Current Affairs Quiz: June 3, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 3 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 3 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  2 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 3 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 2 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 2, 2017

  1. Which bank has announced financing of Rs 400 crore for Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects under Word Bank Program?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The State Bank of India (SBI) announced financing of solar rooftop projects worth Rs 400 crore, with private developers. This would add at least 100 MW of solar rooftop capacity to the grid, and is a significant step towards meeting the Government of India’s target for 40 GW of solar rooftop installations. SBI has availed loan of USD 625 million from the World Bank
  2. Recently Government has launched SPARROW-ITS for online Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR). What does S stands for in SPARROW?
    A) Systematic
    B) Symbolic
    C) Smart
    D) Signed
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : SPARROW-ITS (Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window- Indian Trade Service)
  3. Which Indian state has recently signed agreement with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to fight drug menace?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Bihar
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Punjab government has decided to collaborate with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as part of its efforts to root out the drug menace in the State.
  4. Samsung has launcheed ‘Samsung Technical School’ in association with which ministry?
    A) Ministry of Human Resource Development
    B) Ministry of Rural Development
    C) Ministry of Science and Technology
    D) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Samsung India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for its Samsung Technical School initiative, renewing its partnership for 10 existing schools run across the country and adding two new MSME-Samsung Technical Schools at Bengaluru and Jamshedpur.
  5. Prithvi-II that was test fired recently in Odisha is a _____ missile.
    A) air-to-surface
    B) air-to-air
    C) surface-to-surface
    D) surface-to-air
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India has successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface missile Prithvi-II from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial by the Army.
  6. Which country has overtaken India as the fastest growing GDP economy?
    A) Japan
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Indias GDP growth in the fourth quarter of FY17 was- 6.1% while that of China was 6.9%
  7. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Prasar Bharati?
    A) Shashi Shekar Vempati
    B) A. Surya Prakash
    C) Rajeev Singh
    D) Vimal Sinha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Shashi Shekar Vempati appointed as Prasar Bharati CEO
  8. Who has been awarded the Critics Award for Best Actres by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy?
    A) Hema Malini
    B) Raveena Tandon
    C) Aishwarya Rai
    D) Zeenat Amman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Raveena Tandon has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Critics Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Maatr.
  9. Who has won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee Competition?
    A) Rohan Sachdev
    B) Tejas Muthusamy
    C) Shruthika Padhy
    D) Ananya Vinay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Twelve-year-old Indian American Ananya Vinay, has been declared the winner of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  10. Name the world’s first travel social networking platform that is set to be launched in June 2017.
    A) Travel Book
    B) Travel House
    C) Travel Store
    D) TravelUR
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : TravelUR, world’s first travel social network which is the world’s unique social travel platform has been launched. It aims to become an end-to-end Global travel platform for enabling travel related knowledge, engaging awesome social network features like connect with other family, friends and other like-minded travelers. TravelUR will officially be launched in June of 2017, in India.
  11. T.S.V. Hari who passed away recently was a renowned ______ .
    A) Scientist
    B) Actor
    C) Journalist
    D) Classical Dancer
    View Answer
    Option C
  12. Which space agency will launch NICER spacecraft to study rapidly spinning neutron stars?
    A) ISRO
    B) NASA
    C) ESA
    D) JAXA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : NASA is set to launch the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, aboard SpaceX CRS-11, the world’s first mission devoted to studying rapidly spinning neutron stars, the densest objects in the universe.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (3 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Who is the head of the committee formed by SEBI for Corporate Governance?
    A) Pravin Rao
    B) Uday Kotak
    C) Ajay Tyagi
    D) Shaktikanta Das
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Who is the author of the book titled ” The Ministry of Utmost Happiness”?
    A) Salman Rushdie
    B) Amitav Ghosh
    C) Jhumpa Lahiri
    D) Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. India’s first ‘freight village’ will come up in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Karnataka
    C) Gujarat
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    India’s first ‘freight village’ will be developed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  4. Mouma Das is related to which sports?
    A) Lawn Tennis
    B) Badminton
    C) Golf
    D) Table Tennis
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Manika Batra and Mouma Das became the first Indian doubles pair to reach last eight of the World Table Tennis Championships.
  5. India’s first automatic coastal warning for disasters will come up in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Come July, Odisha will be able to warn its coastal population by pressing a single button from a control room in the Odisha capital in the event of natural disasters. Sirens will then go off simultaneously at 122 spots.

 

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