Current Affairs Quiz- 25 June 2018

Current Affairs Quiz 25 June 2018

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  1. Prime Minister of India announced a line of credit worth _____ USD for Seychelles.
    A) 500 million
    B) 200 million
    C) 100 million
    D) 50 million
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Prime Minister announced a line of credit worth 100 million USD for Seychelles.
  2. Which ministry has launched the ‘Women in Prisons’ report?
    A) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    B) Ministry of Law and Justice
    C) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    D) Ministry of Women and Child Development
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has come up with its report titled ‘Women in Prisons’ which aims to build an understanding of the various entitlements of women in prisons, the various issues faced by them and possible methods for resolution of the same.
  3. Who is the head of the committee formed to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country.
    A) Durga Shankar Mishra
    B) Kumar Keshav
    C) E. Sreedharan
    D) Rajeev Aggarwal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a proposal to set up a committee to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country.The committee will be headed by E Sreedharan, also known as the “Metro Man”
  1. Tayyip Erdogan is the President of which country?
    A) Turkey
    B) Egypt
    C) Russia
    D) Ireland
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey’s presidential election
  2. Which of the following metro station which is also known as “Gateway to Haryana” has been opened up for the public?
    A) Jahangirpuri
    B) Bahadurgarh
    C) Majalis Park
    D) Haiderpur
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 11.2-km-long fully elevated Mundka-Bahadurgarh section of the Delhi Metro’s Green Line was opened to passengers on June 24, 2018.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the section through video-conferencing at a function held at the City Park Metro station in Bahadurgarh, known as the Gateway to Haryana. This is the DMRC’s third foray into the neighbouring state of Haryana.
  3. What is the deadline set by Reserve Bank of India for the upgradation of Operating System of all ATMs in India?
    A) August 2018
    B) December 2018
    C) June 2019
    D) July 2019
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI sets June 2019 as deadline for upgradation of OS of all ATMs
  4. Where was the IIFA Awards 2018 held?
    A) Spain
    B) Thailand
    C) Macau
    D) Singapore
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2018 was organised in Bangkok, Thailand on June 24, 2018.
  5. Who has won the UK’s Desmond Elliott Prize?
    A) Nikita Lalwani 
    B) Ali Shaw
    C) Anjali Joseph
    D) Preti Taneja
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Preti Taneja has won the prestigious Desmond Elliott Prize given for the best debut novel in English published in The UK titled “We That Are Young”.
  6. Deepika Kumari is related to which sports?
    A) Kabaddi
    B) Shooting
    C) Archery
    D) Cricket
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Archer Deepika Kumari won her first individual gold medal in six years at the Salt Lake World Cup following a 7-3 win over Germany’s Michelle Kroppen in the recurve final.
  7. R Praggnanandhaa the youngest Indian Grand Master is from which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Madurai
    C) Vellore
    D) Chennai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    R Praggnanandhaa has become the country’s youngest and the world’s second youngest Grand Master at the age of 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.He hails from Chennai. He won the final round against Dutch GM Roeland Pruijssers and finished second in the 4th Gredine Open held in Italy.
  1. Para Athlete Amit Kumar Saroha is related to which sports?
    A) Javelin throw
    B) Discuss throw
    C) Club throw
    D) Shotput throw
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Amit Kumar Saroha the Haryana para-athlete clinched a gold medal in the men’s club throw event (F51) at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia.
  2. Who has won the 2018 French Grand Prix title?
    A) Carlos Sainz
    B) Kimi Raikkonen
    C) Max Verstappen
    D) Lewis Hamilton
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) won 2018 French Grand Prix to regain top spot in the world championship.
  3. Danny Faure is the President of which country?
    A) Cuba
    B) Greece
    C) Indonesia
    D) Seychelles
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Seychelles have signed six MoUs to further expand bilateral ties between the two sides. These include areas of naval cooperation, cybersecurity, culture, dvelopment projects among others.The MoUs were exchanged in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Seychelles President Danny Faure after the two leaders held bilateral and delegation level talks in Hyderabad House.
  4. Who is the Cabinet Minister of Ministry of Women and Child Development?
    A) D.V Sadananda Gowda
    B) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
    C) Radha Mohan Singh
    D) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
  5. Who is the author of novel “We That Are Young”?
    A) Preti Taneja
    B) Grace McCleen
    C) Edward Hogan
    D) Anjali Joseph
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    Option A
    Explanation: