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Monday, June 24, 2019

DAILY GK 24 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 24 JUNE 2019
1. MEXICO BECAME THE FIRST COUNTRY TO RATIFY THE TRADE DEAL TO REPLACE NAFTA
Mexico became the first country to ratify the trade deal to replace 25 year old North American Free Trade Agreement. The new trade deal is known as known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
The USMCA has been modified to include changes for automakers, stricter labor and environmental standards, intellectual property protections, and digital trade provisions.

2. INDIA’S ACE CUEIST PANKAJ ADVANI CLINCHED THE 35TH MEN’S ASIAN SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP IN DOHA
India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani, clinched the 35th men’s Asian snooker championship in Doha, Qatar. He defeated Thai’s Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon.
He became the only one to win the Asian and World championships in all formats.

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DAILY GK 23 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 23 JUNE 2019
1. BALAKOT AIRSTRIKES CODE NAMED AS ‘OPERATION BANDAR’ BY IAF
The Indian Air Force mission to bomb a terrorist hideout in Pakistan’s Balakot was codenamed ‘Operation Bandar’.
The codename was also chosen by the IAF to maintain top secrecy for the operation which involved 12 Mirage 2000 jets crossing over into Pakistani territory to completely destroy a large Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp in Balakot.

2. COUNTRY’S FIRST IRON ORE MINE DISCOVERED IN BANGLADESH
Country’s first iron ore mine was discovered at Isabpur village in Dinajpur of Bangladesh. The discovery was done by the Geological Survey of Bangladesh.
Percentage of iron is 60 in the mine, which is higher in quality in comparison to other iron ore mines in the world.
Other countries are Canada, China, Brazil Sweden and Australia which comprises less than 50 percent of iron.
With this discovery in Bangladesh, economic and employment opportunities will enhanced in the country.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 24TH JUNE 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 24TH JUNE 2019
1.        Where was the 20th meeting on Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) held recently?
A) New Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Varanasi
D) Chennai
E) None of these

2.        Which country has topped, the list of capital importing countries as well as capital exporting countries in the Knight Frank’s “Active Capital” 2019 report?
A) Canada
B) United States
C) China
D) Singapore
E) None of these

3.        What is the rank of India among the list of capital importing countries as per the Knight Frank’s “Active Capital” 2019 report?
A) 35th
B) 25th
C) 20th
D) 30th
E) None of these

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

DAILY GK 22 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 22 JUNE 2019
1. FOR THE FIRST TIME, INDIA OPENS WATER CLINIC FOR ELEPHANTS IN MATHURA
India has opened its first specialized hydrotherapy treatment center for elephants suffering from arthritis, joint pain and foot ailments, in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
It is a collaboration of Uttar Pradesh Forest Department and the NGO (Non-Governmental Organization), Wildlife SOS.

2. INDIA RANKED 20TH AMONG THE TOP CAPITAL IMPORTING COUNTRIES
According to Knight Frank, India with the 20th rank among the top capital importing countries, globally. In terms of outbound cross-border investments, it was ranked 30th.
The United States was the top capital importing country, followed by Canada and Germany.

3. INDIA’S DATA USAGE PER SMARTPHONE IS THE HIGHEST IN THE WORLD AT 9.8GB PER MONTH
As per the Ericsson Mobility Report of June 2019 edition, India‘s data usage per smartphone was the highest in the world at 9.8 Giga Byte per month up to December 31, 2018.
It is set to double to 18 GB by 2024.
North East Asia stood at the second place with 7.1 GB per month and North America at third with 7 GB.
The 4G LTE subscriptions in India will grow from 450 million in 2018 to 1.16 billion in 2024.

4. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA 2019: JUNE 21
The 5th annual International Day of Yoga was observed on June 21, 2019.
There are two themes for World Yoga Day 201, United Nation has declared theme as “Yoga for Climate Action” and Ministry of Ayush, India has declared theme for Yoga Day is ”Yoga for Heart“.
Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of Yoga were given on the occasion of IDY 2019.

5. WORLD MUSIC DAY: JUNE 21
The world music day is being celebrated across the country on June 21, 2019.
The theme of world music day 2019 is “Music at the intersections”.


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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 22ST JUNE 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 22ST JUNE 2019
1.        After which year, the sale of only Electric Vehicles (EVs) will be permitted in India, as per the proposal given by the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog?
A) 2035
B) 2030
C) 2025
D) 2020
E) None of these

2.        Where was the G20 (Group of 20) Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth 2019 held?
A) Antalya, Turkey
B) Hangzhou, China
C) Buenos Aires, Argentina
D) Nagano, Japan
E) None of these

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DAILY GK 21 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 21 JUNE 2019
1. G20 MINISTERIAL MEETING ON ENERGY TRANSITIONS AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH HELD IN KARUIZAWA, JAPAN
G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth for the year 2019 was held at Karuizawa Prince Hotel Japan.
Ministers and Representatives exchanged views on the key themes of “Accelerating the Virtuous Cycle of Environmental Protection and Economic Growth by Innovation”, “Resource Efficiency Marine Plastic Litter” and “Adaptation and Resilient Infrastructure including Ecosystem-based approaches”.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 19TH JUNE 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 19TH JUNE 2019
1.        Who will chair the five-member committee constituted by central government of India to review the existing marketing structure of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)?
A) MA Pathan
B) Errol D’souza
C) Kirit Parikh
D) Dharmendra Pradhan
E) None of these

2.        Which country is hosting the Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) in June 2019?
A) India
B) U.S.
C) Japan
D) China
E) None of these

3.        Where was the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit 2019 held?
A) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
B) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
C) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
D) Dushanbe, Tajikistan
E) None of these

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DAILY GK 19 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 19 JUNE 2019
1. 3RD EDITION OF NAMASTE THAILAND FESTIVAL 2019 CONCLUDES IN NEW DELHI
A two day event of Namaste Thailand Film Festival 2019 concludes its third edition at Select Citywalk in New Delhi.
It was organized by Royal Thai Embassy with an aim to strengthen bilateral ties and increase cultural exchange between India and Thailand.
The 1st edition of Thai film festival was inaugurated in 2017 to celebrate the 70 years of Indo-Thai diplomatic relations.

2. INDIA WILL OVERTAKE CHINA AS WORLD’S MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY: UN REPORT
“World Population Prospects 2019” published by the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs states that India is going to surpass China as the world’s most populous country by 2027.
India currently ranks second in the index (out of 230 countries), with over 17 per cent of the world population.

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DAILY GK 18 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 18 JUNE 2019
1. AS PER RBI, DIGITAL TRANSACTIONS WILL RISE FOUR TIMES BY 2021
The Reserve Bank of India stated that the digital transactions till March 2019 witnessed tremendous growth and they will rise by four times from Rs 2,069 crore in December 2018 to Rs 8,707 crore in December 2021.

2. DENMARK’S INGER ANDERSEN APPOINTED AS UNEP’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Inger Andersen, Denmark’s Economist and Environmentalist took over as United Nations Environment Programme’s Executive Director.
Andersen was the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
She worked at the United Nations for 12 years.

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DAILY GK 17 JUNE 2019


DAILY GK 17 JUNE 2019
1. AKSHAY PATRA’S SCHOOL MEALS PROGRAM WINS BBC AWARD
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, a Non-governmental organizations based in Bangalore that runs school lunch programme across India has been awarded the BBC “World Service Global Champion Award” for the mid-day meal project.
The award was presented at the BBC Food and Farming Awards in Bristol in London, UK.

2. SUMAN RAO CROWNED AS MISS INDIA 2019
A 20-year-old model, Suman Rao, a resident of Rajsamand, Rajasthan was crowned Miss India 2019 held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Shivani Jadhav from Chhattisgarh won Femina Miss Grand India 2019 title and Shreya Shanker from Bihar won Miss India United Continents 2019 title.

3. PETER GILCHRIST LIFTED PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE
Peter Gilchrist of Singapore defeated India’s Sourav Kothari to win the 2019 Pacific International Billiards Championship at the Yarraville Club in Melbourne, Australia.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 18TH JUNE 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 18TH JUNE 2019
1.        Where was the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog held recently?
A) Pune
B) Kolkata
C) Mumbai
D) New Delhi
E) None of these

2.        Who has chaired the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog?
A) Rajnath Singh
B) NarendraModi
C) Amit Shah
D) NirmalaSitharaman
E) None of these

3.        Which year is set as a target year to make India a five trillion dollar economy?
A) 2030
B) 2025
C) 2024
D) 2020
E) None of these

4.        Which state has the lowest rate of female workforce participation, as per the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data published by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)?
A) Bihar
B) Meghalaya
C) Mizoram
D) Himachal Pradesh
E) None of these

5.        Who will chair the newly constituted committee that will work on modalities of revising pension to over 25 lakh ex-servicemen and widows under One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme?
A) AvinashDikshit
B) Sanjiv Mittal
C) AnuradhaMitra
D) Nawalkishore
E) None of these

6.        Which country is to release the new Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 denominations for racketing hyperinflation which eroded the currency’s value?
A) Libya
B) Russia
C) Venezuela
D) Syria
E) None of these

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 15TH JUNE 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 15TH JUNE 2019
1.        Which country has recognized forests as living entities on the World Environment Day ?
A) Ecuador
B) Costa Rica
C) Nicaragua
D) El Salvador
E) None of these

2.        Which country is set to host the 45th session of the G7 Summit?
A) Sicily, Italy
B) Biarritz, France
C) Ottawa, Canada
D) Bavaria, Germany
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 14TH JUNE 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 14TH JUNE 2019
1.        By which year, the central government has decided to provide clean drinking tap water to all citizens?
A) 2022
B) 2020
C) 2024
D) 2025
E) None of these

2.        Name the scheme launched by Jal Shakti Minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat which aims to provide clean drinking tap water to the 14 crore households in India.
A) Nal Se Jal
B) Jal nal yojna
C) Se Jal yojana
D) Jal Yojana
E) None of these

3.        Which country’s railway agency has entered into tripartite agreement worth 7 lakh euros with Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) to boost capacity building for railway station development program in India?
A) China
B) U.S.
C) Russia
D) France
E) None of these

4.        Bancha became India’s first all-solar kitchen village, it is in which state?
A) Kolasib district of Mizoram
B) Kiphire district of Nagaland
C) Betul district of Madhya Pradesh
D) Nanded district of Maharashtra
E) None of these

5.        Which country topped the 3rd End of Childhood Index for the year 2019, released by United Kingdom (UK) based non-profit organisation ‘Save the Children’?
A) Singapore
B) Norway
C) Sweden
D) Finland
E) None of these

6.        What is the rank of India in 3rd End of Childhood Index for the year 2019, released by United Kingdom (UK) based non-profit organisation ‘Save the Children’?
A) 119
B) 117
C) 115
D) 113
E) None of these

7.        Where was the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting held recently?
A) New Delhi, India
B) Fukuoka, Japan
C) Beijing, China
D) Washington, D.C., U.S.
E) None of these

8.        Who led Indian Delegation to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meet held In Fukuoka, Japan?
A) Anant Geete
B) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
C) Nirmala Sitharaman
D) Harsh Vardhan
E) None of these

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