Daily Current Affairs : 28th July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  28th July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. To which country India has handed over 10 broad gauge locomotives?

भारत ने किस देश को 10 ब्रॉड गेज लोकोमोटिव सौंपे हैं?

(a) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India provided 10 railway locomotives to Bangladesh on 27th July as grant assistance, with the leadership of the two sides committing themselves to more connectivity and infrastructure initiatives to boost trade and create new supply chains.

The move was part of a sharpened focus on India’s “neighbourhood first” policy.

Q.2. Which country’s Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid has been appointed as the interim prime minister?

अंतरिम प्रधानमंत्री के रूप में किस देश के उप प्रधान मंत्री महदी मोहम्मद गुलेद को नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Nigeria / नाइजीरिया

(b) Somalia / सोमालिया

(c) Eritrea / इरिट्रिया

(d) Sudan / सूडान

(e) Yemen / यमन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid has announced his appointment as the interim prime minister following the vote of no confidence against the previous head of government, Hassan Ali Khaire.

Earlier, the country’s parliament ousted Khaire by a vote of no confidence.

Q.3. Which country’s interior minister Hichem Mechichi has been named new prime minister?

किस देश के आंतरिक मंत्री हिचेम मेचिची को नया प्रधान मंत्री नामित किया गया है? (a) Syria / सीरिया

(b) Turkey / तुर्की

(c) Tunisia / ट्यूनीशिया

(d) Egypt / मिस्र

(e) Libya / लीबिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Tunisia’s Interior Minister Hichem Mechichi has been appointed to next prime minister.

The 46-year-old lawyer succeeds Elyes Fakhfakh, who resigned as prime minister earlier this month.

Q.4. Which bank has joined hands with Uniken for Omni-channel security to secure its Internet banking channels?

किस बैंक ने अपने इंटरनेट बैंकिंग चैनलों को सुरक्षित करने के लिए ओमनी-चैनल सुरक्षा के लिए यूनिकेन के साथ हाथ मिलाया है?

(a) Bank of Maharashtra / बैंक ऑफ महाराष्ट्र

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. In a bid to secure its Internet banking channels as also mobile, card, call centres and ATMs, among others, against cyber fraud, the state-owned Bank of Maharashtra has joined hands with Uniken, a pioneer in the field of digital security in India. The bank will use Uniken’s REL-ID technology for Omni-channel security.

The REL-ID technology by Uniken has been modelled for defence-in-depth functions that will help secure the bank’s mobile apps by protecting them against phishing, pharming and malware attacks.

Q.5. With which bank IRCTC of Indian Railways has launched Co-branded Contactless Credit Card on RuPay Platform?

किस बैंक के साथ, भारतीय रेलवे के IRCTC ने RuPay प्लेटफ़ॉर्म पर सह-ब्रांडेड संपर्क रहित क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. SBI Card and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) on 28th July launched the IRCTC SBI Card on RuPay platform.

Designed to reward frequent railway travellers, the card offers travellers on Indian railways maximum savings proposition on their travel, together with superior benefits on retail, dining and entertainment, besides transaction fee waivers.

Q.6. Which of the following organizations has launched an innovation contest “Dare to Dream 2.0” in honour of Dr Abdul Kalam?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने डॉ अब्दुल कलाम के सम्मान में एक नवाचार प्रतियोगिता “डेयर टू ड्रीम 2.0” शुरू की है?

(a) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) / भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन

(b) Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास प्रयोगशाला

(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड 

(d) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास संगठन

(e) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) / वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद

Answer & Explanation

Exp. DRDO launches innovation contest Dare to Dream 2.0! The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 27th July launched ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’, which is an innovation contest. The contest was launched on the fifth death anniversary of renowned scientist and former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

Aims: the innovation contest was launched to promote individuals as well as startups to use emerging technologies for innovation in aerospace and defence sectors in the country. The individual winner of the contest would be awarded with a prize money of Rs 5 lakh, while the winning startup would receive Rs 10 lakh as the award money.

Q.7. Who is the author of the new book “The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World”?

नई पुस्तक “द इंडिया वे: स्ट्रेटेजीज़ फॉर ए अनसर्टेन वर्ल्ड” के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Piyush Goyal / पियूष गोयल

(b) Venkaiah Naidu / वेंकैया नायडू

(c) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(d) Prakash Javadekar/ प्रकाश जावडेकर 

(e) Pralhad Joshi / प्रल्हाद जोशी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, on July 20, announced publication of his book ‘The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World’.

Jaishankar writes in the book that India has had to struggle mightily to gain influence in a domain that could have come more easily earlier as its foreign policy carries “three major burdens” from its past — Partition, delayed economic reforms and prolonged exercise of the nuclear option.

Q.8. World hepatitis day is commemorated each year on ________________.

विश्व हेपेटाइटिस दिवस हर साल________________को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 24 July / 24 जुलाई

(b) 25 July / 25 जुलाई

(c) 26 July / 26 जुलाई

(d) 27 July / 27 जुलाई

(e) 28 July / 28 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Hepatitis Day is commemorated each year on 28 July to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer.

Q.9. What is the theme for World hepatitis day 2020?

विश्व हेपेटाइटिस दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Hepatitis-free future

(b) Find the Missing Millions

(c) Invest in eliminating hepatitis

(d) Making hepatitis elimination a reality

(e) Know hepatitis – Act now

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Hepatitis Day is commemorated each year on 28 July to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer.

Theme 2020: “Hepatitis-free future”

Q.10. World Nature Conservation Day is observed every year on _________________.

विश्व प्रकृति संरक्षण दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 27 July / 27 जुलाई

(b) 28 July / 28 जुलाई

(c) 29 July / 29 जुलाई

(d) 30 July / 30 जुलाई

(e) 31 July / 31 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Celebrated on July 28 each year, the World Nature Conservation Day acknowledges that a healthy environment is the foundation for a stable and healthy society. To ensure the well-being of the present and future generations, we all must as responsible human beings participate in protecting and conserving our nature.

Q.11. Olivia de Havilland has passed away recently. She was a/an ___________________.

ओलिविया डी हैविलैंड का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ___________________ थीं।

(a) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(b) Singer /गायक

(c) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(d) Lawyer / वकील

(e) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Olivia de Havilland, the doe-eyed actress beloved to millions as the sainted Melanie Wilkes of “Gone With the Wind,” but also a two-time Oscar winner and an off-screen fighter who challenged and unchained Hollywood’s contract system, died on 26th July at her home in Paris. She was 104.

Q.12. What is the capital of Somalia?

सोमालिया की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Hargeisa / हेर्गियीसा

(b) Khartoum‎ / खार्तूम

(c) Abuja / अबूजा

(d) Asmara / अस्मारा

(e) Mogadishu / मोगादिशु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Mogadishu

Currencies: United States Dollar, Somali shilling

Q.13. What is the currency of Tunisia?

ट्यूनीशिया की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dinar / दीनार

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Riyal / रियाल

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Capital: Tunis

Currency: Tunisian dinar

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