Current Affairs Quiz : July 2 , 2019

Current Affairs 02 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. The “One Nation One Ration Card” scheme will be available across the country from Which year?
    A)2020
    B)2021
    C)2022
    D)2025
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme will be available across the country from July 1, 2020. The scheme will allow portability of food security benefits according to which the poor migrant workers will be able to buy subsidised rice and wheat from any ration shop in the country as long as their ration cards are linked to Aadhaar.

  2. Recently Telecom Ministry constituted a committee to spell out revival plans for telecom sector.Who will head this committee?
    A)Anupama Srivastava
    B)TS Malihan
    C)Aruna Sundararajan
    D)Jaya Rangarajan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Acknowledging that country’s telecom industry was under financial stress, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had constituted a committee chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan to spell out revival plans for Telecom sector.

  3. Recently Which state declared “Yeoman” butterfly as their state butterfly?
    A)Kerala
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) butterfly has been declared the state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. These butterflies are also known as Tamil Maravan, which means warrior, are found mainly in the hilly areas.

  4. Recently in which country,the Mahatma Gandhi IT and Biotechnology Park was inaugurated?
    A)Cote d’Ivoire
    B)Nigeria
    C)Camerroon
    D)Australia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Mahatma Gandhi IT and Biotechnology Park in Cote d’Ivoire, a dedicated free trade zone built with India’s assistance to build development capacities, has been inaugurated.

  5. Which city to host International Solar Alliance joint security exercise ISALEX 19?
    A)Mumbai
    B)London
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)Dubai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Representatives of 50 law enforcement agencies of the International Security Alliance (ISA) are taking part in the first joint security exercise in Abu Dhabi.

  6. Recently India signed a deal to acquire “Strum Ataka” anti tank missile from which country?
    A)Japan
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Seeking to keep itself battle-ready in situations like the one post-Balakot aerial strikes, India has signed a deal to acquire ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missile from Russia for its fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers.

  7. As per data released by the central banking authority of the Alpine nation,what is the rank of India in terms of money parked by its citizens in Swiss Banks?
    A)72nd
    B)74th
    C)73rd
    D)76th
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central banking authority of the Alpine nation. India was ranked 73rd last year, after jumping 15 places from its 88th position a year ago.

  8. Who won the Austrian Grand Prix?
    A)Lewis Hamilton
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Nico Rosberg
    D)Max Verstappen
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix for the second year in a row while champion Mercedes lost for the first time in this season.

  9. Who won the U19 title at the Asian Junior Squash Championship 2019?
    A)Veer Chotrani
    B)Yash Fadte
    C)Ravi Dixit
    D)Vela Senthilkumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Veer Chotrani beat compatriot Yash Fadte to win the U-19 title at the Asian Junior Squash Championship. With the victory, Veer became the third Indian to win the Asian trophy after Ravi Dixit and Vela Senthilkumar.

  10. Who was appointed as new CMD of BSNL?
    A)AK Sinkar
    B)MR Kumar
    C)PK Purwar
    D)Hemant Bhargava
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has appointed MTNL Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) P.K. Purwar as the CMD of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) for a period of three months starting July 1, subject to the approval of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), for ensuring continuity at the struggling PSU.

  11. Who took over as the Director General of the Indian Coast Guard?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)Rajendra Singh
    C)Sunil Lamba
    D)K Natarajan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    K. Natarajan took over as the Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). He has become the 23rd chief of India’s coastal security force. He took over from Rajendra Singh.

  12. What is the theme of this year’s National Doctors Day?
    A)Recognise The contribution
    B)Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment
    C)Individual Lives and Community
    D)Honour participation of Doctors
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India observe 1st July as the National Doctors’ Day. The day is celebrated to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities.National Doctor’s Day is also celebrated to honour the legendary physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Dr Roy was honoured with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna.The theme for 2019 National Doctors’ Day is ‘Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Cote d’Ivoire?
    A)Peso
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)CFA Franc
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of MTNL?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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