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June 2017 First Week Current Affairs

1) Which of the following statements are true about World Environment Day?
1. The World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on June 5
2. World environment day is observed to raise awareness about forests and wider issues of environmental protection
3. The 2017 theme is ‘Connecting People to Nature’. It implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share.
4. The host country for the WED 2017 is Canada.
a. Only 1 & 2 are true
b. Only 2 & 3 are true
c. Only 3 & 4 are true
d. All 1,2,3 & 4 are true

2) Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth from India has won the Men’s Singles Crown in the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold tournament . He won the tournament for which sport/game?
a. Badminton
b. Tennis
c. Billiards
d. Chess

3) Recently, India’s first smart card-based Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) initiative has launched in which city/state?
a. Hyderabad, Telangana
b. Mysore, Karnataka
c. Dispur, Assom
d. Chennai, Tamilnadu

4) Among the following , the new solicitor General of India is …………….?
a. Priya anand
b. Suchitra mehtha
c. Ranjith Kumar
d. Radha mohan

5) Which of the following statements are true about ISRO that has successfully launched GSAT-19 communication satellite recently?
a. The (ISRO) has successfully launched its 3136 kg GSAT-19 communication satellite with its– Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III D-1 (GSLV-Mk III D-1) satellite into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on June 5, 2017
b. The satellite GSAT-19 has an intended life span of 10 years and is developed to improve telecommunication and broadcasting areas. The GSLV-Mk III is popularly known as “fat boy” and is developed for 15 years at a cost of around Rs 300 crore.
c. The rocket is capable of carrying payloads of up to 4,000 kg into the GTO and 10,000 kg into the Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The GSLV-Mk III is a three stage rocket.
d. All the above are true

6) On which day the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed ?
a. June 1
b. June 3
c. June 4
d. June 5

7) The new chief executive officer (CEO) of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati for a period of five years is ……..?
a. Shashi shekhar Vempati
b. Bhamidipati ratna kumar
c. Nanduri sridhar sharma
d. Vinnakota satyanarayana murthy

8) Name the committee that has been formed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on corporate governance?
a. Parthasarathy committee
b. Uday kotak committee
c. Kotak mahindra committee
d. Saketh sharma committee

9) Name the Indian-American student who has won the 90th Scripps Naional Spelling Bee competition?
a. Ananya vinay
b. Aditi vinay
c. Ananya mehtha
d. Sukanya vinay

10) Among the following which statements are true about 52nd Karlong Vary International Film Festival about India?
a. Nepali-Hindi film Ralang Road will represent India at the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival at Karlovy Vary in Czech Republic
b. The festival is scheduled to be held from June 30 to July 8, 2017
c. It will be after 13 years that an Indian film will compete with other international films at this film festival.
d. All above are true

11) Name the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee (URC)?
a. Mohan chhatterjee
b. Madan mohan kumar
c. Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer
d. Ashutosh mehta

12) Which IIT institute researchers has developed a wireless technology “Ambu Sens” to monitor hospital bound patients
a. IIT Kharagpur
b. IIT Pune
c. IIT Madras
d. IIT Ranchi

13) Name the Indian organisation that has won the 2017 Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) Award?
a. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
b. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
c. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
d. National geophysical research Institute(NGRI)

14) The state government that has launched digital wallet “T-Wallet” for people with and without mobile phones?
a. Rajasthan
b. Tamilnadu
d. Andhra pradesh

15) The newly appointed Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is ………?
a. N Hari prasad
b. I Vimala sharma
c. S Ganesh Kumar
d. N Jaya Lakshmi Prasad

16) India’s first automatic coastal warning for disasters will come up in which state?
a. Assom
b. Odisha
c. Telangana
d. Andhra pradesh

17) What is India’s rank in women workforce, as per recently released World Bank (WB)’s India Development Report (IDR)?
a. 120th
b. 113th
c. 134th
d. 140th

18) The World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed every year on ….?
a. May 30
b. May 31
c. May 29
d. May 26

19) Dasari Narayana Rao, who passed away recently, was the famous personality in which field?
a. Dance director
b. Journalism
c. Film Industry
d. Politics

20) India has hosted a two-day Pacific Islands Conference in which country?
a. Cuba
b. Fiji
c. Samoa
d. Mangolia

21) Name the state police force that will have bicycle patrols?
a. UP
b. New delhi
c. MP
d. Maharashtra

22) Which among the following is India’s first and biggest Information and Communication Technology(ICT) platform?
a. Indian information congress
b. Indian technology congress
c. India Mobile congress
d. India ICT Congress

23) The first-ever women television channel has started in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 30, 2017. Name the channel?
a. Zan Tv
b. Stree TV
c. Mahila Tv
d. Burkha Tv

24) Name the bollywood actress who will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award under the newly introduced “Internationally Acclaimed Actress” category for being an International icon?
a. Madhuri dixith nene
b. Priyanka Chopra
c. Aishwarya Rai Bachhan
d. Rekha

25) Which of the following statements are true about the first Indian to scale Mt. Everest 6 times?
1. Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu, a Padma Shri awardee, has become the first Indian mountaineer to conquer the world’s highest peak Mount Everest for a record sixth time on May 27, 2017.
2. He works as an assistant commandant with the Border Security Force (BSF) in Dehradun
3. He first summited Everest in 1998 and followed it with up with successive ascents in 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2013
4. He hails from Bona village of Munsiyari in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand
a. Only 1 & 2 are true
b. Only 2 & 3 are true
c. Only 3 & 4 are true
d. All 1,2,3 & 4 are true

26) Name the film that has won the Palmed’Or at the 2017 Cannes film festival?
a. The Square
b. The Triangle
c. The Rectangle
d. The Circle

27) Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) is the first of its kind range that has been set up by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), one of the premier laboratories of the DRDO in which city/State?
a. Medak, Telangana
b. Amaravathi, Andhra pradesh
c. Dispur, Assam
d. Chitradurga, karnataka

28) Who among the following has been awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar for the year 2016?
a. Satyabrata Rout
b. Satya kumar
c. Vinayak mehtha
d. Rishikesh kumar

29) The first Cyclone of 2017 is…….?
a. Maruto
b. Maarutha
c. Mora
d. Moka

30) Name the village that has been declared  as the biodiversity site in Manipur?
a. Dailong
b. Mailong
c. Kailomg
d. Lialong

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