Current Affairs Quiz: June 2, 2020

Current Affairs 2 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was approved by Centre government for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21?
    A)₹500 cr
    B)₹335 cr
    C)₹450 cr
    D)₹445 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Government has approved Rs 445 crore for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21.

  2. Which country has come up with a ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative to set up a framework for facilitating global cooperation?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)France
    D)China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has come up with a ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative to set up a framework for facilitating global cooperation in this regard aiming at building a global ecosystem of interconnected renewable energy resources that can be seamlessly shared.

  3. Who launched a video blogging competition titled “My Life, My Yoga” inviting citizens to take part in it to promote the practice of yoga among the masses?
    A)Narendra Modi
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Nitin Gadkari
    D)Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has launched a video blogging competition titled “My Life, My Yoga” inviting citizens to take part in it to promote the practice of yoga among the masses, reports Times of India.

  4. Recently which country joined G7 artificial intelligence group?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Russia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The US has joined an international panel for setting ethical guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence, a move previously dismissed by the Trump administration.

  5. Which country was the top source of foreign direct investment into India for the second consecutive financial year?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Thailand
    C)Russia
    D)Singapore
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Singapore was the top source of foreign direct investment into India for the second consecutive financial year, accounting for about 30 per cent of FDI inflows in 2019-20.

  6. Who has been appointed as new CEO of Carat India?
    A)RS Dhillon
    B)Nirvan Joshi
    C)Nilesh Shah
    D)Anita Kotwani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Carat India has announced the appointment of Anita Kotwani as chief executive officer

  7. Who has been appointed as CMD of State-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC)?
    A)MS Shaw
    B)Rakesh Sinha
    C)Rajiv Sharma
    D)RS Dhillon
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC) announced the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman and Managing Director from June 1 following superannuation of Rajeev Sharma this month.

  8. Who topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes?
    A)Christiano Ronaldo
    B)Lionel Messi
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Roger Federer
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Roger Federer topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes announced Friday, leading the lineup for the first time with pre-tax earnings of $106.3 million (95.5 million euros). India captain Virat Kohli remains the only cricketer in the list rising to 66th place from being 100th in 2019.

  9. Recently Bhanwar Lal Sharma passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Singer
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    veteran politician and former Rajasthan President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Bhanwar Lal Sharma passed away in Jaipur. He was 95-years-old.

  10. Recently which famous musician passed away at age of 42?
    A)Sameer
    B)Wajid Khan
    C)Salim Merchant
    D)Sajid Khan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Musician Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid, has passed away at the age of 42.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Power Finance Corporation?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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