Current Affairs Quiz 12th July 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. India’s first Cryptogamic Garden has been inaugurated in which state?

भारत के पहले क्रिप्टोगैमिक गार्डन का उद्घाटन किस राज्य में किया गया है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. India’s first cryptogamic garden, with around 50 different species grown, has been inaugurated in Deoban area of Dehradun in Uttarakhand.

The garden is situated at a height of 9,000 feet and is spread over an area of three acres. Located in the district’s Chakrata town, the garden was inaugurated by social activist Anoop Nautiyal.

Q.2. PM Modi has received 1st copy of ‘The Ramayana of Shri Guru Gobind Singh’. “The Ramayana of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji” is written by __________________.

पीएम मोदी को श्री गुरु गोबिंद सिंह की रामायणकी पहली प्रति मिली है। श्री गुरु गोबिंद सिंह जी की रामायण___________ द्वारा लिखी गई है।

(a) Baljit Kaur Tulsi / बलजीत कौर तुलसी

(b) Anindya Dutta / अनिंद्य दत्ता

(c) Anant Vijay / अनंत विजय

(d) Romila Thapar / रोमिला थापर

(e) Tahira Kashyap Khurrana / ताहिरा कश्यप खुराना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the first copy of “The Ramayana of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji” which is written by the late Baljit Kaur Tulsi—the mother of noted lawyer KTS Tulsi.

The book is published by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts.

Q.3. Indian Army has named a military firing range in Kashmir after which of the following actor?

भारतीय सेना ने निम्नलिखित में से किस अभिनेत्री के नाम पर कश्मीर में एक सैन्य फायरिंग रेंज का नाम रखा है?

(a) Priyanka Chopra / प्रियंका चोपड़ा

(b) Deepika Padukone / दीपिका पादुकोण

(c) Kangana Ranaut / कंगना रनौत

(d) Anushka Sharma / अनुष्का शर्मा

(e) Vidya Balan / विद्या बालन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. In recognition of Vidya Balan’s phenomenal contribution to Indian cinema, the Indian Army has recently named one of its firing ranges after the actor. The Vidya Balan Firing Range is located in Gulmarg, Kashmir.

Earlier this year, the actress and her husband producer Siddharth Roy Kapur had attended the Gulmarg Winter Festival organised by the Indian Army.

Q.4. World Paper Bag Day is celebrated across the globe on ________________ every year.

विश्व पेपर बैग दिवस हर साल _________ को दुनिया भर में मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 July / 11 जुलाई

(b) 12 July / 12 जुलाई

(c) 13 July / 13 जुलाई

(d) 14 July / 14 जुलाई

(e) 15 July / 15 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. World Paper Bag Day is celebrated across the globe on July 12 every year to reaffirm the much-needed daily use of paper bags over plastic bags, which apparently came in handy for carrying our groceries and stuff for donkey’s years, to the gross detriment of our environment.

The world has awaken to the realities of climate change, environmental pollution and scarcity of resources, and hence, slowly but surely, adopting sustainable lifestyle choices including paper bags.

Q.5. On which date, Malala Day is celebrated?

किस दिन को मलाला दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 10 July / 10 जुलाई

(b) 11 July / 11 जुलाई

(c) 12 July / 12 जुलाई

(d) 13 July / 13 जुलाई

(e) 14 July / 14 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. United Nations has declared July 12, which is Malala Yousafzai’s birthday, as Malala Day in honour of the young activist. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. The-then 17-year-old became the youngest recipient of the award.

A book will document the journeys of 25 exceptionally brave girls who fought oppression and defied regressive social norms for their right to education, the publishers announced ahead of Malala Day.

Q.6. Who among the following has won the Men’s Singles title at Wimbledon 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने विंबलडन 2021 में पुरुष एकल का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(b) Daniil Medvedev / डेनियल मेदवेदेव

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Wimbledon 2021:

Men’s Singles Champion: Novak Djokovic

Women’s Singles Champion: Ashley Barty

Men’s Doubles Champion: Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic

Women’s Doubles Champion: Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens

Mixed Doubles Champion: Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk

Q.7. Who among the following has won the Women’s Singles title at Wimbledon 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने विंबलडन 2021 में महिला एकल का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Ashleigh Barty / एशले बार्टी

(b) Simona Halep / सिमोना हालेप

(c) Serena Williams / सेरेना विलियम्स

(d) Karolina Pliskova / करोलिना प्लिस्कोवा

(e) Naomi Osaka / नाओमी ओसाका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Wimbledon 2021:

Men’s Singles Champion: Novak Djokovic

Women’s Singles Champion: Ashley Barty

Men’s Doubles Champion: Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic

Women’s Doubles Champion: Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens

Mixed Doubles Champion: Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk

Q.8. Which of the following football team has won the European Championship 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किस फुटबॉल टीम ने यूरोपीय चैम्पियनशिप 2020 जीती है?

(a) Oman / ओमान

(b) Italy / इटली

(c) Canada / कनाडा

(d) England / इंग्लैंड

(e) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Euro 2020 Final: Italy beat England 3-2 on penalties.

The European Championship final on Sunday pits England and Italy against each other. Italy won 3-2 on penalties.

Italy, one of the most decorated teams in the world, have ended a few years of trophy drought. England, on the other hand, were in uncharted territory. They haven’t even reached a final since 1966.

Italy has already reached the final twice in recent years — in 2000 and 2012 — whereas England hasn’t got close until now.

Q.9. All-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad has announced retirement from Test cricket. He is from which country?

ऑलराउंडर महमूदुल्लाह रियाद ने टेस्ट क्रिकेट से संन्यास की घोषणा कर दी है। वह किस देश से हैं?

(a) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(b) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(c) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(d) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(e) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad has announced his retirement from Test cricket in the middle of Bangladesh’s one-off Test match against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club.

Mahmudullah made his Test debut in 2009 during Bangladesh’s tour of the West Indies. The right-handed batsman in 50 matches and 94 innings has scored 2914 runs.

Q.10. Who is the author of the book “The Pregnancy Bible”?

द प्रेग्नेंसी बाइबलपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Kareena Kapoor / करीना कपूर

(b) Diya Mirza / दिया मिर्ज़ा

(c) Neena Gupta / नीना गुप्ता

(d) Indra Nooyi / इंद्रा नूयी

(e) Priyanka Chopra Jonas / प्रियंका चोपड़ा जोनस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp.  Kareena Kapoor Khan has announced her new book titled Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Pregnancy Bible.

The actor has also called it her ‘third child. She shared her experience while writing the book. She was seen wearing a red slip dress as she kept her hair loose parting it in the middle. She was seen bare feet standing near the kitchen countertop.

Q.11. Which of the following Wildlife Sanctuary is NOT in the Uttarakhand state?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य उत्तराखंड राज्य में नहीं है?

(a) Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary / नंधौर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(b) Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary / केदारनाथ वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(c) Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary / सोनानदी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(d) Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary / बल्लभपुर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(e) Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary / अस्कॉट मस्क डियर सैंक्चुअरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Bolpur Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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