Current Affairs Quiz: July 21, 2018

Current Affairs 21 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country to host two plus two dialogue with US in September?
    A)India
    B)France
    C)UK
    D)China
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will host the US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis, in NewDelhi on 6th September this year for the inaugural 22 dialogue.

  2. Indian Government is planning to build 2000 kms of international roads by which year?
    A)2023
    B)2022
    C)2020
    D)2021
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government is planning to build 1,911 kilometres of international connectivity roads over the five year period ending 2022 under its flagship Bharatmala scheme.

  3. Government is set to complete multi modal terminal in which city by November this year?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Varanasi
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has announced that it is set to complete the multi modal terminal at Varanasi by November this year,while two others at Sahibganj and Haldia would be completed next year.

  4. Which state government launched “e-Pragati” portal?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu launched e-Pragati portal,a digital platform for governance in the state, would help to connect all the state government departments and act as a stand-alone to resolve the issues.

  5. Which state government setup a 24 hour helpline for intercaste couples?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Jharkhand
    D)TamilNadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that a 24 hour helpline has been setup to investigate issues faced by inter-caste couples and offer them necessary assistance and protection.

  6. Which state police launches digital volunteers campaign to check rumours?
    A)Telangana
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh police has decided to hire digital volunteers to curb the menace of rumours and bust illegal activities.

  7. Which state CM inaugurated “Kharchi Puja”, being annual festival of the state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Nagaland
    C)Tripura
    D)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar inaugurated the seven day long “Kharchi Puja” at Puran Habeli, seven km from the state capital. The annual festival is meant to cleanse the sins of mortal souls. Originally a Hindu tribals’ festivity, it is now observed by all communities and religion.

  8. Which country became the 68th member of International Solar Alliance(ISA)?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Myanmar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande at the Paris climate summit in 2015, the ISA was conceived as a coalition of solar resource-rich countries to address their special energy needs and provide a platform to collaborate on dealing with the identified gaps through a common, agreed approach.

  9. Who was appointed as the incharge of upcoming 18th Asian games?
    A)Sebastian Coe
    B)BrijBushan Sharan
    C)Devendra Kumar Sikri
    D)Hiamant Biswa Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has appointed Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh as the incharge of upcoming 18th Asian Games. He will be assisted by four deputy heads.

  10. Poet Gopal Das Neeraj passed away.He was poet of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Hindi
    C)Urdu
    D)Marathi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Born in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh on 4th January 1925, Neeraj also created name for his lyrics for films like Prem Pujari, Tere Mere Sapne, Chanda Aur Bijli and Sharmili.

  11. Recently, former and finance minister , Ramchandra Singhdeo passed away.He was finance minister of which state?
    A)MP
    B)Chattisgarh
    C)UP
    D)Gujarat
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The former and first finance minister of Chhattisgarh, Ramchandra Singhdeo has passed away. He was 88.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Solar Alliance?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Gurugram
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Myanmar?
    A)Peso
    B)Rupee
    C)Kyat
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

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