GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 17th June 2016

17th June 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. The Union Cabinet has approved a Rs 2,070-crore highways project in which state
  2. A.Odisha
    B. Punjab
    C. Haryana
    D.Madhya Pradesh

  3. Who was nominated as the next American Ambassador to Malaysia by US President Barack Obama
  4. A. Lakshmi Narayanan
    B. Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir
    C.Sheela Balakrishnan
    D.None of the above

  5. Which content sharing website has acquired gesture based keyboard app company Fleksy
  6. A. Instagram
    B.Twitter
    C. Facebook
    D. Pinterest

  7. Which bank has bagged the Jamnalal Bajaj award for fair business practices
  8. A.Karnataka Bank
    B. Andhra Bank
    C. Tamilnad Mercantile Bank
    D.Punjab National Bank

  9. World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) was observed on which date
  10. A.June 14
    B. June 15
    C. June 16
    D. June 17

  11. Scientists have discovered an ancient space rock that can reveal more about life on earth. What is this meteorite called
  12. A.Ost 55
    B. Ost 65
    C.Ost 75
    D.Ost 85

  13. Who has chosen for the Mohun Bagan Ratna 2016
  14. A.Stephen Constantine
    B.Syed Nayeemuddin
    C. Rahim
    D.Peter Thangaraj

  15. Who has been appointed as the Director General of Doordarshan
  16. A.Supriya Sahu
    B. G.Govindaraj
    C. Praveen Kumar Gupta
    D.Amit Yadav

  17. Which country has launched the new Project 22220 nuclear powered icebreaker dubbed 'Arktika'
  18. A.China
    B. Russia
    C. India
    D.USA

  19. For digital India, which company has inaugurated Unnati Kendra
  20. A.Intel
    B. Microsoft
    C. Google
    D. Yahoo

  21. Twitter has invested US $70 million in which music service
  22. A.Apple Music
    B. Spotify
    C. SoundCloud
    D.None of the above

  23. Recently annual 45-day ban on deep sea fishing is announced in which state
  24. A.Tamil Nadu
    B. Kerala
    C. Gujarat
    D.Andhra Pradesh

  25. Who has the most number of dismissals in One-Day International (ODI) cricket
  26. A.Adam Gilchrist
    B. Mark Boucher
    C. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    D.Kumar Sangakkara

  27. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for Indian membership of ICDP.What is the full form of ICDP
  28. A.Integrated Conservation Development Project
    B.International Continental Scientific Drilling Program
    C.International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace
    D.International Child Development Program

  29. International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Headquarters located in which city
  30. A.Paris
    B. London
    C.New York
    D.Washington

  31. Who has launched two polices related to Parcel Leasing and Parcel Cargo Train Express
  32. A.Union Ministry of Urban Development
    B. Union Ministry of Railways
    C. Union Ministry of Finance
    D.None of the above

  33. Which bank has launched Bengaluru's first ATM that accepts Aadhaar number and Aadhaar fingerprint (biometric) instead of ATM/Debit Card and PIN to dispense cash
  34. A.DCB Bank
    B. HDFC Bank
    C. Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D. RBl Bank

  35. Who has been been elected as the head of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  36. A.Sunil Mittal
    B.Mukesh Ambani
    C.Dilip Shanghvi
    D.Azim Premji

  37. Vidyanjali Mobile App can be used by anyone to register for volunteer work at which field of government
  38. A.Teacher
    B. Nurse
    C. Engineers
    D. Coach

  39. Which of the following Ministry has launched the Vidyanjali Mobile App
  40. A.Union Ministry of Home Affairs
    B. Union Ministry of Finance
    C.Union Ministry of Urban Development
    D.Union Ministry of Human Resource Development

  41. Who among the following actress has appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
  42. A.Agnes Bruckner
    B.Alyssa Milano
    C.Angelina Jolie
    D.Anne Hathaway

  43. Name the Assam Congress chief who has passed away on recently
  44. A.Gopinath Munde
    B. Anjan Dutta
    C.Rajendra Dadu
    D.None of the above

  45. "HelpAge SOS" App launched recently.What is the full form of SOS
  46. A.Save our Seniors
    B. Save our Student
    C.Serving our Seniors
    D.Serving our Student

  47. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for enhancement of retirement age of government doctors’ to ______ years
  48. A.62
    B. 58
    C. 65
    D.63

  49. With Space agency Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of outer space
  50. A.European Space Agency
    B. UK Space Agency
    C. Russian Space Agency
    D. Canadian Space Agency

  51. The National Committee on Ramayana Circuit & Krishna Circuit under which scheme
  52. A.Swachh Bharat
    B.Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme
    C.Suraksha Bima Scheme
    D.Swadesh Darshan Scheme

  53. Scientists have decided to release underwater robots into the Bay of Bengal who will help them in providing more accurate data on Indian ____________
  54. A.Monsoon
    B. Sea Water Level
    C. Volcano
    D. Strom

  55. Who has won the Man of the series in One Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe
  56. A.Virat Kohli
    B. Ajinkya Rahane
    C.Lokesh Rahul
    D.Rohit Sharma

  57. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing of a 15 years contract by the Ministry of Earth Sciences with which International Organization
  58. A.Nautilus Minerals Inc
    B.International Seabed Authority
    C.Marine polymetallic sulphides
    D.None of the above

  59. With which country India has signed an MoU for for the cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sector
  60. A.Qatar
    B. Oman
    C. China
    D. Taiwan

  61. Vivian Fonseca Scholar Award is given by which organization
  62. A.Asian Diabetes Association
    B.American Diabetes Association
    C.African Diabetes Association
    D.Australia Diabetes Association

Answers:
  1. B. Punjab
  2. B. Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir
  3. D. Pinterest
  4. A.Karnataka Bank
  5. D. June 17
  6. B. Ost 65
  7. B.Syed Nayeemuddin
  8. A.Supriya Sahu
  9. B. Russia
  10. A.Intel
  11. C. SoundCloud
  12. A.Tamil Nadu
  13. D.Kumar Sangakkara
  14. B.International Continental Scientific Drilling Program
  15. A.Paris
  16. B. Union Ministry of Railways
  17. A.DCB Bank
  18. A.Sunil Mittal
  19. A.Teacher
  20. D.Union Ministry of Human Resource Development
  21. D.Anne Hathaway
  22. B. Anjan Dutta
  23. A.Save our Seniors
  24. C. 65
  25. D. Canadian Space Agency
  26. D.Swadesh Darshan Scheme
  27. A.Monsoon
  28. C.Lokesh Rahul
  29. B.International Seabed Authority
  30. D. Taiwan
  31. B.American Diabetes Association

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