Top Current Affairs Quiz: 7 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 topics such as new NITI Aayog members, World food safety day and ICC’s censure on Dhoni among others.
7 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 topics such as new NITI Aayog members, World food safety day and ICC’s censure on Dhoni among others.
1. Which nation did S Jaishankar visit in his first overseas trip as India’s External Affairs Minister?
2. Who among the following has not been included in the NITI Aayog as an ex-officio member?
a) Rajnath Singh
b) Nirmala Sitharaman
c) Narendra Singh Tomar
d) Piyush Goyal
3. The ICC has requested which Indian cricketer to remove army insignia from uniform?
a) Virat Kohli
b) Rohit Sharma
c) KL Rahul
d) MS Dhoni
4. India’s second match in World Cup 2019 is against which cricket team?
a) New Zealand
d) Sri Lanka
5. When is World food safety day observed?
a) June 7th
b) June 6th
c) June 4th
d) June 5th
6. Which Indian IT industry pioneer announced his retirement recently?
a) Azim Premji
b) NR Narayana
c) FC Kohli
d) Rishad Chopra
7. Where will be the ‘Unknown masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ held?
c) New Delhi
8. Who was elected as Prime Minister of Thailand?
a) Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit
b) Prayuth Chan-ocha
c) Maha Vajiralongkorn
d) Palang Pracharath
9. Which Country will host India in all 3 formats of Cricket in 2020?
a) New Zealand
b) South Africa
c) West Indies
10. Recently, the Agreement for Exchange of Information was notified between India and which country?
d) Marshall Islands
1. (c) Bhutan
In his first overseas visit as India’s External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar reached Bhutan on June 7, 2019. He was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Tandi Dorji on his arrival. During the visit, Jaishankar will hold talks with Tandi Dorji and call on Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering.
2. (d) Piyush Goyal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 6, 2019 approved reconstitution of government’s policy think tank NITI Aayog, including Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar as ex-officio members.
3. (d) MS Dhoni
The International Cricket Council has asked the BCCI to get army insignia removed from MS Dhoni's wicket-keeping gloves. Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was spotted wearing the 'Balidaan Badge' on his gloves.
4. (b) Australia
India will be playing against Australia in its second match of the ICC World Cup 2019. The match will take place on June 9, 2019 at the Oval in London.
5. (a) June 7th
The World Food Safety Day was celebrated across the world on June 7, 2019 under the theme "Food Safety, everyone's business". Food safety is key to achieving several UN Sustainable Development Goals and is a shared responsibility between governments, producers and consumers.
6. (a) Azim Premji
India’s second richest business tycoon Azim Premji announced his retirement recently. He will retire in July 2019 as the Executive Chairman and Managing Director of India’s fourth-largest IT Company, Wipro.
7. (c) New Delhi
Union Culture Minister Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated the ‘Unknown Masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ exhibition at National Museum in New Delhi. The exhibition aims to highlight the Folk art tradition of Himachal Pradesh.
8. (b) Prayuth Chan-ocha
Thailand Parliament elected Prayuth Chan-ocha as the Prime Minister of the country. This will be the second term of Prayuth. Prayuth is the candidate of the military-backed Palang Pracharath party.
9. (a) New Zealand
India will tour New Zealand in 2020 to play in all three formats - T20 Internationals, One-Day Internationals and Test matches, beginning January 24, 2020.
10. (b) Marshall Islands
The Agreement for Exchange of Information was notified in the Gazette of India (Extraordinary) on May 21, 2019 between the India and Marshall Islands. The agreement was signed on March 18, 2016 at Majuro.