Current Affairs Quiz: July 15, 2021

Current Affairs 15 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won parliamentary elections of which country again?
    A) Kazakhstan
    B) Peru
    C) Cuba
    D) Ethiopia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party won the most seats in Ethiopia’s parliamentary election, the election board said, a victory that assures him another term in office.
  2. Which Indian state got recently added to the Indian Railways map after passenger train – Rajdhani Express reached one of the stations in that state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Sikkim
    C) Tripura
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A passenger train – Rajdhani Express from Assam’s Silchar railway station – reached the Vaingaichunpao railway station in Manipur for a trial run, putting the state on the Indian Railways map.
  3. Who won the European Championship 2020 Golden Boot?
    A) Robert Lewandowski
    B) Lionel Messi
    C) Cristiano Ronaldo
    D) Antoine Griezmann
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claimed his first European Championship Golden Boot as EURO 2020 concluded with Italy emerging as the champion.
  4. Which movie has been recently added to the collection of the National Film Archives of India (NFAI)?
    A) Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    B) PK
    C) Dangal
    D) Barfi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Amir Khan starrer controversial movie ‘PK’, which released in 2014 and got mired in controversy over hurting religious sentiments of Hindus, has been added to the collection of the National Film Archives of India (NFAI).
  5. The book titled “A New Cold War: Henry Kissinger and the Rise of China” is edited by Sanjaya Baru and whom?
    A) Vishesh Kumar
    B) Rohit Nagpal
    C) Ankit Singh
    D) Rahul Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The book titled “A New Cold War: Henry Kissinger and the Rise of China” edited by Sanjaya Baru and Rahul Sharma has been released recently.
  6. Pankaj Singh announced his retirement from which sport?
    A) Cricket
    B) Hockey
    C) Football
    D) Badminton
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former India and Rajasthan pacer Pankaj Singh announced retirement from all forms of cricket.
  7. Who is elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal for the 5th time?
    A) Sushil Koirala
    B) Sher Bahadur Deuba
    C) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
    D) K. P. Sharma Oli
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba became the country’s Prime Minister for the fifth time, media reports said. President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed him in accordance with Article 76(5) of the Constitution.
  8. IIT Madras has collaborated with which of the following to conduct a National hackathon called ‘SAMVEDAN 2021 – Sensing Solutions for Bharat’?
    A) Vivo
    B) Facebook
    C) Samsung
    D) Sony
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation (IITM-PTF) is collaborating with Sony India Software Centre Pvt. Ltd. to conduct a National hackathon called ‘SAMVEDAN 2021 – Sensing Solutions for Bharat’ to inspire citizens to solve India-specific problems of societal interest using IoT sensor board.
  9. Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for which country’s Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021?
    A) Qatar
    B) Oman
    C) Bahrain
    D) Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021.
  10. Who is author of the book titled “The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency”?
    A) BN Sachdeva
    B) Kapil Awasthi
    C) Sunil Gaba
    D) Ashok Chakravarti
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The book titled “The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency” written by Ashok Chakravarti has been released.
  11. National Research Centre on Yak in which state/UT has tied up with the National Insurance Company Ltd. for insuring their livestock?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a first, Himalayan Yaks to be insured. The National Research Centre on Yak (NRCY) at Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district has tied up with the National Insurance Company Ltd. for insuring their livestock.
  12. Henrietta Fore, executive director of which organization resigned citing family health issues?
    A) World Wide Fund for Nature
    B) UNICEF
    C) UNESCO
    D) Food and Agriculture Organization
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has accepted the resignation of Henrietta Fore as executive director of UNICEF with deep regret, praising her inspiring leadership as head of the UN children’s agency.
  13. In July 2021, the Indian Navy received the 10th anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I from the which company?
    A) SpaceX
    B) Airbus
    C) Boeing
    D) Dreamliner
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy has received the 10th anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I from the US-based aerospace company Boeing.
  14. Indian Mithai Raj lost top spot to skipper Stafanie Taylor of which country in the latest ICC ODI rankings?
    A) Australia
    B) South Africa
    C) New Zealand
    D) West Indies
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India captain and star batter Mithali Raj was dethroned from the top spot by West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
  15. Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced which country as the host of World Badminton Championships to be held in 2026?
    A) India
    B) Malaysia
    C) China
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India will host the World Badminton Championships in 2026, the sport’s global governing body, BWF, said.
  16. Who has authored the book titled ‘Urdu Poets and Writers – Gems of Deccan’?
    A) Bashir Badr
    B) Ada Jafri
    C) Sahil Ludhianvi
    D) J.S. Ifthekhar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Vice President M. Venkaih Naidu received a book entitled ‘Urdu Poets and Writers – Gems of Deccan’ authored by senior journalist, J.S. Ifthekhar.
  17. Where is National Thermal Power Corporation, NTPC going to set up India’s single largest solar park?
    A) Dwarka
    B) Rann of Kutch
    C) Jaisalmer
    D) Sunderbans
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Thermal Power Corporation, NTPC will set up India’s single largest solar park at Rann of Kutch in Khavada, Gujarat.
  18. In which state schemes such as Comprehensive Scheme for development of MSCB Ltd. and PACS (Primary Agriculture Co-operative Societies) have been launched implemented under NABARD?
    A) Haryana
    B) Bihar
    C) Manipur
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched various welfare schemes implemented under NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) through video conferencing in Imphal. The schemes include Comprehensive Scheme for development of MSCB Ltd. and PACS (Primary Agriculture Co-operative Societies) in Manipur, infrastructure support to 10 PACS and two TDF projects in Churachandpur and Pherzwal district.
  19. Which state/UT government has signed an MoU with Sikkim State Organic Certification Agency (SOCCA) to turn the state/UT into an organic entity?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ladakh administration has signed an MoU with Sikkim State Organic Certification Agency (SOCCA) to turn the Union Territory into an organic entity.
  20. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, APEDA signed an MoU with which of the following for strengthening export linkage of farmer cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organisation, FPOs?
    A) National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
    B) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
    C) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd, NAFED
    D) Indian Council of Agricultural Research
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, APEDA signed an MoU with National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd, NAFED for strengthening export linkage of farmer cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organisation, FPOs.
  21. Deepak Kabra has become the first Indian to be selected for judging which competition in the Tokyo Olympic Games?
    A) Gymnastics
    B) Athletics
    C) Hockey
    D) Archery
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Deepak Kabra has become the first Indian to be selected for judging the gymnastics competition of the Olympic Games, a life goal achieved for the man who knew he wouldn’t have made it there as an active gymnast because of his not-so-strong fundamentals.
  22. Paul Orndorff who passed away was related which sports?
    A) Wrestling
    B) Tennis
    C) Football
    D) Volleyball
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The renowned American professional wrestler, Paul Orndorff, who is best known with his nickname Mr. Wonderful, has passed away.He was 71.
  23. Where is NTPC REL going to set up the India’s first green Hydrogen Mobility project?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Ladakh
    D) Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State-run power giant NTPC said its arm, NTPC REL, will set up the country’s first green Hydrogen Mobility project in Ladakh.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation situated?
    A) Bern, Switzerland
    B) Paris, France
    C) Lausanne, Switzerland
    D) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. Where is the HQ of Agriculture and processed food production export Development Authority (APEDA) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Jaipur
    C) Mumbai
    D) Nashik
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. Where is the HQ of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bhatinda
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Where is the HQ of NTPC Limited situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. Where is the HQ of National Film Archive of India situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    With headquarters at Pune, Maharashtra, NFAI has three regional offices at Bangalore, Calcutta and Thiruvananthapuram.
  6. What is the currency of Ethiopia?
    A) Rand
    B) Balboa
    C) Birr
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Capital: Addis Ababa. Currency: Ethiopian birr

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