Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 11th June 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 11th June 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – June 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 11th June 2019

1. _______ recently adopted the National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031.

  1. France
  2. UAE
  3. India
  4. US
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. UAE

Explanation: The National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 aims to make the UAE a world leader in quality of life. One of the most important initiatives is the development of the first ‘National Wellbeing Observatory’.

2. Cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha was on Friday given _________ extension recently. 

  1. 2 months
  2. 3 months
  3. 6 months
  4. 9 months
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 3 months

Explanation: This is the 3rd extension given to Sinha, whose tenure was increased by one-year each in 2017 and 2018. It is worth noting that with this, Pradeep Kumar Sinha becomes the longest-serving cabinet secretary in the country’s history.

3. Imports from Pakistan to India has declined by _____ to 2.84 million US dollars in March this year after imposition of 200% customs duties on all products following Pulwama terror attack.

  1. 34%
  2. 65%
  3. 78%
  4. 92%
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. 92%

Explanation: It is worth noting that India had revoked the MFN (Most Favoured Nation) status to Pakistan in the aftermath of the terror attack. Under the MFN pact, a WTO member country is obliged to treat the other trading nation in a non-discriminatory manner.

4. The five newly elected states will take up their seats as non-permanent members of the Security Council in _________.

  1. January 2020
  2. June 2021
  3. August 2019
  4. December 2022
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. January 2020

Explanation: Every year, five countries are elected to the 15-member Council (10 of whom are non-permanent) for a two-year term. Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam were elected unopposed.

5. Mount Sinabung, sometimes seen in the news, is located in which among the following countries?

  1. India
  2. Maldives
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Indonesia
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Indonesia 

Explanation: Mount Sinabung  (2475m high) is located in Karo district of North Sumatra province. It is among 129 active volcanoes in Indonesia.

6. RBI relaxed the leverage ratio (LR) for banks in a bid to help them expand their lending activities. The leverage ratio stands reduced to 4% for Domestic Systemically Important Banks (DSIBs) and ____ for other banks.

  1. 2.5%
  2. 3.0%
  3. 3.5%
  4. 4.5%
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – C. 3.5%

Explanation: The leverage ratio is Tier-I capital as a percentage of the bank’s exposures. It is worth noting that banks have been required to publicly disclose their Basel-III leverage ratio on a consolidated basis from 1 April, 2015.

7. Reserve Bank of India has slapped a penalty of Rs. _______ on Kotak Mahindra Bank, for the non-state lender’s failure to adhere to the regulator’s diktat on promoter shareholding.

  1. 1 crore
  2. 2 crore
  3. 5 crore
  4. 10 crore
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 2 crore

Explanation: Since 2014 over the failure to meet the milestone for stake reduction by Uday Kotak, RBI has been engaged in a dispute with Kotak Mahindra.