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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 June 2022

Question 1

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is celebrated every year on 15 June. In which year did the United Nations General Assembly officially recognised the day?

Question 2

Central Water Commission organised a National Workshop on Dam Safety Act. When did the Dam Safety Act 2021 came into force?

Question 3

Which State of India has maximum number of dams?

Question 4

Hirakud, the longest dam in the world, is built on which river?

Question 5

“The printing of this newspaper started on 1 July 1822 by Shri Fardunjee Marzbanji. It started as a weekly, but later on became a daily newspaper. It is published in Gujarati and English. PM Modi recently participated in the 200th anniversary celebration of this newspaper.”

Which of the following newspapers is described in the above given passage?

Question 6

Lake Sawa, known as “Pearl of the South”, is located in-

Question 7

In which of the following countries is APEDA organising a 8-day long mango festival?

Question 8

Which country hosted Special ASEAN-India Foreign Minister’s Meeting for the first time on 16th June 2022?

Question 9

Competition Commission of India has recently given approval to the acquisition of how much shareholding in Air Asia India by Air India?

Question 10

Consider the following statements about the recently released Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS).

1. It shows that the unemployment rate, as per usual status, declined from 4.8% in 2019-20 to 4%.

2. The unemployment rate in 2020-21 PLFS is the lowest since the first PLFS.

3. Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) was the highest in four years at 39.3% in 2020-21

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 11

Nearly 100 people have been killed in tribal conflicts in which region of Sudan in June 2022?

Question 12

Which of the following statements is correct regarding the newly released SIPRI Yearbook 2022?

1. Although the total number of nuclear weapons decreased marginally between January 2021 and January 2022, it is expected to rise during the next decade.

2. Russia and USA are the highest nuclear weapon possessor countries in terms of total inventory.

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Question 13

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the MoU signed between India and Australia?

1. The MoU was signed for Technical Cooperation for the Australia-India Environment Security Initiative.

2. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed in March 2022.

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Question 14

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Bharat Gaurav Train?

1. First service of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav Train began its journey from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi.

2. In November 2021, Indian Railways launched the operation of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav train.

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