Current Affairs Quiz : June 18 2020

1.

The river Vamsadhara originates in which state?

   A.) Jharkhand
   B.) Bihar
   C.) Andhra Pradesh
   D.) Odisha

Answer: Option 'D'

Odisha

The Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha will hold talks to clear out all differences with regard to the sharing of Vamsadhara river waters. Andhra Pradesh wants to build the Neradi bridge across the river which will be possible only after Odisha’s consent. Andhra Pradesh also wants to complete the inter-linking of its Nagavali river with the Vamsadhara and expand the Madduvalasa Reservoir project soon. Vamsadhara is an east-flowing river which originates in Kalahandi district of Odisha, flows in Odisha, along its boundary with Andhra Pradesh and finally joins the Bay of Bengal at Kalingapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The Interstate River Water Disputes Act, 1956 (IRWD Act) is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted under Article 262 of Constitution of India to resolve river disputes.

2.

Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary is located at which Indian state?

   A.) Odisha
   B.) Maharashtra
   C.) Bihar
   D.) Meghalaya

Answer: Option 'C'

Bihar

Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary is located in Bhagalpur District of Bihar, India.

3.

Name the state which has launched ‘Panchvati Yojana’ for the senior citizens of rural areas.

   A.) Arunachal Pradesh
   B.) Himachal Pradesh
   C.) Madhya Pradesh
   D.) Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh(HP) Chief Minister(CM) Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Panchvati Yojana’ for the senior citizens of rural areas of the state. Under the yojana parks & gardens will be established in every development block with mandatory facilities under Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act(MNREGA) 2005, Scheme of Rural Development Department. About 100 such parks will be developed in different parts of the state during FY 2020.

4.

Atul Kumar Jain, the commander in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command inaugurated a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) complex in which city?

   A.) Chandigarh
   B.) Visakhapatnam
   C.) Surat
   D.) Mumbai

Answer: Option 'B'

Visakhapatnam

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, flag officer commander in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command(ENC) inaugurated a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) complex in Vishakapattanam.

5.

K Sanjita Chanu who is in news recently is associated with which sport?

   A.) Wrestling
   B.) Golf
   C.) Archery
   D.) Weightlifting

Answer: Option 'D'

Weightlifting

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