Current Affairs Quiz: 16 June 2017

Published on Friday, June 16, 2017

1. The International Day of Family Remittances is observed on
a. June 15
b. June 18
c. June 17
d. June 16

2. IDCF initiative launched by The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stands for
a. Intensified Dengue Control Fortnight
b. Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight
c. Intensified Dementia Control Fortnight
d. Intensified Depression Control Fortnight

3. Which of the following villages of Haryana will be named after Donald Trump?
a. Mewat
b. Palwal
c. Sirsa
d. Hodal

4. According to the ‘One Family at a Time’ study by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development, what is India's rank in remittance-receiving country in 2016 list?
a. 6
b. 3
c. 1
d. 9

5. In Global Innovation Index (GII) 2017 what is India's rank and which country topped the index?
a. 79, Sweden
b. 60, Switzerland
c. 84, USA
d. 95, UK

6. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced its first equity investment, a $150 million commitment to a fund aimed at pushing infrastructure projects in
a. Syria
b. India
c. Indonesia
d. Israel

7. Which of the following private sector banks has partnered with mobile payments switch TerraPay to enable real time money transfer to bank accounts in India?
a. HDFC Bank
b. City Union Bank
c. Axis Bank
d. Yes Bank

8. State-owned oil firms IOC, BPCL and HPCL signed an agreement to jointly set up India's biggest refinery at which district of Maharashtra?
a. Akola.
b. Ratnagiri
c. Aurangabad
d. Nasik

9. Who has been conferred with 2017 Nanniyode Rajan Memorial Award?
a. V. Sreedharan
b. M. Sreedharan
c. E. Sreedharan
d. I. Sreedharan

10. Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair won the Dorothy Arzner Directors Award for which of the following films?
a. Vanity Fair
b. Queen of Katwe
c. Migration
d. So Far From India

11. Which of the following Indian movies was be showcased at the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival?
a. Sultan
b. Dangal
c. Bahubali
d. Dear Zindagi

12. Who became the first Indian woman to be appointed as a judge at the International Sea Tribunal?
a. Neelu Chadha
b. Neetu Chadha
c. Neenu Chadha
d. Neeru Chadha

13. Who has been appointed to head the Atal Innovation Mission by government of India?
a. Ramanath Ramanan
b. Ramanathan Ramanan
c. Ramanaiya Ramanan
d. Ramayak Ramanan

14. What is the name of Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), China's first X-ray space telescope?
a. Inflex
b. Inflictor
c. Ignite
d. Insight

15. The Koyivila Vijayan Memorial trophy is given to 
a. the best milk producers’ cooperative society
b. the best cotton producers’ cooperative society
c. the best handloom milk producers’ cooperative society
d. Other than the above

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