Current Affairs Quiz - June, 2017 - Set 3


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


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1. The Union Government recently announced to implement India’s first Rural LED Street Lighting Project in which state?
1) Andhra Pradesh
2) Telangana
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) Rajasthan



2. Who among the following was chosen for Kalinga International Literary Award 2017?
1) Paramita Satpathy
2) Haraprasad Das
3) Vairamuthu
4) Anand Neelakantan
5) None of them


3. The Millennium Stadium is located in which of the following nation?
1) England
2) Wales
3) Spain
4) Germany
5) France


4. What is the Statutory Liquidity Ratio according the second bi-monthly monetary policy?
1) 21%
2) 20.25%
3) 20%
4) 20.50%
5) 21.75%


5. Starting FY18, the government plans to spend how much amount under the Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) over the next five years?
1) Rs 1.19 lakh crore
2) Rs 1.21 lakh crore
3) Rs 1.18 lakh crore
4) Rs 1.16 lakh crore
5) Rs 1.12 lakh crore


6. The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 7 June 2017 approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) and Export-import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) for export credit of _________.
1) USD 8 billion
2) USD 7 billion
3) USD 10 billion
4) USD 9 billion
5) USD 6 billion


7. Telangana became 1st Indian state to launch pension for single women. Under the scheme, the state government would be giving a pension of about __________.
1) Rs 1500
2) Rs 1200
3) Rs 1800
4) Rs 2000
5) Rs 1000


8. The Union government would be appointing Nyaya Mitras across the country to speed up the hearing of cases that have been pending in the lower courts for the last ____________.
1) 8 years
2) 10 years
3) 12 years
4) 15 years
5) 5 years


9. The first project for rural LED street lighting in the country under the Government of India’s Street Lighting National Project (SLNP) is funded by a developmental agency of which nation?
1) Germany
2) USA
3) Canada
4) France
5) Australia


10. Which of the following Indian personality recently joined UN campaign ‘Super Dads’?
1) Shah Rukh Khan
2) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
3) Sachin Tendulkar
4) Amir Khan
5) Both 2 and 3


11. Who among the following on 7 June 2017 inaugurated the ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre
1) J P Nadda
2) CK Mishra
3) Narendra Modi
4) Maneka Gandhi
5) Faggan Singh Kulaste


12. With which of the following state did Siemens recently sign a MoU to establish four Centers of Excellence across the state?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Maharashtra
4) Karnataka
5) Chhattisgarh




Answers & Explanations

1. (1) The Union government would be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh. The project would be undertaken through the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of Power.
2. (4) Neelakantan was chosen for the Kalinga International Literary Award, Haraprasad Das was chosen for the Kalinga Literary Youth Award and Satpathy was chosen for the Kalinga Karubaki Award.
3. (2) The Millennium Stadium is located in Cardiff, Wales. The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff hosted the final of UEFA Champions League.
4. (3) Statutory Liquidity Ratio cut by 0.5% to 20%.
5. (1) Starting FY18, the government plans to spend Rs 1.19 lakh crore under the Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) over the next five years.
6. (4) The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 7 June 2017 approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) and ExportImport Bank of Korea (KEXIM) for export credit of USD 9 billion.
7. (5)
8. (2) The Union government would be appointing Nyaya Mitras across the country to speed up the hearing of cases that have been pending in the lower courts for the last 10 years.
9. (4) A French Development Agency, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), is funding the entire capital cost of the project.
10. (3)
11. (2)

12. (4) Siemens Industry Software India Pvt. Ltd., has signed an MoU with the Karnataka Government Tool Room and Training Center and DesignTech Systems Limited to establish four Centers of Excellence across the state.



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