Current Affairs Quiz: July 1, 2021

Current Affairs 1 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has introduced programme to transform foundational learning with World Bank aid?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Kerela
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh has started a programme to transform foundational learning in government schools for which the World Bank has approved a loan of 250 million dollars.
  2. How much additional amount has been allocated by government for Broadband Connectivity in Villages Under BharatNet Project?
    A) Rs 18041cr
    B) Rs 19041cr
    C) Rs 19141cr
    D) Rs 18141cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government allocated an additional Rs 19,041 crore to provide broadband connectivity in all villages under the BharatNet project.
  3. Which nation has recently announced USD 41 Million Additional Covid-19 Assistance to India?
    A) Japan
    B) Russia
    C) France
    D) USA
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The US has announced an additional USD 41 million assistance to help India respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and strengthen the country’s preparedness for the future health emergencies, taking the total aid to more than USD 200 million.
  4. “Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 2021” is a joint military drill between which two countries?
    A) Spain and Turkey
    B) Afghanistan and Azerbaijan
    C) Turkey and Azerbaijan
    D) Spain and Afghanistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Turkish and Azerbaijani militaries have started joint drills called “Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 2021,” in Baku, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said.
  5. Which Organization has collaborated with Massive Earth Foundation to launch LowCarbon.Earth for the Asia Pacific?
    A) WHO
    B) UNDP
    C) UNEP
    D) UNICEF
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to boost the start-up ecosystem and promoting the transition to a Low Carbon Lifestyle in the Asia Pacific, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with Massive Earth Foundation (MEF) has announced the launch of LowCarbon.Earth.
  6. Which Indian Naval Ship has been deployed to participate in joint exercise with friendly navies?
    A) INS Talwar
    B) INS Tabar
    C) INS Trishul
    D) INS Tarkash
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Towards enhancing military cooperation with friendly nations, Indian Naval Ship Tabar commenced her prolonged deployment on 13 June and will visit a number of ports in Africa and Europe till end September.
  7. Which bank has launched its flagship Business Mentoring Program ‘MSME Prerana’?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Bank of Maharashtra
    D) Bank of Baroda
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank launches its flagship Business Mentoring Program ‘MSME Prerana’ in the state of Maharashtra. It was launched by Shri Nitin Gadkari,Union Minister of MSME and Road, Transport and Highway.
  8. Dvara e-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd has partnered with which insurance company for digital cattle identity solution?
    A) IFFCO Tokio General Insurance
    B) Shriram General Insurance Company
    C) Bharti AXA General Insurance
    D) Aditya Birla General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dvara e-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd announced its partnership with IFFCO Tokio General Insurance for providing artificial intelligence (AI) powered digital cattle identity solution for cattle insurance.
  9. Where will Badminton Sudirman Cup Finals 2021 be held?
    A) Bali, Indonesia
    B) Vantaa, Finland
    C) Helsinki, Finland
    D) Valletta, Malta
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In badminton, two key tournaments, the Sudirman Cup Finals 2021 and the BWF World Tour Finals, which were originally planned to take place in China this year, have now been moved to Vantaa, Finland and Bali, Indonesia respectively.
  10. Who is the first woman cricketer to get four-year banned by NADA?
    A) Shafali Verma
    B) Punam Raut
    C) Anshula Rao
    D) Priya Punia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh allrounder Anshula Rao has been handed a four-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency for failing a dope test, backdated to July 2020. Rao thus becomes the first woman cricketer to have been punished for doping.
  11. Who has returned to the top five of the latest ICC Women’s ODI Rankings for batswomen?
    A) Shafali Verma
    B) Meg Lanning
    C) Beth Mooney
    D) Mithali Raj
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India captain Mithali Raj has returned to the top five of the latest ICC Women’s ODI Rankings for batswomen after top-scoring for India with 72 in the series opener against England in Bristol.
  12. Which space agency is to hire and launch the world’s first physically disabled astronaut?
    A) NASA
    B) ESA
    C) JAXA
    D) CNSA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The European Space Agency hopes to hire and launch the world’s first physically disabled astronaut and several hundred would-be para-astronauts have already applied for the role.
  13. Who has been awarded the Japan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize for 2021?
    A) P Sainath
    B) Kishimoto Mio
    C) Prabda Yoon
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned journalist and founder of PARI (People’s Archive of Rural India) P Sainath has been awarded the Fukuoka Grand Prize for 2021.
  14. Mir Hazar Khoso passes away. He was the former Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Pakistan
    C) Phillipines
    D) Nepal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pakistan’s former caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso passed away due to a cardiac arrest. He was 95.
  15. Who has authored the book titled “Kashmiri Century: Portrait of a Society in Flux”?
    A) Mirza Waheed
    B) Rehman Rahi
    C) Khemlata Vakhlu
    D) Feroz Rather
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A book titled “Kashmiri Century: Portrait of a Society in Flux” written by Khemlata Vakhlu, has been released recently
  16. A Book Titled “Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi To Washington, DC” has been penned down by Which Economist?
    A) Kaushik Basu
    B) Urjit Patel
    C) Raghuram Rajan
    D) Abhijeet Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A book titled “Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington, DC” authored by Kaushik Basu released soon.
  17. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA)?
    A) Pankaj Mithal
    B) Alok Singh
    C) Shambhu Nath Srivastav
    D) Manoj Mishra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Shambhu Nath Srivastava, a former judge of Allahabad High Court and former chief Lokayukta of Chhattisgarh, has been appointed the chairman of the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA) .

  18. When is World Asteroid Day celebrated globally?
    A) 27th June
    B) 28th June
    C) 30th June
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Asteroid Day is marked and celebrated globally on June 30 every year. It is usually observed in order to raise public awareness about asteroid’s hazardous effect and the measures that should be taken in case of a near-Earth object threat.
  19. When is International Day of Parliamentarism observed every year?
    A) 28th June
    B) 29th June
    C) 26th June
    D) 30th June
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    June 30 is observed as the International Day of Parliamentarism every year. It marks the day of the establishment of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the global organization of parliaments in 1889.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

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

  3. What is the capital of Indonesia?
    A) Maputo
    B) Jakarta
    C) Shizang
    D) Tokrok
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of United Nation Environment Programme?
    A) Paris
    B) Nairobi
    C) Washington
    D) London
    View Answer
    Option B

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