Current Affairs Quiz: 12 June 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Day Against Child Labour, 2020 World Food Prize and weekend lockdown among others.

Created On: Jun 12, 2020 18:53 IST

12 June 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Day Against Child Labour, 2020 World Food Prize and weekend lockdown among others.

1.Which state has ordered a lockdown on weekends and public holidays?

2.India has asked which nation to not consider any asylum request by Vijay Mallya?

3.Which state has launched a state-level sample collection campaign?
d)Uttar Pradesh

4.Who has directed formation of a committee to examine the feasibility of using hotels as COVID-19 hospitals?
a)Supreme Court 
b)Delhi HC

5.Which country’s economy shrunk by record 20.4 percent in April?

6.When was World Day Against Child Labour observed?
a)June 11th 
b)June 10th 
c)June 12th 
d)June 9th 

7.Who has won the 2020 World Food Prize?
a)Dr. Rattan Lal
b)Ram Rajasekharan 
c)Arunachala Sreenivasan
d)Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy

8.Which state/ UT government has constituted special task forces for the implementation of schemes under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan?


1.(b) Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered lockdown on public holidays and weekends. All citizens except for those workers in essential service including medical staff will be required to apply for e-pass for movement these days. 

India has asked the UK government to not consider any request for asylum made by fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya. India stated that there are no grounds for the fugitive businessman to be persecuted back home as alleged by him in his plea. The news came after a British High Commission spokesperson said that a legal issue remains to be resolved before Mallya could be extradited to India.

3.(d) Uttar Pradesh
The Uttar Pradesh government launched a state-level sample collection campaign on June 12, 2020 to find out the level of corona infection among the different sections of society. Under the one-week campaign, various clusters of the society will be tested including delivery boys, newspaper vendors and other daily workers. 

4.(b)Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court has ordered setting up of a committee of doctors to visit two proposed hotels, Surya Hotel and Crown Plaza and submit a report on the feasibility of the hotels being used as extended COVID hospitals.

5.(d) UK
The United Kingdom’s economy shrank by record 20.4 percent in April, amid strict lockdown to combat COVID-19, revealed official data on June 12, 2020. The record slump in the economy is likely to be the low point before a long and slow recovery, as Britain readies to open up its economy. 

6.(c) June 12th 
The World Day Against Child Labour was observed on June 12, 2020. The day's theme this year is 'COVID-19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever', which aims to focus on the impact of crisis on child labour.

7.(a)Dr. Rattan Lal
Indian-American Soil Scientist Dr. Rattan Lal has won the 2020 World Food Prize on June 11 for mainstreaming and developing a soil centric approach in order to increase food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change.

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has constituted special task forces on Power Sector reforms and Bank Finance, Credit revival and Growth for the implementation of the initiatives, schemes & relief measures under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan.

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