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Daily Current Affairs 1st June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which is the first state to complete the migration of workers to their home state through Shramik Special trains?

श्रमिक विशेष ट्रेनों के माध्यम से अपने गृह राज्य में श्रमिकों के प्रवास को पूरा करने वाला पहला राज्य कौन सा है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. According to sources, it is the only state which had run more than 1,000 shramik special trains for sending 15 lakh 18 thousand migrant workers to their home state.

According to Additional Chief Secretary of State Labor and Employment department Vipul Mitra, this was the biggest planned migration by any state in Independent India. From more than 40 trains earlier this week, the last 7 Shramik Special Trains departed from different stations of Gujarat.

Maximum 8 lakh 20 thousand workers migrated to Uttar Pradesh followed by 3 lakh 50 thousand workers to Bihar and 1 lakh 31 thousand workers to Odisha.

Q.2. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has announced the inclusion of three more states – Odisha, Sikkim and Mizoram in the “One Nation One Ration Card” scheme. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution?

उपभोक्ता मामले, खाद्य और सार्वजनिक वितरण मंत्रालय ने “वन नेशन वन राशन कार्ड” योजना में तीन और राज्यों – ओडिशा, सिक्किम और मिजोरम को शामिल करने की घोषणा की है। उपभोक्ता मामलों, खाद्य और सार्वजनिक वितरण मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Thawar Chand Gehlot / थावर चंद गहलोत

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar / नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर

(e) Ram Vilas Paswan / राम विलास पासवान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today announced the inclusion of three more states namely – Odisha, Sikkim and Mizoram in the scheme on ‘Integrated Management of Public Distribution System’ (IM-PDS).Under this system nation-wide portability of the benefits under NFSA through “One Nation One Ration Card” plan is implemented to enable the NFSA ration card holders to lift their entitled quota of subsidised foodgrains from any ePoS enabled FPS of their choice anywhere in the country, by using the existing/same ration card after Aadhaar authentication on ePoS device.

The facility so far is enabled in 17 States/UTs, namely – Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Punjab, Telangana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.

Q.3. Which state has recently announced to provide tap connection to all rural households by December, 2022?

हाल ही में किस राज्य ने दिसंबर, 2022 तक सभी ग्रामीण परिवारों को नल कनेक्शन प्रदान करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(c) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Meghalaya on 1st June presented the Annual Action Plan to achieve 100% household tap connections to National Jal Jeevan Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti for approval. Meghalaya proposed 100% tap connections to all the households by December, 2022. Out of 5.89 lakh total rural households, the State is planning to provide 1.80 lakh tap connections in 2020-21. It was appreciatively noted that Meghalaya is planning to cover 1096 villages with 100% tap connection in 2020-21.

Q.4. For which state central Government has approved Rs 812 Crore under “Jal Jeevan Mission (Har Ghar Jal)?

किस राज्य के लिए केंद्र सरकार ने “जल जीवन मिशन (हर घर जल) के तहत 812 करोड़ रुपये मंजूर किए हैं?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Odisha state presented their Annual Action Plan before the National Committee headed by Secretary, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti for consideration and approval for 2020-21. Govt of India approved Rs 812 Crores for implementation of the Mission in the State for the financial year. This allocation is a significant jump from last year’s allocation of Rs 297 Crore. Out of 81 lakh rural households in the State, Govt of Odisha plans to provide 16.21 lakh household connections in 2020-21. The State is planning 100% household tap connections by the year 2024.

Q.5. For which state the Union Government has approved Rs 445 crore for the 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 445 करोड़ रुपये की मंजूरी दी है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The Union Government has approved Rs 445 crore for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21.

According to the Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Chhattisgarh government presented its annual action plan for 2020-21 for consideration and approval.

The Ministry said Chhattisgarh has planned to have 100 per cent Functional Tap Water Connection (FHTC) by 2023-24. The Government of India has approved Rs 445 crore for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the State in 2020-21.

Q.6. Who among the following has announced “My Life My Yoga” Video Blogging contest?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने “मेरा जीवन मेरा योग” वीडियो ब्लॉगिंग प्रतियोगिता की घोषणा की है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक

(c) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(d) Harsh Vardhan / हर्ष वर्धन

(e) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सीतारमण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India on 31st May called upon one and all to participate in the “My Life – My Yoga” (also called “Jeevan Yoga”) Video Blogging Contest, a joint effort by the Ministry of AYUSH and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), during the course of his monthly Mann Ki Baat address to the nation.

The contest focuses on the transformative impact of Yoga on the lives of individuals, and comes as one of the activities related to the observation of the sixth International Day of Yoga (IDY) coming up on 21st June 2020. The contest has gone live on the social media handles of the Ministry of AYUSH today, 31 May 2020.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as chief executive officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?

मंत्रिमंडल की नियुक्ति समिति द्वारा भारतीय खाद्य सुरक्षा और मानक प्राधिकरण (FSSAI) के मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rita Teaotia / रीता तेयोटिया

(b) Arun Singhal / अरुण सिंघल

(c) V. G. Somani / वी जी सोमानी

(d) Ajay Tyagi / अजय त्यागी

(e) Pramod Kumar Tiwari / प्रमोद कुमार तिवारी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b) 

Exp. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on 29th May approved the appointment of Arun Singhal as chief executive officer of India’s apex food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Singhal is special secretary, department of health and family welfare. He will succeed GSG Ayyangar who was briefly appointed as the CEO of the food regulator.

Q.8. Who is the new chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) advisory committee on service providers?

सेवा प्रदाताओं पर इन्सॉल्वेंसी एंड बैंकरप्सी बोर्ड ऑफ़ इंडिया (IBBI) सलाहकार समिति के नए अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Zubair Iqbal / जुबैर इकबाल

(b) Sanjeev Srinivasan / संजीव श्रीनिवासन

(c) T V Mohandas Pai / टी वी मोहनदास पाई

(d) Shiv Das Meena / शिव दास मीणा

(e) Vibha Padalkar / विभा पाडलकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has reconstituted its advisory committee on service providers and it would now be chaired by Manipal Global Education Services Chairman T V Mohandas Pai. The 12-member panel would advise and provide professional support on regulation and development of the service providers dealt with by the IBBI (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India), according to an order.

The service providers include insolvency professionals, insolvency professional’s agencies, insolvency professional entities and information utilities.

Q.9. Who has been appointed by the ministry of finance as the managing director of the India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)?

भारत इंफ्रास्ट्रक्चर फाइनेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड (IIFCL) के प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में वित्त मंत्रालय द्वारा किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) A V Girija Kumar / ए वी गिरिजा कुमार

(b) Chintala Govinda Rajulu / चिंताला गोविंदा राजुलू

(c) P R Jaishankar / पी आर जयशंकर

(d) S N Rajeshwari / एस एन राजेश्वरी

(e) Rajeev Kumar / राजीव कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. The ministry of finance appointed PR Jaishankar as the managing director of the India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) for three years.

The appointment comes after the Bank Boards Bureau (BBB), the headhunter for state-run banks and financial institutions, recommended Jaishankar on March 15. The post lied vacant for three years before the appointment.

Jaishankar served as the executive director of the National Housing Bank prior to this. His latest posting was approved by the appointments committee of the cabinet headed by Prime Minister Naredra Modi.

Q.10. Who will take over as 15th Commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command?

अंडमान और निकोबार कमान के कमांडर-इन-चीफ के रूप में कौन पदभार संभालेगा?

(a) Ravinder Singh Dhillon / रविंदर सिंह ढिल्लों

(b) Yogesh Gaur / योगेश गौर

(c) Manoj Pande / मनोज पण्डे

(d) Abhas Jha / आभास झा

(e) Rajesh Bhushan / राजेश भूषण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Lieutenant General Manoj Pande will take over as the 15th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on 1st June, the Defence Ministry said.

“He was Director General at Army Headquarters dealing with subjects of Discipline, Ceremonial and Welfare, prior to assuming the present appointment,” the ministry said.

Q.11. Global Day of Parents is celebrated annually on ___________________.

माता-पिता का वैश्विक दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 june / 1 जून

(b) 2 june / 2 जून

(c) 3 june / 3 जून

(d) 4 june / 4 जून

(e) 5 june / 5 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Global Day of Parents is an annual event that is celebrated on June 1 to honour all the parents around the world for being the anchor of their families and selflessly nurturing and protecting their children. The day was declared as the Global Day of Parents by the UN General Assembly in 2012.

Q.12. What is the theme for Global Day of Parents 2020?

2020 के वैश्विक दिवस के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Appreciate all parents throughout the world

(b) Families, education and well-being

(c) Towards the Global Day of Parents

(d) Honor Your Parents!

(e) Families, healthy lives and sustainable future

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Theme 2020: “Appreciate all parents throughout the world”

Q.13. World Milk Day is observed every year on _______________.

विश्व दूध दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 4 June / 4 जून

(b) 3 June / 3 जून

(c) 2 June / 2 जून

(d) 1 June / 1 जून

(e) 31 May / 31 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. World Milk Day is observed on June 1 in order to celebrate the dairy sector and recognise the importance of milk as a global food. The day was founded by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. This year marks the 20th anniversary of World Milk Day.

Q.14. What is the theme for World Milk Day 2020?

विश्व दूध दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Drink Milk: Today & Everyday

(b) Raise a Glass

(c) Drink Move Be Strong

(d) Economic Development, Livelihoods, Nutrition

(e) 20th Anniversary of World Milk Day

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e) 

Exp. Theme 2020: “20th Anniversary of World Milk Day”

Q.15. Wajid Khan has passed away. He was a __________________.

वाजिद खान का निधन हो गया है। वो एक __________________ थे

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Music composer / संगीतकार

(c) Lyricist / गीतकार

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. Wajid Khan of Bollywood music composer duo Sajid-Wajid passed away (Suffering from Coronavirus) in Mumbai. He was 42.

Wajid along with brother Sajid made their debut as music directors with Salman Khan’s Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya. They went on to compose music for several Salman movies like Hello Brother, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, Garv, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Partner, God Tussi Great Ho, Wanted, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna, Veer and Dabangg (1, 2 and 3) among more.

Q.16. Who is the minister responsible for the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)?

आयुर्वेद, योग और प्राकृतिक चिकित्सा, यूनानी, सिद्ध और होम्योपैथी (आयुष) मंत्रालय के लिए मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक

(b) Harsh Vardhan / हर्ष वर्धन

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat / गजेन्द्र सिंह शेखावत

(e) Ashwini Kumar Choubey / अश्विनी कुमार चौबे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(a)

Exp. Minister responsible: Shripad Yesso Naik

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