Current Affairs Quiz: July 15, 2019

Current Affairs 15 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently the government has launched which initiative to improve quality of care in labour room and maternity operation theatres?
    A)MediCap
    B)BhOomi
    C)AkSA
    D)LaQshya
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government of India has launched “LaQshya” (Labour room Quality improvement Initiative) to improve quality of care in labour room and maternity operation theatres in public health facilities. It’s a multipronged approach focused at Intrapartum and immediate postpartum period.

  2. Which country has launched Proton M rocket carrying the Spektr RG space telescope?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Russian space agency has launched Proton-M rocket carrying the Spektr-RG(Spectrum Roentgen Gamma) space telescope from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

  3. As per IHS Markit,Which country will overtake the UK to become the world’s fifth biggest economy in 2019?
    A)Australia
    B)Brazil
    C)Nepal
    D)India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will overtake the UK to become the world’s fifth biggest economy in 2019, and is poised to surpass Japan to be the third largest in 2025, according to IHS Markit.

  4. Who clinched the WBC international welterweight title in Jeddah?
    A)Amir Khan
    B)Billy Dib
    C)Shoaib Khan
    D)Ashraf Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Olympic silver medallist Amir Khan clinched the WBC international welterweight title after knocking out Australian Billy Dib in the fourth round of his bout in the inaugural Super Boxing League in Jeddah.

  5. Who clinched 11th consecutive victory in US Professional circuit?
    A)Mike Snider
    B)Zoramthanga
    C)Vijender Singh
    D)Akhil Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian boxing star Vijender Singh remained an unstoppable force, clinching a Technical Knockout over the more experienced Mike Snider on his debut in the US professional circuit.

  6. Who won women’s Wimbledon Title 2019?
    A)Simona Halep
    B)Serena Williams
    C)Naomi Oska
    D)Ashleigh Barty
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Romanian Simona Halep stunned Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 in the finals to win her maiden Wimbledon title.

  7. Which country will host FIFA U17 World Cup 2019?
    A)Brazil
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)Australia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Estádio Bezerrão in Brasília (Gama) will make football history on 26 October 2019 when it hosts the opening match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the first-ever edition of this prestigious tournament to be staged in Brazil.

  8. Who has been appointed as the Chief Security Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik?
    A)Bishan Singh
    B)Farooq Khan
    C)Abdul Owasi
    D)Abdulla Rehman
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lakshadweep Administrator Farooq Khan has been appointed as the Chief Security Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik.

  9. Who recently resigned as minister from the Punjab cabinet?
    A)Navjot Singh Sidhu
    B)Jyoti Raj Scindia
    C)Rahul Gandhi
    D)Amarinder Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as minister from the Punjab cabinet. The Congress leader posted his resignation letter dated June 10, addressed to Rahul Gandhi.

  10. Which Film has won big at this year’s SAARC film festival, bagging four awards, including ‘Best Feature Film’?
    A)Baahubali
    B)Nagarkirtar
    C)Manikarnika
    D)Yevadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Director Kaushik Ganguly’s Bengali outing ‘Nagarkirtan‘, a love story of a transwoman and a flautist, has won big at this year’s SAARC film festival, bagging four awards, including ‘Best Feature Film’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of SAARC?
    A)Kathmandu
    B)Rome
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
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    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Brazil?
    A)Won
    B)Riel
    C)Krone
    D)Real
    View Answer
    Option D

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