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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 July 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as India-EU summit, Apps banned by Indian Army and new land-use intelligence system among others.

Jul 9, 2020 18:30 IST
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9 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-EU summit, Apps banned by Indian Army and new land-use intelligence system among others.

1.When will the 15th India-EU summit be held?
a)July 15th 
b)July 16th 
c)July 22nd
d)July 25th 

2.Gujarat has extended the time frame of Gujarat Solar Power Policy 2015 till which month?
a)December 31st 
b)November 30th 
c)October 21st 
d)September 30th 

3.The Construction Industry Development Council has initiated a skill development programme in which Union Territory?
a)Daman and Dui 
b)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
c)Chandigarh
d)Puducherry 

4.Which state has prepared a special action plan to contain COVID super spread in coastal regions?
a)Goa
b)Karnataka
c)Kerala
d)Andhra Pradesh

5.Which among the following apps has not been banned by the Indian Army?
a)Facebook
b)Instagram
c)Tinder 
d)Twitter

6.Which nation has planned to build 5-8 nuclear reactors per year between 2020-2025?
a)Russia
b)China
c)Iran 
d)US

7.Veteran actor and comedian Jagdeep passed away on July 8. He essayed the popular role of Soorma Bhopali in which film?
a)Andaz Apna Apna
b)Do Bigha Zamin
c)Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke
d)Sholay 

8.Which state government launched a land-use intelligence system?
a)Jharkhand
b)West Bengal
c)Odisha
d)Telangana

Answers

1.(a)July 15th 
The 15th India-EU summit will be held through video conference on July 15, 2020. During the summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold detailed talks with European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on a wide range of issues.

2.(a)December 31st 
The Gujarat state government has decided to extend the time frame of ‘Gujarat Solar Power Policy 2015’ till December 31, 2020. The announcement was made by the State Energy Minister Saurabh Patel at Gandhinagar on July 9, 2020.

3.(b)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) established by the NITI Aayog has initiated a skill development programme in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to provide employment-oriented training and skill development to the marginalized section.

4.(c) Kerala
Kerala Health Department has prepared a special action plan to contain the super spread of COVID in coastal regions of Thiruvananthapuram district. The Poonthura region, where the super spread is confirmed, will be treated as a special cluster. 

5.(d) Twitter
Indian Army has banned 89 mobile applications including Facebook, Instagram, PUBG, Zoom, POPXO, Tik Tok, Snapchat, ShareIt and dating apps like Tinder and Bumble. The decision has been taken to curtail leakage of information, as per Indian Army sources.

6.(b) China
China plans to build six to eight nuclear reactors per year between 2020 and 2025 to raise its total capacity to 70 gigawatts, 43.5 percent up from the end of May 2020, as per reports. The nation is expected to bring its total capacity either in operation or under construction to around 200 GW by 2035.

7.(d) Sholay 
Veteran Bollywood actor and comedian Jagdeep passed away at the age of 81 on July 8, 2020. His original name was Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey and he was the father of popular comedian Javed Jaffrey. The late actor had gained immense popularity for his role of Soorma Bhopali in the popular Bollywood film 'Sholay'. 

8.(c)Odisha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on July 8 launched Bhubaneshwar Land Use Intelligence System (BLUIS) to monitor changes in all the government lands in Bhubaneshwar.