Current Affairs Quiz: 8 June 2016 brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like World Oceans Day, App on Air Quality Index and space-based gravitational wave observatory among others.

Created On: Jun 8, 2016 19:00 ISTModified On: Jun 8, 2016 16:09 IST

1.    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 7 June 2016 approved 1.5 billion US dollar loan to which country?
a)    India
b)    China
c)    Sri Lanka
d)    Pakistan

2.    What was the theme of World Oceans Day that was observed on 8 June 2016?
a)    Wave the heat
b)    Healthy oceans, healthy planet
c)    Let Oceans breathe
d)    Oceans: Life Providers

3.    Which State government became the first Indian state to launch the App on Air Quality Index?
a)    Uttar Pradesh
b)    Delhi
c)    Rajasthan
d)    Punjab

4.    Who took charge as the Director of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA)?
a)    Shahid Rasool
b)    Sidharth Lingwal
c)    Arjun Arya
d)    Kshitij Kapoor

5.    Name the Mobile App that was launched by Union Government to enhance the employment of trained youth in solar PV technology.
a)    Surya Mitra
b)    Soumitri
c)    Shresta
d)    None of these

6.    Name the country that decided to cut off Internet access for government work stations within a year for security reasons.
a)    Russia
b)    Maldives
c)    Singapore
d)    Sri Lanka

7.    Name the country where 1st Yoga Championship was organised by India.
a)    Iran
b)    Egypt
c)    Japan
d)    Malaysia

8.    Which mission demonstrated the technology that is needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory?
a)    Mars Orbiter Mission
b)    Apollo Mission
c)    Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE)
d)    LISA Pathfinder mission

9.    Who was appointed as the head of one-man judicial commission by the Uttar Pradesh Government to probe violence in Mathura in early June 2016?
a)    Prakash Singh
b)    Mirza Imtiyaz
c)    Akhilesh Ranjan
d)    Mahesh Kumar Singla

10.    Who wrote the book titled The World in 2050- Striving for a more just, Prosperous and Harmonious Global Community?
a)    Harinder Kohli
b)    K P Mathur
c)    Rana Ayyub
d)    Husain Haqqani

11.    Who topped the 2016 Forbes World's Highest-Paid Female Athlete list?
a)    Maria Sharapova
b)    Serena Williams
c)    Ronda Rousey
d)    Danica Patrick

12.    Name the famous theatre personality and co-founder of theatre group Awishkar who passed away recently.
a)    Bhakti Barve
b)    Radhika Mohan
c)    Seema Parab
d)    Sulabha Deshpande

 The Tiger Trail Circuit Train was recently flagged off from Delhi Safdarjung Station to spread awareness about the wildlife. Which of the following National Parks is included in the itinerary of the train?
a)    Bandhavgarh National Park
b)    Satpura National Park
c)    Pench National Park
d)    Panna National Park

14.    Which country conferred its highest civilian honour Amir Amanullah Khan Award on Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
a)    Bahrain
b)    Afghanistan
c)    Saudi Arabia
d)    Bangladesh

15.    With which country India held the Desert Eagle II bilateral military exercise?
a)    Saudi Arabia
b)    United Arab Emirates
c)    Kuwait
d)    China


1. (c) Sri Lanka
2. (b) Healthy oceans, healthy planet
3. (c) Rajasthan
4. (a) Shahid Rasool
5. (a) Surya Mitra
6. (c) Singapore
7. (b) Egypt
8. (d) LISA Pathfinder mission
9. (b) Mirza Imtiyaz
10. (a) Harinder Kohli
11. (b) Serena Williams
12. (d) Sulabha Deshpande
13. (a) Bandhavgarh National Park
14. (b) Afghanistan
15. (b) United Arab Emirates

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