06 Aug

Notifications for IBPS Examinations are getting released in succession and with that Bank PO and Clerical aspirants must ready themselves for the competition ahead. As a Govt. job aspirant, preparing for SSC CGL / CHSL or a Banking career, Current Affairs is one area that can be instrumental in helping you lift your overall exam performance.

That said, it is critical for you to attempt ample Current GK Questions for having requisite understanding of the exam pattern. Vidya Guru Experts offering the Best SSC Online Coaching in India keep publishing quizzes that comprise questions on exactly the same lines as the ones seen in a competitive exam.

Current GK June 2020 Quiz

Question 1. ‘Van Dhan’ scheme for creating livelihoods by harnessing minor forest produce is an initiative of which of the following ministries?
a. Ministry of Tribal Affairs
b. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution
c. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
d. Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare

Answer: Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Question 2. Name the ministry that has launched the ‘Sahakar Mitra’ Scheme for providing internship to youth in cooperative institutions.
a. Ministry of Labour and Employment
b. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
c. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
d. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Answer: Ministry for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare

Question 3. Which of the following has emerged as the largest wheat-procuring state in the country?
a. Punjab
b. Haryana
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 4. The World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is observed annually on 14th June. What was the theme for WBDD 2020?
a. Safe blood transfusion
b. Safe blood saves lives
c. Donate blood to save lives
d. Be a donor

Answer: Safe blood saves lives

Question 5. The book ‘Lockdown Liaisons’ has been written by
a. Amitav Ghosh
b. Shobhaa De
c. Barkha Dutt
d. Tavleen Singh

Answer: Shobhaa De

Question 6. When is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed annually?
a. 2nd June
b. 3rd June
c. 12th June
d. 17th June

Answer: 17th June

Question 7. India is going to the President of United Nations Security Council during
a. August 2021
b. October 2021
c. January 2021
d. March 2021

Answer: August 2021

Question 8. India will be a Non-Permanent Member of the UN Security Council from 2021. What will be the duration of this membership?
a. 1 year
b. 2 years
c. 4 years
d. 5 years

Answer: 2 years

Question 9. As per the National Statistical Office (NSO), India’s position in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) for 2017 was the
a. 2nd largest world economy
b. 3rd largest world economy
c. 4th largest world economy
d. 5th largest world economy

Answer: 3rd Largest World Economy

Question 10. Which of the following countries will host the FIFA 2023 Women’s Football World Cup?
a. Australia & New Zealand
b. England & USA
c. USA & Mexico
d. Argentina & Brazil

Answer: Australia & New Zealand

Question 11. Which of the following is incorrect with respect to the Rs. 50,000 crore Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan launched by the Government for skill mapping of rural labor?
a. States covered: 6
b. Duration: 125 days
c. Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Rural Development
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 12. ‘Sankalp Parva’ for planting trees was observed between 28th June and 12th July. The program was launched by which of the following?
a. Ministry of Culture
b. Ministry of Home Affairs
c. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
d. Ministry of Rural Development

Answer: Ministry of Culture

Question 13. RBI has increased the limit of minimum net owned funds for Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) from Rs. 10 Cr. to
a. Rs. 15 Cr.
b. Rs. 20 Cr.
c. Rs. 40 Cr.
d. Rs. 50 Cr.

Answer: Rs. 20 Cr.

Question 14. As per RBI, what must be the minimum percentage of housing loans (real estate lending) that a Housing Finance Company (HFC) must have as its net assets?
a. 30%
b. 40%
c. 50%
d. 60%

Answer: 50%

Question 15. As per recent RBI regulations, all Deposit-Taking HFCs (HFCD), irrespective of asset size, will be treated as Systemically Important HFCs. What must be the minimum asset size of Non-Deposit Taking HFCs (HFC-ND) to be treated as Systemically Important HFCs?
a. Rs. 100 Cr.
b. Rs. 200 Cr.
c. Rs. 250 Cr.
d. Rs. 500 Cr.

Answer: Rs. 500 Cr.

Question 16. Which of the following acts was amended to bring Urban Cooperative Banks and Multi-State Cooperative Banks (UCBs & MSCBs) under the supervision of RBI?
a. Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
b. Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002.
c. Co-operative Societies Act, 1912
d. Banking Regulation Act, 1949

Answer: Banking Regulation Act, 1949

Question 17. Micheál Martin has been elected PM of
a. Ireland
b. Australia
c. France
d. Italy

Answer: Ireland

Question 18. The theme of the 36th ASEAN Summit was: Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN. Which of the following countries was the Chairman of this summit?
a. Thailand
b. Singapore
c. Vietnam
d. Indonesia

Answer: Vietnam

Question 19. Who among the following represented India in the G-20 extraordinary virtual education ministers meeting 2020 that took place recently?
a. Nirmala Sitharaman
b. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
c. Kiren Rijiju
d. Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Answer: Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’

Question 20. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was also appointed recently as the Governor of
a. Rajasthan
b. Bihar
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Gujarat

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 21. Name the 1st Indian Company to be valued at USD 150 Billion.
a. TATA Consultancy Services Ltd.
b. Adani Enterprises Ltd.
c. Bharti Airtel Ltd.
d. Reliance Industries Ltd.

Answer: Reliance Industries Ltd.

Question 22. RBI has extended the enhanced borrowing facility for Banks under Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) till
a. 31st August, 2020
b. 30th September, 2020
c. 31st October, 2020
d. 30th November, 2020

Answer: 30th September, 2020

Question 23. RBI has extended the provision of minimum 80% CRR maintenance for Banks till
a. 25th September
b. 31st October, 2020
c. 30th November, 2020
d. None of the above

Answer: 25th September

Question 24. Where is the Vivekananda Yoga University, world’s 1st yoga university outside India, going to come up?
a. Kathmandu, Nepal
b. Los Angeles, USA
c. London, England
d. Paris, France

Answer: Los Angeles, USA

Question 25. Name the 1st Hindu temple that is going to come up in Pakistan’s Capital (Islamabad).
a. Maha Shiv Temple
b. Jagannath Temple
c. Shri Krishna Temple
d. Siya Ram Temple

Answer: Shri Krishna Temple

Question 26. Which of the following pairs of committees and their respective heads is correct?
a. Commission to examine Sub-categorization of OBCs: G Rohini
b. Committee for Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme implementation for MSME: Rajnath Singh
c. NITI Aayog Committee to develop Job Platform for Migrant Labor: Amitabh Kant
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 27. Name the 1st two World Class airport-like railway stations that are going to be developed in India.
a. Habibganj (Madhya Pradesh) & Gandhinagar (Gujarat)
b. Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) & Vadodara (Gujarat)
c. Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh) & Kharagpur (West Bengal)
d. Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) & Kharagpur (West Bengal)

Answer: Habibganj (Madhya Pradesh) & Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

Question 28. Kushinagar Airport, recently declared as an International Airport, is located in
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Bihar

Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Question 29. What is the tenure of the Floating Rate Savings Bonds, 2020 (Taxable) Scheme launched by the Govt.?
a. 5 Years
b. 7 Years
c. 9 Years
d. 10 Years

Answer: Tenure: 7 Years

Question 30. Which of the following has been declared as the new summer capital of Uttarakhand?
a. Almora
b. Gairsain
c. Nainital
d. Haldwani

Answer: Gairsain

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The above quiz, comprising 30 Current Affairs questions selected from important news items of June 2020, has been published by Vidya Guru General Knowledge experts having record experience of training thousands of successful SSC and Banking Exam aspirants.

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