Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: June 23 – June 29, 2014

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 3866

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  • 1. 
    35th National Games that will be held from 31 January to 14 February 2014 will be held in which state?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Delhi

  • 2. 
    What is the mascot for 35th National Games to be held in 2015?
    • A. 

      Ammu, the Great Indian Hornbill

    • B. 

      Rongmon, the Rhino

    • C. 

      Chhaua, the deer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Union Government on 26 June 2014 extended the deadline for implementing National Food Security Act by how many months?
    • A. 

      2 months

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      4 months

    • D. 

      5 months

  • 4. 
    Of these states, which has yet not implemented the National Food Security Act?
    • A. 

      Maharashtra

    • B. 

      Punjab

    • C. 

      Chhattisgarh

    • D. 

      Odisha

  • 5. 
    The high-level forum entitled Acting on the Call, Ending preventable child and maternal deaths was held in?
    • A. 

      New Delhi

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Geneva

  • 6. 
    Name the State which in June 2014 announced 33 percent reservation for women in the police force of the State?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Meghalaya

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 7. 
    International Seafarer’s Day was observed on?
    • A. 

      26 June

    • B. 

      25 June

    • C. 

      24 June

    • D. 

      23 June

  • 8. 
    World Vitiligo Day dedicated to people with vitiligo was observed on?
    • A. 

      22 June

    • B. 

      23 June

    • C. 

      24 June

    • D. 

      25 June

  • 9. 
    Name the Rajdhani Express that derailed on 25 June 2014 at Golden Ganj station near Chhapra in Bihar?
    • A. 

      Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Express

    • B. 

      Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani Express

    • C. 

      Dehi- Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani Express

    • D. 

      Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express

  • 10. 
    Name the airlines from India that joined Star Alliance on 23 June 2014?
    • A. 

      Air India

    • B. 

      Air Asia India

    • C. 

      Go Air

    • D. 

      IndiGo

  • 11. 
    Name the bank that purchased the HSBC bank's Swiss private banking assets?
    • A. 

      Six SIS AG

    • B. 

      Zurich Cantonal Bank

    • C. 

      LGT Bank

    • D. 

      WIR Bank

  • 12. 
    Union Cabinet on 25 June 2014 in-principle approved the MoU for setting up industrial parks with which country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      Bhutan

  • 13. 
    Maharashtra State Cabinet on 26 June 2014 approved 21 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for which two communities?
    • A. 

      Maratha and Brahmins

    • B. 

      Brahmins and Muslims

    • C. 

      Marathas and Muslims

    • D. 

      Harijans and Muslims

  • 14. 
    Name the State that on 26 June 2014 raised the retirement age of State government employees from 58 to 60?
    • A. 

      Odisha

    • B. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Telangana

    • D. 

      Goa

  • 15. 
    Union Government declared a day as Passport Seva Divas to commemorate Passport Act 1967. Which date will be observed as the Passport Seva Divas?
    • A. 

      22 June

    • B. 

      23 June

    • C. 

      24 June

    • D. 

      25 June

  • 16. 
    Name the person who has been appointed as the first Chairman of ICC?
    • A. 

      Mustafa Kamal

    • B. 

      Allan Issac

    • C. 

      David Richardson

    • D. 

      N Srinivasan

  • 17. 
    World Refugee Day was observed on?
    • A. 

      19 June

    • B. 

      20 June

    • C. 

      21 June

    • D. 

      23 June

  • 18. 
    Name the site of Gujarat that was inscribed into World Heritage list of UNESCO on 23 June 2014?
    • A. 

      Rani-ki-Vav

    • B. 

      Dilwara temples

    • C. 

      Akshardham temple

    • D. 

      Bibi ka Makbara

  • 19. 
    Name the person, who will head the independent High Level Committee constituted by Union Government to inquire into the incident of gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh that occurred on 12 June 2014.
    • A. 

      KAP Singh

    • B. 

      SB Mathur

    • C. 

      Soumitra Tarafder

    • D. 

      KK Mehrotra

  • 20. 
    Name the gas that leaked in the Bhilai Steel Plant accident in which 6 people were killed and over 30 were injured?
    • A. 

      Nitrous Oxide

    • B. 

      Methane

    • C. 

      Sulphur dioxide

    • D. 

      Bromine

  • 21. 
    Study of a university says that robots can be programmed by causally talking with them. Name the University.
    • A. 

      Cornell University

    • B. 

      Cambridge University

    • C. 

      Pune University

    • D. 

      Tokyo University

  • 22. 
    Name the person of Indian origin, who demonstrated that robots can be programmed by causally talking with them.
    • A. 

      Ashutosh Saxena

    • B. 

      Dipendra K Misra

    • C. 

      Jaeyong Sung

    • D. 

      Ankit Tiwari

  • 23. 
    Project Mausam presented by Indian government at the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Doha, Qatar is an initiative of which Union Ministry?
    • A. 

      Union Ministry of Culture

    • B. 

      Union Ministry of Home Affairs

    • C. 

      Union Ministry of Environment and Forest

    • D. 

      Union Ministry of External Affairs

  • 24. 
    The Union Home Ministry on 23 June 2014 rejected the proposal of Ministry External Affairs (MEA) that asked visa-free entry to nationals of a country. Name the country for which the proposal was mooted by MEA?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Myanmar

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

  • 25. 
    Union Government on 23 June 2014 decided to provide additional interest-free loan to cash-starved sugar industry to pay their huge arrears to the farmers. The magnitude of loan amount is
    • A. 

      6600 crore rupees

    • B. 

      55 crore rupees

    • C. 

      4400 crore rupees

    • D. 

      3300 crore rupees

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