Current Affairs Quiz: July 3, 2020

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  1. Which state in India has launched a project to help expats (returning from abroad and other states) who have lost their jobs due to Coronavirus?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Kerala
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Kerala government announced to roll out a ‘Dream Kerala Project’ to help and tap the potential and experience of those returning from abroad and other states after losing their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  2. In which state/UT is the India’s First Plasma Bank to fight COVID-19 spread launched?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Goa
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the first-ever plasma bank for treatment of coronavirus patients in the national capital, after receiving positive results on multiple clinical trials.
  3. Which state has launched a campaign named ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ to provide children the school like environment at the homes?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In order to maintain the academic regularity of students during the Corona crisis, the Madhya Pradesh State Education Center has launched a campaign titled ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ which means My Home-My school scheme.
  4. In which state/UT is Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility at Mandi Gobindgarh in Punjab.
    The Continuous Galvanized Rebar production facility will support the much awaited need of supplying galvanized rebar to the construction industry.
  5. According to a report ‘The State of World Population 2020’ by the United Nations, India accounts for how many millions of missing females over the past 50 years?
    A) 39.4
    B) 54.2
    C) 34.5
    D) 45.8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India accounts for 45.8 million of the world’s 142.6 million “missing females” over the past 50 years, a report titled ‘The State of World Population 2020’ by the United Nations said, noting that the country along with China form the majority of such women globally.
  6. In partnership with which bank has food aggregator Swiggy launched its own digital wallet called ‘Swiggy Money’?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Food aggregator unicorn Swiggy has launched its own digital wallet Swiggy Money in partnership with ICICI Bank to enable a ‘single-click checkout experience’ on its platform.
  7. Loan agreement of how much amount has been signed among Govt. of India, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and World Bank for housing sector in Tamil Nadu?
    A) $4500 million
    B) $100 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $250 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government of India, government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank signed legal agreements to help low-income groups in the state of Tamil Nadu get access to affordable housing.
    The legal agreements were signed for two projects – $200 million First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and $50 million Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Project – to strengthen the state’s housing sector policies, institutions, and regulations.
  8. Which Indian Umpire has become the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel of Umpires for the upcoming 2020-21 season?
    A) Vineet Kulkarni
    B) Suresh Shastri
    C) Nitin Menon
    D) Sameer Bandekar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s Nitin Menon became the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel of Umpires for the upcoming 2020-21 season, replacing England’s Nigel Llong.
  9. Recently a former footballer Mario Gomez has announced his retirement from the sport. He hails from which country?
    A) West Indies
    B) Denmark
    C) Germany
    D) Poland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Germany striker Mario Gomez retired from football after scoring in his last game for Stuttgart.
  10. Who has been re-elected as the President of Iceland for a 4-year term?
    A) Gudni Johannesson
    B) Bjarni Benediktsson
    C) Patrekur Jóhannesson
    D) Eliza Reid
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Gudni Johannesson, incumbent president of Iceland, has been re-elected for another four-year term in office, according to the voting results announced recently.
  11. Who has been re-appointed as the Attorney General (AG)of India by the Govt. of India for 1 year?
    A) Mukul Rohatgi
    B) Milon K. Banerji
    C) Goolam Essaji Vahanvati
    D) KK Venugopal
    View Answer
    Option D

  12. Who has been re-appointed as the Solicitor General (AG)of India by the Govt. of India for 3 years?
    A) Ranjit Kumar
    B) Tushar Mehta
    C) Mohan Parasaran
    D) Rohinton Nariman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union government strengthened its top legal team by extending the term of K.K. Venugopal as the Attorney General (AG) for one year, Tushar Mehta as the Solicitor General (SG) for three years and appointing six new Additional Solicitors General (ASGs) besides extending the tenure of five existing ASGs.
  13. Which app has been launched by the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to let know the sports persons of the prohibited substances and their inadvertent use?
    A) NADA
    B) ESPN
    C) The Score
    D) Doping
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Sports minister Kiren Rijiju unveiled National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app NADA app to provide information about prohibited substances and their inadvertent use, calling the initiative an important step towards dope-free sports.
  14. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)?
    A) Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
    B) Bhushan Kumar Soni
    C) Preet Kumar Singh
    D) Sanjiv Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Shrikant Madhav Vaidya took charge as IOC Chairman, succeeds Sanjiv Singh
  15. Who has been appointed as the director general of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication for a period of three years?
    A) Mukesh Kumar
    B) Yogesh Khanna
    C) Suraj Sinha
    D) Sanjay Dwivedi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sanjay Dwivedi was appointed the director general of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication for a period of three years.
  16. Who has been appointed as the interim chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) after India’s Shashank Manohar stepped down from the position?
    A) Manu Sawhney
    B) Imran Khwaja
    C) Colin Graves
    D) Ehsan Mani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shashank Manohar has formally stepped down as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman after heading the sport’s global governing body for four years.
    Singapore’s Imran Khwaja, previously Manohar’s deputy has been elevated as interim chairman until the process for the next chairman’s election is finalized.
  17. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Board of Films Certification (CBFC)?
    A) Anurag Srivastava
    B) Vikas Khanna
    C) Bhushan Sindhi
    D) Ravinder Bhakar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Shri Ravinder Bhakar, a 1999 batch officer of Indian Railway Stores Service (IRSS), has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Board of Films Certification (CBFC). He succeeds Anurag Srivastava
  18. Who has been appointed as the India’s next Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva?
    A) Indra Mani Pandey
    B) Rajiv K Chander
    C) Kiran Kumar Shaw
    D) Megha Sood
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Seasoned diplomat Indra Mani Pandey has been appointed as India’s next Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva.
    Mr Pandey succeeds Rajiv K Chander in Geneva
  19. Who has been chosen to be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 20th edition of the ‘BET Awards’ for his/her philanthropic work?
    A) Chris Brown
    B) Beyonce
    C) Celeste
    D) Regina King
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    Popstar Beyonce will be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 20th edition of the ‘BET Awards’.
  20. Which Indian Cricketer has been named as India’s most valuable Test player in the 21st century by the Wisden magazine?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Hardik Pandya
    C) Ravindra Jadeja
    D) Jasprit Bumrah
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Flamboyant all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named as India’s most valuable Test player in the 21st century by the Wisden magazine.
  21. Which state has launched ‘Skill Connect Forum’, a portal that connects job seekers with employers on a common platform?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa launched ‘Skill Connect Forum’, a portal that connects job seekers with employers on a common platform.
  22. What is the theme of National Doctor’s Day 2020?
    A) Gratitude to doctors amid COVID-19
    B) Lessen the mortality of COVID-19
    C) Zero tolerance to violence against doctors
    D) Tokens of recognition for COVID-19
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Doctor’s Day celebrated every year on July 1st to thank physicians and doctors for their dedicated services to patients. The day honors the contribution and dedication of the doctors in the worst of times.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When is National Doctors Day observed in India?
    A) 1st July
    B) 2nd July
    C) 30th June
    D) 29th June
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Wisden magazine is a digital cricket magazine available to buy worldwide. Where is this magazine is based?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Germany
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Wisden Cricket Monthly (WCM) is a UK-based print and digital cricket magazine available to buy worldwide.
  3. Where is the headquarters of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Where is the headquarters of International Cricket Council (ICC) located?
    A) London
    B) Dubai
    C) Sydney
    D) Ottawa
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. What is the capital of Iceland?
    A) Jakarta
    B) Kingston
    C) Amman
    D) Reykjavik
    View Answer
    Option D
  6. Where is the headquarters of Swiggy located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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