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Daily Top Current Affairs For Job Preparation - 30 May 2016, Government Jobs Current Affaires
Neeraj Yadav

Daily Top Current Affairs For Job Preparation - 30 May 2016, Government Jobs Current Affaires

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Current Affairs News:

1. Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrated his first win of the Formula One season Monaco Grand Prix . Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished second for Red Bull, with Mexican Sergio Perez third for Force India.

2. Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar launched his clothing brand ‘True Blue’ with actor Riteish Deshmukh as a showstopper for the fashion event

3. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said the Centre has started the process to disinvest its stake and privatise 14 out of 16 hotels run by the India Tourism Development Corporation. The move is aimed at improving the state-owned firm’s financial health

4. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will give state-wise monsoon forecast from 2017, said Union Minister Harsh Vardhan. This move will be further extended to include other seasons from 2018-19.

5. Indian discus thrower Seema Punia has qualified for the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. With a throw of 62.62 metres, Seema beat the Olympic qualification mark of 61.00 metres and won the gold medal at Pat Young Thrower’s Classic, California.

6. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching a record number of 22 satellites in a single mission in June. Of the 22 satellites, three are Indian and the rest are all commercial ones.

7. Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 5-3 in the penalty shoot-out to win their eleventh Champions League title. The Los Blancos have won the Champions League the most number of times.

8. The Income Tax Department said the provisions of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) will be effective from the financial year 2017-18.

 

Current Affairs Quiz:

1. WHAT IS THE THEME OF “2ND INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY”?
a. Sustainable Development Goal
b. Survival without disease
c. Strong immunization
d. Breathe in fresh air
 
2. INDIAN AUTHOR ADITI KRISHNA KUMAR WON WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS?
a. Man booker’s Prize
b. Asian Book Award
c. Sahitya Academy Award
d. None of the above
 
3. WHICH STATE OF INDIA HAS ENTERED THE “LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS” FOR CONDUCTING MOST INTENSIVE SURVEY BY STATE?
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Maharashtra
c. Telangana
d. Tamil Nadu
 
4. “PAKKE TIGER RESERVE” IS LOCATED IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATE OF INDIA?
a. UP
b. Andhra Pradesh
c.  Bihar
d. Telangana
 
5.  “2016 HARVARD ALUMNI AWARD “IS GIVEN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PERSON?
a. Sunil Mittal
b. Sunil Shrama
c. Anil Ambani
d. Mukesh Ambani
 
ANSWERS:
1. A    
2. B    
3. C    
4. B    
5. A 

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