Current Affairs Quiz: June 18, 2020

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  1. Recently a temple believed to be 500 years old has been found in the Mahanadi River in which state?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)WestBengal
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    temple believed to be 500 years old has been found in the Mahanadi River in Odisha.

  2. How many Khelo India State Centres of Excellence to be set up across country under Khelo India Scheme?
    A)10
    B)6
    C)8
    D)7
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The sports ministry is all set to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence under the Khelo India Scheme.

  3. Which has become the top state in country to provide employment to workers under MGNREGA?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh has become the top state in the country to provide employment to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme MGNREGA.

  4. Which Insurance firm has tied up with tech firm Tropogo to offer commercial drone owners and operators third-party liability cover for property damages and physical injuries from the flying machines?
    A)HDFC Ergo
    B)ICICI Lombard
    C)IDBI Federal
    D)Niacl
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    an industry-first initiative, the third largest private sector general insurer HDFC Ergo tied up with tech firm Tropogo to offer commercial drone owners and operators third-party liability cover for property damages and physical injuries from the flying machines.

  5. Recently India’s forex reserves crossed the how much mark for the first time in history due to higher foreign direct investment, foreign institutional investment?
    A)$200 billion
    B)$350 billion
    C)$450 billion
    D)$500 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s forex reserves recently crossed the $500-billion mark for the first time in history due to higher foreign direct investment, foreign institutional investment.

  6. As per UNCTAD report,how much amount of foreign investment received by India in 2019?
    A)$65 billion
    B)$45 billion
    C)$44 billion
    D)$51 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said in a report, India received $51 billion in foreign investment in 2019 and was the world’s 9th largest recipient of foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2019.

  7. Which actor has been made the brand ambassador of Khadi in Bihar?
    A)Pankaj Tripathi
    B)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    C)Ayushmaan Khurrana
    D)Rajkumar Rao
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bollywood actor and Gopalganj resident of Bihar Pankaj Tripathi has been made the brand ambassador of Khadi in Bihar.

  8. Who has been appointed as new Director of SIDBI?
    A)Robin Raj Updhyay
    B)Sudhir Singh
    C)Mohammed Mustafa
    D)Devendra Kumar Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Finance notified the appointment of Devendra Kumar Singh, Additional Secretary & Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, as Central Government nominee Director on the Board of Directors of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

  9. Recently Pm Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev of which country resigned?
    A)Kyrgyzstan
    B)Uganda
    C)Tajikistan
    D)Uruguay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kyrgyz Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev has resigned, citing an ongoing criminal investigation into the assignment of national radio frequencies.

  10. Which India’s first solar ferry has been shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé Award as the only entrant from Asia?
    A)Surya
    B)Vishaka
    C)Shivi
    D)Aditya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s first solar-powered ferry, Aditya has been shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé Award as the only entrant from Asia.

  11. Which state has launched Karmo Bhumi portal to help IT professionals?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Sikkim
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched Karmo Bhumi portal to help IT professionals, who returned to Bengal after losing jobs in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

  12. In which state, India established its First Ever Infectious Disease Diagnostic Lab?
    A)Chennai
    B)Gurugram
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s first infectious disease diagnostic lab is now ready. This rapid response mobile labrotary is part of government Aatmnirbhar Bharat.

  13. Recently Padmaja Radhakrishnan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Virologist
    B)Journalist
    C)Author
    D)Songwriter
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lyricist and songwriter Padmaja Radhakrishnan has passed away. She was 68 years old. She is the wife of music director MG Radhakrishnan.

  14. Recently Dinu Ranadive passed away.Hewas related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Author
    C)Actor
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalists and freedom fighter Dinu Randive passed away in Mumbai. He was 95.

  15. Recently which 1971 war hero and a Maha Vir Chakra awardeepassed away?
    A)Raj Mohan Vohra
    B)Pratap Singh
    C)Randhir Chaturvedi
    D)Sanjay Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lt Gen (retd) Raj Mohan Vohra, who was a 1971 war hero and a Maha Vir Chakra awardee, has died due to COVID-19. He was 88.

  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought?
    A)Food Feed Fibre
    B)Land has true value.Invest in it
    C)Let’s grow the future together
    D)Multi Development Challenge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17.Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought.This year the theme for World Day to Combat Desertification And Drought is “Food. Feed. Fibre“.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HDFC Ergo General Insurance?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development?
    A)NewYork
    B)Paris
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)Chennai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D

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