Current Affairs Quiz: July 14, 2021

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  1. Which state was to organize Khelo India Youth Games-2021 which will now be held in 2022 in view of the possible third wave of Covid-19 pandemic?
    A) Haryana
    B) Goa
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Haryana government applied brakes on its earlier decision to hold Khelo India Youth Games-2021 in November-December and has now decided to organise the sports show in February 2022, in view of the possible third wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
  2. Which state has decided to create a new department to protect the culture and practices of people belonging to tribal and other indigenous communities?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Assam cabinet decided to create a new department to protect the culture and practices of people belonging to tribal and other indigenous communities, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
  3. Indian-American tennis player Samir Banerjee defeated whom to win Wimbledon Boys’ singles title?
    A) Victor Lilov
    B) Mehdi Sadaoui
    C) Robin Bertrand
    D) Igor Kudriashov
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian-American tennis player Samir Banerjee, 17, has won the Wimbledon Boys’ singles title. He defeated Victor Lilov of the USA
  4. Sophie Ecclestone and Devon Conway who won the ICC players of the month for June in respective category belong to which country respectively?
    A) Ireland and New Zealand
    B) West Indies and Zimbabwe
    C) England and New Zealand
    D) South Africa and West Indies
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    England spinner Sophie Ecclestone edged out India’s teen batting sensation Shafali Verma and all-rounder Sneh Rana to become the ICC Player of the Month for June, while New Zealand opener Devon Conway bagged the honour in the men’s category.
  5. Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah announced his retirement from which sport?
    A) Football
    B) Athletics
    C) Swimming
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah has announced his retirement from Test cricket in the middle of the ongoing one-off game against Zimbabwe.
  6. Where is the India’s India’s first cryptogamic garden housing nearly 50 species of lichens, ferns and fungi inaugurated?
    A) Shimla
    B) Dehradun
    C) Nainital
    D) Haldwani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s first cryptogamic garden housing nearly 50 species of lichens, ferns and fungi was inaugurated in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district’s Chakrata town.
  7. When is World Malala Day observed?
    A) July 12
    B) July 9
    C) July 14
    D) July 7
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Every year on July 12th, the world celebrates the birthday of Malala Yousafzai as World Malala Day .
  8. What is the theme of World Population Day 2021?
    A) Family Planning is a Human Right
    B) Rights and Choices are the Answer: Whether baby boom or bust, the solution to shifting fertility rates lies in prioritising all people’s reproductive health and rights
    C) How to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now
    D) Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Every year on July 11, the world observes World Population Day. The theme for World Population Day 2021 is “Rights and Choices are the Answer: Whether baby boom or bust, the solution to shifting fertility rates lies in prioritising all people’s reproductive health and rights.”
  9. Dr P K Warrier who passed away was known for popularizing which of the following?
    A) Herbal medicine
    B) Phytotherapy
    C) Homeopathy
    D) Ayurveda
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Dr P K Warrier, who popularised Ayurveda, died in Kerala’s Kottakal, a month after celebrating his 100th birthday on June 8.
  10. Yashpal Sharman who passed was related with which of the following sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Hockey
    C) Tennis
    D) Football
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Indian cricketer Yashpal Sharma, a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning squad, passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was 66.
  11. Rameshwar Puri who passed away was the mahant of which temple?
    A) Kadampuzha Devi Temple
    B) Annapurna Math Mandir
    C) Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
    D) Tilbhandeswar Temple
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The mahant of Kashi Annapurna Math Mandir, Rameshwar Puri passed away at a private hospital in the city. He was 67.
  12. Pawan Singh who has been selected as the first ever Indian juror for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games, is the joint secretary general of which sports federation of India?
    A) Archery Association of India
    B) Athletics Federation of India
    C) All India Football Federation
    D) National Rifle Association of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Pawan Singh, the Joint Secretary General of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), has been selected as the first ever Indian juror for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.
  13. Madhav Moghle who passed away was related with which field?
    A) Politician
    B) Actor
    C) Journalist
    D) Lyricist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Actor and mimicry artist Madhav Moghe, who was known for his roles in Partner and Damini, took his last breath.
  14. Which country signed a USD 1.3 billion deal with India’s hydro power major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) to develop a 679-megawatt hydropower project in the former country?
    A) Nepal
    B) Bhutan
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Nepal has signed a USD 1.3 billion deal with India’s hydro power major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) to develop a 679-megawatt hydropower project in eastern Nepal, the second mega venture undertaken by India in the neighbouring Himalayan nation.
  15. Where was the NAMO app drive launched for wider reach to the people who would be able to convey their issues or problems directly to the Prime Minister Narender Modi?
    A) Odisha
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Delhi
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Delhi BJP Chief Adesh Gupta launched NAMO app drive for its wider reach to the people who would be able to convey their issues or problems directly to the Prime Minister Narender Modi.
  16. In which od the following universities the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will set up a ‘Bangabandhu Chair’?
    A) Delhi University
    B) Banaras Hindu University
    C) Anna University
    D) Jawaharlal Nehru University
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will set up a ‘Bangabandhu Chair’ at Delhi University.
  17. How much amount has been allocated by the Centre to Odisha under the Jal Jeevan Mission for the current financial year to provide tap water supply to every household?
    A) Rs 3,729 cr
    B) Rs 3,323 cr
    C) Rs 3,561 cr
    D) Rs 3,092 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has allocated 3,323 crore rupees grant to Odisha under the Jal Jeevan Mission for the current financial year to provide tap water supply to every households.
  18. The India Industrial Land Bank will achieve pan-India integration by when aa announced by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry?
    A) March 2022
    B) January 2022
    C) November 2021
    D) December 2021
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Industrial Land Bank will achieve pan-India integration by December 2021, said Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  19. Which association launched first of its kind global Mobility Aids Action Group to examine and improve the transport journey of mobility aids, including wheelchairs?
    A) Airports Authority of India
    B) International Air Transport Association
    C) Airports Council International Europe
    D) International Association of Travel Agents Network
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a global Mobility Aids Action Group to examine and improve the transport journey of mobility aids, including wheelchairs, with the objective of improving the handling of this vital equipment for travelers with disabilities.
  20. Who has written the book ‘Pregnancy Bible’ which chronicles her experiences through her pregnancy?
    A) Kareena Kapoor
    B) Anushka Sharma
    C) Shilpa Shetty
    D) Amrita Rao
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Kareena Kapoor Khan announce the launch of her book Pregnancy Bible .The book is published by Juggernaut Books. Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Pregnancy Bible chronicles the actress’s experiences through her two pregnancies.
  21. Bhutan, UAE and in which other country has the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) recently secured trademark registrations which is a big stride towards protecting the identity of brand Khadi globally?
    A) Oman
    B) Jamaica
    C) Ireland
    D) Mexico
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has recently secured trademark registrations in three countries namely Bhutan, UAE and Mexico which is a big stride towards protecting the identity of brand Khadi globally.
  22. The Reserve Bank of India announced the cut-off yield for the new 10-year bond at what per cent per annum?
    A) 6.35%
    B) 6.30%
    C) 6.10%
    D) 6.25%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India announced the cut-off yield for the new 10-year bond at 6.10% per annum, higher than that of the current benchmark, signalling a slight tolerance for a higher yield after months of trying to keep it at 6% or less.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Which of the following has developed India Industrial Land Bank (IILB) portal, a GIS-enabled database of industrial areas/clusters across the country?
    A) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    B) NITI Aayog
    C) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)
    D) Department of Expenditure
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

  2. Where is the HQ of International Air Transport Association situated?
    A) Copenhagen, Denmark
    B) Stockholm, Sweden
    C) Havana, Cuba
    D) Montreal, Canada
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Headquarters: Montreal, Canada. Founded: 19 April 1945, Havana, Cuba
  3. Where is the HQ of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Noida
    C) Pune
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Where is the HQ of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Surat
    D) Bareilly
    View Answer
    Option B

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