Daily News Quiz: June 20, 2022

Hot Questions for UPSC: Jagran Josh’s Current Affairs Quiz section aims to help every quiz aspirant review the day’s news at ease. Topical Q&A covers topics such as When is World Refugee Day, Center for Brain Research, and International Yoga Day 2022, among others.

1. When is World Refugee Day celebrated?

a) June 18

b) June 19

c) June 20

d) June 21

2. Which location set a new rainfall record with the highest single-day rainfall in June since 1966?

a) Mawsynram

b) Cherrapunji

c) Sorah

d) Nongstoin

3. What is the theme for International Yoga Day 2022?

a) Yoga for health

b) Yoga for Humanity

c) Yoga for well-being

d) Yoga for the heart

4. In which city Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the Center for Brain Research?

a) Bengaluru

b) Pune

c) Ahmedabad

d) Bhopal

5. When is the International Day for the Elimination of Hate Speech?

a) June 18

b) June 19

c) June 20

d) June 21

6. Khuvsgul Lake National Park has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves. What country is he in?

a) India

b) Mongolia

c) Bulgaria

d) Nigeria

seven. Which city will host the 5th India vs England Test from July 1-5?

a)Manchester

b) London

c) Liverpool

d) Nottingham

Answers

1. (c) June 20

World Refugee Day is celebrated annually on June 20. The day is dedicated to displaced refugees around the world and aims to raise awareness of the difficulties faced by refugees who have been forced to leave their home countries due to natural and man-made calamities.

2. (a) Mawsynram

Meghalaya’s Mawsynram has set a new rainfall record with the highest single-day rainfall in June since 1966, breaking Cherrapunji’s record as the wettest place on earth. Mawsynram received 1003mm of rain in 24 hours, IMD said in a statement.

3. (b) Yoga for Humanity

The theme for International Yoga Day 2022 is “Yoga for Humanity”. The theme promotes the holistic path to health while taking into account that the past few years have caused significant mental, emotional and mental disorders to individuals all over the world. International Yoga Day 2022 will be celebrated around the world on June 21, 2022.

4. (a) Bengaluru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Brain Research Center and laid the foundation stone for Bagchi Parthasarathy Multi-Specialty Hospital at IISc Bengaluru on June 20, 2022.

5. (a) June 18

The International Day Against Hate Speech is celebrated on June 18. This day highlights the need to combat hate speech and promote tolerance and dialogue between communities. The day was first celebrated in 2022.

6. (b) Mongolia

Khuvsgul Lake National Park, located in northern Mongolia near the Russian border, has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO. The reserve contains 70% of Mongolia’s fresh water or represents 0.4% of the world total.

7. (a) Manchester

India are set to face England in the rescheduled fifth Test, which will take place in Edgbaston, Manchester, from July 1-5. The India vs England test which was due to take place last year has been postponed after a covid outbreak in the Indian camp. India currently top the series 2-1.

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