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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 June 2016

Jun 10, 2016 19:00 IST

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1.    Which country is hosting month-long UEFA Euro 2016 football championship?
a)    Germany
b)    Switzerland
c)    France
d)    Poland

2.    With the sovereign wealth fund of which country the National Infrastructure Investment Fund signed a MoU to attract investment into India?
a)    Qatar
b)    Switzerland
c)    Iran
d)    Mexico

3.    Who was appointed as the head of Pay Revision Committee by the UGC to suggest on pay revision of academic staff of Universities and Colleges?
a)    Prof S Bandyopadhayay
b)    Prof V S Chauhan
c)    Prof Indranil Manna
d)    Prof K V Thomas

    Name the teenager from Tamil Nadu who became first Indian to clinch the Mumbai Mayor's International Open Chess Tournament.
a)    Subramanian Arun Prasad
b)    NR Visakh
c)    Magesh Panchanathan
d)    Sandipan Chanda

5.    Name the eminent scientist who recently took over as Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex.
a)    G Kalyanakrishnan
b)    N Saibaba
c)    Vishay Rao
d)    None of the above

6.    Name the Indian-American author who won the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award for his novel Family Life.
a)    Mindy Kaling
b)    Akhil Sharma
c)    Subhash Kak
d)    Ashok Das

7.    Who emerged victorious in the Peru's 2016 Presidential Election?
a)    Keiko Fujimori
b)    Alejandro Toledo
c)    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
d)    Ollanta Humala

8.    Name the Raging Bull actress who died recently.
a)    Julie Newmar
b)    Irish McCalla
c)    Jane Russel
d)    Theresa Saldana

   Who was appointed as the head of the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan in June 2016?
a)    Major General Delali Johnson
b)    Major General Per Lodin
c)    Major General Polly barber
d)    Major General Lucas Peterson

10.    Name the Bengal off-spinner who announced his retirement in June 2016, ending a first-class cricket career of 17 years?
a)    Saurasish Lahiri
b)    Writtick Chatterjee
c)    Ashish Magotra
d)    Manoj Tiwary

11.    Who of the following tennis star was suspended from Tennis for two years by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)?
a)    Anna Kournikova
b)    Maria Sharapova
c)    Ana Ivanovic
d)    Caroline Wozniacki

Which of the following country was not recognised by World Health Organization (WHO) for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis?
a)    Thailand
b)    Armenia
c)    Belarus
d)    India

13.    Who was presented with the USIBC Global Leadership Award by the PM Narendra Modi in Washington DC?
a)    Jeff Bezos
b)    Sunder Pichai
c)    Mark Zuckerberg
d)    Satya Nadella

14.    Which European country launched the ‘SAIP’ smart phone app to alert users on terror attacks and other disasters?
a)    France
b)    Germany
c)    Belgium
d)    Greece

 Who topped the Forbes 2016 World's Highest-Paid Athletes List?
a)    Cristiano Ronaldo
b)    Tiger Woods
c)    Floyd Mayweather Jr
d)    Lewis Hamilton

1. (c) France
2. (a) Qatar
3. (b) Prof V S Chauhan
4. (b) NR Visakh
5. (a) G Kalyanakrishnan
6. (b) Akhil Sharma
7. (c) Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
8. (d) Theresa Saldana
9. (b) Major General Per Lodin
10. (a) Saurasish Lahiri
11. (b) Maria Sharapova
12. (d) India
13. (a) Jeff Bezos
14. (a) France
15. (a) Cristiano Ronaldo

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