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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


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