Shine India Current Affairs Quiz of June 2018 Set - 5

  • 1. Researchers have developed a new material that is capable of absorbing organic pollutants present in water. The material has been obtained from cation exchange with an organo-functionalised mica named ___?
   A.) C18-Mica-4
   B.) C16-Mica-1
   C.) C22-Mica-4
   D.) C18-Mica-3

Answer: Option 'A'

C18-Mica-4

  • 2. Name the person who was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cuba, on 4th June 2018?
   A.) Raksha Kiran
   B.) Madhu Sethi
   C.) Preethi Reddy
   D.) Kamal Vishvanathan

Answer: Option 'B'

Madhu Sethi (YOA : 2004) is Counsellor in the High Commission of India, London, at present. She has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cuba. She will take up the new assignment.

  • 3. Indian Cricket captain Virat Kohli has become the only Indian to appear in annual list of the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes 2018, as per Forbes. What rank did he secure in the list?

Answer: Option 'B'

The annual list of the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes 2018 has placed Virat Kohli at the 83rd spot with a total earnings of 24 million dollars in the last 12 months. He has earned 4 million dollars through salary and winnings and 20 million dollars through brand endorsements. This year’s list has not featured any female athletes. American boxer Floyd Mayweather has topped the list with a earning of 285 million dollars.

  • 4. On June 6, 2018, According to assurance , tax and advisory firm Grant Thorton’s report corporate India has made Merger and Acquisition (M & A) deals worth ____ in May 2018?
   A.) $25 billion
   B.) $75 billion
   C.) $125 billion
   D.) $55 billion

Answer: Option 'A'

$25 billion

  • 5. On 6th June 2018, which Bank received RBI’s approval for merger of Capital First, Capital First Home Finance and Capital First Securities with the company?
   A.) IDFC Bank
   B.) HDFC Bank
   C.) Axis Bank
   D.) ICICI Bank

Answer: Option 'A'

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given its no objection for the voluntary merger of Capital First Ltd, Capital First Home Finance Ltd and Capital First Securities Ltd with IDFC Bank. In January 2018, the company said that, its board of directors has approved merger of the three entities with IDFC Bank.