Current Affairs Quiz: July 4, 2021

Current Affairs 4 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. Where did an Indian Navy warship carried out a military exercise with a South Korean vessel?
    A) Pacific Ocean
    B) East China Sea
    C) Caribbean Sea
    D) Sea of Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    An Indian Navy warship carried out a military exercise with a South Korean vessel in the East China Sea amid China’s growing assertiveness in the region.
  2. Hyderabad-based technology R&D firm Grene Robotics has designed and developed India’s first indigenous drone defence dome named what?
    A) Brahmajaal
    B) Khemraj
    C) Jhotwara
    D) Indrajaal
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In the backdrop of the Indian Air Force probing the use of drones in the recent Jammu airport explosion, Hyderabad-based technology R&D firm Grene Robotics has designed and developed India’s first indigenous drone defence dome called “Indrajaal”.
  3. Where did the researchers discovered a black-bellied coral snake for the first time in history?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Punjab
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Black-bellied Coral snake has been discovered in forests of Uttarakhand for the first time in history, by a group of researchers
  4. How much amount did the Andhra Pradesh state govt allocated for the YSR Bima schene for the year 2021-22?
    A) Rs 750 crore
    B) Rs 650 crore
    C) Rs 700 crore
    D) Rs 600 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the ‘YSR Bima’ scheme, under which the government will directly pay insurance amounts to families of the deceased to make the claim settlement easier. In order to support 1.32 lakh families through the YSR Bima scheme, the government allocated ₹750 crore for the year 2021-22.
  5. M Prasannan who passed away was related to which of the following sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Chess
    C) Hockey
    D) Football
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former international footballer M Prasannan passed away in Mumbai.
  6. Which bank launched comprehensive banking solutions for medical doctors called ‘Salute Doctors’ which provides customized banking as well as value-added services for every doctor?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank announced the launch of the country’s most comprehensive banking solutions for medical doctors called ‘Salute Doctors’.
  7. Which bank launched SalaamDilSey initiative to show gratitude to doctors for their tireless service during the pandemic?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    HDFC Bank launched a SalaamDilSey initiative to show gratitude to doctors for their tireless service during the pandemic, to pay tribute to doctors across the country.
  8. In July 2021, who has been banned for two years by the United World Wrestling (UWW) after his B sample returned positive for a prohibited stimulant?
    A) Rahul Aware
    B) Sushil Kumar
    C) Sumit Malik
    D) Bajrang Punia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian wrestler Sumit Malik has been banned for two years by the United World Wrestling (UWW) after his B sample also returned positive for a prohibited stimulant.
  9. The Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management (AJNIFM) partnered with which company to build an AI and emerging technologies Centre of Excellence?
    A) HCL
    B) Microsoft
    C) IBM
    D) Genpact
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management (AJNIFM) and Microsoft have formed a strategic partnership to build an AI and emerging technologies Centre of Excellence.
  10. On July 1, 2021, Government’s flagship programme- Digital India completed how many years?
    A) 7
    B) 5
    C) 4
    D) 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government’s flagship programme- Digital India completed 6 years. The digital India initiative was launched with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. The programme was started on 1 July, 2015.
  11. Where was the seventh edition of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) hosted?
    A) USA
    B) Italy
    C) France
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The seventh edition of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), which was hosted by the French Navy at La Reunion in Italy, concluded. Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy, participated virtually in the inaugural session of the three-day event.
  12. Which state government launched ‘Jan Sahayak Aapka Sahayak’ mobile app for Government to Citizen (G2C) and Business to Citizen (B2C) services?
    A) Haryana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched ‘Jan Sahayak Aapka Sahayak’ mobile app for Government to Citizen (G2C) and Business to Citizen (B2C) services. He also announced a scheme for providing ownership rights to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) property holders.
  13. In July 2021, Adani Green Energy Limited got approval to acquire which company?
    A) Saur Energy
    B) Torrent Power
    C) SB Energy Holding Limited
    D) JSW Energy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of SB Energy Holding Limited by Adani Green Energy Limited. Under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002, the CCI gave its nod to the acquisition of the entire stake in SB Energy.
  14. Which of the following has availed a registration for the third-party application provider (TPAP) from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) for its TimePay solution?
    A) Network People Services Technology
    B) Telecom Network Solutions Private Limited
    C) Earth Apex Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd.
    D) Kandarp Management Services Pvt. Ltd.
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Banking technology provider Network People Services Technology (NPST) has availed a registration for the third-party application provider (TPAP) from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) for its TimePay solution.
  15. Worth how much amount financial package has been announced by the World Bank to assist India’s informal working class in overcoming the present epidemic distress?
    A) USD 400 million
    B) USD 300 million
    C) USD 600 million
    D) USD 500 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The World Bank announced the approval of a USD 500 million (about Rs 3,717.28 crore) financing package to assist India’s informal working class in overcoming the present epidemic distress.
  16. Construction work for units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) started with country’s help in July 2021?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) Italy
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The construction work for units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) with Russia’s Rosatom help commenced with the first concrete pouring into the foundation plate of the reactor building.
  17. The Indian Navy inked a pact with which of the following to develop emerging technologies related to artificial intelligence, quantum computing and robotics?
    A) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    B) Bharat Electronics Limited
    C) Steel Authority of India
    D) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy inked a pact with premier DPSU Bharat Electronics Limited to develop emerging technologies related to artificial intelligence, quantum computing and robotics.
  18. According to a report by the International Labour Organisation, number of international migrant workers increased to how many since 2017?
    A) 154 million
    B) 198 million
    C) 169 million
    D) 128 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The number of international migrant workers has risen globally to 169 million, an increase of three percent since 2017, as per a report by the International Labour Organisation. In 2017, the number of international migrant workers stood at 164 million which has risen by 5 million to 169 million in 2019.
  19. Which of the following has released a report titled ‘Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health’, its first global report on artificial intelligence in healthcare?
    A) World Health Organization
    B) World Health Organization collaborating centre
    C) World Health Assembly
    D) Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued its first global report on artificial intelligence in healthcare and six guiding principles for its design and use.
    The report titled ‘Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health’ has been published after two years of consultations held by a panel of international experts appointed by WHO.
  20. In July 2021, India joined which of the following along with G20 Inclusive Framework tax deal?
    A) Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
    B) World Trade Organization
    C) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
    D) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has joined Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and G20 Inclusive Framework tax deal.

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