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19, 20 June 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

19, 20 June 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 June 2018:
Kaiga Generating Systems (KGS-1) is situated in which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Kerala
C. Karnataka
D. Bihar
Answer: C
Explanation: The 220 MW Unit-1 of Karnataka's Kaiga Generating Systems (KGS-1) set a new record of the continuous operation of 766 days on 18th June, surpassing the earlier record of 765 days set by the Unit-5 of Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS-5) in 2014.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

The 2018 Goa Revolution Day (GRD) has celebrated on which date?
A. 18 June
B. 20 June
C. 15 June
D. 21 June
Answer: A
Explanation: The Goa Revolution Day (GRD) has celebrated on 18th June 2018 to pay tributes to the martyrs of the state’s liberation struggle. On this day in 1946, freedom fighter Dr Ram Manohar Lohia gave a clarion call to the people of the............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Mehbooba Mufti resigns as Chief Minister of which state on June 19?
A. Jammu and Kashmir
B. West Bengal
C. Bihar
D. Tripura
Answer: A
Explanation: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on 19th June 2018 submitted  her resignation to Governor NN Vohra, after the BJP announced it was leaving the alliance with her Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) ............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Mehbooba Mufti resigns as J&K CM

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on 19th June 2018 submitted  her resignation to Governor NN Vohra, after the BJP announced it was leaving the alliance with her Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). The BJP's decision to end the coalition leaves Mufti with just 28 out of Jammu and Kashmir's 87 elected seats. The reason for the pullout was failure to control the situation in the state and meet its promises. BJP's General Secretary Ram Madhav also called for Governor's rule in Jammu & Kashmir.

17, 18 June 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

17, 18 June 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 June 2018:
Which country will host European Union Film Festival (EUFF) 2018?
A. France
B. Srilanka
C. India
D. Japan
Answer: C
Explanation: European Union Film Festival (EUFF) to be held from 18 - 24 June in Delhi, brings to the city a selection of some of the finest and most riveting films coming out of Europe.  With a selection of 24 latest European films from 23 EU Member States, this years' film festival brings some unusual stories for the world cinema enthusiasts...........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which city to host the 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)?
A. Jaipur
B. Amritsar
C. Patna
D. Jalandhar
Answer: D
Explanation: The 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019) will be held at Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab from 3rd to 7th January 2019. The theme of the 5-day science congress is ‘Future India: Science & Technology’...........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who is appointed new COO of ICICI Bank?
A. Chanda Kochhar
B. Sandeep Bakhshi
C. P S Jayakumar
D. Usha Ananthasubramania
Answer: B
Explanation: ICICI Bank board has appointed ICICI Prudential Life Insurance CEO Sandeep Bakhshi as whole-time director and chief operating officer (COO), creating a new top position at India’s second largest private bank, to steer all its businesses. ..........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which country recently denied undertaking joint project to develop naval base with India?
A. Jakarta
B. Seychelles
C. Maldives
D. Zimbabwe
Answer: B
Explanation: The Assumption Island is a small island in the Outer Islands of Seychelles north of Madagascar, with a distance of 1,135 km southwest of the capital, Victoria, on Mahé Island...........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

LPU Jalandhar will host Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)

106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019) will be held at Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab from 3rd to 7th January 2019. The theme of the 5-day science congress is ‘Future India: Science & Technology’. Approx 15,000 delegates, including 300 top scientists and Nobel Laureates from across world are expected to attend the congress. The science congress will have 18 plenary sessions, including those of medical, chemical, environmental and other science domains. There will also be four parallel mega events, including the children’s science conference; women’s science conference; science communicators’ meet; and, science exhibition. The exhibition will see participation from the national and international science companies, especially from the US, Australia, Germany and Switzerland.

15, 16 June 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

15, 16 June 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 15, 16 June 2018:
Union Cabinet has approved which bank’s proposal to raise additional share capital worth Rs 24000 crore?
A. Axis Bank
B. SBI
C. HDFC Bank
D. ICICI Bank
Answer: C
Explanation: Union Cabinet on June 13, 2018 approved the proposal for grant of permission to HDFC Bank to raise additional share capital of up to a maximum of 24,000 crore rupees. The composite foreign shareholding in the Bank will not exceed 74 percent of the enhanced paid-up equity share capital of the bank. .................Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who is current World Bank CEO?
A. Kristalina Georgieva
B. Irina Bokova
C. Jim Yong Kim
D. Irina Bokova
Answer: A
Explanation: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva in Washington DC to seek assistance for a Multimodal Transport Corridor and the Rural Livelihood Project which aims to provide sustainable livelihood enhancements in 10,000 villages in the state. .................Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has been posted as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Puducherry?
A. Geeta Shrivastav
B. S Sundari Nanda
C. Geeta Bhanot
D. Mrinali Sharma
Answer: B
Explanation: S Sundari Nanda, a 1988 AGMU cadre Indian Police Service officer in the rank of ADGP, has been posted as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Union Territory of Puducherry.

Which country to host the 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF-2018)?
A. USA
B. Australia
C. China
D. India
Answer: D
Explanation: India will host the 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF-2018) at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi from 18 – 24 June. The festival will improve cultural ties between India and European countries.  .................Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

13, 14 June 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

13, 14 June 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 June 2018:
As per which inter-connectivity project, the Government of India (GoI) has launched 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupals in villages?
A. RailNet
B. Shining India
C. e-Bharat
D. BharatNet
Answer: D
Explanation: Government of India (GoI) has launched 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupals in villages and delivery of rail tickets through Common Service Centres (CSCs). It was inaugurated by Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi on June 11, 2018. The move is aimed at transforming rural Internet connectivity through BharatNet. The WiFi Choupals will enable people in rural areas with an effective Internet access for their various digital processes. CSC has also tied up with IRCTC for booking of railway tickets. As per the agreement, all 2.9 lakh CSC will be able to book both reserved and unreserved train tickets. This will enable people in rural areas/villages to book tickets through CSC rather than going to the booking centres mainly located in cities. The BharatNet is the Central Government’s rural broadband connectivity project to connect 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats (GPs) by Optical Fibre Cable (OFC).

Who wins Polly Umrigar Trophy 2018 at annual BCCI awards?
A. MS Dhoni
B. KL Rahul
C. Virat Kohli
D. R.Ashwin
Answer: C
Explanation: India captain Virat Kohli was the star attraction at the BCCI Annual Awards function on 12th June 2018 as he received the prestigious Polly Umrigar Trophy (Cricketer of the Year) award for two consecutive seasons. The Indian skipper, who has been in prolific form, received the award for his stupendous performance during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. Anshuman Gaekwad and Sudha Shah received the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award. The domestic cricketers got their due recognition as Jalaj Saxena, Parvez Rasool, Krunal Pandya were all feted for their consistent domestic performances.

Saweety Boora, who claimed gold at 2018 Umakhanov Memorial Tournament, is associated with which sports?
A. Wrestling
B. Rowing
C. Swimming
D. Boxing
Answer: D
Explanation: Saweety Boora, who is also a former world championships silver-medallist, prevailed over home favourite Anna Anfinogenova in a unanimous verdict to finish on top in the middleweight (75kg) category. Saweety Boora was the lone Indian boxer to clinch a gold, while two others signed off with silver medals in the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia. However, in the men’s draw, Brijesh Yadav (81kg) and Virender Kumar (91kg) lost their respective summit clashes to end with silver medals.

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara becomes CFO of ---- ?
A. General Motors
B. Tata Motors
C. Tata Steel
D. Reliance Industries
Answer: A
Explanation: An Indian-American woman, Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the Chief Finance Officer of the US’ largest automaker, General Motors. Ms. Suryadevara, currently the vice president of corporate finance, will succeed Chuck Stevens, the General Motor’s present CFO, on September 1, 2018. She will report to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mary Barra, 56, who has been head of the automaker since 2014.

What is the theme of the 2018 World Blood Donor Day (WBDD)?
A. Thank you for saving my life
B. Give the gift of life : donate blood
C. Every blood donor is a hero
D. Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life
Answer: D
Explanation: The World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is observed every year on June 14 across the globe to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. The day also strongly encourages more people to donate blood so that the donor population does not decline and patients requiring transfusion have timely access to safe blood. The 2018 theme is ‘Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life’.

Which country will host World Cup 2026?
A. India and China
B. United States, Mexico and Canada
C. France and Germany
D. Iran and Iraq
Answer: B
Explanation: United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations in Moscow. The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the ballot at a FIFA Congress held in Moscow. Football’s showpiece event will return to the North American continent for the first time since 1994 when the United States hosted the tournament.

Shujaat Bukhari killed by militants in Srinagar on 14th June. He was a ----- ?
A. Journalist
B. Cricketer
C. Scientist
D. Doctor
Answer: A
Explanation: Unknown gunmen shot and killed Shujaat Bukhari, veteran journalist and editor of the Rising Kashmir newspaper in the heart of Srinagar on 14th June 2018 ahead of Id-ul-Fitr. One of Bukhari’s personal security officers also died in the attack, while another is in a critical condition. Bukhari was The Hindu’s correspondent in Srinagar from 1997 to 2012 and a contributor to the Frontline magazine. The 50-year-old editor was killed close to his office in Pratap Park, an area where offices of many newspaper are housed.................Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

11, 12 June 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

11, 12 June 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 11, 12 June 2018:
Which country recently discovers new planet K2-236b recently?
A. USA
B. India
C. China
D. Japan
Answer: B
Explanation: In one of the most remarkable scientific achievements, a sub-Saturn Exoplanet has been discovered by Indian scientists. The discovery has been done by a scientific team eld by Professor Abhijit Chakraborty of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has a detailed report on how the scientists made the breakthrough. The discovery of the new planet was made by calculating the mass of the planet using the indigenously designed “PRL Advance Radial-velocity Abu-sky Search” (PARAS) spectrograph that is integrated with 1.2m Telescope at PRL’s Gurushikhar Observatory in Mount Abu, India. India has joined the elite club of a handful of countries with this discovery of new planets around stars. The name of the planet is EPIC 211945201b or K2-236b. The host star’s name is EPIC 211945201 or K2-236.

Who wins French Open 2018 men’s Single?
A. Rafel Nadal
B. Dominic Thiem
C. Marco Cecchinato
D. Novak Djokovic
Answer: A
Explanation: Nadal won another French Open men’s singles title on 10 June 2018 as he defeated Dominic Thiem by 6-4, 6-3 and 6-2 on 10 June 2018. This was his 11th French Open title in 14 years. He moves alongside Margaret Court for the most titles at the same slam, 11. His total of 17 majors edges him closer to the 23 owned by 36-year-old Roger Federer.

Govt opens doors to lateral entry for first time for which post?
A. Joint Secretary
B. Secretary
C. IPS
D. None of above
Answer: A
Explanation: In an apparent bid to bring in expertise from the private sector and infuse talent into the country’s bureaucracy, the Union government has invited “outstanding individuals” to join the government at the level of Joint Secretary at the Centre. For starters, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has invited applications for 10 senior-level positions in the departments of Economic Affairs, Revenue, Commerce and Highways and others. The notification issued on 10th June by the DoPT says it is looking for 10 “outstanding individuals”, who are willing to contribute towards nation building.

Historical talk between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong held in which city?
A. New York
B. Singapore
C. Sanghai
D. Delhi
Answer: B
Explanation: US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Unsigned a document pledging to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean in return for US providing security guarantees to the DPRK on 12th June 2018. After two rounds of talks the two leaders signed a joint statement, which reaffirmed the DPRK's commitment to the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, for complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The summit meeting was the first of its kind between a sitting American president and a leader of North Korea. Donald Trump also said  that he was  suspending military exercises on the Korean Peninsula and that he expected the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, to move "very quickly" to dismantle his nuclear arsenal after a day of discussions in Singapore..................Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

9, 10 June 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

9, 10 June 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 9, 10 June 2018:
SCO summit 2018 was held 9–10 June at which city?
A. Sanghai
B. Qingdao
C. Sochi
D. Beijing
Answer: B
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10th June held separate bilateral talks with presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia on the sidelines of the SCO summit 2018 scheduled on 9–10 June at Qingdao, China.  Mr. Modi met Mr. Nazarbayev and invited his country to join the International Solar Alliance, an initiative announced in 2015 whose primary objective is to work for efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

Who is appointed new Vigilance Commissioner in CVC?
A. Arvind Saxena
B. Sharad Kumar
C. Deepak Kumar
D. Rajeev Kumar
Answer: B
Explanation: Sharad Kumar, former Director General (DG) of National Investigation Agency (NIA) retired, the 1979 batch Haryana cadre IPS officer has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on 10th June 2018. 62-year-old Kumar retired in September last year after heading the National Investigation Agency, an anti-terror probe organisation, for over four years. Kumar was appointed DG of the NIA during the UPA regime in 2013, but following his retirement in October 2015, the NDA government re-employed him on a contract basis with annual extensions twice, which is considered a rare case in bureaucratic circles.

Who wins French Open 2018 Women's Single?
A. Simona Halep
B. Sloane Stephens
C. Daria Kasatkina
D. Serena Williams
Answer: A
Explanation: World number one Simona Halep has won her first Grand Slam title with a gutsy comeback victory over American 10th seed Sloane Stephens in the French Open 2018 final. Halep, who had lost her three previous major finals, went a set and a breakdown at Roland Garros. But the 26-year-old Romanian battled back to take a see-saw second set against the US Open champion. She then raced away with the third to win 3-6 6-4 6-1.

Who is appointed acting chairman of UPSC on 10th June 2018?
A. Arvind Saxena
B. Sharad Kumar
C. Deepak Kumar
D. Rajeev Kumar
Answer: A
Explanation: Union Public Service Commission member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from 20 June. Saxena, a 1978-batch Indian Postal Service officer, will take over the charge from incumbent Vinay Mittal who completes his term at the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 19 June. A latest government order said Saxena will "perform the duties of the post of chairman, UPSC" with effect from 20 June till further orders or till completion of his tenure on 7 August, 2020. Saxena joined the UPSC in May, 2015 after he completed his stint in the Aviation Research Centre (ARC).................Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Arvind Saxena appointed acting chairman of UPSC

Union Public Service Commission member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from 20 June. Saxena, a 1978-batch Indian Postal Service officer, will take over the charge from incumbent Vinay Mittal who completes his term at the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 19 June. A latest government order said Saxena will "perform the duties of the post of chairman, UPSC" with effect from 20 June till further orders or till completion of his tenure on 7 August, 2020. Saxena joined the UPSC in May, 2015 after he completed his stint in the Aviation Research Centre (ARC).

Sharad Kumar appointed vigilance commissioner in CVC

Sharad Kumar (Indian Police Service, Retd., HY:1979) has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission, New Delhi for a term of four years from the date on which he enters upon his office, or till he attains the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier.