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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