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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 June 2017

Jun 20, 2017 16:38 IST

20 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 219 potentially new planets spotted, Member of the Order of the British Empire and first air corridor among others.

1. Who of the following was recently conferred with the Member of the Order of the British Empire?
a) Sachin Tendulkar
b) Anand Mehta
c) Kumar Iyer
d) Annabel Mehta

2. A joint naval exercise between Iran and China commenced recently at
a) Formosa Strait
b) Taiwan Strait
c) Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb
d) Strait of Hormuz

3. Name the country whose president in June 2017 inaugurated the first air corridor that will directly connect it with India.
a) Bangladesh
b) Afghanistan
c) Tajikistan
d) Myanmar

4.
Who of the following was recently re-nominated by India for another term as the Judge of the International Court of Justice?
a) Girish Thakorlal Nanavati
b) Harish Salve
c) Dalveer Bhandari
d) H.L. Dattu

5. Which of the following countries recently committed to become a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045?
a) Denmark
b) Sweden
c) Norway
d) Finland

6. Name the Syrian refugee who was recently appointed as the UNICEF Goodwill Amabassador.
a) Muzoon Almellehan
b) Zaatari Ahmed
c) Rabiya Almellehan
d) None of the above

7. Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems Limited recently signed an agreement for making how many F-16 Block fighter aircraft in India?
a) 70
b) 80
c) 90
d) 100

8. Name the helpline launched by CRPF for Kashmiris across India.
a) Madad
b) Madadgaar
c) Sahayta
d) Help Kashmiri

9. Which office market in India was ranked ninth most expensive prime office market in the world?
a) Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC)
b) S G Highway in Ahmedabad
c) Connaught Place in Delhi
d) M G Road in Bengaluru

10. Which bank tied up with Tirumala Milk Products for providing loans to dairy farmers?
a) Union Bank of India
b) Punjab National Bank
c) Dena Bank
d) State Bank of India

11. India has become the 71st country to ratify the United Nations International Convention on Road Transports (TIR). Which country was the last one to ratify the convention before India?
a) Sri Lanka
b) China
c) Myanmar
d) Pakistan

12
. Which of NASA’s telescopes has spotted 219 potentially new planets, among which at least 10 are reported to be Earth-like?
a) Kepler Space Telescope
b) James Webb Space Telescope
c) Spitzer Space Telescope
d) Hubble Space Telescope

13. The President of which nation has vowed to end the dependence on nuclear power amid concerns over a Fukushima-style disaster in the future?
a) Japan
b) South Korea
c) France
d) Iran

14. Which town in Himachal Pradesh would be hosting the State Olympic Games 2017?
a) Shimla
b) Hamirpur
c) Solan
d) Dharamshala

15. What is the theme for 2017 International Yoga Day celebration that is being organised by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations?
a) Yoga for Mind and Soul
b) Soul Matters
c) Yoga Matters
d) Yoga for Health

Answer
1. (d) Annabel Mehta
2. (d) Strait of Hormuz
3. (b) Afghanistan
4. (c) Dalveer Bhandari
5. (b) Sweden
6. (a) Muzoon Almellehan
7. (a) 70
8. (b) Madadgaar
9. (c) Connaught Place in Delhi
10. (d) State Bank of India
11. (b) China
12. (a) Kepler space telescope
13. (b) South Korea
14. (b) Hamirpur
15. (d) Yoga for Health

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