Current Affairs Quiz : July 1 , 2019

Current Affairs 01 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. By Which year,the flow of raw sewage into the Ganga river will be fully halted according to Union minister for Jal Shakti,Gajendra Singh Shekhawat?
    A)2020
    B)2022
    C)2025
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, announced that the flow of raw sewage into the Ganga river will be fully halted by 2022.

  2. According to “The Periodic Labour Force Survey for 2017-18” by NSSO,Which state has the highest unemployment rate?
    A)Assam
    B)Nagaland
    C)Bihar
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to the survey, “The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) for 2017-18” which is conducted by National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO), there is a huge variation among the states in terms of the unemployment rate. The overall unemployment rate is around 6.1.Nagaland has the highest unemployment rate among the states with the percentage of 21.4%. It is followed by Goa (1 3.9%) and Manipur(1 1.6%)

  3. The International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) concluded its 32nd Congress in Which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Pune
    D)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) concluded its 32nd Congress in Hyderabad beginning June 26. Scientists, policy makers and industry representatives from the UK, South Africa, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada and Austria took part in the conference.

  4. Which state introduced Bangla Shashya Bima scheme for farmers?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Bihar
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Bengal government has announced a crop insurance scheme in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 kharif season. The scheme called Bangla Shashya Bima (BSB) is applicable for farmers in 15 districts.

  5. How much loan agreement was signed by Andhra Pradesh government and World Bank to improve health services in AndhraPradesh?
    A)$328 million
    B)$234 million
    C)$250 million
    D)$335 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Health Ministry, Andhra Pradesh government and World Bank, signed a loan agreement of $328 million to improve healthcare services in Andhra Pradesh.

  6. According to report by International Renewable Energy Agency,Which country is producing solar power at lowest cost globally?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India is now the forerunner in producing solar power at lowest cost globally and is far ahead of other nations in low average production costs, a report by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said. Beating countries like China, which usually is the cheapest manufacturer of everything, India has also left behind the US, UK, Canada and France among others.

  7. The 2019 Black Forest Cup was held in Which country?
    A)Russia
    B)Germany
    C)USA
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Boxing, India’s junior women pugilists clinched seven medals, including five gold, while the team was adjudged the best of the tournament in the Black Forest Cup in Villingen, Schwenningen, Germany.

  8. Who was appointed as new MD of National Housing Bank?
    A)TN Manoharan
    B)Sewan Singh
    C)Sardar Kumar Hota
    D)PB Acharya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Housing Bank (NHB) has a new Managing Director in Sarada Kumar Hota. Prior to this appointment, Hota was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Can Fin Homes

  9. Who is the author of the book “A Prime Minister to Remember-Memories of a Military Chief”?
    A)Sunil Lamba
    B)Sushil Kumar
    C)Abhinav Ghosh
    D)Karambir Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar authored a book named “A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief” got released. The book explains about a distinguished career in the Indian navy.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • Where is the HQ of National Housing Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  • Where is the HQ of National Sample Survey Office?
    A)Pune
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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