Daily Current Affairs : 23rd June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 23rd June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which country will host the 36th ASEAN Summit?

कौन सा देश 36 वें ASEAN शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has indicated that the 36th ASEAN Summit will be the first ever to take place via teleconference, with Vietnam to host the remote gathering, set to focus on handling regional public health issues and funding to cope with COVID-19.

The Director-General of the Department of Information, and spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cherdkiat Atthakor, accompanied by the Deputy Director-General of the ASEAN Affairs Department, Usana Peeranon, announced today that the 36th ASEAN Summit, being hosted by Vietnam from June 22 to 26, 2020, will take place via teleconference in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Q.2. How much fund from PM CARES has been allocated to buy ventilators, help migrants and develop a vaccine?

वेंटिलेटर खरीदने, प्रवासियों की मदद करने और वैक्सीन विकसित करने के लिए PM CARES से कितना फंड आवंटित किया गया है?

(a) Rs 2000 crores / 2000 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 3100 crores / 3100 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 4092 crores / 4092 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 5000 crores / 5000 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 6300 crores / 6300 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said the Trust has decided to allocate Rs 3,100 core for the fight against Covid-19.

Out of the Rs 3100 crore, a sum of approximately Rs 2,000 crore will be earmarked for the purchase of ventilators, Rs 1,000 crores will be used for care of migrant labourers and Rs 100 crores will be given to support vaccine development.

The government said 50,000 ‘Made-in-India’ ventilators will be purchased from the PM CARES Fund which will be provided to government run COVID hospitals in all States/UTs for better treatment of the critical COVID-19 cases.

Q.3. With which insurance company, UCO Bank has partnered to offer various insurance products to its customers?

किस बीमा कंपनी के साथ यूको बैंक ने अपने ग्राहकों को विभिन्न बीमा उत्पादों की पेशकश करने के लिए भागीदारी की है?

(a) SBI Life Insurance Company / SBI लाइफ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(b) Oriental Insurance Company / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(c) Religare Health Insurance Company / रेलिगेयर हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Star Health and Allied Insurance Company / स्टार हेल्थ एंड एलाइड इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. State-run UCO Bank on Sunday tied up with four insurers to offer various insurance products to its customers through its network of branches across the country.

The lender teamed up with SBI Life Insurance Company, the Oriental Insurance Company and Religare Health Insurance Company, Star Health and Allied Insurance Company for selling their products.

Q.4. Which bank has partnered with Affordplan to launch co-branded cashless healthcare card called ‘Swasth Card’?

किस बैंक ने “स्वस्थ कार्ड” नामक सह-ब्रांडेड कैशलेस हेल्थकेयर कार्ड लॉन्च करने के लिए अफोर्डप्लान के साथ साझेदारी की है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Yes Bank partners Affordplan to launch co-branded cashless healthcare card called ‘Swasth Card’

Yes bank Limited, an Indian public bank, has joined hands with Delhi-based fintech startup Affordplan, to launch a first of its kind co-branded healthcare card called ‘Swasth Card’ under Swasth program with the aim to enable families plan and manage their finances for their healthcare needs.

The co-branded card will have flexible recharges from Rs 100 up to a maximum balance of Rs 1 lakh.

Q.5. Who among the following became the only Indian to feature in Town & Country magazine’s top global philanthropists of 2020 list?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन टाउन एंड कंट्री पत्रिका की 2020 के शीर्ष वैश्विक परोपकारी लोगों की सूची में शामिल होने वाला एकमात्र भारतीय बन गया?

(a) Nita Ambani / नीता अम्बानी

(b) Ratan Tata / रतन टाटा

(c) Shiv Nadar / शिव नादर

(d) Azim Premji / अज़ीम प्रेमजी

(e) Cyrus Mistry / साइरस मिस्त्री

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani became the only Indian to feature in Town & Country magazine’s top global philanthropists of 2020 list.

While RIL’s Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of $64.5 billion, recently became the only Asian tycoon among the world’s top 10 richest people, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, wife Nita was recognised by T&C among the top philanthropists “who are saving lives and our sense of hope” during the pandemic.

Ambani features alongside prominent global individuals including as Tim Cook, Oprah Winfrey, Laurene Powell Jobs, the Lauder Family, Donatella Versace, Michael Bloomberg and Leonardo Di Caprio among others.

The magazine highlighted Ambani for leading Reliance Foundation’s efforts in feeding frontline workers and the underprivileged, a contribution of $72 million to an emergency fund for relief work, and for setting up India’s first Covid-19 hospital.

Q.6. International Olympic Day is celebrated every year on __________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ओलंपिक दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 June / 20 जून

(b) 21 June / 21 जून

(c) 22 June / 22 जून

(d) 23 June / 23 जून

(e) 24 June / 24 जून

Answer & Explanation

Exp. International Olympic Day is celebrated across the world on June 23 every year to mark the importance of games and sports in our lives and to promote participation in games and sports across the world, irrespective of age, gender, cast or religion.

The International Olympic Day was first celebrated on June 23 in 1894 in nine countries — Austria, Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Q.7. International Widows Day is observed annually on ______________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय विधवा दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 23 June / 23 जून

(b) 13 June / 13 जून

(c) 21 June / 21 जून

(d) 19 June / 19 जून

(e) 11 June / 11 जून

Answer & Explanation

Exp. International Widows’ Day is observed on 23 June. A million of widows across the globe live in poverty, and without any substantial support. Widows, and people dependent on them, face extreme poverty, a lot of injustice, among other societal. The day aims to address the issue that widows and their children face in several countries.

Q.8. United Nations Public Service Day is observed on ___________________.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र लोक सेवा दिवस ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 June / 21 जून

(b) 22 June / 22 जून

(c) 23 June / 23 जून

(d) 24 June / 24 जून

(e) 25 June / 25 जून

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year the United Nations Public Service Day is observed on June 23 as a mark of respect and gratitude to people in public service, sometimes endangering their lives, in countries across the world.

This year the UN is holding a virtual event to engage public servants from across the world and discuss the stiff challenges the pandemic is throwing at frontline workers and citizens virtually every day.

Q.9. Mark William Calaway has announced retirement. With which sports is he associated?

मार्क विलियम कैलावे ने सेवानिवृत्ति की घोषणा की है। वह किस खेल से जुड़े हैं?

(a) Wrestling / कुश्ती

(b) Shot Put / शॉट पुट

(c) Weightlifting / भारोत्तोलन

(d) Discus Throw / डिस्कस थ्रो

(e) Football / फुटबॉल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Legendary wrestler Mark William Calaway, popularly known as by his ring name The Undertaker, on 22nd June announced that he is bidding adieu to WWE.

The 55-year-old confirmed his decision to end his in-ring career after three decades during the fifth and final installment of his documentary ‘Undertaker: The Last Ride’ on WWE Network–the glimpse of which was also shared by the wrestler.

Q.10. Joel Schumacher has died recently. He was a ___________________.

जोएल शूमाकर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ___________________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Director / निर्देशक

(d) Musician / संगीतकार

(e) Producer / निर्माता

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Joel Schumacher, the eclectic and brazen filmmaker who dressed New York department store windows before shepherding the Brat Pack to the big screen in St. Elmo’s Fire and steering the Batman franchise into its most baroque territory in Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, has died. He was 80.

Q.11. What is the currency of Vietnam?

वियतनाम की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Rupiah / रूपया

(b) Dong / डोंग

(c) Baht / बाट

(d) Peso / पेसो

(e) Riel / रीएल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Hanoi

Currency: Vietnamese dong

Q.12. Where is the headquarters of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)?

दक्षिण पूर्व एशियाई देशों के संगठन (ASEAN) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Jakarta, Indonesia / जकार्ता, इंडोनेशिया

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मांडलुयांग, फिलीपींस

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia

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