Current Affairs Quiz: July 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently PM unveiled the statue of former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri in Which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Surat
    C)Mumbai
    D)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Prime Minister unveiled the statue of former Prime Minister Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi.

  2. The India – ASEAN Troika Trade Ministers’ meeting was held in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India – ASEAN Troika Trade Ministers’ meeting was held in New Delhi for informal consultation on the ongoing Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

  3. Recently How much amount was allocated for phase 1 of Bharatmala Pariyojana to develop 24,800 km highways?
    A)Rs 347000 cr
    B)Rs 540000 cr
    C)Rs 708000 cr
    D)Rs 535000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Government of India has approved Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana with financial outlay of Rs 5,35,000 crore to develop 24,800 km Highways along with 10,000 km residual NHDP stretches over a period of five years. In Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I, development of Border & International Connectivity roads for a length of 2000 km has also been envisaged with outlay of Rs 25,000 crore.

  4. Which human atlas initiative was launched by Department of Biotechnology to study human biology?
    A)Manav
    B)Sweep
    C)Robella
    D)Aksh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Manav, a new human atlas initiative launched by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent Systems, a biotechnology company towards improving knowledge on human biology.

  5. Recently According to WHO, recently which country eliminated measles from its region?
    A)China
    B)Bhutan
    C)India
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization announced that Sri Lanka has eliminated measles, interrupting transmission of the indigenous virus that causes the killer childhood disease.

  6. Which country has inaugurated the world’s largest movable metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor?
    A)Nigeria
    B)Australia
    C)Ukraine
    D)Austria
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ukraine has inaugurated the world’s largest movable metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at the infamous Chernobyl plant. It is a 108-meter high dome which weighs 36,000 tonnes.

  7. Which company has acquired Bengaluru based grocery distributor PSR Supply Chain?
    A)Ovenstory
    B)Milkbasket
    C)Grofers
    D)Bigbasket
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Online grocery delivery platform Milkbasket has acquired Bengaluru-based e-grocery distributor PSR Supply Chain.

  8. The Qasanov Memorial Meet 2019 was held in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Kazakhstan
    C)Ukraine
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian track and field athletes won 5 Gold medals in Qasanov Memorial Meet at Almaty in Kazakhstan.

  9. Which player has set World Cup record to have most number of wickets I.e. 27 in single edition of World Cup?
    A)Jason Ray
    B)Imran Tahir
    C)Jasprit Bumrah
    D)Mitchell Starc
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Australia’s Mitchell Starc broke all-time World Cup record as the pacer now has the most number of wickets, 27, in a single edition of a World Cup.

  10. Who was announced as brand ambassador of Reebok?
    A)Deepika Padukone
    B)Kiara Advani
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Katrina Kaif
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fitness brand Reebok has announced Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif as its new brand ambassador in India.

  11. Which is the only Indian school to be featured in ‘The Commonwealth at 70: From Westminster to the World’ book published by the popular London publishers St James’s House and the History of Parliament Trust?
    A)Aditya Birla World Academy
    B)City Montessori School
    C)St Sebastian School
    D)St Paul School
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Aditya Birla World Academy, India’s leading International school is the only Indian school to be featured in ‘The Commonwealth at 70: From Westminster to the World’ book published by the popular London publishers St James’s House and the History of Parliament Trust.

  12. Recently Wilfred Mesquita passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Poet
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Goa minister Wilfred Mesquita passed away recently after a brief illness. He was 70.

  13. Recently AU Celestine passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Philosopher
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India football goalkeeper from Tamil Nadu A. U. Celestine passed away. He played for the Tamil Nadu men’s team in the senior Nationals as a keeper in the 1965 and 69 National championships.

  14. Recently Joao Gilberto passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Musician
    C)Poet
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter Joao Gilberto passed away. He was the pioneer of the lilting, melodious and famous music known as Bossa Nova.

  15. When is World Population Day observed?
    A)July 10
    B)July 12
    C)July 11
    D)July 13
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Association of SouthEast Asian Nations?
    A)Kiev
    B)Jakarta
    C)Manila
    D)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the Capital of Ukraine?
    A)Kharkiv
    B)Kyiv
    C)Lviv
    D)Odessa
    View Answer
    Option B

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