Current Affairs Quiz: June 22, 2019

Current Affairs 22 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Under Bharatmala Project,how many kms of national highways are to be undertaken by 2022?
    A)35000 km
    B)20000 km
    C)45000 km
    D)50000 km
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the President of India, construction or upgradation of about 35,000 kilometres of national highways are to be undertaken by 2022 under the ‘Bharatmala Project’.

  2. Which country launched its first satellite “Ravana 1”?
    A)Nepal
    B)Pakistan
    C)Bhutan
    D)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s first satellite ‘Ravana-1’, designed and developed by two local engineers, was successfully launched into orbit this week from the International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal.

  3. Recently India Bulls Housing Finance got approval from CCI to merge with which bank?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    C)Federal Bank
    D)idbi bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indiabulls Housing Finance said that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved its proposed merger with Lakshmi Vilas Bank.

  4. Which organisation sets up panel to review margins on derivatives?
    A)IRDA
    B)SEBI
    C)NABARD
    D)RBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Based on the feedback that the existing margin requirements in the derivatives segment is pushing up cost of trading while not managing risk in the most efficient manner, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to review the current framework of margins in the futures and options segment.

  5. Which IT firm has signed a multi year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering?
    A)Tech Mahindra
    B)TCS
    C)Infosys
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering with an aim to capitalise on the specialised skills and competencies in the growing cabin engineering business over the next few years.

  6. Which state won Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship (NFC) at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack?
    A)UP
    B)Jharkhand
    C)MP
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jharkhand defeated Arunachal Pradesh by 4-0 to clinch the Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship (NFC) at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.

  7. Who was appointed as independent person to sort out ongoing mess in Archery Association of India?
    A)Abhinav Bindra
    B)Gagan Narang
    C)PV Sindhu
    D)Rishabh Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Archery appointed Abhinav Bindra as an independent person to sort out the ongoing mess in the Archery Association of India (AAI).

  8. What is theme of this year’s international day of Yoga?
    A)Yoga for Peace
    B)Yoga for Heart
    C)Connect the Youth
    D)Yoga for Health
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Day of Yoga, or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in India.In India, the main event was held in Ranchi and the Prime Minister of India, Mr.Narendra Modi led a crowd of over 40,000 people, who attended this event there.The theme of this year’s event was “Yoga for Heart”.

  9. World Music Day is observed on which day?
    A)June 20
    B)June 15
    C)June 21
    D)June 22
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    June 21 is celebrated as World Music Day, International Music Day or Fete de la Musique every year. The first ever music day took place in 1982 in Paris. This move was proposed by French Politician Jack Lang and composer Maurice Fleuret to talk about the importance of music.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Archery Association of India?
    A)Pune
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of SEBI?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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