Daily Current Affairs : 8th July 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  8th July 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has celebrated RythuDinotsavam (Farmers’ Day) on July 8 2020?

8 जुलाई 2020 को किस राज्य ने रायतु दिनोत्सवम (किसान दिवस) मनाया है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्रप्रदेश

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp.The state of Andhra Pradesh is celebrating July 8 as RythuDinotsavam (Farmers’ Day) as it marks the birth anniversary of YS Rajasekhara Reddy, the 14th chief minister of Andhra Pradesh who served from 2004 to 2009. On the first day of his term in 2004, YSR Reddy provided free electricity to farmers in a campaign project. YSR was a four-time Member of Parliament and a five-time MLA from the Pulivendula constituency.

Andhra Pradesh government led by late YSR’s son Jagan Mohan Reddy issued a government order last year designating July 8 as the Farmer’s Day in the state.

Q.2. Howmuch amount has been allocated by the government of India for FY20-21 to Goa for Jal Jeevan Mission?

भारत सरकार द्वारा वित्त वर्ष 2020-21 के लिए गोवा को जल जीवन मिशन के लिए कितनी राशि आवंटित की गई है?

(a) Rs 12.40 crore / 12.40 करोड़रु

(b) Rs 23.75 crore / 23.75 करोड़रु

(c) Rs 35.50 crore / 35.50 करोड़रु

(d) Rs 42.65 crore / 42.65 करोड़रु

(e) Rs 50.70 crore / 50.70 करोड़रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Goa is planning 100% FHTCs to all rural households by 2021. Out of 2.6 lakh households in the State, 2.29 lakh households have already been provided with household tap connection (FHTC).  In a meeting chaired by Secretary, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Goa presented the Annual Action Plan for implementation of JJM for 2020-21, wherein Chief Secretary, Goa assured of providing 100% tap connections by 2021 and by doing so, Goa will be one of first few States to achieve the feat and become 100% ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State.

The fund allocation to Goa in 2020-21 has been increased from Rs. 3.08 Crore to Rs. 12.40 Crore.

Q.3.Which of the following state has received Rs 326.20 Crore funds from Central Govt for FY21 under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to provide tap connections to all rural households by 2022?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य ने 2022 तक सभी ग्रामीण परिवारों को नल कनेक्शन प्रदान करने के लिए जल जीवन मिशन (JJM) के तहत वित्त वर्ष 2021 के लिए केंद्रीय सरकार से 326.20 करोड़ रुपये प्राप्त किए हैं?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh (HP) Jairam Thakur, the Union Government allocated Rs. 326.20 Crore for the effective implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in Himachal Pradesh for FY 2020-21. Including the state’s share the total funds available for providing Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) is Rs. 371 Crore.

Himachal Pradesh is planning 100% coverage by August, 2022, ahead of national goal by 2024.

Q.4. New Building of Indian Agricultural research Institute (IARI), Jharkhand has been named after which of the following persons?

भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान संस्थान (IARI), झारखंड का नया भवन निम्नलिखित में से किस व्यक्ति के नाम पर रखा गया है?

(a) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee / श्यामा प्रसाद मुख़र्जी

(b) Atal BihariVajpayee / अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी

(c) Birsa Munda / बिरसा मुंडा

(d) Manohar Parrikar / मनोहर पर्रिकर

(e) Sushma swaraj / सुषमा स्वराज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The new administrative and academic building of the Indian Agricultural research Institute (IARI),at Gouria Karma in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand is named after Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee the founder of Bharatiya Jan Sangh, on the event of his birth anniversary.

Q.5. With which country’s Coast Guard, Indian Coast Guard has signed an MoU to boost maritime relations?

किस देश के तटरक्षक बल के साथ भारतीय तटरक्षक बल ने समुद्री संबंधों को बढ़ावा देने के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(b) Switzerland/ स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(d) Philippines / फिलीपींस

(e) Myanmar / म्यांमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Comprehensive strategic partnership between India and Indonesia, a MoU has been signed between the Indian Coast Guard and Indonesia Coast Guard. 

Aims: This will enhance collaborative and cooperative engagements in the domains of maritime law enforcement, maritime search and rescue and marine pollution response. This is likely to entail exchange of information towards combating transnational maritime crimes, facilitation of coordinated search and rescue operations at sea and conduct of capacity and capability building activities

Q.6. Which of the following Payments bank has launched ‘Bhavishya’ savings account for minors aged between 10-18 years?

निम्नलिखित में से किस पेमेंट बैंक ने 10-18 वर्ष की आयु के नाबालिगों के लिए भविष्यबचत खाता लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank/ पेटीएमपेमेंट्सबैंक

(b) Airtel Payments Bank/ एयरटेलपेमेंट्सबैंक

(c) Fino Payments Bank/ फिनोपेमेंट्सबैंक

(d) India Post Payments Bank/ इंडियापोस्टपेमेंट्सबैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओपेमेंट्सबैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp.Fino Payments Bank Limited on 7th July announced the launch of a savings account scheme for minors aged between 10-18 years.

‘Bhavishya’, a subscription-based savings account, can be opened by paying a nominal amount. The bank will initially introduce the Bhavishya savings account in UP, Bihar, and MP and gradually in other states.

Q.7. Which of the following bank has partnered with Star Health Insurance to provide health insurance products to its customers?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक ने अपने ग्राहकों को स्वास्थ्य बीमा उत्पाद प्रदान करने के लिए स्टार हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Karur Vysya Bank / करूरवैश्यबैंक

(b) Punjab National Bank/ पंजाबनेशनलबैंक

(c) Karnataka Bank/ कर्नाटकबैंक

(d) Saraswat Cooperative Bank / सारस्वतसहकारीबैंक

(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटकमहिंद्राबैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) on 6th July announced it has entered into a tie-up with Star Health and Allied Insurance to provide health insurance products to its customers.

By the agreement, all the health insurance products of Star Health & Allied Insurance will be made available through all 780 branches of the Tamil Nadu-based bank.

they will provide both cost effective insurance products and quick settlement of claims to our customers,Bank said.

Q.8. Which country’s withdrawal from WHO in July 2021 has been announced byUnited Nations?

जुलाई 2021 में WHO से किस देश की वापसी की घोषणा संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा की गई है?

(a) Russia/ रूस

(b) Japan/ जापान

(c) UK/ ब्रिटेन

(d) USA/ यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany/ जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. The United States will leave the World Health Organisation (WHO) on July 6, 2021, the United Nations said on 8th July, after receiving notification of the decision by President Donald Trump, who has accused the agency of becoming a puppet for China during the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump, who announced the decision over a month ago, has to give one-year notice of the U.S. withdrawal from the Geneva-based body and pay all Washington’s dues under a 1948 joint resolution of the U.S. Congress. The United States currently owes the WHO more than $200 million in assessed contributions, according to the WHO website.

Q.9.What was the rank of India inJLL’s latest Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI)?

JLL के नवीनतम ग्लोबल रियल एस्टेट ट्रांसपेरेंसी इंडेक्स (GRETI) में भारत का रैंक क्या था?

(a) 26

(b) 34

(c) 66

(d) 78

(e) 117

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp.India’s real estate industry has registered one of the largest improvements globally and regionally in JLL and LaSalle’s biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI). The country ranks 34th globally on the index, with higher levels of transparency observed in India due to regulatory reforms, enhanced market data and sustainability initiatives.

This improvement is led by the progress in the country’s REIT framework attracting greater interest from institutional investors. India has also edged into the top 20 for Sustainability Transparency through the active role of organizations like the Indian Green Building Council and Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment.

United Kingdom (UK) has topped the list followed by United States, Australia.

Q.10. Which country ranked first inJLL’s latest Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI)?

JLL के नवीनतम ग्लोबल रियल एस्टेट ट्रांसपेरेंसी इंडेक्स (GRETI) में कौन सा देश पहले स्थान पर है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) England / इंग्लैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. India’s real estate industry has registered one of the largest improvements globally and regionally in JLL and LaSalle’s biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI). The country ranks 34th globally on the index, with higher levels of transparency observed in India due to regulatory reforms, enhanced market data and sustainability initiatives.

This improvement is led by the progress in the country’s REIT framework attracting greater interest from institutional investors. India has also edged into the top 20 for Sustainability Transparency through the active role of organizations like the Indian Green Building Council and Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment.

United Kingdom (UK) has topped the list followed by United States, Australia.

Q.11. Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has adopted a new identity on its 100-year milestone at Olympic Games. In which year IOA was founded?

भारतीय ओलंपिक संघ (IOA) ने ओलंपिक खेलों में अपने 100 साल के मील के पत्थर पर एक नई पहचान अपनाई है। IOA की स्थापना किस वर्ष में हुई थी?

(a) 1919

(b) 1927

(c) 1935

(d) 1948

(e) 1956

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp.The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on 6th June adopted a new branding and visual identity, including an institutional and a commercial logo, to celebrate a century of participation of the country’s athletes at the Summer Olympics. The IOA said the decision to adopt a new identity was taken “on the occasion marking 100 years of participation of Indian athletes at the Olympic Games, the new identity celebrates a century of passionate work, and contribution of the athletes and officials from across the nation in building Team India.”

About IOA:

Founded: 1927

President: Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra

Secretary General: Rajeev Mehta

Q.12. Who has been ranked no.1 in the men’s 52kg weight category as per the latest rankings released by the Amateur Indian Boxing Association (AIBA)?

एमेच्योर इंडियन बॉक्सिंग एसोसिएशन (AIBA) द्वारा जारी नवीनतम रैंकिंग के अनुसार पुरुषों के 52 किग्रा भार वर्ग में किसे नंबर 1 पर रखा गया है?

(a)Manish Kaushik / मनीष कौशिक

(b) Amit Panghal / अमित पंघाल

(c) Shiva Thapa / शिवा थापा

(d) Vijender Singh / विजेंदर सिंह

(e) Bajrang Punia / बजरंग पुनिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp.The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has released the world rankings 2020 for women’s and men’s boxing.

Amit Phangal has been ranked no.1 in the men’s 52kg weight category as per the latest rankings released by the Amateur Indian Boxing Association (AIBA).

Manju Rani secured the second spot in the women’s 48kg category. Mary Kom was placed at the third spot in her 51kg category.

Q.13. Who among the following has been appointed as member of Central Government’s Expert Committee on Science and Technology Policy?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी नीति पर केंद्र सरकार की विशेषज्ञ समिति के सदस्य के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / किरण मजूमदार-शॉ

(b) Arun Suresh Chandavarkar / अरुण सुरेश चंदावरकर

(c) Dilip Shanghvi / दिलीप शांघवी

(d) Indra Nooyi / इंद्रा नूयी

(e) Sijo Kuruvilla George / सिजो कुरुविला जॉर्ज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp.The founding CEO of Startup Village and founder of Re-think Foundation, Sijo Kuruvilla George, has been selected as member of Central Government’s Expert Committee on Science and Technology Policy.

It was the Department of Science and Technology and Principal Scientific Advisor of the Union government that formulated the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 (STIP 2020). The expert committee team is tasked with updating the existing 2013 policy with a thrust to be given to scientific innovations.

The Centre is also considering innovative policy changes in the area of entrepreneurship by including space, health, and atomic physics sectors.

Q.14. Who is the present Secretary General of United Nations (UN)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र (UN) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रेअज़ोले

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोसअदनोम

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटाएचफोर

(d) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

(e) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. Secretary general: António Guterres

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