Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 18th June 2018
Q1. Who has become as the first woman fighter pilot?
Meghana Shanbough becomes first woman fighter pilot from South
Q2. Who has sworn in as the Prime Minister of Jordan?
Former World Bank Economist Omar al-Razzaz was sworn in as Jordan's Prime Minister
Q3. which company topped the 'consumer financial services category' ?
American Express has topped this category, while Indiabulls Housing Finance is the only other Indian company (at 13th place) on the list..
Q4. According to Composite Water Management Index which of these city will loose groundwater soon ?
The Niti Aayog's ‘Composite Water Management Index’ said that most states have scored less than 50 per cent when it comes to augmentation of ground water resources.
India's exports grew 20.18 percent to USD 28.86 billion in May, the highest in six months, even though the trade deficit widened to a four month high of USD 14.62 billion. .
Q6. Which company is investing in setting up India’s first carbon fibre manufacturing unit ?
Reliance Industries is investing in setting up India’s first carbon fibre manufacturing unit to cater to aerospace and defence needs.
Q7. Which country started imposing taxes on American products?
China imposed additional duties on 50-billion dollar worth of American products, a day after US President Donald Trump slapped a stiff 25 per cent tariff on Chinese goods worth similar amount, triggering a full-fledged trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
Q8. Which countries cabinet adopted an economic plan that would allow more foreign workers ?
Japan’s cabinet adopted an economic plan that would allow more foreign workers as the rapidly ageing country tries to make up for its declining workforce.
Q9. Which country has become the top destination for greenfield FDI investment in 2017 ?
The US has surpassed India to become the top destination for greenfield FDI investment in 2017
Q10. TCS has become the first listed company in India to close the day's trade with a market capitalisation of over how much?
India's IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the first listed company in India to close the day's trade with a market capitalisation of over Rs. 7 lakh crore (over $103 billion) after the firm's board approved a share buy back for about Rs. 16,000 crore.
Q11. Indian railways is replacing which card with health like cards?
Indian Railways has decided to replace the medical cards issued to its employees and pensioners with credit card-like health cards carrying unique all-India number
Q12. Which city has launched launched the GPS (Global Positioning System) and wireless based 24×7 “mobile policing” service to curb crime, especially against women.?
The Tripura government launched the GPS (Global Positioning System) and wireless based 24×7 “mobile policing” service to curb crime, especially against women.
Q13. Which financial company has annouced its partnership with announced its partnership with National Skill Development Corporation?
Muthoot Fincorp Limited announced its partnership with National Skill Development Corporation to train over 10,000 youth over the next three years and make them job ready.
Q14. Which country has signed a pact with maharashtra government?
The Maharashtra government and Canada’s Quebec province have signed a pact to increase the economic cooperation, especially in areas like information technology, biotechnology, artificial intelligence and welfare of the tribal community.
Q15. Which cricketer has become first Indian to play in England's Kia Super League?
Smriti Mandhana to become first Indian to play in England's Kia Super League