Current Affairs Quiz – 12 June 2019

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  1. As per the new guidelines issued by RBI, what is the maximum limit that can be deposited in a month in the BSBDA account?
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) No limit
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 25,000
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    No limit on number and value of deposits that can be made in a month. 
  2. What is the rank of India in the Global Peace Index 2019?
    A) 141

    B) 153
    C) 132
    D) 128
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    India has slipped five places to rank 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019. 
  3. SBI has launched the digital residential property show ‘Destination: The Home Shoppe’ in which city?
    A) New Delhi

    B) Mumbai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The State Bank of India (SBI) has set up a new marketing outfit called ‘Destination: The Home Shoppe’ inHyderabad. At this Home Shoppe, the bank will have a digital display of residential projects from leading developers and approved by SBI. 
  4. When is the World Day Against Child Labour observed?
    A) June 11

    B) June 12
    C) June 10
    D) June 9
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The World Day Against Child Labour is held every year on June 12 to bring attention and join efforts to fight against child labour. 
  5. ISRO has planned to launch the Chandrayaan-2 mission to moon on board which launch vehicle?
    A) GSLV MK-III
    B) PSLV-XL
    C) ASLV-VII
    D) SLV-3
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch India’s second mission to the moon,Chandrayaan-2, on July 15.The launch will take place on board the GSLV MK-III vehicle from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. 
  6. Who among the following has been appointed as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A) Ajit Seth

    B) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
    C) Pramod Kumar Misra
    D) Nripendra Misra 
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Nripendra Misra has been re-appointed as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet with effect from May 31, 2019. In addition, PK Mishra has also been re-appointed additional Principal Secretary to PM Modi. Both of them will hold the rank of Cabinet Minister. 
  7. Who among the following has been named for the 2019 Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF?
    A) Dia Mirza

    B) Priyanka Chopra
    C) Vidya Balan
    D) Kareena Kapoor
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Indian actress Priyanka Chopra will be honored with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF. The 36-year-old actress will receive the award at the Unicef Snowflake Ball on December 3 in New York, United States. 
  8. Which country has topped the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2019?
    A) Australia

    B) New Zealand
    C) Singapore
    D) United States
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Singapore has dethroned United States to emerge as the world’s most competitive economy, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2019. 
  9. The 16th Asia Media Summit has been organised in which country?
    A) Vietnam
    B) Indonesia
    C) Zimbabwe
    D) Cambodia
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The 16th edition of the Asia Media Summit began in Siem Reap, Cambodia on June 12, 2019. 
  10. Who has been appointed as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha?
    A) Thawarchand Gehlot

    B) Piyush Goyal
    C) Harsh Vardhan
    D) Narendra Singh Tomar
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot has been appointed as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha. The appointment for the Leader of the Rajya Sabha is made by the party in power at the Centre. 
  11. The Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) which was recently tested by India has been developed by___________
    A) Ordnance Factory Board

    B) ISRO
    C) DRDO
    D) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    India has successfully conducted the maiden flight test of its indigenously developed fired Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off Odisha Coast. The HSTDV is developed by DRDO. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out the trials from Dr Abdul Kalam Island in the Bay of Bengal. 
  12. Who has topped the Forbes’ 2019 List Of The World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes?
    A) Cristiano Ronaldo

    B) Lionel Messi
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Serena Williams
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Argentina football player, Lionel Messi has been named the richest sportsperson as per the Forbes’ 2019 List Of The World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes with $127 million in total earnings. Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is at the second place who earned $109 million. 
  13. Which country has recently awarded the Indian-origin student Nia Tony with the Recycling Award for collecting paper waste under the nationwide recycling campaign?
    A) Pakistan

    B) China
    C) United States
    D) UAE
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    An eight-year-old Indian-origin student named Nia Tony has received the Emirates Recycling Award in Dubai on June 10, 2019 for her efforts in keeping the environment clean by collecting the paper waste. 
  14. What will be the new brand name of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)?
    A) World Athletics

    B) Federation of World Athletics
    C) International Athletics Association
    D) Athletics World Federation
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The world athletics’ governing body, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has approved plans to rebrand itself as World Athletics. The decision was taken during IAAF Council meeting in Monaco on 8 June, 2019.
  15. Sheetal Jain who died recently, was a long time secretary of which Bollywood actor?
    A) Aamir Khan

    B) Shahrukh Khan
    C) Amitabh Bachchan
    D) Rekha
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s longtime secretary and film producer Sheetal Jain passed away. He was 77. 
  16. Which country has topped the Global Peace Index 2019?
    A) Sweden

    B) Iceland
    C) Norway
    D) Finland
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Iceland has topped the index as most peaceful country while Afghanistan is the least peaceful nation at 163. 
  17. What is the theme of 2019 World Day Against Child Labour?
    A) Generation Safe & Healthy

    B) In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour
    C) No to Child Labour, Yes to Quality
    D) Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams! 
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    2019 World Day Against Child Labour theme: Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams! 
  18. The World Athletics Championship 2019 will be held at___________
    A) Doha

    B) Sydney
    C) Rome
    D) Beijing
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Doha, Qatar
  19. Name the only Indian to feature in the Forbes’ 2019 List Of The World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes
    A) PV Sindhu

    B) Maheendra Singh Dhoni
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Yuvraj Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Virat Kohli is the only Cricketer and only Indian in the list and he is ranked at 100th place. He has an earning of $25 million. 
  20. What is the rank of India in the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2019?
    A) 31

    B) 43
    C) 29
    D) 65
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India has been ranked at 43, one position higher compared to 2018. 

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