Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 8th June 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 8th June 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – June 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 8th June 2019

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved reconstitution of policy think tank Niti Aayog, renaming ________ as its vice chairman.

A. Amit Shah
B. Rajiv Kumar
C. Arun Jaitley
D. Yashwant Sinha
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Rajiv Kumar 

Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi serves as the chairman of the policy making think tank. The panel’s current members V K Saraswat, Ramesh Chand & VK Paul find a place in the reconstituted Aayog. Whole, the economist Bibek Debroy’s name did not figure in the new list.

2. Female employees of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will now get ____ more months of maternity leave during their service period.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 7
D. 8
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 3

Explanation: As of March 31, 2018, out of LIC’s total employee strength of nearly 1.12 lakh, 24,000 were women. Maternity leave may be granted for a period which may extend up to six months at a stretch, subject to a maximum of 15 months.

3. Reserve Bank of India purchased ______ tonnes gold in FY19 to augment its foreign exchange reserves, according to the latest data released by the World Gold Council.

A. 23.7
B. 39.1
C. 45.4
D. 52.3
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. 52.3

Explanation: The World Gold Council derives data on gold reserves from International Financial Statistics under IMF.

4. Which country’s Ambassador to the UN (Tijjani Muhammad-Bande) was elected as the next President of the General Assembly?

A. Syria
B. Nigeria
C. South Africa
D. Mexico
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Nigeria

Explanation: The negotiations process for UNSC reforms is headed for a roll-over to the next UNGA session. India has been calling for the reform of the UN Security Council along with Brazil, Germany and Japan for long.

5. PM Modi-led Central government has reconstituted ____ key cabinet committees recently. 

A. 6
B. 8
C. 10
D. 12
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 8. 

Explanation: Now, Modi is part of six committees, barring Cabinet Committee on Accommodation and Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. Whereas, Amit Shah is part of all cabinet committees.

6. __________ recently launched India’s first trading programme to combat particulate air pollution.

A. Telangana
B. Gujarat
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Gujarat 

Explanation: The programme is a market-based system. In this, the government sets a cap on emissions & allows industries to buy and sell permits to stay below the cap.

7. Which bank has declared Vijay Goverdhandas Kalantri, chairman and managing director of Dighi Port, as a “wilful defaulter” for not repaying his loans?

A. Bank of Baroda
D. HDFC Bank
E. None of these

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Correct Answer –  A. Bank of Baroda

Explanation: It is worth noting that Dighi Port was the first port to be declared insolvent by the National Company Law Tribunal. Kalantri and his son Vishal Kalantri, owe nearly Rs 3,334 crore to a consortium of 16 Indian banks.