Current Affairs Quiz – June 17 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – June 17 2021

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1. ADB inked USD 484 million loan with GoI to upgrade road network in which Indian state?
a) Kerala
b) Karnataka
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Andhra Pradesh

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Answer c) Tamil Nadu. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $484 million loan, to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu.

2. Who is the new Chairman of Microsoft?
a) Nazir Shah
b) Satya Nadella
c) John Thompson
d) None of these

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Answer b) Satya Nadella. Microsoft Corp, named Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella as its new chairman. He took over as the software giant’s CEO in 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer.

3. Which state’s AI mission has launched ‘Revv Up”?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Sikkim
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Telangana

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Answer d) Telangana. Telangana government has launched the Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) powered by Nasscom and as part of the T-AIM, an accelerator programme called “Revv Up” has been launched to enable and empower AI startups.

4. World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed on____________.
a) June 11
b) June 14
c) June 15
d) June 17

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Answer d) June 17 . World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed on 17th June every year. The day is celebrated to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, and highlight methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought.

5. What is the theme for 2021 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought?
a) Restoration. Land. Recovery. We build back better with healthy land
b) Preventing desertification and recovering from drought.
c) Raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought
d) None of these

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Answer a) Restoration. Land. Recovery. We build back better with healthy land.

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