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26th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.


26th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.


 26th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.

Q.1) When is IPL 2020 edition scheduled to begin?
(1) September 19th
(2) November 18th
(3) August 20th
(4) September 25th
Correct Answer - (1) September 19th

Explanation:
The much-awaited Indian Premier League has been rescheduled for September 19, 2020, in the United Arab Emirates. The final will be held on November 8, 2020. This was confirmed by IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel on July 24.

Q.2) India will work together with which nation to develop 30-second COVID-19 tests?
(1) US
(2) Japan
(3) Israel
(4) UK
Correct Answer - (3) Israel

Explanation:
India and Israel have decided to work together to develop a set of COVID-19 tests that will bring the entire testing process down to 30 seconds, it will also be widely available and will help the open economies.

Q.3) Who has been appointed as an honorary advisor to the steering committee for BRICS Chamber of Commerce?
(1) Kaushik Basu
(2) Raghuram Ranjan
(3) Sahil Seth
(4) Jayati Ghosh
Correct Answer - (3) Sahil Seth

Explanation:
Sahil Seth has been appointed as the honorary advisor to the steering committee of the BRICS Chamber of Commerce (CCI) young leaders from 2020 to 2023.

Q.4) Which state/UT govt. launched e-Sachivalaya portal, a digital platform, facilitating people to take online appointments for virtual meetings?
(1) Haryana
(2) Punjab
(3) Chandigarh
(4) Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer - (1) Haryana

Explanation:
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar launched e-Sachivalaya portal, a digital platform, facilitating people to take online appointments for virtual meetings with the CM, Deputy CM, Ministers and other Heads of Depts.

Q.5) Which nation has banned over 100 textbooks for containing 'objectionable content?
(1) Pakistan
(2) Afghanistan
(3) China
(4) Nepal
Correct Answer - (1) Pakistan

Explanation:
Pakistan's Punjab government has banned over 100 textbooks for having "blasphemous and objectionable content" such as not showing Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as part of the country. Some books had not printed the correct date of the birth of Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah and national poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal.

Q.6) Which state govt. has signed an MoU with milk cooperative giant AMUL to empower Women Self-help Groups (SHGs)?
(1) Gujarat
(2) Andhra Pradesh
(3) Maharashtra
(4) Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer - (4) Andhra Pradesh

Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh Government has signed an MoU with the milk cooperative giant AMUL (Anand Milk Union Limited) to provide a fillip to the empowerment of women self-help groups and by encouraging the milk cooperatives in government sector.

Q.7) Which state has announced a 2-year jail term, Rs 1 lakh fine for not wearing masks and violation of COVID-19 protocols?
(1) Odisha
(2) Jharkhand
(3) Goa
(4) Maharashtra
Correct Answer - (2) Jharkhand

Explanation:
Jharkhand state cabinet on July 22, 2020, approved the Jharkhand Contagious Disease Ordinance 2020, under which violations of COVID-19 protocols such as not wearing masks will invite jail term up to 2 years and fine of up to Rs 1 lakh.

Q.8) The Rajya Sabha secretariat recently launched an Employees’ Welfare Scheme in memory of which Indian Politician?
(1) Arun Jaitley
(2) Sushma Swaraj
(3) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(4) Sheila Dikshit
Correct Answer - (1) Arun Jaitley

Explanation:
The Rajya Sabha secretariat has launched an Employees’ Welfare Scheme in the name of former Union minister Arun Jaitley, who was also the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha.

Q.9) How much fund has been approved by the European Union (EU) as the biggest green stimulus in history?
(1) $585 billion
(2) $572 billion
(3) $871 billion
(4) $376 billion
Correct Answer - (2) $572 billion

Explanation:
European governments approved the most ambitious climate change plan to date, agreeing to pour more than 500 billion euros ($572 billion) into everything from electric cars to renewable energy and agriculture.

Q.10) After UAE, China, which nation will launch a Mars probe later this month?
(1) Russia
(2) India
(3) Japan
(4) US
Correct Answer - (4) US

Explanation:
The United States is planning to launch its Mars Rover next week, becoming the third nation to launch a space probe to Mars in July after the UAE and China. NASA will be launching its Mars Perseverance rover next week. All three missions are planning to reach Mars orbit by February 2021.

Q.11) Researchers from which University have developed AZD1222 whose human trial for COVID-19 pandemic has shown a positive result?
(1) University of Cambridge
(2) Stanford University
(3) Harvard University
(4) University of Oxford
Correct Answer - (4) University of Oxford
Explanation:
The human trial of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the University of Oxford and backed by AstraZeneca Plc has shown a positive result. Officially known as AZD1222, the vaccine has prompted a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot.

Q.12) With 25 goals in La Liga, which football player won the Pichichi trophy?
(1) Telmo Zarra
(2) Lionel Messi
(3) Sergio Ramos
(4) Karim Benzema
Correct Answer - (2) Lionel Messi

Explanation:
Lionel Messi won a record seventh top-scoring title, also known as the Pichichi award, in the La Liga after netting twice in Barcelona’s 5-0 rout of Alaves in the final round.

Q.13) Name the newly appointed Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC).
(1) P.K. Satpathy
(2) Amitava Mukherjee
(3) Sumit Deb
(4) N.Baijendra Kumar
Correct Answer - (3) Sumit Deb

Explanation:
Sumit Deb has been appointed as the next Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), an Indian state-controlled mineral producer.

Q.14) PM Narendra Modi addressed the 2020 India Ideas Summit which was hosted by India Business Council. What was the theme of the summit?
(1) Technology & Innovation
(2) Healthcare Models
(3) Building a Better Future
(4) The Future of Work
Correct Answer - (3) Building a Better Future

Explanation:
India Business Council hosted the 2020 India Ideas Summit which was addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two-day summit’ organized by USIBC also marked the 45th anniversary of the formation of the council and is based on the theme ‘Building a Better Future’.

Q.15) Who authored the book titled “The Pandemic Century”?
(1) Khaled Hosseini
(2) Atul Gawande
(3) Mark Honigsbaum
(4) C.J. Lyons
Correct Answer - (3) Mark Honigsbaum

Explanation:
“The Pandemic Century, A History of Global Contagion from the Spanish Flu to Covid-19”, by the British medical historian Mark Honigsbaum covers 10 outbreaks in the past 100 years, dating from the Spanish Flu (1918) to the present day Coronavirus (2019). The book is published by Penguin Publishers.


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