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Current Affairs Quiz: 13 June 2016

Jun 13, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like India’s flag bearer at Rio Olympics, India’s flag bearer at Rio Olympics and BeiDou Navigation Satellite System among others.

1.    Which of the following teams won the FINA Women Water Polo World League Super Final?
a)    China
b)    Australia
c)    Brazil
d)    USA

2.    Which of the following state became first state in India to have an open government data portal?
a)    Arunachal Pradesh
b)    Delhi
c)    Sikkim
d)    Goa

3.    Who has been chosen as India’s flag bearer at Rio Olympics?
a)    Abhinav Bindra
b)    Saina Nehwal
c)    Leander Paes
d)    Gagan Narang

4.    Which of the following countries became the first country in the world to ban deforestation?
a)    Belgium
b)    Norway
c)    Denmark
d)    Switzerland

5.    Name the veteran journalist and former editor of The Times of India who died recently.
a)    Inder Malhotra
b)    KK Katiyal
c)    Jignesh Jadhav
d)    None of the above

6.    Who of the following won the women’s title of the 2016 Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament?
a)    Yihan Wang
b)    Saina Nehwal
c)    Sun Yu
d)    Ratchanok Intanon

7.    Name the place of United States where mass shooting occurred at a gay nightclub in which at least 51 people were killed, including the gunman.
a)    Naples
b)    Orlando
c)    Miami
d)    Tampa

8.    
Who of the following won the men’s title of the 2016 Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament?
a)    Hans-Kristian Vittinghus
b)    Jeon Hyeok-Jin
c)    Son Wan-Ho
d)    Lee Dong-keun

9.    Name the country that launched its 23rd satellite for its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS).
a)    China
b)    Russia
c)    Germany
d)    United States

10.    Who headed the taskforce appointed to address agrarian issues that submitted its report to Maharashtra government?
a)    Kishore Tiwari
b)    Vijay Javandhiya
c)    DB Shekatkar
d)    H R Nagendra

11.    International Albinism Awareness Day that was observed on 13 June 2016 was adopted by UNGA via a resolution adopted in the year?
a)    2002
b)    2009
c)    2012
d)    2014

12.    Name the former captain of England Cricket team who died on 12 June 2016 at the age of 89.
a)    Archibald Ackroyd
b)    Albert Alderman
c)    Donald Carr
d)    Thomas Armstrong

13.    Name the Veteran Scottish singer who received the Knighthood in Queen's Birthday Honours list.
a)    Justin Welby
b)    Rod Stewart
c)    Alastair Cook
d)    Peter Phillips

14.    Name the noted playwright and actor who died in June 2016 and was considered to be the father of the Bhramyaman or Mobile Theatre of Assam.
a)    PB Acharya
b)    Sarbananda Sonowal
c)    Krishna Roy
d)    Achyut Lahkar

15.  
 What was the theme of World Day Against Child Labour 2016?
a)    No To Child Labour-YES To Quality Education
b)    End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!
c)    Prevent child labour - Your Ii'l help can make difference
d)    Child protection – Let's end child labour!

ANSWER
1. (d) USA
2. (c) Sikkim
3. (a) Abhinav Bindra
4. (b) Norway
5. (a) Inder Malhotra
6. (b) Saina Nehwal
7. (b) Orlando
8. (a) Hans-Kristian Vittinghus
9. (a) China
10. (a) Kishore Tiwari
11. (d) 2014
12. (c) Donald Carr
13. (b) Rod Stewart
14. (d) Achyut Lahkar
15. (b) End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!

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