Current Affairs QUIZ June 12, 2018

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Current Affairs QUIZ June 12, 2018

India’s first National Police Museum will be set up in which city?

The central government has decided to set up India first national police museum in Lutyens’ Delhi.  The museum is expected to be inaugurated on October 21 (Police Commemoration Day).  The museum - depicting the history, artefacts, uniforms and gear of central and statepoliceforces - will come up as an underground facility in the premises of thenational police memorial in Chanakyapuri area of the national capital.  The project is being steered by the Intelligence Bureau and according to the records accessed by PTI, IB Director Rajiv Jain had convened a meeting on the matter last month to expedite the process.

India beat which country to lift the Intercontinental Cup Football Tournament 2018?

India won the title of Intercontinental Cup Football Tournament after 2-0 victory in the final against Kenya at the Mumbai Football Arena.  Skipper Sunil Chhetri scored in the eighth and 29th minutes to hand India a convincing victory.  With this he also equalled Argentina’s Lionel Messi’s tally of 64 international goals, making him the joint-second active international goalscorer behind Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo (81 goals).

Name the app launched by the Indian Railways to register passengers grievances for quick redressal.

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal has launched a new App “Rail Madad” – An App to expedite & streamline passenger grievance redressal. Rail MADAD (Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During travel) registers a complaint with minimum inputs from passenger(option of photo also available), issues unique ID instantly and relays the complaint online to relevant field officials for immediate action.  The action taken on complaint is also relayed to passenger through SMS, thus fast tracking the entire process of redressal of complaints through digitisation.  The Minister also launched a new App ‘Menu on Rails’, a Mobile Application developed by IRCTC for creating awareness to the Railway Passengers for the items served to them on their Rail Journey.

The India Meteorological Department is soon to use FFGS system to forecast flood warnings. What is FFGS?

India Meteorological Department, IMD will use flash flood guidance system for the first time in the country to forecast floods. Currently, the Central Water Commission issues flood warnings. The national weather agency is preparing to launch the service using Flash Flood Guidance System from the next month. A new system and soil study data will enable the India Meteorological Department to forecast floods and guide the disaster management agencies on prevention techniques.

The first World Hindi Conference was held in 1975 in which of the following city?

 The first World Hindi Conference was held in 1975 in Nagpur, India. Since then, ten such Conferences have been held in different parts of the world.

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Which is the Highest sender of foreign students to the US?

With 1,86,000 Indian students currently studying in the United States, India is the second highest sender of foreign students to the US, next only to China.

India’s first lithium ion cell factory will be established in which of the following state?

India's first lithium ion cell factory to come up in Andhra Pradesh Munoth Industries Limited will set up India’s first lithium ion cell production project by investing Rs 799 crore in three phases in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.  It will provide a trigger for enabling mobile component manufacturing in India that will also lead to value addition in overall mobile phone manufacturing.  In the first phase, Rs 165 crore will be invested to produce li ion cells having total storage capacity of 200,000 Ah (Ampere hour) per day.

Who won the Canadian Grand prix 2018?

Vettel wins Canadian GP

Which among the following zones of the Indian Railways has launched an initiative to monitor the cleanliness and functionalities of train via WhatsApp groups?

The Northern Railways will now monitor cleanliness of its trains using WhatsApp groups supervised by senior officials. Every department will have separate WhatsApp groups, in which status report of cleanliness will be uploaded on a daily basis. including photographs.WhatsApp groups have been created for train and pantry cleanliness, bed rolls and functionality of air conditioners in trains.

The 44th edition of the G7 Summit was held in which country?

The 44th G7 summit was held on June 8–9, 2018, in La Malbaie, Quebec,Canada. This was the sixth time since 1981 that Canada has hosted the meetings. The 44th G7 summit was the first summit for Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

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