4 June 2018: 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 topics such as 49th Conference of Governors, Financial Literacy Week and new sports academy for underprivileged children among others.
1. Which state government has decided to paternity leave to all its male government employees?
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh
2. Which state government is going to establish a sports academy for underprivileged children?
c) Himachal Pradesh
3. India is going to receive the first-ever cargo of LNG from which nation?
4. Which nuclear-capable missile was successfully test-fired by India on June 3, 2018?
a) Agni 5
b) Agni 4
c) Shaurya 3
d) BrahMos 2
5. Which Indian state would soon be providing sanitary napkins to girl students at Re 1?
c) Uttar Pradesh
6. Which city hosted the 49th Conference of Governors?
a) New Delhi
7. Which Indian bank is organising ‘Financial Literacy Week’ from June 4-8?
8. When was the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed?
a) June 3
b) June 1
c) June 4
d) May 31
9. Senior Journalist Leela Menon passes away on June 4 due to age related ailments. She was the Chief Editor of which daily?
10. Pedro Sánchez was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of which nation?
Answers with Explanation
1. (a) Haryana
The Haryana Government has decided to give 15 days paternity leave to all male government employees to take care of the new-born child. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said in Rohtak that the state government has also decided to raise the strength of women in police force from existing 11 percent to 20 percent.
2. (c) Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat has announced that a sports academy will be established in the state for underprivileged children so that the talent of India in sports could be utilised. The academy would be established in public-private partnership mode with combined efforts of sportsmen, NGOs and the state government.
3. (c) Russia
India will receive the first ever cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia on June 4, 2018 as New Delhi diversifies import basket to meet its vast energy needs. The beginning of supplies from Russia comes within weeks of India importing its first ever LNG cargo from US under a long-term import deal.
4. (a) Agni 5
India on June 3, 2018 successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5 from the Integrated Test Range on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island, previously known as Wheeler Island. This was the sixth trial of the state-of-the-art missile Agni-5, which covered its full distance during the test.
5. (d) Haryana
The Haryana government would be providing sanitary napkins at just Re 1 to girl students of government schools starting from August 2018. The scheme will cover women belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families too.
6. (a) New Delhi
The 49th Conference of Governors and Lieutenant Governors began on June 4 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The conference will involve discussions on important agendas including clean India mission, internal security, higher education and skill development.
7. (b) RBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is organising Financial Literacy Week across the nation from June 4 to June 8, 2018. The theme of this year is Customer Protection. The aim is to create financial awareness among bank customers about financial products and services, good financial practices and digitisation.
8. (c) June 4
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression was observed globally on June 4, 2018. During armed conflicts, it is the most vulnerable members of societies - children, who are most affected by the consequences of war.
9. (b) Janmabhoomi
Noted journalist and chief editor of Malayalam daily 'Janmabhoomi', Leela Menon, passed away in Kochi on June 4, 2018 due to age related ailments. She was 85. Menon, a cancer survivor, began her career as a journalist with the Indian Express in Delhi in 1978 at a time when few women ventured into the profession.
10. (d) Spain
Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as Spain’s new prime minister on June 2, 2018, a day after the socialist leader overthrew his conservative predecessor, Mariano Rajoy, in a historic vote of no confidence. Sanchez won the support of six other parties to remove Rajoy over a massive corruption scandal.
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