Current Affairs Quiz – 31 July 2019

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  1. Which city has been named as the world’s best city for students according to the ‘QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2019’?
    A) Singapore

    B) Dubai
    C) Paris
    D) London
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    London has been named as the world’s best city for students as per the ‘QS Best Student Cities Ranking’. Tokyo is ranked second followed by Melbourne in Australia at 3rd. 
  2. India has launched the initiative ‘Innovating for Clean Air’ (IfCA) in partnership with which country?
    A) Russia

    B) United Kingdom
    C) Japan
    D) Australia
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India and UK have launched a joint initiative named Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA) that will provide its stakeholders an opportunity to test interventions related to air quality and EV integration. It was launched in Bengaluru. 
  3. The Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb is located in which state?
    A) Haryana

    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The central government has informed that 10 centrally protected monuments across the country will be open to public from sunrise till 9 p.m. It also includes Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb which is based in Kurukshetra, Haryana
  4. Who has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary?
    A) Subhash Chandra Garg

    B) Hasmukh Adhia
    C) Rajiv Kumar
    D) Rajiv Mehrishi
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Finance Secretary by virtue of his seniority. Mr. Kumar is the most senior official among the five Secretaries in the Ministry. As per the norm, the most senior IAS officer in the Ministry is designated as the Finance Secretary. 
  5. As per the data of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), India received the highest ever FDI inflow in 2018-19. The FDI inflow in FY19 stood at __________
    A) USD 58.74 billion

    B) USD 76.18 billion
    C) USD 52.81 billion
    D) USD 64.37 billion
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    India has received the highest-ever FDI inflow of $64.37 billion during the fiscal year 2018-19.
  6. The Atal Innovation Mission has launched an Initiative to promote innovation at community level in unserved/underserved regions of India. What is the name of the initiative?
    A) Atal Innovation Mission Centre 

    B) Atal Community Innovation Centre
    C) Atal Community Innovation Mission
    D) Programme for Atal Community Innovation
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi on July 31, 2019 and urged NITI Aayog to open innovation Centres in all Gram Panchayats of the country to promote local innovation. ACIC is an initiative by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), flagship initiative of NITI Aayog, to serve as the bridge between the knowledge base existing in communities and the advanced technical ecosystem existing in the market base to address the needs of society. 
  7. The 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 will be held in which city?
    A) Shillong

    B) Agartala
    C) Guwahati
    D) Imphal
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 will be held at Shillong, Meghalaya on 8-9, 2019. Theme of the Conference is “Digital India: Success to Excellence”.
  8. Subir Vithal Gokarn passed away at the age of 60. He was a veteran ____________
    A) Politician

    B) Economist
    C) Journalist
    D) Actor
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Former RBI deputy governor and economist Subir Vithal Gokarn has passed away at the age of 60 years.
  9. The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) in which country?
    A) Germany

    B) Nepal
    C) Russia
    D) France
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow, Russia at an average annual expenditure of about Rs. 1.50 crore per annum. 
  10. Who has been nominated by the Appointment Committee as a Director on the Central Board of Directors of RBI to replace Subhash Chandra Garg?
    A) Atanu Chakraborty

    B) Anil Kumar Khachi
    C) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
    D) Anshu Prakash
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Central Government has nominated Shri Atanu Chakraborty as a Director on the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India. He is a Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. He has been nominated in place of Shri Subhash Chandra Garg.
  11. What is the total value of the deal between India and Russia to acquire Russia’s R-27 air-to-air missiles?
    A) Rs 2,000 crore

    B) Rs 2,500 crore
    C) Rs 1,000 crore
    D) Rs 1,500 crore
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    India has signed a deal worth around Rs 1,500 crore to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia. It will be equipped on the Su-30MKI combat aircraft. 
  12. Which country will host the WorldSkills International Competition 2019?
    A) Russia

    B) India
    C) UAE
    D) Singapore
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The WorldSkills International Competition 2019, also referred as the ‘Olympics for Skills’, is scheduled to be held in Kazan, Russia from 22 to 27 August 2019. The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India has announced 48-member Indian contingent to represent the country at the biggest showcase of skills excellence in the world.
  13. Prahlad Singh Patel has launched the mobile library bus service under the “Ghar Ghar Dastak Ghar Ghar Pustak” Scheme. The scheme belongs to which state?
    A) Rajasthan

    B) Bihar
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel flagged off a mobile library bus service under the “Ghar Ghar Dastak Ghar Ghar Pustak” Scheme of the Delhi Public Library (DPL) on July 31, 2019 in New Delhi.
  14. V G Siddhartha who died recently after committing suicide was the founder of ___________
    A) Burger King

    B) Bikanervala
    C) Cafe Coffee Day
    D) NESCAFE
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The founder of cafe chain Café Coffee Day V G Siddhartha has passed away as he committed suicide. He served as the Chairman and Managing Director of CCD.
  15. Which city is the top ranking Indian city in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2019?
    A) Mumbai

    B) Bengaluru
    C) New Delhi
    D) Chennai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Four Indian cities have got a place in the ranking. Banglore is ranked at 81 is the top Indian city, followed by Mumbai at 85, Delhi at 113 and Chennai at 115.

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