15th June, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th June, 2019
1. Which of the following spacecrafts of NASA has entered its second orbital phase around asteroid Bennu, called Orbital B and broken its own world record for the closest orbit of a planetary body?
[A] Juno
[C] Viking 1
[D] Deep Impact
[E] Deep Space 1
2. Which of the following NGOs has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award for the programme in June 2019?
[A] Sevak Sangha
[B] Akshaya Patra
[C] Bunyaad Foundation
[D] Grameen Vikas Sevashram
[E] Mandesh Foundation
3. A group of 160 defence officers and their families reached ________ in June 2019 for a familiarization visit under defence exchange programme.
[A] Bhutan
[B] Cambodia
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Maldives
[E] Singapore
4. The University Grants Commission has launched a CARE that will identify, continuously monitor and maintain UGC-CARE Reference List of Quality Journals across disciplines. What does 'C' stand for in CARE?
[A] Class
[B] Competition
[C] Consortium
[D] Classification
[E] Correspondence
5. Which state is set to sign a MoU with a company that has promised to build 300 Smart Gaushalas over the next 5 years?
[A] Uttar Pradesh 
[B] Karnataka
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Madhya Pradesh
[E] Bihar

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued new norms for compounding of offences on 14 June 2019.

2.The new guidelines have exclusion provisions, under which, offences under the Black Money and Imposition of Act, 2015, cannot be compounded in normal cases.

3.This includes money laundering cases.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
7. ________ board has proposed appointment of former Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma and Khaitan & Co Partner Haigreve Khaitan as independent directors.
[A] Infosys
[B] Mindtree
[C] Wipro
[D] Tech Mahindra
8. Who among the following are the 2 women project directors for ISRO's inter-planetary mission Chandrayaan 2?
[A] Ritu Karidhal and Anuradha TK
[B] Ritu Karidhal and Muthayya Vanitha
[C] Anuradha TK and Muthayya Vanitha
[D] Ritu Karidhal and Minal Rohit
[E] Minal Rohit and Muthayya Vanitha

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Facebook Inc has enlisted companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc, and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency.

2.Each company will invest around $40 million in a consortium that will govern the cryptocurrency.

3.The cryptocurrency, under Facebook's "Project Libra", is aimed at allowing Facebook's global users to transfer money across borders.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
10. Wholesale price-based inflation slipped to ________% in May 2019 helped by falling prices of food articles, fuel, and power items.
[A] 2.39
[B] 2.45
[C] 3.21
[D] 3.78
[E] 4.23