Current Affairs Quiz: June 16, 2019

Current Affairs 16 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. The 45th G7 Summit will held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)Brazil
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to attend the G-7 Summit this year as a Special Invitee by French President Emmanuel Macron, confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs. The ministry further mentioned that the Prime Minister has accepted the invitation to attend the event which will also include a bilateral component between India and France.

  2. Recently PM Modi announced how much amount of line of credit to Kyrgyzstan?
    A)100 million dollar
    B)250 million dollar
    C)200 million dollar
    D) 300 million dollar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 200 million dollar line of credit to Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov in Bishkek. He said that this will ensure India’s increasing participation in business, development and economy of Kyrgyzstan.

  3. A museum exhibiting Sikh culture and tradition has opened up in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Ranchi
    D)Amritsar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A museum exhibiting Sikh culture and tradition has opened in the heart of state’s capital city Ranchi.

  4. Recently The culture ministry inaugurated the exhibition “Astitiva” in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State (I/C) of Culture & Tourism, Government of India inaugurated the exhibition titled “Astitva: The Essence of Prabhakar Barwe”, at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.

  5. Recently the institute of Bio resources and Sustainable Development opened state of the art orchidarium in which city?
    A)Shillong
    B)Dispur
    C)Kohima
    D)Mumbai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a major move towards enhancing the growth of eco-tourism, the Institute of Bio-Resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) opened state-of-the-art orchidarium in Upper Shillong.

  6. What is the rank of India on Global Peace Index 2019?
    A)134
    B)151
    C)141
    D)132
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s rank has slipped five places to 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country and Afghanistan the least peaceful nation, says a report.

  7. The 16th Asia Media Summit was held in Which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Ukraine
    C)Singapore
    D)Cambodia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 16th Asia Media Summit was held in the Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, attracting approximately 600 media representatives from 42 countries and regions.

  8. Recently the government reduced rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5% to how much percent?
    A)4%
    B)4.5%
    C)5.6%
    D)3.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government of India has taken a historic decision to reduce the rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5% to 4% (employers’ contribution being reduced from 4.75% to 3.25% and employees’ contribution being reduced from 1.75% to 0.75%). Reduced rates will be effective from 01 July 2019. This would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers.

  9. Which company completed acquisition of Aadhar Housing Finance Company?
    A)Reliance
    B)Tata Capital
    C)Blackstone
    D)IDBI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Blackstone (Asset management company) announced that private equity funds managed by it have acquired a 97.7 per cent stake in Aadhar Housing Finance Limited (Aadhar), including the entire stake held by the existing controlling shareholders, Wadhawan Global Capital Limited (WGC) and Dewan Housing Finance Limited.

  10. What is the rank of India as per latest FIFA Rankings?
    A)100
    B)99
    C)101
    D)102
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India remains unmoved at 101 position, after FIFA, the apex body of football, released the latest team rankings.

  11. The 217th IAAF Council Meeting held in Which country?
    A)Japan
    B)Monaco
    C)Thailand
    D)Netherlands
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Council approved the global governing body’s new name and logo at the 217th IAAF Council Meeting in Monaco.

  12. Kassym Jomart Tokayev was recently sworn in as the President of Which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Kazakhstan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was sworn in as the President of Kazakhstan, following resignation of Nursultan Nazarbayev, 78, after almost 30-year rule.

  13. Who was roped in as brand ambassador of G Shock Watches by Casio India?
    A)Salman Khan
    B)Varun Dhawan
    C)Ayushmann Khurrana
    D)Tiger Shroff
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    .Casio India, has announced to rope in Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff as the brand ambassador for its popular range of G-Shock watches.

  14. Which YouTube channel has been felicitated with an official certificate from Guinness World Records to became the first YouTube channel to reach 100 million subscribers?
    A)Sony
    B)Venus
    C)TSeries
    D)Dharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Composer, Bhushan Kumar has been felicitated with an official certificate from Guinness World Records as T-Series became the first YouTube channel to reach 100 million subscribers.

  15. Recently Ahmed Essop passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Journalist
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ahmed Essop, renowned author and educationist of Indian-origin has died in South Africa. He was 88.

  16. What is the theme of this year’s International Albinism Awareness Day?
    A)Awareness About Albinism
    B)Stand Strong and Enlighten the World
    C)Shining Our Light To the World
    D)Still Standing Strong
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Albinism Awareness Day is observed annually on 13th June. Still Standing Strong” is the theme for this year’s International Albinism Awareness Day.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Blood Donor Day 2019?
    A)Blood and Life
    B)Share Life,Give Blood
    C)Blood Connects us all
    D)Safe Blood for All
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event, established in 2004, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood.The theme for Blood Donation Day in 2019 is ‘Safe Blood For All’.

  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?
    A)Respect Elders
    B)Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People
    C)Lifting Up voices
    D)Moving From Awareness to Action through Human based approach
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations (UN) has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The day aims to focus global attention on the problem of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders. The theme of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is “Lifting Up Voices”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Kyrgyzstan?
    A)Krone
    B)Won
    C)Peso
    D)Som
    View Answer
    Option D

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