Current Affairs Quiz: June 22, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 22 June 2017. 

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  1. Which of the following has given a loan assistance of 44 million dollars for the Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project?
    A) International Monetary Fund
    B) World Bank
    C) Asian Development Bank
    D) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    The project aims at improving predictability and transparency in budget execution and efficiency in tax administration in Assam.
  2. According to a data released by the Reserve Bank of India, banks’ credit growth has increased to how much percent in the fortnight ended June 9 compared to same period last year?
    A) 6.03%
    B) 6.09%
    C) 6.05%
    D) 6.02%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    Banks’ credit growth grew at 6.02 per cent to Rs 76,58,212 crore in the fortnight ended June 9 from Rs 72,22,939 crore in the same period of fiscal 2016, according to the data released by RBI.
  3. According to ICRA’s report, total housing credit growth has slowed down to _____ per cent in 2016-17 from 19 per cent in 2015-16.
    A) 17
    B) 16
    C) 15
    D) 14
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    According to ICRA’s report, total housing credit growth slowed to 16 per cent in 2016-17 from 19 per cent in 2015-16, with the overall housing credit standing at 14.4 lakh crore as on March 31, 2017 (12.4 lakh crore as on March 31, 2016).
  4. According to Fitch Ratings, India’s GDP growth will rise to how much present in FY19?
    A) 7.5%

    B) 7.4%
    C) 7.6%

    D) 7.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to Fitch Ratings, India’s GDP growth will steadily rise from 7.4% to 7.5% in 2018-19 and to 7.6% in 2019-20.
  5. According to Fitch Ratings, India’s GDP growth will rise to how much present in FY20?
    A) 7.5%

    B) 7.4%
    C) 7.6%

    D) 7.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to Fitch Ratings, India’s GDP growth will steadily rise from 7.4% to 7.5% in 2018-19 and to 7.6% in 2019-20.
  6. Economic think-tank NCAER has forecast how much GDP growth for India in FY18?
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.4%
    C) 7.7%

    D) 7.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    Economic think-tank NCAER has revised up its projection for the country’s economic growth to 7.6 per cent for the current fiscal, compared with the earlier prediction of 7.3 per cent on forecast of normal monsoon.
  7. Which state government has announced free education for girls from Nursery to PhD in its state Budget recently?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    In a bid to fulfill one of its major poll promises, Captain Amarinder Singh-led government in Punjab has announced free education for girls in all public institutions from nursery to PhD, in spite of the financial crunch currently being faced by the state.
  8. Where will be the 22nd Asian Athletic Championships held from July 6 to 9?
    A) Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
    B) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    C) Puri, Odisha
    D) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    The 22nd Asian Athletics Championship is Asia’s biggest athletics event, being hosted by Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha from July 6-9.
  9. Who will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi as the next Home Secretary?
    A) Rajiv Gauba
    B) Vinay Malhotra
    C) Rajiv Tondon
    D) Priyam Iyer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba has been named as the next Home Secretary to succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term on 30 August.
  10. Which India city has been named most expensive city for expatriates in India as per a report by consulting firm Mercer?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mumbai is the most expensive Indian city for expatriates and is ranked above major cities like Paris, Canberra, Seattle and Vienna, a report by consulting firm Mercer revealed.
  11. Which of the following city has been named the most expensive city for expatriates globally as per a report by consulting firm Mercer?
    A) Hong Kong
    B) Luanda
    C) Geneva
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The capital of Angola, Luanda was named the costliest city globally for expats followed by Hong Kong.
  12. As announced by Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, how many new world records have been set by India on the occasion of World Yoga Day on 21st June, 2017?
    A) 26
    B) 24
    C) 28
    D) 22
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lauding the success of the World Yoga Day, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has informed that 24 new world records have been set on the grand occasion.
  13. Indian Navy’s first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2) has been launched by?
    A) L&T 
    B) NBCC (India) Limited
    C) Punj Lloyd
    D) Essar Group
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    The Indian Navy’s first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2), developed by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), has been launched.
  14. Who has been re-nominated by India as its candidate for another nine year term as judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)?
    A) Justice K. G. Balakrishnan
    B) Justice Adarsh Sein Anand
    C) Justice Dalveer Bhandari
    D) Justice RC Lahoti
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been nominated by India as its candidate for another nine year term as judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the UN.
  15. What is A in ROSA, which is teats by NASA recently on space station for the very first time?
    A) Army
    B) Array
    C) Arina
    D) Art
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    NASA is testing the effectiveness of a flexible solar array, the Roll-Out Solar Array, or ROSA, on space station for the very first time. ROSA is expected to one day power satellites and spacecraft. NASA had earlier tested the ROSA technology in vacuum chambers on the Earth but this is the first time it is testing the technology in space.
  16. Which airlines has been named the World’s Best Airline at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards in Paris?
    A) Qatar Airways
    B) Emirates Airlines
    C) Air Asia
    D) Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    Qatar Airways has surpassed Emirates to claim the title of best carrier at the annual World Airline Awards at Skytrax awards in Paris.
  17. Which airlines has been named the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards in Paris?
    A) Qatar Airways
    B) Emirates Airlines
    C) Air Asia
    D) Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    AirAsia X has won the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin and World’s Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Seat awards for the fifth straight year.
  18. Travis Kalanick has resigned from his post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of
    A) Ola
    B) Apple
    C) Uber
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick has resigned under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership.
  19. Which of the following countries has unveiled world’s first train that runs on a virtual track?
    A) Brazil
    B) Russia
    C) France
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    China has unveiled world’s first train that runs on a virtual track making use of sensor technology instead of metal rails.
  20. Where will the World’s 1st data embassy open to keep backup files of its vital information on cloud servers?
    A) Luxembourg
    B) Estonia
    C) Liechtenstein
    D) Lithuania
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Estonia will be opening the world’s first-ever data embassy next year in Luxembourg, to keep backup files of its vital information on cloud servers and double secure its data digitally.
  21. Who has been named as the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia?
    A) Mohammed bin Nayef
    B) Nayef bin Abdulaziz
    C) Mohammed bin Salman
    D) Ahmed Al Sudairi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman has declared his son Mohammed bin Salman as the Crown Prince, replacing his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef through a royal decree.
  22. Recently, veteran _________ Amrit Pal has passed away.
    A) Economist
    B) Actor
    C) Director
    D) Journalist
    View Answer
    Option B
  23. When is World Music Day observed?
    A) June 21
    B) June 22
    C) June 23
    D) June 20
    View Answer
    Option A
  24. What is the theme of International Day of Yoga 2017?
    A) Yoga for Health
    B) Resolution for Yoga
    C) Connect the Youth
    D) Make Yoga Global
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Day of Yoga, or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015.

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