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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 June 2016

Jun 22, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates, launch of ISRO’s 20 satellites in a single mission and World Investment Report 2016 among others.

1.    Which exoplanet, touted to be the youngest of all exoplanets, was discovered by NASA through Kepler Space Telescope and extended K2 mission?
a)    HATS-18b
b)    Kepler 452b
c)    55 Canceri e
d)    K2-33b

2.    Who of the following is part of Indian World War I heroes who became part of Britain’s new digital archive?
a)    Risaldar Badlu Singh
b)    Sepoy Chatta Singh
c)    Naik Darwan Singh Negi
d)    All of the above

3.    Union Government asked all state governments to link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates of school students studying in class
a)    Class V
b)    Class VI
c)    Class VII
d)    Class IX

4.    Name the country whose satellite was not part of launch of 20 satellites in a single mission of ISRO.
a)    US
b)    Germany
c)    Canada
d)    Myanmar

5.    The book ‘Ace Against Odds’ was in news recently. It is the autobiography of
a)    Sania Mirza
b)    Leander Paes
c)    Sania Nehwal
d)    Mahesh Bhupathi

6.    Identify the former Indian diplomat who authored the book ‘A Life in Diplomacy’?
a)    Shivshankar Menon
b)    M K Rasgotra
c)    Shyam Saran
d)    Natwar Singh

7.    Which multilateral agency/agencies released the World Investment Report 2016?
a)    UNCTAD
b)    World Bank
c)    International Monetary Fund
d)    UNDP

8.    As per the World Investment Report 2016, this country received maximum FDI in 2015?
a)    The USA
b)    India
c)    China
d)    Switzerland

9.    As per the World Investment Report 2016, what was India’s global ranking in 2015 in terms of FDI inflows?
a)    Seventh
b)    Eighth
c)    Ninth
d)    Tenth

10.    Which State’s postal circle on 2nd International Day of Yoga released Information booklet, “Stamps on Yoga” and “stamps on Suryanamaskarams”?
a)    Telangana
b)    Andhra Pradesh
c)    Bihar
d)    Jammu & Kashmir

11.    Max Life and Max Financial Services agreed to merge with which life insurance company?
a)    Bharti AXA
b)    ICICI Prudential
c)    HDFC Life
d)    Bajaj Allianz

12.    The indigenous Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA) HTT-40 was developed by which company?
a)    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
b)    Air India Engineering Services
c)    Defence Research Development Organisation
d)    Bharat Electronics Limited

13.    What was the theme of International Yoga Day 2016?
a)    Yoga for Harmony and Peace
b)    Feed your Soul with Yog
c)    Connect the Youth
d)    Yoga: Inspiration for Joyful Living

14. 
   Which State became the first Indian state to launch Mukh Mantri Hepatitis C Relief Fund?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Haryana
c)    Punjab
d)    Tamil Nadu

15.  
 Which Indian Bank was named in Hall of Shame list 2016 that listed Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers?
a)    Union Bank of India
b)    Axis Bank
c)    State Bank of India
d)    HDFC Bank

ANSWERS

1. (d) K2-33b
2. (d) All of the above
3. (a) Class V
4. (d) Myanmar
5. (a) Sania Mirza
6. (b) M K Rasgotra
7. (a) UNCTAD
8. (a) The USA
9. (d) Tenth
10. (b) Andhra Pradesh
11. (c) HDFC Life
12. (a) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
13. (c) Connect the Youth
14. (c) Punjab
15. (c) State Bank of India

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