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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • July 17, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which edition of the World Athletics Championships, will be held in US?
18th
12th
7th
14th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The eighteenth edition of the World Athletics Championships, will be held in Eugene, Oregon, United States, from 15th to 24th July 2022.

2.
Who has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India?
Mustafizur Rahman
Muhammad Imran
Mustafizur Imran
Abdul Basit
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Govt of Bangladesh has appointed Mustafizur Rahman as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India.

3.
Jyothi Surekha Vennam has won a bronze medal for India in which sports at The World Games 2022 in Birmingham?
Wrestling
Archery
Sprinting
Shooting
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The duo of Indian archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma won a bronze medal in the Mixed team compound event, to win the first medal for the country at The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, UK.

4.
Which bank has imposed a fine of Rs 1.67 crore on Ola Financial Services for non-compliance?
Union Bank of India
Reserve Bank of India
Central Bank of India
State Bank of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The RBI imposed a monetary penalty of Rs. 1.67 crores on Ola Financial Services.

5.
Which company introduced India's first mobile telematics-based auto insurance?
Religare
Edelweiss
Angel One
Zerodha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Edelweiss General Insurance launches India's first mobile telematics-based motor insurance.

6.
Which countries are the members of the 'I2U2 Grouping'?
India, Italy, UAE, Ukraine
Israel, Iran, UAE, Ukraine
Italy, Israel, UAE, US
India, Israel, UAE, US
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The I2U2 Group is a grouping of India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States.

7.
Which state is the 1st state in the country to initiate the process of implementing the Centre's New Education Policy?
Telangana
Karnataka
Gujarat
Odisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Karnataka has become the first state in the country to officially implement the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020.

8.
Who has launched 'Connecting through Culture', an anthology of essays on various aspects of India's soft power strengths, at Sushma Swaraj Bhavan?
Rajnath Singh
S. Jaishankar
Amit Shah
Narendra Modi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has launched 'Connecting through Culture', an anthology of essays on various aspects of India's soft power strengths, at Sushma Swaraj Bhavan in New Delhi, India.

9.
UIDAI has launched a new mobile app named which to perform face authentication?
Face Recognition
Aadhaar Face Recognition
Face Identifier
AadhaarFaceRd
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Unique Identification Authority of India has launched a new mobile app named 'AadhaarFaceRd' to perform face authentication.

10.
Which tech company has developed a new graphics DRAM chip with a faster speed and improved power efficiency?
Huawei
MediaTek
Samsung
Qualcomm Snapdragon
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Samsung has developed a new graphics dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chip with a faster speed and improved power efficiency.

11.
The 7th anniversary of the Skill India Mission is being celebrated on which date?
July 15
July 14
July 17
July 16
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 7th anniversary of the Skill India Mission is celebrated on 15th July.

12.
Which city, Space tech startup Agnikul Cosmos has opened India's first rocket engine factory?
Kochi
Hyderabad
Chennai
Bengaluru
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Space tech startup Agnikul Cosmos has inaugurated India's first-ever factory to manufacture 3D-printed rocket engines in Chennai.

13.
Which is the Theme of 2022 World Youth Skills Day?
Reimagining youth skills post-pandemic
Reimagining youth skills Covid-19
Transforming youth skills for the new generation
Transforming youth skills for the future
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The World Youth Skills Day Theme 2022 is "Transforming youth skills for the future".

14.
The Delhi government has joined hands with which organization to create employment opportunities for students of the DSEU?
ILO
United Nations
UNICEF
ISO
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Delhi government has joined hands with UNICEF to create employment opportunities for students of the Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU).

15.
Which state, Union cabinet has approved the setting up of the Gati Shakti University?
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Gujarat
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Cabinet has approved the up-gradation of the National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) to Gati Shakti University in Gujarat.

16.
Which state has become the 1st state in the country to initiate the process of implementing the Centre's New Education Policy?
Gujarat
Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Uttarakhand became the 1st state in the country to initiate the process of implementing the Centre's New Education Policy (NEP).

17.
Which bank partners with NITI to train and hire data engineers?
HDFC Bank
ICICI Bank
Canara Bank
Axis Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
NIIT Institute of Finance, Banking and Insurance (NIIT IFBI) - a subsidiary of NIIT Limited has announced a strategic partnership with HDFC Bank to build new-age Digital Talent for the banking industry.

18.
The CCEA has approved Taranga Hill-Ambaji-Abu Road new rail line. This railway line is between which of these two states?
Gujarat & Haryana
Rajasthan & Haryana
Maharashtra & Gujarat
Rajasthan & Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Taranga Hill-Ambaji-Abu Road new rail line in Gujarat and Rajasthan to provide connectivity and improve mobility.

19.
The annual rate of inflation based on the all-India WPI is how many % for the month of June?
15.18%
14.55%
15.88%
15.08%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The annual rate of inflation based on the All-India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) is 15.18 per cent for the month of June, in a marginal drop from May when the figure stood at 15.88 per cent.

20.
Which country has planned to launch a new space-based solar observatory?
India
US
Russia
China
Answer: Option
Explanation:
China will launch its first comprehensive solar probe, the Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory.