Current Affairs Quiz: July 20, 2019

Current Affairs 20 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. Union Minister of Human Resource Development released UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme “Deeksharambh” in Which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Human Resource Development released UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme “Deeksharambh” in New Delhi.

  2. Which state will host first ever Himalayan states conclave?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Jammu and Kashmir
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand will host the first ever Himalayan states conclave on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development.

  3. Which country has signed agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million.

  4. Recently Which telecom operator became second largest operator as per TRAI?
    A)Idea
    B)BSNL
    C)Airtel
    D)Jio
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reliance Jio, the newest entrant in the telecom sector, has pipped Bharti Airtel to become the second-largest mobile operator with 32.29 crore subscribers in May, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

  5. Recently Asian Development Bank lowered India’s GDP growth rate to how much percent?
    A)7.1%
    B)7.2%
    C)7.3%
    D)7%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank lowered India’s GDP growth rate from 7.2% to 7% for the current fiscal year.

  6. Which state government has signed pact with Bombay Stock Exchange to encourage and support state’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to raise capital?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    BSE has inked a pact with Haryana government to encourage and support state’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to raise capital.

  7. Which state government has signed pact with National Stock Exchange for growth of MSMEs?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Karnataka
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Stock Exchange has signed a pact with the Haryana government to help boost the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises sector in the state.

  8. The Tabor Athletics Meet is being held in Which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Ukraine
    D)Czech Republic
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Star Indian sprinter Hima Das clinched her fourth gold as she won the 200m race with a creditable time in the Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic.

  9. Which Indian cricketer was recently inducted into Hall of Fame?
    A)Saurav Ganguly
    B)Rahul Dravid
    C)VVS Laxman
    D)Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the latest cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the latest cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

  10. Recently International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Which country with immediate effect for failing to fulfil their obligation of ensuring that there is no government interference in its administration?
    A)Zimbabwe
    B)Holland
    C)Netherlands
    D)Kenya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect for failing to fulfil their obligation of ensuring that there is no government interference in its administration.

  11. Recently John Obi Mikel announced his retirement from international sports.He was related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Badminton
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nigerian footballer John Obi Mikel announced his retirement from international football. His decision comes after the end of Nigeria’s campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

  12. Which campaign has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award, 2019?
    A)Find The Trees
    B)Dispose Plastic Pollution
    C)Find the Incredible You
    D)Save Earth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The “Find the Incredible You” campaign of the Tourism Ministry, has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award, 2019.

  13. Who is the author of “Kargil:Untold Stories from the War”?
    A)Akansha Parihar
    B)Rachna Bisht Rawat
    C)Kiran Desai
    D)Chitra Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kargil: Untold stories from the War”, the book published by Penguin Random House, is authored by Rachna Bisht Rawat.

  14. When is Nelson Mandela International Day observed?
    A)July 19
    B)July 18
    C)July 15
    D)July 16
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations observes 18 July every year as Nelson Mandela International Day. The day acknowledges the Nelson Mandela’s contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world. Nelson Mandela Day is an occasion for all to take action and inspire change.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Nigeria?
    A)Peso
    B)Naira
    C)Won
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Zimbabwe?
    A)Dollar
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

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