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Current Affairs Quiz: 1 June 2016

Jun 1, 2016 19:00 IST


Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like superannuation age of doctors, Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 and CEAT cricket awards 2016 among others.

1.    The Global Day of Parents that is observed annually on 1 June was proclaimed by UN General Assembly in
a)    2001
b)    2005
c)    2010
d)    2012

2.    The World Milk Day that is observed annually on 1 June was first celebrated by UN Food and Agriculture Organization in
a)    2001
b)    2005
c)    2010
d)    2012

3.    The age of superannuation of all doctors of Central Health Services was extended to which age by Union Government?
a)    62 Years
b)    63 Years
c)    65 Years
d)    70 Years

4.    Which of the following state decided to raise the retirement age of state government doctors as per the age of doctors of Central Health Services as notified by Union Government?
a)    Haryana
b)    Punjab
c)    Gujarat
d)    Himachal Pradesh

5.    The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 that came into effect on 1 June 2016 was incorporated as which chapter of the Finance Act, 2016?
a)    Chapter VII
b)    Chapter IX
c)    Chapter X
d)    Chapter XII

6.    Who of the following was appointed as the Finance Secretary?
a)    Ratan Watal
b)    Hasmukh Adhia
c)    Shaktikanta Das
d)    Ashok Lavasa

7.    Who of the following was appointed as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee?
a)    Chhatar Singh
b)    Bhim Sain Bassi
c)    David R Syiemlieh
d)    Manbir Singh

8.    The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of which city?
a)    Kanpur
b)    Varanasi
c)    Meerut
d)    Agra

9.    The Central Ammunition Depot was engulfed in fire in May 2016. Where is the depot located?
a)    Nagpur
b)    Pulgaon
c)    Nashik
d)    Amravati

10.    Who was appointed as the Additional Director-General of CRPF in May 2016?
a)    Sudeep Lakhtakia
b)    Bhima Agarwal
c)    Ashok Chauhan
d)    Kovid Hooda

11.    Who became the first Indian to play top-tier European football league match?
a)    Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
b)    Subrata Pal
c)    Robin Singh
d)    Syed Rahim Nabi

12.    Who was named as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year and also International Batsman of the Year 2016?
a)    AB de Villiers
b)    Virat Kohli
c)    Joe Root
d)    Steve Smith

13.    Who was officially declared to be the president-elect by the parliament of Philippine?
a)    Maria Leonor Leni Robredo
b)    Rodrigo Digong Duterte
c)    Benigno Aquino III
d)    None of These

14.    Who was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the CEAT cricket awards 2016?
a)    Kapil Dev
b)    Anil Kumble
c)    K Srikanth
d)    Dilip Vengsarkar

15.    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy for kharif season 2016-17 by what amount?
a)    40 rupees
b)    50 rupees
c)    60 rupees
d)    70 rupees

ANSWER.
1. (d) 2012
2. (a) 2001
3. (c) 65 Years
4. (a) Haryana
5. (c) Chapter X
6. (d) Ashok Lavasa
7. (b) Bhim Sain Bassi
8. (b) Varanasi
9. (b) Pulgaon
10. (a) Sudeep Lakhtakia
11. (a) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
12. (c) Joe Root
13. (b) Rodrigo Digong Duterte
14. (d) Dilip Vengsarkar
15. (c) 60 rupees

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