Current Affairs Quiz: July 30, 2021

Current Affairs 30 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. The Union government is going to set up over how many virology research and diagnostic laboratories under a central scheme during the period of 15th Finance Commission?
    A) 45
    B) 42
    C) 43
    D) 48
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union government will set up over 42 virology research and diagnostic laboratories under a central scheme during the period of 15th Finance Commission (2021-22 to 2025-26) at a cost of Rs324 crore.
  2. Till July 2021, how many houses have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban as announced by the government?
    A) 2,09,000
    B) 2,34,000
    C) 1,45,000
    D) 1,13,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government has said that around one crore 13 lakh houses have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban till date.
  3. In July 2021, the Government announced fund of how much amount under Atmanirbhar Bharat package as a relief for several sectors?
    A) 29.87 lakh crore
    B) 27.45 lakh crore
    C) 23.36 lakh crore
    D) 24.09 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Government has announced fund of 29.87 lakh crore rupees under Atmanirbhar Bharat package as a relief for several sectors.
  4. In which district did Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma lay the foundation stone of a Bamboo Industrial Park?
    A) Golaghat
    B) Dima Hasao
    C) Dispur
    D) Jorhat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma laid the foundation stone of a Bamboo Industrial Park at Manderdisa in Dima Hasao district. The project will be implemented with Rs. 50 crores from DoNER Ministry.
  5. Which state has prepared Ayush-based economic upgradation scheme called Devaranya Yojana?
    A) Haryana
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Madhya Pradesh, the State Government has prepared the Ayush-based economic upgradation scheme – Devaranya Yojana with the twin objectives of improving people’s health and livelihood of tribals.
  6. Which state has launched a campaign “Mission Niryatak Bano” to help local traders in expanding their businesses to foreign countries?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Punjab
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Rajasthan government’s Industries Department and the apex industrial development body, the Rajasthan Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), have launched a campaign “Mission Niryatak Bano” to help local traders in expanding their businesses to foreign countries.
  7. Which country hosted the two-day prestigious Central-Asia Conference?
    A) Belarus
    B) Australia
    C) Cambodia
    D) Uzbekistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Central-South Asia nation, Uzbekistan is in the saddle to host the two-day prestigious Central-Asia Conference in the capital city of Taskent. The top-level event is held to discuss the ‘challenges and opportunities in Uzbekistan.
  8. Which city is the only city from India to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme?
    A) Indore
    B) Bhopal
    C) Raipur
    D) Patna
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indore city of Madhya Pradesh, or the cleanest city of India, has become the only city from the country to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme. The project will be operated for a period of five years to purify the air in the city with the cooperation of Indore Municipal Corporation and Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board.
  9. Which bank State Bank of India topped the list of public sector banks writing off loans in FY21?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Indian Overseas Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State Bank of India topped the list of public sector banks writing off loans in FY21 followed by Union Bank of India.
  10. Tata Power distribution arm in which state has tied up with CSCs to facilitate online bill payments in rural areas of the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Ltd has partnered with authorities of Common Service Centres (CSCs) under the Digital India Programme to facilitate online payment of electricity bills in rural areas.
  11. Financial institution Incred has partnered with which of the following to provide collateral-free, working capital loans of up to Rs 50 lakh to the later?
    A) Razorpay
    B) Paytm
    C) Flipkart
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    InCred has entered into a strategic partnership with Amazon India to provide collateral-free, working capital loans of up to Rs 50 lakh to Amazon merchants via its seller portal.
  12. Japan’s Momiji Nishiya who became Japan’s youngest gold medal winner in Tokyo Olympics won gold in which sports?
    A) Track cycling
    B) Trampoline
    C) Street skateboarding
    D) Gymnastics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Momiji Nishiya won gold in women’s street skateboarding at the Olympics, which made her one of the youngest gold medal winners ever, CBS News reports.
  13. Basavaraj Bommai is sworn in as which chief minister of Karnataka?
    A) 23
    B) 24
    C) 21
    D) 26
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Basavaraj Bommai, veteran leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), took oath as the 23rd chief minister of Karnataka, succeeding BS Yediyurappa for the post.
  14. What is the theme of World Hepatitis Day 2021?
    A) Hepatitis-free future
    B) Hepatitis Can’t Wait
    C) Invest in eliminating hepatitis
    D) Test. Treat.
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease and hepatocellular cancer. This year’s theme is “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”.
  15. What is the theme of World Nature Conservation Day 2021?
    A) Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet
    B) Nature on your mind: understanding our values
    C) Biodiversity: Focusing on pressing environmental issues
    D) Connecting people to nature
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Nature Conservation Day is observed annually on July 28. The theme for this year’s World Nature Conservation Day 2021 is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet”.
  16. Who authored the book titled ‘India Versus China: Why They Are Not Friends’?
    A) Kumari Pooja
    B) Reshma Chaddha
    C) Kanti Bajpai
    D) Sheela Dhiman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The book titled ‘India Versus China: Why They Are Not Friends’ authored by Kanti Bajpai has been released recently.
  17. ‘Kalaimaamani’ Sikkil Shri R Bhaskaran who passed away was related to which of the following?
    A) Sitar
    B) Piano
    C) Tabla
    D) Violin
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Noted Carnatic Classical Violinist ‘Kalaimaamani’ Sikkil Shri R Bhaskaran passed away at Chennai. He was 85.
  18. Nandu Natekar who passed away recently was related to which of the following sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Table Tennis
    C) Swimming
    D) Athletics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Nandu Natekar, one of the superstars in Indian badminton history, passed away in Pune due to prolonged illness. He was 88.
  19. A multipurpose device called COVID BEEP to monitor Oxygen rate, body temperature and heart rate has been developed by which of the following along with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)?
    A) Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
    B) Electronics Corporation of India Limited
    C) Defence Research and Development Organisation
    D) Bharat Dynamics
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Minister of state in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh said a multipurpose device COVID BEEP has been developed to monitor Oxygen rate, body temperature and heart rate indigenously by ECIL and ESIC Hyderabad.
  20. Which of the following company is going to set up India’s largest 3 GWh Li-ion battery factory?
    A) Lohum Cleantech
    B) Epsilon Carbon
    C) Amara Raja Batteries
    D) Li Energy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Lohum Cleantech, a lithium ion battery maker and a battery recycling solutions company, has firmed up plans to expand its manufacturing capacity of lithium ion batteries from 300 MWh to 1000 MWh (1 GWh) and its recycling capacity 10 times, from 1,000 tonnes per annum to 10,000 tonnes per annum.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of financial institution InCred located?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Jaipur
    C) Surat
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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