Current Affairs Quiz: July 13, 2018

Current Affairs 13 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. India’s first private Unmanned Air Vehicles(UAV) factory is to be setup in which city?
    A)Kota
    B)Ranchi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing Unmanned Air vehicles(UAV) and light bulletproof vehicles(LBPV)will be set up by DCM Shriram Industries Group on the campus of Shriram Rayons in Kota,Rajasthan.

  2. What is the rank of India in Global Innovation Index 2018?
    A)59th
    B)57th
    C)60th
    D)62nd
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Global Innovation Index has ranked India as the 57th most innovative nation in the world. The country has improved its ranking from 60th position in 2017. Switzerland topped the list.

  3. What is India’s position in world’s largest cultivated area under genetically modified crops?
    A)2nd
    B)3rd
    C)5th
    D)6th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has the world’s 5th largest cultivated area under genetically modified crops , at 11.4 million hectares (mh) in 2017 according to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA).USA topped the list.

  4. The new Headquarters building of Archaeological Survey of India(ASI ) was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The new Headquarters building is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including energy-efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting. It will also include a Central Archaeological Library with a collection of about one lakh 50 thousand books and journals.

  5. Indian Railways to export six Diesel Multiple Units(DMU) train sets to which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Iran
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways is all set to establish its footprint in Sri Lanka with the export of six DMU train sets consisting of 78 modern coaches worth Rs.600 crore.
  6. First Nepal India broad gauge railway service to be operated from Janakpur town in Nepal to which town in India?
    A)Patna
    B)Jayanagar
    C)Gaya
    D)Motihari
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nepal plans to operate its first ever broad-gauge passenger railway service from Janakpur town to Indian border town Jayanagar in Bihar starting December.

  7. India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed signature bridge to be opened in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)New Delhi
    D)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed signature bridge connecting the Outer Ring Road with Wazirabad will open by October end.
  8. Which state government has launched “Seema Darshan “Project?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Odisha
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has given in principle approval for the 39 crore rupees “Seema Darshan” project for developing more infrastructure facilities from T-Junction to Zero Point at Nadabet near Suigam in Banaskantha district to instil patriotism through a unique Gujarat initiative for border tourism.

  9. Which state government has launched an all women police squad named”The Winners”?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kolkata Police has unleashed a new weapon against eve-teasers, stalkers and roadside Romeos: an all-woman motorbike squad, “the winners”, a special all-women patrolling team to combat and prevent crimes like molestation, eve-teasing etc. to make public places safer for women.

  10. Indian Army chosen which Bank on Defence Salary Package?
    A)SBI
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Army has joined hands with the SBI on the Defence Salary Package, which will include free personal accident death and total disability cover.

  11. UN security Council adopted a resolution to protect children in armed conflict.The council was chaired by whom?
    A)Theresa May
    B)Malcolm Turnbell
    C)Stefan Lofven
    D)Donald Trump
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Resolution 2427, which won unanimous approval of the 15 members of the council, strongly condemns the recruitment and use of children by parties to armed conflict as well as their re-recruitment, killing and maiming, rape and other forms of sexual violence, abductions. The council was chaired by Swedish PM Stefan Lofven..

  12. Which company announced $25 million investment to fight fake news?
    A)Twitter
    B)Google
    C)Facebook
    D)YouTube
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Video sharing platform YouTube has announced the investment of $25 million to counter the spread of fake news on its platform.

  13. Which INS became the first warship to enter port of Sabang in Indonesia?
    A)INS Brahmaputra
    B)INS VIkramaditya
    C)INS Sumitra
    D)INS Virat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian naval ship INS Sumitra became the first-ever warship to enter port of Sabang in Indonesia. The warship was deployed in Malacca Straits.

  14. Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 trillion to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said as the UN marks ‘Malala Day’.When is Malala Day celebrated?
    A)July 12
    B)July 10
    C)June 14
    D)June 11
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 trillion to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said as the UN marks ‘Malala Day’ on July 12.

  15. Which of the following wallet service provider launched forex services to offer “multi-currency forex card and forex cash”?
    A)Paypal
    B)Oxigen Wallet
    C)Paytm
    D)Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Payments-wallet services provider Paytm has launched foreign exchange services in 20 international currencies. It would offer “multi-currency forex card and forex cash”.

  16. Which payments bank gets RBI nod to start enrolling new customers?
    A)Paytm Payments Bank
    B)Airtel Payments Bank
    C)Fino Payments Bank
    D)Jio Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    After running into rough weather due to Aadhaar-related e-KYC issues, Airtel Payments Bank has received requisite approvals from the RBI and UIDAI to start acquiring new customers.
  17. Recently ,which country became the 69th member of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development(EBRD)?
    A)Mexico
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The EBRD aims to promote the private and entrepreneurial initiative in emerging Europe and invests in 38 emerging economies.

  18. Which country topped the list in Asia Cup Archery?
    A)India
    B)Korea
    C)SriLanka
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has bagged four medals in the Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament Stage 3 in Taipei, Taiwan. The feat comprised 3 silver medals and a bronze. India also finished joint third with Iran in the championship.

  19. JP Vaswani passed away recently.He belonged to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Writer
    C)Singer
    D)Professor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    An acclaimed writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and educator, Vaswani excelled as a student and had obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the age of 17.

  20. Recently,the reigning world’s ugliest dog winner passed away.Name it?
    A)Zas Zas
    B)Vrs Vrs
    C)Zsa Zsa
    D)Tza Tza
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Zsa Zsa was an English Bull Dog. She was 9 years old. She won the “World’s Ugliest Dog” title last month in the United States.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Archeological Survey of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Who is the chairman of SBI?
    A)Usha AnathSubramaniyam
    B)Rajnish Kumar
    C)Mahesh Kumar Singh
    D)PS Jayakumar
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Youtube?
    A)Beijing
    B)London
    C)California
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option C

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