Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – June 2nd

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Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – June 2nd 2017

  • Manika Batra and Mouma Das are famous for which sport?
  • What is the name of Indian American student who won the 90th Spelling Bee contest?
  • Which Indian company bagged the 2017 Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) Award?

 

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  1. Manika Batra and Mouma Das are famous for which sport?
A.    Cricket
B.     Swimming
C.     Badminton
D.    Table Tennis
E.     Lawn Tennis

 

  1. What is the name of Indian American student who won the 90th Spelling Bee contest?
A.    Ananya Vinay
B.     Rohan Rajeev
C.     Ruhi Jain
D.    Shelja Shri
E.     None of them

 

  1. Which Indian company bagged the 2017 Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) Award?
A.    Indian trade promotion organization
B.     Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
C.     Indian Space Research Organization
D.    National Assessment and Accreditation Council
E.     Babha Atomic Research Centre

 

  1. Who is the new President of Serbia?
A.    Aleksandar Vucic
B.     Tomislav Nikolic
C.     Lucia Vucic
D.    Aleksander Nikolic
E.     Dragon Vinci

 

 

  1. Which nation has announced to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Accord?
A.    USA
B.     Brazil
C.     Greece
D.    Bejing
E.     Switzerland

 

  1. What is the India’s place in the 2017 Global Peace Index, as per global think tank Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)?
A.    111
B.     141
C.     181
D.    137
E.     130

 

  1. Punjab government has decided to tie up with which UN organization to intensify Anti Drug movement?
A.    World Health Organization
B.     International Development Organization
C.     United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
D.    Food and Agriculture Organization
E.     Former Specialized Agencies

 

  1. India has inked an agreement on cultural exchange for a period of 2017-19 with which country??
A.    England
B.     China
C.     Japan
D.    Germany
E.     Russia

 

  1. Where is headquarter of National Assessment and Accreditation Council situated ?
A.    Mumbai
B.     Chennai
C.     Pune
D.    Sikkim
E.     Bangalore

 

  1. Parvathama Rajkumar was the famous personality of which stream?
A.    Sports
B.     Music
C.     Films
D.    Politics
E.     Dance

 

11. S. Abdul Rahman, was the famous poet of which language?

A.    Tamil
B.     Hindi
C.     Telgu
D.    Kannad
E.     Rajasthani

 

  1. When was World Milk Day Observed?
A.    May 31
B.     June 1
C.     June 2
D.    June 5
E.     May 30

 

  1. Miroslav Lajcak hails from which country?
A.    Fiji
B.     Norway
C.     Slovakia
D.    Japan
E.     China

 

  1. Which nation has announced to launch T20 Global League?
A.    West Indies
B.     Australia
C.     South Africa
D.    Pakistan
E.     Bangladesh

 

  1. What is the name of upgraded version of INAM-Pro web portal?
A.    INAM – ++
B.     INAM –Pro-+
C.     INAM-Pro ++
D.    INAM-Pro Advance
E.     None of the above

 

  1. Haryana Government has approved extension of Delhi Metro from Delhi to which city?
A.    Sonepat
B.     Ambala
C.     Hisar
D.    Jind
E.     Jhajjar

 

  1. ICMR stands for?
A.    Indian Centre of Medical Research
B.     International Council of Medical Research
C.     Indian Council of Massice Research
D.    International Council of Medical Research
E.     Indian Council of Medical Research

 

  1. Who is the author of famous book “The New World”?
A.    Vikram Seth
B.     Amrita Pritam
C.     Chetan Bhagat
D.    Amit Chaudhri
E.     E M Foster

 

  1. What is the name of newly appointed Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India?
A.    Tapan Ray
B.     S Ganesh Kumar
C.     Ravi Shankar
D.    Sandeepan Das
E.     Vijay Kumar

 

  1. In which year was Bombay Stock Exchange established?
A.    1872
B.     1873
C.     1874
D.    1875
E.     1888

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: Answers and Explanations

Answers Explanation
1.      D India’s Manika Batra and Mouma Das has created history by becoming the first Indian pair to reach the quarterfinals of the World Table Tennis Championships. The event is held in Dusseldorf.
2.      A Ananya Vinay, a 12-year-old Indian-American girl, today won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee, taking home a USD 40,000 cash prize after correctly spelling “marocain” to become the 13th consecutive winner from the community.
3.      D The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of India has won prestigious International Award of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) titled “APQN Quality Award 2017 for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance” in Moscow, Russia on May 26, 2017.
4.      A Aleksandar Vucic, the chairman of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), has been sworn-in as the new President of Serbia on May 31, 2017 and succeeded Tomislav Nikolic. He won the 2017 Serbian Presidential election by 55% of votes on April 2017. Prior to this post, Vucic was the Prime Minister of Serbia.
5.      A President Donald Trump has announced that the United States is set to withdraw from the historic 2015 Paris Accord as the accord was hurting his country and economy very badly. However, he has said that he is open for a “new transaction” on terms that are fair to the US.
6.      D ndia has ranked 137th out of 163 countries on the 2017 Global Peace Index (GPI), published by The Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP). The 2017 GPI provides a comprehensive analysis on the state of peace. It shows that amidst continuing social and political turmoil, the world continues to spend enormous resources on creating and containing violence but very little on peace.
7.      C The Punjab government has decided to collaborate with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as part of its efforts to root out the drug menace in the State. The MoU will be signed between the health department, the Special Task Force (STF) on drugs and the UNODC in the second week of June 2017.
8.      E India and Russia have inked 5 pacts after wide-ranging talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the visit of Prime Minister Modi to Russia. Agreements An agreement on cultural exchanges for a period of two years (2017-2019) has been signed between the two nations.
9.      E The NAAC is an organisation that assesses and accredits institutions of higher education in India. It’s headquarters is located in Bangalore, Karnataka.
10.  C Parvathamma Rajkumar was a famous Kannada film producer. She was the first woman producer, distributor, exhibitor who only marketed Kannada films. She produced 87 films under her banner Vajreshwari Combines .
11.  A S. Abdul Rahman (79), popularly known as ‘Kavikko was a famous Tamil Poet. His poetry collection ‘Aalapanai’ won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award in the year 1999.
12.  B World Milk Day is a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognise the importance of milk as a global food. It has been observed on June 1 each year since 2001.
13.  C Miroslav Lajcak, the Slovak foreign minister, has been elected as the new President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at UN Headquarters in New York for the upcoming 72nd session
14.  C South Africa (CSA) will organize  its Twenty20 league, in November-December this year.0
15.  B Road minister Nitin Gadkari launches INAM PRO+—an e-commerce platform for construction and infrastructure raw material for government and private procurement
16.  A Delhi Metro will extend its network from Narela in the national capital to Kundli in Sonepat district in Haryana.
17.  E The Indian Council of Medical Research, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest and largest medical research bodies in the world.
18.  D A new world is a story about dayojit Chatterjee, an economics professor in the American Midwest, Amit Chaudhuri in his book lovingly captures life’s every detail on the page while infusing the quiet interactions of daily existence with depth and compassion.
19.  B S Ganesh Kumar has been appointed the new Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He succeeded Chandan Sinha, who has taken voluntary retirement on May 31, 2017. As Executive Director (ED), Kumar will look after the departments of Information Technology, Payment and Settlement Systems and External Investments and Operations.
20.  D The Bombay Stock Exchange is an Indian stock exchange located at Dalal Street, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Established in 1875.

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