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29th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.


29th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.

29th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams


Q.1) TRIFED has inked an agreement with which institution for the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)?
(1) IIT Delhi
(2) IIT Madras
(3) IIT Hyderabad
(4) IIT Bombay
Correct Answer - (1) IIT Delhi

Explanation:
TRIFED, a key organization committed to the welfare and growth of the tribal people, under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has entered into a partnership with IIT Delhi for the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) for the tribal development.

Q.2) Which of the following announced the launch of a macadamization program for roads?
(1) Odisha
(2) Telangana
(3) Jammu and Kashmir
(4) Nagaland
Correct Answer - (3) Jammu and Kashmir
Explanation:
The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu announced the launch of a macadamization program for roads across the Union Territory.

Q.3) The fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games is scheduled to be held in which of these cities?
(1) Dharamshala
(2) Panchkula
(3) Lucknow
(4) Pithoragarh
Correct Answer - (2) Panchkula

Explanation:
Haryana will host the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games in 2021, in Panchkula. The games will be held after the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which is scheduled to take place from July 2021.

Q.4) ‘Rozgaar Bazaar’ is a web portal launched by which state to bring job seekers and employers on
one platform?
(1) Assam
(2) Rajasthan
(3) Uttar Pradesh
(4) Delhi
Correct Answer - (4) Delhi

Explanation:
The Government of Delhi, led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, has launched an online job portal ‘Rozgaar Bazaar’, which will be beneficial for both, the job seekers and employers, by bringing them together on one platform.

Q.5) India has built the World’s first-ever Electrified Rail Tunnel capable of running Double Stack Container Trains. In which state is it built?
(1) Uttar Pradesh
(2) Tamil Nadu
(3) West Bengal
(4) Haryana
Correct Answer - (4) Haryana

Explanation:
The Indian Railways is in the process of building the world’s first electrified tunnel which is capable of running double-stacked container trains. The tunnel when complete will be around 1 kilometer long and is situated near Rewari and Dadri in Haryana.

Q.6) By which year will the Indian Railways begin using Radio-Frequency Identification Tags (RFID) for tracking all wagons?
(1) 2022
(2) 2023
(3) 2024
(4) 2025
Correct Answer - (1) 2022

Explanation:
The Indian Railways is to begin using Radio-Frequency Identification Tags (RFID) for tracking all wagons by the year 2022. A total of 23,000 wagons have been covered under the RFID project so far.

Q.7) Who has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Union of Railways?
(1) Vijay Verma
(2) Arun Kumar
(3) Shekhar Kumar
(4) Puneet Sharma
Correct Answer - (2) Arun Kumar
Explanation:
International Union of Railways, UIC, Paris, has nominated Director General of 54r2 Railway Protection Force, Arun Kumar, as Vice-Chairman of its security platform.

Q.8) According to a report published by the UK tech firm Comparitech, which Indian city has ranked
16th in terms of most surveilled city in the world?
(1) Delhi
(2) Chennai
(3) Hyderabad
(4) Kochi
Correct Answer - (3) Hyderabad

Explanation:
Telangana’s capital Hyderabad has found a place among the top 50 CCTV-surveilled cities in the world. Chennai, ranked 21st overall, comes a close second in Indian surveilled cities, while Delhi is a distant third at 33rd. Eighteen of the top 20 cities in the list are located in China, while third-ranked London is the only city situated outside of China apart from Hyderabad.

Q.9) ‘Veli Band’ is a user-friendly wearable device launched by which institution to help comply with
social distancing norms during the current pandemic situation?
(1) IIM Hyderabad
(2) IIM Kozhikode
(3) IIM Lucknow
(4) IIM Bengaluru
Correct Answer - (2) IIM Kozhikode

Explanation:
The Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIMK)-based incubated startup, Qual5 India Pvt Ltd (a female-led startup), has launched a unique user-friendly wearable gadget, named as ‘Veli Band’ that helps in maintaining social distancing by sending out an alarm in case of proximity with another person.

Q.10) With which of the following did the Green Climate Fund (GCF) partnered to boost green recovery from COVID-19?
(1) Asian Development Bank
(2) World Bank
(3) United Nations
(4) BRICS Bank
Correct Answer - (1) Asian Development Bank

Explanation:
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) agreed to partner toward a ‘green recovery’ for members confronting the harsh economic impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Q.11) Which country is set to launch the ASTHROS Mission to study Cosmos by sending a telescope, on a football stadium-sized balloon?
(1) Japan
(2) Germany
(3) United States
(4) Russia
Correct Answer - (3) United States

Explanation:
NASA has planned to launch a new mission ‘ASTHROS’, to observe wavelengths of light invisible from the Earth, in a bid to find answers about the formation of giant stars in the galaxy. Under the mission, NASA will send a telescope, on a football stadium-sized balloon, high into the stratosphere. The telescope mission ASTHROS stands for Astrophysics Stratospheric Telescope for High Spectral Resolution Observations at Sub millimeter-wavelengths.

Q.12) According to a report by TERI, by the year 2025, what can be the drop in demand for electricity in India due to COVID-19?
(1) 9-19%
(2) 6-16%
(3) 8-18%
(4) 7-17%
Correct Answer - (4) 7-17%

Explanation:
According to TERI’s new report, the demand for electricity in India will be lower by 7 to 17% due to COVID-19 by 2025. The report, titled ‘Bending the Curve: 2025 Forecasts for Electricity Demand by Sector and State in the Light of the COVID Epidemic’, also suggests policy-makers, developers, distribution companies, and investors need to be better prepared for the future, if the decline in demand growth persists.

Q.13) How much amount has been allocated by India to North Korea under WHO anti-tuberculosis
program?
(1) USD 2 million
(2) USD 1 million
(3) USD 3 million
(4) USD 4 million
Correct Answer - (2) USD 1 million

Explanation:
India has extended anti-tuberculosis medical assistance worth about USD 1 million to North Korea in
response to a request received from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The medical assistance is given under the aegis of an ongoing WHO anti-tuberculosis program in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Q.14) How much amount will be funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST)‘India-
Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Programme’?
(1) Rs 20 crore
(2) Rs 25 crore
(3) Rs 10 crore
(4) Rs 15 crore
Correct Answer - (4) Rs 15 crore

Explanation:
The Department of Science and Technology has launched the ‘India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Program’. The program has been jointly launched in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) of the Russian Federation. The program will run over a period of two years DST will fund up to Rs 15 crores to 10 Indian SMEs/start- ups
Q.15) According to the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List, Mukesh Ambani is at which position in terms of richest persons in the world after his net worth swells past $75 billion?
(1) 5th
(2) 4th
(3) 3rd
(4) 7th
Correct Answer - (1) 5th

Explanation:
India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani is climbing up the global rich list very fast, and is now the fifth richest in the world, climbing two ranks from barely a couple of weeks ago.

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