Daily Current Affairs : 9th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 9th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has topped the FSSAI food safety index for 2019-20 in the Largest States category?

किस राज्य ने सबसे बड़े राज्यों की श्रेणी में 2019-20 के लिए FSSAI खाद्य सुरक्षा सूचकांक में शीर्ष स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महारष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. In the Largest States, Gujarat has topped, following by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra food safety in 2019-20, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said on 7th June.

Among the smaller states, Goa came first followed by Manipur and Meghalaya. Amont UT Chandhigarh, Delhi and Andaman Island secured top three rank.

The index ranks states on five parameters of food safety: human resources and institutional data, compliance, food testing facility, training and capacity building besides consumer empowerment. This is the second index on food safety, which FSSAI released on the occasion of World Food Safety Day.

Q.2. Which state has launched “Mukhyamantri Shahri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana” for Street Vendors?

स्ट्रीट वेंडर्स के लिए किस राज्य ने “मुख्यमंत्री शहरी पथ व्यवसायी उत्थान योजना” शुरू की है?

(a) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh launched Street Vendor Registration Portal http://www.mpurban.gov.in/and “Mukhyamantri Shahri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana” and transferred Rs 300 crore to the urban local bodies.

The urban businessman of the state will gain benefits through the Pradhan Mantri Path Vikreta Aatmanirbhar Nidhi Karyakram and Shehri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana started by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi which will provide Rs. 10,000 as a working capital to the small businessmen and vendors.

The new MP Shahri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana is an extension of the PM Street Vendor Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme in the Madhya Pradesh state.

Q.3. ”Bande Utkala Janani” has got state anthem status in which state?

” बंदे उत्कल जननी ” को किस राज्य में राज्य गान का दर्जा मिला है?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The Odisha Cabinet on 7th June approved a proposal to give state anthem status to ”Bande Utkala Janani”.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said that the Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accorded state anthem status to ”Bande Utkala Janani”.

This patriotic poem was written by Kantakabi Laxmikanta Mohapatra in 1912. It was the opening song of Utkal Sammilani during the fight for the formation of a separate province.

Q.4. Which Union Minister has launched ‘COVID BEEP’ app, the country’s first indigenous wireless physiological parameters monitoring system facilitated for COVID-19 affected patients?

किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने “COVID BEEP” ऐप लॉन्च किया है जो देश का पहला स्वदेशी वायरलेस फिजियोलॉजिकल पैरामीटर मॉनिटरिंग सिस्टम है जिसने COVID-19 प्रभावित रोगियों के लिए सुविधा प्रदान की है?

(a) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Prahlad Singh Patel / प्रह्लाद सिंह पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d) 

Exp. Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday, June 7, launched the ‘COVID BEEP’ app, the country’s first indigenous wireless physiological parameters monitoring system facilitated for COVID-19 affected patients.

During the launch of ‘COVID BEEP’, developed by Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical college, Hyderabad in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad and the Department of Atomic Energy, the Union Minister stressed on the importance of prevention and awareness in tackling with the global pandemic effectively as the nation has already entered the process of unlock in a phased manner after a lockdown that has been into force for over two months.

COVID BEEP would emerge as an effective antidote to the pandemic which the entire world is currently grappling with.”

Q.5.In which state plantation drive named “Thank Mom” has been started?

“थैंक्स मॉम” नाम से किस राज्य में वृक्षारोपण अभियान शुरू किया गया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. In Madhya Pradesh, a plantation drive named “Thank Mom” has been started on the premises of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare Directorate from today on World Environment Day.

Commissioner Renu Tiwari informed that all the plants which are planted during this period are being fitted with a plaque in the name of the mother of each employee.

The employees will take care of the plant just like her mother. Plants of Neem, Guava, Mango, Moonlight, Parijat and Tulsi were planted in the premises. Online and offline programs were organized in all the districts on the theme of ‘Time for Nature’, focused on conservation of biodiversity across the state.

Q.6. What is the rank of India in 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) released by the researchers at Yale and Columbia universities?

येल और कोलंबिया विश्वविद्यालयों के शोधकर्ताओं द्वारा 2020 पर्यावरण प्रदर्शन सूचकांक (EPI) में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 65

(b) 76

(c) 115

(d) 131

(e) 168

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. India has ranked 168th out of 180 countries in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), according to researchers at Yale and Columbia universities, who say India’s decarbonization agenda needs to accelerate, and the country faces a number of serious environmental health risks, including poor air quality.

Q.7. Which country topped the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) released by the researchers at Yale and Columbia universities?

येल और कोलंबिया विश्वविद्यालयों के शोधकर्ताओं द्वारा जारी किए गए 2020 पर्यावरण प्रदर्शन सूचकांक (EPI) में किस देश ने शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(b) Luxembourg / लक्सेम्बर्ग

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Sweden / स्वीडन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. India has ranked 168th out of 180 countries in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), according to researchers at Yale and Columbia universities, who say India’s decarbonization agenda needs to accelerate, and the country faces a number of serious environmental health risks, including poor air quality.

In the 2020 EPI – a biennial scorecard of national results on a range of sustainability issues – Denmark has ranked first in the world, followed by Luxembourg, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, France, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Germany in the top 10 countries. While Japan has ranked 12th, the United States of America ranks 24th, and China stands at 120th.

Q.8. World Bank has slashed India’s economy growth forecast to _________________ in fiscal year 2020-21.

विश्व बैंक ने वित्त वर्ष 2020-21 में भारत की अर्थव्यवस्था की वृद्धि दर को घटाकर _________________ कर दिया है।

(a) -3.2%

(b) -1.1%

(c) -5.0%

(d) -2.6%

(e) -4.1%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. India’s economy to contract by 3.2% (means -3.2%) in fiscal year 2020-21. The World Bank expects India’s economy to contract 3.2% in the current fiscal year, a sharp downgrade from its April projection of 1.5%-2.8% growth, citing stringent lockdown and spill overs from weaker global growth.

Q.9. World Bank Group, in its latest Global Economic Prospects report, has slashed Global economy growth forecast to _______________ in 2020.

विश्व बैंक समूह ने अपनी नवीनतम ग्लोबल इकोनॉमिक प्रॉस्पेक्ट्स रिपोर्ट में 2020 में वैश्विक अर्थव्यवस्था की वृद्धि दर के पूर्वानुमान को घटाकर_______________ कर दिया है।

(a) -2.2%

(b) -3.5%

(c) -3.8%

(d) -4.5%

(e) -5.2%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The global economy is on track to shrink by 5.2 % this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the deepest recession since the Second World War, the World Bank Group said in its latest Global Economic Prospects.

Q.10. Name the Tropical storm that has hit Louisiana, Mississippi Coasts.

लुइसियाना, मिसिसिपी तट पर आए उष्णकटिबंधीय तूफान का नाम बताइए।

(a) Wendy / वेंडी

(b) Cindy / सिंडी

(c) Amanda / अमांडा

(d) Cristobal / क्रिस्टोबल

(e) Hanna / हान्ना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Tropical Storm Cristobal has reached the southeastern United States, bringing heavy rains and sustained winds of up to 50 mph.

Storm surge warnings have been issued for the southeast coast of Louisiana as well as the Mississippi coast for 7th June.

Cristobal is the third named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. If the storm maintains its current track, Mississippi could be the state hardest hit, according to Gavin Phillips, a forecaster with the National Weather Service New Orleans.

Q.11. Who has been appointed as the Senior Director of Google Cloud India?

Google cloud इंडिया के वरिष्ठ निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Anil Valluri / अनिल वल्लुरी

(b) Pulkit Trivedi / पुलकित त्रिवेदी

(c) Sunil Mehta / सुनील मेहता

(d) Ajay Mahajan / अजय महाजन

(e) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Google is bringing a change in its Google Cloud managerial division. It has appointed Anil Valluri as the Senior Director for Google Cloud India. Valluri has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing in the hi-tech industry.

He has also headed several technology transitions in India for customers across banking, telecommunications, public sector and manufacturing. Before joining Google Cloud, Valluri was the President of India & SAARC operations at NetApp.

Q.12. Where is the Headquarters of World Bank?

विश्व बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल कनाडा

(b) Lausanne, Switzerland / लॉज़ेन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Washington, D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन, डी.सी., यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States

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