Current Affairs Quiz: June 7, 2020

Current Affairs 7 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which scheme was launched by government on occasion of World Environment Day to develop 200 Urban Forests across country in the next 5 years?
    A)Save Van
    B)Pedh Sahai
    C)Setu Vayu
    D)Nagar Van
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of the World Environment Day, the Central government announced the implementation of ‘Nagar Van’ scheme to develop 200 Urban Forests across the country in the next five years.

  2. Which campaign was initiated by Power Minister RK Singh on the occasion of World Environment Day?
    A)iCommit
    B)iSave
    C)iDay
    D)iEnvironment
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Power Minister R K Singh initiated the ‘#iCommit’ campaign on the occasion of World Environment Day.

  3. which state government gave Rs 10,000 each to 2.62 lakh auto, cab drivers in state?
    A)Assam
    B)Telangana
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a bid to help auto and taxi drivers affected due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the Andhra Pradesh government disbursed four months in advance an annual financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to each of the 2.62 lakh beneficiaries under a state welfare scheme.

  4. Which state government implemented Food forest’ project in tribal belts of Attapady?
    A)Kerala
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala’s first ‘food forest’ is being prepared at tribal belts of Attapady in Palakkad district.

  5. How much amount was given by nabard to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank for supporting the agricultural activities of the farmers?
    A)₹350 cr
    B)₹310 cr
    C)₹250 cr
    D)₹270 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has made available a Special Liquidity Facility (SLF) of Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank for supporting the agricultural activities of the farmers.

  6. Which Bank announced a special Summer Treats campaign with offers for both merchants and, salaried and self-employed customers?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With the easing of the lockdown restrictions, private sector HDFC Bank announced a special Summer Treats campaign with offers for both merchants and, salaried and self-employed customers.

  7. Which company launched Telematics-Based ‘Pay-As-You-Drive’ Cover for Private Cars?
    A)Tata AIG General Insurance
    B)New India Assurance
    C)United India Insurance
    D)IDBI Federal Insurance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tata AIG General Insurance has joined the list of a select few insurers to offer usage-based insurance cover to private car owners which reduces the overall premium payout.

  8. Which country to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 finals?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has granted All India Football Federation (AIFF) the rights to host the AFC Women`s Asian Cup 2022 final. The decision was taken at the AFC Women`s Football Committee.

  9. who was appointed as India’s new ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
    A)Rakesh Mishra
    B)Muhammad Mustafa
    C)Shahid Khan
    D)Brajendra Navnit
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India appointed Brajendra Navnit, a 1999 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre as India’s new ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

  10. Recently Kushal Pal Singh stepped down from the chairmanship of which company?
    A)Surya
    B)DLF
    C)Mphasis
    D)SunPharma
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kushal Pal Singh, the face of India’s largest listed real estate firm DLF, stepped down from the chairmanship of the company at the age of 90.

  11. Who has been named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 for her contribution in improving universal access to affordable life-saving medicine?
    A)Satya Nadella
    B)N Murthy
    C)Uday Kotak
    D)Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon, has been named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 for her contribution in improving universal access to affordable life-saving medicine and transforming the world in one of its kind virtual entrepreneurship award ceremony.

  12. How many Indian Institute made to the THE Asia University Ranking 2020 by Time Higher Education (THE)?
    A)8
    B)7
    C)6
    D)9
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Time Higher Education (THE) has announced the THE Asia University Rankings 2020. 56 Indian institutes participated in the rankings this year out of which eight have made it to the top 100.

  13. Recently Chandrakanta Goyal passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Journalist
    C)Actress
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior BJP leader Chandrakanta Goyal, mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, died at her residence due to old age. She was 88.

  14. Recently which famous Bollywood producer passed away who had backed films like Raaj Kumar-Rekha starrer “Karmayogi” and “Raaj Tilak”?
    A)Ramesh Singh
    B)Priyadarshan
    C)sameer
    D)Anil Suri
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bollywood producer Anil Suri, who had backed films like Raaj Kumar-Rekha starrer “Karmayogi” and “Raaj Tilak”, passed away due to coronavirus on Thursday.He was 77.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Trade Organisation?
    A)Geneva
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Tata AIG General Insurance?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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