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Current Affairs Questions on 23, 24 June 2017 :
Govt launches VAJRA scheme to attract ------ ?
A. Investment
B. Scientists
C. Musicians
D. None of above
Answer: B
Explanation: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) under Ministry of Science and Technology has launched the Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty (VAJRA) scheme in a bid to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India. The web portal of VAJRA was launched by Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan. .....Detail explanation at  INDIA GK App tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

The world’s first ever data embassy will be established by which country?
A. Japan
B. India
C. Estonia
Answer: C
Explanation: The world’s first-ever data embassy will be established by the Estonian government in Luxembourg in 2018. For this, Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel has signed an agreement on housing data and information systems, that will pave the way to open data embassy in Luxembourg......Detail explanation at  INDIA GK App tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which space telescope has spotted 219 potential planets in June 2017?
A. Discovery
B. James Webb
C. Suberano
D. Kepler
Answer: D
Explanation: NASA’s Kepler space telescope has spotted 219 new potential planets, among which at least 10 are almost the same size as that of the Earth with conditions suitable to host life. The new data brings the total number of planet candidates identified by Kepler to 4034, of which 2335 have been verified as exoplanets. .....Detail explanation at  INDIA GK App tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has been appointed as the head of the newly created UNCTO?
A. Vladimir Voronkov
B. Sergey Lavrov
C. Vladimir Kolokoltsev
D. Dmitry Medvedev
Answer: A
Explanation: Russian diplomat Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has been appointed as the head of the newly created United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office (UNCTO) and will hold the title of Under-Secretary-General. The Under-Secretary-General will provide strategic leadership to United Nations counter-terrorism efforts, participate in the decision-making process of the United Nations and ensure that the cross-cutting origins and impact of terrorism are reflected in the work of the United Nations. .....Detail explanation at  INDIA GK App tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

In June 2017 which country gets status of Test playing nations by ICC?
A. Afghanistan
B. Ireland
C. Both A and B
D. None of above
Answer: C
Explanation: Afghanistan and Ireland were approved as Full Members by the ICC, meaning they have become cricket’s 11th and 12th Test-playing nations. This decision was taken by the ICC Board in a meeting held London on 22 June 2017. Afghanistan and Ireland’s cricket boards had applied to the ICC to have their status upgraded from Associates, and this was put to vote at the meeting on 22 June and unanimously supported. .....Detail explanation at  INDIA GK App tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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