Current Affairs Quiz: July 4, 2020

Current Affairs 4 July 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following Urban Missions of the Govt of India did not complete 5 years this June 2020?
    A) Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
    B) Smart Cities Mission
    C) Skill India Mission
    D) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Skill India Mission was launched by PM Modi on 15 July 2015.
  2. Who has been appointed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) to head the committee to investigate into Assam Gas Leak?
    A) Justice Ajai Lamba
    B) Justice BP Katakey
    C) Justice Kotiswar Singh
    D) Justice Manash Ranjan Pathak
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered for a high-level committee to look into the recent blowout at an Oil India Ltd (OIL) well in Baghjan, Assam.
  3. Which of the following institutes has launched the World’s first online BSc degree course in Programming and Data Science?
    A) IIM Ahmedabad
    B) MDI Gurgaon
    C) NIT Jalandhar
    D) IIT Madras
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched the “world’s first” online BSc degree course in Programming and Data Science.
  4. A newsletter named “Matsya Sampada” has been launched recently. It is published by which department?
    A) Department of Fisheries
    B) Department of Chemicals and Fertilizers
    C) Department of Commerce and Industry
    D) Department of Agriculture
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Giriraj Singh has launched the 1st Edition newsletter “Matsya Sampada” fisheries and aquaculture published by the Department of Fisheries and the operational guidelines of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).
  5. The free grain distribution scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) has been extended till November 2020. What is the additional estimated outlay has been assigned to it?
    A) Rs 60,000 crore
    B) Rs 30,000 crore
    C) Rs 90,000 crore
    D) Rs 80,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the free grain distribution scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) will be extended by five months till the end of November, with an additional estimated outlay of ₹90,000 crore.
  6. Special Liquidity Scheme of how much amount has been launched by the Govt. of India for non-bank lenders?
    A) Rs 20,000 Cr
    B) Rs 10,000 Cr
    C) Rs 40,000 Cr
    D) Rs 30,000 Cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government launched a Rs 30,000-crore scheme under which non-bank lenders will be provided short-term liquidity through a special purpose vehicle (SPV) set up by SBI Capital Markets Limited (SBICAP), a subsidiary of the State Bank of India.
  7. According to the Reserve Bank of India data India’s External Debt rose to how much in March 2020?
    A) $527.5 Billion
    B) $558.5 Billion
    C) $587.5 Billion
    D) $562.5 Billion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to RBI data, India’s external debt stood at USD 558.5 billion in March, an increase of USD 15.4 billion compared to the year-ago period.
  8. To support the small business in India impacted by COVID-19, how much budget has been announced by the World Bank?
    A) $ 825 Million
    B) $ 800 Million
    C) $ 750 Million
    D) $ 775 Million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Bank said it will provide USD 750 million budget support to 15 crore MSMEs in the country to increase liquidity access for viable small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
    The $ 750 million support is in addition to the $ 2 billion funding that the World Bank has already announced for the social and health sector.
  9. For FY22, Fitch cut India growth projection to how much percent?
    A) 8%
    B) 4%
    C) 6%
    D) 7%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Fitch Ratings cut India’s growth forecast for 2021-22 fiscal to 8 per cent from 9.5 per cent projected last month.
  10. Carl Reiner passed away recently. He was related to which profession?
    A) Musician
    B) Dancer
    C) Painter
    D) Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Writer, director, actor and comedy legend Carl Reiner passed away of natural causes at an age of 98.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the headquarters of Fitch Ratings located?
    A) California
    B) New York
    C) Sydney
    D) Amsterdams
    View Answer
    Option B

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