Current Affairs Quiz: July 24, 2019

Current Affairs 24 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. Who will head the panel of working out the disinvestment of Air India?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government reconstituted a group of ministers tasked with working out the modalities for sale of Air India.

  2. According to Survey by Razorpay,which city has topped the list of “most digitised cities” accounting for highest card payments?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru has topped the list of “most digitised cities” accounting for highest card payments in a study conducted by payments solution company Razorpay.

  3. Recently Which train completed successfull trial run from NewDelhi to Katra route?
    A)Rajdhani Express
    B)Garibrath Express
    C)Shatabdi Express
    D)Vande Bharat Express
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s fastest train, Vande Bharat Express‘s trial run from New Delhi to Katra was successfully conducted by the Indian Railways’ Northern Railway zone.

  4. Recently the government has extended the date for filling ITR for 2019-20 to which date?
    A)Dec 31
    B)Sep 30
    C)Aug 30
    D)Aug 31
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The date for filing income tax returns (ITR) for the assessment year 2019-20 has been extended from 31st July, 2019 to August 31, 2019

  5. Who has become the Israel longest serving Prime Minister?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Mohd Tillibe
    C)Prayuth Chancha
    D)Benjamin Netanyahu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.

  6. Recently Which Payments bank has decided to shut down its operations?
    A)Fino Payments Bank
    B)Airtel Payments Bank
    C)Paytm Payments Bank
    D)Aditya Birla Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Aditya Birla Payments Bank, a venture between Idea Cellular and Aditya Birla Nuvo, has shut down its operations. The payments bank that was only 18-month old has asked its customers to transfer their balances before July 26.

  7. At How much percent India will grow for the fiscal year 2019-20 according to International Monetary Fund?
    A)7.3%
    B)7.2%
    C)6.8%
    D)7%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its projection for India’s economic growth by 0.3 percentage points to 7 per cent for the fiscal year 2019-20 owing to the “weaker-than-expected outlook” for the domestic demand.

  8. Recently RBI launched which campaign to evolve better economic environment?
    A)Utkarsh 2022
    B)Akanksha 2022
    C)Utkrisht 2022
    D)Unnati 2022
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das launched — Utkarsh 2022 – the central bank’s medium-term strategy framework in line with the evolving macroeconomic environment to achieve excellence in the performance of its mandates and strengthening the trust of citizens and other institutions.

  9. Who has been appointed Chairperson of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Financial and Commercial Affairs Committee?
    A)Stephen Fleming
    B)Arif Alvi
    C)Ravi Shashtri
    D)Ehsaan Mani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has been appointed Chairperson of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Financial and Commercial Affairs Committee.

  10. Who has been appointed as new chief of National Productivity Council?
    A)Sanjiv Mitra
    B)Rakesh Ranjan
    C)Amita Prasad
    D)AK Jha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the appointment of Amita Prasad, a 1985 batch Karnataka cadre officer, has been entrusted with the charges of Inland Waterways Authority of India, which is an arm of Ministry of Shipping.

  11. Who has been appointed the Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Level-14?
    A)Sanjeev Kumar Singla
    B)Anita Jha
    C)Sanjiv Mitra
    D)Vikas Swarup
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IFS officer Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed the Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Level-14.

  12. Who has been appointed as new PM of United Kingdom?
    A)Nilsson Rey
    B)Scott Morrison
    C)Jeremy Hunt
    D)Boris Johnson
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hardline Brexiteer Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of Britain after defeating Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative party’s leadership contest.Hardline Brexiteer Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of Britain after defeating Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative party’s leadership contest.

  13. Recently Ramesh Haradinaj resigned from Prime Minister post.He was the former PM of which country?
    A)El Salvador
    B)Kosavo
    C)Marshall Islands
    D)Ukraine
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj abruptly resigned after being summoned as a suspect before a war crimes tribunal in The Hague, a development that could lead to snap elections and affect prospects for reconciliation talks with neighboring Serbia.

  14. Recently David Hedison passes away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Social Activist
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    American actor David Hedison best known for his roles in ‘Another World’, ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’ and ‘Licence to Kill’ passed away at age 92.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Kosavo?
    A)San Salvador
    B)Moldava
    C)Kiev
    D)Pristina
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Inland Waterways Authority of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Gurgaon
    D)Noida
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the capital of Israel?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Nezareth
    C)Jerusalem
    D)Mecca
    View Answer
    Option C

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