Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 8th to 14th July 2019

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National Affairs

Q.1         Which Indian state has fined Rs 100 cr for illegal coal mining?

Q.2         Which state has been adjudged as country’s best performing states under National Programme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme?

Q.3         What is the name of the newly launched scheme for the rehabilitation of women in difficult circumstances by Ministry of Women and Child Development(WCD)?

Q.4         As per the Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019, up to what percentage India’s Child mortality has reduced?

Q.5         Name the state that has the highest literacy rate as per the Performance Grading Index 2017-18.

International Affairs

Q.6         Which country has recently revised its constitution to make his present ruler as the official head of state?

Q.7         Which country has inaugurated the world’s largest movable metal dome?

Q.8         Which country has become the first in the world to pass GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) Tax on digital giants?

Q.9         Which countries hosted the first Global Conference for Media Freedom 2019?

Q.10       What is the name of the world’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute, which started its functioning in Dhaka, Bangladesh?

Banking and Business Affairs

Q.11       What is the name of a roadmap that RBI has recently finalized to improve supervision and regulation?

Q.12       What is the newly announced price of new series of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) per gram?

Q.13       Where was the 577th meeting of the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India(RBI) held recently?

Q.14       What is the name of  Indian expat businessman who received the first golden card visa by General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs of Sharjah?

Q.15       Which bank has recently announced to do away with charges on NEFT and RTGS transactions through the internet and mobile banking from July 1?

New Appointments

Q.16       Who has sworn in as the new prime minister of Greece?

Q.17       Which former India has been appointed as the head of Cricket at National Cricket Academy (NCA) by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?

Sports

Q.18       Which cricket team has won the ICC world cup 2019?

Q.19       Which Indian sprinter created history by winning gold in 100m race during 30th Summer University Games held in Italy?

Q.20       Who won the Wimbledon men’s final 2019?

Answers

Ans. 1 Supreme Court fined Rs 100 cr on the Meghalaya government for allowing illegal mining to pollute rivers and air.         

Ans.2     Uttarakhand has been adjudged as one of the country’s five best performing states in ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’, a central government scheme.

Ans.3     The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) implemented the Swadhar Greh Scheme for the rehabilitation of women in difficult circumstances so that they could lead their life with dignity.

Ans.4     According to the Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019, released by the UN Development Programme, India’s Child mortality dropped from 4.5 percent to 2.2 percent. 

Ans.5     As per the Performance Grading Index 2017-18, Chandigarh has been ranked best among states and Union territories in the field of education and is followed by Kerala and Gujarat.

Ans.6     North Korea

Ans.7     Ukraine has inaugurated the world’s largest movable metal dome.

Ans.8     France passes legislation taxing digital giants. The country has become the first major economy to impose the GAFA tax (an acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon).

Ans.9     United Kingdom (UK) and Canada

 Ans.10 World’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute named Sheikh Hasina National Burnand Plastic Surgery Institute. It started functioning in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Ans.11 RBI named the roadmap to improve supervision and regulation    as Utkarsh 2022.

Ans.12  The government has fixed the price at Rs 3,443 per gram for the new series of sovereign gold bonds (SGBs) opening Monday.

Ans.13  The 577th meeting of the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India was held at New Delhi.

Ans.14  Sharjah’s first Golden Card visa was issued to an Indian expat businessman named Lalu Samuel, Chairman and Managing Director of Kingston Holdings and Chairman of Sharjah Industry Business Group.

Ans.15  State Bank Of India.

Ans.16  Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister.

Ans.17  Rahul Dravid.

Ans.18  England won the ICC world cup 2019 based on the most scored boundaries when the match and super over both ends on a tie.

Ans.19    Dutee Chand, the Indian sprinter won the gold medal in women’s 100m in World Universiade, 30th Summer University Games held in Naples, Italy.

Ans.20   Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon 2019. He beats Roger Federer in longest Wimbledon final to claim the fifth title.

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