Current Affairs Quiz - June, 2017 - Set 5


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


1. Who among the following recently launched 'Tele Law' service to provide legal aid in rural areas via video conferencing?
1) Venkaiah Naidu
2) Ravi Shankar Prasad
3) Narendra Singh Tomar
4) Prakash Javadkar
5) D. V. Sadananda Gowda



2. 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup was held in ___________.
1) England
2) Japan
3) South Korea
4) Germany
5) Brazil

3. The government has made quoting of biometric identity number Aadhaar mandatory for any financial transaction of __________________ or above.
1) Rs 5,00,000
2) Rs 1,00,000
3) Rs 1,50,000
4) Rs 50,000
5) Rs 75,000

4. In June, 2017 RBI announced that the central bank has started issuing new Rs 500 notes with inset letter __________.
1) R
2) A
3) S
4) C
5) D

5. How many Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals did union government recently approve to be set up across the country?
1) 65
2) 50
3) 120
4) 75
5) 100

6. According to the ‘One Family at a Time’ study by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), how much remittance did India receive in the FY 2016?
1) US$ 62.7bn
2) US$ 67.2bn
3) US$ 63.8bn
4) US$ 52.7bn
5)  US$ 57.2bn


7. How much amount of export credit agreement did Exim Bank sign with Export-Import Bank of Korea to support priority sectors?
1) USD 8 Billion
2) USD 6 Billion
3) USD 9 Billion
4) USD 10 Billion
5) USD 7 Billion


8. Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum on 15 June 2017 signed the joint venture agreement to jointly set up the world’s largest refinery along with petrochemical complex in which state?
1) Gujarat
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu
4) West Bengal
5) Maharashtra


9. In which of the following state did Adani Group in the second week of June 2017 announce commissioning of a 50 megawatts (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant?
1) Maharashtra
2) Rajasthan
3) Telangana
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Gujarat


10. Oorja Initiative was launched for which of the following purpose?
1) To promote clean energy awareness
2) To promote innovation in rural sector
3) To promote football among the under 19 age group
4) To promote solar energy in the rural sector
5) To promote girl child education in rural sector of India


11. How much amount of fine did Competition Commission of India (CCI) impose on Hyundai Motor India Limited?
1) Rs 670 million
2) Rs 870 million
3) Rs 820 million
4) Rs 620 million
5) Rs 980 million


12. How much amount of grant did European Union announce to release for primary, secondary education in India?
1) 24 mn euros
2) 25 mn euros
3) 28 mn euros
4) 21 mn euros
5) 23 mn euros



13. The approximate cost for refurbishing and refitting a coach under Mission Retro-Fitment is ___.
1) Rs 25 lakhs
2) Rs 10 lakhs
3) Rs 35 lakhs
4) Rs 15 Lakhs
5) Rs 30 lakhs



14. Which of the following nation did recently launch first X-ray Space Telescope named 'Insight'?
1) China
2) Japan
3) Russia
4) United States of America
5) European Union



15. How much amount of package of funding for projects did World Bank approve to boost Afghanistan's economy and build critical infrastructure?
1) USD 570 million
2) USD 820 million
3) USD 520 million
4) USD 620 million
5) USD 700 million



16. What was the theme of World Blood Donor Day 2017?
1) Thank you for saving my life
2) Safe blood for saving mothers
3) Blood connects us all
4) Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often
5) Every blood donor is a hero



17. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed on ____________.
1) 13 June
2) 15 June
3) 16 June
4) 17 June
5) 14 June



18. Which of the following ministry did recently organise ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ Sammelan?
1) Ministry of Information & Technology
2) Ministry of Economic Affairs
3) Ministry of Shipping
4) Ministry of Rural Development
5) All of the above





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Answers & Explanations


1. (2)

2. (3)

3. (4) The government has made quoting of biometric identity number Aadhaar mandatory for opening of bank accounts as well as for any financial transaction of Rs 50,000 and above.

4. (2) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it has issued Rs 500 denomination notes with inset letter A.

5. (5) The Centre has approved proposals for setting up of 100 Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals across the country.

6. (1) Indians working across the globe sent home $62.7 billion last year, making India the top remittance receiving country surpassing China, according to a UN report. The ‘One Family at a Time’ study by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said about 200 million migrants globally sent more than $445 million in 2016 as remittances to their families, helping to lift millions out of poverty.

7. (3) A memorandum of understanding was signed between Export-Import Bank of India and The Export-Import Bank of Korea, to utilise export credits of USD 9 billion to support priority sectors, including smart cities, railways, power generation and transmission, and other sectors.

8. (5) Three public sector oil marketing companies namely Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum on 15 June 2017 signed the joint venture agreement to jointly set up the world’s largest refinery along with petrochemical complex in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.

9. (4) Infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group in the second week of June 2017 announced commissioning of a 50 megawatts (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh.

10. (3) Oorja is a tournament cum awareness campaign to promote football in the country. The tournament Oorja U-19 Tournament is organised by the Central Armed Police Force.

11. (2) Competition Commission of India (CCI), also known as India’s antitrust watchdog, on 14 June 2017 imposed a fine of Rs 870 million ($13.6 million) on automaker Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL). While imposing the fine, the antitrust watchdog accused the South Korean automaker of anticompetitive behaviour in its local unit in India.

12. (2) The European Union (EU) delegation to India on 13 June 2017 announced its decision to release the final tranche of Euro 25 million of its euro 80 million grant to the Indian government’s Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA).

13. (5) The approximate cost for refurbishing and refitting a coach is Rs 30 lakhs.

14. (1)

15. (3) The World Bank on 13 June 2017 approved a USD 520 million package of funding for projects to boost Afghanistan's economy and build critical infrastructure.

16. (4)

17. (2) World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was observed globally on 15 June 2017.

18. (3) The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) in collaboration with Ministry of Shipping, Government of India (GOI) organised ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ sammelan on 15 June 2017 at Bhaidas Hall, Vile Parle in Mumbai.











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