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Current Affairs Quiz 09th 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 09th July, 2024

 

Question 1:

When is the directive making ISI mark compulsory for stainless steel and aluminium utensils effective from?

A) January 1, 2024

B) February 1, 2024

C) March 14, 2024

D) April 1, 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) March 14, 2024

  • Explanation: The directive from the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution makes the ISI mark compulsory for stainless steel and aluminium utensils effective from March 14, 2024.

 

 

Question 2:

Who is the first woman finance minister of the UK?

A) Theresa May

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B) Rachel Reeves

C) Liz Truss

D) Margaret Thatcher

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Rachel Reeves

  • Explanation: Rachel Reeves became the first woman finance minister of the UK after the Labour Party won the general election.

 

 

Question 3:

Which naval exercise will India host in October with the United States, Japan, and Australia?

A) Rim of the Pacific

B) INDRA

C) Malabar

D) Varuna

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Malabar

  • Explanation: India will host the Malabar naval exercise alongside the United States, Japan, and Australia in October.

 

 

Question 4:

Which initiative aims to provide clean energy through rooftop solar solutions in Uttar Pradesh?

A) Solar UP

B) Ghar Ghar Solar

C) Clean Energy UP

D) Solar Homes

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Ghar Ghar Solar

  • Explanation: Tata Power Solar Systems Limited has launched the ‘Ghar Ghar Solar’ initiative to provide clean energy through rooftop solar solutions in Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

Question 5:

What is the name of ICICI Lombard’s health insurance product integrating AI technology?

A) Health Plus

B) Elevate

C) AI Care

D) Medicover

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Elevate

  • Explanation: ICICI Lombard has launched ‘Elevate’, a health insurance product that integrates AI technology.

 

 

Question 6:

What is the purpose of RBI’s quarterly “Order Books, Inventories and Capacity Utilisation Survey” (OBICUS)?

A) To inform agricultural policy

B) To monitor banking operations

C) To provide insights into manufacturing sector metrics

D) To assess consumer spending

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) To provide insights into manufacturing sector metrics

  • Explanation: The RBI’s OBICUS survey provides insights into key metrics such as new orders, inventory levels, and capacity utilisation across manufacturing companies.

 

 

Question 7:

What new guidelines has SEBI issued for credit rating agencies?

A) To enhance transparency in ratings

B) To improve corporate governance

C) To streamline operations and improve ease of doing business

D) To reduce fees for rating services

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) To streamline operations and improve ease of doing business

  • Explanation: SEBI has issued new guidelines to streamline operations and enhance the ease of doing business for credit rating agencies.

 

 

Question 8:

Which organizations are collaborating to develop an AI Audit Tool for corporate India?

A) RBI and SEBI

B) ICAI and MeitY

C) NASSCOM and FICCI

D) Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) ICAI and MeitY

  • Explanation: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) are collaborating to develop an AI Audit Tool for corporate India.

 

 

Question 9:

Which country leads in Generative AI (GenAI) innovations?

A) United States

B) Japan

C) China

D) India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) China

  • Explanation: China leads in Generative AI (GenAI) innovations, followed by the US, Republic of Korea, Japan, and India.

 

 

Question 10:

What was India’s employment growth rate in FY24 according to the RBI?

A) 3.2%

B) 4.5%

C) 6.0%

D) 7.0%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 6.0%

  • Explanation: According to the RBI, India’s employment growth rate provisionally rose to 6% in FY24.

 

 

Question 11:

Which state won the Best Agriculture State Award for 2024?

A) Punjab

B) Maharashtra

C) Tamil Nadu

D) Gujarat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Maharashtra

  • Explanation: Maharashtra won the Best Agriculture State Award for 2024 as announced by the 15th Agriculture Leadership Awards Committee.

 

 

Question 12:

Who received France’s highest civilian honor from HCLTech?

A) Shiv Nadar

B) Roshni Nadar Malhotra

C) Sundar Pichai

D) Satya Nadella

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Roshni Nadar Malhotra

  • Explanation: Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson of HCLTech, received the “Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur” (Knight of the Legion of Honour), France’s highest civilian honor.

 

 

Question 13:

Which Tamil writer was selected for the Dr. C. Narayana Reddy National Literary Award?

A) Kalki Krishnamurthy

B) Jeyamohan

C) Sivashankari

D) Perumal Murugan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Sivashankari

  • Explanation: Tamil writer Sivashankari was selected for the Dr. C. Narayana Reddy National Literary Award for her contributions to Tamil literature.

 

 

Question 14:

Who received the Excellence Award for pioneering work in homeopathy at the NDTV MSMES Summit?

A) Dr. Arpit Chopra

B) Dr. Rajan Sankaran

C) Dr. Batra

D) Dr. Devendra Triguna

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Dr. Arpit Chopra

  • Explanation: Dr. Arpit Chopra received the Excellence Award for his pioneering work in homeopathy at the NDTV MSMES Summit held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

 

 

Question 15:

Which Indian Prime Minister will receive Russia’s highest civilian honor?

A) Jawaharlal Nehru

B) Indira Gandhi

C) Narendra Modi

D) Manmohan Singh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Narendra Modi

  • Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive Russia’s highest civilian honor, the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called, awarded to him in 2019.
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