Current Affairs Quiz : June 15 2020 | IndianStudyHub

1.

Who has been appointed as the CEO of UTI Mutual Fund?

   A.) Vikas Singroul
   B.) Imtaiyazur Rahman
   C.) Leo Puri
   D.) Mohammed Mustafa

Answer: Option 'B'

Imtaiyazur Rahman

UTI Asset Management Company (AMC) appointed Imtaiyazur Rahman as its chief executive officer (CEO), a move that will expedite the fund house’s plan to go public.

2.

In which state, a new flood warning system ‘IFLOWS’ was launched?

   A.) Assam
   B.) Maharashtra
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Gujarat

Answer: Option 'B'

Maharashtra

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated the new integrated flood warning system (IFLOWS) developed for Mumbai, calling it “boon” for the city.

3.

Which state government has launched Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana” to educate child labourers?

   A.) Bihar
   B.) Uttarakhand
   C.) Madhya Pradesh
   D.) Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option 'D'

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath has launched ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’ to educate child labourers in the state.

4.

What is the theme of this year International Albinism Awareness Day?

   A.) Human Rights of persons
   B.) Shining Outside
   C.) Albinism worldwide
   D.) Made to Shine

Answer: Option 'D'

International Albinism Awareness Day is celebrated annually on June 13 to celebrate the human rights of persons with albinism worldwide.The theme of the 5th anniversary of International Albinism Awareness Day is “Made To Shine.” This day is an appeal to stand in solidarity with people living with this condition.

5.

Which has become first construction sector organisation to go ‘fully digital’?

   A.) Mphasis
   B.) L&T
   C.) DLF
   D.) NHAI

Answer: Option 'D'

In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said it has gone fully digital with cloud-based ‘Data Lake Software’, becoming the first such construction sector organisation.

6.

Recently Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi passed away.He was related to which field?

   A.) Journalist
   B.) Poet
   C.) Actor
   D.) Sports

Answer: Option 'B'

Poet

7.

How much amount of line of credit was given by EXIM Bank to the Malawi government for drinking water supply schemes and other development projects?

   A.) USD $300 million
   B.) USD $315 million
   C.) USD $200 million
   D.) USD $216 million

Answer: Option 'D'

USD $216 million

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) said it has extended a line of credit (LOC) worth USD 215.68 million to the Malawi government for drinking water supply schemes and other development projects.

8.

Which became the first State in the country to get ISO certification for its tribal hostels?

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

Answer: Option 'A'

Odisha
Odisha became the first State in the country to get ISO certification for its tribal hostels. In the first phase, 44 hostels of Keonjhar and Sambalpur districts have been accorded ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

9.

Recently RBI barred People’s Coperative Bank from granting fresh loans, accepting deposits for 6 months.It is based in which city?

   A.) Kolkata
   B.) Chennai
   C.) Mumbai
   D.) Kanpur

Answer: Option 'D'

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has barred Kanpur-based People’s Co-operative Bank from granting fresh loans and accepting deposits for six months, due to its weak financial position.

10.

Recently former Head of Publications Division and Directorate of Advertising & Visual publicity passed away.Name him/her?

   A.) Rakhi Singh
   B.) Taruna Gupta
   C.) Namita Singh
   D.) Surinder Kaur

Answer: Option 'D'

Surinder Kaur

11.

In which city, Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ will be used to intensify screening, surveillance?

   A.) NewDelhi
   B.) Pune
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Chennai

Answer: Option 'B'

Pune

Railway Protection Force, Pune has launched a Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ (Always be Responsible and Just Use to be Nice) to intensify the screening and surveillance.

12.

Who will head the committee that has been set up by RBI to review ownership, corporate structure of Private sector banks?

   A.) P K Mohanty
   B.) DP Singh Chaturvedi
   C.) Sanjay Rawat
   D.) MK Singh

Answer: Option 'A'

P K Mohanty

The Reserve Bank of India has constituted a five-member Internal Working Group to review the guidelines related to ownership, governance and corporate structure of private sector banks.

13.

What is the theme of this year’s World Blood Donor Day?

   A.) Safe blood saves lives
   B.) Safe Blood for All
   C.) Blood connect us all
   D.) Save blood

Answer: Option 'A'

Safe blood saves lives

World Blood Donor Day takes place every year on 14 June to raise awareness of the need for safe blood transfusion.

14.

As per UNCTAD, Global goods trade to fall by how much percent in Q2?

   A.) 27%
   B.) 25%
   C.) 21%
   D.) 22%

Answer: Option 'A'

27%

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said that the value of international trade in goods declined around 5% in the first quarter of 2020 and is expected to decline further by 27% in the ongoing quarter with trade in many developing countries projected to nosedive due to the “unprecedented effects of the pandemic”.

15.

Which city police has launched STREE’ programme for women?

   A.) Hyderabad
   B.) Kolkata
   C.) Chennai
   D.) Lucknow

Answer: Option 'A'

Hyderabad

Hyderabad City Police in association with Hyderabad City Security Council (HCSC) has launched a program called “She Triumphs through Respect, Equality, and Empowerment” (STREE) to assist and empower women victims of domestic violence and abuse.

16.

Which portal was launched for the healthcare supply chain by the government to serve manufacturers, suppliers and customers to effectively deal with the Covid-19 pandemic?

   A.) AarogyaPath
   B.) Aarogya Setu
   C.) Aarogya Van
   D.) Arogya Vayu

Answer: Option 'A'

AarogyaPath, a web based solution for the healthcare supply chain was launched to serve manufacturers, suppliers and customers to effectively deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

17.

Who is the author of Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other Stories”?

   A.) Shobha De
   B.) Namrata Das
   C.) Anurag Sen
   D.) Anubhav Sinha

Answer: Option 'A'

Shobha De
Celebrated author, columnist and publisher Shobhaa De released an e-book titled ‘Lockdown Liaisons’.


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