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June 5, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which Asian country has recently joined the 'Centralised Laboratory Network (CLN)'?

A.   China

B.   India

C.   Philippines

D.   North Korea

Answer: Option (B)


In a significant development for global healthcare, India has recently become a part of the Centralised Laboratory Network (CLN), a collaborative effort aimed at testing vaccines during pandemics and epidemics. With this latest addition, the CLN now boasts 15 partner facilities in 13 countries, solidifying India's crucial role in international vaccine research and testing.


2. In which state was the 'Lavender Festival' inaugurated?

A.   Jammu & Kashmir

B.   West Bengal

C.   Tamil Nadu

D.   Maharashtra

Answer: Option (A)


The Lavender Festival, a captivating celebration of nature's beauty and aromatic wonders, found its inaugural home in the serene region of Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir.


3. How much penalty did RBI impose on Indian Overseas Bank for rule violations?

A.   1.5 crore

B.   1.9 Crore

C.   2.15 crore

D.   2.20 crore

Answer: Option (D)


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) plays a crucial role in ensuring the stability and integrity of India's banking system. One of its responsibilities is to enforce compliance with various rules and regulations. In a recent development, the RBI has imposed a monetary penalty on Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) for non-compliance. This blog post delves into the details of the penalty and its implications.


4. Which bank has appointed Debadatt Chand as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer?

A.   Reserve Bank of India

B.   State Bank of India

C.   Bank of Baroda

D.   HDFC Bank

Answer: Option (C)


Bank of Baroda, one of the leading banks in India, recently made an important decision by appointing Debadatt Chand as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. This strategic move aims to bring fresh leadership and steer the bank towards continued growth and success.


5. In which city is the Semicon India conference 2023 being held?

A.   New Delhi

B.   Kanpur

C.   Jaipur

D.   Shillong

Answer: Option (A)


The Semicon India Conference of Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain Ecosystem is an eagerly awaited event for industry professionals, innovators, and technology enthusiasts.


6. Which city hosted the 'India-EU Global Gateway Conference'?

A.   Guwahati

B.   Dehradun

C.   Shillong

D.   Jaipur

Answer: Option (C)


The India-EU Global Gateway Conference recently took place in the enchanting city of Shillong, captivating delegates from across the globe. This prestigious event aimed to foster connectivity and enhance infrastructure in the Indian subcontinent. With a focus on digital, energy, and transport, the conference paved the way for groundbreaking collaborations and discussions. Join us as we delve into the key highlights and outcomes of this momentous gathering.


7. What is the budget for the 'World's Largest Grain Storage Plan in the Cooperative Sector'?

A.   1 lakh crore

B.   1.2 lakh crore

C.   2 lakh crore

D.   3 lakh crore

Answer: Option (A)


 the budget for the 'World's Largest Grain Storage Plan in the Cooperative Sector' amounts to a staggering 1 lakh crore. This significant allocation signifies the government's recognition of the cooperative sector's pivotal role in ensuring food security and promoting economic growth. With this investment, the project aims to redefine storage capabilities, empowering the cooperative sector to meet the demands of India's growing population and agricultural needs.


8. On which date is World Environment Day celebrated?

A.   June 05

B.   June 04

C.   June 03

D.   June 02

Answer: Option (A)


World Environment Day is an important annual celebration that takes place on June 5th. This day serves as a global platform to raise awareness and promote action for the preservation of our planet.


9. When is the International Day for the fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing observed?

A.   June 04

B.   June 05

C.   June 06

D.   June 07

Answer: Option (B)


The International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing is an important annual observance that sheds light on the grave issue of IUU fishing.


10. Which state ranked first in terms of overall environmental performance?

A.   Assam

B.   Sikkim

C.   Odisha

D.   Telangana

Answer: Option (D)


In the race for the top spot in overall environmental performance, Telangana emerges as the leader. Its dedicated efforts in various areas, including pollution control, water management, and renewable energy, have set a remarkable example for other states to follow. As we continue to prioritize environmental sustainability, it is crucial for all states to learn from Telangana's success and collaborate towards a greener, more sustainable future.



11. Which country will host the world's largest conservation conference in 2025?

A.   USA

B.   United Kingdom

C.   Uganda

D.   United Arab Emirates

Answer: Option (D)


Conservation efforts play a crucial role in safeguarding our planet's biodiversity and natural resources. Every few years, a global event brings together experts, policymakers, and activists from around the world to discuss pressing environmental issues and strategies for a sustainable future. In 2025, the world's largest conservation conference, the World Conservation Congress (WCC), will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This milestone decision highlights the UAE's commitment to conservation and positions it as a global leader in environmental stewardship.



12. When is the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed annually?

A.   June 02

B.   June 03

C.   June 04

D.   June 05

Answer: Option (C)


The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is an important observance that takes place annually on June 4th. This day serves as a platform to raise awareness about the various forms of aggression and abuse that children around the world face.



13. Which profession did Sulochana Latkar, who passed away at 94, belong to?

A.   Actor

B.   Writer

C.   Singer

D.   Teacher

Answer: Option


Sulochana Latkar, a veteran actress who left an indelible mark in both Hindi and Marathi cinema, recently passed away at the age of 94. With a career spanning over several decades, she graced the silver screen with her remarkable talent and captivating performances.





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