Current Affairs June 2018

1. Which of the following states in India has maximum number of Unesco World Heritage Sites?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Karnataka
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Tamil Nadu
2. Who will lead Indian women’s team for the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup tournament in
[A] Sunita Lakra
[B] Rani Rampal
[C] Nikki Pradhan
[D] Gurjit Kaur
3. According to data on language released as part of Census 2011, which is the most spoken
language in India?
[A] Marathi
[B] Bengali
[C] Telugu
[D] Hindi
4. Who has been sworn-in as the first-ever visually impaired judge of Pakistan?
[A] Yawar Ali
[B] Sana Afzal
[C] Yousaf Saleem
[D] Zubair Sabir
5. Which Indian Naval Ship is participating in the 26th edition of world’s largest multilateral
naval exercise “RIMPAC -2018”?
[A] INS Satpura
[B] INS Sahyadri
[C] INS Vikramaditya
[D] INS Kamorta
6. Who of the following have won the World Food Prize 2018?
[A] B. R. Barwale and Surinder K. Vasal
[B] Robert F. Chandler and John Niederhauser
[C] Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro
[D] Hans Rudolf Herren and Gurdev Khush
7. Who has authored the book “Ahimsa”, which sheds light on India’s freedom struggle?

[A] Shantanu Duttagupta
[B] Amala Shankar
[C] Supriya Kelkar
[D] Nandi Katheria
8. Which country to host the 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 tournament?
[A] England
[B] New Zealand
[C] West Indies
[D] South Africa
9. Who has been crowned as the India’s first Tribal Queen?
[A] Panchami Majhi
[B] Rashmirekha Hansdah
[C] Tulasi Munda
[D] Pallavi Durua
10. Who has won the 2018 Formula One French Grand Prix tournament 2018?
[A] Valtteri Bottas
[B] Lewis Hamilton
[C] Max Verstappen
[D] Kimi Raikkonen
11. What is the theme of 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?
[A] Listen First
[B] Lets Develop
[C] Say No!
[D] Value yourself
12. Which movie has won the Best Picture Award at the International Indian Film Academy
(IIFA) awards 2018?
[A] Tumhari Sulu
[B] Hindi Medium
[C] Mom
[D] Newton
13. Which village panchayat of Haryana has passed a resolution “No Toilet, No Bride”?
[A] Bishangarh
[B] Nimriwali
[C] Godikan
[D] Ishapur Kheri
14. The first edition of naval exercise “Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)” will be conducted
between India and it’s which neighbouring country?

[A] Sri Lanka
[B] China
[C] Nepal
[D] Bangladesh
15. Which country’s researchers have developed the world’s smallest computer “Michigan Micro
[A] United States
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] Germany
16. Which Indian swimmer clinched gold in men’s 50 meter breaststroke event at 2018
Singapore National Swimming Championships?
[A] Virdhawal Khade
[B] Arvind Mani
[C] M M Sahu
[D] Sandeep Sejwal
17. What is the theme of the 2018 International Yoga Day (IYD)?
[A] Yoga for Peace
[B] Yoga for Health
[C] Yoga for Harmony and Peace
[D] Yoga for Peaceful Mind
18. Which Indian sportsperson has won the Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson Of The Year award
for 2017?
[A] Kidambi Srikanth
[B] Manav Thakkar
[C] Jitu Rai
[D] Shubhankar Sharma
19. The 2018 Ambubachi Mela has started in which state?
[A] Manipur
[B] Mizoram
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Assam
20. Which city has set a Guinness World Record (GWR) for largest number of people
performing yoga at one place at the same time on 2018 International Yoga Day (IYD)?
[A] Kolkata
[B] Mysuru
[C] Kota
[D] New Delhi

21. Who has been crowned Femina Miss India World 2018?
[A] Shreya Rao
[B] Anukreethy Vas
[C] Meenakshi Chaudhary
[D] Neelam Khurrana
22. Which renowned personality has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of the Sikkim
[A] Akshay Kumar
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Virat Kohli
[D] A R Rahman
23. Which Indian Armed Force is observing the year 2018 as ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line
of Duty’?
[A] Indian Army
[B] Indian Air Force
[C] Indian Navy
[D] Indian Coast Guard
24. Who has won the 118th edition of the US Open Golf Championship 2018?
[A] Brooks Koepka
[B] Patrick Reed
[C] Dustin Johnson
[D] Tommy Fleetwood
25. Who has become the first woman Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter pilot from South India?
[A] Asistha Singh
[B] Bhaanupriya
[C] Bhawana Kanth
[D] Meghana Shanbough
26. Which city to host the 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)?
[A] Bhopal
[B] Jaipur
[C] Patna
[D] Jalandhar
27. Anil Kumar clinched gold in the 10m Air Rifle event at the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting
Championship 2018. He is native of which state?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Rajasthan

[D] Gujarat
28. The National Institute of Yoga (NIY) is located in which city?
[A] Kolkata
[B] Udaipur
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kanpur
29. Who has become the first-ever Indian batsman to score a century in the first session of a Test
[A] Shikhar Dhawan
[B] Murali Vijay
[C] Virat Kohli
[D] K L Rahul
30. Which country has approved a deal to sale of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for
$930 million?
[A] Japan
[B] Australia
[C] United States
[D] Germany
31. Which of the following countries to host the 23rd FIFA World Cup 2026?
[A] US, Canada and Mexico
[B] Brazil, Chile and Argentina
[C] Brazil, Mexico and Spain
[D] Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam
32. The 22nd edition of the trilateral naval exercise “Malabar 2018” has started between India
and which of the following countries?
[A] Russia and Japan
[B] Japan and United States
[C] Nepal and Bangladesh
[D] Vietnam and United States
33. As per which inter-connectivity project, the Government of India (GoI) has launched 5,000
Wi-Fi Choupals in villages?
[A] Project Insight
[B] e-Kranti
[C] BharatNet
34. Which country to host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC group focusing on counter-

[A] India
[B] Nepal
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Thailand
35. Which country’s women cricket team has clinched the Asia Cup Twenty-20 tournament
[A] South Korea
[B] Bangladesh
[C] India
[D] Pakistan
36. Who has won the men’s singles French Open tennis tournament 2018?
[A] Novak Djokovic
[B] Dominic Thiem
[C] Roger Federer
[D] Rafael Nadal
37. Who has won the women’s singles French Open tennis tournament 2018?
[A] Simona Halep
[B] Garbine Muguruza
[C] Angelique Kerber
[D] Serena Williams
38. Anu Kumar has won gold in which sports at the 2018 Asian Junior Athletics Championships
in Japan?
[A] Boxing
[B] Sprint
[C] Triple jump
[D] Hammer throw
39. What is the theme of 2018 World Oceans Day (WOD)?
[A] Prevent oceans from plastic pollution
[B] Our Oceans, Our Future
[C] Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet
[D] Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean
40. Ashish Jakhar has won gold in which sports at the 2018 Asian Junior Athletics
Championships in Japan?
[A] Sprint
[B] Triple jump
[C] Hammer throw
[D] Boxing

41. Who has become the first Indian cricketer to score 2,000 runs in T20 International Cricket?
[A] Mithali Raj
[B] Virat Kohli
[C] Rohit Sharma
[D] Harmanpreet Kaur
42. Maria Fernanda Espinosa has been elected President of the 73rd United Nations General
Assembly (UNGA). She is foreign minister of which country?
[A] Ecuador
[B] Norway
[C] Belgium
[D] Brazil
43. The biopic “The Making of the Mahatma” has been screened in South Africa to
commemorate the 125th year of Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha. The biopic is based on which
[A] The Essential Gandhi
[B] Apprenticeship of a Mahatma
[C] Satyagraha in South Africa
[D] Gandhi on non-violence
44. Which country is the global host nation for the 43rd edition of World Environment Day
(WED -2018) event?
[A] Belgium
[B] Norway
[C] South Korea
[D] India
45. India’s first advanced DNA forensic laboratory will come up in which city?
[A] Mumbai
[B] Kolkata
[C] Chandigarh
[D] Guwahati
46. Indian Navy has recently rescued 38 stranded Indians from cyclone hit Socotra Island. The
Island is located in which country?
[A] Egypt
[B] Saudi Arabia
[C] Yemen
[D] Oman
47. The first official World Bicycle Day (WBD-2018) is observed on which date?
[A] June 1                                                                                                                                                                                              [B] June 2
[C] June 3
[D] June 4
48. Kendrick Lamar has been honoured with the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for music. He belongs to
which country?
[A] South Africa
[B] United States
[C] Russia
[D] Egypt
49. Who has been appointed the new General Officer Commander-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of
Northern Command (Indian Army)?
[A] Ranbir Singh
[B] Sarath Chand
[C] Devraj Anbu
[D] Manoj Mukund Naravane
50. Patanjali has tied up with which telecom company to launch Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards?
[B] Reliance Jio
[C] Vodafone
[D] Airtel
Answer key
1. C
2. B
3. D
4. C
5. B
6. C
7. C
8. C
9. D
10. B
11. A                                                                                                                                                                                                              12. A
13. C
14. D
15. A
16. D
17. A
18. A
19. D
20. C
21. B
22. D
23. A
24. A
25. D
26. D
27. B
28. C
29. A
30. C
31. A
32. B
33. C
34. A
35. B
36. D
37. A
38. B                                                                                                                                                                                                        39. D
40. C
41. A
42. A
43. B
44. D
45. C
46. C
47. C
48. B
49. A
50. A

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