Current Affairs Quiz – 13 June 2019

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  1. What is the total rate of contribution to be made under the Employees’ State Insurance scheme?
    A) 5%

    B) 6%
    C) 3%
    D) 4%
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The government has reduced the total rate of contribution towards the Employees’ State Insurance scheme to 4% from the earlier 6.5% under the Employees’ State Insurance Act (ESI). 
  2. What is the rank of India in terms of FDI Inflow in the year 2018 as per UNCTAD World Investment Report 2019?
    A) 15th

    B) 7th
    C) 10th
    D) 20th
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    As per the UNCTAD World Investment Report 2019, India is on 10th rank in terms of FDI Inflow in the year 2018. The FDI in India increased by 6% from $ 40 bn to $ 42 bn. Last year India’s rank was 9th. 
  3. India’s mission Aditya-L1 to study sun will be launched in which year?
    A) 2020

    B) 2022
    C) 2025
    D) 2030
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    ISRO has announced that India will launch its first mission to study the sun named Aditya-L1 in the year 2020.
  4. The GSM (Global Securities Market) Green is a platform for trading in green bonds. It has been launched by_____________
    A) NSE

    B) India International Exchange (INX)
    C) LSE
    D) OTC Exchange of India
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India International Exchange (INX) that is owned by BSE has launched an exclusive platform for trading in green bonds. The platform is named GSM (Global Securities Market) Green. 
  5. The 2019 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit is being held in which country?
    A) Russia

    B) China
    C) India
    D) Kyrgyzstan
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on two-day visit to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit to be held from June 13-14, 2019.
  6. Which of these companies has topped the Forbes’ World’s Largest Public Companies 2000 list?
    A) China Construction Bank

    B) JP Morgan Chase
    C) Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd
    D) Reliance Industries
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) has topped the list of “World’s Largest Public Companies” by Forbes that ranks 2000 companies. JP Morgan Chase is on second and China Construction Bank is on third. 
  7. Government has directed banks to issue Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) to eligible farmers within ___________ of submitting the application
    A) 1 week

    B) 2 weeks
    C) 3 weeks
    D) 4 weeks
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The central government has asked the banks to issue Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) to eligible farmers within 2 weeks of submitting the application. 
  8. Who has been conferred the Jnanpith Award for 2018?
    A) Amitav Ghosh

    B) Vikram Seth
    C) Anita Desai
    D) Salman Rushdie
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The noted English writer Amitav Ghosh has conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the year 2018 on June 13, 2019 in New Delhi for his outstanding contribution towards literature in English. 
  9. Which state has launched the Pink Sarathi vehicles to address the grievances of Women?
    A) Haryana

    B) Maharashtra
    C) Gujarat
    D) Karnataka
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Chief Minister of Karnataka H.D. Kumaraswamy has flagged off a fleet of 25 “Pink Sarathi” vehicles, procured at a total cost of Rs. 56.07 crore. The Mahindra Bolero vehicles have been ordered under Nirbhaya scheme by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). 
  10. Veteran poet Pazhavila Ramesan who passed away recently was from which state?
    A) West bengal

    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Poet and lyricist Pazhavila Ramesan passed away at the age of 83 years. He is a recipient of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for overall contribution. 
  11. When is the International Albinism Awareness Day observed?
    A) June 12

    B) June 13
    C) June 11
    D) June 10
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) is observed annually on June 13 to celebrate the human rights of persons with albinism worldwide. The theme of Albinism Awareness Day 2019 is “Still Standing Strong”
  12. Politician Rajnath Singh ‘Surya’ passed away recently. He was a former member of Rajya Sabha from which state?
    A) Haryana

    B) Gujarat
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha Member Rajnath Singh ‘Surya’ passed away in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was 82. 
  13. The employers’ contribution under the Employees’ State Insurance scheme has been reduced to ________________
    A) 3.25%

    B) 2.50%
    C) 4%
    D) 3.50%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The employers’ contribution has been reduced from 4.75% to 3.25% and employees’ contribution has been slashed from 1.75% to 0.75% of their salary. The reduced rates will be effective from 1 July.  
  14. Which country had the highest FDI inflow in the year 2018 as per the UNCTAD World Investment Report 2019?
    A) Russia

    B) United States
    C) Australia
    D) Sweden
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The US had the highest inflow of FDI in 2018. It had an FDI inflow of $ 252 bn.
  15. The headquarter of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is located at_____________
    A) New York, United States

    B) Paris, France
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Vienna, Austria
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    Option C

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