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  1. Where was the 2 day Yoga Mahotsava inaugurated ahead of International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019?
    1) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    2) Kolkata, West Bengal
    3) New Delhi, Delhi
    4) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) New Delhi, Delhi
    Explanation:
    On June 1, 2019, As a Curtain Raiser for International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 which is celebrated on June 21, a two-day Yoga Mahotsava was inaugurated by Shri Rajeev Kumar, Vice-Chairman of Niti Ayog at New Delhi. The Yoga Mahotsav-2019 was organized by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) under Ministry of AYUSH(Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy).

  2. What will be the theme of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 in India ?
    1) Theme – “Yoga for Heart”
    2) Theme – “Yoga for peace”
    3) Theme – “Yoga for Health”
    4) Theme – “Yoga for Stability”
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Theme – “Yoga for Heart”
    Explanation:
    On June 1, 2019, As a Curtain Raiser for International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 which is celebrated on June 21, a two-day Yoga Mahotsava was inaugurated by Shri Rajeev Kumar, Vice-Chairman of Niti Ayog at New Delhi. The Yoga Mahotsav-2019 was organized by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) under Ministry of AYUSH(Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy). The theme of IDY 2019 in India is “Yoga for Heart”.

  3. Name the applications launched by Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Ministry of AYUSH ahead of International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 .
    i. ‘Yoga Locator’
    ii. ‘Bhuvan App’
    iii. ‘Peacefull Yoga’
    1) Option i
    2) Option i & ii
    3) Option i & iii
    4) All the above
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Option i & ii
    Explanation:
    2 Applications ‘Yoga Locator’ and ‘Bhuvan App’ related to IDY 2019 were launched by Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Ministry of AYUSH.Yoga Locator is a map-based location app. It will enable yoga instructors to register themselves and reach out to large number of people.Bhuvan App, designed in collaboration with ISRO(Indian Space Research Organization), provides geo time location and documentation.

  4. Where was the Elephanta festival, a two day festival of art and culture held?
    1) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    2) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
    3) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    4) New Delhi, Delhi
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Explanation:
    Elephanta festival, a two day festival of art and culture organized by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) held on Elephanta-Gharapuri (island), Mumbai to promote tourism and culture in Maharashtra. The festival was inaugurated by tourism minister Jaykumar Rawal on Gateway of India.

  5. What was the theme of Elephanta festival 2019?
    1) Theme – “Shadja”
    2) Theme – “Matanga”
    3) Theme – “Sarang”
    4) Theme – “Swarang”
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) Theme – “Swarang”
    Explanation:
    The theme for this year’s Elephanta festival ‘Swarang’.Elephanta caves located on this island are UNESCO world heritage sites. They are a collection of cave temples mostly dedicated to Lord Shiva.The Elephanta festival was started in the year 2012 to celebrate the heritage and culture of the city.

  6. Travelers from which country, ranked top in the Bleisure Travelers across 31 countries as per the study of Booking.com ?
    1) Malaysia
    2) Russia
    3) Thailand
    4) U.S.
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) Thailand
    Explanation:
    Bleisure is a new trend which means business and leisure trips. Thai travelers were ranked 1st with 80%.

  7. What is the rank of Indian travelers in the Bleisure Travelers across 31 countries as per the study of Booking.com ?
    1) 1st
    2) 2nd
    3) 3rd
    4) 4th
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) 2nd
    Explanation:
    Indians were ranked 2nd among Bleisure Travelers across 31 countries as per the study of Booking.com. In 2018, 72% Indian travelers extended their business trips. Bleisure is a new trend which means business and leisure trips. Two-thirds of Indian travelers, around 65%, travelled on domestic business trips. It was the highest, globally ahead of Indonesians (62%) and Chinese (62%). More than half of Indian travelers, nearly 58%, reported that they had been on an international business trip in 2018. It is more than double the international standard which is 25% and the highest among the 31 markets.

  8. How much crore was indulged in bank frauds in the year 2018-19 with over 6,800 cases as per the Reserve Bank of India(RBI)’s report ?
    1) Rs 71,500 crore
    2) Rs 36,933 crore
    3) Rs 65,010 crore
    4) Rs 55300 crore
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Rs 71,500 crore
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has reported that bank frauds have been reached to Rs 71,500 crore in 2018-19 with over 6,800 cases. In 2017-18, 5,916 cases were reported by banks which involved Rs 41,167.03 crore.
    [table]

    Sl. No Fiscal Year Number of cases Amount in crore
    1. 2008-09 4,372 Rs. 1,860.09
    2. 2009-10 4,669 Rs. 1,998.94
    3. 2010-11 4,534 Rs. 3,815.76
    4. 2011-12 4,093 Rs. 4,501.15
    5. 2012-13 4,235 Rs. 8,590.86
    6. 2013-14 4,306 Rs. 10,170.81
    7. 2014-15 4,639 Rs. 19,455.07
    8. 2015-16 4,693 Rs. 18,698.82
    9. 2016-17 5,076 Rs. 23,933.85

    [/table]


  9. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) observed Financial Literacy (FL) Week on _______________ ?
    1) June 2-6, 2019
    2) June 1-5, 2019
    3) June 4-8, 2019
    4) June 3-7, 2019
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) June 3-7, 2019
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has initiated Financial Literacy (FL) Week from June 3-7, 2019. The theme of the event is “Farmers” and how they benefit by being a part of the formal banking system. The booklet FAME (Financial Awareness Messages) provides basic financial literacy messages for the information of general public.Pictorial booklets describing savings and banking concepts was published under the title ‘Raju’ and the role and functions of the Reserve Bank was explained under the title ‘Money Kumar’ .

  10. What is the price of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs)-Series I for 2019-20 ?
    1) Rs 3,576 per gram
    2) Rs 3,676 per gram
    3) Rs 3,196 per gram
    4) Rs 3,976 per gram
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) Rs 3,196 per gram
    Explanation:
    The Government has fixed the price of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs)-Series I for 2019-20 at Rs 3,196 per gram with settlement date June 11, 2019. They will be opened for subscription from June 03 to June 07, 2019.In consultation with RBI, the Government has decided to allow a discount of Rs 50 per gram from the issue price to those investors who apply online and the payment is made through digital mode. To them, the issue price is Rs 3,146 per gram of gold.RBI has published a calendar for issuance of SGBs for the first half of the current financial year.

  11. Which Indian Organisation has become India’s most profitable Public sector Undertaking after surpassing Indian Oil Corp (IOC) ?
    1) NTPC Limited
    2) ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)
    3) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    4) GAIL Limited
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)
    Explanation:
    India’s top oil and gas producer, ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation) has become India’s most profitable Public sector Undertaking after surpassing Indian Oil Corp (IOC). For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, ONGC reported a 34 percent jump its net profit to Rs 26,716 crore. This profit is much higher than IOC’s (Indian Oil Corporation) reported a profit of Rs 17,274 crore.

  12. Name the Indian Politician, who was awarded with “Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” (Order of the Aztec Eagle).
    1) Pratibha Patil
    2) Narendra Modi
    3) Ram Nath Kovind
    4) Venkaiah Naidu
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Pratibha Patil
    Explanation:
    Former president of India, Pratibha Patil was honored with the highest civilian award of Mexico termed “Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” (Order of the Aztec Eagle).The award was presented by Ambassador of Mexico to India, Melba Pria.She becomes the second Indian after the late President S. Radhakrishnan granted this honour.

  13. Who was elected as the President of El Salvador ?
    1) Antonio Saca
    2) Salvador Sánchez Cerén
    3) Carlos Calleja
    4) Nayib Bukele
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) Nayib Bukele
    Explanation:
    Nayib Bukele, a conservative businessman sworn in as the President of El Salvador, a small Central American nation, by the speaker of National Assembly. He will succeed Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a leftist former guerrill.

  14. Name the private sector bank, which has appointed Rakesh Makhija as the Non-Executive (Part-Time) Chairman for a period of 3 years .
    1) HDFC Bank
    2) Yes Bank
    3) Axis Bank
    4) ICICI Bank
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) Axis Bank
    Explanation:
    On June 3, 2019, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the appointment of Rakesh Makhija as the Non-Executive (Part-Time) Chairman of Axis Bank for a period of 3 years, with effect from July 18, 2019, to July 17, 2022. He will succeed current Axis Bank Chairman Sanjiv Mishra, whose term will end on July 17. In March, the board of Axis Bank had approved the appointment of Rakesh Makhija as the Chairman subject to RBI clearance.

  15. Who was re-appointed as National security Advisor (NSA) for 5 years and gets cabinet rank thus becoming first NSA to receive the cabinet rank ?
    1) M. K. Narayanan
    2) Ajith Doval
    3) Shivshankar Menon
    4) Brajesh Mishra
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Ajith Doval
    Explanation:
    The Government of India reappointed Ajith Doval as National security Advisor (NSA) for 5 years as well as given upgraded position from the minister of state to a Cabinet rank. This is for the first time that an NSA has been given cabinet rank.The reason for this recognition is that under Doval, who was earlier Minister of State, the 2016 surgical strikes after the Uri attack and the 2019 Balakot strikes after the Pulwama terror attack took place.

  16. Name the long-range maritime surveillance aircraft launched by Indian Navy from Salalah in Oman to patrol the Gulf of Aden .
    1) P-8 India(P-8I)
    2) MiG-29
    3) HAL Kiran
    4) HAL Chetak
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) P-8 India(P-8I)
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy has deployed its P-8 India(P-8I) long-range maritime surveillance aircraft for anti-piracy sorties from Salalah in Oman to patrol the Gulf of Aden and other piracy prone areas. This is an expansion of its Mission Based Deployments(MBD) in the Indian Ocean Region(IOR) to keep them safe. India has been conducting anti-piracy sorties in the Gulf of Aden since 2008. P-8I long-range maritime surveillance aircraft has been operated for the second time in the region, first being deployed in January. The P-8I is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations. It provides long-range Maritime Domain Awareness(MDA).

  17. Where did Indian Army commissioned, air quality monitor “Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System (CAAQMS)” as a part of ‘Go Green’ initiative ?
    1) Bhujia Fort Military Station, Gujarat
    2) Sitabuldi Fort Military Station, Maharashtra
    3) Red Fort Military Station, New Delhi
    4) Fort William Military Station, Kolkata
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) Fort William Military Station, Kolkata
    Explanation:
    Army commissioned “Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System (CAAQMS)”, an air quality monitor, at Fort William Military Station, Kolkata, as a part of ‘Go Green’ initiative. It monitors air pollution on a real-time basis.It was commissioned by Lt Gen M M Naravane, General Officer, Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command.CAAQMS displays wind speed, direction, ambient temperature, relative humidity, solar radiation, barometric pressure, and rain gauge.It can be used by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board or any other local or international weather monitoring bodies.The collected data can be monitored on the internet and collated into different desired formats.

  18. Which football team won the 2018–19 UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Champions League for the sixth time in Madrid, Spain ?
    1) Manchester City
    2) Liverpool
    3) Arsenal
    4) FC Barcelona
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Liverpool
    Explanation:
    Liverpool football team has beaten Tottenham Hotspur by 2-0 to claim 2018–19 UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Champions League for the sixth time in Madrid, Spain. It was the 64th season of the tournament organized by UEFA, and the 27th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs’ Cup to the UEFA Champions League.Now, Liverpool will play against Chelsea, the winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League, in the 2019 UEFA Super Cup that will be held in August 2019 in Istanbul. The team is also qualified for the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup to be held in December at Qatar.

  19. Name the deceased Bengali singer-actress, who is also founder of the Calcutta Youth Choir (CYC) .
    1) Lolita Chatterjee
    2) Supriya Devi
    3) Ruma Guha Thakurta
    4) Basabi Nandi
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) Ruma Guha Thakurta
    Explanation:
    Bengali singer-actress Ruma Guha Thakurta died at her Baliganj residence in Kolkata following old age-related problems at the age of 84. She was born in 1934 in Kolkata, West Bengal. She is best known for her roles in hindi and Bengali movies such as Ganashatru and Abhijan.She is the founder of the Calcutta Youth Choir (CYC), which played a important role in popularizing Bengal songs. In 1974, the CYC, under her direction, won the first prize at the Copenhagen Youth Festival.

  20. World Bicycle Day is observed annually on _____________?
    1) June 3
    2) June 2
    3) June 1
    4) June 4
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) June 3
    Explanation:
    World Bicycle Day is observed annually on June 3rd to promote the use of bicycle daily in this current era of modern automobiles. The main aim of this day is to recognize the bicycle as a clean, affordable and environment-friendly mode of transport.The first World Bicycle Day was celebrated by the United Nations on April 12th 2018.The man behind the celebration of this day is professor Leszek J. Sibilski, a member of Polish national cycle team for ten years.Logo of this day is an image of white and blue colour with cyclist riding around the globe with the inscription #June3WorldBicycleDay below.

Static GK Quiz based on Current Affairs:

  1. Where was Kankerghati National Park situated?
    Chhattisgarh

  2. Who is the Chief of Army Staff of India?
    General Bipin Rawat

  3. What is the Capital and Currency of El Salvador ?
    Capital – San Salvador & Currency – United States Dollar

  4. Who is the Chairman and Managing Director(CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ?
    Shashi Shanker

  5. Jawaharlal Nehru Port is located at __________?
    Mumbai, Maharshtra