Current Affairs Quiz: June 9, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 9 June 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 9 June 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  8 June 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 9 June 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 8 June 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of June 8, 2017

  1. As per Moody Rating Firm, the 11 Moody’s-rated public sector banks will require external equity capital in the range of Rs 70,000 to ______
    A) Rs 80,000 crore
    B) Rs 90,000 crore
    C) Rs 95,000 crore
    D) Rs 98,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 11 Moody’s-rated public sector banks will require external equity capital of ₹70,000-95,000 crore, or about $10.6-14.6 billion. This amount is much higher than the remaining ₹20,000 crore budgeted by the government for capital infusion until March 2019.
  2. Which company has launched “BaNCS App Development Kit” (ADK) that will enable banks to fast design and build their own apps?
    A) Infosys
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) IBM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched “BaNCS App Development Kit” (ADK) that will enable banks to fast design and build their own apps and deploy it across devices and desktops seamlessly.“BaNCS ADK” will help banks to design and deploy both enterprise and consumer apps in a hybrid architecture, adopting modern principles of responsive web design.
  3. Name the platform launched by Ministry of Civil Aviation to bring together entire industry to develop a digital ecosystem that will deliver Indian customers a seamless, consistent and paperless service experience at every touch point of their journey.
    A) TechYatra
    B) DigiYatra
    C) YatraSewa
    D) EasyYatra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : DigiYatra initiative envisages providing airline travellers in India, a pioneering ‘digitally unified flying experience’ across all stages of their journey.
  4. In which district the Telangana Medical Devices Park be launched?
    A) Mancherial
    B) Nirmal
    C) Medak
    D) Nizamabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The park, coming up over 250 acres in Sultanpur village of Patancheru of Medak district, is said to be first of its kind park in India for medical devices and electronics and will focus on medical innovations, R&D and manufacturing.
  5. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Government e- Marketplace (GeM)?
    A) Rajesh Tripathi
    B) Rakesh Ranjan
    C) Rajeev Chaudhary
    D) Radha Chauhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Radha Chauhan has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Government e- Marketplace (GeM). GeM is an online platform for central and state government departments for purchase of goods and services.
  6. Which Indian university is top among Indian university in the QS World University Rankings 2018?
    A) IISc, Bangalore
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Mumbai
    D) IIT Kharagpur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : IIT- Delhi-172; IIT Bombay- 179; IISc Banglore- 190 (3 Indian University in top 200)
    Top Overall- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  7. Who has won the French Open mixed doubles title?
    A) Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah
    B) Martina Hingis and Leander Paes
    C) Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski
    D) Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski have beat their German-Colombian opponents Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah in the final to clinch their maiden French Open mixed doubles title in Paris.
  8. Who is the author of the book titled “The Crisis within Knowledge and Education in India”?
    A) Ganesh Devy
    B) Amish Tripathi
    C) Aravind Adiga
    D) Rohinton Mistry
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : A book titled “The Crisis within Knowledge and Education in India” authored by Ganesh Devy released
  9. News Agency of which country will invest will invest $1 million for boosting media cooperation among BRICS nations?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Russia
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : During an inaugural session of the BRICS Media Forum in the Chinese capital, Cai Mingzhao, president of Xinhua News Agency and executive president of the Forum, announced that the news agency will invest $1 million for boosting media cooperation in the five-nation grouping.
  10. World’s oldest human species’ fossils has been found in which country?
    A) Algeria
    B) Spain
    C) Morocco
    D) Brazil
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Youssoufia, Morocco; A team of international scientists has found the world’s oldest human species’ fossil near the southern Moroccan city of Youssoufia, the Moroccan national Institute of Sciences of Archaeology and Heritage, date back to over 300,000 years ago.
  11. When is the World Oceans Day observed?
    A) June 5
    B) June 6
    C) June 7
    D) June 8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. It is observed globally on 8th June every year
  12. What is the theme of World Oceans Day 2017?
    A) Our Oceans, Our Resource
    B) Our Oceans, Our Future
    C) Our Oceans, Our Love
    D) Our Oceans, Our Water
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The theme for World Oceans Day 2017: ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (9 June 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Recently which state government has passed Kambala Bill to make buffalo race “Kambala” and bullock cart races legal in the state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
     
  2. In a recent category division by World Heath Organisation (WHO), the organization has divided antibiotics in how many groups?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Three: access, watch and reserve
  3. Which company has topped the Fortune 500 list for 2017?
    A) Berkshire Hathaway
    B) Apple
    C) Exxon Mobil
    D) Walmart
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Who has been appointed as the part-time chairman of Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
    A) M K Sinha
    B) B K Manjunath
    C) A K Ramanath
    D) C K Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Lakshmi Vilas Bank has appointed B K Manjunath as a part-time chairman for three years on June 8, 2017
  5. Name the athlete who has topped the Forbes top 100 paid athletes
    A) LeBron James
    B) Cristiano Ronaldo
    C) Lionel Messi
    D) Roger Federer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Cristiano Ronaldo; Serena Williams is the only female in the list and ranked at 51.
  6. Virat Kohli is the only Indian athlete in the Forbes top 100 paid athletes list. What is his rank in this list?
    A) 53
    B) 76
    C) 89
    D) 95
    View Answer
    Option C

 

 

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