Current Affairs Quiz: June 18, 2019

Current Affairs 18 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, the centre has approved setting up of e-Foreigner Tribunal in Which state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Odisha
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has approved setting up of e-Foreigner Tribunal (e-FT) in Assam. The CEO of e-FT Mission Anand Prakash Tiwari said that the proposed integrated e-FT IT system will be implemented across the state for effective monitoring and resolution of cases registered with Foreigner Tribunal.

  2. Which state will set up a Skill University at cost of Rs 850 cr?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Assam government will set up a Skill University at the cost of 850 crore rupees at Darrang district. This will be perhaps the first skill university of the country with a capacity of 10 thousand seats.

  3. The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process will take place in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai.
  4. As per ISRO, India to have its own space station by Which year?
    A)2025
    B)2035
    C)2030
    D)2050
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by India, the country is planning to launch its own space station, Indian space agency ISRO chief K Sivan said. India is targeting 2030 as the date to launch a 20 tonne space station, which will most likely be used to conduct microgravity experiments.

  5. As per RBI data,bank frauds touched how much amount in 2018-19?
    A)Rs 65500 cr
    B)Rs 72500 cr
    C)Rs 64500 cr
    D)Rs 71500 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Over 6,800 cases of bank fraud involving an unprecedented Rs 71,500 crore have been reported in 2018-19, the Reserve Bank of India has said.

  6. Recently RBI will infuse how much amount into the financial system through bond purchases?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 15000 cr
    C)Rs 20000 cr
    D)Rs 13000 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India it will infuse Rs 15,000 crore into the financial system through bond purchases. It further said there is an overall aggregate ceiling of Rs 15,000 crore for all the securities in the basket put together and there is no security-wise notified amount.

  7. Who won 17th National Squash Title 2019?
    A)Bhuvaneshwari Kumari
    B)Joshna Chinappa
    C)Raja Lakshmi
    D)Sunayana Kuruvilla
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Joshna Chinappa won a record 17th national squash title after outplaying Tamil Nadu’s Sunayna Kuruvilla in the final. The top seeded Chinappa won the match 11-5, 11-4, 7-11, 11-5 and thus broke a 27-year-old record set by Bhuvneshwari Kumari, who had won 16 titles.

  8. Who won Pacific International Billiards Championship?
    A)Saurav Kothari
    B)Peter Gilchrist
    C)Steve Braithwhite
    D)Scott Nilson
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Multiple times world champion Peter Gilchrist defeated India’s Sourav Kothari in final to win the 2019 Pacific International Billiards Championship played at the Yarraville Club in Melbourne, Australia.

  9. Who has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award?
    A)Isha Foundation
    B)Drapti Skills
    C)Akshaya Patra
    D)Sarthak Foundation
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Akshaya Patra, a non-profit organisation running one of the world’s largest school meals project in India, has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award for the programme.

  10. Who received the ‘Save Water Hero Award’ to raise awareness about water conservation?
    A)Sarthak Singh
    B)Sandeep Patnaik
    C)Makarand Tilloo
    D)Makarand Chitle
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Social activist Makarand Tilloo received the ‘Save Water Hero Award’ for his efforts to raise awareness about water conservation in the city. A Laughter Yoga trainer and motivational speaker by profession, Makarand Tilloo started a campaign to save water by replacing leaking taps with new ones.

  11. The 22nd edition of the Emirates Recycling Awards held in Which city?
    A)Dubai
    B)Astana
    C)Bishkek
    D)Doha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An eight-year-old eco-warrior has collected nearly 15,000kg of paper waste in Dubai as part of the Emirates Environmental Group’s nationwide recycling campaign.

  12. When is International Day of Family Remittances observed?
    A)June 14
    B)June 15
    C)June 16
    D)June 18
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) is a universally-recognized observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and celebrated every year on 16 June.

  13. When is World Day to combat desertification and drought observed?
    A)June 15
    B)June 12
    C)June 16
    D)June 17
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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