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Daily Current Affairs 2nd June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. By which year Arunachal Pradesh has planned to provide tap connection to all rural households?

अरुणाचल प्रदेश ने किस वर्ष तक सभी ग्रामीण परिवारों को नल कनेक्शन देने की योजना बनाई है?

(a) 2020

(b) 2021

(c) 2022

(d) 2023

(e) 2024

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Annual Action Plan of Arunachal Pradesh to achieve 100% household tap connections in the State was approved by National Jal Jeevan Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti. The State proposed to provide 100% tap connections to all the households by March, 2023. Govt of India approved Rs 255 Crore for the State under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in 2020-21.

States are given additional funds in form of performance grants based on their achievement in terms of tangible outputs i.e. the household tap connections and commensurate financial progress. Out of 2.18 lakh total rural households, the State is planning to provide 77,000 tap connections in 2020-21.

Q.2. Name the cyclone which is likely to hit Maharashtra and Gujarat on 3rd June.

उस चक्रवात का नाम बताइए जिसके 3 जून को महाराष्ट्र और गुजरात में पड़ने की संभावना है।

(a) Gati / गति

(b) Tej / तेज

(c) Murasu / मुरासु

(d) Amphan / अम्फान

(e) Nisarga / निसर्ग

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Cyclonic storm Nisarga is likely to turn into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ in the next 24 hours and hit coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat in the evening hours of June 3.

According to the IMD, cyclone Nisarga is likely to make landfall.

Q.3. Government of India has approved Rs 1407 Crore for 2020-21 under Jal Jeevan Mission for which state?

भारत सरकार ने किस राज्य के लिए जल जीवन मिशन के तहत 2020-21 के लिए 1407 करोड़ रुपये मंजूर किए हैं?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Assam presented the Annual Action Plan for consideration and approval of Ministry of Jal Shakti. Government of India approved Rs 1407 Crore for 2020-21 under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

In 2020-21, State plans to provide tap connections to 13 lakh households out of total 63 lakhs. Realization of the goal of Jal Jeevan Mission in Assam is not difficult taking into account the abundant water resources in the State i.e. both ground water and surface water.

Q.4. Which state government has announced “K-FON” free internet project that will roll out by December 2020?

किस राज्य सरकार ने “K-FON” मुक्त इंटरनेट परियोजना की घोषणा की है जो दिसंबर 2020 तक शुरू हो जाएगी?

(a) Kerala / केरल

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has announced that Kerala Fibre Optic Network Project (K-FON) project that will provide free internet access to the poor will roll out by December 2020.

The CM of Kerala made an announcement about the project after a meeting with heads of companies of the consortium executing Rs. 1,500 crore for the project.

Q.5. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a scheme “PM SVANIDHI” for street vendors to get loans of up to ₹10,000. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?

आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय ने सड़क विक्रेताओं के लिए 10,000 तक के ऋण प्राप्त करने के लिए “पीएम SVANIDHI” योजना शुरू की है। आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Hardeep Singh Puri / हरदीप सिंह पूरी

(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

Exp. Minister responsible: Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge).

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on 1st June launched PM Svanidhi, or Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi scheme, which is a special micro-credit facility plan to provide affordable loan of up to ₹10,000 to more than 50 lakh street vendors, who had their businesses operational on or before 24 March. The the scheme is valid until March 2022.

Pupose: Under the scheme, vendors can avail working capital loan of up to ₹10,000, which is repayable in monthly instalments within one year. On timely/early repayment of the loan, an interest subsidy of 7% per annum will be credited to the bank accounts of beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) on six-months basis. There will be no penalty on early repayment of loan.

Q.6. Name the Union Minister for Electronics and IT, Law and Justice and Communications who has launched India’s first national Artificial Intelligence Portal.

केंद्रीय इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स और आईटी, कानून और न्याय और संचार मंत्री का नाम बताइए जिन्होंने भारत का पहला राष्ट्रीय कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता पोर्टल लॉन्च किया है।

(a) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Giriraj Singh / गिरिराज सिंह

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar / नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर

(e) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह

Answer & Explanation

Exp. On the occasion of the first anniversary of the second tenure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, Union Minister for Electronics and IT, Law and Justice and Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday launched India’s national Artificial Intelligence Portal called http://www.ai.gov.in.

“Artificial Intelligence Portal has been jointly developed by the Ministry of Electronics and IT and IT Industry. National e-Governance Division of Ministry of Electronics and IT and NASSCOM from the IT industry will jointly run this portal. This portal shall work as a one-stop digital platform for AI-related developments in India, sharing of resources such as articles, startups, investment funds in AI, resources, companies and educational institutions related to AI in India. The portal will also share documents, case studies, research reports etc.

Aims:“The aim of this programme is to give the young students of our country a platform and empower them with appropriate new age tech mindset, relevant AI skill-sets and access to required AI tool-sets to make them digitally ready for the future.

Q.7. Which country has launched “SwissCovid”, world’s first app based on Google and Apple’s contact-tracing tech?

किस देश ने Google और Apple के कॉन्टैक्ट-ट्रेसिंग तकनीक पर आधारित दुनिया का पहला ऐप “SwissCovid” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The first app to take advantage of the Apple and Google Exposure Notification API has been released in Switzerland. The app is called “SwissCovid” and is currently available to select essential workers.

On permitting the notification system the Exposure Notification system generates a random ID for the device to protect the users location and identity which changes every 10-20 min.The phones will exchange these IDs with the other devices via bluetooth and check with the random IDs with COVID-19 positive cases in the database and if any ID matches the app will notify the further instructions from the health authorities.

The access for the API is requested by 22 countries including the states in the US (Alabama, South Carolina, Virginia, North Dakota).

Q.8. Which private sector bank has acquired 24.19% stake in Dish TV?

किस निजी क्षेत्र के बैंक ने डिश टीवी में 24.19% हिस्सेदारी का अधिग्रहण किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Yes Bank Ltd acquired a 24.19% stake in direct-to-home service provider, Dish TV India Ltd, by invoking pledges against 44.53 equity shares kept as collateral with the private lender for a loan.

This is the fifth instance in the past one year that Yes Bank has acquired majority stake in a non-banking businesses simply due to invocation of pledge against shares of a company that had availed loans from the bank and later failed to repay the dues.

Q.9. Which of the following Indian cricketer has been nominated by BCCI for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?

निम्नलिखित में से किस भारतीय क्रिकेटर को राजीव गांधी खेल रत्न पुरस्कार के लिए BCCI द्वारा नामित किया गया है?

(a) Ishant Sharma / इशांत शर्मा

(b) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(c) Shikhar Dhawan / शिखर धवन

(d) Deepti Sharma / दीप्ति शर्मा

(e) All of the above / ऊपर के सभी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The BCCI has nominated Rohit Sharma for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, India’s highest sporting honour. The board has also nominated India fast bowler Ishant Sharma, opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan and India woman allrounder Deepti Sharma for the Arjuna Award.

Q.10. Telangana Formation Day is observed on ____________________.

तेलंगाना गठन दिवस ____________________ 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

Exp. June 2 is celebrated every year as Telangana Formation Day as this is the day when the Telangana state officially came into existence under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act of Parliament in 2014.

On February 8, 2014, the Telangana Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha with support from the Congress and BJP. The Telangana bill was passed by Rajya Sabha with the support of the BJP and other opposition parties

Q.11. International Sex Workers’ Day 2020 is observed every year on _______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सेक्स वर्कर्स डे 2020 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

Exp. International Sex Workers’ Day takes place on June 02, 2020. The day which is also known as International Whore’s Day is a celebratory day, which remembers the discrimination of prostitutes and their often exploitative living and conditions of working.

The starting point of the International Whore’s Day as a memorial was the second June 1975 in which more than 100 prostitutes occupied the Church Saint-Nizier in Lyon in order to get attention to their situation. This remembrance day is celebrated annually since 1976 on the 2nd of June.

Q.12. Yogesh Gaur has passed away. He was a _____________________.

योगेश गौड़ का निधन हो गया है। वह एक _____________________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Music composer / संगीतकार

(c) Lyricist / गीतकार

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur, best-known for writing songs like Kahin Door Jab Din Dhal Jaye and Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli, died on Friday. He was 77. Yogesh Gaur, famous as Yogesh in the film industry, gave Bollywood several hit songs in the 60s and 70s.

Q.13. What is the currency of Switzerland?

स्विट्जरलैंड की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Ruble / रूबल

(d) Franc / फ्रैंक

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Currency: Swiss franc

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