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Current Affairs Quiz 19th June 2024

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article, Daily Current Affairs Today 19th June, 2024

 

Question 1:

Why did India opt not to sign the final communique at the Summit on Peace in Ukraine?

A) Strategic relationship with the US

B) Strategic relationship with Russia

C) Concerns about NATO’s involvement

D) Lack of interest in Ukraine’s conflict

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Strategic relationship with Russia

  • Explanation: India opted not to sign the final communique at the Summit on Peace in Ukraine due to its strategic relationship with Russia, which is its primary defense supplier, and Moscow’s absence from the summit.

 

 

Question 2:

Where did PM Modi inaugurate the new campus of Nalanda University?

A) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

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B) Rajgir, Bihar

C) Patna, Bihar

D) Gaya, Bihar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Rajgir, Bihar

  • Explanation: PM Modi inaugurated the new campus of Nalanda University near the ancient ruins of Nalanda in Rajgir, Bihar.

 

 

Question 3:

Who was appointed as the MD & CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank for a three-year term starting June 20, 2024?

A) Ramesh Kumar

B) Suresh Nair

C) Ajith Kumar KK

D) Rajesh Gupta

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Ajith Kumar KK

  • Explanation: Ajith Kumar KK has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank for a three-year term starting June 20, 2024.

 

 

Question 4:

How much has the International Finance Corporation (IFC) committed to Brookfield’s Bikaner Solar Power project?

A) $100 million

B) $105 million

C) $150 million

D) $200 million

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) $105 million

  • Explanation: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has committed $105 million to Brookfield’s Bikaner Solar Power project in Rajasthan.

 

 

Question 5:

Who reclaimed the top spot as India’s most valued celebrity brand in the Celebrity Brand Valuation Report 2023?

A) Amitabh Bachchan

B) Shah Rukh Khan

C) Virat Kohli

D) Deepika Padukone

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Virat Kohli

  • Explanation: According to the Celebrity Brand Valuation Report 2023, cricketer Virat Kohli reclaimed the top spot as India’s most valued celebrity brand with a brand value of $227.9 million.

 

 

Question 6:

What new mechanism did Delhi International Airport Ltd launch on June 17?

A) Automated ticket booking

B) Self-service bag drop units

C) Robotic security checks

D) Digital flight information boards

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Self-service bag drop units

  • Explanation: Delhi International Airport Ltd launched a self-service mechanism allowing passengers to drop in their luggage, collect tags, and print boarding passes.

 

 

Question 7:

How many orbits did Dhruva Space’s Thybolt-1 and Thybolt-2 satellites complete before deorbiting?

A) 10,000

B) 12,000

C) 15,000

D) 20,000

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 15,000

  • Explanation: Dhruva Space’s Thybolt-1 and Thybolt-2 satellites completed 15,000 orbits before securely deorbiting.

 

 

Question 8:

Who was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science (DSc) degree by the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)?

A) Vinod Ganatra

B) Subbiah Nallamuthu

C) P. Madhavankutty Varier

D) Ajith Kumar KK

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) P. Madhavankutty Varier

  • Explanation: P. Madhavankutty Varier, managing trustee and chief physician of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science (DSc) degree by the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS).

 

 

Question 9:

Which Indian filmmaker received the Nelson Mandela Lifetime Achievement Award?

A) Subbiah Nallamuthu

B) Vinod Ganatra

C) Ramesh Sippy

D) Shyam Benegal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Vinod Ganatra

  • Explanation: Eminent children’s filmmaker Vinod Ganatra became the first Indian to receive South Africa’s prestigious Nelson Mandela Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to children’s cinema.

 

 

Question 10:

Which wildlife filmmaker was conferred with the 18th V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award?

A) N. A. Ansari

B) Subbiah Nallamuthu

C) Praveen Singh

D) Mike Pandey

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Subbiah Nallamuthu

  • Explanation: Renowned wildlife filmmaker Subbiah Nallamuthu was conferred with the 18th V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to non-feature and wildlife documentary filmmaking.

 

 

Question 11:

Where did the Bonn Climate Conference 2024 take place?

A) Berlin, Germany

B) Geneva, Switzerland

C) Bonn, Germany

D) Paris, France

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Bonn, Germany

  • Explanation: The Bonn Climate Conference 2024 took place in Bonn, Germany.

 

 

Question 12:

Which country won the 2024 Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships (AOBUC) in Japan?

A) India

B) Australia

C) Japan

D) Philippines

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Philippines

  • Explanation: The Philippines won the 2024 Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships (AOBUC) in Japan, defeating the Indian National Ultimate Frisbee team in the finals.

 

 

Question 13:

What significant milestone did the Indian National Ultimate Frisbee team achieve at the 2024 AOBUC?

A) Won the championship

B) Reached the semi-finals

C) Finished as runners-up

D) Participated for the first time

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Finished as runners-up

  • Explanation: The Indian National Ultimate Frisbee team achieved the milestone of finishing as runners-up at the 2024 Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships (AOBUC).

 

 

Question 14:

When is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict observed?

A) June 12

B) June 19

C) June 21

D) June 25

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) June 19

  • Explanation: The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is observed on June 19 each year.

 

 

Question 15:

What is the primary aim of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict?

A) To celebrate survivors of sexual violence

B) To raise awareness and stop sexual violence in conflicts

C) To provide financial aid to victims

D) To promote gender equality

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) To raise awareness and stop sexual violence in conflicts

  • Explanation: The primary aim of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is to raise awareness about the serious issue of sexual violence during wars and conflicts and to focus on finding ways to stop these crimes.

 

 

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