Current Affairs Quiz: July 24, 2020

Current Affairs 24 July 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state govt. has signed a MoU with IIT Ropar for skill development in the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Punjab government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, in the area of skill development.
  2. India with which country conducted the Passage Exercise, joint military operations in the Indian Ocean in July 2020?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The US and Indian navies conducted joint military operations in the Indian Ocean as both countries try to navigate tense relations with Beijing.
  3. On which of its platforms has the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) launched ‘Autopay’ feature for recurring payments?
    A) NFS
    B) NACH
    C) UPI
    D) IMPS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI),, launched its one-stop fintech payment solution- UPI AutoPay in a virtual event of Global Fintech Fest.
  4. In July 2020, with which bank did LIC tied up to distribute its policies through the bank?
    A) Indian Overseas Bank
    B) Indian Bank
    C) Oriental Bank of Commerce
    D) Union Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and Union Bank of India, after its amalgamation with Corporation Bank and Andhra Bank, have announced a corporate agency agreement to distribute LIC policies.
  5. Which card is being launched by FamPay, a neo-bank for teenagers to let them make payments independently?
    A) FamNless
    B) FamCard
    C) FamTeenage
    D) FamPaycard
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    FamPay, a neo-bank for teenagers that brings cashless convenience to millions of teens and their parents, announced the launch of a numberless card – FamCard.
  6. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)?
    A) Prakash Chandra
    B) Vivek Dave
    C) Sunil Rewari
    D) Sumit Deb
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sumit Deb has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), iron ore mining major of the country.
  7. Which of the following general insurance companies has appointed Prakash Chandra Kandpal as its new managing director & chief executive officer?
    A) SBI General Insurance
    B) New India Assurance Company
    C) TATA AIG General Insurance Company
    D) Oriental Insurance Company
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    SBI General Insurance, the non-life a subsidiary of State Bank of India has appointed Prakash Chandra Kandpal as its new managing director & chief executive officer.
  8. Which space agency launched South Korea’s first military satellite named ‘ANASIS-II’ in July 2020?
    A) NASA
    B) JAXA
    C) SpaceX
    D) ISRO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    SpaceX successfully launched South Korea’s first military satellite and aced a rocket landing, too, to mark its 12th launch of the year.
    The satellite named “ANASIS-II”was deployed into a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) by a Falcon 9 rocket. It was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in the US of Florida
  9. Which country launched an unmanned probe to Mars in its first independent mission to another planet?
    A) USA
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    China has launched an unmanned probe to Mars in its first independent mission to another planet, a bid for global leadership in space and a display of its technological prowess and ambition.
  10. Developed by DRDO, ‘Dhruvastra’, India’s indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile was test-fired from where?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has successfully conducted three flight tests of its indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile ‘Dhruvastra’ from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.
  11. Who among the following won the inaugural Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity?
    A) Malala Yousafzai
    B) Kailash Satyarthi
    C) Emma Watson
    D) Greta Thunberg
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg win the inaugural Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity from 136 nominees from 46 different countries.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Life Insurance Corporation located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Thrissur
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Where is the HQ of National Payments Corporation of India located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where city is FamPay, India’s first Neobank for teenagers based in?
    A) Karur
    B) Thrissur
    C) Amravati
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Where is the HQ of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Panaji
    C) Nasik
    D) Puri
    View Answer
    Option A
  5. SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer company headquartered in?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option B

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