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Daily Current Affairs QandA: June 1, 2022

Daily Current Affairs QandA for UPSC

Miliposts Current Questions section aims to help all competitive exam hopefuls quickly review the current topics of the day. Current Affairs Q&A covers topics such as the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the 2022 Gallantry Awards, and the launch of the GSAT communication satellite.

Daily Current Affairs Q&A

1. How many teams will compete in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024?

a) 16

b) 18

c) 20

c) 24

2. How many military personnel received Kirti Chakra from the President on May 31, 2022?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 2

d) 1

3. When will ISRO launch the communication satellite GSAT-24?

a) June 10

b) June 15

c) June 22

d) July 1

4. Which country has refused the shipment of wheat from India?

a) Israel

b) US

c) Turkey

d) Hungary

5. When is World Milk Day celebrated?

a) May 29

b) May 30

c) May 31

d) June 1

6. Israel has signed its first free trade agreement with which Arab country?

a) Qatar

b) the United Arab Emirates

c) Saudi Arabia

d) Oman

7. Which team won the bronze medal in the men’s event at the 2022 Hockey Asia Cup?

a) Japan

b) Indonesian

c) Malaysia

d) India

 

Answer

1. (c) 20

A record 20 teams in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 will be held in the United States and the West Indies. The road to the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 will start in June with the first qualifying events in Europe.

2. (d) 1

The President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, awarded a Kirti Chakra (posthumously) and 14 Shaurya Chakras, including eight, to Armed Forces personnel posthumously at the Defense Decoration Ceremony 2022 (Phase II) held in Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 31, 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh were present on occasion.

3. (c) June 22

India’s communications satellite GSAT-24 is scheduled to launch on June 22, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) confirmed in its mission statement on May 31, 2022. The satellite will be launched in a Ariane-V rocket by Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana.

4. (c) Turkey

Turkey has denied permission to Indian wheat shipments over phytosanitary concerns about wheat exports. The latest move by Turkish officials prompted a ship to begin its return journey on May 29, 2022.

5. (d) June 1

World Milk Day is celebrated every year on June 1 to recognize milk as a portion of global food and to celebrate the dairy industry. World Milk Day 2022 also highlights the importance of milk and its role in a healthy diet. Milk Day was adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and since then, World Milk Day has been celebrated with programs and campaigns that promote the benefits of milk and dairy products.

6. (b) the United Arab Emirates

Israel signed a free trade agreement with the United Arab Emirates, the first with an Arab country, based on the normalization of relations in 2020.

7. (d) India

The Indian men’s hockey team won the bronze medal at the 2022 Hockey Asia Cup by defeating Japan 1-0 in the third-place match. India’s Rajkumar Pal gave the team an early lead in the first quarter of the game, which he held until the end.

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