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Current Affairs Quiz 05th July 2024

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article, Daily Current Affairs Today 05th July, 2024

 

Question 1:

When did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government reorganize eight key groups within the Union Cabinet?

A) June 30, 2024

B) July 3, 2024

C) July 1, 2024

D) July 5, 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) July 3, 2024

  • Explanation: The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi reorganized eight important groups within the Union Cabinet on July 3, 2024.

 

 

Question 2:

Which new MA programme did IGNOU launch for the academic session 2024-2025?

A) MA in Vedic Studies

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B) MA in Bhagavad Gita Studies

C) MA in Indian Philosophy

D) MA in Sanskrit Literature

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) MA in Bhagavad Gita Studies

  • Explanation: IGNOU announced the launch of a new MA programme in Bhagavad Gita Studies for the academic session 2024-2025.

 

 

Question 3:

Who is set to become Britain’s next Prime Minister?

A) Boris Johnson

B) Rishi Sunak

C) Keir Starmer

D) Jeremy Corbyn

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Keir Starmer

  • Explanation: Keir Starmer, with a background in human rights law and public prosecution, is set to become Britain’s next Prime Minister.

 

 

Question 4:

Which mobile app was launched by CM Mohan Yadav to enhance public accountability?

A) Janpath Mobile App

B) Lokpath Mobile App

C) Rajpath Mobile App

D) Swachhata Mobile App

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Lokpath Mobile App

  • Explanation: Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav launched the Lokpath Mobile App to promote a more transparent and accountable working system towards the public.

 

 

Question 5:

Who has been reinstated as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand after a five-month hiatus?

A) Raghubar Das

B) Babulal Marandi

C) Shibu Soren

D) Hemant Soren

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Hemant Soren

  • Explanation: Hemant Soren has been reinstated as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand after a five-month hiatus that began with his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate.

 

 

Question 6:

Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court?

A) Justice Ravi Malimath

B) Justice RS Jha

C) Justice Sheel Nagu

D) Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Justice Sheel Nagu

  • Explanation: Justice Sheel Nagu has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

 

 

Question 7:

When did Charulatha S Kar assume the position of Executive Director at RBI?

A) July 1, 2024

B) June 1, 2024

C) August 1, 2024

D) May 1, 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) July 1, 2024

  • Explanation: Charulatha S Kar assumed the position of Executive Director at RBI on July 1, 2024.

 

 

Question 8:

Which financial institution rebranded itself as Sammaan Capital Limited?

A) LIC Housing Finance

B) HDFC Housing Finance

C) Indiabulls Housing Finance

D) PNB Housing Finance

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Indiabulls Housing Finance

  • Explanation: Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd has rebranded itself as Sammaan Capital Ltd.

 

 

Question 9:

Where was the 24th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO held?

A) Beijing, China

B) Moscow, Russia

C) New Delhi, India

D) Astana, Kazakhstan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Astana, Kazakhstan

  • Explanation: The 24th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO took place in Astana, Kazakhstan.

 

 

Question 10:

Which city is set to host the 57th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting?

A) Bangkok, Thailand

B) Jakarta, Indonesia

C) Vientiane, Laos

D) Manila, Philippines

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Vientiane, Laos

  • Explanation: Vientiane, Laos is preparing to host the 57th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.

 

 

Question 11:

Until when has the Government of India extended the Smart Cities Mission?

A) March 31, 2025

B) June 30, 2024

C) December 31, 2024

D) September 30, 2025

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) March 31, 2025

  • Explanation: The Smart Cities Mission has been extended by the Government of India until March 31, 2025.

 

 

Question 12:

Who is the author of “Manoj Bajpayee: The Definitive Biography”?

A) Piyush Pandey

B) Arundhati Roy

C) Vikram Seth

D) Chetan Bhagat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Piyush Pandey

  • Explanation: “Manoj Bajpayee: The Definitive Biography” is authored by journalist Piyush Pandey.

 

 

Question 13:

Which renowned screenwriter of ‘Chinatown’ passed away recently?

A) William Goldman

B) Aaron Sorkin

C) Robert Towne

D) Quentin Tarantino

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Robert Towne

  • Explanation: Robert Towne, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of ‘Chinatown,’ passed away at the age of 89.

 

 

Question 14:

Who has been appointed as the new Acting Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court?

A) Justice RS Jha

B) Justice Ravi Malimath

C) Justice Sheel Nagu

D) Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva

  • Explanation: Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva has been appointed as the new Acting Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

 

 

Question 15:

Who has been appointed as the principal spokesperson of the central government?

A) Charulatha S Kar

B) Piyush Pandey

C) Dhirendra K Ojha

D) Mohan Yadav

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Dhirendra K Ojha

  • Explanation: Senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Dhirendra K Ojha has been appointed as the principal spokesperson of the central government.
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