Current Affairs of JUNE 2022
Current Affairs of JUNE 20221 - ‘Operation Sankalp’, which was seen in the news, is associated with which armed force?
(A) Indian Army
(B) Indian Navy
(C) Indian Air Force
(D) Indian Coast Guard
2 - Which state has announced to conduct a ‘Migration Survey’ to expand the data bank of expatriates?
3 - Which institution has won UNESCO’s recognition for use of Information And Communication Technology in Education?
(A) Central Institute of Educational Technology
(B) Central Board of Secondary Education
(C) University Grants Commission
(D) All India Council for Technical Education
4 - Shinde Sambhaji Shiwaji, Ujjal Bhuyan, Amjad Ahtesham Sayed, who were seen in the news recently, are associated with which profession?
5 - Which Indian airport was named the ‘best regional airport in India and South Asia’ in Skytrax World Airport awards?
(A) Chennai International Airport
(B) Delhi International Airport
(C) Bengaluru International Airport
(D) Cochin International Airport
6 - ‘Gaia Mission’, which was found in the news recently, is associated with which space agency?
7 - Which country recently launched its most advanced aircraft carrier named ‘Fujian’?
(C) North Korea
8 - Which institution released a report titled ‘Payments Vision 2025’?
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) World Bank
9 - Which country proposed to organise a joint border operation named ‘Solidarity-2023’ for SCO member countries?
10 - Glischropus meghalayanus, which was recently discovered in Meghalaya, belongs to which species?
11 - Which institution/ department notifies cost inflation index (CII) every year?
(A) Reserve Bank of India
(B) Central Board of Direct Taxes
(C) National Statistical Office
(D) Department of Economic Affairs
12 - Which country has been recognized India as the country of the year” in Europe’s biggest start-up conference – Vivatech?
13 - Which country is the host of SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) Meeting in 2022?
14 - Which institution released the ‘2022 Global Trends Report’?
15 - Which is the venue of the Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022?
(A) New Delhi
(C) Gandhi Nagar
16 - Which organisation developed the nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile?
(D) Dassault Aviation
17 - Which institution offers the skill based bachelor degree programme for ‘Agniveers’?
(A) IIT Madras
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru University
18 - What is the rank of India in the World Competitiveness Index 2022?
19 - Which state has approved to set up ‘Pilibhit Tiger Protection Foundation’?
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh
20 - Which state is ranked first in Asia in Affordable Talent in Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER)?
(C) Tamil Nadu
21 - Which is the location of the BIMSTEC Technology Transfer Centre?
(A) New Delhi
22 - Which countries are the members of the recently formed ‘I2U2 Grouping’?
(A) India, Iraq, USA and UK
(B) India, Israel, USA and UK
(C) India, Israel, USA and UAE
(D) India, Iraq, USA and UAE
23 - As per recent notification, the 5G spectrum will be auctioned for how many years?
24 - Which country has announced to develop a ‘Way Finding Application’ for the United Nations (UN) buildings?
25 - Who chaired India’s ‘First National Conference of Chief Secretaries’ in 2022?
(A) Union Home Minister
(B) Prime Minister
(C) Union Finance Minister
(D) Union Defence Minister
26 - Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon is located in which Indian state/UT?
(B) Jammu and Kashmir
(C) Himachal Pradesh
27 - ‘Agnipath’ scheme which was launched recently, is associated with reforms in which field?
(C) Civil Service
(D) Tribal Welfare
28 - Which state/UT launched ‘Farmer Registration & Unified Beneficiary Information System’ (FRUITS) software?
29 - Which state has clinched the top position in the Khelo India Youth Games 2021?
(C) Andhra Pradesh
30 - As per the ‘Innovation Policy for Indian Railways’, what is the maximum limit of grant provided to innovators?
(A) Rs 10 lakh
(B) Rs 25 lakh
(C) Rs 50 lakhs
(D) Rs 1.5 Crore
31 - Which is the first country in the world to require that a warning be printed on every cigarette?
32 - What is the theme of the ‘World Day Against Child Labour 2022’?
(A) Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour
(B) Rehabilitation and Restoration
(C) Importance of Education
(D) Commitment to End Child Labour
33 - Which state/UT is the venue of the meeting of the Western Zonal Council in 2022?
(C) Daman & Diu
34 - Which state ranked the highest in national e-governance service delivery assessment (NeSDA), as per NeSDA report?
(A) Tamil Nadu
35 - Which Union Ministry launched the new draft national policy on persons with disabilities (PwD)?
(A) Ministry of Home Affairs
(B) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(C) Ministry of Law and Justice
(D) Ministry of Women and Child Development
36 - The ‘National Museum of Customs and GST’ was recently inaugurated in which state/UT?
(C) New Delhi
37 - What is the name of mascot of 44th Chess Olympiad to be hosted by Chennai in 2022?
38 - Which country has released the most detailed Geological map of the Moon so far?
39 - Which Indian state launched the ‘Suraksha-Mitra project’ vehicle monitoring system?
40 - Which country is the host of ‘Shangri-La Dialogue (Asia Security Summit)?
41 - Which city is the host of the ‘Summit of the Americas 2022’?
(A) New York
(B) Washigton D.C
(C) Los Angeles
42 - Which Union Ministry launched the ‘Green Open Access Rules 2022’?
(A) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
(B) Ministry of Power
(C) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
(D) Ministry of Science and Technology
43 - Which Indian personality has been named the season ambassador of British Council’s ‘India/UK Together 2022, a Season of Culture’?
(A) Virat Kohli
(B) A R Rahman
(C) Deepika Padukone
(D) Pa Ranjith
44 - Which is the world’s first accreditation body to have its office space in the metaverse?
(A) Medical Council of India (MCI)
(B) All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
(C) National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
(D) Quality Council of India (QCI)
45 - Which social media platform launched SMBSaathi Utsav to support small businesses?
46 - What is the GDP Growth projection for India in FY23, as per OECD’s recent report (June 2022)?
(A) 8.2 %
(B) 7.5 %
(C) 7.2 %
(D) 6.9 %
47 - Technology Development Fund (TDF) scheme is associated with which Union Ministry?
(A) Ministry of Science and Technology
(B) Ministry of Defence
(C) Ministry of Electronics and IT
(D) Ministry of MSME
48 - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved which category of banks to provide doorstep banking services?
(A) Local Area Banks
(B) Urban Cooperative banks
(C) Rural Cooperative Banks
(D) Payment Banks
49 - Union Cabinet has approved signing of MoU with which country in the field of biomedical tools and technologies?
50 - ‘Loktantra Ke Swar’ and ‘Republican Ethics’ are the selected speeches of which Indian personality?
(A) Narendra Modi
(B) Ramnath Kovind
(C) Venkaiah Naidu
(D) S Jaishankar
51 - Who is the first woman cricketer to appear in six World Cups?
(A) Jhulan Goswami
(B) Mithali Raj
(C) Charlotte Edwards
(D) Clare Taylor
52 - Which organisation created a Guinness World Record for the longest continuously laid lane of 75 kilometres?
(C) Indian Army
(D) L & T Construction
53 - What is the age limit for officers to be eligible for the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)?
54 - What is the new limit for auto-debit mandates done through cards and UPI (after June 2022)?
(A) Rs 5000
(B) Rs 10000
(C) Rs 15000
(D) Rs 20000
55 - What is the repo rate after the RBI’s June 2022 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting?
(A) 4.2 %
(B) 4.5 %
(C) 4.9 %
(D) 5.0 %
56 - ‘Baikho festival’ is predominantly celebrated in which Indian state?
(A) Uttar Pradesh
57 - Which country hosted the multinational peacekeeping exercise ‘Ex Khaan Quest 2022’?
58 - What is ‘Agni-4’, which was recently tested by India?
(A) Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile
(B) Next-generation corvette (NGC)
(C) Anti Submarine Missile
(D) Inter-continental Ballistic Missile
59 - Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the manufacture of Dornier aircraft and Su-30 MKI aero-engines by which institution?
60 - The ‘National Tribal Research Institute’ was inaugurated in which state/UT?
(B) New Delhi
(C) Madhya Pradesh
61 - ‘Ex SAMPRITI-X’ is a joint military training exercise between India and which country?
(A) Sri Lanka
62 - Which country launched the global initiative ‘Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE) Movement’?
63 - Who is the winner of the French Open 2022 Men’s single title?
(A) Novak Djokovic
(B) Rafael Nadal
(C) Casper Ruud
(D) Lucas Alcaraz
64 - Which country launched its manned mission to its Tiangong Space station?
(D) South Korea
65 - What is the name of the new national portal launched for credit-linked government schemes?
(A) PM Atmanirbhar Portal
(B) Jan Samarth Portal
(C) Jan Sandesh Portal
(D) Bharat Samarth Portal
66 - What is the new rate of interest ratified by the Government for the ‘employees’ provident fund (EPF) deposits for 2021-22’?
(A) 8. 7 %
(B) 8. 5 %
(C) 8. 1 %
(D) 7. 5 %
67 - Which state launched a special Health Care scheme called ‘Anchal’ for pregnant women?
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Himachal Pradesh
68 - What is the theme of the ‘World Environment Day 2022’?
(A) Invest in our Planet
(B) Only One Earth
(C) 50th Environment Day
(D) Live with the Nature
69 - Ministry of Tourism launched the ‘National strategy for sustainable tourism’ along with which organisation?
(C) World Bank
(D) World Economic Forum
70 - Which Union Ministry launched the “Scheme for Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas” (SHRESTHA) scheme?
(A) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(B) Ministry of Education
(C) Ministry of Women and Child Development
(D) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
71 - When is the ‘World Bicycle Day’ celebrated every year?
(A) June 1
(B) June 3
(C) June 5
(D) June 7
72 - India signed a ‘Vision statement for defence cooperation’ with which country?
73 - Which state/UT has launched faceless ‘Road Transport Offices’ (RTO)?
74 - Which country has recently voted to join the European Union’s Defence policy?
(D) Vatican City
75 - What is the name of the new model schools proposed by the Union Education Ministry?
(A) PM Model schools
(B) PM Shri schools
(C) Atmanirbhar schools
(D) Bharat Gaurav schools
76 - Which state/UT launched e-stamping facility after abolishing physical stamp papers of all denominations?
(A) New Delhi
77 - Which state/UT has developed a mobile application named “ACB 14400” for lodging complaints against corruption?
(C) Andhra Pradesh
78 - The Union Cabinet expanded the scope of Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to allow which entity to register as buyers?
(A) Post Offices
(B) Cooperative Societies
(C) Small Finance Banks
(D) Common Service Centres
79 - Which state has decided to conduct a caste-based census named ‘Jaati Aadharit Ganana’?
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Madhya Pradesh
80 - What is the name of the campaign launched to ensure complete Covid-19 vaccination (in June 2022)?
(A) Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0
(B) Atmanirbhar Vaccine campaign 2.0
(C) Pradhan Mantri Vaccine Campaign
(D) Garib Kalyan Vaccine Campaign 2.0
81 - What is the theme of the ‘World No Tobacco Day 2022’?
(A) Tobacco: A Threat to our Humanity
(B) Tobacco: A Threat to our Environment
(C) Tobacco: A Threat to Health
(D) Dangers of smoking
82 - Who has been appointed as the MD and CEO of NARCL (National Assets Reconstruction Company Ltd)?
(A) Urjit Patel
(B) Natarajan Sundar
(C) Ashwani Bhatia
(D) Nitin Chugh
83 - What is the fiscal deficit recorded in India for 2021-22 (in percentage of GDP)?
(A) 7.51 %
(B) 7.01 %
(C) 6.71 %
(D) 6.21 %
84 - What are the new annual premium rates of PMJJBY and PMSBY respectively, with effect from June 1, 2022?
(A) Rs 520 and Rs 40
(B) Rs 436 and Rs 20
(C) Rs 400 and Rs 40
(D) Rs 350 and Rs 30
85 - As per the recent NSO Update (June 2022), what is the GDP growth estimate of India in 2021-22?
(A) 8.5 per cent
(B) 8.7 per cent
(C) 8.9 per cent
(D) 9.2 per cent
86 - Which country has recently signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United Arab Emirates?
87 - Which state is the top sugar producer of India in 2021-22?
(A) Madhya Pradesh
88 - Which institution released the report titled ‘Tobacco: Poisoning Our Planet’?
(A) NITI Aayog
(B) World Health Organization
(D) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
89 - Which institution recently unveiled ‘Param Ananta’ Super Computer?
(A) IIT Guwahati
(B) NIT Tiruchirappalli
(C) IIT Gandhinagar
(D) IIT Madras
90 - The Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) has been extended till which year?