Daily Current Affairs : 6th and 7th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 6th and 7th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. As India has lost 750 tigers in the last eight years, which state has reported maximum casualties (173)?

जैसा कि भारत ने पिछले आठ वर्षों में 750 बाघ खो दिए हैं, किस राज्य में अधिकतम दुर्घटना (173) हुई है?

(a) Maharashtra / महारष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. As many as 750 tigers have died in the country in the last eight years due to poaching and other causes, with Madhya Pradesh reporting the highest casualties at 173, according to an official data.

Of these total tiger mortalities, 369 were due to natural causes, 168 due to poaching, 70 deaths are under scrutiny and 42 due to unnatural reasons, including accident or conflicts events. it provided data only for the eight years beginning 2012.

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar had in December 2019 said that tiger population in the country has increased by 750 in the last four years from 2,226 to 2,976 (Present Time).

Q.2. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched Raj Kaushal Portal and Online Shramik Employment Exchange?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने राज कौशल पोर्टल और ऑनलाइन श्रमिक रोजगार विनिमय शुरू किया है? 

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Uttarakhand 

(c) Andhra Pradesh 

(d) Karnataka

(e) Rajasthan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. The Labor and Employment Department Government of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has launched the Raj Kaushal Portal and online Shramik exchange on World Environment Day. Under this portal, employment is ensured to those migrant workers who are unemployed.

So, Jobless candidates and workers must have to register the Raj Kaushal Yojana Portal online mode through official web portal http://www.rajkaushal.rajasthan.gov.in and also check the Online Shramik Employment Exchange.

Note: About Rajasthan

Capital: Jaipur

Governor: Kalraj Mishra

Chief minister: Ashok Gehlot

Q.3. Which city’s airport has received the highest Platinum Recognition in the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2020 for green practices?

किस शहर के हवाई अड्डे को एयरपोर्ट काउंसिल इंटरनेशनल (ACI) एशियापैसिफिक ग्रीन एयरपोर्ट्स रिकॉग्निशन 2020 में हरी प्रथाओं के लिए सर्वोच्च प्लेटिनम मान्यता प्राप्त हुई है?

(a) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई 

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद 

(d) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली 

(e) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport received the highest Platinum Recognition in the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2020 in the 15-35 million passengers per annum (MPPA) category.

Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific has announced the results of the region’s annual Green Airports Recognition 2020 for efficient water management practices.

The recognition was the outcome of the submissions shared this year focussed on water management documenting approaches to waste-water treatment, water harvesting, recycling and reduction.

About ACI: ACI’s Green Airports Recognition programme promotes best environmental practices to minimise the aviation sector’s impact on the environment and recognises ACI Asia-Pacific’s members for outstanding accomplishments in their environmental projects.

Q.4. Name the Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy who has launched the ‘#iCommit’ initiative on World Environment Day.

विद्युत और नई और नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा के लिए राज्य मंत्री (IC) का नाम बताएं जिन्होंने विश्व पर्यावरण दिवस पर #iCommit पहल शुरू की है। 

(a) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Raj Kumar Singh / राज कुमार सिंह

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar / नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर

(e) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c) 

Exp. Shri R. K. Singh, the Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, initiated the ‘#iCommit’ campaign, on the occasion of World Environment Day. The initiative is a clarion call to all stakeholders and individuals to continue moving towards energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability to create a robust and resilient energy system in the future.

Aims: “We envisage a transformation of the entire energy value chain in the country and have been working towards ensuring 24X7 energy access and security for all our citizens. The #iCommit initiative, especially in the backdrop of World Environment Day can bring together a diverse spectrum of government and private players to build a new energy future for India.”

Q.5. What percent stake of Reliance’s Jio platforms has been bought by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala for Rs 9093.6 crore?

रिलायंस के Jio प्लेटफॉर्म की कितनी प्रतिशत हिस्सेदारी अबू धाबी के मुबाडाला ने 9093.6 करोड़ रुपये में खरीदी है?

(a) 1.85 %

(b) 1.15 %

(c) 0.99 %

(d) 2.32%

 (e) 9.99 %

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company will buy 1.85 per cent stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 9,093.6 crore, RIL said on Friday. With this investment, Jio Platforms has raised Rs 87,655.35 crore from leading global technology and growth investors, including Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, KKR and Mubadala.

Q.6. What is the amount of Payment Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) set up by RBI to promote digital payments?

डिजिटल भुगतान को बढ़ावा देने के लिए RBI द्वारा भुगतान अवसंरचना विकास निधि (PIDF) की क्या राशि है?

(a) ₹100 crore / ₹100 करोड़

(b) ₹200 crore / ₹200 करोड़

(c) ₹250 crore / ₹250 करोड़

(d) ₹500 crore / ₹500 करोड़

(e) ₹750 crore / ₹750 करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 5th June said it was setting up a Payment Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) with a corpus of Rs 500 crore, with an aim to give a push to digital payments nationwide.

The RBI has made an initial contribution of Rs 250 crore covering half the fund. The remaining will come from the card-issuing banks and card networks operating in the country.

Q.7. RBI survey has slashed India’s FY21 GDP growth forecast to ___________.

आरबीआई के सर्वेक्षण ने भारत की वित्तीय वर्ष 2021 की जीडीपी वृद्धि के अनुमान को ___________ तक घटा दिया है। 

(a) -3.8%

(b) -1.5%

(c) -5.0%

(d) -2.6%

(e) -4.1%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. A survey released by the Reserve Bank has showed that Indian economy may contract by 1.5 percent in FY21 though the next fiscal is expected to be much better.

“Real gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to contract by 1.5 per cent in 2020-21 but is expected to revert to growth terrain next year, when it is likely to grow by 7.2 per cent,” said the Survey of Professional Forecasters (SPF) sponsored by the RBI.

It added that real gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) is likely to register negative growth of 6.4 per cent in 2020-21 but is expected to grow by 5.6 per cent in 2021-22.

Q.8. Name the person who has been appointed as ‘Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor’ for United Nations Association for Development And Peace (UNADAP).

उस व्यक्ति का नाम बताइए जिसे संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ के विकास और शांति (UNADAP) के लिए ‘सद्भावना राजदूत के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है 

(a) Arijit Pasayat / अरिजीत पसायत

(b) Markandey Katju / मार्कंडेय काटजू 

(c) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकुंदकम शर्मा 

(d) Yogeshwar Dayal / योगेश्वर दयाल 

(e) M. Nethra / एम नेत्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Thirteen-year-old M. Nethra daughter of C. Mohan an owner of salon in Madurai has been appointed as a ‘Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor’ for United Nations Association for Development And Peace (UNADAP).

Announcing this UNADAP said Nethra will be given the opportunity to speak at the United Nations (UN) conferences in New York and in Geneva addressing Civil Society forums and conferences. “This position would give her an opportunity and responsibility to speak to world leaders, academics, politicians and civilians, encouraging them to reach out to the poorest of the poor.

The Dixon Scholarship has awarded Nethra a scholarship amount of Rs 1,00,000.

Q.9. Who has been appointed by India as its Ambassador to World Trade Organization (WTO)?

विश्व व्यापार संगठन (WTO) में भारत ने किसे अपना राजदूत नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Ajay Tirkey / अजय तिर्की

(b) Brajendra Navnit / ब्रजेन्द्र नवनीत

(c) Subhash Chandra Garg / सुभाष चन्द्र गर्ग 

(d) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला 

(e) Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi / इंदु शेखर चतुर्वेदी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. India has appointed Brajendra Navnit, a 1999 IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre as its Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge.

Q.10. Who among the following has been appointed as the First-ever Brand Ambassador of IIFL Finance?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे IIFL फाइनेंस के पहले ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा 

(b) Shilpa Shetty / शिल्पा शेट्टी 

(c) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली 

(d) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

(e) Ajinkya Rahane / अजिंक्या रहाने

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. India opener and limited-over vice-captain Rohit Sharma has signed with IIFL Finance as its first-ever brand ambassador. IIFL Finance, one of Indias leading Non-Banking Finance Companies, with over Rs 36,000 crore of assets under management, endeavours to stand out for talking straight and being honest with its customers.

Q.11. How many Indian Institutes was in the Top 100 in “THE Asia University Ranking 2020” announced by Time Higher Education (THE)?

टाइम हायर एजुकेशन (THE) द्वारा घोषित “THE एशिया यूनिवर्सिटी रैंकिंग 2020″ में शीर्ष 100 में कितने भारतीय संस्थान थे?

(a) 5

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 9

(e) 11

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Time Higher Education (THE) has announced the THE Asia University Rankings 2020. 56 Indian institutes participated in the rankings this year out of which eight have made it to the top 100. Among the Indian institutes, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore has emerged as the best with reserving its place at the 36th rank.

IIT-Ropar (Rank 47), IIT-Indore (Rank 55), IIT-Kharagpur (Rank 59), IIT-Bombay (Rank 69), IIT-Roorkee (Rank 83), Institute of Chemical Technology (Rank 92), and IIT-Delhi (Rank 657).

top 3 Universities: Tsinghua University, China (Rank 1), Peking University, China (Rank 2), National University of Singapore, Singapore (Rank 3)

Q.12. Which Institute is at the top among the Indian institutes in the Top 100 of “THE Asia University Ranking 2020”?

“THE एशिया यूनिवर्सिटी रैंकिंग 2020″ के शीर्ष 100 में कौन सा संस्थान भारतीय संस्थानों में शीर्ष पर हैं?

(a) IIFT-New Delhi / IIFT-नई दिल्ली

(b) IISc -Bangalore / IISc -बैंगलोर

(c) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(d) IIM-Ahmedabad / IIM-अहमदाबाद

(e) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Time Higher Education (THE) has announced the THE Asia University Rankings 2020. 56 Indian institutes participated in the rankings this year out of which eight have made it to the top 100. Among the Indian institutes, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore has emerged as the best with reserving its place at the 36th rank.

IIT-Ropar (Rank 47), IIT-Indore (Rank 55), IIT-Kharagpur (Rank 59), IIT-Bombay (Rank 69), IIT-Roorkee (Rank 83), Institute of Chemical Technology (Rank 92), and IIT-Delhi (Rank 657).

top 3 Universities: Tsinghua University, China (Rank 1), Peking University, China (Rank 2), National University of Singapore, Singapore (Rank 3)

Q.13. Who among the following is the only Indian celebrity (Rank 52) to feature on Forbes 2020 list of World’s 100 Highest-Paid celebrities?

फोर्ब्स 2020 में विश्व की 100 सबसे ज्यादा कमाई करने वाली हस्तियों की सूची में शामिल होने वाली एकमात्र भारतीय हस्ती (रैंक 52) कौन है?

(a) Akshay Kumar / अक्षय कुमार

(b) Ranveer Singh / रणवीर सिंह 

(c) Salman Khan / सलमान खान 

(d) Shah Rukh Khan / शाह रुख खान 

(e) Priyanka Chopra / प्रियंका चोपरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is the only Indian celebrity to feature on Forbes 2020 list of World’s 100 Highest-Paid celebrities. While the actor’s rank has witnessed a drop from last year, he is the only actor from Bollywood to feature in the Top 100 list. Forbes also revealed the actor’s earning and said that Akshay had an estimated $48.5 million earnings this year, compared to $65 million last year. From the 33rd spot, Akshay has dropped to 52nd spot.

Q.14. Who topped the Forbes 2020 list of World’s 100 Highest-Paid celebrities?

फोर्ब्स 2020 की विश्व की 100 सबसे ज्यादा कमाई करने वाली हस्तियों  की सूची में कौन शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Brad Pitt / ब्रैड पिट

(b) Robert Downey Jr. / रोबर्ट डाउनी जूनियर 

(c) Kylie Jenner / कायली जेन्नर

(d) Rihanna / रिहान्ना

(e) Ed Sheeran / एड शीरन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. In the Forbes 2020 list of World’s 100 Highest-Paid celebrities, Forbes estimated that Jenner earned $590 million in the last 12 months, mostly from the sale of a 51% stake in her Kylie Cosmetics line to Coty in 2019.

Q.15. World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is celebrated on _____________________.

विश्व खाद्य सुरक्षा दिवस (WFSD) _____________________ को मनाया जाता है। 

(a) 1 June / 1 जून

(b) 3 June / 3 जून

(c) 5 June / 5 जून

(d) 7 June / 7 जून

(e) 9 June / 9 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. The World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is celebrated on 7 June to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage food-borne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development.

The 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in 2019 has adopted a resolution and declared this day for the first time.

Theme 2020: “Food safety, everyone’s business”.

Q.16. UN Russian Language Day is observed every year on ________________.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र रूसी भाषा दिवस हर साल ________________ को मनाया जाता है। 

(a) 5 June / 5 जून

(b) 6 June / 6 जून

(c) 7 June / 7 जून

(d) 8 June / 8 जून

(e) 9 June / 9 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. UN Russian Language Day coincides with the birthday of Aleksandr Pushkin on June 6, a Russian poet considered the father of modern Russian literature.

Russian is a Slavic language, whose closest relatives are Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Rusyn (Ukraine and Slovenia). In the 19th century, what we now classify as modern Russian was known as “Great Russian.” Belarusian was called “White Russian,” and Ukrainian was “Little Russian.” Today over 170 million people speak Russian.

Arabic-December 18, English-April 23, Chinese-April 20, French-March 20, Russia-June 6, World Hindi day- 10 January

Q.17. Ilayidath Hamsakkoya has passed away due to COVID-19. With which sports he was associated with?

COVID-19 की वजह से इलियादथ हम्सक्कोया का निधन हो गया है। वह किस खेल से जुड़े थे?

(a) Cricket / क्रिकेट

(b) Football 

(c) Hockey

 (d) Chess / चेस

(e) Wrestling / रेसलिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(b)

Exp. Former India footballer Ilayidath Hamsakkoya dies due to COVID-19 in Kerala. Ilayidath Hamsakkoya, 61, a native of Parappanangadi died at the Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH), Manjeri, on 6th June. He was a former Santhosh Trophy player.

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