Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 19th July 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 19th July 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – July 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 19th July 2019

1. Which among the following countries became the 76th country to sign the ISA Framework Agreement?

A. Palau
B. Jamaica
C. Peru
D. New Zealand
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Palau

Explanation: The ISA (International Solar Alliance) was jointly launched by India & France in 2015. Its First Assembly was held in New Delhi in October 2018. Palau is a part of the Micronesia region. Additionally, Palau will host the 2020 edition of the ‘Our Oceans conference’.

2. The government recently cut the interest rate on General Provident Fund (GPF) and other similar funds to _________.

A. 5.3%
B. 6.5%
C. 7.9%
D. 8.4%
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 7.9%

Explanation: Following the decline in financial system’s overall interest rates, the government did tinker with the GPF rates. It is worth noting GPF is provident fund account where only government employees are entitled to be a member.

3. Israel Aerospace Industries signed a ________ follow-up contract to provide complementary missile systems to the Indian navy and India’s MDL Shipyard.

A. $50 million
B. $100 million
C. $250 million
D. $500 million
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. $50 million

Explanation: According to the contract, Israel Aerospace will provide complementary systems for the air defence system. It is worth noting that last 20 years have witnessed a steady strengthening of the India–Israel relationship.

4. Supreme Court has recently constituted a committee to frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of __________ & the Lesser Florican.

A. Great Indian Bustard
B. Carolina Parakeet
C. Great Auk
D. Laysan Rail
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Great Indian Bustard

Explanation: It has been said in the plea that the population of the Great Indian Bustard has recorded a decline of over 82%, over the last 5 years. The similar is the case of the Lesser Florican, which is the smallest in bustard family. It is worth noting that Indian Bustard is considered the flagship grassland species. In 2011, it was categorised as “critically endangered” by IUCN.

5. Biswa Bhushan Harichandran has been appointed as the governor of which among the following states?

A. Telangana
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Kerala
D. Rajasthan
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Andhra Pradesh

Explanation: Presently, ESL Narasimhan is the governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is worth noting that he was elected to Odisha assmebly for the 5 times from Bhubaneshwar & Chilika. At the same time, Andhra Pradesh got its first full-time Governor after 5 years of bifurcation.

6. Asian Development Bank recently lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to ____ for the current year on the back of fiscal shortfall concerns.

A. 5.8%
B. 6.4%
C. 7.0%
D. 7.6%
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 7.0%

Explanation: According to ADB’s projections, India is expected to grow by 7% in 2019 & 7.2% in 2020. Due to moderation in global demand, the multi-lateral funding agency had lowered India’s growth forecast in April too.

7. Nelson Mandela International Day, sometimes seen in the news, is observed on ______.

A. 12th July
B. 16th July
C. 18th July
D. 22nd July
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 18th July

Explanation: This day recognizes the former South African President’s contribution to “the culture of peace and freedom.” Mandela was born in South Africa, on July 18, 1918. He was jailed in 1963 for leading the liberation movement against apartheid.