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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • July 20, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Indian first elevated urban expressway to be operational by which year?
2023
2022
2021
2024
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian first elevated urban expressway is to be operational by 2023.

2.
Which West African country has reported its first outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus?
Mali
Niger
Ghana
Gambia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ghana, a country in West Africa, has officially confirmed two cases of the deadly Marburg virus.

3.
Who has been appointed as Director (Technical) of REC Limited?
Dr. Suman K Bery
Pankaj Saran
Anupam Rai
VK Singh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
V.K. Singh has been appointed as Director (Technical) of REC Limited.

4.
Which bank has completed technical integration with the new e-filing portal of the Income Tax department?
IDFC First Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
ICICI Bank
IDBI Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kotak Mahindra Bank has completed technical integration with the new e-filing portal (eportal.incometax.gov.in) of the Income Tax department.

5.
What is the name of the submarine which has decommissioned from the Indian Navy?
INS Rajput
INS Nishank
INS Sindhudhvaj
INS Ranjit
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The submarine named 'INS Sindhudhvaj' has decommissioned from the Indian Navy after serving for 35 years.

6.
Who has launched the fourth P17A stealth frigate 'Dunagiri' in Kolkata?
Ajit Doval
Rajnath Singh
Admiral R. Hari Kumar
Narendra Modi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the fourth P17A stealth frigate 'Dunagiri' into the Hooghly River in Kolkata.

7.
3rd G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting 2022 held in which country?
Nepal
Bangladesh
Indonesia
China
Answer: Option
Explanation:
3rd G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting 2022 held in Bali, Indonesia.

8.
Which country has passed the country's first Citizenship Amendment Bill?
Nepa
Bangladesh
China
Sri Lanka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nepal's Parliament passed the country's first Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was under discussion for more than two years as it could not forge a consensus among political parties.

9.
Which Union Ministry website has been ranked first in the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment?
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Culture
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The website of the Ministry of Home Affairs has been ranked first in the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment.

10.
Fintech start-up OneCard became India's how many unicorns post $100 mn funding?
102
104
101
100
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Fintech start-up OneCard becomes India's 104th unicorn post $100 mn funding FPL Technologies.

11.
How much percent GST will be levied on pre-packaged and labelled food items?
5 percent
18 percent
7 percent
12 percent
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The new GST rate for pre-packed, labelled food items including rice, wheat, atta, paneer, curd, jaggery, lassi, buttermilk, labelled meat (except frozen) and fish has now been fixed at 5 percent.

12.
Who is the head of the committee set up by the Department of Consumer Affairs for developing a framework for the 'Right to Repair'?
Usha Thorat
Nidhi Khare
Navneet Munot
Jai Narayan Patel
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Department of Consumer Affairs said in a statement on Thursday that it has set up a committee chaired by Nidhi Khare, Additional Secretary to develop a comprehensive framework on 'Right to Repair'.

13.
JCB nominated which bank as the preferred financier and signed MoU?
Karnataka Bank
RBI
BOI
YES Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
JCB nominates Karnataka bank as the preferred financier and signs MoU.

14.
Which institution organised the 'Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2022'?
Sahitya Akademi
NITI Aayog
Lalit Kala Akademi
National School of Drama
Answer: Option
Explanation:
National School of Drama has organised the Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2022.

15.
Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of the NSE?
K V Kamath
Urjit Patel
Arundhati Bhattacharya
Ashishkumar Chauhan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved the appointment of Ashishkumar Chauhan as the next Managing Director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

16.
Who has won the 41st Villa De Benasque International Chess Open tournament in Spain?
Sankalp Gupta
Rahul Shrivastava
Aravindh Chithambaram
Bharath Subramanian
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Grandmaster Aravindh Chithambaram has emerged the winner of the 41st Villa De Benasque International Chess Open.

17.
The first-ever Made-in-India Surgical Robotic System has installed in RGCI in July 2022, the Surgical Robotic System is?
SSI Agni
SSI Mantra
SSI Teja
SSI Mitra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, New Delhi (RGCI) have installed the first-ever Made-in-India Surgical Robotic System, SSI-Mantra, devised by the new-age Indian med-tech start-up SS Innovations.

18.
Which state became the first state/UT to have its internet service after receiving the ISP license from the Department of Telecommunications?
Kerala
Delhi
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kerala has now become the first and only state in the country to have its own internet.

19.
Which state government announces a pilot project with UNICEF for employment opportunities for DSEU students?
Tamil Nadu
Delhi
Gujarat
Punjab
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Delhi government announced a new pilot project in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) aimed at generating employment opportunities for students of the Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU).