Current Affairs Quiz : June 29 , 2019

Current Affairs 29 June 2019 Quiz

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  1. Who will head the working group that has been constituted for the revision of current series of WholeSale Price Index?
    A)Ramesh Chand
    B)Amitabh Kant
    C)Arvind Subramaniam
    D)Nitin Rohtagi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A working group has been constituted for the revision of current series of Wholesale Price Index (base 2011-12) under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog Member Ramesh Chand.

  2. Recently BSES Yamuna Power Limited launched which energy saving application which will track energy consumption patterns?
    A)SaveUs
    B)Susthome
    C)awAre
    D)BSESus
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Power distribution company BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has tied up with several private organisations to launch a slew of initiatives including a ‘behavioural energy saving app’ to reduce electricity consumption. The app — Susthome — developed by BYPL and TERI to bring about a behavioural change in how consumers use electricity, will track energy consumption patterns.

  3. According to Mercer’s 25th Annual Cost of Living Survey,Which city is costliest in the world?
    A)HongKong
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mumbai is India’s most expensive city and among the top 20 costliest cities surveyed in Asia for expatriates, with residential housing prices among the highest in the world, according to a survey by global consulting leader Mercer.

  4. Recently in Which city,Maharaja Ranjit Singh statue was unveiled?
    A)Amritsar
    B)Delhi
    C)Islamabad
    D)Lahore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The bronze statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was unveiled at Lahore fort near Maharani Jinda haveli at Lahore on 180th death anniversary of Ranjit Singh.

  5. Who has become the fastest cricketer to score 20,000 international runs?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Babar Azam
    D)David Warner
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Virat Kohli has become the fastest cricketer to score 20,000 international runs. The India captain reached the milestone when he reached the score of 37 against West Indies at Old Trafford.

  6. Recently Marcus Trescothick retired from sports.He belongs from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Cricket
    C)Baseball
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former England star Marcus Trescothick on Thursday announced he would retire at the end of the season, bringing down the curtain on a 27-season career with county side Somerset.

  7. Who won the Miss Universe Australia Title 2019?
    A)Priya Serrao
    B)Neelanjana Singh
    C)Suman Rao
    D)Manushi Chillar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India born Priya Serrao, whose family migrated to Australia from Middle East, has won the Miss Universe Australia title for 2019.

  8. Who has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Russia based Ural Federal University for contribution to development of inter cultural friendship between India and Russia?
    A)Sadguru Maharaj
    B)Ramdev
    C)Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    D)Swami Maharaj
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Russia-based Ural Federal University for his contribution to the development of inter-cultural friendship between India and Russian Federation.

  9. Recently Shyam Sundar Mitra passed away. He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Bengal captain Shyam Sundar Mitra died following prolonged illness. Mitra, 82, was being treated for a heart ailment.

  10. Recently Jharna Dhara Chowdhury passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Social Activist
    D)Poet
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent Social Activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh Jharna Dhara Chowdhury passed away in Dhaka.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Mercer(Consulting firm)?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Australia?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Yen
    View Answer
    Option B

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