Current Affairs Quiz: July 12, 2021

Current Affairs 12 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which insurance company launched a comprehensive health insurance plan named ‘Arogya Supreme’?
    A) New India Assurance
    B) Reliance General Insurance
    C) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    D) SBI General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    SBI General Insurance, one of India’s leading general insurers, announced the launch of a comprehensive health insurance plan named ‘Arogya Supreme’. The policy provides a wide range of sum insured options up to ₹5 crore, wherein customers can choose from 3 options viz Pro, Plus and Premium based on the sum insured and coverage features
  2. Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi, a social activist who has been granted the prestigious United Kingdoms Commonwealth Points of Light Award for his initiative ‘Hunger Has No Religion’ hails from?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Lucknow
    C) Panipat
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi, a social activist from Hyderabad, has recently been granted the prestigious United Kingdoms Commonwealth Points of Light Award for his initiative ‘Hunger Has No Religion’.
  3. Which private sector bank has partnered with NIIT Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance (NIIT IFBI) To launch a fintech professional programme to build future-ready professionals for the bank?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    D) CSB Bank
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    NIIT Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance (NIIT IFBI) and Axis Bank have launched a fintech professional programme to build future-ready professionals for the private sector lender.
  4. Mumbai Metro and Axis Bank along with which of the following announced the launch of ‘One Mumbai Metro Card’, to ensure contactless and cashless travel for Mumbaikars?
    A) Capital One
    B) Visa
    C) Mastercard
    D) American Express
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mastercard, Mumbai Metro and Axis Bank announced the launch of ‘One Mumbai Metro Card’, to ensure contactless and cashless travel for Mumbaikars.
  5. Mountain biker Kanchan Ugursandi who has become the first finishes world’s 1st solo motorcycle expedition covering 18 Himalayan passes also became the first solo woman biker to scale which mountain pass?
    A) Marsimik La Pass
    B) Khardung La Pass
    C) Taglang La Pass
    D) Umling La Pass
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Mountain biker Kanchan Ugursandi finished in New Delhi the world”s first solo motorcycle expedition covering 18 treacherous passes of northern Himalayan mountain ranges.
    Miss Ugursandi has become the first solo woman biker to scale the Umlingla Pass, the first woman to cover the 18 passes and also the first woman to traverse a distance of 3,187 kilometre from New Delhi-Manali-Leh-Umlingla-Delhi in one go.
  6. Mahesh Kathi who passed away is related to which field?
    A) Lyricist
    B) Actor
    C) Politician
    D) Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mahesh Kathi, a known Telugu film critic and actor, has passed away. He was 44.He had last month met with an accident near Chandrasekharapuram village in Kodavalur Mandal of Nellore district.
  7. Which bank has partnered with TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) to launch a fully digital network for facilitating electricity bill payment across the state of Odisha?
    A) DCB Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IndusInd Bank announced that it has partnered with TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL), a joint venture between Tata Power and the Government of Odisha to launch a fully digital network for facilitating electricity bill payment across the state.
  8. Where has the coal tar derivates company, Epsilon Carbon, established India’s first integrated carbon black complex?
    A) Kannur, Kerala
    B) Bellary, Karnataka
    C) Burdwan, West Bengal
    D) Balasore, Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Epsilon Carbon, a coal tar derivates company, has established India’s first integrated carbon black complex with ₹550 crore investment at Bellary, Karnataka.
  9. Stefan Lofven has been reappointed as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Ethiopia
    B) Sweden
    C) Denmark
    D) Turkey
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven reappointed his previous cabinet of Social Democrats and Greens following his re-election.
  10. In July 2021, which country’s military tested laser-powered anti-drone system featuring the High-Energy Laser for Multiple Application – Power (HELMA-P) unit?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Singapore
    C) France
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The French military used a laser-powered canon to destroy a drone in a test of technology that the government hopes will be used to protect the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Sweden?
    A) Franc
    B) Krona
    C) Krone
    D) Euro
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Capital: Stockholm. Currency: Swedish krona
  2. Where is Epsilon Carbon Pvt. Ltd situated?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Where is Umling La Pass situated?
    A) Nainital
    B) Kullu
    C) Ladakh
    D) Manali
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. Where is NIIT Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

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