Top Current Affairs Quiz: 13 June 2019

13 June 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Cup 2019, IAF AN-32, Shikhar Dhawan and ISRO space station among others.

1. What is the name of IAF aircraft which was crashed in Arunachal Pradesh and all 13 people on board declared dead?
a) AFC-44
b) IN-56
c) AN-32
d) JK-45

2. Which cricketer has been flown in as a cover for injured Shikhar Dhawan?
a) Ajynkya Rahane
b) Rishabh Pant
c) Prithvi Shaw
d) Shreyas Iyer

3. Former badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement. Chong Wei represented which nation in the sport?
a) South Korea
b) China
c) Indonesia
d) Malaysia

4. Which two nations reaffirmed a joint commitment to fight against terrorism on June 12?
a) UAE and Germany
b) France and Saudi Arabia
c) Afghanistan and Pakistan
d) India and France

5. India is scheduled to play against which nation on June 13, 2019?
a) West Indies
b) Sri Lanka
c) New Zealand
d) England

6. Kassyam-Jomart Tokayev has taken the oath as the new president of which nation?
a) Afghanistan
b) Kazakhstan
c) Tajikistan
d) Turkmenistan

7. In which state researchers have recently found rain loving snake?
a) Punjab
b) Karnataka
c) Mizoram
d) Gujarat

8.
As per announcement by ISRO chief K Sivan, in which year India is planning to launch its own Space Sation?
a) 2025
b) 2026
c) 2028
d) 2030

9.
What is the name of vice-chairman of Wave group who was arrested in a cheating case at Delhi airport?
a) Bunty Chadha
b) Monty Chadha
c) Sandeep Singh
d) Gurdeep Singh

10. Name of Malaysia Badminton legend who announced retirement after battle with cancer?
a) Lee Chong Wei
b) Aie Liu Gong
c) Tar Ni Su
d) Chen Peng Soon

Answers

1. (c) AN-32
All 13 people on board the AN-32 aircraft which crashed in Arunachal Pradesh are dead, the IAF said after a team of rescuers searched the wreckage of the plane in a heavily forested mountainous terrain.

2. (b) Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant, the young Indian wicketkeeper-batsman who was initially left out from the 15-member World Cup squad, is being flown in as a cover for injured Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan.

3. (d) Malaysia
Malaysian Badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement on June 13, 2019, ending a career that was marked by 348 weeks as world number one. The 36-year-old was diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer last year and after intensive treatment in Taiwan.

4. (a) UAE and Germany
United Arab Emirates and Germany have reaffirmed their joint commitment to fight against terrorism and violent extremism, in all its forms, at both regional and international levels in a joint statement issued on June 12, 2019.

5. (c) New Zealand
Despite weather playing a spoilsport in Trent Bridge, Team India is all set for its clash against New Zealand, the clash of the two unbeaten teams in ICC World Cup 2019.

6. (b) Kazakhstan
Kassyam-Jomart Tokayev was sworn in as the new President of Kazakhstan on June 12, 2019 at the Palace of Independence in the capital, Nur-Sultan, formerly known as Astana. Tokayev swore an oath to the people of the country and officially assumed the office of President.

7. (c) Mizoram
It’s literally raining reptiles in the Northeast, and the latest to be discovered has a Mizo name that means rain-loving. New Zealand based journal Zootaxa has come out with the discovery of a non-venomous snake in Mizoram.

8. (d) 2030
ISRO chief K Sivan announced that India is planning to have its own space station by 2030. He also announced that ISRO's second spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, will be launched on July 15 this year. The spacecraft will attempt to make its first ever soft landing on the moon on September 5 or September 6, 52 days after its launch.

9. (b) Monty Chadha
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi police arrested vice-chairman of the Wave group Manpreet Singh Chadha alias Monty from the Indira Gandhi International airport in connection with the more than Rs. 100-crore fraud case while he was allegedly trying to escape to Phuket, Thailand.

10. (a) Lee Chong Wei

Cancer-hit badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement, ending a brilliant career in which he collected a swathe of honours but never won a world or Olympic title.Lee, who spent a total of 348 weeks as world number one but lost six world and Olympic finals, wept as he called it quits months after suffering a cancer scare.

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