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Current Affairs Quiz June 26 2017

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Question 1:Who has been selected for the Best Parliamentarian Award for 2016?

A. Arun Jaitley
B. Karan Singh
C. N K Premachandran
D. Sharad Yadav

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

RSP leader and Lok Sabha member N K Premachandran has been selected for the Best Parliamentarian Award for 2016. N K Premachandran, the 57-year-old member of Lok Sabha from Kollam in Kerala is a central secretariat member of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP).

Question 2:The world-famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commemorates Jagannath’s annual visit to whichTemple?

A. Mausi ma temple
B. Markandeshwar temple
C. Alarnatha temple
D. Gundicha Temple

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

Devotees thronged the town of Puri for the world-famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra that began on Sunday. The festival commemorates Jagannath’s annual visit to Gundicha Temple via Mausi Maa Temple (aunt’s home) near Balagandi Chaka, Puri.

Question 3:China has been granted medical parole to a jailed Nobel peace prize laureate, what is his name?

A. Mo Yan
B. Liu Xiaobo
C. Tu Youyou
D. Tsung-Dao Lee

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

China’s jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month, his lawyer told AFP today.

Question 4:World Bank has cleared a 250-million dollar loan for which mission in India?

A. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
B. Make in India
C. Stand up India, Start up India
D. Skill India Mission

Answer and Explanation

Answer D:

The World Bank has cleared a USD 250-million loan for the Skill India Mission. The main aim of the mission is, making Indian youth more employable through reskilling.

Question 5:Which player of the Indian Women’s Cricket team made a world record in India’s opening match of ICC World Cup with England?

A. Mithali Raj
B. Jhulan Goswami
C. Ekta Bisht
D. Thirush Kamini

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

India got their ICC Women’s World Cup campaign off to a great start as they defeated hosts England by 35 runs in the opening game of the tournament in Derby.In this match, Mithali Raj, one of India’s premier batters in women’s cricket smashed yet another fifty and in the process, the third of the innings, as she set a world record. Her seventh consecutive fifty was the most by any woman player in ODIs.


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