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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 June 2016

Jun 25, 2016 19:01 IST

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1.    This Central Asian city hosted the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit.

a)    Tashkent
b)    Astana
c)    Bishkek
d)    Dushanbe

2.    International Olympic Day 2016 was celebrated on this day.

a)    25 June
b)    24 June
c)    23 June
d)    22 June

3.    Which State Government launched the NTR Anna Canteen Scheme to provide subsided food?

a)    Telangana
b)    Andhra Pradesh
c)    Kerala
d)    Tami Nadu

4.    Identify the UK Prime Minister who announced resignation hours after the Brexit vote that called for leaving the European Union.

a)    Ed Miliband
b)    David Cameron
c)    Nicola Sturgeon
d)    Boris Johnson

5.    With which country India signed a MoU to enhance cooperation in skill development sector?

a)    Germany
b)    Australia
c)    Switzerland
d)    Norway

6.    Name the eminent quizmaster, educationist and Parliamentarian of India who died in Kolkata on 24 June 2016.

a)    Siddhartha Basu
b)    Neil O'Brien
c)    Hamid Sayani
d)    Ameen

7.    The Country’s Parliament unanimously passed the Right to Information (RTI) bill with amendments.

a)    India
b)    Sri Lanka
c)    Britain
d)    Pakistan

8.    Name the South African Indian-origin lawyer and long-time human rights activist was appointed to chair a UN commission to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan.

a)    Yasmin Sooka
b)    Godfrey Musila
c)    Kenneth Scott
d)    None of the above

9.    The country banned its citizens from working in strife-torn Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya. Name it.

a)    Israel
b)    Sri Lanka
c)    Maldives
d)    Nepal

10.    Name the state that approved 525 crore rupees for the State Annual Action Plan 2016-17 (SAAP) under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme.

a)    Haryana
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Bihar
d)    Uttar Pradesh

11.    Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the Centre will make a state as the hub of exporting petroleum products to South Eastern countries. Name the state.

a)    Assam
b)    Gujarat
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Maharashtra

12.    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the execution works in 20 smart cities from which city of India.

a)    Bombay
b)    Delhi
c)    Pune
d)    Chennai

13.    The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) President and incumbent Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti won the Assembly by-poll from which place?

a)    Anantnag
b)    Beerwah
c)    Kupwara
d)    Sopore

14.    The city where the first Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will be held is

a)    Beijing
b)    New Delhi
c)    Tokyo
d)    Kathmandu

15.    Who of the following has authored the book, Half- Lion: How Narasimha Rao Transformed India?

a)    Vinay Sitapati
b)    MK Rasgotra
c)    KP Mathur
d)    Neil Jordan

 

ANSWER.

1. (a) Tashkent
2. (c) 23 June
3. (b) Andhra Pradesh
4. (b) David Cameron
5. (c) Switzerland
6. (b) Neil O'Brien
7. (b) Sri Lanka
8. (a) Yasmin Sooka
9. (d) Nepal
10. (a) Haryana
11. (a) Assam
12. (c) Pune
13. (a) Anantnag
14. (a) Beijing
15. (a) Vinay Sitapati

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