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Current Affairs Quiz: June 10 2018

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  1. A national disaster risk index currently in the form of a draft report prepared by the Union home ministry with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has ranked which state as the number one in high risk states list?
    1.Gujarat
    2.Maharashtra
    3.Tamil Nadu
    4.Arunachal Pradesh
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Maharashtra
    Explanation:
    Disaster risk index of states:
    Rank State
    1 Maharashtra
    2 West Bengal
    3 Uttar Pradesh
    4 Madhya Pradesh
    5 Rajasthan
    6 Karnataka
    7 Assam
    8 Andhra Pradesh
    9 Gujarat
    10 Bihar
    High Risk districts on disaster:
    1.Pune, Maharashtra
    2.North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
    3.South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
    4.Thane, Maharashtra
    5.Hooghly, West Bengal
    6.Howrah, West Bengal
    7.Bengaluru, Karnataka
    8.Nashik, Maharashtra
    9.Gulbarga, Karnataka
    10.Mumbai, Maharashtra
  2. Union Heavy Industries Minister ____ has said that, the Union Cabinet may decide on the launch of the FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles in India) scheme’s phase II within a month, to enhance adoption of energy-efficient vehicles?
    1.Anant Geete
    2.Rajnath Singh
    3.Manoj Sinha
    4.Narendra Singh Tomar
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1.Anant Geete
    Explanation:
    The proposal with details of the scheme would be presented in the Union Cabinet in a month. The second phase will be for a period of five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23. It is expected to involve financial support of Rs 9,381 crore. It would focus on new energy vehicles utilized for public transport, commercial purposes and high-speed two-wheelers. The scheme would also involve setting up of a Rs 500 crore venture capital fund related to electric vehicles to support high-risk startups and promote innovation and entrepreneurship.
  3. On June 9, 2018, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated two CNG stations in Cuttack district of Odisha. What does “C” represent in CNG?
    1.Carbonised
    2.Compressed
    3.Compact
    4.Cold
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Compressed
    Explanation:
    CNG = Compressed Natural Gas
    The CNG stations, located at CDA Sector 1 and Bidyadharpur in Cuttack. Two more CNG stations are coming up at Khandagiri and Tamando. In 2018 more than 20 CNG stations will be commissioned in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to supply CNG to vehicles. 7 GAs will be set up in 19 districts of Odisha in the next five years with an investment of about Rs 3000-3500 crore in the state. Work for CGD network has been started in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
  4. On June 10, 2018, CECRI ,Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Agreement for transfer of technology for India’s first Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Battery project in Bengaluru. Expand CECRI?
    1.Central Electricals and Conductors Research Institute
    2.Central Energy and Chemical Research Institute
    3.Central Electro Chemical Reserve of India
    4.Central Electro Chemical Research Institute
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4.Central Electro Chemical Research Institute
    Explanation:
    An indigenous technology of Lithium-ion cells has been built by CSIR-CECRI headed by DrGopu Kumar in partnership with CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) New Delhi, CSIR- Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CSIR-CGCRI) Kolkata and Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) Hyderabad. CSIR-CECRI has set up a demo facility in Chennai to manufacture prototype Lithium-Ion cells. It has also secured global IPRs . Indian manufacturers source Lithium Ion Battery from China, Japan and South Korea among some other countries. India is one of the largest importers and in 2017, it imported nearly $150 Million worth Li-Ion batteries.
  5. On June 5, 2018, Private sector bank Karur Vysya Bank announced its tie up with _____ to provide insurance services to customers?
    1.Aditya Birla Health
    2.Sun Health Insurance
    3.Kodak Health Insurance
    4.Manipal Health Insurance
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1.Aditya Birla Health
    Explanation:
    On June 5, 2018, Private sector bank Karur Vysya Bank announced its tie up with Aditya Birla Health. It has already partnered with Birla Sunlife Insurance for the same. ABHICL will be able to access millions of customers of KVB, especially in the Tier I, II and IIIcentres.
  6. On June 09, 2018, which Payments Bank was denied permission to use the UIDAI’s e-KYC facility due to wrong doing from the bank’s part?
    1.Jio Payments Bank
    2.Airtel Payments Bank
    3.Fino Payments Bank
    4.India Post Payment Bank
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Airtel Payments Bank
    Explanation:
    As per RBI’s report the Bank has used the e-KYC facility to provide LPG subsidies to its customers without permission. UIDAI revoked a suspension on the use of e-KYC facility.This would hamper bank’s competition and in achieving new customers and to provide facilities to its existing 10 million customers. They can carry out limited KYCs based on virtual IDs rolled out by the UIDAI.
  7. On June 10, 2018, According to a report by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) a growth close to ____ % GDP in Industry in the next 2 years is expected?
    1.4%
    2.8%
    3.7%
    4.6%
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.8%
    Explanation:
    Rs 50,000 crore worth of investments have been made. Fiscal prudence, able macroeconomic management, and strong reforms would be the reasons for the growth. Good performance across sectors such as automotives, white goods, steel, cement, and capital goods. Manufacturing of smartphone components is set to go up, indicating upward local value-addition.
  8. On June 8, 2018, ____ has received the National Payments Excellence Award2017 by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?
    1.SVC Co-operative Bank
    2.Bhuj Co-operative Bank
    3.City Co-operative Bank
    4.Dhanlaxmi Co-operative Bank
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1.SVC Co-operative Bank
    Explanation:
    On June 8, 2018, SVC Co-operative Bank has received the National Payments Excellence Award2017 by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). It is the highest recognition in the banking industry for exceptional performance in payments system. This is for their outstanding performance in NFS ATM Network and CTS . This effort will help in upgrading from the cheque system to UPI system and inclusion in the digital umbrella.
  9. Who has taken charge as the Executive Director and Secretary of EEPC India?
    1.Harthik Mehta
    2.Suranjan Gupta
    3.Vinod Rai
    4.Manas Thiwari
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Suranjan Gupta
    Explanation:
    Suranjan Gupta succeeds Bhaskar Sarkar. He joined EEPC India in 2006. He has vast experience in international economics and trade. He has worked in American Consulate, European Commission and the Indian Chamber of Commerce etc.
  10. Name the person who has been made the acting Chairman of UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) from 20th June 2018?
    1.Arvind Saxena
    2.Shyam Ananthkumar
    3.Ramesh Kalyan
    4.Jaspreet Singh
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1.Arvind Saxena
    Explanation:
    Arvind Saxena is a 1978 batch Indian Postal Service officer. He takes charge as acting Chairman from incumbent Vinay Mittal. He will perform the duties of the post of Chairman of UPSC, from June 20 till further orders or till completion of his term on 7thAugust 2020. He joined UPSC in May 2015. Earlier he worked in the Aviation Research Centre (ARC). He had worked in the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
  11. On 10th June 2018, who was appointed as Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission?
    1.Ram Prasad
    2.Sharad Kumar
    3.Shiva Kumar
    4.Rajaram Sundar
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Sharad Kumar
    Explanation:
    Sharad Kumar is an 1979 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Haryana cadre. He he has been appointed for a term of four years from the date on which he assumes office, or till he reaches 65 years of age, whichever is earlier. He was NIA Director from 2013 to 2017.
  12. On June 10,2018, The final test of India’s first indigenous , long range artillery gun ____ has been successfully conducted in Pokhran and would be inducted in the Indian Army?
    1.Vihaan
    2.Dhanush
    3.Pradhaan
    4.Mayur
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Dhanush
    Explanation:
    It is a 155mm x 45 mm caliber gun and is also called ‘DesiBofors’. It was manufactured by Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) after getting the project in October 2011. in 2014 the first prototype was made and thereafter 11 more prototypes were made from which 4,200 rounds were fired. It has a strike range of 38 kilometres and 81% of its components are indigenously sourced.
  13. On 10th June 2018, which country won the Women’s Asia T20 Cup 2018 at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?
    1.Bangladesh
    2.Sri Lanka
    3.Pakistan
    4.Nepal
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1.Bangladesh
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh defeated India by three wickets in the final and won their first Asia Cup title. Bangladesh has become the only other team to win the title apart from India. Scores: Bangladesh 113 for 7 (Sultana 27, Rumana 23, Poonam 4-9, Harmanpreet 2-19). India 112 for 9 (Harmanpreet 56, Rumana 2-22, Tul Kubra 2-23). Bangladesh’s Rumana Ahmed was named the Player of the Match.
  14. On 9th June 2018, India won three more medals on the third and penultimate day of Asian Junior Athletics Championships held in Gifu, ____ , making the medal overall tally: three gold, one silver and nine bronze medals?
    1.China
    2.Japan
    3.Indonesia
    4.Phillipines
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2.Japan
    Explanation:
    Anu Kumar won a gold medal in the men’s 800 m. Arpandeep Kaur Bajwa bagged a bronze medal in the women’s discus throw. The team of Gurvinder Singh, Prajwal Mandanna Kakera Ravi, Akash Kumar and Nitin Balakumar registered a time of 40.75 seconds and won bronze medal in the Men’s 4 x 100 relay. Japan won the gold medal in Men’s 4 x 100 relay. Silver medal was won by Chinese Taipei.
  15. Who won the French Open tennis tournament that was held in Paris, France, on 10th June 2018?
    1.Rafael Nadal
    2.Dominic Thiem
    3.Novak Djokovic
    4.Juan Martín del Potro
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1.Rafael Nadal
    Explanation:
    On 10th June 2018, Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the final and won his 11th French Open title. This victory has confirmed his world No 1 ranking for Rafael Nadal.

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. What is the tag line of Indian Bank?
    Answer
    Your Tech Friendly Bank
  2. Who is the Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA)?
    Answer
    Yogesh Chander Modi
  3. Name the MD and CEO of SVC cooperative Bank?
    Answer
    Ajit Venugopalan
  4. Name the President of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)?
    Answer
    Shobana Kamineni
  5. Where is Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium located?
    Answer
    Taleigao, Goa
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