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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 25 July 2018

Jul 25, 2018 17:20 IST
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 25 July 2018

25 July 2018: 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 the topics like Rajiv Gauba committee, Pitch Black Exercise and BRICS Summit 2018 among others.

1. The Union government constituted which high-level committee to check mob lynching?
a) Rajiv Gauba committee
b) Rajnath Singh committee
c) Sushil Modi committee
d) Piyush Goyal committee

2. The Lok Sabha passed the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act. The Act was passed in which year?
a) 1880
b) 1881
c) 1882
d) 1883

3. NITI Aayog signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with which company to collaborate in Aspirational Districts Programme?
a) Facebook
b) KPMG
c) Lupin Foundation
d) Deloitte

4. Which state recently formed a committee to develop its own film industry?
a) Haryana
b) Gujarat
c) Uttarakhand
d) Odisha

5. RBI will soon issue new 100 Rupee notes with motif of which UNESCO World Heritage site?
a) Rani Ki Vav
b) Sun Temple
c) Taj Mahal
d) Sanchi Stupa

6. Which country’s air force will be participating in the Australia’s Pitch Black Exercise for first time?
a) China
b) India
c) Nepal
d) Sri Lanka

7. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched 'Green Mahanadi Mission'?
a) Maharashtra
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Odisha

8. Which city is hosting the BRICS Summit 2018?
a) New Delhi
b) Johannesburg
c) Beijing
d) Moscow

9. Which Union Ministry has launched the ‘#Childline1098’ contest?
a) Ministry of Women and Child Development
b) Ministry of Human Resource Development
c) Minister of Health and Family Welfare
d) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

10. Which state’s assembly passed amendments to its liquor ban law to stop its misuse?
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) Odisha
d) Kerala

11. The 3rd National Conclave of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) was organised in which city?
a) Pune
b) Chennai
c) New Delhi
d) Lucknow

12. Which planet will make its closest approach to Earth in 15 years on July 31, 2018?
a) Mars
b) Venus
c) Mercury
d) Saturn

ANSWERS

1. (a) Rajiv Gauba committee
The Union government has constituted a high-level committee to suggest laws against mob lynching and violence. The high-level committee, headed by the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, will submit its suggestions to the Home ministry within 4 weeks.

2. (b) 1881
The Lok Sabha on July 23, 2018 passed the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.  The Act has amended to deal firmly with cheque bounce cases.

3. (c) Lupin Foundation
The NITI Aayog signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with Lupin Foundation to collaborate in Aspirational Districts Programme. The purpose of the programme is to improve indicators in education, health and nutrition, financial inclusion and skill development, agriculture and water resources in Aspirational Districts of India.

4. (d) Odisha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has set up a ministerial committee to prepare a draft policy for the development of Odia film industry. The committee will also examine different problems being faced by the Odia cinema industry.

5. (a) Rani Ki Vav
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue new Rs 100 denomination currency notes in the Mahatma Gandhi series, bearing the image of Rani Ki Vav at the reverse side. The base colour of the new denomination is lavender and contains other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme both at the observe and reverse.

6. (b) India
An Indian Air Force contingent comprising of four Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft on July 24, 2018 landed at Darwin Air Force Base, Australia for participating in the Exercise Pitch Black-2018. This is the first time that an Indian Air Force contingent is participating in this multinational air exercise in Australia.

7. (d) Odisha
The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched the 'Green Mahanadi Mission' on July 24, 2018. The mission is a plantation drive under which 2 crore saplings will be planted along the Mahanadi river and its tributaries.

8. (b) Johannesburg
The 10th edition of BRICS Summit began in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 25 with the theme- ‘BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution'. Attended by all the BRICS leaders, the BRICS Summit 2018 will be held from July 25 to July 27.

9. (d) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a contest, #Childline1098, inviting people to share images of the Childline 1098 logo that they spot at unique locations and send it with a tagline, to mark the World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30. CHILDLINE is India's first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance.

10. (a) Bihar
The Bihar Assembly had passed a bill to amend some of the stringent provisions of the prohibition law in order to prevent its misuse and make the quantum of punishment proportionate to the nature of offence.  The new amendment removes the provision for booking all the adult members of a household if liquor is found in the house.

11. (c) New Delhi
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) is organising a three-day National Conclave in New Delhi to address various grievances of the trading community and focus on effective solutions. The strategy to protect local business from the emerging International influence in retail will be among the key topics of discussion at the event.

12. (a)  Mars
The red planet, Mars will make the closest approach to Earth in the last fifteen years on July 31, 2018. On that day, the two planets will be just 57.6 million kilometres apart. Prior to that during the total lunar eclipse on July 26, the planet will be in opposition.

 

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