Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers June 2011,May 30 -June 5

Quizzes on the Current Affairs section are designed to cover the wide range of national issues, international events, and other information from different segments which are of general human interest. Taking the Current Affairs Quiz for June 2011 will update you on the latest incidents that the world is talking about. The quizzes on Current Affairs will equip you to take all competitive examinations as well.
1. India and Pakistan on 30 May 2011 began talks with Defence Secretaries of both countries leading delegations aimed at demilitarising which of the following glaciers?
a.    Siachen glacier
b.    Kalabaland Glacier
c.    Nubra Glacier
d.    Pindari Glacier
Answer: (a)

2. India has got a “positive response” from the visiting German Foreign Minister who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the country, for a commitment of support on full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Name the visiting German Foreign Minister.
a.    Guido Westerwelle
b.    Dirk Niebel
c.    Thomas de Maizière
d.    Angela Merkel
Answer: (a)

3. 
Prakash Chandra, a 1973-batch Indian Revenue Services (IT) officer took over as the head of which of the following body on 31 March 2011?
a.    Enforcement Directorate
b.    Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
c.    Directorate of Revenue Intelligence
d.    Director-General (Currency)
Answer: (b)

4. The World Health Organisation (WHO) observes the World No Tobacco Day on which of the following days?
a.    29 May
b.    30 May
c.    31 May
d.    1 June
Answer: (c)

5. 
Who did delegates at FIFA’s 61st congress elected as FIFA President on 1 June 2011?
a.    Sepp Blatter
b.    Mohamed bin Hammam
c.    Michel Platini
d.    Jim Boyce
e.    Theo Zwanziger
Answer: (a)

6.
 1975-batch IAS officer of West Bengal cadre who is currently the Revenue Secretary was appointed as the new finance secretary on 1 June 2011 by the Union Government. Name him.
a.    Sunil Mitra
b.    Sudhir Chandra
c.    Sumit Bose
d.    Sushma Nath
Answer: (a)

7. Which country on 2 June 2011 opened its fifth visa application centre in India in Hyderabad?
a.    Malaysia
b.    Thailand
c.    Indonesia
d.    Phillipines
Answer: (b)

8. Germany on 30 May announced its plan to shut its nuclear plants by the year__.
a) 2022
b) 2040
c) 2045
d) 2050
Answer: (a) 2022

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