Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 22 June to 28 June 2020

The week's updated quizzes cover topics such as Forbes list of world's richest people, Rohini Commission, Gothan Nyay Yojana and Citizenship Act among others.

Created On: Jun 28, 2020 15:42 ISTModified On: Jul 20, 2020 20:42 IST
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22 June to 28 June 2020: Jagran Josh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease with Current Affairs Quizzes section. The week's updated quizzes cover topics such as Forbes list of world's richest people, Rohini Commission, Gothan Nyay Yojana and Citizenship Act among others.

1.Which Indian has entered the Forbes list of world’s top 10 richest people?
a)Azim Premji
b)Uday Kotak
c)Mukesh Ambani 
d)Shiv Nadar

2.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

3.How much fund has been allocated under PM CARES Fund for 50,000 ‘made in India’ ventilators?
a)Rs 2000 crore
b)Rs 3000 crore
c)Rs 1000 crore
d)Rs 1500 crore

4.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

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

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

7. Which nation’s radio stations have started giving weather bulletins of territories claimed by India?
a)Pakistan 
b)Nepal
c)Bangladesh
d)China

8.Which nation has decided to amend its Citizenship Act?
a)India 
b)Nepal
c)Bangladesh
a)Myanmar

9.Which nation blocked Pakistan’s attempt to declare Indian citizen as 'global terrorist'?
a)Russia 
b)UK
c)France
d)US

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

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

12.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.(c) Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with a recent soar in net worth has jumped into the exclusive club of the world’s top 10 richest people, as per Forbes Real-Time Billionaire list. 

2.(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.

3.(a)Rs 2000 crore
The PM CARES Fund Trust has allocated Rs 2000 crore for the supply of 50000 indigenously manufactured ventilators to government-run COVID hospitals in all states and union territories. 

4.(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.

5.(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. 

6.(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.

7.(b) Nepal
Nepal’s FM radio stations located close to India-Nepal border in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh have started giving weather bulletins of disputed areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura, which India considers as a part of its own territory. 

8.(a)India
Nepal’s parliamentary panel recently proposed an amendment in the nation’s Citizenship Act. Under the amendment, a foreign woman marrying a Nepali national will have to wait for 7 years to get naturalised citizenship.

9.(d)US
The Union States has blocked and terminated Pakistan’s proposal to proscribe an Indian national as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council (UNSC) 1267 sanctions committee.

10.(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.

11.(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. 

12.(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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