Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 17th to 23rd June 2019

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National Affairs

Q.1         Where the Assam government has planned to set up a Skill University?

Q.2         Where in India the construction of roads has begun with plastic waste for the first time ever?

Q.3         According to United Nations report when will India overtake China as the most populous country with the present birth rate in the country?

Q.4         Which country has the highest data user in the world?

Q.5         In which city PM Narendra Modi performed Yoga on International Yoga Day 2019?

International Affairs

Q.6         What is the name of new digital currency announced by Facebook?

Q.7         According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) which country has emerged as the fastest growing economy of the Asia-Pacific region?

Q.8         When the’World Refugee Day’ is observed every year?

Q.9         Which country has decided to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030?

Q.10       Which country in Northwest Africa went to polls in 2019 for the first time in 60 years?

Banking and Business Affairs

Q.11       Which bank has recently come under the purview of Right to Information Act and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) guidelines?

Q.12       Why RBI imposed Rs.1 crore penalty on HDFC?

Q.13       What are the suggestions RBI Panel gave to collateral-free loans under Mudra Yojna?

New Appointees and Awards

Q.14       Who has been named as the new speaker of Lok Sabha?

Q.15       Who has sworn as Slovakia’s first female President?

Q.16       Who won ‘Save Water Hero Award’?

Sports

Q.17       Which Indian Sportswoman has won a gold medal in women’s 1500 m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019 in Sollentuna, Sweden?

Q.18       Which bowler has become the most expensive bowler in World Cup history?

Q.19       Who set the world record for most sixes (17) in a One Day International (ODI) in ICC World Cup 2019? 

Q.20       Which Indian cricketer has been ruled out of the ICC World Cup tournament due to injury?

Answers

Ans.1     Assam government planned to set up a Skill University at Darrang district. This is going to be the first Skill University of the Country. The capacity of the university will be 10,000 seats and the cost of the university will be around 800 crores.

Ans.2     In Lucknow the roads will be constructed with plastic waste.

Ans.3     According to the UN’s 2019 World Population Prospects report India may overtake China in 2027 to become the most populous country in the world.

Ans.4     As per the reports released by the Ericsson Mobility Indian users use 9.8 gigabytes (GB) at the end of 2018 the highest in the world.

Ans. 5    Every year on International Yoga Day PM Narendra Modi performed yoga in a particular city. This year PM performed Yoga Aasnas at Prabhat Tara Ground in Ranchi along with 40,000 participants. 

Ans.6     Facebook reveals its digital currency like Bitcoin and named it as Libra.  

Ans.7     Bangladesh has emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the AsiaPacific region according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Ans.8     World Refugee Day, international observance observed June 20 each year. This day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

Ans.9      Ireland has announced that it will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030.

Ans.10  Mauritania went to polls for the first time since the African nation gained independence from France nearly 60 years ago.

Ans.11  Jammu & Kashmir Bank will now come under the purview of Right to Information Act and Central Vigilance Commission (CVCguidelines.

Ans.12  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a ₹1-crore penalty on HDFC Bank for non-compliance with directions on ‘Know Your Customer/Anti-Money Laundering norms and on reporting of frauds.

Ans.13  A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) expert committee has recommended doubling the cap on collateralfree loans to Rs 20 lakh from the current Rs 10 lakh for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Ans.14  Om Birla has been appointed the Speaker of Lok Sabha.

Ans.15  Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President. 

Ans.16  Makarand Tilloo, a social activist won ‘Save Water Hero Award’ to raise awareness about water conservation.

Ans.17  P.U. Chitra won the gold in the women’s 1500 m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019 in Sollentuna, Sweden.

Ans.18  Afghanistan player Rashid Khan broke an ugly record against England by becoming the most expensive bowler in the World Cup history by giving 104 in his nine overs’ bowling spell.

Ans.19  England captain, Eoin Morgan set the world record for most sixes (17) in a One Day International (ODI) Cricket World Cup match with Afghanistan at Old Trafford.

Ans.20  Indian batsman, Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 due to a thumb injury.

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