Current Affairs Quiz: June 1, 2019

Current Affairs 1 June 2019 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 31 May 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of May 31, 2019

  1. Recently,Cabinet decided to give monthly pension of how much to all small and marginal farmers across the country?
    A)Rs 3000
    B)Rs 2000
    C)Rs 5000
    D)Rs 6000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In its first meeting, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to give monthly pension of Rs 3,000 to all small and marginal farmers across the country, small traders, businessmen, and shopkeepers after they attain the age of 60 years.

  2. On the world environment day,the ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change launched which song on air pollution?
    A)Hawa Hawaein
    B)Hawa Anne de
    C)Hawa
    D)Halki Hawa
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    As the World Environment Day is approaching, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched a theme song ‘Hawa Aane De’ on air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital.

  3. Which IIT signed an MoU with ISRO to set up space technology Cell?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Guwahati
    D)IIT Bombay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati has signed an MoU with The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to set up an IITG-ISRO Space Technology Cell (STC) at the institute where Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated a new academic complex and research and development building.

  4. The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held in Which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held at the St Regis Mumbai saw the participation of 500 delegates representing financial institutions, regulators, market infrastructure experts, multinational corporations, and other industry professionals, to discuss the most pertinent issues concerning the nation’s financial market.

  5. The 10th National Science Film Festival of India will held in Which city in 2020?
    A)Shillong
    B)Agartala
    C)Chennai
    D)Kohima
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In an effort to raise awareness about science and environment through films, the 10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFI) will be organised in Tripura on January and February 2020.

  6. As per FICCI,India’s GDP will grow at how much percent in financial Year 2020?
    A)7.11%
    B)7.25%
    C)7.10%
    D)7.50%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The country’s median GDP is forecast at 7.10 percent for Financial Year 2020 and 7.20 percent for Financial Year 2021. The industry body FICCI’s economic outlook survey stated that the minimum and maximum growth estimate stood at 6.80 per 0cent and 7.3 percent for 2019-20.

  7. As per data released by Controller General of Accounts,what was fiscal deficit of India for 2018-19?
    A)3.45%
    B)3.76%
    C)3.98%
    D)3.39%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    As per the data released by Controller General of Accounts (CGA), India met its fiscal deficit target for 2018-19, which came in at 3.39 per cent of GDP, slightly lower than 3.4 per cent estimated in the revised estimates of the Budget, on the back of an increase in non-tax revenue and lower expenditure.

  8. As per data released by CSO,At how much percent economic growth rate will grow for the financial year 2018-19?
    A)6.6%
    B)6.8%
    C)5.8%
    D)6.9%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the economic growth rate for the financial year 2018-19 stood at a five-year low of 6.8 per cent.

  9. Who became the first foreign secretary to become External Affairs Minister?
    A)Narsingh Singh
    B)Ajit Doval
    C)Arun Jaitley
    D)S Jaishankar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former IFS officer S. Jaishankar created history as he became the first former Foreign Secretary to become External Affairs Minister.

  10. Who scripted history as the first ever woman pilot to be operational by day on Hawk jets?
    A)Taruna Gupta
    B)Swati Singh
    C)Varsha Mishra
    D)Mohana Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh, one of India’s first female fighter pilots, scripted history as the first ever woman pilot to become operational on Hawk advanced jet aircraft.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s World No Tobacco Day 2019?
    A)Tobacco and Lung Health
    B)Tobacco and Heart Disease
    C)Tobacco and Diseases
    D)Tobacco and Lungs Factor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, on 31st May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form.The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019 is on “tobacco and lung health.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of SWIFT?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)Netherlands
    D)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Pune
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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