Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 29th July to 4th August 2019

weekly current affairs quiz

National Affairs

Q.1       The Parliament has recently passed Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019. In the bill what is the penalty for the Muslim man for saying Talaq thrice in one sitting?

Q.2       According to Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 how much the penalty will be for driving two wheelers without a helmet?

Q.3       In which states the scheme of One Nation One Ration Card has been implemented as a pilot project?

 Q.4      Which BJP leader has been expelled from the party for being accused in Unnao rape case?

Q.5       As per the All India Estimation Report 2018 how many tigers are in India now?

Q.6       India has signed a deal with which country to acquire R-27 Missiles?

International Affairs

Q.7       Who has offered to mediation between India and Pakistan over Kashmir issue?

Q.8       Which country has exempted Indian tourists from Visa fee?

Q.9       Embassy of which country has organized a South Asia Air Quality Tech Camp in Kathmandu?

Q.10     When will the eighth round of US and Taliban peace talk to start and where?

Banking Affairs

Q.11     How much liquidity the National Housing Bank (NHB) to provide for Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) to improve liquidity in the sector?

Q.12     To which international bank RBI has allowed to offer regular banking services in the country?

Q.13     On which two online payment solutions the Reserve Bank of India has imposed the penalty of 26 Lakhs?

Appointments and Resigns

Q.14     Who has been appointed as the new director of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy?

Q.15     Who has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of India Meteorological Department (IMD)?

Q.16     Who will be the next speaker of Karnataka assembly?

Q.17     Who has been appointed as the new finance secretary?

Sports Affairs      

Q.18     What is the new world record in the 400m hurdles women’s women’s athletics and who set it?

Q.19     Which India boxer won gold in the 51Kg category at the 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia?

Q.20     Which country won the 1st T20 match of India and West Indies series?


Ans.1   As per Protection of Rights on Marriage (2019) Triple talaq will be a offence punishable with imprisonment of up to 3 years and fine. This law also makes all declaration of triple talaq, including electronic or written as illegal. 

Ans.2   The penalty for not wearing a helmet while riding two wheelers is now 1000 rupees, earlier it was Rs. 100 only. The amendment in the bill has been done to make people more aware and careful to follow the traffic rules.

Ans.3   In Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh the One nation one ration card scheme was launched on Thursday on a pilot basis.

Ans.4   BJP has expelled the four time MLA Kuldeep Sengar from the party on the allegation of Rape.  The MLA has been jailed and the decision of expelling him came into the light after the accident of the victim.             

Ans.5   In India the total tiger count has touched 2,967.

Ans.6   IAF has signed a deal with Russia for buying R27 air-to-air missiles.

Ans.7   President of US Donald Trump offered to mediate between India and Pakistan over Kashmir issue to which India has refused.

Ans.8   Sri Lanka.

Ans.9   The US Embassy organized a South Asia Air Quality Tech Camp in Kathmandu.

Ans.10 The 8th round of U.S.Taliban peace talks was to start in Qatar’s capital Doha on Saturday, 3rd August.

Ans.11 The National Housing Bank (NHB) has decided to infuse an additional Rs 10,000 crore into housing finance companies (HFCs) to improve liquidity in the sector. 

Ans.12 Bank of China

Ans.13 The Reserve Bank has imposed a total penalty of around Rs 26 lakh on two online payment solutions providers One Mobikwik System and Hip Bar.

Ans.14 Atish Dabholkar, a theoretical physicist from India, has been appointed as the new director of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics(ICTP) in Trieste, Italy.

Ans.15  Mrutyunjay Mohapatra has been appointed as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday.

Ans.16  BJP MLA Vishweshwar Hegde will be the next speaker of Karnataka assembly.

Ans.17 Rajiv Kumar appointed as new Finance Secretary.

Ans.18 Dalilah Muhammad is an American track and field athlete who set the new record of 52.20 seconds at the USATF 2019 national championship meet held at Drake Stadium.

Ans.19 Mary Kom.

Ans.20 India.

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