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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July 2019

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Chandrayaan-2 launch, Indian team for West Indies Tour 2019 and Hima Das gold run among others.

Jul 22, 2019 16:02 IST

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July 2019

22 July 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Chandrayaan-2 launch, Indian team for West Indies Tour 2019 and Hima Das gold run among others.

1. Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to take off from which among the following places?
a) Sriharikota
b) Porbandar
c) Chandipur
d) Pokhran

2. What is the venue of 11th DefExpo India-2020?
a) New Delhi
b) Lucknow
c) Agra
d) Patna

3. What is the name of Bangladeshi author whose residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry?
a) Hamid Yusufzai
b) Ajitabh Ghosh
c) Taslima Nasreen
d) Waqib Ali Ansari

4. How much fund has been sanctioned by government of India for cleaning 34 rivers in India?
a) Rs 1200 crore
b) Rs 1500 crore
c) Rs 3500 crore
d) Rs 5870 crore

5. Who among the following players has been rested for India’s tour of West Indies in August 2019?
a) Virat Kohli
b) Rohit Sharma
c) KL Rahul
d) MS Dhoni

6. Who among the following won her fifth gold medal in the last 19 days?
a) Dipa Karmakar
b) Dutee Chand
c) Hima Das
d) Vinesh Phogat

7. The British Airways has canceled its services for a week to which city?
a) Islamabad
b) Cairo
c) Istanbul
d) Kinshasa

8. Which minister presented report card of 50 days of Modi 2.0 government?
a) Nirmala Sitharaman
b) Amit Shah
c) Piyush Goyal
d) Prakash Javadekar

Answers

1. (a) Sriharikota
Chandrayaan-2 launch is scheduled for 22 July 2019 at 2.43 pm IST from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. Chandrayaan-2 consists of an orbiter that will observe the surface of the Moon and become a source of communication between Earth and the Moon mission.

2. (b) Lucknow
The 11th edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held for 1st time in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The biennial Expo will be a 4-day event, beginning from 5 to 8 February 2020. It offers an excellent opportunity for Indian defence industry to showcase its capabilities and promote its export potential.

3. (c) Taslima Nasreen
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen’s residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on July 21. Nasreen, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004.

4. (d). Rs. 5870 Cr.
Out of the total of Rs. 5,870 crore sanctioned under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), the Centre has released its share of Rs. 2,522 crore to states. NRCP has covered polluted stretches of 34 rivers in 77 towns spread over 16 states at a sanctioned cost of Rs. Rs. 5870.55 crore.

5. (d) MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is notably absent from the three Indian squads for upcoming West Indies tour after the former skipper made himself unavailable for the tour.

6. (c) Hima Das
Hima Das, the Indian sprinter is on a gold run as she won her fifth gold medal in the last 19 days on July 20 in the Czech Republic. Hima Das finished at the top with a season-best time of 52.09 seconds in 400m at the Nove Mesto nad Metuji Grand Prix.

7. (b) Cairo
The British Airways has canceled its services to Cairo, Egypt’s capital for a week as a precaution due to security reasons. The airlines will resume its operations after further assessment of the security situation.

8. (d) Prakash Javadekar
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar presented a report card of the First Fifty Days of the Government on July 22, 2019. Javadekar said that the Modi government has strived to fulfil the goal of ‘SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas, SabkaVishwas’.

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