Current Affairs Quiz June 02 - June 08, 2014

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  • 1. 

    Name the team that won the seventh edition of Indian Premier League 2014 on 1 June 2014?

    • A.

      Chennai Super Kings

    • B.

      Kings XI Punjab

    • C.

      Rajasthan Royals

    • D.

      Kolkata Knight Riders

    Correct Answer
    D. Kolkata Knight Riders
    Explanation
    Kolkata Knight Riders won the seventh edition of Indian Premier League in 2014 on 1 June 2014.

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  • 2. 

    Who was adjudged as the man of the match in the final of IPL 2014?

    • A.

      Wriddhiman Saha

    • B.

      Manish Pandey

    • C.

      Glenn Maxwell

    • D.

      Robin Uthappa

    Correct Answer
    B. Manish Pandey
    Explanation
    Manish Pandey was adjudged as the man of the match in the final of IPL 2014.

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  • 3. 

    Who was recently named as the India’s Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

    • A.

      Arun Jaitely

    • B.

      P Chidambaram

    • C.

      Arvind Mayaram

    • D.

      Raghuram Rajan

    Correct Answer
    A. Arun Jaitely
    Explanation
    Arun Jaitley was recently named as India's Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This means that he will represent India's interests and participate in decision-making processes at the ADB. As the Governor, Jaitley will play a crucial role in shaping policies and initiatives of the ADB that affect India's economic development and cooperation with other Asian countries. His appointment reflects the recognition of his expertise and experience in finance and economics, making him a suitable candidate for this important position.

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  • 4. 

    The bilateral air exercise Garurda V that started in Jodhpur on 2 June 2014 was conducted between which two countries?

    • A.

      India and France

    • B.

      India and Russia

    • C.

      India and USA

    • D.

      India and Singapore

    Correct Answer
    A. India and France
    Explanation
    The bilateral air exercise Garuda V that started in Jodhpur on 2 June 2014 was conducted between India and France.

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  • 5. 

    Global Day of Parents was observed on

    • A.

      1 June

    • B.

      2 June

    • C.

      3 June

    • D.

      4 June

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 June
    Explanation
    Global Day of Parents is observed on 1 June. This day is a United Nations observance that honors parents and their commitment to raising and nurturing their children. It aims to promote the importance of parental guidance and support in the upbringing of children. By celebrating this day, it recognizes the crucial role that parents play in the development of their children and highlights the need for a healthy and supportive family environment.

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  • 6. 

    Name the Indian-American, who was recently appointed as the member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council by US President.

    • A.

      Shefali Razdan Duggal

    • B.

      Vijay Gandhi

    • C.

      Leslie Ann Bassett

    • D.

      Ami Bera

    Correct Answer
    A. Shefali Razdan Duggal
    Explanation
    Shefali Razdan Duggal was recently appointed as a member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council by the US President. This means that she will be serving as a member of the council, which is responsible for the governance and oversight of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Her appointment highlights the recognition of her expertise, experience, and contributions in the field of Holocaust education and remembrance.

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  • 7. 

    World Environment Day is observed on

    • A.

      2 June

    • B.

      3 June

    • C.

      4 June

    • D.

      5 June

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 June
    Explanation
    World Environment Day is observed on 5 June. This day is celebrated globally to raise awareness about environmental issues and promote actions to protect the environment. It serves as a platform for individuals, communities, and organizations to come together and take concrete steps towards sustainable development. Various activities such as tree planting, clean-up campaigns, and educational programs are organized on this day to engage people in environmental conservation efforts. By observing World Environment Day on 5 June, we can collectively work towards creating a greener and more sustainable future for our planet.

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  • 8. 

    What is the theme for 2014 World Environment Day?

    • A.

      Small islands and climate change

    • B.

      Think, Eat, Save

    • C.

      Green Economy: Does it include you?

    • D.

      Many Species. One Planet. One Future.

    Correct Answer
    A. Small islands and climate change
    Explanation
    The theme for the 2014 World Environment Day was "Small islands and climate change." This theme highlights the vulnerability of small islands to the impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and loss of biodiversity. It aims to raise awareness about the urgent need for action to protect these vulnerable ecosystems and promote sustainable development practices to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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  • 9. 

    Name the person, who was given the additional charge of the Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation on 4 June 2014 after the demise of Gopinath Munde on 3 June 2014?

    • A.

      Sushma Swaraj

    • B.

      Arun Jaitley

    • C.

      Venkaiah Naidu

    • D.

      Nitin Gadkari

    Correct Answer
    D. Nitin Gadkari
    Explanation
    Nitin Gadkari was given the additional charge of the Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation on 4 June 2014 after the demise of Gopinath Munde on 3 June 2014.

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  • 10. 

    The last Navajo code talker Chester Nez died on 4 June 2014 in his home at Albuquerque, New Mexico. This unbreakable Navajo code was first used in?

    • A.

      World War I

    • B.

      World War II

    • C.

      Korean War

    • D.

      Afghanistan War

    Correct Answer
    B. World War II
    Explanation
    The last Navajo code talker, Chester Nez, died in 2014. The Navajo code was an unbreakable code that was first used in World War II.

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  • 11. 

    Name the anti-tobacco advertisement released by Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in June 2014 to highlight the health and economic impacts of tobacco consumption?

    • A.

      It doesn’t Kill Only You

    • B.

      Consume Me and Call Danger

    • C.

      The Price We Pay

    • D.

      Is it Your Choice?

    Correct Answer
    C. The Price We Pay
    Explanation
    "The Price We Pay" is the correct answer because it accurately represents the theme of the anti-tobacco advertisement released by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in June 2014. The advertisement aimed to highlight the health and economic impacts of tobacco consumption, implying that the price paid for smoking goes beyond just the cost of the cigarettes. It suggests that there are significant consequences and sacrifices associated with tobacco use, both in terms of health and financial burdens.

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  • 12. 

    Name the firm which on 5 June 2014 salvaged the INS Sindhurakshak that sank in Arabian Sea on 14 August 2013?

    • A.

      Resolve Marine

    • B.

      Titan Salvage

    • C.

      SMIT Salvage

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Resolve Marine
    Explanation
    Resolve Marine is the correct answer because it is the firm that salvaged the INS Sindhurakshak, which sank in the Arabian Sea on 14 August 2013.

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  • 13. 

    Name the person, who was recently appointed as the brand ambassador of maternal and child health campaign, Mamta Abhiyan by State government of Madhya Pradesh?

    • A.

      Mary Kom

    • B.

      Madhuri Dixit

    • C.

      Hema Malini

    • D.

      Gauri Khan

    Correct Answer
    B. Madhuri Dixit
    Explanation
    Madhuri Dixit was recently appointed as the brand ambassador of the maternal and child health campaign, Mamta Abhiyan, by the State government of Madhya Pradesh. This means that Madhuri Dixit has been chosen to represent and promote the campaign, raising awareness about the importance of maternal and child health in the state.

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  • 14. 

    Name the nation that formed National Unity Government on 2 June 2014?

    • A.

      Syria

    • B.

      Palestine

    • C.

      Egypt

    • D.

      Vietnam

    Correct Answer
    B. Palestine
  • 15. 

    Palestinian National Unity Government formed on 2 June 2014 will be headed by

    • A.

      Mahmoud Abbas

    • B.

      Ismael Haniyeh

    • C.

      Rami Hamadallah

    • D.

      Ahmad Maiteeq

    Correct Answer
    C. Rami Hamadallah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rami Hamadallah. Rami Hamadallah was appointed as the head of the Palestinian National Unity Government formed on 2 June 2014. He served as the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority from 2013 to 2019. Hamadallah was chosen to lead the government after the reconciliation agreement between the Palestinian political parties Fatah and Hamas. He played a crucial role in uniting the Palestinian factions and worked towards achieving national unity and stability.

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  • 16. 

    Name the country that recently proposed a 1 billion dollar security plan for Eastern Europe amid an East-West showdown over Ukraine?

    • A.

      Britain

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      US

    Correct Answer
    D. US
    Explanation
    The correct answer is US. The United States recently proposed a 1 billion dollar security plan for Eastern Europe in response to the East-West showdown over Ukraine. This plan aims to enhance the security and defense capabilities of Eastern European countries in the face of Russian aggression and tensions in the region. The US has been actively involved in supporting Eastern European countries and strengthening NATO's presence in the area to ensure stability and deter potential threats.

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  • 17. 

    Name the former guerrilla commander who became the President of El Salvador on 1 June 2014?

    • A.

      Salvador Sanchez Ceren

    • B.

      Francisco Flores

    • C.

      Norman Quijano

    • D.

      Mauricio Funes

    Correct Answer
    A. Salvador Sanchez Ceren
    Explanation
    Salvador Sanchez Ceren is the correct answer because he became the President of El Salvador on 1 June 2014. He was a former guerrilla commander and a member of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN). Sanchez Ceren served as the Vice President of El Salvador from 2009 to 2014 before assuming the presidency. He is known for his leftist policies and his efforts to address social inequality and poverty in the country.

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  • 18. 

    India on 3 June 2014 made arrangements for evacuation of its nationals, especially students, from Lugansk region. Lugansk is located in which country?

    • A.

      Palestine

    • B.

      Ukraine

    • C.

      Syria

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    B. Ukraine
    Explanation
    India made arrangements for the evacuation of its nationals from Lugansk region, indicating that Lugansk is facing some form of crisis or conflict. The correct answer is Ukraine, as Lugansk is located in the eastern part of Ukraine.

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  • 19. 

    Name the Canadian province that on 5 June 2014 became the first to adopt Right-to-Die legislation which allows terminally ill patients to kill themselves with a doctor’s help?

    • A.

      Ottawa

    • B.

      Stadacona

    • C.

      Yukon

    • D.

      Quebec

    Correct Answer
    D. Quebec
    Explanation
    Quebec is the correct answer because on 5 June 2014, it became the first Canadian province to adopt Right-to-Die legislation, which allows terminally ill patients to end their lives with the assistance of a doctor.

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  • 20. 

    Telangana became the 29th State of Union India on

    • A.

      1 June 2014

    • B.

      2 June 2014

    • C.

      3 June 2014

    • D.

      4 June 2014

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 June 2014
    Explanation
    Telangana became the 29th State of Union India on 2 June 2014.

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  • 21. 

    Who became the first chief minister of Telangana?

    • A.

      Chandrababu Naidu

    • B.

      Jagan Mohan Reddy

    • C.

      YS Vijaymala

    • D.

      Chandrasekhar Rao

    Correct Answer
    D. Chandrasekhar Rao
    Explanation
    Chandrasekhar Rao became the first chief minister of Telangana.

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  • 22. 

    How long will Hyderabad act as a joint-capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh?

    • A.

      5 Years

    • B.

      7 years

    • C.

      10 years

    • D.

      15 years

    Correct Answer
    C. 10 years
    Explanation
    Hyderabad will act as a joint-capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for 10 years. This implies that both states have agreed to share Hyderabad as their capital for a specific period of time. After the completion of this duration, it is likely that a decision will be made regarding the permanent capital for each state.

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  • 23. 

    What is Impulse 2 which made its inaugural flight in the first week of June 2014?

    • A.

      A Robot sent to MARS

    • B.

      A Solar Plane

    • C.

      An Army Operation

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A Solar Plane
    Explanation
    Impulse 2 is a solar plane that made its inaugural flight in the first week of June 2014. This means that it is a plane powered solely by solar energy, making it an environmentally friendly and sustainable mode of transportation. It is not a robot sent to Mars or an army operation, as those options are not related to the concept of a solar plane.

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  • 24. 

    Indian Air Force in recently explored an unclimbed peak of Mt Gorichen at a height of 5587 meters. Name the State where Mt Gorichen is located?

    • A.

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • B.

      Uttarakhand

    • C.

      Sikkim

    • D.

      Arunachal Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    D. Arunachal Pradesh
    Explanation
    Mt Gorichen is located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Indian Air Force recently explored the peak, which stands at a height of 5587 meters.

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  • 25. 

    Name the State that recently established women helpline in each district

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C.

      Bihar

    • D.

      Haryana

    Correct Answer
    B. Uttar Pradesh
    Explanation
    Uttar Pradesh is the correct answer because it recently established women helpline in each district. This initiative aims to provide immediate assistance and support to women in distress. By setting up helplines in every district, Uttar Pradesh is taking a proactive step towards ensuring the safety and well-being of women. This move will help women in accessing help and reporting incidents of violence or harassment easily, thereby promoting a safer environment for them.

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  • 26. 

    A University recently signed a MoU with ICAR to open 638th Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Baksa district. Name the University?

    • A.

      Junagadh Agricultural University

    • B.

      Assam Agricultural University

    • C.

      Rajendra Agricultural University

    • D.

      Indian Agricultural Research Institute

    Correct Answer
    B. Assam Agricultural University
    Explanation
    Assam Agricultural University is the correct answer because the question asks for the name of the university that recently signed a MoU with ICAR to open the 638th Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Baksa district. The other options, Junagadh Agricultural University, Rajendra Agricultural University, and Indian Agricultural Research Institute, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 27. 

    Name the Indian organisation that in May 2014 entered into a pact with Afghanistan to provide Artificial Limbs to people in the country?

    • A.

      Bhagwan Buddha Viklang Sahayta Samiti

    • B.

      Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti

    • C.

      Bhagwan Valmiki Viklang Sahayta Samiti

    • D.

      Mehta Viklang Sahayta Samiti

    Correct Answer
    B. Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti
    Explanation
    In May 2014, the Indian organization Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti entered into a pact with Afghanistan to provide artificial limbs to people in the country.

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  • 28. 

    Rafael Nadal of Spain on 8 June 2014 won the French Open 2014 for record

    • A.

      Seventh time

    • B.

      Eighth time

    • C.

      Ninth time

    • D.

      Tenth time

    Correct Answer
    C. Ninth time
    Explanation
    Rafael Nadal won the French Open in 2014 for the ninth time. This means that he had previously won the tournament eight times before. His victory in 2014 marked his ninth win at the French Open, making it a record-breaking achievement for him.

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  • 29. 

    The women singles title of French Open 2014 was won by

    • A.

      Simona Halep of Romania

    • B.

      Maria Sharapova of Russia

    • C.

      Serena Williams of USA

    • D.

      Sara Errani of Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. Maria Sharapova of Russia
    Explanation
    Maria Sharapova of Russia won the women's singles title of the French Open 2014.

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  • 30. 

    Which nuclear power plant on 8 June 2014 became the first nuclear power plant to generate 1000 MWe?

    • A.

      Kalpakkam

    • B.

      Kundankulam

    • C.

      Narora

    • D.

      Kaiga

    Correct Answer
    B. Kundankulam
    Explanation
    Kundankulam is the correct answer because on 8 June 2014, it became the first nuclear power plant to generate 1000 MWe. This means that Kundankulam successfully reached the milestone of generating 1000 megawatts of electricity, making it a significant achievement for the plant.

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