Current Affairs Quiz: 25 June 2021
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as discovery of new early human, first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine among others.
25 June 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as discovery of new early human, first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine among others.
1. Which year did an incumbent Indian President last travel by train?
2. A new early human has been discovered at a cement site in which nation?
d) South Africa
3. Who has become the first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open era?
a) Wu Di
b) Zhang Ze
c) Li Zhe
d) Zhang Zhizhen
4. When is Wimbledon scheduled to begin this year?
a) July 31st
b) August 8th
c) June 28th
d) September 11th
5. When is International Day of the Seafarer 2021 observed?
a) June 25th
b) June 26th
c) June 27th
d) June 28th
6. Which state government will launch Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on June 30?
d) Uttar Pradesh
7. Which nation has approved the world’s biggest free trade agreement involving China, ASEAN?
1. (a) 2006
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, will travel to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh this evening for a five-day visit to the state. This will be the first time in 15 years that an incumbent Indian President takes a train route to reach his destination. The last time an incumbent President travelled by train was when Dr APJ Abdul Kalam boarded a special train from Delhi to Dehradun in 2006 to attend a passing out parade of cadets at the Indian Military Academy.
2. (c) Israel
Israeli researchers informed on June 24, 2021, that they have found bones belonging to a ‘new type of early human’ who was previously unknown to science. The latest discovery has shed new light on the course of human evolution.
3. (d) Zhang Zhizhen
Zhang Zhizhen has become the first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open era after he beat Argentina's Francisco Cerundolo 6-0 6-3 6-7(4) 7-6(6) in the qualifiers on June 24, 2021. Overall, the world No. 178 is the only fourth Chinese man to play singles in the main draw of a Grand Slam since the Open era began in 1968.
4. (c) June 28th
Wimbledon is scheduled to start from June 28, 2021 in London, United Kingdom. Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam event that had to be cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will return in its usual slot this year.
5. (a) June 25th
The International Day of the Seafarer is observed every year on June 25th to recognise the invaluable contribution of seafarers towards international trade and the economy at large. This year, the day was observed as an opportunity to express gratitude to seafarers who were on the frontline amid the COVID-19 pandemic facing difficulties around port access, re-supply, repatriation and crew changeovers.
6. (c) Odisha
The Odisha Government announced that it will launch Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) under the universal vaccination programme on June 30, 2021.
7. (d) Japan
Japan on June 25, 2021, ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which is a free trade agreement between Australia, China, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).