Current Affairs Quiz – June, 2017 – Set 4



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

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1. For which of the following sector did NITI Aayog launch
the SATH programme?
1) Health Sector
2) Education Sector
3) Telecom Sector
4) Both 1 and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3
2. The Indian Railways is all set to induct about 40000
revamped coaches at an estimated cost of ___________ to provide world-class comfort
to passengers.
1) Rs 8000 Cr
2) Rs 6000 Cr
3) Rs 10000 Cr
4) Rs 7000 Cr
5) Rs 12000 Cr
3. Which of the following state recently reiterated demand
for a separate time zone for the north-eastern states?
1) Meghalaya
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Mizoram
4) Assam
5) Tripura
4. With which of the following nation did India recently sign
a MoU to institutionalise cooperation between both Parliaments?
1) Indonesia
2) Nepal
3) Germany
4) Maldives
5) Mauritius
5. How many Sectoral Groups did the GST Council constituted
for smooth implementation of GST?
1) 16
2) 24
3) 28
4) 18
5) 12
6. NITI Aayog has recently launched the SATH programme. What
does T stands for in SATH?
1) Training
2) Transforming
3) Technical
4) Transaction
5) Total
7. All goods and services, under the GST regime, are broadly
placed in how many tax slabs?
1) 4
2) 5
3) 6
4) 3
5) 2
8. The Union Ministry of Law and Justice has cleared the
Kambala Bill 2017, legalising Kambala, a traditional race involving buffaloes
held in ____________.
1) Kerala
2) Karnataka
3) Telangana
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu
9. What was Virat Kohli’s rank in Forbes list of highest
paid athletes 2017?
1) 81st
2) 83rd
3) 89th
4) 86th
5) 87th
10. World Day against Child Labour is observed on _______.
1) 12 June
2) 13 June
3) 14 June
4) 15 June
5) 11 June
11. Who among the following Indian actors was /were featured
in the Forbes’ annual list of the highest-earning entertainers in the world
2017?
1) Salman Khan
2) Akshay Kumar
3) Shah Rukh Khan
4) Amir Khan
5) All 1, 2 and 3
12. Who won the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017?
1) Spain
2) Germany
3) England
4) Brazil
5) France
13. Rafael Nadal won the French Open Men’s Singles title
2017 by defeating _________.
1) Novak  Djokovic
2) Andy Murray
3) Roger Federer
4) Stan Wawrinka
5) Jo Wilfred Songa
14. International Albinism Awareness Day is observed on
__________.
1) 11 June
2) 14 June
3) 12 June
4) 15 June
5) 13 June
15. Project Jal Sanchay has been selected for the national
award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee
programme (MGNREGP). This project was launched by which of the following state?
1) Karnataka
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Punjab
4) Bihar
5) Uttar Pradesh
Answers & Explanations
1. (4) To usher in transformation
in the education and healthcare sectors along with State governments, NITI
Aayog has launched the SATH (Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital)
programme.
2. (1) The Indian Railways is all
set to induct about 40000 revamped coaches at an estimated cost of Rs 8,000 Cr
to provide world-class comfort to passengers.
3. (2) Pema Khandu, Chief
Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, on 12
June 2017 reiterated demand for a separate time zone for the north-eastern
states.
4. (5) India, Mauritius sign MoU
to institutionalise cooperation between both Parliaments.
5. (4) The GST Council on 9 June
2017 constituted 18 Sectoral Groups representing various sectors of the economy
to ensure smooth implementation of GST by timely responding to the issues and
problems of the respective Sector.
6. (2) To usher in transformation
in the education and healthcare sectors along with State governments, NITI
Aayog has launched the SATH (Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital)
programme.
7. (2) All goods and services,
under the GST regime, are broadly placed in five tax slabs — 0, 5, 12, 18, and
28 per cent.
8. (2)
9. (3)
10. (1) The World Day against
Child Labour was observed globally on 12 June 2017 with the theme In conflicts
and disasters, protect children from child labour.
11. (5)
12. (3) England on 11 June 2017
lifted the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time ever. England defeated
Venezuela 1-0 in the summit clash held in Suwon, South Korea.
13. (4)
14. (5) The International
Albinism Awareness Day was observed on 13 June 2017 with an aim to end multiple
forms of discrimination that is faced by people who suffers from albinism.
15. (4) Project Jal Sanchay, a
water conservation model adopted successfully by the authorities in Nalanda
district of south-central Bihar, has been selected for the national award for
excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme
(MGNREGP) by the Union ministry of rural development.

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