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Current Affairs Quiz 17th June 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 17th June 2023

 

Question 1:

Which ministry introduced the ‘Y-Break – Yoga at Office Chair’ protocol?

A) Ministry of Health and Welfare

B) Ministry of Human Resource Development

C) Ministry of AYUSH

D) Ministry of Home Affairs

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The ‘Y-Break – Yoga at Office Chair’ protocol was spearheaded by the Ministry of AYUSH to enhance the well-being of employees.

 

Question 2:

What is the new name of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Society?

A) Prime Ministers’ Historical Society

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B) Prime Ministers’ Memorial Society

C) Prime Ministers’ Museum and Library Society

D) Leaders’ Museum and Library Society

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Society was renamed as the Prime Ministers’ Museum and Library Society.

 

Question 3:

What is the new age of consent in Japan?

A) 15

B) 16

C) 13

D) 14

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Japan’s parliament raised the age of consent from 13 to 16.

 

Question 4:

Where will PM Narendra Modi interact with the Indian diaspora during his USA visit?

A) Los Angeles

B) Chicago

C) New York

D) Boston

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: PM Modi’s visit includes engagements in New York where he will interact with the Indian diaspora.

 

Question 5:

For what purpose was the ‘Arunpol App’ launched in Arunachal Pradesh?

A) Tourism

B) Citizen safety and security

C) Employment opportunities

D) Online education

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Arunpol App was launched to facilitate the safety and security of the citizens of Arunachal Pradesh.

 

Question 6:

What is the main goal of the Indian Navy’s “Julley Ladakh” Outreach Program?

A) Defense training

B) Environmental conservation

C) Awareness and youth engagement

D) Military exercises

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The “Julley Ladakh” program aims to increase awareness about the Navy and engage with the youth and civil society in Ladakh.

 

Question 7:

What was India’s overall exports value in May 2023?

A) US$ 70.29 Billion

B) US$ 50.29 Billion

C) US$ 40.29 Billion

D) US$ 60.29 Billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: India’s overall exports in May 2023 stood at US$60.29 billion.

 

Question 8:

Which bank presented a record-breaking dividend cheque of Rs 5,740 Crore to the Finance Minister?

A) ICICI Bank

B) HDFC Bank

C) Punjab National Bank

D) State Bank of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: SBI, the country’s largest public sector bank, presented this record-breaking dividend cheque.

 

Question 9:

On which date was International Father’s Day celebrated in 2023?

A) 18th June

B) 19th June

C) 20th June

D) 17th June

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: International Father’s Day in 2023 was held on 18th June.

 

Question 10:

What is the issue price of the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme for 2023-24 (Series I)?

A) Rs 5,926/gm

B) Rs 5,000/gm

C) Rs 6,926/gm

D) Rs 4,926/gm

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The issue price of the Bond for the mentioned series is Rs 5,926 per gram.

 

Question 11:

Who collaborated with the United Nations to accelerate sustainable development in India?

A) ISRO

B) DRDO

C) NITI Aayog

D) Ministry of Environment

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: NITI Aayog collaborated with the UN in India to advance the nation’s sustainable development goals.

 

Question 12:

Which of the following categories was NOT introduced to the Grammy Awards?

A) Best African Music Performance

B) Best Alternative Jazz Album

C) Best Pop Dance Recording

D) Best European Classical Album

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Grammy Awards introduced three new categories: Best African Music Performance, Best Pop Dance Recording, and Best Alternative Jazz Album.

 

Question 13:

Who is the author of ‘A Life Well Spent – Four Decades in the Indian Foreign Service’?

A) Rajiv Malhotra

B) Shashi Tharoor

C) Ambassador Satish Chandra

D) S. Jaishankar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The book is penned by Ambassador Satish Chandra and chronicles his career in the IFS.

 

Question 14:

Which whistleblower, known for leaking the “Pentagon Papers,” recently passed away?

A) Julian Assange

B) Edward Snowden

C) Chelsea Manning

D) Daniel Ellsberg

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, passed away at the age of 92.

 

Question 15:

Which Indian city hosted the SEACEN-FSI 25th Conference of Asia-Pacific Superv

isors?

A) Bengaluru

B) New Delhi

C) Hyderabad

D) Mumbai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Mumbai was the hosting city for the SEACEN-FSI 25th Conference of Asia-Pacific Supervisors.

 

Question 16:

Which team bagged the Europa League title in 2023?

A) Manchester United

B) Atletico Madrid

C) Sevilla FC

D) Chelsea FC

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Atletico Madrid clinched the Europa League title in 2023.
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