Current Affairs Quiz: July 31, 2019

Current Affairs 31 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was offered by India to Benin to meet its Sustainable Development Goals?
    A)USD 100 million
    B)USD 200 million
    C)USD 300 million
    D)USD 400 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India offered concessional financial assistance of USD 100 million to Benin with an aim to help the West African country meet its Sustainable Development Goals.
  2. How many electric buses have been sanctioned for 65 cities with a move towards environmental friendly mobility?
    A)5765
    B)5432
    C)5500
    D)5645
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said an inter-ministerial panel has sanctioned 5,645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities, a move seen towards environment-friendly mobility. The Centre has been taking initiatives to popularise environment-friendly electric vehicles.
  3. Recently the government has set a target to achieve 100 per cent digitization of waqf properties across the country in how many days?
    A)130 days
    B)125 days
    C)100 days
    D)120 days
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has set a target to achieve 100 per cent digitization of waqf properties across the country in its first 100 days.
  4. Which state’s district administration recently launched helpline “Jeene Do”?
    A)J&K
    B)Karnataka
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Jammu and Kashmir, District Administration Udhampur has launched a helpline, “Jeene Do”. The objective is to improve sex ratio and deal with defaulters of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques or PCPNDT Act under the Centrally sponsored Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme.
  5. Which state secretariat has been renamed as Lok Seva Bhawan recently?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Bihar
    C)Odisha
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha state secretariat or ‘Sachivalaya’ has been renamed as Lok Seva Bhawan, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced in the state Assembly.
  6. Recently India has signed a deal worth How much amount to acquire R27 air to air missiles from Russia?
    A)Rs 4500 cr
    B)Rs 2000 cr
    C)Rs 2500 cr
    D)Rs 1500 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Boosting its capabilities in beyond visual range warfare, India has signed a deal worth around Rs 1,500 crore to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia to be equipped on the Su-30MKI combat aircraft.
  7. Recently India-Nepal Logistics Summit was held in Which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Kathmandu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    KP Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal inaugurated India-Nepal Logistics Summit between India and Nepal in Kathmandu.
  8. Which country has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for “worship”?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bhutan
    C)China
    D)Bangladesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for “worship” for the first time since partition on the demand of the local Hindu community.
  9. Recently Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended which player for “doping violations”?
    A)Prithvi Shaw
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Khalil Ahmed
    D)Mohammed Shami
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended India batsman Prithvi Shaw for “doping violations”.
  10. Who has been named the new Finance Secretary of India?
    A)Ramesh Abhishek
    B)Ramesh Gauba
    C)Subhash Chandra Garg
    D)Rajiv Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajiv Kumar, Secretary in the Department of Financial Services, has been named the new Finance Secretary to take the place of Subhash Chandra Garg, who was shunted to the Power Ministry.
  11. Who was appointed as ombudsman and ethics officer by Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG)?
    A)Ranjan Singh
    B)AK Sikri
    C)MRKumar
    D)Dinesh Jain
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG), country’s self-regulatory industry body for the online fantasy sports gaming sector, announced the appointment of Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri as its ombudsman and ethics officer.
  12. Who was crowned the Miss Deaf World 2019 title in Mbombela, South Africa?
    A)Akanksha Rajput
    B)Divya Rajput
    C)Vidisha Baliyan
    D)Manushi Chillar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vidisha Baliyan, a 21 year old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar city, was crowned the Miss Deaf World 2019 title in Mbombela, South Africa.
  13. Which news channel was awarded with Champions of Empathy Award for spreading awareness about hepatitis?
    A)Aaj tak
    B)ABP News
    C)NDTV
    D)DD News
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    DD News is awarded with Champions of Empathy Award for spreading awareness about hepatitis. Director General of DD News, Mayank Agrawal received the Award from Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.
  14. Recently M Mukesh Goud passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actor
    C)Politics
    D)Poet
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Andhra Pradesh congress state Minister M. Mukesh Goud passed away. The Congress leader was suffering from cancer.
  15. Recently MK Seetharaman Kulal passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Philosopher
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tulu-Kannada dramatist, veteran poet, lyricist, Ex-President of Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, writer of popular Tulu song “Mokeda Singeri” M. K. Seetharam Kulal (76) has passed away.
  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons?
    A)Listen and Raise Your Voice
    B)Stop Trafficking
    C)Hurry and Act
    D)Call your Government to Action
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    July 30 has been designated by the United Nations as the “World Day against Trafficking in Persons”. Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. Since 2003 the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has collected information on about 225,000 victims of trafficking detected worldwide.The theme of 2019 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is “Call your government to action.”
  17. Which state celebrated Hospital Day on July 30 on birth anniversary of Muthulakshmi Reddy?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Tamil Nadu government announced ‘Hospital Day’ celebrations to be held every year on July 30, the birth anniversary of one of the country’s prominent successful woman doctors in the early 20th century and the State’s first woman legislator Muthulakshmi Reddy.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Benin?
    A)Pendzari
    B)Obomi
    C)Cotonou
    D)Porto Novo
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. What is the currency of Benin?
    A)Som
    B)Krone
    C)CFA Franc
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. What is the capital of Nepal?
    A)Baku
    B)Bishkek
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Astana
    View Answer
    Option C

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