Current Affairs Quiz: June 13, 2020

Current Affairs 13 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state becomes country’s top wheat procurer by pumping Rs 25,000 crore into its rural economy?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh is set to pump in around Rs 25,000 crore into its rural economy by the time its all-time high wheat procurement draws to a close. This has made the state the country’s largest wheat purchaser in 2020-21.

  2. Which state inaugurated its biggest biodiversity park recently?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand forest department opened the first biodiversity park in Haldwani, which is the state’s biggest, on World Environment Day.

  3. Which state government launched Jagananna Chedodu’ scheme for tailors, barbers and washermen?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Sikkim
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday launched ‘Jagananna Chedodu’- a financial scheme to provide assistance to the tailors, barbers and washermen.

  4. Which country has launched an online network to facilitate plasma exchange between recovered patients of COVID 19 and those undergoing treatment for Corona infection in the country?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)SriLanka
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Bangladesh Government has launched an online network to facilitate plasma exchange between recovered patients of COVID 19 and those undergoing treatment for Corona infection in the country.

  5. Which university topped the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking 2021?
    A)Harvard University
    B)IISc Bengaluru
    C)Oxford University
    D)Massachusetts Institute for Technology
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Only three Indian institutes have made it to the top 200 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking 2021. A number of other universities from the country, however, have slipped in the rankings list that was released recently.

  6. As per Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), India economy may contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A)7.3%
    B)7.0%
    C)6.8%
    D)6.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) pegged India’s growth at -3.7% for the ongoing fiscal with a rider that growth could drop further to -7.3% in the event of a second Covid-19 outbreak, according to its Economic Outlook (EO).

  7. Recently World Champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Football
    C)Cricket
    D)Boxing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The former world light heavyweight boxing champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk has retired announced by his manager.

  8. In which city, Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle Complex was inaugurated?
    A)Vishakapatnam
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Rajkot
    D)Gandhinagar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) Complex was inaugurated at Visakhapatnam by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, PVSM, AVSM, VSM Flag Officer Commanding in Chief ENC . The DSRV Complex is designed to accommodate the newly inducted Submarine Rescue System with state of the art facilities to store the DSRV assets in a Rescue-Ready state.

  9. Which startup has launched an automated mask disposal machine as part of efforts to develop products helping to combat the Covid-19?
    A)Pine Labs
    B)Mphasis
    C)Databorough Limited
    D)VST Mobility Solutions
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    VST Mobility Solutions, a Startup headquartered at Cochin, has launched an automated mask disposal machine as part of efforts to develop products helping to combat the Covid-19.

  10. Which Indian musician will be conferred the “Medal of the Order of Australia”?
    A)Shobha Shekhar
    B)AR Rehman
    C)Sonu Nigam
    D)Arijit Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Musician & founder of Kalakruthi music organisation in Australia, Shobha Sekhar will be conferred the “Medal of the Order of Australia”.

  11. Recently Tony Dunne passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Film Director
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Manchester United’s European Cup-winning defender Tony Dunne has died aged 78.

  12. Recently which former member of the Government of India’s Planning Commission, passed away in Coimbatore?
    A)Vikas Chaturvedi
    B)B Balasubramaniam
    C)BN Sharma
    D)A Vaidyanathan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr A Vaidyanathan, a former member of the Government of India’s Planning Commission, passed away in Coimbatore.

  13. When is World Day against Child Labour observed?
    A)June 14
    B)June 13
    C)June 11
    D)June 12
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Day against Child Labour, held every year on June 12, is intended to foster the worldwide movement against child labour in any of its forms.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development?
    A)Paris
    B)Geneva
    C)NewYork
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Taka
    B)Rupee
    C)Rufiyaa
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

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