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Current Affairs Quiz 21st July 2023

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Question 1:

Which body has India supported regarding the Black Sea Grain initiative?

A) NATO

B) ASEAN

C) U.N.

D) SAARC

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: India has backed the United Nations’ efforts concerning the Black Sea Grain initiative.

 

Question 2:

Which country recently became the second Quad partner to sign a semiconductor pact with India?

A) Australia

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B) United States

C) Japan

D) China

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: India and Japan have inked a deal to collaboratively develop the semiconductor ecosystem.

 

Question 3:

In which state has OPPO India established the first PPPmodel Atal Tinkering Lab?

A) Tamil Nadu

B) Maharashtra

C) Kerala

D) Karnataka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: OPPO India has set up the first PublicPrivate Partnership model Atal Tinkering Lab in Kerala.

 

Question 4:

Which country intends to buy light and medium utility helicopters from HAL?

A) Brazil

B) Argentina

C) Mexico

D) Chile

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Argentina’s Defence Minister inked a Letter of Intent with HAL for the acquisition of these helicopters.

 

Question 5:

Which company recently secured defense contracts from the Indian Army worth Rs 800 crore?

A) Tata Motors

B) Mahindra & Mahindra

C) Reliance Defence

D) Ashok Leyland

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Ashok Leyland disclosed contracts to provide specific vehicles to the Indian Army.

 

Question 6:

Which bank recently had its license revoked by the RBI?

A) United Punjab Cooperative Bank

B) United India Cooperative Bank

C) Bijnor State Bank

D) UP State Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: RBI canceled the registration certificate of United India Cooperative Bank Ltd due to financial issues.

 

Question 7:

What does India celebrate on July 23rd?

A) National Digital Day

B) National Broadcasting Day

C) National Radio Day

D) National Media Day

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: July 23rd marks the birth of India’s first radio broadcast, “All India Radio (AIR)”.

 

Question 8:

Which zone recently won the Duleep Trophy?

A) East Zone

B) North Zone

C) South Zone

D) West Zone

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: South Zone defeated West Zone to secure the Duleep Trophy.

 

Question 9:

Virat Kohli recently became the ___ cricketer to make 500 international appearances.

A) 5th

B) 10th

C) 15th

D) 20th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Virat Kohli achieved the milestone of becoming the 10th cricketer in history with 500 international appearances.

 

Question 10:

Which sector is targeted by the newly launched “Credit Guarantee Scheme”?

A) Agriculture

B) Infrastructure

C) Livestock

D) Technology

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Indian government introduced this scheme for the Livestock Sector to benefit MSMEs.

 

Question 11:

Which state government launched the Gramin Awaas Nyay Yojna?

A) Madhya Pradesh

B) Rajasthan

C) Uttar Pradesh

D) Chhattisgarh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Chhattisgarh Government introduced the Gramin Awaas Nyay Yojna for free housing to the poor.

 

Question 12:

Which state’s Chief Minister initiated the ‘Sashakt Mahila Rin Yojna’?

A) Punjab

B) Himachal Pradesh

C) Haryana

D) Uttarakhand

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu launched the scheme to economically empower women.

 

Question 13:

Who has been appointed as the CEO of Jaguar Land Rover?

A) Siddhartha Mohanty

B) Adrian Mardell

C) Sat Pal Bhanoo

D) Rakesh Pal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Adrian Mardell was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover.

 

Question 14:

Who has been designated as the new Managing Director of Life Insurance Corp?

A) Adrian Mardell

B) Siddhartha Mohanty

C) Rakesh Pal

D) Sat Pal Bhanoo

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Sat Pal Bhanoo has been appointed as the new Managing Director of LIC.

 

Question 15:

Who has been named the 25th Director General of the Indian Coast Guard?

A) Rakesh Pal

B) Sat Pal Bhanoo

C) Adrian Mardell

D) Siddhartha Mohanty

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Rakesh Pal was appointed as the 25th Director General of the Indian Coast Guard.

 

Question 16:

Which company recently became India’s 2nd most valuable based on market capitalization?

A) Reliance Industries

B) Infosys

C) Tata Consultancy Services

D) HDFC Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: HDFC Bank surpassed TCS to become the second most valuable company in India.

 

Question 17:

ISRO’s recent successful test was related

to which of the following?

A) Lunar Rover

B) Solar Satellite

C) Mars Mission

D) Cryogenic Engine

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: ISRO announced its successful test of the Cryogenic engine.

 

Question 18:

Which Indian firm launched the first foldable laptop?

A) Reliance Digital

B) Micromax

C) HCL

D) Infosys

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Micromax unveiled India’s inaugural foldable laptop.

 

Question 19:

Indian Navy received the first S-400 missile system from which country?

A) Russia

B) United States

C) Israel

D) France

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Indian Navy acquired the first S-400 missile system from Russia.

 

Question 20:

Which team won the Durand Cup 2023?

A) Mohun Bagan

B) Kerala Blasters

C) Goa FC

D) Bengaluru FC

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Mohun Bagan triumphed in the Durand Cup 2023.
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