Current Affairs Quiz: June 5, 2020

Current Affairs 5 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which initiative was launched by government to conduct skill mapping of citizens returning under VBM?
    A)SWADES
    B)AAROGYA
    C)SWABIMAN
    D)VANDANA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Government has launched a new initiative SWADES- Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support to conduct a skill mapping exercise of the returning citizens under the Vande Bharat Mission.

  2. In which state, Kondapochamma Sagar project was Inaugurated?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Telangana
    C)Assam
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has inaugurated the 15 TMC Kondapochamma Sagar reservoir by switching on pumps at the Markook pump house under Gajwel Assembly segment in a simple but solemn ceremony graced by Sri Tridandi Chinna Jeeyar Swami.

  3. Which has become the 1st state to provide free Internet for the Poor?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Odisha
    C)Kerala
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    After declaring the Internet as the fundamental right of every citizen, Kerela is now all set to roll out free high-speed broadband Internet for all the poor in the state.

  4. Which Bank has partnered with Transport Corporation of India Limited (TCIL) to facilitate real time payments for truck drivers?
    A)DBS Bank
    B)SBI
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    DBS Bank has partnered with Transport Corporation of India Limited (TCIL) to facilitate real time payments for truck drivers.

  5. Recently Sebi extended power of attorney norms implementation date to whichdate?
    A)August 1
    B)July 30
    C)August 30
    D)September 1
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Markets regulator Sebi has extended to August 1, 2020 the date for implementing norms pertaining to power of attorney given by clients to trading members or clearing members.

  6. As per Former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg,Indian economy to contract by how much percent in this fiscal?
    A)5%
    B)6%
    C)8%
    D)10%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said the Indian economy will shrink by 10 per cent or Rs 20 lakh crore in the ongoing fiscal, the first contraction in over 40 years, due to a “faulty” COVID lockdown.

  7. As per BoA Securities, India GDP may contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A)2%
    B)3%
    C)1%
    D)5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The extension of the lockdown by the government will have a deep impact on economic activity, a foreign brokerage said, sharply cutting India’s GDP forecast for this financial year to a contraction of 2 per cent.

  8. Recently Saregama has announced a global deal with which company to license its music for video and other social experiences?
    A)Amazon
    B)Facebook
    C)Google
    D)Netflix
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Saregama announced a global deal with Facebook, to license its music for video and other social experiences across Facebook and Instagram.

  9. Which company has announced the launch of a programme for agritech start-ups in India that are committed to driving transformation in agriculture?
    A)Flipkart
    B)Microsoft
    C)Amazon
    D)Google
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft has announced the launch of a programme for agritech start-ups in India that are committed to driving transformation in agriculture.

  10. Who has been appointed as the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2020-21?
    A)Arundhati Bhattacharya
    B)S Srinivasan
    C)Uday Kotak
    D)Rakesh Mishra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran banker Uday Kotak has been appointed as the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2020-21.

  11. Who has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of National Fertilizers Limited?
    A)Virendra Nath Datt
    B)Vikram Kirolskar
    C)TVR Ravendran
    D)Sanjiv Bajaj
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shri Virendra Nath Datt, Director (Marketing), National Fertilizers Limited -NFL has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of the Company.

  12. Who has been appointed as chairman of BAFTA?
    A)Mahim Chaturvedi
    B)SN Sharma
    C)Krishnendu Majumdar
    D)Dame Pippa Harris
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    BAFTA has appointed Krishnendu Majumdar, the producer behind the International Emmy-winning series Hoff The Record, as its new chair.

  13. Who was appointed as new board chairman of Twitter?
    A)William Smith
    B)Michael Pompeo
    C)Omid Kordestani
    D)Patrick Pichette
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Twitter appointed former Google chief financial officer Patrick Pichette as the company’s new chairman of the board.

  14. Which NGO has been conferred with World No Tobacco Day Award 2020 by World Health Organisation?
    A)Socio-Economic and Educational Development Society
    B)Sarthak Foundation
    C)Learn and Lead Foundation
    D)Be the Social Society
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has conferred the World No Tobacco Day Award 2020 to the Socio-Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS), an NGO, for its efforts to ban pan masala, gutkha, e-cigarettes and hookah in Bihar and Jharkhand.

  15. Who was announced as the regional winner for Asia in the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize?
    A)Kritika Pandey
    B)Varsha Mishra
    C)Akanksha Joshi
    D)Nirvan Shah
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kritika Pandey, a writer from Ranchi, was announced as the regional winner for Asia in the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

  16. Which state government has launched an App for Information on Vacant Hospital Beds, Ventilators?
    A)Kerala
    B)Delhi
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Delhi government launched a dedicated mobile app Delhi Corona to help people find the status of total hospital beds and ventilators in the union territory.

  17. Recently which asteroid was discovered near Jupiter which has an orbit like an asteroid but the tail of a comet?
    A)LD2
    B)SA1
    C)LZ1
    D)AC2
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A rare kind of space object, which is something between an asteroid and a comet, has been discovered by astronomers. It has been called an active asteroid.

  18. A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in which country is world’s oldest-known land animal as per report?
    A)China
    B)Thailand
    C)Netherlands
    D)Scotland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425 million years ago that helped pave the way for the throngs that would eventually inhabit Earth’s dry parts.

  19. Recently Wes Unseld passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Author
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Famer Wes Unseld passed away.

  20. When is World Bicycle Day observed?
    A)June 5
    B)June 3
    C)June 1
    D)June 4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    June 3 is celebrated as International World Bicycle Day. The day was marked by the United Nations General Assembly in April 2018.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. what is the capital of Scotland?
    A)Edinburgh
    B)Seville
    C)Glassgow
    D)Cardiff
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of national fertilizer limited?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Gurugram
    D)Noida
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Confederation of Indian Industry?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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