Current Affairs Quiz: July 8, 2019

Current Affairs 8 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently foreign minister Sheikh Abdulla Zayed Al Nahyen arrived in India.He is the current foreign minister of which country?
    A)UAE
    B)Iran
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived in India. He will hold talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to boost cooperation in key sectors such as trade and energy.

  2. Recently Which city of India was inducted into UNESCO World Heritage Sight List?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Jaipur
    D)Kolhapur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Walled City of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, has made its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

  3. Which state government was fined with Rs 100 crore failing to curb coal mining?
    A)Assam
    B)Manipur
    C)Nagaland
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court of India has directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine. The fine was imposed by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution Control Board.

  4. In which state,Bonalu festival is celebrated?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Assam
    C)Telangana
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The annual Bonalu festival kicked off at the Jagadamba temple in historic Golconda Fort, Telangana. Bonalu is celebrated every year in the state during the first month of the monsoon season. Bonalu is the “state festival” of Telangana.

  5. Recently ISRO signed a contract with which country for space training of Indian astronauts?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)UK
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with Russia’s Glavkosmos for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts.

  6. Which operation was launched by BSF to fortify the anti filtration grid along Pakistan border?
    A)Sankalp
    B)Bandar
    C)Vijay
    D)Sudarshan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    BSF has launched the operation ‘Sudarshan’ to fortify the ‘anti-infiltration grid’ along the Pakistan border in Punjab and Jammu.

  7. Which player set a world record of maximum hundreds in single World Cup?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)David Warner
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Kane Williamson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rohit Sharma has set a world record of maximum hundreds in the single World Cup. He has become the first batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup and break the record of Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakarra.

  8. Who won the men’s singles title of Canada Open Badminton?
    A)Parupalli Kashyap
    B)Roger Federer
    C)Li Shi Feng
    D)Novak Djokovic
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Li Shi Feng has won the men’s singles title of Canada Open Badminton. He defeated India’s Parupalli Kashyap in the title clash.

  9. Which country won their 9th Copa America football trophy?
    A)Peru
    B)Brazil
    C)India
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Brazil clinch their ninth Copa America football trophy after a gap of 12 years. Brazil have defeated Peru 3-1 to win their first Copa America title since 2007.

  10. Which country won the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Brazil
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    United States trounced the Netherlands by 2-0 in the final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup to lift the title at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in France.

  11. Recently JP Duminy and Imran Tahir announced their retirement.They belong to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Social Activist
    C)Sports
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    South African Jean-Paul Duminy, usually known as JP Duminy announced his retirement from all international cricket following 10-run win over Australia in South Africa’s final match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. South African Imran Tahir announced his retirement from ODI cricket following 10-run win over Australia in South Africa’s final match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
  12. Recently Cricket Umpire Ian Gould announced his retirement.He belongs from which country?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)UK
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    On 6 July 2019, Ian Gould (from UK) announced retirement from umpiring, after standing in the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Netherlands?
    A)Dollar
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Rufiyaa
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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