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Current Affairs 2020 For June 28 | Daily Updated Quiz On National & International Affairs

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Current Affairs 2020 Questions for June 28, 2020

1. Which country's court ordered the Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.1 billion in damages for causing ovarian cancer by talcum powder?

  • Russia
  • China
  • USA
  • France

2. The great Victoria Desert is located in -----------.

  • Canada
  • West Africa
  • Australia
  • North America

3. India has retained and consolidated its position at which number in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) for 2017?

  • 7
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5

4. 'MOV' extension refers usually to what kind of file?

  • Image file
  • Animation/movie file
  • Audio file
  • MS Office document

5. Entomology is the science that studies ----------.

  • The behaviour of human beings
  • Insects
  • The origin and history of technical and scientific terms
  • The formation of rocks

6. The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from ----------.

  • Rigveda
  • Satpath Brahmana
  • Mundak Upanishad
  • Ramayana

7. Pournima Zanane, a licensed coach of which sport who suffered from cancer for the past 2 years passed away at the age of 42 in Pune, Maharashtra?

  • Boxing
  • Shooting
  • Cricket
  • Tennis

8. The Indian delegation to the first World Conference on Human Rights was led by -------------.

  • Dr. Manmohan Singh
  • Farooq Abdullah
  • Dinesh Singh
  • Alam Khan

9. Which of the following is a non-metal that remains liquid at room temperature?

  • Phosphorous
  • Bromine
  • Chlorine
  • Helium

10. Which country has successfully launched the last Satellite of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, which is a rival for the Global Positioning System of the US, to become a major space power?

  • China
  • Australia
  • France
  • New Zealand

11. The Union government has allocated how much fund for the effective implementation of JJM in Telangana for FY 2020-21?

  • ₹412.19 Crore
  • ₹ 612.19 Crore
  • ₹ 312.19 Crore
  • ₹ 212.19 Crore

12. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as -------------.

  • Labour Party
  • Nazi Party
  • Ku-Klux-Klan
  • Democratic Party

13. The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in ----------.

  • 1970
  • 1971
  • 1972
  • 1973

14. The present Lok Sabha is the ------------.

  • 14th Lok Sabha
  • 15th Lok Sabha
  • 16th Lok Sabha
  • 17th Lok Sabha

15. Which institute has created a chip named 'Dhruva' that can be mounted in smartphones and navigation devices to find places and routes within the country?

  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Indore
  • IIT Guwahati

16. The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are -------------.

  • latitudes
  • longitudes
  • geographic grids
  • None of the above

17. The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with --------.

  • zones of climate
  • zones of oceans
  • zones of land
  • zones of cyclonic depressions

18. Which state government will soon launch the Indira Rasoi Yojana to fulfil the resolution of 'No one Sleeps Hungry'?

  • Maharashtra
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttarakhand
  • Kerala

19. What is part of a database that holds only one type of information?

  • Report
  • Field
  • Record
  • File

20. India has pledged to provide additional funding of how much amount to UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for next two years for Palestine Refugees?

  • USD 20 million
  • USD 10 million
  • USD 5 million
  • USD 15 million

21. Rabindranath Tagore's 'Jana Gana Mana' has been adopted as India's National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?

  • Only the first stanza
  • The whole song
  • Third and Fourth stanza
  • First and Second stanza

22. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers' Welfare under Make in India initiative indigenously develop a vehicle-mounted ULV sprayer for locust control. Who is the current Union Agriculture Minister?

  • Prakash Javadekar
  • V. Sadananda Gowda
  • Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal

23. The chairmanship/presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the Council Members --------------.

  • every 6 months
  • every 3 months
  • every year
  • every month

24. Who will launch the employment programme for residents of Uttar Pradesh on June 26?

  • Akhilesh Yadav
  • Narendra Modi
  • Rita Bahuguna Joshi
  • Yogi Adityanath

25. Which country has awarded the Project Management Consultancy contract to NTPC Limited in an event held on 24 June 2020?

  • Cameroon
  • Republic of Mali
  • Burundi
  • Algeria

26. Which country has announced that it has decided to join the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty to regulate its arms sales?

  • China
  • Russia
  • US
  • Nepal

27. Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of -----------.

  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Australia

28. United Nations Human Rights Council has asked which country to ensure a safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims in the country?

  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan

29. Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is ------.

  • copper
  • magnesium
  • iron
  • calcium

30. The Reserve Bank of India extended a special liquidity window for how much Rs to Yes Bank for three months, to help private lenders cover for the shortfall in deposits?

  • ₹ 30,000 crores
  • ₹ 50,000 crores
  • ₹ 40,000 crores
  • ₹ 60,000 crores

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Current Affair 2020 Answers

1. Which country's court ordered the Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.1 billion in damages for causing ovarian cancer by talcum powder?

Answer- USA

2. The great Victoria Desert is located in -----------.

Answer- Australia

3. India has retained and consolidated its position at which number in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) for 2017?

Answer- 3

4. 'MOV' extension refers usually to what kind of file?

Answer- Animation/movie file

5. Entomology is the science that studies ----------.

Answer- Insects

6. The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from ----------.

Answer- Mundak Upanishad

7. Pournima Zanane, a licensed coach of which sport who suffered from cancer for the past 2 years passed away at the age of 42 in Pune, Maharashtra?

Answer- Shooting

8. The Indian delegation to the first World Conference on Human Rights was led by -------------.

Answer- Dr Manmohan Singh

9. Which of the following is a non-metal that remains liquid at room temperature?

Answer- Bromine

10. Which country has successfully launched the last Satellite of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, which is a rival for the Global Positioning System of the US, to become a major space power?

Answer- China

11. The Union government has allocated how much fund for the effective implementation of JJM in Telangana for FY 2020-21?

Answer- Rs 412.19 Crore

12. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as -------------.

Answer- Nazi Party

13. The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in ----------.

Answer- 1973

14. The present Lok Sabha is the ------------.

Answer- 17th Lok Sabha

15. Which institute has created a chip named 'Dhruva' that can be mounted in smartphones and navigation devices to find places and routes within the country?

Answer- IIT Bombay

16. The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are -------------.

Answer- geographic grids

17. The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with --------.

Answer- zones of climate

18. Which state government will soon launch the Indira Rasoi Yojana to fulfil the resolution of 'No one Sleeps Hungry'?

Answer- Rajasthan

19. What is part of a database that holds only one type of information?

Answer- Field

20. India has pledged to provide additional funding of how much Rs to UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for next two years for Palestine Refugees?

Answer- USD 10 million

21. Rabindranath Tagore's 'Jana Gana Mana' has been adopted as India's National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?

Answer- Only the first stanza

22. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers' Welfare under Make in India initiative indigenously develop a vehicle-mounted ULV sprayer for locust control. Who is the current Union Agriculture Minister?

Answer- Narendra Singh Tomar

23. The chairmanship/presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the Council Members --------------.

Answer- every month

24. Who will launch the employment programme for residents of Uttar Pradesh on June 26?

Answer- Narendra Modi

25. Which country has awarded the Project Management Consultancy contract to NTPC Limited in an event held on 24 June 2020?

Answer- Republic of Mali

26. Which country has announced that it has decided to join the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty to regulate its arms sales?

Answer- China

27. Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of -----------.

Answer- Africa

28. United Nations Human Rights Council has asked which country to ensure a safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims in the country?

Answer- Myanmar

29. Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is ------.

Answer- magnesium

30. The Reserve Bank of India extended a special liquidity window for how much Rs to Yes Bank for three months, to help private lenders cover for the shortfall in deposits?

Answer- ₹ 50,000 crores

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