Current Affairs Quiz: June 8, 2019

Current Affairs 8 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently PM Modi set up how many cabinet committees to deal with issue of growth and jobs?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)6
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a bid to spur investment and create new employment opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set up two Cabinet committees to deal with the two crucial issues. Both the panels, respectively on Investment and Growth and on Employment and Skill Development, will be headed by the prime minister.

  2. Which state announced to make the state as country’s basketball hub?
    A)Punjab
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced to make the state the country’s basketball hub.

  3. Which country launched first Arctic train service?
    A)China
    B)Russia
    C)Australia
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Russia, the first tourist train traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway set off from St. Petersburg station with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey. The tourists came from seven countries including the US, Germany, Norway and Russia.

  4. As per RBI recently monetary policy,what is the current repo rate?
    A)5.60%
    B)5.75%
    C)5.65%
    D)5.50%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate for the third consecutive time this year to 5.75 per cent from the current 6 per cent amid falling economic growth and uncertain global scenario.

  5. Recently RBI scrapped charges levied on RTGS and NEFT transactions.What is S in RTGS?
    A)Summon
    B)Shuttle
    C)Set
    D)Settlement
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In an effort to boost digital payments, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) scrapped charges levied on Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) transactions.

  6. Who will head the committee that will review the ATM interchange fee structure?
    A)NK Singh
    B)Viral Acharya
    C)TN Manhonan
    D)VG Kannan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has indicated that it will constitute a committee to review the ATM interchange fee structure. This is the fees paid for using your debit card at the ATMs of other banks.

  7. Hinduja Group firm Ashok Leyland tied up with Which bank for vehicle loans recently?
    A)AU Small Finance Bank
    B)Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    C)Airtel Payments Bank
    D)Suryoday Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland has partnered with Suryoday Small Finance Bank for vehicle loans. Under the pact, the bank will provide end-to-end financial solutions to Ashok Leyland’s customers for auto loans across India.

  8. Who became the most capped Indian player by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia 107 matches?
    A)Udanta Singh
    B)Sunil Chettri
    C)Gurpreet Singh
    D)Manvir Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sunil Chhetri became the most capped India player by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia’s 107 international matches. In his milestone match of the King’s Cup football tournament in Buriram, Thailand, he scored the lone goal for his side for his 69th goal.

  9. who was reappointed as vice chairman of NITI Aayog?
    A)Arvind Subramaniam
    B)Arvind Pangariya
    C)VK Paul
    D)Rajiv Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Economist Rajiv Kumar was re-appointed as the Vice Chairman of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog.

  10. Aziz Premji will retire as Executive Director of Which company next month?
    A)Infosys
    B)HCL
    C)TCS
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Azim Premji, one of the pioneers of Indian technology industry and founder of Wipro Limited, will retire as Executive Chairman upon the completion of his current term on July 30, after having led the company for 53 years.

  11. Who has been elected as president of United Nations General Assembly?
    A)Ban ki Moon
    B)Christiane Ligarde
    C)Tijjani Muhammed Bande
    D)Cyril Ramaphosa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nigeria’s Ambassador to the UN Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been elected as the next President of the General Assembly.

  12. Who was re elected as president of FIFA?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Gianni Infantino
    C)Sepp Blatter
    D)Ryan Ramaphosa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Switzerland’s Gianni Infantino was re-elected for a second term as president of football’s international governing body FIFA having run unopposed.

  13. Recently Lennart Johansson passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Philosopher
    C)Sports
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s governing body, has died. He was 89. Johansson led UEFA from 1990-2007 and was eventually beaten in a presidential election by former France great Michel Platini.

  14. Recently Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Social Activist
    C)Chef
    D)Singer
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Celebrated chef and culinary revivalist Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra, popularly known as Jiggs Kalra, has passed away. He was 71.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Russia?
    A)Ruble
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A)Chennai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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