Current Affairs Quiz: June 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Bancha is the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves and India first solar kitchen village. It is situated in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bancha in Betul district, Madhya Pradesh is the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves and almost no use for LPG cylinders with all its 75 houses relying on solar-powered stoves to meet their cooking needs

  2. Which campaign was launched by Environment Ministry on the eve of Environment Day?
    A)Plant Saplings
    B)Trees and Saplings
    C)SelfiewithSapling
    D)Conserve and save trees
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a people’s campaign #SelfiewithSapling urging all to join and plant a sapling and post the selfie with the sapling on social media.
  3. In which city/UT,women can soon travel free on public transport?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Woman in Delhi can soon travel free on public transport, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced.

  4. Which state launched the country’s first Emission Trading Scheme?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on the World Environment Day launched the country’s first emissions trading scheme (ETS) to encourage and incentivize the industrial units to cut air pollution.

  5. Which company launched the Digital Sakhi in TamilNadu?
    A)TCS
    B)HDFC Ergo
    C)Mahindra
    D)L&T Financial Services
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    L&T Financial Services’ (LTFS) ‘Digital Sakhi’, an educational programme aimed at digital financial inclusion of rural women, was launched in 20 villages of Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu.

  6. America first private moon lander will be engineered in which country?
    A)Russia
    B)India
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The first US lunar lander in the 21st century will be designed in India, the result of NASA’s new willingness to outsource production of its space vehicles.

  7. Which company launched digital payment support for 100 currencies?
    A)PayPal
    B)Paytm
    C)Bitcoin
    D)Razorpay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Razorpay, India’s first converged payments solution company, announced that it now supports 100 currencies for international digital payments – including all popular currencies such as U.S. Dollar (USD), European Dollar (EUR), British Pound (GBP), Arab Emirates Dirham (AED) and Singapore Dollar (SGD).

  8. Who was appointed as the chief of the India Meterological Department?
    A)SV Raman
    B)Shikha Sen
    C)TN Manhonan
    D)Mrityunjay Mohapatra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned scientist Mrutyunjay Mohapatra was appointed as the chief of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
  9. Recently Prakash Pant passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant passed away in the US, where he was undergoing treatment for a lung ailment.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of L&T?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Nashik
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of IMD?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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