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Exercise :: Important Days - Latest Current Affairs

  • Important Days - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Commerce and Industry Minister will launch the Global Innovation Index (GII) in New Delhi. It's theme is;

A. Winning with Global Innovation
B. Innovation Feeding the World
C. Evaluating the Medical Innovation Scenario of the Next Decade
D. Energizing the World with Innovation

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Commerce and Industry Minister will launch the Global Innovation Index (GII) on 24th July 2019 in New Delhi. The launch of GII will reveal the innovation rankings of economies. Theme for 2019: Evaluating the Medical Innovation Scenario of the Next Decade. The GII has been a charter for assessing the innovation capabilities of national economies worldwide.

2. 

Neil Armstrong stepped on the Moon's surface, marking a giant leap for mankind, on which date?

A. July 19th
B. July 20th
C. July 21st
D. July 25th

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Google commemorated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 space mission, the world's first moon landing with an interesting doodle. Apollo 11 carried astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the Moon's surface for the first time in history on July 20, 1969.

3. 

Nelson Mandela International Day was observed on __________.

A. 19 July
B. 18 July
C. 17 July
D. 16 July

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Nelson Mandela International Day is observed every year on 18 July in recognition of the former South African President Nelson Mandela's contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. Year 2019 marks 100 years of the birth of Nelson Mandela.

4. 

When was NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited) created?

A. 1987
B. 1991
C. 1995
D. 1998

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

NPCIL was created in September 1987 under the Companies Act 1956, "with the objective of undertaking the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the atomic power stations for generation of electricity in pursuance of the schemes and programmes of the Government of India.

5. 

When did International Justice Day observed?

A. 18th July
B. 16th July
C. 21th July
D. 17th July

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World Day for International Justice is also known as International Criminal Justice Day or International Justice Day is observed annually on 17th July to recognize the emerging system of international criminal justice. On 1st June 2010, the Review Conference of the Rome Statute which was held in Kampala (Uganda) and the Assembly of the State Parties decided to celebrate 17 July as the International Criminal Justice Day. This day is the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998. With the help of this treaty, the International Criminal Court (ICC) was established. Since 1998, 139 countries have signed the Court's treaty and nearly 80 States, representative of every region of the world, have ratified it.