Current Affairs Quiz: June 12, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 12 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 12 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  11 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 12 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 11 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 11, 2017

  1. Name the video conferencing aided legal service launched by Government of India for the people living in rural areas.
    A) Conference Law
    B) Tele Law
    C) Online Law
    D) Uplink Law
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Government has launched a video conferencing aided legal service ‘Tele Law’ for the people living in rural areas.
    (ii) The pilot to be rolled out across 1000 Common Service Centres (CSC) in Uttar Pradesh & Bihar. While in the first phase, the ‘Tele-Law’ scheme will be tested as a pilot across 500 Common service Centres (CSC) in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
    (iii) This initiative will also serve as an opportunity to build capacity of 1000 women Para Legal Volunteers (PLV)
    (iv) This scheme comes as a continuation to the Access to Justice Project for Marginalized Persons which is being implemented by Department of Justice and United Nation Development Programme (UNDP).
  2. India’s first underwater Metro will come up in which city?
    A) Delhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Kolkata Metro transportation tunnel is unique to India because never before in the history of the country has a tunnel been made under a flowing river.
  3. India’s first underwater Metro is being constructed beneath which river?
    A) Hooghly River
    B) Godavari River
    C) Brahmaputra River
    D) Indus River
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The tunnel has been created 30 metres beneath the Hooghly River
  4. Who has won the “Little Miss Universe Internet 2017” crown at the Little Miss Universe 2017?
    A) Anshula Ray
    B) Panchali Amantya
    C) Padmalaya Nanda
    D) Parinita Acharya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 12 year old Padmalaya Nanda from Odisha has created history by becoming the youngest girl to bag the “Little Miss Universe Internet 2017” and “Little Miss Actress” crowns at the Little Miss Universe 2017 at port city of Batumi in Georgia.
  5. Lucie Safarova is related to which sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Tennis
    C) Boxing
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova clinched the women’s doubles title in the French Open tennis championships.
  6. Recently International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games. In Tokyo, the number of mixed events will increase from nine in Rio 2016 to ____.
    A) 15
    B) 16
    C) 18
    D) 20
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    Points to Remember: (i) Mixed events will increase from 9 (RIO) to 18.
    (ii) Tokyo will have five more sports than Rio, taking the total to 33, but the existing sports have been given 15 more events.
  7. What amount of grant have France and the European Union extended to Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad for implementing the ‘Mobilise Your City’ (MYC) initiative?
    A) €2.5 million
    B) €3.5 million
    C) €1.5 million
    D) €4.5 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Aiming to reduce emissions and promote sustainability to help India’s smart city programme, France and the European Union have extended a grant of €3.5 million (nearly Rs25 crore) to India. Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad will get the grant as part of the EU’s commitment under the Paris Climate agreement for implementing the ‘Mobilise Your City’ (MYC) initiative.
  8. United Nations held its first-ever Ocean Conference in which city?
    A) New York
    B) Los Angeles
    C) Washington, D.C.
    D) Boston
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The United Nations held its first-ever Ocean Conference at UN HQ, New York, United States to renew member nations’ commitment to combatting rising sea levels, pollution, and harmful fishing practices for the protection of world’s waterways.
  9. The first-ever Ocean Conference of United Nations ended with the adoption by consensus of a ’_____ Call for Action’ to conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
    A) 12-point
    B) 14-point
    C) 16-point
    D) 18-point
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The conference ended with the adoption by consensus of a ’14-point Call for Action’ to conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
  10. Second Mission Innovation (MI) and Clean Energy Ministerial meet was held in which city
    A) New Delhi
    B) Beijing
    C) Tokyo
    D) New York
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Second Mission Innovation (MI) and Clean Energy Ministerial held in Beijing, China from 6-8 June 2017.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (12 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Which state government has increased the insurance cover from Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh under the ‘Raj Sahakar Personal Accident Insurance Scheme’?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Punjab
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Rajasthan government has raised the insurance amount by Rs. 1 lakh in the present fiscal year in the ‘Raj Sahakar Personal Accident Insurance Scheme’ targeted to cover more than 25 lakh farmers
  2. Who has won the French Open Men’s Singles title 2017?
    A) Andy Murray
    B) Stan Wawrinka
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Dominic Thiem
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Rafael Nadal defeated Stan Wawrinka
  3. Who is the author of the book titled “Indira Gandhi – A life in Nature“?
    A) Karan Singh
    B) Jairam Ramesh
    C) Manmohan Singh
    D) S M Krishna
    View Answer
    Option B

 

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