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Current Affairs Quiz 10th July 2024

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Question 1:

When was the SEHER Credit Education Program launched?

A) July 6

B) July 7

C) July 8

D) July 9

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) July 8
  • Explanation: The SEHER Credit Education Program was launched on July 8 by the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) and TransUnion CIBIL.

 

 

Question 2:

Which ministry is now the nodal ministry for the Haj Committee?

A) Ministry of External Affairs

B) Ministry of Home Affairs

C) Ministry of Minority Affairs

D) Ministry of Tourism

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Ministry of Minority Affairs
  • Explanation: The government has designated the Ministry of Minority Affairs as the nodal ministry for the Haj Committee, taking over from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

 

 

Question 3:

How many members are there in the advisory council constituted by the Sixteenth Finance Commission?

A) Three

B) Four

C) Five

D) Six

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Five
  • Explanation: The Sixteenth Finance Commission has constituted an advisory council with five members.

 

 

Question 4:

Which state launched the ‘Mitra Van’ initiative along its borders?

A) Bihar

B) Rajasthan

C) Uttar Pradesh

D) Madhya Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Uttar Pradesh
  • Explanation: The Uttar Pradesh government launched the ‘Mitra Van’ (Friendship Forest) initiative as part of the Vriksharopan Jan Abhiyan-2024.

 

 

Question 5:

Which organization collaborated with SBI for the “Grow with the Trees” plantation drive in Srinagar?

A) CRPF

B) ITBP

C) BSF

D) NDRF

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) BSF
  • Explanation: The Border Security Force (BSF), in collaboration with the State Bank of India (SBI), organized the “Grow with the Trees” plantation drive in Srinagar.

 

 

Question 6:

Which cities are the most expensive for international workers in 2024?

A) New York, Tokyo, London

B) Paris, Dubai, Sydney

C) Hong Kong, Singapore, Zurich

D) San Francisco, Beijing, Berlin

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Hong Kong, Singapore, Zurich
  • Explanation: According to Mercer’s cost-of-living data report, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Zurich are the most expensive cities for international workers in 2024.

 

 

Question 7:

Who was appointed as the chairman of the search and selection committee for appointing vice-chancellors in West Bengal’s state-run universities?

A) Justice N.V. Ramana

B) Justice S.A. Bobde

C) Justice Uday Umesh Lalit

D) Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Justice Uday Umesh Lalit
  • Explanation: The Supreme Court appointed former Chief Justice of India, Uday Umesh Lalit, as the chairman of the search and selection committee for appointing vice-chancellors in West Bengal’s state-run universities.

 

 

Question 8:

Who has been appointed as the Principal Adviser for the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme?

A) Dr. Harsh Vardhan

B) Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

C) Dr. Randeep Guleria

D) Dr. Balram Bhargava

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
  • Explanation: Prof. (Dr.) Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed as the Principal Adviser for the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme.

 

 

Question 9:

What is the target for bilateral trade between India and Russia by 2030?

A) $50 billion

B) $75 billion

C) $100 billion

D) $150 billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) $100 billion
  • Explanation: India and Russia have set a target to increase bilateral trade to $100 billion by 2030.

 

 

Question 10:

Which countries are participating in the “Birlestik-2024” joint military exercises in Kazakhstan?

A) Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

B) India, Kazakhstan, Russia, China, Uzbekistan

C) Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

D) Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
  • Explanation: The “Birlestik-2024” joint military exercises in Kazakhstan involve the Defense Ministries of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

 

 

Question 11:

Who has been reappointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Utkarsh Small Finance Bank?

A) Rakesh Sharma

B) Govind Singh

C) Chandra Shekhar Ghosh

D) Sandeep Bakhshi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Govind Singh
  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the reappointment of Govind Singh as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Utkarsh Small Finance Bank.

 

 

Question 12:

Who will lead the Indian delegation to the 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia?

A) Nirmala Sitharaman

B) Narendra Modi

C) Om Birla

D) Amit Shah

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Om Birla
  • Explanation: Om Birla, Speaker of the Lok Sabha, will lead the Indian delegation to the 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

 

Question 13:

Who has been appointed as India’s Chef-De-Mission for the 2024 Paris Olympics?

A) Abhinav Bindra

B) Mary Kom

C) Gagan Narang

D) P.T. Usha

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Gagan Narang
  • Explanation: Gagan Narang, a four-time Olympian and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, has been appointed as India’s Chef-De-Mission for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

 

 

Question 14:

Which two athletes have been confirmed as India’s flag bearers for the Paris 2024 Olympics?

A) Mary Kom and Neeraj Chopra

B) PV Sindhu and Sharath Kamal

C) Saina Nehwal and Leander Paes

D) Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) PV Sindhu and Sharath Kamal
  • Explanation: PV Sindhu and Sharath Kamal have been confirmed as India’s flag bearers for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

 

 

Question 15:

Which organization has shortlisted two Gaganyaan astronauts for a mission to the International Space Station in collaboration with NASA?

A) DRDO

B) ISRO

C) NASA

D) SpaceX

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) ISRO
  • Explanation: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has shortlisted two Gaganyaan astronauts for a mission to the International Space Station in collaboration with NASA.

 

 

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