Current Affairs Quiz: July 23, 2020

Current Affairs 23 July 2020 Quiz

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  1. Where was the India’s first public EV (electric vehicle) charging plaza launched in July 2020?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Jaipur
    C) Agra
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Power Minister R K Singh inaugurated India’s first public EV (electric vehicle) charging plaza at Chelmsford Club in New Delhi.
  2. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has partnered with which of the following to promote volunteerism among Indian youth?
    A) UNIDO
    B) IBRD
    C) UNESCO
    D) UNICEF
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has partnered with UNICEF to strengthen resolve to mobilise 1 crore youth volunteers to achieve goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat
  3. Which state govt. has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana’ to combat malnutrition in the state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Odisha
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan with an aim to tackle the menace of malnutrition and anemia.
  4. Which public sector bank started a campaign to distribute face masks and sanitizers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in New Delhi?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Indian Overseas Bank
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched Punjab National Bank’s campaign to distribute face masks and sanitizers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in New Delhi.
  5. Where was the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup going to be held in 2020 which is now postponed to 2022?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) Netherlands
    C) Australia
    D) Scotland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia 2020 has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  6. Which golfer won the US PGA Memorial tournament?
    A) Sergio García
    B) Pablo Larrazábal
    C) Jon Rahm
    D) Antonio Garrido
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Jon Rahm became the first Spaniard since Seve Ballesteros in 1989 to hold golf’s world number one ranking, fending off a late challenge to win the US PGA Memorial tournament.
  7. Who is appointed as the new non-executive chairman of Bajaj Finance?
    A) Ajay Bajaj
    B) Sanjiv Bajaj
    C) Mukul Bajaj
    D) Rahul Bajaj
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sanjiv Bajaj will be new non-executive chairman of Bajaj Finance from August 2020.
    He will succeed Rahul Bajaj, who has been at the helm of the company since its inception in 1987 and the group for over five decades.
  8. Which of the following banks has appointed Ramesh Babu Boddu as MD & CEO of the bank?
    A) Karur Vysya Bank
    B) IDFC First Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) IndusInd Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Board of Karur Vysya Bank, has co-opted Ramesh Babu Boddu as an additional director and appointed him as the bank’s new MD & CEO for a period of three years from the date of taking charge.
    Boddu succeeds PR Seshadri who had resigned citing personal reasons on March 31, 2020.
  9. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute adjudged as the best research institute under ICAR is situated where?
    A) Chennai
    B) Trivandrum
    C) Kochi
    D) Madurai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has been adjudged as the best research institute of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
  10. Who is chosen to be conferred with the Legend of Animation award – Toonz Award?
    A) Vikram Goswami
    B) Arnab Chaudhary
    C) Sudhir Sardana
    D) Kishore Taneja
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Legendary animation director Arnab Chaudhuri has been named as the recipient of this year’s Legend of Animation award instituted by the Toonz Media Group (TMG). The award will be posthumously conferred to Arnab at the Animation Masters Summit (AMS) 2020– Digital Edition over the Zoom platform
  11. Who emerged as the highest paid banker for FY20 with Rs 18.92 cr in remuneration?
    A) Naina Lal Kidwai
    B) Aditya Puri
    C) Rajnish Kumar
    D) Girish Chandra Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    HDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri has emerged as the highest paid banker among the top lenders for FY 2019-20, with a 38 per cent jump in salary and perquisites to Rs 18.92 crore.
  12. Dubai-based Indian girl Samridhi Kalia has broken the world record in performing which of the following?
    A) 15 unique language songs
    B) 120 dance steps
    C) 50 tribal music
    D) 100 yoga poses
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A Dubai-based Indian girl has broken the world record for performing 100 yoga poses within minutes in a confined space.
  13. Viktor Chizhikov, the Russian illustrator who passed away recently was the creator of 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics mascot named?
    A) Vinicius
    B) Soohorang
    C) Mishka
    D) Mukmuk
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Viktor Chizhikov, the Russian illustrator behind the memorable Mishka bear mascot of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, died. He was 84.
    Misha, also known as Mishka or The Olympic Mishka
  14. Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis who passed away recently hailed from which country?
    A) Australia
    B) USA
    C) UK
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), the renowned civil rights leader who served as a symbol of the movement throughout his more than three decades in Congress, died at the age of 80.
  15. Researchers from which university developed PROSIT app that tracks mental health by studying phone usage?
    A) Dalhousie University
    B) University of Allahabad
    C) Jiwaji University
    D) Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The researchers of Dalhousie University have come up with a new app that can detect mental conditions like anxiety and depression based on how you use your phone.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Finserv Ltd. located?
    A) Surat
    B) Agra
    C) Delhi
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. Where is Toonz Animation India (P) Ltd. located?
    A) Kerala
    B) Goa
    C) Karnataka
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Trivandrum, Kerala
  3. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Jaipur
    D) Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option

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