Current Affairs Quiz: June 6, 2020

Current Affairs 6 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which internship program was launched by Union human resource development (HRD) minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and minister of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) Hardeep Singh Puri for graduates?
    A)TULIP
    B)VAYU
    C)BYJU
    D)INdiana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union human resource development (HRD) minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and minister of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) Hardeep Singh Puri jointly inaugurated The Urban Learning Internship Programme (TULIP) to provide internship opportunities to thousands of fresh graduates and engineers of the county under the ‘Smart City’ projects.

  2. Which state government has launched Spandan Campaign’ to check suicide and fratricide?
    A)Chhattisgarh
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Chhattisgarh government launched the Spandan Campaign to contain incidents of suicide and fratricide involving police personnel, and instructions were issued to senior officers to strictly adhere to guidelines in this regard

  3. Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 was hosted by which country?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)UK
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 was hosted by the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging countries and organizations to pledge funding for vaccinations to save millions of lives. India was represented by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the summit.

  4. Recently RBI created Payments Infrastructure Development Fund of how much amount?
    A)₹400 cr
    B)₹500 cr
    C)₹450 cr
    D)₹550 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In an effort to give a push to digital payments across the country, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said they are setting up a Payment Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) of Rs 500 crore.

  5. Which Bank has created a separate Financial Inclusion and Micro Market (FI&MM) vertical with a focus on rural and semi urban areas to improve customer experience?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a major restructuring exercise, State Bank of India has created a separate Financial Inclusion and Micro Market (FI&MM) vertical with a focus on rural and semi urban areas to improve customer experience.

  6. Which bank launched India’s 1st mobile app-based facility for opening current accounts?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)IndusInd Bank
    C)SBI
    D)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IndusInd Bank announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind assisted mobile application based facility, that enables the bank to open current accounts for self-employed individuals and businesses digitally, in just a few hours.

  7. Which bank in collaboration with MasterCard and Worldline launched Soft POS to become the first financial payments service in India to transform everyday smartphones into merchant Point of Sale terminals?
    A)Axis Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mastercard, Axis Bank and Worldline launched Soft POS to become the first financial payments service in India to transform everyday smartphones into merchant Point of Sale terminals. The solution comes with various features for the merchant community.

  8. Recently which company got approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to merge with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V?
    A)Hyundai
    B)Ford SV
    C)HUL
    D)Peugeot S.A.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed merger between Peugeot S.A. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V

  9. Who has been appointed as the Senior Advisor to the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank?
    A)Vikas Shah
    B)Mani Chaturvedi
    C)Sanjay Singh
    D)Rajeev Topno
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior bureaucrat Rajeev Topno has been appointed as the Senior Advisor to the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank, in Washington DC for a period of three years.

  10. Recently who was appointed as brand ambassador of Adidas?
    A)Priyanka Chopra
    B)Dia Mirza
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Manushi Chillar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar joined the roster of brand ambassadors such as Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma, actor Ranveer Singh and sprinter Hima Das for sportswear brand Adidas.

  11. Which state government launched MeraVetan App to provide salary related information to employees?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Sikkim
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu launched JK Employees Salary Tracker Mobile App- ‘MeraVetan’ (Version-1) at Raj Bhavan.

  12. Which organisation has developed a device — SUMERU-PACS — that helps wearers of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) comfortable without sweating?
    A)DRDO
    B)BHEL
    C)BEL
    D)HAL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a device — SUMERU-PACS — that helps wearers of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) comfortable without sweating.

  13. Recently Riaz Sheikh passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Pakistan first-class cricketer Riaz Sheikh became the second professional player in the country to die because of suspected conronavirus.

  14. Recently Basu Chatterjee apassed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Filmmaker
    C)Scientist
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Filmmaker-screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, best known for directing films like Choti Si Baat, Rajnigandha, Baaton Baaton Mein, Ek Ruka Hua Faisla and Chameli Ki Shaadi among more, passed away in Mumbai, following age-related ailments. He was 93.

  15. Recently which famous lyricist and member of Indian Performing Right Society Limited passed away?
    A)Anwar Sagar
    B)Vasu Sharma
    C)Anurag Kishor
    D)Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran lyricist and member of Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS), Anwar Sagar breathed his last at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital . He was 70.

  16. Who is the author of book The Dry Fasting Miracle: From Deprive to Thrive?
    A)Luke Coutinho
    B)Wasim Sheikh
    C)William Smith
    D)Luke Gallows
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Joining the bandwagon of books on beauty and healthy living is best selling Indian author and renowned personal lifestyle coach, Luke Coutinho”s new book, “The Dry Fasting Miracle: From Deprive to Thrive” released recently.

  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day?
    A)Save Earth
    B)Air Pollution
    C)Time for Nature
    D)Celebrating Biodiversity
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Environment Day is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on 5 June.The theme of World Environment 2020 is ‘celebrating biodiversity’ — a concern that is both urgent and existential.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Noida
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the tagline of Axis Bank?
    A)Relationship beyond banking
    B)Badhri ka nam Zindagi
    C)Hum hai na,Khayal aapka
    D)India International Bank
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)NewYork
    B)Washington DC
    C)London
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

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