Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 16th July 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 16th July 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – July 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 16th July 2019

1. Minister of State (MoS) for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya flagged off a vessel from _________ to Bangladesh’s Narayanganj, carrying 1,000 MT of Bhutanese stone.

A. West Bengal
B. Assam
C. Nagaland
D. Odisha
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Assam

Explanation: It is worth noting that it is the first time that an Indian waterway has been used as a medium of transportation between 2 nations. To complete the voyage, the vessel would criss-cross through the waters of Brahmaputra.

2. Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is hosting the Women Startup Summit on August 1 in _______.

A. Kochi
B. Thrissur
C. Kozhikode
D. Kollam
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Kochi

Explanation: The ‘Women Startup Summit 2019’ seeks to promote women entrepreneurship in a big way. About 20 women startups will be showcased in the summit. KSUM is the nodal agency of Kerala for entrepreneurship development.

3. Who has been appointed as Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs, according to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry?

A. Sushma Swaraj
B. Narendra Modi
C. Vikas Swarup
D. S Jaishankar
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Vikas Swarup

Explanation: Swarup is a 1986-batch officer of the IFS. Currently, he is India’s High Commissioner in Ottawa. It is worth noting that he has been appointed as the Secretary (consular, passport, visa and Overseas Indian affairs) w.e.f. August 1.

4. _______ has partnered with Axis Bank to launch a co-branded credit card, which will be powered by Mastercard.

A. Amazon
B. Walmart
C. Snapdeal
D. Flipkart
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Flipkart

Explanation: This partnership is the latest effort to improve access to credit and further expand the fast developing credit card ecosystem in India. The co-branded credit card will offer best-in-class benefits.

• A few weeks ago, Citi Bank came up with a similar offer by tying up with Paytm.

• Flipkart-Axis Bank co-branded credit cards will be available for select users in July.

5. AIIB has provided a ___________ loan to L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (LTIF) for the project named, ‘L&T Green Infrastructure On-Lending Facility’.

A. $100-million
B. $200-million
C. $300-million
D. $400-million
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. $100-million

Explanation: This particular deal with LTIF embarks as AIIB’s first loan to a non-banking finance company.

• LTIF is a non-bank financial company. It is the leading arranger and financier of renewable energy in India.

• India is committed to reducing its carbon intensity by 30 to 35% of 2005 levels by 2030, under the Paris Agreement.

6. The foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak International University has been laid in __________.

A. India
B. Pakistan
C. Afghanistan
D. Canada
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Pakistan

Explanation: The foundation stone of the university was laid by (Pak) Punjab CM Buzdar. It has been laid in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan.  It is to be noted that it is the birth place of founder of Sikhism Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The proposal of the university was first surfaced in 2003.

7. National Simplicity Day is observed in honour of the birthday of ___________. 

A. Henry David Thoreau
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Walt Whitman
D. Leo Tolstoy
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Henry David Thoreau

Explanation: It commemorates the life of American philosopher Henry David Thoreau. He was a proponent of simple living. He was also involved in the transcendentalist movement in US. His most famous work is Walden (1854).