Current Affairs Quiz: July 9, 2018

Current Affairs 9 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. South Korean President arrived India on a four day visit.Who is the President of South Korea?
    A)Moon Jae-in
    B)Malcolm Turnbell
    C)Kim Jong-un
    D)Ashraf Ghani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in has arrived on his first state visit to India during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on key issues such as the situation on the Korean peninsula, and ways to boost trade and defence cooperation.

  2. PM Narendra Modi will unveil the Statue of Unity on October 31 in which region?
    A)Patan
    B)Kevadiya
    C)Anand
    D)Valsad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Statue of Unity on October 31,the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  3. Which ministry launched “ Technology Challenge” for solutions to end human intervention in cleaning of sewers?
    A)Ministry of Home Affairs
    B)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    C)Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
    D)Minstry of Defence
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to the ministry, the initiative is in line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who recently expressed desire for a challenge to promote latest technologies to avoid human intervention in cleaning of sewers and septic tanks in the country.

  4. Indian Railways is planning to launch a special train on November 14 from Delhi to Rameshwaram.Name the train?
    A)Delhi Humsafar Express
    B)Rameshwaram Express
    C)Delhi-Rameshwaram Express
    D)Sri Ramayana Express
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways is planning to launch a special train on November 14, along the route taken by Lord Ram in the Hindu Epic Ramayana.It will reach rameshwaram in 16 days.

  5. The Gorakhpur Administration has launched which android based mobile phone application to combat the “Encephalitis”?
    A)Stop AES
    B)Stop JE/AES
    C)End JE/AES
    D)Halt AES
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    With encephalitis claiming the lives of hundreds of children every year in eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh, the Gorakhpur administration has launched an android based smart phone application to combat the epidemic.

  6. in which city,Samsung opened world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing factory?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Gurgaon
    C)Pune
    D)Noida
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The facility, inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, is spread over 35 acres in Noida’s Sector 81. Built at a cost of ₹5,000 crore, the facility can produce 12 crore mobile phones every year.

  7. Which Indian warship reached SriLanka on goodwill visit ?
    A)INS Nipat
    B)INS Veer
    C)INS Trikand
    D)INS Nirbhik
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s latest frontline warship INS Trikand has reached Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit. The Sri Lanka Navy ceremonially welcomed the state-of-the-art warship in accordance with naval traditions.

  8. Recently,RBI cancelled licence of which bank as it was not in a position to pay its depositors?
    A)Alwar Urban Co-operative Bank
    B)Mehsana Urban Co-operative Bank
    C)Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank Ltd.
    D)Surat Peoples Co-operative Bank Ltd.
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that the licence of Alwar Urban Co-operative Bank in Alwar, Rajasthan has been cancelled as it is not in a position to pay its depositors in full as and when their claims accrue, among other reasons. It also added that the cancellation of the licence is effective from the close of business on July 5.

  9. Who became the first Indian to win gold in FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Turkey?
    A)Yogeshwar Dutt
    B)Siddharth Nigam
    C)Dipa Karmakar
    D)Aruna Reddy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dipa Karmakar clinched the gold medal in the vault event of . FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin,Turkey.

  10. Who won Indonesia Open Badminton Tournament?
    A)Viktor Axelson
    B)Lin Dan
    C)Lee Chong Wei
    D)Kento Momota
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japan’s Kento Momota defeated Danish world No 1 Viktor Axelsen 21-14, 21-9 to win the won Indonesia Open Badminton Tournament, a BWF Tour 1000 event.

  11. Who won British Grand Prix?
    A)Lewis Hamilton
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Kimi Raikkoenen
    D)Nico Rosberg
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Germany’s Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari won the Brtish GP, strengthening his grip on the overall lead in the Formula One drivers’ standings after beating out Britain’s Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and Finland’s Kimi Raikkoenen (Ferrari), who finished second and third respectively.

  12. Recently M.M . Jacob passed away.He belonged to which profession?
    A)Author
    B)Poet
    C)Singer
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Congress leader and former Meghalaya Governor M.M.Jacob has passed away. Jacob, 92, had been suffering from age related illnesses.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Name the capital of South Korea?
    A)Seoul
    B)Canberra
    C)Pyongyang
    D)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Samsung ?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)South Korea
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option C

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