Current Affairs Quiz: 19 June 2017

Jun 19, 2017 17:05 IST

19 June 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of 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 ISRO’s interplanetary mission that completed 1000 Earth days in its orbit, Sardar Sarovar Dam and NDA's presidential candidate among others.

1. The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict was observed globally on which day?
a) 19 June
b) 16 June
c) 18 June
d) 17 June

2. Which party has won a clear parliamentary majority in the 2017 French legislative elections?
a) The Socialist Party
b) The National Front
c) En Marche
d) The Conservative Republican Party

3. Which country has announced the opening of online visitor visa applications for Indian nationals?
a) United Kingdom
b) France
c) Canada
d) Australia

4. Which state’s Chief Minister announced that the state would be shielding 12% reservation for poor Muslim communities even in highest office of the Central government?
a) Maharashtra
b) Odisha
c) Telangana
d) Kerala

5. Name the interplanetary mission by ISRO that completed 1000 Earth days in its orbit on 19 June 2017.
a) Chandrayaan-1
b) Mangalayaan
d) Cartosat-2E

6. Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State for Culture & Tourism launched the implementation of the ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ from this city.
a) Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
b) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
c) Jaipur, Rajasthan  
d) Ranchi, Jharkhand

7. The implementation of the ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma. Consider the statements in relation to the mission.
I. It was launched in a block level mega talent hunt programme named Sanskritik Pratibha Khoj Samaroh.
II. The Mission is part of the ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ umbrella.
III. Ministry of Culture launched it in the year of commemoration of the birth centenary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay, who hailed from Mathura.

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

8. Narmada Control Authority has cleared the final raising of the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) by lowering of the gates and impounding of water in the reservoir up to its Full Reservoir Level (FRL) of EL 138.68 meters. The dam is located in this state.
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Rajasthan
c) Maharashtra
d) Gujarat

9. Who of the following will be NDA's presidential candidate for the upcoming presidential election?
a) Draupadi Murmu
b) Ramnath Kovind
c) Najma Heptulla
d) Lal Krishna Advani

10. The Union Government is planning to set up an academy to promote a Bhasha, a dialect of Hindi that is spoken in four to five districts of a state. Name the Bhasha.
a) Maithili
b) Braj
c) Bhojpuri
d) Maghi

11. A regional Silk Research and Production centre will be set up in which city of Uttar Pradesh?
a) Varanasi
b) Kanpur
c) Barabanki
d) Gorkahpur

As per a new study conducted by the UN Refugee Agency, how many people were displaced worldwide in the year 2016?
a) 64.5 million
b) 63.4 million
c) 65.6 million
d) 62.3 million

13. Who of the following was declared as the Player of the Series at the recently concluded 2017 ICC Champions Trophy?
a) Shikhar Dhawan
b) Rohit Sharma
c) Hasan Ali
d) Joe Root

14. Name the President of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission who passed away recently.
a) Swami Gahanananda
b) Swami Atmasthananda
c) Swami Ranganathananda
d) Swami Gambhirananda

15. Who of the following won the 2017 Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title?
a) Kidambi Srikanth
b) Sai Praneeth
c) Kazumasa Sakai
d) None of the above

1. (a) 19 June
2. (c) En Marche
3. (d) Australia
4. (c) Telangana
5. (b) Mangalayaan
6. (a) Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
7. (d) I, II and III
8. (d) Gujarat
9. (b) Ramnath Kovind
10. (b) Braj
11. (d) Gorkahpur
12. (c) 65.6 million
13. (c) Hasan Ali
14. (b) Swami Atmasthananda
15. (a) Kidambi Srikanth

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