Current Affairs Quiz: June 12, 2020

Current Affairs 12 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state government recently changed English names of 1,018 places?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Tamil Nadu government has issued a notification as per the recommendation of an experts committee for changing the names of 1,018 places, including of many important places, in accordance with how they are exactly pronounced in Tamil.

  2. How much amount was allocated as annual allotment to states for the current financial year under ”Per Drop More Crop” component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY-PDMC)?
    A)₹8000 cr
    B)₹6000 cr
    C)₹5000 cr
    D)₹4000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central government has allocated Rs 4,000 crore as annual allotment to states for the current financial year under ”Per Drop More Crop” component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY-PDMC).

  3. who will head the committee that has been reconstituted by Ministry of Home Affairs to look into the welfare of freedom fighters?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Sanjay Singh
    C)Shivani Tripathi
    D)G Kishan Reddy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has reconstituted a committee to look into the welfare of freedom fighters, with the minister of state for home affairs G Kishan Reddy as the chairman and nine “eminent freedom fighters” from across the country as its members

  4. What is the rank of India among 200 countries on Covid-19 safety assessment as per report by Deep Knowledge Group?
    A)56th
    B)55th
    C)53rd
    D)52nd
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been ranked 56th out of 200 countries in a comprehensive report on safety and risk assessment of nations tackling Covid-19.

  5. Which organisation has withdrawn long-term package third-party motor insurance?
    A)UIICL
    B)NIACL
    C)SIDBI
    D)IRDA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Long-term package motor insurance products that offer third party (TP) and own damage (OD) for two-wheelers (five year policies) and four wheelers (three years) will be withdrawn from August 1, 2020.

  6. Empays Payment Systems partenered with which company to enable contact-free ATM cash withdrawals?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Rupay
    C)Visa
    D)Mastercard
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Empays Payment Systems India Pvt Ltd, which built and runs the IMT Payment System, announced a partnership with Mastercard to enable contact-free ATM cash withdrawals in India. With thispartnership, Empays will upgrade the basic technology behind the IMT Payment System to incorporate the requirements of Mastercard Cardless ATM enabling a true EMV-capable cash withdrawal transaction

  7. As per World Bank,global economy to shrink by how much percent in 2020?
    A)5.2%
    B)5.0%
    C)5.3%
    D)5.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The global economy which has plunged into a severe contraction, will shrink by 5.2 per cent this year due to the massive shock of the Covid19 pandemic and the lockdown measures to contain it, says World Bank.

  8. Which company has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide its training partners access to digital skilling tools?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Wipro
    C)Infosys
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services said it has partnered with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide its training partners access to digital skilling tools using TCS’ iON Digital Glass Room

  9. Which organisation has started tying up with Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) located near to its plants to train youth in various trades, which will enhance the chances of their employability in heavy and process industry?
    A)BEL
    B)NTPC
    C)Bhel
    D)National Fertilizer Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL) a central PSU under the Department of Fertilizers has started tying up with Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) located near to its plants to train youth in various trades, which will enhance the chances of their employability in heavy and process industry.

  10. which company launched MSME Accelerate’ which will run till 20th June?
    A)Ebay
    B)Flipkart
    C)Myntra
    D)Amazon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amazon Business has announced ‘MSME Accelerate’ which will run till 20th June. On Amazon.in/Business, MSME Accelerate will feature selection, deals, discounts, and savings to help small businesses kick start operations as they cater to new demands.

  11. Recently Alexander Shustov received a four-year ban for anti-doping violations.He belongs to which country?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)Thailand
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Russian high jumper Alexander Shustov, the 2010 European champion, has received a four-year ban for anti-doping violations.

  12. Recently President Pierre Nkurunziza passed away.He was the president of which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Uganda
    C)Myanmar
    D)Burundi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Burundi’s outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, has died of a heart attack.

  13. Recently J Anbazhagan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    DMK MLA J Anbazhagan passed away after testing positive for coronavirus earlier last week.He was 61.

  14. Recently Jagesh Mukati passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Politics
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    TV actor Jagesh Mukati, best known for playing Lord Ganesha on the 2000 mythological serial “Shree Ganesh”, has died at the age of 47.

  15. What is the theme of this year’s World Accreditation Day?
    A)Accreditation: Improving Food Safety
    B)Accreditation Adds value to supply chains
    C)Accreditation delivers a safe world
    D)Delivering confidence in construction and the built environment
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, 9 June marks World Accreditation Day as a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation.The theme for WAD 2020 is “Accreditation: Improving Food Safety”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

    1. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
      A)Washington DC
      B)NewDelhi
      C)London
      D)Paris
      View Answer
      Option A

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