Current Affairs Quiz: July 7, 2018

Current Affairs 7 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. In which city will Airports Authority of India set up Civil Aviation Research Organisation (CARO)?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) will set up a Civil Aviation Research Organisation (CARO) aimed at “finding indigenous solutions” to meet the challenges posed by the growing air traffic.

  2. Under Sagarmala Project, government will give how much amount to Shipping Corporation Of India to promote cruise tourism?
    A)500 cr
    B)250 cr
    C)300 cr
    D)800 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reiterating that the central government was focused on development of sea route and inland waterways to boostcruise tourism in India, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said that under Sagarmala project, the government will give Rs500 crore amount to Shipping Corporation Of India to promote cruise tourism
  3. What is the code name given to the India’s ambitious semi high-speed train that is a ‘Made in India’ initiative?
    A)Train 15
    B)Train 16
    C)Train 18
    D)Train 20
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Train 18 – the code name given to the India’s ambitious semi high-speed train that is a ‘Made in India’ initiative will soon roll out by September. The train that is made by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) based in Chennai has the capacity to run at the speed of 160 Kmph.

  4. The Law Commission recommended that gambling and betting on sports, including cricket, be allowed as regulated activities taxable under the direct and indirect tax regimes and used as a source for attracting FDI. Expand FDI?
    A)Foreign Directed Investor
    B)Fund Directed Investment
    C)Foreign Direct Investment
    D)Funded Direct Investment
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The commission’s report, “Legal framework :Gambling and Sports Betting including Cricket in india, recommends a number of changes in the law for regulating betting and generating tax revenues from it.
  5. Which state has recently declared animals as “legal persons”?
    A)MP
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)UP
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The HC stated that “they have a distinct persona with corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person.”

  6. Which state government will launch diarrhea control campaign from July 15th to 30th?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Telangana
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Haryana Health Department will launch an intensive diarrhoea control campaign from July 15 to 30 under which ORS and zinc packets would be distributed to about 26.5 lakh children below five years of age across the state.

  7. Which state’s police signed MoU with ISRO for crime mapping?
    A)UP
    B)MP
    C)Odisha
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    As part of this MoU, data from UP Police, UP 100 and CCTNS will be made available to the relevant department in ISRO and through analytical software, the state police will be able to map, visualize, and create queries and reports about crimes and criminal incidents.

  8. Which state government recently launched “one person one car” policy for ministers?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee set a “one person one car” policy for ministers and bureaucrats and mandated economy class for all domestic air travel in a bid to cut costs incurred by the state government

  9. Which state government allotted 200 acres to three different women entrepreneurs’ associations in the state?
    A)UP
    B)Telangana
    C)Gujarat
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Telangana government has allotted 200 acres to three different women entrepreneurs’ associations in the state.

  10. Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma inaugurated a art exhibition “Arth:Art for Earth” in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma inaugurated a public art exhibition titled”Arth:Art for Earth” in Delhi,curated by artist Manav Gupta.

  11. India is to operate “Mattla Rajapaksa International Airport” as a joint venture. This airport is located in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India would operate the airport as a Sri Lanka-India joint venture. The joint venture would see India gain a major stake of the airport. Currently, it is running a massive loss of Rs.20 billion.
  12. NASA is preparing to launch a mission to touch the sun, for the first time in human history. It is scheduled on which day?
    A)August 4
    B)August 6
    C)September 4
    D)October 8
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NASA is prepared for a launch on August 4 to touch the sun, for the first time in human history.

  13. According to RBI data, bank credit grew at how much percent ended June 22?
    A)11.84%
    B)10.85%
    C)12.84%
    D)12.50%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bank credit grew by 12.84 per cent to ₹ 86,16,408 crore in the fortnight ended June 22, according to RBI data.

  14. Which bank recently became the most valuable bank in the emerging market outside China?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)SBI
    D)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank has gone past Russia’s Sberbank to become the most valuable bank in the emerging market outside China . HDFC Bank’s current market capitalisation is $78.4 billion against Sberbank’s $74.4 billion.

  15. 18th Asian Games is scheduled to be held at which place?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Vienna
    C)Jakarta
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hockey India announced the 18-member Indian Women’s Hockey Team for the 18th Asian Games 2018, slated to begin in August this year in Jakarta/Palembang.

  16. Who won gold at Tbilisi Grand Prix held recently in Georgia?
    A)Sunil Dutt
    B)Yogeshwar Dutt
    C)Bajrang Punia
    D)Abhinav Bindra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bajrang Punia emerged champion at the Tbilisi Grand Prix in the 65kg category after outplaying Iranian wrestler Mehran Nasiri in the final in Georgia.

  17. Who has been recently appointed as the chairperson of National Green Tribunal(NGT)?
    A)Lokeshwar Singh Panta
    B)Jawad Rahim
    C)Swatanter Kumar
    D)Adarsh Kumar Goel
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The post of the chairperson of the green tribunal had been vacant for the past eight months after Justice Swatanter Kumar retired on December 19.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Airports Authority of India situated?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Begumpet Airport is situated in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Ranchi
    C)Chennai
    D)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. NASA was founded in which year?
    A)1965
    B)1958
    C)1968
    D)1955
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. ISRO was founded in which year?
    A)1985
    B)1969
    C)1954
    D)1945
    View Answer
    Option B

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