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Current Affairs Questions - june 2015

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 Current Affairs Questions - June 2015
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1. Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs set up a Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) in _______(Tamilnadu) to provide information and guidancethe to overseas Indian workers on all aspects of overseas employment ?
 Chennai
 Coimbatore
 Madurai
 Trichy
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


2. Ministry of Civil Aviation approved to set up second international airport of National Capital Region at _______ (Uttar Pradesh) ?
 Muzaffarnagar
 Jind
 Jewar
 Karnal
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


3. 2­day annual Hemis festival for Guru Padmasambhava held in _________ (Jammu and Kashmir) ?
 Srinagar
 Udhampur
 Anantnag
 Ladakh
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


4. 350th foundation day of _______ (Rupnagar ­ Punjab) celebrated. The holy city was founded by the 9th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Tegh Bahadur in 1665 ?
 Harminder Sahib
 Baba Atal Sahib
 Damdama Sahib
 Patna Sahib
 Anandpur Sahib
( Ans - 5)


5. 4 ­day long Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhaya Devi temple held at ___________(Assam) ?
 Silchar
 Dibrugarh
 Guwahati
 Jorhat
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


6. 61 Days Fishing ban along Western Coast started from 1 June to 31 July, 2015, Except ______which will stick to 47­day ban to allow its fishermen to continue fishing till June 15 ?
 Kerala
 Karnataka
 Maharashtra
 Tamilnadu
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


7. A national level museum of Sikh heritage will be setup in Lakhnaur Sahib village in _____. Lakhnaur Sahib is a historical village as mother of tenth Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh, Mata Gujari belonged to the place ?
 Haryana
 Punjab
 Uttar Pradesh
 Himachal Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


8. ASCI (_______) launched its consumer complaint mobile application named ASCIonline to provide consumer complaint services along with existing Website Facility for reporting misleading advertisements ?
 Advertising Standard Council of India
 Advertising Standard Committee of India
 Advertising Saturation Council of India
 Advertising Standard Corporation of India
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


9. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched free SMS service ________ to provide alerts on extreme weather conditions such as hailstorm every three hours to registered farmers on their mobile phones ?
 Nowcast
 Broadcast
 Podcast
 Futurecast
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


10. __________ government launched Mee Bhoomi, a digital depository of land records. Web URL is http://meebhoomi.ap.gov.in. It will make all land details available to the people ?
 Kerala
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Andhra Pradesh
 Bihar
( Ans - 4)


11. ____ Government launch State Soil Health Mission to make a hundred % organic state. ?
 Andhra Pradesh
 Mizoram
 Tripura
 Arunachal Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


12._______, with Indian Army's assistance has operationalised a mobile tower at record height of 16,000 feet in Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) ?
 MTNL
 BSNL
 Airtel
 Vodafone
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


13. Bajaj Allianz launched a weather­based crop insurance scheme for orange crops in Nagpur, Hingoli and Washim districts of _________. ?
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Haryana
 Punjab
 Maharashtra
( Ans - 5)


14. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited commissioned 250­MW unit of Bongaigaon thermal power project of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in ________ as part of NTPC’s project for setting up 3 units of 250 MW (750 MW in total) each as coal­based project by 2016 ?
 Assam
 Tripura
 Mizoram
 Meghalaya
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


15. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved setting up over ______ of Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) at cost of 12000 crore rupees ?
 1000 MW
 5000 MW
 6000 MW
 2000 MW
 10000 MW
( Ans - 4)


16. CCEA (________) approved two road projects of 4721 crore rupees in Madhya Pradesh and Telangana under National Highways Development Project (NHDP).
 Cabinet Committee on Ecological Affairs
 Cabinet Council on Economic Affairs
 Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
 Cabinet Council on Ecological Affairs
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


17. ______ opened 2nd land border crossing in Tibet via Nathu La, Sikkim to allow Indian pilgrims for Kailash­Mansarovar yatra. Eerlier Lipulekh Pass route in Uttarakhand was damaged in Uttarakhand floods in 2013 ?
 Bangladesh
 China
 Pakistan
 Myammar
 SrI Lanka
( Ans - 2)


18. Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated ___________ Sponsered wi­fi zone at Historical monument Taj Mahal at Agra (Uttar Pradesh). ?
 MTNL
 BSNL
 AIRTEL
 Vodafone
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


19. Election Commission of India suspended recognition of ___________'s National People's Party for failing to file its election expenditure statement. ?
 Jayalalithaa
 Mulayam Singh Yadav
 N. Chandrababu Naidu
 P A Sangma
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


20. Environment Ministry cleared 12000 crores Coastal Road Project of _______ (Maharashtra) that will cover 35.6 kms ?
 Mumbai
 Nagpur
 Aurangabad
 Pune
 Thane
( Ans - 1)

21. External Affairs Minister ___________ Visited Thailand. A double taxation avoidance treaty was signed and ratified a treaty signed in 2013 to provide framework for extradition of fugitive offenders ?
 Sushma Swaraj
 Nitin Gadkari
 Rajnath Singh
 Manohar Parrikar
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


22. First phase (10­km stretch) of ________ inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. ?
 Madurai Metro
 Chennai Metro
 Trichy Metro
 Coimbatore Metro
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


23. Government Approved including __________, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh in National Dairy Plan Phase ­ I and extended the project period by two years to 2018­19 ?
 Meghalaya
 Mizoram
 Tripura
 Uttarakhand
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


24. Govbernment approved Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to apply to Registrar of Companies for renaming it as RECI (________) and converting it into a Section 3 company under the Companies Act, 2013 ?
 Restorable Energy Corporation of India
 Renewable Equity Corporation of India
 Restorable Equity Corporation of India
 Rearrangeable Energy Corporation of India
 Renewable Energy Corporation of India
( Ans - 5)


25. Government announced to set up Skill Development Centers in all the 40 parliamentary constituencies of ________ ?
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Bihar
 Chhattisgarh
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


26. Government approved Memorandum of Cooperation with ________'s Patent Office for cooperation in field of Industrial Property (IP) ?
 Japan
 China
 Russia
 South Korea
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


27. Government approved introducing Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 to provide new provisions in existing Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986. As per the bill, Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) will be established as __________ ?
 National Statutory Body of India
 National Standards Body of India
 Neutral Standards Body of India
 Nodal Standards Body of India
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


28. Government approved proposal of Ministry of Culture for setting up a National Memorial at birth place of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan in Chhapra (Saran) in ______ ?
 Chhattisgarh
 Jharkhand
 Bihar
 Uttar Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


29. Government approved setting up of six new __________ at Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sambalpur (Odisha) and Amritsar (Punjab). These will commence academic sessions from 2015­16 with each having intake of 140 students ?
 Indian Institutes of Technology
 National Institutes of Technology
 Indian Institutes of Information Technology
 Indian Institutes of Fashion Technologys
 Indian Institutes of Management
( Ans - 5)


30. __________ Government launched a Village Mentoring Project (VMP) to improve healthcare and education of the villagers with a special emphasis on girl child?
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Haryana
 Jharkhand
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


31. _________ High Court asked state government to establish separate homes for differently­abled, shelter less and mentality challenged people within a year ?
 Haryana
 Jharkhand
 Chhattisgarh
 Himachal Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


32. As per India Brand Equity Foundation report on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) filing during 2013­14, _______topped the list of states in IPR filing. ?
 Gujarat
 Maharashtra
 Kerala
 Uttar Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


33. Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) first­ever Jan Aushadhi Generic Drug (JAGD) Store inaugurated in __________. ?
 New Delhi
 Jaipur
 Ahmedabad
 Bangalore
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


34. Indian Railways has named Haridwar Mail (Train No 19031/19032 Ahmedabad Haridwar Ahmedabad ) as _______ ?
 Gatimaan Express
 Yaan Express
 Teerth Darshan Express
 Yuva Express
 Yoga Express
( Ans - 5)


35. IREDA (_________) has been awarded the Miniratna (Cateogry ­1) status by Department of Public Enterprises. ?
 Indian Restorable Energy Development Agency Limited
 Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited
 Indian Renewable Efficiency Development Agency Limited
 Indian Renewable Energy Deployment Agency Limited
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


36. India’s first diesel electric multiple unit (DEMU) train service with an air­conditioned coach launched in ________ (Kerala). ?
 Kochi
 Thiruvananthapuram
 Kollam
 Ernakulam
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


37. As per Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Social Media in India report 2014, There are 14.3 crore social media users in India as on April 2015 and ______ is leading social media platform­ ?
 Google Plus
 Twitter
 Linkedin
 Instagram
 Facebook
( Ans - 5)


38. ________ Chief Minister Raghuvar Das banned sale of thermocol plates in the state to promote leaf plates and generate employment for people engaged in making leaf plates ?
 Jharkhand
 Chhattisgarh
 Jammu and Kashmir
 Madhya Pradesh
 Uttar Pradesh
( Ans - 1)


39. ______ Government approved Special Courts Ordinance, 2015 to establish special courts for speedy trail of corruption, black hoarding and illegally acquired property cases ?
 Uttar Pradesh
 Jharkhand
 Rajasthan
 Madhya Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


40. _____ Government declared June 22 as ‘Snake Bird Day to protect the endangered species which is also known as Indian darter ?
 Karnataka
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Rajasthan
 Kerala
( Ans - 5)


41. Madras High Court directed _________ Government to make wearing of helmets for two­wheelers compulsory. ?
 Kerala
 Tamil Nadu
 Maharashtra
 Gujarat
 Madhya Pradesh
( Ans - 2)


42. _____ approved Renewable Energy Policy worth 4156.43 crore rupees to increase capacity of Renewable power generation from 6700 to 14400 MW by 2020 ?
 Gujarat
 Maharashtra
 Rajasthan
 Haryana
 Punjab
( Ans - 2)


43. _______ declared Blue Mormon as State butterfly as a state symbol. ?
 Maharashtra
 Kerala
 Uttar Pradesh
 Goa
 Rajasthan
( Ans - 1)


44. Maneka Gandhi, Minister for Women and Child Development launched first modernised Anganwadi centre of India at Hasanpur village of Sonepat in _________ under Nand­Ghar Yojana of Government aimed at transforming the anganwadi centres ?
 Himachal Pradesh
 Punjab
 Rajasthan
 Uttar Pradesh
 Haryana
( Ans - 5)


45. __________ Forest Department will translocate critically endangered Brow Antlered deer (Sangai) species found in Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) to Pumlen Pat. KLNP is the only floating national park in the world ?
 Mizoram
 Manipur
 Tripura
 Assam
 Nagaland
( Ans - 2)


46. Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Kalraj Mishra launched a digital Employment Exchange for Industries (EEX) portal at ______________ to connect employers and job seekers and will help in linking Make in India initiative with Skilled India one. ?
 eex.dcmsme.gov.in
 eex.dcmsme.nic.in
 eex.dcmsme.org.in
 eex.dcmsme.co.in
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


47. Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Ananth Kumar launched Pharma Price Data Bank of NPPA (_________) as integrated Pharmaceutical Database Management System. It will help everyone as Manufacturers can fill their mandatory forms online that can be accessed by Government, NPPA and consumers. ?
 National Pharmaceutical Policing Authority
 National Pharmaceutical Publishing Authority
 National Pharmaceutical Polishing Authority
 National Pharmaceutical Pricing Association
 National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority
( Ans - 5)


48. Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated India’s first Tier­I OSRC (___________) for Mumbai Port Trust (MBT), Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and ONGC’s facilities at Nhava and Uran. ?
 Oil Spill Response Centre
 Oil Spill Resource Centre
 Oil Spunge Response Centre
 Oil Source Relocate Centre
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


49. Minister of State (IC) for Development of North­Eastern Region, Jitendra Singh launched an Augmented Reality (AR) application ‘_________’ to highlight achievements of Department of Space during one year in office of the present Government ?
 Sulabh
 Sakaar
 Sudipya
 Sushashan
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


50. Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Uma Bharti launched nationwide __________ from Jaipur (Rajasthan) to consolidate water conservation and management ?
 Jal Sanrakshan Abhiyan
 Jal Suraksha Abhiyan
 Jal Upyog Abhiyan
 Jal Matra Abhiyan
 Jal Kranti Abhiyan
( Ans - 5)


51. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has exempted builders from obtaining prior green nod for construction of __________ ?
 Universities, Schools and Colleges
 Hospitals
 Nurseries
 Aquariums
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


52. Ministry of Railways decided to run _________ trains with dynamic fares from July 2015 to address the rush during peak travel seasons. These trains will have dynamic fare system with no Waiting List ?
 Sulabh
 Tatkal
 Suvidha
 Suraksha
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


53. NCR (National Capital Region) got bigger with Inclusion of Haryana's Jind, Karnal & UP's _________ Districts in NCR ?
 Agra
 Rampur
 Meerut
 Muzaffarnagar
 Faizabad
( Ans - 4)


54. NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) to build 5000 km of road networks and link border and coastal areas along the border under ______ ?
 Bharat Sanrakshan project
 Bharat Ekta project
 Bharat Connect project
 Bharat Jodo project
 Bharat Mala project
( Ans - 5)


55. Nadia district (_________) has won United Nations Public Service Award 2015 in the category of improving delivery of public services for or eliminating open defecation. ?
 Odisha
 Jharkhand
 West Bengal
 Chhattisgarh
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


56. National Mission for Clean Ganga and __________ signed 5­year Agreement for involvement of youth in the conservation of river Ganga. ?
 Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan
 Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangha
 Bharatiya Janata Party
 Indian National Congress
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


57. As per National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) 71st Round of survey on Social Consumption: Education, Literacy in age 5 and above group in rural areas is 71.4 % and __________ sin urban areas ?
 66.1 %
 86.1 %
 56.1 %
 72.1 %
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


58. New International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) inaugerated at Naya Raipur (_______) by Piyush Goyal (Minister of State, (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy). ?
 Chhattisgarh
 Jharkhand
 Odisha
 Madhya Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


59. _______ Elephant Census Report 2015 stated that elephant population in the state increased to 1954 from 1930 recorded in 2012 Census. highest number of elephants (487) are in Similipal Tiger Reserve followed by Satkosia Tiger Reserve (234 elephants) ?
 Odisha
 Jharkhand
 West bengal
 Chhattisgarh
 None of These
( Ans - 1)


60. PM Narendra Modi launched IPDS (_________) at Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) to ensure 24x7 power for all by strengthening transmission networks, related utilities and completion of ongoing works of Restructured Accelerated Power Development and completion of the Reforms Programme (RAPDRP). ?
 Integrated Power Deplpyment Scheme
 Information Power Development Scheme
 Intenational Power Development Scheme
 Integrated Power Development Scheme
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


61.PM Narendra Modi laid foundation for Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), _______ at Barhi in Hazaribagh District. ?
 Odisha
 Madhya Pradesh
 Chhattisgarh
 Jharkhand
 None of These
( Ans - 4)


62. _______ topped list of states in commissioning grid connected solar power projects with installed capacity of 1147 megawatt. Gujarat came second with installed capacity of 1000MW. ?
 Maharashtra
 Rajasthan
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 None of These
( Ans - 2)


63. ___________ appointed Anshula Kant as chief financial officer (CFO) and Deputy managing director ?
 ICICI Bank
 Asis Bank
 Reserve Bank of India
 HDFC Bank
 State Bank of India
( Ans - 5)


64. _________ Government signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Adani Power (PPA) to set up a 200 MW solar power plant in Ramanathapuram district ?
 Tamil Nadu
 Kerala
 Maharashtra
 Himachal Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
( Ans - 1)


65. Taygan Lions Park and Skazka zoo in Crimea signed an animal exchange agreement with ________'s Thiruvananthapuram zoo for Exchage of Indian Elephants. ?
 Karnataka
 Maharashtra
 Goa
 Kerala
 Madhya Pradesh
( Ans - 4)


66. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh laid foundation stone of Gangatiri Cows’ Conservation and Development Center in ________ (Uttar Pradesh). ?
 Lucknow
 Kanpur
 Varanasi
 Allahabad
 None of These
( Ans - 3)


67. Union Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharti launched Bhuvan Ganga Mobile Application and Web Portal to help mission to Clean Ganga. It will facilitate public to upload pictures of pollution sources of the Ganga River for further action by the authorities concerned. ?
 Pawan Ganga
 Bhuvan Ganga
 Clean Ganga
 Namami Gange
 Nirmal Gange
( Ans - 2)


68. _______ government renamed Zoological Garden (Lucknow) after Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary (Unnao) after freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad ?
 Rajasthan
 Uttar Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Himachal Pradesh
 None of These

( Ans - 2)

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