Current Affairs Quiz: July 9, 2019

Current Affairs 9 July 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country inaugurated model village at Ranidugama with India Assistance?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Bhutan
    C)Thailand
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A model village at Ranidugama in Gampaha built with Indian assistance as part of a housing project meant for war affected people and estate workers was inaugurated in Sri Lanka.

  2. In which city,the world’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute was inaugurated?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)NewYork
    C)Dhaka
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute in Dhaka, Bangladesh has started functioning.

  3. What is the name of world’s first ever interactive browser built for smartphones that has been launched in India?
    A)Safari
    B)Hues
    C)Fasst
    D)Popshot
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Popshot, the world’s first ever interactive browser built for smart phones, has been launched in India.

  4. Who topped the list in women’s 200 m at Kutno Athletics Meet?
    A)Hima Das
    B)Divya Kakran
    C)Heena Sindhu
    D)Payal Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian sprinter Hima Das finished at the top in women’s 200m at Kutno Athletics Meet and bagged her second gold in a week.

  5. Who won the gold medal in 53 kg category wrestling at the Grand Prix of Spain?
    A)Divya Kakran
    B)Veronica Chumikuva
    C)Pooja Bhanda
    D)Vinesh Phogat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Putting up a dominating show, India’s top wrestler Vinesh Phogat won her first gold medal after shifting to 53kg category, while Divya Kakran claimed the top honours in the 68kg category at the Grand Prix of Spain.

  6. Who was appointed as head of National Cricket Academy ?
    A)Rahul Dravid
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Sachin Tendulkar
    D)Saurav Ganguly
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed former cricketer Rahul Dravid as the head of National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bengaluru.

  7. Which country has been cleared to compete in the 2020 Olympics by IOC?
    A)Iran
    B)Iraq
    C)North Korea
    D)Kuwait
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kuwait has been cleared to compete in the 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced it was lifting the suspension it imposed on the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) four years ago.

  8. Kyriakos Mitsotakis was appointed as new PM of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Norway
    C)Singapore
    D)Greece
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centre-right candidate Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn-in as the new prime minister of Greece, a day after his New Democracy party won a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, putting an end to the rule of leftist Syriza government.

  9. Who is the author of book “Vivekadeepini” ?
    A)Adi Shankaracharya
    B)Prashnottara Ratnamalika
    C)Amitranjan Singh
    D)Viveka Nandan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu released a book titled Vivekadeepini, a summary of Prashnottara Ratnamalika written by Adi Shankaracharya, one of India’s greatest spiritual and literary geniuses.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A)Lausanne
    B)Cologny
    C)Rome
    D)Morges
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Rufiyaa
    B)Euro
    C)Rupee
    D)Taka
    View Answer
    Option D

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