Daily Current Affairs : 10th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 10th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which city “STREE” programme has been launched to support and empower women against domestic violence?

घरेलू हिंसा के खिलाफ महिलाओं के समर्थन और सशक्तिकरण के लिए किस शहर में “STREE” कार्यक्रम शुरू किया गया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली  

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. In a bid to support and empower women against domestic violence and abuse, the Hyderabad City Security Council (HCSC) in association with Hyderabad City Police has launched the ‘STREE’ programme. The name reflects the vision – “She Triumphs through Respect, Equality, and Empowerment” (STREE).

Aim:  The main aim of the programme is to create a platform for women from various walks of the community to come together and joint forum for women and Police to work together on issues of safety and security of women and girls.

Q.2. For which state, the central Government has approved Rs 1,280 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission during 2020-21?

किस राज्य के लिए, केंद्र सरकार ने 2020-21 के दौरान जल जीवन मिशन के कार्यान्वयन के लिए 1,280 करोड़ रुपये की मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Government of India approved ₹1,280 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the State in 2020-21. Madhya Pradesh has planned to have 100% Functional Household Tap Water Connection (FHTC) by 2023-24.

Ministry of Jal Shakti in partnership with States aims to provide adequate drinking water of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis to every rural household of the country by 2024.  This Mission focusses on ‘service delivery’, not on infrastructure creation.

Q.3. World Bank has lent Rs 1,950 crore loans to which state government for tackling COVID situation?

विश्व बैंक ने COVID स्थिति से निपटने के लिए किस राज्य सरकार को 1,950 करोड़ रुपये का ऋण दिया है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. The World Bank has given Rs. 1,950 crore loans to the West Bengal Government for tackling COVID situation and developmental work in the State.

Giving this information in Kolkata Monday afternoon, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that out of it, Rs. 1,100 crore will be spent for creating Industrial infrastructures and remaining Rs. 850 crore have been allocated for spending on various Social-Welfare schemes.

Q.4. Which of the following company has won the world’s largest solar bid worth $6 billion?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने 6 बिलियन डॉलर की दुनिया की सबसे बड़ी सौर बोली जीती है?

(a) Tata Power SED / टाटा पॉवर SED

(b) Adani Green Energy / अदानी ग्रीन एनर्जी

(c) Rockwell Collins / रॉकवेल कॉलिंस

(d) Reliance Power / रिलायंस पॉवर  

(e) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited / भारत हैवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Adani Green Energy Ltd has bagged the world’s largest solar bid entailing building a photovoltaic (PV) power plant of 8,000 MW and setting up a domestic solar panel manufacturing capacity of 2,000 MW, envisaging a total investment of roughly $6 billion.

“The company has won the first of its kind manufacturing linked solar agreement from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). As a part of the award, AGEL will develop 8 GW of solar projects along with a commitment that will see Adani Solar establish 2 GW of additional solar cell and module manufacturing capacity.

Q.5. Which of the following country’s military named “Tatmadaw” has returned to Facebook to provide ‘Accurate’ News?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश की सेना का नाम ” तातमाडाव” है, जो ‘सटीक’ समाचार प्रदान करने के लिए फेसबुक पर लौट आया है?

(a) Nepal / नेपाल

(b) Bhutan / भूटान

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Myanmar / म्यांमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Myanmar military “Tatmadaw” has decided to use Facebook again to provide ‘accurate’ news to people. Myanmar Military using Facebook again because it is the most widely used social media platform in the country and is the best way to reach people.

Facebook had removed several accounts linked to the Myanmar military in 2018. Accounts of Commander in Chief of Myanmar Army General Min Aung Hlaing and other senior officials of Tatmadaw was blocked by Facebook after the UN fact finding mission found them responsible for human rights abuse in the Rakhine province of the country.

Q.6. What is the amount of the allocated fund under MGNREGS for FY 2020-21 which is the highest ever allocation?

वित्त वर्ष 2020-21 के लिए MGNREGS के तहत आवंटित निधि की राशि क्या है जो अब तक का सबसे अधिक आवंटन है?

(a) Rs 101500 crores / 101500 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 70900 crores / 70900 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 110092 crores / 110092 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 115100 crores / 115100 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 112300 crores / 112300 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. A provision of Rs 1,01,500 crore has been made under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the current financial year 2020-2021.

For the financial year 2020-21, a sum of Rs 31,493 crore has already been released which is more than 50 per cent of the budget estimate of the current Financial Year.

“A total of 60.80 crore person days has been generated so far and work has been offered to 6.69 crore persons. Average number of persons to whom work offered in May 2020 has been 2.51 crore per day, which is 73% higher than the work offered in May last year, which was 1.45 crore persons per day.

Q.7. According to Mercer’s “2020 Cost of Living Survey”, which Indian city is the most expensive city in India for expatriates?

मर्सर के “2020 कॉस्ट ऑफ लिविंग सर्वे” के अनुसार, भारत का कौन सा शहर प्रवासियों के लिए भारत का सबसे महंगा शहर है?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली  

(b) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(c) Chennai / चेन्नई

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. 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 most expensive among Indian cities surveyed, followed by New Delhi (101st globally) and Chennai (143rd globally). Bengaluru (171) and Kolkata (185) are the least expensive Indian cities in the rankings.

Q.8. What is the rank of Mumbai in the list of the most expensive city in the world for expatriates according to Mercer’s “2020 Cost of Living Survey”?

मर्सर के “2020 कॉस्ट ऑफ लिविंग सर्वे” के अनुसार दुनिया के सबसे महंगे शहर की सूची में मुंबई का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 23

(b) 60

(c) 75

(d) 112

(e) 131

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living.

According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.

Mumbai is the most expensive among Indian cities surveyed, followed by New Delhi (101st globally) and Chennai (143rd globally). Bengaluru (171) and Kolkata (185) are the least expensive Indian cities in the rankings.

Q.9. Which city has topped in the list of the most expensive city in the world for expatriates according to Mercer’s “2020 Cost of Living Survey”?

मर्कर के “2020 कॉस्ट ऑफ लिविंग सर्वे” के अनुसार प्रवासियों के लिए दुनिया के सबसे महंगे शहर की सूची में कौन सा शहर शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Ashgabat / अश्गाबात

(b) Zurich / जुरिक

(c) Tokyo / टोक्यो

(d) Hong Kong / हाँग काँग

(e) Singapore / सिंगापुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d) 

Exp. India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living.

According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.

Mumbai is the most expensive among Indian cities surveyed, followed by New Delhi (101st globally) and Chennai (143rd globally). Bengaluru (171) and Kolkata (185) are the least expensive Indian cities in the rankings.

The global list was topped by Hong Kong, followed by Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) in second position. Japan’s Tokyo and Switzerland’s Zurich remain in the third and fourth positions, respectively, whereas Singapore is in fifth position.

Q.10. Name the Indian Engineer and Entrepreneur based in Virginia who has been honoured with “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal”.

वर्जीनिया स्थित भारतीय अभियंता और उद्यमी का नाम बताइए जिन्हें “नासा प्रतिष्ठित लोक सेवा पदक” से सम्मानित किया गया है।

(a) Shanti Hiranand / शांति हीरानंद

(b) Uttam Tibrewal / उत्तम टिबरेवाल

(c) Renjith Kumar / रंजित कुमार

(d) Rekha Menon / रेखा मेनन

(e) Sanjeev Nautiyal / संजीव नौटियाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Renjith Kumar, Engineer from Kerala and Indian Entrepreneur based in Virginia is honoured with NASA’s highest form of recognition for a non-governmental individual “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal” for his service to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and customer satisfaction.

The “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal” is given for the non-governmental individuals or individuals who are not a part of government employees.

Renjith Kumar worked in association with NASA for more than 30 years and contributed in redesigning the International Space Stations(ISS).

Q.11. Name the Indian 800m runner who has been handed a four-year ban for doping by the Athletics Integrity Unit.

उस भारतीय 800 मीटर धावक का नाम बताइए, जिसे एथलेटिक्स इंटेग्रिटी यूनिट ने डोपिंग के लिए चार साल का प्रतिबंध सौंपा है।

(a) Kiranjeet Kaur / किरनजीत कौर

(b) Sandeep Kumari / संदीप कुमारी

(c) Savita Kumari / सविता कुमारी

(d) Gomathi Marimuthu / गोमती मरिमुथु

(e) Ankit Shishodia / अंकित शिशोदिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. India’s Gomathi Marimuthu will be stripped off her 2019 Asian Athletics Championships gold medal after she was handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for testing positive for a banned substance.

She will need to serve out a ban till May 16, 2023. In addition, she will also need to pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh to the AIU.

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