Current Affairs Quiz: June 21, 2019

Current Affairs 21 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. As per recent report of NITI Aayog,groundwater level Water in 21 Indian cities will run out by Which year?
    A)2020
    B)2022
    C)2025
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad – will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people.

  2. Which state government made it Mandatory for trekkers to carry a GPS device?
    A)J&K
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Himachal Pradesh government makes mandatory for trekkers to carry a GPS device so that they can be provided all possible help in case of any emergency.

  3. Recently The NPCI has entered into an agreement with which government for MeeSeva services?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has entered into an agreement with the Government of Telangana to offer MeeSeva portal users the option to pay using UPI Collect Request, RuPay Debit and Credit Cards for the services on the portal.

  4. Recently Indian Navy first Naval Squadron 550 celebrated its diamond jubilee after completing how many years of service?
    A)60
    B)70
    C)50
    D)55
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy’s first Naval Air Squadron 550 celebrated its Diamond Jubilee at naval base Kochi after Completing 60 glorious years of yeoman service to the nation.

  5. As per QS World University Rankings,Which University topped the list?
    A)Harvard University
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)OP Jindal Global University
    D) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), Bombay, IIT Delhi and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore have found a place among the top 200 in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released recently.

  6. How much amount was extended by India to Niger for organising the African Union (AU) Summit?
    A)10 million
    B)15 million
    C)30 million
    D)20 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has extended USD 15 million assistance to Niger for organising the African Union (AU) summit scheduled to be held in Niamey early next month.

  7. According to a report released by BloombergNEF,half of the world will get power from wind and solar by Which year?
    A)2025
    B)2050
    C)2030
    D)2040
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to a report released by BloombergNEF, nearly half the world’s electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 as costs of wind, solar and battery storage continue to plummet.

  8. According to ADB,Which country has emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the Asia Pacific Region?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)India
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh has emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the Asia-Pacific region according to Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  9. Recently WHO offered which tool for action against antimicrobial resistance?
    A)AaN
    B)AwWeR
    C)AUr
    D)AWaRe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    WHO offers a new tool “AWaRe” to contain rising antimicrobial resistance and make antibiotic use safer and more effective.

  10. Which bank to merge with Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited?
    A)LaxmiVilas Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)IndusInd Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender IndusInd Bank and Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd (BFIL) said their merger will be effective from July 4.

  11. Recently which bank has entered into a bancassurance agreement with Tata AiG?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)UCO Bank
    D)Allahabad Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IDBI Bank has entered a bancassurance corporate agency agreement with Tata AIG. This is to provide the general insurer’s products to the bank’s two crore customers through its 1,850-plus branches.

  12. As per DBS report,India’s GDP to remain at how much percent in FY 2020?
    A)6.5%
    B)6.4%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.8%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    DBS Bank has revised India’s GDP growth for fiscal year 2020 downwards to 6.8 per cent year-on-year (YoY) from 7 per cent projected earlier, citing headwinds for exports amidst challenging trade outlook.

  13. Who has won the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award in “Peoples” category?
    A)Nitesh Kumar Jangir
    B)Nitish Sinha
    C)Animesh Jain Singh
    D)Dhruv Rathee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nitesh Kumar Jangir, an Indian engineer has won the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award in the “People” category in London.

  14. What is the theme of 2019 World Refugees Day?
    A)Embracing Refugees to celebrate our common humanity
    B)Step With Refugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day
    C)Now More than Ever:We need to stand with a Refugee
    D)Conditions of Refugees
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Refugee Day is celebrated around the world on 20th June to raise awareness about the precarious condition of refugees around the world who have been forced to leave their homes due to war, persecution and conflict.The theme for 2019 World Refugee Day is : “Step With Refugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of DBS Bank?
    A)UK
    B)Singapore
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of IDBI Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)lucknow
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

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