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?
2.What is the name of the cyclonic storm heading towards Maharashtra and Gujarat?
3.Who among the following has been nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by Boxing Federation of India?
4.Who among the following has been nominated for Arjuna Awards by the Boxing Federation?
b)Laishram Sarita Devi
5.When will UN Security Council elections be held?
6.Which among the following states celebrated its statehood day on June 2, 2020?
7.Who launched the Champions portal for MSMEs?
a)PM Narendra Modi
c)President Ram Nath Kovind
8.Which state has launched a corona mobile application to provide information regarding hospital beds and ventilators?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.