advisers (RIAs) and supervise them. At present, these functions are discharged directly by SEBI.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
What is the theme of 2021 International Day of Family Remittances?
A)
Families and Persons with Disabilities
B)
Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG 13
C)
Families, Healthy Lives, and a Sustainable Future
D)
Recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion

Note : The theme of 2021 IDFR is 'Recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion.'

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Grievance Redressal Board under Digital Publisher Content Grievances Council?
A)
Justice T. S. Thakur
B)
Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri
C)
Justice Ashok Bhushan
D)
Justice Jasti Chelameswar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri

Note : The industry body, Internet and Mobile Association of India has appointed former Supreme Court Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri as Chairman of the Grievance Redressal Board of the newly formed Digital Publisher Content Grievances Council.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
Who is the winner of the 2021 Gelfand Challenge chess title?
A)
P. Iniyan
B)
D. Gukesh
C)
Nihal Sarin
D)
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa

Correct Answer : Option (B) - D. Gukesh

Note : The world's second youngest Grandmaster D. Gukesh has won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
Which country has topped the World Giving Index 2021?
A)
Japan
B)
Australia
C)
Indonesia
D)
New Zealand

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indonesia

Note : The World Giving Index ranking has been topped by Indonesia, followed by Kenya, Nigeria, Myanmar and Australia in top five respectively.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
India aims to restore how much degraded land by 2030, as per the PM Narendra Modi?
A)
14 million hectares
B)
17 million hectares
C)
20 million hectares
D)
26 million hectares

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 26 million hectares

Note : The India is on track to achieve its national commitment of Land degradation neutrality, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering the keynote address at the UN "High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought".

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Published On : June 17, 2021
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Which state government has decided to train 5,000 youths as health assistants for a possible third wave of COVID-19?
A)
Delhi
B)
Kerala
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Government of Delhi announced that 5,000 youths will be trained as health assistants for the medical and paramedical staff in preparation in view of the possibility of a third wave of Coronavirus pandemic.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
Which vaccine is reportedly more effective against the 'Delta' COVID-19 variant?
A)
Sputnik V
B)
Pfizer
C)
Covaxin
D)
Covishield

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sputnik V

Note : The Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is more efficient against the Delta variant of the virus than any other vaccine so far.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
Which Indian player has been inducted in the special edition of the ICC Hall of Fame list in June 2021?
A)
Ajit Wadekar
B)
Vinoo Mankad
C)
Lala Amarnath
D)
Subhash Gupte

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Vinoo Mankad

Note : Vinoo Mankad, Sangakkara inducted into ICC Hall of Fame June 14, 2021 09:38 IST The 10 icons inducted as part of this special edition were voted for by the ICC Hall of Fame Voting Academy, comprising living Hall of Fame members, a FICA representative, prominent cricket journalists and senior ICC figures.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
 Q .
Which global institution has released an independent appraisal report on India's Aspirational Districts Programme?
A)
IMF
B)
FAO
C)
UNDP
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - UNDP

Note : The United Nations Development Programme has released an independent appraisal report on India's Aspirational Districts Programme.

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Published On : June 16, 2021