Current Affairs Quiz: 2 June 2020

2 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 Rajya Sabha Elections, UNSC Elections and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award among others.

1.How many Rajya Sabha seats will be up for elections on June 19?
a)17
b)18
c)21
d)15

2.What is the name of the cyclonic storm heading towards Maharashtra and Gujarat?
a)Saransh 
b)Nihaal
c)Nisarga
d)Pragati

3.Who among the following has been nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by Boxing Federation of India?
a)Manish Kaushik
b)Shiva Thapa 
c)Gaurav Solanki
d)Amit Pangal

4.Who among the following has been nominated for Arjuna Awards by the Boxing Federation?
a)Nikhat Zareen
b)Laishram Sarita Devi
c)Lovlina Borgohain
d)Pinki Rani 

5.When will UN Security Council elections be held?
a)June 17th 
b)June 15th 
c)June 30th 
d)September 12th 

6.Which among the following states celebrated its statehood day on June 2, 2020?
a)Chhattisgarh 
b)Uttarakhand
c)Jharkhand
d)Telangana

7.Who launched the Champions portal for MSMEs?
a)PM Narendra Modi 
b)Rajnath Singh
c)President Ram Nath Kovind
d)Amit Shah

8.Which state has launched a corona mobile application to provide information regarding hospital beds and ventilators?
a)Maharashtra 
b)Delhi
c)Madhya Pradesh
d)Karnataka

Answers

1.(b) 18 
The Election Commission of India on June 1 announced that the Rajya Sabha elections for pending 18 seats will now be held on June 19, 2020. The elections were earlier scheduled to be held on March 26 but were deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2.(c) Nisarga
A cyclonic storm ‘Nisarga’, headed towards the coast in Gujarat and Maharashtra is expected to make landfall close to Mumbai on June 3. Mumbai and the neighboring districts have been placed on high alert by the government.

3.(d) Amit Pangal
World silver-medallist Amit Panghal and the seasoned Vikas Krishan were nominated by the Boxing Federation of India for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award on June 1, 2020. 

4.(c)Lovlina Borgohain
The Boxing Federation of India has nominated Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Simranjit Kaur (64kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) for the Arjuna awards. Lovlina Borgohain has won world bronze twice.

5.(a)June 17th 
The UN Security Council Elections for five non-permanent members will be held on June 17, 2020. France has taken over the Presidency of the council for the month of June. 

6.(d) Telangana
Telangana observed its statehood day on June 2, 2020. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his greetings to the people of Telangana on the sixth anniversary of the Formation Day of the State. 

7.(a)PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Champions portal on June 1, 2020. The Champions portal will aim to resolve the problems of MSMEs including those of finance, raw materials, labour and regulatory permissions.

8.(b)Delhi 
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched 'Delhi Corona' mobile application to help track hospital beds and ventilators for COVID-19 patients. The app is available for download on Google Play. 

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