Current Affairs June 2017 [5]

[41] Who has been appointed the Chairman of the committee to prepare the final draft of the National Education Policy?

[A] Dr. Vasudha Kamat

[B] Dr. Ram Shankar Kureel

[C] Krishna Mohan Tripathy

[D] K. Kasturirangan



[42] Which of the following has been launched by the Railway Ministry to improve services in Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express trains?

[A] Operation Rajdhani

[B] Operation Shatabdi

[C] Operation Swarn

[D] Operation Rail



[43] Who introduced the concepts of Public Interest Litigation (PIL)?

[A] Prafullachandra Natwarlal Bhagwati

[B] Mirza Hameedullah Beg

[C] Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha

[D] H. J. Kania



[44] Where was ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counseling Centre, inaugurated?

[A] Mumbai

[B] New Delhi

[C] Kolkata

[D] Chennai


[45] Who has developed a wireless technology called ‘AmbuSens’ for remote monitoring for remote monitoring of patients’ condition ferried in ambulances?

[A] IIT Madras

[B] IIT Kharagpur

[C] IIT Kanpur

[D] IIT Bombay


[46] Who has won gold in the Women’s 10m air pistol at the ISSF [International Shooting Sport Federation] Junior World Championship held in Germany?

[A] Gayatri Pawaskar

[B] Yashaswini Singh Deswal

[C] Ayonika Paul

[D] Varsha Varman



[47] Which country has developed the world’s first train that runs on virtual tracks?

[A] Germany

[B] Japan


[D] China



[48] Who has been selected for the 2017 Bhupen Hazarika National Award?

[A] K. J. Yesudas

[B] Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi

[C] Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

[D] Krishna Ram Chaudhary



[49] Who has built the world’s first hybrid “aeroboat” capable of travelling on land, water, snow and sand?

[A] Indo-Japan joint venture

[B] Indo-Israel joint venture

[C] Indo-Russian joint venture

[D] Indo-Chinese joint venture



[50] What is the ranking of India in the Global Peace Index 2017?

[A] 112nd

[B] 124th

[C] 137th

[D] 145th