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 Q .
Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court?
A)
Prafulla Chandra Pant
B)
Amitabh Chaudhry
C)
Rajesh Bindal
D)
Sanjay Yadav

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sanjay Yadav

Note : Justice Sanjay Yadav took oath as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court at the Gandhi Hall of the Raj Bhavan in Lucknow.

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Published On : June 15, 2021
 Q .
Professor Mukesh Sharma of which of the following IIT institute has been appointed as an honorary member of WHO GAPH-TAG?
A)
IIT Kanpur
B)
IIT Delhi
C)
IIT Mumbai
D)
IIT Bangalore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT Kanpur

Note : IIT Kanpur - Professor Mukesh Sharma of IIT Kanpur has recently been appointed as an honorary member of the World Health Organization's Global Air Pollution and Health-Technical Advisory Group

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Published On : June 15, 2021
 Q .
Who is the author of the book titled Home in the World?
A)
Anita Desai
B)
Ruskin Bond
C)
Amartya Sen
D)
Salman Rushdie

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Amartya Sen

Note : One of the world's leading public intellectuals of our time, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has penned his memoir 'Home in the World'.

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Published On : June 15, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed to an international advisory group for climate action?
A)
Sangita Narain
B)
Sanjit Narayan
C)
Sunita Narain
D)
Suman Narayan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sunita Narain

Note : India's Environmentalist, Writer and Director General of The Centre for Science & Environment, Sunita Narain has been appointed to an international advisory group for action on environment, climate and biodiversity.

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Published On : June 15, 2021
 Q .
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is a ……… member body.
A)
10
B)
15
C)
20
D)
25

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 15

Note :

The United Nations Security Council is a 15 member body. Five veto-wielding permanent members of the council are the United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom and France.
Recently, five countries namely Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Albania, Ghana and Gabon have been selected for to join the U.N. Security Council. They replace another 5 members whose terms end and will start their terms on January 1.

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Published On : June 15, 2021
 Q .
The International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is organised by the International Union of Railways (UIC), based at which city?
A)
New York
B)
Geneva
C)
Rome
D)
Paris

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Paris

Note :

The International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness of level crossing safety.
The campaign has been spearheaded by the Paris- based International Union of Railways (UIC), an international rail transport industry body. The ILCAD campaign was established in 2009, by the European Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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Published On : June 14, 2021
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Who has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development?
A)
Arnoldo Lopez Echandi
B)
Maria Eugenia Casar
C)
Enrique Iglesias
D)
Rebeca Grynspan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rebeca Grynspan

Note : The U.N. General Assembly has approved the appointment of Costa Rican economist Rebeca Grynspan as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

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Published On : June 14, 2021
 Q .
The mobile app "Namaste Yoga", devoted to Yoga, has been launched by which Ministry?
A)
Ministry of AYUSH
B)
Ministry of Defence
C)
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
D)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of AYUSH

Note : A mobile application devoted to Yoga named as "Namaste Yoga", has been laucnhed by Ministry of AYUSH aimed to raise awareness about yoga and make it accessible for the larger community.

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Published On : June 14, 2021
 Q .
What is the interchange fee per transaction for financial transactions that banks can charge w.e.f August 1, 2021?
A)
Rs 15
B)
Rs 17
C)
Rs 20
D)
Rs 25

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 17

Note : The interchange fee is hiked from the existing INR 20 to INR 21 per transaction. The interchange fee for the ATM transactions for the Banks is increased from INR 15 to INR 17 for each financial transaction and for the non-financial transactions is increased from INR 5 to INR 6, which will be effective August 1, 2021.

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Published On : June 14, 2021
 Q .
Athletics Federation announces Indian Grand Prix 4 will be held on June 21 in which city?
A)
Mumbai
B)
Dehradun
C)
Patiala
D)
Bhubaneswar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Patiala

Note : Patiala to host Indian Grand Prix 4 Sumit Arora Published On June 12th, 2021 The Athletics Federation of India (AFI), announced that the Indian Grand Prix 4 will be held on June 21 at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala. The decision to host the domestic events was made to give Indian athletes the maximum chance to qualify for Tokyo.

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Published On : June 14, 2021