Current Affairs Quiz – July 9, 2017

Q.1) Which government has decided to link Old and New Gurugram through a metro link from HUDA City Centre to Gurugram railway station?

a) New Delhi

b) Haryana

c) Punjab

d) Rajasthan

e) Himachal Pradesh

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Q.2) Who inaugurated flight of SriLankan Airlines from Visakhapatnam to Colombo?

a) Ashok Gajapathi Raju

b) Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda

c) Shri Kalraj Mishra

d) Prakash Javadekar

e) Smriti Zubin Irani

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Q.3) Who laid the foundation stone of a Rs 123.7 crore mega food park with focus on maize processing in Kapurthala district, Punjab?

a) Kalraj Mishra

b) Narendra Singh Tomar

c) Radha Mohan Singh

d) Harsimrat Kaur Badal

e) Smriti Zubin Irani

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Q.4) Who will launch digital initiatives Swayam, Swayam Prabha, National Digital Library and National Academic Depository in New Delhi to push e-education in the country?

a) Hamid Ansari

b) Pranab Mukherjee

c) Narendra Modi

d) Rajnath Singh

e) Arun Jaitley

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Q.5) Which city has been declared as a World Heritage City at the 41st session of UNESCO’s world heritage committee being held at Krakow in Poland?

a) Ahmedabad

b) Hyderabad

c) Jaipur

d) Varanasi

e) Pune

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Q.6) Who won the South Australian Open Squash title, recenty?

a) Harinder Pal Sandhu

b) Saurav Ghosal

c) Dipika Pallikal Karthik

d) Rhys Dowling

e) Anaka Alankamony

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Q.7) Who won her maiden steeplechase gold at the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha?

a) Saif Saaeed Shaheen

b) Lalita Babar

c) Sudha Singh

d) Peter Koech

e) Brahim Boulami

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Q.8) Who took victory over the eighth stage on the Tour de France after a solo break on the final cycling?

a) Louis Caput

b) Marcel Dussault

c) Norbert Callens

d) Adolphe Deledda

e) Lilian Calmejane

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Q.9) Who has been appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Autism in South-East Asia Region?

a) Leonardo DiCaprio

b) Victoria Beckham

c) Katy Perry

d) Saima Wazed Hossain

e) Priyanka Chopra

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Q.10) Who has been elected as the president of Mongolia, recently?

a) Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

b) Nambaryn Enkhbayar

c) Natsagiin Bagabandi

d) Khaltmaa Battulga

e) Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat

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Q.11) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), headed by the Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, accorded approval to the Army for upgrades worth ________ crore.

a) Rs. 2,805

b) Rs. 2,806

c) Rs. 2,800

d) Rs. 2,808

e) Rs. 2,608

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Q.12) Name the Bengal and Jharkhand First-Class Cricketer passed away recently.

a) Gopal Bose

b) Gour Ghosh

c) Manoj Tiwari

d) Laxmi Ratan Shukla

e) Ashok Malhotra

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Q.13) G20 summit held at _______.

a) Hamburg, Germany

b) Tokyo, Japan

c) Beijing, China

d) Moscow, Russia

e) Victoria, Hong Kong

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Q.14) Trump pledges $___ mn to World Bank fund formed by Ivanka to help women entrepreneurs.

a) 25

b) 30

c) 35

d) 40

e) 50

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Q.15) Which government, will launch a new family planning programme, ‘Antara’ to mark World Population Day on July 11?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Gujarat

c) Maharashtra

d) Karnataka

e) Kerala

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Q.16) Which government will adopt Andhra Pradesh pattern of loan waiver implementation to plug systemic corruption and ensure that the fruits of debt waiver reach actual beneficiaries?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Maharashtra

c) Gujarat

d) Karnataka

e) Kerala

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Q.17) The union tourism ministry has allotted Rs _______ crore to the state under the Swadesh Darshan scheme to augment its tourist infrastructure, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar.

a) 25

b) 50

c) 75

d) 100

e) 120

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Q.18) In which city first university only for Dalit students to come up by 2018?

a) Ahmedabad

b) Hyderabad

c) Jaipur

d) Bengaluru

e) Pune

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Q.19) Which state has topped the list among all the states in the country for having issued over 43 lakh soil health cards (SHCs)?

a) Punjab

b) West Bengal

c) Chhattisgarh

d) Bihar

e) Assam

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Q.20) Which state’s Pollution Control Board launches green campaign ‘Connecting People to Nature’ at the Public Library as part of World Environment Day (June 5)?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) Karnataka

e) Kerala

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Q.21) Which State will mark the Celebration of Kanyashree Utsav on July 25?

a) Punjab

b) Kerala

c) Chhattisgarh

d) West Bengal

e) Odisha

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Q.22) India’s foreign exchange reserves have increased by 4.007 billion US dollars to touch a record high of _____ billion US dollars in the end of 30th June.

a) 376.845

b) 368.679

c) 386.539

d) 398.665

e) 367.789

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Q.23) To foster friendly relations across borders, India and Bangladesh have chalked out to construct a bridge over _______ river to facilitate trade and improve communication between the two neighbours.

a) Meghalaya

b) Mizoram

c) Manipur

d) Nagaland

e) Tripura

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Q.24) Water Health International (WHI), a US-based company with operating headquarters, has been awarded the Unilever Global Development Award for its endeavours in providing clean, safe and affordable drinking water, WHI is located in which state?

a) Ahmedabad

b) Hyderabad

c) Jaipur

d) Bengaluru

e) Pune

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Q.25) Which steel has won the Prime Minister’s trophy for being the best performing integrated steel plant in the country during 2014-15 and 2015-16?

a) TATA

b) Jindal

c) Sail

d) Bhushan

e) VISA

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Q.26) NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a hidden galaxy IC _____, which is a challenging cosmic target.

a) 341

b) 342

c) 343

d) 345

e) 346

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Q.27) Which organisation made a strong case for setting up a public credit registry in India to address the twin balance sheet problem of the banking sector and the corporate sector?

a) SEBI

b) SBI

c) RBI

d) GOI

e) NABARD

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Q.28) What is the Currency of Mongolia?

a) Togrog

b) Lev

c) Som

d) Lira

e) Kev

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Q.29) Which country pension funds has been invited by Narendra Modi to invest in the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)?

a) Italy

b) Norway

c) Russia

d) France

e) Mexico

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Q.30) Which government firm is in talk with India to buy coking coal used to make steel, for long-term purchase agreements after a cyclonic disruption in Australia cut supplies earlier this year?

a) Italy

b) Norway

c) Canada

d) France

e) Mexico

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Current Affairs July – 9, 2017 –  Centre allots Rs 100 crore to Goa under Swadesh Darshan scheme: