June Current Affairs Mock Test 2017

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  1. Question 1 of 170
    1. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India’s first underwater metro will be constructed in which city?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    West Bengal’s capital Kolkata will get India’s first underwater metro system, which will pass through the Hooghly river. One of the two tunnels has been completed and is built 30 metres below the earth’s surface, near the Howrah Bridge. Notably, this is the first time in India that a tunnel has been made under a flowing river.

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    Explanation :
    West Bengal’s capital Kolkata will get India’s first underwater metro system, which will pass through the Hooghly river. One of the two tunnels has been completed and is built 30 metres below the earth’s surface, near the Howrah Bridge. Notably, this is the first time in India that a tunnel has been made under a flowing river.

  2. Question 2 of 170
    2. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which State Government will commence automatic coastal warning system for disasters by July 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Odisha State government is all set to commission the ambitious Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) that would enable loud sirens go off simultaneously from towers at 122 locations by July 2017. Odisha is the first State in India to have developed an automatic public address system that can be activated along its entire coast.

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    Explanation :
    Odisha State government is all set to commission the ambitious Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) that would enable loud sirens go off simultaneously from towers at 122 locations by July 2017. Odisha is the first State in India to have developed an automatic public address system that can be activated along its entire coast.

  3. Question 3 of 170
    3. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    As per NITI Aayog, India’s economy is expected to grow at ______% in the fiscal ending in March 2018

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Niti Ayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said that India’s economy is expected to grow at 7.5% in the fiscal year ending in March 2018. Speaking at a press conference, he said that the economy will witness a “good” turnaround as early as the next (April-June) quarter itself.

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    Explanation :
    Niti Ayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said that India’s economy is expected to grow at 7.5% in the fiscal year ending in March 2018. Speaking at a press conference, he said that the economy will witness a “good” turnaround as early as the next (April-June) quarter itself.

  4. Question 4 of 170
    4. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Leo Varadkar, an Indian-origin doctor, is set to become the youngest Prime Minister of:

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    Explanation :
    Mr. Varadkar, 38, will officially take over as Taoiseach, as the Irish prime ministerial title is known in Ireland, in Parliament later this month after he was declared the winner in the leadership race for the Fine Gael party. He took a majority of the votes to be declared as the 11th leader of the party as counting concluded in Dublin.

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    Explanation :
    Mr. Varadkar, 38, will officially take over as Taoiseach, as the Irish prime ministerial title is known in Ireland, in Parliament later this month after he was declared the winner in the leadership race for the Fine Gael party. He took a majority of the votes to be declared as the 11th leader of the party as counting concluded in Dublin.

  5. Question 5 of 170
    5. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    What was the theme of ‘World Environment Day’ 2017, celebrated on 5th June, 2017?

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    Explanation :
    World Environment Day (WED) occurs on 5 June every year, and is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The theme for 2017 was ‘Connecting People to Nature’. The host nation was Canada.

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    Explanation :
    World Environment Day (WED) occurs on 5 June every year, and is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The theme for 2017 was ‘Connecting People to Nature’. The host nation was Canada.

  6. Question 6 of 170
    6. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    To attract more passengers to buy online train tickets, Railways has introduced a service ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ which allow passengers to make payment for tickets booked online within a window of _____days.

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    Explanation :
    The facility is available for confirmed, waitlisted and RAC berths. It allows passenger to travel after 5 days of booking ticket, which means they can pay ticket fare 10 days after travelling.

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    Explanation :
    The facility is available for confirmed, waitlisted and RAC berths. It allows passenger to travel after 5 days of booking ticket, which means they can pay ticket fare 10 days after travelling.

  7. Question 7 of 170
    7. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 1, 2017, which State Government launched its own official digital wallet named ‘T – Wallet’ ?

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    Explanation :
    ‘T-Wallet’, the official digital wallet of Telangana State was launched on June 1, 2017 by Telangana IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao. T Wallet is available as an ‘Any Time, Any Where’ digital payment option for everyone. Citizens can use T Wallet to make payments for both Government and Private transactions.

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    Explanation :
    ‘T-Wallet’, the official digital wallet of Telangana State was launched on June 1, 2017 by Telangana IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao. T Wallet is available as an ‘Any Time, Any Where’ digital payment option for everyone. Citizens can use T Wallet to make payments for both Government and Private transactions.

  8. Question 8 of 170
    8. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India has ranked ______ out of 163 countries on Global Peace Index 2017 published by The Institute of Economics and Peace.

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    Explanation :
    India ranked 137th, which marks an improvement from 141st rank in Global Peace Index 2016. Most of the nations in the GPI became more peaceful over the last year with an average increase in peacefulness of 0.28 per cent.

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    Explanation :
    India ranked 137th, which marks an improvement from 141st rank in Global Peace Index 2016. Most of the nations in the GPI became more peaceful over the last year with an average increase in peacefulness of 0.28 per cent.

  9. Question 9 of 170
    9. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    As per Government data released on May 31, 2017, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at what rate in fourth quarter of financial year 2016-17?

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    Explanation :
    As per Government data released on May 31, 2017, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 6.1% year-on-year in fourth quarter of financial year 2016-17 i.e. during January 2017 to March 2017. Owing to this lower number; India lost the fastest growing economy tag to Chinese economy, which grew at 6.9% during January 2017 to March 2017.

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    Explanation :
    As per Government data released on May 31, 2017, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 6.1% year-on-year in fourth quarter of financial year 2016-17 i.e. during January 2017 to March 2017. Owing to this lower number; India lost the fastest growing economy tag to Chinese economy, which grew at 6.9% during January 2017 to March 2017.

  10. Question 10 of 170
    10. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been elected as the President of 72nd session of the UN General Assembly?

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    Explanation :
    On May 31, 2017, Slovak foreign minister Miroslav Lajcak was elected as the President of 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Lajcak, will succeed Fijian diplomat Peter Thomson. The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly will commence from September 12, 2017.

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    Explanation :
    On May 31, 2017, Slovak foreign minister Miroslav Lajcak was elected as the President of 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Lajcak, will succeed Fijian diplomat Peter Thomson. The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly will commence from September 12, 2017.

  11. Question 11 of 170
    11. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)will launch Solar Probe mission in which year?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch Solar Probe mission in year 2018, which will be humanity’s first mission to Sun. This mission has been renamed as Parker Solar Probe in honor of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.

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    Explanation :
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch Solar Probe mission in year 2018, which will be humanity’s first mission to Sun. This mission has been renamed as Parker Solar Probe in honor of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.

  12. Question 12 of 170
    12. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which city will get India’s first ‘freight village’?

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    Explanation :
    Varanasi will get India’s first ‘freight village’ spread over around 100 acres. The plan to set up this project close to the upcoming multi-mode terminal along the Ganga has attracted major players including Dubai Port World and IL&FS.

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    Explanation :
    Varanasi will get India’s first ‘freight village’ spread over around 100 acres. The plan to set up this project close to the upcoming multi-mode terminal along the Ganga has attracted major players including Dubai Port World and IL&FS.

  13. Question 13 of 170
    13. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Aleksandar Vucic has been sworn in as the new President of:

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    Explanation :
    Aleksander Vucic formally stepped down from his Prime Minister’s post on May 31, 2017 and took over his new role after his landslide win in April’s election. He announced that Serbia would not join NATO or become “member of any other military alliance”.

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    Explanation :
    Aleksander Vucic formally stepped down from his Prime Minister’s post on May 31, 2017 and took over his new role after his landslide win in April’s election. He announced that Serbia would not join NATO or become “member of any other military alliance”.

  14. Question 14 of 170
    14. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 2, 2017, India successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha. Prithvi – II has a strike range of:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The Prithvi-II missile is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and is thrusted by liquid propulsion twin engines. It uses advanced inertial guidance system with manoeuvring trajectory to hit its target with precision and accuracy.

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    Explanation :
    The Prithvi-II missile is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and is thrusted by liquid propulsion twin engines. It uses advanced inertial guidance system with manoeuvring trajectory to hit its target with precision and accuracy.

  15. Question 15 of 170
    15. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has set up a committee to advise it on issues relating to corporate governance in Indian firms. Who is the chairman of this committee?

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    Explanation :
    The 21-member committee includes representatives from other companies, stock exchanges, professional bodies, investor groups, law firms, academicians, research professionals and SEBI officials. Uday Kotak, executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd is the chairman of this committee.

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    Explanation :
    The 21-member committee includes representatives from other companies, stock exchanges, professional bodies, investor groups, law firms, academicians, research professionals and SEBI officials. Uday Kotak, executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd is the chairman of this committee.

  16. Question 16 of 170
    16. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Shashi Shekhar Vempati, has been appointed as new chief executive officer (CEO) of:

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    Explanation :
    Vempanti, a technocrat, had been on the board of Prasar Bharati as a part-time member. His appointment as CEO was made on the recommendation of a three-member committee headed by vice-president Hamid Ansari, Press Council of India chairman Justice CK Prasad and the secretary of the Information and Broadcasting ministry who is also the President’s nominee.

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    Explanation :
    Vempanti, a technocrat, had been on the board of Prasar Bharati as a part-time member. His appointment as CEO was made on the recommendation of a three-member committee headed by vice-president Hamid Ansari, Press Council of India chairman Justice CK Prasad and the secretary of the Information and Broadcasting ministry who is also the President’s nominee.

  17. Question 17 of 170
    17. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India has ranked at which position in the World Competitiveness Rankings 2017, compiled by the International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD) World Competitiveness Center?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    India’s 45th rank in this year’s rankings marks a drop by 4 places from 41st rank in 2016 rankings. Hong Kong topped the rankings for the second year. Hong Kong is followed by Switzerland at second position and Singapore at third position.

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    Explanation :
    India’s 45th rank in this year’s rankings marks a drop by 4 places from 41st rank in 2016 rankings. Hong Kong topped the rankings for the second year. Hong Kong is followed by Switzerland at second position and Singapore at third position.

  18. Question 18 of 170
    18. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 1, 2017, India and Russia signed pact for 2 nuclear power units in:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 1, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Following the talks, India and Russia signed pact for 2 nuclear power units in Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu. Russia had been pushing India to sign the agreement on Kudankulam nuclear reactors for the past eight months. The agreement had missed two deadlines earlier.

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    Explanation :
    On June 1, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Following the talks, India and Russia signed pact for 2 nuclear power units in Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu. Russia had been pushing India to sign the agreement on Kudankulam nuclear reactors for the past eight months. The agreement had missed two deadlines earlier.

  19. Question 19 of 170
    19. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which among the following entity has collaborated with Google Maps to give the people its authentic timetable and associated geographic details?

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    Explanation :
    The Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) has collaborated with Google Maps to give the people its authentic timetable and associated geographic details on all the Metro stations on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar route. Through the Google Maps app, the trip timings are provided on each service operated at a frequency of four minutes during peak and eight minutes in non-peak hours.

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    Explanation :
    The Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) has collaborated with Google Maps to give the people its authentic timetable and associated geographic details on all the Metro stations on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar route. Through the Google Maps app, the trip timings are provided on each service operated at a frequency of four minutes during peak and eight minutes in non-peak hours.

  20. Question 20 of 170
    20. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 4, 2017, India successfully test-fired its first all weather tracked-chassis QR-SAM, Abbreviation QR-SAM stands for:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    India successfully test-fired its first all weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QR-SAM) from a mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha on June 4, 2017. The test was carried out for validating various parameters of the sophisticated weapon system to further strengthen its air defence system.

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    Explanation :
    India successfully test-fired its first all weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QR-SAM) from a mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha on June 4, 2017. The test was carried out for validating various parameters of the sophisticated weapon system to further strengthen its air defence system.

  21. Question 21 of 170
    21. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 19, 2017, which State Government announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 19, 2017, Punjab Government announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD. This initiative was one of the key electoral promises made by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

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    Explanation :
    On June 19, 2017, Punjab Government announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD. This initiative was one of the key electoral promises made by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

  22. Question 22 of 170
    22. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India had signed a historical agreement to promote Cooperation in the Field of Archives with which European country?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On May 17, 2017, a Protocol of Cooperation was signed between the National Archives of India and the Minister of Culture of the Portuguese Republic in the field of archives in Lisbon, Portugal.

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    Explanation :
    On May 17, 2017, a Protocol of Cooperation was signed between the National Archives of India and the Minister of Culture of the Portuguese Republic in the field of archives in Lisbon, Portugal.

  23. Question 23 of 170
    23. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Hike Messenger launched the new version of the app with a completely new interface and the addition of a mobile wallet, in partnership with which private sector bank?

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    Explanation :
    With Unified Payments Interface support enabled in Hike 5.0, users can now do free and instant bank-to-bank transfers with their friends. The app now also allows users to recharge their phones and pay their postpaid bill right from inside Hike.

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    Explanation :
    With Unified Payments Interface support enabled in Hike 5.0, users can now do free and instant bank-to-bank transfers with their friends. The app now also allows users to recharge their phones and pay their postpaid bill right from inside Hike.

  24. Question 24 of 170
    24. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Ram Nath Kovind has resigned from the post of ______ following his nomination as the National Democratic Alliance’s presidential candidate.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of Ram Nath Kovind. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will discharge the functions of the Governor of Bihar, in addition to his own duties.

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    Explanation :
    President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of Ram Nath Kovind. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will discharge the functions of the Governor of Bihar, in addition to his own duties.

  25. Question 25 of 170
    25. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Indian Wushu team won how many medals in the Wushu competition of the BRICS Games, which concluded on June 19, 2017, in Guangzhou, China?

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    Explanation :
    On June 18, 2017, the first day of competition, Gyandas won gold medal in Taijiquan/Taijijian, M. Bidheswari Devi won silver and L. Sanatgombhi Chanu won bronze in Taijiquan/Taijijian event. On June 18, 2017, the second and final day, Anjul Namdev clinched the gold medal in Changquan overall event, Ng. Toshibala won silver in Women’s Changquan event, and Sajan Lama settled for bronze medal in Nanquan allround Event.

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    Explanation :
    On June 18, 2017, the first day of competition, Gyandas won gold medal in Taijiquan/Taijijian, M. Bidheswari Devi won silver and L. Sanatgombhi Chanu won bronze in Taijiquan/Taijijian event. On June 18, 2017, the second and final day, Anjul Namdev clinched the gold medal in Changquan overall event, Ng. Toshibala won silver in Women’s Changquan event, and Sajan Lama settled for bronze medal in Nanquan allround Event.

  26. Question 26 of 170
    26. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    P K Kaw who passed away on June 18, 2017, was a renowned:

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    Explanation :
    Professor P K Kaw, a globally-acclaimed plasma physicist who spearheaded India’s efforts to produce energy through thermonuclear fusion, passed away on June 18, 2017. He was 69.

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    Explanation :
    Professor P K Kaw, a globally-acclaimed plasma physicist who spearheaded India’s efforts to produce energy through thermonuclear fusion, passed away on June 18, 2017. He was 69.

  27. Question 27 of 170
    27. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 19, 2017, President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of book ‘Garuda Purana’. This book has been published by:

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    Explanation :
    President Pranab Mukerjee appreciated the efforts made by Dr. Anant Narain Singh and All India Kashiraj Trust (which was inaugurated by the first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad) to preserve and propagate our ancient texts.

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    Explanation :
    President Pranab Mukerjee appreciated the efforts made by Dr. Anant Narain Singh and All India Kashiraj Trust (which was inaugurated by the first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad) to preserve and propagate our ancient texts.

  28. Question 28 of 170
    28. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which among the following, has become the first city in India to use robot to control unruly traffic?

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    Explanation :
    Indore has become the first city in India where a robot is being used on an experimental basis to control its ever growing and unruly traffic. The traffic police in association with a private engineering college of the city for the first time installed a metallic robot at a busy MR 9 intersection on an experimental basis to control the chaotic traffic in the locality.

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    Explanation :
    Indore has become the first city in India where a robot is being used on an experimental basis to control its ever growing and unruly traffic. The traffic police in association with a private engineering college of the city for the first time installed a metallic robot at a busy MR 9 intersection on an experimental basis to control the chaotic traffic in the locality.

  29. Question 29 of 170
    29. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    According to Mercer’s 23rd Annual Cost of Living Survey, which is the most expensive city for expatriates in India?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Mumbai has moved 25 notches up from being at 82 in 2016 while New Delhi is at 99 in 2017 from 130 in 2016, Chennai (135 this year from 158 in 2016), Bengaluru (to 166 from 180) and Kolkata (to 184 from 194).

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Mumbai has moved 25 notches up from being at 82 in 2016 while New Delhi is at 99 in 2017 from 130 in 2016, Chennai (135 this year from 158 in 2016), Bengaluru (to 166 from 180) and Kolkata (to 184 from 194).

  30. Question 30 of 170
    30. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country has recently unveiled world’s first train that operates on a virtual trackusing sensor technology instead of metal rails?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    China has unveiled world’s first train that operates on a virtual track using sensor technology instead of metal rails. This Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART) has been developed by China’s CRRC Zhuzhou Institute. Instead of railway tracks, the train runs on rubber tyres.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    China has unveiled world’s first train that operates on a virtual track using sensor technology instead of metal rails. This Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART) has been developed by China’s CRRC Zhuzhou Institute. Instead of railway tracks, the train runs on rubber tyres.

  31. Question 31 of 170
    31. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    According to data released by Reserve Bank of India, Banks’ credit growth grew at ____%in the fortnight ended June 9, 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    According to data released by Reserve Bank of India, Banks’ credit growth grew at 6.02% to Rs 76,58,212 crore in the fortnight ended June 9. 2017 from Rs 72,22,939 crore in the same period of fiscal 2016. Credit growth was slightly higher than the previous fortnight ended on May 26, 2017.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    According to data released by Reserve Bank of India, Banks’ credit growth grew at 6.02% to Rs 76,58,212 crore in the fortnight ended June 9. 2017 from Rs 72,22,939 crore in the same period of fiscal 2016. Credit growth was slightly higher than the previous fortnight ended on May 26, 2017.

  32. Question 32 of 170
    32. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which bank in association with Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has launched ‘Kochi1’ Card, that is India’s first open loop EMV contactless metro card?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Axis Bank in association with Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has launched KMRL Axis Bank ‘Kochi1’ Card, India’s first open loop EMV contactless metro card that would make travel a convenient and hassle free experience for commuters in Kochi.

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    Explanation :
    Axis Bank in association with Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has launched KMRL Axis Bank ‘Kochi1’ Card, India’s first open loop EMV contactless metro card that would make travel a convenient and hassle free experience for commuters in Kochi.

  33. Question 33 of 170
    33. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which among the following has been adjudged as the Best Airline at 2017 World Airline Awards?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The 2017 World Airline Awards, organised by Skytrax, put Qatar Airways on top of the podium, ahead of Singapore Airlines and ANA All Nippon Airways. Last year’s topper Emirates has slipped to No.4 position.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    The 2017 World Airline Awards, organised by Skytrax, put Qatar Airways on top of the podium, ahead of Singapore Airlines and ANA All Nippon Airways. Last year’s topper Emirates has slipped to No.4 position.

  34. Question 34 of 170
    34. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Over the weekend of June 17-18, 2017, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)engineers, for the first time tested the effectiveness of ‘ROSA’ on space station that could be used to power satellites and spacecrafts in future. Abbreviation ROSA stands for:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The Roll-Out Solar Array, or ROSA is an advanced, flexible solar array that rolls out like a tape measure and can be easily adapted to different sizes, including very large arrays, to provide power for a variety of future spacecraft.

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    Explanation :
    The Roll-Out Solar Array, or ROSA is an advanced, flexible solar array that rolls out like a tape measure and can be easily adapted to different sizes, including very large arrays, to provide power for a variety of future spacecraft.

  35. Question 35 of 170
    35. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Baldwin Lonsdale, who passed away on June 16, 2017, was the President of:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    President Baldwin Lonsdale was elected in September 2014, the first from Torba Province. He oversaw the vast rebuilding of parts of Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam left an estimated 75,000 people homeless in March 2015.

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    Explanation :
    President Baldwin Lonsdale was elected in September 2014, the first from Torba Province. He oversaw the vast rebuilding of parts of Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam left an estimated 75,000 people homeless in March 2015.

  36. Question 36 of 170
    36. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country will set up world’s first data embassy in Luxembourg?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Prime Minister of Estonia Juri Ratas and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel have signed an agreement on housing data and information systems between the two countries. It will create the world’s first data embassy. The data embassy should start working at the beginning of 2018.

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    Explanation :
    Prime Minister of Estonia Juri Ratas and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel have signed an agreement on housing data and information systems between the two countries. It will create the world’s first data embassy. The data embassy should start working at the beginning of 2018.

  37. Question 37 of 170
    37. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    107. Which International Financial Organisation has approved a loan assistance of 44 million dollars for the Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    ASPIRe project aims at improving predictability and transparency in budget execution and efficiency in tax administration in Assam. All government departments and functionaries – especially finance, taxation and excise departments – will benefit immensely from this project.

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    Explanation :
    ASPIRe project aims at improving predictability and transparency in budget execution and efficiency in tax administration in Assam. All government departments and functionaries – especially finance, taxation and excise departments – will benefit immensely from this project.

  38. Question 38 of 170
    38. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which city has become the first city in India where one can have diesel delivered at the doorstep?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 15, 2017, ‘Mypetrolpump’, a one-year-old startup, conducted a soft launch with three delivery vehicles -each with a capacity of 950 litres. It has already delivered more than 5,000 litres of diesel. Diesel is delivered at the day’s running price with a fixed delivery charge.

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    Explanation :
    On June 15, 2017, ‘Mypetrolpump’, a one-year-old startup, conducted a soft launch with three delivery vehicles -each with a capacity of 950 litres. It has already delivered more than 5,000 litres of diesel. Diesel is delivered at the day’s running price with a fixed delivery charge.

  39. Question 39 of 170
    39. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been selected for prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award with 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Ankit will be honoured by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony to be held in the Buckingham Palace, UK on June 29, 2017. The Queen’s Young Leader Award recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

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    Explanation :
    Ankit will be honoured by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony to be held in the Buckingham Palace, UK on June 29, 2017. The Queen’s Young Leader Award recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

  40. Question 40 of 170
    40. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 23, 2017, Central Government announced another list of 30 cites for development as smart cities under Smart Cities Mission. Which among the following cities has topped this list?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Kerala capital Thiruvanathapuram topped the list, Chhattisgarh’s new capital Naya Raipur came second. 45 cities contested for 40 available smart city slots but only 30 were selected to ensure feasible and workable plans that match the aspirations of the citizens.

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    Explanation :
    Kerala capital Thiruvanathapuram topped the list, Chhattisgarh’s new capital Naya Raipur came second. 45 cities contested for 40 available smart city slots but only 30 were selected to ensure feasible and workable plans that match the aspirations of the citizens.

  41. Question 41 of 170
    41. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    What was the theme of ‘International Yoga Day’ 2017, celebrated in June 21, 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    3rd edition of International Yoga Day was celebrated across India on June 21, 2017 with several government and private institutions organising yoga events for the masses. This year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Lucknow where he performed yoga along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and 51,000 participants at Ramabhai Ambedkar Sabha Sthal.

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    Explanation :
    3rd edition of International Yoga Day was celebrated across India on June 21, 2017 with several government and private institutions organising yoga events for the masses. This year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Lucknow where he performed yoga along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and 51,000 participants at Ramabhai Ambedkar Sabha Sthal.

  42. Question 42 of 170
    42. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 23, 2017, Central Government released a commemorative postage stamp on completion of 50 years of:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    24th June 1967 marked an important milestone in the history of passport issuance in India as it was on this day that the President gave assent to the Passports Act 1967. The Passports Act provided a robust legal framework for the issue of passports and travel documents and regulation of the departure from India of Indian citizens.

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    Explanation :
    24th June 1967 marked an important milestone in the history of passport issuance in India as it was on this day that the President gave assent to the Passports Act 1967. The Passports Act provided a robust legal framework for the issue of passports and travel documents and regulation of the departure from India of Indian citizens.

  43. Question 43 of 170
    43. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which scheme has been launched by Department of Science and Technology (DST), to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 22, 2017, Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan launched the Web portal of ‘Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty’ (VAJRA) in New Delhi and said that the initiative would boost research work and lead to newer, cutting edge technologies, which was needed in India.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    On June 22, 2017, Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan launched the Web portal of ‘Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty’ (VAJRA) in New Delhi and said that the initiative would boost research work and lead to newer, cutting edge technologies, which was needed in India.

  44. Question 44 of 170
    44. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Government of which country has recently cleared the sale of 22 unmanned Guardian drones to India?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The US has cleared the sale of 22 unmanned Guardian drones to India. This deal is being termed as a “game changer” ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington for his maiden meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal, estimated to be worth $2 to 3 billion, has been approved by the State Department.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    The US has cleared the sale of 22 unmanned Guardian drones to India. This deal is being termed as a “game changer” ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington for his maiden meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal, estimated to be worth $2 to 3 billion, has been approved by the State Department.

  45. Question 45 of 170
    45. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 22, 2017, who among the following was conferred Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence for outstanding contribution to science and research?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 22, 2017, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conferred the prestigious Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence to Lalit Mohan Das for his outstanding contribution to science and research. The chief minister also felicitated Pradeep Kumar Chand, Swati Mohanty and Ajay Parida with Samanta Chandra Sekhar award.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    On June 22, 2017, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conferred the prestigious Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence to Lalit Mohan Das for his outstanding contribution to science and research. The chief minister also felicitated Pradeep Kumar Chand, Swati Mohanty and Ajay Parida with Samanta Chandra Sekhar award.

  46. Question 46 of 170
    46. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 23, 2017, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) launched
    ___________satellite and 30 nano satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre located at Srihrikota in Andhra Pradesh.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    712 kg Cartosat-2E satellite and 30 nano satellites together, weighing about 243 kg were launched using ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSL-C38). Cartosat-2E is a remote sensing satellite and is similar in configuration to earlier satellites in the series. Its objective is to provide high-resolution scene specific spot imagery.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    712 kg Cartosat-2E satellite and 30 nano satellites together, weighing about 243 kg were launched using ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSL-C38). Cartosat-2E is a remote sensing satellite and is similar in configuration to earlier satellites in the series. Its objective is to provide high-resolution scene specific spot imagery.

  47. Question 47 of 170
    47. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 22, 2017, India created history after NASA launched the world’s lightest satellite, built by 18-year old Tamil Nadu student Rifath Sharook and his team. Named as Kalamsat, after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the tiny satellite weighs around __________ grams.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The satellite was flown into the space in a NASA sounding rocket from a NASA facility in Wallops Island. With the launch of the satellite, India has created a global space record.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    The satellite was flown into the space in a NASA sounding rocket from a NASA facility in Wallops Island. With the launch of the satellite, India has created a global space record.

  48. Question 48 of 170
    48. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following will become the first Indian woman to compete in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Former competitive powerlifter Kavita Devi will become the first Indian woman to compete in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) when she takes part in the company’s first ever tournament for women next month. WWE announced that the South Asian Games gold medal winner, who was a part of the WWE Dubai tryout earlier this year, will be among the 32 participants who will compete at the Mae Young Classic tournament.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Former competitive powerlifter Kavita Devi will become the first Indian woman to compete in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) when she takes part in the company’s first ever tournament for women next month. WWE announced that the South Asian Games gold medal winner, who was a part of the WWE Dubai tryout earlier this year, will be among the 32 participants who will compete at the Mae Young Classic tournament.

  49. Question 49 of 170
    49. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    ‘International Olympic Day’ is celebrated on which date every year?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    This day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The goal of this day is to promote participation in sport across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    This day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The goal of this day is to promote participation in sport across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.

  50. Question 50 of 170
    50. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 22, 2017, who among the following took oath as Bihar Governor (additional charge)?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The Patna High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon administered the oath to Mr Tripathi at a function in Patna. Prominent among those who attended the ceremony were Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary.

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    Explanation :
    The Patna High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon administered the oath to Mr Tripathi at a function in Patna. Prominent among those who attended the ceremony were Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary.

  51. Question 51 of 170
    51. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 23, 2017, Urban Development Ministry launched “City Liveability Index”. It is a first of its kind initiative to measure the quality of life in ____ major cities including capital cities and those with population over one million.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The index was launched by Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu at a National Workshop on Urban Transformation in New Delhi. The cities will be assessed on a comprehensive set of 79 parameters to capture the extent and quality of infrastructure including availability of roads, education and health care, mobility, employment opportunities, emergency response, grievance redressal, pollution, availability of open, green spaces, and culture.

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    Explanation :
    The index was launched by Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu at a National Workshop on Urban Transformation in New Delhi. The cities will be assessed on a comprehensive set of 79 parameters to capture the extent and quality of infrastructure including availability of roads, education and health care, mobility, employment opportunities, emergency response, grievance redressal, pollution, availability of open, green spaces, and culture.

  52. Question 52 of 170
    52. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said, government has cleared a proposal for setting up a greenfield airport in __________, which is likely to be operational in the next five to six years.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Noida International Airport will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year over the next 10-15 years. The airport will help reduce congestion at the Delhi international airport. The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has notified 3,000 hectares of land for a world-class international airport.

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    Explanation :
    Noida International Airport will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year over the next 10-15 years. The airport will help reduce congestion at the Delhi international airport. The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has notified 3,000 hectares of land for a world-class international airport.

  53. Question 53 of 170
    53. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    An incubation centre for biotechnology start-ups is to be set up at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    This incubation centre will be supported by the NITI Aayog. It will create facilities and bring in stakeholders to ensure the success of innovative ideas. The CCMB is one of the 10 organisations identified to host the ‘Atal Incubation Centre’. Under this, the government will release funds of Rs. 10 crore in the coming five years.

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    Explanation :
    This incubation centre will be supported by the NITI Aayog. It will create facilities and bring in stakeholders to ensure the success of innovative ideas. The CCMB is one of the 10 organisations identified to host the ‘Atal Incubation Centre’. Under this, the government will release funds of Rs. 10 crore in the coming five years.

  54. Question 54 of 170
    54. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which State Government has won the prestigious United Nations (UN) Public Service Award for its initiative aimed to combat child marriage and ensure education to the girl child in the state?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The West Bengal government has won the prestigious United Nations (UN) Public Service Award for the ‘Kanyashree Prakalpa’ initiative aimed to combat child marriage and ensure education to the girl child in the state. On June 23, 2017, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee received the 2017 UN Public Service Award at a ceremony held in The Hague, Netherlands on behalf of her government.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    The West Bengal government has won the prestigious United Nations (UN) Public Service Award for the ‘Kanyashree Prakalpa’ initiative aimed to combat child marriage and ensure education to the girl child in the state. On June 23, 2017, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee received the 2017 UN Public Service Award at a ceremony held in The Hague, Netherlands on behalf of her government.

  55. Question 55 of 170
    55. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has become the first turbaned Sikh to be appointed to the judiciary of Canada?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    An Indian-origin Sikh woman human rights activist, Palbinder Kaur Shergill has been appointed as a judge of the Canadian Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster. Following her appointment to this post, Palbiner Kaur has become the first turbaned Sikh to be appointed to the judiciary of Canada.

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    Explanation :
    An Indian-origin Sikh woman human rights activist, Palbinder Kaur Shergill has been appointed as a judge of the Canadian Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster. Following her appointment to this post, Palbiner Kaur has become the first turbaned Sikh to be appointed to the judiciary of Canada.

  56. Question 56 of 170
    56. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has become first male Chinaman bowler to represent India in One Day International (ODI) Cricket?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Kuldeep Yadav has become first male Chinaman bowler to represent India in One Day International (ODI). He made a debut in ODI against West Indies on June 23, 2017. In the world of cricket, left-arm spin bowlers generating an off spin delivery are referred to as Chinaman.

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    Explanation :
    Kuldeep Yadav has become first male Chinaman bowler to represent India in One Day International (ODI). He made a debut in ODI against West Indies on June 23, 2017. In the world of cricket, left-arm spin bowlers generating an off spin delivery are referred to as Chinaman.

  57. Question 57 of 170
    57. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which State Government, has launched a toll free 24/7 helpline number ‘181’ for women in the state?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    For the first time in the history of Manipur, a helpline especially for women has been launched by Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) and department of social welfare. The helpline “181” was launched by State Minister for Social Welfare and Corporation Nemcha Kipgen.

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    Explanation :
    For the first time in the history of Manipur, a helpline especially for women has been launched by Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) and department of social welfare. The helpline “181” was launched by State Minister for Social Welfare and Corporation Nemcha Kipgen.

  58. Question 58 of 170
    58. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Jagannath Temple at Puri is located in which India state?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The 135thJagannathYatra started from June 25, 2017 and will end on July 3, 2017. Every year in Odisha’s Puri town, idols of three deities — Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra — are taken out of the 12th century Jagannath Temple in chariots to another shrine, Gundicha, three km away in the same town.

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    Explanation :
    The 135thJagannathYatra started from June 25, 2017 and will end on July 3, 2017. Every year in Odisha’s Puri town, idols of three deities — Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra — are taken out of the 12th century Jagannath Temple in chariots to another shrine, Gundicha, three km away in the same town.

  59. Question 59 of 170
    59. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Headquarters of World Taekwondo Federation is located in:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has changed its name to World Taekwondo because of the “negative connotations” associated with its abbreviation. The organisation had used the previous name since it was established in 1973.

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    Explanation :
    The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has changed its name to World Taekwondo because of the “negative connotations” associated with its abbreviation. The organisation had used the previous name since it was established in 1973.

  60. Question 60 of 170
    60. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been appointed as Deputy Chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC)?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Khawaja, a veteran administrator from Singapore, was unanimously elected for the post created following the constitutional change approved at the ICC Full Council on June 22, 2017. Khawaja will deputise in ICC meetings in case the chairman Shashank Manohar is absent.

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    Explanation :
    Khawaja, a veteran administrator from Singapore, was unanimously elected for the post created following the constitutional change approved at the ICC Full Council on June 22, 2017. Khawaja will deputise in ICC meetings in case the chairman Shashank Manohar is absent.

  61. Question 61 of 170
    61. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Bollywood actress has been named as ambassador of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), which is supported by the Victorian Government, will run from August 10 to August 22 this year. This year the theme is diversity. Over 60 films from India will be screened at the event.

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    Explanation :
    The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), which is supported by the Victorian Government, will run from August 10 to August 22 this year. This year the theme is diversity. Over 60 films from India will be screened at the event.

  62. Question 62 of 170
    62. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    According to the second edition of Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) statistical publication titled ‘Handbook of Statistics on States 2016-17’, total gross fiscal deficits of Indian states shot up to Rs _____ trillion in fiscal 2016

    Correct

    Explanation :
    According to the second edition of Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) statistical publication titled ‘Handbook of Statistics on States 2016-17’, total gross fiscal deficits of Indian states shot up to Rs 4,93,360 crore in fiscal 2016 from Rs 18,790 crore in FY1991. Rajasthan with Rs 67,350 crore deficit in FY16 and Uttar Pradesh with Rs 64,320 crore deficit in FY16 accounted for the largest chunks in the total gross fiscal deficits of Indian States.

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    Explanation :
    According to the second edition of Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) statistical publication titled ‘Handbook of Statistics on States 2016-17’, total gross fiscal deficits of Indian states shot up to Rs 4,93,360 crore in fiscal 2016 from Rs 18,790 crore in FY1991. Rajasthan with Rs 67,350 crore deficit in FY16 and Uttar Pradesh with Rs 64,320 crore deficit in FY16 accounted for the largest chunks in the total gross fiscal deficits of Indian States.

  63. Question 63 of 170
    63. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Sunil Kakar has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of which company:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    IDFC Ltd has announced the elevation of its CFO Sunil Kakar as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from July 16 for three years. Kakar has also been appointed as additional director. Both the appointments are subject to shareholders’ approval at the annual general meeting (AGM).

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    Explanation :
    IDFC Ltd has announced the elevation of its CFO Sunil Kakar as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from July 16 for three years. Kakar has also been appointed as additional director. Both the appointments are subject to shareholders’ approval at the annual general meeting (AGM).

  64. Question 64 of 170
    64. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been appointed by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development to head the committee to draft the National Education Policy?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) head Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan has been appointed by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development to head the committee to draft the National Education Policy. The National Policy on Education was framed in 1986 and modified in 1992. The government has now appointed a committee to draft the final policy document.

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    Explanation :
    Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) head Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan has been appointed by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development to head the committee to draft the National Education Policy. The National Policy on Education was framed in 1986 and modified in 1992. The government has now appointed a committee to draft the final policy document.

  65. Question 65 of 170
    65. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Indian Badminton player clinched his fourth Super Series title with an incredible straight-game triumph over reigning Olympic and world champion Chen Long in the Australian Open final in Sydney on June 25, 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The world no.11 Srikanth won 22-20, 21-16 in a 45-minute clash against the world no.6 Chen Long, who is also a two-time All England champion. This is Srikanth’s second successive win after clinching the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title last week.

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    Explanation :
    The world no.11 Srikanth won 22-20, 21-16 in a 45-minute clash against the world no.6 Chen Long, who is also a two-time All England champion. This is Srikanth’s second successive win after clinching the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title last week.

  66. Question 66 of 170
    66. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    China’s indigenous next generation bullet train with a maximum speed of ____ kmph made its debut on June 26, 2017, on the country’s busiest Beijing-Shanghai line.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The train took about five hours and 45 minutes to reach Shanghai. On its way, it stopped by 10 stations, including Jinan, Shandong province and Tianjin. The new bullet trains, also known as electric multiple unit (EMU), boasts a top speed of 400 kilometres per hour and a consistent speed of 350 kilometres an hour.

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    Explanation :
    The train took about five hours and 45 minutes to reach Shanghai. On its way, it stopped by 10 stations, including Jinan, Shandong province and Tianjin. The new bullet trains, also known as electric multiple unit (EMU), boasts a top speed of 400 kilometres per hour and a consistent speed of 350 kilometres an hour.

  67. Question 67 of 170
    67. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which international financial organisation has cleared a USD 250-million loan, referred to as Skill India Mission Operation (SIMO) for making Indian youth more employable through reskilling?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    World Bank’s SIMO is a six- year programme in support of the Indian government’s National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (2017-23). SIMO will be implemented through the National Skill Development Mission and will specifically target labour market entrants.

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    Explanation :
    World Bank’s SIMO is a six- year programme in support of the Indian government’s National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (2017-23). SIMO will be implemented through the National Skill Development Mission and will specifically target labour market entrants.

  68. Question 68 of 170
    68. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has won Femina Miss India 2017 title?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 25, 2017, Manushi Chhillar from Haryana won Femina Miss India 2017 title. Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir is the first runner-up and the second runner-up is Priyanka Kumari from Bihar. The event was held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on June 25, 2017

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    Explanation :
    On June 25, 2017, Manushi Chhillar from Haryana won Femina Miss India 2017 title. Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir is the first runner-up and the second runner-up is Priyanka Kumari from Bihar. The event was held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on June 25, 2017

  69. Question 69 of 170
    69. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been appointed as the President of the India International Centre (IIC)- one of the premier cultural institutions of India?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has been appointed as the President of the India International Centre (IIC). N N Vohra was appointed as the president at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held on June 23, 2017. The appointment was made after eminent jurist Soli Sorabjee quit the presidential post.

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    Explanation :
    Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has been appointed as the President of the India International Centre (IIC). N N Vohra was appointed as the president at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held on June 23, 2017. The appointment was made after eminent jurist Soli Sorabjee quit the presidential post.

  70. Question 70 of 170
    70. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following created history by becoming the first Indian to complete the 4,900-km Race Across America(RAAM), the toughest cycle race in world, in solo category?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Eleven days, 18 hours and 45 minutes after setting out from California, Srinivas Gokulnath created history by becoming the first Indian to complete what is considered to be the toughest cycle race in the world — the 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) in solo category. Among the nine men who finished, Gokulnath stood at 7th position.

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    Explanation :
    Eleven days, 18 hours and 45 minutes after setting out from California, Srinivas Gokulnath created history by becoming the first Indian to complete what is considered to be the toughest cycle race in the world — the 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) in solo category. Among the nine men who finished, Gokulnath stood at 7th position.

  71. Question 71 of 170
    71. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which scheme will be implemented by Government of India for promotion of Information & Communication Technology in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Sector?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The Government has decided to implement “Digital MSME” Scheme for promotion of Information & Communication Technology in MSME Sector with a total budget of Rs. 85.705 Crore including Government of India’s contribution of Rs. 58.105 crore during 2017- 18 to 2019-20. The scheme envisages promotion of ICT applications to make them “Digital” by adopting new approach of Cloud Computing.

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    Explanation :
    The Government has decided to implement “Digital MSME” Scheme for promotion of Information & Communication Technology in MSME Sector with a total budget of Rs. 85.705 Crore including Government of India’s contribution of Rs. 58.105 crore during 2017- 18 to 2019-20. The scheme envisages promotion of ICT applications to make them “Digital” by adopting new approach of Cloud Computing.

  72. Question 72 of 170
    72. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    First ever UN International Day for MSME was celebrated on which date?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Recognizing the importance of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises in achieving the new global development goals, the United Nations General Assembly had designated 27 June as International Day for MSME.

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    Explanation :
    Recognizing the importance of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises in achieving the new global development goals, the United Nations General Assembly had designated 27 June as International Day for MSME.

  73. Question 73 of 170
    73. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which sport sperson will be awarded with East Bengal football club’s highest honour – Bharat Gaurav on their foundation day on August 1, 2017.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Pillay has played a huge role in reviving the Indian Hockey team and performed brilliantly during his 15-year career, representing the country in four Olympics, World Cups, Champions Trophy and Asian Games. He played total 339 matches for India, scoring 170 goals.

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    Explanation :
    Pillay has played a huge role in reviving the Indian Hockey team and performed brilliantly during his 15-year career, representing the country in four Olympics, World Cups, Champions Trophy and Asian Games. He played total 339 matches for India, scoring 170 goals.

  74. Question 74 of 170
    74. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Bollywood Actress has been appointed as ambassador for government’s flagship Skill India campaign?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Priyanka will use her celebrity status to motivate youngsters to hone their abilities through a media campaign. Earlier, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood actors Sidharth Malhotra and Shabana Azmi and singer Mohit Chauhan had also become goodwill ambassador for Skill India

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    Explanation :
    Priyanka will use her celebrity status to motivate youngsters to hone their abilities through a media campaign. Earlier, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood actors Sidharth Malhotra and Shabana Azmi and singer Mohit Chauhan had also become goodwill ambassador for Skill India

  75. Question 75 of 170
    75. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Mihai Tudose, has been named as Prime Minister –designate of which country?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Tudose has replaced Sorin Grindeanu who was ousted last week in an internal party rift over anti-corruption policy. Mihai Tudose will have 10 days to gain the vote of confidence.

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    Explanation :
    Tudose has replaced Sorin Grindeanu who was ousted last week in an internal party rift over anti-corruption policy. Mihai Tudose will have 10 days to gain the vote of confidence.

  76. Question 76 of 170
    76. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Men’s & Women’s Throwball teams of which country have won a gold medal each in the World Games, held at Kathmandu, Nepal?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Indian women’s Throwball team defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 15-13, 15 -12 in a nail-biting final to clinch the title, while the men posted a 15-13, 15-12 win over Bangladesh in their final match to finish at the top of the podium. This was the first time that the Indian teams had participated in these Games, which took place from 15-18 June 2017.

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    Explanation :
    Indian women’s Throwball team defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 15-13, 15 -12 in a nail-biting final to clinch the title, while the men posted a 15-13, 15-12 win over Bangladesh in their final match to finish at the top of the podium. This was the first time that the Indian teams had participated in these Games, which took place from 15-18 June 2017.

  77. Question 77 of 170
    77. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Union Government has launched a new training programme ‘COMMIT’ for State Government officials. Abbreviation ‘COMMIT’ stands for:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 29, 2017, Dr. Jitendra Singh – Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, launched a new training programme ‘Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT)’ for State Government officials. The objective of this training programme is to improve the public service delivery mechanism and provide citizen centric administration through capacity building of officials who interact with the citizens on day-to-day basis.

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    Explanation :
    On June 29, 2017, Dr. Jitendra Singh – Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, launched a new training programme ‘Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT)’ for State Government officials. The objective of this training programme is to improve the public service delivery mechanism and provide citizen centric administration through capacity building of officials who interact with the citizens on day-to-day basis.

  78. Question 78 of 170
    78. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which among the following has become the first country to make voluntary contribution to UN Tax Fund?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    India has contributed $100,000 to UN Trust Fund for International Cooperation in Tax Matters (UN Tax Fund) and has thereby become the first country to make the contribution. The UN Tax Trust Fund aims to support the work of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (the UN Tax Committee).

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    Explanation :
    India has contributed $100,000 to UN Trust Fund for International Cooperation in Tax Matters (UN Tax Fund) and has thereby become the first country to make the contribution. The UN Tax Trust Fund aims to support the work of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (the UN Tax Committee).

  79. Question 79 of 170
    79. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    149. On June 27, 2017, which State Government launched MSME Development Corporation with a corpus fund of Rs 100 crore to promote micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) in the State?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu formally announced the creation of AP MSME Development Corporation that would help in boosting the small and medium industries in the State. He said that the MSMEs would help in the overall development of the State besides creating employment opportunities

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    Explanation :
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu formally announced the creation of AP MSME Development Corporation that would help in boosting the small and medium industries in the State. He said that the MSMEs would help in the overall development of the State besides creating employment opportunities

  80. Question 80 of 170
    80. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been awarded the Global Leadership Awards of the US-India Business Council for his role in integrating India in the global supply chain?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej and Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveries have been awarded the Global Leadership Awards of the US-India Business Council for their role in integrating India in the global supply chain. Both were honoured for creating inclusive business environments, integrating India in the global supply chain and advancing core values such as manufacturing, innovation and scale in tough market conditions.

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    Explanation :
    Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej and Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveries have been awarded the Global Leadership Awards of the US-India Business Council for their role in integrating India in the global supply chain. Both were honoured for creating inclusive business environments, integrating India in the global supply chain and advancing core values such as manufacturing, innovation and scale in tough market conditions.

  81. Question 81 of 170
    81. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’slatest communication satellite _________was successfully launched on board Ariane space rocket from Kourou in French Guiana on June 29, 2017.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    GSAT-17 with a lift-off mass of about 3477 kg carried payloads in normal C-band, extended C-band and S-band to provide various communication services. It also carried equipment for meteorological data relay and satellite based search and rescue services being provided by earlier INSAT satellites.

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    Explanation :
    GSAT-17 with a lift-off mass of about 3477 kg carried payloads in normal C-band, extended C-band and S-band to provide various communication services. It also carried equipment for meteorological data relay and satellite based search and rescue services being provided by earlier INSAT satellites.

  82. Question 82 of 170
    82. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country is constructing world’s first “forest cities” to fight air pollution and curb the production of toxic gases?

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    Explanation :
    The city is expected to house up to 30,000 people and absorb approximately 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide, 57 tons of pollutants and produce about 900 tons of oxygen per year as a result of the abundance of trees and plants growing there. The city, designed by architect Stefano Boeri, is under construction in Liuzhou, Guangxi province in China.

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    Explanation :
    The city is expected to house up to 30,000 people and absorb approximately 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide, 57 tons of pollutants and produce about 900 tons of oxygen per year as a result of the abundance of trees and plants growing there. The city, designed by architect Stefano Boeri, is under construction in Liuzhou, Guangxi province in China.

  83. Question 83 of 170
    83. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    June 29, is celebrated as ‘National Statistics Day’ in Indiato mark the birth anniversary of:

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    Explanation :
    June 29, is celebrated as National Statistics Day in India to mark the birth anniversary of Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, a renowned and eminent statistician. National Statistic Day is celebrated to acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis in the fields of economic planning and statistical development.

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    Explanation :
    June 29, is celebrated as National Statistics Day in India to mark the birth anniversary of Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, a renowned and eminent statistician. National Statistic Day is celebrated to acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis in the fields of economic planning and statistical development.

  84. Question 84 of 170
    84. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May is the leader of which political party?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament on 30th June 2017. Theresa May won by 323 votes in favour and 309 against in the 650-seat parliament. In order to make her minority government

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    Explanation :
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament on 30th June 2017. Theresa May won by 323 votes in favour and 309 against in the 650-seat parliament. In order to make her minority government

  85. Question 85 of 170
    85. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which International Finance Organisation has committed USD 10 billion support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in India?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Asian Development Bank has said, it is ready to meet immediate development needs of up to USD 5 billion over the five-year period for less developed states, including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh, addressing critical infrastructure and capacity deficits. In addition, ADB is also prepared to invest up to USD 5 billion during 2018-2022 for infrastructure building to develop the East Coast Economic Corridor.

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    Explanation :
    Asian Development Bank has said, it is ready to meet immediate development needs of up to USD 5 billion over the five-year period for less developed states, including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh, addressing critical infrastructure and capacity deficits. In addition, ADB is also prepared to invest up to USD 5 billion during 2018-2022 for infrastructure building to develop the East Coast Economic Corridor.

  86. Question 86 of 170
    86. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    156. US Government has decided to sell one _________ aircraft to India, which will improve India’s capability to meet current and future strategic airlift requirements.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The proposed sale of C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft by Boeing at an estimated cost of is USD 366.2 million includes one missile Warning System, one Countermeasures Dispensing System, one Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponder and precision navigation equipment.

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    Explanation :
    The proposed sale of C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft by Boeing at an estimated cost of is USD 366.2 million includes one missile Warning System, one Countermeasures Dispensing System, one Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponder and precision navigation equipment.

  87. Question 87 of 170
    87. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    157. On June 30, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Textiles India – 2017’, country’s first-ever mega trade event for the textiles sector in:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The event ‘Textiles India 2017’, organised by the Union Ministry of Textiles, is aimed at showcasing the country as a global sourcing hub and investment destination. The three-day event is expected to see participation from 2500 international buyers, over 1000 international and domestic exhibitors and several top fashion designers.

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    Explanation :
    The event ‘Textiles India 2017’, organised by the Union Ministry of Textiles, is aimed at showcasing the country as a global sourcing hub and investment destination. The three-day event is expected to see participation from 2500 international buyers, over 1000 international and domestic exhibitors and several top fashion designers.

  88. Question 88 of 170
    88. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    SIERRA ODC building in ____________ has been recognised as the world’s second highest ranking Green Building, with a score of 103 out of 110 under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    SIERRA ODC Building has been designed and constructed with an emphasis on increasing the efficiency of energy, water or materials that were used, while reducing its impact on human health and the environment through its entire lifecycle.

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    Explanation :
    SIERRA ODC Building has been designed and constructed with an emphasis on increasing the efficiency of energy, water or materials that were used, while reducing its impact on human health and the environment through its entire lifecycle.

  89. Question 89 of 170
    89. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has secured the top possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    An 11-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK named Arnav Sharma has secured the top possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, making him one of the brainiest children in UK.

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    Explanation :
    An 11-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK named Arnav Sharma has secured the top possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, making him one of the brainiest children in UK.

  90. Question 90 of 170
    90. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has taken over as President of the International Economic Association (IEA)?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The Finance Ministry’s former Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu has taken over as President of the International Economic Association (IEA). The IEA is a leading organisation for professional economists and it seeks to shape global economic policy and research.

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    Explanation :
    The Finance Ministry’s former Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu has taken over as President of the International Economic Association (IEA). The IEA is a leading organisation for professional economists and it seeks to shape global economic policy and research.

  91. Question 91 of 170
    91. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which among the following will become the first state in India to have a blood bank for the cattle?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The first of its kind blood bank would be established on the premises of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) at an estimated cost of Rs. 3.25 crore. The project will have a 60:40 sharing between the Centre and the state government.

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    Explanation :
    The first of its kind blood bank would be established on the premises of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) at an estimated cost of Rs. 3.25 crore. The project will have a 60:40 sharing between the Centre and the state government.

  92. Question 92 of 170
    92. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Election Commission of India has collaborated with ______to launch a ‘voter registration reminder’ on July 1, 2017.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    A notification of the ‘voter registration reminder’ will be sent on Facebook on July 1 to people who are eligible to vote. The reminder will be sent out in 13 languages – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Marathi and Oriya

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    Explanation :
    A notification of the ‘voter registration reminder’ will be sent on Facebook on July 1 to people who are eligible to vote. The reminder will be sent out in 13 languages – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Marathi and Oriya

  93. Question 93 of 170
    93. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which mobile application of Union health Ministry has won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) for outstanding contribution to the UN’s sustainable development goals in Asia?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Indigenously developed mobile application for digitising vaccine logistics, eVIN, has won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) for outstanding contribution to the UN’s sustainable development goals in Asia. The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) is an online real-time vaccine logistics management system developed and implemented by the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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    Explanation :
    Indigenously developed mobile application for digitising vaccine logistics, eVIN, has won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) for outstanding contribution to the UN’s sustainable development goals in Asia. The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) is an online real-time vaccine logistics management system developed and implemented by the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  94. Question 94 of 170
    94. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India has ranked _________ among 128 countries on 2017 Social Progress Index report launched on June 21, 2017 by Social progress Imperative (SPI)

    Correct

    Explanation :
    India has ranked 93rd among 128 countries on 2017 Social Progress Index report launched on June 21, 2017 by Social progress Imperative (SPI) with support from Deloitte and its strategic partners. India at 93rd position outperforms when compared with countries having similar GDP per capita in providing water and electricity facilities.

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    Explanation :
    India has ranked 93rd among 128 countries on 2017 Social Progress Index report launched on June 21, 2017 by Social progress Imperative (SPI) with support from Deloitte and its strategic partners. India at 93rd position outperforms when compared with countries having similar GDP per capita in providing water and electricity facilities.

  95. Question 95 of 170
    95. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which city has been has been named as ‘the World Book Capital’ for 2019 by UNESCO?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Sharjah has been chosen for the quality of its literary and cultural activities, and for its unfailing efforts to make books accessible to the entire population of the nation. Sharjah is the 19th city to become World Book Capital.

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    Explanation :
    Sharjah has been chosen for the quality of its literary and cultural activities, and for its unfailing efforts to make books accessible to the entire population of the nation. Sharjah is the 19th city to become World Book Capital.

  96. Question 96 of 170
    96. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    World’s first ATM was set up by which entity?

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    Explanation :
    The first ATM was presented by Barclays at their Enfield branch in north London on Jun 27, 1967.The first ATM turned 50 years old on 28th of June. The original cash machine was the brainchild of John Shepherd-Barron, who was commissioned by the bank to create six cash dispensers.

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    Explanation :
    The first ATM was presented by Barclays at their Enfield branch in north London on Jun 27, 1967.The first ATM turned 50 years old on 28th of June. The original cash machine was the brainchild of John Shepherd-Barron, who was commissioned by the bank to create six cash dispensers.

  97. Question 97 of 170
    97. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Indian state was conferred the award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit held in Paris on June 23, 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Uttarakhand has been awarded for innovations and extensive use of IT for skilling the state’s youth. Project Director of Uttarakhand Skill Development Committee Pankaj Kumar Pandey received the honour on behalf of the state.

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    Explanation :
    Uttarakhand has been awarded for innovations and extensive use of IT for skilling the state’s youth. Project Director of Uttarakhand Skill Development Committee Pankaj Kumar Pandey received the honour on behalf of the state.

  98. Question 98 of 170
    98. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Tennis player has won won ninth Halle Open title?

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    Explanation :
    On June 25, 2017, Roger Federer won ninth Halle Open title by defeating Alexander Zverev in the final match played at Halle, Germany. Halle open, played on the grass court, is part of the ATP World Tour 500 series on the ATP Tour.

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    Explanation :
    On June 25, 2017, Roger Federer won ninth Halle Open title by defeating Alexander Zverev in the final match played at Halle, Germany. Halle open, played on the grass court, is part of the ATP World Tour 500 series on the ATP Tour.

  99. Question 99 of 170
    99. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) announced the formation of a special seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the Board’s state units. Who is the head of this committee?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The committee will be headed by Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla, with BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary as its convener. Other members include former India captain and member of BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), Sourav Ganguly, Naba Bhattacharjee, TC Mathew, Jay Shah and Anirudh Chaudhary.

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    Explanation :
    The committee will be headed by Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla, with BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary as its convener. Other members include former India captain and member of BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), Sourav Ganguly, Naba Bhattacharjee, TC Mathew, Jay Shah and Anirudh Chaudhary.

  100. Question 100 of 170
    100. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her work and service to the underprivileged?

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    Explanation :
    Sachin Tendulkar’s mother-in-law and social activist Annabel Mehta, a British national, has been awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her work and service to the underprivileged. The award will be presented to her at Buckingham Palace in London later this year.

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    Explanation :
    Sachin Tendulkar’s mother-in-law and social activist Annabel Mehta, a British national, has been awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her work and service to the underprivileged. The award will be presented to her at Buckingham Palace in London later this year.

  101. Question 101 of 170
    101. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 3, 2017, which entity successfully launched its first recycled supply ship to the International Space Station (ISS)?

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    Explanation :
    SpaceX’s Falcon rocket lifted off carrying Dragon capsule, which was loaded with nearly 6000 pounds of scientific research and station supplies. It will reach ISS on June 5, 2017. It is the second time the Dragon has been sent to ISS.

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    Explanation :
    SpaceX’s Falcon rocket lifted off carrying Dragon capsule, which was loaded with nearly 6000 pounds of scientific research and station supplies. It will reach ISS on June 5, 2017. It is the second time the Dragon has been sent to ISS.

  102. Question 102 of 170
    102. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 4, 2017, which State Government launched single-woman pension scheme across the state, thereby becoming the first state in India to launch such scheme?

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    Explanation :
    Under this scheme, Telangana State Govt. will provide 1,000 financial assistance per month to single women. The beneficiaries would get the pension in their bank accounts every month. Officials have identified 108302 beneficiaries in 31 districts.

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    Explanation :
    Under this scheme, Telangana State Govt. will provide 1,000 financial assistance per month to single women. The beneficiaries would get the pension in their bank accounts every month. Officials have identified 108302 beneficiaries in 31 districts.

  103. Question 103 of 170
    103. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which city corporation is set to introduce India’s first Public Bicycle Sharing service?

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    Explanation :
    Under the scheme, one can rent a bicycle from docking stations to be set up at public and tourism places, and return it at any docking station. A total of 450 bicycles will be kept at 52 docking stations at public and tourism places.

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    Explanation :
    Under the scheme, one can rent a bicycle from docking stations to be set up at public and tourism places, and return it at any docking station. A total of 450 bicycles will be kept at 52 docking stations at public and tourism places.

  104. Question 104 of 170
    104. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country has overtaken China and has ranked as the top country in the 2017 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) released by A.T. Kearney?

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    Explanation :
    2017 GRDI titled ‘The Age of Focus’ has outlined that India’s rapidly growing economy, relaxation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules and a consumption boom triggered by growing middle class population are the key factors on basis of which India topped the index this year.

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    Explanation :
    2017 GRDI titled ‘The Age of Focus’ has outlined that India’s rapidly growing economy, relaxation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules and a consumption boom triggered by growing middle class population are the key factors on basis of which India topped the index this year.

  105. Question 105 of 170
    105. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    As per World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report,released on June 4, 2017, the global economy is expected to grow at what rate in 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    The report has outlined that trade and manufacturing activities are picking up and overall confidence is improving. As per the report, emerging market economies including China and India will surpass their long term growth average by 2018.

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    Explanation :
    The report has outlined that trade and manufacturing activities are picking up and overall confidence is improving. As per the report, emerging market economies including China and India will surpass their long term growth average by 2018.

  106. Question 106 of 170
    106. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following will be conferred Bharat Gaurav Award by the Non Residential Indian (NRI) community of USA on June 9, 2017, at the United Nations Hall, New York?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Bharat Gaurav Awards are a set of awards given out by the Non Residential Indian (NRI) community of USA. Spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Late Kalpana Chawla (astronaut), Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak (founder of Sulabh International), Acharya Lokesh Muni are other prominent personalities, who will be conferred Bharat Gaurav Award this year along with Madhur Bhandrkar.

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    Explanation :
    Bharat Gaurav Awards are a set of awards given out by the Non Residential Indian (NRI) community of USA. Spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Late Kalpana Chawla (astronaut), Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak (founder of Sulabh International), Acharya Lokesh Muni are other prominent personalities, who will be conferred Bharat Gaurav Award this year along with Madhur Bhandrkar.

  107. Question 107 of 170
    107. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Ramkumar Ramanathan is associated with which sport?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan lifted the $15,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis title after outplaying Raymond Sarmiento of the USA in Singapore. It was the first title of the season for Ramkumar and 15th of his career.

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    Explanation :
    Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan lifted the $15,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis title after outplaying Raymond Sarmiento of the USA in Singapore. It was the first title of the season for Ramkumar and 15th of his career.

  108. Question 108 of 170
    108. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who is the author of the novel ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness’?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Arundhati Roy’s eagerly-awaited second novel went on sale worldwide on June 6, 2017, two decades after her prize-winning debut ‘The God of Small Things’. Arundhati Roy became the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize with her novel ‘The God of Small Things’.

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    Explanation :
    Arundhati Roy’s eagerly-awaited second novel went on sale worldwide on June 6, 2017, two decades after her prize-winning debut ‘The God of Small Things’. Arundhati Roy became the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize with her novel ‘The God of Small Things’.

  109. Question 109 of 170
    109. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India’s first rural LED Street Lighting Project will be undertaken in which state?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Central government will be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh. This will be India’s first rural LED Street Lighting Project.

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    Explanation :
    Central government will be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh. This will be India’s first rural LED Street Lighting Project.

  110. Question 110 of 170
    110. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Board of Governors of the AIIB at their second annual meeting announced that its third annual meeting will be held in ______________ in June 2018

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Board of Governors of the AIIB at their second annual meeting announced that its third annual meeting will be held in Mumbai in June 2018. The objective of conducting the meeting in India is to deeply engage with local businesses and draw on the infrastructure expertise that India can offer.

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    Explanation :
    Board of Governors of the AIIB at their second annual meeting announced that its third annual meeting will be held in Mumbai in June 2018. The objective of conducting the meeting in India is to deeply engage with local businesses and draw on the infrastructure expertise that India can offer.

  111. Question 111 of 170
    111. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On June 5, 2017, which country officially joined North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)and thereby became the 29thmember country of NATO?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Montenegro Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic submitted the official accession papers in a ceremony at the US State Department. The move came in the face of bitter opposition from Russia, which says NATO’s steady expansion into the former communist states of Eastern Europe threatens its own security and cannot go unchallenged.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Montenegro Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic submitted the official accession papers in a ceremony at the US State Department. The move came in the face of bitter opposition from Russia, which says NATO’s steady expansion into the former communist states of Eastern Europe threatens its own security and cannot go unchallenged.

  112. Question 112 of 170
    112. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been named as the first head of the UN’s newly established Counter terrorism Office?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    On June 21, 2017, United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed a veteran Russian diplomat, Vladimir Voronkov, as the first head of the UN’s newly established Counter terrorism Office. Voronkov has over 30 years of experience with the Russian Foreign Service, working primarily within the UN.

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    Explanation :
    On June 21, 2017, United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed a veteran Russian diplomat, Vladimir Voronkov, as the first head of the UN’s newly established Counter terrorism Office. Voronkov has over 30 years of experience with the Russian Foreign Service, working primarily within the UN.

  113. Question 113 of 170
    113. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which public sector bank is going to develop as many as 100 digital villages in various States of the country as part of its initiative to promote digital banking among the rural population?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Vijaya Bank executive director B.S. Rama Rao said that Vijaya Bank is the only public sector financial institution to develop digital villages with focus on rural areas and it has already developed five villages including the one in Guntur district.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Vijaya Bank executive director B.S. Rama Rao said that Vijaya Bank is the only public sector financial institution to develop digital villages with focus on rural areas and it has already developed five villages including the one in Guntur district.

  114. Question 114 of 170
    114. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following Bollywood actress has been appointed as brand ambassador for the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI)?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Dia Mirza has been an ardent advocate for nature conservation in India to bring conservation issues before a wider, more mainstream audience. Dia, who was last year made an ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Mission’s ‘Swachh Saathi’ programme, has been the face of several pivotal environmental and humanitarian campaigns.

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    Explanation :
    Dia Mirza has been an ardent advocate for nature conservation in India to bring conservation issues before a wider, more mainstream audience. Dia, who was last year made an ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Mission’s ‘Swachh Saathi’ programme, has been the face of several pivotal environmental and humanitarian campaigns.

  115. Question 115 of 170
    115. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Astronomers have discovered the hottest planet ever known, with a dayside temperature of more than 4,300 degrees Celsius. This planet is called:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    According to a study published in the journal Nature, this planet, called KELT-9b, is hotter than most stars. KELT-9b is 2.8 times more massive than Jupiter, but only half as dense.

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    Explanation :
    According to a study published in the journal Nature, this planet, called KELT-9b, is hotter than most stars. KELT-9b is 2.8 times more massive than Jupiter, but only half as dense.

  116. Question 116 of 170
    116. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Juan Goytisolo, who passed away on June 4, 2017, was a:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Goytisolo built his reputation as a novelist, essayist and poet, always willing to take a non-conformist line. In 2014, his work won him the coveted Cervantes literary prize, Spain’s version of the Nobel.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Goytisolo built his reputation as a novelist, essayist and poet, always willing to take a non-conformist line. In 2014, his work won him the coveted Cervantes literary prize, Spain’s version of the Nobel.

  117. Question 117 of 170
    117. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    The RBI has lowered the economic growth projection to ____% for the current financial year from 7.4% earlier

    Correct

    Explanation :
    RBI mentioned in the second bi-monthly policy statement that remonetisation would enable pick-up in consumer spending, especially in the cash-intensive segments. Moreover, reductions in banks’ lending rates post – demonetisation should support both consumption and investment demand of households and stress-free corporate.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    RBI mentioned in the second bi-monthly policy statement that remonetisation would enable pick-up in consumer spending, especially in the cash-intensive segments. Moreover, reductions in banks’ lending rates post – demonetisation should support both consumption and investment demand of households and stress-free corporate.

  118. Question 118 of 170
    118. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which private sector bank announced biodegradable prepaid gift cards on the occasion of World Environment Day?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Axis Bank officials have mentioned that the card made of biodegradable plastic will help spread awareness about the benefits of such products. The cards will be acceptable at all domestic merchant outlets and online portals.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Axis Bank officials have mentioned that the card made of biodegradable plastic will help spread awareness about the benefits of such products. The cards will be acceptable at all domestic merchant outlets and online portals.

  119. Question 119 of 170
    119. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    A national human milk bank has been inaugurated on June 6, 2017, in ______. This milk bank will provide breast milk to newborns and promote breastfeeding.

    Correct

    Explanation :
    A national human milk bank has been inaugurated at Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) in New Delhi to provide breast milk to newborns who cannot be nursed by their own mothers. The human milk bank and lactation counselling centre, ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, will collect, pasteurise, test and store milk donated by lactating mothers and make it available for infants in need.

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    Explanation :
    A national human milk bank has been inaugurated at Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) in New Delhi to provide breast milk to newborns who cannot be nursed by their own mothers. The human milk bank and lactation counselling centre, ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, will collect, pasteurise, test and store milk donated by lactating mothers and make it available for infants in need.

  120. Question 120 of 170
    120. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    BRICS Media Forum was held from 7th to 8th June 2017 in:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    BRICS Media Forum was held in Beijing, China from 7th to 8th June 2017. The forum was attended by the leaders of over 25 media groups from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    BRICS Media Forum was held in Beijing, China from 7th to 8th June 2017. The forum was attended by the leaders of over 25 media groups from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

  121. Question 121 of 170
    121. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which among the following is the highest-ranked Indian university in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    For the first time, the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi has replaced Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, as the highest-ranked Indian university in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018. IIT-Delhi ranked 172, which marks an improvement of 13 spots compared to previous year’s rankings. IIT-Bombay jumped by 40 spots and ranked at 179. IISc’s ranking dropped from 152 last year to 190 this year.

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    Explanation :
    For the first time, the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi has replaced Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, as the highest-ranked Indian university in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018. IIT-Delhi ranked 172, which marks an improvement of 13 spots compared to previous year’s rankings. IIT-Bombay jumped by 40 spots and ranked at 179. IISc’s ranking dropped from 152 last year to 190 this year.

  122. Question 122 of 170
    122. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following is among the 12 new astronauts chosen by NASA, who will be trained for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian American Raja Chari, from a record number of over 18,000 applicants, who will be trained for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space. The seven men and five women comprise the 22nd class of American spaceflight trainees since 1959. This is the largest group NASA has selected in almost two decades.

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    Explanation :
    NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian American Raja Chari, from a record number of over 18,000 applicants, who will be trained for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space. The seven men and five women comprise the 22nd class of American spaceflight trainees since 1959. This is the largest group NASA has selected in almost two decades.

  123. Question 123 of 170
    123. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    NITI Aayog has launched ‘SATH’ program with state governments for furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism. Acronym ‘SATH’ stands for:

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Objective of ‘SATH’ program is to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health systems. NITI Aayog along with McKinsey & Company and IPE Global consortium will work in close collaboration with administrative machinery and institutions in the three selected states to accomplish the end objectives

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Objective of ‘SATH’ program is to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health systems. NITI Aayog along with McKinsey & Company and IPE Global consortium will work in close collaboration with administrative machinery and institutions in the three selected states to accomplish the end objectives

  124. Question 124 of 170
    124. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which State government has launched the “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme”with an aim to provide cheaper and quality technical education to the meritorious and poor students of the state?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Under “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme” all the students who are residents of Punjab and studying in government polytechnic and engineering colleges, Maharaja Ranjit Singh University, Bathinda and IKGPTU, Jalandhar would benefit from this scheme.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Under “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme” all the students who are residents of Punjab and studying in government polytechnic and engineering colleges, Maharaja Ranjit Singh University, Bathinda and IKGPTU, Jalandhar would benefit from this scheme.

  125. Question 125 of 170
    125. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which State Government has launched a new debt relief scheme ‘Krishi Rin Samadhan Yojana’ for farmers?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Amid violent protests by farmers demanding loan waivers and fair price for their produce, the Madhya Pradesh government has launched a new debt relief scheme – Krishi Rin Samadhan Yojana — for farmers. The cabinet also allocated Rs 1,000 crore for the scheme.

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    Explanation :
    Amid violent protests by farmers demanding loan waivers and fair price for their produce, the Madhya Pradesh government has launched a new debt relief scheme – Krishi Rin Samadhan Yojana — for farmers. The cabinet also allocated Rs 1,000 crore for the scheme.

  126. Question 126 of 170
    126. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has become the first female Sikh MP to be elected to the UK’s Houses of Parliament?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Preet Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour with a majority of 6,917. The seat had previously been held by Gisela Stuart who stepped down when the election was called.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Preet Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour with a majority of 6,917. The seat had previously been held by Gisela Stuart who stepped down when the election was called.

  127. Question 127 of 170
    127. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who among the following has been re-nominated by India as its candidate for another nine year term as judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the UN?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Bhandari, 69, was elected in April 2012 during simultaneous balloting in both the General Assembly and the Security Council to a seat on the International Court of Justice, which is also known as the World Court and is based in The Hague in the Netherlands. His current term runs through February 2018.

    Incorrect

    Explanation :
    Bhandari, 69, was elected in April 2012 during simultaneous balloting in both the General Assembly and the Security Council to a seat on the International Court of Justice, which is also known as the World Court and is based in The Hague in the Netherlands. His current term runs through February 2018.

  128. Question 128 of 170
    128. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which public sector bank has launched the Retail Mart, a retail lending concept, in Kerala’s capital city Thiruvananthapuram?

    Correct

    Explanation :
    Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), the Lead Bank for Thiruvananthapuram district, has launched the Retail Mart, a retail lending concept, in Kerala’s capital city. The exclusive facility that handles retail products has started functioning at the main branch of the bank at Statue Junction in Thiruvananthapuram.

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    Explanation :
    Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), the Lead Bank for Thiruvananthapuram district, has launched the Retail Mart, a retail lending concept, in Kerala’s capital city. The exclusive facility that handles retail products has started functioning at the main branch of the bank at Statue Junction in Thiruvananthapuram.

  129. Question 129 of 170
    129. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Veteran Cong (I) leader and Rajya Sabha member from ________, Palvai Govardhan Reddy, passed away on June 9, 2017.

    Correct