Current Affairs Quiz: June 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, India loses its spot as the fastest growing major economy to which country?
    A)Japan
    B)US
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India lost its spot as the fastest growing major economy to China in the January-March quarter for the first time in one-and-a-half years, government data showed. India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate slowed to 5.8% in the quarter, compared to China’s 6.4%. This is also India’s slowest growth rate in five years.

  2. Recently Ministry of AYUSH launched Which application to locate yoga events?
    A)Yoga guru
    B)Yoga locator
    C)Yoga Map
    D)Locate With Yoga
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, the AYUSH ministry has launched a mobile application to enable people locate yoga events and centres providing training. The users will also be able to look for certified yoga instructors.

  3. Which metro has become India’s first project to receive power from waste to energy plant?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Continuing its efforts to establish an environment-friendly network, the Delhi Metro has become the first ever project in the country to receive power generated from a waste-to-energy plant.

  4. As per report by Traffic Index 2018 ,Which city’s traffic is worst among world’s 403 cities?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mumbai had the worst traffic congestion in 2018, an analysis of 403 cities across 56 countries on six continents in ‘Traffic Index-2018’, compiled by location technology specialist TomTom, has found. Mumbai was followed by Colombia’s Bogota, Peru’s Lima and Delhi in traffic congestion. It added that the best time to drive in Mumbai was between 2 AM to 5 AM.

  5. The two day Meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors will held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will attend the two-day meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and central bank governors in Japan.

  6. The 2nd Global Disability Summit will held in Which country?
    A)China
    B)Argentina
    C)Thailand
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The ‘2nd Global Disability Summit’ will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Indian delegation will be headed by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot.

  7. As per World Bank,growth rates in low income countries are expected to rise to how much percent in 2020?
    A)6%
    B)5.8%
    C)6.8%
    D)5.4%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Growth rates in low-income countries are expected to rise to 6 per cent in 2020 from 5.4 per cent this year, but that is still not enough to substantially reduce poverty, according to the World Bank (WB).

  8. As per World Bank,global growth forecast is expected to remain at how much percent?
    A)2.5%
    B)2.4%
    C)2.6%
    D)2.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In light of numerous factors pertaining to escalated trade tensions around the globe in recent months, the World Bank slashed its global growth forecast for 2019 to 2.6 per cent as opposed to 2.9 per cent announced in January this year.

  9. As per World Bank,At what percent India’s growth rate will be for the current financial year?
    A)7.4%
    B)7.3%
    C)7.2%
    D)7.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank retained its forecast of India’s growth rate at 7.5 per cent for the current financial year. In its Global Economic Prospects report, the World Bank also said growth rate is expected to remain the same for the next two fiscals.

  10. As per government data,unemployment rate was At How much percent during 2017-18?
    A)6.2%
    B)6.3%
    C)6.1%
    D)6.4%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Confirming unemployment rate projected in a pre-election leaked report, the government said joblessness in the country was 6.1 per cent of total labour force during 2017-18, the highest in 45 years.

  11. Which organisation launched ‘Sabre Khans Loan” for two wheeler customers?
    A)Mahindra Finance
    B)L&T Finance
    C)HDFC Ergo
    D)Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    L&T Finance, a subsidiary of L&T Finance Holdings, launched ‘Sabse Khaas Loan’ for two-wheeler customers.

  12. How much amount was approved by Asian Development Bank for road project in Chhattisgarh?
    A)USD 350 mn
    B)USD 250 mn
    C)USD 400 mn
    D)USD 450 mn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Multi-lateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 350 million loan for road project in Chhattisgarh.

  13. How much amount has been sanctioned by World Bank for TamilNadu Health System Reform Programme?
    A)$287 million
    B)$300 million
    C)$213 million
    D)$345 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The central government, Tamil Nadu and the World Bank have signed a $287 million loan agreement for the state’s Health System Reform Programme that aims to improve the quality of health care, reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and fill equity gaps in reproductive and child health services.

  14. Which country clinched the Cantor Fitzgerald U21 Women Cup?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Indonesia
    D)Ireland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian junior women’s hockey team clinched the Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations title after beating Ireland 1-0 in the final at Dublin, Ireland.

  15. Who has been chosen for the prestigious Global Leadership Awards 2019 by USIBC?
    A)Jack Ma
    B)Sundar Pichai
    C)Binny Bansal
    D)Aziz Premji
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In the United States, Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president Adena Friedman have been chosen for the prestigious Global Leadership Awards 2019 by business advocacy group USIBC in recognition of the two companies’ contribution as the leading technology-driven platforms.

  16. Recently Brij Mohan Khaitan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actor
    C)Sports
    D)Industrialist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran industrialist and Williamson Magor Group (WMG) patriarch Brij Mohan Khaitan passed away due to old age. He was 92 years old.

  17. Recently Dinyar Contractor passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Politician
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran model, comedian, theatre and films actor Dinyar Contractor passed away here. He was 79 and was suffering from old age related issues.

  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day?
    A)Zero Tolerance for illegal Wildlife Trade
    B)Connecting People to Nature
    C)Beat Plastic Pollution
    D)Air Pollution
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on the 5th of June every year, and is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

  19. When is International Day for the Fight against illegal,Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is observed?
    A)June 2
    B)June 5
    C)June 4
    D)June 6
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is organized every year on 5th June. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities are responsible for the loss of 11–26 million tonnes of fish each year, which is estimated to have an economic value of US$10–23 billion.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Argentina?
    A)Rupee
    B)Peso
    C)Euro
    D)Yen
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Washington DC
    B)Montreal
    C)Rome
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A

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