Jun 12, 2024

1st June 2024 Daily Current Affairs

1. RudraM-II- air-to-surface missile, recently seen in news, is developed by which organization?

[A] DRDO
[B] ISRO
[C] JAXA
[D] ESA

Correct Answer: A [DRDO]

Notes:
The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the RudraM-II air-to-surface missile from a Su-30 MK-I aircraft off Odisha’s coast. The test met all objectives, validating its propulsion, control, and guidance systems. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh praised the achievement. The RudraM-II, a solid-propelled missile, enhances the Armed Forces’ capabilities, utilizing advanced DRDO technologies.

2. Recently, FICCI organized ‘Cold Chain and Logistics Summit’ at which place?

[A] Hyderabad
[B] New Delhi

[C] Chennai

[D] Bengaluru

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Correct Answer: B [New Delhi]

Notes:
The FICCI organized Cold Chain and Logistics Summit in New Delhi to promote collaboration and innovation in India’s perishable goods industry. Dr. Surendra Ahirwar of the Ministry of Commerce highlighted the importance of redefining logistics for various sectors, including pharma, food, oil, and flowers. Over 250 delegates from diverse industries are participating, aiming to develop an integrated, sustainable, and efficient cold chain ecosystem.

3. Recently, which Indian space startup successfully launched Agnibaan’s sub-orbital rocket?

[A] Astrogate Labs
[B] Bellatrix Aerospace
[C] Dhruva Space
[D] Agnikul cosmos

Correct Answer: D [Agnikul cosmos]

Notes:
Indian space startup Agnikul Cosmos successfully launched its first sub-orbital test vehicle, Agnibaan SOrTeD, powered by the world’s first single-piece 3D-printed rocket engine. This milestone, achieved after four previous launch attempts, marks the second private startup launch in India and the first from a private launchpad at Sriharikota. Dr. Pawan Goenka hailed the launch as a historic moment for India’s space sector.

[A] Ministry of Defence
[B] Ministry of Education
[C] Ministry of Home Affairs
[D] Ministry of Agriculture

Correct Answer: B [Ministry of Education]

Notes:
(Shri Sanjay Kumar, Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education inaugurated the “Summer Fiesta 2024” at National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi. The month-long camp, from May 29 to June 28, offers over 30 activities for children aged 5-16. Emphasizing the importance of extracurricular activities, Kumar encouraged curiosity and exploration. Workshops include Odissi dance, Yoga, Calligraphy, and Music, providing diverse opportunities for skill development.

5. What is ‘K-9 Vajra’, recently seen in news?

[A] Self-propelled artillery system
[B] Nuclear ballistic submarine
[C] 3D printed semi-cryogenic engine
[D] Asteroid

Correct Answer: A [Self-propelled artillery system]

Notes:
Several key ‘Made in India’ defense projects await final approval post-elections, including more K-9 Vajra self-propelled howitzers. The K-9 Vajra, built by Larsen & Toubro with technology from South Korea’s Hanwha Défense, is a 155 mm, 52-caliber self-propelled artillery system. It can fire various shells, has all-welded steel armor, and strikes targets up to 50 km away with a burst rate of three rounds per 15 seconds.

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