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Don't Miss! 23th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.



Don't Miss! 23th July Most Important Current Affairs MCQ'S for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.

Q.1) Zoram Mega food park has been launched in which state?
(1) Meghalaya
(2) Nagaland
(3) Sikkim
(4) Mizoram
Correct Answer - (4) Mizoram
Explanation:
The Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Zoram mega food park in Mizoram on July 21, 2020, that will benefit around 25,000 farmers and generate around 5,000 job opportunities.

Q.2) Who launched MANODARPAN initiative?
(1) PM Narendra Modi
(2) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
(3) Piyush Goyal
(4) Smriti Irani
Correct Answer - (2) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
Explanation:
The Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched MANODARPAN initiative to provide psychosocial support to students for their mental health and well-being on July 21, 2020, in New Delhi.

Q.3) Which state has launched the ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’ to boost rural economy by purchasing cow dung at Rs 2/kg from the cattle rearers?
(1) Chhattisgarh
(2) Punjab
(3) Haryana
(4) Kerala
Correct Answer - (1) Chhattisgarh
Explanation:
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’ on 21 July 2020, under which the state government will purchase cow dung from the cattle rearers at the rate of Rs 2 per kg. The women self-help groups will then prepare vermicompost from it, which will then be sold at Rs 8 per kg to farmers, while the dung will be utilized for other products.

Q.4) India’s first public EV (Electric Vehicle) charging plaza has been inaugurated in which city?
(1) Ahmedabad
(2) Kolkata
(3) Bengaluru
(4) New Delhi
Correct Answer - (4) New Delhi
Explanation:
The Minister of State (IC) for Power, New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh inaugurated India’s first public EV (Electric Vehicle) charging plaza at Chelmsford Club in New Delhi on 20 July 2020.

Q.5) With which company has UNICEF India partnered to provide career counseling to young people in the country?
(1) Microsoft
(2) SAP India
(3) IBM
(4) Capgemini
Correct Answer - (2) SAP India
Explanation:
On World Youth Skills Day, UNICEF India has announced its partnership with SAP India to provide career counseling to young people in the country that will improve their employability skills in a COVID and post COVID19  era.

Q.6) The clinical trials of a vaccine of which nation will soon begin in India?
(1) UK
(2) US
(3) Germany
(4) Italy
Correct Answer - (1) UK
Explanation:
Oxford Vaccine Partner, Serum institute plans to begin clinical trials of Oxford COVID Vaccine in India. The Oxford COVID vaccine trials have shown the most promising results and are much ahead of other clinical trials happening around the world. The Oxford vaccine trials will begin in India as soon as the required license is procured.

Q.7) Indian Army has acquired newly developed drones from DRDO? What are they called?
(1) Bharat
(2) India
(3) Desh
(4) Hindustan
Correct Answer - (1) Bharat
Explanation:
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has provided its indigenously-developed drone named Bharat to the Indian Army. The drones will help the army carry out accurate surveillance in high altitude areas and mountainous terrain, especially along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh.

Q.8) In which state is the Harela festival celebrated where ‘Smriti Van’ was inaugurated by the Chief
Minister of the state?
(1) Bihar
(2) Uttarakhand
(3) Haryana
(4) Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer - (2) Uttarakhand
Explanation:
On the occasion of Harela festival in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated ‘Smriti Van’ at Asthal village of Dehradun district in the memory of famous folk singer of the state late Jeet Singh Negi.

Q.9) The United States has listed which Indian telecommunications company among ‘Clean Telcos’?
(1) Vodafone Idea
(2) Reliance Jio
(3) Bharti Airtel
(4) BSNL
Correct Answer - (2) Reliance Jio
Explanation:
The United States has listed Reliance Jio among the companies that are becoming "Clean Telcos", saying they are rejecting doing business with companies like Huawei that are tools of the Chinese Communist Party's surveillance state.

Q.10) ICC has postponed T20 World Cup 2020. When will be it held now?
(1) October-November 2021
(2) February-March 2021
(3) January-February 2022
(4) December 2020
Correct Answer - (1) October-November 2021
Explanation:
The International Cricket Council confirmed on July 20, 2020, that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held Australia 2020 has been postponed to October-November 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Q.11) What is the rank of India in the World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019 list?
(1) 9th
(2) 6th
(3) 10th
(4) 7th
Correct Answer - (3) 10th
Explanation:
India emerged as top tenth nation in the ranking of the total (resident and abroad) IP filing activity by origin, revealed World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019. 1st – China.

Q.12) India has been ranked among the 10 worst countries for working people’s right in the Global Rights
Index 2020. The index is released by which body?
(1) World Federation of Trade Unions
(2) INTERPOL
(3) ITUC
(4) ILO
Correct Answer - (3) ITUC
Explanation:
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has released its Global Rights Index for the year 2020, which ranks countries on the degree of respect for workers’ rights. This is the seventh edition of the annual report and ranks 144 countries. India has been ranked among the 10 worst countries for working people. It is rated with 5 on the scale.

Q.13) Who became the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of
Manchester for his work campaigning against child poverty?
(1) Wayne Rooney
(2) Ruud van Nistelrooy
(3) Marcus Rashford
(4) Anthony Martial
Correct Answer - (3) Marcus Rashford
Explanation:
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford will become the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester for his work campaigning against child poverty.

Q.14) Who among the following has been appointed as the Private Secretary (PS) to President Ram
Nath Kovind?
(1) P Praveen Siddharth
(2) Ajay Bhadoo
(3) J.G. Subramanian
(4) Shivendra Chaturvedi
Correct Answer - (1) P Praveen Siddharth
Explanation:
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed P Praveen Siddharth, a 2001-batch officer of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax), as the new Private Secretary (PS) to President Ram Nath Kovind.

Q.15) Lalji Tandon, who passed away recently was the current Governor of which state?
(1) Rajasthan
(2) Uttar Pradesh
(3) Haryana
(4) Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer - (4) Madhya Pradesh
Explanation:
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has passed away after battling long time illness. He was 85. He had been hospitalized in Lucknow since June 11, after developing breathing problems among other health issues.

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