Current Affairs Quiz: June 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country will provide 7 lakhs euros for railway station development in India?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)Japan
    D)China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) entered into a tripartite agreement with French National Railways (SNCF) and French Development Agency (AFD), under which a grant of up to 7 lakh euros will be provided to boost capacity building for railway station development program in India.

  2. Which state to setup 6 nursing colleges at a cost of Rs 194.30 crore?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Punjab
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the construction of six nursing colleges at a cost Rs 194.30 crore in the state so as to overcome the shortage of trained and qualified nursing personnel.

  3. Recently India handed over NPR 1.6 billion to Which country for post quake reconstruction?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Thailand
    D)Bhutan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India handed over NPR 1.6 billion as reimbursement of part payment of the first and second tranches of housing reconstruction in Nuwakot and Gorkha, among the areas affected in the devastating 2015 earthquake.

  4. Which country to ban single use plastics by 2021?
    A)Canada
    B)Thailand
    C)India
    D)Australia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In an effort to curb pollution of oceans, the Canadian government announced that it will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021.

  5. Recently Which company acquired online and offline retailer “ Jaypore”?
    A)Flipkart
    B)Aditya Birla Fashion
    C)Amazon
    D)Snapdeal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s leading fashion company, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited began a new chapter in its growth story with 100 per cent acquisition of ‘Jaypore’; an Indian online and offline retailer, that offers curated collections of handmade, handwoven and handcrafted apparel, jewellery, home textiles and accents, based on craft forms, from all over India.

  6. According to global market reaserch agency Kantar ‘100 Top BrandZ Report” ,Which company became the world’s most valuable brand?
    A)Apple
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Google
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to global market research agency Kantar in its 2019’s ‘100 Top BrandZ Report’, US retail giant Amazon has moved past hi-tech titans Apple and Google to become the world’s most valuable brand.

  7. Who lifted the 2019 Pacific International Snooker Championship?
    A)Geet Sethi
    B)Pankaj Advani
    C)Wilson Jones
    D)Saurav Kothari
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reigning World billiards champion Sourav Kothari lifted the 2019 Pacific International Snooker Championship – The Reventon Classic, in Melbourne.

  8. Who has been named as acting Central Vigilance Commissioner?
    A)Vimal Seth
    B)NK Singh
    C)Sharad Kumar
    D)KV Chowdhary
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sharad Kumar has been named as acting Central Vigilance Commissioner as current (CVC). K V Chowdary completed his tenure at the anti-graft body.

  9. Who has been chosen to be the Protem Speaker of the Lok Sabha?
    A)Ravindra Negi
    B)Shyam Lal Singh
    C)Vikas Kumar
    D)Virendra Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Virendra Kumar, a seventh time BJP MP from Tikamgarh constituency in Madhya Pradesh and a former Union Minister, has been chosen to be the Protem Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

  10. Recently U Venkateswarlu has been chosen as the secretary to which state government?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Tripura
    C)Assam
    D)Nagaland
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    U Venkateswarlu, Additional Chief Secretary to Governor of Tripura, Kaptan Singh Solanki, has been appointed as the Chief Secretary to the state government.

  11. Who became the first Actor in a wheelchair to win Tony Award?
    A)Rusev Andy
    B)Adi Annie
    C)Ali Stroker
    D)Ojha Lima
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ali Stroker made history by becoming the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award. The 31-year-old won best-featured actress in a musical award for her outstanding role as Ado Annie in Rogers and Hammerstein’s ‘Oklahoma!’

  12. Recently Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Social Activist
    C)Politics
    D)Sports
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Puducherry Chief Minister between 1996 and 2000, a senior Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader R V Janakiraman, who headed the coalition government of DMK and the Tamil Maanila Congress died after a brief age-related illness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Amazon?
    A)New York
    B)Washington
    C)London
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Canada?
    A)Euro
    B)Peso
    C)Dollar
    D)Yuan
    View Answer
    Option C

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