Current Affairs Quiz: June 8, 2020

Current Affairs 8 June 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state government launched India’s first online waste management platform?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government launched what it claimed to be the country’s first online Waste Exchange Platform to ensure 100 per cent safe disposal of industrial toxic wastes.

  2. Which Bank has become first foreign bank to start operations in IFSC GIFT City?
    A)Standard Chartered Bank
    B)DBS Bank
    C)Barclays Bank
    D)HSBC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    British lender Standard Chartered Bank’s local unit has started operations from the International Financial Services Centre, becoming the first global bank to commence operations from the special economic zone in Gandhinagar.

  3. Who were named the Womens Super League champions 2020?
    A)Chelsea
    B)The Blues
    C)Aston Villa
    D)Manchester City
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chelsea FC Women were named the Womens Super League champions overtaking Manchester City on a points-per-game record, following the termination of the 2019/20 season last month.

  4. Recently who has been appointed as a ‘Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor’ by United Nations Association for Development and Peace (UNADAP)?
    A)Abhilasha Kumari
    B)Sonam Singh
    C)Suman Rani
    D)M Nethra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    M Nethra, a 13-year-old daughter of a salon owner in Madurai, has been appointed as a ‘Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor’ by United Nations Association for Development and Peace (UNADAP).

  5. Which city airport received the highest Platinum Recognition in the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2020 in the 15-35 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category for its efficient water management practices?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    GMR led Hyderabad International Airport received the highest Platinum Recognition in the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2020 in the 15-35 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category for its efficient water management practices

  6. Recently Rupert Hine passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Virologist
    B)Journalist
    C)Actor
    D)Songwriter
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    British Producer and songwriter Rupert Hine who worked with artists including Tina Turner, Howard Jones, passed away.

  7. Recently which famous academician and institutional builder passedaway?
    A)Pritam Singh
    B)Sanjay Singh
    C)Taraknath Banerjee
    D)Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dr Pritam Singh a renowned academician and institutional builder passed away due to cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Gurugram. Hewas 78.

  8. Recently which former governor and Delhi Police commissioner passed away?
    A)Ved Prakash Parwah
    B)SN Pratap
    C)Abhilash Ahuja
    D)Anil Singh Baijal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Delhi Police Commissioner Ved Prakash Marwah, who also served as Governor of three States, died evening in Goa. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Mapusa town in North Goa district.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the Hq of Standard Chartered Bank?
    A)Bangkok
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nations Development Programme?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

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