Current Affairs Quiz: July 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. By Which year the government has set a target for the installation of Rooftop Solar projects of 40,000 MegaWatt in the country?
    A)2022
    B)2024
    C)2025
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has set a target for the installation of Rooftop Solar projects of 40,000 MegaWatt by 2022 in the country.

  2. Recently Which country announced to send its first astronaut to space in 2022?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Bhutan
    C)Nepal
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pakistan has announced that it will send its first astronaut to space in 2022 using close ally China’s satellite launching facilities.

  3. Which country launched first private rocket capable of carrying satellites?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)USA
    D)Russia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Beijing-based startup “Interstellar Glory Space Technology” also known as iSpace successfully launched the china’s first commercial rocket.

  4. Which company has acquired Intel smartphone modem business recently?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Samsung
    C)Apple
    D)Sony
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Apple has announced the acquisition of chip-maker Intel”s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. This agreement enables to focus on developing technology for the 5G network while retaining critical intellectual property and modem technology.

  5. Who has been appointed as head coach of Indian Table tennis team?
    A)Ronald Smith
    B)Steve Bernard
    C)Ravinder Batra
    D)Dejan Papic
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has appointed the Canadian Dejan Papic as the head coach of the Indian table tennis team. He has signed a one-year contract and will be the in charge through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

  6. Recently Mohammed Amir announced his retirement.He was related to which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Baseball
    C)Football
    D)Cricket
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir bid adieu to Test cricket with immediate effect, saying he wants to focus on white-ball cricket.

  7. What is the rank of India in latest FIFA rankings?
    A)100
    B)102
    C)101
    D)103
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian men’s football team dropped two places to settle at 103 in the FIFA rankings updated recently. Belgium still top the rankings.

  8. Which company was sworn is as new sponsor of Indian cricket team by BCCI?
    A)Oppo
    B)Byju
    C)Sony
    D)Pepsi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a new sponsor for the Indian team.BYJU’S will be taking over the sponsorship from OPPO. The Indian team will be wearing the jersey with a new sponsor from September in the home series against South Africa.

  9. Recently B S Yeddyurappa has been sworn is as new CM of which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa has been swon in as Karnataka Chief Minister, three days after the fall of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government.

  10. Who has been given additional charge of chairman and managing director of the Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)?
    A)Sunil Kumar
    B)PV Bharathi
    C)Sanjiv Kumar
    D)MK Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sunil Kumar has been given additional charge of chairman and managing director of the Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL).

  11. Who was appointed as new chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC)?
    A)Harideesh Singh
    B)Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
    C)Sushil Chandra
    D)Alok Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was appointed as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

  12. Recently Beji Caid Essebsi passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)Tunisia
    D)Ukraine
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi, the first democratically elected leader of the North African country, breathed his last at the age of 92.

  13. When is KargilVijay Diwas observed?
    A)July 27
    B)July 24
    C)July 25
    D)July 26
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India remembers its brave hearts on 26 July which is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas. On this day, the country remembers the extreme valour, sacrifice and exemplary courage of Indian soldiers during 1999 Kargil war.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Tunisia?
    A)Rupee
    B)Krone
    C)Riel
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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