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Current Affairs MCQs of 4th June 2021
Q.1 Which nation’s largest naval ship, The Kharg, sank after catching fire on June 2, 2021?
Q.2 NASA has announced plans to launch two new missions to which planet between 2028 and 2030?
Q.3 Recently RBI cancelled the license of Shivajirao Bhosale Sahakari Bank.It is based in which city?
Q.4 Recently which Indian IT company opened its first European innovation centre in Amsterdam?
Q.5 Rhich country hosts Copa America for the 2nd consecutive time?
Q.6 Who was appointed as chairman of Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation (IBDF)?
a. Vikramjit Sen
b. Priyank Tiwari
c. Rahul Tamrakar
d. Vykantesh Dhar Dwivedi
Q.7 Who assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff?
a. Ravneet Singh
b. Karambir Singh
c. Subodh Kumar
d. Vikram Sen
Q.8 Name the AI-based platform launched by Indian organisations to help in easy detection of COVID 19, with the help of Chest X-ray?
Q.9 Isaac Herzog, has recently been elected as the new President of which country?
Q.10 Which company has acquired trademarks and patient license for AstraZeneca’s Dapagliflozin?
b. Sun Pharma
c. Reckitt Benkiser
Q.1 c) Iran’s largest navy ship, known as The Kharg, sank after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman early on June 2, 2021. According to Iranian media, the fire broke out at around 2.25 am during a training mission when the ship was near the port of Jask, which is a major shipping lane. No casualties were reported as the entire crew of the ship was able to escape the wreck in time.
Q.4 d) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will bring universities, businesses, startups and government together at its latest innovation hub in Amsterdam to help use digital technology to solve sustainability challenges.
Q.5 a) In football, Brazil will host Copa America for the second consecutive time after Colombia and Argentina were stripped of hosting rights for the tournament.
Q.7 a) Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff. Vice Admiral Singh was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01st of July 1983 and specialized in Aviation.
Q.8 a) A new AI-driven platform called ‘XraySetu’ has been developed to help in early detection of COVID 19, with the help of Chest X-ray. The solution will be beneficial for early detection especially in rural areas, where RT-PCR tests and CT-Scans are not easily available. XraySetu will operate through WhatsApp. It will identify COVID positive patients even from low-resolution Chest X-Ray images sent over Whatsapp- based Chatbot.
Q.10 b) Sun Pharma has acquired trademarks and patient license for AstraZeneca’s Dapagliflozin. The drug is used in the treatment of Diabetes.