Latest Current Affairs Quiz 20 June 2019

Current Affairs Quiz 20 June

1. Four Rajya Sabha MPs of which party joined the BJP on June 20?
a) TDP
b) Congress
c) DMK
d) Shiv Sena

1. (a) TDP
In a mega political setback, four of six Telgu Desham Part (TDP) Rajya Sabha group has passed resolution to merge themselves with the BJP.

2. Which singer blasted UP CM Adityanath and called him a rapist and called RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat responsible for all terror attacks?
a) Honey Singh
b) Badshah
c) Hard Kaur
d) Raftaar

2. (c) Hard Kaur
UK-based singer Hard Kaur recently took to her Instagram and blasted out against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat, calling RSS responsible for all terrorist attacks in India including 26/11 and the Pulwama attack. Hard Kaur also posted a picture calling UP CM Yogi Adityanath a rapist.

3. When was World Refugee Day observed?
a) June 20th
b) June 19th
c) June 17th
d) June 18th

3. (a) June 20th
The World Refugee Day was observed on June 20, 2019. The day’s theme this year is “Step with Refugees – Take a Step on World Refugee Day.” The day is observed on the 20th of June every year to celebrate the stories and contributions of refugees.

4. Which cricketer has been ruled out of the ICC World Cup tournament?
a) Rishab Pant
b) Bhuvneshwar Kumar
c) Rohit Sharma
d) Shikhar Dhawan

4. (d) Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the entire cricket world cup 2019 due to fracture on his thumb. Dhawan had gotten hurt during his century innings against Australia. Rishab Pant has been called in to replace Dhawan in the team.

5. Which nation’s researchers have developed a new type of cooling vest for sports athletes?
a) Switzerland
b) Germany
c) Japan
d) South Korea


5. (c) Japan
Japanese researchers have developed a new type of cooling vest for sports athletes that may help them compete safely in sweltering summer conditions.

6. Women cricket team of which country has scored lowest score ever?
a) Cambodia
b) Nepal
c) Mali
d) Bhutan

6. (c) Mali
Entire team of Mali bowled out for a record total of just six runs against Rwanda women who chased down the target in just four balls in Match two of the Kwibuka Women’s T20 tournament at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Rwanda.

7. What is the subject of International Yoga Day 2019?
a) Yoga with Gurus
b) Yoga by Gurus
c) Yoga and Gurus
d) Learn Yoga by Guru

7. (a) Yoga with Gurus
The International Day of Yoga 2019 theme is “Climate Change” and it will be celebrated at United Nation on 20 June, 2019 with “Yoga with Gurus” followed by a panel discussion on 21 June.

8. Name of accused who has been sentenced life imprisonment in 1990 custodial death case?
a) Asif Ali
b) Anurag Beg
c) Wahab Malik
d) Sanjiv Bhatt

8. (d) Sanjiv Bhatt
Dismissed Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was convicted and awarded life imprisonment in a 1990 custodial death case under Section 302 of the IPC by a Jamnagar court. Besides Bhatt, Constable Pravinsinh Jhala was also convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the case.

9. Name of Indian-Origin man who was recently honoured with ‘Star Of Jerusalem’ medal by Palestine.
a) Munir Ansari
b) Ashfaq-ul Hasan
c) Rajdeep Singh
d) Pawan Joshi

9. (a) Munir Ansari
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has conferred Indian-origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the Star of Jerusalem medal – one of the highest honours given to foreign nationals by the Palestinian Authority – for strengthening Indo-Palestine ties.

10. Which state government has fixes Rs 5000 as minimum aid to calamity-hit farmers?
a) Bihar
b) Maharashtra
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Punjab

10. (c) Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh govt announced to provide Rs 5000 in minimum compensation to the small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities. Government has taken several administrative steps including filling up vacant posts of Patwaris (revenue officials) for speedy work.

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