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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 June 2016

Jun 20, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 2016 European Grand Prix Formula 1 championship, inauguration of Sri Lanka’s Duraiappah stadium and World Refugee Day among others.

1.    Who won the 2016 European Grand Prix Formula 1 championship?
a)    Nico Rosberg
b)    Sebastian Vettel
c)    Lewis Hamilton
d)    Sergio Perez

2.    Name of the Mobile application that was launched to enhance consumer connect with the Urban Power Distribution sector.
a)    URJA
b)    GARV
c)    Vidyut Pravah
d)    UJALA

3.    Who won the 2016 US Open Golf Championship?
a)    Dustin Johnson
b)    Anirban Lahiri
c)    Lee Westwood
d)    Jeev Milkha Singh

4.    Tata Advanced Systems and Boeing jointly laid the foundation of a new production facility in this city.
a)    Hyderabad
b)    Bengaluru
c)    Chennai
d)    Gurugram

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena jointly inaugurated renovated Duraiappah stadium in this Sri Lankan city through video teleconferencing.
a)    Colombo
b)    Jaffna
c)    Trincomalee
d)    Kandy

6.    This US-based university created World’s first ‘KiloCore’ microchip containing 1000 independent programmable processors
a)    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
b)    Yale University
c)    Columbia University
d)    University of California

7.    Name the players of Indian mixed recurve team that won silver at the 2016 Archery World Cup in Antalya, Turkey.
a)    Bombayla Devi and Atanu Das
b)    Laxmirani Majhi and Jayanta Talukdar
c)    Deepika Kumari and Mangal Singh Champia
d)    Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das

8.    Name the special initiative that was launched by India and South Korea to promote and facilitate Korean Investments in India.
a)    Korea Plus
b)    Multiply Korea
c)    Korea in India
d)    None of the above

9.    International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict that was observed on 19 June 2016 was adopted by UNGA via a resolution adopted in the year?
a)    2009
b)    2011
c)    2013
d)    2015

10.    World Refugee Day that was observed on 20 June 2016 was adopted by UNGA via a resolution adopted in the year?
a)    1951
b)    1996
c)    2001
d)    2013

11.    Name the Sri Lankan cricketer who was suspended from bowling due to illegal bowling action by International Cricket Council?
a)    Rangana Herath
b)    Shaminda Eranga
c)    Nuwan Pradeep
d)    Lasith Malinga

12.    Which state announced free admission for Divyang students in government institutes?
a)    Assam
b)    Gujarat
c)    Bihar
d)    Uttar Pradesh

13.    Which team won the National Basketball Association (NBA) title?
a)    Portland Trail Blazers
b)    Golden State Warriors
c)    Cleveland Cavaliers
d)    Buffalo Braves

14.    Which Hybrid Electric Research Plane was unveiled by NASA in June 2016?
a)    S-62
b)    B-78
c)    X-57
d)    F-42

15.    Who was appointed as the President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the term 2016-17?
a)    Dinesh B Patel
b)    Ashok P Patel
c)    Bipin R Patel
d)    Rohit J Patel


1. (a) Nico Rosberg
2. (a) URJA
3. (a) Dustin Johnson
4. (a) Hyderabad
5. (b) Jaffna
6. (d) University of California
7. (d) Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das
8. (a) Korea Plus
9. (d) 2015
10. (c) 2001
11. (b) Shaminda Eranga
12. (a) Assam
13. (c) Cleveland Cavaliers'
14. (c) X-57
15. (c) Bipin R Patel

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