Current Affairs Quiz: June 14, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 14 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 14 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  13 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 14 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 13 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 13, 2017

  1. Reserve bank of India has introduced ₹ 500 denomination banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series with which of the following inset letter?
    A) A
    B) S
    C) N
    D) Y
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : In continuation of issuing of ₹ 500 denomination banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series from time to time which are currently legal tender, a new batch of banknotes with inset letter “A” in both the number panels, bearing the signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel Governor, Reserve Bank of India; with the year of printing ‘2017’ on the reverse, are being issued.
  2. Statistics ministry will adopt which year as the base year in place of 2011-12 after completion of the household consumer expenditure survey and labour force data by the end of 2018?
    A) 2013-14
    B) 2014-15
    C) 2016-17
    D) 2017-18
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The statistics ministry is set to change the base year of national accounts to 2017-18 from 2011-12 after completion of the household consumer expenditure survey and labour force data by the end of 2018.
  3. Recently the Government of India has approved the setting up of how many AYUSH hospitals (June 2017)?
    A) 50
    B) 100
    C) 200
    D) 500
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Centre has approved proposals for setting up of 100 Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals across the country. An AYUSH hospital will be equivalent to AIIMS.
  4. How many district head post offices has the government decided to open by the end of year 2019?
    A) 100
    B) 150
    C) 800
    D) 1000
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Centre has decided to open passport service centres in all the 800 district head post offices across the country in two years’ time to increase people’s access to the facility, especially in remote areas.
  5. Who has been appointed as the Executive Vice-President (Services) in Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)?
    A) Ritu Singh
    B) Kajal Singh
    C) Ritika Singh
    D) Aparna Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Senior bureaucrat Kajal Singh has been appointed as Executive Vice-President (Services) in Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN).
  6. G7 Bologna Environment Ministers’ Meeting was held in which country?
    A) Canada
    B) Japan
    C) Italy
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bologna, Italy
  7. Anuga Food Fair is organized by which country?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) Germany
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Ministry of Food Processing Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ANUGA, world’s largest promotional and investment trade fair organised in Germany.
  8. Indian Railways has announced it will upgrade 40,000 coaches under which of the following missions?
    A) Mission- Avataran
    B) Mission PACE
    C) Mission Capacity Utilisation
    D) Mission Retro-fitment
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Railways has announced it will upgrade 40,000 coaches under its Mission Retro-fitment in the next five years to enhance the passengers’ travel experience, with better amenities and safety.
  9. Which state has developed an exclusive portal to map the banking system in the state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Kerala
    C) Odisha
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : In the first initiative of its kind in the country, Odisha Space Applications Centre (ORSAC), the apex body for space technology applications in the state, has developed an exclusive portal to map the banking system in the state. ORSAC has developed the portal for the Reserve Bank of India and it is aimed at taking forward financial inclusion goals.
  10. As per a report by CRY, which state has the highest number of child labours?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of 2,50,672 children engaged in labour, followed by Bihar with 1,28,087 children and Maharashtra where the number stands at 82,847.
  11. As per a report by CRY, around how many children between the age group 5 and 6 years are engaged in child labour.
    A) 5 lakh
    B) 2 lakh
    C) 8 lakh
    D) 15 lakh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : According to CRY report, Over 8 lakh children in India between the age group 5 and 6 years are engaged in child labour. A large percentage, over 5 lakh of these children do not attend school.
  12. When is International Albinism Awareness Day observed?
    A) 11 June
    B) 12 June
    C) 13 June
    D) 14 June
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The International Albinism Awareness Day is observed annually on 13 June 2017 with an aim to end multiple forms of discrimination that is faced by people who suffers from albinism.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (14 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Who is the top-ranked Indian in the Forbes ‘World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities’ list 2017?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Akshay Kumar
    C) Shah Rukh Khan
    D) Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Shah Rukh Khan- 65; Salman Khan- 71; Akshay Kumar- 80
    Overall Top- Sean Combs
  2. India’s first canal top solar PV system will come up in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : NTPC has energized 150 kWp Canal Top Solar PV System on cooling water (CW) channel at its 2320 MW Mouda Thermal Power Project, near Nagpur in Maharashtra

 

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