Current Affairs Quiz – 03 June 2019

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  1. Who has been appointed as the National Security Adviser (NSA)?
    A) Shivshankar Menon

    B) Omar Abdullah
    C) Ajit Doval
    D) M. K. Narayanan
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Cabinet committee has re-appointed Ajit Doval as the National Security Adviser (NSA) for a second consecutive term with effect from May 31, 2019 for a period of five years. Besides, he has also been elevated to the rank of Union Cabinet Minister. 
  2. According to EY’s Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019, the global Fintech adoption rate in 2019 has increased at an average rate of___________ percent
    A) 76%

    B) 52%
    C) 88%
    D) 64%
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    According to a report by Ernst & Young (EY) titled ‘Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019’, the Fintech adoption rate has risen to an average of 64% in 2019.
  3. India shares the top rank in Ernst & Young (EY) Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019 with which country?
    A) United States

    B) China
    C) Japan
    D) Russia
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Fintech adoption rate was highest in India and China at 87% for both the countries followed by Russia and South Africa on second at 82% each. 
  4. Who is the newly elected Secretary General of the General Insurance Council?
    A) Varun Dua

    B) Mayank Bathwal
    C) Ankur Nijhawan
    D) MN Sarma
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    MN Sarma, has been elected as the new Secretary General of the General Insurance Council. It is the official representative organisation of the Indian insurance industry. 
  5. The Rythu Bandhu scheme is launched by which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh

    B) Kerala
    C) Telangana
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The state government of Telangana has announced to increase the assistance under its flagship Rythu Bandhu scheme. The enhanced scheme will now provide Rs 5000 per acre per farmer per season.
  6. World Bicycle Day is observed on ___________
    A) June 3

    B) June 2
    C) June 1
    D) First Monday of June
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The World Bicycle Day is observed globally on June 3 to recognize the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, as simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation. 
  7. Which team has won the 2019 UEFA Champions League Trophy?
    A) Tottenham Hotspur 

    B) Liverpool 
    C) Real Madrid 
    D) Manchester City 
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Liverpool outclassed Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 to win the 2019 UEFA Champions League title for the sixth time. Earlier they achieved the victory in 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, and 2005. 
  8. What was the profession of Ruma Guha Thakurta who died recently?
    A) Author

    B) Sportswomen
    C) Journalist
    D) Actress
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Bengali singer-actress Ruma Guha Thakurta passed away at the age of 84 years. She was the first wife of singer Kishore Kumar. 
  9. Name the Indian who has been elected as the external auditor of the World Health Organization (WHO)?
    A) Rajiv Gauba

    B) Vinod Rai
    C) Rajiv Mehrishi
    D) Sunil Arora
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Rajiv Mehrishi has been elected as external auditor of the World Health Organization (WHO). He is the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
  10. Rakesh Kumar Patra represents India in which of these events?
    A) Swimming

    B) Gymnastics
    C) Shooting
    D) Chess
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Indian gymnast Rakesh Kumar Patra finished seventh in the finals of the Parallel Bars at the FIG World Cup that was held in Koper, Slovenia. 
  11. Under the Rythu Bandhu scheme, the financial assistance to farmers has been increased to Rs ___________ per acre per farmer per season
    A) Rs 5000
    B) Rs 6000
    C) Rs 7000
    D) Rs 8000
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The enhanced scheme will now provide Rs 5000 per acre per farmer per season. The amount would be paid through electronic transfer using the RBI payment platform, e-Kuber.
  12. Harish Kumar was popular as a folk dancer of which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh

    B) Haryana
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Renowned folk dancer of Rajasthan Harish Kumar who was famous for performing dressed up as a woman died in a road accident. 3 other people were also killed in the road accident. He was popularly known as “Queen Harish”. 
  13. The ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme has been launched by which state to provide financial aid to school girls below BPL?
    A) Madhya Pradesh

    B) Gujarat
    C) Haryana
    D) Rajasthan
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Rajasthan state government has increased the financial assistance under the ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme. The scheme provides an annual financial assistance to the school girls in the state living under Below Poverty Line (BPL) and whose mother or father or both have died. As per the revised scheme, girls studying in class 1 to 8 will now get an amount of Rs 2,100 instead of Rs 1,100. Similarly, for girls in class 9 to 12, the financial aid has been increased to Rs 2,500 from Rs 1,500. 
  14. e-Kuber is an electronic fund transfer platform launched by ____________
    A) RBI

    B) SEBI
    C) NABARD
    D) SIDBI
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    Option A
  15. What was the Fintech adoption rate in India as per the Ernst & Young (EY) report titled ‘Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019’?
    A) 82%

    B) 87%
    C) 78%
    D) 70%
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Fintech adoption rate was highest in India and China at 87% for both the countries followed by Russia and South Africa on second at 82% each. 

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