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Current Affairs Quiz: 27 June 2017

Jun 27, 2017 17:00 IST

27 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 India-Portugal agreements, India-US Joint Statement and bipartisan bill introduced in the US to revoke the Major Non-Nato Ally (MNNA) status among others.

1. India-Portugal on 24 June 2017 signed 11 agreements/MoUs ranging from science and technology to education among others. Consider the following statements in light of the MoUs.
I. These MoUs were signed during Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa’s visit to India.
II. An MoU on India-Portugal Space Alliance was inked between ISRO and Portuguese Foundation for Science & Technology (FCT).
III. An MoU on Nano Technology was inked between Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and the International Irebian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal.

Which is/are correct?

a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only II and III
d) I, II and III

2. India and the United States on 26 June 2017 released a Joint Statement (JS). Consider the following statements in regard to the Joint Statement.
I. The Joint Statement was released with title, United States and India: Prosperity through Partnership.
II. It was released after bilateral talks were held between PM Narendra Modi and President Donald J. Trump during Modi’s visit to the United States.
III. The joint statement talks about peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific Region.

Which is/are correct?

a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Only II and III
d) I, II and III

3. As per reports, Trump administration is poised to declare this country among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking.
a) Russia
b) China
c) Pakistan
d) North Korea

4. Who of the following won the 2017 Halle Open Men’s Singles title?
a) Alexander Zverev
b) Novak Djokovic
c) Mikhail Youzhny
d) Roger Federer

5. Who of the following was appointed as the Prime Minister of Romania?
a) Klaus Iohannis
b) Sorin Grindeanu
c) Mihai Tudose
d) Victor Ponta

6. Who of the following won the 2017 Australian Open Men’s Singles title?
a) Hans-Kristian Vittinghus
b) Srikanth Kidambi
c) Sai Praneeth
d) Chen Long

7. Who of the following was crowned the Femina Miss India World 2017?
a) Manushi Chhillar
b) Sana Dua
c) Priyadarshini Chatterjee
d) Priyanka Kumari

8. Who is the first Indian to complete Race across America in solo category?
a) Srinivas Gokulnath
b) Amit Samarth
c) Samim Rizvi
d) Sumit Patil

9. RAAM is considered as one of the toughest competitions in the world. Which sporting event does it involve?
a) Racing
b) Cycling
c) Weightlifting
d) Horseracing

10. Which country has launched its first self-developed ‘next generation’ bullet train?
a) Russia
b) India
c) China
d) Germany

11. Indian billionaire businessman, Desh Bandhu Gupta passed away on 26 June 2017. He was the founder and Chairman of which multinational pharmaceutical company?
a) Sun Pharmaceutical
b) Lupin Ltd
c) Cipla
d) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

12.
Which state government launched the Mukhbir Yojana to curb female foeticide?
a) Haryana
b) Bihar
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Jharkhand

13.
Which Union Ministry launched a web portal VAJRA for advance research?
a) Ministry of Human Resource Development
b) Ministry of Science and Technology
c) Ministry of Earth Science
d) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

14. Which State Government announced to implement a health insurance scheme for poor?
a) Maharashtra
b) Gujarat
c) Haryana
d) Uttar Pradesh

15.
A bipartisan bill was introduced in the US to revoke the Major Non-Nato Ally (MNNA) status against which country?
a) Iran
b) Cuba
c) Afghanistan
d) Pakistan

Answer
1. (c) Only II and III
2. (d) I, II and III
3. (b) China
4. (d) Roger Federer
5. (c) Mihai Tudose
6. (b) Srikanth Kidambi
7. (a) Manushi Chhillar
8. (a) Srinivas Gokulnath
9. (b) Cycling
10. (c) China
11. (b) Lupin Ltd
12. (a) Uttar Pradesh
13. (b) Ministry of Science and Technology
14. (c) Haryana
15. (d) Pakistan

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