Current Affairs Quiz: June 23, 2020

Current Affairs 23 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which organisation in collaboration with International Transport Forum (ITF) will launch the “Decarbonising Transport in India” project?
    A)Niti Aayog
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)SIDBI
    D)RBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog in collaboration with International Transport Forum (ITF) will launch the “Decarbonising Transport in India” project with the intention to develop a pathway towards a low-carbon transport system for India.

  2. How much amount has been sanctioned by government for augmentation of healthcare facilities in North Eastern States?
    A)₹100 cr
    B)₹200 cr
    C)₹150 cr
    D)₹190 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh has reviewed the COVID status and healthcare facility in Aspirational districts with special focus on North East.

  3. Recently Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a line of credit (LOC) of USD 20.10 million to which country for reconstruction of Aldo Chavarria Hospital.?
    A)Nicaragua
    B)Uganda
    C)Nicrosia
    D)Paraguay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a line of credit (LOC) of USD 20.10 million to the government of Nicaragua for reconstruction of Aldo Chavarria Hospital.

  4. Which Indian has been elected to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s player panel?
    A)Niki Kalayanda Poonacha
    B)Ti chen
    C)Nikhil Joshi
    D)Anupama Srinivasan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reigning national champion Niki Poonacha has been elected to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s player panel.

  5. Who has been appointed the Director of the National Science Foundation, a top American body supporting fundamental research in non-medical fields of science and engineering?
    A)Ram Ahirwar
    B)Balakrishnan Subramaniam
    C)S Srinivasan
    D)Sethuraman Panchanathan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr. Panchanathan is the second Indian-American ever to be nominated to the prestigious science position.

  6. Recently Rajinder Goel passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Virologist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former left-arm spin legend Rajinder Goel, whose record Ranji Trophy wicket haul of 637 scalps still stands, passed away in Rohtak due to age-related illness. He was 77.

  7. Recently M Ilaiah Yadav passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)sports
    C)Actor
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Indian kabaddi players M Ilaiah Yadav passed away in city while undergoing treatment for lung infection. He was 65.

  8. Recently which Iraqi football legend passed away with Covid 19?
    A)Hashir Bilal
    B)Sadhi Mohammed
    C)Mohammed Mustafa
    D)Ahmed Radhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi has died as a result of complications after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus. He was 56.

  9. Recently which Nobel Prize recipient and environmental health giant passed away?
    A)Paul Heyman
    B)Rafael S
    C)William Smith
    D)Kirk R Smith
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kirk R. Smith, a pioneering researcher in the deadly risks of indoor air pollution in the developing world and an early voice raising concern about the health consequences of climate change, died at the age of 73 at his Berkeley home, following a stroke and subsequent cardiac arrest.

  10. What is the theme of this year’s World Hydrography Day?
    A)Hydrography enabling autonomous technologies
    B)Safe Navigation
    C)hydrographic information driving marine knowledge
    D)Mapping our seas
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Hydrography Day is observed on 21 June. This day was adopted by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) as an annual celebration to increases awareness about the protection of safe navigation and marine life protection.World Hydrography Day 2020 theme is “Hydrography enabling autonomous technologies”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Exim Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of NITI Aayog?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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