Current Affairs Quiz – 20 June 2019

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  1. The DBS Bank has revised its forecast for India’s GDP growth for fiscal 2019-20 at __________
    A) 7.1%

    B) 6.8%
    C) 7.0%
    D) 6.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    DBS Bank has cut India’s GDP growth for the fiscal year 2020 (2019-20)  to 6.8 percent from 7 percent projected earlier. 
  2. When do we observed the World Refugee Day?
    A) June 17

    B) June 18
    C) June 19
    D) June 20
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. The 2019 Theme of WRD is: #StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day.
  3. Which country will host the 2019 African Union (AU) Summit?
    A) Libya

    B) Mali
    C) Niger
    D) Ghana
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Government of India has extended USD 15 million assistance to Niger for organising the African Union (AU) summit in Niamey from July 7-8, 2019. It is the first time that Niger will host the AU summit. 
  4. With state has inked pact with NPCI for MeeSeva portal services?
    A) Rajasthan

    B) Telangana
    C) Karnataka
    D) Gujarat
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Government of Telangana have signed an agreement to offer the users of MeeSeva portal the option to pay using UPI Collect Request, RuPay Debit and Credit Cards for the services. 
  5. Who has been appointed as the India’s representative in the Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)?
    A) Shefali Juneja

    B) Aparna Vedapuri Singh
    C) Leena Nair
    D) Alka Banerjee
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Shefali Juneja has been appointed as India’s representative in the Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). 
  6. FX-Retail is an electronic trading platform to be launched by ____________
    A) FEMA

    B) RBI
    C) BSE
    D) Clearing Corporation of India Limited 
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Clearing Corporation of India Limited (CCIL) will roll out an electronic trading platform for buying/selling foreign exchange by retail customers of banks named FX-Retail on August 05, 2019. 
  7. Indian sportswomen P.U. Chitra is related to which sports?
    A) Gymnastics

    B) Weightlifting
    C) Running
    D) Wrestling
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Asian champion P.U. Chitra of India won the women’s 1500m gold, clocking 4:12.65s at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna, Sweden. She beat former Commonwealth Games champion Kenya’s Mercy Cherono. In men’s category, Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson won the silver in 1500m clocking 3:39.69s behind Sweden’s Andreas Almgren (3:39.68s). 
  8. The ‘Back to the Village’ programme has been launched by which state for rural development?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Haryana
    D) Odisha
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has launched its ambitious outreach programme, ‘Back to the Village’, to be undertaken from June 20-27 across all Panchayats of the state. 
  9. The International Surfing Day is observed on ____________
    A) Third Thursday of June

    B) June 19
    C) June 20
    D) Third Saturday of June
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The International Surfing Day (ISD) is held annually on the third Saturday of June to promote the popularity of surfing and to attract new participants. In 2019, the ISD is being held on June 15. The theme of 2019 ISD is “Protect & Enjoy.” 
  10. Based on the annual Asian Development Outlook report 2019 of ADB, which country has emerged as the fastest growing economy in the Asia-Pacific region?
    A) China

    B) India
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Malaysia
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bangladesh has emerged as the fastest growing economy in the Asia-Pacific region comprised of 45 countries. As per the ADB’s annual Asian Development Outlook (ADO), Bangladesh achieved growth rate of 7.9 percent in 2018-19, which was the fastest expansion since 1974. 
  11. Name the Indian who has been awarded the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award?
    A) Nitesh Kumar Jangir

    B) Vinod Dham
    C) Man Mohan Sharma
    D) Suhas Patankar
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Nitesh Kumar Jangir, an Indian engineer, has won the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award. He won the award in People’s category for his low-cost breathing support device named as Saans for new-born babies. 
  12. World Sickle Cell Awareness Day is held every year on _____________
    A) June 20

    B) June 19
    C) June 17
    D) June 15
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Sickle Cell Awareness Day is a United Nations recognised day celebrated on June 19 each year to raise the public awareness about the sickle cell disease and its treatment methods.
  13. How much amount has been granted by India to Niger to organise the African Union (AU) Summit 2019?
    A) USD 5 million
    B) USD 12 million
    C) USD 10 million
    D) USD 15 million
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Government of India has extended USD 15 million assistance to Niger for organising the African Union (AU) summit in Niamey from July 7-8, 2019. 
  14. As per ADB’s annual Asian Development Outlook report, Bangladesh’s economy is projected to grow at _____________ rate in the fiscal 2019-20
    A) 7.5%

    B) 7%
    C) 8%
    D) 8.1%
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The bank has predicted a record breaking growth for the country at 8 percent in the FY2019 and FY2020. 
  15. The headquarter of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is located at __________
    A) Montreal, Canada

    B) Rome, Italy
    C) Gland, Switzerland
    D) Washington D.C, United States
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    Option A

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