Top Current Affairs Quiz Questions: 17 July 2019

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1.
________ appoints Sarvita Sethi in M&A role

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Coco Cola appoints Sarvita Sethi in M&A role.
2.
Who is appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh?

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh on july 15. Bhusan will take over from ESL Narasimhan, who has served as Governor for Andhra Pradesh since December 2009.
3.
Who is the Vice President of USA?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Vice President of USA is Mike Pence.
4.
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup 2020 will be held at _________.

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India is to host the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup from March 15-26, 2020. The events will be held in New Delhi, India.
5.
Who is the President of International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)?

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The ISSF Presidency is held by Mr. Vladimir Lisin, a Russian steel tycoon and President of the European Shooting Federation, since the 30th of November 2018. The ISSF headquarters is in Munich, Germany.
6.
Which country is to host the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup 2020?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India is to host the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup from March 15-26, 2020. ISSF finalised and approved the final dates of the events.
7.
US bans __________army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
US bans Mynamar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing.
8.
Who is the chief minister of Uttarkhand?

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Trivendra Singh Rawat is the chief minister of Uttarkhand.
9.
Who is appointed as the Judge of SICC

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
AK Sikri is appointed as the Judge of SICC.Republic of Singapore Halimah Yacob appointed Justice AK Sikri as judge of the Supreme Court He served as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)
10.
The UKs new _________ pound note features codebreaker Alan Turing

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The UKs new 50 pound note features codebreaker Alan Turing.
11.
The US celebrated the _________ anniversary of Apollo 11 on July 16.

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The US celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 on July 16, 2019. On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 crew lifted off in a Huntsville-designed Saturn V rocket for a historic visit to the moon.
12.
When was the spaceflight Apollo 11 launched?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Apollo 11 spaceflight was the manned mission to land on the Moon. It was launched on July 16, 1969. Commander Neil Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21.
13.
First-ever Himalayan States Conclave to be hosted by _______on July 28, 2019

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
First-ever Himalayan States Conclave to be hosted by Uttarkhand on July 28, 2019 .
14.
Which bank joined with CSC launch credit card for village entrepreneurs and small traders?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
HDFC Bank joined with CSC launch credit card for village entrepreneurs and small traders.
15.
______ bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
USA bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'.The USA banned visits by Myanmar's Army Chief and three other top officers due to their role in the
16.
In 2017, Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA) (Amendment) Bill got ________.

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
AERA (Amendment) Bill was earlier approved by the Cabinet in December 2017 during the first tenure of Modi government. The Bill got lapsed as it could not be passed in last year’s Monsoon Session. The Bill got the Cabinet approval on June 24.
17.
The Rajya Sabha passed the ________ on 16 July.

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Rajya Sabha passed the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on 16 July. The Bill aims to raise the threshold for an airport to qualify as major airport and inturn to reduce the tariff-fixing power of airport regulator to fewer airports.
18.
Who is the Chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Jalaj Srivastava, a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, has been appointed the chairman of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI).
19.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, that carries Bhutanese cargo to Bhutan, sailed over _________.

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, in its first movement, that carried Bhutanese cargo was flagged off from Dhubri in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh. It will sail over Brahmaputra River and the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route.
20.
For the first time, which countries transported their cargo through Indian waterway?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, in its first movement, that carried Bhutanese cargo was flagged off from Dhubri in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh. For the first time ever, an Indian waterway is being used for transport of cargo between two countries, Bhutan and Bangladesh, using India for transit.
21.
Google India's '_________programme to empower rural women

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Google India's Internet Saathi programme to empower rural women.
22.
Where will the 24 Hours Asia and Oceania Championships in 2020-21 be held in India?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Indian Athletics Federation (IAF) has decided to host a 24 Hours Asia and Oceania Championships in 2020 and a 100 km Asia and Oceania Championships in 2021 in Bangalore. It aims to boost the ultra race in India.
23.
Where was the 24-hours Asian and Oceania Championships 2018 held?

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
IAU Asia & Oceania 24 Hour Championships took place on December 1st 2018. Taipei hosted the 18th edition of the Soochow International 24 Hours race championship.
24.
Who covered a distance of 250 km in 24 hours and won bronze in the 2018 24-hours Asian and Oceania Championships?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India won an individual and team medal in the 2018 24-hours Asian and Oceania Championships in Taipei. Ullas Narayana covered a distance of 250 km in 24 hours and won bronze and an Indian team composed of Ullas, Sunil Sharma and Lallu participated in the event.
25.
__________ has decided to host the 24 Hours Asia and Oceania Championships in 2020-21 in India?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Indian Athletics Federation (IAF) has decided to host a 24 Hours Asia and Oceania Championships in 2020 and a 100 km Asia and Oceania Championships in 2021 in Bangalore. It aims to boost the ultra race in India.
26.
Where is the Reko Diq mine located?

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Reko Diq mine, which is famous for its vast gold and copper reserves, is located near Reko Diq town in Chagai District, Pakistan. It is the world’s 5th largest gold deposit.
27.
Where is the head quarters of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) located?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
ICSID was established in 1966. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. ICSID arbitrates for legal dispute resolution and conciliation between international investors.
28.
International Arbitration Court that arbitrates the international commercial disputes is a part of _________.

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The International Arbitration Court is an institute that arbitrates international commercial disputes. It is a part of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). ICC headquarters is in Paris, France. The court consists of  more than 100 members from about 90 countries. 
29.
On which Country did the International Court of Arbitration, recently, impose a penalty of $5 billion for denying a mining lease?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
International Court of Arbitration has imposed a penalty of over $5 billion on Pakistan as it unlawfully denied a mining lease to a company called Tethyan Copper Company for Reko Diq project in 2011. This penalty is one of the biggest in the history of cash-strapped Pakistan.
30.
Zakir Hussain, Sonal Mansingh among ___ selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Zakir Hussain, Sonal Mansingh among 4 selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships.They won the awards in the field of performing arts. The two other personalities are dancer and choreographer Jatin Goswami and Bharatnatyam exponent K.Kalyanasundaram Pillai.
31.
India, ________to set up fast-track mechanism to facilitate investment

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India and Italy to set up fast-track mechanism to facilitate investment

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