Current Affairs Quiz: July 10, 2019

Current Affairs 10 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. As per data,employment under MGNREGS increased by How much percent in 2018-19?
    A)70.87%
    B)71.25%
    C)74.75%
    D)76.11%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar said that 52.04 lakh people were given employment under MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in 2018-19. This showed an increase of 76.11%. In 2017-18, 29.55 lakh people were employed under the scheme. Meanwhile, 39.91 lakhs were given employment under MGNREGS in 2016-17.

  2. Which state government launched Meri Fasal Mera Byora portal?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Haryana government announced the launch of ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’ portal whereby farmers can avail benefits of several government schemes directly after uploading their crop-related details.

  3. Which train will be the first train to be operated by private players in India?
    A)Raipur Garibrath Express
    B)Delhi Lucknow Shatabadi
    C)Chitrakoot Express
    D)Delhi Lucknow Tejas Express
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is set to be the first train to be operated by private players, indicating that the Railways is going ahead with its 100-day agenda of handing over operations of two of its trains to the private sector, despite protests from its unions.

  4. Which country to host the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) ?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)Canada
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is set to host the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) from September 02 to 13, confirmed Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar.

  5. Which country handed over 250 houses to displaced Muslim minorities who were residing in Myanmar Rakhine state?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Bhutan
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India handed over 250 houses to the displaced Muslim minorities, who are currently residing in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, under the Rakhine State Development Programme (RSDP) for USD 25 million for a period of five years.

  6. Which city has granted its first golden visa to businessmen Lalu Samuel recently?
    A)Rome
    B)London
    C)Sharjah
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sharjah has granted its first golden visa – to Indian businessman Lalu Samuel. A long-time resident of the UAE, Mr Samuel is chairman of the Sharjah-based Kingston Group, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of electrical products in the Middle East.

  7. Recently RBI finalised Which plan to improve regulation and supervision, among other functions of the central bank?
    A)Akansha
    B)Abhilasha
    C)Vikas
    D)Utkarsh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board, which met in New Delhi, finalised a three- year roadmap to improve regulation and supervision, among other functions of the central bank.

  8. Who was declared as the men’s footballer of the year in All India Football Federation Awards 2019?
    A)Navneet Singh
    B)Gurdeep Singh
    C)Sunil Chhetri
    D)Sahal Abdul Samad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian men’s footballer Sunil Chhetri and women’s footballer Ashalata Devi won the biggest prizes in their respective categories as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced awards for the 2018-19 season.Chhetri was declared as the men’s footballer of the year whereas in the women’s category Devi was announced as the footballer of the year.

  9. Which country is hosting the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019?
    A)Ukraine
    B)India
    C)Samoa
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mirabai Chanu wins gold in the senior women’s 49 kg event.Jhilli Dalabehra wins gold in the senior women’s 45 kg event.Soroikhaibam Bindyarani Devi wins gold in the senior women’s 55kg event.Rishikanta Singh grabbed the gold in the senior men’s 55kg event.

  10. Which country has won the 8th CONCACAF Gold Cup?
    A)Brazil
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)Mexico
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mexico’s men’s soccer team have won their record eighth CONCACAF Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours after the women’s team lifted its second consecutive World Cup title.

  11. Who won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title?
    A)Magnus Carlsen
    B)Vishwanathan Anand
    C)Borris Spasky
    D)Hikaru Nakamura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Magnus Carlsen won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title. He scored 8 points. Wesley So finished second with 7 points.

  12. Who was appointed as new country Manager for India by LinkedIn?
    A)Anurag Kishor
    B)Amitabh Chaudhary
    C)Ashutosh Gupta
    D)Navneet Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    LinkedIn, the professional social networking company announced Ashutosh Gupta as its new country manager for India.
  13. Which Film has won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea.?
    A)De de Pyar De
    B)Gully Boy
    C)Article 15
    D)Super 30
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar’s directorial ‘Gully Boy’ has won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea..

  14. Who is the author of book “War over Words:Censorship in India 1930-1960”?
    A)Daksh Arora
    B)Dakshina Kakaran
    C)Akanksha Joshi
    D)Devika Sethi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled “War over Words: Censorship in India, 1930-1960” authored by Devika Sethi who teaches modern Indian history at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Mandi was released. It explains the state censorship in India in the transition period from colonial to national rule, when historical actors behaved in unpredictable ways.

  15. Recently President Fernando de La Rua passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A)Argentina
    B)Singapore
    C)Netherlands
    D)HongKong
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Argentine President Fernando de La Rua passed away at a Buenos Aires hospital. He was hospitalised due to severe cardiac and kidney complications.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Myanmar?
    A)Kyat
    B)Won
    C)Dollar
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Samoa?
    A)Mulifania
    B)Lalamonu
    C)Upou
    D)Apia
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of LinkedIn?
    A)Cologny
    B)California
    C)Rome
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

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