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Current Affairs Quiz: 26 June 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such suspension of international flights, Gothan Nyay Yojana and FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 among others. 

Jun 26, 2020 19:59 IST
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26 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 suspension of international flights, Gothan Nyay Yojana and FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 among others. 

1.All international commercial flights to and from India will remain suspended till when?
a)July 1st 
b)July 15th 
c)July 31st 
d)July 22nd 

2.Which Indian state has announced Gothan Nyay Yojana to procure cow dung from cattle owners?
a)Jharkhand
b)Chhattisgarh
c)Bihar
d)Odisha

3.When is International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed?
a)June 27th 
b)June 26th 
c)June 25th 
d)June 24th 

4.Who has launched a behaviour change campaign named ‘Navigating the New Normal’?
a)NITI Aayog
b)ICMR
c)Health Ministry 
d)Home Ministry

5.Which country will host FIFA Women's World Cup 2023?
a)Brazil 
b)Colombia 
c)Japan
d)Australia, New Zealand 

6.Which country had hosted FIFA Women's World Cup 2019?
a)Belgium
b)US
c)France
d)Germany

7.Which nation has passed a bill to sanction China over Hong Kong security law?
a)UK
b)US
c)Germany 
d)Russia

8.Which nation’s space corporation is planning to take the first tourist on a spacewalk in 2023?
a)US
b)France
c)China
d)Russia

Answers

1.(b) July 15th 
All scheduled international commercial passenger services to and from India will remain suspended till July 15, 2020. The announcement was made by the Director-General of Civil Aviation through a circular on June 26, 2020.

2.(b) Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced the launch of 'Godhan Nyay Yojana' in the state on June 25, 2020. Under the scheme, the state will procure cow dung from livestock owners at a fixed procurement rate to make animal husbandry commercially profitable, prevent open grazing by cattle and solve the problem of stray animals on roads and for environment conservation.

3.(b) June 26th
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was commemorated on June 26, 2020. The day’s theme this year is "Better Knowledge for Better Care”.

4.(a)NITI Aayog
NITI Aayog on June 25 launched behaviour change campaign named ‘Navigating the New Normal’, along with its website. The campaign will help people in following the norms in containing the spread of COVID-19.

5.(d) Australia, New Zealand 
FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The 37-member FIFA Council voted in an open vote to decide which country will host the Women's World Cup 2023. While Australia and New Zealand won 22 of the 35 votes cast, Colombia won 13 votes. 

6.(c) France
The Women's World Cup 2019 was hosted by France and it was a resounding success. The United States had beaten Netherlands 2-0 to clinch their second consecutive World Cup title and fourth overall. 

7.(b) US
The US Senate has passed a bill that contains measures that seek impose strict sanctions against China for its decision to implement its controversial national security law on Hong Kong. The bill will now be presented in the House of Representatives. 

8.(d) Russia
Energia Space Corporation in Russia announced on June 25 that it is planning on taking the first tourist on a spacewalk in 2023, under the terms of a new contract with a United States partner.

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