Current Affairs Quiz June 22 2017

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Question 1: The CEO of which Silicon Valley start-up has resigned recently, sending shock waves across the business community?

A. Yahoo
B. Twitter
C. Uber
D. Snapchat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, resigned on Tuesday under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Kalanick, 40, has faced increased scrutiny in recent weeks following an investigation into the culture and workplace practices at a company he helped start in 2009 and is now the world’s most highly valued startup.

Question 2: Who has been nominated by the opposition parties as the Presidential Candidate?

A. Ram Nath Kovind
B. Gopalkrishna Gandhi
C. Meira Kumar
D.Gulam Nabi Azad

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

Opposition parties on Thursday announced that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar was their pick for the next president. Kumar, a five time MP, was elected unopposed as the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha in 2009. She is the daughter of Dalit leader and former Deputy Prime Minister late Jagjivan Ram.

Question 3: What is the name of the Romanian PM, who has been voted out by his party members?

A. Liviu Dragnea
B. Dacian Cioloș
C. Victor Ponta
D. Sorin Grindeanu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu lost his job Wednesday after his own party and its governing partner voted against him in a no-confidence motion. Wednesday’s vote was the climax of a week of political crisis in Romania where the PM was accused of not carrying out necessary economic reforms in the country.

Question 4: Skytrax, named which airline as the Best Airline in the World for 2017?

A. Emirates
B. Qatar Airways
C. Cathy Pacific
D. Singapore Airlines

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

Consumer aviation website Skytrax, named Qatar Airways as the Best Airline in the World for 2017. This is Qatar Airways’ fourth win in the last 10 years after securing the top spot in 2011, 2012, and 2015.

Question 5: Who has recently been appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to India?

A. Kenneth Juster
B. Kathleen Stephens
C. Richard Verma
D. Robert Blackwill

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

The Deputy Director of National Economic Council, Kenneth Juster, will be appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to India. He would replace the outgoing ambassador, Richard Verma.

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