Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz - June 7

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Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – June 7th 2017

  • Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has launched which initiative to promote skill development in health centre?
  • What is the present repo rate, according to 2nd bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2017-18 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
  • Which country has formally become the new member of North Atlantic Treaty


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  1. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has launched which initiative to promote skill development in health centre?
A.    Skills for safe life
B.     Save lives
C.     Skills for life, Save a life
D.    Skills to save life
E.     None of the Above


  1. What is the present repo rate, according to 2nd bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2017-18 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
A.    6.52%
B.     6.50%
C.     6.30%
D.    6.70%
E.     6.25%


  1. Which country has formally become the new member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization?
A.    United Kingdom
B.     Montenegro
C.     India
D.    Spain
E.     France


  1. Union government has approved MoU between India and which country for export credit of USD 9 million?
A.    Japan
B.     Korea
C.     China
D.    Sri Lanka
E.     UAE


  1. What is the new name of Cairn India Limited post its merger with Vedanta?
A.    Cairn Oil and Gas
B.     Vedanta Oil and Gas
C.     Cairn Vedanta
D.    Cairn ltd
E.     None of the above


  1. What is the name of hottest giant planet discovered recently by scientists?
A.    KELT-9b
B.     KELT-201
C.     KELT-9C
D.    KELT-9d
E.     KELT-1C


  1. according to central government, ministries will have to decide on FDI proposals within how many days of application?
A.    32
B.     42
C.     60
D.    35
E.     40


  1. Shiva Thapa is associated with which sports?
A.    Steeplechase
B.     Badminton
C.     Short Put
D.    Boxing
E.     Baseball


  1. Chandragiri Fort is located in which of the following states?
A.    Maharashtra
B.     Rajasthan
C.     Andhra Pradesh
D.    Uttar Pradesh
E.     Haryana


  1. Which among the following is thermosetting plastic?
A.    Ployproplene
B.     Bakelite
C.     Polythene
D.    Cassesine
E.     PVC


11. India signs Agreement to provide $318 million Line of Credit to which country?

A.    Qatar
B.     China
C.     Iran
D.    Iraq
E.     Sri Lanka


  1. When will be presidential elections held in India?
A.    June 30
B.     June 17
C.     June 21
D.    June1 6
E.     June 29


  1. Which of the following district of Rajasthan does not come under ‘Hadauti region’?


A.    Bundi
B.     Kota
C.     Rawatbhatta
D.    Ramganjmandi
E.     Jodhpur


  1. Where is the headquarters of NATO located??
A.    Belgium
B.     China
C.     Japan
D.    India
E.     None of the ABove


  1. The Coriolis force is maximum at __?
A.    Poles
B.     Equator
C.     Mountain Peaks
D.    Tropics
E.     Plains


  1. Who is the author of famous book “A Journey”?
A.    Amitabh Bachan
B.     Tony Blair
C.     Akshay Kumar
D.    M S Dhoni
E.     A P Gaur


  1. Which famous journalist will be honoured with the RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement in for 2017?
A.    Vinod Dua
B.     Barkha Dutt
C.     Rajdeep Sardesai
D.    Anubhav Siyag
E.     Vinod Vitthal


  1. from which of the following states in India, the Nelore cattle were originally brought to Brazil?
A.    Rajasthan
B.     Tripura
C.     Andhra Pradesh
D.    Jammu & Kashmir
E.     Uttar Pradesh


  1. Who has been appointed as the Chief of Copyright Office?
A.    Tapan Ray
B.     Hoshiar Singh
C.     Ravi Shankar
D.    Sandeepan Das
E.     Vijay Kumar


  1. Which of the following is considered as the secondary pollutant?
A.    Carbon Mono Oxide
B.     Ozone
C.     Benzene
D.    Sulphur di oxide
E.     Hydrogen Sulphate


Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: Answers and Explanations

Answers Explanation
1.      C J P Nadda, the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, has launched “Skill for Life, Save a Life” initiative in New Delhi to promote skill development in the health sector. The purpose of the initiative is to upscale the quality and quantity of trained professionals in the healthcare system. Under this initiative various courses are planned in specific competencies for healthcare professionals as well as for general public.
2.      E As per second bi-monthly monetary and credit policy review for 2017-18 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) remain unchanged at 6.25%. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 6.0%, Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) remains at 4% and the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate at 6.50%.Though, the Central bank has cut the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) by 0.5%. It has projected inflation in the range of 2% to 3.5% for first half of 2017-18 and 3.5% to 4.5% for the second half.
3.      B Montenegro has officially become the 29th member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) at a ceremony in Washington, United States on June 5, 2017.
4.      B The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) and Export-Import Bank of South Korea (KEXIM) for export credit of $9 billion for infrastructural development in India and for the supply of goods and services as part of projects in third countries.
5.      A Cairn India limited will be known as Cairn oil and gas post merger with Vedanta.
6.      A KELT-9b is the warmest world ever discovered. It is twice the size of Jupiter and with temperatures reaching 4600 kelvin.
7.      C The finance Ministry has asked all those ministries tasked with clearing foreign direct investment proposals in the 12 sectors that require government’s nod to take a decision on such proposals within 60 days.
8.      D Shiva Thapa, World Championships bronze-medallist (56kg), has became the first Indian boxer to qualify in the 2016 Olympics by entering the Asian Qualifying Tournament’s final in Qianan, China.
9.      C The historic Chandragiri Fort was venue of the 545th birth anniversary of Vijayanagara emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya in February 2016. The fort is under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and is located at Chandragiri, Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. A fort with same name is also located in Kasaragod District of Kerala.
10.  B Bakelite,or polyoxybenzylmethylengly colanhydride, is an early plastic. It is a thermosetting phenol formaldehyde resin, formed from a condensation reaction of phenol with formaldehyde
11.  E India has inked an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide USD 318 million as line of credit for developing Sri Lanka’s railway sector. The agreement was signed between Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Finance and Mass media, and Managing Director of India’s Export Import Bank in Colombo.
12.  B A presidential election will be held in India on 17 July 2017, and counting will be done on 20th July 2017, five days before the incumbent President’s term expires. The incumbent is eligible for re-election, as no term limits exist in India.
13.  E Hadoti, which was once called the Bundi Kingdom, is a region of Rajasthan state in western India. The biggest cities are Baran and Kota. It includes the districts of Bundi, Baran, Jhalawar and Kota.Pali comes under Marwar region of Rajasthan.
14.  A The headquarters of NATO is situated at Brussels, Belgium. The purpose of NATO is to guarantee the freedom and security of its members through political and military means.
15.  A The Coriolis effect influences the paths of moving objects on Earth and is caused by Earth s rotation. Because Earth s surface rotates at different velocities at different latitudes, objects in motion tend to veer to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere. The Coriolis effect is nonexistent at the equator but increases with latitude, reaching a maximum at the poles.
16.  B A Journey is about understanding the complexities of our global world. As an account of the nature and uses of power, it has a readership that extends well beyond politics, to all those who want to understand the challenges of leadership today.
17.  A Vinod Dua will be honoured with the RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement (LTA) in Journalism for 2017 by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on June 7 in Mumbai in recognition of his extensive and versatile contribution in different formats and subjects.
18.  C India’s first-ever Rural LED Street Lighting Project will be implemented by the Government of India (GoI) in Andhra Pradesh (AP). The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of Power will retrofit10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in AP.
19.  B Hoshiar Singh, a 1994 batch officer of the Indian Telecom Service has been appointed as Registrar of Copyrights for a period of five years as per the recent order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
20.  B Primary pollutants are directly emitted from the sources. Examples of primary pollutants are carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, sulphur dioxide and benzene etc. Secondary pollutants are not emitted directly. They are formed from the combination of primary pollutants with some other compound. Examples of secondary pollutants are Ozone, Formaldehyde, PAN (peroxy acetyl nitrate) and Smog etc.


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