Current Affairs Quiz: July 22, 2018

Current Affairs 22 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which state to host India’s first private sector triennial in Decemeber-January?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Telangana
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha will host to what is billed as India’s first private sector triennial in December-January that will see the convergence of artists from the national and international scene.

  2. NABARD has launched a centre for accelerating concerted action on climate change in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Varanasi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    NABARD has launched a centre for accelerating concerted action on climate change by various stakeholders including government, private and financial sectors.

  3. Virasat-e-Khalsa,a museum of the Sikhs,was set up in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)UP
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has finalized a blue print to further develop prestigious Virasat-e-Khalsa,a museum of the Sikhs,at Ananadpur Sahib ,Punjab.
  4. 8th BRICS Health Ministers meeting was held in which city?
    A)Johannesburg
    B)Mumbai
    C)Durban
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian delegation was led by Mr J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He stated that India is committed to eliminating TB by 2025.

  5. Who will launch a satellite named “Athena” in 2019 that will provide broadband internet connections to rural and underserved areas?
    A)Google
    B)Facebook
    C)Microsoft
    D)ISRO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Facebook has confirmed it is working on a new satellite project named Athena , that will provide broadband internet connections to rural and underserved areas. The company aims to launch satellite in early 2019.

  6. Who has launched an online toolkit to analyse satellite data for research?
    A)Google
    B)NASA
    C)ISRO
    D)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    NASA has launched an online toolkit to make it easier for users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts.

  7. Alisson Becker has become the world’s most expensive goalkeeper.He belongs to which country?
    A)Brazil
    B)Spain
    C)Croatia
    D)Germany
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Alisson Becker of Brazil has become the World’s most expensive goalkeeper while transferring clubs from Italy’s Roma to England’s Liverpool for a world record £56 million. The 25-year-old Brazilian has beaten Ederson Moraes (£34.7 million, Benfica to Manchester City).

  8. Who became the youngest Indian golfer to make the cut in any Major after capping a wonderful back nine to achieve the feat at the 147th Open Championships at Carnoustie, Scotland?

    A)Hima Das
    B)Shiv Kapur
    C)Shubhankar Sharma
    D)Arjun Atwal

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Shubhankar Sharma became the youngest Indian golfer to make the cut in any Major after he capped a wonderful back nine to achieve the feat at the 147th Open Championships at Carnoustie, Scotland.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Who is the Chief Minister of Odisha?
    A)Yogi Adityanath
    B)Biren Singh
    C)Naveen Patnaik
    D)Raghubar Das
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. NABARD was founded in which year?
    A)1984
    B)1991
    C)1982
    D)1980
    View Answer
    Option C

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