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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 June 2016

Jun 16, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like gender neutral national anthem, ODI Series India vs Zimbabwe and European country to ratify the Paris Agreement among others.


1.    Which country launched the world’s largest and most powerful vessel project 22220 dubbed Arktika?
a)    Russia
b)    Germany
c)    Ukraine
d)    France

2.    The House of Commons of which country voted for gender neutral national anthem?
a)    Britain
b)    South Korea
c)    United States
d)    Canada

3.    Who was adjudged as the Man of the Series of three-match One Day International (ODI) series between India and Zimbabwe?
a)    Lokesh Rahul
b)    Yuzvendra Chahl
c)    Jasprit Bumrah
d)    Axar Patel

4.    Which App was launched by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development for volunteer work at government schools?
a)    SuryaMitra
b)    RajVayu
c)    Vidyanjali
d)    Vidyashram

5.    Name the American Literary Translator who passed away recently and worked on Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude.
a)    David Ball
b)    Gregory Rabassa
c)    Armine Kotin Mortimer
d)    Peter Sean Woltemade

6.    Name the second European country that ratified the Paris Agreement, a deal on curbing global warming reached in 2015 by 195 countries.
a)    Hungary
b)    Britain
c)    Germany
d)    France

7.    Which Bank became the first Indian bank to get merged with its subsidiaries?
a)    Union Bank of India
b)    Oriental Bank of Commerce
c)    State Bank of India
d)    Central Bank of India

8.    Which country’s Court of Appeals upheld net-neutrality rules that prohibit broadband carriers from playing favourites or blocking competing online services?
a)    India
b)    United States
c)    Britain
d)    Germany

9.  
 Name the scheme under which the Ramayana and Krishna Circuit will be developed in different states of India.
a)    Swadesh Darshan Scheme
b)    Prashad Scheme
c)    Scheme for Cultural Heritage of Himalayas
d)    None of the above

10.    With which country’s scientists Indian scientists will be associated in the project envisaged to release underwater robots into the Bay of Bengal to predict the Indian monsoon?
a)    The US
b)    Britain
c)    Germany
d)    France

11.    Who was appointed as the Managing Director and Head of Institutional Banking of DBS Bank India?
a)    Lalit Mittal
b)    Niraj Mittal
c)    Joy Basu
d)    None of the above

12.    Which state recently launched Child Labour Tracking System to keep a track of rescued child labour for their proper rehabilitation?
a)    Bihar
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Assam
d)    Maharashtra

13.    Name the island of Gujarat that was in news recently for getting power after 70 years of Independence.
a)    Pirotan
b)    Jamnagar
c)    Piram
d)    Shiyal Bet

14.    Name the Hollywood actor who was recently appointed as the goodwill ambassador of UN Women.
a)    Anne Hathaway
b)    Angelina Jolie
c)    Emma Stone
d)    Jessica Alba

15.    Identify the mammal that was recently declared extinct primarily due to human-induced climate change.
a)    Rattus norvegicus
b)    Kangaroo rodents
c)    Bramble Cay melomys
d)    Great Reef pure melomys

ANSWER
1. (a) Russia
2. (d) Canada
3. (a) Lokesh Rahul
4. (c) Vidyanjali
5. (b) Gregory Rabassa
6. (d) France
7. (c) State Bank of India
8. (b) United States
9. (a) Swadesh Darshan Scheme
10. (b) Britain
11. (b) Niraj Mittal
12. (a) Bihar
13. (d) Shiyal Bet
14. (a) Anne Hathaway
15. (c) Bramble Cay melomys

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