Current Affairs Quiz : June 14 2020 | IndianStudyHub

1.

How much amount was infused by government into IIFCL to boost infrastructure spending?

   A.) ₹5500 cr
   B.) ₹4563.90 cr
   C.) ₹5297.60 cr
   D.) ₹7634.95 cr

Answer: Option 'C'

₹5297.60 cr

India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) said the government infused equity share capital of Rs 5,297.60 crore in the company on March 30.

2.

Recently Atul Srivastava passed away,He was the former director of which organisation?

   A.) BPCL
   B.) SAIL
   C.) BHEL
   D.) NTPC

Answer: Option 'B'

SAIL

3.

As per Gujarat Forest Department,the number of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest region has increased by how much percent?

   A.) 26%
   B.) 25%
   C.) 27%
   D.) 29%

Answer: Option 'D'

29%

4.

Recently Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered which ship in Fast Patrol Vessels’ series to Indian Coast Guard?

   A.) ICGS Narmada
   B.) ICGS Kanaklata Barua
   C.) ICGS Barua Vayu
   D.) ICGS Maithili

Answer: Option 'B'

ICGS Kanaklata Barua

5.

Recently Jas Waters passed away,He was related to which field?

   A.) Politics
   B.) Journalist
   C.) Actor
   D.) writer

Answer: Option 'D'

writer

Television writer Jas Waters, who worked on the hit NBC family drama “This Is Us“, has died at the age of 39.

6.

Who has been named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach?

   A.) Rattan Lal
   B.) Sanjay Singh
   C.) AK Chaturvedi
   D.) MS Swaminathan

Answer: Option 'A'

Rattan Lal

Eminent Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal has been named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change.

7.

Recently which agency maintained India’s sovereign rating at “BBB-” with stable outlook?

   A.) AAA+
   B.) BBB-
   C.) BBB+
   D.) AAA-

Answer: Option 'B'

BBB-

S&P retained India’s sovereign rating at “BBB-” with a stable outlook, saying that while risks to growth are rising, the economy and fiscal position will stabilise and begin to recover from 2021 onwards.

8.

Which edition of India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) youth dialogue 2020 was held recently?

   A.) 3rd
   B.) 1st
   C.) 4th
   D.) 2nd

Answer: Option 'A'

3rd
The 3rd India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) youth dialogue 2020 was held virtually and focusing on coronavirus pandemic.

9.

Who will head the committee that has been set up by Oil Ministry to inquire into Assam oil well disaster?

   A.) SCL Das
   B.) Vikram Singh
   C.) SH Rehman
   D.) Sanjay Chaturvedi

Answer: Option 'A'

SCL Das

The Petroleum Ministry has constituted a three-member high-level committee to inquire into the blowout at an Oil India Ltd well in Assam and the subsequent fire that killed two firefighters and injured at least one.

10.

Which internship program was launched by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to provide paid internship to youth and ensure availability of assured project loans to young cooperators?

   A.) Sahakar Mitra
   B.) Desh Mitra
   C.) Akanksha
   D.) Sahayata Mitra

Answer: Option 'A'

Sahakar Mitra

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched Sahakar Mitra Internship programme to provide paid internship to youth and ensure availability of assured project loans to young cooperators.

11.

Who became the first woman to reach the ocean’s deepest point.?

   A.) Kathy Sullivan
   B.) Suman Singh
   C.) Emma Watson
   D.) Patricia Smith

Answer: Option 'A'

Kathy Sullivan

 Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space achieves another record after 25 years becoming the first woman to reach the ocean’s deepest point.

12.

According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’,which city has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living?

   A.) Mumbai
   B.) Lucknow
   C.) Chennai
   D.) NewDelhi

Answer: Option 'A'

Mumbai

According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living. Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.

13.

Which state has renamed its environment ministry as ‘Environment and Climate Change Ministry’?

   A.) Assam
   B.) Odisha
   C.) Maharashtra
   D.) Telangana

Answer: Option 'C'

Maharashtra

A week after being hit by Cyclone Nisarga, Maharashtra has renamed its Environment Ministry as Environment and Climate Change Ministry.

14.

Indian Railways settee up world record by running first Double Stack Container Train in electrified Territory in which state?

   A.) Maharashtra
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) Andhra Pradesh
   D.) Assam

Answer: Option 'B'

Railways created a new world benchmark by successfully running first Double Stack Container Train in high rise Over Head Equipment (OHE) electrified from Palanpur and Botad stations in Gujarat.

15.

Which Institute topped the overall ranking in list of India Rankings-2020 for Higher Educational Institutions?

   A.) IIM Ahmedabad
   B.) IIT Madras
   C.) IISc Bengaluru
   D.) IIT Kanpur

Answer: Option 'B'

IIT Madras

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank virtually released India Rankings-2020 for Higher Educational Institutions in New Delhi.

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