Current Affairs Quiz: June 3, 2020

Current Affairs 3 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently which scheme was announced by the centre to benefit small businesses and cottage industries?
    A)Mudra Shishu
    B)Arogya Lakshmi
    C)Kishor Shishu
    D)Vayu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The centre has announced the launch of ‘Mudra Shishu loan’ to benefit small businesses and cottage industries.

  2. How much amount was approved by Centre for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Meghalaya?
    A)175 cr
    B)180 cr
    C)185 cr
    D)190 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre has approved 175 crore rupees for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Meghalaya during 2020-21. Jal Jeevan Mission was launched by Union Government last year aims to provide Functional Household Tap Connection to every rural household by 2024.

  3. How much amount was approved by Centre for implementation of Jal jeevan mission in Odisha ?
    A)700 cr
    B)650 cr
    C)812 cr
    D)743 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Centre has approved 812 crore rupees for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Odisha during 2020-21.

  4. Which scheme was launched by the government to provide affordable loans to street vendors?
    A)PM SVANIDHI
    B)PM SEVA
    C)PMMVY
    D)PMAAY
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Government launched PM SVANIDHI – Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi – a special micro-credit facility scheme for providing affordable loan to street vendors.

  5. Which organisation along with 37 nations and numerous partners has launched a ‘COVID-19 Technology Access Pool’?
    A)WHO
    B)UNICEF
    C)UNESCO
    D)ILO
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    WHO along with 37 nations and numerous partners has launched a ‘COVID-19 Technology Access Pool’ which aims to make vaccines and other key COVID-19 tools accessible to all. C-TAP will provide a “one-stop shop” for scientific knowledge, data and intellectual property to be “shared equitably by global community”.

  6. Which Bank has partnered with Chalo to launch contactless card for bus passengers?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Yes Bank
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Yes Bank has partnered with Chalo to launch of a co-branded contactless travel card in Mangalore and Udupi, which would enable users to load money on the card to make ‘tap to pay’ payments across buses.

  7. How much amount of collateral free loans was sanctioned by PSBs in a single day under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan?
    A)3200 cr
    B)4000 cr
    C)3500 cr
    D)4100 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public Sector Banks have sanctioned collateral free loans worth three thousand 200 crore rupees in a single day under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.

  8. Institute of Small Enterprises and Development (ISED) has rolled out a unique platform for extending advisory services to Covid19-affected MSMEs in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Assam
    C)Kerala
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Institute of Small Enterprises and Development (ISED) has rolled out a unique platform for extending advisory services to Covid19-affected MSMEs in Kerala which is ranked 31 in terms of the number of self-employed, and second in relation to the size of casual labour.

  9. As per recent data, India’s fiscal deficit widened to how much percent of GDP for the previous fiscal?
    A)4.8%
    B)4.4%
    C)4.2%
    D)4.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s fiscal deficit widened to 4.6% of gross domestic product (GDP) for the previous fiscal, overshooting the government’s revised target of 3.8%, official data released showed.

  10. Recently which agency downgraded India’s foreign currency and local currency long-term issuer ratings to Baa3 from Baa2?
    A)Moody
    B)SBI Ecowrap
    C)Fitch
    D)Crisil
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service downgraded India’s foreign currency and local currency long-term issuer ratings to Baa3 from Baa2, citing the country’s policymaking institutions will be challenged in enacting and implementing policies which effectively mitigate the risks of a sustained period of relatively low growth.

  11. Which company has announced a strategic partnership with Zurich-based software company Avaloq o provide end-to-end (e2e) wealth management capabilities through digital platforms?
    A)HCL
    B)Wipro
    C)Infosys
    D)tcs
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Infosys announced a strategic partnership with Zurich-based software company Avaloq o provide end-to-end (e2e) wealth management capabilities through digital platforms.

  12. Which organisation launched Khelo India e-Pathshala, an online coaching programme for grassroot level?
    A)Nasscom
    B)Sports Authority of India
    C)Niti Aayog
    D)IOC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Sports Authority of India (SAI) launched Khelo India e-Pathshala in association with National Sports Federations (NSF) with an aim to provide first-ever national-level open online coaching and education programme for grassroot-level athletes.

  13. Who took charge as Deputy Managing Director at Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank)?
    A)Manoj Pillai
    B)Sanjay Singh
    C)Mohammed Mustafa
    D)Harsha Bangari
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Harsha Bangari took charge as Deputy Managing Director at Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank).

  14. Who will chair the IBBI advisory committee on service providers?
    A)Sanjay Sharma
    B)Bimal Patel
    C)Akshay Gupta
    D)TV Mohandas Pai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has reconstituted its advisory committee on service providers and it would now be chaired by Manipal Global Education Services Chairman T V Mohandas Pai. The 12-member panel would advise and provide professional support on regulation and development of the service providers dealt with by the IBBI.

  15. Which country has launched the world’s first app that utilised the Exposure Notification API developed by Apple and Google?
    A)Germany
    B)Switzerland
    C)Denmark
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Switzerland has launched the world’s first app that utilised the Exposure Notification API developed by Apple and Google.

  16. Who launched technology-based solution named as CHAMPIONS for MSME sector, in New Delhi?
    A)Prakash Javedkar
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Ram Vilas Paswan
    D)Narendra Modi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched technology-based solution named as CHAMPIONS for MSME sector, in New Delhi

  17. Recently Bobby Morrow passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Virologist
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bobby Morrow, who won three athletics gold medals at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, has died aged 84.

  18. What is theme of this year World Menstrual Hygiene Day?
    A)Periods in Pandemic
    B)Its time for action
    C)Good Hygiene
    D)Hygiene Management
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year on May 28, non-governmental organisations, government agencies, the private sector, the media, and individuals come together to celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management (MHM).World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020 theme is ‘Periods in Pandemic’.

  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Milk Day?
    A)the 20th Anniversary of World Milk Day
    B)Drink Milk-Today and Everyday
    C)Drink Move be strong
    D)Commitment to Feeding
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    June 1 is celebrated as World Milk day every year. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of World Milk day. The day is celebrated to bring attention to how dairy supports the livelihoods of one billion people.The theme for World Milk day 2020 is ‘the 20th Anniversary of World Milk Day’. The day is being celebrated to promote the health benefits of milk and dairy products.

  20. When is World No Tobacco Day observed?
    A)3 June
    B)1 June
    C)30May
    D)31 May
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on 31 May. The focus of this year’s World No Tobacco Day is on protecting young people from the marketing of big tobacco companies and helping them avoid using tobacco and nicotine.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. what is the currency of Switzerland?
    A)Franc
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of EXIM Bank?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Lucknow
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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