Current Affairs Quiz – 21 June 2019

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  1. When is the International Day of Yoga held globally?
    A) June 18

    B) June 20
    C) June 21
    D) June 19
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015. The international day for yoga was suggested by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2014. 
  2. Which bank has announced to acquire 51.2 percent stake in Apollo Munich Health Insurance?
    A) HDFC
    B) ICICI
    C) Punjab National Bank
    D) Axis Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) has announced that it will soon acquire 51.2 percent stake in Apollo Munich Health Insurance from the Apollo Hospitals Group at about Rs. 1,347 crore. 
  3. The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) has been inaugurated in which state?
    A) Odisha

    B) Telangana
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao dedicated the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) to the nation on June 21, 2019. Built across the Godavari River, Rs 80,500 crore KLIP is touted to be world’s largest multi-stage, multi-purpose lift irrigation project. 
  4. Name the operation started by Indian Navy on Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf for maritime security of Indian vessels?
    A) Operation Raksha
    B) Operation Nigrani
    C) Operation Suraksha
    D) Operation Sankalp
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Indian Navy has launched ‘Operation Sankalp’ on June 20, 2019, in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to ensure Maritime Security for Indian Flagged Vessels operating/ transiting through the Gulf regions. INS Chennai & INS Sunayna have been deployed by the Indian Navy for the security operation. In addition to this aerial surveillance by Indian Navy aircraft is also being undertaken in the area. 
  5. Which states has been recognized for GI tag to Kolhapuri footwear?
    A) Gujarat and Maharashtra

    B) Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra and Karnataka
    D) Haryana and Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The popular ethnic footwear brand Kolhapuri chappal has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. The GI tag for making these footwears has been jointly granted to Maharashtra and Karnataka each which will now be able to make and market their product in domestic and international markets. 4 districts in each of the two states has received the GI tag approvals for Kolhapuris. 
  6. Under whose chairmanship, a Standing Group of Secretaries (GoS) has been formed to resolve issues related to e-commerce?
    A) Ramesh Abhishek
    B) Piyush Goyal 
    C) Hardeep Singh Puri
    D) Som Parkash
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has constituted a Standing Group of Secretaries (GoS) under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ramesh Abhishek to ensure inter-ministerial/inter-departmental coordination on resolving issues, cutting across Ministries and Departments of Government of India, related to e-Commerce. 
  7. Pranati Nayak is an Indian athlete related with which sports?
    A) Running
    B) Archery
    C) Javelin Throw
    D) Gymnastics
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    In Gymnastics, Pranati Nayak of West Bengal clinched a bronze medal in vault event at the 2019 Senior Asian Artistic Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The 23-year-old scored 13.384 to claim the bronze medal. 
  8. When do we observe the World Hydrography Day?
    A) June 20

    B) Third Friday of June
    C) June 21
    D) Third Thursday of June
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    World Hydrography Day is held annually on 21 June by the International Hydrographic Organization to publicise the work of hydrographers and the importance of hydrography. 2019 theme: “Hydrographic information driving marine knowledge” 
  9. Amish Tripathi has been named as the Director of the Nehru Centre. The centre is located in which city?
    A) London

    B) New Delhi
    C) Dubai
    D) Kathmandu
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Well-known Indian author Amish Tripathi has been named as the Director of the Nehru Centre in London for a period of four years. The centre works under the aegis of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). 
  10. Annu Rani is associated with which sports event?
    A) 100 m

    B) Javelin Throw
    C) 1500 m
    D) Shot Put
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Asian silver medallist, Annu Rani has won the women’s javelin bronze in the 58th Ostrava Golden Spike athletics meet, an IAAF World Challenge event. 
  11. World Music takes place every year on __________
    A) June 18

    B) June 19
    C) June 20
    D) June 21
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    World Music Day  takes place on 21 June every year to honor the amateur and professional musicians. The first ever music day took place in 1982 in Paris. 
  12. What is the theme of the 2019 International Day of Yoga?
    A) Yoga for Safety

    B) Yoga for Health
    C) Yoga for Heart
    D) Yoga For Wellness
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The theme of 2019 is “Yoga for Heart”

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