Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – June 5th

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Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – June 5th 2017

  • What will be India’s growth rate in financial year 2017, according to World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects?
  • Who bagged Gold in 2017 Thailand Open Grand Prix?
  • Which district of Andhra Pradesh has bagged MGNREGA Annual Award?

 

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  1. What will be India’s growth rate in financial year 2017, according to World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects?
A.    7.1%
B.     7.2%
C.     7.3%
D.    7.4%
E.     7.5%

 

  1. Who bagged the 2017 Thailand Open Grand Prix gold title?
A.    B Sai Parneeth
B.     Jonatan Christie
C.     Ruhi Jain
D.    Shelja Shri
E.     None of them

 

  1. Which district of Andhra Pradesh has bagged MGNREGA Annual Award?
A.    Vishakapatnam
B.     Vizianagaram
C.     Srikakulam
D.    Chittoor
E.     Anantapur

 

  1. Who is the new President of Ireland?
A.    Taoiseach Enda Kenny
B.     Tomislav Nikolic
C.     Simon Coveney
D.    Aleksander Nikolic
E.     Leo Varadkar

 

 

  1. Which football club has clinched the 2017 UEFA Champions League trophy?
A.    Juventus
B.     F C Barcelona
C.     Paris Saint German F C
D.    Real Madrid
E.     A S Monaco FC

 

  1. When is The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed?
A.    June 4
B.     June 3
C.     June 2
D.    June 1
E.     May 31

 

  1. What is the name of communication satellite launched through GSLV Mark III vehicle by ISRO?
A.    GSAT 16
B.     GSAT 17
C.     GSAT 18
D.    GSAT 19
E.     GSAT 20

 

  1. 2017 A T Kearney Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) has been topped by which country?
A.    England
B.     India
C.     Japan
D.    Germany
E.     Russia

 

  1. “Trin-Trin” India’s first smartcard-based Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) initiative has been launched in which city?
A.    Mumbai
B.     Chennai
C.     Pune
D.    Sikkim
E.     Mysore

 

  1. “AmbuSens” a wireless technology to monitor hospital-bound patients has been developed by scientists of which IIT institute of India
A.    IIT Madras
B.     IIT Kharagpur
C.     IIT Delhi
D.    IIT Jodhpur
E.     IIT Indore

 

11. Who is the director of Ralang Road, the film which will represent India at the 52nd Karlong Vary International Film Festival?

A.    Karma Takapa
B.     Piyush Salekar
C.     Kiran Takapa
D.    Shelja Das
E.     Anant Saxena

 

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

 

  1. Who has bagged the boys singles title at the 2017 HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship?

 

A.    Christian Didier Chin
B.     Vikrant Kapoor
C.     Nitin Kumar Sinha
D.    Pradeep Kumar
E.     Satyan Parakh

 

  1. What is the name of first Indian who is nominated as a member of the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee (URC)?
A.    Vikrant Sethi
B.     Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer
C.     Shekar Khanna
D.    S Shridhar
E.     Pankaj Adwani

 

  1. What is the name of new CEO of Prasar Bharti?
A.    Mahipat Shukla
B.     Divyanka Khanna
C.     Anuradha Sen
D.    Rajeev Kumar
E.     Shashi Shekhar Vempati

 

  1. What is the India’s position in the 2017 global Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI)?
A.    32
B.     31
C.     37
D.    38
E.     39

 

  1. What is the name of committee formed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on corporate governance?
A.    Uday Kotak committee
B.     Chitra Nayak committee
C.     Ojass Kumar committee
D.    Saket Sundar committee
E.     Neerja Jha committee

 

  1. The Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?
A.    Rajasthan
B.     Tripura
C.     Andhra Pradesh
D.    Jammu & Kashmir
E.     Uttar Pradesh

 

  1. What is the name of new Solicitor General of India?
A.    Tapan Ray
B.     Ranjit Kumar
C.     Ravi Shankar
D.    Sandeepan Das
E.     Vijay Kumar

 

  1. In which year was World Environment day first observed?
A.    1972
B.     1973
C.     1974
D.    1975
E.     1988

 

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: Answers and Explanations

AnswersExplanation
1.      BThe World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects (GEP) has projected a growth rate of 7.2% for India in the financial year 2017 as against 6.8% growth in 2016.
2.      AB Sai Praneeth clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title defeating Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in a tough three-game final. The shuttler from Andhra Pradesh had reached the final of the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow before his Singapore triumph.In 2016, Sai Praneeth had won the Canada Open Grand Prix.
3.      BVizianagaram a district in Andhra Pradesh has won the MGNREGA National Award for its effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during the time period 2015-16.

 

4.      ELeo Varadkar, the leader of the Fine Gael Party, will become the new Prime Minister of Ireland after defeating his rival Simon Coveney with 60% of votes. Varadkar will become the first gay Prime Minister and will also be the country’s youngest ever leader. He will succeed Taoiseach Enda Kenny as leader of the centre-right party in June 2017.
5.      DReal Madrid has won the 2017 UEFA Champions League football competition by defeating Juventus 4–1 in the final. This is the first time in UEFA Champions League a team won consecutive seasons. Thus, Real Madrid became the first team in the UEFA Champions League era to successfully defend their title. Real Madrid is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.
6.      AThe United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed every year on June 4 to acknowledge the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse.
7.      DThe Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its 3136 kg GSAT-19 communication satellite with its brand new and heaviest – Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III D-1 (GSLV-Mk III D-1) satellite into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on June 5, 2017. The satellite GSAT-19 has an intended life span of 10 years and is developed to improve telecommunication and broadcasting areas.
8.      BIndia has acquired the top position among 30 developing countries on ease of doing business at the 2017 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index (GRDI).
9.      EIndia’s first smartcard-based Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) initiative has launched in Mysuru, Karnataka on June 4, 2017. The cost of the project, partly funded by World Bank’s Global Environmental Facility, for the next six years is Rs 20.5 crore, covering the maintenance of the docking stations and bicycles. About 450 bicycles will be available for public use in the city.
10.  BThe researchers at IIT Kharagpur has developed a wireless technology ‘AmbuSens‘ for remote monitoring of patients’ condition ferried in ambulances. The technology will allow doctors to monitor ECG, heart-rate, temperature and blood-pressure of patients moving in ambulances and fitted with wireless sensors. This will help doctors to advise technicians travelling with the patient to deal with the situation.
11.  ANepali-Hindi film Ralang Road directed by Karma Takapa will represent India at the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival at Karlovy Vary in Czech Republic, which is scheduled to be held from June 30 to July 8, 2017. It will be after 13 years that an Indian film will compete with other international films at this film festival.
12.  DEvery year World Environment Day (WED) is observed on 5 June to raise global awareness worldwide for the protection of our environment and the planet Earth. It is the single largest celebration of our environment each year.
13.  CIndian wild card Nitin Kumar Sinha has won the boys singles title at the 2017 HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship. He defeated Malaysian player Christian Didier Chin in a final match held at the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge – Balewadi, in Pune.
14.  BGaneshan Neelakanta Iyer has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee (URC). His term will be for two years and is extendable. Iyer is the only assigned competition manager of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in India.
15.  EShashi Shekhar Vempati, a former principal architect of Infosys Technologies, has been appointed the new chief executive officer (CEO) of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati for a period of five years.
16.  CIndia has been ranked 37th out of 103 nations in the 2017 global Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI), according to a new report by the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative. The OPHI is an economic research centre at the Oxford University, led by Professor Sabina Alkire
17.  AThe Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has formed committee to improve standards of corporate governance of listed companies. The committee under the chairmanship of Uday Kotak, chief of Kotak Mahindra Bank, will submit the report within a period of 4 months. The committee would make recommendations to SEBI on ensuring independence in spirit of independent directors and their active participation in functioning of the company and steps for improving safeguards and disclosures pertaining to related party transactions.
18.  BThe Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Tripura that covers an area of about 389.54 sq km. It is home to animals like elephants, sambar, buffalo, yapping deer, sarow, wild goa,
19.  BRanjit Kumar is the present Solicitor General of India, whose tenure has been extended by the Government of India (GoI). Beside this, the terms of Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi and five other senior law officers have also been extended
20.  AWorld Environment Day (WED) was established by the United Nations General Assembly to mark the opening of United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972 . The first World Environment Day was observed in 1973 and since then it is being held every year with different themes.

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