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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July to 28 July 2019

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July to 28 July 2019

The week’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Kargil Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister of United Kingdom and Chandrayaan-2 Mission among others.

Jul 28, 2019 09:41 IST

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July to 28 July 2019

22 July to 28 July 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Kargil Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister of United Kingdom and Chandrayaan-2 Mission among others.

1. When was the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas observed?

a) 25th July

b) 26th July

c) 27th July

d) 28th July

2. Who has been appointed as UK’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary?

a) Priti Patel

b) Rishi Sunak

c) Alok Sharma

d) Nisha Kulhari

3. Who has been chosen as the next Prime Minister of United Kingdom?

a) Adward Luke

b) Jeremy Hunt

c) Boris Johnson

d) Karl Parkinson

4. Chandrayaan-2 took off from which of the following places?

a) Sriharikota

b) Porbandar

c) Chandipur

d) Pokhran

5. MS Dhoni will be deployed with the Territorial Army Battalion in which state?

a) Himachal Pradesh

b) Arunachal Pardesh

c) Sikkim

d) Jammu and Kashmir

6. The Supreme Court has extended the deadline for Final NRC publication till which date?

a) August 31st

b) July 31st

c) August 1st

d) August 15th

7. 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

8. India’s campaign in the World Test Championship will begin with which nation’s tour?

a) Sri Lanka

b) West Indies

c) England

d) Bangladesh

9. Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has taken charge as the Governor of which among the following states?

a) Maharashtra

b) Gujarat

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Himachal Pradesh

10. India has rejected which among the following leader’s claim that PM Modi asked him to be the mediator in Kashmir issue?

a) Kim Jong Un

b) Donald Trump

c) Xi Jinping

d) Vladimir Putin

Answer

1. (b) 26th July

20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated on July 26, 2019 to commemorate the Operation Vijay of 1999, when India regained the control of Kargil from Pakistan.

2. (a) Priti Patel

Priti Patel has been appointed as UK’s first Indian-origin home secretary. Patel was appointed by Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson. She succeeds Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid, who has been appointed as the first ethnic minority Chancellor of the Exchequer.

3. (c) Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson blustering Brexit campaigner was chosen as the U.K.’s next prime minister recently, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided country.

4. (a) Sriharikota

Chandrayaan-2 was launched on 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.

5. (d) Jammu and Kashmir

MS Dhoni has begun his training with Indian Army’s Territorial Army Battalion. Dhoni will be deployed in Kashmir Valley for 15 days. He will be on patrol and guard duties.

6. (a) August 31st

The Supreme Court on July 23, 2019 extended the deadline for publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam from July 31 to August 31, 2019. The court also rejected the pleas seeking permission for 20 per cent sample re-verification.

7. (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.

8. (b) West Indies

The inaugural ICC World Test Championship will begin with the first Ashes test between Australia and England at Birmingham on August 1, 2019. India will begin its World Test Championship campaign with its two-match Test series against the West Indies in August 2019.

9. (c) Andhra Pradesh

Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has taken charge as the new Governor of Andhra Pradesh in Rajbhavan in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. His oath was administered by the AP High Court Acting Chief Justice Justice C. Praveen Kumar.

10. (b) Donald Trump

India has sharply rejected US President Donald Trump’s claim stating that PM Modi asked for US mediation in Kashmir issue. India lodged a protest regarding the controversial claim with the US State Department.

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