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Current Affairs Questions on 17th, 18th June 2016 :
Which content sharing website has acquired gesture based keyboard app company Fleksy?
A. Instagram
B. Twitter
C. Facebook
D. Pinterest
Answer: D
Explanation: Flrksy, a company known for its pioneering gesture based keyboard app has been acquired by content sharing website Pinterest and financial details of the deal are not yet known. Acquisition comes in 4 months since standalone keyboard app maker Flexy launched an application for visually impaired users. Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App.

Who of the following will represent India at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)?
A. Arun Jaitley
B. Dharmendra Pradhan
C. Prakash Javadekar
D. Narendra Modi
Answer: B
Explanation: Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, will represent India at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St Petersburg, Russia, which is scheduled from June 16-17, 2016. The SPIEF is an annual international conference dedicated to economic and business issues. It attracts over thousands of participants, including political and business leaders, leading scientists, public figures, and members of the media from all over the world. The forum mainly discusses the most pressing issues facing Russia and the world. Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App.

India and Bangladesh launched transshipment operations on 16th June 2016 from which port?
A. Ashuganj
B. Haldia
C. Paradip
D. Kandla
Answer: A
Explanation: India and Bangladesh launched transshipment operations on June 16th at Ashuganj Port to facilitate trade and seamless movement of goods within the landlocked region with a cargo vessel unloading the maiden consignment to be transported through Tripura to Bangladeshi territory. Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App.

Which committee has been constituted to shortlist candidates for RBI Governorship?
A. Anand Kumar committee
B. HR Khan committee
C. S S Mundra committee
D. P K Sinha committee
Answer: D
Explanation: The Union Government has constituted a selection committee headed by cabinet secretary P.K. Sinha for shortlisting candidates for RBI governorship, after Raghuram Rajan’s term comes to an end in September 2016. Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App.

Russia launched a new project 22220 nuclear icebreaker called _____________.
A. Arctica
B. Arktika
C. Nautica
D. Nautika
Answer: B
Explanation: Russia on June 16 2016 launched the new Project 22220 nuclear icebreaker dubbed Arktika launched from the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg which is the second largest city of Russia. Project 22220 is the world’s biggest and most powerful vessel of this kind. It has been built at the Baltic Shipyard of the United Shipbuilding Corporation of Russia. The vessel is 189.5 years long and 37.1 yards wide. Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

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