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Current Affairs Quiz: 23 June 2016

Jun 23, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Olympian resigned as President of the Kerala Sports Council, Mercer’s 2016 Cost of Living Survey and Rock Star of Qawwali among others.

1.    Who of the following was adjudged as the Man of the Series of the three-match T20I series between India and Zimbabwe?
a)    Lokesh Rahul
b)    Yuzvendra Chahl
c)    Barinder Sran
d)    Kedar Jadhav

2.    Name the Olympian and iconic long jumper from India who resigned as President of the Kerala Sports Council.
a)    Shiny Abraham
b)    Anju Bobby George
c)    Anjali Bhagwat
d)    KM Beenamol

3.    Name the renowned Qawwal from Pakistan who was shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan.
a)    Ghulam Farid Sabri
b)    Amjad Sabri
c)    Aziz Mian
d)    Maqbool Ahmed Sabri

4.    Who was recently appointed as the India Country Manager and MD of global payments platform PayPal?
a)    Anupam Pahuja
b)    Nikesh Arora
c)    Ken Miyauchi
d)    None of the above

5.    What was the theme of the World Hydrography Day 2016 that was observed on 21 June 2016?
a)    Our seas and waterways - yet to be fully charted and explored
b)    Hydrography - the key to well-managed seas and waterways
c)    Hydrography - much more than just nautical charts
d)    Hydrography - underpinning the Blue Economy

6.    Who was recently appointed the President and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Group?
a)    Anupam Pahuja
b)    Nikesh Arora
c)    Ken Miyauchi
d)    None of the above

 As per Mercer’s 2016 Cost of Living Survey, which of the following cities topped the list of most expensive cities?
a)    Hong Kong
b)    Zurich
c)    Johannesburg
d)    Mumbai

 Name the professional footballer who recently was recognized as the leading goal scorer for Argentina.
a)    Sergio Aguero
b)    Carlos Tevez
c)    Gabriel Batistuta
d)    Lionel Messi

9.    Which economic union agreed to set up a new border and coastguard force to curb the influx of migrants?
a)    European Union
b)    APEC
c)    ASEAN
d)    SAARC

10.    Which Indian Company acquired UK-based digital transformation firm The BIO Agency Ltd in June 2016?
a)    Reliance Infocom Ltd
b)    Tech Mahindra Ltd
c)    Infosys Ltd
d)    Wipro Limited

11.    Name the Editor-in-Chief of Ananda Bazaar Patrika (ABP) who resigned in June 2016?
a)    Anirban Bhattacharya
b)    R Rajagopalan
c)    Aveek Sarkar
d)    Rajat Kapoor

12.    Name the noted Telangana poet and lyricist who died in June 2016 and was famous for his song Ooru manadi ra, ee vada manadi ra.
a)    Dandepalli mandal
b)    Guda Anjaiah
c)    K Venkateshwar
d)    T Ragannagudem

13.    Who resigned as the Representative Director, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SoftBank Group (SBG) in June 2016?
a)    Masayoshi Son
b)    Tanmay Bharadwaj
c)    Nikesh Arora
d)    Moon Khetarpal

14.    Which state on 21 June 2016 approved the minority status to Jew community?
a)    Gujarat
b)    Kerala
c)    Bengaluru
d)    Maharashtra

 Which organisation released the India Development Update 2016: Financing Double-Digit Growth?
a)    International Monetary Fund
b)    United Nations Organisation
c)    World Bank Group
d)    Asian Development Bank


1. (c) Barinder Sran
2. (b) Anju Bobby George
3. (b) Amjad Sabri
4. (a) Anupam Pahuja
5. (b) Hydrography - the key to well-managed seas and waterways
6. (c) Ken Miyauchi
7. (a) Hong Kong
8. (d) Lionel Messi
9. (a) European Union
10. (b) Tech Mahindra Ltd
11. (c) Aveek Sarkar
12. (b) Guda Anjaiah
13. (c) Nikesh Arora
14. (d) Maharashtra
15. (c) World Bank Group

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