Current Affairs Quiz – June 18 & 19 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – June 18 & 19 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – June 18 & 19 2021. Read and Download daily, monthly Current Affairs Daily Digest 2021 for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, IBPS, SBI etc,. Download month wise Current affairs 2020 PDF and Current affairs quiz PDF .

1. The world’s third-largest diamond has been unearthed in which nation?
a) Botswana
b) Angola
c) Tanzania
d) South Africa

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Answer a) Botswana. Debswana Diamond Company on June 1, 2021, found the world’s third-largest diamond in the Jwaneng mine in Botswana, South Africa.

2. Which nation has topped the World Competitiveness Index 2021?
a) Sweden
b) Singapore
c) Denmark
d) Switzerland

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Answer d) Switzerland. Switzerland has been ranked first on the index, followed by Sweden at the second spot and Denmark at the third spot.

3. India has been ranked at which position on the World Competitiveness Index 2021?
a) 57th
b) 44th
c) 43rd
d) 34th

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Answer c) 43rd. India maintained its 43rd rank on the World Competitiveness Index 2021, compiled by the Institute for Management Development (IMD).

4. Kenneth Kaunda was which nation’s first President?
a) South Africa
b) Namibia
c) Zimbabwe
d) Zambia

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Answer d) Zambia. Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has passed away. He was 97.

5. Milkha Singh who is passed away at 91, is associated with___________.
a) Sports
b) Cinema
c) Wrestling
d) All the above

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Answer a) Sports. Track legend Milkha Singh passed away on June 18, 2021 due to post-COVID complications.He had tested positive for COVID-19 in May 2021. He was 91.

6. International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is observed on____________.
a) June 03
b) June 06
c) June 12
d) June 19

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Answer d) June 19. The day aims to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted their lives to and lost their lives in standing up for the eradication of these crimes.

7. National Reading Day is observed on____________.
a) June 03
b) June 06
c) June 12
d) June 19

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Answer d) June 19 . The Day is celebrated to honour the father of the ‘Library Movement in Kerala’, the late P.N. Panicker, whose death anniversary falls on June 19.

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