Current Affairs Quiz – 06 June 2019

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  1. Which Indian footballer holds the record for most capped international player?
    A) Jeje Lalpekhlua

    B) Bhaichung Bhutia
    C) Sunil Chhetri
    D) Udanta Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Indian professional football skipper and striker Sunil Chhetri has become India’s most capped international player with 108 matches. 
  2. Name the winner of 2019 UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction?
    A) Madeline Miller

    B) Celeste Ng
    C) Tara Westover
    D) Tayari Jones
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    American author Tayari Jones has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction for her book, “An American Marriage”. 
  3. The joint air exercise Garuda VI will take place between the Air Force of India and _________
    A) Vietnam

    B) France
    C) Malaysia
    D) Indonesia
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Air Forces of India and France will carry out a two-week-long mega air exercise “Garuda VI” beginning July 1, 2019 at an air base in France to further boost to military-to-military ties between the two countries. 
  4. Who will take over as the Executive Chairman of Wipro post retirement of its founder Azim Premji in July 2019?
    A) Yash Premji

    B) Tariq Premji
    C) Rishad Premji
    D) Aryan Premji
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Azim Premji, the founder of Wipro Limited, will retire as Executive Chairman upon the completion of his current term on July 30, 2019. The son of Azim Premji, Rishad Premji, presently the Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board, will take over as the Executive Chairman.  
  5. Who is appointed as the head of the Cabinet committee constituted on Employment and Skill Development?
    A) Prime Minister
    B) Minister of Skill Development
    C) Minister of Human Resource Development
    D) Minister of Finance
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up two Cabinet committees on June 5, 2019 in a move to spur investment and create new employment opportunities. Both the two committees namely “Investment and Growth” and “Employment and Skill Development” will be headed by PM Modi. 
  6. The tourist train Zarengold has been launched by which country for discovering the Arctic Region?
    A) Canada

    B) Russia
    C) Norway
    D) United States
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Russian tour group has launched the country’s first tourist train service through Russia’s Arctic region to Norway. The train, dubbed as Zarengold, started its test journey with 91 passengers aboard on June 5 from  St. Petersburg. 
  7. Who has been appointed as the President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?
    A) Kairat Umarov

    B) Michel Tommo Monthe
    C) Omar Hilale
    D) Tijjani Muhammad-Bande
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been elected as the president of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 
  8. What is the rate of minimum Leverage Ratio(LR) set by RBI for Domestic Systemically Important Banks (DSIBs)?
    A) 4%

    B) 3%
    C) 3.5%
    D) 5%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The minimum Leverage Ratio(LR) should be 4% for Domestic Systemically Important Banks (DSIBs) and 3.5% for other banks. (Basel III norms)
  9. Which of these is described as the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile?
    A) Babur

    B) Nirbhay
    C) BrahMos
    D) Shaurya
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Defence Research and Development Organistaion (DRDO) successfully test fired the anti ship version of BrahMos missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha on July 4, 2019. It is described as the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile having high rate of precision and strike range of around 290 km. 
  10. Lennart Johansson who died recently was the President of which body?
    A) FIFA
    B) UEFA
    C) AIFF
    D) SAFF
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Lennart Johansson, the former President of UEFA and acclaimed as father of the Champions League, has passed away. He was 89. 
  11. A tree bank has recently been opened by a subsidiary of Tata Steel in which city?
    A) Rourkela

    B) Dhanbad
    C) Bokaro
    D) Jamshedpur
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Jamshedpur Utility and Services Company (Jusco), a 100% subsidiary of Tata Steel has set up a Tree Bank in Jamshedpur on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 05, 2019. 
  12. Late Prakash Pant was the Finance Minister of which state?
    A) Gujarat

    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The finance minister of Uttarakhand, Prakash Pant, passed away in the United States. He was 58. 
  13. IRDAI has increased the third party (TP) motor insurance premium for small and medium private cars between 12-12.5 percent for 2019-20. The new premium rate will apply with effect from:
    A) 16 June 2019
    B) 30 June 2019
    C) 1 July 2019
    D) 15 July 2019
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has increased the third party (TP) motor insurance premium for small and medium private cars in the range of 12-12.5 percent for 2019-20. The new rates will come into effect from June 16, 2019. 
  14. Which of these payments solution providing company supports 100 currencies for international digital payments?
    A) Citrus

    B) PayPal
    C) Instamojo
    D) Razorpay
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Razorpay, a converged payments solution company, has announced that it now supports 100 currencies for international digital payments. 
  15. What is the current Repo Rate?
    A) 6.00 percent

    B) 5.75 percent
    C) 5.50 percent
    D) 5.25 percent
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The monetary policy committee (MPC), headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, has on June 6, 2019, decided to reduce key repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.75 percent from 6.0 percent with immediate effect. This is the third time in a row that the central bank has cut key rates this calendar year.

    • Repo rate – 5.75 percent
    • Reverse repo rate – 5.50 percent
    • Marginal standing facility (MSF) rate – 6.0 percent
    • Bank Rate – 6.0 percent 
  16. Brahmos is a joint venture between India’s DRDO with which country?
    A) France

    B) Japan
    C) Russia
    D) Scotland
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    BrahMos is a joint venture between the DRDO and the NPOM of Russia Federation and can be fired from land, sea and air. 
  17. The King’s Cup is related to which sports?
    A) Football

    B) Hockey
    C) Cricket
    D) Golf
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    Option A
  18. RBI has announced to set up a committee to examine the entire gamut of ATM charges and fees. The committee will be chaired by ____________
    A) Minister of Finance

    B) Chairman, NPCI
    C) Governor, RBI
    D) CEO, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI will soon set up a Committee involving all stakeholders, under the chairmanship of the Chief Executive Officer, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA), to examine the entire gamut of ATM charges and fees. V. G. Kannan is the CEO of IBA.
  19. In the Second Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy, RBI has estimated the GDP growth of India for 2019-20 at _____________
    A) 7.1%

    B) 7.0%
    C) 7.2%
    D) 7.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    GDP growth for 2019-20 is revised downwards to 7.0 percent 
  20. What is the current Marginal standing facility rate?
    A) 5.25%

    B) 5.75%
    C) 6.00%
    D) 5.50%
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Marginal standing facility (MSF) rate – 6.0 percent; Bank Rate – 6.0 percent 

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