Current Affairs Quiz: June 22, 2020

Current Affairs 22 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which organisation has formed a panel including top officials of tech companies like Google, Microsoft and Tech Mahindra to develop a job platform for migrant labours?
    A)RBI
    B)CMIE
    C)NASSCOM
    D)Niti Aayog
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government think tank Niti Aayog has formed a panel including top officials of tech companies like Google, Microsoft and Tech Mahindra to develop a job platform for migrant labours.

  2. Which city is Building a New ‘She-Man’ Station to Make it More Trans-Friendly?
    A)Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Noida
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    a first-of-its-kind initiative by a metro rail system in northern India, the Noida-Greater Noida Metro has decided to convert the Sector 50 station into a “She-Man” station that will have special facilities and employment for the transgender community.

  3. Recently which country committed 200 million Euros for India’s Covid response?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    France and India signed an agreement with Paris committing 200 million euros to support Delhi’s Covid response.

  4. Which became the first Indian company with a market value of Rs 11 lakh crore as investors rejoiced fundraising that will make it debt-free?
    A)Reliance
    B)Syntel
    C)TCS
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s flagship Reliance Industries Ltd. became the first Indian company with a market value of Rs 11 lakh crore as investors rejoiced fundraising that will make it debt-free.

  5. Which exchange topped the chart among 10 most valued exchanges in the world as per the latest data from the World Federation of Exchanges?
    A)NewYork Stock Exchange
    B)NASDAQ
    C)BSE
    D)NSE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Leading bourse BSE figures among the world’s 10 largest exchanges in terms of cumulative market capitalisation of all companies listed on its platform, as per the latest data from the World Federation of Exchanges.

  6. Recently government has lowered the GST on electrical vehicles to how much percent?
    A)20%
    B)15%
    C)10%
    D)12%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari stated that he believes India will be a manufacturing hub for electric vehicles within the next five years, adding that several countries do not want to deal with China after the COVID-19 crisis which can be an opportunity for India

  7. Recently Zomato co-founder Pankaj Chaddah and ex-Zomato Chief of Staff Pooja Khanna have announced their entrepreneurial venture cum mental wellness centre.Name it?
    A)Mindhouse
    B)Mphasis
    C)Health Mantra
    D)Heal Mind
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Zomato co-founder Pankaj Chaddah and ex-Zomato Chief of Staff Pooja Khanna have announced their entrepreneurial venture Mindhouse, a mental wellness service that offers a variety of guided meditation sessions and techniques.

  8. Which Club has won the 2019-20 Coppa Italia cup?
    A)Napoli
    B)Coppa Italia
    C)Bengaluru FC
    D)Assam FC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The football club Napoli has won the 2019-20 Coppa Italia cup after defeating Juventus with 4–2 on shootout penalties in the final after a goalless draw. .

  9. Who was appointed as CEO of Professional Risk Managers’ International Association?
    A)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    B)Vinay Dubey
    C)Samanth Rai
    D)Nirakar Pradhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Professional Risk Managers’ International Association has appointed Dr Nirakar Pradhan, CFA, as the Chief Executive Officer of its new India office. Pradhan has led teams at State Bank of India.

  10. Which company has acquired Swedish mapping technology company Mapillary?
    A)Google
    B)Facebook
    C)Microsoft
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Facebook Inc acquired Swedish mapping technology company Mapillary, which collects images from tens of thousands of contributors to build immersive and up-to-date maps.

  11. Recently Scientist saw which fifth state of matter in first time in space?
    A)Bose-Einstein condensates
    B)Kuiper Cliff
    C)Exoplanet
    D)Kepler
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Scientists have noticed the fifth state of matter in area for the primary time, providing unprecedented perception that would assist clear up among the quantum universe’s most intractable conundrums.

  12. Recently Vidyaben Shah passed away.Hewas related to which field?
    A)Virologist
    B)Social Worker
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Social worker and National Award winner Vidyaben Shah passed away at her residence in the national capital. She was 98.

  13. Recently Vera Lynn passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Philosophy
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    British singer Vera Lynn, whose sentimental ballads during World War II provided the soundtrack for the Allied war effort, has died at the age of 103.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Yoga?
    A)Yoga at home, Yoga with family
    B)Yoga for Climate action
    C)Yoga for Peace
    D)Yoga forHealth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in India.The theme of International Day of Yoga this year is ‘Yoga at home, Yoga with family’

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ ofZomato?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Gurugram
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Whereis the HQ of Niti Aayog?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Gurugram
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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