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Person On Visit / In News Current Affairs Quiz - June 2017

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1. 11 year old Indian origin boy in ___________ Arnav Sharma secured top possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, 2 points higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Last Month, 12 years old Indian Raj Gauri Pawar also scored 162 on same IQ Test.

 

UK
Russia
USA
Spain
None of These


2. Actress ___________ has been named ambassador of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) to be held in August 2017. ?

Priyanka Chopra
Kangana Ranaut
Vidya Balan
Madhuri Dixit
None of These


3. Ananya Vinay, 12-year-old Indian-Origin girl won 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition of the __________. Ananya became 13th Indian-Origin in a row to win this spelling bee competition ?

Russia
UK
Australia
USA
None of These


4. Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao Visited India and Committed USD _________ support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in India over next 5 - 6 years. ?

100 billion
1 billion
5 billion
25 billion
10 billion


5. __________ Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been chosen by Rulling‚ National Democratic Alliance‚ as its Presidential Candidate. ?

Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Bihar
Odisha
None of These


6. Finance Minister ___________ visited Paris (France) to participate in Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) meetings and bilateral talks ?

Arun Jaitley
Radha Mohan Singh
Manohar Parrikar
Maneka Gandhi
None of These


7. Former Chancellor of Germany, ______________ passed away. He is known as father of German unification as he was responsible for unifying Germany after 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall despite facing stiff resistance ?

Gerhard Schr¶der
Helmut Kohl
Helmut Schmidt
Walter Scheel
None of These


8. Former Indian powerlifter and medalist _________ will become first Indian woman to compete in USA'S WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). ?

Kavita Devi
Mary Kom
Sneha Varute
Pooja Kadam
None of These


9. Government appointed Bollywood actor _____________ as ambassador for promotion of Goods and Services Tax (GST), the sweeping tax reform which is to be implemented from July 1, 2017 ?

Amitabh Bachchan
Shah Rukh Khan
Akshay Kumar
Aamir Khan
None of These


10. Hollywood Singer __________ became first person to reach 100 million followers on Twitter.‚  ?

Jennifer Lopez
Gal Gadot
Cameron Diaz
Katy Perry
None of These


11. Indian Cricketer ______________ will be among several global celebrities for UNICEF’s ‘Super Dads’ campaign that highlights critical role played by fathers in children’s early development. This initiative is a part of UNICEF’s #EarlyMomentsMatter‚ campaign ?

Kail Dev
Virat Kohli
M S Dhoni
Sachin Tendulkar
None of These


12. Indian Girl‚ Sahithi Pingali‚ will get a minor planet in Milky Way named after her as a reward for developing an integrated mobile phone app and lake monitoring kit‚ to monitor pollution in water bodies.

  1. Sahithi Pingali‚ presented her paper‚ An Innovative Crowdsourcing Approach to Monitoring Freshwater Bodies‚ at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). ‚ She got 2nd position and 3 special awards in Earth and Environment Sciences category.
  2. She also won a gold medal at ISWEEEP (___________________) for her research work on Varthur lake.
Internal Sustainable World Engineering Energy Environment Project
International Sustainable World Engineering Energy Environment Project
International Sustainable World Engineering EcologicalEnvironment Project
International Sustainable World Engineering Economical Environment Project
None of These


13. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) _________ awarded doctorate degree to PT Usha (called Golden Girl of India) at its 50th convocation ?

Ropar
Roorkee
Delhi
Kharagpur
Kanpur


14. Jnanptih Awardee _________ Poet, lyricist and writer Cingireddi Narayana Reddy passed away.‚  ?

Telugu
Tamil
Kannada
Malayalam
None of These


15. Justice Karnan of ___________ High Court became First HC Judge to retire while absconding. He has been absconding from office since May 2017 to escape arrest after Supreme Court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court ?

Delhi
Jodhpur
Ahmedabad
Calcutta
None of These


16. Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Shri Arun Jaitley visited South Korea.

  1. He participated in India-Korea‚  Strategic Economic Dialogue and the 2nd Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank). AIIB is headquartered in Beijing (China) with Jin Liqun as its Chief.
  2. AIIB's third Annual Meeting of Board of Governors will be held in ___________ (India) in June 2018.
Delhi
Ahmedabad
Mumbai
Jodhpur
None of These


17. __________ Commerce Minister Than Myint Visited India for participating in 6th Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting in New Delhi ?

Vietnam
Myanmar
Laos
Cambodia
None of These


18. NASA selected‚ 12 new astronauts including an Indian-American,_______________. He is a commander of 461st Flight Test Squadron as well as director of F-35 Integrated Test Force in California. It is 22nd class of American spaceflight trainees since 1959.‚  ?

Kamala Harris
Raja Chari
Pramila Jayapal
Tulsi Gabbard
None of These


19. Noted Former Cricketer ________ resigned as head Coach of Indian Cricket team. He will continue as chairman of ICC’s cricket committee ?

Sanjay Bangar
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
Anil Kumble
None of These


20. Noted Industrialist Desh Bandhu Gupta, founder and Chairman of Lupin (India’s second-largest _______________ company) passed away.?

Pharmaceutical
Automobile
Electronic
Oil Marketing
None of These


21. Noted ______________ filmmaker‚ K.R. Mohanan‚ passed away. ?

Malayalam
Telugu
Tamil
Kannada
None of These


22. Noted Scientist Predhiman Krishan Kaw passed away. He was known as father of India's _______________ . ?

Nuclear Weapons Program
Nuclear Fusion Reactor Research Program
Hydro Electricity Research Program
Coal Electricity Research Program
None of These


23. Noted __________ poet S. Abdul Rahman (Known as Kavikko) passed away ?

Malayalam
Kannada
Telugu
Tamil
None of These


24. Noted __________ Basudev Chatterji passed away ?

Physician
Chemist
Geologist
Astrologer
Historian


25. Noted policymaker Sam Pitroda resigned as Technical Advisor to ____________ Government ?

Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Odisha
West Bengal
None of These


26. Sushila Karki, First Women Chief Justice of _________ has retired ?

Nepal
Bhutan
Myanmar
Bangladesh
None of These


27. Noted social activist Mehrunnisa Dalwai passed away. Her autobiography‚ Mi Bharun Pawle‚ (________________) is considered an inspirational piece for progressive movement ?

Gujarati
Marathi
Odia
Assamese
None of These


28. P.N. Bhagwati (Former ______________) Passed Away.‚  ?

President
Prime Minister
Chief Justice of India
Auditor General
None of These


29. Panjab University and India Post released special commemorative stamp for Centenary Celebrations of ____________ language artist Balwant Gargi. ?

Urdu
Hindi
Assamese
Gujarati
Punjabi


30. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Foreign Affairs of ____________ visited India.‚  ?

Nepal
Bhutan
Sri Lanka
Mauritius
None of These


31. Serving President of _________, Womtelo Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale has passed away. ?

Nigeria
Chad
Chile
Vanuatu
None of These


32. ______________'s Minister of Justice Suwaphan Tanyuvardhana Visited India and signed MoU with India on Cooperation in Controlling Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances, their Precursors and Chemicals and Drug Abuse. ?

Malaysia
Thailand
Russia
Vietnam
None of These


33. Travis Kalanick resiged as CEO of Global Cab Aggregator Major __________ ?

Uber
Ola
Meru
Oyo
None of These





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