Current Affairs Quiz: June 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently India has partnered with which country to set up a national maritime heritage museum in Gujarat?
    A)Portugal
    B)Russia
    C)Ukraine
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has partnered with Portugal to set up a national maritime heritage museum at Lothal in Gujarat. The Indian Navy will be the stakeholder in the project and the Portuguese Navy will assist as they have experience in it by administering the maritime museum in Lisbon, Portugal. India is to follow a similar model of the maritime museum.

  2. Which organisation has launched an initiative to improve the adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm based livelihoods to cope with climate change?
    A)NABARD
    B)National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
    C)RBI
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    For the first time in India, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), has launched an initiative to improve the adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-based livelihoods to cope with climate change.

  3. Recently Chaukhandi Stupa has been declared as a monument and protected area of national importance.It is located in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Punjab
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chaukhandi Stupa, an ancient Buddhist site located in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, has been declared as a Monument and protected area of national importance by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

  4. The Festival Mela Kheer Bhawani is celebrated in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The annual ‘Mela Kheer Bhawani’, the most important festival of Kashmiri pandits, associated with Hindu Goddess Ragnya Devi was Monday celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety at Tulmulla area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district and Kupwara with thousands of Pandith devotees participated in the function.

  5. Which country recently test fired Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)pakistan
    D)Russia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India successfully test-fired Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off Odisha coast. It was test-fired from launch pad number-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore district at 11.22 a.m.

  6. Which company announced its first interactive game show titled “Confetti” in India?
    A)Google
    B)Yahoo
    C)Facebook
    D)Whatsapp
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Social networking giant Facebook announced its first interactive game show, titled “Confetti” in India. Starting June 12, the interactive show will air from Wednesday to Sunday on Facebook’s dedicated video platform – Facebook Watch.

  7. From Which day,there will be no charges on NEFT and RTGS transactions as per RBI?
    A)July 1
    B)August 1
    C)Oct 1
    D)Dec 1
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directed banks to withdraw the charges levied on the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions with effect from July 1.

  8. Who has been appointed as the leader of the house in the Rajya Sabha?
    A)Nitin Gadkari
    B)Ashok Gehlot
    C)Sumitra Mahajan
    D)Thawar Chand Gehlot
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has been appointed the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha. Gehlot represents Shajapur reserved Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

  9. Who has been appointed as the principal secretary to PM Narendra Modi?
    A)PK Mishra
    B)Sandeep Patil
    C)Nripendra Mishra
    D)Kavinder Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the appointment of Dr Nripendra Mishra, IAS (Retired) as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from May 31.

  10. Who won the prestigious Prix Liberty Thunberg Award?
    A)Ryan Thunberg
    B)Alex Riley
    C)Greta Thunberg
    D)Scott Miler
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vegan teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has won the prestigious Prix Liberté. Thunberg, 16, is the first recipient of this new award, which was designed to honor a young person ‘engaged in a fight for peace and freedom’. The award comes with prize money of €25,000.

  11. Recently Sheetal Jain passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Film Producer
    D)Journalist
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s longtime secretary and film producer Sheetal Jain passed away. He was 77. Jain had been working with the Bachchan family closely for over 36 years. He had also produced Bachchan and Govinda 1998 starrer Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Portugal?
    A)Krone
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Archeological Survey Of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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