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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 July 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Wimbledon 2019 semi-finals, Super 30 movie and Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019 among others.

Jul 12, 2019 18:52 IST
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 July 2019

12 July 2019: 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 Wimbledon 2019 semi-finals, Super 30 movie and Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019 among others.

1. Roger Federer will be facing which tennis player in Wimbledon 2019 semi-finals?
a) Rafael Nadal
b) Novak Djokovic
c) Dominic Thiem
d) Alexander Zverev

2. Which among the following platforms would be introducing ‘Learning Playlists’ for educational videos?
a) Facebook
b) YouTube
c) Instagram
d) Twitter

3. The Super 30 movie starring Hrithik Roshan is a biopic based on whose life?
a) Bhushan Singh
b) Vishal Kaprat
c) Anand Kumar
d) Sandeep Suri

4. Which company has recently acquired the American software company Red Hat?
a) Lenovo
b) IBM
c) Dell
d) Samsung

5. In order to prevent the sale of unauthorized water bottles, by which name has the campaign was launched by RPF?
a) Operation Save Water
b) Operation Clean
c) Operation Thirst
d) Operation Catch-Up

6.
Name of the virus that hit 1.5 crore android devices across the country recently.
a) Black Horse
b) Agent Smith
c) Target John
d) Super Bug

7. India’s Child mortality reduced to what percent as per the Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019?
a) 4 percent
b) 3.5 percent
c) 2.2 percent
d) 2.0 percent

8. Which public sector bank recently announced to do away with charges on NEFT and RTGS transactions through internet and mobile banking from July 1?
a) PNB
b) SBI
c) OBC
d) Bank of India

9. Who was appointed as the Secretary (Overseas Indian affairs) in the External Affairs Ministry?
a) Vikas Swarup
b) Praveen Garg
c) Ashwini Chaube
d) Akhil Sharma

10. Which state plans to develop Centres of Excellence for skill development in aviation Industry?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Assam
c) Gujarat
d) Goa

Answers

1. (a) Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, two of the greatest tennis rivals will face each other for the 40th time in their careers today in the second semi-final of Wimbledon 2019. The epic clash will follow the first semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Roberto Bautista Agut.

2. (b) YouTube
YouTube will be introducing ‘Learning Playlists’ feature for educational videos on varied topics such as science, math, music and language.

3. (c) Anand Kumar
Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 is a biopic based on the life of Anand Kumar, a mathematician from Patna, who gives free coaching to underprivileged kids in Bihar, enabling them to crack IIT entrance exam.

4. (b) IBM
IBM has wrapped up its USD 34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, completing what is one of the largest tech acquisitions of all time. IBM had announced its intent to acquire the Linux developer in October of last year.

5. (c) Operation Thirst
To crackdown sale of unauthorized packaged drinking water, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) launched an all-India drive called Operation Thirst. Across India, a total of 1371 persons were arrested for selling illegal packaged water in trains and on railway stations.

6. (b) Agent Smith
The newly discovered Android malware Agent Smith infected 1.5 crore android devices in the country while about 2.5 crore devices have been affected with this virus. The malware has been nicknamed, 'Agent Smith', owing to the methods it uses to attack an Android device without getting noticed.

7. (c) 2.2 percent
UN Development Programme released the 2019 Multidimensional Poverty Index, which states that India’s Child mortality dropped from 4.5 percent to 2.2 percent. India successfully lifted over 250 million people out of poverty during 2006 – 2016.

8. (b) SBI
State Bank of India recently announced to do away with charges on NEFT and RTGS transactions through internet and mobile banking from July 1. The move came after the RBI decided announced the same decision to boost digital payments.

9. (a) Vikas Swarup
Vikas Swarup was appointed as Secretary (Overseas Indian affairs) in the Union External Affairs Ministry. His appointment will come into effect from August 1, 2019.

10. (c) Gujarat
Gujarat Government has decided to develop Centers of Excellence for skill development in the Aviation industry. This was announced by Captain Ajay Chauhan, Director of Civil Aviation- Government of Gujarat at 2nd Gujarat Aviation Conclave Conference on Business Opportunities in the aviation sector held in Ahmedabad.