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A)
2nd June
B)
3rd June
C)
4th June
D)
5th June

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 5th June

Note : World Environment Day is observed globally on 5th June every year. This day is observed to raise awareness about protecting the environment and to remind people not to take nature granted. It is the biggest international day for the environment. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the nodal agency that organises and supports events across the world.

HISTORY : World Environment Day has its origin in 1972, at the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm. The conference began on June 5th and continued till June 16..

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Published On : June 5, 2022
A)
June 6th
B)
June 5th
C)
June 4th
D)
June 3rd

Correct Answer : Option (B) - June 5th

Note :

International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is organized every year on 5th June. The day is the opportunity to draw attention to the threats posed by IUU fishing activities to the sustainable use of fisheries resources as well as to ongoing efforts to fight these activities.
 
According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), IUU fishing activities are responsible for the loss of 11–26 million tonnes of fish each year, which is estimated to have an economic value of 10–23 billion USD. IUU fishing activities threatens sustainable management of our marine resources, a situation further exacerbated by overfishing..

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Published On : June 5, 2022
A)
Rajnish Kumar
B)
Dr GR Chintala
C)
Dinesh Kumar Khara
D)
Madhabi Puri Buch

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dr GR Chintala

Note :

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD), Chairman Dr GR Chintala launched "My Pad My Right programme", in Leh 01st June 2022.

* The programme launched by Nabard’s NabFoundation with machinery and materials of a cost of Seven and half Lakh rupees.

* Dr GR Chintala announced to sanction One more lakh to upgrade the machinery to make sanitary pads suitable to the demands of women of different age groups.  
 
* Speaking on the occasion, NABARD Chairman GR Chintala said,   efforts are on for economic empowerment of rural women through menstrual hygiene.
 
* He said, this will help women to participate in country’s economic development. 

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Published On : June 5, 2022
A)
National Health Authority
B)
National Highways Authority of India
C)
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research
D)
Defence Research and Development Organisation

Correct Answer : Option (A) - National Health Authority

Note :

The National Health Authority (NHA) on Friday(3rd June 2022) has announced the successful integration of National Telemedicine Service- eSanjeevani with its flagship scheme- Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).
 
The integration allows the existing users of e-Sanjeevani to easily create their Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) and use it to link and manage their existing health records like prescriptions and lab reports, etc.

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Published On : June 4, 2022
A)
Red Sea
B)
Tamil Nadu coast
C)
West Coast of Australia
D)
East Coast of Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (C) - West Coast of Australia

Note :

The world’s largest plant has recently been discovered off the West Coast of Australia: a seagrass 180 km in length.
 
But stretching across 150 km — which is about theA distance between Mumbai and Pune – is not even the only remarkable thing about the plant.
 
The ribbon weed, or Posidonia australis, has been discovered in Shark Bay by a group of researchers from Flinders University and The University of Western Australia.
 
These researchers have also found that the plant is 4,500 years old, is sterile, has double the number of chromosomes than other similar plants, and has managed to survive the volatile atmosphere of the shallow Shark Bay.
 
The ribbon weed covers an area of 20,000 hectares. The second largest plant, is the clonal colony of a quaking Aspen tree in Utah, which covers 43.6 hectares. The largest tree in India, the Great Banyan in Howrah’s Botanical Garden, covers 1.41 hectares..

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Published On : June 4, 2022
A)
CSIR
B)
ISRO
C)
DRDO
D)
National Cadet Corps

Correct Answer : Option (D) - National Cadet Corps

Note :

National Cadet Corps (NCC) has launched the latest phase of its nationwide flagship campaign ‘Puneet Sagar Abhiyan’ on 30 May 2022 and it will continue till 5th June 2022, the World Environment Day.
 
Puneet Sagar Abhiyan was launched by NCC to clean Sea Shores/Beaches and other water bodies including rivers & lakes, of plastic & other waste and increase awareness amongst the local population about importance of keeping the beaches and river fronts clean.

The purpose of the Abhiyan is to educate locals and sensitise them about ‘Swachh Bharat’.

About 74,000 cadets from 10 States and 4 Union Territories will participate in the campaign during this phase. The NCC cadets shall also be joined in by NCC Alumni, locals and tourists in several places across the country.

The waste collected during the campaign will be disposed of in an environment friendly manner in cooperation with Government/Private agencies.

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Published On : June 4, 2022
A)
Kerala
B)
Karnataka
C)
Telangana
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Tamil Nadu government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) for obtaining life certificate from pensioners through doorstep services of the Postal Department. 

IPPB would transfer it to the doorstep services at a cost of Rs 70 per digital life certificate. Almost most than 7.15 lakh State government pensioners/ family pensioners submit their life certificate during July, August and September every year..

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Published On : June 4, 2022
A)
Punjab
B)
Gujarat
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Uttar Padesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajasthan

Note :

In Rajasthan, a Special Health Care Abhiyan 'Anchal' has been launched in the Karauli district for pregnant women. More than 13 thousand women have benefited from this Abhiyan.
 
During the campaign, 13,144 pregnant women were tested for their hemoglobin levels, out of which 11,202 were found to be anemic. These women were advised to take the right medicine and necessary nutritious diet. They were also advised to keep themselves stress-free..

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Published On : June 4, 2022
A)
Infosys Projects
B)
Tata Projects
C)
Jio Projects
D)
Adani Projects

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tata Projects

Note :

Tata Projects will build the national capital region’s new airport at Jewar, after outbidding the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and Larsen & Toubro for the contract. While the deal size has not been disclosed, sources pegged it at over Rs 6,000 crore.
 
Tata Projects, the infrastructure and construction arm of the Tata group, will construct the terminal, runway, airside infrastructure, roads, utilities, landside facilities and other ancillary buildings at the Noida International Airport.
 
The company is learnt to have scored higher than the rival bidders under the quality and cost-based selection criteria..

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Published On : June 4, 2022
 Q .
With reference to the Scheme for residential education for students in High school in Targeted Areas (SHRESHTA), consider the following statements:
 
1. Students belonging to marginalized income group within the SC community, whose parental annual income is upto Rs.25 Lakh are eligible.
 
2. The students, belonging to Scheduled Castes, studying in class 8th and 10th in the current academic year are eligible for availing the benefits of scheme are selected through a transparent mechanism through a National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA (NETS).
 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A)
1 only
B)
2 only
C)
Both 1 and 2
D)
Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2 only

Note :

Union Minister of social Justice and empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar launched the Scheme “SHRESHTA”-Scheme for residential education for students in High school in Targeted Areas.

Virendra Kumar

The Scheme will be beneficial for SC students those who could not reach for higher quality education. It provides for high quality education for meritorious but poor SC students in CBSE-affiliated reputed residential schools across the country.

Approximately 3,000 seats are provided each year for admission in class 9th and 11th and the entire cost of the school fee and residential charges are borne by the Department.

The students, belonging to Scheduled Castes, studying in class 8th and 10th in the current academic year are eligible for availing the benefits of scheme are selected through a transparent mechanism through a National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA (NETS), which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission in class 9th and 11th.

Students belonging to marginalized income group within the SC community, whose parental annual income is upto Rs.2.5 Lakh are eligible.

Successful candidates, after following the e-counselling process, are given admission in the school of their choice anywhere in the Country for their academic persuasion.

The Department shall bear the total cost of the school fee and hostel charges till completion of their academic upto class 12th. There after the students of the scheme may avail benefits of other schemes of the Department for their higher education..

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Published On : June 4, 2022