- Which country’s government has frozen the bank account of Nirav Modi and his sister Poorvi Modi?
Answer : (a) Switzerland
The Switzerland authorities on Thursday froze four bank accounts of beleaguered businessman Nirav Modi and his sister Purvi Modi, on Enforcement Directorate’s request. Their total deposits of Rs. 283.16 crore have been frozen on the request of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
2. What is the venue of G-20 Summit 2019?
b) New Delhi
Answer : (d) Osaka
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of the two-day G20 Summit slated to take place in Osaka. He will be meeting several world leaders, including US President Donald Trump. He will also hold a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the summit with Russian and Chinese Presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, respectively.
3. Who was appointed as Director of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)?
a) Samant Kumar Goel
b) Anil Kumar Dhasmana
c) Sushil Chaturvedi
d) T Chandrashekaran
Answer : (a) Samant Kumar Goel
Senior IPS officer Samant Kumar Goel was appointed as the Director of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), external intelligence of India. His appointment was approved by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) for a fixed tenure of two years.
4. Bombay High Court upheld reservation for which community recently?
Answer : (b) Maratha
The Bombay High Court upheld the Maratha reservation. However, the court said that 16 percent reservation is not justifiable. It recommended that the reservation should be 12-13 percent, as per the suggestion of the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission.
5. When is the MSME Day observed every year globally?
a) 25th June
b) 26th June
c) 27th June
d) 28th June
Answer : (c) 27th June
The Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day is observed every year on June 27th to spread awareness and augment actions to support small businesses across the world.