Current Affairs Quiz : June 19 2020

1.

When is the Sustainable Gastronomy Day observed?

   A.) 12 June
   B.) 16 June
   C.) 18 June
   D.) 14 June

Answer: Option 'C'

18 June

2.

When was the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) formed?

   A.) 1957
   B.) 1968
   C.) 1975
   D.) 1963

Answer: Option 'A'

1957

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body formed in April 1957 (as per an RTI) by the Government of India, under the Act of Parliament, 'Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956'.

3.

IM Vijayan is associated with _________.

   A.) Gymnastics
   B.) Football
   C.) Athletics
   D.) Cricket

Answer: Option 'B'

Football
IM Vijayan is a former Indian football team captain. He scored 40 goals in 79 matches for India since making his debut in the early 90s. IM Vijayan has won the Arjuna award in 2003. He was also awarded the Indian 'Player of the Year' in the year 1993, 1997 and 1999. The 51-year-old former striker had scored 4 goals to emerge as the top scorer in the Afro-Asian Games which was held in India in 2003. It was his last appearance for the country.

4.

When did UNGA designate 18 June as Sustainable Gastronomy Day?

   A.) 2014
   B.) 2018
   C.) 2016
   D.) 2020

Answer: Option 'C'

2016

On 21 December 2016, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) adopted its resolution A/RES/71/246 and designated 18 June as an international observance, Sustainable Gastronomy Day. The aim is to acknowledge gastronomy as a cultural expression related to natural and cultural diversity. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, sustainable gastronomy aims to celebrate seasonal ingredients and producers, preserving wildlife, and the culinary traditions are more relevant than ever.

5.

Which country topped IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2020?

   A.) Denmark
   B.) US
   C.) Singapore
   D.) Switzerland

Answer: Option 'C'

Singapore

Singapore topped IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2020. The Index topped the 63rd edition of IMD rankings.

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