Current Affairs Quiz: June 21, 2020

Current Affairs 21 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a massive rural public works scheme, Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan in how many states?
    A)7
    B)4
    C)5
    D)6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a massive rural public works scheme, Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan, in six states.

  2. Which country will be UN Security Council President for August, 2021?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India, which has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council, will serve as the president of the powerful 15-nation UN body for the month of August, 2021.

  3. Which Bank has launched a health insurance policy to cover the uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic in a tie-up with Universal Sompo General Insurance Company?
    A)SBI
    B)Canara Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Karnataka Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Bank has launched a health insurance policy to cover the uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic in a tie-up with Universal Sompo General Insurance Company

  4. Recently Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has signed MoU with which organisation for special micro-credit facility for street vendors?
    A)SIDBI
    B)NHB
    C)EXIM BANK
    D)ECGC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), signed an MoU to engage SIDBI as the implementation agency for the PM Street Vendor’s Aatma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi), a special micro-credit facility for street vendors.

  5. Which Insurance company have tied up with East Consultancy Services for paperless e-KYC service?
    A)LIC
    B)New India Assurance
    C)IDBI Federal
    D)Tata AIA Life Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata AIA Life Insurance (Tata AIA Life) said it has tied up with East Consultancy Services to offer Aadhaar-based paperless offline e-KYC service.

  6. As per EPFO, Formal employment in India grew by how much percent in 2029-20?
    A)29.5%
    B)23.7%
    C)25.5%
    D)28.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The formal employment in India grew by a robust 28.6% in 2019-20 on the back of major policy reforms of the government, including the roll-out of GST, allowing fixed-term contracts across sectors and lower exits by EPFO subscribers because of better returns on PF deposits and services offered by the retirement fund body.

  7. As per BP Statistic Review,which country is the 2nd biggest driver of global energy consumption in 2019?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India was second biggest growth driver of primary energy consumption in the world, behind China, in 2019 even though it witnessed fall in demand in oil and coal, according to BP Statistical Review.

  8. As per Asian Development Bank,developing Asia to grow by how much percent in 2020?
    A)0.1%
    B)0.2%
    C)0.3%
    D)0.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank said countries in Developing Asia will “barely grow” in 2020, while India’s economy is forecast to contract by 4 per cent this fiscal due to the adverse effect of the coronavirus pandemic.

  9. Recently Kubatbek Boronov(55) was appointed asPM of which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Nursultan
    C)Uganda
    D)Kyrgyzstan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kubatbek Boronov(55) was appointed as Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister. Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbai Jeenbekov signed an order to appoint him.

  10. Who has been appointed as chairman of the New Delhi Based economic think tank National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)?
    A)Mahesh Jain
    B)Viral Acharya
    C)Raghuram Rajan
    D)Urjit Patel
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Urjit Patel who resigned from his post in December 2018 after a tussle with the government over the central bank’s autonomy has been appointed as the chairman of the New Delhi Based economic think tank National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP).

  11. Recently which company has roped in former cricketer and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly as well as captain of the Indian national football team and Bengaluru FC, Sunil Chhetri as its brand ambassadors?
    A)Nestle
    B)L&T
    C)DFL
    D)JSW Cement
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cement brand, JSW Cement has roped in former cricketer and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly as well as captain of the Indian national football team and Bengaluru FC, Sunil Chhetri as its brand ambassadors.

  12. Which portal wAs launched by government to Promote R&D in Mining, Mineral Sector?
    A)Satyabhama
    B)Urjit
    C)Avishkar
    D)Aayog
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The mines ministry announced the launch of a portal “SATYABHAMA (Science and Technology Yojana for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Mining Advancement)” with an aim to promote research and development in the mining and minerals sector.

  13. Recently BPR Vithal passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Philosophy
    C)Virologist
    D)Economist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    B.P.R. Vithal, former IAS officer of the 1950 batch, passed away. He was 93.

  14. Recently Madhavrao Patil passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Author
    D)Poltics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Lok Sabha MP and founder of Janalaxmi Cooperative Bank Madhavrao Patil died after a brief illness in Maharashtra’s Nashik district. He was 80.

  15. Who is the author of novel “ A Burning”?
    A)Rekha Jain
    B)Arjun Singh Chaturvedi
    C)Manish Singh
    D)Megha Majumdar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Megha Majumdar’s debut novel, A Burning, was released recently to positive reviews. It became a New York Times best seller.

  16. The 19th Great June Uprising Day was observed in which state?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 19th Great June Uprising Day was observed in Imphal and other places on June 18.

  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Refugee Day?
    A)Every Action Counts
    B)Not just to get by,but to thrive also
    C)Now More Than Ever, We Need to Stand with Refugees
    D)Be with them
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year to commemorates the obstacles refugees face each year, while also celebrating their courage and strength.The theme of World Refugee Day this year is “every action counts.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Karnataka Bank?
    A)Mangalore
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Chennai
    D)Vellore
    View Answer
    Option A

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

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

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