Current Affairs Quiz: 28 June 2017

28 June 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like 2017 Copa del Rey Juvenil title, Trafficking in Persons report 2017 and National Education Policy among others.

1. The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board announced to increase the group insurance cover for the pilgrims to
a) Rs 3 lakh
b) Rs 4 lakh
c) Rs 5 lakh
d) Rs 2 lakh

2. Which of the following teams won the 2017 Copa del Rey Juvenil title?
a) Atletico Madrid
b) Barcelona
c) Sevilla
d) Real Madrid

3. Who of the following was appointed as the President of the India International Centre?
a) Soli Sorabjee
b) Keshari Nath Tripathi
c) Narinder Nath Vohra
d) Rameshwar Thakur

4. India has been put in which of the following grading as per the Trafficking in Persons report 2017?
a) Tier 1
b) Tier 2
c) Tier 2 Watch List
d) Tier 3

5. Which committee was constituted to draft the final National Education Policy (NEP) document?
a) K Kasturirangan committee
b) TV Kattimani committee
c) T S R Subramanian committee
d) KJ Alphonse committee

6. Who became the first turbaned Sikh woman to be appointed as Canada’s Supreme Court judge?
a) Harita Kaur Shergill
b) Palbinder Kaur Shergill
c) Sukhpreet Kaur
d) Gulab Kaur

7. How much fine was imposed on Google by EU anti-trust regulator?
a) 1.50 billion euro
b) 1.83 billion euro
c) 2.42 billion euro
d) 2.7 billion euro

8. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) formed a committee to implement which committee’s reform proposals?
a) Justice MB Shah Committee
b) Justice Dalveer Bhandari Committee
c) Justice Kasturirangan Committee
d) Justice RM Lodha Committee

9. Which cricketer faces a suspension ban of six months for breaching his contract?
a) Shoaib Malik
b) Lasith Malinga
c) Ravindra Jadeja
d) Thisara Perera

10. Which Indian cargo port was recently hit by a global ransomware attack?
a) Haldia Port
b) Jawaharlal Nehru Port
c) Kamarajar Port
d) Kandla Port

11. The 6th Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting took place on 27 June 2017 between India and which country?
a) China
b) Bangladesh
c) Myanmar
d) Russia

12. Which country has launched the biggest-ever new generation destroyer?
a) China
b) The United States of America
c) Russia
d) The United Kingdom

13. Name the institution or ministry whose new draft of a New Energy Policy says that the government should split the seven units of state-controlled Coal India Limited (CIL) into independent companies.
a) Ministry of Coal
b) NITI Aayog
c) Finance Ministry
d) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

14. India and the Netherlands on 27 June 2017 released a Joint Communiqué at The Hague. Consider the following statements in light of the MoUs.
I. The Joint Communique was released after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart, Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
II. The communiqué talks about the efforts to strengthen global non-proliferation objectives.
III. The communiqué says that the two Prime Ministers agreed to continue their joint efforts to strengthen a free, open and secure cyberspace.
Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only II and III
d) I, II and III

15. India on 27 June 2017 signed an agreement for IBRD Credit of an amount from World Bank for “Assam State Public Financial Institutional Reforms Project” in New Delhi. What is the amount for which the agreement was signed?
a) USD 15 Million
b) USD 35 Million
c) USD 55 Million
d) USD 135 Million

ANSWER
1. (a) Rs 3 lakh
2. (d) Real Madrid
3. (c) Narinder Nath Vohra
4. (b) Tier 2
5. (a) K Kasturirangan committee
6. (b) Palbinder Kaur Shergill
7. (c) 2.42 billion euro
8. (d) Justice RM Lodha Committee
9. (b) Lasith Malinga
10. (b) Jawaharlal Nehru Port
11. (c) Myanmar
12. (a) China
13. (b) NITI Aayog
14. (d) I, II and III
15. (b) USD 35 Million

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