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ONLINE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - June 2015


1) With which country India signed Land Boundary Agreement of 1974 under which the countries will exchange territories (enclaves) with each other?
A) Bhutan
B) Sri Lanka
C) Bangladesh
D) Nepal

2) Who was made captain of the Indian Cricket Team for the Zimbabwe tour scheduled to be held in July 2015?
A) Ajinkya Rahane
B) Rohit Sharma
C) Virat Kohli
D) Shikhar Dhawan

3) According to a survey conducted recently nearly ............ of the original Great Wall of China has disappeared for various reasons since it was built, including being pilfered by local residents to build houses?
A) 10%
B) 20%
C) 30%
D) 40%

4) In which country 41st G7 summit was held?
A) Germany
B) France
C) Britain
D) Italy

5) Name the Indian scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee who has been conferred Japan's highest award - the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star?
A) Dr APJ Kalam
B) V Radhakrishnan
C) M S Swaminathan
D) C N R Rao

6) Recognition of which party headed by former Lok Sabha Speaker was suspended by the Election Commission of India (ECI)?
A) National People's Party (NPP)
B) Communist Party of India (CPI)
C) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
D) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

7) Who was appointed as Chief Information Commissioner of India?
A) Vijai Sharma
B) K V Chowdary
C) Wajahat Habibullah
D) A N Tiwari

8) Who won women's single title of French Open 2015 by defeating Lucie Safarova in the final?
A) Venus Williams
B) Serena Williams
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Sania Mirza

9) Which team won the 2015 UEFA Champions League title defeating Juventus in the final?
A) Ajax
B) Atletico Madrid
C) Olympiacos
D) FC Barcelona

10) Name the Indian boxer and winner of Olympic bronze medal in 2008 who will not represent India any more as he has turned professional?
A) Vijender Singh
B) Mary Kom
C) Akhil Kumar
D) Jitender Kumar

11) What is the new National Floor-Level Minimum Wage (NFLMW)? Earlier it was 137 rupees per day. The new rate will be effective from 01st July 2015.
A) Rs 160 per day
B) Rs 180 per day
C) Rs 200 per day
D) Rs 250 per day

12) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes by?
A) 3 months
B) 6 months
C) 9 months
D) 1 year

13) Who became the first 100% blind officer in Indian Foreign Services (IFS)?
A) Beno Zephine
B) Ajit Kumar Yadav
C) Ajit Kumar
D) Krishna Gopal Tiwari

14) 9th National Statistics Day with the theme "Social Development" was observed on?
A) 1st June
B) 8th June
C) 14th June
D) 29th June

15) Who is the writer of the book Flood of fire?
A) Amitav Ghosh
B) Chetan Bhagat
C) Ravinder Singh
D) Vyomesh Shukla

16) Who was appointed as Chief Vigilance Commissioner of India?
A) Vijai Sharma
B) K V Chowdary
C) Ajit Kumar
D) Pankaj Mallick

17) India's first Micro Air Vehicle Aerodynamics Research Tunnel was set up by CSIR in?
A) Chennai
B) Bengaluru
C) Hyderabad
D) Kolkata

18) Nathu La pass was reopened for Kailash-Manasarovar pilgrims after 53 years. Nathu La is in which state?
A) Jammu and Kashmir
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Sikkim
D) Uttarakhand

19) Which state declared Blue Mormon as State butterfly?
A) Maharashtra
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Uttarakhand
D) Meghalaya

20) Who was appointed as the Director General of National Security Guard?
A) P Goel
B) JN Choudhury
C) Ranjan Deshmukh
D) RC Tayal

21) Who won Men's single title of French Open 2015 defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 and 6-4?
A) Roger Federer
B) Rafael Nadal
C) Andy Murray
D) Stanislas Wawrinka

22) International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed across the world on?
A) 2nd June
B) 8th June
C) 15th June
D) 26th June

23) World Ocean Day was observed across the world on?
A) 9th June
B) 15th June
C) 19th June
D) 27th June

24) Name the former tennis star who was appointed as Kerala's Ayurveda brand ambassador?
A) Martina Navratilova
B) Steffi Graf
C) Anna Kournikova
D) Ana Ivanovic

25) Name the creator of Chandigarh's Rock Garden who died recently?
A) Sudhir Mishra
B) Pankaj Sinha
C) Sumer Singh
D) Nek Chand

26) Name the famous battle of June 1815 in which Napoleon's French army was defeated by Duke of Wellington's allied forces and whose commemorations of 200th anniversary concluded recently
A) Battle of Blenheim
B) Battle of Waterloo
C) Battle of Pultowa
D) Battle of Valmy

27) World Blood Donors Day with theme Thank you for saving my life was observed on?
A) 5th June
B) 15th June
C) 20th June
D) 26th June

28) Against which product Union Government filed complaint under Section 12(1)(d) of Consumer Protection Act?
A) Kurkure
B) Dairy Milk
C) Coca-cola
D) Maggi

29) Which country recently celebrated 800th anniversary of Magna Carta?
A) Britain
B) Germany
C) France
D) Italy

30) Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on June 18, launched a free SMS service which will provide alerts and updates on extreme weather conditions such as thunder, hailstorms, etc. to registered farmers on their mobile phones. What is the name of this service?
A) WEATHERCAST
B) WEATHERALERT
C) NOWCAST
D) WEATHERNOW

31) India's first air-conditioned DEMU train was launched in?
A) Idukki
B) Bellary
C) Kochi
D) Mysuru

32) World Environment Day was observed across the world on?
A) 5th June
B) 12 June
C) 19th June
D) 24th June

33) Which Indian cricketer became 9th highest wicket-taker in Test Cricket and is only 20 wickets short of Kapil Dev's 434 Test wickets?
A) Harbhajan Singh
B) Ishant Sharma
C) R Ashwin
D) Zaheer Khan

34) Name the country where Indian Army carried out cross border operation against militants recently?
A) Sri Lanka
B) Pakistan
C) Nepal
D) Myanmar

35) Metro train of which state got its first driver-less train?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kolkata
D) Bengaluru

36) Who is the author of the book - Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji?
A) Chetan Bhagat
B) Pranab Mukherjee
C) Atal Behari Vajpayee
D) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

37) Who became first Indian footballer to score 50 international goals?
A) Baichung Bhutia
B) Romeo Fernandes
C) Balwant Singh
D) Sunil Chhetri

38) Name the former Captain of Pakistan Cricket team who was appointed as the President of International Cricket Council (ICC)?
A) Zaheer Abbas
B) Javed Miandad
C) Imran Khan
D) Waqar Younus

39) Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee celebrated the ....... foundation day of the of Sri Anandpur Sahib?
A) 250th
B) 300th
C) 350th
D) 400th

40) Name the Asian country which won the 3-match One Day International (ODI) cricket series against India 2-1?
A) Bangladesh
B) Sri Lanka
C) Pakistan
D) South Africa

41) Name the former Indian cricketer who was appointed coach of India A and U-19 cricket team?
A) Rahul Dravid
B) Saurav Ganguly
C) VVS Laxman
D) Sachin Tendulkar

42) Two-day long annual Hemis festival was celebrated recently to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. At which place this festival was held?
A) Srinagar
B) Dehradun
C) Shimla
D) Ladakh

43) Name the famous writer who was chosen for 28th Moorti Devi Award founded by Bharatiya Jnanpith?
A) C. Radhakrishnan
B) Haraprasad Das
C) Vishwanath Tripathi
D) Gulab Kothari