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200 Best Current Affairs June 2018 in English Set 2 – IBPS PO/SSC CGL/UPSC/KVS/IAS/RBI Grade B 2018

1. India successfully conducted final tests for its first indigenous, long-range- artillery gun at Pokhran, Rajasthan. It is named?

A) Dhruv

B) Shaurya
C) Prahar
D) Dhanush

2. RBI has amended Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS). The deposits can be made
with the designated banks for a short periodof?

A) Upto 5 years
B) 3-5 years
C) 1-3 years
D) 2-7 years

3. How many new non-permanent members were elected to the UN Security Councilrecently?
A) 10
B) 4
C) 5
D) 1

4. Scientists from which country have found a new planet named ‘EPIC’?
A) India
B) US
C) Germany
D) China

5. President Ram Nath Kovind will launch Solar Charkha Mission of MSME ministry. The
mission will cover how many clusters?
A) 10
B) 30
C) 50
D) 80

6. Which city will host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC group?
A) Jaisalmer
B) Siliguri
C) Pune
D) Amritsar

7. Who has been appointed vigilance commissioner?
A) Sharad Kumar
B) Junaid Ahmed
C) Vinod Pradhan
D) Govind Dhawan

8. RBI has allowed MSMEs to delay their loan repayments by _____ without being classified
as non-performing?

A) 360 days
B) 180 days
C) 90 days
D) 270 days

9. Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has set up a committee on formation of an Asset
Reconstruction Company for faster resolution of stressed accounts. The committee will beheaded by?

A) Rajkiran Rai G
B) Mahesh Kumar Jain
C) Jai Kumar Garg
D) Sunil Mehta

10. India’s first national police museum will be established in which city?
A) Kolkata
B) Hyderabad
C) Delhi
D) Bhopal

1. Which state government has announced tointroduce ‘Sanskar’ awareness programme tackle superstitions?
A) Rajasthan
B) Assam
C) Punjab
D) Tamilnadu

 

12. As per a report by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Indian GDP is expected to
grow over the next couple of years at a rate
of?
A) 6%
B) 9%
C) 7%
D) 8%

13. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has created a world record of
distributing maximum number of bee-boxes by distributing 2330 bee-boxes to the beneficiaries at?

A) Kishtwar
B) Anantnag
C) Srinagar
D) Kupwara

14. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced to set up a public credit registry of
all loan information. The move is based on the recommendations of which committee?

A) Viral Acharya Committee
B) BN Srikrishna Committee
C) Y.M. Deosthalee Committee
D) Hasmukh Adhia Committee

15. How many places have been added toSwachh Iconic Places (SIP) under phase III of
Swachh Bharat Mission?

A) 10
B) 20
C) 25
D) 15

Place Location
Raghavendra Swamy
Temple Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
Hazardwari Palace Murshidabad, West Bengal
Brahma Sarovar Temple Kurukshetra, Haryana
Vidur Kuti Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh
Mana village Chamoli, Uttarakhand
Pangong Lake Leh-Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir
Nagvasuki Temple Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Ima Keithal/market Imphal, Manipur
Sabarimala Temple Kerala
Kanvashram Uttarakhand

16. Who will chair the committee formed by  Government to ensure transparency in jobs
data calculation and presentation?

A) Rakesh Srivastava
B) Dinesh Singh
C) Girish Sahni
D) TCA Anant

17. Which state has topped Niti Aayog’s Composite Water Management Index (CWMI)?

A) Karnataka
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Gujarat

18. Which state has become the first to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes?

A) Kerala
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Punjab

19. Fuego volcano, which erupted recently, is located in which country?
A) Peru
B) Indonesia
C) Haiti
D) Guatemala

Mount Agung – BaliKilauea – Hawaii Indonesia’s Mount Merapi volcano

20. Which Indian boxer won a gold medal at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament, held in Kaspiysk, Russia?
A) Pinki Jangra
B) Pavitra
C) Saweety Boora
D) Kavita Singh

21. Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh inaugurated rebuilt Blast
Furnace-1 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP). The blast furnace is named?

A) Parvati
B) Durga
C) Saraswati
D) Lakshmi

22. Which state has launched a ‘water literacy’ campaign called ‘Jalasaksharatha’, involving
70,000 students?

A) Karnataka
B) Kerala
C) Tamilnadu
D) Andhra Pradesh

23. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has  asked which of the following forces to impart soft skills training to its personnel?

A) NIA
B) ITBP
C) BPR&D
D) SSB

24. Which Indian athlete won a gold medal in men’s 10,000m race at the Gouden Spike meeting in Leiden, Netherlands?

A) Virendra Singh
B) Arokia Rajiv
C) Gavit Murali Kumar
D) Muhammed Anas

25. Which ministry has launched #YogaFor9to5 campaign to raise awareness on benefits of yoga at work?

A) Labour & Employment
B) Health
C) AYUSH
D) Women and Child Development

26. Which city hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit?
A) Tianjin
B) Qingdao
C) Xi’an
D) Dalian

27. Who won the women’s singles title at theFrench Open 2018?
A) Garbiñe Muguruza
B) Simona Halep
C) Jelena Ostapenko
D) Sloane Stephens

28. Which team won the Women’s Asia Cup T20 title, held in Kuala Lumpur?
A) Pakistan
B) India
C) Bangladesh
D) Sri Lanka

29. Which app has been launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to allow passengers to
lodge complaints?
A) Rail RAHAT
B) Rail YATRI
C) Rail MADAD
D) Rail SAATHI

30. ONGC Videsh Ltd has received the first equity cargo of Das blend crude oil from the
Lower Zakum (LZ) oilfield, located in?

A) Saudi Arabia
B) Qatar
C) UAE
D) Kuwait

31. Who has been awarded China’s first friendship medal?
A) Donald Trump
B) Narendra Modi
C) Vladimir Putin
D) Shinzo Abe

32. Haryana government has raised the upper
age limit of entry into government service from40 years to?
A) 48
B) 44
C) 42
D) 45

33. Which Indian farmer has set a Guinness
World Record by distributing the largest
number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah?

A) Sudheesh Guruvayoor
B) Deven Kumar Singh
C) Ketan Pandey
D) Prem Yadav

34. As per SBI’s annual report for 2017-18,
which bank has the largest value share of
mobile banking transactions?
A) Axis Bank
B) HDFC Bank
C) ICICI Bank
D) SBI

35. Which of the following apps has been launched by Indian Railways to help travellers in booking and cancelling unreserved tickets?
A) UTS on Mobile
B) Ticket Online
C) Booking 24×7
D) RailYatra

36. Which team won the Intercontinental
Cup football title?
A) Kenya
B) Taiwan
C) New Zealand
D) India

37. Union Cabinet has approved joint issue of
postage stamp with Vietnam on the theme of?

A) Ancient Architecture
B) Ethnic Ties
C) Music Magic
D) Cultural Exchange

38. U.S., Mexico and Canada have jointly won
the bid to host FIFA world cup in 2026. They defeated the bid of which country?
A) Germany
B) Italy
C) Spain
D) Morocco

39. Which state has topped the National Disaster Risk Index prepared by the Union
home ministry ?
A) Maharashtra
B) West Bengal
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Madhya Pradesh

40. Spiritual Guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj, who recently passed away, hailed from?
A) Haryana
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Rajasthan
D) Uttar Pradesh

41. Which state has approved introduction ofe-auction for allotment of petrol pumps, CNG
or PNG sites?
A) Haryana
B) Punjab
C) Telangana
D) Maharashtra

42. Which city hosted the G7 summit recently?
A) Bologna
B) Hamburg
C) Quebec
D) Sapporo

43. Who is going to become the first Indian player to appear in England’s Kia Super T20
League?
A) Jhulan Goswami
B) Smriti Mandhana
C) Mithali Raj
D) Harmanpreet Kaur

44. Who has become the first Indian to score a century before lunch on the first day of a Test
match?
A) Cheteshwar Pujara
B) Virat Kohli
C) Shikhar Dhawan
D) Rohit Sharma

45. Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated ‘Yoga Ambassadors Tour’. It
is the tourism promotion programme of which state government?
A) Odisha
B) Tamilnadu
C) Uttarakhand
D) Kerala

46. Government has proposed to penalise insurance companies for delays in claim
payment, under AB-NHPS, beyond a period of?

A) 45 days
B) 30 days
C) 60 days
D) 15 days

47. Omar Razzaz has sworn in as the Prime Minister of?
A) Jordan
B) Algeria
C) Lebanon
D) Egypt

48. Who will head the committee constituted
by IRDAI chairman Subhash Chandra Khuntia
to review the regulations governing insurance
marketing firms?
A) Kamal Yadav
B) Suresh Mathur
C) Ranu Vohra
D) Cyril Shroff

49. Who has become the highest individual
scorer in women’s ODI by scoring 232 runs?
A) Lizelle Lee
B) Amelia Kerr
C) Meg Lanning
D) Suzie Bates

50. Which of the following was the opening
film at the 23rd European Union Film Festival
(EUFF) inaugurated recently by MoS for I&B
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in New Delhi?
A) Walk with me
B) Cowboys
C) The Magic of Children
D) Little Harbour

51. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has
announced a compensation package of
_______ per family for West Pakistan refugees
living in Jammu & Kashmir?
A) Rs 1 lakh
B) Rs 5.50 lakh
C) Rs 3.50 lakh
D) Rs 8 lakh

52. Home Ministry has approved to raise two
women battalions in which state’s police?
A) Jharkhand
B) Jammu & Kashmir
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Chhattisgarh

53. Who has become the first woman fighter
pilot to join Indian Air Force from South India?
A) Shoba Naidu
B) Shruthi Gowda
C) Meghana Shanbough
D) Deepthi Reddy

54. Which country has surpassed India to
become the top destination for greenfield FDI
investment in 2017?
A) China
B) France
C) US
D) UK

55. What is India’s rank among 180 countries
on Global Environment Performance Index
(EPI) rankings?
A) 129
B) 148
C) 152
D) 177
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56. Ministry of Tribal Affairs has proposed to
set up a Tribal Research Institute (TRI) and a
National Tribal Museum in which city?
A) Patna
B) New Delhi
C) Guwahati
D) Raipur

57. Which indigenous rocket system is being
developed by DRDO into a precision-guided
missile?
A) Prithvi
B) Ashwin
C) Pinaka
D) Shaurya

58. Ivan Duque Marquez, has been elected as
the President of which country?
A) Colombia
B) Peru
C) Brazil
D) Chile

59. Which state’s polce has launched a mobile
app named ‘Cop Connect’?
A) Maharashtra
B) Telangana
C) Odisha
D) Uttar Pradesh

60. Which company is setting up India’s first
carbon fibre manufacturing unit?
A) Larsen & Toubro
B) Reliance Industries
C) Hindusthan Unilever
D) Tata Group

61. Which state government has announced to
set up ‘District Child Protection Units (DCPU)’?
A) Kerala
B) Telangana
C) Bihar
D) Uttar Pradesh

62. Which mountain peak has been summited
by an all women Naval mountaineering team
led by Lt Cdr Kokila Sajwan?
A) Mount Indrasan
B) Mount Kamet
C) Mount Deotibba
D) Mount Trisul

63. Which State Government has launched a
mobile app named ‘i-Hariyali’?
A) Goa
B) Bihar
C) Uttarakhand
D) Punjab

64. World’s first International Centre for
Humanitarian Forensics has been launched in
which city?
A) Patna
B) New Raipur
C) Gandhinagar
D) Bhopal

65. Which city has created Guinness World
Record with the largest number of people
performing yoga together?
A) Chandigarh
B) Chennai
C) Dehradun
D) Kota

66. Peter Thomson, who recently passed away,
was associated with which sport?
A) Cricket
B) Football
C) Golf
D) Tennis

67. Sikkim government has announced
appointment of which personality as its Brand
Ambassador?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) AR Rahman
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Bhaichung Bhutia

68. World’s tallest girder rail bridge is being
built in which Indian state?
A) Manipur
B) Uttarakhand
C) Sikkim
D) Assam

69. Government has announced to set up
India’s biggest data centre in?
A) Ranchi
B) Kochi
C) Bhopal
D) Surat

70. Ambubachi Mela was celebrated in which
north-eastern state?
A) Nagaland
B) Meghalaya
C) Manipur
D) Assam

71. Which state’s police has bagged Gold
medal for its web portal at 52nd SKOCH
Summit-2018?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Odisha
D) Maharashtra

72. Which institute has received the Prime
Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution
to Promotion and Development of Yoga in
2018?
A) Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute, Mysuru
B) Parmarth Niketan, Dehradun
C) Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai
D) The Yoga Institute, Mumbai

73. Which state government has announced to
give star rankings to its panchayats under the
state’s 7-Star Gram Panchayat Rainbow
scheme?
A) Haryana
B) Rajasthan
C) Jharkhand
D) Andhra Pradesh

74. Which country has announced to withdraw
from United Nations Human Rights Council
(UNHRC)?
A) US
B) Congo
C) Myanmar
D) Israel

75. Which of the following is the tri-service
joint military exercise that India will conduct
with Russia in the second half of 2018?
A) Varuna
B) Indra
C) Yudh Abhyas
D) Maitree

76. Which village in Delhi has been adopted by
Khadi and Village Industries Commission
(KVIC) for its Swachhata Abhiyaan?
A) Samaypur village
B) Chandrawali village
C) Karala village
D) Jagatpur village

77. Who has been crowned Miss India
World 2018?
A) Shreya Rao
B) Meenakshi Chaudhary
C) Kirti Malik
D) Anukreethy Vas

78. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar
launched the National Digital Library. It has
been developed by which institute?
A) IIT Bombay
B) IIT Kharagpur
C) IIT Delhi
D) IIT Chennai

79. Which city has been selected as the 100th
and last city under the Smart Cities Mission?
A) Aizawl
B) Kohima
C) Shillong
D) Itanagar

80. World’s oldest known Sumatran orangutan
named ‘Puan’ has died in?
A) US
B) Australia
C) China
D) Japan

81. Which state government has approved a
scheme to provide monthly financial
assistance of Rs 8,000 to female acid victims?
A) Tamilnadu
B) Haryana
C) Telangana
D) Odisha

82. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched
Mohanpura Irrigation Project in which district
in Madhya Pradesh?
A) Dewas
B) Satna
C) Khandwa
D) Rajgarh
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83. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated
an urban transport scheme named “Sutra
Seva” in which city?
A) Surat
B) Varanasi
C) Udaipur
D) Indore

84. India’s first robotic telescope, called
‘GROWTH-India’ has become operational. It is
located in?
A) Kozhikode
B) Panaji
C) Kutch
D) Ladakh

85. Which Indian archer has won gold in the women’s recurve event at the World Cup
(Stage III), held in Salt Lake City?
A) Pranitha Vardhineni
B) Chekrovolu Swuro
C) Bombayala Devi
D) Deepika Kumari

86. Which country has become the biggest borrower from the Asian
Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?
A) China
B) Bangladesh
C) Phillipines
D) India

87. India recently gifted an HAL built Dornier maritime patrol aircraft to which country?
A) Comoros
B) Cape Verde
C) Seychelles
D) Mauritius

88. HRD Ministry has approved to set up an
inter-university yoga centre at?

A) Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
B) Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana
Samsthana, Bengaluru
C) Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati
D) Lakulish Yoga University, Ahmedabad

. Which state government has launched a new scheme ‘Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao’?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Punjab
D) Haryana

90. Which panchayat has become the first in India to pass a resolution to marry off girls
only to families that have a toilet in their house?
A) Barola
B) Konkpur
C) Dhurana
D) Godikan

91. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently launched a campaign to
clean which river?
A) Ghaghara river
B) Betwa river
C) Gomti river
D) Sharda river
92. Which actress has been conferred with ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’ by the
Ambassador of France to India H.E. Mr Alexandre Ziegler?
A) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
B) Deepika Padukone
C) Kalki Koechlin
D) Priyanka Chopra

93. What is the name of the satellite deployed in space to clear out the junk orbiting the Earth?

A) RemoveTRASH
B) RemoveJUNK
C) RemoveDEBRIS
D) RemoveSCRAP

94. Indian Army’s 7 Garhwal Rifles Infantry
Battalion has been awarded the United
Nations Medal for “selfless service” for its
peacekeeping mission in?
A) Chad
B) Burundi
C) Angola
D) South Sudan

95. How much amount has AIIB announced to invest in ‘National Investment & Infrastructure Fund’ set up by India for infrastructure projects?
A) USD 600 million
B) USD 400 million
C) USD 200 million
D) USD 500 million

96. Which state government has launched a solar power scheme for farmers, named
‘Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY)’?
A) Gujarat
B) Kerala
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Rajasthan

97. Which team has created a new world record in One Day Internationals by scoring
481 runs?
A) Australia
B) India
C) South Africa
D) England

98. Which film was honoured with ‘Best Picture’ award at the 19th IIFA awards, held in
Bangkok?
A) Hindi Medium
B) Tumhari Sulu
C) MOM
D) Secret Superstar

Category Winner
Best Actor in a Leading Role
(Female) Late Sridevi (Mom)
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) Irrfan Khan (Hindi Medium)
Best Direction Saket Chaudhary (Hindi Medium)
Outstanding Achievement by an
Actor in Indian Cinema Anupam Kher

99. Which Indian boxers won gold medal at the Chemistry World Cup, held in Halle, Germany?
A) Amit Panghal and Madan Lal
B) Madan Lal and Gaurav Solanki
C) Gaurav Solanki and Mohammed
Hussamuddin
D) Mohammed Hussamuddin and Amit Panghal

100. India has announced to construct a war memorial at Villers-Guislain in which country for its World War I martyrs?
A) France
B) Italy
C) Germany
D) UK

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