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24th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.


24th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.

24th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.


Q.1) Which state’s first Plasma Bank-MISSION COPE was launched on July 21?
(1) Karnataka
(2) Madhya Pradesh
(3) Maharashtra
(4) Telangana
Correct Answer - (1) Karnataka
Explanation:
Karnataka Deputy CM C.N. Ashwathnarayan on July 21 inaugurated state’s maiden plasma bank at HCG Hospital, Bengaluru as a part of Mission COPE (COVID Plasma Endeavour).

Q.2) The India and United states Navies recently undertook the Passage Exercise (PASSEX), in which of these place?
(1) Arabian Sea
(2) Indian Ocean
(3) Pacific Ocean
(4) Persian Gulf
Correct Answer - (2) Indian Ocean
Explanation:
The United States Navy and the Indian Navy undertook Passage Exercise (PASSEX), a joint maritime drill in the Indian Ocean region near Andamans and Nicobar Islands on 20 July 2020. The high-end Passex exercise was carried out to maximize training and interoperability, including air defence of the two navies. The passage exercise involved a total of eight Indian and US warships.

Q.3) Which state has launched the ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’, to deliver ration at the doorstep of the people?
(1) Delhi
(2) Rajasthan
(3) Madhya Pradesh
(4) Haryana
Correct Answer - (1) Delhi
Explanation:
Delhi Government under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has approved ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’, under which the eligible beneficiaries would get ration delivered at home. Under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’ scheme, wheat, flour, rice and sugar-packed hygienically in bags will be delivered to the doorstep of people.

Q.4) The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with which company for procurement of 1,512 mine plough (MP) for the Indian Army?
(1) Bharat Electronics Limited
(2) Bharat Dynamics
(3) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
(4) Bharat Earth Movers Limited
Correct Answer - (4) Bharat Earth Movers Limited
Explanation:
The Ministry of Defence has signed Rs 557 crore contract with Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) for procurement of 1,512 mine plough (MP) for the Indian Army. These Mine ploughs will be fitted on main battle Tank T-90 S/SK of Indian Armoured Corps.

Q.5) Which state has decided to reopen schools from September 5, 2020?
(1) Andhra Pradesh
(2) Karnataka
(3) Kerala
(4) Delhi
Correct Answer - (1) Andhra Pradesh
Explanation:
The Andhra Pradesh state government has planned to reopen schools from September 5, 2020.
However, the final decision will be taken after evaluating the situation when the date approaches.

Q.6) Which country has inked an MoU with India for the establishment of ‘Emergency Medical Services’ Centre in that country using Indian grant?
(1) Sri Lanka
 (2) Mauritius
(3) Maldives
(4) Bangladesh
Correct Answer - (3) Maldives
Explanation:
India and Maldives have signed an MVR 8 Million agreement for establishment of ‘Emergency Medical Services’ Centre in Dharavandhoo, an island located north of the country’s capital, Male. The project includes the development of a fully-fledged emergency centre, training facilities and office space within Dharavandhoo Hospital.

Q.7) Which country recently launched its first-ever military satellite?
(1) North Korea
(2) Indonesia
(3) Malaysia
(4) South Korea
Correct Answer - (4) South Korea
Explanation:
South Korea launched its first-ever military communications satellite on July 20, 2020. The satellite was launched by private operator SpaceX. The military satellite, ANASIS-II is aimed at enhancing the nation’s ability to defend itself against nuclear-armed North Korea.

Q.8) Who has been conferred with the ‘Legend of Animation’ award of the Toonz Media Group (TMG) for 2020?
(1) Arnab Chaudhuri
(2) Rajiv Chilaka
(3) Kireet Khurana
(4) Manick Sorcar
Correct Answer - (1) Arnab Chaudhuri
Explanation:
The prestigious ‘Legend of Animation’ award of the Toonz Media Group (TMG) has been posthumously conferred to the legendary animation director Arnab Chaudhuri, for his invaluable contribution to the animation and entertainment industry of India.

Q.9) An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit the coast of which nation on July 22, 2020?
(1) Australia
(2) New Zealand
(3) Alaska
(4) Mexico
Correct Answer - (3) Alaska
Explanation:
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Alaska on July 22, 2020. This was confirmed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A Tsunami warning had been issued initially but it was later.

Q.10) Which of the following institutes has developed a wearable hand band called ‘Veli Band’ that helps in maintaining social distancing?
(1) IIT Kharagpur
(2) IIT Ahmedabad
(3) IIM Indore
(4) IIM Kozhikode
Correct Answer - (4) IIM Kozhikode
Explanation:
With the COVID-19 graph continuing its spike, a startup, incubated at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K), has developed a wearable hand band that helps in maintaining social distancing by sending out an alarm in case of proximity with another person.

Q.11) Ramesh Babu Boddu has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of which of these
banks?
(1) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
(2) City Union Bank
(3) Axis Bank
(4) Karur Vysya Bank
Correct Answer - (4) Karur Vysya Bank
Explanation:
Ramesh Babu Boddu has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO, as well as an Additional Director at of Karur Vysya Bank for a period of three years from the date of taking charge.

Q.12) Which bank launched an Overdraft facility (OD) against Fixed Deposits for its customers holding a Savings Bank account?
(1) Bank of Maharashtra
(2) Union Bank of India
(3) Syndicate Bank
(4) Punjab National Bank
Correct Answer - (1) Bank of Maharashtra
Explanation:
Bank of Maharashtra (BoM), a premier public sector bank in the country, known for customer friendly services has launched an Overdraft facility (OD) against Fixed Deposits for its customers holding an SB account amidst pandemic.

Q.13) Which nation will be hosting the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League?
(1) New Zealand
(2) Australia
(3) Sri Lanka
(4) UAE
Correct Answer - (4) UAE
Explanation:
The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in the UAE. This was confirmed by the IPL governing council chairman Brijesh Patel on July 22, 2020. Both UAE and Sri Lanka had offered to host the league considering the rising number of COVID-19 cases in India.
Q.14) What is the estimated GDP rate of India for the financial year 2020-21 as per the recent report of Nomura?
(1) -5%
(2) -6.1%
(3) -7.2%
(4) -4.9%
Correct Answer - (2) -6.1%
Explanation:
The Indian economy is expected to contract by 6.1 per cent in the current fiscal (2020-21), as per the Japanese financial services firm Nomura.

Q.15) What is the theme of India Ideas Summit 2020?
(1) Building a Better Future
(2) Business and Environment
(3) Business in post-COVID world
(4) Sustainable Business
Correct Answer - (1) Building a Better Future
Explanation:
The 2020 theme of the India Ideas Summit is ‘Building a Better Future’. The summit is hosted by US India Business Council. This year’s edition marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of the council.

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