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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 June 2017

Jun 10, 2017 12:12 IST

10 June 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like new Safe Harbour Regime notified, new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games approved and first female Sikh Member of Parliament in United Kingdom among others.
 
1. Name the two nations who were included into the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) as permanent member.
a) India & Pakistan
b) India & Nepal
c) Nepal & Pakistan
d) Myanmar and Pakistan

2. The 17th Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) that concluded on 9 June 2017 was held in
a) Beijing, China
b) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
c) Astana, Kazakhstan
d) Dushanbe, Tajikistan

3.
Which Indian sportsperson is the only one to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list?
a) Virat Kohli
b) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
c) Saina Nehwal
d) Sania Mirza

4. Name the book of Canadian author WO Mitchell that came in news in June 2017 after it was returned to Noah Webster Library in West Hartford, Connecticut after 52 years.
a) Roses are difficult here
b) Who has seen the Wind
c) Jake and the Kid
d) The Vanishing Point

5. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on has launched three new apps to help customers’ rate quality of services, speed and performance. Which of the following is not part of the three apps which were launched?
a) Mycall app
b) MySpeed app
c) 'Do not disturb (DND 2.0)' app
d) 'Do not disturb (DND 3.5)' app

6. Name the women who in June 2017 became the first female Sikh Member of Parliament in United Kingdom.
a) Preet Kaur Gill
b) Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
c) Seema Kaur
d) Preeti Patel

7.
Who became the following became the first turban wearing Member of Parliament in United Kingdom?
a) Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
b) Sameer Malhotra
c) Suella Fernandes
d) Harjeet Singh Kapula

8.
Name the chairman of the NSCN-K who died in second week of June 2017 at Takka in Kachin state of Myanmar.
a) SS Khaplang
b) Thuingaleng Muivah
c) Isak Chishi Swu
d) None of the above

9. What was the theme of the three-day Tourism Annual Conference of Arunachal Pradesh that concluded on 9 June 2017?
a) Tourism and trade friendly Arunachal
b) Arunachal a tourist friendly venue
c) Tourist Friendly Arunachal
d) Tourism and Arunachal

10. Who of the following will head the six-member high powered committee that was constituted by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to look into the various demands of farmers, including a loan waiver?
a) Sudhir Mungantiwar
b) Diwakar Raote
c) Subhash Deshmukh
d) Chandrakant Patil

11. The International Olympic Committee has approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games, including a number of mixed gender competitions. Which of the following is not part of the sports that was approved by the committee?
a) Mixed team event in Judo
b) Mixed doubles competition Table Tennis
c) Three-on-three basketball Basketball
d) Mixed team event in Kabaddi

12. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified new Safe Harbour Regime. Consider the following statements in context to the salient features of the notification.
I. The safe harbour regime is optional to taxpayers.
II. Assessees eligible under the present safe harbour regime up to AY 2017-18 shall also have the right to choose the safe harbour option most beneficial to them.
III. A new category of transactions being “Receipt of Low Value-Adding Intra-Group Services” has been introduced.
Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

13.
Ayush Minister Shripad Naik has announced that these number of yoga parks will be established across the country to promote yoga activities.
a) 50
b) 75
c) 100
d) 150

14. To broaden its campaign to protect struggling steel manufacturers in Europe, the European Union (EU) has imposed new anti-dumping duties on steel products from this country.
a) China
b) India
c) Ukraine
d) Japan

15. Name the Indian who was felicitated by Nepal for becoming the first Indian to scale Mount Everest for a record six times.
a) Love Raj Singh
b) Anshu Jamsenpa
c) Lhakpa Rangdu Sherpa
d) Tsering Wange

ANSWER
1. (a) India & Pakistan
2. (c) Astana, Kazakhstan
3. (a) Virat Kohli
4. (b) Who has seen the Wind
5.  (d) 'Do not disturb (DND 3.5)' app
6. (a) Preet Kaur Gill
7. (a) Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
8. (a) SS Khaplang
9. (c) Tourist Friendly Arunachal
10. (d) Chandrakant Patil
11. (d) Mixed team event in Kabaddi
12. (d) I, II and III
13. (b) 100
14. (a) China
15. (a) Love Raj Singh

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