Current Affairs Quiz: June 13, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 13 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 13 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  12 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 13 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 12 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 12, 2017

  1. Who announced the launch the “Hill Area Development Programme” (HADP) for Northeast states in India?
    A) M. Venkaiah Naidu
    B) Dr Jitendra Singh
    C) Narendra Singh Tomar
    D) Nirmala Sitharaman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Dr Jitendra Singh- The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER)
    Announced in Imphal (Manipur)
  2. Who has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Paytm Mall?
    A) Amitabh Singh
    B) Amitesh Ghosh
    C) Amit Sinha
    D) Sumit Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Paytm Mall has announced appointment of Amit Sinha as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for overall operations of Paytm Mall and expanding the team to ensure customers have access to the widest assortment of products across categories.
  3. Which Indian state has recently demanded for a separate time zone from Rest of India to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the region?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Kerala
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu has asked for a separate time zone which is needed to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the region.
  4. The Chai bagan (tea garden) time is how many hour ahead of the Indian Standard Time?
    A) +00:30
    B) +01:00
    C) +00:45
    D) +01:30
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Chai bagan time is a standard practice followed in tea gardens and is one hour ahead of the Indian Standard Time.
  5. Name the players who have won gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup?
    A) Abhinav Bindra and Heena Sindhu
    B) Jitu Rai and Apurvi Chandela
    C) Abhinav Bindra and Apurvi Chandela
    D) Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : India’s Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu have clinched the gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup, beating Russia in the final in Gabala, Azerbaijan.
  6. Name the gold medal winner at the 17th World Individual Chess Championship for differently-abled held in Slovakia.
    A) Sushant Kadowala
    B) Somesh Kaimal
    C) Shashikant Kutwal
    D) Sudheer Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Shashikant Kutwal has won the gold medal at the 17th World Individual Chess Championship for differently-abled held in Slovakia. He is a railway employee and has been representing Central Railway, Indian Railways and India at various chess competitions.
  7. Rafael Nadal won the French Open Title 2017. He is from which country?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Spain
    C) Austria
    D) Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Spaniard Rafael Nadal has become the first tennis player to win 10 titles in any Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era after he beat Stanislas Wawrinka at the French Open final in Paris.
  8. Who has won the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix F1 title?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Daniel Ricciardo
    D) Kimi Raikkonen
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won the Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time defeating his Mercedes colleague Finland’s Valtteri Bottas and Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo, who was driving for Red Bull.
  9. Who has won the 10th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament?
    A) Neelotpal Das
    B) Pratik Das
    C) Wasave Govardhan
    D) Nguyen Duc Hoa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Vietnam Grand Master Nguyen Duc Hoa has won the 10th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament against Indian GM Neelotpal Das
  10. Which country has won the FIFA U20 World Cup 2017?
    A) Brazil
    B) Spain
    C) England
    D) Venezuela
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : England has won the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, the country’s first world title at any level since 1966, after a victory over Venezuela.
  11. Which aviation company has launched World’s smallest & cheapest private jet at around Rs. 12.62 crore?
    A) BBA Aviations
    B) Cirrus Aircraft
    C) Paramount airways
    D) Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option B
     
  12. Name the World’s smallest & cheapest private jet launched by US-based aviation company Cirrus Aircraft.
    A) Light Jet
    B) Fly Jet
    C) Vision Jet
    D) SMV Jet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : US-based aviation company Cirrus Aircraft has launched the World’s smallest and most affordable private jet called ‘Vision Jet’ for Rs12.62 crore. The jet which had been in making for a decade has only one engine and can cruise at 555 kmph.
  13. World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm has been launched in which country?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) USA
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : China is now the home to the world’s largest floating solar power plant. According to techstory.in, the power plant is now operational in Eastern China’s Huainan city in the Anhui province. The report states that the power plant that has the capacity of 40MW has been set up on a reservoir near a coal mine.
  14. C. Narayana Reddy who passed away recently was a poet in Urdu and which other language?
    A) Telugu
    B) Marathi
    C) Malayalam
    D) Oriya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : C. Narayana Reddy popularly known as Cinare was an Indian Telugu and Urdu poet and writer. Reddy won the Jnanpith Award in 1988 for his poetic work, Viswambara.
  15. When is World Day Against Child Labour observed?
    A) 10 June
    B) 11 June
    C) 12 June
    D) 13 June
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 12 June; Theme for 2017: “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour.”

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (13 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. What is India’s rank in the exporters of agri-products globally?
    A) 5th
    B) 6th
    C) 7th
    D) 8th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : As per Commerce Secretary Mrs Rita Teaotia, India has emerged as 7th largest exporter of agri-products globally.
  2. Recently Project Jal Sanchay has been chosen for the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme (MGNREGP) by the Ministry of Rural Development. The project is from which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Bihar
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Which organization has come up with easy-to-assemble toilet based on textile reinforced concrete (TRC) panels.
    A) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    B) National Technical Research Organisation
    C) National Institute of Science Education and Research
    D) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : A cost-effective toilet that weighs less than 500kg and that has a life of 25-30 years can be made in-situ (in the appropriate position) and even assembled in under five hours. CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), Chennai has developed this prototype for areas where toilet coverage is still incomplete.

 

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