Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 6 to 12 July 2020

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

We are here with the international current affairs quiz for the week, not only it will benefit you in competitive exams, but will also work as your GK for Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). Now matter what your purse is but you need to have a good General Knowledge.

Give it a try and test your GK, don’t miss to share your score with us in the comments below!

Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: For which country India has become the 2nd largest source of FDI?

Question 2: Which day was observed on July 11?

Question 3: Recently first launch of which rocket of China has failed?

Question 4: What is the name of the first earth observation satellite developed by Brazil tobe launched by ISRO in August 2020?

Question 5: The construction which Hindi Temple has been blocked in Islamabad, Pakistan by Islamic activists?

Question 6: Which two countries from South-East Asia Region have become the first countries two eliminate Measles and Rubella virus?

Question 7: Which Indian state have become the first to safeguard Government lands with space technology and Artificial Intelligence?

Question 8: Which Operation has been successfully competed by the Indian Navy by bringing 3992 Indian citizens to the country?

Question 9: Who has been appointed as the 1st Chairperson of the IFSCA?

Answers to Current Affairs Questions

Answer 1: On 10th July 2020 United Kingdom Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) released the statistics for the number of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in the Financial Year 2019-20, which revealed that the second-largest source of FDI in the United Kingdom is India.

Answer 2: World Population Day was established in the year 1989 as an initiative taken by the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP)
Governing Council, and was first observed on July 11th the same year.
The Day is celebrated to create awareness about the rising population issues across the world.

Answer 3: After 3 years of delay, the Solid-Fueled Carrier Rocket of China called Kuaizhou-11, was launched on 10th July 2020 and witnessed a failure during its maiden flight. Kuaizhou-11 became the 19th Rocket launched by China this year. It has now become the 3rd Rocket Launch failure of China in 2020.

Answer 4: The first earth observation satellite ‘Amazonia-1’, which is completely developed by Brazil, is to be launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in August 2020, the agreement for which was signed on 25th January 2004.

Answer 5: Since the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, no Hindu Temple had been constructed Islamabad, capital of Pakistan. Recently,
Islamic activists have blocked the construction of the first Hindu Temple Shree Krishna Mandir in the country’s capital, foundation stone for the temple was laid on June 23, 2020.

Answer 6: The World Health Organization (WHO) on 8th July 2020 announced that Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated the Rubella Virus.
Now, Sri Lanka and the Maldives are the first two countries from the South East Asia Region of WHO that have eliminated both the Measles and Rubella Virus.

Answer 7: With the launch of web and mobile-based solution named ‘BLUIS’- Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System, Odisha has become the first Indian state to use AI and space technology

Answer 8: By bringing 3992 Indians from overseas to the country, Indian Navy completed the operation ‘Samudra Setu’ which means the ‘Sea Bridge’. The Operation Samudra Setu was launched on May 5, 2020.

Answer 9: On July 6, 2020, Injeti Srinivas, who is a retired  1983 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the Odisha Cadre, has been appointed as the first Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA).

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