Current Affairs July 2020 bits part-2

  1. Which organization prepared the white paper on “Focused Interventions for Make in India Post COVID 19” which was released by science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan?
  1. Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology
  2. National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  3. Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development
  4. National Research Development Corporation
  5. Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council
  1. Which state’s Legal Service Authority and the high Court organized India’s 1st e-Lok Adalat?
  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Goa
  3. Assam
  4. Chhattisgarh
  5. Maharashtra
  1. Which country is the largest Foreign Direct Investor in United Kingdom in 2019 (India ranked No.2)?
  1. Germany
  2. United states
  3. France
  4. Hong Kong
  5. China
  1. Which state has signed MoU with HDFC bank to provide digital payment solutions to the state’s transport department?
  1. West Bengal
  2. Karnataka
  3. Odisha
  4. Bihar
  5. Jharkhand
  1. Name the person who has resigned from the post of CEO of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
  1. Rahul Johri
  2. SouravGanguly
  3. Shashi Tharoor
  4. Lalit Modi
  5. Rajeev Shukla
  1. Lee Hsien Loong has become the Prime Minister of which country (July 2020)?
  1. South Korea
  2. Malaysia
  3. Thailand
  4. Hong Kong
  5. Singapore
  1. The 2018 tiger census of which country entered into Guinness Record book as the largest camera trap wildlife survey in the world?
  1. India
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Brazil
  4. France
  5. Uganda
  1. Name the person who has won 10th edition 2020 Dada Saheb Phalke Award for documentary named “Chi Lupo”.
  1. Tapan Sinha
  2. Mrinal Sen
  3. Vinod Khanna
  4. Manoj Kumar
  5. Kezang D Thongdok
  1. Who was honored with Rotary Foundation’s Paul Harris Fellow recognition recently?
  1. Hemant Soren
  2. Neiphiu Rio
  3. Edappadi K Palaniswami
  4. SarbanandaSonowal
  5. Nitish Kumar
  1. Which Indian organization was conferred with ‘Development Marketplace Award 2020’ from World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)?
  1. RAHI Foundation
  2. Institute for Human Development
  3. Indian Cancer Society
  4. Citizens Foundation India
  5. Indiability Foundation
  1. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved Kubota’s 9.09% Acquisition of Escorts and Escorts’ 40% Acquisition by KAI under which section of competition Act, 2002?
  1. Section 32(1)
  2. Section 31(1)
  3. Section 32(3)
  4. Section 31(2)
  5. Section 30(1)
  1. Name the Aerospace company which has delivered last five AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Indian Air Force recently.
  1. Lockheed Martin
  2. Boeing
  3. General Electric
  4. Airbus
  5. Safran
  1. Kuaizhou-11 (KZ-11) is the solid-fueled carrier rocket of which country?
  1. Japan
  2. South Korea
  3. Singapore
  4. China
  5. North Korea
  1. Which country has successfully launched telecommunication satellite named “APSTAR-6D” recently?
  1. Nepal
  2. China
  3. Malaysia
  4. India
  5. Japan
  1. Find the company which collaborated with Loyal Textile Mills Limited and HeiQ for the development of world’s 1st reusable PPE with Triple Viral Shield Technology?
  1. Reliance Industries
  2. ITC Limited
  3. Tata Group
  4. Adani Group
  5. Larsen & Toubro Limited
  1. Who authored the book titled ‘A Song of India’?
  1. Salman Rushdie
  2. Ruskin Bond
  3. Vikram Seth
  4. Arundhati Roy
  5. Amitav Ghosh
  1. When was National fish farmers day observed annually?
  1. July 7
  2. July 2
  3. July 13
  4. July 4
  5. July 10
  1. The Fish Cryobank in India will be established by the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) in collaboration with which institute?
  1. Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research
  2. National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources
  3. Central Institute of Fisheries Technology
  4. Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute
  5. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
  1. The UN’s World Population Day is observed annually on ________.
  1. March 10
  2. July 11
  3. April 15
  4. June 24
  5. May 18
  1. When was the Counter-Terrorism Week observed in the year 2020?
  1. July 1-4
  2. July 5-7
  3. July 11-15
  4. July 6-10
  5. July 14-21
  1. A team of wildlife researchers has rediscovered ‘Ypthimawatsoni’ butterfly after 61 years in Tripura. Name the journal which published this discovery.
  1. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology
  2. Journal of Biological Sciences
  3. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies
  4. Journal of Evolutionary Biology
  5. The Journal of Experimental Biology
  1. Which union minister has launched Aatamanirbhar Skilled Employee-Employer Mapping (ASEEM) portal which was developed by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with Betterplace?
  1. Arjun Munda
  2. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
  3. Harsh Vardhan
  4. MahendraNath Pandey
  5. Narendra Singh Tomar
  1. How many bridges were inaugurated by Defence minister Rajnath Singhin the border areas close toLine of Control (LoC) in J&K (July 2020)?
  1. 2
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 6
  5. 4
  1. Name the state which has launched ‘BLUIS’ to use space technology & AI to monitor government lands.
  1. Jharkhand
  2. Odisha
  3. Telangana
  4. Haryana
  5. Uttar Pradesh
  1. Which IIT has collaborated with NVIDIA to establish India’s first NVIDIA AI technology centre?
  1. IIT-Hyderabad
  2. IIT-Madras
  3. IIT-Mandi
  4. IIT-Delhi
  5. IIT-Calcutta
  1. Which state has launched “Pure for Sure” campaign to ensure the purity of the milk and dairy products?
  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Gujarat
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Tamil Nadu
  5. Chhattisgarh
  1. The Union cabinet has approved 10-year long pan India Central Sector Scheme namely “Agriculture Infrastructure Fund” recently. What is the outlay of the scheme?
  1. 50,000 Crore
  2. 2 Lakh Crore
  3. 1 Lakh Crore
  4. 25,000 Crore
  5. 75,000 Crore
  1. The cabinet has approved the capital infusion of 12,450 crores to which public sector general insurance company/companies??
  1. Oriental Insurance Company Limited
  2. National Insurance Company Limited
  3. United India Insurance Company Limited
  4. Both 1) and 2)
  5. All the 1), 2) and 3)
  1. The union cabinet approved development of affordable rental housing Complexes for urban migrants / poor worth ________ under PMAY-U.
  1. 100 Crores
  2. 250 Crores
  3. 600 Crores
  4. 400 Crores
  5. 500 Crores
  1. PM Modi addressed the inaugural session of 3-day virtual India Global week 2020 organized in which country?
  1. United States
  2. Germany
  3. Bangladesh
  4. New Zealand
  5. United Kingdom
  1. The new administrative block of Shree Mahadev MastaChaturdev Campus funded by India was inaugurated at which country?
  1. Nepal
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Bhutan
  4. Myanmar
  5. Sri Lanka
  1. Find the state which topped in market borrowings in FY 21 as per RBI data?
  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Maharashtra
  5. Uttar Pradesh
  1. What will be the contraction in world economy in 2020 as per ‘Country Risk and Global Outlook Report’ released by D&B?
  1. 5%
  2. 4.8%
  3. 6%
  4. 5.2%
  5. 7.1%
  1. Which organization has signed MoU with Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for data exchange?
  1. Forward Market Commission of India
  2. Reserve Bank of India
  3. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
  4. Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
  5. Securities and Exchange Board of India
  1. Which institute of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) signs MoU with IIT Alumni Council for joint research on COVID-19?
  1. Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI)
  2. Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI)
  3. Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB)
  4. Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH)
  5. National Institute of Oceanography (NIO)
  1. Who is the chairman of 9-member working group constituted by IRDAI to look into the possibility of setting up ‘Pandemic Risk Pool’?
  1. Saba Talukdar
  2. Ajay Kumar
  3. Suresh Mathur
  4. Ankur Nijhawan
  5. Suchita Gupta
  1. What is India’s rank based on cancer preparedness among Asia-Pacific countries as per Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) report?
  1. 8th
  2. 2nd
  3. 4th
  4. 9th
  5. 6th
  1. The CCI has approval the proposal of combination of STX Filmworks & Marco Alliance along with which other company?
  1. Red Chillies International
  2. Eros International
  3. Dharma Productions
  4. Reliance International
  5. Disney India
  1. Raneem El Welily who retired recently is associated with which sport?
  1. Badminton
  2. Tennis
  3. Hockey
  4. Squash
  5. Cricket
  1. Andrei Demanov who was suspended for doping in July 2020 is associated with which sport?
  1. Shooting
  2. Archery
  3. Tennis
  4. Weightlifting
  5. Wrestling
  1. Amadou Gon Coulibaly who passed away recently is the prime minister of which country?
  1. Ivory Coast
  2. Burkina Faso
  3. Mali
  4. Guinea
  5. Liberia
  1. Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri (Jagdeep) who is in news in June 2020 is a renowned _________.
  1. Cricketer
  2. Choreographer
  3. Actor
  4. Photographer
  5. Law Maker

Correct Answers:

  1. 5
  2. 4
  3. 2
  4. 5
  5. 1
  6. 5
  7. 1
  8. 5
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  12. 2
  13. 4
  14. 2
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  16. 2
  17. 5
  18. 2
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  20. 4
  21. 3
  22. 4
  23. 4
  24. 2
  25. 1
  26. 3
  27. 3
  28. 5
  29. 3
  30. 5
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  34. 5
  35. 3
  36. 3
  37. 1
  38. 2
  39. 4
  40. 4
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  42. 3