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11 to 20 June 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for June 2019Daily 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 to 20 June 2019 :
Who was appointed as the interim Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) for a term of four years ?
A. Shashi Kant Sharma
B. Sunil Kumar Sharma
C. K. V. Chowdary
D. Sharad Kumar
Answer: D
Explanation: On June 11,2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed selection panel has named Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar as interim Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) for a term of four years or till he attains the age of 65. The move comes after the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) KV Chowdary completed his tenure at anti-graft body. Mr. Sharad Kumar was a former head of the National investigation agency (NIA).He was appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner on June 2018 and his tenure will end on October 2020.

Who was honoured with the country’s highest literary honour, 54th Jnanpith Award in New Delhi ?
A. Raghuveer Chaudhari
B. Amitav Ghosh
C. Krishna Sobti
D. Shankha Ghosh
Answer: B
Explanation: Noted English Fiction writer Amitav Ghosh (63) received the country’s highest literary honour 54th Jnanpith Award in New Delhi. The decision taken by the Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray. Former West Bengal Governer, Gopalakrishna Gandhi, who was the chief guest of the event presented the award. Amitav Ghosh is one of the most prominent contemporary Writer who is famous connecting past with the present in relevant ways in his novels.Ghosh is known for his novels such as Shadow Lines, The Glass Palace, The Hunger Tide, River of smoke, Flood of Fire. Amitav Ghosh is also recipient of the Padma Shri(2007) and Sahitya Akademi Awards.

Noted writer Girish Karnad was conferred the prestigious Jnanpith Award in which year?
A. 2007
B. 2016
C. 1998
D. 2008
Answer: B
Explanation: Karnad was one of the most prominent theatre personalities of the 60s and 70s, a period regarded as the Renaissance of Indian theatre. He was also a film director and actor. He acted in films like Manthan, Swami, Nishant, Minsara Kanavu, Hey Ram, China Gate, Tiger Zinda Hai, Kadhalan among others. He directed films like Utsav, Tabbaliyu Neenade Magane and Kaadu. He was also applauded for his acting in TV serial “Malgudi Days”. He was conferred the Jnanpith Award in 1998 for his contribution to Kannada literature)

Where was the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit 2019 held?
A. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
B. Tashkent, Uzbekistan
C. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
D. ‎Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Answer: C
Explanation: On June 13, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit 2019. It was the first multilateral engagement after his re-election. He discussed the global security situation, multilateral economic cooperation, people-to-people exchanges and topical issues of international and regional importance. The SCO Summit was followed by the bilateral component on the visit to the Kyrgyz Republic.

Which country is set to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030 ?
A. Japan
B. Nepal
C. Scotland
D. Ireland
Answer: D
Explanation: In order to combat greenhouse gas emissions, Ireland Government decided to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 as part of a major strategy to protect the environment. This is one of 180 measures the Irish government published in the ‘Climate Action Plan’. The “Climate Action Plan” also includes the elimination of non-recyclable plastic and higher fees on the production of materials that are difficult to recycle. The Irish Government’s objective is to transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient society and put the country to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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