Current Affairs Quiz: July 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. India’s first highway corridors for electric vehicles is expected to come up by Which year?
    A)2030
    B)2025
    C)2020
    D)2024
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s first highway corridors with charging stations for electric vehicles are expected to come up along the Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Agra highways by 2020.

  2. Under Swaach Bharat Mission,how many individual household toilets have been constructed so far?
    A)9.62 cr
    B)8.86 cr
    C)9.87 cr
    D)7.65 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government today said, under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), 9 crore 62 lakh individual household toilets have been constructed so far.

  3. Recently Tata Steel Kalinganagar (TSK) has been included in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Lighthouse Network.It is situated in which state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata Steel Kalinganagar (TSK) has been included in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Lighthouse Network, a community of manufacturers showing leadership in applying Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to drive financial and operational impac.

  4. How much amount was sanctioned by government of India for construction of rural roads in Tripura?
    A)Rs 358 cr
    B)Rs 345 cr
    C)Rs 300 cr
    D)Rs 456 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government of India has sanctioned an additional amount of Rs 358 crore for the construction of new roads in rural areas of Tripura.

  5. How much amount was approved by HongKong government for relief and rehabilitation work in Odisha?
    A)$9 million
    B)$11 million
    C)$8 million
    D)$5 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Hong Kong government has approved over $9 million for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha.

  6. Recently Which organisation was relived from his powers to regulate housing finance companies?
    A)RBI
    B)IRDA
    C)NHB
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has taken away the powers of the National Housing Bank (NHB) to regulate housing finance companies (HFCs) and handed them to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  7. Which company partnered with National Skill Development Corporation to organise World Skills India’s International Cloud Computing Challenge 2019 ?
    A)TCS
    B)Wipro
    C)Infosys
    D)Nasscom
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nasscom partners with National Skill Development Corporation to organise ‘World Skills India’s International Cloud Computing Challenge 2019’. Ten countries including India are participating in the competition, along with New Zealand, Belgium, Japan, China, South Korea, Russia, Oman and Ireland.

  8. Which bank has launched a centralised hub for processing retail and MSME loans for better efficiency of branches in business operations?
    A)Punjab National Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Punjab and Sind Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned Punjab & Sind Bank has set up a centralised hub for processing retail and MSME loans for better efficiency of branches in business acquisition.

  9. Recently Shoaib Malik announced his retirement.He belongs to which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from ODI cricket after his country’s final league clash against Bangladesh in World Cup 2019.

  10. Who has been appointed as new Chairman of BHEL?
    A)TN Maniharan
    B)Nalin Shinghal
    C)Piyush Kumar
    D)Harideesh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned engineering firm BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) said that Nalin Shinghal has been appointed its chairman and managing director for five years.

  11. Who has been appointed as director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for a period of three years?
    A)Nitin Shinghal
    B)Sachin Jain
    C)N Kishore
    D)B Harideesh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    B Harideesh Kumar has been appointed as director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for a period of three years.

  12. Recently Sudarshan Agarwal passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Poet
    C)Social Activist
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal passed away after prolonged illness. He was 88.

  13. What is theme of this year’s International Day of Cooperatives?
    A)Cooperatives and Society
    B)COOPS 4 DECENT WORK.
    C)Sustainable Society through Cooperation
    D)Cooperation ensure no one is left behind
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations observes first Saturday of July every year as International Day of Cooperatives. The day is celebrated to increase the awareness of cooperatives. The event underscores the contributions of the cooperative movement in resolving the major problems addressed by the United Nations.The theme of the International Day of Cooperatives 2019 (CoopsDay) is COOPS 4 DECENT WORK.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A)Carouge
    B)Meyrin
    C)Vienna
    D)Cologny
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Hong Kong?
    A)Peso
    B)Dollar
    C)Euro
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option B

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