Current Affairs Quiz: June 5, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 5 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 5 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  4 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 5 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 4 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 4, 2017

  1. S. Abdul Rahman was a well-known poet of which language?
    A) Urdu
    B) Tamil
    C) Hindi
    D) Bengali
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Tamil poet S. Abdul Rahman, popularly known as ‘Kavikko,’ has passed away.
  2. The upcoming BRICS Media Forum will be held in which city from June 7 to 8.
    A) Moscow
    B) New Delhi
    C) Beijing
    D) Durban
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The BRICS Media Forum will be held in Beijing from June 7 to 8. It will be attended by the leaders of 25 media groups from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
  3. Indian Railways is set to raise Rs ______ crore with the World Bank assistance for creating a separate fund for investment in the rail sector.
    A) 40,000
    B) 25,000
    C) 35,000
    D) 45,000
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Aiming at a major push for infrastructure, the Railways will raise Rs 35,000 crore with World Bank assistance to create a separate fund for investment in the rail sector.
  4. Name the winner of the Men’s Singles title in the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament 2017?
    A) B Sai Praneeth
    B) Jonatan Christie
    C) Lee Chong Wei
    D) Sourabh Varma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : India’s B Sai Praneeth has lifted the Men’s Singles Crown in the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament defeating Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie..
  5. What is the rank of India in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by the International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD)?
    A) 52
    B) 45
    C) 27
    D) 39
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India has been ranked 45th, in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by the International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD). The list has been topped by Hong Kong. Switzerland and Singapore were ranked second and third respectively, with the US at the fourth spot
  6. According to the HSBC, India’s GDP is estimated to be __________ percent for FY18.
    A) 7.0
    B) 7.5
    C) 7.1
    D) 7.3
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : According to the global financial services major, HSBC, India’s economic growth is expected to remain flat at 7.1 per cent in current fiscal..
  7. State Bank of India (SBI) has mandated Aadhaar cards for all its recruitment processes with effect from which date?
    A) July 1
    B) June 30
    C) July 31
    D) June 15
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    State Bank of India (SBI) has proposed to introduce from July 1, 2017, a scheme for verifying the identity of candidates applying for all its recruitment processes through Aadhaar cards..
  8. Name the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC) of ITTF.
    A) D. R. Choudhary
    B) Khalil Al-Mohannadi
    C) Dhanraj Choudhary
    D) Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer, the only assigned competition manager of International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC).
  9. The GST Council has fixed the tax rate for the Gold, silver, and processed diamonds at _______ percent.
    A) 5
    B) 3
    C) 12
    D) 18
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The GST Council today cleared the pending rules, including transition provisions and returns, with all the states agreeing to roll out GST from July 1. The Council announced that Gold, silver, and processed diamonds will be taxed at 3% under GST.
  10. What amount of money the Public Sector Banks in India plans to raise through equity dilution during the current fiscal (2017-18) to meet Basel-III norms?
    A) Rs 10,000 crore
    B) Rs 25,000 crore
    C) Rs 38,000 crore
    D)  Rs 58,000 crore
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation
    : Public sector banks, including SBI, Bank of Baroda and IDBI Bank, plan to raise Rs 58,000 crore through equity dilution during the current fiscal to meet Basel-III norms and clean up their balance sheets. Of this maximum is of SBI- Rs 15,000 crore
  11. As per Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) what was the FDI inflows into the services sector in 2016-17 in India?
    A) $6.89 billion
    B) $8.68 billion
    C) $7.87 billion
    D) $9.49 billion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) FDI inflow in service sector 2016-17?- $8.68 billion
    (ii) Percent increase from 2015-16?- 26%
  12. India recently test fired QR-SAM missile from a mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha. What does QR stands for?
    A) Queue Reaction
    B) Queue Response
    C) Quick Reaction
    D) Quick Response
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (5 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Which country has topped the World Competitiveness list of International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD)?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Hong Kong
    C) Denmark
    D) Iceland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Hong Kong
  2. By what percent FDI in service sector increased in 2016-17 as per data by DIPP?
    A) 10%
    B) 15%
    C) 26%
    D) 30%
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Anu Rani is related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Hockey
    C) Javelin Throw
    D) Shot put Throw
    View Answer
    Option C

 

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  1. MiMi

    thnk u sir :)))

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