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Current Affairs Quiz: 15 June 2017

Jun 15, 2017 15:00 IST

15 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 youngest Prime Minister of Ireland, 16th NERCPA Conference and Man Booker International Prize of 2017 among others.

1. Who of the following in June 2017 became the youngest Prime Minister of Ireland?
a) Enda Kenny
b) Simon Coveney
c) Leo Varadkar
d) Michael Noonan

2. Name the Catholic-majority country that in recent past got its first openly gay Prime Minister.
a) Ireland
b) Chile
c) Cyprus
d) Georgia

3. Competition Commission of India (CCI) in June 2017 imposed a fine of Rs 870 million ($13.6 million) on an automaker’s local unit in India. Name the automaker.
a) BMW
b) Hyundai Motor India Limited
c) Volkswagen
d) Honda Motor Company

4. The Republic-led Senate has approved wide-ranging sanctions on this country for interfering in last year's Presidential elections.
a) Russia
b) China
c) Ukraine
d) Pakistan

5. The 16th North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (NERCPA) Conference will began in June 2017 at
a) Tezpur, Assam
b) Shillong, Meghalaya
c) Imphal, Manipur
d) Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

6. The Nalanda University signed MoU with which country for academic linkages and collaborations?
a) South Korea
b) Japan
c) Vietnam
d) Malaysia

7. Who was bestowed with the 2017 Nanniyode Rajan Memorial Award?
a) Prayar Gopalakrishnan
b) E Sreedharan
c) Vakkom B Purushothaman
d) K C Joseph

Consider the following statements with respect to anti-tank missile 'Nag':
I. It is a third generation "fire and forget" anti-tank guided missile.
II. It is equipped with the highly advanced Imaging Infrared Radar (IRR) seeker with integrated avionics.
Choose the correct option(s)
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

9. How many coaches of Indian Railways will be refurbished and retrofitted in next five years under the Mission Retro-Fitment launched recently?
a) 10000 coaches
b) 20000 coaches
c) 30000 coaches
d) 40000 coaches

10. Which programme was recently included under the Section 7 of the Aadhaar Act, 2016?
a) Atal Pension Yojana
b) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
c) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Bima Yojana
d) Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme

11. Adani Group recently commissioned a 50-megawatt solar Photo Voltaic plant in which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh?
a) Mau
b) Pilibhit
c) Kannauj
d) Mahoba

12. Who of the following has been appointed as Alibaba Mobile Business Group’s UCWeb Head in India and Indonesia?
a) Joe Tsai
b) Matthew Bassiur
c) Damon Xi
d) None of the above

13. A novel titled A Horse Walks into a Bar won the Man Booker International Prize of 2017. Who is the author of the book?
a) Paul Beatty
b) David Szalay
c) David Grossman
d) Doborah Levy

14. The World Bank recently approved a USD 520 million loan for which country to boost its economy?
a) Greece
b) Afghanistan
c) Egypt
d) Pakistan

15. The Union Cabinet recently approved Interest Subvention to banks on short-term crop loan to farmers. How much amount has government allocated for the scheme?
a) Rs. 20339 crore
b) Rs. 30339 crore
c) Rs. 10339 crore
d) Rs. 40339 crore

1. (c) Leo Varadkar
2. (a) Ireland
3. (b) Hyundai Motor India Limited
4. (a) Russia
5. (c) Imphal, Manipur
6. (a) South Korea
7. (b) E Sreedharan
8. (c) Both I and II
9. (d) 40000 coaches
10. (a) Atal Pension Yojana
11. (d) Mahoba
12. (c) Damon Xi
13. (c) David Grossman
14. (b) Afghanistan
15. (a) Rs. 20339 crore

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