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Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – June 27th 2017

  • Who has won the 2017 Miss World title in BodyBuilding Championship?
  • Which Indian sportsperson will be conferred with the best Sportsperson of the Year Award by the Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI)?
  • Who will be the new president of Romania?


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  1. Who has won the 2017 Miss World title in BodyBuilding Championship?
A.    Niharika Gupta
B.     Teena Kumari
C.     Pinki More
D.    Bhumika Sharma
E.     None of the Above


  1. Which Indian sportsperson will be conferred with the best Sportsperson of the Year Award by the Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI)?
A.    P V Sindhu
B.     M S Dhoni
C.     Sania Mirza
D.    Sania Nehwal
E.     Annu Raj SIngh


  1. Who will be the new Prime Minister of Romania?
A.    Labby Dragena
B.     Klaus Lohannis
C.     Sorin Grindeanu
D.    Alexander G Fessas
E.     MIhai Tudose


  1. Who has won gold in the 60kg category at the 2017 Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament?
A.    Sneh Bajaj
B.     K Srikanth
C.     Anil Dube
D.    Ankush Dahiya
E.     Harry Patricks


  1. Who will be the new President of the India International Centre (IIC)?
A.    N N Vohra
B.     Amit Samarth
C.     Amit Mehta
D.    Raman Kapoor
E.     Hardik Sinha


  1. Desh Bandhu Gupta was the founder and chairman of which pharmaceutical company?
A.    Akron
B.     Lupin
C.     Cipla
D.    Glenmark
E.     Sun Pharma


  1. 2017 Whatashort Independent International Film Festival (WIIFF) will be hosted by which city of India?
A.    Pune
B.     Mumbai
C.     New Delhi
D.    Chandigarh
E.     Dehradun


  1. Manushi Chhilla, the 2017 Femina Miss India World belongs to which Indian state?
A.    Haryana
B.     Himachal Pradesh
C.     West Bengal
D.    Uttar Pradesh
E.     Andhra Pradesh


  1. US to declare which country among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders?
A.    Bangladesh
B.     India
C.     Pakistan
D.    China
E.     Afganistan


  1. Which Indian research institute has created Satellite-based chips for Unmanned Rail Crossings?
A.    Babha Atomic Research Centre
B.     Agharkar Research Institue
C.     Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
D.    S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
E.     Indian Space Research Organization


11. IEA stands for ?

A.    Italy Economic Association
B.     International Economy Association
C.     International Economic Association
D.    Indian Economic Association
E.     Indonesia Economic Association


  1. Who among the following is to be awarded with Bharat Gaurav – East Bengal’s highest honour?
A.    Dhanraj Pillay
B.     Kalyan Majumdar
C.     Syed Nayeemuddin
D.    Subhas Bhowmick
E.     None of the above


  1. Which is the oldest High Court in India


A.    Mumbai High Court
B.     Jodhpur High Court
C.     Jaipur High Court
D.    Delhi High Court
E.     Kolkata High Court


  1. Ramman is a religious festival and ritual theatre of which Indian state?
A.    Rajsthan
B.     Uttarkhand
C.     Chattisgarh
D.    West Bengal
E.     Haryana


  1. Who has won the 2017 Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament?
A.    Roger Fedrer
B.     Stan Warinka
C.     Andy Murray
D.    Rafel Nadal
E.     Mahesh Bhupati


  1. Where is the headquarters of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) situated?
A.    Japan
B.     China
C.     US
D.    South Korea
E.     Indonesia


  1. In which country is Corcovado National Park situated?
A.    Thailand
B.     South Africa
C.     Costa Rica
D.    Rome
E.     Argentina


  1. Mukhbir Yojana to curb female foeticide has been launched by which state?
A.    Rajasthan
B.     Haryana
C.     Maharasthra
D.    Uttar Pradesh
E.     Mizoram


  1. Who is the author of the book “The Emergency-Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour”?
A.    Jitendra Raj
B.     Chinmay Kapoor
C.     Anish Bhanwala
D.    Sen Keshav
E.     Surya Prakash


  1. Who is the new President of IEA
A.    Joseph Stiglitz
B.     Anand Harjal
C.     Manu Kapoor
D.    Kaushik Basu
E.     Amratya Sen


Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: Answers and Explanations

Answers Explanation
1.      D Bhumika Sharma from Uttarakhand has won the 2017 Miss World title in BodyBuilding Championship in Venice, Italy. She gained maximum points in three categories – individual posing, body posing and fall in that bagged her the Miss World title.
2.      A P V Sindhu, an ace shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist, will be conferred with the best Sportsperson of the Year Award by the Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI). The Best Team of the Year award was bagged by the Indian Junior Hockey Team, which won the Junior World Cup title by defeating Belgium 2-1 in the final in Lucknow on December 2016. Both the awards would be presented at the 40th convention of the SJFI to be held in Indore in September 2017.
3.      E Mihai Tudose, the former economy minister, has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Romania and is expected to take office on June 29, 2017. He will succeed Sorin Grindeanu, who was dismissed by a motion of no confidence adopted in Parliament by his own party.
4.      D Ankush Dahiya (60kg) from India has won a gold medal at the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament by defeating Man Choe Chol of Korea in his category in Mongolia. Beside this, L Devendro Singh (52kg) from India won a silver medal in the boxing tournament in Mongolia.
5.      A Narinder Nath Vohra, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), has been appointed as the new President of the India International Centre (IIC), which is one of the premier cultural institutions in the country. He succeeded by Soli Sorabjee. The India International Centre (IIC) is a well known non-official organization located in New Delhi.
6.      B Desh Bandhu Gupta (79), the founder and chairman of pharmaceutical major Lupin Ltd, has passed away on June 25, 2017 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He founded Lupin in 1968 and created a global pharmaceutical major with a presence in over 100 countries. Today, Lupin is the 4th largest generics pharmaceutical player by market capitalisation in the world.
7.      C The 3rd edition of Whatashort Independent International Film Festival (WIIFF) will be held at the Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi from July 8-9, 2017 to promote short films from across the globe. More than 400 films participated from over 34 countries and more than 45 films will be screened this year. The significance of the festival lies in the very core idea of uplifting the indie and short film makers and their creations. It not only provides a unique platform to the shorter version of the motion picture but paves the way to the pinnacle it should achieve.
8.      A Manushi Chhillar from Haryana has won the 54th edition of Femina Miss India World 2017 at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai, Maharashtra on June 25, 2017. Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) was declared the Femina Miss India Earth 2017, while Priyanka Kumari from Bihar adjudged as Femina Miss India Grand 2017. Besides, Vinali Bhatnagar won the Miss Active crown whereas Vamika Nidhi won the special award of ‘Body Beautiful’.
9.      D The United States is set to declare China as one among the world’s worst offenders on human trafficking in its annual Trafficking in Persons Report. The report will be unveiled by the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to the US Congress.
10.  E Satellite-based chip systems developed by ISRO will be used to alert road users at unmanned level crossings about approaching trains. These chips will also help the railways in tracking train movement on a real-time basis.
11.  C  The International Economic Association (IEA) is one of the key organisations of professional economists and has been significant in determining global economic policy and research. Amongst the past presidents of IEA were the Nobel Laureates Robert Solow, Amartya Sen and Joseph Stiglitz.
12.  A Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay will be awarded with East Bengal football club’s highest honour – Bharat Gaurav on their foundation day. Pillay has played a huge role in reviving the Indian team and performed brilliantly during his 15-year career, representing the country in four Olympics, World Cups, Champions Trophy and Asian Games.
13.   E Calcutta High Court was established on 1 July 1862 under the High Courts Act, 1861. It has jurisdiction over the state of West Bengal and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
14.  B Ramman is a religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal region, Uttarkhand. It is a festival of the Hindu community in the Saloor Dungra village in the Chamoli district of Uttarkhand. The festival and the eponymous art form are conducted as an offering to the village deity, Bhumiyal Devta.
15.  A Roger Federer, a Swiss professional tennis player, has won the 2017 Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament by defeating Alexander Zverev in final by 6-1 6-3 at the Gerry Weber Stadion in Halle, Germany. With this win, Federer clinch his 92nd career title.
16.  D Recently, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has changed its name to World Taekwondo (WT) because of the “negative connotations” that came with its acronym WTF. The change was made before the start of the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships. The 23rd edition of the World Taekwondo Championships has started in Muju, South Korea from June 24 to June 30, 2017. The headquarters of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) is located in Seoul, South Korea.
17.  C Referred to by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity,” this 164-square mile national park on the Osa Peninsula is Costa Rica’s largest. Within its borders are diverse ecosystems, including montane forest, cloud forest, prairie and mangrove swamp.
18.  D Uttar Pradesh CM has launched Mukhbir Yojna to curb female feticide.
19.  E The book titled ‘The Emergency – Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour’ has been authored by Surya Prakash, the chairman of Prasar Bharati. The book has recently launched by Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The purpose of the book is to honor all those who fought for the restoration of democracy in the country in the mid-1970s.
20.  D Kaushik Basu has taken over as president of the International Economic Association (IEA). Basu will serve a three-year term as the President. Kaushik Basu has served as India’s chief economic adviser from 2009 to 2012. He has also served as senior vice-president and chief economist at the World Bank from 2012 to 2016.

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