Daily Current Affairs : 19th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Who among the following has launched auction of coal mines for commercial mining?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने वाणिज्यिक खनन के लिए कोयला खानों की नीलामी शुरू की है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Ram Vilas Paswan / राम विलास पासवान

(e) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 18th June launched the auction coal mines for commercial mining via video conference.

Addressing the event, PM Modi said India has taken the big decision to fully open the coal and mining sector for competition, capital, participation, and technology. PM Modi said a major step has been taken today to make India self-reliant in the Energy sector. He said the government is not only launching an auction for commercial coal mining, but also taking the coal sector out of decades of lockdown. He said allowing the private sector in commercial coal mining is unlocking resources of a nation with the world’s fourth largest reserves. He added that the sector was excluded from competition and transparency was a big problem.

Q.2. Which sate has observed Mask Day on 18th June 2020?

18 जून 2020 को किस राज्य ने मास्क दिवस मनाया है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Karnataka observe on 18th June as ‘Mask Day’ to create awareness in the masses about the importance of wearing one amid the Covid pandemic.

The civic body is already raising awareness about the infection through announcements and pamphlets. BBMP marshals and staff are sharing pamphlets to pedestrians and motorists about Covid precautions, wearing a mask and not spitting in the public.

Q.3. To which country India will send a 75-member Tri-Service contingent in 75th World War II victory parade?

किस देश में भारत 75 वें विश्व युद्ध द्वितीय विजय परेड में 75-सदस्यीय त्रि-सेवा दल को भेजेगा?

(a) Germany / जर्मनी

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) China / चीन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Russia / रूस

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India will send a contingent of 75 personnel from its three-armed forces to Moscow to participate in Russia’s 75th World War II Victory Day parade on June 24.

“On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Second World War, there will be a military parade in Moscow to honour the heroism and sacrifices made by the Russian and other friendly people

Q.4. Which country will provide a loan of 200 million euros to India to support Delhi’s COVID response?

दिल्ली के COVID प्रतिक्रिया का समर्थन करने के लिए कौन सा देश भारत को 200 मिलियन यूरो का ऋण प्रदान करेगा?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) England / इंग्लैंड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. France and India on 18th June signed an agreement with Paris committing 200 million euros to support Delhi’s COVID response.

Through this loan, France will work with India to increase the state and central governments’ capacities to support the country’s most vulnerable people in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Q.5. Which of the following company has partnered with Karur Vysya Bank for simpler and flexible financing schemes?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने सरल और लचीली वित्तपोषण योजनाओं के लिए करूर वैश्य बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) TVS Motors / TVS मोटर्स

(b) Tata Motors / टाटा मोटर्स

(c) Honda Motors / हौंडा मोटर्स

(d) Maruti Suzuki / मारुती सुजुकी

(e) Mahindra / महिंद्रा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on 16th June announced it has partnered with Karur Vysya Bank to offer simpler and flexible financing schemes for new customers.

Through the partnership with the bank, the company is seeking to offer prospective buyers special scheme of up to 100 per cent on road funding with six months holiday period on all models, except van EECO), loans for both salaried and self-employed customers and repayment period up to 84 months.

This partnership with Maruti Suzuki is an important way to offer consumers convenience and cost-effectiveness at the same time. Karur Vysya Bank offers customers in-principle loan sanction in 15 minutes and existing customer of the bank can get their loans disbursed on the same day with the entire process from application to disbursement of the loan being digitalised with no manual intervention.

Q.6. World Sauntering Day is observed every year on ________________________.

हर साल ________________________ पर विश्व टहलना दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 17 june / 17 जून

(b) 18 june / 18 जून

(c) 19 june / 19 जून

(d) 20 june / 20 जून

(e) 21 june / 21 जून

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The word ‘saunter’ means to walk slowly in a relaxed manner and every year on June 19, the day is observed so that we slowdown from our hectic schedule and smell the proverbial roses as we walk along.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the chairman of National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)?

राष्ट्रीय लोक वित्त और नीति संस्थान (NIPFP) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Urjit Patel / उर्जित पटेल

(b) Raghuram Rajan / रघुराम राजन

(c) D. Subbarao / डी सुब्बाराव

(d) Bimal Jalan / बिमल जालान

(e) Y. Venugopal Reddy / वाई वेणुगोपाल रेड्डी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. “National Institute of Public Finance and Policy is privileged to have Dr Urjit Patel, former Reserve Bank Governor, as its Chairperson for a four-year term commencing June 22, 2020.

Patel will replace Vijay Kelkar, who assumed office on November 1, 2014.

Q.8. Kubatbek Boronov has been appointed as the acting Prime Minister of which of the following country?

कुब्बतबेक बोरोनोव को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के कार्यवाहक प्रधानमंत्री के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Egypt / मिस्र

(b) Azerbaijan / अज़रबैजान

(c) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) Kyrgyzstan / किर्गिस्तान

(e) Turkey / तुर्की 

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Kyrgyzstan’s ruling coalition nominated Kubatbek Boronov for prime minister on 16th June, virtually ensuring he would get the post after his predecessor resigned due to a corruption probe against former Cabinet officials.

Boronov, 55, served as the first deputy prime minister in the previous Cabinet and worked as the Central Asian nation’s minister of emergency situations in the past.

Former Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev resigned on 14th June.

Q.9. Volkan Bozkir has been elected president of 75th UN General Assembly. He belongs to which country?

वोल्कन बोज्किर को 75 वीं संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा का अध्यक्ष चुना गया है। वह किस देश से हैं?

(a) Turkey / तुर्की

(b) Syria / सीरिया

(c) Algeria / अल्जीरिया

(d) Egypt / मिस्र

(e) Libya / लीबिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The UN General Assembly on 17th June elected Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir to be its president ahead of the 75th General Debate in September.

In a secret ballot vote Bozkir, who was unopposed for the post, received 178 ballots in support as 11 nations abstained, Anadolu Agency reported.

Bozkir is currently serving as a Justice and Development (AK) Party lawmaker from Istanbul and head of the Turkish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.

Q.10. Name the Ex-Supreme Court judge who has got one-year extension as BCCI Ethics Officer and Ombudsman.

उस पूर्व सर्वोच्च न्यायालय के न्यायाधीश का नाम बताइए जिसे बीसीसीआई आचार अधिकारी और लोकपाल के रूप में एक साल का विस्तार मिला है।

(a) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

(b) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(c) D K Jain / डी के जैन

(d) A K Sikri / ए के सिकरी

(e) Biswanath Somadde / बिश्वनाथ सोमदडे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Supreme Court judge DK Jain has been given a one-year extension by the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) to serve as BCCI’s Ethics Officer and Ombudsman. He was initially appointed by the Supreme Court in February 2019 as BCCI’s Ombudsman and later on handed the role of Ethics Officer. Jain’s term had ended in the last week of February.

Q.11. What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?

किर्गिस्तान की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Nur-Sultan / नूर-सुल्तान

(b) Dushanbe / दुशांबे

(c) Ashgabat / अश्गाबात

(d) Tashkent / ताशकंद

(e) Bishkek / बिस्केक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Bishkek

Currency: Kyrgyzstani som

Q.12. What is the currency of Turkey?

तुर्की की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Lira / लीरा

(b) Euro / यूरो

(c) Pound / पौंड

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Ankara

Currency: Turkish lira

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