Current Affairs Quiz: July 27, 2021

Current Affairs 27 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount did Government announce under Atma Nirbhar Bharat during last financial year?
    A) Rs 37.29 lakh crore
    B) Rs 29.87 lakh crore
    C) Rs 32.56 lakh crore
    D) Rs 25.09 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Government had announced a special economic and comprehensive package of 29.87 lakh crore rupees under Atma Nirbhar Bharat during last financial year.
  2. In collaboration with which institute will the union government set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics for creating a world-class talent pool in India to cater to the Indian as well as global industry?
    A) IIT Madras
    B) IIT Ropar
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Bombay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Government has decided to set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics for creating a world-class talent pool in India to cater to the Indian as well as global industry. It will be set up in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  3. In July 2021, the government accredited how many academies across the country under Khelo India Scheme for the training of the Khelo India Athletes?
    A) 236
    B) 243
    C) 287
    D) 207
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has accredited a total of 236 academies across the country under Khelo India Scheme for the training of the Khelo India Athletes.
  4. A first-of-its-kind Centre of Excellence – Centre for Bio-Resources and Sustainable Development – to be set up in Northeast by the Ministry of Science and Technology will be located where ?
    A) Kurung Kumey
    B) Papum Pare
    C) East Siang
    D) Anjaw
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Science and Technology will set up a first-of-its-kind Centre of Excellence – Centre for Bio-Resources and Sustainable Development – in the Northeast. The location of the project is at Kimin in district Papum Pare in Arunachal Pradesh.
  5. World Health Organization (WHO) signed an agreement with which organization to work together to foster diversity and equity through global initiatives promoting health and sport for everybody, everywhere?
    A) International Paralympic Committee
    B) World Flying Disc Federation
    C) International Blind Sports Federation
    D) International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) signed an agreement to work together to foster diversity and equity through global initiatives promoting health and sport for everybody, everywhere.
  6. Typhoon In-fa disrupted the life in which country?
    A) Netherlands
    B) Canada
    C) China
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Typhoon In-fa has moved to Shanghai and continued to lash the city after making landfall at the nearby island-city of Zhoushan.
  7. Which company along with US multinational GE joined hands (separately) with India’s Science and Technology Research Board (SERB) to conduct fundamental research in the areas of the companies’ interest?
    A) Intel
    B) Oracle
    C) Cisco
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    US-headquartered multinationals, GE and Intel, have (separately) joined hands with Government of India’s research funding agency Science and Technology Research Board (SERB), to conduct fundamental research in the areas of the companies’ interest.
  8. Which Indian wrestler won a gold medal in the 73-kg category Cadet World Championship held in Budapest, Hungary?
    A) Praveen Malik
    B) Vishal Kaliramana
    C) Priya Malik
    D) Sakshi Hooda
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian junior wrestler Priya Malik won a gold medal in the 73-kg category Cadet World Championship held in Budapest, Hungary.
  9. B S Yediyurappa resigned as the Chief Minister of which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa submitted his resignation to Governor Thawarchand Gehlot in Bengaluru.
  10. Which state government has appointed Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police (Sports) in the Police Department?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Manipur
    C) Assam
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Manipur, the State Government has decided to appoint Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police (Sports) in the Police Department.
  11. When is World Mangrove Day celebrated?
    A) July 27
    B) July 20
    C) July 18
    D) July 26
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    On 26th July, each year, World Mangrove Day is celebrated in order to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves in a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem.
  12. 26 July, 2021 was which anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas?
    A) 22
    B) 23
    C) 25
    D) 21
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    22nd Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, is being celebrated across the country on 26 July, 2021. The Nation is remembering its war heroes and paying tributes to Martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas.
  13. Who has authored the book titled “Over It: How to Face Life’s Hurdles with Grit, Hustle, and Grace”?
    A) Lolo Jones
    B) Sydney McLaughlin
    C) Leryn Franco
    D) Kim Kalicki
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The book titled “Over It: How to Face Life’s Hurdles with Grit, Hustle, and Grace” authored by three-time Olympian Lolo Jones has been released recently.
  14. Book titled “An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation” has been written by whom?
    A) Sushil Chandra
    B) Achal Kumar Jyoti
    C) Sunil Arora
    D) Ashok Lavasa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The book titled “An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation” written by election commissioner Ashok Lavasa has been released recently.
  15. Which ministry has launched a web-based portal www.pmcaresforchildren.in to facilitate submission of applications, identification of children eligible to receive support?
    A) Union Home Ministry
    B) Union Women and Child Development Ministry
    C) Union Tribal Affairs Ministry
    D) Union Education Ministry
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Women and Child Development Ministry has launched a web based portal to facilitate submission of applications, identification of children eligible to receive support under the ‘PM CARES for Children’ scheme. The web portal is www.pmcaresforchildren.in.
  16. With Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there are how many total World Heritage Sites in India?
    A) 30
    B) 39
    C) 41
    D) 25
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India gets its 39th World Heritage Site. The Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  17. Which of the following partnered with Atal Innovation Mission – NITI Aayog, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Rabo Foundation to launch the Agritech Challenge 2021, which aims to help address challenges faced by smallholder farmers across Asia and Africa?
    A) United Nations Development Programme
    B) Food and Agriculture Organization
    C) International Fund For Agricultural Development
    D) United Nations Capital Development Fund
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in partnership with Atal Innovation Mission – NITI Aayog, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Rabo Foundation has launched the Agritech Challenge 2021, which aims to help address challenges faced by smallholder farmers across Asia and Africa.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of United Nations Capital Development Fund situated?
    A) Rome, Italy
    B) New York, USA
    C) Copenhagen, Denmark
    D) Lausanne, Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Where is the HQ of International Paralympic Committee located?
    A) Germany
    B) Switzerland
    C) Brazil
    D) Norway
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bonn, Germany

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