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June 22, 2023 Current Affairs

1. In the latest Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2023, which company has emerged as India's most attractive employer brand?

A.    Amazon

B.    Tata Steel

C.    Tata Power Company

D.    Infosys

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In the dynamic landscape of employer branding, it is essential to identify the companies that stand out as the most attractive to job seekers and employees. The Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2023 has shed light on the top contenders for this prestigious title in India.

 



 



2. Which country is facing a 30% skill gap resulting in the inability to fill cybersecurity jobs?

A.    Indonesia

B.    India

C.    Iran

D.    Iraq

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the need for skilled professionals in the field of cybersecurity has become paramount. However, one country in particular is facing a significant challenge in filling these crucial roles.

 


 




3. Who has been appointed as a member of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) High-level Advisory Group on Digital Technology for Development?

A.    Manish Kumar

B.    Aalok Kumar

C.    Rajesh Malik

D.    Girish Patel

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the realm of digital technology for development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has made a significant move by appointing Aalok Kumar as a member of its High-level Advisory Group. This prestigious appointment, effective from May 1, 2023, highlights Aalok Kumar's expertise and the trust bestowed upon him by the ADB. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable appointment and its implications.

 



 



4. How many child adoption orders were issued across India after the Amended Juvenile Justice Act came into force?

A.    2,250

B.    2,365

C.    2,738

D.    2,376

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

The Amended Juvenile Justice Act, implemented in September 2022, brought significant changes to the landscape of child adoption in India.

 


 




5. At which IIT did NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam commission its first solar rooftop project?

A.    IIT Kanpur

B.    IIT Jodhpur

C.    IIT Bombay

D.    IIT Roorkee

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the quest for sustainable and renewable energy sources, solar power continues to shine as a promising solution. NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd (NVVN), a leading energy trading company, took a significant step towards this mission by commissioning its first solar rooftop project.

 


 




6. Which country in Central Europe recently legalized same-sex marriage, becoming the first in the region to do so?

A.    Estonia

B.    Germany

C.    Greece

D.    Denmark

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking move, Estonia has become the first country in Central Europe to legalize same-sex marriage. This progressive step marks a significant milestone in the region's journey towards equality and acceptance.

 


 




7. Which bank introduced four new deposit options catering to women, retirees, and co-ops?

A.    Union Bank of India

B.    Yes Bank

C.    State Bank of India

D.    HDFC Bank

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

Union Bank of India, one of the prominent players in the banking industry, has recently announced the launch of four new deposit options. These specialized accounts are specifically designed to cater to the unique needs and requirements of different segments of the population.

 



 



8. Who has been named as the Chairman of GIFT City Ltd?

A.    Hardik Patel

B.    Arun Goel

C.    Kunal Kapoor

D.    Hasmukh Adhia

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, popularly known as GIFT City, is a vibrant global financial and technology hub located in Gujarat, India. In recent news, an important announcement has been made regarding the leadership of GIFT City Ltd.



 



 

9. Which state/UT introduced the Cloud Kitchen Policy?

A.    New Delhi

B.    Haryana

C.    Kerala

D.    Karnataka

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In recent years, the concept of cloud kitchens has gained immense popularity in the food industry. These delivery-only establishments have revolutionized the way people enjoy their favorite meals. One state/UT that has taken a noteworthy step in supporting independent food outlets is New Delhi.

 


 




10. Who was awarded the Olympic Order by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)?

A.    Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus

B.    Pete Townshend

C.    Roger Daltrey

D.    Zak Starkey

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently honored an exceptional individual with the prestigious Olympic Order.

 


 




11. To which IIT did Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani donate ₹315 crores?

A.    IIT Kanpur

B.    IIT Madras

C.    IIT Delhi

D.    IIT Bombay

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

Nandan Nilekani, the celebrated co-founder and chairman of Infosys, recently made an awe-inspiring contribution of ₹315 crores to his alma mater, IIT Bombay. This remarkable act of generosity marked his 50-year association with the prestigious technology institute.

 


 




12. On which date is International Olympic Day celebrated?

A.    June 21

B.    June 22

C.    June 23

D.    June 24

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

On which date is International Olympic Day celebrated? The answer is Option (C) - June 23. This global celebration invites individuals from across the globe to engage in sports, promote health, and unite together with a common purpose.

 


 




13. In which city was a Mesolithic period rock painting discovered, depicting a person tilling a piece of land?

A.    Hyderabad

B.    Chennai

C.    Guntur

D.    Rakhigarhi

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In the vast realm of history, there are moments when discoveries unearth hidden treasures that shed light on ancient civilizations. One such remarkable finding is the Mesolithic period rock painting discovered in the captivating city of Guntur.

 


 




14. In which country has Catalin Predoiu been appointed as the Prime Minister?

A.    Poland

B.    Philippines

C.    Romania

D.    Belarus

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a recent political development, Catalin Predoiu has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Romania. This decision, made by the President of Romania through the signing of a decree, marks a significant change in the country's leadership.

 


 




15. Dimapur, the city where a Unity Mall with a budget of ₹145 crores is set to open, is located in which state?

A.    Assam

B.    Nagaland

C.    Sikkim

D.    Gujarat

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

Nestled in the northeastern part of India, Dimapur is a city that exudes charm, heritage, and a vibrant cultural tapestry. With its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and a promising future, Dimapur is on the brink of a new chapter with the upcoming Unity Mall.

 


 




16. Where was North India's first skin bank inaugurated?

A.    Noida

B.    New Delhi

C.    Ajmer

D.    Jaipur

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a significant leap towards medical advancements, North India witnessed a groundbreaking inauguration of its first-ever skin bank. This remarkable milestone took place at the prestigious Safdarjung Hospital, a prominent healthcare institution situated in the heart of New Delhi. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking development and its implications for the medical field.

 


 




17. Who has been appointed as a Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

A.    Aalok Kumar

B.    James Braid Taylor

C.    Swaminathan Janakiraman

D.    Manilal Balabhai Nanavati

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a recent development, the Government of India has appointed Swaminathan Janakiraman as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This significant appointment brings forth a new chapter in the leadership of one of the most influential financial institutions in India. Let's delve into the details of this appointment and explore the background of Swaminathan Janakiraman.

 



 



18. In which Indian city did the two-day G20 Labour Engagement Group meeting commence?

A.    New Delhi

B.    Gaya

C.    Darbhanga

D.    Patna

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The G20 Labour Engagement Group meeting, a significant gathering of global leaders, recently commenced in the vibrant city of Patna, Bihar. With the theme of 'one earth, one family, and one future,' this two-day event aims to foster international cooperation and address pressing labor-related issues.

 


 




19. What is the name of the Integrated Simulator Complex that was inaugurated for the Indian Navy?

A.    Dhruv

B.    Star

C.    Hershey

D.    Roadster

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

The Indian Navy's commitment to enhancing its training capabilities reached new heights with the recent inauguration of the state-of-the-art Integrated Simulator Complex named 'Dhruv.' This cutting-edge facility, unveiled by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, marks a significant milestone in the Navy's pursuit of excellence.

 


 




20. Which date is considered the longest day of the year?

A.    August 21

B.    March 22

C.    June 21

D.    July 21

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The summer solstice, a day that holds special significance in many cultures around the world, marks the longest day of the year.



 



 

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