Current Affairs Quiz: July 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has planned to establish Health ATMs to provide better health facilities to the people in state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Uttar Pradesh, the government is planning to establish Health ATMs to provide better health facilities to the people in state.
  2. Pushkar Singh Dhami took oath as which chief minister of Uttarakhand replacing Tirath Singh Rawat?
    A) 11th
    B) 12th
    C) 13th
    D) 14th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pushkar Singh Dhami took oath as the eleventh chief minister of Uttarakhand, a day after he was elected as the leader of the BJP’s legislature party in the hill state. Dhami, who had never held any ministerial position before being elevated as the chief minister, succeeds Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat, who resigned recently .
  3. Which of the following has given its nod to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education to provide technical assistance for satellite TV classrooms in the country to bridge the learning gap due to COVID-induced lockdown?
    A) Satish Dhawan Space Centre
    B) Indian Space Research Organisation
    C) Defence Research and Development Organisation
    D) Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO has given its nod to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education to provide technical assistance for satellite TV classrooms in the country to bridge the learning gap due to COVID-induced lockdown.
  4. Which of the following has signed a MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing C-DAC to train the manpower of the force in advanced technologies and undertake joint projects?
    A) Sashastra Seema Bal
    B) Central Armed Police Forces
    C) Central Reserve Police Force
    D) Indo-Tibetan Border Police
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central Reserve Police Force, CRPF has signed a MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing C-DAC to train the manpower of the force in advanced technologies and undertake joint projects.
  5. What is the theme of International Day of Cooperatives 2021?
    A) July 3
    B) July 4
    C) July 2
    D) July 5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Cooperatives is observed on the first Saturday of July each year. This year it is fall on 4th July, 2021. The theme for this year is “Rebuild Better Together.”
  6. Which state/UT created a new record by planting 30 crore saplings in the state/UT on the occasion of Van Mahotsav(July 1 and July 7)?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Delhi
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to create a new record by planting 30 crore saplings in the state on the occasion of Van Mahotsav(July 1 and July 7)
    The UP government has even launched a competition by the name of ‘Paodha lagao, Inam Pao’ (plant trees, win rewards)..
  7. Who is author of the book titled “Janaksuta Sut Shaurya”?
    A) Mahesh Kulkarni
    B) Ramesh Basu
    C) Siddharth Chatterjee
    D) Gauri Shankar Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan released the book “Janaksuta Sut Shaurya” written by Dr. Gauri Shankar Sharma”Gaurish” at his residence.
  8. Who is the author of the book titled The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency?
    A) Kamlesh Tiwari
    B) Ashok Chakravarti
    C) Vinod Gaba
    D) Suresh Awasthi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The book titled The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency written by Ashok Chakravarti has been released recently.
  9. In July 2021, which country was declared malaria free by World Health Organization after 70-years fight?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Indonesia
    C) China
    D) Hong Kong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China was certified as malaria-free by the World Health Organisation, following a 70-year effort to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease.
  10. Biography of Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi’s infamous assassin, named “Nathuram Godse: The True Story of Gandhi’s Assassin” has been written by whom?
    A) Mukul Rana
    B) Ankit Tiwari
    C) Subhash Mahant
    D) Dhaval Kulkarni
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    “Nathuram Godse: The True Story of Gandhi’s Assassin” by Mumbai-based journalist Dhaval Kulkarni will be published by Pan Macmillan India in 2022.
  11. Which radio station bagged awards at the 8th edition of the National Community Radio Awards instituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting?
    A) Radio Vishwas
    B) Radio Mirchi
    C) Radio Vishwas
    D) Nashik Live
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Radio Vishwas, a Community Radio Station operating in Maharashtra’s Nashik district which has been providing free audio lessons to school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, has bagged two awards at the 8th edition of the National Community Radio Awards instituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
    The station bagged the first prize in the Sustainability Model Awards category and the second prize in the Thematic Awards category for its program `Education for All in the times of COVID-19′.
  12. Which union minister hosted the 6th BRICS Culture Ministers’?
    A) Narendra Singh Tomar
    B) Prahlad Singh Patel
    C) Piyush Goyal
    D) Kiren Rijiju
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Minister of State (I//C) for Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel hosted 6th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting through video conference.
    Discussion was held for advancement and expansion of cultural activities amongst BRICS countries under the theme Bonding and Harmonizing Cultural Synergy.
  13. Jim Whitehurst announced stepping down as the president of which company?
    A) Intel
    B) Oracle
    C) Microsoft
    D) IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Jim Whitehurst has announced he is stepping down as the president of IBM.
  14. Arvind Rathod who passed away in July 2021 was related to which field?
    A) Actor
    B) Singer
    C) Poet
    D) Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Gujarati actor Arvind Rathod passed away at his Ahmedabad residence due to age-related complications.
  15. Midfielder Toni Kroos who announced his retirement from international football hails from which country?
    A) Australia
    B) Germany
    C) France
    D) Poland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has announced his retirement from international football after his team’s exit from the European Championship, the 31-year-old said.
  16. Which company launched a special initiative ‘Sunkalp’ for the welfare of doctors, their families and the community?
    A) Cadila Healthcare
    B) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
    C) Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
    D) Lupin Limited
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries launched a special initiative ‘Sunkalp’ for the welfare of doctors, their families and the community.
  17. In July 2021, sports ministry recognized which federation as a National Sports Federation (NSF)?
    A) All-India Carrom Federation
    B) Netball Federation of India
    C) Judo Federation of India
    D) WAKO India Kickboxing Federation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Sports Ministry announced that it has decided to recognise the WAKO India Kickboxing Federation as a National Sports Federation (NSF), in a bid to promote and develop the sport in the country. WAKO India Kickboxing Federation is affiliated to the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO), the world body for kickboxing.
  18. The government has extended the superannuation age of IPO-bound LIC Chairman From 60 up to how many years?
    A) 64
    B) 62
    C) 65
    D) 63
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has extended the superannuation age of IPO-bound LIC Chairman From 60 up to 62 years by making amendment to the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Staff) Regulations, 1960.
  19. NABARD sanctioned how much amount for Odisha under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for setting up four mega piped drinking water supply projects?
    A) Rs 388 crore
    B) Rs 356 crore
    C) Rs 343 crore
    D) Rs 390 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    NABARD has sanctioned an assistance of Rs 388 crore for Odisha under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for setting up four mega piped drinking water supply projects.
  20. In June 2021, RBI issued instructions for appointment of MD/WTD in Urban Co-operative Banks. According to this, the tenure of the managing director (MD)/ WTD shall not be for a period more than how many years at a time?

    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 3
    D) 2

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The tenure of the managing director (MD)/ WTD shall not be for a period more than five years at a time subject to a minimum period of three years at the time of first appointment, unless terminated or removed earlier, and shall be eligible for re-appointment. Also, the post of the MD or WTD cannot be held by the same incumbent for more than 15 years, the RBI said.
    Chiefs of public sector banks are typically appointed by the government for a term of three years or until the appointee reaches the age of 60, whichever occurs first. Private bank MD-CEOs are appointed by their respective boards, subject to approval by the RBI, and can hold the post till the age of 70.
    The person shall not be below the age of 35 years and above the age of 70 years at any time during his/ her term in office.

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