Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 27th July 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 27th July 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – July 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 27th July 2019

1. Who became the first Indian-origin person to ever hold the British home secretary post?

A. Priti Patel
B. Rahul Thukral
C. Sajid Javid
D. Ramesh Kapoor
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Priti Patel

Explanation: Patel, along with 10 other MPs , is a member of the British Parliament’s FAC – Foreign Affairs Committee. She is known for her outspoken criticism of former prime minister Theresa May. She was elected as a Conservative MP for Witham in Essex in 2010.

2. In a first, _______ is planning to ply ‘water taxis’ in its inland waterways.

A. Goa
B. Telangana
C. Rajasthan
D. Himachal Pradesh
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Goa

Explanation: The performance budget of the River Navigation department (RND) for the financial year 2019-2020 has bee tabled in Goa. Notably, Sagarmala project has also funded reconstruction of 9 jetties in Goa.

3. Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Nations __________ was unanimously elected as one of the four vice presidents of the Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc).

A. Maleeha Lodhi
B. Sultana Ahmed
C. Razia Begum
D. Malala
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Maleeha Lodhi

Explanation: Ambassador Lodhi was elected after her candidature was endorsed by the 54-member body. It is worth mentioning that it was the 2nd time in the last three years that Pakistan had been given the position.

4. Panasonic India has appointed __________ as Head of Brand and Marketing Communications.

A. Shirish Agarwal
B. Rohan Ahuja
C. Sikander Sharma
D. Reema Chaturvedi
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Shirish Agarwal

Explanation: He is a Marketing Communications professional with 15 years of experience. Among others, he has worked with brands like Samsung India, Hewlett-Packard India and Times Internet.

5. Who has been re-elected as President of the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for the year 2019-20?

A. Rakesh Munjal
B. Sunil Chhetri
C. Ashish Bhasin
D. Rupinder Gill
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Ashish Bhasin

Explanation: The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) was formed in 1945. The announcement was made at the AAAI Annual General Body Meeting. Moreover, Anupriya Acharya has been re-elected as Vice-President of the Association.

6. ________ will take part in the Russian Navy Day parade.

A. INS Viraat
B. INS Vikramaditya
C. INS Shaurya
D. INS Tarkash
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. INS Tarkash

Explanation: More than 40 ships will take part in the naval parade, in addition to 40 planes and helicopters. Notably, it is interesting to note that Chinese destroyer Xian will also participate in the celebrations.

7. Who took over as the new power secretary recently?

A. AK Bhalla
B. SC Garg
C. Raman Mishra
D. K Gupta
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. SC Garg

Explanation: Earlier, he was in charge of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA). He is a 1983 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre. It is worth mentioning that reportedly after this, Garg applied for voluntary retirement. He was due to retire on October 31, 2020.