Current Affairs Quiz: June 2, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 2 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 2 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  1 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 2 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 1 June 2017 of A2Z Click Here to Read Current Affairs of June 1, 2017

  1. S. Ganesh Kumar has been appointed as the Executive Director of _______.
    A) SIDBI
    B) NABARD
    C) Reserve Bank of India
    D) National Housing Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India has announced appointment of S. Ganesh Kumar as Executive Director (ED). Ganesh Kumar will succeed Chandan Sinha.
  2. Military Exercise INDRA is held between India and which country?
    A) Germany
    B) Japan
    C) Russia
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Important Event of PM Modi’s visit to Russia
    (ii) India and Russia celebrates the 70th anniversary of their relations
    (iii) 5 agreements signes
    (iv) first tri- Services exercises, named ‘Indra-2017’ in which Army, Navy and Air Force all three will take part will be held
    (v) co- production of Kamov-226 military helicopters.
    (vi) construction of the third stage of the Kudankulam NPP (KK5 & KK6)
  3. Which ministry has recently launched ‘INAM-Pro +’ Portal?
    A) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    B) Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
    C) Ministry of Human Resource Development
    D) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) name of Portal
    (ii) Use of portal- The Web Platform for Sale and Purchase of Construction Material and Service
    (iii) The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping?- Shri Nitin Gadkari
    (iv) INAM-Pro+ is an upgraded version of INAM-Pro, the web portal designed by National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) and launched by the Ministry two years back as a common platform to bring cement buyers and sellers together. 
  4. Which state has become the first state in India to launch an official e-wallet?
    A) Assam
    B) Telangana
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Name of state?- Telangana
    (ii) Name of app?- T-wallet
    (iii) created on Azure platform
    (iv) Telangana has partnered with startup Transaction Analysts for the development of wallet
  5. Which state government has launched Mahaswayam portal for jobseekers?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Name of portal?- Mahaswayam
    (ii) Which state?- Maharashtra
  6. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Indian Oil Corp (IOC)?
    A) Sanjiv Singh
    B) A.K. Sharma
    C) Verghese Cherian
    D) Anish Aggarwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Sanjiv Singh has taken charge as Chairman of state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) after the retirement of B. Ashok.
  7. Balwant Gargi was a renowned ____
    A) Actor
    B) Classical Dancer
    C) Classical Musical Instrumentalist
    D) Playwright
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Balwant Gargi was a was a renowned Punjabi language dramatist, theatre director, novelist, and short story writer, and academic. A stamp has been released on the commemoration of Balwant Gargi centenary by the Panjab University.
  8. What is India’s rank in the Global Peace Index 2017 published by Institute for Economics and Peace?
    A) 144
    B) 147
    C) 141
    D) 137
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Rank of India- 137
    (ii) Top?- Iceland
    (iii) Worst(Last)? Syria
    (iv) Report by which organization?- Institute for Economics and Peace
  9. Who has been elected as the President of 72nd session of the UN General Assembly?
    A) Peter Thomson
    B) Miroslav Lajcak
    C) Ban Ki-moon
    D) Mogens Lykketoft
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (i) Who and From which country?- Miroslav Lajcak from Slovakia
  10. What is the theme of World Milk Day 2017?
    A) Milk for a healthy life
    B) Milk the best Drink
    C) Raise a glass for milk
    D) Boost energy with Milk
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Observed on 1 June every year the theme for 2017 was: Raise a glass for milk
  11. When is Global Day of Parents observed?
    A) 30 May
    B) 31 May
    C) 1 June
    D) 2 June
    View Answer
    Option C

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (2 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Which country has recently launched Michibiki Satellite for GPS system?
    A) China
    B) Malaysia
    C) Japan
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. G Parameshwara who resigned from his post recently was the home minister of which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Karnataka
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Who is the Chairman of Committee of Administrators of BCCI?
    A) Ramachandra Guha
    B) Vinod Rai
    C) Diana Edulji
    D) Vikram Limaye
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The four member panel was appointed by Lodha Committee with Vinod Rai as the head. Recently Ramachandra Guha has resigned. The names given in the option were the 4 members
  4. The Reserve Bank of India said it will implement the LEI system for all participants in the over-the-counter markets for rupee interest rate derivatives. What does E stands for in LEI?
    A) Entry
    B) Enterprise
    C) Entity
    D) Easy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Legal Entity Identifier; It is a 20 digit code

 

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