23 Jun 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- June 2nd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- June 2nd 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). World Oceans Day is being observed on June 8 to raise awareness of the challenges humanity faces to protect the world's oceans. The theme for the year 2016 is
a)   Healthy oceans, healthy planet
b)   Together we have the power to protect the ocean
c)   Youth: the Next Wave for Change
d)   Oceans of Life: Pick your favourite
e)   None of the above


2). President Pranab Mukherjee embarks on a four-day visit to Ghana and Ivory Coast beginning June 12. Who is the President of Ghana?
a)   Faure Gnassingbé
b)   Patrice Talon
c)   Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
d)   Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
e)   John Dramani Mahama


3). An Indo-Korean joint coast guard four day exercise will be held off Chennai coast from June 8. Name of the exercise is
a)   Sahyog Hyeoblyeog
b)   Sahyog-Kaijin
c)   KONKAN
d)   Simbex
e)   None of the above


4). Who was named an international goodwill ambassador by the head of the U.N.’s AIDS-fighting organization?
a)   Rohit Bal
b)   Kenneth Cole
c)   Ritu Kumar
d)   Masaba Gupta
e)   Mandira Bedi


5). Who took charge as the Director of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA)?
a)   Shahid Rasool
b)   Mohammad Shadiq
c)   Asgar Mirza
d)   Gourav Mishra
e)   None of the above


6). Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has appointed a judicial commission to probe into the recent Mathura violence. The Judicial commission will be headed by
a)   Justice Vinod Kumar Srivastsva
b)   Justice SK Mittal
c)   Justice Mohit S. Shah
d)   Justice Mirza Imtiyaz Murtaza
e)   None of the above


7). Dr Shahid Rasool appointed as the new director of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia. Where the CEMCA is headquartered?
a)   Mumbai
b)   New Delhi
c)   Bangalore
d)   Allahabad
e)   Ahmadabad


8). Name the Indian entrepreneur who has been named by Time magazine to its 2016 list of “10 millennials who are changing the world”?
a)   Umesh Sachdev
b)   Firas Alshater
c)   Simone Biles
d)   Francesco Sauro
e)   None of the above


9). India has been ranked ______ on the 2016 Global Peace Index.
a)   141
b)   142
c)   143
d)   144
e)   145


10). Famous personality KK Katyal passed away after a brief illness. Who is he?
a)   Politician
b)   Actor
c)   Journalist
d)   Magician
e)   Musician


11). Who launches ‘Swachh Map’ app of Rajkot civic body that will enable residents to register complaints of sanitation by sending photos using it?
a)   Raj Nath singh
b)   Arun Jaitely
c)   Sushma Swaraj
d)   Venkaiah Naidu
e)   None of the above


12). Which country has topped in the list of 19 countries figuring in the 2016 Malware Infection Index (MII) in the Asia-Pacific region?
a)   India
b)   Pakistan
c)   Bangladesh
d)   Sri Lanka
e)   None of the above


13). Senior IAS officer Rama Mohan Rao has been appointed as the Chief  Rama Mohana Rao Secretary of
a)   Tamil Nadu
b)   Kerala
c)   Karnataka
d)   Andhra Pradesh
e)   Telangana



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14). Who has been appointed as the head of the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)?
a)   Per Lodin
b)   Yukiya Amano
c)   Ahmed Saleem
d)   Donald Kaberuka
e)   None of the above


15). Which bank has launched India’s first internationally-listed certified green bond to finance climate change solutions around the world at London Stock Exchange (LSE)?
a)   HDFC Bank
b)   ICICI Bank
c)   RBL Bank
d)   Bank of Baroda
e)   Axis Bank


16). Which bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd to help farmers associated with the latter to avail of finance against receivables due from the company?
a)   Punjab National Bank
b)   State Bank of India
c)   IDBI Bank
d)   Bank of India
e)   Indian Bank


17). Name the mobile application launched by the Union Ministry of Power to serve customers in the field of renewable energy.
a)   Surya Sakthi
b)   Surya Kiran
c)   Surya Mitra
d)   SowraVidtyut
e)   SowraShakthi


18). India, the US and _____ started the MALABAR-16 naval exercise off the Western Pacific coast, close to the disputed South China sea.
a)   France
b)   Sri Lanka
c)   Brazil
d)   Japan
e)   South Africa


19). Which company has been conferred the National Award for Best Performing Central PSU for Roof Top Solar Power initiatives?
a)   Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.
b)   Coal India Limited.
c)   GAIL (India) Limited.
d)   Airports Authority of India
e)   Hindustan Aeronautics Limited


20). Who has been chosen to be the flag-bearer​ of the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympics’ opening ceremony on August 5.
a)   SainaNehwal
b)   K Srikanth
c)   AbhinavBindra
d)   Mangal Singh Champia
e)   Inderjeet Singh


21). Every year on 12 June is observed as World Anti Child Labour day. The theme for the year 2016 is
a)   End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!
b)   Teachers and Education Unions: Ending Child Labour
c)   One hour against child labour
d)   Child labour: Quality education is the right response
e)   None of the above


22). Which state became the first state in India to have an open government data portal linked?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Sikkim
c)   Kerala
d)   Nagaland
e)   Mizoram


23). Food Corporation of India (FCI), a state-run organization has signed an agreement with the ________ for construction of two silos to store wheat, at an estimated cost of about Rs 80 crore.
a)   Hinduja Group
b)   Adani Group
c)   Aditya Birla Group
d)   Ajanta Group
e)   GMR Group


24). Who was appointed as a part-time member of the 21st Law Commission of India recently?
a)   AP Shah
b)   SN Kapoor
c)   G Narayana Raju
d)   Yogesh Tyagi
e)   Satya Pal Jain


25). The Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavlamban Mission (VNSSM), set up by which state government, proposes to provide new crop loans to all farmers in 14 districts in a bid to arrest suicides?
a)   Haryana
b)   Kerala
c)   Maharashtra
d)   Madhya Pradesh
e)   Sikkim


26). India and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) agreed to resolve the outstanding issues for resumption of long-stalled negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement. Which among the following countries does not belong to EFTA members?
a)   Switzerland
b)   Croatia
c)   Liechtenstein
d)   Iceland
e)   Norway


27). Who among the following Bollywood actress was nominated for 2016 Teen Choice Awards?
a)   Depika Padukone
b)   Priyanka Chopra
c)   Kareena Kapoor
d)   Sunny Leone
e)   Anuskha Sharma


28). Which country recently became the co-chair of Working Group on Maritime Situational Awareness under Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS)?
a)   Sri Lanka
b)   Kenya
c)   Afghanistan
d)   India
e)   Myanmar


29). Which ministry has released the Draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 to invite comments and suggestions from public recently?
a)   Shipping ministry
b)   Water Resources ministry
c)   Drinking water and Sanitation Ministry
d)   Consumer affairs ministry
e)   None of the above


30). Surya Mitra mobile App at National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power is launched by
a)   Narendra Modi
b)   M Venkaiah Naidu
c)   Suresh Prabhu
d)   Ram Vilas Paswan
e)   Piyush Goyal


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