Current Affairs Quiz: June 6, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 6 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 6 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  5 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 6 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 5 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 5, 2017

  1. World Bank in its Global Economic Prospect (June 2017) has predicted the Global Growth rate for 2017-18 at?
    A) 2.5%
    B) 1.9%
    C) 2.7%
    D) 2.9%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 2017-18 => 2.7%
  2. World Bank in its Global Economic Prospect (June 2017) has predicted the Global Growth rate for 2018-19 at?
    A) 2.5%
    B) 1.9%
    C) 2.7%
    D) 2.9%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : 2018-19 => 2.9%
  3. What amount of loan agreement has the Assam Government signed with World Bank for Assam Citizen-Centric Service Delivery Project?
    A) $39.20 million
    B) $51.20 million
    C) $29.40 million
    D) $25.20 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Total outlay of the programme?- USD 49 million
    (ii) How much world bank will give?- USD 39.2 million (Duration- 5 years)
  4. Recently ISRO launched its communications satellite GSAT-19 using the country’s heaviest rocket. Name this rocket.
    A) GSLV-Mk III
    B) PSLV-Mk-III
    C) GSLV-Mk-II
    D) PSLV-Mk-II
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Name of Satellite?- PSLV-19
    (ii) Name of launch Vehicle (Heaviest)?- GSLV-Mk III
    (iii) Chairman of ISRO?- A S Kiran Kumar
    (iv) The rocket was developed for 15 years at a cost of around Rs. 300 crore.
  5. Which country has topped the 2017 Global Retail Development Index of A.T. Kearney?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Turkey
    D) Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Name of Reports?- The Age of Focus
    (ii) Top Country? – India
    (iii) India relaced which country to top the ranking? – China
  6. What is India’s National Retail Sales as per 2017 Global Retail Development Index of A.T. Kearney?
    A) $ 2,601 billion
    B) $ 1,531 billion
    C) $ 1,071 billion
    D) $ 1,514 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
  7. As per the 2017 Global Retail Development Index of A.T. Kearney at what percent annual rate India’s retail sector has been growing?
    A) 10%
    B) 15%
    C) 20%
    D) 25%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India’s retail sector has been growing at an annual rate of 20 per cent. Total sales surpassed the $ 1 trillion-mark last year and the sector is expected to double in size by 2020.
  8. As per the Global Peace Index 2017 released by Sydney-headquartered Institute for Economics and Peace India lost what amount of money to violence in 2016?
    A) $512 billion
    B) $652 billion
    C) $892 billion
    D) $742 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
  9. As per the Global Peace Index 2017 released by Sydney-headquartered Institute for Economics and Peace India lost what percent of its GDP to violence in 2016?
    A) 7.0%
    B) 8.6%
    C) 10.2%
    D) 12.5%
    View Answer
    Option B
  10. India’s first public bicycle sharing project has been launched in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Delhi
    D) Mysuru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Mysuru, Karnataka
  11. What is the name of India’s first public bicycle sharing initiative introduced in Mysuru?
    A) Shared Move
    B) Manual Move
    C) Trin Trin
    D) Save Planet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched India’s first public bicycle sharing (PBS) initiative — Trin Trin — in Mysuru.
  12. The trin-trin bicycle sharing initiative of Mysuru has been funded by which bank?
    A) Asian Development Bank
    B) BRICS Bank
    C) World Bank
    D) State Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Outlay- Rs 20.52 crore
  13. Which district has won the MGNREGA annual award for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during the time period 2015-16?
    A) Vizianagaram
    B) Visakhapatnam
    C) Thiruvananthapuram
    D) Malappuram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The Ministry of Rural Development has selected Vizianagaram as one among the 17 districts across the nation for the MGNREGA annual award for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during 2015-16.
  14. Who will be awarded with the Bharat Gaurav Award by by NRI community of US?
    A) Kapil Sharma
    B) Madhur Bhandarkar
    C) Karan Johar
    D) Shah Rukh Khan
    View Answer
    Option B
  15. Ramkumar Ramanathan is related to which sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Lawn Tennis
    C) Hockey
    D) Golf
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : professional Indian tennis player.
  16. Who has won the ITF men’s Futures tennis title?
    A) Leander Paes
    B) Somdev Devvarman
    C) Ramkumar Ramanathan
    D) Rohan Bopanna
    View Answer
    Option C
  17. Recently 5 arab countries including Egypt and Saudi Arabia have cut ties with which country due to visit to the region by President Trump?
    A) Jordan
    B) Kuwait
    C) Qatar
    D) Oman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Egypt, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries severed all ties with Qatar early Monday, in a renewal of a four-year effort to isolate it and in a sign of a new boldness after a visit to the region by President Trump.
  18. When is World Environment Day observed?
    A) June 2
    B) June 4
    C) June 5
    D) June 7
    View Answer
    Option C
  19. What is the theme of 2017 World Environment Day?
    A) Care the Nature
    B) Love for Nature
    C) Connecting Nature
    D) Connecting People to Nature
    View Answer
    Option D

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (6 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Which state has become the first state to launch pension scheme for single woman?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Gujarat
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Telangana government launched the single-women pensions scheme across the state. Single women will be given 1,000 per month
  2. Which of the following app has not been launched by TRAI recently for improving customer experience through real-time feedback.
    A) MySpeed App
    B) TestSpeed App
    C) MyCall App
    D) Do-not-disturb 2.0 App
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The three apps – Trai MyCall App, auto test enabled MySpeed app and Do-not-disturb 2.0 app – are aimed at improving customer experience through real-time feedback from over 1 billion mobile phone users in the country, to service providers so they can enhance quality of services.
  3. India’s first Rural LED Street Lighting Project will be implemented in which state of India?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 10 lakh LED street lights to be installed in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in State; Guntur, Prakasham, Nellore, Kurnool, Kadapa, Ananthapur & Chittoor in first phase
  4. B Sai Praneeth is related to which sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Tennis
    C) Hockey
    D) Boxing
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Badminton
  5. Who has won the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title 2017?
    A) Jonatan Christie
    B) B Sai Praneeth
    C) Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk
    D) Marc Zwiebler
    View Answer
    Option B

 

 

 

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