Current Affairs Quiz – June, 2017 – Set 3



Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is the first set of Current Affairs Quiz from June, 2017.

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1. The Union Government recently
announced to implement India’s first Rural LED Street Lighting Project in which
state?
1) Andhra Pradesh
2) Telangana
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) Rajasthan
2. Who among the following was
chosen for Kalinga International Literary Award 2017?
1) Paramita Satpathy
2) Haraprasad Das
3) Vairamuthu
4) Anand Neelakantan
5) None of them
3. The Millennium Stadium is
located in which of the following nation?
1) England
2) Wales
3) Spain
4) Germany
5) France
4. What is the Statutory
Liquidity Ratio according the second bi-monthly monetary policy?
1) 21%
2) 20.25%
3) 20%
4) 20.50%
5) 21.75%
5. Starting FY18, the government
plans to spend how much amount under the Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK)
over the next five years?
1) Rs 1.19 lakh crore
2) Rs 1.21 lakh crore
3) Rs 1.18 lakh crore
4) Rs 1.16 lakh crore
5) Rs 1.12 lakh crore
6. The Union Cabinet, chaired by
the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 7 June 2017 approved the Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) between Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) and Export-import
Bank of Korea (KEXIM) for export credit of _________.
1) USD 8 billion
2) USD 7 billion
3) USD 10 billion
4) USD 9 billion
5) USD 6 billion
7. Telangana became 1st Indian
state to launch pension for single women. Under the scheme, the state
government would be giving a pension of about __________.
1) Rs 1500
2) Rs 1200
3) Rs 1800
4) Rs 2000
5) Rs 1000
8. The Union government would be
appointing Nyaya Mitras across the country to speed up the hearing of cases
that have been pending in the lower courts for the last ____________.
1) 8 years
2) 10 years
3) 12 years
4) 15 years
5) 5 years
9. The first project for rural
LED street lighting in the country under the Government of India’s Street
Lighting National Project (SLNP) is funded by a developmental agency of which
nation?
1) Germany
2) USA
3) Canada
4) France
5) Australia
10. Which of the following Indian
personality recently joined UN campaign ‘Super Dads’?
1) Shah Rukh Khan
2) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
3) Sachin Tendulkar
4) Amir Khan
5) Both 2 and 3
11. Who among the following on 7
June 2017 inaugurated the ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk
Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre
1) J P Nadda
2) CK Mishra
3) Narendra Modi
4) Maneka Gandhi
5) Faggan Singh Kulaste
12. With which of the following
state did Siemens recently sign a MoU to establish four Centers of Excellence
across the state?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Maharashtra
4) Karnataka
5) Chhattisgarh
Answers & Explanations
1. (1) The Union government would
be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram
Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh. The project would be undertaken
through the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of
Power.
2. (4) Neelakantan was chosen for
the Kalinga International Literary Award, Haraprasad Das was chosen for the
Kalinga Literary Youth Award and Satpathy was chosen for the Kalinga Karubaki
Award.
3. (2) The Millennium Stadium is
located in Cardiff, Wales. The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff hosted the final
of UEFA Champions League.
4. (3) Statutory Liquidity Ratio
cut by 0.5% to 20%.
5. (1) Starting FY18, the
government plans to spend Rs 1.19 lakh crore under the Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha
Kosh (RRSK) over the next five years.
6. (4) The Union Cabinet, chaired
by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 7 June 2017 approved the Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) between Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) and
ExportImport Bank of Korea (KEXIM) for export credit of USD 9 billion.
7. (5)
8. (2) The Union government would
be appointing Nyaya Mitras across the country to speed up the hearing of cases
that have been pending in the lower courts for the last 10 years.
9. (4) A French Development
Agency, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), is funding the entire capital
cost of the project.
10. (3)
11. (2)

12. (4) Siemens Industry Software
India Pvt. Ltd., has signed an MoU with the Karnataka Government Tool Room and
Training Center and DesignTech Systems Limited to establish four Centers of
Excellence across the state.

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