Current Affairs Quiz – 17 June 2019

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  1. Name the player who has recently won the 2019 Senior Women’s National Squash Championship
    A) Sunayna Kuruvilla

    B) Joshna Chinappa 
    C) Bhuvneshwari Kumari
    D) Dipika Pallikal 
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The top seed Joshna Chinappa outplayed her Tamil Nadu rival Sunayna Kuruvilla in the summit clash of the 76th Senior National Squash Championship in Pune to claim women singles title. This was her record 17th time winning the title. She has broken the long-standing milestone set by Bhuvneshwari Kumari who won the title 16 consecutive times from 1977 to 1992.
  2. Who will chair the committee formed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to work out the modalities and methodology of the implementation of the next revision of pension under OROP?
    A) Controller General of Defence Accounts

    B) Minister of Finance
    C) Controller General of Accounts (CGA)
    D) Minister of Defence
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    In order to equalise the pensions of retired soldiers under the One Rank One Pension (OROP) formula, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has set up a committee to work out the modalities and methodology of the implementation of the next revision of pension under OROP. The committee will be headed by Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) and will have representatives of all three armed forces.
  3. Fitch Ratings has estimated the India’s GDP for fiscal 2019-20 at __________
    A) 6.2%

    B) 7.1%
    C) 6.6%
    D) 6.8%
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Fitch Rating has predicted India’s GDP growth rate at 6.6% in FY20 (2019-20) and at 7.1% in FY21 (2020-21). 
  4. Based on Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019, which Indian brand is the most attractive employer brand in India?
    A) Infosys

    B) Microsoft
    C) Dell
    D) Amazon
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Amazon India is the most attractive employer brand in India as per the Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019. 
  5. When is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed?
    A) June 17

    B) June 18
    C) June 16
    D) June 15
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations recognized day observed on June 17 each year to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, and highlight methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought.
  6. Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)?
    A) Francisca Ashietey-Odunton

    B) Inger Andersen
    C) Elizabeth Ines Taylor Jay
    D) Lori Peterson Dando
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Danish economist and environmentalist Inger Andersen has been sworn in as the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) with effect from June 15, 2019 for a period of four-year term. 
  7. Mahesh Mangaonkar is related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Wrestling
    C) Lawn Tennis
    D) Squash
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    In the men’s category, top seed Mahesh Mangaonkar outplayed second-seeded Abhishek Pradhan to emerge as champion in Senior National Squash Championship.
  8. What is the theme of 2019 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought?
    A) Protect Earth. Restore Land. Engage People

    B) Land has true value. Invest in it
    C) Let’s Grow the Future Together
    D) Desertification and Climate Change – One Global Challenge
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    2019 Theme- Let’s Grow the Future Together(Reflecting on 25 years of progress and envisaging to the next 25)
  9. Where is the headquarter of UN Environment Programme (UNEP) located?
    A) Nairobi, Kenya

    B) Rome, Italy
    C) London, United Kingdom
    D) Geneva, Switzerland
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    UNEP Headquarter- Nairobi, Kenya 
  10. Fitch Rating has predicted India’s GDP growth rate at ___________ for 2020-21
    A) 7.5%

    B) 7.1%
    C) 6.9%
    D) 6.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    7.1% in FY21 (2020-21)

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