Top 100 Current Affairs January to June 2017
Question (1) 1st India-Russia Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation held on?
Ans: 21st June 2017.
Question (2) Who took over as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 16 February 2017?
Ans: Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
Question (3) 219 new planets (for studying the atmospheres of potentially habitable, Earth-size planets) identified by which telescope?
Ans: NASA’s Kepler space telescope.
Question (4) What was the theme of International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2017?
Ans: ‘Yoga for Health’.
Question (5) In 2017 the Indian Railways entered into an agreement with which entity?
Ans: WIth the FS Italiane Group for improving the safety standards.
Question (6) ‘Michibiki’ No.2 Satellite for high-precision positioning system launched by which country?
Question (7) Hockey India League title for 2017 won by which team?
Ans: Kalinga Lancers.
Question (8) Nobel Prize Series India Exhibition in Gandhinagar was inaugurated by whom?
Ans: PM Narendra Modi.
Question (9) Which day is observed across the world on 10th January 2017?
Ans: World Hindi Day.
Question (10) IIT Kharagpur develops a new technology to make cheaper what?
Ans: Pollution-free biofuel.
Question (11) When new quick response code based payment solution ‘BharatQR code’ was launched?
Ans: 20 February 2017 by the Union Government.
Question (12) The Women’s Football Professional League was launched by whom?
Question (13) ‘Saathiya’ app is part of which program, launched by union governement in Feb-2017?
Ans: Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program.
Question (14) Which country in the world overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude oil producer in December 2016?
Ans: Russia (according to the latest production data released report during in Feb-2017).
Question (15) World’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel commisioned by whom?
Question (16) ISRO and NASA collaborate to work on which project?
Ans: Earth-imaging satellite NISAR.
Question (17) Who became the new Prime Minister of Nepal in 2017?
Ans: ‘Sher Bahadur Deuba’ on 7 June 2017.
Question (18) Profile pictures protection using new tools is possible now on which social media site?
Question (19) Who installed India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant?
Question (20) Who is appointed as UNICEF Ambassador?
Ans: Sachin Tendulkar for ICC Women’s World Cup 2017.
Question (21) Who is the Chief Minister of Goa?
Ans: Manohar Parrikar (former Defence Minister of India).
Question (22) 8th edition of Asian Winter Games on 19 February 2017 was inaugurated at where?
Ans: ‘Sapporo’ a Japanese city.
Question (23) To raise about Rs. 6,700 crore, Union Government sold a 2% stake in which private entity?
Question (24) Who has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Adidas?
Ans: Harm Ohlmeyer.
Question (25) What is the ‘Trappist-1’ which was most popular in the news and social media?
Ans: A dwarf star around which these 7 planets have been found till Feb-2017.
Question (26) Which airline became the 12th and the newest domestic airline in the country?
Ans: ‘Zoom Air’.
Question (27) Which is the first Tiger Reserve in India to get official mascot?
Question (28) In the Indian state of Assam which river festival was hosted in 2017?
Ans: Namami Brahmaputra.
Question (29) When Zero Discrimination Day was observed in 2017?
Ans: 1st March.
Question (30) China’s largest power project in Russia (China Huadian Hong Kong Co. Ltd. and Russia’s power company TGC-2) started operation on?
Ans: 20th June 2017.
Question (31) The first fluorescent frog found at where?
Question (32) Nobel Peace Prize Winner ‘Malala Yousafzai’ become what?
Ans: United Nations youngest ever ‘Messenger of Peace’.
Question (33) Which state government of India took decision to set up ‘Book Banks’ in all schools in the state?
Ans: Punjab Government.
Question (34) Who has been appointed as Chief Secretary of Maharashtra?
Ans: IAS officer Sumit Mullick.
Question (35) Who has sworn-in as UP Chief Minister in March 2017?
Ans: Yogi Adityanath (Since 19 March 2017).
Question (36) Who has been appointed as Full Time Member of SEBI?
Ans: Madhabi Puri Buch.
Question (37) Who is the NDA’s (National Democratic Alliance) candidate for the post of President of India election in 2017?
Ans: Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
Question (38) World Bank Group approved USD 210 million in India for?
Ans: Strengthening gram panchayats in West Bengal.
Question (39) Who has sworn-in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister in March 2017?
Ans: Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Question (40) India’s new Ambassador to World Trade Organisation?
Ans: J S Deepak.
Question (41) The National Conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan organised at where?
Question (42) $318 million line of credit to Sri Lanka will be provided by?
Question (43) When Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan was passed away?
Ans: 8th March 2017.
Question (44) Which station of Indian Railway’s has been handed over to a private firm to be operate?
Ans: Habibganj Station in Bhopal.
Question (45) Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project proposed by whom?
Ans: Union Home Ministry’s.
Question (46) ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ launched by?
Ans: Ministry of Culture from Govardhan Block, Mathura.
Question (47) Name of India’s advanced interceptor missile that was successfully test fired on 11 February 2017?
Question (48) India Steel 2017 was inaugurates by whom in Mumbai?
Ans: Steel Minister – Chaudhary Birender Singh.
Question (49) Dailong village declared as Biodiversity Heritage Site at where?
Ans: In Manipur
Question (50) Satellite ‘Sat-1 Mongol’ launched by which country?
Ans: Mongolia (launched satellite on 19th April 2017).
Question (51) Lok Sabha passed 123rd Constitution Amendment Bill, 2017 on?
Ans: April 10, 2017.
Question (52) When the ISRO’s MARS Orbiter Mission completed 1,000 Earth Days in the MARS Orbit?
Ans: June 19th, 2017.
Question (53) Who has been appointed as UPSC new chairman?
Ans: David R Syiemlieh.
Question (54) Which cricket team won 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on 18th June 2017?
Question (55) Who has been now appointed as Britain’s EU ambassador?
Ans: Sir Tim Barrow.
Question (56) United States of America announced for sell which aircraft to India?
Ans: C-17 Globe-master Aircraft.
Question (57) On 5th June, 2017 the GSAT-19 satellite was launched by?
Ans: GSLV Mk III-D1. GSAT-19 is a communication satellite of India.
Question (58) Who is the first female President of Nepal visited to India on 17th-21st April, 2017?
Ans: Bidya Devi Bhandari.
Question (59) Who is the first Indian woman became Member of ITLOS (International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea)?
Ans: Neeru Chadha.
Question (60) When the Sabarmati Ashram was built?
Ans: 17 June 1917. Sabarmati Ashram celebrate there 100 years of completion.
Question (61) ‘T-Wallet’ is the official digital wallet of which Indian state?
Ans: Telangana, launched it on June 1st, 2017.
Question (62) Who has been appointed as CBI Director?
Ans: Alok Kumar Verma.
Question (63) 1st X-ray Space Telescope to study black holes launched by which country?
Question (64) India’s first Student Startup and Innovation Policy launched by which state government?
Ans: Gujarat Government.
Question (65) Anti-Leprosy Day was observed on which date?
Ans: 30th January 2017
Question (66) Indian Army conducts test of which indigenous heavy artillery gun?
Question (67) SC wants what in EVMs for fair elections now?
Question (68) When the ‘Goods and Services Tax’ launched in India?
Ans: Midnight of (30st June – 1 July) by President of India and Prime Minister of India.
Question (69) Which country got $520 Million granted to boost there economy from World Bank in 2017?
Question (70) Who won the Gold Medal in 60 Kg Weight category at Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia?
Ans: Indian Boxer ‘Ankush Dahiya’.
Question (71) India’s travel and tourism sector ranks is on 7th was reported by?
Ans: World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
Question (72) When the former Puducherry CM Subrahmanyan Ramaswamy passed away?
Ans: 15th May 2017.
Question (73) Recently the Gulf countries; Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain countries cut ties to?
Question (74) Which country took chair of UN group of 134 developing countries?
Question (75) ISRO on 15 February 2017 successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission was done through?
Question (76) Who was elected as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland?
Ans: ‘Shurhozelie Liezietsu’ On 20 February 2017.
Question (77) The Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2016 was passed by?
Ans: Lok Sabha on April 10, 2017.
Question (78) ‘Girish Wagh’ as Commercial Vehicle Business Head appointed by which company?
Ans: Tata Motors.
Question (79) Which state government set up an anti-land mafia task force?
Ans: Uttar Pradesh.
Question (80) Which Indian state government switched January-December financial year cycle?
Ans: Madhya Pradesh.
Question (81) When Ved Prakash Sharma (associated with field of Hindi novels), passed away?
Ans: 17 February 2017 in Meerut.
Question (82) Who became the command the ‘International Space Station’ twice?
Ans: American astronaut Peggy Whitson.
Question (83) Which country got ranked of 78th in Global Passport Index?
Question (84) Name who takes over as Chief of Army Staff?
Ans: General Bipin Rawat.
Question (85) World Day against Child Labor 2017 was observed on?
Ans: 12th June 2017.
Question (86) Who reported the ‘Demystifying the Indian Online Traveler’?
Ans: Reported by ‘Google India’ along with ‘Boston Consulting Group’.
Question (87) Which country dropped ‘GBU-43/B BOMB’ – the largest Non-Nuclear Weapon in Afghanistan?
Ans: United States dropped this bomb in ISIS populated area in Afghanistan.
Question (88) Who is the new Prime Minister of France?
Ans: ‘Edouard Philippe’ since 15 May 2017.
Question (89) Automatic Coastal Warning for Disasters to come up at where?
Ans: Odisha State.
Question (90) Who won the 18th Grand Slam title?
Ans: Roger Federer.
Question (91) When the International Conference on ‘Dara Shikoh’ held in India?
Ans: New Delhi on April 27-28.
Question (92) ‘Digital Gold’ scheme is launched by whom?
Ans: Indian payment and commerce company ‘Paytm’.
Question (93) 1st all weather tracked-chassis QR-SAM successfully test-fired by which country?
Question (94) India’s Longest road tunnel in J&K (Chenani- Nashri) total length is?
Ans: 9.2 km (inaugurated by PM Modi).
Question (95) PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s longest bridge at where?
Ans: Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam.
Question (96) In May 2017 Patanjali Research Institute in Haridwar inaugerted by whom?
Ans: PM Shri Narendra Modi.
Question (97) World’s first Robocop recruited by which country police?
Ans: Dubai Police.
Question (98) What was the theme of ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ celebrated by Ministry of Textiles?
Ans: ‘Waste to Wealth’.
Question (99) Intercontinental ballistic missile defense system successfully tested by?
Question (100) In which report the India to become most populated country in the world by 2024?
Ans: UN Report.