10 Jun 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- June 1st Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- June 1st Week 2016:                                        
Dear Readers, Weekly Current affairs Quiz about the country and world were asked here. Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive and banking exams can use these questions.

Take the Weekly Current Affairs Test given below and Comment your Score out of 30 in the Comment Box

1). Which of the following countries has topped the Global Slavery index for 2015?
a)   China
b)   Nigeria
c)   South Sudan
d)   North Korea
e)   Somalia


2). Who among the following was appointed recently as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee?
a)   Alka Sirohi
b)   Hem Chandra Gupta
c)   Manbir Singh
d)   BS Bassi
e)   None of the above


3). Name the Sri Lankan bowler who has been recently announced his retirement in Test Cricket?
a)   Jeffrey Vandersay
b)   Niroshan Dickwella
c)   Lahiru Gamage
d)   Nuwan Kulasekara
e)   None of these


4). Which among the following state government has planned to use the Sachin Tendulkar’s name for Anti-Drug Campaign?
a)   Karnataka
b)   Kerala
c)   Haryana
d)   Maharashtra
e)   Madhya Pradesh


5). Who has been recently appointed as the first ever chief executive officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?
a)   Anshu Jain
b)   Rahul Johri
c)   Abhi Talwalker
d)   Ajay Banga
e)   None of these


6). Which among the following countries launched Quantum communication satellite?
a)   Russia
b)   China
c)   Australia
d)   New Zealand
e)   USA


7). Name the first state to give social welfare benefits to transgender community?
a)   Bihar
b)   Odisha
c)   Sikkim
d)   Meghalaya
e)   Telengana


8). Name the Country Hosting Asia's largest annual security forum ?
a)   Japan
b)   Russia
c)   Singapore
d)   Malaysia
e)   Switzerland


9). Who has been appointed as a chief of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)?
a)   Rohit Agarwal
b)   Navin Agarwal
c)   RS Agarwal
d)   Kiran Agarwal
e)   Ragu Agarwal


10). Name the Country Topped the 'Good Country 2015' Index?
a)   Norway 
b)   Sweden
c)   Thailand
d)   Hong Kong       
e)   Libya


11). Who has been appointed as new MD of  State Bank of Mysore..?
a)   A Bhattacharya         
b)   NK Chari             
c)   Vishal Sikha   
d)   Nita Ambani    
e)   C Lagarde


12). Who is the Winner of French Open Mixed Doubles Title 2016?
a)   Martina Hingis- Ivan Dodig           
b)   Martina Hingis-Bob Bryan 
c)   Leander Paes -Martina Hingis        
d)   Leander Paes-Sania Mirza
e)   Mahesh Bhoopathy-Sania Mirza


13). Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passed away belongs to which country?
a)   US                 
b)   UK                 
c)   France  
d)   Russia  
e)   Japan


14). Which among the following states has become the first state in the country to have a State Data Centre (SDC)?
a)   Andhra Pradesh
b)   Himachal Pradesh
c)   Madhya Pradesh
d)   Arunachal Pradesh
e)   Uttar Pradesh


15). Which among the following states government have recently signed an MoU with California (US) for cooperation in fields of business innovation, alternative energy, and education?
a)   Karnataka
b)   Maharashtra
c)   Telangana
d)   Mizoram
e)   Punjab


16). CR Sasikumar has taken over as Managing Director of
a)   State Bank of Hyderabad
b)   State Bank of Patiala
c)   State Bank of Travancore
d)   State Bank of Mysore
e)   State bank of Bikaner and Jaipur


17). Name the person who has been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest university graduate.
a)   Shigemi Hirata
b)   Setsuko Hara
c)   Machiko Kyô
d)   Toshirô Mifune
e)   None of the above


18). Arun and Anoop George, have invented a low-cost wind turbine to make renewable energy affordable to all. They belong to which state?
a)   Karnataka
b)   Kerala
c)   Gujarat
d)   Delhi
e)   None of the above


19). Avtar Singh has qualified for the Rio Olympics in the under which category?
a)   Boxing
b)   Fencing
c)   Rowing
d)   Sailing
e)   Judo


20). Which state government has recently announced its first ever IT and Electronics Start-up Policy that has special focus on encouraging new ventures by providing them various incentives and subsidies?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Gujarat
c)   Madhya Pradesh
d)   Karnataka
e)   Haryana


21). Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off IRCTC's Tiger Express, a semi-luxury train to spread awareness among people regarding tiger conservation. The train travels between
a)   Delhi and Bhubaneswar
b)   Delhi and Patna
c)   Delhi and Bangalore
d)   Delhi and Mumbai
e)   Mumbai and Bangalore


22). India seven agreements and agreed to share intelligence to combat 'hawala' transactions (illegal money movement) and terror financing with which among the following countries?
a)   Oman
b)   Iran
c)   Qatar
d)   Yemen
e)   Bahrain


23). Who has been named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission's youth-based Swachh Saathi programme?
a)   Ritika Singh
b)   Alia Bhatt
c)   Dia Mirza
d)   Nimrat Kaur
e)   None of the above


24). Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) have said it will hold a 15-day campaign across India from June 27 to spread awareness about the National Pension System (NPS). Who is the chairman of PFRDA?
a)   Yogesh Agarwal
b)   Hemant Contractor
c)   Upendra Kumar Sinha
d)   Montek Singh Ahluwalia
e)   None of the above


25). India has jumped 13 positions from last year to rank _____ among 30 developing countries this year on ease of doing business.
a)   10th
b)   15th
c)   3rd
d)   5th
e)   2nd


26). Novak Djokovic beats whom to claim 1st French Open title?
a)   Rodger Federar
b)   Rafel Nadal
c)   Andy Murray
d)   Stan Wawrinka
e)   None of the above


27). Name the India's first Mr Universe who passed away in Kolkata recently.
a)   Manohar Aich
b)   Bikram Saluja
c)   Sachin Khurana
d)   Kawaljit Anand singh
e)   Taheer Ali


28). ______ has bagged National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for the year 2015 from The Institute of Cost Accountants of India under the category of Public Service Sector- Small.
a)   RailTel
b)   Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited
c)   Central Electronics Limited
d)   V.O. Chidambaranar Port
e)   None of the above


29). Union Minister for Road Transport, Surface and shipping Nitin Gadkari launched Setu Bhartam project in
a)   Himachal Pradesh
b)   Odisha
c)   West Bengal
d)   Maharashtra
e)   Gujarat


30). Post Offices in the country are going to witness core banking operations by ______ with 1.33 lakh postmen carrying handheld ATMs.
a)   2019
b)   2022
c)   2017
d)   2025
e)   2023


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