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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 July 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 'conflict of interest' case, Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary and 75 percent reservation in private sector among others. 

Jul 7, 2020 18:23 IST
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7 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 'conflict of interest' case, Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary and 75 percent reservation in private sector among others. 

1.Which Indian cricketer has come under the 'conflict of interest' scanner?
a)Rohit Sharma
b)Virat Kohli
c)Shikhar Dhawan
d)Ravindra Jadeja

2.Which state has become the first one with LPG connections in all the households?
a)Uttarakhand
b)Odisha
c)Himachal Pradesh
d)Sikkim

3.Which state’s cabinet has approved a draft ordinance seeking 75 percent reservation for the local youth in private organisations?
a)Gujarat
b)Uttar Pradesh
c)Delhi 
d)Haryana

4.India has signed an agreement worth USD 750 million with which international organisation for MSME Emergency Response Programme?
a)IMF
b)WB
c)UN
d)ADB

5.Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary will soon get National Park status. It is located in which state?
a)Tripura
b)Meghalaya
c)Manipur
d)Assam

6.Which among the following state governments has launched a jobs portal for the recruitment of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers?
a)Odisha
b)Jharkhand
c)Bihar 
d)Maharashtra

7.Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as the Chairman of which authority?
a)WB
b)SIDBI
c)IFSCA
d)SCO

8.The registrations for human trials of Indian indigenous COVID-19 vaccine began from which date?
a)July 7th 
b)July 6th 
c)July 5th 
d)July 1st 

Answers

1.(b) Virat Kohli
Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has come under the ‘conflict of interest’ scanner in relation to two of his companies- Virat Kohli Sports LLP company and Cornerstone Venture Partners LLP. Sanjeev Gupta has raised a question on Kohli’s involvement in the two companies calling it a violation of BCCI’s Constitution. 

2.(c) Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced on July 6 that Himachal has become the first state in the country where all the households have LPG gas connections.

3.(d) Haryana
The Haryana Cabinet on July 6, 2020 approved a proposal that seeks to bring an ordinance to reserve 75 percent jobs in the private sector for the state’s youth. 

4.(b) World Bank
The Indian Government and the World Bank have signed an agreement for MSME Emergency Response Programme worth USD 750 million. The agreement aims at supporting an increased flow of finance to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. 

5.(d) Assam
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on July 6 announced that the government has decided that Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary will soon be upgraded into National Park. The decision was made at a meeting that Sonowal had with the government officials.

6.(d) Maharashtra
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on July 6 launched the Maha Jobs Portal which aims at providing job opportunities to residents of the state. The newly launched portal will help in the recruitment of semi-skilled, skilled, and unskilled employees. 

7.(c) IFSCA
Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as a Chairman of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The news was confirmed through an official notice released on July 6, 2020.

8.(a)July 7th 
In response to the directions by ICMR, the maximum number of the institutes have started the subject enrolment process for the first phase of the human trial for the COVID-19 vaccine from July 7, 2020.

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