Daily Current Affairs : 26th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 26th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state government has launched Kapu Nestham scheme to provide Rs 15,000 for eligible women from Kapu community?

किस राज्य सरकार ने कापू समुदाय की पात्र महिलाओं के लिए 15,000 रुपये प्रदान करने के लिए कापू नेस्तम योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on 25th June launched ‘YSR Kapu Nestham’ at his camp office for the welfare of the women from Kapu community.

Aims: Under the scheme, the government will provide Rs 15,000 per year for all the eligible women aged between 45 and 60 years for a period of five years.

Around 2.36 lakh women will benefit through the scheme in the first year and the amount will be credited in the bank accounts. The government allocated Rs 354 crore for the scheme in the first year.

Q.2. Which state government has launched “Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar” Scheme to Provide Nutrition Kits to Pregnant and Lactating Women?

किस राज्य सरकार ने गर्भवती और स्तनपान कराने वाली महिलाओं को पोषण किट प्रदान करने के लिए “मुख्यमंत्री मातृ पुष्ट उपहार” योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d) 

Exp. Tripura govt on 24th June announced Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar, an ambitious scheme to provide nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women.

Aims: Pregnant women would be tested four times in nearby Primary Health Centers (PHC), and be given a nutrition kit after each test as per the Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme.

The kit, costing Rs500, would have food items and grocery supplies, such as peanuts, soyabeans, mixed pulses, jaggery and ghee. As many as 40,000 women will benefit annually under the scheme.

Q.3. Which state has been awarded for being the best performing small states under National TB elimination programme in the year 2019?

वर्ष 2019 में राष्ट्रीय टीबी उन्मूलन कार्यक्रम के तहत सर्वश्रेष्ठ प्रदर्शन करने वाले छोटे राज्य होने के लिए किस राज्य को सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(c) Manipur / मणिपुर

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Both a & b / दोनों a और b

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Nagaland and Tripura have been awarded for being the best performing small states under National TB elimination programme in the year 2019. This was declared on 24th June during the release of the annual TB Report 2020 by Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.

Nagaland was awarded in the category of smaller states with less than 50 lakh population under National TB elimination programme 2019 Along with Tripura State.

In the categories of larger states with more than 50 lakh populations, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh were awarded as best performing States. While, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Diu were chosen as the best performers in the category of Union Territory.

Q.4. Which state has been awarded for being the best performing state in the categories of larger states with more than 50 lakh populations under National TB elimination programme in the year 2019?

वर्ष 2019 में राष्ट्रीय टीबी उन्मूलन कार्यक्रम के तहत 50 लाख से अधिक आबादी वाले बड़े राज्यों की श्रेणियों में सर्वश्रेष्ठ प्रदर्शन करने वाले राज्य के लिए किस राज्य को सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) a, b & c /a, b और c

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Nagaland and Tripura have been awarded for being the best performing small states under National TB elimination programme in the year 2019. This was declared on 24th June during the release of the annual TB Report 2020 by Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.

 Nagaland was awarded in the category of smaller states with less than 50 lakh population under National TB elimination programme 2019.Along with Tripura State.

In the categories of larger states with more than 50 lakh populations, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh were awarded as best performing States. While, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Diu were chosen as the best performers in the category of Union Territory.

Q.5. Who among the following has launched a mobile app ‘eBloodServices’ in partnership with the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) to order blood?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने रक्त ऑर्डर करने के लिए इंडियन रेड क्रॉस सोसाइटी (IRCS) के साथ साझेदारी में एक मोबाइल ऐप ‘eBloodServices’ लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक 

(b) Harsh Vardhan / हर्ष वर्धन

(c) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(d) Ashwini Kumar Choubey / अश्विनी कुमार चौबे

(e) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Union health minister Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘eBloodServices’ App in partnership with the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), for easy access to blood in this critical time of coronavirus pandemic. The app is developed by the ERaktkosh team and will bring ‘transparency’ in the blood donation program.

Benefit: Through this app, the availability of blood will be visible right in your phone. Once an order has been placed then the blood bank will keep the request active for 12 hours. The app has the facility of placing an order for up to four units of blood in one go.

Q.6. Which airport has become 1st in India with a new tech Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS) installed at both ends of runway?

रनवे के दोनों छोर पर स्थापित एक नए टेक एविएशन वेदर मॉनिटरिंग सिस्टम (AWMS) के साथ भारत में कौन सा हवाई अड्डा प्रथम बन गया है?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, नई दिल्ली

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Chennai International Airport, Chennai / चेन्नई अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport gets Aviation Weather Monitoring System! For the first time in India, an Aviation Weather Monitoring System has been installed at the Bangalore airport at both ends of the runway. Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), which operates Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) at its new runway has recently installed an indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS). According to a statement released by BIAL, it is the first airport in India to have this technology installed at both ends of the runway.

The Aviation Weather Monitoring System has been developed by Bengaluru-based CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL).

Q.7. Who among the following has been invited as the ambassadors for virtual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे वर्चुअल टोरंटो इंटरनेशनल फिल्म फेस्टिवल (TIFF) 2020 के लिए राजदूत के रूप में आमंत्रित किया गया है?

(a) Anurag Kashyap / अनुराग कश्यप

(b) Priyanka Chopra / प्रियंका चोपरा

(c) Vidhu Vinod Chopra / विदु विनोद चोपड़ा

(d) Both a & b / दोनों a और b

(e) Both b & c / दोनों b और c

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Actor Priyanka Chopra and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap are among the 50 celebrated filmmakers and actors invited as the ambassadors of a slimmed down Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this year.

The festival, slated to run from September 10 to September 19, will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, making it tailored to fit the moment.

Q.8. Which football club has won 2019-20 English Premier League title?

किस फुटबॉल क्लब ने 2019-20 इंग्लिश प्रीमियर लीग का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Manchester City / मैनचेस्टर सिटी

(b) Chelsea / चेल्सी

(c) Liverpool / लिवरपूल

(d) Barcelona / बार्सिलोना

(e) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Following Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on 25th June 2020, Liverpool clinched the 2019-20 English Premier League season with 7 games still left in the season.  This is the first time that Liverpool has won the English Premier League title.

As of 26th June 2020, Liverpool by winning 28 of their 31 games in the season has accumulated 86 points. Manchester City with 63 points in 31 games is at the second place of the standing table. With 7 games remaining in the season, 3 points are being awarded for winning a game, if Liverpool loses their remaining 7 games as well then also Manchester City can finish the 2019-20 season with a maximum of 84 points.

Q.9. International day in support of victims of torture is celebrated annually on ____________________________.

यातना के पीड़ितों के समर्थन में अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस ____________________________ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 23 June / 23 जून

(b) 24 June / 24 जून

(c) 25 June / 25 जून

(d) 26 June / 26 जून

(e) 27 June / 27 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. June 26 marks the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The day is celebrated annually to speak out against the crime of torture and to honour and support victims and survivors throughout the world. On this day people around the globe pay their respects to those who have suffered the unimaginable torture. This is regarded as an occasion for the world to speak up against the unspeakable.

Q.10. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is celebrated on ________________________ every year.

नशीली दवाओं के दुरुपयोग और अवैध तस्करी के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल ________________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 June / 21 जून

(b) 23 June / 23 जून

(c) 26 June / 26 जून

(d) 28 June / 28 जून

(e) 30 June / 30 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking is celebrated on June 26 every year. The day is dedicated to eradicating drug abuse and neutralise the systemic challenges which sustain the illegal drug issues.

Around 35.6 million people across the world are victims of drug abuse, according to the World Drug Report 2020 published by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime.

Q.11. What is the theme for International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2020?

नशीली दवाओं के दुरुपयोग और अवैध व्यापार के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Health for Justice. Justice for Health

(b) Better knowledge for better care

(c) Listen First – Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe

(d) Message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable

(e) Make health your “new high” in life, not drugs!

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Theme 2020: “better knowledge for better care.”

Q.12. Who among the following will get Arjuna award for 2018?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन 2018 के लिए अर्जुन पुरस्कार प्राप्त करेगा?

(a) Sandeep Kumari / संदीप कुमारी

(b) Kiranjeet Kaur / किरनजीत कौर

(c) Punam Yadav / पुनम यादव

(d) Sanjita Chanu / संजीता चानू

(e) Anjum Moudgil / अंजुम मौदगिल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d) 

Exp. Cleared of the dope taint, two-time Commonwealth Games gold-winning weightlifter Sanjita Chanu will finally get the coveted Arjuna award which has been on hold since 2018.

A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order, which directed the selection committee to consider her and keep the decision in a sealed cover to be disclosed only if she was absolved of the doping charges.

Q.13. Which country will host the 2023 Women’s football World Cup?

2023 महिला फुटबॉल विश्व कप की मेजबानी कौन सा देश करेगा?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) India / भारत

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Australia and New Zealand were handed the right to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup football tournament by a comfortable margin after a vote by the FIFA Council on 25th June.

Their joint proposal beat a rival bid from Colombia to host the tournament which is being expanded to 32 teams.

Q.14. Where is the headquarters of FIFA located?

फीफा का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल कनाडा

(b) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Athens, Greece / एथेंस, ग्रीस

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. President: Gianni Infantino

Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland

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