Current Affairs Quiz: June 5, 2018

Current Affairs 5 June 2018 Quiz

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  1. The 13th National Convention of the Global Compact Network India (GCNI) will be held in which city?
    A) Guwahati
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) New Delhi
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The 13th National Convention of the Global Compact Network India (GCNI), a local network of the United Nations Global Compact in New York, will be held in Bengaluru on June 8. The theme of the convention is Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A Blueprint for Action. This year, the GCNI convention is of a greater significance as it is coinciding with the UN India Business Forum being hosted by Bengaluru on June 7.
  2. Government has recently unveiled the Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan to help farmers raise their income. The campaign will cover how many villages per Aspirational Districts identified?
    A) 10
    B) 15
    C) 25
    D) 20
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has launched the Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan from June 1, 2018 till July 31, 2018. The Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan will be undertaken in 25 Villages with more than 1000 population each in 111 Aspirational Districts identified in consultation with Ministry of Rural Development as per directions of NITI Ayog. 
  3. Three Indian naval ships will participate in the 2018 Malabar exercise in Guam. Which ship is not among the three participating ships?
    A) INS Sahyadri
    B) INS Kamorta
    C) INS Shakti
    D) INS Viraat
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta of the Eastern Fleet would be participating in the 22nd edition of Malabar Exercise, off Guam, US from June 7 to 16, 2018.
  4. 13 beaches from Asia are being developed to get the Blue Flag certification. These beaches are located in which Asian country?
    A) Malaysia
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) Singapore
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      Option B
    Explanation:
     13 Indian beaches will soon get the Blue Flag certification. These beaches of Odisha, Maharashtra and other coastal states will be the first in not just India, but in Asia, to get the Blue Flag certification. To get Blue Flag standards, a beach has to strictly comply with 33 environment and tourism related conditions.
  5. Who has been appointed as the new Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Wajahat Hussain
    B) Ravi Shankar Kaul
    C) Rakesh Sinha
    D) Mahesh Kumar Jain
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Mahesh Kumar Jain has been appointed as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a term of three years. He replaces SS Mundra who completed his three-year term in July 2017
  6. Indian government has launched a unique Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin under the name __________ to ensure affordability, hygiene and health for all.
    A) Janaushadhi Suvidha
    B) Janaushadhi Suraksha
    C) Janaushadhi Laabh
    D) Janaushadhi Saubhagya
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Government of India has launched the ‘JANAUSHADHI SUVIDHA’, the Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin, under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) in a move to achieve Prime Minster Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of Affordable and Quality Healthcare for All. The affordable sanitary napkins will now become available at Rs. 2.50 per pad over 3600 Janaushadhi Kendras functional in 33 States/UTs across India.
  7. Arabinda Guha who died recently was a renowned Bengali________
    A) Journalist
    B) Actor
    C) Litterateur
    D) Singer
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted Bengali litterateur Arabinda Guha, who is also known by his pseudonym Indramitra, passed away at a nursing home in Kolkata. He was 89
  8. What is the theme of the 2018 Financial Literacy Week being observed from June 4-8, 2018?
    A) Customer Financial Literacy
    B) Customer Satisfaction
    C) Customer Awareness
    D) Customer Protection
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Reserve Bank of India launched the Financial Literacy Week across the country on June 4 with Customer Protection as its main theme. The week long event will end on June 8.It will focus on creating awareness among customers of banks about financial products and services, good financial practices and going digital. 
  9. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is set to launch its own dedicated NBFC, Agro-Processing Financial Institution, to fund food processing products. The total corpus set for this NBFC is ___________
    A) Rs 1000 crore
    B) Rs 2000 crore
    C) Rs 1500 crore
    D) Rs 2500 crore
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Ministry of Food Processing Industries has announced to create a new financial institution that will cater exclusively to the credit and lending needs of the food processing sector. The Ministry expects to bring out an RFP (request for proposal) by July for the Agro-Processing Financial Institution. The corpus for the non-banking financial institution will be Rs 2,000 crore with the government contributing 20% or Rs 400 crore.
  10. United Nations has officially declared which among the given days to be observed as World Bicycle Day annually?
    A) June 2
    B) June 4
    C) June 3
    D) June 1
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The first official World Bicycle Day was observed on June 3, 2018. On 12 April 2018, the United Nations (UN) declared June 3 World Bicycle Day. The Day aims to encourage a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation.
  11. Which among the following IT major has acquired US based creative and digital agency Wongdoody?
    A) Infosys
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) HCL Technologies
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    The global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation service firm Infosys has announced that it has completed the acquisition of US-based Wongdoody for nearly $75 million. The acquisition is in accordance with the terms set out in the agreement announced by Infosys on April 13, 2018. 
  12. India received its first supply of cheapest LNG in energy sector’s history under long term deal with which country?
    A) United States
    B) Australia
    C) Qatar
    D) Russia
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    India received its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo, LNG KANO, from Russia’s Gazprom at the Petronet LNG terminal in Dahej, Gujarat on June 4, 2018. The LNG cargo carried 3.4 TBTU of LNG. State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd and Gazprom Marketing and Trading Singapore (GMTS) of Russia entered under a 20-year import deal with Gazprom as per which GAIL will purchase about 2.5 million tonne of LNG from Gazprom on annual basis. 
  13. Robert Mandan passed away after prolonged illness. He was a veteran __________
    A) Actor
    B) Singer
    C) Politician
    D) Author
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran Television actor Robert Mandan, who starred as Chester Tate in ABC’s daytime-serial spoof ‘Soap’, died after a prolonged illness in Los Angeles. He was 86.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. The UN India Business Forum 2018 will take place in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) New Delhi
    D) Chandigarh
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      Option B
  2. What is the constituency of the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare?
    A) Purvi Champaran, Bihar
    B) Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
    C) Hajipur‎, Bihar
    D) Raigad, Maharashtra
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Radha Mohan Singh is the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and is currently a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He represents Purvi Champaran constituency in Bihar state. 

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