Current Affairs Quiz: July 26, 2018

Current Affairs 26 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. Gandhi Heritage Centre will be built in which country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Uganda
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to build a Gandhi Heritage Centre in Uganda’s Jinja, where a statue of Mahatma Gandhi now stands.

  2. Indian Government has decided to gift a cancer therapy machine to the Uganda Cancer Institute.It is situated in which city of Uganda?
    A)Mbale
    B)Kampala
    C)Lira
    D)Jinja
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Indian Government has decided to gift a cancer therapy machine to the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala, which will not only serve the people of Uganda but also the people of many East African countries.

  3. The scheme titled “Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural heritage and Diverse Cultural Traditions of India”is being implemented by which ministry?
    A)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    B)Ministry of Home Affairs
    C)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    D)Ministry of Culture
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Scheme titled “Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural heritage and Diverse Cultural Traditions of India” is being implemented by Ministry of Culture with the objective of reinvigorating and revitalizing various institutions, groups, individuals, identified non-MoC institutions, non-government organisations, researchers and scholars so that they may engage in activities/ projects for strengthening, protecting, preserving and promoting the rich intangible cultural heritage of India.

  4. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched which emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance?
    A)Childline
    B)Chlildcare
    C)Children care
    D)Children Aids
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    CHILDLINE is India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance. At present, it is operational at 450 locations.

  5. IRDAI has constituted panel to review third party motor insurance.Who will be heading this panel?
    A)Sunita Sharma
    B)Hemant Bhargava
    C)Nilesh Sathe
    D)PJ Joseph
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Insurance regulator IRDAI has constituted a 16-member committee to examine motor third party insurance pricing aspects and make recommendations on the premium rates for 2019-20.

  6. Which state government launched “Green Mahanadi Mission”?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the “Green Mahanadi Mission”, a plantation drive under which 2 crore saplings will be planted along the Mahanadi river and its tributaries.

  7. Which company will work with Karnataka Government to fight air pollution?
    A)Syntel
    B)Google
    C)Wipro
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Wipro Chairman Azim Premji assured Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy of associating with the state government in minimizing air pollution as part of the IT major’s corporate social responsibility (CSR).

  8. Which state government launched solar scheme to increase farmer’s income?
    A)Odisha
    B)Delhi
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Delhi Cabinet approved a scheme under which farmers in the national capital can lease out part of their agricultural land for setting up solar panels for additional income.
  9. Which state CM has put up a deadline to fill Health Department Vacancies till September 15,2018?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Kerala
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With alarming shortage of staff in the Health Department, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal set up a deadline of Sep 15 to fill up all vacancies on contract,2018.

  10. Which state government has decided to setup a separate directorate for the Divyangs?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Assam
    D)UP
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Assam government has decided to set up a separate directorate for the Divyangs. The Social Welfare department will give 1 thousand rupees per month to all Divyangs as stipend.

  11. According to US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA),which state is the new national leader in renewable energy generation?
    A)Odisha
    B)Karnataka
    C)Gujarat
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), Karnataka is the new national leader in renewable energy generation.

  12. 10th BRICS Summit 2018 has begun in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Beijing
    C)Johannesburg
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The theme for this summit is “BRICS in Africa:Collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution” .

  13. Narendra Modi will be releasing twin stamps of Mahatma Gandhi and which other leader during meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa?
    A)Thabo Mbeki
    B)Pravin Gordhan
    C)Jacob Zuma
    D)Nelson Mandela
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Twin stamps of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela will be released during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

  14. According to a joint report by The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Deloitte,Industrial Internet of Things(IoT) to surpass consumer IoT space in India by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2019
    C)2020
    D)2022
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to a joint report by The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Deloitte, as the Internet of Things (IoT) adoption picks up in India, sectors like energy and utilities, industrial manufacturing, transport and logistics and agriculture will lead the market and industrial IoT will surpass the consumer IoT space in the country by 2020.

  15. Which mobile operator launched its Virtual Network Operator Services on a pan-India basis?
    A)Idea
    B)BSNL
    C)Airtel
    D)Vodafone
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned BSNL launched its Virtual Network Operator Services on a pan-India basis in collaboration with Virtual Network Operators (VNO) – Adpay Mobile Payment India and Plintron India.

  16. World’s longest bicycle race has begin in which city?
    A)NewYork
    B)Mumbai
    C)Moscow
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The first stage of the Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme Ultra-Stage bicycle race got underway in Moscow with an Indian’s participation.
  17. Who has been appointed as the new head coach of Indian Arrows?
    A)John Wright
    B)Floyd Pinto
    C)Bill Belichick
    D)Steve Wilks
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The All India Football Federation (AIFF) appointed Floyd Pinto as the new head coach of Indian Arrows. Pinto is the head coach of the Indian U-20 team which will play in the COTIF International tournament in Spain.

  18. Recently,Basabi Nandi had passed away.She belonged to which profession?
    A)Actress
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Writer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran Bengali Actress Basabi Nandi has passed away due to cardiac arrest.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Uganda?
    A)Dollar
    B)Shilling
    C)Dirham
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

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