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Current Affairs Quiz: 11 June 2016

Jun 11, 2016 18:29 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like dicvovery of HATS-18b, NRDC agreements, Forbes 2016 World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list, amendment to Civil Aviation Requirements among others.

 1. Identify the country along with which India released a Joint Statement to endure as global partners in the 21st Century on 7 June 2016.

a)      United States of America 

b)      Mexico

c)       Qatar

d)      Switzerland

2. Name the giant hot Jupiter exoplanet tidally spinning up its parent star was found by International team of astronomers.

a)      PAN-Jupiter

b)      HATS-18b

c)       HANS-39GH

d)      None of these

3. Name networks for whose establishment National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) inked a Memorandum of Agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Food Processing Society on 9 June 2016.

a)      Smart City Networks of Andhra Pradesh 

b)      State Capital Network of Andhra Pradesh 

c)       Smart Agribusiness Platform Networks of Andhra Pradesh 

d)      None of these

4. Name the project for whose commercialization the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) signed a license agreement with Chaturbhuj Pharmaceutical Co on 10 June 2016.

a)      Swachh Bharath Abhiyan

b)      MNEGRA

c)       Make in India

d)      Ayush-82 

5. With which organization did the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement to commercialize the technologies developed by that organization on 10 June 2016.

a)      Centre for Nano and Material Sciences

b)      Centre for Good governance

c)       Center for Aviation Studies

d)      None of these

6. Who was appointed as a part-time member of the 21st Law Commission of India on 10 June 2016?

a)      Kapil Sibal

b)      Satya Pal Jain

c)       Ram Jethmalani

d)      None of these

7. Who presided over a presentation that proposed amendment to Civil Aviation Requirements (CARs) on 11 June 2016?

a)      Narendra Modi

b)      Arun Jaitley

c)       Ashok Gajapathi Raju

d)      Manohar Parrikar

8. Identify the rank that India secured among the 163 countries with 2.566 GPI score in the 2016 Global Peace Index.

a)      143

b)      126

c)       8

d)      141  

9. Where did Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the weekly Champaran Satyagrah Express on 10 June 2016?

a)      Motihari

b)      Ranchi

c)       Jharkhand

d)      Rourkela

10. Who was the legendary Canadian ice hockey player, who died on 10 June 2016 after a lengthy illness?

a)      John Davidson

b)      Gordie Howe  

c)       Dick Irvin

d)      Bob McKenzie

11. Name the project under which Scientists of Iceland found a technique to trap carbon dioxide (CO2) in deep underground by turning it into rock.

a)      The Carbonrock project

b)      The Carbosilt project

c)       The CarbFix project

d)      None of these

12. Which department of Union government that launched a logo and tagline design contest for the soon to be set up India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) on the MyGov website on 10 June 2016?

a)      Indian Defense

b)      Indian Aviation

c)       Indian Finance

d)      India Post

13. Who topped the 2016 World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list that was released by Forbes on 9 June 2016

a)      Cristiano Ronaldo  

b)      Michael Jordan

c)       Floyd Mayweather

d)      Novak Djokovic

14. Who are the only two women to make the cut in the 2016 World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list for the second straight year in 2016?

a)      Serena Williams and Venus Williams

b)      Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova

c)       Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza

d)      Serena Williams and Martina Hingis

15. Identify the review that provides high-quality objective and globally consistent data on world energy markets of 2015 released on 8 June 2016.

a)      World Energy Review

b)      OPEC Review of World Energy

c)       BP Statistical Review of World Energy

d)      None of these

 

Answers:

1.  (a) United States of America
2.  (b) HATS-18b
3.  (c) Smart Agribusiness Platform Networks of Andhra Pradesh  
4.  (d) Ayush-82  
5.  (a) Centre for Nano and Material Sciences
6.  (b) Satya Pal Jain
7.  (c) Ashok Gajapathi Raju
8.  (d) 141
9.  (a) Motihari
10. (b) Gordie Howe  
11. (c) The CarbFix project
12. (d) India Post
13. (a) Cristiano Ronaldo  
14. (b) Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova
15.  (c) BP Statistical Review of World Energy

 

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