Current Affairs Quiz: June 30, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 30 June 2017 

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  1. The Reserve Bank of India for the very first time is going to issue which denomination notes whose printing has been started recently?
    A) Rs 200
    B) Rs 1500
    C) Rs 800
    D) Rs 1200
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    RBI has begun printing bills of 200 rupees for the first time to help ease consumer transactions.
  2. Which bank has recently concluded largest asset resolution of Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Cement by selling it to UltraTech Cement?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. The largest concluded asset resolution of Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Cement to UltraTech Cement is valued at?
    A) Rs 16,236 crore
    B) Rs 16,225 crore
    C) Rs 16,153 crore
    D) Rs 16,189 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    ICICI Bank led consortium has concluded the largest asset resolution with the sale process of the cement business of Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Cement to UltraTech Cement valued at Rs 16,189 crore.
  4. To prepare micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) for migration to the new goods and service tax (GST) system, which bank has launched a tailor-made programme?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    To prepare micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) for migration to the new goods and service tax (GST) system, YES Bank along with Yes Global Institute has launched a tailor-made programme for MSMEs.
  5. For State Government officials, a new training programme called COMMIT has been launched. O in COMMIT stands for?
    A) Oriented
    B) Organization
    C) Objective
    D) Online
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    Dr. Jitendra Singh has launched a new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT) for State Government officials.
    The objective of this training programme is to improve the public service delivery mechanism and provide citizen centric administration through capacity building of officials who interact with the citizens on day-to-day basis.
  6. Which Indian ace shuttler has been awarded Rs. 50 lakh and a plot by the Andhra Pradesh Government? 
    A) Saina Nehwal
    B) Kidambi Srikanth
    C) PV Sindhu
    D) Parupalli Kashyap
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has awarded ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth Rs. 50 lakh and a 1000 square yard plot in Amaravati region after he won the two titles in two successive weeks.
  7. How much amount has been contributed by India to the UN tax fund for international cooperation in tax matters?
    A) $100T
    B) $100M
    C) $100K
    D) $100B
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    India has contributed $100,000 to a UN fund to promote the participation of developing countries in a panel dealing with international cooperation in tax matters.
  8. How much amount had been contributed by India to UN programmes for helping countries hold elections?
    A) $250,000

    B) $240,000
    C) $210,000
    D) $200,000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    In April, India gave $250,000 to UN programmes for helping countries hold elections and develop their electoral systems.
  9. Which country has topped the list as the top supplier in the health sector to the UN system in 2016?
    A) China
    B) The USA
    C) India
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    According to a report by the United Nations, India, which plays the role of the world’s pharmacy by producing affordable drugs, was the top supplier in the health sector to the UN system last year with total sales of nearly $804 million in pharmaceuticals and medical services.
  10. Recently, a rocket called Ariane-5 launched India’s communication satellite GSAT-17. The rocket belongs to which country?
    A) China
    B) France
    C) Russia
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    India’s communication satellite GSAT-17 was launched by French rocket Ariane-5 from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-238.
  11. Which of the following has launched an emergency response service called Kavach Safety, for women safety?
    A) Lara Dutta
    B) Preity Zinta
    C) Rani Mukherjee
    D) Kajol Devgan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Actor Preity Zinta who is also a women’s right activist has launched a new service for women’s safety. Launched in association with Anthony Moorhouse, ex Special Forces Australia, her service called the Kavach Safety is a “pro victim – anti perpetrator” emergency response service that assures safety at the press of a button.
  12. Eminent_______Sabita Chowdhury has passed away recently.
    A) actress
    B) singer
    C) dancer
    D) poetess
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Eminent singer Sabita Chowdhury, widow of legendary composer Salil Chowdhury has passed away.
  13. When is National Statistics Day observed annually?
    A) 29 June
    B) 30 June
    C) 28 June
    D) 27 June
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    The National Statistics Day is observed every year on June 29 to mark the birth anniversary of renowned statistician Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis.

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