Daily Current Affairs : 5th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 5th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Government has launched “TULIP” portal developed by AICTE to provide internships to graduates, engineers. What does ‘U’ in TULIP stands for?

सरकार ने स्नातकों, इंजीनियरों को इंटर्नशिप प्रदान करने के लिए AICTE द्वारा विकसित “TULIP” पोर्टल लॉन्च किया है। TULIP में ’U’ का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Urban

(b) Unique

(c) Union

(d) Upgraded

(e) Unit

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Union human resource development (HRD) minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and minister of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) Hardeep Singh Puri on 4th June jointly inaugurated “The Urban Learning Internship Programme (TULIP)” to provide internship opportunities to thousands of fresh graduates and engineers of the country under the ‘Smart City’ projects.

The TULIP portal has been developed by AICTE. Under the internship programme students will get to work for 100 smart cities under ministry of housing and urban development. According to the TULIP portal, there are a total of 295,200 internships under 23,970 companies.

“We expect that around 25,000 fresh graduates will be enrolled in its first year. This will help curb the unemployment as well. The interns will be selected for a period of one year,” said housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

Q.2. Environment Minister has launched the “Nagar Van” scheme. Who is the current Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change?

पर्यावरण मंत्री ने “नगर वन” योजना शुरू की है। पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन मंत्री कौन हैं?

(a) Piyush Goyal / पियूष गोयल

(b) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat / गजेंद्र सिंह शेखावत

(c) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(d) Prakash Javadekar/ प्रकाश जावडेकर 

(e) Pralhad Joshi / प्रल्हाद जोशी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the “Nagar Van” scheme. The scheme was launched to mark the Environment Day.

Aim: The scheme emphasizes on urban forestry. Under the scheme, around 200 urban forests are to be developed all over the country in next five years.

Q.3. Which UT’s Lieutenant Governor has launched a salary tracker mobile app “MeraVetan (Version-1)” for Government employees?

किस केंद्र शासित प्रदेश के उपराज्यपाल ने सरकारी कर्मचारियों के लिए एक वेतन ट्रैकर मोबाइल ऐप “मेरावेतन (संस्करण -1)” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Puducherry / पुदुचेर्री

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(e) Ladakh / लदाख

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, Girish Chandra Murmu launched the first version of the Salary Tracker Mobile app “MeraVetan” developed by the National Informatics Centre(NIC).

Benefit: The Government employees and the officials posted in remote and rural areas with no access to DDO can access their salary and other details.  The information such as Pay Scale, GPF/NPS subscription, Allowances, Deductions, GPF/NPS statement, Income Tax Statement, State Life Insurance(SLI) statement etc will be provided in the app.

Q.4. Government has approved Rs 572 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission for which state?

सरकार ने किस राज्य के लिए जल जीवन मिशन के कार्यान्वयन के लिए 572 करोड़ रुपये की मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Central Govt has approved fund of Rs 572.23 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jharkhand in 2020-21, which is a considerable increase from Rs. 267.69 Crore in 2019-20.

Jharkhand is planning 100% household coverage by 2023-24. Out of 54 lakh rural households in the State, only 4.37 lakh have functional household tap connection (FHTC). In 2019-20, only 98,000 tap connections were provided. This means there is an immense scope to provide tap connections to remaining rural households. In 2020-21.

Jal Jeevan Mission Aims: To provide 55 litres of water per person per day to every rural household of the country by 2024.

Q.5. Which of the following railway station is set to get the world’s longest railway platform?

निम्नलिखित में से किस रेलवे स्टेशन को दुनिया का सबसे लंबा रेलवे प्लेटफॉर्म मिलेगा?

(a) Char Bagh Railway Station / चार बाग रेलवे स्टेशन

(b) Howrah Junction / हावड़ा जंक्शन

(c) Ahmedabad Railway Station / अहमदाबाद रेलवे स्टेशन

(d) Hubballi railway station / हुब्बल्ली रेलवे स्टेशन

(e) Gorakhpur Railway Station / गोरखपुर रेलवे स्टेशन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Karnataka’s Hubballi railway station is set to get the world’s longest railway platform with dimensions of 1,400 metres length and 10 metres width. Confirming the same, South Western Railway (SWR) officials told that the extension work in Platform number 1 of the Hubballi Junction is underway. While the existing platform is 550-metres long, it will be extended to 1,400 metres in a year.

Q.6. Which Bank has launched ‘India’s first’ mobile app ‘Indus Corporate’ based facility for opening current accounts?

किस बैंक ने चालू खाता खोलने के लिए भारत का पहला मोबाइल ऐप ‘इंडस कॉर्पोरेट’ आधारित सुविधा शुरू की है?

(a) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(b) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक 

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. IndusInd Bank has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind assisted mobile application based facility, that enables the bank to open current accounts for self-employed individuals and businesses digitally, in just a few hours.

Equipped with the Bank’s state-of-the-art ‘Indus Corporate’ mobile app, bank officials can now capture and verify information about customers and their businesses in real-time, at the premise of the customer in a convenient and secure manner. With this, customers can now experience a faster and seamless account opening journey with the bank, without the hassle of arranging physical KYC documents of themselves or their firm.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as senior advisor to the World Bank Executive Director?

विश्व बैंक के कार्यकारी निदेशक के वरिष्ठ सलाहकार के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajeev Topno / राजीव टोपनो

(b) Kapil Dev Tripathi / कपिल देव त्रिपाठी

(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(d) Harsh Vardhan Shringla / हर्षवर्धन श्रृंगला

(e) Ravi Mittal / रवि मित्तल 

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Rajeev Topno, the 1996 batch IAS officer who has served as a key aide to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been appointed as senior advisor to the World Bank Executive Director. Topno, a Gujarat cadre Indian Administrative Service officer, had joined the Prime Minister’s Office as a deputy secretary in 2009 when Manmohan Singh had just started his second term. He handled key portfolios such as telecom and ports at the PMO in the UPA-2 government.

PM Modi handpicked Topno to his personal staff when he assumed power in 2014, appointing the Gujarat cadre officer as his private secretary.

Q.8. Who among the following has recently been appointed as Adidas brand ambassador?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे हाल ही में एडिडास का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Tamannaah Bhatia / तमन्नाह भाटिया

(b) Manushi Chhilar / मानुषी छिलर

(c) Diya Mirza / दिया मिर्ज़ा

(d) Anushka Sharma / अनुष्का शर्मा

(e) Ileana D’ Cruz / इलियाना डीक्रूज़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former Miss World “2017” Manushi Chhillar on 4th June joined the likes of star batsman Rohit Sharma, sprint sensation Hima Das and Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador of footwear giant Adidas in its campaign to inspire more women to embrace fitness.

Chhillar will support #HOMETEAMHERO Challenge — inspiring more people every single day to stay physically and mentally fit.

Q.9. Name the woman entrepreneur from India who has won “EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Award”.

भारत की उस महिला उद्यमी का नाम बताइए जिसने “EY वर्ल्ड एंटरप्रेन्योर ऑफ द ईयर 2020 अवार्ड” जीता है।

(a) Sangita Reddy / संगीता रेड्डी

(b) Kritika Pandey / कृतिका पाण्डेय

(c) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / किरण मजुमदार-शॉ

(d) Vandana Luthra / वंदना लूथरा

(e) Indra Nooyi / इंद्रा नूयी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Biocon Ltd announced that its Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been named the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 (WEOY) at a virtual award ceremony held on 4th June her contribution in improving universal access to affordable life-saving medicine and transforming the world in one of its kind virtual entrepreneurship award ceremony.

Mazumdar-Shaw is the first woman entrepreneur from India and the third Indian to win it. She is the second woman worldwide to hold this title, after Olivia Lum of Hyflux Limited, Singapore, who won the award in 2011. Uday Kotak of Kotak Mahindra Bank (2014) and N R Narayana Murthy, co-founder of Infosys Ltd, (2005) are the other winners from India.

Q.10. Which country will host 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup?

2022 AFC महिला एशियाई कप की मेजबानी कौन सा देश करेगा?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(c) Hong Kong / हांगकांग 

(d) India / भारत

(e) Taiwan / ताइवान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Asian Football Confederation has awarded the hosting rights of the 2022 Women’s Aisan Cup to India for the first time since 1979.

The decision was taken at the AFC Women’s Football Committee meeting. In February, the AFC Women’s Football Committee had recommended India to be hosts.

Q.11. International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is observed every year on _____________________.

हर साल _____________________ को गैरकानूनी, बिना लाइसेंस और अनियमित मत्स्य पालन के खिलाफ लड़ाई का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 4 june / 4 जून

(b) 5 june / 5 जून

(c) 6 june / 6 जून

(d) 7 june / 7 जून

(e) 8 june / 8 जून

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is being observed on 5 June, 2020.The purpose of the International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing is to draw attention to the threats posed by IUU fishing activities to the sustainable use of fisheries resources as well as to ongoing efforts to fight these activities which was celebrated for the first time on 5 June 2018.

Q.12. World Environment Day is observed every year on __________________.

विश्व पर्यावरण दिवस हर साल __________________ 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. The environment that we live in, is very important not only for our health but for our survival, so there is a huge need for us to protect it. We would not be able to survive if we do not have clean air and water and land to live on, so on June 5 of every year.

Q.13. What is the theme for World Environment Day 2020?

विश्व पर्यावरण दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Air pollution

(b) Time for Nature

(c) Beating plastic pollution

(d) Celebrating biodiversity

(e) Connecting People to Nature

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The theme of World Environment 2020 is ‘celebrating biodiversity’

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