Current Affairs Quiz: July 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. In which city,the foundation stone of India’s first dolphin research centre will be laid?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Patna
    D)Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The foundation stone of India’s first dolphin research centre will be laid in Patna on the bank of river Ganga on October 5, after a delay of eight years.

  2. Which state government announced Janata Clinics to ensure Ease of doing Farming?
    A)Punjab
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Kerala
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Keeping focus on farmers, cattle, youth and unemployed in the 2019-20 budget, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced free of cost ‘Janata Clinics’ for all, renewable energy projects for clean environment and moves to ensure ‘Ease of Doing Farming’.

  3. Which government announced to convert Rajghat thermal power plant into a solar park?
    A)Haryana
    B)Delhi
    C)Odisha
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Shelving its previous plan to convert it into a waste-to-energy plant, the Delhi government announced that a solar park — of 5,000 KW capacity — will come up in the spot of the defunct Rajghat thermal power plant.

  4. The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting was held in Which city?
    A)London
    B)NewYork
    C)Rome
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting was held in London. External Affairs Minister conveyed India’s stand at the meet.

  5. Which country will host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2020?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)UAE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Unesco has announced that the Chinese city of Fuzhou will host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2020.

  6. As per UN 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index released recently,India lifted how many people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016?
    A)345 million
    B)342 million
    C)271 million
    D)250 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    UN Development Programme released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index recently. India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” the report by the United Nations said.

  7. Who was appointed as Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs, in the Ministry of External Affairs?
    A)Sanjiv Arora
    B)Dinesh Dixit
    C)Vikas Swarup
    D)Swati Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Diplomat Vikas Swarup was appointed as Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs, in the Ministry of External Affairs.

  8. Who was appointed as new CEO of Accenture?
    A)Julie Sweet
    B)David Malpass
    C)Anshula Kant
    D)David Rowland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Accenture has announced the appointment of Julie Sweet, who played an integral role in the company’s business and investment strategy, as its new CEO and David Rowland, currently interim CEO, as Executive Chairman.

  9. The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) was held in Which country?
    A)China
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Two Indian start-ups have won the Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity award at the second edition of Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) being held in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg.

  10. Recently Soumendranath Kundu passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Politics
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Bengal and Railways leg-spinner Soumendranath Kundu passed away at the age of 77.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Accenture?
    A)NewYork
    B)Dublin
    C)London
    D)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option B

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