Current Affairs Quiz: June 1, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 1 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 1 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  31 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 1 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 31 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 31, 2017

  1. What amount of loan has World Bank given for the Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Program?
    A) USD 500 Million
    B) USD 212 Million
    C) USD 36 Million
    D) USD 85 Million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India has signed Loan Agreement with the World Bank for USD 36 Million for “Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Program”. The $36 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has a five-year grace period and a maturity of 19 years.
  2. Which bank has signed a $ 100 million loan deal with Punjab National Bank (PNB) to finance large solar rooftop systems?
    A) World Bank
    B) IMF
    C) ADB
    D) KfW Development Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Punjab National Bank (PNB) have signed a $100 million loan — to be guaranteed by the Government of India — that will finance large solar rooftop systems on industrial and commercial buildings throughout India. The PNB will use the ADB funds to make further loans to various developers and end users to install rooftop solar systems.
  3. India will run all all government ports on solar and wind power by which year?
    A) 2018
    B) 2019
    C) 2020
    D) 2021
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : All 12 major domestic ports will soon switch to renewable energy to meet their entire power requirements, making India the first country to have all government-owned ports running on solar and wind energy. The government plans to install almost 200 megawatt solar and wind power generation capacity at the ports by 2019
  4. Which firm has launched DigiGST tool for end-to-end GST compliance support?
    A) Snapdeal
    B) EY
    C) Google
    D) Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : EY, a global professional services firm, on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘DigiGST’, an integrated solution that provides organisations with end-to-end GST compliance support.
  5. Which company has won the HR Innovation of the Year Awards at the Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Google
    C) Tata Motors
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Tata Motors has been awarded ‘HR Innovation of the Year’, for its significant contribution to skill development in the automotive sector at the Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards held in Hong Kong recently.
  6. Who has won 2017 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story?
    A) Joy Williams
    B) Deborah Eisenberg
    C) George Saunders
    D) Jhumpa Lahiri
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Some famous books of Jhumpa Lahiri: Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, The Lowland, In Other Words and The Clothing of Books
  7. Name the spacecraft that NASA will launch for the world’s first mission to the Sun in 2018.
    A) Parker Solar Probe
    B) Peter Eugene Solar Probe
    C) Mark Solar Probe
    D) Fast Solar Probe
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the very first time will launch a probe mission directly into the atmosphere of the sun in 2018. The mission is scheduled to end in June 2025. It also announced that it has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft – humanity’s first mission to a star, which will be launched in 2018 – as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.
  8. Where was the 70th edition of World Health Assembly (WHA70) held?
    A) Italy
    B) Switzerland
    C) Germany
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 70th World Health Assembly (WHA70) was held from 22nd to 31st May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
  9. Parvathamma Rajkumar who passed away recently was a _____ film producer.
    A) Tamil
    B) Telugu
    C) Marathi
    D) Kannada
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Veteran Kannada film producer and distributor Parvathamma Rajkumar has passed away.
  10. What is the theme of 2017 World No-Tobacco Day?
    A) Say no to Tobacco
    B) Tobacco – a threat to development
    C) No to Tobacco Yes to Life
    D) Support Development- Reject Tobacco
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : World No-Tobacco Day: 31 May; The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017: “Tobacco – a threat to development”.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (1 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. RBI has announced which denomination note recently that will be printed in pink color?
    A) Re 1
    B) Rs 2
    C) Rs 5
    D) Rs 10
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. How many Indian got place in the ESPN World Fame 100 list?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Virat Kohli (13th – Top Indian), Mahendra Singh Dhoni Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina
    Top- Cristiano Ronaldo
  3. What is the outlay of Deep Ocean Mission?
    A)Rs 6,000 crore
    B) Rs 8,000 crore
    C) Rs 10,000 crore
    D) Rs 12,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India is all set to launch ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ by January 2018 which will improve India’s position in ocean research field.

 

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