[Latest] Current Affairs June 14 2022
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1.As per the RBI Annual Report, what is the trend of total number of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICNs) in 2021-22, compared to previous year?
[C] Remained Same
[D] Not Calculated
Correct Answer: A [Increased]
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the RBI Annual Report 2021-22. As per the report, the total number of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICNs) of all denominations detected in the banking sector increased to 2,30,971 pieces. There was an increase of 16.4 per cent, 16.5 per cent, 11.7 per cent, 101.9 per cent and 54.6 per cent in the counterfeit notes detected in the denominations of Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 2,000, respectively. The total expenditure on security printing during 2021-2022 was ₹4,984.8 crore as against ₹4,012.1 crore in the previous year.
2.Which country has launched a new “Foreign debt payment system”?
[A] Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: B [Russia]
Russia has launched a new “Foreign debt payment system”, an arrangement similar to that used for payments for its gas supplies to pay its dollar-denominated foreign debts.
Russia will offer the holders of its Eurobond obligations to accept a payment system bypassing the Western financial infrastructure. Russia has not defaulted on its international debts since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution when the Soviet Union was created.
3.The Ministry of Defence signed a contract with which company for supply of ASTRA MK-I Air to Air Missile (AAM)?
Correct Answer: D [BDL]
The Ministry of Defence signed a contract with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for the supply of ASTRA MK-I Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Air to Air Missile (AAM).
The contract includes associated equipment for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy, along with the missile, at a cost of ₹ 2,971 crore under Buy (Indian-IDDM) category. ASTRA MK-I BVR AAM has been indigenously designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
4.What are the new annual premium rates of PMJJBY and PMSBY respectively, with effect from June 1, 2022?
[A] Rs 520 and Rs 40
[B] Rs 436 and Rs 20
[C] Rs 400 and Rs 40
[D] Rs 350 and Rs 30
Correct Answer: B [Rs 436 and Rs 20]
The government raised the premium for Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), to make them economically viable.
The premium rate of PMJJBY has been revised upward to Rs 1.25 per day, with an increase from Rs 330 to Rs 436 annually. The annual premium for PMSBY has been hiked from Rs 12 to Rs 20. The new premium rates are effective from June 1, 2022.
5.Who has been appointed as the MD and CEO of NARCL (National Assets Reconstruction Company Ltd)?
[A] Urjit Patel
[B] Natarajan Sundar
[C] Ashwani Bhatia
[D] Nitin Chugh
Correct Answer: B [Natarajan Sundar]
Former State Bank of India Deputy Managing Director Natarajan Sundar has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of NARCL (National Assets Reconstruction Company Ltd) as MD & CEO.
NARCL is the joint initiative of Public and Private Sector Banks, and is expected to takeover bad loans from banks and focus on resolution and recoveries. NARCL has shareholding from 15 Indian Banks and Canara Bank is the sponsor bank.
6.Which country was the top export destination for the country’s textiles and apparel shipments in 2021-22?
Correct Answer: B [USA]
India recorded its highest-ever textiles and apparel exports in the financial year 2021-22 at USD 44.4 billion.
The exports including handicrafts recorded an increase of 41 per cent over corresponding figures in FY21. USA was the top export destination for the country’s textiles and apparel shipments with 27 per cent share, followed by the European Union (18 %), Bangladesh (12 %) and UAE (6 %).
7.India signed the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) annual report with which country?
Correct Answer: C [Pakistan]
The 118th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) comprising Indus Commissioners of India and Pakistan was recently organised.
During the meeting, the annual report for the year ending on March 31, 2022, was finalised and signed. The next meeting of the PIC would be held in Pakistan. According to the of the Indus Waters Treaty, around 33-million-acre feet water of eastern rivers- Sutlej, Beas, and Ravi is allocated to India for unrestricted use annually, and about 135 MAF of western rivers-Indus, Jhelum, and Chenab to Pakistan.
8.Libreville is the capital of which city, recently visited by the Vice President of India?
Correct Answer: B [Gabon]
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu is on a visit to Gabon, Senegal, and Qatar, the first visit from India at the level of Vice President to the three countries.
Libreville is the capital of the Central- African country Gabon. The Vice President reiterated the commitment of the Government of India to be Gabon’s reliable partner. The bilateral trade between the countries reached USD 1.12 billion in 2021-22.
9.What is the ‘Global Mercy’ which was seen in the news recently?
[A] Non- Profit Organisation
[B] Civilian hospital ship
[C] Anti-satellite Missile
[D] Covid-19 Vaccine
Correct Answer: B [Civilian hospital ship]
The Global Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, made its debut in Africa in the port of Dakar, the capital city of Senegal.
It is scheduled to stay in Senegal for four weeks to train health professionals before returning in 2023 to provide surgical care for the poor. The giant ship measures 174 meters long and 28.6 meters wide and it comprises of 12 decks.
10.Frontier, the world’s fastest supercomputer, is developed in which country?
Correct Answer: A [USA]
‘Frontier’ became the world’s fastest supercomputer, according to the Top500 list of world’s most powerful supercomputers with Linmark benchmark score of 1.1 exaflops.
It is a supercomputer built using Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) architecture and equipped with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) processors. It surpassed Fugaku, Japan’s supercomputer jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu Ltd., which topped the supercomputer benchmarking index in 2020.