Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 28 June to 4 July 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Get ready to test your general knowledge with this current affairs quiz. If you are preparing for a competitive exams, you must brush up your current affairs general knowledge, this short quiz will help you do that. Let’s start…

Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers

Question 1: Which telescope of NASA has received two-year mission extension?

Answer 1: Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) of NASA has received extension for two more years. It will continue for another two years finding the comets, asteroids and objects that could be hazardous to the planet Earth.

Question 2: For upto how many years the Union Government has extended superannuation age of IPO-bound LIC Chairman?

Answer 2: TheSuperannuation age of IPO-bound LIC Chairman has been extended by amending Life Insurance Corporation of India (Staff) Regulations, 1960 to upto 62 years. The rule with new changes to be called as “Life Insurance Corporation of India (Staff) Amendment Rules, 2021.

Question 3: Which airfield in Afghanistan has been left by United States military after nearly two decades?

Answer 3: Afghanistan’s Bagram airfield has been left by US military nearly after a decade, this was an epicenter of US ‘war on terror’ in Afghanistan after the 9/11 terror attacks. After almost a decade the Bagram airfield has been handed over to Afghan National Security and Defense Force.

Question 4: Which kick boxing federation in India has recently received the Government recognition?

Answer 4: Sports Ministry has decided to recognize WAKO India Kickboxing Federation as a National Sports Federation (NSF) for developing and promoting sports in India.

Question 5: Who has been awarded 2020 Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar?

Answer 5: Odia poet, Dr Rajendra Kishore Panda, has been honoured with Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar 2020.

Question 6: What is the name of Flipkart’s new app for online business?

Answer 6: Flipkart has recently launched ‘Shopsy’ app for online business. The app is launched to help individuals in starting their online businesses without any investment.

Question 7: National Doctors’ Day is observed every year on which date?

Answer 7: The National Doctors’ Day is observed every year on June 1 by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). The day is observed to honour the birth and death anniversary a great physician Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, who was also the second chief minister of West Bengal.

Here are some books to improve your GK

  • General Knowledge 2021 by Arihant Publications
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge [GK] English 2021-22
  • Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2021 | For UPSC, State Civil Services, Bank PO, SBI, SSC & other competitive exams
  • General Knowledge 2021 Based on NCERT Pattern by Dhankar Publications

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