Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 8th June 2018
Q1. Which day is celebrated as the World Environment Day?
Theme: "Beat Plastic Pollution”.In order to raise awareness about protecting the environment, every year June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day as has been designated by the United Nations (UN).
Q2. Who has been appointed as the RBI Deputy Governor of IDBI Bank ?
The Government Appoints IDBI Bank’s MK Jain As RBI Deputy Governor
Q3. What is the full form of SEZ?
The Centre has constituted a group of eminent persons headed by Industrialist Baba Kalyani to study the Special Economic Zones, SEZ Policy of India.
Q4. What is the new repo rate according to RBI?
The monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to hike the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent while maintaining a neutral stance.
Q5. Which IIT has emerged as the country’s best university in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings.?
IIT-Bombay has emerged as the country’s best university in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings.
Q6. Which cricket player is among the world's highest-paid athletes ?
According to a Forbes' compilation topped by American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, India cricket captain Virat Kohli is among the world's highest-paid athletes.
Q7. How much reduction rate has been observed in Maternal Mortality Rate in India ?
According to the Sample Registration System (SRS) , India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) recording a 22-per cent reduction in such deaths since 2013.
Q8. South Africa commemorates which year of Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha
South Africa commemorates 125th year of Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha
Q9. Saudi Arabia has banned frozen and processed fruit and vegetable imports from which state in india?
Saudi Arabia has banned frozen and processed fruit and vegetable imports from Kerala amid concerns over the deadly Nipah virus outbreak.
Q10. Fuego Volcano is located in which place?
Deadly Fuego Volcano Eruption in Guatemala Spotted from Space
Q11. which government has announced an outstanding power bill waiver scheme for labourers and poor families.?
The Madhya Pradesh government has announced an outstanding power bill waiver scheme for labourers and poor families.
Q12. How much financial grant have been provided by Maharashtra government per quintal to farmers?
The Maharashtra government would provide financial grant of Rs 1000 per quintal to those farmers whose tur and gram could not be purchased by the administration before the May 31 deadline.
Q13. which organization have signed a MOU with Myanmar on Rohingya Muslims?
Myanmar and U.N. agencies signed an agreement that might eventually lead to the return of some of the 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled brutal persecution by the country’s security forces and are now crowded into makeshift camps in Bangladesh.
Q14. The Cabinet approved release of joint stamps between Department of Posts and which country?
The Cabinet approved release of joint stamps between Department of Posts and Russia Post to establish cooperation in this field.
Q15. A MOU has been signed between India and which country on technical cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development?
The Union Cabinet apprised the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Denmark on technical cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development