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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 June 2018

Jun 27, 2018 17:26 IST
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 June 2018

27 June 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like India-Seychelles, whole-time member of SEBI and 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 tournament among others.

1. India extended how much amount of Line of Credit to Seychelles to allow it to buy defence equipment from India?
a) USD 100 million
b) USD 200 million
c) USD 300 million
d) USD 400 million
 
2. India recently signed 6 MoUS with which country in various fields including defence, cyber-security?
a) China
b) Seychelles
c) Russia
d) USA

3. Which country will host the 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 tournament?
a) New Zealand
b) South Africa
c) West Indies
d) England

4. Who was crowned as the India’s first Tribal Queen?
a) Rashmirekha Hansdah
b) Panchami Majhi
c) Utkal Kalsi
d) Pallavi Durua

5. Which Bollywood personality was conferred with the French distinction of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters?
a) Kalki Koechlin
b) Vidya Balan
c) Shabana Azmi
d) Priyanka Chopra

6. When is the UN Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day observed every year?
a) June 26
b) June 27
c) June 28
d) June 29

7. Who was appointed as the whole-time member of SEBI?
a) S Ramesh
b) Vanaja N Sarna
c) Anant Barua
d) Sushil Dua

8. When is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed every year?
a) 23 June
b) 24 June
c) 25 June
d) 26 June

ANSWERS

1. (a) USD 100 million
India extended USD 100 million line of credit to Seychelles to allow it to build its defense capabilities and purchase weapons from India.

2. (b) Seychelles
India extended USD 100 million line of credit to Seychelles to allow it to build its defense capabilities and purchase weapons from India. The two nations also signed six Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), including in the area of infrastructure development in Seychelles, cyber security and white-shipping arrangement that would enable the two countries to exchange data regarding identity and movement of non-military commercial vessels.

3. (c) West Indies
The 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 championship will be held in the West Indies from November 9 to 24, 2018. This is the first standalone ICC women’s event in the shortest format of the game. India will begin their campaign against New Zealand on the opening day.

4. (d) Pallavi Durua
Pallavi Durua, who belongs to Odisha’s Koraput district, has been crowned as the India’s first “Tribal Queen” at the Adi Rani Kalinga Tribal Queen competition held at Utkal Mandap on June 26, 2018. Panchami Majhi of Titlagarh and Rashmirekha Hansdah of Mayurbhanj were declared as the first and second runners-up of the beauty pageant respectively.

5. (a) Kalki Koechlin
Bollywood Actress Kalki Koechlin was conferred with the French distinction of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) for her contribution in enhancing Indo-French ties in cinema on June 22, 2018.

6. (b) June 27
The UN Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day is observed every year on June 27 to recognize the importance of MSME in achieving sustainable development goals and in promoting innovation, creativity and sustainable work for all.

7. (c) Anant Barua
The Union Government has appointed Anant Barua as whole-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Barua is at present executive director in SEBI.

8. (d) 26 June
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed across the globe on June 26, 2018 with an aim to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The theme of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2018 was "Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe".

 

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