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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as India Ideas Summit 2020, Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana and MISSION COPE among others. 

Jul 22, 2020 17:38 IST
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22 July 2020:The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as India Ideas Summit 2020, Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana and MISSION COPE among others. 

1.What is the theme of India Ideas Summit 2020?
a)Building a Better Future
b)Business and Environment
c)Business in post-COVID world
d)Sustainable Business

2.Which state’s government has approved Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b)Gujarat
c)Delhi 
d)Maharashtra 

3.Which state has decided to reopen schools from September 5, 2020?
a)Andhra Pradesh
b)Karnataka
c)Kerala
d)Delhi

4.PM Modi recently praised nuclear scientists for achieving criticality at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3. The power plant is located in which state?
a)Madhya Pradesh 
b)Odisha
c)Telangana
d)Gujarat 

5.Which country recently launched its first-ever military satellite?
a)North Korea
b)Indonesia
c)Malaysia
d)South Korea

6.An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit the coast of which nation on July 22, 2020?
a)Australia
b)New Zealand 
c)Alaska
d)Mexico

7.Which state’s first Plasma Bank-MISSION COPE was launched on July 21?
a)Karnataka
b)Madhya Pradesh 
c)Maharashtra 
d)Telangana

8.Which nation will be hosting the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League?
a)New Zealand
b)Australia
c)Sri Lanka 
d)UAE

Answers

1.(a) Building a Better Future
The 2020 theme of the India Ideas Summit is ‘Building a Better Future’. The summit is hosted by US-India Business Council. This year’s edition marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of the council.
 
2.(c) Delhi 
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on July 21, 2020 that his government has approved ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’. The scheme will enable all beneficiaries to avail doorstep delivery of ration.

3.(a) Andhra Pradesh
The Andhra Pradesh state government has planned to reopen schools from September 5, 2020. However, the final decision will be taken after evaluating the situation when the date approaches.

4.(d) Gujarat 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 22, 2020 congratulated the nuclear scientists as Gujarat's Kakrapar atomic power plant-3 achieved criticality. The Prime Minister highlighted that the indigenous 700 MWe KAPP-3 reactor will be a shining example of the 'Make in India' campaign.

5.(d) South Korea
South Korea launched its first-ever military communications satellite on July 20, 2020. The satellite was launched by private operator SpaceX. The military satellite, ANASIS-II is aimed at enhancing the nation’s ability to defend itself against nuclear-armed North Korea.

6.(c) Alaska
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Alaska on July 22, 2020. This was confirmed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A Tsunami warning had been issued initially but it was later cancelled.

7.(a) Karnataka
Karnataka Deputy CM C.N. Ashwathnarayan on July 21 inaugurated state’s maiden plasma bank at HCG Hospital, Bengaluru as a part of Mission COPE (COVID Plasma Endeavour).
 
8.(d) UAE
The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in the UAE. This was confirmed by the IPL governing council chairman Brijesh Patel on July 22, 2020. Both UAE and Sri Lanka had offered to host the league considering the rising number of COVID-19 cases in India.