Current Affairs Quiz: June 27, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 27 June 2017 

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  1. What amount of loan has World Bank approved for Skill India Mission Operation (SIMO)?
    A) USD 100 million
    B) USD 150 million
    C) USD 250 million
    D) USD 500 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    : The USD 250-million Skill India Mission Operation (SIMO), approved by the World Bank board of executive directors, will increase the market relevance of short-term skill development programmes (3-12 months or up to 600 hours) at the national and state level. The loan is funded by IBRD.
  2. Who will head the committee on New Education Policy (NEP) formed by Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry?
    A) Narayana Murthy
    B) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan
    C) Palash Roy Chowdhury
    D) Venkateshwar Swamy
    View Answer
    Option B
    : The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Tuesday appointed a new nine-member panel, under the Chairmanship of eminent scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan,who headed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from 1994 to 2003, to work on a New Education Policy (NEP).
  3. Who is the head of task force constituted by USIBC to identify opportunities in the Indian Civil Aviation sector?
    A) Jehangir Wadia
    B) Ashwani Lohani
    C) Satyendra Kumar Mishra
    D) Palash Roy Chowdhury
    View Answer
    Option D
    : The US-India Business Council has constituted a task force to identify opportunities in the Indian Civil Aviation sector. The task force will be chaired by Palash Roy Chowdhury and will focus on identifying opportunities based on the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP).
  4. AS per the latest report released by the UN, in which year will the population of India surpass that of China?
    A) 2022
    B) 2030
    C) 2025
    D) 2050
    View Answer
    Option B
    : India’s population is expected to surpass that of China, reaching 1.5 billion by 2030, according to the revised population estimates of the United Nations.
  5. Which of the following is the fastest bullet train recently started in China?
    A) Fuxing
    B) Trexing
    C) Spedex
    D) Protex
    View Answer
    Option A
    : China’s fastest: ‘Fuxing’ bullet train’ debuts on Beijing-Shanghai route
  6. Who has won the 54th Femina Miss India World 2017?
    A) Sana Dua
    B) Priyanka Kumari
    C) Tripti Gupta
    D) Manushi Chhillar
    View Answer
    Option D
    : The 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner is Manushi Chhillar from Haryana
  7. “Trump Sulabh Village” has come up in which state of India?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    A nondescript village in Haryana was on Friday rechristened “Trump Sulabh Village” in a gesture to the American President ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Washington. NGO Sulabh International Social Service Organisation carried out the name-changing exercise.
  8. Who has been appointed as the President of India International Centre (IIC)?
    A) AK Jha
    B) SK Sinha
    C) NN Vohra
    D) SS Mishra
    View Answer
    Option C
    : Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra became the president of the India International Centre (IIC) — a prestigious cultural hub in the national capital — replacing eminent jurist Soli Sorabjee, who stepped down after an intense power struggle.
  9. Yashaswini Deswal is related to which sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Shooting
    C) Boxing
    D) Badminton
    View Answer
    Option B
    : India’s Yashaswini Singh Deswal has won a gold at the women’s 10 metre air pistol event in the ISSF Junior World Championship held in Suhl, Germany. China topped the medal tally, while India remained on second.
  10. Which of the following day is observed on 26 June?
    A) International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
    B) International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
    C) International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
    D) International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
    View Answer
    Option C
    : International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Theme 2017: ‘Listen First – Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe.’

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (27 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Which state has become the first state to exhaust rural BPO quota?
    A) Telangana
    B) Haryana
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    : Andhra Pradesh has emerged as the first state in the country to exhaust all the seats allocated to it under the India BPO promotion scheme (IBPS) for setting up business process outsourcing (BPO) units in rural areas.
  2. Recently Srinivas Gokulnath became the first Indian to complete the 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM). RAAM is a ______
    A) sprint race
    B) cycle race
    C) bike race
    D) car race
    View Answer
    Option B



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