Current Affairs Quiz : June 16 2017 Question And Answers
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Current Affairs Quiz June 16 2017
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1. Which state’s open defecation-free village to be named after Donald Trump?
C. Uttar Pradesh
Answer: A – Haryana – Explanation – Sulabh International founder and chief Bindeshwar Pathak has announced that an open defecationfree (ODF) village (Dhanduka village) in Mewat will be named after the US President Donald Trump.
2. Which of the following Indian University collaborate with South Korean Institute?
A. Delhi University
B. Nalanda University
C. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University
D. Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University
Answer: B – Nalanda University – Explanation – The Nalanda University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South Korea’s Academy of Korean Studies for academic cooperation.
3. Recently Central government launches IDCF to reduce child deaths due to _____________________.
Answer: C – Diarrhoea – Explanation – Union Health Ministry has launched an Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) across the country on 15 of June 2017.
4. Recently which state government launches Pashu Bazar website for online Cattle sale?
A. Andhra Pradesh
Answer: D – Telangana – Explanation – The farmers of Telangana will soon be able to sell and purchase cattle online. The state government has launched a website to facilitate this service.
5. Recently DRDO successfully test red anti-tank ________________ missile in Rajasthan.
Answer: B – Nag – Explanation – The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 13 June 2017 successfully test red anti-tank ‘Nag’ missile in Rajasthan. The anti-tank Nag missile is one among the five missile systems developed by DRDO under the integrated guided missile development programme (IGMDP). The four other missiles developed under this programme are Agni, Akash, Trishul and Prithvi.
6. Which day is observed as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?
A. 15 June
B. 16 June
C. 14 June
D. 17 June
Answer: A – 15 June – Explanation – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was observed globally on 15 June 2017. The day is observed to voice against abuse and su̫ering inјicted on older people.
7. Recently Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and _______________ on agriculture cooperation.
Answer: C – Palestine – Explanation – The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra approved to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare and the Ministry of Agriculture in the State of Palestine on agriculture cooperation.
8. Recently which country launches its first X-Ray space telescope to study Black holes?
Answer: D – China – Explanation – According to the official Xinhua news agency a Long March4B rocket has carried the 2.5 tonne telescope into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gobi Desert at 11:00 am (3:00 GMT).
9. According to the Global Innovation Index 2017 India has ranked
Answer: D – 60th – Explanation – India has ranked 60 on the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2017. The index has been coauthored by Cornell University, INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
10. Name the Israeli author wins Man Booker International Prize.
A. David Grossman
B. Amos Oz
C. Meir Shalev
D. Benjamin Netanyahu
Answer: A – David Grossman – Explanation – Israeli author David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar”. David Grossman, the first Israeli author to win the Man Booker International Prize.
11. Who is the selected for Nanniyode Rajan Memorial Award?
A. M.K. Sinha
B. J.M.S. Rawat
C. E. Sreedharan
D. K.C. Jena
Answer: C – E. Sreedharan – Explanation – Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) Principal Adviser E. Sreedharan has been selected for the Nanniyode Rajan Memorial Award.
12. Who will be the India’s next Envoys to Italy?
A. Reenat Sandhu
C. Surendra Pandey
D. Soumykanta Chottray
Answer: A – Reenat Sandhu – Explanation – Reenat Sandhu, a 1989-batch IFS officer, will head India’s diplomatic mission in Italy.
13. Who has been appointed as ambassador to Denmark?
A. Anurag Bajpai
B. Kamal Preet
C. Ajit Vinayak Gupte
D. Debendra Dalai
Answer: C – Ajit Vinayak Gupte – Explanation – Ajit Vinayak Gupte from the 1991 batch, who is presently joint secretary in the ministry, has been appointed as ambassador to Denmark.
14. Recently Emkay sign an agreement with which bank for Equity Research Distribution?
A. China Construction Bank Corporation
B. Development Bank of Singapore Limited
C. China Agricultural Bank of China
D. HSBC Holdings PLC
Answer: B – Development Bank of Singapore Limited – Explanation – Emkay Global Financial Services entered into an exclusive agreement with Development Bank of Singapore Limited (DBS) Bank and securities. The agreement involves sharing of knowledge, co-branding of research and its distribution to the global clients of DBS Vickers.
15. Recently which of the following bank partners with TerraPay for faster international remittance?
A. Yes Bank
B. Syndicate Bank
C. Federal Bank
D. IndusInd Bank
Answer: A – Yes Bank – Explanation – Private sector lender Yes Bank has partnered with mobile payments switch TerraPay.