CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Moga
B)
Bahraich
C)
Bijapur
D)
Nawada

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bijapur

Note :

Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh has topped the list of aspirational districts ranked by Niti Aayog for the February-June 2020 period.
Ri-Bhoi district in Meghalaya and Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh have been placed at the second and third positions respectively. This delta ranking considers incremental progress made by over 112 aspirational districts across six developmental areas including Health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion, skill development and basic infrastructure.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Thailand
B)
Sri Lanka
C)
Bangladesh
D)
Myanmar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bangladesh

Note :

The Sree Sree JoyKali Matar temple, one of the oldest temples in Bangladesh, has been reconstructed with the Indian assistance of Taka 97 lakh.
The High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das has inaugurated the reconstructed temple at Natore. The MoU for the process was signed in the year 2016. The Indian assistance was given under its High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP). Several other community projects are also being carried out under this fund.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Weather Check
B)
IMD Forecast
C)
IMD Check
D)
Mausam

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mausam

Note :

India Meteorological Department, Union Ministry of Earth Sciences launched a weather forecast application for general public.
Named as Mausam, the application offers information on five details including current temperature, humidity, wind speed and wind direction for 200 cities. The information is updated eight times a day. While this app is meant for everyone, IMD already has another app meant only for farmers and agriculturists called Meghdoot.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Vietnam
B)
China
C)
Malaysia
D)
Philippines

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vietnam

Note :

The Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed an order that bans all imports of wildlife either dead or alive including eggs and larvae.
The order also includes tougher penalties for crimes involving the trade in wildlife. Amidst the coronavirus spread, this ban has been imposed in Vietnam, which is a popular destination for endangered wildlife products used in medicine or cuisine.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
G-20
B)
European Union
C)
ASEAN
D)
BIMSTEC

Correct Answer : Option (B) - European Union

Note :

India and the European Union are set to renew the Agreement on Scientific cooperation for the next five years, 2020-2025.
This was announced at the virtual 15th India-EU Summit, attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen led the EU. The mentioned Agreement was initially signed in 2001 and has been renewed two times in 2007 and 2015.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
United States of America
B)
United Kingdom
C)
Canada
D)
Spain

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United States of America

Note : On 25th July 2020, the American actor, John Saxon passed away at the age of 83 at his residence in Murfreesboro, Tennessee due to pneumonia. He was born on 5th August 1936 as Carmine Orrico in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Air Power in the 2040s
B)
Connecting all space people
C)
IAF in the Next Decade
D)
Synergizing, Strengthening, Sustaining

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IAF in the Next Decade

Note : Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Defence inaugurated the Air Force Commanders Conference(AFCC) at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi. The conference chaired by Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria was conducted from 22nd July 2020 to 24th July 2020. The theme of the conference was "IAF in the Next Decade".

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
The adventures of Robin Hood
B)
The Heiress
C)
Captain Blood
D)
To Each His Own

Correct Answer : Option (D) - To Each His Own

Note : On March 13, 1946, Olivia won an Oscar award for the movie 'To Each His Own' under the category Best supporting actress.Again in the year 1949 she won the second Oscar award for the movie "The Heiress'.She was known as a doe-eyed actress. She was born on 1st July 1916, in Tokyo, Japan. She served as the last surviving lead of the movie 'Gone with the Wind'.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
TanSat
B)
Tiangong-2
C)
Tianlian I
D)
Ziyuan III

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ziyuan III

Note : China sent a new high-resolution mapping satellite namely "Ziyuan III 03", developed by the China Academy of Space Technology, into space through Long March-4B carrier rocket from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the Northern Province of Shanxi, China. It was the 341st flight mission by the Long March rocket series.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Mikhail Murashko
B)
Yury Borisov
C)
Andrey Belousov
D)
Dmitry Grigorenko

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mikhail Murashko

Note : On July 24, 2020 Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan participated digitally in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Health Minister's Digital Meet at Nirman Bhawan, Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation.The key topic discussed in the meet was about the ongoing COVID crisis.

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Published On : July 18, 2021