Current Affairs Quiz: July 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 July 2021 Quiz

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  1. Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj has surpassed whom to become the top run-getter in international cricket across all formats?
    A) Charlotte Edwards
    B) Anya Shrubsole
    C) Lydia Greenway
    D) Sarah Taylor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj became the top run-getter in international cricket across all formats, surpassing former England batter Charlotte Edwards.
  2. Sirisha Bandla who has become the second Indian-origin woman to head to space will go to space through which organization?
    A) Tiangong space station
    B) Falcon 9 Block 5
    C) Gaganyaan
    D) Virgin Space Ship Unity
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sirisha Bandla has made headlines as the second Indian-origin woman to head to space as part of Virgin Space Ship Unity on July 11.
  3. Who won the Austrian Grand Prix 2021?
    A)
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position, clinching a third straight victory and extending his lead over title rival Lewis Hamilton to 32 points after nine races.
  4. Where did General MM Naravane, Indian Army Chief inaugurated War Memorial for Indian Soldiers in July 2021?
    A) Germany
    B) Poland
    C) Italy
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Army Chief inaugurates War Memorial for Indian Soldiers in Italy
  5. Karsten Warholm who broke Kevin Young’s 29-year-old 400m hurdles world record when he completed the race in 46.70 seconds belongs from which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Poland
    C) Oslo
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Norway’s Karsten Warholm broke Kevin Young’s 29-year-old 400m hurdles world record when he completed the race in 46.70 seconds in front of his home fans at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo.
  6. ‘Darbar move’, the 149-year-old biannual tradition of which state/UT in India came to an end in July 2021?
    A) Delhi
    B) Karnataka
    C) Odisha
    D) Jammu and Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    ‘Darbar move’, the 149-year-old biannual tradition of shifting capitals between Srinagar and Jammu, has come to an end, with the administration serving notice to employees to vacate their quarters in the twin capital cities within three weeks.
  7. IN July 2021, which public sector bank became the most-valued listed public sector bank in India with a market-capitalization of over Rs 50,000 crore?
    A) Canara Bank
    B) Indian Overseas Bank
    C) United Bank of India
    D) Central Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    With a market-capitalization of over Rs 50,000 crore, The Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) became the second most-valued listed public sector bank in India.
  8. Veteran lawyer KN Bhattacharjee has been appointed as the new Lokayukta of which Indian state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Tripura government appointed veteran lawyer KN Bhattacharjee as the new Lokayukta of the state to deal with the complaints of corruption
  9. Who has taken charge as the new Managing Director of National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd.?
    A) Deepak Mishra
    B) Suresh Awasthi
    C) Satish Agnihotri
    D) Vinod Tiwari
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Satish Agnihotri, retired IRSE officer of 1982 batch has taken charge as Managing Director, National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd.
  10. PhonePe has partnered with which of the following e-commerce company to digitise cash-on-delivery services of the e-commerce firm?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Shopclues
    C) Myntra
    D) Nykaa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    PhonePe has partnered with Walmart Inc.’s Flipkart to digitise cash-on-delivery services of the e-commerce firm.
  11. Former Cricket performance analyst Sanath Jayasundara of which country has been banned by International Cricket Council (ICC) for 7 years after he was found guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Pakistan
    C) Indonesia
    D) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned a former performance analyst with Sri Lanka Cricket Sanath Jayasundara from cricket for seven years after it’s Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
  12. In first quarter (April-June) of current financial year, India achieved a highest ever Merchandise export of how much amount?
    A) 89 Billion dollar
    B) 91 Billion dollar
    C) 95 Billion dollar
    D) 86 Billion dollar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India achieves highest ever Merchandise export of 95 Billion dollar in first quarter of current financial year
  13. What is the extended deadline for electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA and 15CB as granted by Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT?
    A) 31st July, 2021
    B) 15th August, 2021
    C) 15th July, 2021
    D) 31st August, 2021
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has granted further relaxation in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA and 15CB and extended the date of filing from 30th June to 15th July, 2021.
  14. Who is the head of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, children, Youth Affairs and Sports which began its study of various educational institutions in Leh?
    A) Ranbir Singh Prajapati
    B) Suresh Beniwal
    C) Shadi Lal Batra
    D) Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, children, Youth Affairs and Sports led by Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe began its study of various educational institutions in Leh.
  15. In a major-reshuffle of Governors of states in July 2021, Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh has been now appointed as the Governor of which state?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Haryana
    C) Karnataka
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind appointed eight new governors giving them charge of administration of new states. While many were transferred, others were new appointments.
    P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Mizoram, was transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa.
    Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura; Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura is transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand; Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Haryana.Thaawarchand Gehlot, who currently serves as Cabinet Minister, has been appointed as Governor of Karnataka.
    Hari Babu Kambhampati has been appointed as Governor of Mizoram, Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel as Governor of Madhya Pradesh and former Speaker of Goa Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar as Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
  16. In collaboration with which institute, J&K Governor Manoj Sinha rolled out the Lieutenant Governor’s Sustainable Development Fellowship (LGSDF) for the engineering, management and other graduates of J&K?
    A) Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu
    B) University of Kashmir
    C) National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
    D) University of Jammu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha rolled out the Lieutenant Governor’s Sustainable Development Fellowship (LGSDF) for the engineering, management and other graduates of J&K. The programme, which shall be funded by the J&K Administration and implemented in collaboration with IIT, Jammu.
  17. The United States of America celebrated its which Independence day on July 4.
    A) 267th
    B) 245th
    C) 235th
    D) 257th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The United States of America is celebrating its 245th Independence day on July 4.
  18. AYUSH Minister Kiren Rijiju launched Ayurveda dataset on the CTRI Portal in July 2021. R in CTRI stands for what?
    A) Range
    B) Random
    C) Registrar
    D) Registry
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    AYUSH Minister Kiren Rijiju launched Ayurveda dataset on The Clinical Trials Registry- India CTRI Portal.
  19. Education Ministry in July 2021 launched NIPUN Bharat initiative aimed at developing learning competencies in reading, writing and numeracy in the children. What does U in NIPUN stands for?
    A) Ultimate
    B) Understanding
    C) Unexceptionable
    D) Unidirectional
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank virtually launched the National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy – NIPUN Bharat. This initiative is aimed to develop learning competencies in reading, writing and numeracy in the children.
  20. Which edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held from 20th to 28th November 2021 in Goa?
    A) 56th
    B) 55th
    C) 52nd
    D) 53rd
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held from 20th to 28th November in Goa
  21. The Ministry of Tourism has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with which travel agency company to strengthen the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    A) Yatra
    B) MakeMyTrip
    C) EaseMyTrip
    D) Ibibo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Tourism has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with Yatra.Com to strengthen the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. The primary objective of this MoU is to provide extensive visibility to accommodation units, which have self-certified themselves on System for Assessment, Awareness and Training for the Hospitality Industry- SAATHI on the OTA platform.
  22. Health Ministry launched informational video series named what on its social media platforms which is aimed at disseminating authentic information on COVID-19 pandemic and it’s vaccination program?
    A) COVID SAHAYTA
    B) COVID Meter
    C) COVID Warrior
    D) COVID GuruKool
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Health Ministry has launched COVID GuruKool, an informational video series on its social media platforms. It is aimed at disseminating authentic information on COVID-19 pandemic and it’s vaccination program.
  23. 17th World Congress for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy held with WHO call for Elimination of Cervical Cancer by which year?
    A) 2025
    B) 2030
    C) 2032
    D) 2035
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union health minister addressed at the inaugural session of the 17th World Congress for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy. The theme of the World congress “Eliminating Cervical Cancer: Call for Action” is aligned to the WHO call for Elimination of Cervical Cancer by 2030.
  24. Which of the following has been awarded with the world’s most innovative ‘Investment Promotion Agency (IPA)’ 2021 award by OCO Global?
    A) Invest India
    B) Confederation of Indian Industry
    C) India Trade Promotion Organisation
    D) NITI Aayog
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Invest India, has been awarded with the world’s most innovative ‘Investment Promotion Agency (IPA)’ 2021 award by OCO Global.
  25. The book titled ‘India To The Rescue’ is co-written by Sushant Singh and whom?
    A) Indu Sundaresan
    B) Urvashi Butalia
    C) Shruthi Rao
    D) Preeti Shenoy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The book titled ‘India To The Rescue’ co-written by Sushant Singh & Shruthi Rao has been released recently .

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Flipkart situated?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Overseas Bank situated?
    A) Kochi
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. Where is National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited situated?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Where is the HQ of travel agency Yatra situated?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Jaipur
    C) Gandhinagar
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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