Current Affairs Quiz: July 10, 2018

Current Affairs 10 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which ministry launched two programmes India Smart Cities Fellowship and India Smart Cities Internship?
    A) Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
    B)Ministry of Home Affairs
    C)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    he Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUA) has launched two programmes to give youth the chance to work In the domain of urban planning and governance.

  2. NITI Aayog unveiled the blueprint of NHS,a digital healthcare infrastructure.Expand NHS?
    A)National Health Submission
    B)National Health Stack
    C)Nation Health System
    D)National Health System
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The central government think tank NITI Aayog has unveiled the blueprint of “National Health Stack (NHS)”, a shared digital healthcare infrastructure. The blueprint is in line with the implementation of the Centre’s flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat and other public healthcare programmes in the country.

  3. Which state government to ban plastic and thermocol cutlery after Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ban that comes under Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1995, will come into effect within three months and will be applicable for both individuals and commercial establishments.

  4. Which state government has signed MoU with Microsoft on digital literacy?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    As part of this agreement with the Rajasthan government’s Department of College Education, Microsoft will train a total of 9,500 students and 500 faculty members from 50 colleges in the state in four months.

  5. Which company will setup new IT Special Economic Zone(SEZ) in Andhra Pradesh?
    A)Syntel
    B)HCL Technologies
    C)Infosys
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The commerce ministry has approved a proposal of HCL Technologies to setup a new IT special economic zone in Vijayawada,Andhra Pradesh, with a proposed investment of Rs 408.48 crore.

  6. 17th World Sanskrit Conference held in which of the following countries?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)USA
    D)Canada
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 17th World Sanskrit Conference held in Vancouver ,Canada.
  7. UNCTAD meeting of a third inter governmental group of experts on consumer protection will held in which city?
    A)Tokyo
    B)New Delhi
    C)Geneva
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    UNCTAD is the UN body looking after consumer issues and is headquartered in Geneva.

  8. Which country signs MoU with India on Raxual-Kathmandu railway line?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nepali and Indian officials agreed to an early finalization of an MoU for Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Survey of the Raxaul-Kathmandu rail line.

  9. Which Indian player rises to career high third spot in latest ICC T20 rankings?
    A)Ajinkya Rahane
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)KL Rahul
    D)Virat kohli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In-form India batsman KL Rahul has jumped nine places to reach a career-high third spot in the latest ICC T20 rankings while his team has gained a place to be second in the team standings following the series win against England.

  10. Who will lead Indian men’s Hockey squad at Asian Games 2018?
    A)Manpreet Singh
    B)Varun Kumar
    C)Akashdeep Singh
    D)PR Sreejesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will lead the 18-member Indian men’s hockey squad while Chinglensana Singh Kangujam will serve as his deputy in the 18th Asian Games, which is slated to begin in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18

  11. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of Revital H?
    A)Disha Patani
    B)Akshay kumar
    C)John Abraham
    D)Salman Khan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sun Pharma Consumer Healthcare, a division of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries announced that it has signed Bollywood star Akshay Kumar as the new brand ambassador of Revital H.

  12. Recently,who resigned from the post of UK’S Brexit Secretary?
    A)Donald Tusk
    B)Paul Dacre
    C)David Davis
    D)Boris Johnson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from the UK government. The resignation comes days after British Prime Minister Theresa May secured the Cabinet’s backing for her Brexit plan at a meeting at Chequers outside London.

  13. Which book won the Golden Man Booker Prize?
    A)Moby
    B)Great Expectations
    C)Middlemarch
    D)The English Patient
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    ”The English Patient” ,the wartime love story by Michael Ondaatje,won the Golden Man Booker Prize. The one-off award, voted for by the public, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker prize.

  14. Kavi kumar Azad passed way .He belonged to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)TV Actor
    C)Singer
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    TV Actor Kavi Kumar Azad ,best known for his role of Dr,Hasraj in the popular comedy show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, has passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Microsoft?
    A)Redmond
    B)Kirkland
    C)Seattle
    D)Renton
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of HCL Technologies?
    A)Gurugram
    B)Noida
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Canada?
    A)Peso
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Yen
    View Answer
    Option C

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