Current Affairs Weekly Quiz July 16 - 23

  • 1. Whom did the Supreme Court recently declare to be the ‘Master of Roster’?
   A.) The Chief Justice of India
   B.) All Supreme Court judges
   C.) The Prime Minister of India
   D.) The President of India

Answer: Option 'A'

The Chief Justice of India

  • 2. In July 2018 which country launched two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan?
   A.) China
   B.) India
   C.) USA
   D.) UK

Answer: Option 'A'

China

  • 3. Bhitarkanika National Park is the largest habitat of which endangered species?
   A.) The Estuarine Crocodile
   B.) The King Cobra
   C.) The Python Molurus
   D.) The Red-naped Ibis

Answer: Option 'A'

The Estuarine Crocodile

  • 4. Scientists from New Zealand, using technology at CERN, have performed world’s first 3D, colour X-ray on the human body. In which country is CERN located?
   A.) Switzerland
   B.) Germany
   C.) USA
   D.) Australia

Answer: Option 'A'

Switzerland

  • 5. Jatra is a popular form of theatre in Bengal and Odisha. To which movement is the rise of Jatra credited?
   A.) Bhakti Movement
   B.) Sufi Movement
   C.) Wahabi Movement
   D.) Vedanta Movement

Answer: Option 'A'

Bhakti Movement

  • 6. Who became the first Chairman of Rajya Sabha to sign an MoU?
   A.) M. Venkaiah Naidu
   B.) V. Vijayasai Reddy
   C.) K. Keshava Rao
   D.) C. M. Ramesh

Answer: Option 'A'

M. Venkaiah Naidu

  • 7. What type of drainage pattern is formed by the Ganga River?
   A.) Dendric Pattern
   B.) Deranged Pattern
   C.) Radial Pattern
   D.) Angular Pattern

Answer: Option 'A'

Dendric Pattern

  • 8. Which country has overtaken India as home to the world’s largest number of poor?
   A.) China
   B.) Nigeria
   C.) Congo
   D.) Ethiopia

Answer: Option 'B'

Nigeria
At the end of May 2018, Nigeria had 87 million people living in extreme poverty, while India had 73 million, and extreme poverty in Nigeria is estimated to be growing at the rate of six people per minute.

  • 9. ISRO recently successfully carried out flight tests for which space system?
   A.) Crew Hibernation System
   B.) Crew Escape System
   C.) Space Acclimatization System
   D.) Crew Lavitorial System

Answer: Option 'B'

Crew Escape System

  • 10. India became the 69th member of which financial institution headquartered in London?
   A.) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
   B.) European Investment Bank (EIB)
   C.) Council of European Development Bank (CEB)
   D.) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Answer: Option 'A'

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

  • 11. Where is India’s first private sector UAV factory going to be set up?
   A.) Kolkata
   B.) Malanpur
   C.) Kota
   D.) New Delhi

Answer: Option 'C'

Kota
India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing unmanned air vehicles (UAV) and light bullet proof vehicles (LBPV) will be set up in Kota, on the campus of Shriram Rayons in Kota by DCM Shriram Industries Group.

  • 12. The High Court of which state declared animals to be ‘legal persons’?
   A.) Punjab
   B.) Uttarakhand
   C.) Haryana
   D.) West Bengal

Answer: Option 'B'

Uttarakhand
The Uttarakhand HC alleviated animals to the status of “legal person or entity,” saying that all animals “have a distinct persona with corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person.”

  • 13. What has the Gujarat government granted to the Jewish community in the state?
   A.) Right to kosher foods
   B.) Religious minority status
   C.) Permission to practise their religion
   D.) Land to build holy places

Answer: Option 'B'

Gujarat’s Jewish community was issued religious minority status by the Gujarat’s Department of Social Justice and Empowerment. The Gujarat Jewish community has only 170 members and a majority of them live in Ahmedabad.

  • 14. What container service has the Indian Railways introduced for the first time ever?
   A.) Double Stack Dwarf Container Service
   B.) Multiple Use Container Service
   C.) Railway Food Container Service
   D.) Long-chain Cargo Container Service

Answer: Option 'A'

Double Stack Dwarf Container Service

  • 15. The Maharashtra government recently announced the ‘Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana’ scheme. What is provided under the scheme?
   A.) A low-interest loan when a girl child is born
   B.) Free saplings when a girl child is born
   C.) 1 lakh rupees when a girl child is born
   D.) Free education when a girl child is born

Answer: Option 'B'

Free saplings when a girl child is born

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