Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 22nd July 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 22nd July 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – July 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 22nd July 2019

1. ____________ is set to become the first foreign bank to launch operations at International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) located in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).

A. Standard Chartered
B. Barclays Bank
C. Deutsche Bank
D. DBS Bank
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Standard Chartered

Explanation: The bank has received in-principle approval to set up its IFSC banking unit (IBU) in GIFT IFSC. It must be mentioned here that the banking business at GIFT IFSC has seen a 167% jump in the span of 2 years.

2. The government has decided to declare all lanes at toll fee plaza on national highways as ‘FASTag lanes’ from ________.

A. October 15
B. November 1
C. December 1
D. December 31
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. December 1

Explanation: FASTag is a prepaid tag that enables automatic deduction of toll charges. It is worth noting that NHAI has also been asked to identify and resolve logistics.

3. Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away. She was the longest-serving CM of _______.

A. Delhi
B. Haryana
C. Uttarakhand
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Delhi

Explanation: Smt. Dixit lost the 2013 Delhi state elections after ruling for 3 consecutive terms. It is worth noting that Delhi government declared a two-day mourning as a mark of respect. She had served as Delhi’s chief minister for 15 years from 1998-2013. She ushered in an era of all-round development that transformed the capital into a world class capital.

4. First Meeting of BRICS Vice-Ministers of Agriculture has been hosted by ________ recently.

A. China
B. Brazil
C. India
D. South Africa
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Brazil

Explanation: The BRICS Vice-Ministers reiterated the 5 priority areas by the Joint Action Plan (2017-2020). Indian Delegation led by Shri Sanjay Agarwal, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, participated in this meet.

5. Who has become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister?

A. David Ben Gurion
B. Benjamin Netanyahu
C. Avichai Mandelbli
D. John Dane
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Benjamin Netanyahu

Explanation: The title was earlier held by the country’s founding father and first leader (David Ben-Gurion). He still needs to win a September election and survive the impending corruption cases to continue his tenure.

6. Indian government has approved a sum of Rs _________ for a Central Sector Scheme named ‘Implementation of Agriculture Export Policy’.

A. 206.8 crore
B. 316.8 crore
C. 725.8 crore
D. 1006.8 crore
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. 206.8 crore

Explanation: The above mentioned scheme aims to double farmers’ income by the year 2022. It also requires outlay for:
– Post-harvest infrastructure in the clusters
– Capacity building
– Funding towards Public Private Partnership for Integrated Agriculture Development (PPP-IAD) & laboratories

7. Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has resigned recently. He was the PM of which among the following countries?

A. Ukraine
B. Spain
C. Kosovo
D. Greenland
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Kosovo

Explanation: Haradinaj served as a rebel commander in the 1998-1999 Kosovo conflict. He has been tried and acquitted twice at the UN tribunal. His decision came as a war crimes court in The Hague summoned him for questioning as a suspect.