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Current Affairs MCQs of 2st June 2021
Q.1 WHO has given what names to the COVID-19 variants first found in India?
a. Kappa and Delta
b. Alpha and Beta
c. Beta and Gamma
d. Zeta and Theta
Q.2 Who is the author of the book “LANGUAGES OF TRUTH: Essays 2003-2020″?
a. V.S. Naipaul
b. Salman Rushdie
c. Arundhati Roy
d. Kiran Desai
Q.3 India Energy Outlook 2021 report is released by
a. The Energy and Resources Institute
b. International Renewable Energy Agency
c Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
d. International Energy Agency
Q.4 On which day “World Milk Day” was observed recently?
a. 31 May
b. 30 May
c. 1 June
d. 2 june
Q.5 Recently, which Indian has been honored by the ‘World Health Organization’ (WHO) for his special contribution in the field of tobacco control?
a. Dr. Harshvardhan
b. S Jaishankar
b. Rajnath Singh
c. None of these
Q.6 Recently, which company has launched the world’s first “Nano Urea” for farmers?
d. None of these
Q.7 Who will head the Emergency Management Plan Group and the ten-member panel on Vaccination constituted by the government?
a. Vimal Singh
b. Rajesh Bhushan
c. VK Paul
d. Amitabh Kant
Q.8 Who has been appointed to head the world’s largest museum Louvre?
a. Lee Weing
b. Martin Roper
c. Jean-Luc Martinez
d. Laurence des Cars
Q.9 Which nation will host the suspended 14th IPL edition?
a. South Africa
b. Saudi Arabia
d. Sri Lanka
Q.10 Recently which state government switched Liquor Policy from Prohibition to Restriction?
b. Andhra Pradesh
Q.1 a) The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variants that were first identified in India, have been named as ‘Kappa’ and ‘Delta’ respectively by the World Health Organisation. The naming has been done to simplify the public discussion about the variants.
Q.5 a) Dr Harsh Vardhan is currently the Union Health Minister
WHO: World Health Organization
Established: 7 April 1948
HQ: Geneva Switzerland
President: Tedros Adhanom
Q.6 b) IFFCO: Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited
Established: 03 November 1967
HQ: New Delhi
Chairman: B.S. Nakai
Q.7 c) VK Paul will head the Emergency Management Plan Group. Centre has reconstituted the six Empowered Groups into ten groups to tackle the COVID situation in the country.
Q.8 d) The French presidency has appointed Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, to head the world’s largest museum
Q.10 b) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy announced a major shift in his government’s liquor policy, moving away from prohibition (nishedham) to restriction (niyantrana). The state will implement restrictions on liquor in a phased manner to protect the families from the evil.