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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 June 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such Atmanirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan, lockdown extension and Rohini Commission among others. 

Jun 25, 2020 20:08 IST
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25 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 Atmanirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan, lockdown extension and Rohini Commission among others. 

1.The United Nations has honoured which state’s Health minister by sending invitation for UN panel discussion on World Public Service Day?
a)Telangana
b)Karnataka
c)Kerala
d)Goa

2.The government has declared Kushinagar airport as an International airport. The airport is located in which state?
a)Jharkhand
b)Bihar
c)Uttar Pradesh
d)Madhya Pradesh

3.Which nation plans to set up a permanent military base in the Indian Ocean?
a)US
b)China
c)Japan
d)Iran

4.West Bengal has extended its lockdown till when?
a)July 31st 
b)July 1st 
c)July 15th 
d)August 30th 

5.Who will launch Atmanirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan?
a)PM Narendra Modi
b)Yogi Adityanath 
c)Piyush Goyal 
d)Amit Shah

6.Who will launch the eBlood Services Mobile App?
a)Dr. Harsh Vardhan 
b)PM Narendra Modi
c)Amit Shah
d)President Ram Nath Kovind

7.The Cabinet approved extension in the term of Rohini Commission till when?
a)March 2021
b)December 2020
c)January 2021
d)May 2021

8.According to the US, which nation remains safe haven for terror groups?
a)Iran
b)Israel
c)Pakistan
d)India

Answers

1.(c)Kerala
The United Nations has honoured Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja by inviting her on panel discussion on World Public Service Day, which was on June 23, 2020. She was the honored speaker from India to speak about the strategies that were adopted by the state to combat the pandemic.

2.(c) Uttar Pradesh
The Union Cabinet meeting which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24 has approved the declaration of Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International airport.

3.(d) Iran 
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) plans to establish a permanent military base in the Indian Ocean by March 2021. This was announced by IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri.

4.(a)July 31st 
The state government of West Bengal has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the state till July 31, 2020. The announcement was made by WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after an all-party meeting convened on June 24, 2020 to discuss the COVID situation in the state. 

5.(a)PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Atmanirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan on June 26, 2020 through video conference. The UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other Ministers of the state will also be present at the virtual launch. 

6.(a)Dr. Harsh Vardhan 
Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on June 25, 2020 launched the eBlood Services Mobile Application. The application is an initiative of the Indian Red Cross Society, which is dedicated to the fight against COVID-19. 

7.(c) January 2021
Justice Rohini Commission set up to examine the issue of the Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes has gotten its ninth extension for six months till January 31, 2021. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the extension of the term of the commission. 

8.(c) Pakistan
The US stated in its recent report that Pakistan continues to be a safe harbor for regionally focused terrorist groups. This was reported in the annual Country Report on Terrorism by the US State Department. The report stated that Pakistan continues to allow terror groups such as Lashkar e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) to operate from its territory and target India. 

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