Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 27th May 2019 to 2nd June 2019

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National Affairs

Q. 1        Prime Minister has Narendra Modi sworn in as PM for next 5 years on 30th May 2019.  To whom he has appointed as the Minister of Defence, Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Finance and Minister of External Affairs. 

Q. 2        Which architectural heritage of Madhya Pradesh added to the Tentative List of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites?

Q.3         Who has sworn in as the CM of Arunachal and CM of Andhra Pradesh?

Q. 4        Which Indian has received the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award?

Q. 5        A draft has been prepared to set up the Blockchain District in India. In which state of India the first Blockchain District will be set up?

Q. 6        Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma launched a new project named as “Aroma Mission” for which motive?

International Affairs

Q. 7        Which telecom company has filed a motion in a US court to declare the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as “unconstitutional”?

Q. 8        World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October but when the World Hunger Day is celebrated?

Banking And Business Affairs

Q. 9        Bandhan Bank is planning to open 16 more branches by June 2019. When this bank was founded and who is its founder?

Q. 10      Srei Equipment Finance tied up with which bank to offer loans for the purchase of equipment under a co-lending arrangement?

Q. 11      RBI has extended the time window for RTGS transitions. What is the new time window now?

New Appointees

Q. 12      Who has been appointed as the new force commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres?

Q. 13      An Indian Origin woman has been appointed as the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for Resource Management, Sustainability, and Partnerships. What is her name?

Sports

Q. 14      Which Indian shooter broke his own world record to win the gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event in ISSF Gold Cup 2019?

Q. 15      Which Indian woman shooter clinched gold in the women’s 25m pistol at the season’s third International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Munich, Germany?

Q. 16      Who has become the oldest winner of the French Open 2019?

Answers:

Ans. 1    in new NDA lead government, following ministers, has been assigned to the asked ministries;

  • Minister of Defence: Rajnath Singh
  • Minister of Home Affairs: Amit Shah
  • Minister of Finance: Nirmala Sitaraman
  • Minister of External Affairs: Dr. S. Jaishanker

Ans. 2    The architectural heritage of Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh is in the tentative list of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites.

Ans. 3    Prem Khandu has sworn in as the first CM of an elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh.  In Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Andhra.

Ans. 4    Acharya Bal Krishan, the chairman of  Patanjali Ayurved has received the honor of UN SDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award in Geneva.

Ans. 5    Telangana proposes to set up the country’s first ‘Blockchain District’ in Hyderabad.

Ans. 6    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma launched Aroma Mission, a new project to boost medicinal and aromatic plants cultivation.

Ans. 7    China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government to declare the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) unconstitutional. 

Ans. 8    World Hunger Day is celebrated on 28 May 2019.

Ans. 9    Bandhan Bank was founded by Mr. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh and it started its operation from August 23, 2015, with  2,523 banking outlets.

Ans. 10 Srei Equipment Finance tied up with Oriental Bank of Commerce to offer loans for the purchase of equipment under a co-lending arrangement.

Ans.11  The Reserve Bank of India has extended the last cut-off timing for customer transactions through Real Time Gross Settlement Systems (RTGS) from 4.30pm to 6 pm on all working days, effective June 1, 2019. 

Ans. 12  United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar of India as new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

Ans. 13  Anita Bhatia of India has been appointed as Assistant Secretary-General for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships, and Deputy Executive.

Ans. 14 Saurabh Chaudhary bags the gold medal by breaking his own world record at the ISSF World Cup 2019.

Ans.15  Rahi Sarnobat sealed the Olympic quota place for India in style by winning the women’s 25m pistol at the season’s third International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Munich.

Ans. 16    Ivo Karlovic becomes the oldest man to win a match at the French Open in 46 years. The 40 years old Ivo beat Spain’s fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel.  

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