Current Affairs Quiz : June 16 2020 | IndianStudyHub

1.

Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi who passed away in June 2020 is a renowned poet in which language?

   A.) Telugu
   B.) Punjabi
   C.) Urdu
   D.) Marathi

Answer: Option 'C'

Urdu

2.

RBI has banned People’s cooperative bank from granting fresh loans, accepting deposits for 6 months. Where is the HQ of People’s Cooperative bank located?

   A.) Noida
   B.) Nagpur
   C.) Hardwar
   D.) Kanpur

Answer: Option 'D'

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has restricted People’s Co-operative Bank located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh (UP) from granting fresh loans and accepting deposits for six months from June 10, 2020, due to its weak financial position. The bank is barred from selling, transferring or disposing any of its properties or assets.
 

3.

Who has received the 2020 World Food Prize Laureate?

   A.) Shinogi K.C
   B.) J.K.Thakur
   C.) Asha Sahu
   D.) Rattan Lal

Answer: Option 'D'

Rattan Lal

76-year-old Indian-American Soil scientist, Dr. Rattan Lal received the 2020 World Food Prize Laureate (250,000 USD – Rs. 1.89 crore) for developing and mainstreaming a soil centric approach to increase food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change. He was born in 1944 in Karyal, West Punjab, India.

4.

Name the scheme which is the initiative of NCDC & it was launched by union minister Narendra Singh Tomar, providing paid internship to the Youth.

   A.) SVANidhi
   B.) Samridhhi
   C.) Sahakar Mitra
   D.) Swamitva

Answer: Option 'C'

Sahakar Mitra

Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister inaugurated a Sahakar Mitra: Scheme on Internship Program (SIP) of the NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation). The program will provide practical experience of the cooperative sector and assured project loans on liberalized terms to young professionals in the start-up industry.

5.

The Theme for world day against child labor 2020 is “COVID-19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever”. When was the day observed annually?

   A.) June 12
   B.) June 15
   C.) June 2
   D.) June 7

Answer: Option 'A'

June 12 of Every year is observed as the World Day Against Child Labour which was launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2002 to focus on the global extent of child labour and the steps to be taken to eliminate it. Theme of 2020: “COVID-19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever”.

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