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Today’s GK & Current Affairs Quiz for June 21, 2019 with Questions and Answers

Quiz on current events for June 21, 2019: This segment includes MCQs on National Affairs, International Affairs, Economy, Awards, Banking Knowledge, Polity, Geography, Climate, Sports, and other topics for competitive examinations such as UPSC, SSC, Bank PO, Bank Clerk, IBPS, Railways, Government Jobs, APPSC, TSPSC, TNPSC, UPPSC, Police Recruitment, MPSC, and other state exams. This current events questionnaire will help you in the General Awareness segment of different government career entrance exams such as Railway, SSC, Banking, Insurance, Public Service Commission Exams, and others. For all of the insights you learn from this post, a current affairs quiz can also make you stand out from the crowd.

So, keep up with our regular Current Affairs quiz to succeed in every competitive exam in India. Let’s get started on today’s Current Affairs quiz.

Current Affairs Quiz for 21/06/2019

1. Name the country with India held the 10th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism at New Delhi on June 18, 2018.

1. Russia
2. United Kingdom
3. Australia
4. Sweden
5. Spain

Explanation:

On June 18, 2018, India and Australia conducted the 10th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism in New Delhi. Shri Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary (Counter Terrorism), led the Indian delegation, while Mr. Paul Foley, Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism, led the Australian delegation.

2. Which country’s counterpart has met Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh for new partnership in agriculture sector?

1. China
2. Bhutan
3. Sri Lanka
4. Nepal
5. Japan

Explanation:

In a Ministerial meeting of India-Nepal “New Partnership in Agriculture” in New Delhi on June 21, 2018, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh met Mr. Chakra Pani Khanal, Nepal’s Minister for Agriculture, Land Management, and Cooperatives, and assured him of India’s support for Nepal’s agriculture sector.

3. World’s first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics launched in ____________.

1. Rajasthan
2. Gujarat
3. Punjab
4. Bihar
5. Odisha

Explanation:

The world’s first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics opened its doors in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, on June 21, 2018. In the event of a tragedy or an emergency, the centre can provide forensic facilities. It would focus on the safe handling of deceased bodies in emergency situations as well as their detection.

4. Where did 7th India Minerals and Metals forum inaugurate on June 21 2018?

1. Hyderabad
2. Chennai
3. Ahmedabad
4. New Delhi
5. Kolkatta

Explanation:

The 7th India Minerals and Metals Forum was launched in New Delhi on June 21, 2018. The platform aims to find ways to bring together small players in order to improve the industry’s overall wellbeing.

5. On June 19, 2018, The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has declared medium- and long-term targets 5 GW by 2022 and 30 GW by 2030 for offshore wind power capacity addition. Where is the largest wind farm of India located?

1. Brahmanvel Wind Farm Dhule, Maharashtra
2.  Muppandal Windfarm Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
3.  Jaisalmer Wind Park, Rajasthan
4.  Damanjodi Wind Farm, Odisha
5.  Tuppadahalli Wind Farm , Karnataka

Explanation:

Muppandal is a town in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari District. It generates renewable energy with wind from the Arabian Sea, with a total capacity of 1500MW, the largest in India.

6. Which state Government announced Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018?

1. Karnataka
2. Maharashtra
3. Odisha
4. Rajasthan
5. Gujarat

Explanation:

The Gujarat government declared the ‘Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018′ on June 20, 2018, to promote the development of wind and solar power projects in the same location. This approach was implemented in order to maximise the usage of land and transmitting facilities. This proposal would be in effect for a period of five years.
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7. I-Hariyali App Launched by _________Govt.

1.Punjab
2.Maharashtra
3.Odisha
4.Rajasthan
5.Gujarat

Explanation:

The Punjab government launched the ‘i-Hariyali’ app as part of the policy devised under Mission Tandarust Punjab to ensure a safe, green, stable, and resilient Punjab with the active participation of the people. The key feature of the ‘i-Hariyali’ app is that it allows every Hariyali citizen to book a sapling of their choosing from the comfort of their own home.

8. Under which union ministry special turmeric cell to be set up in Nizamabad, Telengana on improve ‘curcumin’ chemical?

1. Statistics and Programme Implementation
2. Health and Family Welfare
3. Commerce and Industry
4. Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
5. Urban developmentRural Development, Panchayati Raj, Mines

Explanation:

The Union Commerce Ministry announced on June 19, 2018, that a special cell for turmeric would be established in Nizamabad, Telengana. Farmers, scientists, elected officials, and others attended a one-day turmeric workshop in Telangana on “Turmeric Production and Export Promotion.”

9. Where does the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir inaugurate the 2 day 19th All India Conference of Directors of Finger Prints Bureau?

1. New Delhi
2. Bangalore
3. Hyderabad
4. Cochin
5. Mumbai

Explanation:

Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, inaugurated the 19th all-India Conference of Directors of Finger Prints Bureau in Hyderabad on June 21, 2018. During the conference, two books were released: “Compendium of Fingerprint Equipment 2018” and “Award of Excellence in FP Identification / Research Competition – Collection of Cases.”

10. Shri RK Singh inaugurates ________ solar plant by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib.

1. 1200 kWP
2. 1100 kWP
3. 1400 kWP
4. 1300 kWP
5. 1500 kWP

Explanation:

The inauguration of a 1500 kWP capacity solar plant installed by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) at the Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on June 21, 2018 was attended by Shri R.K Singh, Minister of State(IC) for Power and Modern & Renewable Energy. Sant Balbir Singh Ji Seechewal and Baba Sewa Singh Ji inaugurated the solar farm.

11. Which state Govt. launches ‘Muttathe Mulla’ scheme to offer micro loans at low interest rates in the cooperative sector?

1. Odisha
2. Assam
3. Kerala
4. Rajasthan
5. Bihar

Explanation:

Kerala’s government launched an innovative micro-finance scheme in the cooperative sector on June 21, 2018, to assist common citizens who are being abused by private financiers who charge exorbitant interest rates for loans. It’s a collaboration between cooperative banks and Kudumbashree (women neighbourhood network ). The proposed system, dubbed ‘Muttathe Mulla,’ has been unveiled.

12. Where Conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028” held from June 20-21 2018?

1. Uzbekistan
2. Afghanistan
3. Kyrgystan
4. Tajikistan
5. Kazakhstan

Explanation:

On the 20th and 21st of June 2018, the Conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028” will take place in Kokhi Somon, Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, in collaboration with UNDESA, UN-Water, and other partners, is hosting the conference.

13. India has hiked customs duty on 29 products, including Bengal gram, lentils and artemia, imported from the ________.

1.China
2.Australia
3. Russia
4. United States
5. United Kingdom

Explanation:

On June 21, 2018, India’s finance ministry declared that customs duties on many US-imported commodities, including Bengal gramme, lentils, and artemia, had been increased.
i. The decision was in response to the US increasing tariffs on some steel and aluminium goods, which would cost India $241 million in tariffs.

14. Name the entity which announces $4.26 mn grant to NGO WaterAid for communities of Karnataka, Andhra and Kerala by Dec of 2020.

1. Pepsico
2. Coca cola
3. Unilever
4.  Nestle
5.  kellog’s

Explanation:

n June 21, 2018, The PepsiCo Foundation announced a USD 4.26 million grant to an international non-profit organisation WaterAid to provide safe water access to communities in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala by December 2020.
This adds to the USD 17 million that the Foundation has made in India to date.

15. Which city has acquired best city award for showing great momentum in implementation of projects especially in the categories of urban environment, transport and mobility and sustainable integrated development Under ‘India Smart Cities Award’ 2018?

1.Jaipur
2.Coimbatore
3. Surat
4. Rajkot
5. Indore

Explanation:

On June 21, 2018, nine awards in three categories, Project Award, Innovative Idea Award, and City Award, were declared as part of the India Smart Cities Awards, which were unveiled on June 25, 2017 by Hon’ble Housing and Urban Affairs Minister. Surat is receiving the city award for demonstrating strong momentum in project execution, especially in the areas of urban climate, transportation and mobility, and sustainable integrated growth. As of 2 May 2018, the City Award was determined based on cities’ results on their Awards Score and Weekly Ranking score.

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