Current Affairs Quiz: June 27, 2020

Current Affairs 27 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated two important Bridges Devika and Puneja in which state?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated two important Bridges Devika and Puneja in Udhampur and Doda districts respectively in Jammu and Kashmir through a virtual platform.

  2. According to TB Report 2020,how many TB patients have been notified in 2019?
    A)35 lakh
    B)25 lakh
    C)30 lakh
    D)24 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released the annual TB Report 2020 through a virtual event.

  3. Which state government has launched a scheme Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar under which it would provide nutrition kits?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Tripura
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Tripura government has launched a scheme Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar under which it would provide nutrition kits, containing ghee, jaggery among other items, to pregnant and lactating women to combat infant and maternal mortality and malnutrition.

  4. The Central government has allocated 4125 crore rupeesfor rejuvenating the Small, Medium and Tiny Industries sector in which state?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central government has allocated 4125 crore rupeesfor rejuvenating the Small, Medium and Tiny Industries sector in Tamil Nadu.

  5. Which country virtually hosted 36th ASEAN Summit?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)Vietnam
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 36th ASEAN Summit held via teleconference in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  6. Which application was launched by Sachin Bansal that will provide instant loans of up to ₹5 lakh with repayment tenures of up to 36 months?
    A)MobilePe
    B)eCart
    C)Flip
    D)Navi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal’s financial services startup Navi has launched a mobile app to provide instant personal loans targeted at consumers in the middle-income segment.

  7. As per SBI report, India’s per capita income to decline by how much percent in FY21?
    A)5.8%
    B)5.6%
    C)5.5%
    D)5.4%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Covid-19 pandemic is likely to bring down India’s per capita income (PCI) by 5.4 per cent in the financial year 2020-21 (FY21) to Rs 1.43 lakh from Rs 1.52 lakh in FY20, suggests the latest report by the economic wing of State Bank of India (SBI). This decline in PCI is higher than the nominal GDP decline of 3.8 per cent.

  8. How much amount was provided under funding scheme Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate Debt to help the distressed MSMEs?
    A)₹40000 cr
    B)₹30000 cr
    C)₹15000 cr
    D)₹20000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate Debt to provide Rs 20,000 crore of guarantee cover to two lakh micro, small and medium enterprises.

  9. NTPC to help which country to develop 500 MW solar park?
    A)Mali
    B)Uganda
    C)Myanmar
    D)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NTPC Ltd will help Mali develop a 500 MW solar power park, a statement by the state-owned power generator.

  10. Which company has been recognized as amongst the top 50 India’s Best Companies to Work For 2020, an annual ranking of companies with exceptional people practices and workplace cultures?
    A)Godfrey Philips
    B)Godrej
    C)Flipkart
    D)Paytm
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Godfrey Phillips Indi Godf a has once again been recognized as amongst the top 50 India’s Best Companies to Work For 2020, an annual ranking of companies with exceptional people practices and workplace cultures.

  11. Recently New Zealand’s Rachel Priest announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Tennis
    C)Football
    D)baseball
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    New Zealand wicketkeeper-batswoman Rachel Priest has announced her retirement from international cricket, thus bringing an end to a 13-year-old career with the White Ferns.

  12. The Sports Ministry is set to establish how many Khelo India Centres (KIC) at the district level across the country?
    A)1000
    B)1200
    C)1500
    D)2000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Sports Ministry is set to establish 1000 Khelo India Centres (KIC) at the district level across the country with the help of sporting champions, who will be remunerated for providing their expertise.

  13. Which state bagged the e-Panchayat Puraskar 2020?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Punjab
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    HP Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur congratulated the state panchayati raj department for securing first prize under e-Panchayat Puraskar-2020, given by the Union ministry of panchayati raj.

  14. As per Times Higher Education World Young University Rankings,which Institute in India is best in the country?
    A)IIT Ropar
    B)IIT Indore
    C)IIM Ahmedabad
    D)IIM Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Times Higher Education (THE) has released the world’s young university ranking for the relatively newer generation of universities, which are 50 years old or younger. The 2020 ranking includes 414 universities, up from 351 in 2019. As many as two Indian universities made it into the top 100, while none could enter the ’50 under 50′ category.

  15. Which airport becomes the first airport to runway by indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS)?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Lucknow
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a boost to the Make in India campaign, an indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS) has been installed at the new runway of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.

  16. Which application was launched by health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan developed by the Indian Red Cross Society through a video conference?
    A)eBloodServices
    B)eSetu
    C)eLife
    D)eBloodBank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘eBloodServices’ mobile App developed by the Indian Red Cross Society through a video conference.

  17. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in partnership with which company has unveiled Free Digital Learning Platform ‘Skills Build Reignite’ to reach more job seekers and provide new resources to business owners in India?
    A)IBM
    B)TCS
    C)Wipro
    D)HCL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in partnership with IBM has unveiled Free Digital Learning Platform ‘Skills Build Reignite’ to reach more job seekers and provide new resources to business owners in India.

  18. Which Institute of India has developed An apparatus for ultraviolet sterilization of surfaces to kill coronavirus?
    A)NIT Jalandhar
    B)NIT RAnchi
    C)IIT Delhi
    D)IIT Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An apparatus for ultraviolet sterilization of surfaces has been developed by Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology in Jalandhar to kill coronavirus.

  19. Recently Joel Schumacher passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Flim Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Director Joel Schumacher, who is known for the film St Elmo’s Fire, two Batman movies, and Falling Down, passed away in New York. He was 80.

  20. Recently Tamonash Ghosh passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Virologist
    B)Philosophy
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Trinamool Congress MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for Covid-19 last month, died at a hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday. He was 60

  21. What is the theme of this year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?
    A)Better Knowledge for Better Care
    B)Health for Justice. Justice for Health
    C)Addressing Drug Problems
    D)Listen first
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking is celebrated on June 26 every year.The theme for this year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is “Better Knowledge for Better Care”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Vietnam?
    A)Hanoi
    B)Bangkok
    C)Danoi
    D)Manila
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. What is the currency of NewZealand?
    A)Euro
    B)dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option B

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