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The following current affairs quiz will help in facing General Studies Paper for all competitive exams. Questions will be both conceptual and factual. Current affairs form the bulk of all exams preparation. Solving daily questions based on current affairs will help you both understand issues and remember facts better.

1.         Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa proved the majority in the state assembly in Karnataka recently. The present governor of the state is

1)         Vajubhai Vala

2)        Lal ji Tandon

3)        Anandiben Patel

4)        Jagdeep Dhankhar

5)         RN Ravi

2.         Dr Subir Vithal Gokarn passed away recently. He was a former

1)         Chief Economic Advisor

2)        Finance Secretary

3)        Revenue Secretary

4)        RBI Governor

5)         RBI Deputy Governor

3.         The Pattadakallu temple complex in Bagalkot is a UNESCO site located in which state? According to a recently decision by the government, it will stay open till 9pm.

1)         Kerala

2)        Tamil Nadu

3)        Telangana

4)        Karnataka

5)         Andhra Pradesh

4.         Prime Minister Narendra Modi released All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 recently. According to the report, which state has the highest number of tigers as of now?

1)         Karnataka

2)        Tamil Nadu

3)        Madhya Pradesh

4)        Maharashtra

5)         Uttrakhand

5.         India is set to hand over a submarine (INS Sindhuvir) to which of the following countries? The country will use its first ever submarine for training purposes.

1)         Sri Lanka

2)        Myanmar

3)        Bangladesh

4)        Maldives

5)         Thailand

6.         Who among the following has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary in the present Govt?

1)         Ajay Kumar Bhalla

2)        Anuradha Mitra

3)        Atanu Chakraborty

4)        Rajiv Gauba

5)         Rajiv Kumar

7.         According to a government report, India received the highest-ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of what amount during the fiscal 2018-19?

1)         $60.43 billion

2)        $62.12 billion

3)        $62.32 billion

4)        $64.37 billion

5)         $64.73 billion

8.         The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed norms for end-use of money raised through ECBs. Here, the term ECB means

1)         Enhanced Commercial Borrowings

2)        External Commercial Borrowings

3)        External Corporate Borrowings

4)        External Collateral Borrowings

5)         Extended Corporate Borrowings

9.         Under the Consumer Protection Bill 2019 passed in Lok Sabha, celebrity endorsers are liable for misleading ads and can be fined by Central Consumer Protection Authority up to

1)         Rs 10 lakh

2)        Rs 15 lakh

3)        Rs 20 lakh

4)        Rs 25 lakh

5)         Rs 40 lakh

10.       Venugopal Rao announced his retirement recently. He is associated with which of the following games?

1)         Badminton

2)        Tennis

3)        Cricket

4)        Squash

5)         Boxing

11.        Boris Johnson is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries?

1)         Spain

2)        Greece

3)        New Zealand

4)        Australia

5)         UK

12.       The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially launched the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC). The World Test Championship final will be held in 2021 in

1)         India

2)        Australia

3)        United Kingdom

4)        New Zealand

5)         South Africa

13.       Ten monuments in the country will now remain open from sunrise till 9 pm. One of these monuments is Man Mahal which is located in

1)         Varanasi

2)        Jaipur

3)        Bhopal

4)        Hyderabad

5)         Chandigarh

14.       India’s seventh Economic Census began from which state recently? The fieldwork in other States and Union Territories would be undertaken in August and September.

1)         Odisha

2)        Tamil Nadu

3)        Jammu & Kashmir

4)        Tripura

5)         Gujarat

15.       Which of the following states bagged the much-awaited Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its ‘Rasagola’ recently? A GI tag recognises a product as distinctive to a particular locality or region.

1)         Assam

2)        Odisha

3)        Sikkim

4)        Bihar

5)         Uttarakhand

16.       Which of the following online payment solutions providers has/have been levied a total penalty of around Rs 26 lakh by the RBI for non-compliance of regulatory guidelines?

1)         Hip Bar and Mobikwik

2)        Mobikwik and Freecharge

3)        Freecharge and PhonePe

4)        PhonePe and Paytm

5)         Paytm and Google Pay

17.       In the present Union Cabinet, Anurag Thakur is the Minister of State for

1)         Home Affairs

2)        Chemical and Fertilizers

3)        Food Processing Industries

4)        Human Resource Development

5)         Finance and Corporate Affairs

18.       The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) has appointed who among the following as its ombudsman and ethics officer? It is a self-regulatory industry body for the online fantasy sports gaming sector.

1)         Ashok Bhushan

2)        Madan Lokur

3)        Arjan Kumar Sikri

4)        Sharad Arvind Bobde

5)         Jasti Chelameswar

19.       India and Myanmar signed a defence co-operation agreement recently. What is the currency of Myanmar?

1)         Baht

2)        Kyat

3)        Rufiyaa

4)        Rupiah

5)         Taka

20.      Prime Minister Narendra Modi will feature in an episode of the iconic survival television series Man Vs Wild with the host Bear Grylls that will air on Discovery TV on 12 August. The special episode has been shot in the

1)         Ranthambore National Park (Rajasthan)

2)        Kaziranga National Park (Assam)

3)        Kanha Tiger Reserve (Madhya Pradesh)

4)        Jim Corbett National Park (Uttarakhand)

5)         Gir National Park (Gujarat)

21.       Donkupar Roy passed away recently. He was the assembly speaker and the former Chief Minister of

1)         Meghalaya

2)        Sikkim

3)        Tripura

4)        Nagaland

5)         Mizoram

22.       The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held at which of the following places? Indian Olympic Association has written to the government to boycott the games for dropping shooting from the roster.

1)         Victoria (Canada)

2)        Glasgow (Scotland)

3)        Melbourne (Australia)

4)        Birmingham (England)

5)         Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

23.       Who among the following won the 2019 German Grand Prix F1 championship?

1)         Sebastian Vettel

2)        Max Verstappen

3)        Charles Leclerc

4)        Daniel Ricciardo

5)         Lewis Hamilton

24.       Simranjit Kaur won a gold medal in 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. She is associated with which of the following games?

1)         Shooting

2)        Archery

3)        Badminton

4)        Squash

5)         Boxing

25.       The former Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy passed away recently. In IK Gujral cabinet in 1998, he served as a Union Minister for

1)         Information and Broadcasting

2)        Corporate Affairs

3)        Agriculture

4)        Human Resource Development

5)         Textiles

26.       Indian Police Service (IPS) officer VK Johri has been appointed as the next Director General of

1)         Border Security Force

2)        Indo-Tibetan Border Police

3)        Central Industrial Security Force

4)        Sashastra Seema Bal

5)         National Security Guard

27.       Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Mozambique recently. The capital of Mozambique is

1)         Harare

2)        Gaborone

3)        Windhoek

4)        Dodoma

5)         Maputo

28.      Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has invited which of the following countries to be the partner country for this year’s ‘Gita Jayanti Mahotsav’?

1)         Indonesia

2)        Singapore

3)        Nepal

4)        Cambodia

5)         Sri Lanka

29.       Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the All India Tiger Estimation 2018 recently. According to the survey, the count of tigers in India has risen to

1) 1,965

2) 2,168

3) 2,462

4) 2,763

5) 2,967

30.      Payments banks have asked the RBI to relax the cap on deposits for these banks. As per present guidelines, payments banks can accept demand deposits up to a maximum of

1)         Rs 25,000 per customer

2)        Rs 50,000 per customer

3)        Rs 75,000 per customer

4)        Rs 1 lakh per customer

5)         Rs 2 lakh per customer

31.       As informed by the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, recently, the average monthly income per agricultural household from all sources is less than

1) Rs 6,500

2) Rs 6,000

3) Rs 5,500

4) Rs 5,000

5) Rs 4,500

32.       Sudarsan Pattnaik won People’s Choice Award in US for his work ‘Stop Plastic Pollution, Save Our Ocean’ recently. He is an Indian

1)         poet

2)        Sculptor

3)        Painter

4)        cartoonist

5)         sand artist

33.       The fifth international Dharma-Dhamma conference was organised recently at which of the following places?

1)         Kushinagar

2)        Patna

3)        Rajgir

4)        Dharamshala

5)         Varanasi

34.       Prime Minister of Nepal addressed India-Nepal Logistics Summit in Kathmandu recently. The present Prime Minister of Nepal is

1)         Madhav Kumar Nepal

2)        Bidhya Devi Bhandari

3)        Sher Bahadur Deuba

4)        KP Sharma Oli

5)         Pushp Kamal Dahal

35.       A Himalayan Conclave was held recently in which state to discuss various issues related to the development of Himalayan States?

1)         Nagaland

2)        Uttarakhand

3)        Meghalaya

4)        Himachal Pradesh

5)         Jammu & Kashmir

36.       The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games will be held in 2020 in which city?

1)         Guwahati

2)        Bhopal

3)        Chennai

4)        Ranchi

5)         Chandigarh

37.       A high level 10-member committee has been constituted to coordinate and strategise the preparation for the 2020 and 2024 Olympics. The chairman of the Committee is

1)         Pullela Gopichand

2)        Kiren Rijiju

3)        Abhinav Bindra

4)        Sarbananda Sonowal

5)         Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

38.      Ministry of Mines organised ‘Waste To Wealth’ workshop in New Delhi on Effective utilization of Red Mud in association with the Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre which is located in

1)         Barauni

2)        Keonjhar

3)        Nagpur

4)        Cuttack

5)         Ratnagiri

39.       The first batch of Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack helicopters arrived at the Indian Air Force’s Hindon airbase recently. These choppers have been ordered by India from

1)         Germany

2)        UK

3)        Russia

4)        France

5)         US

40.      The International Tiger Day is observed every year on which date?

1)         02 July

2)        09 July

3)        19 July

4)        29 July

5)         31 July

41.       Union power secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has been appointed officer on special duty (OSD) in which of the following ministries?

1)         Ministry of Home Affairs

2)        Ministry of External Affairs

3)        Ministry of Finance

4)        Civil Aviation Ministry

5)         Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Ministry

42.       RP Upadhyaya took charge as the new Director-General of Police (DGP) in which of the following states recently?

1)         Himachal Pradesh

2)        Haryana

3)        Arunachal Pradesh

4)        Rajasthan

5)         Andhra Pradesh

43.       Which of the following forces celebrated its 81st raising day on 27 July?

1)         Border Security Force

2)        Shashatra Seema Bal

3)        Central Industrial Security Force

4)        Indo-Tibetan Border Police

5)         Central Reserve Police Force

44.       India along with other BRICS nations has called on all states to prevent the financing of terrorist networks. The host country for 11th BRICS Summit (2019) is

1)         Russia

2)        China

3)        India

4)        Brazil

5)         South Africa

45.       Nikhat Zareen and Deepak Bhoria won silver medals at Thailand Open International Championship recently. Both of them are associated with the game of

1)         Tennis

2)        Boxing

3)        Shooting

4)        Archery

5)         Badminton

46.       The Goods and Services Tax Council recently decided to reduce rates on Electrical Vehicles to 1) 18%

2) 12%

3) 5%

4) 2%

5) 0%

47.       Punjab National Bank (PNB) has reported a net profit of Rs 1,019 crore for June quarter. The headquarters of the bank is located in which city?

1)         Mumbai

2)        New Delhi

3)        Amritsar

4)        Chandigarh

5)         Patiala

48.      Which of the following has become the India’s biggest telecom operator with its subscriber base of

331.3 million in the quarter ended June?

1)         MTNL

2)        BSNL

3)        Airtel

4)        Vodafone Idea

5)         Reliance Jio Infocomm

49.       Jordan recently unveiled its first underwater military museum off the coast of Aqaba. The capital city of Jordan is

1)         Amman

2)        Manama

3)        Nassau

4)        Abuja

5)         Kingston

50.       The Union Cabinet recently approved the sale of 481.79 acres of land held by Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) to which state government?

1)         Tamil Nadu

2)        Karnataka

3)        Telangana

4)        Kerala

5)         Goa

Answer Key:

1.       Vajubhai Vala

2.      RBI Deputy Governor

3.      Karnataka

4.      Madhya Pradesh

5.      Myanmar

6.      Rajiv Kumar

7.      $64.37 billion

8.     External Commercial Borrowings

9.      Rs 10 lakh

10.  Cricket

11.   UK

12.  United Kingdom

13.  Varanasi

14.  Tripura

15.   Odisha

16.  Hip Bar and MobiKwik

17.   Finance and Corporate Affairs

18.  Arjan Kumar Sikri

19.  Kyat

20. Jim Corbett National Park (Uttarakhand)

21.  Meghalaya

22. Birmingham (England)

23. Max Verstappen

24. Boxing

25.  Information and Broadcasting

26. Border Security Force

27.  Maputo

28. Nepal

29. 2,967

30. Rs 1 lakh per customer

31.  Rs 6,500

32. Sand artist

33. Rajgir

34. KP Sharma Oli

35.  Uttarakhand

36. Guwahati

37.  Kiren Rijiju

38. Nagpur

39. US

40. 29 July

41.  Ministry of Home Affairs

42. Arunachal Pradesh

43. Central Reserve Police Force

44. Brazil

45.  Boxing

46. 5%

47.  New Delhi

48. Reliance Jio Infocomm

49. Amman

50. Kerala

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