Current Affairs Quiz: 1 June 2020

1 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 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020, Arjuna Awards and Wajid Khan among others. 

1.Which nation has ended its relationship with the World Health Organisation?
a)US
b)China 
c)Japan 
d)India

2.Who has been nominated by the BCCI for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020?
a)Rohit Sharma
b)Virat Kohli 
c)Shikhar Dhawan
d)KL Rahul

3.Who among the following has been nominated by the BCCI for Arjuna Awards?
a)KL Rahul
b)Shikhar Dhawan
c)Ravindra Jadeja
d)Jasprit Bumrah

4.Music Composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid music duo passed away early morning on June 1, 2020. The brothers had made their Bollywood debut in which among the following Salman Khan films?
a)Hello Brother
b)Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
c)Dabangg
d)Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya

5.Which among the following states will provide free internet access to the poor?
a)Madhya Pradesh 
b)Karnataka
c)Kerala
d)Goa

6.Which among the following space agencies recently launched astronauts to the ISS on a commercially-made spacecraft after almost nine years?
a)ESA
b)CNSA
c)NASA
d)Roscosmos

7.Which among the following countries has seen widespread protests over the death of African American George Floyd in police custody?
a)UK
b)US
c)Australia
d)Netherlands

8.The central government has approved how much package for distressed MSMEs?
a)Rs 20000 crore
b)Rs 30000 crore
c)Rs 25000 crore
d)Rs 40000 crore

Answers

1.(a)US
The United States has officially terminated its relationship with the World Health Organisation. The US President in a live speech accused China of having total control over WHO despite paying only USD40 million a year compared to what the US’s 450 million a year. 

2.(a)Rohit Sharma
The BCCI has nominated Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020. Among other nominations, the BCCI nominated Shikhar Dhawan, Deepti Sharma and Ishant Sharma for Arjuna Awards. 

3.(b)Shikhar Dhawan
The BCCI nominated Shikhar Dhawan, Deepti Sharma and Ishant Sharma for Arjuna Awards. Shikhar Dhawan is the only batsman in the world to win two consecutive golden bats for most runs in the ICC Champions Trophy.

4.(d) Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya
Bollywood music composer brothers Sajid Khan and Wajid Khan had made their Bollywood debut with Salman Khan's hit film Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya in 1998. Wajid Khan began his career as a singer with Salman Khan starrer Partner in 2008. 

5.(c)Kerala
Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has announced that Kerala Fibre Optic Network Project (K-FON) project that will provide free internet access to the poor will roll out by December 2020.

6.(c) NASA
NASA launched two astronauts on SpaceX’s Dragon Endeavour spacecraft from US soil for the first time after nine years on May 30, 2020. This is the first time in human history that NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on a commercially-made spacecraft. 

7.(b)US
Over 40 cities in the United States including Washington DC imposed curfews on May 31, 2020 in response to the violent protests that ripped across the nation against the death of African-American man George Floyd in police custody. The US has called in the National Guard to respond to the protests.

8.(a)Rs 20000 crore
The central government has approved Rs 20,000 crore to provide equity support to 2 lakh stressed Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). 

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