Current Affairs Quiz: June 14, 2020

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  1. Which internship program was launched by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to provide paid internship to youth and ensure availability of assured project loans to young cooperators?
    A)Sahakar Mitra
    B)Sahayata Mitra
    C)Desh Mitra
    D)Akanksha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched Sahakar Mitra Internship programme to provide paid internship to youth and ensure availability of assured project loans to young cooperators.

  2. Indian Railways settee up world record by running first Double Stack Container Train in electrified Territory in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Gujarat
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Railways created a new world benchmark by successfully running first Double Stack Container Train in high rise Over Head Equipment (OHE) electrified from Palanpur and Botad stations in Gujarat.

  3. Who will head the committee that has been set up by Oil Ministry to inquire into Assam oil well disaster?
    A)SCL Das
    B)Vikram Singh
    C)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    D)SH Rehman
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Petroleum Ministry has constituted a three-member high-level committee to inquire into the blowout at an Oil India Ltd well in Assam and the subsequent fire that killed two firefighters and injured at least one.

  4. Which state has renamed its environment ministry as ‘Environment and Climate Change Ministry’?
    A)Telangana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A week after being hit by Cyclone Nisarga, Maharashtra has renamed its Environment Ministry as Environment and Climate Change Ministry.

  5. Which Institute topped the overall ranking in list of India Rankings-2020 for Higher Educational Institutions?
    A)IIT Madras
    B)IIT Kanpur
    C)IISc Bengaluru
    D)IIM Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank virtually released India Rankings-2020 for Higher Educational Institutions in New Delhi.

  6. Which edition of India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) youth dialogue 2020 was held recently?
    A)3rd
    B)1st
    C)2nd
    D)4th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 3rd India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) youth dialogue 2020 was held virtually and focusing on coronavirus pandemic.

  7. According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’,which city has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living. Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.

  8. How much amount was infused by government into IIFCL to boost infrastructure spending?
    A)₹7634.95 cr
    B)₹4563.90 cr
    C)₹5500 cr
    D)₹5297.60 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) said the government infused equity share capital of Rs 5,297.60 crore in the company on March 30.

  9. Recently which agency maintained India’s sovereign rating at “BBB-” with stable outlook?
    A)BBB-
    B)AAA-
    C)BBB+
    D)AAA+
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    S&P retained India’s sovereign rating at “BBB-” with a stable outlook, saying that while risks to growth are rising, the economy and fiscal position will stabilise and begin to recover from 2021 onwards.

  10. Who became the first woman to reach the ocean’s deepest point.?
    A)Emma Watson
    B)Patricia Smith
    C)Suman Singh
    D)Kathy Sullivan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space achieves another record after 25 years becoming the first woman to reach the ocean’s deepest point.

  11. Who has been named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach?
    A)Rattan Lal
    B)MS Swaminathan
    C)Sanjay Singh
    D)AK Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal has been named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change.

  12. Recently Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered which ship in Fast Patrol Vessels’ series to Indian Coast Guard?
    A)ICGS Narmada
    B)ICGS Barua Vayu
    C)ICGS Maithili
    D)ICGS Kanaklata Barua
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered ICGS Kanaklata Barua, the fifth and final ship in the series of Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV) for the Indian Coast Guard.

  13. As per Gujarat Forest Department,the number of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest region has increased by how much percent?
    A)26%
    B)25%
    C)27%
    D)29%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The number of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest region has increased by 29 per cent to 674, the Gujarat forest department.

  14. Recently Jas Waters passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Journalist
    C)Actor
    D)writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Television writer Jas Waters, who worked on the hit NBC family drama “This Is Us“, has died at the age of 39.

  15. Recently Atul Srivastava passed away,He was the former director of which organisation?
    A)BPCL
    B)NTPC
    C)BHEL
    D)SAIL
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Atul Srivastava, Director (Personnel), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) passed away at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi following a cardiac arrest.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Steel Authority of India?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Association of Southeast Asian Nations?
    A)Jakarta
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Bangkok
    D)Vishakapatnam
    View Answer
    Option A

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