Current Affairs Quiz: June 19, 2020

Current Affairs 19 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. India has pledged to construct a Rs 2.33 crore sanitation facility at the iconic Pashupatinath Temple complex in which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)SriLanka
    D)Canada
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has pledged to construct a Rs 2.33 crore sanitation facility at the iconic Pashupatinath Temple complex to improve the infrastructure in the holy shrine for the pilgrims.

  2. What is the rank of India on IMD’s World Competitiveness Index?
    A)40th
    B)43rd
    C)42nd
    D)51st
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India continues to remain ranked 43rd on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by Institute for Management Development (IMD) with some traditional weaknesses like poor infrastructure and insufficient education investment keeping its ranking low.

  3. As per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)report,with which country India has increased their nuclear arsenal over the last year?
    A)Russia
    B)Usa
    C)China
    D)Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and China have increased their nuclear arsenal over the last year, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

  4. Which countries were elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term?
    A)India
    B)Norway
    C)Ireland
    D)All of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India was elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term after winning 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly.

  5. How much loan was provided by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to India for COVID-19 response?
    A)$900 million
    B)$850 million
    C)$750 million
    D)$800 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Beijing-headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $750 million loan to India to help the government strengthen its battle against the adverse impact of COVID-19 pandemic on poor and vulnerable households.

  6. Maruti Suzuki has partnered with which bank for flexible financing schemes?
    A)SBI
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)Federal Bank
    D)Karur Vysya Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said it has partnered with Karur Vysya Bank to offer simpler and flexible financing schemes for new customers.

  7. Which two Indian firms has featured in new list of Tech Pioneers released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) which described these 100 entities as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology?
    A)Freecharge and Payzapp
    B)Zestmoney and PayU
    C)Mobikwik and Freecharge
    D)Zestmoney and Stellapps
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Two Indian firms, ZestMoney and Stellapps figure in a new list of Tech Pioneers released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) which described these 100 entities as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology.

  8. Recently which IT company has signed Climate Pledge to become net-zero carbon by 2040?
    A)Infosys
    B)Wipro
    C)TCS
    D)HCL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    a significant move, Indian software major, Infosys announced that it will make its business net zero carbon by 2040, ten years ahead of the deadline set out by the Paris Agreement.

  9. The 4th Asian Youth Para Games to be held in which place in December 2021?
    A)China
    B)Singapore
    C)Thailand
    D)Bahrain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) announced that Bahrain will host the fourth edition of the Asian Youth Para Games from December 1 to 10 next year.

  10. Who won the World Stars Sharjah Chess Championship?
    A)Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
    B)Pentala Harikrishna
    C)Garry Kasparov
    D)Magnus Carlsen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shakhriyar Mamedyarov from Azerbaijan became the winner of the World Stars Sharjah Online Chess Championship 2020, a double round-robin tournament with 10 min +3 sec time control organized by the Sharjah Cultural & Chess Club.

  11. Who have been crowned Bundesliga champions for an eighth successive season?
    A)Bayern Munich
    B)Werder Bremen
    C)William Carl
    D)Tony Magnus
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bayern Munich have been crowned Bundesliga champions for an eighth successive season after a 1-0 win at Werder Bremen.

  12. Who was appointed as the auditor of Prime Minister’s Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund?
    A)Amar Sharma
    B)Vikas Singh
    C)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    D)Sunil Kumar Gupta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Trustees of the fund, which is called Prime Minister’s Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund, appointed “SARC & Associates, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi, as the auditors” for three years.

  13. Recently who got one year extension as BCCI ombudsman?
    A)DK Jain
    B)Sameer Gupta
    C)Taraknath Singh
    D)Mukesh Agarwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Supreme Court judge DK Jain will continue as Board of Control for Cricket in India’s ethics officer and ombudsman after getting a one-year extension from the cricket Board.

  14. which country has launched Corona-Warn-App”, coronavirus tracing app?
    A)Russia
    B)Bahrain
    C)Hungary
    D)Germany
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Germany sought to mobilize the public 0to download a new smartphone app that seeks to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps in Europe that governments hope will revive travel and tourism.

  15. Recently Achyut Kashinath Sinai Usgaonkar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Author
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Goa minister Achyut Kashinath Sinai Usgaonkar died at a hospital following age-related ailments, family. He was 92.

  16. Recently Arunkumar Ramniklal Mehta passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Diamantaire
    B)Journalist
    C)Virologist
    D)Philosopher
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Leading diamantaire Arunkumar Ramniklal Mehta who founded the B. Arunkumar & Co. six decades ago passed away at a private hospital. He was 80.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Germany?
    A)Euro
    B)Peso
    C)Dollar
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Bahrain?
    A)Brunei
    B)Manama
    C)Dammam
    D)Keso
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?
    A)Philippines
    B)Beijing
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

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