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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 6 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 reconstitution of eight cabinet committees, World Environment Day 2019 and RBI's Second Bi-monthly policy statement 2019-20 among others.

Jun 6, 2019 18:25 IST
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6 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 reconstitution of eight cabinet committees, World Environment Day 2019 and RBI's Second Bi-monthly policy statement 2019-20 among others.

1. The Government has reconstituted eight cabinet committees. The Prime Minister is a part of how many cabinet committees?

a) Six
b) Eight
c) Two
d) Five

2. Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah is a part of how many cabinet committees?

a) Seven
b) Five
c) Eight
d) Three

3. Who officially launched Swachh Survekshan 2020 League?

a) Narendra Singh Tomar
b) Hardeep Singh Puri
c) Amit Shah
d) Smriti Irani

4. Which nation has launched the first Arctic train service?

a) Greenland
b) United Kingdom
c) Russia
d) Iceland

5. Dzükou Valley became a plastic free zone on the occasion of World Environment Day 2019. The valley is a part of which Indian state?

a) Sikkim
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Meghalaya
d) Nagaland

6. What is the current Repo Rate as per the Second Bi-monthly policy statement 2019-20?

a) 5.50 percent
b) 5.75 percent
c) 6.0 percent
d) 6.25 percent

7. What is the current monetary policy stance as per the Second Bi-monthly policy statement 2019-20?

a) Expansionary
b) Neutral
c) Accommodative
d) Contractionary

8. The Reserve Bank of India has done away with the charges levied on fund transfers through which of the following?

a) RTGS
b) NEFT
c) Both (a) & (b)
d) None of the above

Answers


1. (a) Six


The Government has reconstituted eight key cabinet committees under the Transaction of Business Rules. The newly sworn-in Home Minister Amit Shah has been included in all 8 cabinet committees, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are included in 6.

2. (c) Eight

The newly sworn-in Home Minister Amit Shah has been included in all the recently reconstituted eight cabinet committees. The Prime Minister himself is in six committees.

3. (b) Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched Swachh Survekshan 2020 League in New Delhi today .The league will be a quarterly cleanliness assessment of cities and towns in India and will be integrated with Swachh Survekshan 2020, the 5th edition of the annual cleanliness survey of urban India to be conducted between January - February 2020.

4. (c) Russia

Russia has launched the first tourist train to Arctic region. The train will travel through Russia's Arctic region on to Norway. It set off from St. Petersburg station on June 5 with 91 passengers aboard.

5. (d) Nagaland

Nagaland’s Dzükou Valley became a plastic free zone on the occasion of World Environment Day 2019. The world environment day was observed on June 6, 2019. Dzükou valley is a tourist hot spot and one of the most sought destinations in the state.

6. (b) 5.75 percent


In its Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2019-20, the six members Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, decided to reduce the policy Repo Rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) to 5.75 percent from 6 percent. This was third rate cut in a row by the central bank.

7. (c) Accommodative

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, decided to change the monetary policy stance from neutral to accommodative in its Second Bi-monthly policy statement 2019-20.

8. (c) Both (a) & (b)


The Reserve Bank of India has done away with the charges levied on fund transfers through RTGS and NEFT. The central bank has also asked the banks to pass on the benefits to customers, a move that will boost digital transactions.

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