Current Affairs Quiz: July 1, 2020

Current Affairs 1 July 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which became the first country to control locusts through drones?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Ministry of Agriculture said that India is the first country to control locust by using drones after finalising the protocols and getting all statutory approvals.

  2. Which state announced the launch of ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’ in the state?
    A)Chhattisgarh
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced the launch of ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’ in the state.

  3. Recently BRO rebuilded bridge on Munsyari Milam Road near Indo -China Border in which state?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Punjab
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Uttarakhand , a crucial bridge on the Munsyari Milam Road near the Indo -China Border in Pithoragarh which was collapsed recently, has been rebuilt by the Border Road Organisation(BRO) in a record time of five days.

  4. Under which country presidency, G20 Extraordinary Virtual Education Ministers’ Meet was held?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Human Resource and Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank represented India in the G20 Extraordinary Virtual Education Minister’s Meet under the presidency of Saudi Arabia.

  5. How much amount was allocated by World Bank for road improvement work in Bangladesh?
    A)$600 m
    B)$200 m
    C)$100 m
    D)$500 m
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has allocated $500m for road improvement work along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor in western Bangladesh.

  6. Recently Flipkart-owned PhonePe partenered with which Bank on UPI multi-bank model?
    A)SBI
    B)Yes Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Flipkart-owned PhonePe said it has partnered with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-bank model, giving its users the option to create and use multiple UPI IDs with ICICI Bank’s “@ibl” handle and YES Bank’s ‘@ybl’ handle on the PhonePe app.

  7. Which Bank has launched a full service digital savings account with video KYC facility as part of its strategy to build up a transformed digital bank?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)SBI
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India-based Yes Bank has launched a full service digital savings account with video KYC facility as part of its strategy to build up a transformed digital bank.

  8. Which Bank is working on setting up e-commerce portal ‘Bharat Craft’ for MSMEs?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India is working on setting up an e-commerce portal for marketing of products manufactured by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.

  9. Which Bank has now enabled additional banking transactions and added a host of new features to ‘RBL Cares’ chatbot?
    A)RBL Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    RBL Bank has now enabled additional banking transactions and added a host of new features to ‘RBL Cares’, its AI-powered conversational Chatbot that can provide real-time customer service assistance on a range of questions related to banking and credit card products and services.

  10. Which organisation has set up a fund to support free onboarding for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) on trade receivables discounting system (TReDS)?
    A)NABARD
    B)NASSCOM
    C)RBI
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) said it has set up a fund to support free onboarding for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) on trade receivables discounting system (TReDS).

  11. Which Indian city has been ranked 26th spot in the world’s top 30 startup ecosystems?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian’s startup capital Bengaluru has been ranked 26th spot in the world’s top 30 startup ecosystems.

  12. Which company in association with Government’s Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), has launched “Koi Bacha Rahe Na Bhookha” campaign?
    A)BEL
    B)NTPC
    C)BHEL
    D)Hindustan Zinc Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), in association with Government’s Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), has launched “Koi Bacha Rahe Na Bhookha” campaign – aimed at improving the health and well-being of the children in the age group of 0-6 years across 3089+ Anganwadis in Rajasthan.

  13. Which tool was launched by World Atletics to help athletes, media and fans to track the qualification process for next year’s Olympic Games?
    A)Tokyo Diaries
    B)Way to Beijing
    C)Road to Tokyo
    D)Tokyo Way
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Athletics has launched ‘Road to Tokyo’, an online tool to help athletes, media and fans to track the qualification process for next year’s Olympic Games.

  14. which country cricket board has launched COVID-19 well-being’ app for players?
    A)Pakistan
    B)England
    C)India
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has come up with an app to help its players track symptoms related to coronavirus.

  15. Recently Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has been elected as the new Prime Minister of which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Uganda
    C)Iceland
    D)Ireland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has been elected as the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland following the formation of a historic coalition government.

  16. Who was conferred with the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to statistics on the occasion of Statistics Day?
    A)C Rangarajan
    B)Raghuram Rajan
    C)Viral Acharya
    D)Dinesh Dixit
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Reserve Bank of India governor C Rangarajan conferred with the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to statistics on the occasion of Statistics Day.

  17. Which country will take the first tourist on a space walk in 2023, under the terms of a new contract with a US partner?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Russia’s Energia space corporation said it will take the first tourist on a space walk in 2023, under the terms of a new contract with a US partner.

  18. In which city, Battery Swapping Facility Quick Interchange Service was launched recently?
    A)Lucknow
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chandigarh
    D)pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    V P Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab-cum-Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, along with the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Battery Swapping Facility Quick Interchange Service (QIS) at Chandigarh.

  19. Who is the author of poetry anthology “The Yogini Poems: Love and Life “?
    A)Sandeep Patnaik
    B)Prachi Singh
    C)Sanjay Raikwar
    D)Adyasha Das
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr. Adyasha Das, well-known poet from Odisha has released her fourth book of poems, “The Yogini Poems: Love and Life”, based on the Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur.

  20. What is the theme of this year’s National Statistic Day?
    A)Sustainable Development Goals -3
    B)Quality Assurance in Official Statistics
    C)Administrative Statistics
    D)Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Statistics Day is observed on June 29. The main aim of marking this day is to make statistics popular in an individual’s daily life.The day is observed in India on the birth anniversary of PC Mahalanobis, remembered as the ‘Father of Statistics’ in India.The theme of the day this year is Sustainable Development Goals -3 (Ensure healthy lie and promote well-being for all at all ages) and Sustainable Development Goals-5 (Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls).

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Washington DC
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Yes Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

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