Current Affairs Quiz: July 5, 2021

Current Affairs 5 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), India is expected to add how much megawatt (MW) of hydropower projects by 2030?
    A) 29,000 MW
    B) 35,000 MW
    C) 26,000 MW
    D) 32,000 MW
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Buoyed by the increasing policy support from the government, the International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the country to add 26,000 megawatt (MW) of hydropower projects by 2030.
  2. The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has inked an MoU with which of the following to support micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) exporters in India?
    A) Transport Corporation of India
    B) TCI Express
    C) Aegis Logistics
    D) Aramex India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) said it has inked a memorandum of understanding with logistics service provider Aramex India to support micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) exporters in India.
  3. On July 1, 2021, State Bank of India celebrated its which year?
    A) 66th
    B) 67th
    C) 64th
    D) 69th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The oldest commercial bank in the country, State Bank of India, SBI, is celebrating its 66th year on July 1,2021. SBI descends from the Bank of Calcutta founded in 1806 through the Imperial Bank of India.
  4. When was Crop Insurance Week 2021 observed?
    A) July 2 – July 8
    B) July 3 – July 9
    C) July 1 – July 7
    D) July 4 – July 10
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Crop Insurance Awareness Campaign for Fasal Bima Yojana during the Crop Insurance Week (July 1 – July 7) as a part of the Government’s [email protected] campaign ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, commemorating 75 years of India’s Independence.
  5. Which insurance company has launched Saran Pension Plan?
    A) United India Insurance Company
    B) Oriental Insurance Company
    C) National Insurance Corporation
    D) Life Insurance Corporation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has launched a new annuity plan. The new scheme is called — LIC Saral Pension plan. According to the corporation, it is a non-linked, non-participating, single premium, individual immediate annuity plan.
  6. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the validity of the interest equalisation scheme for pre-and-post-shipment rupee export credit by three months to?
    A) 30 November 2021
    B) 31 August 2021
    C) 30 September 2021
    D) 31 December 2021
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the validity of the interest equalisation scheme for pre-and-post-shipment rupee export credit by three months through 30 September 2021.
  7. Which of the following company its maiden product offering OmniCard – India’s First Omni-channel Pre-paid Card exclusively for YOUNG Generation that aims to step up their lives by making them independent?

    A) Eroute Technologies
    B) Finoit Technologies
    C) Agnitio Technologies
    D) Liberin Technologies

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Eroute Technologies Private Limited, a card-based payment company launched its maiden product offering OmniCard – India’s First Omni-channel Pre-paid Card exclusively for YOUNG Generation that aims to step up their lives by making them independent power-packed with an innovative mobile app in the emerging Indian payment industry.
  8. Which countries topped the men’s and women’s world rankings respectively in the FIH rankings released in July 2021?
    A) Sweden and Argentina
    B) Netherlands and Sweden
    C) Australia and Netherlands
    D) Australia and Argentina
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams remained unchanged at fourth and 10th spot respectively in the FIH rankings released.
    Australia moved to the top of the men’s world rankings with 2513.67 points after a string of victories over New Zealand, both in the FIH Hockey Pro League and an FIH sanctioned test series.
    There is no change at the top of the women’s world rankings, with the Netherlands extending their lead over second-ranked Argentina to almost 600 points.
  9. According to the Financial Stability Report (FSR) released by the Reserve Bank of India, the gross non-performing assets (GNPAs) ratio of banks may rise to what per cent by March 2022?
    A) 10.2%
    B) 9.8%
    C) 9.4%
    D) 8.9%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The gross non-performing assets (GNPAs) ratio of banks may rise to 9.8 per cent by March 2022, under a baseline scenario, from 7.48 per cent in March 2021, according to the Financial Stability Report (FSR) released by the Reserve Bank of India.
  10. Which satellite company launched the 36 OneWeb internet satellites on Russian Soyuz rocket?
    A) Roscosmos
    B) United Launch Alliance
    C) Arianespace
    D) Airbus
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying 36 UK telecommunication and internet satellites blasted off from the Vostochny cosmodrome in Russia’s Far East.
    The launch was carried out by Arianespace, the world’s leading satellite launch company.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Eroute Technologies Private Limited situated?
    A) Faridabad
    B) Noida
    C) Gurugram
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

  2. Where is the satellite launched company Arianespace based?
    A) Russia
    B) UK
    C) Italy
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Where is the HQ of Federation of Indian Export Organisations situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Where is the HQ of International Energy Agency situated?
    A) New York, USA
    B) Vienna, Austria
    C) Paris, France
    D) Rome, Italy
    View Answer
    Option C

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