Current Affairs July 2020 bits part-1

  1. Union steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Asia’s first Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility in which state/UT?
  1. Maharashtra
  2. Chandigarh
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Punjab
  5. Odisha
  1. How many Chinese app were banned by MEITY under section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000?
  1. 69
  2. 65
  3. 55
  4. 59
  5. 43
  1. As per MSME ministry, what will be the new term which denotes “MSME” with effect from July 1, 2020?
  1. Chakra
  2. Megha
  3. Tulip
  4. Udyam
  5. Vyapaar
  1. Name the world’s largest convalescent plasma therapy-cum-trial project which was launched by Maharashtra government.
  1. Priorpro
  2. Aline
  3. Proplasma
  4. Platina
  5. PlasmaTh
  1. Where does India’s 1st plasma bank was inaugurated for COVID-19 treatment?
  1. Mumbai
  2. Chennai
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Pune
  5. New Delhi
  1. Council of Ministers of which state has passed the MSME Ordinance in June 2020?
  1. Nagaland
  2. Sikkim
  3. Manipur
  4. Meghalaya
  5. Assam
  1. The government of Goa has allotted land to ____ MSME units to set up India’s first Marine Cluster.
  1. 64
  2. 25
  3. 36
  4. 49
  5. 81
  1. Name the campaign which was launched by Madhya Pradesh government to control spread of COVID-19.
  1. Run corona
  2. Kill corona
  3. Beat corona
  4. GO corona
  5. Go Covid
  1. How many women were missing in India over the past 50 years as per report released by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)?
  1. 30.6 million
  2. 25.7 million
  3. 24.9 million
  4. 45.8 million
  5. 52.1 million
  1. Which ministry has launched centrally sponsored PM FME scheme named “Sapnoki Udaan” recently?
  1. Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  2. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  3. Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare
  4. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  5. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  1. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs organized an online event to mark the 5th Anniversary of which scheme/s recently?
  1. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Urban)
  2. Smart Cities Mission
  3. Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
  4. Both 1) and 2)
  5. All the 1), 2) and 3)
  1. Which state government has launched “HamaraGhar-Hamara Vidyalaya” scheme to maintain academic regularity of the students?
  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Punjab
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Odisha
  5. West Bengal
  1. How many fruits and vegetables were added to Operation Greens scheme recently?
  1. 18
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 7
  5. 15
  1. The world bank and Government of India has signed agreement along with which state to increase access to affordable housing to low income group?
  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Maharashtra
  1. Find the bank which has partnered with Swiggy to launch industry first instant digital wallet ‘Swiggy Money’?
  1. HDFC Bank
  2. RBL Bank
  3. Axis Bank
  4. IndusInd Bank
  5. ICICI Bank
  1. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General of India got 3-year extension of service recently. Name the Attorney General of India who got 1-year extension of service?
  1. K.M. Nataraj
  2. Vikramjit Banerjee
  3. Suryaprakash V. Raju
  4. Mukul Rohatgi
  5. K.K. Venugopal
  1. Gudni Johannesson has been re-elected as the president of which country?
  1. Iceland
  2. Morocco
  3. Switzerland
  4. Denmark
  5. Singapore
  1. Who has received the 1st Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis National Award in Official Statistics’2020?
  1. Sangita Reddy
  2. Arvind Pandey
  3. Chakravarthi Rangarajan
  4. BC Roy
  5. Rao Inderjit Singh
  1. Who has won Prof. P.V. Sukhatme National Award in 2020?
  1. Arvind Pandey
  2. Akhilesh Chandra Kulshreshtha
  3. Chakravarthi Rangarajan
  4. Both 1) and 2)
  5. Both 1) and 3)
  1. Who has become the youngest umpire to enter into ICC’s elite panel?
  1. Srinivas Venkatraghavan
  2. Sundaram Ravi
  3. Nitin Menon
  4. Vineet Kulkarni
  5. S K Bansal
  1. Which team has won the 2020 Premier League Championship football tournament?
  1. Liverpool
  2. Manchester City
  3. Chelsea
  4. Arsenal
  5. Aston Villa
  1. When was UN’s International Day of Parliamentarism is observed annually?
  1. June 28
  2. July 2
  3. July 1
  4. June 30
  5. June 29
  1. The International asteroid day was observed every year on ________.
  1. 3rd July
  2. 2nd July
  3. 1st July
  4. 30th June
  5. 20th June
  1. Which ministry has developed the online portal for issue of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for power, oil and gas exploration project?
  1. Health and family welfare ministry
  2. Defence ministry
  3. Chemicals and Fertilizers ministry
  4. Skill Development and Entrepreneurship ministry
  5. Power ministry
  1. Who has launched the NADA India App which provide information about banned substances to athletes?
  1. Santosh Kumar Gangwar
  2. KirenRijiju
  3. Rao Inderjit Singh
  4. Raj Kumar Singh
  5. Shripad Yesso Naik
  1. Which ministry has launched web portal for street vendors loan scheme PMSVANidhi?
  1. Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Health and Family Affairs
  3. Ministry of Social justice and Empowerment
  4. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  5. Ministry of Panchayat Raj
  1. Which state has launched the portal ‘Skill Connect Forum’ to connect job seekers and employers?
  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Maharashtra
  1. Indian railways along with which PSU has commissioned 1st of its kind solar plant in Bina, Madhya Pradesh to supply power directly on the railway overhead line?
  1. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
  2. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  3. Steel Authority of India (SAIL)
  4. Coal India Limited (CIL)
  5. None of the Above
  1. With which company CBSE partnered to launch a curriculum on Digital Safety and Augmented Reality for students and educators?
  1. IBM
  2. Twitter
  3. Google
  4. Facebook
  5. Apple
  1. Name the organization which plans to establish research cell at IIT-Hyderabad to meet the future defence technological requirements of the country.
  1. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)
  2. Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
  3. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  4. National Informatics Centre (NIC)
  5. National Defence Cell (NDC)
  1. Which country has signed 5 MoUs with India for development of educational infrastructure (July 2020)?
  1. Afghanistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Malaysia
  5. Bhutan
  1. Which state/UT has launched Mission Organic Development Initiative (M.O.D.I) and Greenhouse Project recently?
  1. Jammu & Kashmir
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Ladakh
  5. Haryana
  1. Find the bank which partnered with Mastercard to facilitate real-time domestic & cross-border payments & remittances through ‘Mastercard Send’.
  1. CSB Bank
  2. IndusInd Bank
  3. RBL Bank
  4. ICICI Bank
  5. SBM Bank
  1. Which private sector bank launched ‘Loan in seconds’ digital solution for instant disbursement of retail loans?
  1. HDFC Bank
  2. Axis Bank
  3. Yes Bank
  4. City Union Bank
  5. Karur Vysya Bank
  1. Who heads the 11-member committee constituted by National Human Rights Commission to assess COVID-19 impact on human rights?
  1. Nimesh G Desai
  2. RajiveRaturi
  3. Abhey Shukla
  4. K S Reddy
    5)Dipa Sinha
  1. What is India’s rank in SDG index 2020 (Sweden ranked No.1)?
  1. 89
  2. 121
  3. 117
  4. 62
  5. 51
  1. India ranked _____ in INFORM risk index 2020 for humanitarian crises & disasters (Somalia – 1).
  1. 22nd
  2. 31st
  3. 29th
  4. 51st
  5. 78th
  1. Which payment platform company (with QorQl) is set to acquire Raheja QBE General Insurance Company Limited for $76 million?
  1. Paytm
  2. CashFree
  3. Paykun
  4. Paypal
  5. PayU
  1. ‘Ofek 16’ is the new spy satellite of which country?
  1. Iraq
  2. Qatar
  3. Iran
  4. Israel
  5. UAE
  1. Name the company which has successfully completed India’s 1st NPNT compliant drone flight.
  1. Asteria Aerospace
  2. General Aeronautics Pvt Ltd
  3. Quidich Innovation Labs
  4. Both 1) and 2)
  5. Both 1) and 3)
  1. Which IIT has developed the disinfectant box named ‘Unisaviour’ to sterilize personal belongings of a person?
  1. IIT Kharagpur
  2. IIT Madras
  3. IIT Mandi
  4. IIT Hyderabad
  5. IIT Roorkee
  1. The scientists of which country has found ancient underwater Aboriginal sites recently?
  1. Japan
  2. Australia
  3. Mexico
  4. Canada
  5. Lebanon
  1. Tamil Nadu born G Akash become _____ grandmaster of India recently.
  1. 71st
  2. 42nd
  3. 81st
  4. 66th
  5. 29th
  1. Who has authored the book titled ‘Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver’
  1. Urjit Patel
  2. Shaktikanta Das
  3. Raghuram Rajan
  4. Rajiv Gauba
  5. Manmohan Singh
  1. Name the person who authored the book named “Getting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for India”.
  1. Rahul Bajaj
  2. Rajan Raheja
  3. RC Bhargava
  4. Gopichand Hinduja
  5. Azim Premji
  1. When was World Zoonoses Day observed annually?
  1. July 5
  2. July 7
  3. July 3
  4. July 6
  5. July 4
  1. Which edition of GST day was celebrated on July 1, 2020?
  1. 1st
  2. 2nd
  3. 3rd
  4. 4th
  5. 5th
  1. What is the name of India’s 1st social media super app which was launched by Vice president of India Venkaiah Naidu?
  1. Indiabook
  2. Routeway
  3. Elyments
  4. AatmaNir
  5. Bharatroot

Correct Answers:

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