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Current Affairs Quiz: 15 June 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as RIC virtual meet, NADA notice and Gomathi Marimuthu  ban among others. 

Jun 15, 2020 18:37 IST
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15 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 RIC virtual meet, NADA notice and Gomathi Marimuthu  ban among others. 

1.When is the Prime Minister scheduled to hold talks with Chief Ministers of states that are worst hit by coronavirus?
a)June 15th 
b)June 16th 
c)June 17th 
d)June 18th 

2.Indian runner Gomathi Marimuthu has been banned from the sport for how many years for doping?
a)5 years
b)3 years
c)4 years
d)2 years

3.Who among the following has not been issued a notice by NADA for failing to submit his whereabouts?
a)KL Rahul
b)Jasprit Bumrah
c)Ravindra Jadeja
d)Cheteshwar Pujara

4.India will be sending a tri-service military contingent to participate in which nation’s Victory Day?
a)UK
b)France
c)US
d)Russia

5.When will be Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral meeting take place?
a)June 22nd
b)June 21st
c)June 25th 
d)June 24th

6.Which country has imposed lockdown in certain areas of its capital to contain new virus clusters, fuelling fear of a second wave of COVID-19 virus?
a)Japan
b)China 
c)Italy
d)France

7.Which bank has decided to completely digitise its lending operations?
a)Bank of Baroda
b)Punjab National Bank
c)Canara Bank
d)State Bank of India

8.Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on June 14. Which among the following is his unreleased film?
a)Welcome to New York 
b)Raabta
c)Sonchiriya
d)Dil Bechara

Answers

1.(c) June 17th 
Prime Minister Narendra will on June 17, 2020 interact with the Chief Ministers of the 15 worst-hit states and union territories including Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.

2.(c) 4 years
Asian Championship gold medalist Gomathi Marimuthu has been banned from running for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on June 12, 2020 for doping. She had won gold in the women's 800 m race at the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar. 

3.(b) Jasprit Bumrah
Indian cricketers KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been issued notices by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for failing to disclose their whereabouts. Two other Indian women cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma also received similar notices. 

4.(d) Russia
India would be sending a tri-service military contingent to participate in the Russian Victory Day Parade on June 24, 2020. The Russian parade was supposed to be held on Victory Day on May 9 but got delayed because of COVID-19. The annual Russian Victory Day parade marks the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945. 

5.(a)June 22nd
Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at a virtual Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral meeting on June 22, 2020. This meeting comes amid rising tensions between India and China over border stand-off along the LAC. 

6.(b)China 
China is racing to control fresh coronavirus outbreak in Beijing after over 75 new cases were reported in the last two days. The new virus cluster is linked to a single wholesale food and meat market in Beijing. The concerned authorities have begun mass testing almost hundreds of people who had visited the Xinfadi wholesale market.

7.(a)Bank of Baroda
Bank of Baroda, India’s third-largest lender has decided to completely digitise it’s lending operations including agriculture, home, MSME, auto and personal loans. The bank is looking to completely do away with paper-based lending. The bank is planning to set up its digital department within two months. 

8.(d) Dil Bechara
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died at his home in Bandra, Mumbai on June 14, 2020. The actor had made his entry into Bollywood with Kai Po Che in 2013. His last work would be Mukesh Chhabra's 'Dil Bechara' opposite Sanjana Sanghi, which is yet to be released. 

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