Jun 22, 2024

6th June 2024 Daily Current Affairs

1. Recently, NASA collaborated with which space agency to develop a standardized time system for the moon?

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

Correct Answer: B [ESA]

Notes:
NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are collaborating to create a standardized lunar time system for the Artemis program, which aims to return humans to the moon. This initiative addresses the need for unified timekeeping to coordinate international and private lunar missions. With upcoming missions from China, India, and private companies, a common lunar time system is essential for successful operation and coordination.

2. Which space organization recently developed Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software named ‘PraVaHa’?

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

Correct Answer: A [ISRO]

Notes:
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) developed PraVaHa, a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software, at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. Parallel RANS Solver for Aerospace Vehicle Aero-thermo-dynamic Analysis (PraVaHa) simulates airflow for launch vehicles, crucial for designing their shape, structure, and thermal protection systems. It is used in the Gaganyaan program for analyzing human-rated launch vehicles. Currently, it simulates airflow for perfect and real gas conditions, with ongoing validations for chemical reactions in scramjet vehicles.

3. Department of Higher Education recently signed an MoU with which organization for creating the Digital Library Platform, Rashtriya e-Pustakalaya?

[A] Central Board of Secondary Education
[B] National Book Trust
[C] National Library Association
[D] Ministry of Culture

Correct Answer: B [National Book Trust]

Notes:
The Department of School Education and the National Book Trust signed an MoU in New Delhi to create the Rashtriya e-Pustakalaya, a 24/7 Digital Library Platform. Secretary K. Sanjay Murthy highlighted its potential to enhance book accessibility and address library reach issues in many states. He anticipates that in 2-3 years, the platform will feature over 10,000 books in more than 100 languages.

4. Recently, where was the U.S.-led Indo Pacific Economic Framework ministerial meeting held?

[A] Vietnam
[B] Mexico
[C] Singapore
[D] Malaysia

Correct Answer: C [Singapore]

Notes:
The US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is convening a ministerial meeting in Singapore. The gathering includes major firms participating in a “Clean Economy” investor forum aimed at enhancing infrastructure and climate investments across the region.

5. Recently, Halla Tomasdottir has been elected as the President of which country?

[A] Iceland
[B] Ireland
[C] Italy
[D] Greece

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Correct Answer: A [Iceland]

Notes:
Halla Tomasdottir has been elected as Iceland’s seventh President and will take office on 1 August 2024, succeeding Guana Johannesson. The presidential election, held on 1 June 2024, saw Tomasdottir win with 34.3% of the votes, defeating former Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir (25.2%). Iceland’s president serves a largely ceremonial role in its parliamentary democracy, with real executive power held by the Prime Minister.

 

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