Current Affairs Quiz 27
1.Which international body has asked Myanmar to ensure safe return of Rohingyas?
Explanation: The UNHRC also urged the Myanmar government to lift the internet shutdown in Rakhine state. The council has called upon the Myanmar government to provide media, independent observers and diplomatic corps full access to the country.
2.The world’s first yoga university outside India has been launched in which country?
Explanation: The world’s first yoga university outside India has been launched in Los Angeles, United States as a part of the 6th International Yoga Day commemorations. The Vivekananda Yoga University (VaYU) will offer programmes that combine scientific principles and modern research approaches to the ancient Indian practice of yoga.
3.Which state has filed a petition against Baba Ramdev for conducting Coronil clinical trial without seeking permission?
Explanation: Rajasthan Government has decided to file a case against Baba Ramdev for conducting a clinical trial of Coronil medicine on coronavirus patients without permission from the government. The state government stated that it is a fraud and not a trial.
4.World Karate Federation has provisionally de-recognised which nation’s Karate association?
Explanation: The World Karate Federation has provisionally de-recognised the Karate Association of India with immediate effect for violating the world body’s statutes during its 2019 elections.
5.India has pledged how much amount to UNRWA for next two years?
a)USD 10 million
b)USD 15 million
c)USD 5 million
d)USD 7 million
Answer: a)USD 10 million
Explanation: India has pledged USD 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) over the coming two years. The additional funding is over and above USD 5 million contributions announced for this year.
6.Which state government has planned to launch Indira Rasoi Yojana?
Explanation: Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot announced on June 24 that the state government has been planning to launch Indira Rasoi Yojana (Indira Kitchen Scheme) to fulfill the government’s resolution of ‘No one Sleeps Hungry’.
7.The centre has allocated how much amount for the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund?
a)Rs 15000 crore
b)Rs 10000 crore
c)Rs 20000 crore
d)Rs 8000 crore
Answer: a)Rs 15000 crore
Explanation: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved setting up of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) worth Rs 15000 crore. The fund is a part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package that was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam to revive economic growth.
8.Which country recently decided to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty?
Explanation: The People’s Republic of China has decided to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty which is a global pact to regulate arms sales in the world. While announcing the news, the Chinese government mentioned that it has been committed to efforts to enhance peace and stability in the world.