CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
2 billion
B)
6 billion
C)
10 billion
D)
14 billion

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 14 billion

Note :

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have jointly released a report titled ‘Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report: Benefits of cooling efficiency and the Kigali Amendment’ report released July 17, 2020.
As per the report, the world will need more than 10 billion new cooling appliances by 2050, that will make the count of such machines to 14 billion. As per the report around 3.6 billion appliances are being used and it is increasing by up to 10 cooling appliances every second.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Gujarat
D)
Haryana

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has signed 16 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) worth Rs 5,137 crore to create employment opportunities for over 6,555 people.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Haryana
B)
UP
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Haryana

Note : Haryana Horticulture Department organised a five-day Sub-Tropical Fruit Expo 2020 at the Centre for Sub-Tropical Fruit (Indo Israel Project), at Ladwa in district Kurukshetra from 18th - 22nd July 2020.The event was inaugurated by Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary in Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department. The event helps people learn about varieties of sub-tropical fruit and their cultivation techniques.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
USA
B)
UAE
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sri Lanka

Note : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has agreed to a USD 400 million currency swap facility for Sri Lanka, valid till November 2022. This will help Sri Lanka to meet its short-term international liquidity requirements and to boost its foreign exchange reserves following the economic crisis resulting from COVID-19.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Gajendra Prasad
B)
Shyam Tiwari
C)
Sahil Seth
D)
Jatin Dev

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sahil Seth

Note : The Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Customs and a 2011 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer, Mr. Sahil Seth, has been appointed as an honorary advisor for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) for the period 2020 to 2030.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Giri Kumar Nair
B)
Deepak B. Phatak
C)
Bimal Jalan
D)
Dilip Asbe

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Deepak B. Phatak

Note : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) publicized the "Report of the Committee for Analysis of QR (Quick Response) Code" under the chairmanship of Prof. Deepak B. Phatak on its website for comments / suggestions of various industry players.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
ADB and AIIB
B)
ADB and GCF
C)
World Bank and ADB
D)
GCF and World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - ADB and GCF

Note : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) agreed to partner toward the "Green Recovery". This is to help hands for the people who are facing the harsh economic impact due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Singer
B)
Dancer
C)
Teacher
D)
Professor

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Singer

Note : Legendary Jazz Singer, Annie Ross passed away. She was a popular jazz singer in the 1950s before crossing over into a successful film career. Ross appeared in "Superman III," "Throw Momma from the Train" and Robert Altman's films "The Player" and the Oscar-nominated "Short Cuts." In 2014, Ross released the album "To Lady with Love," a tribute to Billie Holiday.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
USA
B)
Germany
C)
United Kingdom
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sri Lanka

Note : A 34 years old Female fast bowler Sripali Weerakkody who represent for Sri Lanka in International Crickets has announced her retirement from all forms of Cricket. She played 89 ODIs and 58 T20Is.She totally picked 89 wickets in her career.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Virginia Woolf
B)
William Faulkner
C)
Mark Honigsbaum
D)
Ernest Hemingway

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mark Honigsbaum

Note : "The Pandemic Century, A History of Global Contagion from the Spanish Flu to Covid-19", by the british medical historian Mark Honigsbaum covers 10 outbreaks in the past 100 years, dating from the Spanish Flu (1918) to the present day Coronavirus (2019). The book is published by Penguin Publishers.

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Published On : July 18, 2021