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ONE-LINER 8th – 14th JUNE 2019
ONE-LINER 8th – 14th JUNE 2019


    SR.
QUESTIONS
ANSWERS
1.                
What was the unemployment rate in India for the year 2017-2018 as per the survey conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)?
6.1%
2.                
Find the name of three countries along with India join together to support ASEAN-led architecture mechanism to promote free, open, prosperous and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.
US, Japan, and Australia
3.                
To which Indian state, Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $350 million loan to rehabilitate two state highways and other road improvement project?
Chattisgarh
4.                
Government has met the fiscal deficit target of ___________for the Financial Year 2018-19.
3.4%
5.                
With which country did India lose its spot as the world’s fastest-growing economy by registering 6.3%annual growth in the January-March quarter?
None of these
6.                
Which state’s Health Department was conferred with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Control Award for 2019 during World No Tobacco Day(WNTD)?
Andhra Pradesh
7.                
Which institute has launched a Data Platform of ‘Integrated Database on Infrastructure Projects’ (IDIP) to improve the efficiency of Government Infrastructure Development?
IIT Madras
8.                
When was the World Milk Day observed?
June 1st
9.                
Who has been sworn-in as new Prime Minister of Australia?
Scott Morrison
10.             
Which state government has decided to set up India’s first ‘Blockchain District’?
Telangana
11.             
Where was the 2 day Yoga Mahotsava inaugurated ahead of International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019?
New Delhi, Delhi
12.             
What will be the theme of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 in India?
Theme – “Yoga for Heart”
13.             
Where was the Elephanta festival, a two day festival of art and culture held?
Mumbai, Maharashtra
14.             
What is the rank of Indian travelers in the Bleisure Travelers across 31 countries as per the study of Booking.com?
2nd
15.             
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) observed Financial Literacy (FL) Week on _______________ ?
June 3-7, 2019
16.             
Which Indian Organisation has become India’s most profitable Public sector Undertaking after surpassing Indian Oil Corp (IOC)?
ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)
17.             
Name the Indian Politician, who was awarded with “Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” (Order of the Aztec Eagle).
Pratibha Patil
18.             
Name the private sector bank, which has appointed Rakesh Makhija as the Non-Executive (Part-Time) Chairman for a period of 3 years.
Axis Bank
19.             
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?
Ajith Doval
20.             
Name the long-range maritime surveillance aircraft launched by Indian Navy from Salalah in Oman to patrol the Gulf of Aden.
P-8 India (P-8I)
21.             
Which football team won the 2018–19 UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Champions League for the sixth time in Madrid, Spain?
Liverpool
22.             
World Bicycle Day is observed annually on _____________?
June 1
23.             
Who has been appointed as the new National Security Advisor (NSA)?
Ajit Doval
24.             
Which football team has won the 2019 Champions League trophy
Liverpool FC
25.             
Which High Court has recently declared Animals as legal persons?
Punjab and Haryana High Court
26.             
Who took charge as the Union Minister in the newly formed Ministry of Jal Shakti?
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
27.             
Which country topped the new SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Gender Equality Index?
Denmark
28.             
What is the rank of India in new SDG(Sustainable Development Goals) Gender Equality Index?
95th
29.             
Where was the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) organized the 14th Islamic Summit recently?
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
30.             
Where was the fourth Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD) meeting held recently?
Bangkok, Thailand
31.             
Who received the first permanent residency – Golden Card, in Abu Dhabi?
M.A.Yusuffali
32.             
Who lead the 5-member panel constituted by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which suggests 24×7 RTGS, NEFT, elimination of all charges in order to promote digital payments in India?
Nandan Nilekani
33.             
MDR was in news recently, M stands for ___________?
Merchant
34.             
As per the revised ‘Large Exposures Framework’ (LEF) norms, the sum of all the exposure values of a bank to a single counter-party should not be greater than ________% of the bank’s available eligible capital base at all times?
20%
35.             
Name the organization, which has signed with Airports Authority of India (AAI) to jointly develop 10 year roadmap.
Boeing
36.             
Name the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, who was elected as external auditor of the World Health Organization (WHO) for four years from 2020 to 2023.
Rajiv Mehrishi
37.             
Mount Etna erupted recently, it is situated in which country?
Italy
38.             
Which city hosted the 14th summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-2019)
Mecca
39.             
Who has been sworn-in as the new president of El Salvador?
Nayib Bukele
40.             
Name the head of the committee, which submitted draft national education policy 2019 in New Delhi recently.
Dr. Kasturirangan
41.             
Name the apex body, which was proposed to set up under Prime Minister by Dr. Kasturirangan cormmittee in their draft, “National education policy 2019”.
Rashtriya Shiksha Ayog
42.             
Name the joint Indian Army & Indian Air force exercise that concluded in Punjab recently.
Kharga Prahar
43.             
Where was the 6th India-China Bilateral Dialogue on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation held recently?
New Delhi, India
44.             
Name the scheme for which the ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship waived fee for SC/ST candidates who join vocational training.
Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS)
45.             
Which country has mandated the visa applicant to provide social media details dated back to five years from the application date as per new immigration rule?
U.S.
46.             
Which state government has signed a loan agreement worth $287 million with World Bank for promoting the state’s health system reform programme in New Delhi?
Tamil Nadu

47.             
Who is the head of the committee, which recommends to rope in local retailers and business, correspondents to act as cash points in semi-urban centers?
Nandan Nilekani

48.             
Which private sector bank has launched a center in Bengaluru to provide business solutions exclusively to start-ups and MSME sector?
ICICI Bank


 PART 2
1.       
Name the organization, which has forecasted the global growth for 2019 to 2.6% from earlier 2.9% in its semiannual report “Global Economic Prospect (GEP)”.
World Bank (WB)
2.                
As per the World Bank report “Global Economic Prospect (GEP)”, India’s growth is forecasted to ______ percent for the next two Fiscal years, FY2019 and FY2020?
7.5%
3.                
Name the think tank, which has indicated that India lost $13 billion in revenue collections due to trade misinvoicing in 2016.
Global Financial Integrity (GFI)
4.                
Name the Cyclone Man, who was appointed as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD) for a period of five years.
Mrutyunjay Mohapatra
5.                
Name the Supersonic cruise missile, which was test-fired from Complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha with a strike range of around 290 km.
BrahMos
6.                
World Environment Day is observed annually on __________?
June 5
7.                
Which country has selected to host World Environment Day 2019?
China
8.                
Who launched #SelfiewithSapling campaign during World Environment Day 2019?
Prakash Javadekar
9.                
What was the theme of the World Environment Day 2019?
Theme – “Beat Air Pollution”
10.             
Name the book on biodiversity series, released during World Environment Day 2019.
Reptiles of the Northern Western Ghats
11.             
How many cabinet Committees were reconstituted by the government recently under the transaction of business rules?
Eight
12.             
Who will head the newly constituted Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs?
Rajnath Singh
13.             
Which country has signed an Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with India on 18th March 2016?
Marshall Islands
14.             
Which Indian city topped the “Traffic Index 2018” and becomes congested city among 403 cities in 56 countries?
Mumbai
15.             
What is the revised Repo rate as per the second bi-monthly monetary policy rates 2019-20?
5.75%
16.             
What is GDP growth of India forecasted by RBI’s monetary policy committee (MPC)?
7%
17.             
Name the Indian metro, which became India’s first ever project to receive power from a waste-to-energy plant.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
18.             
Name the Jal Shakti Minister, who presented awards to the winners of Ganga Quest 2019 on the occasion of World Environment Day 2019.
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
19.             
Who became the world’s 1st billionaire rapper as per the forbes magazine?
Jay-Z
20.             
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who has been elected as President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) , is from which African country?
Nigeria
21.             
Who was elected as the President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)?
Gianni Infantino
22.             
Name the web mapping service, which launches three new public transport features in India.
Google Maps
23.             
Which country’s Junior women Hockey team clinched Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations title recently?
India
24.             
Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra passed away recently, he was associated with which field?
Cooking
25.             
Who has been chosen for the 2019 J C Daniel Award?
Sheela
26.             
Who is the author of the book ‘Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge’?
Ashis Ray
27.             
Who is the chairperson of the government’s policy think tank, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog?
Narendra Modi
28.             
Food grains production stood at __________ million tones, as per the 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19 by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare?
283.37 million tonnes
29.             
Which disease was reviewed by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare(MoHWF) recently in Kerala?
Nipah Virus Disease (NVD)
30.             
Which country has signed with Indian Air Force(IAF) worth Rs 300-crore deal for the supply of more than 100 SPICE bombs (Balakot bombs)?
Israel
31.             
Name the Telangana based NGO, which bagged the United Nation’s Equator Prize for 2019.
Deccan Development Society (DDS)
32.             
Which Government programme, has led to reduce ground water contamination as per the UNICEF study titled “Environmental impact of the Swachh Bharat Mission on Water, Soil, and Food”?
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
33.             
Name the singer, who has become the world’s richest female musician according to the Forbes magazine with an estimated fortune of $600 million.
Rihanna
34.             
Who is the author of the novel titled “An American Marriage”, for which she received Women’s Prize for Fiction worth $40,000?
Tayari Jones
35.             
Name the first South Asian American woman to preside over the US House of Representatives as a temporary speaker.
Pramila Jayapal
36.             
Name the experimental Ebola drug, which is found to cure Nipah virus as per study published in Science Translational Medicine from National Institutes of Health scientists and colleagues.
Remdesivir
37.             
Name the deceased musician, who won grammy award six time.
Malcolm John Rebennack
38.             
Who launched Swachh Survekshan 2020 League in New Delhi recently?
Hardeep Singh Puri
39.             
How many days are given for the lenders to review a borrower account after default as per the new NPA guidelines, “Prudential framework for resolution of stressed assets” released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
30 days
40.             
Which of the following banks are included in the second schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934?
Fincare Small Finance Bank &  Kookmin Bank
41.             
Business confidence index (BCI) of fourth quarter (QD) for India is projected to _________ percent, for the financial year 2018-19 as per the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)?
9.1%
42.             
What is the GDP growth of India for the financial year 2019-20 as per the American multinational banking firm, Goldman Sachs.
7.2 per cent
43.             
Who is set to receive the 2019 Global Leadership award along with NASDAQ ‘s (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) President Adena Friedman?
Sundar Pichai
44.             
Which manufacturing unit of Indian railways, was awarded with best performing Production Unit in the field of environment on 6th June, 2019?
Rail Wheel Factory, Yelahanka, Karnataka
45.             
Who was elected as the Prime Minister of Thailand?
Prayuth Chan-ocha
46.             
Which country was permitted by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to host 2023 Asia Cup?
China
47.             
Name the Indian footballer, who becomes the most capped football player surpassing the former Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia.
Sunil Chhetri
48.             
What is the current repo rate in the second bi-monthly monetary policy review of RBI for FY20?
5.75%
49.             
Which country has recently launched Arctic train service?
Russia
50.             
Which social networking site has launched its first interactive game show ‘Confetti’ in India?
Facebook
51.             
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently signed pact with which company to modernize air traffic management in India?
Boeing
52.             
Which country has successfully launched its first sea-based space rocket from Yellow Sea?
China
53.             
Which Indian personality has been conferred Maldives’s ‘Nishan Izzuddin’ award?
Narendra Modi
54.             
Gandhi Cycle Rally for Peace’ has recently organized in which of the following countries?
Saudi Arabia
55.             
Who has been elected as new Prime Minister of Thailand?
Prayuth Chan-ocha
56.             
Which former US president will be bestowed with the George H. W. Bush Award for Statesmanship?
Jimmy Carter
57.             
The first-ever World Food Safety Day (WFSD) has officially observed on which date?
June 7

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