Current Affairs Quiz – June 20 2019

1. Which cricketer has become the first batsman to score two 150-plus scores in World Cup history?
a) AB De Villiers
b) Virat Kholi
c) David Warner
d) Jaffer Ahmed

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Answer c) David Warner. Australia opener David Warner has become the first batsman to score two 150-plus scores in World Cup history. The 32-year-old, who had scored Australia’s highest score in World Cup by hitting 178 runs off 133 balls against Afghanistan in 2015 World Cup.

2. Who has become most expensive bowler in World Cup history?
a) Jasprit Bumrah
b) Dwayne Bravo
c) Vijay Shankar
d) Rashid Khan

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Answer d) Rashid Khan. Rashid Khan becomes most expensive bowler in World Cup history. Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan is the most expensive bowler in World Cup history. He is the world’s No.3 ODI bowler.

3. World Refugee Day is observed on _____________.
a) May 16
b) May 27
c) June 10
d) June 20

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Answer d) June 20. World Refugee Day is observed on 20 June with the theme #StepWithRefugees Take A Step on World Refugee Day.

4. P. U. Chitra is associated with___________.
a) Sports
b) Politics
c) Education
d) None of these

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Answer a) Sports. India’s PU Chitra won gold medal in women’s 1500m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019 held in Sollentuna, Sweden. She produced the best time of her season so far by clocking 4 minute 12.65 seconds (4:12.65s).

5. Raavana-1 satellite is associated with____________.
a) India
b) Sri Lanka
c) Bangladesh
d) Afghanistan

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Answer b) Sri lanka. Sri Lanka’s first ever satellite ‘Raavana-1’, designed and developed by two Sri Lankan engineers, was successfully placed into orbit. It was launched from International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal.

6. According to QS World Rankings, Which Indian institute has best-ranked Indian institute?
a) IIT Chennai
b) IIT Bombay
c) IIT Bagalore
d) IITKOlkata

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Answer b) IIT Bombay. The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay), has emerged as best-ranked Indian institute globally at 152nd position in QS World University Rankings’ 2020.

7. AWaRe is launched by____________.
a) USFDA
b) UNO
c) WHO
d) None of these

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Answer c) WHO. WHO launched a new tool to handle AMR named . The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a global campaign named “AWaRe” urging governments to adopt a tool to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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