Current Affairs Today : 5 June, 2024 | MCQs

Current Affairs Questions for Today – 05 June 2024 

1. When is World Environment Day celebrated?
(a) 4 June
(b) 7 June
(c) 5 June
(d) 9 June
Answer :(c) 5 June

  • World Environment Day:- The United Nations General Assembly had announced to celebrate 5 June as World Environment Day during the first environmental conference in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden in 1972. The first World Environment Day was celebrated in 1973. Saudi Arabia is the host country of World Environment Day in the year 2024.
    Theme of World Environment Day 2024 – Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience”

2. Vijaya Bharti Sayani has been appointed as the acting chairperson of which commission? (a) National Human Rights Commission
(b) Ministry of Child Protection Commission
(c) National Human Rights Commission
(d) National Backward Classes Commission

Answer :(c) National Human Rights Commission
Vijaya Bharti Sayani has been appointed as the Acting Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission
Vijaya Bharti Sayani has been appointed in place of former Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission Arun Kumar Mishra
Arun Kumar Mishra was appointed as the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission in June 2021, whose term ended on 2 June 2024

3. Where is the headquarters of World Athletics?
(a) Peru, kenya
(b) Stockholm, Sweden
(c) Washington DC, America
(d) Geneva
Answer :(b) Stockholm, Sweden
Recently World Athletics announced the World Athletics Ultimate Championship, the first edition of the World Athletics Ultimate Championship will be held in Hungary in 2026

This championship will include 8 to 16 top ranked athletes in the world in each sport played, who will be selected mainly on the basis of world ranking.
In which gold medal winners will get $ 150,000, this is the biggest prize money ever.

Who has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee title?
Indian-American student Bruhat Soma has won this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee title. Scripps National Spelling Bee is a national spelling competition held annually in the United States. Students up to 8th grade participate in it.

4. Who participated on behalf of India in AI FOR GOOD GLOBAL SUMMIT – 2024?
(a) Niraj Sharma
(b) Neeraj Verma
(c) Niraj Chopra
(d) none

Answer :(b) Neeraj Verma
Recently AI FOR GOOD GLOBAL SUMMIT – 2024 was organized in Geneva, Switzerland. Neeraj Verma participated on behalf of India in AI FOR GOOD GLOBAL SUMMIT – 2024

5. Who has been elected as the new President of Iceland?
Answer – Halla Tomasdottir has been declared the winner in the 2024 presidential election in Iceland. Tomasdottir will be the second female president of Iceland after Vigdis Finnbogadottir. Finnbogadottir was the President of Iceland till 1992

7. World Athletics on Monday announced a new global championship, which will start from the year 2026. The prize money of this championship is 10 million dollars (about 83 crores rupees). This is the highest in the history of athletics. The gold medalist will get one lakh 50 thousand dollars (about 1.2 crores rupees). World champions, Olympic champions, Diamond League winners etc. will participate in this World Athletics Ultimate Championship.

8. How many women have reached the MP in Lok Sabha elections 2024?

Answer: (b)76

The number of women candidates in Lok Sabha elections-2024 is the highest in history. This time 76 women have reached the Parliament by winning. This time 797 (9.6%) women contested. In 2019, there were 716 (9%) women candidates. At the same time, in the 2014 elections, only 640 (8%) women candidates got a chance to contest the elections.

9. How many women voted in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections 2024?
(a) 30cr
(b) 29.5 Cr
(c) 31.1 Cr
(d) None
Answer :(c) 31.1 Cr

10. In which state has the BJP government won all the seats in the Lok Sabha elections 2024?
(a) Odisha
(b) Manipur
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra

Answer :(c) Madhya Pradesh
11. ” Phenome India’ Project” This project was run in _____ states of India?
(a) 17
(b) 28
(c) 10
(d) 15

Answer :(a) 17
‘Phenome India’ Project’ is being run by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Indian Research Institute, the aim of the project is to develop models for the prediction of cardio-metabolic diseases including diabetes, liver disease and heart diseases.

12. ICC has announced a prize money of $ 11.25 million (about Rs 93 crore 51 lakh) for the T20 World Cup 2024. 13. Recently, India’s first female ambassador to the United Nations, Ruchira Kamboj, retired. Ruchira Kamboj took over as India’s Permanent Representative on August 2, 2022.

14. Taiwan Athletics Open 2024 was organized at Taipei Municipal Stadium in Taiwan. Indian athletics won 7 medals including 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze.


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