CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
USA
B)
India
C)
Japan
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA

Note : The 46th G-7 summit, 2020 will be held in USA.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Metallica
B)
The Jam
C)
The Who
D)
The Rolling Stones

Correct Answer : Option (D) - The Rolling Stones

Note : NASA announced that it has named rock on Mars in honour of the iconic English band, The Rolling Stones. The space agency revealing that the "Rolling Stones Rock" was a stone that was sent rolling after NASA's InSight lander touched down on the Mars' surface.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Amir Khan
B)
Salman Khan
C)
Akshay Kumar
D)
Shahrukh Khan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Akshay Kumar

Note : National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar has made it to the fourth position on the Forbes magazine's Worlds Highest-Paid Actors Of 2019 list. According to the list on forbes.com Akshay has raked in $65 million. Hollywood star Dwayne 'Rock' Johnson tops the Forbes list of the 10 highest-paid actors.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Shri Prakash Javedakar
B)
Shri Suresh Prabhu
C)
Shri Rajnath Singh
D)
Shri Amit Shah

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shri Amit Shah

Note : Union Minister of Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah presided over the 49th Foundation Day of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) as Chief Guest in New Delhi. Minister of State Shri G. Kishan Reddy. The organization contributing in research and development and modernization of police forces. The main aim is to maintain the relevance of an institution for 50 years.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
BHEL
B)
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
C)
Hindustan Petroleum
D)
Indian Oil Corporation

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Note : Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Shashi Shanker was honoured with the Distinguished Fellowship of the Institute of Directors (IOD) 2019. He was honoured during the 29th Institute of Directors (IOD) Annual Day Ceremony. The prestigious Fellowship honour was conferred to Shanker in appreciation of his distinguished contribution to business and society. The theme of this year's IOD Annual Day Ceremony was 'Future Boards: Leading Strategy to Embrace Sustainability'.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Janaushadhi Sugam
B)
Kumbh JioPhone
C)
Khelo India
D)
Digicop

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Janaushadhi Sugam

Note : Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched a mobile application "Janaushadhi Sugam" ."Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin" available at only One Rupee per pad.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Santhwana scheme
B)
EMS Scheme
C)
Basic Service for the Urban poor scheme (BSUP)
D)
Aajeevika - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM)

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Santhwana scheme

Note : Under the Santhwana scheme, Norka-Roots has already spent around Rs.25 crore in 2018. It provided financial support to NRKs returning to their native place.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Fernando Santiago Valera
B)
Jose Antonio Vicuna
C)
Marcus Joseph
D)
CK Ubaid

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Marcus Joseph

Note : Marcus Joseph (Gokulam Kerala FC)- Golden Boot and Golden Ball award for top goal scoring and best player category respectively. CK Ubaid (Gokulam Kerala FC)- Golden Glove award for outstanding performance.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Central Bureau of Investigation
B)
Reserve Bank of India
C)
NITI Aayog
D)
Central Vigilance Commission

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Central Vigilance Commission

Note : Te Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF) which is a 4 member board headed by former Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin (also former Indian Bank Chief Managing Director(MD)), is constituted by The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to look into bank fraud cases of over 50 crore rupees and above and to take necessary action.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Bhutan
B)
Thailand
C)
Indonesia
D)
Cambodia

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Thailand

Note : The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand's. In this conference, India will be represented by Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Air Staff- Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. The conference will provide perspectives on common challenges faced by attending nations and elicit open discussions on the same. The theme for the conference is "Collaboration in a free and Open Indo - Pacific".

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Published On : July 13, 2021