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Current Affairs Quiz: 13 June 2017

Jun 13, 2017 16:00 IST

13 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 2017 Canadian Grand Prix, book titled Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature and water conservation model-Project Jal Sanchay among others.

1. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has taken over the management of this Life Insurance Company.
a) Exide Life Insurance
b) IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company
c) Peerless Group
d) Sahara India Life Insurance

2. The union government in June 2017 constituted an expert committee to examine the rules which allow free movement of citizens of the two countries within 16 kilometers of the border. Name the country.
a) Myanmar
b) Nepal
c) Thailand
d) China

3. The international Albinism Awareness Day was observed with an aim to end multiple forms of discrimination that is faced by people who suffers with albinism.
a) 10 June
b) 12 June
c) 13 June
d) 14 June

4. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has appointed this person as the administrator of Sahara Life Insurance Company to manage the affairs of the insurer with immediate effect.
a) TS Vijayan
b) RK Sharma
c) GR Surya Kumar
d) G Anupuma

5. Which of the following Indian Navy’s multi-role frigate reached Moresby of Papua New Guinea in pursuance of India’s Act East policy in June 2017?
a) INS Shivalik
b) INS Talwar
c) INS Sahyadri
d) INS Satpura

6. Who is the author of the book titled Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature?
a) Jairam Ramesh
b) Satish Kumar
c) Anupam Mishra
d) Palagummi Sainath

7. Who won the 10th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament?
a) Neelotpal Das
b) Sergey Karjakin
c) Parimarjan Negi
d) Nguyen Duc Hoa

8. Who of the following won the gold medal in the Mixed Team Air Pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage taking place in Gabala?
a) Jitu Rai and Apurvi Chandela
b) Chain Singh and Apurvi Chandela
c) Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu
d) Jitu Rai and Varsha Varman

9. Which of the following states has recently demanded a separate time zone for the north-eastern states?
a) Assam
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Meghalaya
d) Tripura

10. Who of the following won the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix?
a) Lewis Hamilton
b) Sebastian Vettel
c) Daniel Ricciardo
d) None of the above

11. Which nation is the latest one to cut off its long-standing ties with Taiwan, choosing to establish diplomatic relations with China instead?
a) Haiti
b) Panama
c) The Dominican Republic
d) Nicaragua

12. The water conservation model-Project Jal Sanchay-has been selected for national award for excellence under the MGNREGP programme. Which state has it been undertaken in?
a) Gujarat
b) Jharkhand
c) Rajasthan
d) Bihar

13. The Centre has approved proposals for setting up of 100 AYUSH hospitals across the country. Among them one hospital equivalent to AIIMS will be opened in this city.
a) Bangalore
b) New Delhi
c) Lucknow
d) Bhopal

14. Scientists are developing a new system that would be able to predict which medical condition?
a) Cancer
b) Heart Attack
c) Tuberculosis
d) Blood Pressure

15. Which sportswoman is the sole female to feature in 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’?
a) Serena Williams
b) Martina Navratilova
c) Maria Sharapova
d) Ronda Rousey

ANSWER

1. (d) Sahara India Life Insurance
2. (a) Myanmar
3. (c) 13 June
4. (b) RK Sharma
5. (c) INS Sahyadri
6. (a) Jairam Ramesh
7. (c) Nguyen Duc Hoa
8. (c) Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu
9. (b) Arunachal Pradesh
10. (a) Lewis Hamilton
11.(b) Panama
12. (d) Bihar
13. (b) New Delhi
14. (b) Heart Attack
15. (a) Serena Williams

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