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Current Affairs Quiz 18th June 2024

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Question 1:

Which country recently delivered the INS Komemiyut to the Israeli Navy?

A) Russia

B) United Kingdom

C) United States

D) France

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) United States

  • Explanation: The INS Komemiyut, the second new landing craft for the Israeli Navy, was delivered by a shipyard in the United States.

 

 

Question 2:

What significant discovery did Chinese scientists make using the CHASE satellite?

A) New planet

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B) New pattern of solar rotation

C) Water on Mars

D) New galaxy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) New pattern of solar rotation

  • Explanation: Chinese scientists discovered a new pattern of solar atmospheric rotation using the Chinese H-alpha Solar Explorer (CHASE) satellite.

 

 

Question 3:

What penalty did the Reserve Bank of India impose on the Central Bank of India?

A) ₹1 crore

B) ₹1.45 crore

C) ₹2 crore

D) ₹96.4 lakh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) ₹1.45 crore

  • Explanation: The Central Bank of India was fined ₹1.45 crore for irregularities including improper loan sanctioning and delays in reversing unauthorized transactions.

 

 

Question 4:

Which bank’s licence was recently cancelled by the RBI?

A) State Bank of India

B) Punjab National Bank

C) Purvanchal Cooperative Bank

D) ICICI Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Purvanchal Cooperative Bank

  • Explanation: The RBI revoked the licence of Purvanchal Co-operative Bank due to inadequate capital and poor earning prospects.

 

 

Question 5:

What is the name of India’s first multinational air exercise to be held in August 2024?

A) Shakti Air Drill

B) Tarang Shakti

C) Air Force Unity

D) Bharat Exercise

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Tarang Shakti

  • Explanation: The Indian Air Force is set to host its first multinational air exercise named Tarang Shakti in August 2024.

 

 

Question 6:

Which country hosted the Summit on Peace in Ukraine attended by India?

A) France

B) Germany

C) Switzerland

D) Italy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Switzerland

  • Explanation: Switzerland hosted the Summit on Peace in Ukraine on June 15-16, 2024, which was attended by India.

 

 

Question 7:

Which Indian city is ranked as the most expensive for expatriates according to Mercer’s 2024 Cost of Living Survey?

A) New Delhi

B) Mumbai

C) Bangalore

D) Kolkata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Mumbai

  • Explanation: Mercer’s 2024 Cost of Living Survey ranks Mumbai as the most expensive city in India for expatriates.

 

 

Question 8:

Where does India rank in the 2024 Environmental Performance Index?

A) 180th

B) 150th

C) 100th

D) 176th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) 176th

  • Explanation: India ranks 176th out of 180 countries in the 2024 Environmental Performance Index.

 

 

Question 9:

Which actress has written the children’s book “Ed Finds a Home”?

A) Deepika Padukone

B) Priyanka Chopra

C) Alia Bhatt

D) Kareena Kapoor

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Alia Bhatt

  • Explanation: Alia Bhatt wrote the children’s book “Ed Finds a Home,” which she unveiled on Father’s Day.

 

 

Question 10:

Who won the BWF Australian Open 2024 in Sydney?

A) Kento Momota

B) Viktor Axelsen

C) Lee Zii Jia

D) Chen Long

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Lee Zii Jia

  • Explanation: Lee Zii Jia from Malaysia won the BWF Australian Open 2024 in Sydney.

 

 

Question 11:

On which date is the International Day for Countering Hate Speech observed?

A) June 15th

B) June 18th

C) June 20th

D) June 22nd

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) June 18th

  • Explanation: The International Day for Countering Hate Speech is observed on June 18th.

 

 

Question 12:

What significant trial did the Indian Railways recently complete?

A) First electric engine in India

B) Electric engine on the Chenab Bridge

C) Fastest train in India

D) Longest railway bridge

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Electric engine on the Chenab Bridge

  • Explanation: The Indian Railways completed a successful trial of an electric engine crossing the world’s highest steel arch rail bridge, the Chenab Bridge.

 

 

Question 13:

What is the title of the children’s book series written by Alia Bhatt?

A) Ed-a-mamma

B) Kid’s World

C) Little Adventures

D) Ed’s Journey

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Ed-a-mamma

  • Explanation: “Ed Finds a Home” is the first book in Alia Bhatt’s children’s book series, Ed-a-mamma.

 

 

Question 14:

Who represented India at the Summit on Peace in Ukraine?

A) S. Jaishankar

B) Harsh Vardhan Shringla

C) Pavan Kapoor

D) Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Pavan Kapoor

  • Explanation: Shri Pavan Kapoor, Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs, represented India at the Summit on Peace in Ukraine.

 

 

Question 15:

Which country retains the status of the most expensive city for expatriates globally according to Mercer’s 2024 report?

A) New York

B) Tokyo

C) London

D) Hong Kong

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Hong Kong

  • Explanation: According to Mercer’s 2024 report, Hong Kong retains its status as the most expensive city for expatriates globally.
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