Correct Answer : Option (D) - Karnataka
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 42 crore
Note : More than 42 crore poor people have received Rs 65,454 crore in financial assistance under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package. As part of Rs 1.70 lakh crore relief package, the government on March 26 announced free foodgrains and cash to women, poor senior citizens and farmers to mitigate hardship faced due to the lockdown.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Yoga for Health - Yoga at Home
Note : The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. The theme of International Day of Yoga 2020 is "Yoga for Health - Yoga at Home".
Correct Answer : Option (A) - The Thing
Note : Scientists have finally resolved the mystery behind the 66-million-year-old fossil egg found in Antarctica's Seymour Island. The fossil, which looks like a deflated American football, was kept in a Chilean museum and was nicknamed The Thing. After much research and analysis, scientists have said that the egg belongs to an extinct giant sea lizard or snake that lived alongside the dinosaurs. According to the researchers, the millions year old fossil egg, measuring 29 cm by 20 cm (8 inches by 11 inches), is the second-largest egg in the world.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Outotec Oyj
Note : The Competition Commission of India approved the acquisition of Metso Oyj's minerals business by Outotec Oyj under section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. The proposed combination is subject to changes made by the parties, under Regulation 25 (1A) of the Competition Commission of India (procedure relating to business transactions related to combinations) Regulations, 2011.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Swift J1818.0-1607
Note : Astronomers at the US (United Sates) based space agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) have discovered the youngest known magnetar (a type of neutron star) named "Swift J1818.0-1607" about 16,000 light years away from Earth.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Amitesh Kumar Sinha
Note : The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set up a Project Development Cell under its joint secretary Amitesh Kumar Sinha to attract investment in clean energy, especially in the solar sector. This cell will offer for investment those renewable energy projects where all the necessary works like detailed project report, land availability etc. have been completed.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Note : Union Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated and flagged off India's first Infectious disease diagnostic lab (I-Lab) for COVID-19 testing in rural and inaccessible areas of India.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 18th June 2020
Note : BS Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka announced that Karnataka observed 18th June 2020, as "Mask Day" to create awareness to the general public on the importance of wearing a mask, using sanitisers, washing hands and maintaining social distancing against COVID-19.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tata MD