Tuesday, June 9, 2020

GK Current Affairs Online Quiz - 9th June 2020

1. The _____________ has designed, developed and manufactured ARPIT- an Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation. The rescue pod will be utilised for the evacuation of severely ill patients with infectious diseases including COVID-19 from isolated, remote and high altitude areas.

Indian Air Force
Defence Research and Development Organisation
Indian Space Research Organisation
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
2. Governor Baby Rani Maurya gave her assent for declaration of Bhararisen (Gairsain) in Chamoli district as the summer capital of Uttarakhand on Monday, 8th June 2020. Gairsain was envisaged as the state capital during the statehood agitation. However, after the formation of the state on 9 November 2000, Dehradun was made the temporary capital of the state. The landmark decision makes Uttarakhand the second state in India to have two capitals. Which other state/UT in India have two capitals?
Jammu and Kashmir
3. Environment Performance Index (EPI) is a biennial index prepared by Yale University and Columbia University in collaboration with the World Economic Forum. It offers a scorecard that highlights leaders and laggards in environmental performance and provides practical guidance for countries that aspire to move toward a sustainable future. This index was first published in 2002 designed to supplement the environmental targets set forth in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. India scored 27.6 out of 100 in the 2020 EPI index and secured 168th rank in the 12th edition of the Environment Performance Index (EPI) 2020. India’s rank was 177th in 2018. Which country topped the index with a score of 82.5?
4. The Odisha Cabinet on June 7, 2020 declared Odisha State Song status to the song which the Odisha CM urged all the people of the state to sing to express gratitude to the COVID warriors? What is the song?
Bande Mo Bharat
Odia kahe Muhin
Bande Utkala Janani
Mahan Mo Odisha
5. World Oceans Day is an international day that takes place annually on the 8th of June. What is the theme of UN World Oceans Day 2020?
Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean
Safe Ocean
Creating Safe Oceans for everyone
Gender and the Ocean

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