Current Affairs and Gk -June 2013

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Current Affairs and Gk -June 2013

Important current affairs and Gk questions of June month for IAS, RAS, SSC CGL, UPSC, BANK PO, UPSC,RPSC, Bank exams and all other exams.If you like the post kindly give rating.
[important]This questions are useful for any competitive exam like IAS, bank PO, SSC CGL, RAS, CDS, UPSC exams and all state related exams.[/important]

1. Who among the following has been appointed as new Chairman of “Air Asia India”?

[A]Ratan Tata
[B]S Ramadorai
[C]R Venkata Raman
[D]Bharat Vasani





S Ramadorai
S Ramadorai, who headed Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) from 1996 to 2009, has been named as chairman of AirAsia India. Ramadorai, who continues as non-executive vice-chairman of TCS, was appointed in February 2011 as advisor to the Prime Minister in the national skill development council and was made
chairman of the council in May.



2. As per the United Nations, World Population Prospects-2012, India will become most populous country in the world by____?

[A]2030
[B]2028
[C]2045
[D]2050





2028
As per the latest report titled World Population Prospects- 2012 revision, released by United Nations, India will become the most populous country in the world by 2028, surpassing China, while Nigeria will have more people than the United States by 2050.


3. According to Bureau of Immigration, which of the following country ranked top in the list of number of foreign tourist arrivals to India?

[A]UK
[B]USA
[C]Japan
[D]Russia





USA
According to latest data from the Bureau of Immigration, Foreign tourist arrivals to India grew by about 4.5% from 6.30 millions in 2011 to 6.57 million in 2012. The United State continued as the top source country, reaching 1 million tourists in 2012. The top 10 countries are US, UK, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,
Canada, Germany, France, Japan, Australia and Malaysia.


4. 5% from 6.30 millions in 2011 to 6.57 million in 2012. The United State continued as the top source country, reaching 1 million tourists in 2012. The top 10 countries are US, UK, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,

[A]China
[B]Japan
[C]Russia
[D]USA





China
China has been developed the Worlds fasted computer Tianhe-2. Tianhe-2 developed by the National University of Defence Technology in central China’s Changsha city is capable of sustained computing of 33.86 petaflapos per second. Tianhe-2 which means Milky Way-2, knocks the U.S. Energy Department’s
Titan machine off the No.1 spot.


5. Who is the new Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India?

[A]S K Roy
[B]Thomas Mathew
[C]D K Mehrotra
[D]Sushobhan Sarkar





S K Roy
The Union government appointed S.K. Roy as the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India. Mr Roy joined LIC in 1981. Roy, who at present a Managing Director in the organization, would be succeeding D.K. Mehrotra, whose term as LIC chief ended on May 31.


6. The much debated “Bangaru Thalli” scheme is related to which state?

[A]Karnataka
[B]Andhra Pradesh
[C]Tamil Nadu
[D]Maharastra





Andhra Pradesh
Bangaru Thalli is a girl child protection scheme of Andhra Pradesh.


7. Who among the following has been elected as President of 68th session of UN General Assembly?

[A]John W. Ashe
[B]Vuk Jeremic
[C]Ban Ki Moon
[D]Evan Schneider





John W. Ashe
The United Nation general Assembly elected Ambassador John W. Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda as President of its upcoming 68th session.



8. Recently, the construction of dam on Blue Nile River triggered the tension between which two countries?

[A]Egypt and Sudan
[B]Sudan and Kenya
[C]Ethiopia and Egypt
[D]Ethiopia and Kenya





Ethiopia and Egypt
Ethiopia had begun diverting the flow of the Blue Nile for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam-a $4.2 billion hydroelectric plant. The issue of Ethiopian dam has sparked outrage in Egypt. The dam is feared to cause serious water shortage in the Egypt.


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