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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz - June, 2017 - Set 2


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is the first set of Current Affairs Quiz from June, 2017.


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1. India on 31 May 2017 signed a loan agreement of USD 36 million with the World Bank for Public Financial Management Capacity Building Programme in which state?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Assam
3) Himachal Pradesh
4) Jharkhand
5) Karnataka



2. India on 5 June 2017 signed a USD 39.2 million loan agreement with the World Bank for Citizen Centric Service Delivery project in ___________.
1) Assam
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Telangana
5) Madhya Pradesh


3. Name the first Indian state to launch pension for single women.
1) Bihar
2) Tripura
3) Chhattisgarh
4) Kerala
5) None of the above


4. India on 4 June 2017 successfully test-fired indigenous first all weather tracked-chassis QR-SAM. What does S stands for in QR-SAM?
1) System
2) Service
3) Synchronous
4) Surface
5) Satellite


5. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 31 May 2017 renamed the Solar Probe Plus Spacecraft as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker. Solar Probe Plus Spacecraft is __________.
1) First mission to Sun
2) First mission to a meteor
3) First mission to centre of the Sun
4) First mission to a star
5) First mission to an earth like planet outside our solar system


6. Who among the following union minister recently launched INAM-Pro + web platform?
1) M. Venkaiah Naidu
2) Nitin Jairam Gadkari
3) Kalraj Mishra
4) Ravi Shankar Prasad
5) Arun Jaitley


7. B. Sai Praneeth on 4 June 2017 captured the Men’s Singles title in the USD 120000 ____________.
1) Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship
2) Taiwan Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship.
3) Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship.
4) Singapore Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship.
5) Hong Kong Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship.


8. Which of the following state government has implemented a ‘green protocol’ to make auspicious occasions such as weddings more nature-friendly?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Goa
3) Kerala
4) Gujarat
5) Odisha


9. India’s first private railway station will come in which state?
1) Maharashtra
2) Haryana
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Bihar
5) Madhya Pradesh


10. The world's fastest elevator that can operate at a record breaking speed of 1260 metres per minute is set to been installed in a skyscraper complex building in __________.
1) Japan
2) South Korea
3) China
4) Singapore
5) Australia


11. 2017 Russian Language Day was observed on –
1) 5 June
2) 6 June
3) 4 June
4) 7 June
5) 3 June


12. Skill for Life, Save a Life Initiative was launched by union government with an aim ________.
1) to promote innovation in health sector
2) to promote skill development & innovation in pharmaceuticals
3) to promote skill development in the health sector
4) to promote skill development in emergency services
5) None of the above


13. Manika Batra is associated with which sports?
1) Badminton
2) Archery
3) Shooting
4) Table Tennis
5) Golf


14. Local Services provider Sulekha recently tied up with __________ to provide the bank’s SMB and SME customers special access to Sulekha’s local services marketplace.
1) Yes Bank
2) Axis Bank
3) State Bank of India
4) IDBI Bank
5) HDFC Bank


15. What was the theme of World Ocean Day 2017?
1) Our Oceans, Our Future
2) Together we have the power to protect the ocean
3) Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet
4) Youth: the Next Wave for Change
5) Oceans of Life: Pick your favorite, Protect your favorite




Answers & Explanations


1. (3) India on 31 May 2017 signed a loan agreement of USD 36 million with the World Bank for Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Programme.

2. (1) India on 5 June 2017 signed a USD 39.2 million loan agreement with the World Bank for the Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery project.

3. (5) Telangana government on 4 June 2017 launched the single-women pension scheme across the state. Under the scheme, the state government would be giving a pension of about Rs 1000 per month to single women on humanitarian grounds. This scheme is the first such welfare scheme by any state in the country.

4. (4) India on 4 June 2017 successfully test-fired indigenous first all weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QR-SAM).

5. (4) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 31 May 2017 renamed the Solar Probe Plus Spacecraft, NASA's first mission to a star which will be launched in 2018, as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.

6. (2) The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on 1 June 2017 launched INAM-Pro + web platform in New Delhi.

7. (1) Indian third seed B. Sai Praneeth on 4 June 2017 captured the Men’s Singles title in the USD 120000 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championship.

8. (3) The Government of Kerala has implemented a ‘green protocol’ to make auspicious occasions such as weddings more nature-friendly

9. (5) Habibganj Railway Station, located in the suburbs of Bhopal, will become India’s first railway station to be redeveloped in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode.

10. (3) The world's fastest elevator that can operate at a record breaking speed of 1260 metres per minute is set to been installed in a skyscraper complex building in China.

11. (2) The United Nations Russian Language Day was observed on 6 June 2017.

12. (3) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda on 6 June 2017 launched the Skill for Life, Save a Life Initiative with an aim to promote skill development in the health sector.

13. (4) Manika Batra and Mouma Das on 1 June 2017 entered into the quarterfinals of the World Table Tennis Championships in Dusseldorf.

14. (2) India's largest and fastest-growing digital platforms for local service Sulekha announced its strategic partnership with Axis Bank to provide the bank’s SMB and SME customers special access to Sulekha’s local services marketplace.

15. (1)




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