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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 June 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Nirav Modi's bank account freezed, Director of RAW and National Statistics Day among others.

Jun 27, 2019 18:15 IST
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 June 2019

27 June 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Nirav Modi's bank account freezed, Director of RAW and National Statistics Day among others.

1. Which country's government has frozen the bank account of Nirav Modi and his sister Poorvi Modi?
a) Switzerland
b) France
c) Finland
d) Spain

2. What is the venue of G-20 Summit 2019?
a) Paris
b) New Delhi
c) Moscow
d) Osaka

3. Who was appointed as Director of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)?
a) Samant Kumar Goel
b) Anil Kumar Dhasmana
c) Sushil Chaturvedi
d) T Chandrashekaran

4. Bombay High Court upheld reservation for which community recently?
a) Kunbi
b) Maratha
c) Vanjari
d) Dhangar

5. When is the MSME Day observed every year globally?
a) 25th June
b) 26th June
c) 27th June
d) 28th June

6. The National Statistics Day is observed on which date in India?
a) 26th June
b) 27th June
c) 28th June
d) 29th June

7. In which year the Kargil War took place between India and Pakistan?
a) 1989
b) 1993
c) 1997
d) 1999

8. In which state ‘Impressed’ tortoise has been discovered?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Odisha
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Mizoram

9. In which country ‘Birth Strike’ campaign has started recently?
a) France
b) Britain
c) Peru
d) Germany

10. As per the ‘Periodic Labour Force Survey’ which state has highest unemployment rate?
a) Bihar
b) Odisha
c) Nagaland
d) Arunachal Pradesh

ANSWERS

1. (a) Switzerland
The Switzerland authorities on Thursday froze four bank accounts of beleaguered businessman Nirav Modi and his sister Purvi Modi, on Enforcement Directorate’s request. Their total deposits of Rs. 283.16 crore have been frozen on the request of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

2. (d) Osaka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of the two-day G20 Summit slated to take place in Osaka. He will be meeting several world leaders, including US President Donald Trump. He will also hold a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the summit with Russian and Chinese Presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, respectively.

3. (a) Samant Kumar Goel

Senior IPS officer Samant Kumar Goel was appointed as the Director of  Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), external intelligence of India. His appointment was approved by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) for a fixed tenure of two years.

4. (b) Maratha

The Bombay High Court upheld the Maratha reservation. However, the court said that 16 percent reservation is not justifiable. It recommended that the reservation should be 12-13 percent, as per the suggestion of the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission.

5. (c) 27th June
The Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day is observed every year on June 27th to spread awareness and augment actions to support small businesses across the world.

6. (d) 29th June

India will celebrate the National Statistics Day 2019 on June 29 to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation.

7. (d) 1999

Indian Armed Forces commemorate the 20 years of Kargil War. Kargil War was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of Control (LOC).

8. (c) Arunachal Pradesh

A tortoise considered beautiful enough to be named ‘impressed’ has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. A team of herpetologists from the Forest Department and two NGOs — Help Earth and Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) — found the Impressed Tortoise (Manouria impressa) in Yazali area of the Lower Subansiri district a few days ago.

9. (b) Britain
Singer Blythe Pepino has established an organisation Birth Strike in response to fears of ‘climate breakdown and civilisation collapse’. More than 300 women have pledged not to have children due to climate change and to participate in Birth Strike campaign.

10. (c) Nagaland

Nagaland has the highest unemployment rate among the states at 21.4%, and Meghalaya the lowest at 1.5%, figures tabled by the government in Parliament during the current session show. The Periodic Labour Force Survey for 2017-18, other aspects of which have been reported earlier, shows huge variations among the states. Besides Nagaland, states with high unemployment are Goa and Manipur.