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Current Affairs MCQs of 11th June 2021
Q.1 Which nation has become the first country to make Bitcoin legal tender?
b. El Salvador
Q.2 Which city was declared as the most liveable city in the world in the 2021 EIU Global Liveability Ranking?
Q.3 When is World Day Against Child Labour?
a. June 12th
b. June 13th
c. June 14th
d. June 15th
Q.4 Who has been elected as the President of the UN General Assembly?
a. Bah Ndaw
b. George Bush
c. Abdullah Shahid
d. Barack Obama
Q.5 Who won the PEN Pinter Prize 2021?
a. Tsitsi Dangarembga
b. Shashi Tharoor
c. Arindam Chaudhary
d. Cal Newport
Q.6 PM Modi has launched three E 100 ethanol dispensing stations under a pilot project in which city?
d. New Delhi
Q.7 Who has won the prestigious 2021 Nature TTL Photography Awards?
a. Thomas Vijayan
b. Auditya Venkatesh
c. Sudhir Shivaram
d. Murad Osmann
Q.8 Which state government provides free coaching to civil services and professional courses to underprivileged students through Chief Minister Anuprati Coaching
Q.9 Which nation’s railways is working to become the world’s largest green railway network?
Q.10 Q.NITI Aayog has recommended the names of which bank for privatization in 2021-22?
a. Indian Overseas Bank and Punjab
b. Central Bank of India and Indian
National Bank Overseas Bank
c. Bank of India and Canara Bank
d. Canara Bank and Bank of Maharashtra
Q.1 b) El Salvador on June 9, 2021, became the first country in the world to grant legal tender status to Bitcoin. The El Salvador Congress approved the bill to make Bitcoin a legal tender in the country. Bitcoin is the world’s largest cryptocurrency.
Q.2 a) Auckland was declared as the most liveable city in the world on the 2021 edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) annual Global Liveability Ranking. Adequate measures by New Zealand at containing the COVID-19 pandemic allowed its cities like Auckland and Wellington to re-open and enjoy a lifestyle similar to pre-pandemic life, Dutt added.
Q.4 c) Abdullah Shahid has been elected as the president of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He got elected with 143 votes out of 191 votes. He is currently serving as the Foreign Minister of Maldives.
Q.5 a) Tsitsi Dangarembga of Zimbabwe won the PEN Pinter Prize 2021. She was conferred with the award for her ability to capture and communicate vital truths.
Q.6 a) The Pilot Project of E 100 ethanol dispensing stations has been launched by PM Modi at three locations in Pune. On the occasion of World Environment Day.
Q.8 c) Rajasthan has launched Chief Minister(CM) Anuprati Coaching Scheme to help underprivileged students who prepare for entrance examinations to civil services and professional courses.
Q.10 b) Government think-tank NITI Aayog has recommended the names of Central Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) for privatization in the current fiscal (2021-22), as part of the disinvestment process announced in the Union Budget 2021-22.