IndianStudyHub Current Affairs Quiz of June 2018 Set - 3

  • 1. World Environment Day is celebrated annually worldwide on ____ and to support it this year , the Union Minister of Culture and Environment Mr. Mahesh Sharma announced the ‘Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution’?
A.) June 6
B.) June 3
C.) June 4
D.) June 5

Answer: Option 'D'

June 5

  • 2. On June 4, 2018, Ministry of Agriculture announced the launch of ____ from June 1 2018 till July 31st 2018 to help , advise, assist farmers to improve their farming techniques and increase their income?
A.) Srishti Kalyan Abhiyaan
B.) Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan
C.) Samriti Kalyan Abhiyaan
D.) Krishi Seva Abhiyaan

Answer: Option 'B'

​Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan

  • 3. On 4th June 2018, where was the State Environment Ministers Conference in the run-up to World Environment Day held?
A.) Mumbai
B.) Panaji
C.) New Delhi
D.) Dehradun

Answer: Option 'C'

New Delhi

  • 4. On 4th June 2018, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan released ‘Status of Environment Report, India 2015′ at the state environment ministers’ conference held in New Delhi, as per which, India’s forest cover was ____% in 2015?
A.) 29.45
B.) 25.14
C.) 21.34
D.) 22.45

Answer: Option 'C'

​21.34

  • 5. On June 4, 2018, according to a report released by ASSOCHAM and NEC , India is among the top ____ nations in producing e-waste?
A.) 5
B.) 4
C.) 3
D.) 2

Answer: Option 'A'

The other countries besides India are : China , US, Japan and Germany. Out of the total e-waste generated in 2016, only 20% (8.9 MT) has been recycled and the rest has no records. Among the states Maharashtra ranks first with 19.8%, Tamil Nadu ranks second with 13% , Uttar Pradesh 10.1%, West Bengal 9.8%, Delhi 9.5%, Karnataka 8.9%, Gujarat 8.8% ,Madhya Pradesh 7.6%.The global volume of E-waste would rise to 52.2 million tonnes or 6.8 kg per person on an average by 2021 from 47.7 MT from 2016 at an annual growth rate of 20%