Current Affairs Quiz: June 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country gifted a “Peace Musuem” to Manipur Which is built on memories of WW2?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)Japan
    D)Nepal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Japan gifts Manipur a “Peace Museum” which is built on the memories of one of the fiercest battles of the Second World War.

  2. Which state to host 32nd edition of the International Seed Testing Association Congress?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Telangana hosted 32nd edition of the International Seed Testing Association congress. This was the first edition of ISTA congress to be held in Asia.

  3. Recently who headed the committee which was formed by government to identify ways of advancing beekeeping in India?
    A)Amitabh Chaudhary
    B)Amitabh Kant
    C)Bibek Debroy
    D)MR Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister set up a Beekeeping Development Committee under the Chairmanship of Bibek Debroy to identify ways of advancing beekeeping in India.

  4. Which state tops the list for overall performance in health indicators as per NITI Aayog report?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Haryana
    C)Kerala
    D)Bihar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala took the top spot among larger states for overall performance on health indicators in a NITI Aayog report, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, while Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Odisha languish at the bottom.

  5. Recently Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment flagged off “17th Run Against Drug Abuse” in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment flagged off “17th Run Against Drug Abuse” on the occasion of “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” in New Delhi.

  6. Recently RBI asked commercial banks to adopt Education loan Scheme formulated by Indian Banks Association.Under this,how much loan can be sanctioned for study in India?
    A)Rs5 lakh
    B)Rs 10 lakh
    C)Rs 15 lakhs
    D)Rs 20 lakhs
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has advised all Scheduled Commercial Banks to adopt Education Loan Scheme, formulated by Indian Banks Association. Salient features of the Scheme includes:

  7. Who became world’s no 1 Women tennis player?
    A)Julia Goerges
    B)Simone Halep
    C)Sania Mirza
    D)Ashleigh Barty
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ashleigh Barty becomes world No.1 women tennis player after winning the Birmingham Classic by defeating Julia Goerges by 6-3, 7-5.

  8. Who has been appointed as the next Director general of Indian Coast Guard?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)Rajendra Singh
    C)Bimal Jalan
    D)K Natarajan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Krishnaswamy Natarajan has been appointed as the next director general of Indian Coast Guard. He will replace the incumbent Rajendra Singh who is retiring after three and a half years of illustrious service.

  9. Who was appointed as new RAW Chief recently?
    A)Arvind Kumar
    B)Samant Kumar Goel
    C)Rajiv Jain
    D)Hemant Saxena
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government named chiefs of two top intelligence agencies of the country appointing Samant Kumar Goel as head of foreign intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), and Arvind Kumar as Director of Intelligence Bureau, internal intelligence agency.

  10. Who has bagged the RedInk Award for “ Journalist of the Year” award?
    A)Arnab Goswami
    B)Ravish Kumar
    C)Rachna Khaira
    D)Anjana Omkashyap
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rachna Khaira of The Tribune has bagged the prestigious RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ for her expose during 2018 on the functioning of the UIDAI and its Aadhaar data cache.

  11. Which Film has won the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival?
    A)VeyilMarangal
    B)Kanchana
    C)Saho
    D)Manikarnika
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veyil Marangal, directed by Dr Biju, has received the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival, one of the largest fests in East Asia.

  12. Who is the author of “The NewDelhi Conspiracy”?
    A)Ravish Kumar
    B)Amitav Ghosh
    C)Meenakshi Lekhi
    D)Mrityunjay Shah
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi has written her debut novel, which talks of undercurrents of Delhi’s political landscape and attempts to lay bare what is influencing the course of the nation’s political trajectory.

  13. Recently Mohan Ranade passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Freedom Fighter
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran freedom fighter from Goa and Padmashri winner Mohan Ranade passes away after a prolonged illness.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?
    A)Listen First
    B)Raise Voices
    C)Health for Justice,Justice for Health
    D)Help Children Against Drug Abuse
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.The day is celebrated by the United Nations as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse.The Theme for 2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is “Health for Justice, Justice for Health.”

  15. On Which day,Day of the Seafarer is observed?
    A)June 22
    B)June 23
    C)June 25
    D)June 26
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Maritime Organization observes 25 June as the Day of the Seafarer. This year the day will be celebrated to highlight the opportunities for women in a wide range of maritime careers and professions, but the focus will be very firmly on one aspect of that community i.e. seafarers.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • What is the currency of Japan?
    A)Yuan
    B)Yen
    C)Riel
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option B

  • Where is the HQ of Indian Coast Guard?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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