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Preparing methodically for current general knowledge questions can be a really useful exercise for Competitive Exam aspirants, especially the ones targeting Banking PO and SSC CGL / CHSL. But it is easy getting confused in the ever dynamic world of current affairs. It is difficult to predict the kind of questions that may appear in the exam.

To aid students in their effort to crack current affairs questions in the exam, Vidya Guru SSC Coaching Classes in Delhi keeps publishing the latest GK updates. Given below is the update covering June 2019 events.

Current GK June 2019

Question 1. Where is India’s 1st block-chain district going to be set up?
a. Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh
b. Hyderabad, Telangana
c. Bengaluru, Karnataka
d. Pune, Maharashtra

Answer: Hyderabad, Telangana

Question 2. Ashleigh Barty, who recently won the French Open 2019 women’s singles title, belongs to which of the following countries?
a. Australia
b. England
c. New Zealand
d. United States of America

Answer: Australia

Question 3. Which of the following pairs recently won the 2019 French Open mixed doubles title?
a. Barbora Krejcikova & Rajeev Ram
b. Nicole Melichar & Bruno Soares
c. Anna-Lena Gronefeld & Robert Farah
d. Latisha Chan & Ivan Dodig

Answer: Latisha Chan & Ivan Dodig

Question 4. Order of the Aztec Eagle (Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca), the highest civilian honor of Mexico, was conferred recently on
a. Manmohan Singh
b. Narendra Modi
c. Pratibha Patil
d. Sushma Swaraj

Answer: Pratibha Patil

Question 5. Which of the following players did Rafael Nadal beat in the final to win the 2019 French Open men’s singles championship?
a. Roger Federer
b. Novak Djokovic
c. Marin Cilic
d. Dominic Thiem

Answer: Dominic Thiem

Question 6. Name the committee that has recently submitted its recommendations on National Education Policy to the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
a. K Kasturirangan Committee
b. Yash Pal Committee
c. Indira Jaising Committee
d. Madhavan Nair Committee

Answer: K Kasturirangan Committee

Question 7. To help banks in their lending business, RBI has cut down the Leverage Ratio to
a. 3%
b. 3.5%
c. 4%
d. 4.5%

Answer: 3.5%

Question 8. Which of the following isn’t correct with respect to RBI’s latest monetary policy review?
a. Repo Rate: 5.75%
b. Reverse Repo Rate: 5.50%
c. Bank Rate & Marginal Standing Facility Rate: 6.00%
d. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question 9. The stance of the monetary policy has been changed by RBI from neutral to
a. Calibrated Tightening
b. Easing
c. Accommodative
d. None of these

Answer: Accommodative

Question 10. Shopkeepers and self-employed persons will be eligible for Rs. 3000/- monthly pension after the age of 60 years if their GST turnover is upto
a. Rs. 50 lakh per annum
b. Rs. 80 lakh per annum
c. Rs. 1 crore per annum
d. Rs. 1.5 crore per annum

Answer: Rs. 1.5 crore per annum

Question 11. Name the panel that suggested the removal of charges levied on NEFT & RTGS payments.
a. Uday Kotak panel
b. Arvind Mayaram panel
c. Nandan Nilekani panel
d. H. R. Khan panel

Answer: Nandan Nilekani panel

Question 12. The International Day of Yoga (IDY) is observed annually on 21st June. The theme of IDY 2019 is
a. Climate Action
b. Yoga for Wellness
c. Meditation and Mental Peace
d. Understanding the Philosophy of Yoga

Answer: Climate Action

Question 13. Which pair recently won the French Open 2019 men’s doubles championship?
a. Robert Farah & Juan Sebastián Cabal
b. Bruno Soares & Jamie Murray
c. Frederik Nielsen & Robin Haase
d. Andreas Mies & Kevin Krawietz

Answer: Andreas Mies & Kevin Krawietz

Question 14. Pema Khandu was recently re-elected as the Chief Minister of
a. Uttarakhand
b. Sikkim
c. Arunachal Pradesh
d. Assam

Answer: Arunachal Pradesh

Question 15. World Environment Day (WED) is observed annually on 5th June. What was the theme of WED 2019?
a. Beat Air Pollution
b. Beat Plastic Pollution
c. Beat Water Pollution
d. Beat Noise Pollution

Answer: Beat Air Pollution

Question 16. Who among the following won the 2019 women’s doubles French Open championship?
a. Zhang Shuai & Samantha Stosur
b. Ashleigh Barty & Victoria Azarenka
c. Aryna Sabalenka & Elise Mertens
d. Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic

Answer: Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic

Question 17. Name the RBI committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitization (Mortgage Securitization) Market in India.
a. N. K. Singh Committee
b. Harsh Vardhan Committee
c. Usha Thorat Committee
d. V. G. Kannan Committee

Answer: Harsh Vardhan Committee

Question 18. What was India’s GDP growth rate for the last quarter (January to March) of the fiscal year 2018-19?
a. 5.2%
b. 5.4%
c. 5.6%
d. 5.8%

Answer: 5.8%

Question 19. Which of the following international organizations was in focus at the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
d. G-20


Question 20. Which of the following committees has been set up by RBI to look into the development of a secondary market for corporate loans?
a. Viral Acharya Committee
b. T. N. Manoharan Committee
c. Bimal Jalan Committee
d. B. P. Kanungo Committee

Answer: T. N. Manoharan Committee

Question 21. What was the venue of the G-20 ministerial meet on the Trade & Digital Economy that was held recently?
a. Vancouver, Canada
b. Tsukuba, Japan
c. Shanghai, China
d. Brussels, Belgium

Answer: Tsukuba, Japan

Question 22. Apart from Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah, who among the following has been included in NITI Aayog as ex-officio members?
a. Narendra Singh Tomar
b. Rajnath Singh
c. Nirmala Sitharaman
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 23. The 2019 Financial Literacy Week was observed by RBI from 3rd June to 7th June 2019. What was the theme for it?
a. Moving towards a cashless economy
b. Farmers and how they benefit by being a part of the formal banking system
c. Benefiting from digital payments
d. Universal access to banking and financial services

Answer: Farmers and how they benefit by being a part of the formal banking system

Question 24. Which of the following organizations is going to develop the retail FOREX trading platform announced by the RBI?
a. Securities Exchange Board of India
b. Clearing Corporation of India Limited
c. National Securities Depository Limited
d. National Payments Corporation of India

Answer: Clearing Corporation of India Limited

Question 25. Who among the following has been appointed Lok Sabha speaker?
a. Sushma Swaraj
b. Uma Bharti
c. Sitaram Yechury
d. Om Birla

Answer: Om Birla

Question 26. On 7th June 2019, the 1st ever World Food Safety Day (WFSD) was observed. What was the theme for it?
a. Food Safety, everyone’s business
b. Clean and nutritious food: A basic human right
c. Fighting food adulteration
d. Ensuring food safety: A joint effort

Answer: Food Safety, everyone’s business

Question 27. The 2019 UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Conference of Parties (COP-14) will be held in
a. Tokyo
b. New Delhi
c. Paris
d. Doha

Answer: New Delhi

Question 28. Operation Sunrise-2, a joint military operation, was conducted between the armies of India and
a. Bhutan
b. Sri Lanka
c. Myanmar
d. Nepal

Answer: Myanmar

Question 29. On 17th June, World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought (WDCDD) is observed across the world. What was the theme for WDCDD 2019?
a. Planting trees, saving the planet
b. Making the planet greener
c. Let’s Grow the Future Together
d. Climate change: Mankind’s most pressing problem

Answer: Let’s Grow the Future Together

Question 30. Who among the following has been crowned the 2019 Femina Miss India World?
a. Jyotishmita Baruah
b. Suman Rao
c. Pavitra Joshi
d. Vaishnavi Andhale

Answer: Suman Rao

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