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Current Affairs Quiz - June, 2017 - Set 4


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


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1. For which of the following sector did NITI Aayog launch the SATH programme?
1) Health Sector
2) Education Sector
3) Telecom Sector
4) Both 1 and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3



2. The Indian Railways is all set to induct about 40000 revamped coaches at an estimated cost of ___________ to provide world-class comfort to passengers.
1) Rs 8000 Cr
2) Rs 6000 Cr
3) Rs 10000 Cr
4) Rs 7000 Cr
5) Rs 12000 Cr


3. Which of the following state recently reiterated demand for a separate time zone for the north-eastern states?
1) Meghalaya
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Mizoram
4) Assam
5) Tripura


4. With which of the following nation did India recently sign a MoU to institutionalise cooperation between both Parliaments?
1) Indonesia
2) Nepal
3) Germany
4) Maldives
5) Mauritius


5. How many Sectoral Groups did the GST Council constituted for smooth implementation of GST?
1) 16
2) 24
3) 28
4) 18
5) 12


6. NITI Aayog has recently launched the SATH programme. What does T stands for in SATH?
1) Training
2) Transforming
3) Technical
4) Transaction
5) Total


7. All goods and services, under the GST regime, are broadly placed in how many tax slabs?
1) 4
2) 5
3) 6
4) 3
5) 2


8. The Union Ministry of Law and Justice has cleared the Kambala Bill 2017, legalising Kambala, a traditional race involving buffaloes held in ____________.
1) Kerala
2) Karnataka
3) Telangana
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu


9. What was Virat Kohli’s rank in Forbes list of highest paid athletes 2017?
1) 81st
2) 83rd
3) 89th
4) 86th
5) 87th


10. World Day against Child Labour is observed on _______.
1) 12 June
2) 13 June
3) 14 June
4) 15 June
5) 11 June


11. Who among the following Indian actors was /were featured in the Forbes’ annual list of the highest-earning entertainers in the world 2017?
1) Salman Khan
2) Akshay Kumar
3) Shah Rukh Khan
4) Amir Khan
5) All 1, 2 and 3

12. Who won the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017?
1) Spain
2) Germany
3) England
4) Brazil
5) France


13. Rafael Nadal won the French Open Men’s Singles title 2017 by defeating _________.
1) Novak  Djokovic
2) Andy Murray
3) Roger Federer
4) Stan Wawrinka
5) Jo Wilfred Songa


14. International Albinism Awareness Day is observed on __________.
1) 11 June
2) 14 June
3) 12 June
4) 15 June
5) 13 June


15. Project Jal Sanchay has been selected for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme (MGNREGP). This project was launched by which of the following state?
1) Karnataka
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Punjab
4) Bihar
5) Uttar Pradesh


Answers & Explanations

1. (4) To usher in transformation in the education and healthcare sectors along with State governments, NITI Aayog has launched the SATH (Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital) programme.

2. (1) The Indian Railways is all set to induct about 40000 revamped coaches at an estimated cost of Rs 8,000 Cr to provide world-class comfort to passengers.

3. (2) Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, on 12 June 2017 reiterated demand for a separate time zone for the north-eastern states.

4. (5) India, Mauritius sign MoU to institutionalise cooperation between both Parliaments.

5. (4) The GST Council on 9 June 2017 constituted 18 Sectoral Groups representing various sectors of the economy to ensure smooth implementation of GST by timely responding to the issues and problems of the respective Sector.

6. (2) To usher in transformation in the education and healthcare sectors along with State governments, NITI Aayog has launched the SATH (Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital) programme.

7. (2) All goods and services, under the GST regime, are broadly placed in five tax slabs — 0, 5, 12, 18, and 28 per cent.

8. (2)

9. (3)

10. (1) The World Day against Child Labour was observed globally on 12 June 2017 with the theme In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour.

11. (5)

12. (3) England on 11 June 2017 lifted the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time ever. England defeated Venezuela 1-0 in the summit clash held in Suwon, South Korea.

13. (4)

14. (5) The International Albinism Awareness Day was observed on 13 June 2017 with an aim to end multiple forms of discrimination that is faced by people who suffers from albinism.

15. (4) Project Jal Sanchay, a water conservation model adopted successfully by the authorities in Nalanda district of south-central Bihar, has been selected for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme (MGNREGP) by the Union ministry of rural development.










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